Effective Date: January 1, 2023
Privacy and Data Protection FAQ
Your privacy and the protection of Your data is important to Zink Media, LLC (d/b/a Discogs) and our affiliates (collectively, “We”, “Our”, “Us” or “Discogs”) and this FAQ provides a summary of Our privacy and data protection program related to Our websites, applications, API and other services as may be developed (collectively, Our “Service”). We strive to comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), as well as various other local privacy laws, regulations and schemes worldwide. Our processes are developed and maintained with privacy by design in mind. We are a “controller” of data, as defined by the GDPR, which equates to being the owner of the data We collect and use under various laws and regulations. We also work with certain “processors” or “service providers” in delivering Our Service to users (see Our Processors List).
How Does Discogs Manage My Personal Data?
- Lawfully (processing is based on a legitimate business purpose, such as with Your consent, pursuant to a contract between Us and You, or in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. In some cases, you can manage Your consent via the many options in Your account settings. See How To Adjust Account, Notification & Other Privacy Preferences for more information.)
- Fairly (we only request the minimum amount of information that is needed to provide you with Our Service)
What Privacy Rights Do I Have As A User?
How Can I Exercise My Privacy Rights?
You can exercise Your privacy rights by clicking on Submit a Request at the end of any help document and selecting “Privacy” from the drop-down menu. You can also contact Us at privacy [at] discogs [dot] com for specific privacy-related requests not covered by the other forms (i.e., objecting to the processing of specified data) and general privacy-related inquiries.
How Can I Access And Update My Profile?
You always have the ability to update Your registration profile and account preferences by following the instructions in the How to Adjust Account, Notification & Other Privacy Preferences document.
What Types of Technologies Does Discogs Use?
Where Can I Find More Information About The Handling Of My Personal Data?