Guitarhabits is a guitar blog created by Klaus Crow.
It is Guitarhabits policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating this website in accordance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).
Information That We Collect and How We Use it
We collect your name and email address. For example, you may subscribe to receive email updates from the blog on the site or signing up for the free chord ebook by submitting your email address. We also collect information when you place an order for a product or service, voluntarily complete a customer survey or provide feedback via email or comments on the blog. Website usage information is collected via cookies.
Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. This information is used to track visitor use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity. You can set your Web browser to block cookies, but doing so may affect your ability to access certain features of the Site.
For further information visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.
How Google uses data when you use our partners’ sites or apps
Web beacons are small bits of code embedded in Web pages or in emails. Web beacons may be used to deliver or communicate with cookies, to count users who have visited a Web page and to understand usage patterns. Web beacons also may be included in emails to learn if messages have been opened, acted on or forwarded. You can disable the ability of Web beacons to capture information in this manner by blocking cookies as described above under “Cookies.”
Ads appearing on the site may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you.
When you use our website, we share information that we collect from you, such as your email (in hashed form), IP address or information about your browser or operating system, with our partner/service provider, LiveRamp Inc. LiveRamp returns an online identification code that we may store in our first-party cookie for our use in online and cross-channel advertising and it may be shared with advertising companies to enable interest-based and targeted advertising. To opt out of this use, please click here
For more information on third-party advertising-related cookies and interest-based advertising, and to learn how to opt-out of these practices with companies participating in industry self-regulation, please visit Your Online Choices.
Access Your Information, Correction or Removal
You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information. We may make a small charge for this service.
We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate. Contact us.
Links to Other Websites
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place all the necessary procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
The Site is not intended for use by children under the age of 13. We will not knowingly collect personal information from them. If we discover that a child has provided us with personal information, we will use reasonable efforts to delete this information. If you have reason to believe we may have accidentally received personal information from a child under the age of 13, please immediately submit details and contact us.
California Privacy Notice
Notice of Right to Opt Out of Sale of Personal Information:
If you are a California resident, the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) provides you with the right to opt out of the “sale” of your Personal Information. You can do this via the green round button with the “lock” symbol on the lower right corner you can find on every page.
Personal Data Collected For The Following Purposes and Using The Following Services:
Functionality: Email Marketing for sending newsletters.
Guitarhabits uses it for: Sending free quality guitar content and lessons.
Types of Personal Data: Your email address and name.
Privacy notes: Click here
Functionality: Google Analytics is a freemium web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic.
Guitarhabits uses it for: Website tracking.
Types of Personal Data: Online identifiers, including cookie identifiers, internet protocol addresses and device identifiers; client identifiers.
Privacy notes: Click here
Privacy notes Google Products: How Google uses data when you use our partners’ sites or apps
*ValueImpression – Adsense
Functionality: Online advertising technologies for publishers.
Guitarhabits uses it for: displaying ads to support and sustain the website.
Types of Personal Data (Adsense): Searches and location, websites and apps you have used, videos and ads you have seen, and personal information you have given us, such as your age range, gender, and topics of interest. Full details here.
Privacy notes Adsense: How Google uses data when you use our partners’ sites or apps
*Amazon Associates (Data that is tracked depends on whether you are visiting the website or make a purchase)
Functionality: Online affiliate program.
Guitarhabits uses it for: Linking only to guitar related products we recommend. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.
Types of Personal Data Amazon Associates: Automatic information collected: Internet protocol (IP) address; login; e-mail address; password; computer and connection information such as browser type, version, time zone, browser plug-in types/versions, operating system, platform; purchase history, the full url clickstream to, through, and from our site, incl. date and time; cookie number; products you viewed or searched for. Full description: Click here
Amazon also receives and stores any information you enter on their website or give to them in any other way. You provide most such information when you search, buy, post, participate in a contest or questionnaire, or communicate with customer service.
Privacy notes: Click here
*GuitarPro and Guitartricks
Functionality: Online affiliate program
Guitarhabits uses it for: Linking to a guitar related product we recommend. We earn a commission through purchases made through the links.
Types of Personal Data Guitarpro: To carry out Guitarpro services, Arobas Music collects personal data about people using its web content, software and applications.
Types of Personal Data Guitartricks: Personal Data may include your name, address, telephone number, credit card information, and any other information that is connected with you and may identify you personally, depending on accessing the website or purchasing a service.
Privacy notes Guitarpro: Click here
Privacy notes Guitartricks: Click here
Functionality: Vimeo is a video-sharing website in which users can upload, share and view videos.
Guitarhabits uses it for: Uploading and sharing videos.
Privacy notes: Click here
You can always change your privacy preference by clicking on the lock in the lower right corner.