Who we are
https://www.optoproductions.com is owned by Melvin Rijlaarsdam, a composer & music producer based in the Netherlands.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on 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.
The information visitors enter into our contact forms are not stored and only for clarification to the recipient.
At the bottom of this page we ask for your permission to store cookies on your device. You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Declaration on our website. Your consent applies to the following domains: www.optoproductions.com
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. The cookies are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser. These cookies help us make the website function properly, make the website more secure, provide better user experience, and understand how the website performs and to analyze what works and where it needs improvement.
The third-party cookies used on our websites are used mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.
What type of cookies do we use?
Essential: Some cookies are essential for you to be able to experience the full functionality of our site. They allow us to maintain user sessions and prevent any security threats. They do not collect or store any personal information. For example, these cookies allow you to log-in to your account and add products to your basket and checkout securely.
Comments: 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.
Statistics: These cookies store information like the number of visitors to the website, the number of unique visitors, which pages of the website have been visited, the source of the visit etc. These data help us understand and analyze how well the website performs and where it needs improvement.
Marketing: Our website may display advertisements. These cookies are used to personalize the advertisements that we show to you so that they are meaningful to you. These cookies also help us keep track of the efficiency of these ad campaigns.
The information stored in these cookies may also be used by the third-party ad providers to show you ads on other websites on the browser as well.
Functional: These are the cookies that help certain non-essential functionalities on our website. These functionalities include embedding content like videos or sharing contents on the website on social media platforms.
Preferences: These cookies help us store your settings and browsing preferences like language preferences so that you have a better and efficient experience on future visits to the website.
How can I control the cookie preferences?
In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies. To find out more out more on how to manage and delete cookies, visit wikipedia.org, www.allaboutcookies.org.
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.
We use Google Analytics with anonymized IP addresses to track our website statistics. Data is kept for 50 months and is deleted automatically after this period. Consent is not required because we adhere to the following specifications:
- We have a processor agreement with Google.
- Information is encrypted and process anonymously.
- We do not share information with Google.
- Google Analytics cookies are not used with other Google services such as DoubleClick and AdWords.
- Advertising functions are disabled.
- Data collection for advertising functions is disabled.
- We do not use User ID’s.
- IP addresses are anonymized.
Non Essential Analytics
We use Hotjar to track anonymized visitor behaviour. This option can be turned off in our cookie consent notice.
Who we share your data with
We won’t share your data with any third parties except for our analytics tools.
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.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, 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.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Contact us for more info about your personal data
If you would like to review the data we stored on our website, or if you’d like to remove your personal data, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or use the contact form on our site.
How we protect your data
We use security plugins and protected servers to prevent unauthorised access to your data.
What data breach procedures we have in place
We have various security protocols in place to prevent brute force attacks. Various folders on our site use encrypted passwords to make sure no one other than the administrator can access the site’s backend.
Any attempt to breach into our server will be notified to the administrators immediately and actions will be taken to defend ourselves against attacks.