As of 15 May 2015:

Thomas Truax will only use your email address to send links to music to you, and to inform you about new releases, upcoming live shows, news and stories from Thomas Truax. Your details will never be shared with anyone else.

We are committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of visitors to this web site. In particular, we want you to know that Thomas Truax Music is not in the business of selling, renting or trading email lists with other companies and businesses for marketing purposes. We just don’t do that sort of thing. We will always treat your info with respect.
Read on for more detailed information on why and how we process information you might choose to share with us and how we keep it secure.

If you choose to sign up to Thomas’s mailing list, you are always free to unsubscribe at any time.

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which Thomas Truax Music collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a “User”) of the www.thomastruaxmusic.com website (“Site”). This privacy policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered by Thomas Truax.

Personal identification information

We do not sell, trade, or rent email addresses or personal information to others. We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, such as when Users visit our site, register on the site, place an order, subscribe to the newsletter, respond to a survey, or fill out a form. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, the city in which they reside (which helps us segment by region within our list so that we notify users about live shows that Thomas may be performing in that area) and mailing address, or credit card information in connection with an order for a physical product (like a CD or vinyl record).

Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personal identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.

Non-personal identification information

We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

Web browser cookies

Our Site may use “cookies” to enhance User experience. User’s web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Site may not function properly.

How we use collected information

Thomas Truax Music may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes:

– To send Users information they agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to them.
– To personalize your experience
We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Site.
– To improve our Site
We may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services.
– To process payments
We may use the information Users provide about themselves when placing an order only to provide service to that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to provide the service.
– To send periodic emails
We may use the email address to send User information and updates pertaining to an order. It may also be used to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email or User may contact us via our Site.

How we protect your information

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.

Sensitive and private data exchange between the Site and its Users happens over a SSL secured communication channel and is encrypted and protected with digital signatures.

How we deliver your emails

We may use third-party providers, Aweber and MailChimp, to deliver our newsletter. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our e-newsletter. For more information, please see MailChimp’s privacy notice and Aweber’s Privacy Policy. You can unsubscribe to general mailings at any time of the day or night by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our emails or by contacting us via this Site.

Access to your information

You are entitled to view, amend, or delete the personal information that we hold. Use the contact link below or Email your request to dataprotection (at) thomastruax.com

Changes to this privacy policy

Thomas Truax Music has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. We will send advance notice to subscribers (of our newsletter) of any major changes in this policy.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us using the contact form at:
Thomas Truax Music
www.thomastruax.com (also linked to at the bottom of this page)

This document was last updated on May 15, 2018