Privacy Policy for The Guitar HQ

Last updated: September 16, 2023

This Privacy Policy explains how The Guitar HQ (“we,” “us,” or “our”) collects, uses, discloses, and protects the personal information of users (“you” or “your”) of our website (the “Website”). We are committed to protecting your privacy and complying with applicable international data privacy laws, including the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), the California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA), and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This policy also outlines our compliance with the requirements of leading advertising and affiliate networks such as Google AdSense and Commission Junction.

1. Information We Collect:
We may collect personal information from you when you visit or interact with our Website. The types of personal information we may collect include:

1.1. Information You Provide: When you voluntarily provide information through our contact forms, newsletter sign-up forms, or other interactive features on our Website, we may collect personal information such as your name, email address, and any other information you choose to provide.

1.2. Automatically Collected Information: We may collect certain information automatically when you visit our Website, including your IP address, browser type, operating system, referring URLs, and other technical information.

2. Use of Personal Information:
We may use the personal information we collect for the following purposes:

2.1. To provide and improve our services: We use your personal information to fulfill your requests, respond to your inquiries, and provide you with relevant information about our products and services. We may also use your information to improve the functionality and user experience of our Website.

2.2. Marketing and Communications: With your consent, we may send you promotional materials or other communications about our products, services, and events. You have the option to opt-out of receiving these communications at any time.

2.3. Compliance with Legal Obligations: We may use your personal information to comply with applicable laws, regulations, or legal processes and respond to requests from public and government authorities.

3. Disclosure of Personal Information:
We may disclose your personal information in the following circumstances:

3.1. Service Providers: We may share your personal information with trusted third-party service providers who assist us in operating our Website, conducting our business, or providing services to you. These service providers are contractually obligated to protect your information and only use it for the purposes specified by us.

3.2. Advertising and Affiliate Networks: We may participate in advertising and affiliate networks such as Google AdSense and Commission Junction. These networks may collect information about your visits to our Website to provide targeted advertisements. Please refer to their respective privacy policies for more information on how they handle your personal data.

3.3. Legal Compliance: We may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in response to a valid legal request, such as a court order, subpoena, or government investigation.

4. International Data Transfers:
As a global website, we may transfer and process your personal information in countries other than your own. We will take appropriate measures to ensure that such transfers comply with applicable data protection laws and that your personal information remains protected.

5. Your Rights and Choices:
You have certain rights regarding the personal information we hold about you. These rights may include the right to access, correct, or delete your personal information, object to or restrict certain processing, and the right to data portability. To exercise these rights, please contact us using the contact information provided at the end of this Privacy Policy.

6. Data Security:
We take reasonable measures to protect the security and confidentiality of your personal information. However, no method of transmission or storage is completely secure. While we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

7. Children’s Privacy:
Our Website is not intended for individuals under the age of 16. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children. If you are a parent or guardian and believe that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us, and we will take steps to delete the information.

8. Changes to this Privacy Policy:
We reserve the right to modify or update this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any material changes through a prominent notice on our Website or by other means. Your continued use of our Website after such modifications signifies your acceptance of the updated Privacy Policy.

9. Contact Us:
If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding this Privacy Policy or our data practices, please contact us at:

Email: info [@]

4283 Express Lane, Suite TH1342
Sarasota, FL 34249
+1 (941) 538-6941

Please allow up to 30 days for us to respond to your inquiries.

Note: This privacy policy is provided for informational purposes only and should not be considered legal advice. It is recommended to consult with legal professionals to ensure compliance with specific privacy laws and regulations applicable to your situation.

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