Privacy Policy

Your privacy is critically important to us.

how.fm is a brand by SoundReply Solutions GmbH (hereinafter, “how.fm”), located at:

Wilhelm-Mauser-Str. 14-16 
50827 Cologne
Germany
+49-(0)-221-98658843

Commercial Register HRB 93610 at the Local Court of Cologne
Managing Directors:: Andreas Kwiatkowski and Farhoud Cheraghi. 

In case of any questions in regards to this policy, please get in touch with us at hello@soundreply.com.
It is policy of how.fm to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website. This Privacy Policy applies to https://www.how.fm/ (hereinafter, “us”, “we”, “https://www.how.fm/”, or “www.how.fm”). We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting personally identifiable information you may provide us through the Website. We have adopted this privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) to explain what information may be collected on our Website, how we use this information, and under what circumstances we may disclose the information to third parties. This Privacy Policy applies only to information we collect through the Website and does not apply to our collection of information from other sources.

This Privacy Policy, together with the Terms and conditions posted on our Website, set forth the general rules and policies governing your use of our Website. Depending on your activities when visiting our Website, you may be required to agree to additional terms and conditions.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, how.fm collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. how.fm’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how how.fm’s visitors use its website. From time to time, how.fm may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

how.fm also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on https://www.how.fm/ blog posts. how.fm only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors to how.fm’s websites choose to interact with how.fm in ways that require how.fm to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that how.fm gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for a blog at https://www.how.fm/ to provide a username and email address.

Security

The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Newsletter

Our Company would like to send you information about products and services of ours that we think you might like. In order to send you meaningful information, you may receive personalised newsletters based on your industry or other information.

If you have agreed to receive marketing, you may always opt-out at a later date. We use the double-opt-in method. This means after typing in your email address in our newsletter form, you will receive an email with a confirmation link which you have to click in order to get our newsletter. 

You have the right at any time to stop how.fm from contacting you for marketing purposes.

If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please click here.

Request Demo

After filling out a “request demo” form on our website, we get in touch with you in order to understand your needs and show you all options how.fm may have for your company.

Content Downloads

When you download content through our blog or and landing page, we ask you to provide your contact information so that we can deliver the content and send you information about further content that may be of interest to you.

Advertisements

Ads appearing on our website may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by how.fm and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

Links To External Sites

Our Service may contain links to external sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy and terms and conditions of every site you visit.

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites, products or services.

www.how.fm uses Google AdWords for remarketing

Https://www.how.fm/ uses the remarketing services to advertise on third party websites (including Google) to previous visitors to our site. It could mean that we advertise to previous visitors who haven’t completed a task on our site, for example using the contact form to make an enquiry. This could be in the form of an advertisement on the Google search results page or a site in the Google Display Network. Third-party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits. Of course, any data collected will be used in accordance with our own privacy policy and Google’s privacy policy.

You can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Preferences page, and if you want to you can opt-out of interest-based advertising entirely by cookie settings or permanently using a browser plugin.

Customer Care

After submitting the contact form on our website, we use the data to get in touch with you to answer your question. We will not contact you again unless you have given us permission. 

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

how.fm discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on how.fm’s behalf or to provide services available at how.fm’s website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using how.fm’s website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. how.fm will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, how.fm discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when how.fm believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of how.fm, third parties or the public at large.

If you are a registered user of https://www.how.fm/ and have supplied your email address, how.fm may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with how.fm and our products. We primarily use our blog to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. how.fm takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

Aggregated Statistics

how.fm may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. how.fm may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, how.fm does not disclose your personally-identifying information.

Affiliate Disclosure

This site uses affiliate links and does earn a commission from certain links. This does not affect your purchases or the price you may pay.

Cookies

To enrich and perfect your online experience, how.fm uses “Cookies”, similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalized content, appropriate advertising and store your preferences on your computer.

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. how.fm uses cookies to help how.fm identify and track visitors, their usage of https://www.how.fm/, and their website access preferences. how.fm visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using how.fm’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of how.fm’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

By continuing to navigate our website without changing your cookie settings, you hereby acknowledge and agree to how.fm’s use of cookies.

E-commerce

Those who engage in transactions with how.fm – by purchasing how.fm’s services or products, are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, how.fm collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with how.fm. how.fm does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Business Transfers

If how.fm, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that how.fm goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of how.fm may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, how.fm may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and in how.fm’s sole discretion. how.fm encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.