Privacy Policy

General Notes

The policies below are applicable to,, and other sites on the internet portion of the Internet owned and operated by Guitar Nine.

Identification Information

Guitar Nine collects personally identifying information only during purchase of products and services offered for sale at Guitar Nine's Web sites. We require you to provide us with your full name, full street address, phone number, email address and appropriate payment information.

Policies for Individuals Under 18

Guitar Nine encourages parents and guardians to spend time online with their children and to take advantage of the products, services and information offered on the sites.

No information should be submitted to or posted at Guitar Nine's Web sites by visitors under 18 years of age without the consent of their parent or guardian.

Unless otherwise disclosed during collection, Guitar Nine does not provide any personally identifying information, regardless of its source, to any third party for any purpose whatsoever.

No information collected from visitors under 18 years of age is used for any marketing or promotional purposes whatsoever, either inside or outside Guitar Nine.

Visitors' e-mail addresses are never posted on Guitar Nine Web sites, with the exception of registrants of the Guitar Nine Home Studio Registry.

Policies for Individuals 18 Years of Age or Older

Information submitted at the time of registration or purchase by visitors 18 years of age or over is not used for marketing and promotional purposes by Guitar Nine and is only shared with artists and record labels that supply CDs and other products to Guitar Nine, and then, only when the visitor has purchased a product originally manufactured by that artist or record label. If a visitor objects to such use for any reason, he/she may stop that use by e-mail request.

If you wish to stop receiving the periodic email newsletter from, you can always unsubscribe yourself from the newsletter mailing list by sending an e-mail to us via our site contact form.

About IP Addresses

Guitar Nine collects IP addresses for the purposes of system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers.

An IP address is a number that's automatically assigned to your computer whenever you're surfing the Web. Web servers -- the big computers that "serve" up Web pages -- automatically identify your computer by its IP address.

When visitors request pages from Guitar Nine sites, our servers log the visitors' IP addresses. We do not link IP addresses to anything personally identifiable. This means that a user's session will be logged, but the user remains anonymous to us.

Use of Cookies -- The Guitar Nine Cookies Policy

What are cookies? Cookies are pieces of information that a Web site transfers to an individual's hard drive for record-keeping purposes. Cookies make Web-surfing easier for you by saving your passwords, purchases, and preferences. The use of cookies is an industry standard -- you'll find them at many major Web sites.

How Guitar Nine Sites Use Cookies

Guitar Nine uses cookies to identify you when you use the shopping cart feature of our site to order CDs, cassettes and other merchandise. A unique number is stored in the cookie file in order to tie to the items you have placed in your shopping cart as you browse our site. The cookie ensures that the items will be found when you go to check out using our secure server.

Cookies From Third-Party Sources

You may occasionally get cookies from our advertisers. Guitar Nine does not control these cookies, and these cookies are not subject to the Guitar Nine cookies policy. The use of advertising cookies sent by third-party servers is standard in the Internet industry.

Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. If you'd prefer, you can set yours to refuse cookies or to alert you when cookies are being sent.

Your Acceptance of These Terms

By using this site, you signify your assent to the Guitar Nine Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our sites. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of this policy at any time. Please check this page periodically for changes. Your continued use of the Guitar Nine sites following the posting of changes to these terms will mean you accept those changes. You can send e-mail to us with any further questions.

Questions regarding this statement should be directed to the Guitar Nine site coordinator. If the Web site has not responded to your inquiry within seven days, or if your inquiry has not been satisfactorily addressed, please contact Dan McAvinchey.