Krakens Privacy Policy

KrakenLyrics.com from here on just Kraken

Cookies

Kraken doesn't like cookies. So it doesn't eat or use them. Not even when you log in. If you are of the opinion that web cookies are unwanted... or perhaps dangerous, then there's no need to worry.

When you sign up our partners at auth0 may set or read cookies in your browser. But when you are logged in to my.krakenlyrics.com we don't use cookies to store your session. We use a different, cookie-less, method called json web tokens or JWT.

However, if you are logged in to my.krakenlyrics.com a cookie is used to show you your login-status. The bottom left icon in the footer of all pages on www.krakenlyrics.com will show you a Rocket instead of the Drums, when you are logged in. To know this, a cookie is used.

The open site www.krakenlyrics.com has advertisement from third parties. They may use / set / read cookies on your browser when you visit www.krakenlyrics.com and other sites.

Even though the Kraken can be terrifying on its own, it still needs protection from the dangers of the internet. Some of this protection is being executed through a network partnership with Cloudflare. They may set or read cookies with users of Kraken in their effort of filtering out bad behavior.

Javascript

Kraken really likes Javascript. It can be used with javascript disabled, but it won't be as enjoyable. my.krakenlyrics.com will not work at all without Javascript.

Javascript is used to enhance your experience exploring unleashed lyrics.

CSS

Cascading Style Sheets, or CSS is a technology Kraken use to style the pages you see. CSS is not used to gather any private information about you.

Free and open website

www.krakenlyrics.com is a website where you can view pages anonymously. The content of the site is lyrics related. We don't save your IP address, location or any personal information.

For each request you make to our server, we save your user-agent. It includes information about your

  • Operating system
  • Device type and platform (such as mobile or desktop)
  • Browser type (firefox / chrome / safari / opera / edge / etc)

This information is only stored for one week before it is deleted. Such information is viewed in aggregated form. It means that we only look at summaries of visitors of certain brower types.

Private site

my.krakenlyrics.com is the private version of www.krakenlyrics.com. To use it you have to sign up. When you do, we create a unique random user id for you. This is stored in our database and it represents you.

Once signed up / logged in you can disclose personal or non-personal information about yourself. This includes

  • Your e-mail address
  • Your name
  • A chosen uername
  • Various social media destinations. For example your Twitter url, Facebook page or LinkedIn page

Deleting data

The information you store in our database on my.vup.com will not be shared with anyone. You can change it and delete it at any time. All data you submit / save / store on my.krakenlyrics.com can be removed / deleted / changed by you whenever you want.

Any user profile you make on KrakenLyrics can be completely erased by you at any time. There will be no traces of a user profile left in our system when you delete it.

Lyrics you submit on my.krakenlyrics.com must be manually deleted if you no longer want them to exist on www.krakenlyrics.com. Let's say you delete your profile without first deleting the lyrics created with the deleted profile. In that case the lyrics will still be on www.krakenlyrics.com, even after you deleted your profile. On the other hand, it's very easy to delete lyrics and lyrics collections you have created on my.krakenlyrics.com

Username & Public profile

You can make a unique username on my.krakenlyrics.com. This username will be part of the url to your public profile on www.krakenlyrics.com. An example of this ishttps://www.krakenlyrics.com/user/YourUsernameIf you don't make your own username, a random one will be created for you. All content you create on KrakenLyrics will be linked to your public profile. So if you submit lyrics, the page displaying the lyrics will link back to your public profile on KrakenLyrics. You can also link your social media destinations or home page on your public profile.

When changing your username, you automatically also change the location / web address of your public profile. It is important to keep this in mind, because you can change your username whenever you want. It means that any references to your current public profile will see a "404 not found" page if you change your username❗️ Also someone else may acuire your current username if you change it.

E-mail Address

Your email address is required if you want to use my.krakenlyrics.com. It's primary intent is to link your profile and activities on KrakenLyrics to you as a person.

Your email address wil not be visible to anybody, and it will not be displayed on your public profile or in relation to any content you manage on KrakenLyrics.

Your email address can help us recover your login access, should you forget your password. And you can change your email address after you sign up.

If you want to be notified by mail about content you create on my.krakenlyrics.com, your email address enables this. You can opt-in to be sent info and a link to changes to any content you manage.

Very soon we'll also enable you to follow changes to content maintained by others on KrakenLyrics. This way you can be notified of updates to a certain lyrics archive for example.

Tracking

We track user behaviour on www.krakenlyrics.com with the help of Google Analytics. This is common practice on open websites and does not disclose any private information.