Who we are

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What personal data we collect and why we collect it

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the form, i.e. the visitor’s comments, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. If you are a spammer, we collect your email, website and key spamming words to prevent your spam ending up on this site, with 100% success. If you’re even thinking of spamming this site, don’t bother.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Contact form

When visitors use the contact form, the data is kept privately by the author of this site.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year. You can clear cookies on your own machine whenever you choose.

Links to other websites

Articles on this site include links to videos and articles on other sites. Early Music Muse is not responsible for the privacy policies of other websites. They may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that website.

Who we share your data with

Data from this website is not and never will be shared with any other site or source.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained for as long as this website operates.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Contact information

The author of this website can be contacted at