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Privacy Policy & Cookie Information

The Federation of Music Services (FMS) is committed to protecting the privacy of visitors to our website, and the confidentiality of any personal information provided to us via this website.

Our Privacy Policy governs the way in which we use and disclose any personal information.

The Federation of Music Services ('FMS', 'We', 'Us' or 'Our') respects the privacy of every individual who visits (the 'Site'). This Privacy Policy governs the way in which we use and disclose any personal information (the 'Personal Information') that you provide to us whilst visiting the Site. Personal Information includes any information that identifies you personally, such as your name, address or email address.

Our Use of Your Personal Information

We use the Personal Information we collect from visitors to the Site in the following ways:

  • to enable you to use any services that we may from time to time provide through this Site and any other  websites that we control;
  • for Site administration (including enabling us to respond to any comments on the Site or feedback you may give us)
  • to send you information about our services which we feel may be of interest to you and generally to track the popularity of our marketing activities.

We may also use and disclose information in aggregate (so that no individuals are identified) for marketing and strategic development purposes.


We will only disclose Personal Information to our business partners, law enforcement agencies, successors in title to our business and suppliers we engage to process data on our behalf.

About our Website

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained on this website but FMS cannot accept any responsibility for errors or omissions, or for any consequences arising from the use of information contained herein.

The site contains hyperlinks to websites owned and operated by third parties. These websites have their own privacy policies and we urge you to review them. They will govern the use of personal information you submit whilst visiting these websites. FMS does not accept any responsibility or liability for the privacy practices of such third party websites and your use of such websites is at your own risk.


When you view our Site we store information on your computer in the form of a ‘cookie’ (a small text file). Cookies do not allow us access to the rest of your computer and we do not use them to collect Personal Information about you.
We use cookies on the website to provide you with the best possible experience while visiting it. Additionally, we use cookies from Google Analytics (see below) to anonymously record your usage of the website. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We use this information for statistical analysis purposes only.

Most web-browsers automatically accept cookies. But you can modify your web-browser settings to decline cookies or to receive a warning before a cookie is stored on your computer. Please refer to your browser’s help screen to learn more about how to do this. However, should you decide to decline or disable any cookies we place on your computer you may not be able to use certain services or features on this Site.

Follow the links below to view instructions on how to manage cookies on some popular web-browsers:

Google Analytics Cookies

We use Google Analytics software which places cookies on your computer to provide us with aggregated usage data of the website. Google Analytics uses first-party cookies to track visitor interactions. The cookies are used to store information, such as what time the current visit occurred, whether the visitor has been to the site before, and what site referred the visitor to the web page. These cookies do not collect information that identifies a visitor. Browsers do not share first-party cookies across domains.

Analytical cookies allow us to count the number of visitors to our website, and to see how users move around the site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the quality of the delivery of our web materials. No personal information is collected or retained by means of the cookies used to generate this statistical information. Information on the cookies used by the default configuration and use of Google Analytics is available at:

Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on (BETA)

As a user you can prevent Google Analytics collecting traffic log data. To provide website visitors with more choice on how their data is collected Google Analytics has developed the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. The add-on communicates with the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js) to indicate that information about the website visit should not be sent to Google Analytics.

If you want to opt out, download and install the add-on for your current web browser, available at The Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on is available for Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari and Opera.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

From time to time we may update this Privacy Policy. When we do we will publish the changes on this Site. If you do not agree to these changes, please do not continue to use the Site.

If you have any queries about this Privacy Policy please email

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