Privacy Policy

Effective date: February 1st, 2022

personaMy role in your privacy

Hi! I am Haruki Hasegwa (h6ah4i), the developer of Music Visualizer app. If you are using Music Visualizer app, purchasing its Ad Remover module, or just visiting this website ("Services") this policy applies to you.

My responsibilities

If you are a my app user or a visitor to my website I act as the "data controller" of personal data in the term of GDPR definition. This means I determine how and why your data are processed.

Your responsibilities

  • Read this Privacy Policy
  • If you provide me with personal information about other people, or if others give me your information, I will only use that information for the specific reason for which it was provided to me. By submitting the information, you confirm that you have the right to authorize me to process it on your behalf in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

publish-publishingWhen and how I collect data

From the first moment you interact with my app / website, I am collecting data. Sometimes you provide me with data, sometimes data about you is collected automatically.

Here’s when and how I do this:

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DATA YOU GIVE

DATA I COLLECT

You browse any page of my website

You download my app

You use my app

You accept for sending data for analytics / error reporting service

You accept for serving personalized ads

You purchase my app

You contact me through email or contact form

dataTypes of data I collect

Data that identifies you

WebsiteYour IP address, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types, geolocation information about where you might be, operating system and version, etc...

AppYour device model, operating system version, screen size, etc...

Data on how you use my website / app

WebsiteYour URL clickstreams (the path you take through my site), pages viewed, page response times, download errors, how long you stay on my pages, what you do on those pages, how often, and other actions, etc...

AppHow do you act on my app, internal app errors, app crash logs, and other actions, etc...

Capturing sound data playing on the device / from mic.

AppAudio visualization purpose only. The app never store it to the storage or send it to the Internet.

What about really sensitive data?

I don’t collect any "sensitive data" about you (like racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious/philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, genetic data, biometric data, health data, data about your sexual life or orientation, and offences or alleged offences) except when I have your specific consent, or when I have to to comply with the law.

What about children’s data?

My Services are NOT intended for use by children under the age of 16 (“Children”) and I don't knowingly collect any personal data from Children.

How and why I use your data

Data protection law means that I can only use your data for certain reasons and where I have a legal basis to do so. Here are the reasons for which I process your data:

Improving services

Testing features, data analysis, including profiling and the use of machine learning and other techniques over your data and in some cases using third parties to do this.

Legal basis for this data usage:legitimate interestsconsent

User support

Notifying you of any changes to my services, solving issues via support form or email including any bug fixing.

Legal basis for this data usage:legitimate interests

Personalized Ads (with opt-in in specific regions / countries)

Serving personalized Ads on my serivics that are based on your interests, location, demographic info, etc...

EEA and UKIf you are a resident of the Europiean Economic Area (EEA) or the United Kingdom (UK), you have rights covered by GDPR (General Data Protection Rights). My services never serve personalized ads without your consent.

Legal basis for this data usage:legitimate interestsconsent

Here is what each of these "legal bases" mean:

Legitimate interests

Processing your data is necessary for my legitimate interests or the legitimate interests of a third party, provided those interests are not outweighed by your rights and interests. These legitimate interests are:

  • gaining insights from your behavior on my website or in my app
  • delivering, developing and improving my Services
  • enabling my to enhance, customize or modify my Services
  • determining whether marketing campaigns are effective
  • enhancing data security

In each case, these legitimate interests are only valid if they are not outweighed by your rights and interests

online-surveyYour privacy choices and rights

Your choices

You can choose not to provide me with personal data.

WebsiteIf you choose to do this, you can continue to use the website and browse its pages.

AppIf you choose to do this, you can continue to use the app and non-personalized ads are served on it.

for California residentsIf you choose to do this, you can continue to use the app and non-personalized ads are served on it.

You can enable "Do Not Track" option by changing browser settings

WebsiteMy services honor Do Not Track (DNT) signals. If the option is enabled, tracking features, non-essential cookies, personalized ads are disabled.

You can turn off cookies in your browser by changing its settings

WebsiteYou can block cookies by activating a setting on your browser allowing you to refuse cookies. You can also delete cookies through your browser settings. If you turn off cookies, you can continue to use the website and browse its pages.

Your rights

You can exercise your rights by sending me an email at support@music-visualizer.app.

You have the right to access information I hold about you

This includes the right to ask me supplementary information about:

  • the categories of data we’re processing
  • the purposes of data processing
  • the categories of third parties to whom the data may be disclosed
  • how long the data will be stored (or the criteria used to determine that period)
  • your other rights regarding my use of your data

I will provide you with the information within one month of your request, unless doing so would adversely affect the rights and freedoms of other (e.g. another person’s confidentiality or intellectual property rights). I’ll tell you if I can’t meet your request for that reason.

You have the right to make me correct any inaccurate personal data about you

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You have the right to be ‘forgotten’ by me

You can do this by asking me to erase any personal data I hold about you, if it is no longer necessary for me to hold the data for purposes of your use of my Services.

For California residents

Website I do not sell any your personal information to third parties.

App You can opt-out selling your personal information to stop serving personalized ads on Music Visualizer by the following operations.

Launch the app -> Settings -> Privacy -> Do Not Sell My Personal Information

How secure is the data I collect?

I have physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information I collect.

And please remember:

  • You provide personal data at your own risk: unfortunately, no data transmission is guaranteed to be 100% secure
  • If you believe your privacy has been breached, please contact us immediately on support@music-visualizer.app

Where do I store the data?

The personal data I collect is processed on my personal computer (placed in Japan) and in any data processing facilities operated by the third parties identified below.

By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing by me. If I transfer or store your information in this way, I will take steps to ensure that your privacy rights continue to be protected as outlined in this Privacy Policy.

time-periodHow long do I store your data?

I will archive and stop actively using any personal identifiable information about you within 6 months from the last time you used my Services. I will delete your personal data from my archives no later than 6 years from the last time you used Service or as agreed with you in a separate contract.

connected-peopleThird parties who process your data

I use third parties to help my application host, analyze usage data, serve ads for monetization, etc... I partner with third parties who I believe are the best in their field at what they do.

When I do this, sometimes it is necessary for me to share your data with them in order to get these services to work well. Your data is shared only when strictly necessary and according to the safeguards and good practices detailed in this Privacy Policy. Where personal data is transferred to a third party in the United States I take steps to ensure I agree the standard contractual clauses with them. I continually monitor this transfer mechanism. Any data transfers to the US are encrypted and generally consist of insensitive personal data.

Here are the details of my main third-party service providers, and what data they collect or I share with them, where they store the data and why they need it:

Infrastructure

Service providerData collected or sharedPurposePlace of processing

Cloudflare, Inc. (Cloudflare Pages)

(Privacy policy)
  • Data that identifies you
  • How you use my Services

This is a web hosting provider: I use it to host websites.

US and EEA

Google LLC (Google Play, Firebase, Google Cloud Platform, reCAPTCHA)

(Privacy policy)
  • Data that identifies you
  • How you use my Services
  • Cookies

Google Play: This is an Android app platform where I publish my apps. It automatically collect some stats like this.

  • Your country / region
  • Store listing performance
  • Device info (model, language)
  • Installs count
  • Active users count
  • App crashes and ANRs (app not responding)

Firebase and Google Cloud Platform (Cloud Functions): I use them for constructing some backend functions of my website and apps. It temporary handles your IP address to providing the service.

reCAPTCHA: I use this service to protect the contact form of this website from "bots".

US

Analytics

Service providerData collected or sharedPurposePlace of processing

Google LLC (Google Analytics, Firebase, Google Play)

(Privacy policy)
  • How you use my Services
  • Data that identifies you
  • Cookies

I use this service to track your use of the service, prepare reports on user activity, and collect crash/error reports.

US

Cloudflare, Inc. (Cloudflare Analytics)

(Privacy policy)
  • Data that identifies you

I use this service for collecting access info and measure some performance stats.

US and EEA

Ads

Service providerData collected or sharedPurposePlace of processing

Google LLC (AdMob)

(Privacy policy)
  • Data that identifies you

I use this service for serving ads on my app for monetization. It collects some your device / personal info providing for interest based contents. (opt-in required in specific countries / regions)

US

AppLoving Corporation

(Privacy policy)
  • Data that identifies you

I use this service for serving ads on my app for monetization. It collects some your device / personal info providing for interest based contents. (opt-in required in specific countries / regions)

US

Comms

Service providerData collected or sharedPurposePlace of processing

Google LLC (Gmail)

(Privacy policy)
  • Contact details
  • How you use my Services

I use this service for user communications, user interaction.

US

Twilio Inc. (SendGrid)

(Privacy policy)
  • Contact details

I use this service for sending, storing and tracking emails.

US

Payments

Service providerData collected or sharedPurposePlace of processing

Google LLC (Google Play)

(Privacy policy)
  • Contact details
  • Financial information

This service processes payments for me.

US

Cookies

Website I use cookies. Unless you adjust your browser settings to refuse cookies, we (and these third parties) will issue cookies when you interact with my Services. These may be ‘session’ cookies, meaning they delete themselves when you leave my Services, or ‘persistent’ cookies which do not delete themselves and help me recognise you when you return so I can provide a tailored service.

How can I block cookies?.

You can update your cookie settings on this website by the following button.

Also, you can block cookies by activating a setting on your browser allowing you to refuse the setting of cookies. You can also delete cookies through your browser settings. If you use your browser settings to disable, reject, or block cookies (including essential cookies), certain parts of my website will not function fully. In some cases, my website may not be accessible at all. Please note that where third parties use cookies I have no control over how those third parties use those cookies.

Which specific cookies do I use?

Service providerKey cookiesDomainPurpose

Google LLC

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1st party
(music-visualizer.app)

Google Analytics uses cookies allows me to see information on the activities of visitors to my website, including page views, source and time spent on Services. The information is depersonalized and is displayed as numbers, meaning it cannot be tracked back to individuals. This will help to protect your privacy.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites click here.

Cookie Consent
by Orest Bida

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1st party
(music-visualizer.app)

This cookie is used for remembering your choices about how you use cookies on my website.

emailContact me

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact me:

Haruki Hasegawa

LC1F, 2-16-12, Jiyugaoka, Meguro-ku, Tokyo
152-0035
Japan

Email: support@music-visualizer.app
or Contact Form: https://www.music-visualizer.app/contact

updateChanges to this Privacy Policy

I may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. I will inform you any changes by posting the new privacy Policy on this page. I may let you know the updates through my App/Website if there are important changes in it.

It may be changed how I announce the changes of this Privacy Policy in future.

Attributions

©Copyright 2015-2022 Haruki Hasegawa (h6ah4i)
Android and Google Play are trademarks of Google LLC.