Warner Music UK Limited (“WMUK”) is concerned about privacy issues and wants you to be familiar with how we collect, use and disclose information. This Privacy Policy describes our practices in connection with information that we or our third-party service providers collect through certain of our owned or controlled websites, web properties (e.g., widgets and applications) and mobile applications (“Mobile Apps”) in each case, that link to this Privacy Policy (each, a “Property” or collectively the “Properties”). By providing Personal Information (as defined below) to us through the Properties, you acknowledge you have read this Privacy Policy and you understand the terms and conditions herein.
This Privacy Policy does not address, and we are not responsible for, the privacy, information or other practices of any third party, including Facebook, Inc., Apple Inc., Google LLC, Microsoft Corp., any wireless carriers, our artists, our affiliates and any third party operating any site or property to which any Property contains a link. In addition, the inclusion of a link on any Property does not imply endorsement of, or affiliation with, the linked site or Property by us or by our artists or affiliates. Please note that the Properties may include the ability to access and submit (including, for example, via a third-party software application or service that is available through or in connection with a Property) certain information directly to third parties, such as Facebook, or to any application platform, such as Apple's App Store or Google Play. Such information is submitted by you directly to such third parties and this Privacy Policy does not apply to any such information submitted by you.
Personal Information We May Collect
Two types of information are collected in connection with the Properties: Personal Information and Other Information.“ Personal Information” is information that identifies you or makes you identifiable as an individual. “ Other Information” is any information that does not reveal your specific identity. If we are required to treat Other Information as Personal Information under applicable law, then we may use and disclose it for the purposes for which we use and disclose Personal Information as detailed in this Policy. Other Information is addressed separately below, under the heading “OTHER INFORMATION”.
We and our third-party service providers may collect the following Personal Information from you:
Collection of Personal Information
We and our third-party service providers collect Personal Information through the Properties in a variety of ways, including:
You are not required by statute or contract to provide any Personal Information to us. For example, when you participate in various opportunities provided through the Properties, we collect Personal Information from you in order to enable you (or us) to complete your experience on the Properties.
How We Use Personal Information
We and our third-party service providers use Personal Information for the following business purposes including:
We will engage in this activity because we have a legitimate interest.
Disclosure of Personal Information
We disclose Personal Information:
Other Uses and Disclosures
We also use and disclose your Personal Information as necessary or appropriate, especially when we have a legal obligation or legitimate interest to do so:
Retention Period
We will retain your Personal Information for as long as needed or permitted in light of the purpose(s) for which it was obtained and consistent with applicable law.
The criteria we use to determine our retention periods include:
Sensitive Information
We ask that you not send us, and you not disclose to us, any sensitive Personal Information (e.g., social security numbers, information related to racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religion or other beliefs, health, criminal background or trade union membership) on or through the Properties or otherwise.
OTHER INFORMATION Other Information We May Collect 
We and our third-party service providers may collect Other Information (defined above) such as:
How We May Collect Other Information 
We and our third-party service providers may collect Other Information in a variety of ways, including:
How We May Use and Disclose Other Information
Please note that we may use and disclose Other Information for any purpose, except where we are required to do otherwise under applicable law. If we are required to treat Other Information as Personal Information under applicable law, then we may use it as described in “How We May Collect Other Information” section above, as well as for all the purposes for which we use and disclose Personal Information. In some instances, we may combine Other Information with Personal Information (such as combining your name with your geographical location). If we combine any Other Information with Personal Information, the combined information will be treated by us as Personal Information as long as it is combined.
We will use reasonable physical, technical and administrative measures to protect Personal Information under our control. If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is no longer secure, please notify us immediately in accordance with the “Contacting Us” section below.
Your choices regarding our use and disclosure of your Personal Information
We give you many choices regarding our use and disclosure of Personal Information about you for marketing purposes. 
You may opt-out from the following as set forth below:
In each case, please make clear in your email what you are opting-out from. We will comply with your request(s) as soon as reasonably practicable. Please note that, if you do opt-out from receiving marketing-related messages from us, we may still send administrative messages to you. How you can access, change or delete your Personal Information
If you would like to access, review, correct, update, suppress, restrict or delete Personal Information that you previously provided to us, if you would like to object to our use of your Personal Information, or if you would like to request to receive an electronic copy of your Personal Information for purposes of transmitting it to another company (to the extent this right to data portability is provided to you by applicable law), you may contact us at: We will respond to your request consistent with applicable law.
In your request, please make clear what Personal Information you would like to have changed, whether you would like to have your Personal Information suppressed from our database or otherwise let us know what limitations you would like to put on our use of your Personal Information. For your protection, we may only implement requests with respect to the Personal Information associated with the particular email address that you use to send us your request, and we may need to verify your identity before implementing your request. We will try to comply with your request as soon as reasonably practicable.
Please note that we may need to retain certain information for recordkeeping purposes and/or to complete any transactions that you began prior to requesting a change or deletion (e.g., when you make a purchase or enter a promotion, you may not be able to change or delete the Personal Information provided until after the completion of such purchase or promotion).
Where our collection and use of Personal Information is based on your consent, you may withdraw such consent at any time by emailing us at, and such withdrawal will not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before your withdrawal.
Cross-Border Transfer
The Properties are controlled and operated from the [United Kingdom; accordingly, this Privacy Policy, and our collection, use and disclosure of your Personal Information, is governed by the laws of England and Wales, and the Properties are not intended to subject WMUK or any of its affiliates to the laws or jurisdiction of any state, country or territory other than that of England and Wales. Your Personal Information may be stored and processed in any country where we have facilities or in which we engage service providers, and by using the Properties you understand that your information will be transferred to countries outside of your country of residence, including the United States, which may have data protection rules that are different from those of your country.
If you are located in the EEA: Some of the non-EEA countries are recognized by the European Commission as providing an adequate level of data protection according to EEA standards (the full list of these countries is available here. For transfers from the EEA to countries not considered adequate by the European Commission, we have put in place adequate measures, such as standard contractual clauses adopted by the European Commission regarding Personal Information. You may obtain a copy of these measures by contacting or consult standard terms by following this link.
The Properties are not directed to individuals under the age of sixteen (16), and we request that such individuals do not provide Personal Information through the Properties.
We may change this Privacy Policy at any time. Please take a look at the “LAST UPDATED” legend at the top of this page to see when this Privacy Policy was last revised. Any changes to this Privacy Policy will become effective when we make the revised Privacy Policy available on or through a Property.
Warner Music UK Limited, located at 27 Wrights Lane, London, the United Kingdom, is the company responsible for collection, use and disclosure of your Personal Information under this Privacy Policy.
If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or our data processing practices, please contact us by email at Alternatively, if you are located within the EU/EEA, you may also lodge a complaint with a data protection authority for your country or region, or where an alleged infringement of applicable data protection law occurs. A list of data protection authorities is availablehere.
We are located at the following address:
Warner Music UK Limited 
Legal Department 
The Warner Building 
27 Wrights Lane 
W8 5SW 
Attn: Privacy Coordinator
Please note that email communications are not always secure, so please do not include credit card information or other sensitive information in your email messages to us.



Protecting our users’ personal data is an important concern for BMG Rights Management (UK) Limited (“we”, “us” or “our”).

This privacy policy relates to our website at and/or any of our other related online or mobile products, content and services, such as widgets and applications (collectively, the “Site”).

We explain below how and why we and our third-party service providers process personal data in connection with your use of the Site.


1. We and our third-party service providers may collect and process personal data, i.e. information that identifies, or makes it possible to identify, you as a natural person (e.g. your name, address, email address or IP-address) when you participate in various opportunities and services provided through the Site (the “Service Data”). Processing means any operation which is performed on personal data, such as collection, recording, organisation, structuring, storage, adaptation, retrieval, any kind of disclosure, erasure or destruction or other use. We process personal data, such as when you:

(a) actively communicate with us;

(b) subscribe to services (e.g. newsletters/artist information bulletins or other communications) that we may provide through the Site;

(c) take part in a contest, promotion, survey or other type of promotion through the Site or through any linked social media; and/or

(d) contribute to a blog or forum.

This may include your name, postal address, email address, telephone number, age, date of birth.

2. Furthermore, on each of your visits to the Site we collect the following Technical Data transmitted by your browser to our website:

(a) your type of browser and type of operating system;

(b) the internet protocol (IP) address allocated to your internet access when you were visiting the Site;

(d) the URL of the internet page from which you arrived at the Site;

(e) the date and time when you accessed, clicked through and left the Site;

(f) the amount of data transmitted; and/or

(g) the searches you made and the pages you accessed on the Site;

3. All such personal information is collected, stored and processed by us, affiliated BMG Companies and our third-party service providers for the purposes set out in section B below.


1. We, our affiliated companies and our third-party service providers may use your personal information as described in Section A for the following purposes:

(a) to provide access to our Site and services.

(b) to provide assessment and analysis (e.g. customer, promotional and market analysis) to enable us to review, develop and improve the services and products that we offer;

(c) to monitor customer traffic patterns and Site usage to help us enhance your enjoyment during the online experience; for further information on the use of data for web analytics and marketing purposes please refer to our cookie policy;

(d) to respond to your enquiries and to fulfil your requests (e.g. to send you newsletters or to provide you with information about our products, content and services);


(e) if you have consented to our doing so, to provide you, or to permit selected third parties to provide you, with information about products that we believe may interest you;


(f) to notify you about changes to Site terms, conditions and policies;

(g) to allow you to take part in contests and similar promotions and to administer those activities (which may contain additional requirements and information about how we or our third-party service providers may use your personal information).

2. The above processing activities are based on Article 6 sec. 1 lit. f GDPR. It represents our legitimate interests to improve your website experience and to optimize our services and products and to use our Site for marketing purposes. It is in our mutual legitimate interest to respond to your enquiries and requests. If you subscribed to our newsletter, any processing related to sending you newsletters or provide you with information about our products is based on the consent (Art. 6 sec. 1 lit. a GDPR) you gave separately when subscribing to the newsletter. You can withdraw your consent at any time by clicking on the link provided in each of our newsletters or by clicking on this. Such withdrawal will only be effective for future processing of data.

3. We process your personal data where necessary: (i) under any applicable laws or regulations of any jurisdiction of the EU or any member state for any purposes required under those laws or regulations, Art. 6 sec. 1 lit. c GDPR; (ii) to enforce or apply our Site’s terms and conditions or other contracts, Art. 6 sec. 1 lit. f GDPR; and/or (iii) to protect our, our users’ or any other third parties’ rights, property or safety, Art. 6 sec. 1 lit d and f GDPR


When you subscribe to our newsletter, we use the so-called double opt-in procedure, i.e. we will only send you newsletters by e-mail if you confirm in our notification e-mail by clicking on a link that you are the owner of the e-mail address provided. If you confirm your e-mail address, we will store your e-mail address, the time of registration and the IP address used for registration until you unsubscribe from the newsletter. The sole purpose of the storage is to send you the newsletters and to be able to prove your registration. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time. A corresponding unsubscribe link can be found in every newsletter. A message to the contact data given below or in the newsletter (e.g. by e-mail or letter) is of course also sufficient. The legal basis of the processing is your consent pursuant to Art. 6 sec. 1 lit. f GDPR.

In our newsletters we use commercially established technologies, enabling us to measure interactions with the newsletters (e.g. opening of the e-mail, clicked links). We use this data in pseudonymous form for general statistical evaluations as well as for the optimisation and further development of our content and customer communication. This data is collected using small graphics embedded in the newsletter (so-called pixels), which can also collect Technical Data regarding the device you use. The data is collected exclusively pseudonymised and is not linked to your other personal data. The legal basis for this is our aforementioned legitimate interest, Art. 6 sec. 1 lit. f GDPR [The legal basis of the processing is your consent pursuant to Art. 6 sec. 1 lit. a GDPR]. Through our newsletter we want to share content that is as relevant as possible for our customers and better understand what readers are actually interested in. If you do not wish the analysis of usage behaviour, you can unsubscribe from our newsletter or deactivate graphics in your e-mail program by default. The data on the interaction with our newsletters is stored pseudonymously for 30 days and subsequently made completely anonymous.


We may share your personal information as far as it is required for the above mentioned purposes from time to time with:

(a) any member of BMG’s group of companies (which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries) so that such third party may process your personal information in any way in which we are permitted to process your personal information under this privacy policy; and/or

(b) any of the following third parties:

(c) As far as transfer to above mentioned recipients is required for any of the purposes mentioned in Section B, the transfer of data is based on our legitimate interests as specified in Section B or on your consent. This includes our interest to host the Website for informational and marketing purposes and to improve our services and products.

(d) We disclose your personal data to any person where necessary: (i) under any applicable laws or regulations of any jurisdiction of the EU or any member state for any purposes required by such person under those laws or regulations, Art. 6 sec. 1 lit. c GDPR; (ii) to enforce or apply our Site’s terms and conditions or other contracts, Art. 6 sec. 1 lit. f GDPR; and/or (iii) to protect our, our users’ or any other third parties’ rights, property or safety, Art. 6 sec. 1 lit d and f GDPR.

(e) We anonymize your personal data, as it is in our legitimate interest to use aggregated, non-personal information to analyse our target audience and web traffic. We may publish, or share with affiliates and/or business partners, aggregated non-personal data, which will not identify you individually.


The information we collect from you may be transferred to, processed and stored at a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEC”), e.g. when we transfer data to third parties or members of BMG’s group of companies. The Recipients outside the EEA are either Privacy Shield certified or bound by Standard Contractual Clauses of the EU Commission for the protection of personal data, or they are located in countries in regard to which the EU Commission issued an adequacy decision according to Art. 45. GDPR.


A "cookie" is a small text file deposited on your device's hard drive when you access a website. We may use cookies to monitor your use of the Site and to customise your experience of it. For further details, please refer to our cookie policy.


The Site may contain links to other sites not owned or controlled by us. We are not responsible for the content of any such site, the site operator’s privacy policy or how the site operator treats information (personal or otherwise) obtained from users of the site. We advise you to check this site’s privacy policy to satisfy yourself as to how the site operator will treat any such information.


We take reasonable precautions to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information and to ensure that it will be processed in accordance with this privacy policy.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via online or mobile networks is not completely secure. You acknowledge and accept that others may intercept personal information you provide to us, and that any such transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we use set procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.


We strive to keep our processing activities with respect to your personal data as limited as possible. Personal data provided by you upon using our services (Service Data as described in Section A.1.) will be retained only for as long as we need it to fulfil the purpose for which we have collected it or as long as required by statutory retention requirements. Technical Data (as described in Section A.2.) will be retained only as long as it is necessary to provide access to our site. The IP-Address will be retained for 7 days to enable us to engage in effective defense against attacks on our site, i.e. DDOS attacks. However, we may retain Technical Data as long as certain marketing purposes require. In no event will we retain your Technical Data longer than 35 days, provided storage of data is not required by statutory retention requirements, as may be the case regarding data that is relevant for obligations under tax and commercial law.


Right of access (Art. 15 GDPR);

You have the right to information regarding the data we process concerning you. Upon request we will provide you a copy of the data together with additional information to the extent defined in Art. 15 GDPR.

Right to rectification (Art. 16 GDPR);

You have the right to rectification of your data, wherever such data is incorrect or incomplete.

Right to erasure (Art. 17 GDPR);

You have a right to erasure regarding data that is no longer required for the original purposes or that is processed unlawfully, as described in Art. 17 GDPR. Wherever certain data is subject to retention periods, instead of deleting the data we will restrict processing to the duration and intended purposes of such period.

Right to restriction of processing (Art. 18 GDPR);

Upon your request, we will restrict processing of personal according to Art. 18, wherever there are uncertainties regarding our right to process such data or while a decision regarding your objection to such processing is pending. In such cases we will only retain data, restrict any processing to the minimal extent necessary and withdraw access to your data from our employees.

Right to data portability (Art. 20 GDPR);

Upon your request we will transfer any personal data you have provided to us during the use of our services on the basis of consent or any contractual or pre-contractual relationship to you or any third party, provided secure communication with third party is technically feasible. We will provide the data in [a structured and machine-readable format]

Right to object to processing based on Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. f GDPR (Art. 21 GDPR);

Upon your objection we will cease any processing of your personal data based on Art. 6 lit. f. Wherever we have compelling legitimate grounds to process your data, we are allowed to further process such data, provided our interest in doing so prevails in a weighting against your interest against the processing activity. Therefore, to allow us to evaluate your request, please let us know the reason for your objection.

Wherever you gave consent to a data processing, in accordance with Article 7 (2) GDPR, you have the right to withdraw your consent to us at any time. As a result, we will not continue processing data based on this consent in the future. The withdrawal of consent does not affect the legality of the processing carried out based on the consent until the withdrawal.

Furthermore you have the right to lodge a complaint with a data privacy supervisory authorities.


Any changes we make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on the Site and, where we consider it appropriate, notified to you by email. Please check back frequently to see any changes to our privacy policy. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this privacy policy will be deemed as your acceptance of those changes.


Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcome and should be addressed to our data protection team or directly to our data protection officer.

The contact details for both are:


BMG Rights Management GmbH
Data Protection Department
Charlottenstraße 59
10117 Berlin

Last modified: 23.05.2018