Last updated March 12, 2014
WHO WE ARE
practices of Sony Music Entertainment. Sony Music Entertainment
Denmark A/S is a company registered in Denmark with company number
12259484 and whose registered address is Vognmagergade 7, 6. sal,
1120 København K. Where we refer to "Sony Music", "Sony Music
Entertainment" "us" or "we", we mean Sony Music Entertainment
Denmark A/S (or any Sony Music Entertainment entity using your data
in accordance with this policy).
We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy and
the following sets out the basis on which any personal data we
collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed.
Please read the text carefully to understand our views and
practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat
A SPECIAL NOTE TO CHILDREN UNDER 13 YEARS OF
YOU MUST BE 13 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER TO REGISTER WITH
OUR SITE. PLEASE DO NOT REGISTER IF YOU ARE UNDER 13 YEARS OF
A SPECIAL NOTE TO PARENTS
While we prohibit registration by children under the age of 13,
parents should supervise their children's online activities and
consider using parental control tools available from online
services and software manufacturers that help provide a
child-friendly online environment. These tools can also prevent
children from disclosing online their name, address, and other
personal information without parental permission.
HOW WE COLLECT YOUR DATA
(a) From you
We may collect and process personal data relating to you by you
providing such personal data by filling in forms on our site or by
you contacting us. This includes, but is not limited to,
information provided at the time of registering to use (or become a
member of) our site, subscribing to any services (e.g.
newsletters), purchasing downloads, posting material or requesting
(b) By using cookies and
other tracking technologies
In addition, we use technology on our website to collect
information that helps us to enhance your online experience . We
refer to this technology as "cookies" throughout this policy but
this is intended to cover all similar technologies including web
beacons, log files, pixel tags, gifs. Cookies are text files
containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to
your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to
the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another
website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because
they allow a website to recognise a user's device.
The information we collect may include IP-addresses, browser
version, number of visits, which pages you access and your viewing
We use the following categories of cookies on our website
Category 1: Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move
around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure
areas of the website. Without these cookies, services you have
asked for, like any shopping basket items cannot be provided. We
don't use these cookies to gather information about you that could
be used for profiling, advertising or remembering where you've been
on the internet.
Category 2: Performance Cookies
These cookies collect information on how visitors use our
website. For example, which pages visitors go to most often, and if
you get error messages from web pages. These cookies don't collect
information that identifies you as a visitor. All information these
cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only
used to improve how a website works.
Category 3: Functionality Cookies
These cookies remember choices you make such as the country you
visit our website from, language or the region you are in. These
can then be used to provide you with an experience more appropriate
to your selections and to make the visits more tailored and
pleasant. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised
and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.
Category 4: Targeting cookies or advertising cookies
These cookies collect information about your browsing habits in
order to make advertising more relevant to you and your interests.
They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advert
as well as help measure the effectiveness of an advertising
campaign. The cookies are usually placed by third party
advertising networks with the website operator's permission.
They remember the websites you visit and that information is shared
with other parties such as advertisers. Quite often targeting or
advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided
by the other organisation.
Category 5: Social Media Cookies
These cookies allow you to share what you've been doing on the
website on social media such as Pinterest, Facebook and Twitter.
These cookies are not within our control. This information
may be linked to targeting/advertising activities. Please refer to
the respective social media's privacy policies for how their
If you don't want to receive cookies, you can modify your
browser so that it notifies you when cookies are sent to it or you
have already been set.
If you wish to restrict or block web browser cookies which are
set on your device then you can do this through your browser
settings; the Help function within your browser should tell you
Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org, which contains
comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of
desktop browsers. However, please note that if you select such
settings you may be unable to access certain parts of our site or
certain content or functionality may not be available.To opt out of
being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
If you'd like to opt out of other third party cookies relating
to behavioural advertising, please go to www.youronlinechoices.eu.
Opting out does not mean you will no longer receive online
advertising. It does mean that the company or companies
from which you opted out will no longer deliver ads tailored to
your web preferences and usage patterns.
TRANSMISSION OF YOUR DATA VIA THE INTERNET
Unfortunately, the transmission of
information via the internet is not completely secure. Any
transmission is therefore at your own risk.
Once we have received your data, we will
use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent
unauthorised access. However, we cannot guarantee that any
information you submit to us will be free from unauthorized third
Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password
which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are
responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not
to share the password with anyone.
WHERE YOUR DATA IS KEPT OR TRANSFERRED
The data that we collect may be transferred to, and stored at, a
destination within the United States or some other country outside
the European Economic Area ("EEA"), for instance if any of our, or
any of our EEA based service provider's, servers from time to time
are located outside the EEA or if one of our service providers or
suppliers is themselves located in a country outside the EEA or if
we share your data (in accordance with the 'With whom we share your
data' section below).
Where any of those destinations are countries that do not have
data protection laws as stringent as those to which we are subject,
for example the United States, we will take all steps necessary to
ensure that your data is only transferred lawfully out of the EEA,
for example ensuring that any such non-EEA based service provider
has so-called 'Safe Harbor status', and that your data is only used
HOW WE USE YOUR DATA
We use the data collected from our site in the following
WITH WHOM WE SHARE YOUR DATA
Subject to the other terms of this policy, we may share your
personal data with the following:
(a) Group companies
and third party service providers
We may share your personal data with our affiliated or group
companies worldwide and third party service providers.
We may share your personal data with those artists (and their
management companies) that you have expressed an interest in, who
may then use your data, in accordance with this policy, to keep you
updated with information about them.
(c) Other third
We may transfer, sell or assign any data, including personally
identifiable data, to third parties, only in connection with the
sale, merger, consolidation, change in control, transfer of
substantial assets, reorganization or liquidation of Sony Music, or
any part of it.
We may share with others, at our discretion, certain aggregate
statistical data about purchases and the use of our content, which
data may include demographic data such as the age range and/or
geographic location of groups of users. No personal data (such as
names or email addresses) will be identifiable from such
(d) In special
We may disclose personal data in special cases when we have
reason to believe that disclosing this data is necessary to
identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be
causing injury to or interference (either intentionally or
unintentionally) with the rights or property of those described
above in paragraph (a) or (b). We may also disclose your personal
data when we believe in good faith that the law requires us to do
YOUR RIGHT TO OBTAIN, CHANGE OR REMOVE YOUR
You can opt out of receiving any further messages from Sony
Music or anyone with whom we share your data (as described above)
at any time by following the unsubscribe instructions in any
message sent to you. If you wish to unsubscribe from messages we
send you, you can also send an email to
You have a right to access the personal data we hold about you.
To obtain a copy of the personal information we hold about you,
please write to us at our registered address provided at the
Our website may contain links to other websites which are
outside our control and are not covered by this privacy and cookie
policy. If you access other sites using the links provided, the
operators of these sites may collect and process information from
you in a way which is different to how we do so.
We may modify, alter or otherwise update this privacy and cookie
policy at any time. We will indicate any changes by updating the
date at the top of the policy. We encourage you to review this
policy from time to time.