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Indie-Music.com gathers three types of information about users:

  • Information that users provide through optional, voluntary submissions. These are voluntary submissions to receive our electronic newsletters, to submit a site or artist for review, to participate in commenrts, message boards or forums, to email a friend, and from participation in polls and surveys.

  • Information Indie-Music.com gathers through aggregated tracking information derived mainly by tallying page views throughout our sites. This information allows us to better tailor our content to readers' needs and to help our advertisers and sponsors better understand the demographics of our audience. Because Indie-Music.com derives its revenue partly from sponsorships and advertising, providing such aggregated demographic data is essential to keeping our service free to users. Under no circumstances does Indie-Music.com divulge any information about an individual user to a third party.

  • Indie-Music.com Customers. For our subscribers and paying customers, Indie-Music.com collects only the neccesary information to administer an account, such as name, mailing address, billing information, and email address.


  • We will never knowingly request personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 without requesting parental consent.

Usage tracking

  • On our freely available websites, Indie-Music.com tracks user traffic patterns throughout our network of sites. However, we do not correlate this information with data about individual users. Indie-Music.com does break down overall usage statistics according to a user's domain name, browser type, and MIME type by reading this information from the browser string (information contained in every user's browser).
  • Members, Customers, or paid subscribers are logged if they access their personal account, however Indie-Music.com does not aggregate this information. It is stored strictly as a security measure for private Member data.


Indie-Music.com never shares newsletter mailing lists, customer information, or private data of any sort with any third parties, including advertisers, sponsors or partners.

We use third-party credit card payment processing services, which may require personal information to be passed to the processing company. Our payment processing company (currently Paypal) is also strongly committed to your online privacy.


By using this site, you consent to the collection and use of this information by Indie-Music.com. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it.


Who do I contact if I suspect a copyright violation?

Indie-Music.com does not tolerate copyright infringement and aggressively police our site for any violations. We investigate all allegations of infringement and immediately remove any content determined to be infringing under the DMCA.

To report an issue for investigation, please include the following information:

Content in question
URL link pointing to the content
Your complete contact information
Information regarding the alleged infringement.

And snail mail it to:

PO Box 281
Columbus, IN 47202

For more details on the information required for valid notification, see 17 U.S.C. 512(c)(3).

You should be aware that, under the DCMA, claimants who make misrepresentations concerning copyright infringement may be liable for damages incurred as a result of the removal or blocking of the material, court costs, and attorneys fees.



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