Privacy Policy

Last updated on September 10th, 2020

Who I am

The website address is:

I am Jose Martínez, tubist and educator.

At, I aim to promote my teaching profile and to help new generations of musicians, in general, and tuba players, in particular, in finding the curiosity necessary to reach their goals.

With the Privacy Policy, I want you to understand how I handle your data. I also want you to know your rights and choices.

At this site (from now on “we”, “us”, or “our”), we are committed to protecting your personal information and your right to privacy. If you have any questions or concerns about this privacy notice, please contact us at


What personal data we collect and why we collect it

From users and site visitors, we will collect personal data, such as their names and emails addresses; and technical data, such as information about cookies.

Important to note that the personal information voluntarily provided by users and visitors is collected when they express an interest in obtaining information about us or our services, when they post messages or after we are reached out via the contact form.

Some other information, which will not reveal your specific identity, will be collected automatically. This could include your IP address, language preferences, country, location, information about when you use our Website and other technical related data. All of these items will help to maintain the security and operation of the site, and for analytics and reporting purposes.

In addition, through cookies and similar technologies, we might collect log and usage data, device data or location data.


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized 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.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

In order to comply with these privacy policies, unless otherwise required by law or if we are contacted by the users/visitors, we will keep your information for as long as it needs to be.


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.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. When you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article (a maybe soon to be feature of the site), an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


We use Google Analytics for WordPress by MonsterInsights.

Would you like to OptOut from Google Analytics?

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If you would like to review the privacy policy of MonsterInsights:

Who we share your data with

We understand that by using Google Analytics in order to understand how the site operates, we are unintentionally sharing your data with Google.

Most likely, WordPress since it is the website hosting also receives data from this site.

In addition, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube will probably receive data from the website since their links are included in some of the pages to facilitate the users and visitors to engage with Jose Martínez, his activities and his partner in crime, ballerina and actress Sherezade Soriano.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

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.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

For any privacy specific questions or concerns, please reach us out at

Paying attention to laws in your country, you might have the right to request access to the personal information we collect from you, change that information, or delete it in some circumstances. For that to happen, please visit: We will respond to your inquire as soon as possible.

Really Simple SSL notice

Really Simple SSL and Really Simple SSL add-ons do not process any personal identifiable information, so the GDPR does not apply to these plugins or usage of these plugins on your website. You can find our privacy policy here.

Akismet notice

We collect information about visitors who comment on Sites that use our Akismet anti-spam service. The information we collect depends on how the User sets up Akismet for the Site, but typically includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).


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Jose Martínez