Sound Ideas Legal Notices: 

January 2020

This Web site is owned and operated by Sound Ideas, A Division of The Brian Nimens Corporation Limited, located at 105 West Beaver Creek Road, Suite 4, Richmond Hill, Ontario Canada L4B 1C6.

Privacy Policy

When you use this Web site, the Web site's server automatically collects data about your home server's domain. This information is used only for internal review in aggregate and non-personally-identifiable form. In addition, you may be asked to provide certain personal and non-personal information. You agree that you are the only person responsible for the accuracy and content of this information.

We may use your personal information to process sales transactions and demo requests, offer customer service, assist our product and service development efforts, and to assist our direct marketing and marketing analysis activities. Demographic (non-personal) information is also used in order to improve our content and product offerings. Occasionally we may use your contact information to send you information about special offers. You may choose not to receive this information by making your request in an email to Sound Ideas.

Sound Ideas also reserves the right to disclose any information in order to satisfy any legal or government request, or if such disclosure is necessary or appropriate to operate Sound Ideas, or to protect the rights, property or other legal obligations of Sound Ideas. This information is stored securely on a server that is separate from our Web site server. Any information that we collect about you as an identifiable individual is not shared with any third party, unless it is required to undertake the activities outlined in the second Privacy Policy paragraph of this Legal Notices document.

GDPR - General Data Protection Regulation - Compliance

Sound Ideas and its web site provide a sound effects, production element and music search, licensing, and distribution platform (the "Platform") for its own products and for third party products. Under applicable law, Sound Ideas is the "data controller" of company and personal data collected through the Platform. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for the Platform.

Information We Collect

When you use the Platform, we may automatically gather your IP address. The following information is gathered when you enter it: email address, company name, individual name, physical address(es), phone number, and additional personal information you enter voluntarily. If you do not wish to provide this information, you will not be able to create an account, log in, or use many Platform features.

Where Information Is Processed

The Company is based in Canada. No matter where you are located, you consent to the processing and transferring of your information in and to Canada. The laws of Canada governing data collection and use may not be as comprehensive or protective as the laws of the country where you live.

How We Use Your Personal Information

By using the Platform and providing us with your Company and Personal Information, you are granting Sound Ideas your consent to use your Company and Personal Information in the following ways, which are necessary for the operation of the Platform:

(i) Handling customer service requests, such as reaching out if we identify a problem you're having with the Platform. If you encounter a problem using the Platform and you reach out to us for assistance, we may use your contact information you previously entered to find more information about the issue and help address it. If the Platform generates an error while you're using it, we may log your name, email, or IP address to help us diagnose and fix the problem. In some rare cases, we may reach out to you once the error has been resolved. No one outside of Sound Ideas employees and technical professionals contracted by Sound Ideas for this express purpose has access to these logs. We may also reach out preemptively to notify you of important events, sales or product releases, provided that we have your prior permission to do so. We will never sell or share your contact information with third parties for marketing or any other purposes not explicitly outlined in this Policy.

(ii) Retaining contact info when you purchase from the Platform. When you purchase from the Platform, some portion of your business and personal information is retained in perpetuity pursuant to the terms of that purchase. PayPal Payments The Platform uses PayPal process payments. When you enter a credit card, you are actually providing your information directly to PayPal who will store and use it for processing payments you authorize. The Platform and its Clients do not see or store your credit card information.

Google Analytics

The Platform uses Google Analytics to track anonymized statistics about users and technology, which helps us improve the Platform. For example, we might look at trends in how many users use specific web browsers to help us determine which ones to support. We do not use this information to follow individuals but instead look for broader trends. Please visit to learn more about how Google Analytics handles your personal information.


The Platform allows our staff to use LiveChat to chat with you, typically to provide real time assistance. Visit LiveChat to see how they handle your privacy.

Meeting Legal Requirements

Sound Ideas reserves the right to disclose any content, records, or electronic communication of any kind (including personal information or private electronic communication transmitted on the Platform): (i) to satisfy any law, regulation, or government request; (ii) if such disclosure is necessary or appropriate to operate Company; or (iii) to protect the rights or property of Company or its users, sponsors, providers, licensors, or merchants. Company also reserves the right to reject any order or to request additional information from any customer.


The Platform uses cookies for several reasons to enhance the user experience, for instance, to track items placed in shopping carts in the event that your transaction is interrupted.

Data Retention

We generally retain personal data for so long as it may be relevant to the purposes identified herein. To dispose of personal data, we may anonymize it, delete it or take other appropriate steps. Data may persist in copies made for backup and business continuity purposes for additional time.


We take reasonable steps to protect the information provided to the Platform from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no Internet or email transmission is ever fully secure or error free. In particular, email sent to or from the Platform may not be secure. Therefore, you should take special care in deciding what information you send to us via email. Please keep this in mind when disclosing any information via the Internet.

Your Data Rights and Choices

You may, at any time, request an export of the Personal Information we have collected about you by sending an email to the company using our Contact Us page. When you submit a request for your Personal Information, Sound Ideas will provide you with that information by return email within 15 business days. In addition, you may, at any time, request to delete your account and all the Business and Personal Information we have collected about you. When you submit a request to delete your Business and Personal Information, Sound Ideas will process that request within 15 business days.

Deleting your information will effectively close your online account and render it inactive. You will have no access to your account. Please not that such records as Sound Ideas would be required by law to maintain will be maintained.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to update or modify this Privacy Policy at any time and from time to time without prior notice. Please review this policy periodically, and especially before you provide any information. This Privacy Policy was last updated on the date indicated above. Your continued use of the Platform after any changes or revisions to this Privacy Policy shall indicate your agreement with the terms of such revised Privacy Policy.

Contacting Us

Please feel free to contact us at any time if you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or how Sound Ideas handles your Business and Personal Information at Contact Us.

Copyright Notice

All company names, domain names and logos directly associated with Sound Ideas and its products and services are trademarks and are the property of Sound Ideas, A Division of The Brian Nimens Corporation Limited.

All other trademarks, product names and company names or logos cited within this Web site remain the copyrighted property of their respective owners. Sound Ideas is the owner and/or authorized user of any trademarks, registered trademarks or service marks appearing on this Web site, and is the copyright owner or licensee of the content and information on this Web site, unless otherwise indicated.

All information provided on this Web site: its content, the Web site design, text and graphics, are protected by the copyright laws of Canada and other countries throughout the world. All rights are reserved. Reproduction, publication, posting or transmission of Sound Ideas Web site content must be approved by Sound Ideas prior to release. Use of the Universal Studios, Lucasfilm, Warner Bros., Hanna-Barbera, Twentieth Century Fox, Turner Entertainment, Turner Music Library, Disney i.d.e.a.s and Rocky & Bullwinkle logos and product shots, in any manner or format, is not authorized. Unless otherwise stated, this restriction applies to any and all future third-party products distributed by Sound Ideas. Except where otherwise noted, the contents of the documents at this site may be printed, distributed and reproduced, provided that the content is used for informational purposes only and any copyright notices that may apply are distributed with the content.

You acknowledge and agree that you will not have the right to utilize any music or sound effects licensed from Sound Ideas until you have fulfilled all payment and/or other obligations owed to Sound Ideas as outlined in the license or invoice documentation issued to you by Sound Ideas.

Third Party Web Site Links, Products & Services

Sound Ideas is not responsible for the content, products, services, statements or privacy policies contained within any third party Web sites that are hyperlinked to or referred to within this Web site. Sound Ideas is also not responsible for the data collection or use procedures of any third party Web sites that it refers to or provides hyperlinks to.

Referral to these third party Web sites, products or services does not imply any endorsement or guarantee by Sound Ideas. Sound Ideas may cease its referral to or remove hyperlinks to any or all third party Web sites at any time, without prior notice.

Security of Online Transactions

The Sound Ideas Web site provides an industry-standard secure online environment for online transactions. Every effort is made to protect confidentiality and prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of information provided to us by our Web site visitors. You acknowledge that no data transmission that takes place over the Internet can be guaranteed as 100% secure. Therefore, Sound Ideas cannot guarantee that your personal information will not be subjected to unauthorized third party intrusion.

You therefore acknowledge that any and all information provided by you through the interface of this Web site is provided at your own risk.

Liability Disclaimers

The Sound Ideas Web site will undergo periodic changes and modifications. Sound Ideas retains the right to make changes at any time, without prior notice. Every effort is made to prevent mistakes, inaccuracies and typographical errors, but Sound Ideas is not liable for any inconveniences or losses generated as a result of said errors.

Users of the Sound Ideas Web site are responsible for the invoiced value of all orders authorized by them that have been placed through the Web site's online interface.

All price and availability information supplied on this Web site is subject to change without prior notice. Sound Ideas reserves the right to limit quantities. Sound Ideas reserves the right to refuse any order or to request additional information from any customer before an order in processed.

PLEASE NOTE: Promo Codes for online discounts may not be applied to sale priced products. In the event that a client uses a Promo Code during a site wide sale, the invoiced price may be adjusted manually to finalize the sale. Clients will be notified if any adjustment is needed and will have the option to either complete the order at the adjusted price or cancel the order and receive a refund.

The Sound Ideas Web site is supplied on an "as is" basis via the World Wide Web, without warranty of any kind. All implied warranties and conditions (including any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose) are disclaimed as to the Web site. Your exclusive remedy for breach of warranty will be to cease use of this Web site. In no event will Sound Ideas or its developers, directors, officers, employees, or affiliates be liable to you for any consequential, incidental, or indirect damages (including damages for loss of business profits, business interruption, loss of business information and the like), whether foreseeable or unforeseeable, arising out of the use or inability to use this Web site, regardless of the basis of the claim and even if Sound Ideas or an authorized Sound Ideas representative has been advised of the possibility of such damage. Your use of this Web site acknowledges your understanding of the above, and of all such terms and conditions contained within this Legal Notices document, and also acknowledges your understanding that the Web site may not satisfy all of your requirements or be free from errors or defects.

Use of your Personal Information & Suggestions Made

Our use of any information that identifies you as an individual is governed by our PRIVACY POLICY as stated above.

Should you provide any suggestions for product or service ideas via this Web site interface, you represent and warrant that all rights to any information you provide are held by you, and that your disclosure of this information does not violate the rights of any third parties. Sound Ideas reserves the right to use such information, suggestions or comments at its sole discretion, with no compensation or credit being owed to you.

Your use of this Web site acknowledges that any product or service suggestions you provide via this Web site interface will not be considered to be confidential or secret by Sound Ideas.

Governing Law

Your use of this Web site is governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario, Canada. You and Sound Ideas agree that the courts of the Province of Ontario shall have jurisdiction over any action or proceeding arising from your use of the Web site.

In the event any term or provision of this Legal Notices document shall be declared invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, such invalidity shall be limited solely to the specific term or provision invalidated, and the remainder of this Legal Notices document shall remain in full force and effect according to the terms provided in this document.

In the event of litigation, the party ultimately prevailing shall be entitled to receive from the other its reasonable attorney's fees and costs, as determined by the court rendering the final decision.