Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy & GDPR Statement

Ensuring the protection of your privacy when you visit this website is important to us. In this statement we explain what information might be collected via this website, the purpose(s) of that and how it is controlled. Links to further, relevant information where appropriate are quoted for your further reading. If in using this website you provide certain information by which you can be personally identified, that information will only be used in accordance with this privacy policy.

Information that may be collected
If you wish to receive the Stephen Caudel Newsletter you will need to submit your name and email address via third party provider MailChimp whose software we use to deliver the Newsletter. Mailchimp gathers statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies; this helps us monitor and improve the Newsletter. Each Newsletter offers the option to unsubscribe so you can opt out at any time. Here is Mailchimp’s Privacy Policy https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/

If you wish to purchase a Stephen Caudel CD or sheet music, you will be directed to the PayPal website and payment processing system. You will need to submit the information that PayPal requires in order to process your purchase. Here is PayPal’s Privacy Policy – https://www.paypal.com/us/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full

If you wish to purchase a Stephen Caudel music download from the Digital Store you will be directed to the Bandcamp store. You will need to submit the information that Bandcamp requires in order to process your purchase. Here is Bandcamp’s Privacy Policy – https://bandcamp.com/privacy

Controlling your personal information
We warrant that we will not pass on your details to any other company or individual for their commercial or private use. We never sell any data to any other company or individual for any commercial or private use.

We will ensure that any personal information supplied to us directly is held securely, in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and General Data Protection Regulation. Any information you give to us will be processed for limited purposes only and not kept for any longer than is necessary. For more information on the General Data Protection Regulation please visit https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-the-general-data-protection-regulation-gdpr/

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulation. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please email admin@stephencaudel.com. If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Security & Location Of Data Transference
Data exchanged between this website and its users happens over an SSL secured communication channel and is encrypted and protected with digital signatures. The information you provide via this website may be transferred to or stored in countries outside of the EU. For example, if any of our service providers or servers are located in a country outside of the EU. Such countries may not have the same data protection regulations as the UK and EU. If your information is transferred outside of the EU in such a way, we will try to ensure that your personal information is controlled on a similar basis to ourselves as outlined in this privacy policy.

Cookies
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. These web applications may include Google Analytics, Google+, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn and Pinterest. A web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

In this website we may use traffic log cookies via Google Analytics to identify which pages are being used, to analyse web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes. For more information about cookies set by Google Analytics please visit https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage?csw=1

Analytics cookies simply help us to provide you with a better website. They enable us to monitor which pages you find useful, which you do not and how you came to visit the website. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This, however, may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website. If you continue to use this website, we will assume that you are happy to accept the cookies referred to above. For more information about cookies please visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.

Links to other websites
This website may contain links to other websites. Once you have used these links to leave our website, you should note that we do not have any control over the other website. Accordingly, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy policy. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy policy applicable to the website in question.

We may review and change this policy in the future if required. This policy was last updated 24 May 2018.