Inner Art of Music, Inc. (“the company”, “us”, “we”, or “our”) operates the Inner Art of Music website (the “Service”). This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information when you use our Service.
What information do we collect?
Information you give us directly
When you contact us for information, ordering products/services from us or interact with our sites, you may choose to share with us your personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”), such as your full name, email addresses, phone numbers, shipping/mailing addresses, payment information and other information related to your inquiry to prompt us to contact you, to register an event we host or sponsor, to sign up our mailing lists, to subscribe to our blogs, to post comments on our sites, or to submit a resume for consideration by our team. The amount of information you give us directly is completely voluntary; however, providing less information might limit our ability to fulfil your request.
Information we collect automatically
Cookies are small files which may include anonymous unique identifiers that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer through your web browser that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and remember certain information. Most web browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. Please note, however, that certain features of the site might not function if you delete or disable cookies.
Examples of Cookies we use:
- Session Cookies. We use Session Cookies to operate our Service.
- Preference Cookies. We use Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.
- Security Cookies. We use Security Cookies for security purposes.
(2) Clear GIFs
Clear GIFs (also referred to as web beacons, web bugs or pixel tags) are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies, and are used to track the online activities of Web users. In contrast to cookies, which are stored on a user’s computer hard drive, clear gifs are embedded invisibly on Web pages.
Examples of Clear GIFs we use: track the activities of users of our services, compile statistics about usage of our services, use clear GIFs in HTML emails to our customers, to help us track email response rates, to identify when our emails are viewed, and to track whether our emails are forwarded.
(3) Log Files
Most browsers automatically gather certain status information of your computer and store them in log files, such as your IP address, type of device, operating system, type of browser and version, screen resolution, etc. We use log files to troubleshoot the problems, collect analytics and improve the functionality of our services.
(4) Do-not-track signals
Our Sites do not respond to do-not-track signals. However, you may disable certain tracking as discussed above (e.g., by disabling cookies).
(5) Text messages and attachments
Our Sites may provide functions to permit users to either transmit text messages and attachments to the company (e.g., inquiry, support purposes, etc.) or between users (e.g., blog, forum, etc.). In order to comply with the audit or legal requirements, the company reserves its right to retain this information indefinitely.
How do we use your information?
We use the personal information you provide and other information we collect to fulfil your inquiries, requests, orders and improve the business operations.
Responding to requests
To respond to your questions, inquiries and requests. For example, if you have submitted materials online or through email for our consulting services, or if you have submitted resume for our consideration, we will use your information as a part of process.
To fulfil your orders and requests, communicate with you for your requirements, keep in touch with you for updating and progress, process your payments, respond to your inquiries, provide and operate our Sites, provide troubleshooting and technical support, and related supporting purposes.
Customer care and follow-up
To follow up your opinion about our sites, products and services, dealing with guarantees, complains, returns, repairs, replacements, rescheduling, cancellations, billing and payment issues, and other customer care related matters.
To fulfil legal, accounting, bookkeeping and other administrative requirements of the business.
Announcements and marketing
To deliver periodic announcements, notifications, updates regarding the company or the site, newsletters, client alerts, marketing communications, and so forth that we think you may have interests.
Analytics, improvement and personalization
To assess the usefulness of our products and services, understand how users’ access and use the functions of our sites, analyze usage behavior in order to develop personalized features (e.g., location based and customized content) and improve services.
Protect legal rights and prevent misuse
How do we share your data?
Sharing with third parties
We may share personal information with third-party service provides, independent contractors performing services on our behalf, including the fulfillment of your orders and requests, which may include following categories:
- shipping, payment processing services.
- servers, websites and data hosting, software or technology services.
- data analysis, compilation or review.
- marketing or advertising services.
- professional advisers, such as lawyers, accountants and enterprise consultants.
- professional indemnity insurers.
- governments, regulators, tax authorities, corporate registries.
Sharing with affiliates or acquirers
The company must be permitted to share user data with its affiliated entities, including parent companies and subsidiaries. Furthermore, if the company participates in a merger, restructuring, stock purchase, asset purchase, or other acquisition, it will be required to share user information with the purchaser or surviving entity.
Compliance with laws
We strive to use commercially necessary and acceptable measures to protect your personal data and our business data. For example,
- Our servers are scanned on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our site as safe as possible.
- All sensitive information you transmitted to us is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
- Your personal information is stored behind secured networks (e.g., firewalls) and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.
- All transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers.
However, there is no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure, it’s impossible for the company to completely guarantee that user data will be immune from malicious attack or compromise; as such, we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your personal information.
Storage and International transfers
When you submit your personal information to us, we will receive it and process it in the United States and where we have business affiliates or service providers. In order to provide services, we also may need to transfer your data to locations in other jurisdictions.
If you are a resident of the European Union, please be aware that we will transfer personal information to countries outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). The data will also be stored and processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us, our business affiliates or for one of our service suppliers.
We will take all necessary steps to ensure the security of your data. Submitting your Personal Information to us indicates that you agree to our policy for transferring, storing or processing data.
Access Your Information
Protecting the Privacy of Children
We do not sell products or services for children to purchase directly. We may sell products or services for adults to purchase for their children. If you are under 18, we will request your parent(s) or guardian get involved when you use our services. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13 without parental (guardian) consent. If we have inadvertently received personal information from a visitor under the age of 13 without parental (guardian) consent, we will delete the information from our records when we become aware of that.
Links to Third Party Sites
Our sites may contain links to Third Party Sites. By clicking those links, you will be directed to third party’s sites. As those third parties are independent from us, we have no responsibility or liability for the content or the privacy practices of such Web sites. We encourage you to review the Policy and Terms of each site you visit to ensure your privacy and data security.
We will retain your information for as long as needed in order to provide services or products to you, fulfil your requests and orders, comply with legal obligations or regulations, resolve disputes, and enforce our policies, terms or agreements.
Last updated: November 03, 2018