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ReverbNation / Privacy Policy

Welcome to ReverbNation.com ("RN"), owned, produced and operated by eMinor Inc. Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any current, updated and new products and services ("Products and Services"), including the addition of new properties shall be subject to this Privacy Policy, as well as the General Terms and Conditions of Use ("Terms and Conditions"). By using RN you agree to be bound by this Privacy Policy and the Terms and Conditions, whether or not you register as a listener ("Listener" or "Fan"). Please read this Privacy Policy carefully.

RN is a music-oriented content and information website that provides a service to musical artists and to record companies on behalf of musical artists (each an "Artist" or "Musician" and collectively "Artists" or "Musicians") to post information regarding themselves as well as musical content owned and/or created by them. RN members can view each other's profiles ("Profiles"), communicate with each other, share photos, post journals and comments, and describe their interests. Registered Listeners can change their Profile information at any time and can control how other Listeners and the service communicates with them. Listeners and Artists are sometimes referred to hereinafter individually and collectively as "Users."

RN cares about online privacy. If you have any questions concerning this privacy policy, please email us at privacy@reverbnation.com.

INFORMATION COLLECTION AND USED BY RN
RN collects User submitted personal information such as name, mailing address, email address, telephone number and age to authenticate Users, and to send notifications to those Users relating to, without limitation, the RN service, special events, contests and special offers.

As is standard practice on many corporate websites, RN also logs non-personally-identifiable information including IP address, profile information, aggregate user data, and browser type, from Listeners and other visitors to the site. This data is used to improve the website services, to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users' movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. RN will not use the information collected to market directly to that person. This non-personally-identifiable information may be shared with third-parties to provide more relevant services and advertisements to Listeners. User IP addresses are recorded for security and monitoring purposes.

In addition RN uses pixel tags - tiny graphic images - to tell us what parts of our website have been visited or to measure the effectiveness of searches customers perform on our site. Pixel tags also enable us to send email messages in a format that customers can read. And they tell us whether emails have been opened to assure that we're only sending messages that are of interest to our customers. RN stores all of this information in a secure database.

Listener Profile information including Listeners' pictures and first names is displayed to people in order to facilitate user interaction in the RN social networking community. Listeners' full names are never directly revealed to other Listeners.

RN may also use a Listener's email address to send updates, a newsletter or news regarding the service. RN may send email messages which use a "click-through URL" linked to content on the RN website. When a customer clicks one of these URLs, they pass through our web server before arriving at the destination web page. RN tracks this click-through data to help determine interest in particular topics and measure the effectiveness of our customer communications. If you prefer not to be tracked simply avoid clicking text or graphic links in the email.

From time to time, RN or a partner may sponsor a promotion, sweepstake or contest on RN. Listeners may be asked to provide personal information including name, email address or home address or to answer questions in order to participate. RN may transfer personal information to certain ad partners that you have explicitly requested to receive information from. It will be clear at the point of collection who is collecting the personal information and whose privacy statement will apply.

RN may also collect information for market research purposes to gain a better understanding of our customers and thus provide more valuable service. RN also collects information regarding customer activities on our website, and on related websites. This helps us to determine how best to provide useful information to customers and to understand which parts of our websites and Internet services are of most interest to them.

In cases where you use a mobile device to access our sites or use or applications, we may receive information about the location of your device. We may use this information to develop, deliver, and improve our products, services, and other offerings.

USE OF COOKIES
RN uses cookies to store visitors' preferences and to record session information, for purposes including: (i) ensuring that visitors are not repeatedly offered the same advertisements, to customize newsletter, advertising, and Web page content based on browser type and user profile information; (ii) to help track usage to help us understand which parts of our website are the most popular, where our visitors are going, and how much time they spend there; (iii) to make usage of our website even more rewarding as well as to study the effectiveness of our customer communications, and (iv) to customize each visitor's experience and provide greater convenience.

The cookies may reflect de-identified demographic or other data linked to data you voluntarily have submitted to us, e.g., your email address, that we may share with a data provider solely in hashed, non-human readable form. You may be able to configure your browser to accept or reject all or some cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set -- each browser is different, so check the "Help" menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences -- however, you must enable cookies from RN in order to use most functions on the site. Please note that RN allows third party advertisers that are presenting advertisements on some of our pages to set and access their cookies on your computer. Advertisers' use of cookies is subject to their own privacy policies, not the RN Privacy Policy. To Opt-Out of these cookies you may go to http://selectout.org.

LINKS
RN contains links to third party websites. RN is not responsible for the privacy policies and/or practices on other sites. When linking to another site, a user should read the privacy policy stated on that site. Our privacy policy only governs information collected on RN.

CHAT ROOMS, PROFILES, MESSAGE BOARDS AND PUBLIC FORUMS
Please be aware that whenever you voluntarily post public information to Chat Rooms, Profiles, Message Boards or any other Public Forum, that information can be accessed by the public and can in turn be used by those people to send you unsolicited communications. eMinor Inc. is not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit on RN. Please think before you post any personal information online.

USING SOCIAL FEATURES OF OUR APPLICATIONS
Our social features promote and facilitate interaction among our application users, such as by allowing our users to discuss a concert. In order to protect the application users’ privacy, we will only show you this information if they previously opted in to use the same social feature you are using.

When you use any RN application, or feature at a site not controlled by RN, such as a social networking site (“SNS”) like Facebook, that site may allow RN to access to certain information about you. You may also be required to read and accept the SNS’s terms of service and privacy policy. By accessing a RN application through a SNS, you are authorizing RN to collect, store, and use in accordance with this Privacy Policy any and all information that you agreed the SNS could provide to RN through the SNS.

The information you allow RN to access varies by application and SNS, and it is affected by the privacy settings you and your friends establish at the SNS. You can find out more about these settings at the SNS where you access our applications.

If you choose (opt in) to use one of our social features, you may be asked to log into a SNS, such as Facebook, through our application. The SNS may provide RN with the following information:

We link this data to a user ID that RN assigns to you. When a SNS sends us the user IDs and profile pictures of your friends, we check to see which of your friends also have chosen to use the same RN social feature you selected. If your friends have not chosen to use our social features, we do not retain their user IDs or other information about them. If your friends have opted in to use the same social feature you selected, then we link that information to you so that you can enjoy RN’s social features with those friends. We will update the list of friends linked to your user ID each time you log back into our social feature.

While using RN social feature, you may be able to see your friends’ profile pictures and their most recent use of the feature. Similarly, when your friends are using the feature, they may be able to see your profile picture and your most recent use of the feature. You may be able to invite your friends to join you in a social feature, such as by posting a message to your Facebook wall. You are never required to use RN’s social features in order to use our applications.

CORRECTING/UPDATING OR REMOVING INFORMATION
RN Listeners may modify or remove any of the personal information contained in their Profile at any time by logging into their account and accessing features such as Edit Profile and Account Info.

To manage the information RN receives about you from a SNS when you access one of our applications through the SNS, you will need to follow the instructions at that site for updating your information and changing your privacy settings at that SNS’s site. Once RN receives your information from an SNS, that information is stored and used by RN in accordance with this Privacy Policy, and you may access and update that information as described in the above paragraph.

EMAIL CHOICE / OPT OUT
Listeners who no longer wish to receive updates or notifications may choose not to by opting-out. To opt-out, simply log-in to your Listener Account, click the "Edit Profile" link and select the "No" button next to "Receive PV Email Updates". All notification emails and RN newsletters also include the above instructions for opting-out of those communications in the future.

THIRD PARTY ADVERTISING
RN or one of our web-advertising partners may deliver ads appearing on RN to Listeners. Our web-advertising partners may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement. In this way, ad servers may compile information about where you, or others who are using your computer, saw their advertisements and determine which ads are clicked on. This information allows an ad network to deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This privacy statement covers only the use of cookies by RN and does not cover the use of cookies by any third party advertisers. Please be aware, however, that Google uses the DART cookie when delivering ads to our website. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

SECURITY
RN Listener and Artist accounts are secured by Listener-created and Artist-created (as applicable) passwords. RN takes precautions to insure that account information is kept private. RN uses reasonable measures such as encryption to protect private information that is stored within our database against loss, theft, and misuse, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction, and we restrict access to such private information to those employees who need access to perform their job functions, such as our customer service personnel and technical staff. Please note that RN cannot guarantee the security of Listener or Artist account information. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors may compromise the security of member information at any time. Users are urged to also take precautions to protect their personal data by changing passwords often using a combination of letters and numbers, and using a secure web browser. For any additional information about the security measures RN uses on our website, please contact us at privacy@reverbnation.com.

SHARING AND DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION REVERBNATION COLLECTS
Except as otherwise described in this Privacy Policy, RN will not disclose personal information to any third party unless believe that disclosure is necessary: (1) to conform to legal requirements or to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other legal process received by RN, whether or not a response is required by applicable law; (2) to enforce the RN Terms and Conditions or to protect our rights; or (3) to protect the safety of members of the public and Listeners of the service. RN reserves the right to transfer personal information to a successor in interest that acquires rights to that information as a result of the sale of RN or substantially all of its assets to that successor in interest. For more information, see the "Changes in Our Privacy Policy" section below. RN takes your privacy very seriously. RN does not sell or rent your contact information to other marketers. To help us provide superior service, your personal information may be shared with eMinor Inc., who will safeguard it in accordance with RN's privacy policy. There are also times when it may be advantageous for RN to make certain personal information about you available to companies that RN has a strategic relationship with or that perform work for RN to provide products and services to you on our behalf. These companies may help us process information, deliver products to you, manage and enhance customer data, provide customer service, assess your interest in our products and services, or conduct customer research or satisfaction surveys. These companies are also obligated to protect your personal information in accordance with RN's policies. Without such information being made available, it would be difficult for you to purchase products, have products delivered to you, receive customer service, provide us feedback to improve our products and services, or access certain services, offers, and content on the RN website.

We may also share information about you with your SNS contacts when you and they use the same social features of our applications.

PRIVACY OF CHILDREN
RN is not directed to children under the age of 13. We operate our site in compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998, and do not permit registration by, and will not knowingly collect or use personally identifiable information from, anyone under 13 years of age. This requirement is clearly posted during the registration process.

CHANGES IN OUR PRIVACY POLICY
From time to time RN may make changes to our Privacy Policy. If we make changes, we will post them on our site to make Listeners aware of what the changes are so Users will always be aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and when we may disclose it. A User is bound by any minor changes to the Privacy Policy when she or he uses the site after those changes have been posted If, however, we are going to use Listeners' personally identifiable information in a manner materially different from that stated at the time of collection we will notify by posting a notice on RN for 30 days.

CONTACTING THE WEB SITE
If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us at: privacy@reverbnation.com. Physical inquiries can be sent to the following address:

eMinor, Inc.
P.O. Box 2086
Durham, NC 27702
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