Cookie and Privacy Policy

This website complies to the GDPR Regulations that come into force starting 25th May 2018.
The GDPR includes the following rights for individuals: the right to be informed; the right of access; the right to rectification; the right to erasure; the right to restrict processing; the right to data portability; the right to object.

Personal data
Personal data means any information that may be linked to an identified or identifiable individual (subject person). Personal data includes all types of direct or indirect information (that is, used in connection with other data) that relate to the subject, such as name, date of birth, addresses, e-mail addresses, telephone numbers, etc.

The only direct personal data used by this website are name and e-mail address, only when a visitor sends a message using the contact form. Otherwise, the message cannot be sent. Collecting this data is only in the scope of direct communication between management and visitor.  Messages received through the contact form are not stored in a database. They are saved on email. The website has SSL certificate, that ensures a secure connection.

Access and rectification or deletion of personal data
Visitors have the right to request at any time access to, rectification, deletion or restriction of the processing of data collected by us.
Personal data that was collected before 25.05.2018 was deleted to comply with the GDPR law.

Store
When pressing the “Shop” button, you will be directed to the CD Baby site where you can listen to / buy the albums in digital format. Any interaction with the CDBaby site, account creation, online purchase, etc. is subject to the terms and conditions of CD Baby that can be accessed at the following link: https://store.cdbaby.com/privacy

Social media
This website uses Facebook and Instagram widgets in the sidebars. If you are logged into Facebook or Instagram, Facebook / Instagram can connect your visit to your account. If you interact with the plugins, for example by clicking the “like button” or providing a comment, the corresponding information will be transmitted directly from your browser to Facebook / Instagram and saved there. Please refer to Facebook’s and Instagram’s data privacy policy for the purpose and amount of data collection, the further processing and use of these data by Facebook / Instagramas well as all of its relevant rights and setting options regarding the protection of your privacy.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are sent from the web site visited by the user on the user’s device (usually the browser), which are stored in a manner which recognizes the device the next time you visit. When you return, in fact, cookies are sent back from the user’s device to the site.
Cookies can be installed, however, not only by the operator of the site visited by the user (first-party cookies), but also by a different site that installs cookies through the first site (third-party cookies) and is able to recognize them. This is because on the site visited by the user may be present some elements (images, maps, sounds, links to web pages in other domains, etc) that resides on servers different from the visited one.

Cookies can be divided into technical cookies and in profiling cookies, according to their purpose.

The technical cookies are installed for the sole purpose of “carrying out the transmission of a communication over an electronic communications network, or as strictly necessary for the provider of an information society service explicitly requested by the subscriber or by the user to provide the service “.

Technical Cookies can be divided into navigation cookies, used to record useful data for normal navigation and use of the website on your computer (allowing, for example, to remember the preferred page size) and functional cookies, which allow the website to remember the choices made by the user to optimize the functionality (for example, functional cookies allow the site to remember the settings for a specific user, such as selecting the country and language). Some of these cookies (called essential or strictly necessary) enable features it would be impossible to carry out some operations without. According to the said Article. 122, co. 1,Privacy Code, the use of technical cookies does not require the users’ consent.

Technical cookies are similar to the so-called analytics cookies if made and used directly by first-party site administrator (without, therefore, the intervention of third parties) in order to optimize the site itself and in order to collect informations about the users number and how they visit the site.

Depending on their length, cookies are divided into persistent, which remain stored until they expire, on the user’s device, and the user can remove them, and of session, which are not stored permanently on the device and disappear when the browser is closed.

What type of cookies do we use in this site?

Technical Cookies
This site uses technical cookies, installed by the site itself to monitor the functioning of the site and allow efficient navigation. Here, it is reported, for each cookie used, the name, the type, purpose of use and durability.
The following Technical Cookies do not required the user prior consent to be installed and used.
Third Parties Cookies
During this site navigation third parties cookies can be installed on the user’s computer. Some features are made using third party services, which produce cookies. Among the third-party cookies, there are also the analytics, which are used to analyze statistically the site accesses or visits and enable the holder to improve the structure, the navigation processes and contents. These cookies collect aggregate(d) information on the number of users and how they visit the site without being able to identify the individual user.

WHO COOKIE DESCRIPTION LIFETIME
GDPR Cookie Consent  ct-ultimate-gdpr-cookie Cookie set to record that you accept the fact that the site uses cookies. 1 month
reCAPTCHA PHPSESSID Identifies your unique session on the site. Session End
Google Analytics gadwp_wg_default_metric Used to collect visitor statistics for Google Analytics. Data collected is not personal, but only for used browsers. Session End
Google Analytics gadwp_wg_default_dimension Used to collect visitor statistics for Google Analytics. Data collected is not personal, but only for used browsers. Session End
Google Analytics gadwp_wg_default_swmetric Used to collect visitor statistics for Google Analytics. Data collected is not personal, but only for used browsers. Session End
Google Analytics _ga Used to collect visitor statistics for Google Analytics. Data collected is not personal, but only for used browsers. Session End
Google Analytics _gid Used to collect visitor statistics for Google Analytics. Data collected is not personal, but only for used browsers. Session End
Google Analytics _gat Used to collect visitor statistics for Google Analytics. Data collected is not personal, but only for used browsers. Session End
WordPress wordpress_test_cookie Used by WordPress. 6 Months
WordPress timezone This cookie retrieves the time zone of the visitor. Session End

It’s possible to disable Cookies?
It should be noted that by default most web browsers are set to automatically accept cookies. The web surfers can still change the default configuration settings through the browser, which usually allow them to delete / remove all or some cookies or block the sending of cookies or limit it to certain sites. Disabling / blocking cookies or deleting, however, could affect the optimal use of some areas of the site or prevent some functionality, as well as affect the operation of third-party services.

The cookies management configuration depends on the used browser. Here below you’ll find the links to cookies management guides of the main browsers:
Cookie settings in Internet Explorer
Cookie settings in Firefox
Cookie settings in Chrome
Cookie settings in Safari

© 2018 Paula Seling. All rights reserved. Last updated: 24.05.2018
This policy is subject to change without prior written notice.