Privacy Policy

 

Effective Date: 16 December 2015

Introduction

 

Ongaku Learning SA ("Company" or "we") respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it as set forth in this Privacy Policy (“Policy”). This Policy describes:

 

  • The types of information we may collect or that you may provide when you download, install, purchase, access, use or register with the MyOngaku application (the "App") or the myongaku.com website (the “Website” and together with the App, the “Properties”).

 

  • Our practices for collecting, using, maintaining, protecting and disclosing that information.

 

This Policy applies only to information we collect through the Properties, in email, text and other electronic communications sent through or in connection with the Properties.

 

This Policy DOES NOT apply to information that you provide to, or is collected by, any third party (see Third-Party Information Collection).

 

These third parties have their own privacy policies, which we encourage you to read before providing information on or through them.

 

Please read this Policy carefully to understand our policies and practices regarding your information and how we will treat it. If you do not agree with our policies and practices, do not download, use or register with the Properties. By downloading, using or registering with the Properties, you agree to this Policy. This Policy may change from time to time (see Changes to Our Privacy Policy). Your continued use of the Properties after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check the Policy periodically for updates.

Children Under the Age of 13

 

Our Properties are intended for adults to use; however, children may use the Properties under the supervision of their parents/guardians. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us

Information We Collect and How We Collect It
 

We collect information from and about users of our Properties:

 

  • Directly from you when you provide it to us.

 

  • Automatically when you use the Properties.

 

Information You Provide to Us 

 

When you use the Properties, we may ask you to provide information:

 

  • By which you may be personally identified, such as name, postal address, email address, telephone number, or any other identifier by which you may be contacted online or offline ("personal information").

 

  • That is about you but does not identify you individually, such as your age and gender, the age and gender of your child, you or your child’s musical background such as the instruments you or your child play, how long you have played those instruments and your practice habits.

 

This information includes:

 

  • Information that you provide by filling in forms in the Properties. This includes information provided when registering to receive our email service and when requesting any further services we may offer. We may also ask you for information when you enter a contest or promotion sponsored by us, when you provide feedback or testimonials about our Properties, and when you report a problem with the Properties.

 

  • Records and copies of your correspondence (including email addresses and phone numbers), if you contact us.

 

  • Your responses to surveys that we might ask you to complete for research purposes.

 

Automatic Information Collection and Tracking 

 

When you download, install, access and use the Properties, we may use technology to automatically collect:

 

Usage Details. We may collect certain details of your access to and use of the Properties, including traffic data, logs, time, location, and other communication data and the resources that you access and use on or through the Properties.  

 

Device Information. We may collect information about your device and Internet connection, including hardware information, unique device identifier, IP address, operating system and mobile network information.

 

If you do not want us to collect this information, do not download, access or use the Properties. You may delete the app from your device, and you may unsubscribe from receiving our email communications at any time by contacting us.

 

Information Collection and Tracking Technologies

 

The technologies we use for automatic information collection may include:

 

Cookies (or mobile cookies). A cookie is a small file placed on your computer or mobile device by a website.  We use the following types of cookies on our Website:​

 

  • Third-party analytical cookies support analysis and understanding of how people use our Website, such as what content people visit and whether they are first-time or returning visitors. This analysis helps us improve the Website. The data collection and reporting behind this analysis is provided by Google Analytics.

 

  • Third-party cookies for social networks, such as Facebook and Twitter, allow users who also use these third-party websites the convenience of easily sharing content with their social networks.

 

You will be asked to consent to the use of cookies the first time you visit the Website. By continuing to access the Website, you consent to our use of cookies.

 

If you would like to restrict the use of cookies, you can control this in your Internet browser settings. For instruction on how to do this, refer to the relevant support information from your Internet browser software provider either online or via the software help menu. If you restrict the use of cookies, social network content-sharing features on our Website may not work properly.

 

You may also opt-out of Google Analytics tracking services specifically using their Google Opt-Out Browser Add-On. The add-on prevents data from being sent to Google Analytics. It does not affect usage of the Website in any other way. For more information on the usage of cookies by Google Analytics, please see the Google Privacy Policy.

 

Web Beacons. Pages of our Website and our emails may contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags and single-pixel gifs) that permit the Company, for example, to count users who have visited those pages or opened an email and for other related usage statistics, for example, recording the popularity of certain content and verifying system and server integrity.

 

Software Analytics Packages. Software analytics packages are used to provide anonymous information about your mobile device for improvement of our App. The software uses the approved native iOS application program interface (API).

Do Not Track Signals
 

We do not track customers over time and across third party websites to provide targeted advertising, and therefore, we do not respond to Do Not Track (DNT) signals.

 
Third-Party Information Collection
 

We may provide hyperlinks to third-party websites and resources. We have no control over any third-party websites and resources.

 

You may provide information to be published or displayed ("Posted") on public areas of third-party websites you access through the Properties (collectively, "User Contributions"). Your User Contributions are Posted and transmitted to others at your own risk. Although you may set certain privacy settings for such information by logging into your account profile on these third-party websites, please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. Additionally, we cannot control the actions of third parties with whom you may choose to share your User Contributions. Therefore, we cannot and do not guarantee that your User Contributions will not be viewed by unauthorized persons.

 

We use third-party analytics services, including Google Analytics and Yahoo's Flurry Analytics, to collect information about the use and performance of our Properties. These service providers use the technologies described above to:

 

  • Help us analyze how our Properties are used, such as the frequency of use and what content is used.

 

  • Help us identify problems with the Properties, such as understanding the reason for a performance failure.

 

The ability to use and to share information collected by Google and Flurry is restricted by their privacy policies (see Google Privacy Policy and Yahoo/Flurry Privacy Policy). We encourage you to read their policies to understand how you can control the collection and use of your data. You may also opt-out of their tracking services (see Google Opt-Out Browser Add-On and Flurry End-User Opt-Out).

How We Use Your Information
 

We use information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, including any personal information, to:

 

  • Provide you with the Properties and their contents, and any other information, products or services that you request from us, such as your registration to receive news and information about our products and services via email.

 

  • Fulfill any other purpose for which you provide it.

 

  • Carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.

 

  • Notify you when updates to the Properties are available, and of changes to any products or services we offer or provide through the Properties.

 

The usage information we collect helps us to improve our Properties and to deliver a better experience by enabling us to:

 

  • Identify areas for performance improvement.

 

  • Estimate our audience size and usage patterns.

 

  • Store information about your preferences, allowing us to make changes to our Properties according to our users’ interests.

Disclosure of Your Information
 

We may disclose aggregated information about our users, and information that does not identify any individual or device, without restriction.

 

In addition, we may disclose personal information that we collect or you provide:

 

  • To our subsidiaries and affiliates.

 

  • To contractors, service providers and other third parties we use to support our business and who are bound by contractual obligations to keep personal information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them.

 

  • To a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution or other sale or transfer of some or all of Company's assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by Company about our users is among the assets transferred.

 

  • To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it.

 

  • For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information.

 

  • With your consent.

 

  • To comply with any court order, law or legal process, including to respond to any government or regulatory request.

 

  • To enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including the Terms & Conditions / End User License Agreement.

 

  • If we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property, or safety of Company, our customers or others. 

Your Choices about our Collection, Use and Disclosure of Your Information
 

We strive to provide you with choices regarding the personal information you provide to us. This section describes mechanisms we provide for you to control certain uses and disclosures of your information.

 

Tracking Technologies. You have the option to not consent to certain cookies, to disable them, or to be alerted when cookies are being sent. If you disable or refuse cookies, some parts of the Properties may then be inaccessible or not function properly.

 

Promotion by the Company. If you do not want us to use your email address to promote our own or third parties' products or services, you can contact us and request to unsubscribe from these communications or click the “unsubscribe” link in our emails.

 

We do not control third parties' collection or use of your information to serve interest-based advertising. However these third parties may provide you with ways to choose not to have your information collected or used in this way. You can opt out of receiving targeted ads from members of the Network Advertising Initiative ("NAI") on the NAI's website.

Accessing and Correcting Your Personal Information
 

You may contact us to request access to, correct or delete any personal information that you have provided to us.  You may contact us through our Website or by:

 

 

  • Postal service at the following address:

 

Ongaku Learning SA

Case postale

1166 Perroy

Switzerland

 

  • Telephone at: +41 (0)21 565 72 43 

 

We may not accommodate a request to change information if we believe the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect.

Your California Privacy Rights
 

California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits users of our Properties that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. You may contact us to make such a request.

Data Security
 

We have implemented measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration and disclosure.

 

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet and mobile platforms is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted through our Properties. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures we provide.

Data Storage and Processing
 

Because we are a global business, your Personal Information may be stored and processed in any country where we have facilities or in which we engage service providers. By using our Properties, you consent to the transfer of information to countries outside your country of residence, which may have different data protection rules than in your country.

Changes to Our Policy
 

We may update our Policy from time to time. If we make material changes to how we treat our users' personal information, we will post the new privacy policy on this page. The Effective Date listed at the top of the page of this Policy indicates the date the Policy was last revised.  You are responsible for periodically visiting this Policy to check for any changes.

 
Contact Information
 

You can contact us to ask questions or comment about this Policy and our privacy practices.

MyOngaku is a video practice app for Suzuki® Method violin students, their parents and teachers, designed by instrumental teachers, performers and music enthusiasts to help support the music learning process.  

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MyOngaku and the MyOngaku "MyO" and app icons are trademarks of Ongaku Learning SA. 

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