African-American Voice Actor Database Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us. The AAVADB Privacy Policy describes what data we collect from you, the purpose for collecting the data in conjunction with the AAVADB Site and Services, how we share, process, and manage your Personal Data, and your rights associated with your data.

This Privacy Policy applies to It explains how we collect information from users of AAVADB, and how we use such information. Your use of AAVADB constitutes your acceptance of this Privacy Policy. Please also read our Terms of Use, which govern the basic operation of AAVADB. If you do not agree with the terms of this Privacy Policy or the Terms, you should immediately stop using or visiting AAVADB.

  1. What information do we collect and how do we use it?
  • AAVADB collects Personal Data that you voluntarily provide us, when you create an Artist profile. We also collect Personal Data when you sign up for email newsletters or alerts on AAVADB.. Personal Data may contain your name, email, contact information, your location, as well as other information you provide to AAVADB.
  • AAVADB logs your visits and use of AAVADB, such as when you view or click on content, perform a search, or edit your profile. We use log-ins, cookies, device information and internet protocol (“IP”) addresses to identify you, your location, and log your use.
  • AAVADB may place a “cookie” and on your computer when you visit the Site. AAVADB may use cookies to personalize your experience using AAVADB, and to gather usage data that will help to improve the quality of the Site. There is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows you to deny, accept or delete cookies. In European Union and EEA countries, you must voluntarily consent to cookies before using the AAVADB Site.
  1. Examples of How AAVADB Uses Your Data
  • To facilitate the Artist account creation and log-on process
  • To send administrative information to you such as new feature alerts  and/or changes to our Terms and policies
  • To respond to your requests or to manage Artist accounts.
  • To receive User feedback and understand our users better in order to improve AAVADB.
  • To monitor the safety and security of the AAVADB Site and Services
  • For data analysis and evaluation of our Site for the purpose of improving User experience and enhancing our Services.
  • For communications promoting membership and engagement with AAVADB
  • To enforce our Terms and policies or to respond to legal requests, including but not limited to subpoenas, takedown requests or infringement claims , and to prevent harm.
  1. Disclosing your information.

We only share information with your consent, to comply with laws, to protect your rights, or to fulfill business obligations.  

AAVADB reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor information, comments or other content that you voluntarily disclose and post to the Site. AAVADB reserves the right to remove any such information or material for any reason or no reason, including without limitation, if in our sole opinion such information or material violates, or may violate, any applicable law or the Terms of Use or to protect or defend our rights or property or those of any third party. AAVADB also reserves the right to remove information upon the request of any third party.

AAVADB reserves the right to investigate abuses on the Site and enforce and apply this Privacy Policy, the Terms of Use and any other terms or conditions applicable to the Site or the use thereof. AAVADB may disclose information about you to third parties if we have a good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to (1) take action regarding suspected illegal activities; (2) enforce or apply the Terms of Use; (3) comply with legal process and law enforcement instructions and orders, such as a search warrant, subpoena, statute, judicial proceeding or other legal process served on us; (4) protect our rights, reputation, and property or that of our users or the public or (5) protect against legal liability.


  1. Who will your information be shared with?

Service Providers

From time to time, we may partner with unaffiliated companies or individuals for market research, product development, quality assurance testing, or similar purposes. These companies or individuals may be provided with access to personally identifiable information, but we will require by contract that they agree to maintain the confidentiality, security and integrity of such information. We also may subcontract with other companies and individuals to do work on our behalf; they may be provided with access to personally identifiable information, but only as needed to perform their functions.

Data Processors

AAVADB, as a data controller, collects and shares data with different data processors in the following categories:

Technology and Infrastructure: AAVADB distributes data to processors in order to host, enable and support the AAVADB platform and service.

Analytics and Reporting: AAVADB distributes data to Google Analytics to better understand user behavior and track key metrics in order to provide a better service to its Users.

International Data Transfers

Information, including information collected in the European Economic Area (“EEA”) may be transferred, stored and processed by AAVADB and its services providers in the United States and other countries whose data protection laws may be different than the laws of your country. We will protect your Personal Data in accordance with this Privacy Policy wherever it is processed and take appropriate steps to protect the information in accordance with applicable laws.


AAVADB uses PayPal to collect donations.

  1. Storage of your information and retention.

AAVADB retains personally identifiable information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purpose outlined in this Privacy Policy or otherwise required by law. When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your personal information, we will make all reasonable efforts to delete it or isolate it from any further processing. You may contact us at if at any time you would like to see the Personally Identifiable Information we hold about you, or to ask us to correct or update this information, or to ask us to delete it. Please contact us if you have questions or wish to take any action with respect to information to which this Privacy Policy applies (see below for contact information).

  1. Keeping Your Information Safe.

AAVADB is committed to protecting the security of Your Personal Data. We have implemented appropriate technical and organizational security measures designed to protect your personal information. However, we cannot guarantee that the internet is secure. We cannot make any promises or guarantees that your data will be safe, and you provide information to us at your own risk. You should only access the services within a secure environment.  

  1. Additional Rights, Rules, And Provisions For European Economic Area Users

If you are the resident of a country in the EEA, you may have additional privacy rights available to you under applicable laws. We will process your requests in accordance with applicable data protection laws .If you believe we are unlawfully processing your personal information, you also have the right to complain to your local data protection supervisory authority.

AAVADB is a database for showcasing voice actors. Users located in EEA countries may choose to enter personal data relating to their race or ethnicity, trade union membership, gender and sexual orientation when using the service. This type of information is considered to be a part of the “Special Categories of Personal Data” under Article 9 of the GDPR. By choosing to enter the above categories of personal data on the AAVADB, you are giving explicit consent to the processing of this personal data for purposes referenced in this privacy policy.

AAVADB has appointed a Data Protection Officer to oversee all aspects of our privacy and data security policies. If you would like to contact our Data Protection Officer, please send an email to XXX.

In order for users from EEA countries to use AAVADB, users must accept cookies. Users will be prompted at the beginning of their session to accept cookies. Users may withdraw consent by deleting their cookies from their browser settings at any time.

  1. Links to other Websites

This Privacy Policy applies only to the Site. The Site may contain links to other websites that AAVADB may not own or operate. The links from the Site do not imply that AAVADB endorses or has reviewed these websites. The policies and procedures we describe here do not apply to these websites. We neither can control nor are responsible for the privacy practices or content of these websites. We suggest contacting these websites directly for information on their privacy policies.

  1.  Privacy Rights for California Residents

California Civil Code Section §1798.83 permits users of Websites that are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of personal information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an e-mail to

  1. How To Contact Us

You may contact AAVADB regarding our privacy practices via email at

  1. Changes To The Privacy Policy

We will update this policy as necessary to stay compliant with relevant laws. AAVADB does not undertake to provide you with personal notice of any changes. In the event of material changes, AAVADB will provide notice by means that are reasonable under the circumstances, such as by posting a notice on the Site. Your continued use of AAVADB following the posting of changes to this Privacy Policy means you accept those changes.