Privacy Policy

Our Privacy Policy

Ian Melrose is a professional musician based in Berlin, Germany. This privacy policy sets out how Ian Melrose uses and protects any information that you give when you use this website. Ian Melrose is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. If you provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. Ian Melrose may change this policy from time to time by updating this page and the date of the last update is shown. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

Information We Collect

We may collect the following information when you visit our website:

Your name, telephone and email address (if you use our contact form)
Your computer or device IP Address, on our logs and our Analytics Software

How We Use This Information

If you submit our website contact form to us. We will use the information provided to respond to you concerning the nature of your query. If you provide a telephone or an email address we may use these means to contact you only concerning the nature of your query. We will not use this information for any other purpose. If we continue to have an dialogue after this point we will continue to respond to your messages based on your interest in our services. If communication does not continue after a short length of time we will dispose of your information permanently from our systems.

Disclosure of your information to third parties

We will not share your information with any third parties apart from the following exceptions:

Any legal or crime prevention agencies and/or to satisfy any regulatory request
Any contractors, consultants, or subcontractors that provide a service to us or act as our agents only on the strict understanding that they keep personal information confidential.

Data Retention

We will retain your information for a length of time which is reasonable. For example, contact form submissions received will be stored for 6 months after which, and in the absence of any ongoing client relationship, we will permanently delete this information as soon as possible afterwards. Our website does not store any submissions from the contact form which are emailed directly to us.

Marketing

We do not send any marketing or promotional emails to outside of our client list. Any details provided to us will only be used to discuss your interest in our services.

Access to your information and correction

You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please email or write to us at the following address.

We may in certain circumstances make a small charge for this service. We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date and may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate.

Cookies

Cookies are small text files placed on your computer to collect information such as visitor statistics and if the visitor is logged into the website. We use Google Analytics to improve our service and monitor traffic to the site. More detailed information about how we use cookies can be found here.

Other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites. This privacy policy only applies to this website. If you follow a link from our website to a third party website you should read their privacy policies. A link to a third party or external website does not constitute an endorsement of that website.

Storage

Our data is stored on our business computers based in the United Kingdom. This data is securely backed up on a daily basis on to an encrypted backup disk.

Security

Our business computer systems are protected by firewall and anti-virus programs. Website communication between our website and your internet device is protected by a Domain Validated (DV) certificate with industry standard SHA256withRSA encryption (e.g. strong encryption). Our web hosting is monitored constantly by our web hosts administrators and any known vulnerabilities are patched as soon as possible after they are publicised. This website is hosted at a secure data centre in the UK.

Changes to our privacy policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we publish any updates on this web page. The date of the last update is displayed at the bottom of this page.

How to contact us

Please contact me if you have any questions about the privacy policy or information we hold about you:

by email:  

Last updated on Thursday 24th May 2018

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