SoundHound, Inc. (referred to herein as "SoundHound") values the privacy of our customers, users, members, and others (collectively or individually "Customers") who use www.midomi.com, and any other websites or services owned or operated by SoundHound. www.midomi.com is referred to herein as "midomi" and the services operated under midomi are referred to herein as the "midomi Service." This statement governs information you provide to us or that we learn from your use of the midomi Service and tells you how we may collect, use, and in some instances share this information.
The Information midomi Collects
Any member profile information, media, music, audio recording, image, comment, or any other content posted onto the midomi Service at your direction becomes publicly-published content, is not considered personally identifiable information subject to this Privacy Notice, and may be collected and used by others.
Customer Provided Information: You provide to
midomi what is generally called "personally identifiable" information (such
as your name, email address, postal mailing address, home/mobile
telephone number, credit card number and billing information, etc.) if
you purchase or download media and music, create a membership account,
record your voice, or otherwise use the midomi Service for any available
purpose. In addition, midomi may give you the option to provide us with
certain information about yourself (such as age, gender, hobbies,
interests, zip code, state, country, or other information including
personal data concerning musical interests, tastes, and influences,
evaluations of other users' recordings, as well as photographs and song
"Cookies" Information: When you visit the midomi
Service, we may send one or more cookies - a small text file containing
a string of alphanumeric characters - to your computer. midomi uses both
session cookies and persistent cookies. A persistent cookie remains
after you close your browser and may be used by your browser on
subsequent visits to the midomi Service. By using these cookies, we can
"remember" what you've done on the midomi Service before and this lets us
personalize our site for you and save certain parts of the site or
services just the way you like them. These persistent types of cookies
can be removed, but each web browser is a little different, so please
look through your browser "Help" file to learn the correct way to modify
your cookies set-up. Please note that disabling cookies may prevent you
from accessing some of the functionality and site offerings available
via the midomi Service.
"Automatically Collected" Information: When
you visit the midomi Service or open one of our HTML emails, we may record
certain information from your web browser by using different types of
technology, including "clear gifs" or "web beacons". This "automatically
collected" information may include your Internet Protocol address ("IP
Address"), web browser type, the web pages or sites that you visit
just before or just after the midomi Service, the pages you view on our
site, and the dates and times that you visit.
midomi uses the information that we collect to provide
to you all of the features and services found on the midomi Service. For
example, when you use a credit card and input your billing information
to purchase or download media and music, we use that information as
necessary to process your orders and for recordkeeping purposes. We will
use your email address, without further consent, for non-marketing or
administrative purposes such as notifying you of major site updates, for
customer service, or to contact you for any reason regarding media you
midomi uses all of the information that we collect from
our Customers to understand the usage trends and preferences, to improve
the way the midomi Service works and looks, to improve our marketing and
promotional efforts, and to create new features and functionality.
midomi uses automatically collected information and
cookies information to: (a) remember your information so that you will
not have to re-enter it during your visit or the next time you visit the
midomi Service; (b) provide custom, personalized advertisements, content,
and information; (c) monitor the effectiveness of our marketing
campaigns; (d) monitor aggregate usage metrics such as total number of
visitors and pages viewed; and (e) track your entries, submissions, and
status in promotions, sweepstakes, and contests.
midomi will not use your email address or other
personally identifiable information to send promotional or marketing
messages without your consent or except as part of a specific program or
feature for which you will have the ability to opt-in.
midomi discloses both personally identifiable and
automatically collected information to affiliated companies or other
businesses or persons to process such information on our behalf, to
provide website maintenance and security, to enable midomi to fulfill
orders, to offer certain features on the midomi Service, to assist us in
improving the way the midomi Service works and looks, and to create new
features. We require that these parties agree to process such
information in compliance with our Privacy Notice, we use reasonable
efforts to limit their use of such information, and we require these
parties to use any other appropriate confidentiality and security
measures. Your user profile information, such as your user name, picture
and other personally identifiable information, will also be displayed to
other users to facilitate user interaction in the midomi service.
We share automatically collected and other aggregate
non-personally-identifiable information with interested third parties to
assist them in understanding the usage patterns for certain content,
services, advertisements, promotions, and/or functionality on the midomi
Except as otherwise noted in this Privacy Notice, midomi
does not share personal information about midomi Service users with third
parties unless doing so is appropriate to carry out a user's request, it
reasonably believes that doing so is legally required, or it is in midomi's
interest to protect its property, other legal rights or the rights or
property of others.
We do not share user information with other
third-party organizations for their marketing or promotional use without
your consent or except as part of a specific program or feature for
which you will have the ability to opt-out.
Member Profile and Password
You may, of course, decline to share personal information with midomi, in which case midomi will not be able to provide certain services to you on the midomi Service. You have access to your personal information and you may update, correct, or delete your member information and email subscription preferences at any time by going to the log-in section of the midomi Service.
To protect your privacy and security, we take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting Customer's member profile access or before making corrections. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR MAINTAINING THE SECRECY OF YOUR UNIQUE PASSWORD AND ACCOUNT INFORMATION AT ALL TIMES.
Consistent with the federal Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA), we will never knowingly request personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of thirteen (13) without requiring parental consent. Any person who provides their personal information to midomi through the midomi Service represents that they are 13 years of age or older.
Third-party Advertisers, Links to Other Sites
midomi does not provide any personally identifiable information to these third-party ad servers or ad networks without your consent or except as part of a specific program or feature for which you will have the ability to opt-in. However, please note that if an advertiser asks midomi to show an advertisement to a certain audience or audience segment and you respond to that advertisement, the advertiser or ad-server may conclude that you fit the description of the audience they were trying to reach.
You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers or ad networks. midomi's Privacy Notice does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or websites.
Our Commitment to Data Security
No data transmissions over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Consequently, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we make reasonable efforts to ensure security on our systems. On our secure pages, we use secure server software (SSL) and firewalls to protect your information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, please note that this is not a guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of such firewalls and secure server software.
If midomi learns of a security systems breach, then we may attempt to notify you electronically so that you can take appropriate protective steps. By using the midomi Service or providing personal information to us you agree that we can communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy, and administrative issues relating to your use of the midomi Service. midomi may post a notice on the midomi Service if a security breach occurs. If this happens, you will need a web browser enabling you to view midomi's Service. midomi may also send an email to you at the email address you have provided to us in these circumstances. Depending on where you live, you may have a legal right to receive notice of a security breach in writing. To receive a free written notice of a security breach (or to withdraw your consent from receiving electronic notice) you should notify us via the following link Contact Us.
Special Note to International Users
The midomi Service is hosted in the United States. If you are a Customer accessing the midomi Service from the European Union, Asia, or any other region with laws or regulations governing personal data collection, use, and disclosure, that differ from United States laws, please note that you are transferring your personal data to the United States which does not have the same data protection laws as the EU and other regions, and by providing your personal data you consent to:
In the Event of Merger or Sale
If SoundHound should ever file for bankruptcy or have its assets sold to or merge with another entity, information received from you through the midomi Service is a SoundHound asset and may be transferred.
Changes and Updates to this Privacy Notice
We may occasionally update this Privacy Notice. When we do, we will also revise the "effective date" on the Privacy Notice. For changes to this Privacy Notice that may be materially less restrictive on our use or disclosure of personal information that you have provided to us, we will attempt to obtain your consent before implementing the change. We encourage you to periodically review this Privacy Notice to stay informed about how we are protecting the personal information we collect. Your continued use of the midomi Service constitutes your agreement to this Privacy Notice and any updates.
If you have any questions, comments, or concerns about this Privacy Notice, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Postal Mail Address:
c/o SoundHound, Inc.
3979 Freedom Circle, Suite 400
Santa Clara, CA 95054
If you have a privacy concern regarding the midomi Service or this Notice and if you cannot satisfactorily resolve it through the use of the midomi Service you should write to: email@example.com. In the event that we are still unable to resolve your concerns midomi is committed to cooperating to achieve a proper resolution of your privacy concerns.
Effective Date: August 15, 2006