Who we are
Our website address is: https://tunesick.com.
TuneSick is an wholly independent music streaming platform free from the conflicts of interests and influence of record label bosses, publishers and other shareholders alike. The TuneSick entity consists primarily, but not limited to the brands TuneSick Music, TuneSick Media and TuneSick Advertising Group. With offices in the UK, U.S and South Africa, tunesick.com is operated and owned by TuneSick Limited – a company registered in England and Wales.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
Cookies and media
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Who we share your data with and how long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
You can request a copy of your data at any time and we will happily provide them to you. There is no cost associated with this and you can do this as often as you want within a reasonable amount of time.
Once you register and sign up with us, you have the option to submit your music and upload it to our platform. Once submitted to us, you agree that TuneSick has ownership rights only to the purposes of sharing your music via the TuneSick website and associated social media platforms. If for any reason you cancel or delete your account and want to remove your works, you must submit a removal request and we shall remove any work you want us to. This can take up to 60 days for us to completely remove all traces of work.
Only after 12 months from account cancellation / deletion – upon written request from the rights holder – can we guarantee that all musical works from the website and associated social media are fully removed.
Please note that small or fragmented historical traces or archives of the musical works may still appear on the website and related social media, if you notice any such content, please contact us with a removal request and we shall do our best to remove it.
How we protect your data
Your data is stored and protected with rigorous standards to prevent or minimise any possible data breach. We use appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect your personal data against unauthorised or unlawful processing and against accidental loss, destruction or damage. Our servers and websites are cloned and backed up on a daily basis; we also use servers across multiple providers to ensure minimal chance of data loss, hacking or breaching.
Sensitive data is locked and access to such data is limited to only a small number of staff. All staff that have access to data undergo rigorous data protection training and are checked / vetted before any commencement of employment can take place. Computers are checked on a daily basis to avoid any misuse of data and customer records are never taken outside company offices.