Privacy Policy

Cookies

My pages use so called “Cookies” which won’t harm your computer nor install any malicious software. Cookies are used to provide you with an improved user experience. Cookies are small text files which are stored on your computer when you open this web page with your web browser. Most cookies are so called “Session cookies” which are automatically removed from your computer once you close your browser. Some other cookies will stay on your computer until you delete them.

You can adjust your browser in a way that it warns you about Cookies and you can configure your browser to reject all cookies, reject them under certain conditions and you can configure that cookies automatically expire after you have closed your browser. If you choose to deactivate cookies completely the functionality on this web page might be limited.

Server logs

The internet service provider of these web pages logs automatically every access from your browser. The following data is registered and stored:

  • Browser version and type
  • Operating system
  • IP address of the computer which requests my web pages
  • Time of the request
  • Referrer
  • Search strings used on search engines

It is not possible to identify individual people using this data and it won’t be combined with any other data. We reserve the right to analyse the data to identify unlawful use, to report these to authorities and to maintain the highest possible level of website security.

Google Analytics

My website uses the functionality of Google Analytics. Provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google analytics uses so called Cookies as described above in the section “Cookies”. You can control them in the same way as described above.

Google transmits information from your browser to their servers and your data is stored there. This data is used to analyse the use of this website and the cookies stored by google on your computer help them to perform this analysis. To protect your privacy your IP address is anonymised before it is being sent over to the google servers so that google is not able to identify your identity.

The information gathered by google is then used to generate reports about the activity of this website. This information is used to improve the website content, to identify the referrers to the website, identify geographic breadth and interest to the website and identify technical problems, for example broken links.

YouTube

My website uses plugins from YouTube YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When you view web pages where a YouTube plugin is embedded then data is transmitted to YouTube and stored on their servers. This allows YouTube to keep track which videos you have watched embedded into witch websites. If you are logged into YouTube while you watch videos on this site then this will be associated with your account and YouTube logs your personal watch history. You can prevent this by logging out before you watch videos here and YouTube offers extensive controls to limit the storage of the watch history, to disable it and to remove this information from their servers. Please read their privacy policy.

BandCamp

My website uses Bandcamp to stream music. BandCamp collects data on stream numbers and location and this is transmitted to and stored on their serves. I am not able to identify individual users. If you purchase anythign from my store on BandCamp I will use this information to update you on that purchase and (if appropriate) post the purchase to you. No data will be kept longer than is needed for these functions. Please read their privacy policy.

Soundcloud

My website uses Soundcloud to stream music. If you are logged into Soundcloud your streams will be attached to your user and allows Soundcloud to keep track of which tracks you have listened to. I am able to access this data through my account in Soundcloud. This data is amalgamated with streams from Soundcloud’s website so I am unable to tell where a stream has taken place (embedded on my website or from Soundclouds website). Data collected in this way is transfered to and stored on their servers. Please read their privacy policy.

Spotify

My website uses Spotify to stream music. If you are logged into Spotify your streams will be attached ot your user and used to influence your recomendations. This data is transfered to and stored on Spotify’s servers. I am unable to view individual user data though can track total streams of my music through Spotify for Artists. Please read their privacy policy.

WordPress

This website is created via WordPress. Please read their privacy policy

Personal data

My web pages do not store any personal data at the moment. As mentioned above YouTube, Spotify, Bandcamp and Soundcloud might be able to track you and they might store data on their servers about you. Please check their privacy policies how to request your personal data from them and how to disable this functionality on their end.