Artist Engine

Artist Engine

The most powerful and easiest engine you need for your SoundCloud account.

Privacy Policy

Table of contents

  1. Informations we automatically collect
  2. The use of the collected data
  3. SoundCloud OAuth
  4. Registration and authentication
  5. Access to the SoundCloud account (ArtistEngine.net)
  6. Information provided by you
  7. SoundCloud player widget
  8. Sharing of your personal information
  9. Legal Action
  10. Additional information about User’s personal data
  11. Users’ Rights
  12. Contact

Your privacy is very important to us. Accordingly, we have developed this Policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate and disclose and make use of personal information. The following outlines our privacy policy.

Before or at the time of collecting personal information, we will identify the purposes for which information is being collected.

We will collect and use of personal information solely with the objective of fulfilling those purposes specified by us and for other compatible purposes, unless we obtain the consent of the individual concerned or as required by law.

We will only retain personal information as long as necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes and as long as needed to improve user experience.

We will collect personal information by lawful and fair means and, where appropriate, with the knowledge or consent of the individual concerned.

Personal data should be relevant to the purposes for which it is to be used, and, to the extent necessary for those purposes, should be accurate, complete, and up-to-date.

We will protect personal information by reasonable security safeguards against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.

We will make readily available to customers information about our policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.

We are committed to conducting our business in accordance with these principles in order to ensure that the confidentiality of personal information is protected and maintained.

Informations we automatically collect

There is certain information that we collect automatically as the result of your visit of the Website, or through the use of Google Analytics services. This information includes:

  • the Internet Protocol (IP) address of the device from which you access the Platform (this can sometimes be used to derive the country or city from which you are accessing the Platform)
  • the site that you visited immediately prior to visiting the Website
  • the specific actions that you take on the Platform, including the pages that you visit
  • the time, frequency and duration of your visits to the Website
  • your browser type and operating system
  • the nature of the device from which you are accessing the Website, for example, whether you are accessing the Website from a personal computer or from a mobile device
  • informations collected through cookies and similar technology

The use of the collected data

We use the information we collect to analyze the efficiency of the Website, the people visiting the Website and in order to improve the Website.

All the collected information are used to build our web analytics service. We only use web analytics to understand the traffic and sources, in order to improve blogs and artists efficiency in reaching new fans.

We use the information you provide to us when you contact us per email to respond to you about any comment or enquiry you have submitted.

The data concerning the User is collected to allow the Application/Website to provide its services.

Google Analytics is a service offered by Google that generates detailed statistics about a website’s traffic and traffic sources and measures conversions and sales. It’s the most widely used website statistics service.

SoundCloud® OAuth

SoundCloud OAuth is a registration and authentication service provided by SoundCloud Limited and is connected to the SoundCloud network.

Registration and authentication

By registering or authenticating, Users allow Artist Engine to identify them and give them access to our dedicated services.

Artist Engine will be able to access and change some Data, stored by Artist Engine and given by third party services, for registration, identification, or other purposes (Following users on SoundCloud)

Access to the SoundCloud account (ArtistEngine.net)

Once you’ve logged in with your SoundCloud account, Artist Engine collects certain User’s Data such as unique identifier, SoundCloud Username, Secret Token and OAuth Token.

Artist Engine also has extracts from the SoundCloud API - but doesn’t store - the amount of followers, amount of play count for a given track, track name, soundcloud usernames.

This service allows ArtistEngine.net to connect with the user’s account on the SoundCloud social network, provided by SoundCloud Inc.

These services allow ArtistEngine.net to access Data from your account on a third party service and perform actions with it.

Actions are : receiving informations from users’ uploaded files and automatically "Following" a user after he has given specific authorizations to do so by connecting with their SoundCloud account to ArtistEngine’s App.

By accessing a «Follow to Download» page, the user is notified that, in order to unlock the free download, he first needs to follow the Artist(s) and label(s) involved in the track. A complete list of the creator(s) is displayed before the «Connect to SoundCloud» button.

Informations provided by you

If you make any inquiry to us via email, we will know your name and email address and any other information you submit, update or send.

In addition, if you fill up the social media form in the user section, those informations will be collected and displayed to the fans on all of your "Free download pages", in order to connect your fans with your social media (email adress, Facbook fan page, Twitter acount..)

SoundCloud player widget

SoundCloud is an audio content delivery service provided by SoundCloud Limited that allows Artist Engine to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.

Sharing of your personal information

We will not share your personal information with any third party. There are circumstances where we may need to share some of the personal information we collect about you or which you provide to us - these circumstances are as follows:

  • With your consent: We will disclose your personal information if you have explicitly agreed that we may do so. We will make this clear to you at the point at which we collect your information.
  • If required by law: We will disclose your personal information if we believe in good faith that we are permitted or required to do so by law, including in response to a court order, subpoena or other legal demand or request.
  • To protect our interests: We may disclose your personal information if we feel this is necessary in order to protect or defend our legitimate rights and interests, or those of our employees, directors or shareholders.
  • In the context of a business transfer: We may transfer your personal information to any person or company that acquires all or substantially all of the assets or business of Artist Engine, or on a merger of our business, or in the event of our insolvency.

Legal Action

The Users’ Personal Data may be used for legal purpose, in court or in the stages leading to possible legal actions arising from improper use of Artist Engine or the related services.

Additional information about User’s personal data

Artist Engine may provide the User contextual information concerning particular services.

Users’ Rights

Users have the right at any time to know whether their Personal Data has been stored and can consult these data by contacting ArtistEngine. If needed, data can be updated or taken down by the Users, just by contacting us.

Contact

If you wish to access, amend or delete any other personal information we hold about you, or if you have any objection to the processing of any information that we hold about you, please contact us at contact@artistengine.net