Copyright

Hymns without Words cares greatly for the intellectual property rights of the authors, composers and arrangers who have created the collection of hymns on the hymnswithoutwords.com web site and every care is taken to attribute materials correctly with the copyright holder. Where material is still in copyright, we try to ensure that the correct permissions are obtained. If you believe we have incorrectly attributed copyright for a piece or have not received the correct permission, please Contact Us.

Except where explicitly stated all materials not attributed to a copyright holder, or where the material is in the public domain, copyright for the contents of this website are Copyright © 2008 – 2018 Richard Mark Stephen Irwin (b. 1955).

All performances available for download are Copyright ℗ 2008 – 2018 Richard Mark Stephen Irwin (b. 1955). Such performances are either of music in the Public Domain, or of music written by Richard Mark Stephen Irwin (b. 1955).

Richard Mark Stephen Irwin identifies himself as the owner of the copyright to the performances of the music in this web site and gives you permission to download it and use it in services of Divine Worship without charge.

For commercial or other use of the music, please Contact Us for permission.

Distribution of any performances through any other web site or by other electronic means without permission is specifically prohibited.

All performances of materials still in copyright are performed with copyright holder’s permission and distribution of royalties is controlled through the appropriate electronic distribution channel in line with Performing Rights Society advice and agreements. This includes videos shown via YouTube.com. To use a recording of a hymn still in copyright or included on one of Richard Irwin’s albums, please use the most appropriate electronic distribution channel to obtain copies of these recordings these include:

  • Amazon
  • Aspiro
  • Google Play
  • iTunes or Apple Music
  • Rapsody
  • Spotify
  • Xbox Music

 

Privacy Policy

GDPR Compliance, Privacy and Cookie Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Hymns Without Words uses and protects any information that you give Hymns Without Words when you use this website.

Hymns Without Words is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Hymns Without Words may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 21st May 2018.

What information we collect

If you contact us we may collect the following information

  • name
  • email addresses

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information only to successfully respond to queries initiated by you, or –
If you join our mailing list, in order to send the occasional updates to you. You may unsubscribe from our mailing list by using the unsubscribe button in our communication, or by requesting that your contact information is deleted by using this link to contact us.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect on-line. Only authorised users have access to the administration sections of the website and their passwords are both strong and encrypted. The web site is protected automatically against brute force and DDoS attacks and has inbuilt protection against malware insertion. The servers operate in an ISO27001 Security Management Standards compliant environment.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Types of cookies used

Category 1: strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around our website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies services you have asked for, like downloading music cannot be provided.

Category 2: performance cookies

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to user needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works.

Links to other websites and Social Media Links

Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Facebook Comments

We embed Facebook Comments plugin to allow you to leave comment at our website using your Facebook account. This plugin may collect your IP address, your web browser User Agent, store and retrieve cookies on your browser, embed additional tracking, and monitor your interaction with the commenting interface, including correlating your Facebook account with whatever action you take within the interface (such as “liking” someone’s comment, replying to other comments), if you are logged into Facebook. For more information about how this data may be used, please see Facebook’s data privacy policy: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/update

Facebook Like, Facebook Recommend, Facebook Share official buttons

We embed a Facebook widget to allow you to see number of likes/shares/recommends and “like/share/recommend” our web pages. This widget may collect your IP address, your web browser User Agent, store and retrieve cookies on your browser, embed additional tracking, and monitor your interaction with the widget, including correlating your Facebook account with whatever action you take within the widget (such as “liking/sharing/recommending” our webpage), if you are logged in to Facebook. For more information about how this data may be used, please see Facebook’s data privacy policy: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/update

Facebook Like, Facebook Recommend, Facebook Share official buttons

We embed a Facebook widget to allow you to see number of likes/shares/recommends and “like/share/recommend” our web pages. This widget may collect your IP address, your web browser User Agent, store and retrieve cookies on your browser, embed additional tracking, and monitor your interaction with the widget, including correlating your Facebook account with whatever action you take within the widget (such as “liking/sharing/recommending” our webpage), if you are logged in to Facebook. For more information about how this data may be used, please see Facebook’s data privacy policy: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/update

GooglePlus Comments

We use GooglePlus Comments widget at our website for you to be able to comment at our webpages using your GooglePlus account. From this interaction Google automatically collects and store certain information in server logs like IP address, device event information such as crashes, system activity, hardware settings, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request, in accordance with their data privacy policy: https://policies.google.com/privacy

GooglePlus, GooglePlus Share official buttons

We use a GooglePlus widget at our website. As a result, our website makes requests to Google’s servers for you to be able to share our webpages using your GooglePlus account. These requests make your IP address visible to Google, who may use it in accordance with their data privacy policy: https://policies.google.com/privacy

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to track social shares made at our website. Google automatically collect and store certain information in their server logs which includes device event information such as crashes, system activity, hardware settings, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request and referral URL, cookies that may uniquely identify your browser or your Google Account, in accordance with their data privacy policy: https://policies.google.com/privacy

Linkedin Share official button

We use a Linkedin Share widget at our website to allow you to share our web pages on Linkedin. These requests may track your IP address in accordance with their data privacy policy: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

Pinterest Save official button

We use Pinterest Save widget at our website to allow you to pin images to Pinterest from our webpages. These requests may track your IP address in accordance with their data privacy policy: https://policy.pinterest.com/en/privacy-policy

Reddit Badge official button

We use Reddit Badge widget at our website which may log information when you interact with the widget. This may include your IP address, user-agent string, browser type, operating system, referral URLs, device information (e.g., device IDs), pages visited, links clicked, user interactions (e.g., voting data), the requested URL and hardware settings, in accordance with their privacy policy: https://www.redditinc.com/policies/privacy-policy

StumbleUpon Badge official button

We use StumbleUpon Badge widget at our website which may log information when you interact with the widget. Log Data is a form of Non-Identifying Information, in accordance with their privacy policy: http://www.stumbleupon.com/privacy

Owners and Operators

The hymnswithoutwords.com web domain is operated by Dunvegan Limited, The Lodge, Draycot Foliat, Swindon, Wiltshire, UK. Please use this link to contact us.

Hymns without Words is a trading name of Dunvegan Limited, Company Registration No: SC209612. Registered Office: 272 Bath Street, Glasgow, Scotland, G2 4JR, United Kingdom.

 

Certain Rights Reserved

Richard Mark Stephen Irwin identifies himself as the owner of the copyright to the performances of the music in this web site and gives you permission to download it and use it in services of Divine Worship without charge.

For commercial or other use of the music, please Contact us for permission.

Distribution of any performances through any other web site or by other electronic means without permission is specifically prohibited.

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