SonicGrifMedia takes data privacy seriously. This privacy policy explains who we are, how we collect, share and use Personal Information, and how you can exercise your privacy rights. These include the EU’s new data privacy law, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

If you are from the European Economic Area, our legal basis for collecting and using the Personal Information described above will depend on the Personal Information concerned and the specific context in which we collect it.

We recommend that you read this privacy policy in full to ensure you are fully informed. First and foremost, any information that we gather will not be shared with third parties. We specifically use information for our data analytics and remarketing purposes.

Who we are

Our website address is: http://sonicgrifmedia.com. SonicGrifMedia is a privately owned business located in Nashville, TN since 1999. Our services include Spanish translation/interpretation, graphic design, music production, videography, and photography for personal and commercial use.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Any estimate requests, contact forms, or subscriptions through our website enable us to, among other things, provide quotes, establish communication, send and manage email campaigns and serve advertisements (where applicable and allowed).

Individuals who are residents of the EEA can object to processing of their Personal Information or ask to restrict processing of their Personal Information. You can exercise these rights by contacting us.

Similarly, if Personal Information is collected or processed on the basis of consent, the data subject can withdraw their consent at any time. Withdrawing your consent will not affect the lawfulness of any processing we conducted prior to your withdrawal, nor will it affect processing of your Personal Information conducted in reliance on lawful processing grounds other than consent.

The right to complain to a data protection authority about the collection and use of Personal Information. For more information, please contact your local data protection authority. Contact details for data protection authorities in the EEA are available here: http://ec.europa.eu/justice/article-29/structure/data-protection-authorities/index_en.htm

Personal Information

If we ask you to provide Personal Information to comply with a legal requirement or to perform a contact with you, we will make this clear at the relevant time and advise you whether the provision of your Personal Information is mandatory or not, as well as of the possible consequences if you do not provide your Personal Information. For example, your name and contact information are compulsory when requesting an estimate or a reply from SonicGrifMedia or we will be unable to reply appropriately. Additional comments on any website form are voluntary.

Where required by law, we will collect Personal Information only where we have your consent to do so.

The Personal Information that we may collect broadly falls into the following categories:

(i) Information you provide to us: In the course of engaging with our Services, you may provide Personal Information about you or your Contacts. Personal Information is often, but not exclusively, provided to us when you sign up for and use the Services, consult with our customer service team, send us an email, or communicate with us in any other way.

We will let you know prior to collection whether the provision of Personal Information we are collecting is compulsory or if it may be provided on a voluntary basis and the consequences, if any, of not providing the information. By giving us this information, you agree to this information being collected, used and disclosed as described in this privacy policy.

(ii) Information we collect automatically: When you use our website, we may automatically collect certain information about your device and usage with the use of cookies and other tracking technologies to collect some of this information. Our use of cookies and other tracking technologies is discussed more in detail below.

(iii) Information we collect from other sources: Currently we are not obtaining information about you or your contacts from third-party sources, such as public databases, third-party data providers and our joint marketing partners. Except for the social media platform: Facebook. We take steps to ensure that such third parties are legally or contractually permitted to disclose such information to us.

(iv) Information from the use of our mobile apps: When we create a mobile app in the future, we will update this policy and inform you that should you decide to use it, we may collect certain device and usage-related information in addition to information described elsewhere in this privacy policy.

Information We Collect

Any and all information that we collect is mainly to provide communication information to respond to your online inquiries and requests, and to provide you with information and access to resources or services that you have requested from us.

Collected information is also used to operate, optimize, and maintain our Website. As well as to improve the navigation and content of our Websites. It may be also used to send you information for marketing purposes, in accordance with your marketing preferences.

Information may also be used to carry out research and development to improve our products and services. And to customize content and layout of the Website.

(i) Information you provide to us on the Website or otherwise: Certain parts of our Website may ask you to provide Personal Information voluntarily. For example, we may ask you to provide certain Personal Information (such as your name, contact details, company name, or website) in order to sign up for our mailing list, request an estimate, or otherwise submit inquiries to us. We may also collect Personal Information, such as your contact and job details and feedback, when you take part in surveys, or through other business or marketing interactions we may have with you. You may choose to provide additional information when you communicate with us or otherwise interact with us, and we will keep copies of any such communications for our records.

The Personal Information that you are asked to provide, and the reasons why you are asked to provide it, will be made clear to you at the point we ask you to provide your Personal Information. We will also let you know prior to collection whether the provision of the Personal Information we are collecting is compulsory or may be provided on a voluntary basis and the consequences, if any, of not providing the information. For example, your name and contact information are compulsory when requesting an estimate or a reply from SonicGrifMedia or we will be unable to reply appropriately. Additional comments on any website form are voluntary.

(ii) Information we collect automatically through the Website, Social Media, Contests, or Subscriptions: When you visit our Website, we may also collect certain information automatically from your device. In some countries, including countries in the European Economic Area, this information may be considered Personal Information under applicable data protection laws.

Our Website includes social media features, such as the Facebook Like button. These features may collect information about your IP address and which page you are visiting on our Website, and they may set a cookie to make sure the feature functions properly.

We may, from time to time, offer surveys, contests, sweepstakes, or other promotions on our Websites or through social media (collectively, “Promotions“) which may collect the same aforementioned data.

In regards to any of our occasional marketing emails that you may (or may not) receive, members and visitors who have opted in to our marketing emails can opt out of receiving marketing emails from us at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of our marketing messages.

Cookies

In some cases we may use cookies and other tracking technologies described in this Cookie Statement to collect Personal Information, or to collect information that becomes Personal Information if we combine it with other information that we receive from social media or Google remarketing ads. All in an effort to better inform you of our services that are relevant to your interests and to improve the performance of our website and digital marketing efforts with the use of analytics research.

Cookies are small data files that are placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Cookies are widely used by online service providers in order to (for example) make their websites or services work, or to work more efficiently, as well as to provide reporting information.

We use cookies for technical reasons in order track our Website performance. They allow us to track and target the interests of visitors to our Website. We refer to these as “performance” or “functionality” cookies. For example, we use cookies to tailor content and information that we may send or display to you and otherwise personalize your experience while interacting with our Website and to otherwise improve the functionality of the Services we provide.

Some cookies are used to make advertising messages more relevant to you and your interests. Such as Google or Facebook remarketing or retargeting ads. They also perform functions like preventing the same ad from continuously reappearing, ensuring that ads are properly displayed, and in some cases selecting advertisements that are based on your interests. Or by allowing us to promote new items or best sellers to subscribers.

You can block or delete them by changing your browser settings. You can set or amend your web browser controls to accept or refuse cookies. If you choose to reject cookies, you may still use our Websites though your access to some functionality and areas of our Website may be restricted. As the means by which you can refuse cookies through your web browser controls vary from browser-to-browser, you should visit your browser’s help menu for more information.

We may update this Cookie Statement from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to the cookies we use or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons. Please therefore re-visit this Cookie Statement regularly to stay informed about our use of cookies and related technologies.

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.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

We do not share nor sale your information to any third parties. We only use it for our website analytics research in an effort to improve our site and digital marketing efforts. Furthermore, we take appropriate and reasonable technical and organizational measures to protect Personal Information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction, taking into account the risks involved in the processing and the nature of the Personal Information. Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

How long we retain your data

We retain Personal Information only where we have an ongoing legitimate business or legal need to do so. Our retention periods will vary depending on the type of data involved, but, generally, we’ll refer to these criteria in order to determine retention period:

  • Whether we have a legal or contractual need to retain the data.
  • Whether the data is necessary to provide our Services.

When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your Personal Information, we will delete it.

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.

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.

We respond to all requests we receive from individuals wishing to exercise their data protection rights in accordance with applicable data protection law. We may ask you to verify your identity in order to help us respond efficiently to your request. If we receive a request from one of your Contacts, we will either direct the Contact to reach out to you, or, if appropriate, we may respond directly to their request.

Final Comments

As our company grows and evolves, we’ll continue to focus on strengthening and improving our privacy practices and tools, for the benefit of our members, contacts, and website visitors.

By continuing to use SonicGrifMedia and our website on or after May 23, 2018, you acknowledge our Privacy Policy and agree to these Terms of Use.

We respect your privacy and thank you for your confidence in SonicGrifMedia.

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