Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy  and Cookies

Last updated: March 2024

Kindly review our Privacy Policy attentively as it delineates our acquisition, utilization, divulgence, retention, and safeguarding of your personal data. This declaration is applicable to any website or service making reference to this Privacy Policy. By furnishing us with your personal data through any of the means outlined in section 2 below, you assent to our potential collection, storage, and utilization of it (a) to fulfill our contractual responsibilities to you, (b) founded on our legitimate interest for processing (e.g., for internal administrative purposes or for the detection or prevention of illicit activities), or (c) based on your consent, which you retain the right to revoke at any juncture, as expounded in this Privacy Policy.

  1. Identity – Our Privacy Policy pertains to all products and services proffered by www.k-popmusic.com, excluding any products or services governed by separate Privacy Policy s that do not incorporate this Privacy Policy.
  2. Data Collection – In compliance with applicable law, we gather information about you and any other entity whose particulars you furnish to us when you: • Complete online forms, partake in surveys, enroll in competitions or prize draws, download materials such as white papers or other publications, or engage in any other interactive features on our website; • Interact with us via social media; • Provide your contact particulars to us when accessing any websites or services we offer, or when updating said details; and • Initiate contact with us offline, for instance, via telephone, email, or post. We also gather data from your devices (including mobile devices) and browsers utilized to access and employ any of our websites or services (e.g., device identification number and type, location data, connection data such as page views, website traffic, referral URL, advertising data, and IP address), seeking your permission beforehand. This may be accomplished through cookies or akin technologies, as delineated in section 6 below. We may augment the personal data gathered from you with information procured from third parties authorized to share such information, adhering to applicable laws.

If you plan to furnish us with personal data regarding another individual, you are liable for ensuring compliance with any obligations and consent requisites under applicable data protection regulations. As mandated by pertinent data protection laws, you must ensure prior explicit consent from them, elucidating how we acquire, utilize, disclose, and retain their personal data, or direct them to peruse our Privacy Policy.

  1. Data Usage – In line with applicable law, we utilize your data to: • Provide any requested information, services, or products; • Validate and ensure data accuracy through comparison with third-party sources; • Provide, maintain, safeguard, and ameliorate any products, services, or information requested from us; • Oversee and administer your usage of requested products and services; • Manage our association with you (e.g., customer service and support functions); • Monitor, enhance, protect, and analyze our content, website, and services, enhancing user experience; • Internally test our website, systems, and services to bolster security and performance, anonymizing information used for such tests; • Fulfill regulatory or legal obligations by furnishing requisite information; • Detect, thwart, investigate, or rectify crime, illegal activities, or safeguard our legal rights (including collaboration with regulators and law enforcement entities); • Solicit your participation in customer research; • Conduct statistical analysis and benchmarking on an aggregated basis, devoid of linkage to you or any individual; • Provide targeted advertising, marketing, or information; • Deliver collaborative content and services with third parties with whom you maintain a separate relationship (e.g., social media providers); and • Supply location-based services (e.g., personalized content), subject to collection of geo-location data. Our website and services may incorporate technology enabling us to: • Verify specific information from your device or systems pertinent to website or service usage against our records to ensure compliance with end-user agreements and troubleshoot issues; • Retrieve information regarding technical errors or other website and service issues; • Gather data on user engagement with website and service features; • Collate statistical data on operating systems and environments accessing our applications or services. You can manage privacy settings within your browser or our website and services (where applicable).

Apart from purposes outlined in this section 3, we may also utilize gathered information to furnish targeted advertising, marketing, or information, contingent upon your website or service usage or other available data about you. Sections 5 and 6 of this Privacy Policy furnish comprehensive insight into these processes.

We may monitor and record communications with you, including emails and telephone conversations, for training, quality assurance, recording details on ordered services, and to fulfill legal and regulatory obligations.

Mobile Data We may acquire information through mobile applications installed on your devices, which may be our proprietary applications or those of third parties. When the mobile application belongs to a third party, you should review their privacy notice as it governs your use of that application. We bear no responsibility for such third-party applications and their handling of your personal data. Mobile applications may supply us with information regarding user activity within said applications and our services accessed through them, aiding in application and service enhancement. For instance, activity within a mobile application may be logged.

  1. Data Sharing – We may share your data with: • Customer relationship management software to dispense requested information, products, or services; • Service providers, agents, or third parties processing information on our behalf (e.g., internet service providers, advertising agencies, data management platforms) to furnish requested products, services, or information; • Partners, including website and mobile app publishers, resellers, and developers, to deliver requested products, services, or information; • Third parties with whom you maintain a relationship and consented to our dissemination of information (e.g., social media sites or third-party application providers); • Third parties for marketing endeavors (e.g., partners and third parties with whom we collaborate); • Credit reference and fraud prevention agencies; • Law enforcement agencies for crime prevention or prosecution; • Third parties in actual or anticipated legal proceedings, provided legal compliance; • Third parties to fulfill legal or regulatory obligations; • Our advisors and auditors for professional guidance or audit obligations; • Organizations involved in business transactions; • Government departments mandating reporting under applicable law. We may share non-identifiable information about website, application, product, or service usage publicly or with third parties, excluding identifiable information.
  2. Marketing – Intermittently, we may utilize your information to communicate details about our products and services or those of other companies or third parties deemed relevant. You possess the right to cease marketing communication at any time or request that your data not be shared with third parties as per this paragraph. To exercise these rights, adjust your contact preferences on our websites or services, utilize provided preference centers, or email privacy@k-popmusic.com. Unsubscribe links are available in marketing emails.
  3. Your Information and Rights – If situated within the EEA or similar jurisdictions with data protection laws, you possess the following rights in certain instances: • Be informed about data usage and obtain access to it; • Rectify, erase, or restrict data processing; • Object to data processing (e.g., for direct marketing); • Receive data in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format or have it transferred to another entity where feasible (data portability); • Withdraw consent for data processing where applicable; • Object to decisions based on automated data processing; • Lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority overseeing data protection. A statutory fee may apply for data access requests. To rectify incorrect data or update details, inform us promptly. Withdrawing consent may limit access to our website and services. We will retain your data for the duration of our relationship and thereafter as necessary and relevant for legitimate business purposes or as permitted by laws and regulations. Upon cessation of necessity, data will be securely disposed of.
  4. Amendments to Privacy Notice – We may amend our Privacy Notice periodically, preserving your rights under it. Updates will be reflected on our website.
  5. Security and Data Storage We employ technical and organizational measures to secure data against unauthorized or unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction, or damage. While we endeavor to safeguard your data, we cannot ensure absolute security during transmission. Safeguard your password if provided, and promptly notify us of any account compromise.

Contact privacy@k-popmusic.com if your account is compromised.

  1. Transfers outside the EEA Personal data in the EU is protected by data protection laws, unlike in other jurisdictions. Our website, applications, or services may be hosted outside the EEA, necessitating data transfer outside the EEA. By utilizing our website or services, you consent to data transfer as per this Privacy Notice.
  2. Other Sites and Social Media – This notice becomes void when following links to external sites or services. We disclaim responsibility for the data handling practices of third-party sites or services.

Manage your privacy settings within third-party social media accounts.

  1. Cookies, Analytics, and Traffic – Data Cookies, stored on your device, aid in personalizing services and enhancing website usability. Cookies may be session or persistent, serving different functions. We utilize various cookies: • Strictly necessary cookies for proper website functionality; • Performance cookies and analytics technologies for aggregated usage statistics; • Targeting or advertising cookies for relevant adverts. Web beacons and parameter tracking supplement cookies for advertisement tracking.

IP address and traffic data are logged automatically to compile site statistics.

Adjust your browser settings to manage or disable cookies. Visit www.youronlinechoices.co.uk for guidance.

  1. Additional Information – For inquiries about data treatment, contents of this notice, local rights under law, record updates, or data access requests, contact our Data Protection Officer at privacy@k-popmusic.com.