Cookies & Privacy Policy

Updated: May 9th 2018

Please note, by using this website you are providing consent for us to store a cookie. This allows us to distinguish you from other users.

Privacy matters but it can be confusing. This page explains our approach to privacy on all The GarageBand Guide services and it’s websites and how it affects you.

The GarageBand Guide aims to be compliant and in line with UK and EU General Data Protection Regulations.

Short version

We collect anonymous statistics about your visit, like which of our pages you viewed.

Some 3rd parties like Facebook and Twitter may know you visited this website, if you use their services. We can’t control them but we don’t believe this knowledge poses any threat to you.

We never share your data with 3rd parties, fullstop.

Measuring our visitors

We measure visitors to our website using tools such as Google Analytics. These tools record what pages you view within our site, how you arrived at our site and some basic information about your computer. All of that information is anonymous – so we don’t know who you are; just that somebody visited our site.

The information we collect from analytics helps us understand what parts of our sites are doing well, how people arrive at our site and so on. Like most websites, we use this information to make our website better.

Privacy Policy

Personal information we collect about you and why:

Your Email address when you subscribe to The GarageBand Guide Newsletter. Your email address is stored in oder to send you newsletters in email form, links to downloadable instructional guides and occasional offers on our own products.

You might need to get in touch with us via email and we will likely log a record of this.

Your device and browser information, the route you took to land on our website as well as website data such as page views, length of visit and clicks. This helps us optimise your browsing experience with us,  and ensure our functionality is working.

What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

; To improve customer service

Your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs

; To process transactions

Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested.

; To send periodic emails

The email address you provide for order processing, may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your order, in addition to receiving occasional company news, updates, related product or service information, etc.

Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.

How do we protect your information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information.

Do we use cookies?

Yes (Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information

We use cookies to understand and save your preferences for future visits.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Updating your preference and your right for erasure

We will hold this information for as long as you remain active and for 5 years afterwards or where otherwise required. We will remove you from receiving emails if we notice you have not engaged with those we have sent you for over 12 months. You have the right to change your preferences at any time. You can elect to opt out of emails via the unsubscribe link found at the bottom of every email or by contacting us via email  (

Please note that is can take up to 24 hours to be removed from our list therefore you may be selected for one final email before removal. .

You also have the right to access information held about you and may ask for the information to be amended or deleted. For this please contact us at

Third party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

UK Online Privacy Protection Act and GDPR Compliance

Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the United Kingdom Online Privacy Protection Act and the General data Protection Regulation. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.

Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.

Online Privacy Policy Only

This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our web site privacy policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page.