Echo Media Inc practices a strong commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this website: BandMix. This statement may be updated from time to time, so please check back periodically.

The information collected from our members at the time of registration is divided into the following sections:

Confidential Information:

Part of your information is confidential and will not be posted in your profile. We may contact you for administrative purposes regarding your account. Also, we may use this information to customize your experience with BandMix. Your confidential information will never be sold or disclosed or otherwise made available to third parties. We will only disclose your personal information if required by law.

Email Address:

We do not disclose your Email address nor do we sell it or make it available to any third party. However, there may be promotions and surveys which may appear on the site in which your participation is optional and your taking part in same may be shared with a third party. These circumstances will be disclosed on the site. By being a member, you agree to receive Email correspondence from us.

Profile Information:

Your profile is available for other members to view at BandMix. Member\'s profiles include a description and photos, individual essays and other information helpful in determining matches. Your viewable profile does not include any identifying information about you, except the username ("Online Handle") you chose upon registering.

Additional information collected:

Contact Us

When you contact BandMix through the support feature, we use the Email address and information entered to respond to questions or problems about the BandMix web site. We may document your IP address, browser type and other technical information for use in diagnosing problems with our server, managing security and for demographic reference. We also sometimes collect this information for internal business purposes but not available to any person outside the BandMix organization. We will only disclose this information if required by law.

Security

We may use cookies to simplify the user\'s experience. If you set your browser to reject cookies, the service may not function properly. The BandMix database resides behind firewalls in order to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. We have taken preventive measures to restrict access to sensitive data, as well as to detect and prohibit certain connections and operations by unauthorized users. While our measures exceed industry standards, no claim is made as to the impenetrability of the system under unusual circumstance or its resilience to future attacks.

Links

BandMix contains links to other web sites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are clicking to another web site. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of these linked sites as their privacy policy may differ from ours.

Protect yourself from Spam

It is a good practice to refrain from disclosing your Email address or any other information in chat rooms, public forms or anywhere else unless it\'s properly protected. Other persons may use information disclosed for many purposes, including spamming.

Choice/Opt-Out

BandMix sends Email newsletters to members and periodically sends Emails about new services, improvements, scheduled service interruptions, etc. Our members can opt-out of receiving communications from us by suspending their membership.

To suspend or cancel your membership and no longer receive our service or communications from us: Go to the Account Options area. You can change or update all your personal information online by going to your profile section in Edit Profile.

Notification of Changes

If we materially change our privacy practices or how we use your personally identifiable information, we will post a prominent notice on our site 30 days prior to the change.

Contacting the Web Site

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, you should contact BandMix by clicking on the contact us link.



Cookies

To make this site work properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device. Most big websites do this too.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don't have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.

How do we use cookies?

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The following cookies are required to ensure proper functionality and the basic features of the website. (Search, Login, Account Creation, Messaging, etc.)

www.bandmix.ie_account
Purpose: to establish and maintain your session.
Expires: 1 year.

www.bandmix.ie_bmixeu
Purpose: to remember your search parameters.
Expires: End of session.

www.bandmix.ie_redirect
Purpose: to assist in redirecting you to the proper version (country) of BandMix.
Expires: 30 days.

www.bandmix.ie_uuid
Purpose: session token.
Expires: 90 days.

www.bandmix.ie_connection_type
Purpose: remember the type of connections to show (new matches or new members).
Expires: End of session.

www.bandmix.ie_feeds_show
Purpose: remember the type of feeds to show (all, local or music list).
Expires: End of session.

www.bandmix.ie_recommendations_order
Purpose: remember the order of recommendations (highest match or activity).
Expires: End of session.

www.bandmix.ie_result_layout
Purpose: remember the results layout.
Expires: End of session.

www.bandmix.ie_browse_with_in
Purpose: remember the radius for browse pages.
Expires: End of session.

www.bandmix.ie_browse_with_in
Purpose: remember the radius for browse pages.
Expires: End of session.

www.bandmix.ie_browse_order
Purpose: remember sorting for browse pages.
Expires: End of session.

www.bandmix.ie_browse_profile_image
Purpose: remember the option browse profile with images.
Expires: End of session.

www.bandmix.ie_cookies_accepted
Purpose: to know if you accepted the use of cookies.
Expires: 1 year.

The following cookies are set by Google:

.bandmix.ie_ga
Purpose: to identify unique visitors.
Expires: 30 days.

.bandmix.ie_gid
Purpose: to identify new signups.
Expires: 30 days.

The following cookies are set by Facebook:

.facebook.com_IE
Purpose: to identify new signups sent from Facebook.
Expires: 30 days.

The following cookies are set by Twitter:

.twitter.com_personalization_id
Purpose: to identify new signups sent from Twitter.
Expires: 30 days.

.twitter.com_tfw_exp
Purpose: to identify conversions from Twitter.
Expires: 30 days.

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Enabling these cookies is not necessary for the website to work, but is for you to login or create an account. It will also provide you with a better browsing experience. You can delete or block these cookies, but if you do that some features of this site may not work as intended.

The cookie-related information is not used to identify you personally and the pattern data is fully under our control. These cookies are not used for any purpose other than those described here.

How to control cookies

You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish - for details, see aboutcookies.org. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.