Privacy is very important to us and we will make every effort to ensure that all information provided by you is protected. The Policy explains how Labtones.com collects and uses information and applies to members of Labtones as well as non-members. Although we endeavour to keep you upto- date on all changes made to the Website, this Policy may be amended from time to time without notice to you. It is your responsibility to read the Policy carefully and review any changes that may have been made.
Labtones.com ('Labtones' or 'we' 'our' or 'us') is an online network for independent artists and listeners. Labtones.com is registered at the Chamber of Commerce, no. 24329127 and having its registered office in Dordrecht, The Netherlands ('Labtones.com') – which are applicable to the services of Labtones.com, described as Labtones.
We dislike spam probably as much as you do, and therefore we will rarely sent you an e-mail with news about Labtones (usually all you need to know can be found on the 'News' page). An e-mail notification system is used to inform you about new messages, notes, friend requests, etc. If you do not wish to receive these notifications you can easily disable them through your 'Edit profile' page.
Labtones.com also collects automatically generated information about your surfing behaviour during your visit of the website. This information consists for example of your IP address, the browser type that you visit and cookies. We log certain information concerning the listening, rating and music-sharing activities of users and other activities whilst they use the Website, and we may match such information with personally identifiable information concerning such users. For example, it is possible for us to know which songs you listen to, which you rate, and which you add to your mixtape. Please note that we do log and use statistical information in the aggregate. For example, we know the mean rating for a certain song, and what types of listeners visited an artist's profile. As a service, we may supply certain aggregate statistical information to record labels and artists that allow us to stream their music on Labtones.com in order to help them understand the likes and dislikes of their listeners.
Labtones will use information about you for the following purposes:
a) To communicate with you about Labtones and send information to you about our own services;
b) To adjust Labtones to your wishes and needs;
c) For protection purposes and to formulate rendered anonymous statistical data.
As stated above, your IP address is also included in the automatically generated data. Labtones records these addresses in order to determine the computers from which Labtones is visited to protect attempts at hacking. But when Labtones members are harassed or with regard to fake profiles of existing persons we can also use these data to retrieve the perpetrators. Labtones also uses the automatically generated data for drawing up rendered anonymous user statistics. Labtones may provide automatically generated data, including your IP-address, to third parties that draw up user statistics for Labtones and that perform web analyses.
We may use third-party advertising companies to target and serve ads when you visit our Website. These companies may use information about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. These companies may employ cookies and other tracking technologies to measure advertising effectiveness. Any information that these third parties collect via cookies is generally not personally identifiable (unless, for example, you provide personal information to them through an ad or e-mail message). We encourage you to read these businesses' privacy policies if you should have any concerns about how they will care for your information. If you choose to purchase music or other goods or services by clicking on a third party link provided on the Website, a third party may collect your personal details (such as your credit card number, address, etc.) for the purpose of completing a transaction. We may be provided with confirmation of your transactions with such third parties and, in some instances, such confirmation may include your personal information. Aside from such confirmations, the only information that we will collect with respect to such third party links is: (a) the number of generic Labtones.com users who utilised such links; and (b) the number of purchases made by these generic users.
Labtones will take suitable technical and organisational measures to protect your (personal) details against loss or against any form of unlawful processing. For instance passwords are saved in a coded form so that nobody has access to it even at Labtones Headquarters.
We believe in privacy and therefore will take all reasonable measures to ensure that your personally identifiable information remains private. However, in the event that we are required to disclose personally identifiable information by a court, the police or other law enforcement bodies for their investigations, regulation or other governmental authority we will make such a disclosure without being in violation of this Policy.
For technical and operational reasons it may be necessary for your (personal) details to be transferred to (servers of) companies affiliated to us and/or Advertisers in the United States or other countries outside Europe where the regulations in the field of privacy protection might not provide the same protection as in the European Union. Insofar as this is necessary, you hereby agree that your (personal) details can be transferred to the United States or other countries outside Europe.
You can always view your own (personal) details and if necessary change them in your account. If you want to know which details Labtones.com has recorded about you or if you want to change details which you cannot change in your account, you can send a question via the contact form on our website.
If Labtones.com is acquired by another company or sells all or a portion of its assets to another company, or in the event of a merger, it is likely that user information will be a part of the assets transferred. If as a result of such a business transition information is to be collected, used or disclosed in a manner or for a purpose different from that stated above, Labtones.com will endeavour to notify all users of such changes beforehand.
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