Inspired in part by the 2015 Open Letter to Artists penned by Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter, 7smusic.com is, at it very heart, a gathering space for arts and culture to awaken its audience to itself through music, visuals, stories, lyrics, essays, and words. Our team of musicians, writers, and designers are dependent on the various entities listed below that provide essential online infrastructure for projects such as ours, which in turn, permit us the space to focus on the creation and communication of art. Each of the following vendors have their own privacy policies and terms of service that we have agreed to, enabling hosting, website creation, email management, and transactions processing for 7smusic.com:
Bandcamp for audio hosting
MailChimp for Email/Newsletter management
Squarespace for commerce and credit card transactions
Vimeo for video hosting
WordPress for website programming
Along with the policies unique to each of these vendors available through the above links, 7smusic.com has also adopted to following to make your experience on the site agreeable and tranquil.
In conjunction with protections provided by Squarespace, 7smusic.com uses the industry-standard SSL protocol (Secure Sockets Layer) to ensure that all credit card transactions are secure. The SSL system encrypts information that you submit to us via our website when you place an order. Encryption makes it extremely difficult for anyone to intercept information about you, your order, or your credit card information.
SUPPORT Orders information
If you choose to support the 7s Recording Project with a financial gift/vinyl pre-order order through 7smusic.com, you will be asked for your name, e-mail address, shipping address, telephone number and credit card information. With the help of Squarespace, we use this information to process and fulfill your order and to notify you of your order status. Telephone numbers and e-mail addresses are only used to contact you regarding your order, unless you request to receive our e-mail newsletter updates through our e-mail newsletter sign up.
If you choose to receive our e-mail newsletter updates through our e-mail newsletter sign up, you will be asked for a name and email address. This information is stored and organized on the Mail Chimp platform for quarterly newsletters. In adherence to established privacy practices, you may unsubscribe from these email newsletters at any time. Every email we send to you includes simple instructions on how to opt out of future communications in case you decide you no longer wish to receive emails from us. We are committed to not selling, renting, or sharing your e-mail address with anyone.
7smusic.com permits Squarespace’s use of “cookies” for the sole purpose of enabling online ordering and transaction processing.
A cookie is a feature of your Internet Web browser, and most browsers are configured to automatically accept cookies. Cookies are files made available through your Web browser which assign a unique identification code to your computer. Cookies do not enable us to retrieve from your computer any additional personal information about you other than information that you knowingly and willingly provide to 7smusic.com via Squarespace through the order process or through sign up.
7smusic.com reserves the choice to engage in limited online advertising if needed, but as of this very moment no cookies are being utilized to track any visitors of the website or to create targeting advertising. We’re actually hoping you’ll do us the honor of telling your friends about our site and encouraging them to visit of their own freewill and artistic curiosity.