PRIVACY AND COOKIES POLICY

WHO WE ARE

Our website address is: https://lightbridge.tv. This website is about music composer, sound designer and multimedia artist Thanasis Lightbridge whose works include space metal projects Dol Ammad, Dol Theeta and Dol Kruug. This website is developed and operated by Thanasis Lightbridge himself. You can contact Thanasis directly for any issue or question regarding the website on our Contact page here

WHAT PERSONAL DATA WE COLLECT AND WHY WE COLLECT IT

COMMENTS

When visitors leave comments on the blog section of the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. Spam detection is done through the Akismet service (owned by Automattic who are the developers of WordPress, the system used to build this website.) Akismet’s privacy policy is available here

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

The Comments Section in the blog allows the option to be notified of new comments or new posts via email. If you check this option, your name and email are used only for the aforementioned reasons of notifying you when new comments appear on the post or when new posts are published. Your name and email will not be logged and not used in our newsletter or any other reason.

NEWSLETTER

We use Mailchimp as our Newsletter automation platform. We have set up a Newsletter subscription form in the sidebar of our blog, at the bottom of our home page and in the dedicated Newsletter page. By clicking to submit your email to this forms, you acknowledge that the information you provide will be transferred to MailChimp for processing in accordance with their Privacy Policy and Terms

Thanasis Lightbridge will use the information you provide on this forms to provide you with updates and news about his music. Sometimes Thanasis offers exclusive content or offers to his newsletter subscribers. The frequency of the newsletters are about one email per month.

You can change your mind at any time and unsubscribe from the Newsletter by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of any email you receive from us, or by contacting us through our contact page. We will treat your information with respect and will never sell or share it with any third party.

CONTACT FORM

We have set up a contact form in our contact page where you provide us with your name, email address and your message. These information are only used to communicate with you and will not be logged, stored or used for any other reason other than replying to your message. We will not share your info with any third party. Messages through the contact form may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

SUBSCRIPTIONS

This website offers blog post subscriptions through a form in the blog’s sidebar. You can enter your email address to receive an email every time Thanasis posts a new blog post in the website.

These subscriptions are handled using Jetpack by Automattic. Check out Automattic’s Privacy Policy here

To initiate and process subscriptions, the following information is used: subscriber’s email address and the ID of the post or comment (depending on the specific subscription being processed). In the event of a new subscription being initiated, we also collect some basic server data, including all of the subscribing user’s HTTP request headers, the IP address from which the subscribing user is viewing the page, and the URI which was given in order to access the page (REQUEST_URI and DOCUMENT_URI). This server data used for the exclusive purpose of monitoring and preventing abuse and spam.

Activity Tracked: Functionality cookies are set for a duration of 347 days to remember a visitor’s blog and post subscription choices if, in fact, they have an active subscription.

If you use this option, your email are used only for the aforementioned reasons of notifying you when a new blog post is published on the website. Your email will not be logged and not used in our newsletter or any other reason.

USER ACCOUNTS

Visitors are not eligible to have an account and log in to this site.

Visitors are not eligible to edit or publish articles on this site.

MEDIA

Visitors are not eligible to log in and upload images or any other content to this website.

WHAT ARE COOKIES

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the site’s functionality.

For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies here

COMMENT COOKIES

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

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.

Examples of embedded content from other websites may include videos from YouTube or Vimeo, music tracks from Spotify, Bandcamp or Soundcloud, photos from Instagram etc

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.

ANALYTICS

This website uses the WordPress.com Stats from Automattic who are the developers of WordPress, the system used to build this website.

Data Used: IP address, WordPress.com user ID (if logged in), WordPress.com username (if logged in), user agent, visiting URL, referring URL, timestamp of event, browser language, country code. Important: The site owner does not have access to any of this information via this feature. For example, a site owner can see that a specific post has 285 views, but he/she cannot see which specific users/accounts viewed that post. Stats logs — containing visitor IP addresses and WordPress.com usernames (if available) — are retained by Automattic for 28 days and are used for the sole purpose of powering this feature.

Check out Automattic’s Privacy Policy here

Activity Tracked: Post and page views, video plays (if videos are hosted by WordPress.com), outbound link clicks, referring URLs and search engine terms, and country. When this module is enabled, Jetpack also tracks performance on each page load that includes the Javascript file used for tracking stats. This is exclusively for aggregate performance tracking across Jetpack sites in order to make sure that our plugin and code is not causing performance issues. This includes the tracking of page load times and resource loading duration (image files, Javascript files, CSS files, etc.). The site owner has the ability to force this feature to honor DNT settings of visitors. By default, DNT is currently not honored.

Check out Automattic’s Cookie Policy here

DISABLING COOKIES

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser’s Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

WHO WE SHARE YOUR DATA WITH

We don’t share your data with anyone. We don’t share your data with any other third party. We will never sell or misuse your data.

HOW LONG WE RETAIN YOUR DATA

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.If you subscribe to our newsletter we retain your data until you choose to unsubscribe.

WHAT RIGHTS YOU HAVE OVER YOUR DATA

If you have left comments on one or more blog posts in this website, 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.

If you want to unsubscribe from the Newsletter you can do so anytime by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of any email you receive from us, or by contacting us through our contact page.

WHERE WE SEND YOUR DATA

Visitor comments and messages may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

HOW WE PROTECT YOUR DATA

We work hard to protect your information by constantly keeping our systems up to date, using industry standard web development tools and high quality server hosting.

OUR CONTACT INFORMATION

This website is developed and operated by Thanasis Lightbridge himself. You can contact Thanasis directly for any issue or question on our Contact page here

TERMS OF USE

The following terms and conditions govern all use of the lightbridge.tv website and all content, services and products available at or through the website (taken together, the Website). The Website is owned and operated by Thanasis Lightbridge (“Thanasis Lightbridge”). The Website is offered subject to your acceptance without modification of all of the terms and conditions contained herein and all other operating rules, policies (including, without limitation, Thanasis Lightbridge’ Privacy Policy) and procedures that may be published from time to time on this Site by Thanasis Lightbridge (collectively, the “Agreement”).

Please read this Agreement carefully before accessing or using the Website. By accessing or using any part of the web site, you agree to become bound by the terms and conditions of this agreement. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this agreement, then you may not access the Website or use any services. If these terms and conditions are considered an offer by Thanasis Lightbridge, acceptance is expressly limited to these terms. The Website is available only to individuals who are at least 13 years old.

Responsibility of Contributors. If you comment on a blog, post links on the Website, or otherwise make (or allow any third party to make) material available by means of the Website (any such material, “Content”), You are entirely responsible for the content of, and any harm resulting from, that Content. That is the case regardless of whether the Content in question constitutes text, graphics, an audio file, or computer software. By making Content available, you represent and warrant that:
the downloading, copying and use of the Content will not infringe the proprietary rights, including but not limited to the copyright, patent, trademark or trade secret rights, of any third party;
if your employer has rights to intellectual property you create, you have either (i) received permission from your employer to post or make available the Content, including but not limited to any software, or (ii) secured from your employer a waiver as to all rights in or to the Content;
you have fully complied with any third-party licenses relating to the Content, and have done all things necessary to successfully pass through to end users any required terms;
the Content does not contain or install any viruses, worms, malware, Trojan horses or other harmful or destructive content;
the Content is not spam, is not machine- or randomly-generated, and does not contain unethical or unwanted commercial content designed to drive traffic to third party sites or boost the search engine rankings of third party sites, or to further unlawful acts (such as phishing) or mislead recipients as to the source of the material (such as spoofing);
the Content is not pornographic, does not contain threats or incite violence towards individuals or entities, and does not violate the privacy or publicity rights of any third party;
your blog is not getting advertised via unwanted electronic messages such as spam links on newsgroups, email lists, other blogs and web sites, and similar unsolicited promotional methods;
your blog is not named in a manner that misleads your readers into thinking that you are another person or company. For example, your blog’s URL or name is not the name of a person other than yourself or company other than your own; and
you have, in the case of Content that includes computer code, accurately categorized and/or described the type, nature, uses and effects of the materials, whether requested to do so by Thanasis Lightbridge or otherwise.

Without limiting any of those representations or warranties, Thanasis Lightbridge has the right (though not the obligation) to, in Thanasis Lightbridge’ sole discretion (i) refuse or remove any content that, in Thanasis Lightbridge’ reasonable opinion, violates any Thanasis Lightbridge policy or is in any way harmful or objectionable, or (ii) terminate or deny access to and use of the Website to any individual or entity for any reason, in Thanasis Lightbridge’ sole discretion. Thanasis Lightbridge will have no obligation to provide a refund of any amounts previously paid.

Donations.
You can choose to Donate to Thanasis Lightbridge in order to support him in his music making endeavours.

A Donate button is present in the blog’s sidebar. Donations are handled through PayPal.

You can donate a fixed amount or make a monthly donation.

You can change or cancel a recurring donation anytime in your PayPal account settings.

If you choose a monthly donation, the amount you enter will be paid to Thanasis Lightbridge each month from your PayPal account.

You can create an account and find more details about PayPal here

Responsibility of Website Visitors. Thanasis Lightbridge has not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material, including computer software, posted to the Website, and cannot therefore be responsible for that material’s content, use or effects. By operating the Website, Thanasis Lightbridge does not represent or imply that it endorses the material there posted, or that it believes such material to be accurate, useful or non-harmful. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. The Website may contain content that is offensive, indecent, or otherwise objectionable, as well as content containing technical inaccuracies, typographical mistakes, and other errors. The Website may also contain material that violates the privacy or publicity rights, or infringes the intellectual property and other proprietary rights, of third parties, or the downloading, copying or use of which is subject to additional terms and conditions, stated or unstated. Thanasis Lightbridge disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from the use by visitors of the Website, or from any downloading by those visitors of content there posted.

Content Posted on Other Websites. We have not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material, including computer software, made available through the websites and webpages to which lightbridge.tv links, and that link to lightbridge.tv. Thanasis Lightbridge does not have any control over those non-Thanasis Lightbridge websites and webpages, and is not responsible for their contents or their use. By linking to a non-Thanasis Lightbridge website or webpage, Thanasis Lightbridge does not represent or imply that it endorses such website or webpage. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. Thanasis Lightbridge disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from your use of non-Thanasis Lightbridge websites and webpages.

Intellectual Property. This Agreement does not transfer from Thanasis Lightbridge to you any Thanasis Lightbridge or third party intellectual property, and all right, title and interest in and to such property will remain (as between the parties) solely with Thanasis Lightbridge. Thanasis Lightbridge, lightbridge.tv, the Lightbridge logo, the Dol Ammad logo, the Dol Theeta logo, the Dol Kruug logo and all other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with lightbridge.tv, or the Website are trademarks or registered trademarks of Thanasis Lightbridge or Thanasis Lightbridge’ licensors. Other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with the Website may be the trademarks of other third parties. Your use of the Website grants you no right or license to reproduce or otherwise use any Thanasis Lightbridge or third-party trademarks.

Changes. Thanasis Lightbridge reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or replace any part of this Agreement. It is your responsibility to check this Agreement periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to the Website following the posting of any changes to this Agreement constitutes acceptance of those changes. Thanasis Lightbridge may also, in the future, offer new services and/or features through the Website. Such new features and/or services shall be subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement.

Disclaimer of Warranties. The Website is provided “as is”. Thanasis Lightbridge and its suppliers and licensors hereby disclaim all warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Neither Thanasis Lightbridge nor its suppliers and licensors, makes any warranty that the Website will be error free or that access thereto will be continuous or uninterrupted. You understand that you download from, or otherwise obtain content or services through, the Website at your own discretion and risk.

Limitation of Liability. In no event will Thanasis Lightbridge, or its suppliers or licensors, be liable with respect to any subject matter of this agreement under any contract, negligence, strict liability or other legal or equitable theory for: (i) any special, incidental or consequential damages; (ii) the cost of procurement for substitute products or services; (iii) for interruption of use or loss or corruption of data; or (iv) for any amounts that exceed the fees paid by you to Thanasis Lightbridge under this agreement during the twelve (12) month period prior to the cause of action. Thanasis Lightbridge shall have no liability for any failure or delay due to matters beyond their reasonable control. The foregoing shall not apply to the extent prohibited by applicable law.

General Representation and Warranty. You represent and warrant that (i) your use of the Website will be in strict accordance with the Thanasis Lightbridge Privacy Policy, with this Agreement and with all applicable laws and regulations (including without limitation any local laws or regulations in your country, state, city, or other governmental area, regarding online conduct and acceptable content, and including all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the country in which you reside) and (ii) your use of the Website will not infringe or misappropriate the intellectual property rights of any third party.

Indemnification. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Thanasis Lightbridge from and against any and all claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of your use of the Website, including but not limited to your violation of this Agreement.

Miscellaneous. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between Thanasis Lightbridge and you concerning the subject matter hereof, and they may only be modified by a written amendment signed by an authorized executive of Thanasis Lightbridge, or by the posting by Thanasis Lightbridge of a revised version. Except to the extent applicable law, if any, provides otherwise, this Agreement, any access to or use of the Website will be governed by the laws of Thessaloniki, GREECE.

If you don’t agree with the above Terms of Use you may simply discontinue using this Website. By using this website you agree to the above Terms of Use.