Privacy Policy

Last Amended: 2019-05-27

Welcome to Soundshiva (“Soundshiva”, “we”, “our”, “us”).

Your privacy is important to us. This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, store, use, disclose and otherwise process your information when you use (the “Website”).

Please note that this Privacy Policy only applies to the Website. When using the Website, you may find links to other websites, apps and services, or tools that enable you to share information with other websites, apps and services. Soundshiva is not responsible for the privacy practices of these other websites, apps and services and we recommend that you review the privacy policies of each of these websites, apps or services.

If you do not agree to any of the provisions of this Privacy Policy, you should not use the Website. If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy, you can contact at

Data Controllers

When this policy mentions “Soundshiva,” “we,” “us,” or “our,” it refers to the Soundshiva entity that is responsible for your information under this Privacy Policy (the “Data Controller”).

  • Soundshiva is the Data Controller of your personal data provided to, or collected by or for, or processed in connection with, our Website.

Our Privacy Principles

Soundshiva is committed to putting users first and believes you should know what data we collect about you, why we collect it, and how we use and share it. That’s why we’ve designed this Privacy Policy to give you simple, clear, and actionable information about our privacy and data protection practices.

Information We Collect

All the personal information we collect is related to providing the Website and its features and falls into three general categories:

  • Information you provide to us
  • Information collected automatically
  • Information we obtain from third parties

Information You Provide

We ask for and collect the below personal information when you use the Website. This information is necessary for the adequate performance of the contract between you and us and to allow us to comply with our legal obligations.

We process this information in light of our legitimate interest in improving the Website and giving our users the best experience, and where it is necessary for the adequate performance of the contract between us and you. Without it, we may not be able to provide you with all the requested services and features of the Website.

You don’t need to register for a Soundshiva account in order to visit or use our Website. However, certain features of Website require that you register for an account and, by doing so, you will need to provide us with certain information:

  • Account Information - When you register any kind of Soundshiva account, you will need to provide your email address and choose a user name and password. In addition.

  • Information You Post - You may provide personal data when you upload images to the Website, or when you post information about netlabels or releases.

Information We Collect Automatically

There is certain information that we collect automatically as the result of your use of the Website, or through the use of cookies and other web analytics services as described in our Cookie Policy. This information generally includes:

  • Usage Information - We collect information about your interactions with the Website, including the pages that you visit and links you click on, uploading images, frequency and duration of your visits to the Website, and whether you interact with email messages, for example, if you opened, clicked on, or forwarded the email message.

  • Log Data – We automatically collect log information when you use the Website, even if you have not registered for an account or logged in. That information includes, among other things: details about how you’ve used the Website (including links to third party sites or services), Internet Protocol (IP) address, access times, your browser type and operating system, device information, device event information (e.g., crashes, browser type), and the page you’ve viewed or engaged with before or after using the Website.

  • Cookies – We use cookies and other similar technologies, such as pixels, local storage, and mobile device identifiers. For more information on our use of these technologies, see our Cookie Policy.

  • Location Data – When you use certain features of the Website, we may collect data about your general location (e.g. IP address). Most mobile devices allow you to control or disable the use of location services for applications in the device’s settings.

Information From Third Parties

How We Use Your Information

We use the personal information we collect from you for a range of different purposes

  • Provide, Improve, and Develop the Website

    • To operate and maintain your Soundshiva account, and to provide you with access to and use of the Website. Your email address, user name and password are used to identify you when you log into the Website.

    • To identify you as the creator of the content that you post (information about netlabels and releases) or the other contributions that you make to the Website.

    • Your email will be used to send you service updates and notifications about your account.

    We process this information in light of our legitimate interest in improving the Website and giving our users the best experience.

  • Maintain a Safe and Secure Environment

    • Detect and prevent fraud, spam, abuse, security incidents, and other suspicious activity.

    • Verify and authenticate your identity and prevent unauthorized or illegal activity.

    • Enhance the safety and security of our products and services.

    • Conduct security investigations and risk assessments.

    • To prevent or take action against activities that are, or may be, in breach of our Terms of Use or applicable law.

    • To provide you technical support.

    We process this information in light of our legitimate interest in improving the Website and giving our users the best experience.

Sharing of Your Information

This section describes how the information collected or generated through your use of the Website may be shared by you or by us.

  • Through Your Profile – Any information in your public profile (other than your email address) will be accessible by other users of the Website, who may view your profile information. Similarly, if you post information about netlabel or release on the Website, your posts will be available to all users of the Website.

  • With Your Consent – We will disclose your information if you have agreed that we may do so. We will make this clear to you at the point at which we collect your information, including the purpose(s) for which we will use the data.

  • Compliance with Laws – We may disclose your information to courts, law enforcement agencies, and governmental authorities (i) to comply with our legal obligations, (ii) to comply with legal process and to respond to claims asserted against Soundshiva, (iii) to respond to verified requests relating to a criminal investigation or alleged or suspected illegal activity or any other activity that may expose us, you, or any other of our users to legal liability, (iv) to enforce and administer our Terms of Use and other agreements with users, or (v) to protect the rights, property or personal safety of Soundshiva, its employees, and members of the public.


Soundshiva is not intended for use by children. Anyone under the age of 16 in the EEA, or 13 in the United States and the rest of the world, is not permitted to use the Website and must not attempt to register an account or submit any personal information to us. We do not knowingly collect any personal information from any person who is under the age of 16 or 13, as the case may be, or allow them to register an account. If it comes to our attention that we have collected personal data from a person under the age of 16 or 13, as applicable, we will delete this information as quickly as possible. If you have reason to believe that we may have collected any such personal data, please notify us immediately at

Contact Information

If you have questions or complaints about this Privacy Policy or our practices, please contact us by email at

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time in our sole discretion. If we make changes to this Privacy Policy, we will post Privacy Policy on the Website and update the “Last Amended” date below. Please be sure to periodically check this page to ensure that you are aware of any changes to this Privacy Policy. Your continued access to or use of the Platform after the effective date of such changes will be subject to the revised Privacy Policy.