Welcome to Pitch Distro, a music publishing platform by DCLeakers. (“Pitch Distro,” “we,” “us,” or “our”).
We are a digital music distribution service which distributes music through online stores and streaming services on behalf of our customers, collect earnings and distributes it to them.
1. WHAT WE COLLECT
By accessing our Service or interacting with us, we collect information that alone or in combination with other information could be used to identify you (“Personal Data”) as follows:
Account Data: Users who register for the Service, will provide us with certain Personal Data, such as your name, email address, password, postal address, phone number, as well as any biography/profile information (including profile photos) you would like associated with your music at online stores and streaming services.
Creator Data: We will collect information about how you categorize yourself with respect to your content (for example, whether you are a musician, a label or some other category of creator, the music you upload, and information relating to how often your music is played in online stores and streaming services).
Communication Data: If you contact us or otherwise communicate with us by email we may collect Personal Data including the contents of the communications and the data and time they occurred.
Payment Data: If you request for royalties, we will collect your Payment Details which may include payment platforms ID and certain tax information.
Online Activity Data: When you visit, use and interact with the Site, we may receive certain information about your visit, use or interactions. For example, we may monitor the number of people that visit our Site, peak hours of visits, which page(s) are visited on our Site, the domains our visitors come from (e.g., google.com, yahoo.com, etc.), and which browsers people use to access and visit our Site (e.g., Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer, etc.), broad geographical information, and Site-navigation pattern. In particular, the following information is created and automatically logged in our systems:
Log data: Information that your browser automatically sends whenever you visit the Site (“log data”). Log data includes your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address (which we collect for security reasons), browser type and settings, the date and time of your request, and how you interacted with the Site.
Device information: Includes name of the device, operating system, and browser you are using. Information collected may depend on the type of device you use and its settings.
Usage Information: Information about how you use our Site, including statistical usage data derived from the operation of our Site, filtering choices and information regarding the performance results for the Site.
2. HOW WE USE PERSONAL DATA
Your Personal Data may be used to provide Service, which include uploading your music to online stores and streaming services, sending accounting statements to you, and paying you the royalties you are owed. This processing is necessary to perform our contract with you.
We also use this data to administer and protect our business and the Site, prevent fraud, criminal activity, or misuses of our Site, and to ensure the security of our IT systems, architecture and networks (including troubleshooting, testing, system maintenance, support and hosting of data); and
To comply with legal obligations and legal process and to protect our rights, privacy, safety or property, and/or that of our affiliates, you or other third parties, and recover debts due to us.
3. HOW WE SHARE AND DISCLOSE PERSONAL DATA
In certain circumstances we may share your Personal Data with third parties without further notice to you, unless required by the law, as set forth below:
Vendors: To assist us in meeting business operations needs and to perform certain services and functions, we may share Personal Data with service providers, including hosting, cloud or other information technology services; marketing service providers; payment processors; customer support providers; and web analytics services. Pursuant to our instructions, these parties will access, process or store Personal Data in the course of performing their duties to us.
Online Stores and Streaming Services: we distribute the music and any related information like titles, descriptions, and album art that you upload to the Service to the online stores and streaming services of your choice.
Legal Requirements: If required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (i) comply with legal or regulatory obligations, or other lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements, (ii) protect and defend our rights or property, (iii) prevent fraud, (iv) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Site, or the public, or (v) protect against legal liability.
With Your Consent: We may share your Personal Data where we obtain your consent to do so, such as to connect you with a record label.
4. DATA RETENTION
If you have elected to receive marketing communications from us, we retain information about your marketing preferences until you opt out of receiving these communications and in accordance with our policies.
To determine the appropriate retention period for your Personal Data, we will consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the Personal Data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure of your Personal Data, the purposes for which we use your Personal Data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.
5. UPDATE YOUR INFORMATION
If you need to change or correct your Personal Data, or wish to have it deleted from our systems, you may contact us. We will address your request as required by applicable law.
We do not and will not sell your Personal Data.
Privacy Rights: To the extent provided for by law and subject to applicable exceptions, California residents have the following privacy rights in relation to the Personal Data we collect:
The right to know what Personal Data we have collected and how we have used and disclosed that Personal Data;
The right to request deletion of your Personal Data;
The right to opt out: we may sell your Online Activity Data to third parties.
The right to request the categories of Personal Data we disclosed to third parties for their direct marketing purposes in the year preceding the request, the names and addresses of such third parties, and, in certain circumstances, examples of the products or services marketed by such third parties;
The right to be free from discrimination relating to the exercise of any of your privacy rights.
Verification: in order to protect your Personal Data from unauthorized access or deletion, we may require you to verify your login credentials before you can submit a request to know or delete Personal Data. If you do not have an account with us, or if we suspect fraudulent or malicious activity, we may ask you to provide additional Personal Data for verification. If we cannot verify your identity, we will not provide or delete your Personal Data.
Authorized Agents: you may submit a request to know or a request to delete your Personal Data through an authorized agent. If you do so, the agent must present signed written permission to act on your behalf and you may also be required to independently verify your identity with us.
Our Service is not directed to children who are under the age of 13. Pitch Distro does not knowingly collect Personal Data from children under the age of 13.
9. INTERNATIONAL TRANSFER
Where we transfer your Personal Data out of the EU we will take steps to ensure that your Personal Data receives an adequate level of security protection where it is processed and your rights continue to be protected. Some of our service providers (such as Google LLC and Tipalti, Inc.) are certified to the Privacy Shield framework for data transfers (for more information visit https://www.privacyshield.gov/welcome). For more information, please contact us as described below.
10. LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
You use the Service at your own risk. We comply with industry standards to protect Personal Data both online and offline from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. However, no Internet or e-mail transmission is ever fully secure or error free. In particular, e-mail sent to or from us may not be secure. Therefore, you should take special care in deciding what information you send to us via the Service or e-mail. Please keep this in mind when disclosing any Personal Data to Pitch Distro via the Internet. In addition, we are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Service, or third party websites.
13. YOUR CHOICES
Whether or not you provide Personal Data to us is completely up to you, but if you choose not to provide information that is needed to use some features of our Site, you may be unable to use those features.
15. CONTACT US