Privacy Policy

Effective February 1st, 2009


Welcome to our website! This Internet site (the "Site") is operated and maintained by Yamaha Music India Pvt. Ltd ("YMIN"). This Privacy Policy describes YMIN's policies and procedures for the collection of personally identifiable information ("Personal Information") and other information by this Site and our use and dissemination of such information.

Your personal privacy is important to YMIN. If you do not feel comfortable with YMIN's Privacy Policy as outlined below, you should not use this Site since our services and the effective operation of this Site assume the availability of information provided by you.

This site is currently available for use by visitors located within the India only.

From time to time, YMIN may revise this Privacy Policy and will post these changes to this Site. You must review this Privacy Policy at this Site periodically for an up-to-date understanding of YMIN policies and practices. To communicate with YMIN about this Privacy Policy, please contact:

Privacy Policy Administrator

Yamaha Music India Pvt. Ltd.

Spazedge building, Ground Floor, Tower-A,

Sector-47, Gurgaon-Sohna Road,

Gurgaon - 122 002, Haryana, India

Ph: +91- 124 - 485 3330 Fax: +91- 124- 485 3301

Children and the Internet

While this Site is not directed at children, YMIN is pleased that children of all ages may be interested in Yamaha's services and products. However, YMIN joins the industry in recognizing that children may not be able to make informed choices about use of the Internet or about personal information requested online. YMIN' website does not knowingly or intend to collect any Personal Information from children. If you are under 18 years old (for residents of the India), you may use YMIN' web site only with the involvement and supervision of a parent or guardian.

Further, YMIN does not sell products or services for purchase by children. YMIN sells children's products and services for purchase by adults. Currently YMIN is not having any e-commerce capability. However, as and when the company would start e-commerce facilities/ capabilities it may only be used by those 18 years of age or older (for residents of the India).

Information Collected by Yamaha

Personal Information about visitors to this Site (for instance, information such as your name, e-mail address, mailing address, credit card or telephone number) is collected only when submitted by you as a visitor. Such information may be collected in connection with your visit to this Site if you request information, products or services; register for individual accounts, or subscriptions; submit contact, request and suggestion information; make a purchase; or register for any sweepstakes, contests, games, or surveys. Where permitted by law or where consent has been provided, we may obtain information about you from our affiliates and business partners, based on information that has already been shared with or made available to them. Information that you provide in public forums, such as user groups or chat rooms are not considered or treated as personal or confidential information.

How Is Personal Information Used?

We use the information you provide to deliver quality products and services to you. For example, if you have ordered an item or requested a newsletter or updates about our services or products, we will use the information you provide to respond to that request or to provide other information about YMIN and its services.

Providing your Personal Information, either in person, in writing, by telephone, or on-line, constitutes your consent to the collection, use and disclosure of such Personal Information by YMIN for the purpose of providing you with products or service, analyzing aggregated business trends and compiling statistics for internal and external reporting. In addition, we may send you information or updates on products and services that we think may be of interest to you. If you do not wish to receive such marketing information, please contact us at the address below to opt-out or use any of the unsubscribe links provided in all our e-mail marketing. We only collect information by lawful means and do not collect any information in a manner that is unreasonably intrusive.

Disclosure of Personal Information

YMIN does not sell or rent Personal Information to third parties.

YMIN will only share contact details for marketing or aggregate statistics with other Yamaha companies or with other third parties where permitted by law or where consent has been obtained. However, you have the opportunity to instruct us not to share any Personal Information by following the procedures outlined below. (See:Your Choices regarding Personal Information).

We may also disclose Personal Information if we are permitted or required to do so by law, or if in our good faith judgment, this disclosure is reasonably necessary to comply with legal process, to detect or prevent illegal, harmful or fraudulent use of this Site or linked sites, to respond to any claims or to protect the rights of YMIN, its customers and the public. We may also share your information with our partner agencies and service providers who assist us in administering various site services and programs as long as they agree to keep personal information confidential and use it only to fulfill their services.

We may also disclose personal information to third parties in connection with a corporate re-organization, merger or amalgamation, or the sale of all or substantially all of our assets, provided that the personal information disclosed continues to be used for the purposes permitted by this Privacy Policy by the entity acquiring this information.

Policy Concerning Links and Co-Branded Sites

This YMIN web site may allow you to link directly to sites operated by our service providers or marketing partners. Some of these sites may be "co-branded" with a Yamaha logo; even so, they are not operated or maintained by YMIN. These sites may ask you for Personal Information. Please review the privacy policy on these sites before submitting information because YMIN does not have control over the use of information collected on these sites.

Because these web sites are operated by business partners or third parties, you should remember that YMIN is not responsible for the content or practices of such Web sites. These links are provided for your convenience only and should be used with your discretion and prudent judgment. Links from our Site to third party sites do not constitute sponsorship, endorsement, or approval by YMIN of the content, policies, practices of such third party sites. YMIN is not responsible for any information these sites may obtain and does not oversee their policies or practices in collecting Personal Information.

The Privacy Policies of these other sites may differ from those of YMIN. Therefore, once you have left this Site via such a link, you must review each site's privacy policies separately. You should make your own determination of the acceptability of each linked site.

This Site may also be linked to Web sites operated by companies affiliated with YMIN. You are advised to refer to the privacy policies and practices of these sites before providing any Personal Information.

Non-Personal Information

When visitors come to this Site, YMIN collects non-Personal Information or "aggregate" information concerning how its visitors use this Site, including the pages viewed and links used. Collecting such information involves the logging of IP addresses, the visitor's operating system, types of browser software and internet service providers used by each visitor to this or linked sites. Although such information generally is not personally identifiable, it can be used to determine the IP address of the visitor's Internet Service Provider and the geographic location of her/his point of connectivity to the Internet. This information allows us to analyze and improve the effectiveness of our services and those of our affiliates and service providers.

Use of "Cookies" and Tracking Technology

This Site and its service providers use current industry methods, including "cookies" and tracking technology ("clear gifs", "web beacons", "log files", etc.), to enable YMIN to make visits to this Site and communications with our visitors more personalized and effective, and to analyze the services we provide through this Site. For example, "cookies" are tags sent to reside on the visitor's computer, to enhance a visitor's experience at our site, to allow repeat visitors to be served more quickly and efficiently, or to tell us where our visitors go and how our visitors use our Site and related sites. YMIN does not use cookies to obtain Personal Information about a user that was not previously provided.

Visitors may receive cookies from other third party sites that they visit, including service provider sites. YMIN cannot control the content or use of these cookies or tracking technologies by third party sites or service providers. Visitors should consult their browser's manual for instructions on how to refuse or disable cookies. Refusing or disabling cookies may affect our ability to complete requests you have made for products or services from this Site. YMIN may disclose non-Personal Information to affiliates or advertisers regarding content viewing, traffic levels or browser paths to their advertisements on this Site.

The Security of Your Information

YMIN uses current technologies to safeguard the confidentiality of your Personal Information. We follow industry-standard methodologies, including the utilization of SSL (Secure Socket Layers) where appropriate, to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the data provided. However, data transmission or storage on the Internet cannot be guaranteed to be 100% secure and YMIN does not make such a guarantee. You should take all precautions to safeguard your passwords and any account information that you may have or provide and to employ current virus-scanning or firewall software and other security safeguards. You should also log out of your account and close your browser window when you are done. Top

Your Choices Regarding Personal Information

If you would like to correct or modify Personal Information you have previously provided, such as your email address, phone number or other contact information, please contact us at inquiry, or the address above. If you would like to request that your Personal Information not be shared with third parties, please notify us at inquiry, or the address above.

If you would like to delete or remove from our system the Personal Information which you have previously provided, please contact us at inquiry. We will delete your Personal Information from our database if we reasonably can.

However, there may be residual information that will remain within our databases and logs that may or may not contain Personal Information or that is very difficult to locate and remove. There may be information that has been transmitted already to third parties which is beyond our control. Your request for deletion of this information may prevent or reduce our ability to service your earlier request to this Site or to access this web site in the future. We will follow the policy outlined here, but we are not responsible for any failure or shortcoming in deleting or controlling the disclosure of information you have made available through use of this Site or for the timing of our actions after your request.

For each of your requests, you should receive an email response from YMIN, confirming receipt of the request. If you do not receive such a response, you must assume that your request has not been received by our servers or processed. Your request should be repeated until receipt confirmation is received or, as an alternative, your request should be sent by regular mail to the address indicated above.

When you request modification to your data, you must provide us with all relevant existing data (name, address, email address, etc), along with the specific modifications, necessary to identify you and make the changes you request.

Incorporation into Terms of Service

If other terms and conditions apply to our relationship, this Privacy Policy is incorporated into these terms by reference.

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