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| Your privacy is important to us. MusicDealer.com
collection practices for our websites, including what type
of information is gathered, how the information is used, and
with whom the information is shared. We are committed to protecting
the online privacy of visitors. We believe that greater protection
of personal privacy on the web will not only protect consumers,
but also increase consumer confidence and ultimately their
participation in online activities. At MusicDealer.com, we
intend to give you as much control as possible over your personal
Our websites may contain links to other websites. We have
no control over the privacy practices or the content of any
of our business partners, advertisers, sponsors or other websites
to which we provide links from our websites. You should check
linking to other websites.
Personally Identifiable Information that We Collect
In general, you can visit this website without identifying
yourself or revealing any personally identifiable information.
There are times, however, that you may choose to give us personally
identifiable information, such as your name, address, phone
number, email address, credit card number (only if you choose
to purchase a product online) and other information about
yourself. For example, if you sign up for our email updates,
you will need to provide us with your email address. In response
to employment opportunities at MusicDealer.com, you may submit
your resume. We also provide you with the opportunity to email
us questions or comments about our websites and our company.
If you choose to give us personal information via the Internet
that our business partners or we may need to correspond
with you, to process an order or to provide you with a subscription,
for example then it is our intent to let you know how
we will use such information. Like many other commercial websites,
our websites may utilize a standard technology called a "cookie"
to collect information about how our websites are used. Cookies
were designed to help a website recognize a user's browser
as a previous visitor and thus save and remember any preferences
that may have been set while the user was previously browsing
the website. Our cookie cannot retrieve any other data from
your hard drive or pass on a computer virus. Our websites
store a user's password, personalize pages, and identify which
parts of a website have been visited or keep track of selections,
such as those selected in a "shopping cart." Our
cookies may collect a domain name (for example, "aol.com"
or "earthlink.net") and track a path through our
websites. We only use "cookies" to gather the information
personal identifying information about you without your consent.
We may require you to supply us with personal information
during a "registration" process online prior to
using certain features or accessing certain sections of our
websites. We may use this general information in statistical
form to understand our website's demographics, such as percentage
of male and female users, geographic location, age ranges,
or a combination of these or other demographics. As detailed
below, we will not share specific information about you to
advertisers or third parties without your consent.
Our Use of Your Personally Identifiable Information
We only use the personally identifiable information that is
provided by you through our websites to help us improve our
services to you, to provide you with the information you have
requested, to respond to your questions or resume submission,
and for other internal purposes. Any non-personally identifiable
material, information, suggestions, ideas, concepts, know-how,
techniques, questions, comments or other communication you
transmit or post to our websites in any manner is and will
be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary ("User
Communications"). MusicDealer.com, each of its affiliates
and/or their designees may use any or all User Communications
for any purpose whatsoever, including, without limitation,
reproduction, transmission, disclosure, publication, broadcast,
development, manufacturing and/or marketing in any manner
whatsoever for any or all commercial or non-commercial purposes.
MusicDealer.com may, but is not obligated to, monitor or
review any information you provide through our websites. MusicDealer.com
shall have no obligations to use, return, review, or respond
to any requests, information, questions, material, comments,
submissions or other communications through our websites.
You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from
our websites any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory,
obscene, offensive, pornographic, or other material that would
violate any law. MusicDealer.com will have no liability related
to the content of any such communications, whether or not
arising under the laws of copyright, libel, privacy, obscenity,
We may perform statistical analyses of aggregate user behavior.
This allows us to measure relative consumer interest in the
various areas of our websites for product development purposes.
Any information we collect is used for our own internal purposes
to improve the content of our websites, to enhance users'
experiences when visiting our websites, to customize the content
and/or layout of our pages, and to provide the services required
by an individual user. We do not use personal identifying
information for any reason that is not disclosed either in
this policy or at the time the information is requested. Aside
from an automatic reply to an email received by us, it is
our intent not to email to you unless you request a particular
service (such as newsletters or updates), or consent to being
contacted by email.
Third-Party advertising companies such as DoubleClick Inc.
utilize certain technologies to deliver specific advertisements,
which may appear on pages throughout our websites, to each
website's users. These companies may collect, store and use
non-personally identifiable user information. If you want
to prevent a third-party advertiser from collecting such user
information, you may either visit each third party advertiser's
website directly and opt-out (for example click
options), or click here to visit the NAI
gateway opt-out website. The NAI gateway opt-out website will
allow you to review various third-party advertising companies'
privacy policies and opt-out options.
Third Party Access to Your Personally Identifiable Information
MusicDealer.com will not sell, rent, or lease your personally
identifiable information to others. Unless we have your permission,
we will only share the personally identifiable information
you provide online with other MusicDealer.com entities and/or
business partners who are acting on our behalf for the uses
cooperate fully should a situation arise where we are required
by law or requested by a law enforcement agency to provide
information about a user of our websites. All MusicDealer.com
entities and/or business partners having access to your personally
with respect to the use of your personally identifiable information.
We do not share personal identifying information with any
third party without your permission. We disclose only in aggregate
form our statistical analyses or demographics of users to
third parties, such as advertisers or other business partners.
This aggregate information does not include names or email
addresses. In some instances, we operate shared websites with
to these websites. Please be aware that when you voluntarily
disclose personal information (such as your name or email
address) in chat areas or forums or to third parties, that
information may be collected by others outside our control
and may result in unsolicited messages from others.
Information Security and Quality
We intend to protect the quality and integrity of your personally
identifiable information. We have implemented appropriate
technical and organizational measures to help us keep your
information secure, accurate, current, and complete. We will
make a sincere effort to respond in a timely manner to your
requests to correct inaccuracies in your personal information.
To correct inaccuracies in your personal information please
return the message containing the inaccuracies to the sender
with details of the correction requested.
We seek to ensure the security of personal information submitted
by our users. When collecting credit card information for
online purchases, we offer secured-server transactions that
encrypt your information in transit to thwart someone from
intercepting it and misusing it. When we collect other information
from our users, it is stored in an area to which the general
public does not have access.
Contests and Surveys
At any particular time, MusicDealer.com may conduct contests
for our visitor's. Visitor participation for these contests
is voluntary, and in no way requires the visitor to give out
personal information when choosing not to enter in the contest.
Collected information may include contact information and
demographic information, such as name, email, address, state,
etc. This information will be used to notify the winners and
From time-to-time our websites request information from users
via surveys or may offer contests. Participation in these
surveys or contests is completely voluntary and the user therefore
has a choice whether or not to disclose this information.
Information requested may include contact information (such
as name and shipping address), and demographic information
(such as zip code, age level). Contact information will be
used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information
may be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use
and satisfaction of our websites or strictly as entertainment.
Newsletters and Notices
After registering, you may be given the choice of subscribing
to one or more of our newsletters or notices. You may elect
to subscribe or un-subscribe at any time.
Sending or Recommending
When a visitor chooses to send website information to a friend,
or recommend one of our websites, the names and email addresses
are not logged. MusicDealer.com will send a one-time email
inviting them to visit the appropriate website. MusicDealer.com
will never send another email to that given address for any
Accuracy of User Information
personal information or the use of the information collected
should be sent to MusicDealer.com at the following address:
Post Office Box 215
Woodland Hills, CA 91365-0215
This policy is effective as of November 7, 2003. We reserve
the right to change this policy at any time, and will post
any changes as soon as they go into effect.