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Music Video Machine's Privacy Policy

Last updated: March 4, 2013

Music Video Machine is a playlist video-player, search function website owned by Awfbeat LLC. Music Video Machine is committed to protecting the privacy of your Personal Information (defined below). This Privacy Policy explains how Music Video Machine collects and utilizes Personal Information to enhance your experience during your use of its products and services.

What Do We Collect And Why?

When you utilize Music Video Machine Services, there is no requirement to sign in, join or provide any information to Music Video Machine. Music Video Machine does store cookies on your local machine/browser combination for the purposes of increasing load speeds, but you are virtually anonymous to us, with no personal information passed to us. You may Log In and register with the service, which allows you to save playlists. Log In through one of a number different social and/or email options (i.e. Facebook™) or our own registration system.

Registration via Music Video Machine's own system will result in our storing your personal information, such as name, email, user name and possibly additional information such as your avatar. This information will be stored in Music Video Machine's database.

When logging in via a 3rd party service such as Facebook, your name, email, social sign in method and UserID will be stored in Music Video Machine's database.

When utilizing Music Video Machine you may elect to log in to various social networks and services, such as Facebook, Google+™, Twitter™, Pinterest™, or others.

Your various social service providers have their own privacy policies and terms of use, and Music Video Machine has no involvement with them and is not responsible for how they utilize your information. For your convenience, we have provided links to our social sign in options' privacy policies below:

Additionally, Music Video Machine collects Personal Information to communicate with you for effective, timely customer support when needed. Music Video Machine will not rent, sell, or distribute any Personal Information without your consent, unless such sharing is necessary for the purposes set forth in this Privacy Policy.

Music Video Machine is not directed towards people under 13. If you become aware that your child has provided us with personal information without your consent, please contact us at Customer Service. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If we become aware that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we take steps to remove such information and terminate the child's account.

Our site/servers may record information ("Log Data") created by your use of the site, including information such as your IP address, browser type, the referring domain, pages visited, device and application IDs. Interactions with our website may also be included in Log Data.

How Does Music Video Machine Keep Your Personal Information Secure?

Information Security. We care about the security of your information. Music Video Machine uses commercially reasonable safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of information collected and maintained by us. However, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you provide to us or guarantee that information on Music Video Machine may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by unauthorized persons.

Phishing. Identity theft and the practices i.e. "phishing" are of great concern to Music Video Machine; and safeguarding information to help protect you from identity theft is a top priority. We do not request your credit card information, login information, or national identification numbers in a non-secure or unsolicited e-mail or telephone communication. For more information about phishing, visit the Federal Trade Commission's website.

Breach Notification. We will make any legally required disclosures of any breach of the security, confidentiality, or integrity of stored "personal data" (as defined in applicable state statutes on security breach notification) to you via email or conspicuous posting on Music Video Machine in the most expedient time possible and without unreasonable delay, insofar as consistent with (i) the legitimate needs of law enforcement or (ii) any measures necessary to determine the scope of the breach and restore the reasonable integrity of the data system.

We restrict employee access to "databases" and proprietary account files containing sensitive Personal Information and impose confidentiality requirements upon employees who do.

How Does Music Video Machine Use Your Personal Information?

Music Video Machine may use Personal Information to communicate with you concerning your account in regards to customer service issues. This may include advising of technical issues arising with the site, such as the need for maintenance or updating.

Music Video Machine may also use Personal Information to communicate with you regarding possible Service upgrades. We may also communicate to provide you with news, free newsletters, updates, targeted advertising, promotions, and special offers.

We may share or disclose your non-private, non-personal information, such as your playlists as advertising or exemplars or exceptional use of musicvideomachine.com and/or to identify you as an exceptional Music Video Machine member.

Music Video Machine does not use your Personal Information for purposes incompatible with those listed above.

Additionally, Music Video Machine utilizes the services of Last.fm™ to help power our search functionality. No personal information is involved in the process, however, you may review Last.fm Privacy Policy or Last.fm Terms of Service.

Music Video Machine also utilizes third party ecommerce partners such as Amazon and other referral or advertising programs. While we do not store any of your information, when you exit our site through an ecommerce link, you will be taken to a third party site, in another tab or window) and they may track your information. Additionally, a tracking ID will travel to the third party site to identify you as a Music Video Machine customer.

Music Video Machine also utilizes the services of other third parties, including Google Services, Heroku, and others. For your convenience, we have provided links to our third party providers' privacy policies below:

Music Video Machine may disclose your Personal Information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to conform with the edicts of law; comply with the orders of a competent judicial authority in any jurisdiction; comply with legal process served on Music Video Machine; act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Music Video Machine products or the public at large; to address fraud, security or technical issues; or to protect and defend the rights or property of Music Video Machine.

In the event that Music Video Machine is involved in a bankruptcy, merger, acquisition, reorganization or sale of assets, Music Video Machine may share your Personal Information in the furtherance of such transaction. Any disclosures will remain protected by the then-current Privacy Policy which will apply to your information as transferred to the new entity.

The musicvideomachine.com website and product contains links to other websites and products. Music Video Machine are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites or products. Please visit the privacy policies of these third party sites in order to understand their privacy policies and data collection practices.

Other Uses of Your Information

When you share a saved video playlist with a social network service or via email or through Music Video Machine, your creation becomes part of the internet-at-large. In other words, your playlist could be found on a web search. This is particularly true if you share it via social networks, email or other means, and the playlist goes viral. Your playlist becomes part of the community chest, but be assured, there is no personal information contained in your playlist other than name/user name of the creator/owner of the playlist.

E-Mail From Music Video Machine

E-mails from Music Video Machine may include links to help content, other affiliated products and/or services, to newsletters, blogs or other general communication venues for Music Video Machine and Awfbeat LLC.

Log Files

Like many other Web sites, www.musicvideomachine.com makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user's movement around the site, and gather demographic information.

Use of Cookies

Cookies are pieces of text sent from a web server and retained by your web browser for purposes of storing site preferences. Like other major websites, Music Video Machine uses cookies to provide you with a tailored experience, which may include storing information about visitors preferences, recording user-specific information on which pages the user access or visit, customizing page content based on visitors browser type or other information that the visitor sends via their browser. The cookies also enhance performance of the site. We do NOT store this information in any database or other persistent storage medium.

Music Video Machine treat any Personal Information that may be contained in cookies with the same level of confidentiality as other information you provide to Music Video Machine.

DoubleClick DART Cookie

Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on Music Video Machine. Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to users based on their visit to Music Video Machine and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at the following URL - http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html.

Some of our advertising partners may use cookies and web beacons on our site. Our advertising partners include but may not me limited to Google Adsense. Third-party ad servers or ad networks may detect your IP address and use other technologies (such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons) to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and / or to personalize the advertising content that you see.

Music Video Machine has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers. You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices. Music Video Machine's privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites.

If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers' respective websites. Music Video Machine does not require that you accept cookies; however, some functionality on the website will be disabled if you decline to accept cookies.

Changes To The Music Video Machine Privacy Policy

Music Video Machine may revise this Privacy Policy as needed to keep it up to date with Music Video Machine products, services and Web pages. The most current version of the policy will govern our use of your information. E-mails or pop up notifications on the site may be used to alert users to recent changes and to the date of the last update.

In this rapidly changing technical environment, new privacy concerns can arise, and Music Video Machine may not always catch an unintended privacy issue, despite our efforts to do so. As such, Music Video Machine welcomes feedback on any privacy concerns you may have, and on how to improve Music Video Machine. Music Video Machine do not guarantee error-free performance under this privacy policy. Music Video Machine will use reasonable efforts to comply with this Privacy Policy and will take prompt corrective action when Music Video Machine learn of any failure to comply with it. Music Video Machine shall not be liable for any incidental, consequential or punitive damages relating to this Privacy Policy.

Music Video Machine adhere to the U.S. Safe Harbor privacy principles. For more information about the Safe Harbor framework, see Department of Commerce's web site.

Contact Us

If you have questions about the privacy aspects of our products or services or would like to make a complaint, please Contact Us.