Effective June 3, 2008
American Songspace is a songwriting and music networking service that allows Users to create distinctive personal and business profiles online in order to discover, locate, collaborate, and communicate with other signed and unsigned songwriters. These services are offered at www.americansongspace.com ("Website"). American Songspace is hosted in the United States.
(a) User submitted information: American Songspace collects User submitted information, such as name, age, hometown, bio, music genre, musical publishing information, favorite artists, favorite instruments, musical accomplishments, sound recordings (which are uploaded to a player), unpublished and published songs, photo images, photo details, calendars of events, information about songs and song titles, song lyrics, song details, song classification, e-mail address and other personally identifiable information.
(b) Anonymous information: American Songspace may also log anonymous information including IP address, profile information, aggregate User data, and browser type from Users of the Website (all information identified in paragraphs (a) & (b) is collectively know as "Website Information").
How the Website Information is Used
When User-submitted information is posted on the profile page, the User has a choice to allow that information to be public or private. If a User chooses "private," the User controls who views the information. If a User chooses "public," the information is accessible by a search engine. American Songspace LLC collects the Website Information, which it may share with third parties, including approved sponsors, to provide more useful and personalized services. American Songspace may share the Website Information with American Songwriter LLC for cross-marketing promotions, such as subscription offers, lyric contest marketing, and partner discounts. American Songspace may use a User's email address to send updates or news. The Website Information may be shared if it is legally required to do so, such as by a court order. The Website Information may also be used by American Songspace and American Songwriter Companies and/or individuals that American Songspace employs to manage the Website, track usage, and improve the Website. American Songspace does not sell or rent User submitted information or User data lists to third parties for marketing purposes.
Third-Party Advertising & Cookies
Forums, Chat Rooms, Message Boards and Personal Pages
Whenever a User voluntarily posts information to public forums, chat rooms, message boards and/or personal pages, that information can be accessed by the public to send a User unsolicited communications. Any user posting information to a public forum does so at his/her own risk.
American Songspace has implemented commercially reasonable technical and organizational measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access and/or use. However, American Songspace cannot guarantee the security of Website Information.
Changes in Policy