Effective May 4, 2007
MyBlogBand.com is an online musical networking service that allows musicians, bands and listeners to interact, and in doing so, our members set up unique personal, musical profiles that can be linked together through networks of other musician members. MyBlogBand members can view each others' profiles, communicate with old musician friends and meet new musician friends on the service, share original musical tracks, post original musical compositions, comment on musical compositions which have been posted by other members, and describe their interests.
Among other things, members may create original musical compositions and post them on the web site for the purpose of attempting to establish certain intellectual property rights in the posted music. members also may form bands with other members and post musical tracks which may be combined with musical tracks posted by other members of the band to create songs, instrumental pieces, unique sounds and musical compositions. members also may create personal profiles online in order to find and communicate with other musicians.
To assist our members in attempting to document certain intellectual property rights, we request and display names, and some personal information to other members and visitors, which allows our users to attempt to establish a copyright in their musical creations and to identify each other and expand their network of friends. Consequently, MyBlogBand is MyBlogBand members can change their profile information at any time and can control how other members and the service communicate with them.
Information Collection and Use by MyBlogBand.com
MyBlogBand.com collects user-submitted information such as name, email address, and age to authenticate users and to send notifications to those users relating to the MyBlogBand.com service. MyBlogBand.com also collects other profile data including but not limited to: musical interests, instruments played, personal interests, age, AIM screen name in order to assist users in finding and communicating with each other.
MyBlogBand.com also logs non-personally-identifiable information including IP address, profile information, aggregate user data, and browser type, from users and visitors to the site. This data is used to manage the web site, track usage and improve the web site services. This non-personally-identifiable information may be shared with third-parties to provide more relevant services and advertisements to members. User IP addresses are recorded for security and monitoring purposes.
User Profile information including members' pictures and first and last names are displayed to people in order to facilitate the establishment of copyrights in uploaded music and user interaction in the MyBlogBand.com musical networking community. Email addresses are used for the purpose of sending members notifications related to the service. With the exception of sending notifications, a user's email address is not shared or displayed on the web site. The only way of communicating with a Member is through the process of posting comments on band profiles, and those comments are capable of being viewed by any user. To facilitate searching and finding friends and acquaintances on the service, MyBlogBand.com allows users to search for other members by using genre, instrumentation, experience and state.
From time to time, MyBlogBand.com or a partner, may sponsor a promotion, sweepstake or contest on MyBlogBand.com. Users may be asked to provide personal information including name, email address or home address or to answer questions in order to participate. We may transfer personal information to certain ad partners from whom you have explicitly requested to receive information. It will be clear at the point of collection who is collecting the personal information and whose privacy statement will apply.
Chat Rooms, Journals and Web Logs, Message Boards, Classifieds and Public Forums
Please be aware that whenever you voluntarily post public information to Journals, Web Logs, Message Boards, Classifieds or any other Public Forums, that information can be accessed by the public and can in turn be used by those people to send you unsolicited communications.
Correcting/Updating or Removing Information
MyBlogBand.com users may modify or remove any of their personal information at any time by logging into their account and accessing features such as Edit Profile and Account Info.
Members who no longer wish to receive updates or notifications may choose not to receive such communications simply by saying so in a response to such an email. All notification emails and MyBlogBand.com newsletters also include the above instructions for opting-out of those communications in the future.
Third Party Advertising
MyBlogBand.com members may also store e-mail addresses of people they know in their internal MyBlogBand address book and may also choose to send invitations and other communications to those addresses. You may prevent MyBlogBand.com e-mail invitations and other messages from being sent to any e-mail address you control by sending a single e- mail with the subject "BLOCK" to privacy@MyBlogBand.com. Please note that the e-mail must come from the account you wish to block.
MyBlogBand.com member accounts are secured by member-created passwords. MyBlogBand.com takes precautions to insure that member account information is kept private. We use reasonable measures to protect member information that is stored within our database, and we restrict access to member information to those employees who need access to perform their job functions, such as our customer service personnel and technical staff. Please note that we cannot guarantee the security of member account information. Unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors may compromise the security of member information at any time For any additional information about the security measures we use on MyBlogBand.com, please contact us at MyBlogBand@gmail.com.
Sharing and Disclosure of Information MyBlogBand.com Collects
Contacting the Web Site
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, please contact us at: MyBlogBand@gmail.com