We as Protocol Recordings foremost like and love good music. Not spam. We are responsible for the music we drop. Just like we are responsible for protecting your privacy. Below you can read about the data we collect when you visit our website, and how we use this from users (each, a “User”). This privacy policy applies to the website https://protocol-recordings.com (“Site”) and all products and services offered by Protocol Recordings. By using our website you acknowledge to accept our privacy policy.



We respect your privacy. In case you would like to know what is known about you and / or you would like to be removed in any form from our database, let us know by sending us an e-mail to privacy [at] protocolrecordings.com

Personal Data

Personal identification information
We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. This data can be asked upon and we can and will only collect this kind of information if Users voluntarily submit information to us, like e-mail, name and birthday for example. It’s always possible to refuse giving such information to us. It may limit your experience though.

Non-personal identification information
Non-personal identification information? Yep. Information like browser name, the type of computer, operating system and other similar information. We also collect this when Users interact with our Site / services. It gives us a broader idea of what’s going on on our website. Like the percentage of mobile users versus dekstop users. We use this information to improve user experience on our Site.


This websites uses cookies, just like any other site! A cookie is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored in a user’s web browser while the user is browsing the website.
The information gathered by the cookies will be stored on our server or the server of a third party. We use the information collected by the cookies to monitor website activity and hopefully learn how to improve your experience on our domain. We may also use it to create retargeting list. This means using the fact that you visit our website to reach out to you again or, in other words, retarget you again somewhere else on the web using (display) networks such as, but not limited to, Facebook or the Google Display Network.
Most browsers are set up to accept cookies but you can set up your browser to refuse cookies or to notify you when a cookie is being sent to you. It is however possible that some services and functions on our website and on other website do not function properly when you have switched off cookies on your browser.

How we use the collected data

We will use to collected personal info for:

  • Running promotions / contest / survey / and other Site features
  • Send Users information they agreed on receiving. Like a newsletter or a pre-saved track within Spotify.
  • As mentioned above underneath “cookies”, to create retargeting lists.
  • Monitoring and analyzing. For example seeing from which country most of our webshop users come from.

We do NOT sell, trade or rent User data to others.

All information on our Site will be handled and protected under safe SSL encryption (Site url’s are starting with “https://”). When storing data, our Site (server) is located within the European Union and compliant to the current General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) law.


This privacy policy is tuned to the current status of our website and related services. Adjustments or changes on our website can lead to changes in the privacy policy. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. So we advise you to read our privacy policy on a regular basis. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Adjustments and termination/removal

At all our mailings you will find a possibility to adjust your personal data or to terminate the newsletter. If you can’t find it, or it doesn’t work, please contact us using the e-mail address provided on top of this Policy. This is also applicable if you would like to alter your personal data or to remove these from our files.

Additional Terms & Conditions regarding the “10 Years Of Protocol vinyl box set giveaway contest”

The primary way to participate in the contest is to make a connection via our application using the Spotify API as can be seen and done on the campaign page. By doing so we retrieve the email address that is known by Spotify for using your Spotify account. This will also be the email addresses we will contact you on if you would be selected as the winner. It is within our right to choose a new winner if there is no reaction on our mail correspondence. There is an alternative to participate in the contest by joining via an email form as can be seen and done on the campaign page. By submitting you will be subscribed to our newsletter. For those new to our newsletter, you’ll need to confirm the opt-in mail we send you after submitting. We will randomly pick a winner, despite the way of joining via e-mail or the Spotify API. We will run the contest until the second week of January 2024.

Furthermore, you can’t hold us accountable for anything, we keep the right to change the terms and conditions at any moment and your prize isn’t exchangeable for money or any other form. Last but not least, we just hope you will enjoy the prize and celebrate with us the new year to come!


Any questions? Contact us at privacy [at] protocolrecordings.com

Last Amended: 11-12-2023