Privacy Policy

Updated: May 24, 2018

Disclaimer: The staff at DC Music Review are not lawyers. However we take your rights and your privacy VERY seriously.

Who We Are

Our website address is: http://www.dcmusicreview.com.

Consumer Information

DC Music Review  does not collect any personally identifiable information about you such as name, address, phone number, or e-mail address. We will may however collect some information about your computer such as location,  browser type, operating system, mobile device which is not tied to any personally identifiable information.  This information helps us better identify who is using our system and help us better deliver information to users or help us better identify how to better target advertisements to our user community.

Cookies

Cookies are not required nor used by DC Music Review.  

Embedded Content From Other Websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who We Share Your Data With

DC Music Review does not share your data with any third party vendors or advertisers.

We will never sell or otherwise share with third-party vendors and advertisers your email.  We may in the future send you promotional information on behalf of a third-party vendor but we will never ever sell your information to an advertiser.

Security

 We utilize WordPress firewall, content monitoring, as well as tools that ensure this sight is not infected nor infects you.

We take all reasonable steps to protect our website from malicious attacks and computer viruses (we like getting hacked even less than you do).

Breach Notification

We shall report certain types of data breaches to relevant authorities within 72 hours, unless the breach is considered harmless and poses no risk to individual data. However if a breach is high-risk, then the company MUST also inform individuals who’re impacted right away.

Advertising

DC Music Review shall not collect any information about you and provide it to any third-party or in-house advertisement entities.  Advertisements are based on tags, keywords, and categories and do not utilize any cookies.  For example, if you are reading an article about Venue-A we may provide an advertisement for an upcoming show at Venue-A.  We do not track your interactions with our advertisements nor shall we pass them onto third party entities.

How Long We Retain Your Data

We utilize our Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/DCMusicReview/) to facilitate comments.  Please refer to Facebooks privacy page for information regarding your privacy policy on comments.


Privacy Policy For Future Capabilities

Eg: Accounts, Comments, and Posts)

DC Music Review does not allow individuals to log in, create posts, share comments, or upload media as of May 24, 2018. If we do in the future we will adhere to the following privacy policies.

Comments 

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Cookies For Comments & Media Posts

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select "Remember Me", your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select "Remember Me", your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

How Long We Retain Your Data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What Rights You Have Over Your Data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where We Send Your Data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.