Information the Website collects and How It's Used

Profiles ("Website") is a talent discovery network that attempts to identify great talent and to bring that talent to the attention of independent record lablel executives. To accomplish this, the Website collects personal information which is used in order to provide artist/band/writer details to interested label executives. Except as explicitly provided herein, none of the information collected by the Website is made accessible to the public. Only employees of A&R Network and record industry subscribers have acces to profiles. This information is held strictly confidential and can be deleted at the user's request.

Information Supplied by You at Registration or Payment of Performance Fees

To secure a performance slot at an A&R showcase, you may be required to enter payment information. You will receive one email notification that your payment has been received. Email contact information provided by you is used primarily to notify you of potential A&R showcase opportunities in your area. Once you commence the Website's registration process, the Website may occasionally send newsletters and email notifications of special events or product offerings at the Website. All of the email messages the Website sends you may contain a code that enables the Website's database to track your usage of the emails, including whether the email was opened and/or what links (if any) were clicked. If you choose not receive emails about new products, promotions or other noteworthy news, please see the section below labeled "Choice/Opt-out".

Advertisements, promotions and offers from third-party advertisers may be provided to you while you visit the Website. Similarly when paying the Website subscription fees, advertisements, promotions and offers from third-party advertisers may be provided to you.

From time-to-time the Website requests information from you via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and you therefore have a choice whether or not to disclose this information.

Credit card transactions are processed through industry standard secure socket layer encryption by a third party, which only uses your information for that purpose.

The Website will only share your information with third-parties in the ways defined in this privacy statement.

Information Supplied by Your Browser

Website also logs IP addresses for systems administration purposes. IP addresses are logged to track a user's session. The Website does not link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable. Therefore though the user's session will be tracked, but the user will remain anonymous.

The Website uses cookies to keep track of some types of information while you are visiting or using the Website. Cookies are needed for the Website to operate properly. They facilitate your ongoing access to and use of the Website and allow a site to track usage behavior, they also help compile aggregate data for content improvements; and undertake targeted advertising. If your browser is set to reject all cookies, the Website will not function properly.

Third-Party Advertising

The Website may use third-party advertising agencies to serve ads on behalf of the Website or third-party advertisers (e.g., retailers of goods or services). These companies may employ cookies and action tags (also known as single pixel gifs or web beacons) to measure advertising effectiveness. Any information that these third parties collect via cookies and action tags is completely anonymous.

Legal Disclaimer

Though the Website makes every effort to preserve user privacy, the Website may disclose information you provide if required to do so by law, enforcement agency or court order or if the Website has a good faith belief that disclosure is necessary to (1) comply with the law or with legal process served on us; (2) protect and defend its rights or property; (3) act in an emergency to protect someone's safety or (4) as expressly provided herein.

The Website also may disclose this information to its subsidiary and parent companies and businesses, and other affiliated legal entities and businesses with who the Website is under common corporate control. However, all of these parent, subsidiary and affiliated legal entities and businesses that receive your personal information from the Website will comply with the terms of this privacy policy with respect to their use and disclosure of such personal information.


The Website has extensive security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information stored in its database. These measures include the use of Secure Server technology during credit card transactions and administrative access to site data, as well as other proprietary security measures which are applied to all repositories and transfers of user information. The Website shall exercise reasonable care in providing secure transmission of information between your computer and the Website's servers, the Website cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information transmitted to the Website over the Internet and the shall accept no liability for any unintentional disclosure.

Pointers to protect your privacy [Optional Clause]

Please take the following steps to further protect your privacy:

  1. Always close your browser and log out from the Website once you have finished surfing the net to prevent other people gaining access to your information and correspondence.
  2. The Website has no control over other websites that it may be link to, and the Website takes no responsibility for the conduct of these companies. Always read the Terms and Conditions when using other websites.
  3. Keep your passwords and your member details secret. If unauthorized access of your account occurs please inform us immediately. Frequently change your password.

Policies and Remedies [Optional Clause]

Links to Other Sites

The Website is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of other websites that may be linked to the Website or of any third party advertisers.


You may send an email to with the word "Remove" in the subject field if they do not wish to receive future communications from the Website.


You shall have the following options for changing and modifying information previously submitted.

  1. Users may change their credit card, password and other information by going to User Settings page and selecting "My Account" link in the top navigation area;
  2. You can send email to

Contacting the Website

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of the Website, you may send an email to


Your use of Website, including any dispute concerning privacy, is subject to this privacy statement and the Terms and Conditions of Service.


If the Website decides to change its privacy policy, the Website will post those changes to this privacy statement page and any other places it deems appropriate so that you are aware of what information the Website collects, how the Website uses it, and under what circumstances, if any, the Website discloses it. The Website reserves the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If the Website makes material changes to this policy, the Website will notify you here, or by other means, such as email, at its discretion.

Your continued use of any portion of the Website following posting of the updated privacy statement will constitute your acceptance of the changes.

Effective Date

This privacy policy comes into effect on the date of registration.