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AECMC Privacy Policy


All-European Church Music Committee (AECMC) is part of the ROCOR Synodal Music Commission according to the Synodal decree № 4-2-20. This privacy policy will explain how our organisation uses the personal data we collect from you when you use our website.

What data do we collect?

AECMC collects your personal identification information (name, country you currently reside in, email address, phone number), comments, feedback, reviews and recommendations you submit to us. We may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page.

How do we collect your data?

You directly provide AECMC with the data we collect. We collect and process data when you:

  • register online;

  • subscribe to our mailing list;

  • leave a comment or question on our website;

  • register for any event organised by AECMC;

  • voluntarily complete a customer survey;

  • register for participation in our webinars and/or other online courses;

  • use or view our website via you browser’s cookies.

How will we use your data?

AECMC collects your data so that we can provide and operate our services:

  • to update you on our events and send you a schedule of various classes and lectures;

  • to email you special offers and information on our services we think you might like;

  • to analyse your needs and provide you with your requirements during the events;

  • to provide you with ongoing customer assistance and technical support;

  • to create aggregated statistical data and other aggregated and/or inferred non-personal information, which we may use to provide and improve our respective services.

We won’t share your data with any other companies and/or third parties without your consent.

How do we store your data?

AECMC is hosted on the platform. provides us with the online platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you. Your data may be stored through’s data storage, databases and the general applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall.

All direct payment gateways offered by and used by AECMC adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of card information by our store and its service providers.

AECMC securely stores your data on password protected offline storage. We will keep it indefinitely, unless you advise us about the opposite.


AECMC would like to send you information about products and services of ours that we think you might like, as well as those of our partner companies:

  • ROCOR Synodal Music Commission;

  • Synodal School of Liturgical Music (ROCOR);

  • Diocese of Great Britain and Western Europe;

  • German Diocese.

If you have agreed to receive marketing, you may always opt out any time later. You have the right at any time to stop AECMC from contacting you for marketing purposes or giving your data to other partner companies.

If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please submit the request to

What are your data protection rights?

AECMC would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

The right to access – You have the right to request AECMC for copies of your personal data.

The right to rectification – You have the right to request that AECMC correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request AECMC to complete information you believe is incomplete.

The right to erasure – You have the right to request that AECMC erase your personal data.

The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that AECMC restrict the processing of your personal data.

The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to AECMC’s processing of your personal data.

The right to data portability – You have the right to request that AECMC transfer the data that we have collected to another organisation, or directly to you.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us via email

What are cookies?

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behaviour information. When you visit our website, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology.

For further information, please visit

How do we use cookies?

AECMC uses cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our website, including:

  • Understanding how you use our website;

  • Improve your user experience.

What types of cookies do we use?

There are a number of different types of cookies, however, our website uses:

  • Strictly necessary – AECMC uses these cookies so when viewing a mobile site (old mobile under it will force the server to display the non-mobile version and avoid redirecting to the mobile site; for security reasons and to identify logged in site members.

  • Functionality – AECMC uses these cookies so that we recognise you on our website and remember your previously selected preferences. These could include what language you prefer and location you are in. A mix of first-party and third-party cookies are used.

  • Advertising – AECMC uses these cookies to collect information about your visit to our website, the content you viewed, the links you followed and information about your browser, device, and your IP address. AECMC do not intend to share any of these details with third parties.

How to manage cookies?

You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and the above website tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.

Privacy policies of other websites

The AECMC website contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

Changes to our privacy policy

AECMC keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page. We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website.

Last update of this policy was on 27/06/2020.

How to contact us?

If you have any questions about AECMC’s privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us via email:

How to contact the appropriate authority?

Should you wish to report a complaint or if you feel that AECMC has not addressed your concern in a satisfactory manner, you may contact the Information Commissioner’s Office on +44 (0) 303 123 1113 or via their website

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