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Privacy Policy

 

Cesme Records (CESMELGLBL, INC) Privacy Policy

Effective Date: November 16th, 2023

 

1. Introduction

 

Welcome to Cesme Records, legally operated as CESMELGLBL, INC, and sometimes referred to or pronounced as Çesme Records (hereinafter referred to as "Cesme Records," "we," "us," or "our"). Cesme Records is a renowned record label with its headquarters situated in Houston, Texas. We have a diverse team of employees spread across various locations, including Austin, Texas, Izmir, Turkey, Los Angeles, California, and a dynamic hybrid and remote workforce. Our dedication to safeguarding your privacy and ensuring the security of your personal information is of paramount importance to us. This comprehensive Privacy Policy serves as a guideline on how we collect, use, disclose, and protect your information when you engage with our websites, interact with our artists, or utilize our services.

 

1.1 Information We Collect

 

We collect various types of information, including personal information, to provide and improve our services. The types of information we collect may include:

 

1.2. Information You Provide to Us

 

Personal Information: When you interact with us, you may provide personal information such as your name, email address, postal address, phone number, and payment information. This information may be required for purposes like signing up for our newsletters, making purchases, or contacting us.

Artist and Partner Information: If you are an artist or a partner working with Cesme Records, we may collect information related to your professional background, contact information, and contractual details.

User Content: We may collect content you submit to our websites, such as comments, reviews, or other user-generated content.

 

1.3. Information We Automatically Collect

 

Device and Usage Information: We may collect information about the device you use to access our websites, including your IP address, browser type, operating system, and device identifiers. We may also collect information about your interactions with our websites, such as the pages you visit, the actions you take, and the dates and times of your visits.

Cookies and Similar Technologies: We use cookies and similar technologies to collect information about your browsing and usage patterns. These technologies help us provide a better user experience, analyze website traffic, and customize content. You can manage your cookie preferences through your browser settings.

 

1.4. Information We Receive from Third Parties

 

We may receive information about you from third parties, such as social media platforms, business partners, or service providers. This information may include your name, contact details, and other relevant data.

 

2. How We Use Your Information

 

We use the information we collect for various purposes, including but not limited to:

 

Providing and Improving Services: We use your information to deliver our services, respond to your inquiries, and enhance your user experience. This includes processing payments, delivering newsletters, and optimizing website performance.

Communication: We may use your contact information to send you important updates, promotional materials, or other communications related to Cesme Records and our artists. You can opt out of marketing communications at any time.

Analytics and Research: We analyze user data to better understand how our websites are used, improve our services, and develop new features.

Legal and Security: We use your information to comply with legal obligations, resolve disputes, enforce our agreements, and protect the security and integrity of our websites and services.

3. How We Share Your Information

 

We may share your information with third parties in the following circumstances:

 

With Our Artists and Partners: We may share your information with artists, partners, and collaborators to facilitate business operations, collaborations, or promotions.

With Service Providers: We may engage third-party service providers to perform various functions on our behalf, such as payment processing, data analysis, email communication, and hosting services. These providers have access to your information only as necessary to perform their services.

Legal Compliance: We may share your information when required by law, in response to legal processes, or to protect our rights, privacy, safety, or property.

Business Transfers: If Cesme Records is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of assets, your information may be transferred as part of the transaction. We will notify you of any such transfer and any applicable changes to this Privacy Policy.

4. Your Choices

 

You have several rights and choices regarding your information:

 

Access and Correction: You may access and update your personal information by logging into your account (if applicable) or by contacting us at business@cesmerecords.com.

Marketing Communications: You can opt out of receiving marketing communications from us by following the instructions provided in our emails or contacting us at cesmerecords.com/feedback.

Cookies and Tracking Technologies: You can manage your cookie preferences through your browser settings and opt-out of certain tracking technologies.

Do Not Track Signals: We do not currently respond to "Do Not Track" signals from web browsers. However, you can opt out of personalized advertising as described in our Cookie Policy.

5. Retention of Your Information

 

We retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law. The specific retention period for your information may vary depending on the type of data, the purposes for which it was collected, and legal obligations. We regularly review our data retention practices to ensure that we only retain information for as long as it is necessary for the purposes for which it was collected.

 

6. Your Data Protection Rights

 

In addition to the choices outlined in section 4, you have certain data protection rights under applicable data protection laws. These rights may include:

 

Access: You have the right to request access to the personal information we hold about you and to obtain a copy of that information.

Rectification: You can request the correction of any inaccurate or incomplete personal information we hold about you.

Erasure: In certain circumstances, you have the right to request the deletion of your personal information, also known as the "right to be forgotten."

Data Portability: You may have the right to receive your personal information in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format and to transmit it to another controller.

Objection: You can object to the processing of your personal information in certain situations, such as when we are relying on legitimate interests as the legal basis for processing.

Restriction of Processing: You may have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal information in specific circumstances.

Withdrawal of Consent: If we are processing your personal information based on your consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. This will not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.

Complaint: If you believe that your data protection rights have been violated, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a data protection authority.

7. Changes to Your Information

 

It is essential that you keep your personal information accurate and up-to-date. If your personal information changes (such as your email address or postal address), or if you believe that the information we hold about you is inaccurate or incomplete, please update your information through your account settings (if applicable) or contact us using the contact information provided in section 9. We will make reasonable efforts to update or correct your information promptly.

 

8. Third-Party Links and Content

 

Our websites may contain links to third-party websites, products, or services, as well as embedded content (such as videos or social media feeds) provided by third parties. These third-party websites and services have their own privacy practices and policies, which are beyond our control. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of these third parties. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of any third-party websites or services you visit.

 

9. International Data Transfers

 

Cesme Records is based in the United States, and your information may be processed and stored in the United States or other countries with different data protection laws. By using our services, you consent to the transfer of your information to these countries.

 

10. Changes to this Privacy Policy

 

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or legal requirements. We will notify you of any material changes by posting the updated Privacy Policy on our websites and updating the "Effective Date" at the beginning of this policy.

 

11. Contact Us (Additional Information)

 

Your privacy matters to us, and we are committed to addressing your concerns and inquiries promptly. If you have any questions, comments, requests, or wish to exercise your data protection rights as described in section 6, please do not hesitate to contact us using the information provided below:

 

Cesme Records (CESMEGLBL, INC)

Email: business@cesmerecords.com

Website: cesmerecords.com/feedback

 

 

12. Data Protection 

 

We have appointed a Data Protection Officer (DPO) responsible for overseeing our data protection activities and ensuring compliance with data protection laws. If you have any questions or concerns regarding the processing of your personal information or this Privacy Policy, you can contact us at:

 

Data Protection 

Cesme Records (CESMEGLBL, INC)

Email: business@cesmerecords.com

 

13. Governing Law and Dispute Resolution

 

This Privacy Policy and your use of Cesme Records services are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas, USA. Any disputes arising from or related to this Privacy Policy shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the federal and state courts located within the State of Texas. We encourage you to attempt to resolve any disputes with us informally before resorting to formal legal action.

 

We value your trust and appreciate your continued support of Cesme Records. Our commitment to your privacy and data protection remains unwavering, and we will continue to update and improve our practices to meet the highest standards of transparency and security. Thank you for being a part of the Cesme Records community.

 

14. Privacy Rights of European Customers

 

If you are a European customer, you are entitled to certain data protection rights under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Cesme Records is committed to ensuring that your privacy rights are respected and protected. In addition to the rights mentioned in section 6, here are some additional rights and information for European customers:

 

14.1. Legal Basis for Processing

 

We will only process your personal information when we have a legal basis to do so under the GDPR. This includes processing necessary for the performance of a contract, compliance with a legal obligation, protection of vital interests, consent, the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority, and legitimate interests pursued by Cesme Records or a third party.

 

14.2. Data Transfers

 

If your personal information is transferred to countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA), we will ensure that appropriate safeguards are in place to protect your data, such as Standard Contractual Clauses or certification under the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield framework (if applicable).

 

15. Privacy Rights of Californian Residents

 

If you are a resident of California, you may have certain privacy rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). Cesme Records is dedicated to ensuring that your privacy rights are respected and upheld. In addition to the rights mentioned in section 6, here are some additional rights and information for Californian residents:

 

15.1. Right to Know

 

You have the right to request information about the categories and specific pieces of personal information we have collected about you, the sources of such information, the purposes for which we have collected or sold your personal information, and the categories of third parties with whom we have shared your personal information.

 

15.2. Right to Delete

 

You have the right to request the deletion of your personal information that we have collected from you, subject to certain exceptions.

 

15.3. Right to Opt-Out of Sale

 

Cesme Records does not sell your personal information. However, we may share information with third-party service providers for business purposes, as described in section 3.

 

15.4. Non-Discrimination

 

We will not discriminate against you for exercising your rights under the CCPA, including denying you goods or services, charging you different prices or rates, or providing you with a different level or quality of goods or services.

 

15.5. How to Exercise Your California Privacy Rights

 

If you are a Californian resident and wish to exercise your privacy rights under the CCPA or have questions about your rights, please contact us at:

 

Email: business@cesmerecords.com

Website: cesmerecords.com/feedback

 

Please note that we may need to verify your identity before responding to your requests. We will respond to your requests within the timeframes required by applicable law.

 

16. Governing Law and Dispute Resolution for Californian Residents

 

If you are a resident of California, the provisions of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and other applicable California laws may apply to you. Any disputes arising from or related to your privacy rights under the CCPA shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located within the State of California.

 

Thank you for being a part of the Cesme Records community. We are committed to respecting the privacy rights and protections of our European customers and Californian residents, and we will continue to uphold the highest standards of transparency and security in our data processing practices.

 

17. Privacy Rights of Customers in Turkey

 

If you are a customer in Turkey, you are entitled to certain privacy rights under Turkish data protection laws. Cesme Records is committed to ensuring that your privacy rights are respected and protected. In addition to the rights mentioned in section 6, here are some additional rights and information for customers in Turkey:

 

17.1. Legal Basis for Processing

 

We will only process your personal information when we have a legal basis to do so under Turkish data protection laws. This includes processing necessary for the performance of a contract, compliance with a legal obligation, protection of vital interests, consent, and legitimate interests pursued by Cesme Records or a third party.

 

17.2. Data Transfers

 

If your personal information is transferred to countries outside Turkey, including the United States or other countries, we will ensure that appropriate safeguards are in place to protect your data, as required by Turkish data protection laws.

 

17.3. How to Exercise Your Privacy Rights in Turkey

 

If you are a customer in Turkey and wish to exercise your privacy rights under Turkish data protection laws or have questions about your rights, please contact us at:

 

Email: business@cesmerecords.com

Website: cesmerecords.com/feedback

 

18. Privacy Rights of Customers in China, Japan, and Singapore

 

Customers in China, Japan, and Singapore may have specific privacy rights and protections under their respective local laws. Cesme Records is committed to respecting and complying with these local privacy regulations. In addition to the rights mentioned in section 6, here are some additional rights and information for customers in these regions:

 

18.1. Legal Basis for Processing

 

We will process your personal information in accordance with the legal bases provided under the applicable data protection laws of China, Japan, and Singapore. This may include processing necessary for the performance of a contract, compliance with a legal obligation, protection of vital interests, consent, and legitimate interests pursued by Cesme Records or a third party, as permitted by law.

 

18.2. Data Transfers

 

If your personal information is transferred to countries outside your region, we will comply with the requirements of the applicable data protection laws in China, Japan, and Singapore regarding cross-border data transfers.

 

19. Protection of Websites Operated and Developed by Cesme Records

 

Cesme Records (CESMEGLBL, INC) takes extensive measures to ensure the security and privacy of websites operated and developed by us. We recognize that these websites may collect and process personal information from visitors, and we are committed to safeguarding this data. Below are some key aspects of our approach to protecting these websites:

 

19.1. Data Encryption

 

Websites operated and developed by Cesme Records use encryption protocols (e.g., HTTPS) to secure the transmission of data between your device and our servers. This encryption helps protect your personal information from interception and unauthorized access during data transfer.

 

19.2. Secure Hosting

 

Websites hosted by Cesme Records are hosted on secure servers and data centers with robust security measures. We implement firewalls, intrusion detection systems, and other security technologies to protect against unauthorized access, data breaches, and cyber threats.

 

19.3. Regular Security Audits

 

We conduct regular security audits and vulnerability assessments to identify and address potential security risks and weaknesses in our websites. This proactive approach helps us maintain a high level of security.

 

19.4. User Authentication and Authorization

 

Access to sensitive areas of our websites is restricted and requires user authentication and authorization. This means that only authorized individuals, such as administrators or trusted personnel, can access and manage personal information collected through our websites.

 

19.5. Data Backups and Disaster Recovery

 

We perform regular data backups and implement disaster recovery plans to ensure the availability and integrity of data in case of unforeseen events, such as data loss or server failures.

 

19.6. Third-Party Services and Vendors

 

In some cases, our websites may integrate third-party services or plugins to enhance functionality or user experience. We carefully evaluate and select third-party providers who adhere to high-security standards and data protection practices.

 

19.7. Compliance with Applicable Laws

 

Websites operated and developed by Cesme Records adhere to applicable data protection laws, including but not limited to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), and other relevant regional and national regulations. We are committed to complying with these laws and protecting your rights as a visitor to our websites.

 

19.8. User Responsibilities

 

While we take every precaution to protect your data, it's essential for users of our websites to also exercise caution and follow best practices for online security. This includes using strong, unique passwords, regularly updating software and plugins, and being cautious when sharing personal information online.

 

19.9. Reporting Security Concerns

 

If you encounter any security concerns, data breaches, or vulnerabilities on websites operated and developed by Cesme Records, we encourage you to report them to us immediately. You can contact us at:

 

Email: business@cesmerecords.com

Website: cesmerecords.com/feedback

 

By promptly reporting security issues, you can help us take swift action to address and mitigate any potential risks.

 

Thank you for entrusting us with your personal information when you visit and interact with websites operated and developed by Cesme Records. We are dedicated to maintaining the highest standards of security and privacy to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for our website visitors.

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