Privacy Policy

Effective Date: 6th August 2014

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully. This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which DCC Studios collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected of visitors to the DCC Studios website (“Site”). We respect your privacy and comply with the provisions of the Dutch Data Protection Act.

Application This Privacy Policy applies to the Site, the related DCC Studios’ online project management portal (“Portal”) and all products and services offered by DCC Studios.

Who is responsible for personal information collected on the Site? DCC Studios (Dutch Composition Company Studios), the Site owner and operator, is responsible for the Site’s processing of your personal data and may be contacted at [email protected]

Cookies According to the EU Directive on Privacy and Electronic Communications, we can only use cookies on the Site if you consent to our use of cookies and if we inform of the ways in which cookies are used. Cookies are small data files that your web browser places on your computer or device. You may change your browser settings to opt out of cookies but this may prevent the Site and/or Portal from functioning correctly. The Site uses cookies for the following purposes:

– Functional cookies: These improve the user experience, for example by remembering previously entered information so you do not need to enter it twice.

– Analytics cookies: These are anonymous and do not collect personal information but provide aggregated and anonymous demographic and statistical data.

– Third party cookies: For example cookies of social plugins of third parties to enable users to share on social networks such as Facebook. For information regarding the third party cookies, please read their policies.

Special Notice for children under 13 years This Site is not directed to children under the age of 13 years and we do not intentionally collect, store or in any way use personal information from children younger than 13 years. If you are under 13 years of age you must not send us any personal information and you should leave the Site now.

What personal information do we collect? We only collect personal information you voluntarily provide to us. The personal information we may collect includes:

– Contact information such as your name, email address, mailing address, and telephone number.

– Payment information such as your credit card number and any required related identification numbers such as a company number or tax number.

– Project information such as project requirements and client provided examples, comments and preferences.

– Potential freelancers and employees submit typical pre-employment details such as contact information, resumes, portfolios and work samples, personal statements, and information on their artistic preferences and areas of interest, e.g. genres and styles.

How do we collect personal information? We collect personal identification information in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to when you:

– Register with the Site and/or Portal

– Send us an email

– Fill out a web form

– Order products or services

– Subscribe to our newsletter

If you choose not to provide personal information You always have the choice to not provide us with your personal information. However, it may not be possible to make full or proper use of the Site or Portal if your personal information is not provided to us.

How we use personal information We may collect and use your personal information for the following purposes:

– To improve customer service: For example, where your contact information helps us to respond to your customer service requests and support your needs more efficiently.

– To improve the Site: For example, we may use feedback you provide to improve the functionality and performance of the Site or Portal or our products and services.

– To process payments: For example, so we can work on projects managed through the Portal and to deliver your products and services.

– To send emails about your specific orders, projects and services, or general information about special offers and promotions, or company news and updates.

We do not share your personal information with any third parties, expect to the extent necessary to assist you in relation to a purpose listed above.

Non-personal identification information We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser’s name, the type of computer and technical information about User’s means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

Security The Site and Portal use appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information. Sensitive information related to payments is transmitted using SSL encryption and protected with digital signatures.

Retention of personal information Your personal information will only be retained for as long as it is needed for billing and servicing you and to meet the requirements of business record retention requirements.

Sharing your personal information We do not sell, trade, or rent personal identification information to third parties. We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site and/or Portal or administer activities on our behalf, such as processing payments securely, sending out emails, newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission by agreeing to this Privacy Policy.

Trans-border data flows Our hosted servers are hosted in the Netherlands so we so not transfer your personal information outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). We will update this Privacy Policy if this situation changes and we need to utilize hosting or other services such as payment processing outside the EEA.

Your acceptance of these terms Your use constitutes acceptance. This means that by using the Site and/or Portal, you signify your acceptance of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not use the Site and/or Portal.

Amendments to this Privacy Policy This Privacy Policy may be amended from time to time. If we make material changes to this Privacy Policy and/or in the way we use your personal information, we will notify you of these changes on this page. We recommend you to consult this Privacy Policy regularly. Your continued use of the Site and/or Portal following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Accessing, updating or correcting your personal information You may access, update or correct your personal information by using the account management functions in the Portal or by contacting us at [email protected]

Users who do not want emails from us If you do not wish to receive email from us you should not provide your email address and not use the Site/Portal. You can also opt out of any further email by contacting us at [email protected] but we may need to terminate services to you if we cannot communicate with you by email.

Contacting us If you have any questions concerning this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us at: [email protected]

This document was last updated on 6th August 2014 and is the most up to date version of our Privacy Policy.