How We Respect Your Privacy
We respect your privacy. We want you to feel comfortable, safe, and protected
when you use Tuneswoon. This privacy document explains how we gather information
from you and then how we use that information. It explains how we share your
information in some circumstances and why.
Tuneswoon is a social site designed for sharing. Much of the content you add
will be available to Tuneswoon users and to the general public. So be nice, and
realize your comments may be read by others.
We never share specific contact information without your permission. We guard
transaction information and only use it to process your payments. Finally, we
respect your rights to the intellectual property you add to Tuneswoon. We
protect your intellectual property with the utmost care and you maintain all
Here are the details of how we respect your privacy:
Information We Receive
When you sign up for Tuneswoon you
provide us with your name, email, gender, and birth date. After you register we may ask for
more information such as your address, city, state, zip code, phone number, and
mobile carrier. You also have the
option to share additional personal information publicly including, but not
limited to, images, comments, opinions, feelings, activities, interests, and
your own intellectual property and musical creations.
Transactional Information We may retain the details of
transactions or payments you make on Tuneswoon.
However, we will only keep your payment source account number with your
Site Experience Information We keep track of information you
provide to us when you engage with Tuneswoon, such as when you post comments,
add content, update “likes” and “dislikes”,
or request services. This
user-added content is the meat and potatoes of Tuneswoon. You have the option to add as much or
little content as you wish.
User-added content is saved to our server.
Most user-added content is publicly available across the internet, even
to users not registered with Tuneswoon.
Whenever content is added, we log the user, date, time, and page through
which the content was added. Also,
when you request a free music licensing search, we save your album release and
song information to Tuneswoon. If
you wish to publicly share / sell copyrighted content not licensed through
Tuneswoon, we will ask you for proof of licensing.
Site Access Information We may keep information about how you
access Tuneswoon to better serve you.
We may ask your location or automatically determine your location using
server technologies. We may save
your location information to provide a more engaging and useful service. Also, we may collect information
about the device and software you use to access Tuneswoon, such as your web
browser version and IP address. We
also may track which pages you visit and the times you visit.
Public and Private Information
Public Content Most user-added content on
Tuneswoon is available to the general public (including people not logged into
Tuneswoon). This includes images,
comments, opinions, activities, and interests.
However, your intellectual property (copyrighted content that you own)
and musical creations are carefully protected.
Intellectual property, such as your songs and sheet music are publicly
available only through incomplete streaming song previews (NOT permanent digital
downloads) and first-page-only sheet music previews. You have the option to offer full
versions of your copyrighted content for sale or for free. We will never deliver full versions
of your copyrighted content for sale or for free without your permission. You can manage the availability of
your copyrighted content from the “Manage” tab on your home page.
Private Content Certain information you provide
will be kept private, including specific personal contact information such as
age, date of birth, address, email, and phone numbers, unless you specifically
request otherwise. Also,
transactional information is held under strict privacy and security safeguards
and is not visible to anyone but you.
We protect your intellectual property with the utmost care. When you post intellectual property,
we do not share it without your consent.
Also, we do not take any of your rights ever. You maintain 100% of your
intellectual property rights for the content you own and add to Tuneswoon. This, in effect, makes you your own
record label and your own publisher.
For details about how we respect your rights to your intellectual property,
please refer to our Music Creators Agreement.
Tuneswoon contains links to outside web sites with their own
different privacy policies. Our
policies do not apply when you follow these links to outside sites.
How We Use Your Information
To enrich Tuneswoon Your user-added content enriches
the experience for you and others on Tuneswoon.
Comments, favorites, images, ratings, likes, and dislikes make Tuneswoon
the ultimate open forum for music.
When you add content, others discover your stuff.
When you post comments, others can learn your opinions. Music creators, content, and users
can connect, share, review, and discuss.
Users can follow content you add.
By doing so, they can receive updates about the content they follow.
To manage the service We use the information we collect
to analyze site usage, provide better service, respond to support inquiries,
monitor the site for safety, and ensure fair and proper use of the site.
To contact you We may contact you to better
serve you, or to offer relevant support as you create or use the music on our
site. We may contact you via phone,
email, or mail.
To personalize your experience We may use your information to
deliver content that is relevant to your interests. This includes user-added content and
To license materials If you hire us to license
copyrighted materials for you, your personal contact information will be
included on the license requests as is required by law. No transactional information is
included on license requests.
To confirm the legality of added content We
will link your licensing information to the intellectual property (copyrighted)
content you add, as a record of what you have licensed so that you can
distribute legally over Tuneswoon.
To copyright intellectual property you
own for Copyright We may use
your personal information and your licensing information to register your works
for copyright with the United States Copyright Office if you hire us to do so.
How We Share Information
Public Nature of Tuneswoon Tuneswoon is a public site
designed for sharing. Like other
social networks, your basic information including your name and profile picture
will be public. Unlike other social
sites, most other non-intellectual-property (copyrighted) content you add such
as simple comments, posts, reviews, favorites, and images are publicly available
even to those not registered with Tuneswoon.
Also, unlike other sites, users will not need to add you to see your
Our purpose is to keep our music community together, honest, free, and open, and
to break down barriers between the uber-famous, somewhat-famous,
becoming-famous, and their fans.
This goal applies not only to musicians, but to publishers, labels, and venues.
As mentioned, though, specific personal information such as age, birth date,
email, phone, and address are kept private unless you specify otherwise. Also, all full versions of
intellectual property (copyrighted) content are private and protected by
When you make a payment We share your transaction information
only with the reputable third parties necessary to complete the transaction. Our agreement with them protects your
privacy throughout the secure transaction process.
When you license music through Tuneswoon If you hire us to license
copyrighted materials for you, your personal contact information will be
included on the license requests as is required by law. We only share this
information with the copyright holder or their representative. These requests may also go through
reputable, third party services and agencies that assist with the licensing
process. No transactional
information is included on license requests.
To promote Tuneswoon We may use aggregated information
with third parties to help improve or promote Tuneswoon. But we will only do so in such a way
that no individual user can be identified or linked to any specific action or
To confirm music licensing We may use your licensing information
to verify to manufacturers or copyright holders that you have licensed their
materials legally through Tuneswoon.
This is for your benefit because it proves your content is legal.
To register intellectual property you own
for Copyright If you hire us to
register your creations with the United States Copyright Office, we will share
your personal and licensing information with them only to the extent necessary
to obtain the registration.
You Can View, Change, and Remove Information
Viewing Your Information You can view your information by
logging into Tuneswoon and browsing the various links on your home page. All the content you add (including
any intellectual property) links directly to your home page through the “Manage”
Changing Your Information To change any information you
add, first navigate to the information, and then look for a link to edit or
change. If you do not see a link to
edit or change nearby the content you added, you may need to remove the content
Removing Your Information To remove any information you
add, first navigate to the information and then look for a link to remove or
delete. Alternatively you can remove
any content you add from the “Manage” tab on your home page.
Deactivating or Deleting Your Account If you want to stop using
Tuneswoon, you can remove your account from the “Manage - My Account” tab on
your home page. By default, when you
remove your account, we will save your information on our servers. That way we can restore your account
if you decide to return. You can
permanently delete your account by contacting us directly. When you permanently delete your
account, all your information is removed from our servers and cannot be
Removing Other Information You can only remove information that
you added. We monitor Tuneswoon for
phony, inaccurate, scandalous, or libelous information. If other users post information that
you want removed, please report abuse from the “Manage” tab on your home page.
Backup Copies Deleted information may persist
in backup copies for up to 90 days, but will not be available to others.
In Conclusion We wish to respect your privacy.
We want you to feel comfortable, safe, and protected using Tuneswoon.
Because Tuneswoon is a public site designed for sharing, much of the content you
add will be available to users and the general public. We will never share
full versions of any intellectual property (copyrighted materiUltimately you
need to use your own disgretion when adding content.
for protecting your privacy. Please contact us with any concerns. Enjoy