Effective October 06, 2018
We collect information using a custom-built solution designed exclusively to help us understand how our users engage with the software. Our solution does not utilize any third-party tools and therefore does not make your information available to other organizations. We do not sell your information to advertisers or to any other organization.
We collect occasional snapshots of your projects, which we use to understand the size and scope of MSDP projects. These snapshots include:
These snapshots do not include any audio files or other imported assets.
We collect information about your activity during your sessions in MSDP, which we use to understand the ways and methods that music is made in the software. Activities captured include:
We collect information about your location when you run MSDP, which helps us understand the scope and shape of our community. Your location is determined by your public IP address.
We do not collect personally identifiable information beyond text that you enter into program fields, and your public IP address, and we do not gather information that falls outside of the scope of your use of MSDP. A unique identifier is generated and attached to your device profile so that we can identify your device while retaining your anonymity. We do not collect any media files used in your projects.
We use the information we collect for the following purposes:
We may use your information to ensure our services are working as intended, such as troubleshooting issues that you report to us. And we use your information to make improvements to our services — for example, understanding how users navigate our program can help us pinpoint where issues are happening.
We use the information we collect to help us develop new tools. For example, understanding what modules people use helps us determine where to add new features and how to focus updates.
We do not share your individual usage information with companies, organizations, or individuals outside of the MSDP team. There are, however, legal reasons why we may need to share your information. We will share personal information outside of the MSDP team if we have a good-faith belief that access, use, preservation, or disclosure of the information is reasonably necessary to: