Semantic Audio Labs Limited is the company hosting the semanticaudio.co.uk website.
This privacy notice was drafted with brevity and clarity in mind.
For further information contact us using the details given at the end of this policy or go to https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-the-general-data-protection-regulation-gdpr/individual-rights/ for more information.
We at Semantic Audio Labs are committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring that personal information is collected and used appropriately, lawfully and transparently.
In this policy we will provide you with the following information:
- Who we are
- What personal information we collect
- How we use your personal information
- Who we share your information with and why
- How we keep your information secure
- Your rights
- How to contact us
WHO WE ARE
Semantic Audio Labs Limited is a company incorporated in England & Wales under company number 11702989, having its registered office at 130 Shaftesbury Avenue, 2nd Floor, London, United Kingdom, W1D 5EU.
The company is the owner of the website located on the domain semanticaudio.co.uk .
The website is hosted by Amazon Web Services Inc, a company incorporated under the laws of the state of Washington, USA but having the ability to provide hosting services around the world.
We determine the purposes and means of processing personal data of visitors. This means we are the data controller for the personal data which is processed through the platform and therefore we are responsible for managing this data and ensuring compliance.
THE PERSONAL DATA WE COLLECT
If you are visiting this website, the servers may recognise the browser on the computer or other device that you are using to view the platform.
Some cookies may be stored, temporarily, on your computer or other device. These cookies are used to collect information about how you interact with our website and allow us to remember you. We use this information for analytics and metrics about our visitors to the website.
For all cookies, there are steps that you can take to manage your user preferences on how these are set. You can manage the cookies stored on your computer, indicate when a cookie is being sent, or turn them off completely, through your browser settings.
Cookies are small text files that websites save locally to your computer, which allow sites to store and use information during your visit.
They can improve your experience when using the website by remembering preferences, so you don’t have to keep re-entering your choices when you visit again or by measuring how you use a site, so that changes can be made to ensure it meets your needs.
None of the cookies we use can be used to identify you personally.
To learn more about cookies and how to manage them, visit https://aboutcookies.org/.
We use Google Analytics as a tool to monitor the usage of our website.
We only use first-party Google Analytics cookies to track anonymous usage statistics and do not collect any personal information that can be used to identify you.
This helps us analyse data about webpage usage and improve our website in order to alter it to meet the needs of our visitors and Creators.
Google Analytics sets the following first-party cookies:
- __utma: Visitor ID, which persists for two years;
- __utmb: Session ID, which persists for 30 minutes of inactivity
- __utmc: also Session ID, which persists until the Creator quits the browser
Google Analytics stores information about what pages on the website are visited, how long the visitor has been on the site, how they arrived at the website and what is clicked on.
We do not allow Google to use or share our analytics data.
We understand that Google Analytics does not collect any personal information.
See https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245 for more information.
OTHER ISSUES WITH COOKIES
There are many legitimate uses for cookies to enhance convenience and efficiency when browsing the internet.
There are reasonable concerns about privacy, and in particular those third party cookies which are generated by advertisers which track browsing activity across different sites.
However we do not use them on our website and have no plans to do so.
If that changes in the future we will make that clear to everybody visiting and using the website.
Our policy is to keep personal information only for so long as is necessary to keep it for the purpose for which it was collected.
Personal information will be securely disposed of.
HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We process your information in order to enable us to give you the best service and the best and most secure experience, and to comply with legal and regulatory requirements.
You have the right to object to this processing if you wish, please see the “YOUR RIGHTS” section below.
Please bear in mind that if you object this may affect our ability to provide our services for you.
WHO WE SHARE YOUR INFORMATION WITH AND WHY
We share your information with third parties who perform tasks for us and help us to provide the services to you and also as may be required by law. These include:
- Amazon Web Services Inc
- Third parties where required by law, court order or regulation
HOW WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION SECURE
We are committed to ensuring the confidentiality of the personal information that we hold and we continue to review our security controls and related policies and procedures to ensure that your personal information remains secure.
When we contract with third parties, we impose appropriate security, privacy and confidentiality obligations on them to ensure that personal information is kept secure.
We try to be as open as we can be in terms of giving people access to their personal information and therefore have outlined your rights below.
Each visitor whose data is processed through our website has the following rights in relation to their own data:
- To know the purposes of the processing.
- The right of access and the right to request a copy of the personal information we hold (use the contact details found on the end of this policy).
- The right to rectification, being a right to ensure that personal information is accurate and the right to ask us to update or correct that personal information.
- The right to erasure which is a right to request the deletion or removal of personal data where there is no compelling reason for its continued processing.
- The right to object to the processing of personal data where the processing is claimed to be lawful by reason of the existence of legitimate interests.
- The right to restrict processing which is a right to ‘block’ or suppress processing of personal data.
- The right to data portability following a request to obtain and reuse personal data.
- The right not to be subject to automated decision-making based on personal data including profiling.
If you wish to correct, restrict, delete or make changes to your personal information, or any of the data subject rights listed above, please contact us at using the details given below.
HOW TO CONTACT US
If you have questions about this policy, need further information about our privacy practices, or wish to give or withdraw consent, exercise preferences or correct your personal information, please contact us by email via firstname.lastname@example.org.
HOW TO COMPLAIN
If you wish to raise a complaint about how we have handled your personal data, you can contact The Office of Data Protection who will investigate the matter.
If you are not satisfied with our response or believe we are not processing your personal data in accordance with the law you can complain to our regulator:
Information Governance department
Information Commissioner's Office
Cheshire SK9 5AF
See www.ico.org.uk/concerns or by phone to 0303 123 1113