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Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy explains the following items.

  • How Sony Engineering Corporation (“Sony”, “we”, “our” or “us”) will read, collect, use, share and/or store information about you and/or your use of our service (including application) “Jam Studio™”.
  • How you can contact us.

IF YOU WILL USE JAM STUDIO™, YOU MUST FIRST READ AND AGREE TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY PRIOR TO USING JAM STUDIO™. BY USING JAM STUDIO™ YOU ARE AGREEING TO THE TERMS OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY.

ATTENTION
IF YOU ARE UNDER THE AGE OF TWENTY (20), IN ORDER TO USE THE SERVICE, YOU NEED TO HAVE YOUR PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN’S CONSENT TO THESE TERMS. IF YOU ARE A PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN, YOU AFFIRM THAT YOU HAVE EXPLAINED ABOUT THESE TERMS FOR YOUR CHILD AND YOU ACCEPT THESE TERMS ON BEHALF OF YOUR CHILD.

1.Information obtained by Sony through Jam Studio™

Sony collects the following information when you use Jam Studio™

Information that Sony may obtain through your provision

  • Mail address
  • Password of user account
  • User name, nickname
  • User/group profile Image
  • Gender
  • Other information relating to user/group profile
  • Your comment and other information relating to your communication with other users

Third Party Social Network Service information

  • Third Party Social Network Service Account 'tokens'

    If you wish to create your user account of the Jam Studio™ by using your account of certain third party social network service that we designate ("SNS Account"), you need to sign-in to your SNS Account. You provide your SNS Account ID and password directly to such SNS Account provider, which controls this sign-in process independently of us. Once you have successfully signed into your SNS Account, your Jam Studio™ application will receive a digital 'access token' from such SNS Account. This token will be used to display information received through your SNS Account via your Jam Studio™ application.

  • Information relating to your SNS Account

    When you have successfully signed-in to your SNS Account via Jam Studio™, Sony may also receive information that you have registered to that SNS Account including account ID.

Information automatically obtained by Jam Studio™ application

When you use Jam Studio™ application, Sony may automatically obtain certain information (defined below).

  • IP Address
  • Mac Address (hashed during transmission)
  • Manufacturer name of the smartphone and/or tablet and/or digital audio player being used (“Your Device”)
  • Product type of Your Device
  • Model name/model number of Your Device
  • Device ID of Your Device
  • OS version
  • Language code
  • Country or region
  • Timestamp ( e.g., Greenwich mean time(GMT) or local time)
  • Application information (e.g., application ID or application version)
  • Information on how you use the Jam Studio™ application

Information collected automatically described above will be uploaded with a unique number assigned to Your Device on which this application is installed, which allows us to distinguish the data received from Your Device from that received from other devices.

Information Collected Through Third Party Module

When you use Jam Studio™, Sony may collect certain information through the third party module below, embedded in Jam Studio™.

Facebook SDK
  • Module provider: Facebook Inc.
  • Privacy Policy:
    https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/
  • Information collected through this module:
    • User information on Facebook such as age, gender, language setting and country
    • How you have installed and how you use the Jam Studio™ application (e.g., whether you have installed the application through Facebook ads, whether you have opened the application thereafter, whether you purchased service via the application)
  • Purpose of the collection:
    To gather statistics in order for Facebook Inc. to deliver appropriate ads to Facebook users

2.How does Sony use your information?

Sony may retain, use and disclose the information described above in Section 1, subject to applicable laws, for the following purposes:

  • to provide you with the features and functions of Jam Studio™ that you request;
  • to help Jam Studio™ application and service run better, to provide you with software updates, and to develop and introduce new features and functions for Jam Studio™;
  • to deliver customer support, to respond to your inquiry;
  • to assist Sony and Sony Corporation's group companies (Sony Corporation and the companies of which Sony Corporation directly or indirectly owns the majority of the outstanding voting shares or equity, hereinafter the same) with the development of entirely new products and services;
  • to enforce and ensure compliance with the “TERMS AND CONDITIONS” for Jam Studio™ and this Privacy Policy.
  • to identify potential security threats and to protect Sony, Sony Corporation's group companies and their users/customers.

3.Who else has access to your information?

Your information that is communicated to and stored by Sony may be made available to other Sony Corporation's group companies and to third parties, as follows:

Sony Corporation's group companies

Your information may be shared with other Sony Corporation's group companies for the purposes of pursuing the activities outlined in Sections 2.

Third party contractors

We may use third party contractors to process or analyze your information on Sony's behalf for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will make sure, by way of an agreement or other appropriate measures, that such third party contractors also protect your information which Sony collected in compliance with these terms.

Business transfer

In the event that we sell or transfer a portion or all of our business, your information may be transferred by us to the purchasing or acquiring entity as part of the transaction.

Compliance and enforcement

We may retain, use and/or disclose to a third party any of your information as required or permitted by law, regulation or order issued by the police or other appropriate authorities, to investigate complaints made by or against you, or to protect or defend ourselves, or others, against illegal, criminal or harmful activities.

4.Data Retention, Managing Your Information

We will retain the information described in Section 1 as long as you use Jam Studio™ and for a period of time thereafter reasonably necessary for the purposes described in Section 2. If you'd like us to delete user provided data that you have provided via Jam Studio™, please contact us to [support@JamStudio-music.com] and we will respond in a reasonable time and manner, subject to applicable laws and orders. Please note that some or all of the user provided data may be required in order for Jam Studio™ applications and/or services to function properly, and we may be required to retain certain information by law. Please, furthermore, note that your comments and other information relating to your communication with other users you posted on or via Jam Studio™ will not be deleted even if you so requested, except where such information constitutes a breach of any provisions set forth in “TERMS AND CONDITIONS” or this Privacy Policy.

5.Transfer of your information internationally

Your information will be processed, stored and transferred for the purposes outlined in Sections 2 to countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and/or your country of residence. Your information will be processed by staff operating outside the EEA and/or your country of residence who work for us, Sony Corporation's group companies or for one of our service providers and may be seen by such staff in those countries. Data protection and privacy laws in these countries may not offer the same level of protection as in the EEA and/or your country of residence and you may have fewer legal rights in relation to your information.

6.Security

Sony undertakes reasonable security measures designed to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of your information. Although we strive to protect your information, we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information transmitted to us through Jam Studio™ or that we store on our systems or that is stored on our third party contractors' systems.

7.Our Policy Regarding Children

Sony is committed to complying with all applicable laws and regulations regarding the collection, storage and use of personal information concerning children. If you discover that a child has provided personal information without the consent of his or her parent or guardian, please contact Sony using the method listed in "Contact Information", as defined in Section 9 below.

8.Changes

To the extent permitted under the applicable laws, this Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time for any reason. We will notify you of any changes to our Privacy Policy by posting the new Privacy Policy at the setup menu of Jam Studio™ application. You are advised to consult the posted Privacy Policy regularly for any changes.

9.Contact Information

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy, or if you wish to exercise any legal right you may have in respect of your personal information, please contact us to [support@JamStudio-music.com].

Last Update: Oct. 28, 2017