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PRIVACY POLICY / TERMS AND CONDITIONS / LEGAL

This page was last updated on 9th May 2016. This statement was created in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy and the law. We may make changes to this statement from time to time and the current revision date can be seen above. The following statement discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices.

PRIVACY POLICY

The World Wide Release DataBase web site was created and is run by Burning Helix Limited.

"World Wide Release DataBase" is a trading name of Burning Helix Limited.

COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

On behalf of "World Wide Release DataBase", Burning Helix Limited legally collects and processes personal information for the purpose of providing users with a "personal profile" on this web site and to provide (secure) user services such as web site login, maintaining account information, user details/profiles, email mailing list preferences and user characteristics to help us tailor information, promotions and advertising to the user e.g. music style preferences, country/region related content and/or age related content if a date of birth (DOB) is provided. Burning Helix Limited is registered in the UK under the Data Protection Act 1998 as a Data Controller - users have a right to complain to the ICO if you think there is a problem with the way we are handling your data. All data collected will be maintained and kept in perpetuity by Burning Helix Limited - it will not be sold to any other company unless Burning Helix Limited, as a company, and/or this web site, as a product, is sold in its entirety to a different company.

As a general rule, no personal information (e.g. full name with initials, address, telephone number, e-mail address, date of birth) is automatically collected from users of this web site. However, there may be circumstances in which users voluntarily supply such information and in this event, any such information will be kept secure and confidential and will be used only for those purposes made known to users at the time the information is collected, or for the purposes specified in this statement. We follow strict security procedures for the storage and disclosure or information you have given us in order to prevent unauthorised access.

If you contact us/provide us with your email address we reserve the right to add the email address to our mailing list(s) to which you can unsubscribe from using the link in the email sent or change your contact preferences if you have a user account. In such cases your email address will not be sold to any other entity unless Burning Helix Limited and/or this web site is sold in its entirety to a different entity.

All Users / Casual Browsers

We may make use of the information contained in each browser request to the site, which may include IP address, page or resource requested, referral site and browser type & version. We do not disclose any of this information to third parties unless required to do so by law. For security purposes only, the IP address may be logged during the login process.

To comply with European Union law your continued use of this website gives your consent to allow this website to create a cookie on your computer for site analytics. This website also uses cookies to make your browsing experience easier and more secure but you must give your explicit consent for this to happen (click the "Accept Cookies" button at the bottom of your browser window in the orange box). By accepting cookies you give your consent for this website to store cookies on your computer/mobile device. Cookies must be enabled and accepted to be able to register on this website and use it properly. If you do not consent to the use of cookies you can block cookies in your browser's security settings.

Registered Users

By registering on this site you are accepting and agreeing to this statement and you must also explicitly agree to our terms and conditions. By signing up you are agreeing to the use of your personal information (as provided by you) as set out in this statement.

As a registered user if you upload any information, pictures or media "content" - all such content becomes the property of Burning Helix Limited with the proviso that some images e.g. product covers, artist publicity photos and any logos will remain copyrighted by the respective rights holder(s). Any perceived copyright violations can be reported to us - please also see our "Legal" statement below.

Copyrighted Content

See our "Legal" statement below.

COOKIES

World Wide Release DataBase currently uses cookies for the following: If this usage changes in the future this statement will be updated.

We use session cookies to keep track of you as you navigate this web site to improve the quality of your visit. Session cookies are deleted when you close your browser. We do not record session cookie information or use cookies to track you between visits.

This site utilises embedded media content e.g. YouTube and SoundCloud. Embedded media may use the Adobe Flash Player plug-in to display video or image content. It may not possible to block or restrict flash cookies using your browser settings. However, information on how to control Flash Player privacy and security settings is available from the Adobe website.

This site may feature advertising. The advertising may be provided by a third party and may link to an external website. We do not share your information with such third party advertisers. These advertisers may use technology to send (or "serve") the adverts that appear on this web site to your browser. They will automatically receive your IP address when this happens. They may also use other technologies within the adverts or the web site to which it links (such as cookies, JavaScript, Adobe Flash). We do not have any control over these technologies and their use. Please refer to the privacy policies of these advertisers for information about such adverts and the technologies used. Ad blockers may be available for your web browser/computer operating system.

What Are Cookies?

A "cookie" is a text file containing small amounts of information which a server downloads to your web browser when you visit a website and it is stored/saved on your computer/mobile device. Your computer/mobile device then sends this cookie information back to the originating website each time you subsequently visit it. There are different types of cookies which are used to do different things e.g. enabling you to browse the website more efficiently or remembering your personal preferences that you have given to the website. Others could be used to provide you with advertising which is more tailored to your interests or to measure the number of website visits (analytics). Some cookies are stored on your computer/mobile device only for the duration of your visit to a website which automatically expire when you close your web browser. Another type of cookie can remain on your computer/mobile device for a period of time e.g. 24 hours, one month or more.

Controlling Cookies

You can control what cookies are allowed on your computer. Settings for Mac OS X browsers can be found here and settings for Microsoft Windows browsers here.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

If you are under the age of 18 you should obtain the consent of your parents or legal guardians before submitting any personal information to this web site. Children under the age of 13 should not submit any personal information to us and should not register on this site. The basic content of these pages is provided free. To access all available content registration is required. All information is believed to be correct but as third parties also provide information we make a best effort to check its accuracy and so we cannot guarantee it thus no liability is accepted for any errors, or losses incurred if the material is relied upon. As such the content is provided "as is" for informational purposes only.

This web site (World Wide Release DataBase) and all its content and data is ©1989-2017 Burning Helix Limited. Any reproduction, data scraping, copying, unauthorised dissemination is strictly prohibited.

We may offer our data for embedding purposes and/or an API (Application Programming Interface) option in the future. If we do this statement will be updated.

This site may contain links to other sites. Burning Helix Limited is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites. External sites will usually open in a new window.

Community (submissions) e.g. reviews, ratings, forums may be available in the future. If such services are added this statement will be updated.

Where relevant, artists, companies, brands or products are trademarks of the respective rights holder(s).

We do not host audio or video content. All such content that may appear on this site is "embedded" via an external site. If you need to file a takedown request please do so with the actual, external hosting site. We do not host MP3/FLAC/audio files - please do not ask us for them. Any links to illegal content are strictly prohibited and will be removed if posted plus action taken against any user posting such links e.g. being banning from our sites and reporting all user details to the relevant authorities/police.

We do not condone piracy and respect all artists' rights to their legitimate works. Illegal bootlegs and counterfeit product information that may be listed on this site is provided purely for informational purposes only in respect of the completeness of an artist's discography. Such information can only be viewed by registered users to keep such information from casual, unregistered users browsing the site. In the future, registered users will be able to set a preference whether this type of information is visible to them or not. Links to purchase bootleg/counterfeit products are strictly prohibited and will be removed if posted plus action taken against any user posting such links e.g. being banning from our sites and reporting all user details to the relevant authorities/police.

Some images e.g. product covers, artist publicity photos and logos are provided for informational purposes only and the copyright in them remain with the respective holder(s).

Whilst we try to ensure the site is normally available 24 hours a day, we will not be liable to you if for any reason the site is unavailable at any time or for any period e.g. circumstances out of our control, web site maintenance/updates.

If you choose, or you are provided with, a password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any other user. For security purposes, we retain the right to disable a user account at any time especially if, in our opinion, you have failed to comply with any of the provisions of these terms of use. You are responsible for all activities that take place using your registered details/account.

COMPANY

Burning Helix Limited is registered in England and Wales (company registration number 4311320) with registered office address 1 Lodge Close, Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX26 3TE, United Kingdom. The company also has a wholly owned subsidiary in the Czech Republic (European Union) Burning Helix s.r.o. Sídlo Společnosti / Registered Office: Táboritská 880/14, Žižkov, Prague, 130 00, Czech Republic (IČO / Company Registration No. 273 75 030).

Company Legal Details

Burning Helix Limited
1 Lodge Close
Bicester
Oxfordshire
OX26 3TE
United Kingdom


Fax = +44 (0)870 762 6235
(from within the UK calls cost maximum 13p per minute including VAT)
Telephone = +44 (0)1869 868137

User Rights

Subject Access Requests And Data Portability

These must be sent by mail to the address listed in the Company Legal Details section. As per the law we have up to one month to comply with such a request but we may require you to provide evidence of who you are prior to releasing the information. Information will always be provided in data-portable formats e.g.: More than one subject access request per person, per calendar year will, by law, allow us to charge for additional requests (at £25+VAT per request) or refuse them.

User Data Inaccuracy

You can edit your details at any time by logging in and updating your account information. If you cannot login and we still hold your data you can contact us by mail to the address listed in the Company Legal Details section to update your information. As per the law we may require you to provide evidence of who you are prior to changing the information.

User Data Removal

If we still hold your data and you wish to have it removed you can contact us by mail to the address listed in the Company Legal Details section to update your information. As per the law we may require you to provide evidence of who you are prior to deleting the information.

Direct Marketing Prevention

You can change your contact preferences, including the ability to switch off emails from all WWRDB sites and/or third parties, at any time by logging in and updating your account information. If you cannot login and we still hold your data you can contact us by mail to the address listed in the Company Legal Details section to update your information. As per the law we may require you to provide evidence of who you are prior to updating your contact preferences.

Automated Decision-Making And Profiling Prevention

If the site offers these types of features in the future you will have the ability to set these preferences in your user account. And we will update this page.
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