Who we are

Global Music Garden AS is a limited company registered in Oslo, Norway, with Org. Number 897 874 172 with Tore Lande as Managing Director.

Our website address is: https://www.gbob.com

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

User Registration and Contact Forms

When you register for a Member's Account or contact us using a Contact Form, we collect personally identifiable information about you, such as your full name, phone number, email address, and others as per seen in the Registration Form, User Profile or Contact Form. We will send you service related emails related to your account, as well as occasional promotional emails only according to your preference and approval. If you no longer wish to receive these emails, you may opt out of them by changing the notification settings of your account or canceling your Member Account altogether.


We also store the images you upload onto the website into our third-party server providers.

Payment Information

If you choose to purchase a product or service from us, we or our third-party payment processors will collect your payment information. We use Braintree and Paypal as our third-party payment processor.


When visitors leave comments on our 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. We support the Gravatar service if you want to  use it. For info onThe Gravatar service you can find it here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


Technologies such as: cookies, beacons, tags and scripts are used by Global Music Garden. These technologies may be used in analyzing trends, administering the site/s, tracking your movements around the site/s and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We use cookies to remember users’ settings as well as for authentication and analytics. Users can control the use of cookies at the individual browser level. If you reject cookies, you may still use our site/s, but your ability to use some features or areas of our Sites may be limited.

If you are located in Europe, your IP address, keystroke activity, and personal information are never stored or shared with any third-parties. We process and keep all data for our own website within Europe.

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 have a Member's Account and you log in to this site, 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. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed. If you edit or publish an article, 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 and Plugins from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.) and third-party plugins. 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 tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

We are not responsible for the practices employed by websites or services linked to or from Global Music Garden and other affiliated sites, including the information or content contained therein. Please remember that when you use a link to go from Global Music Garden and Sites to another website or service, our Privacy Policy does not apply to third-party websites or services. Your browsing and interaction on any third-party website or service, including those that have a link or advertisement on our website, are subject to that third party’s own rules and policies.

Our Site includes social media features, such as the Facebook Like button and other widgets, that run on our Site. These features may collect your IP address and which page you are visiting on our Site, and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. Social media features and widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Site. Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy policy of the organization providing it.

Third-Party Website Platform and Applications

Global Music Garden and Sites utilize a Third-Party Web Development Platform and other Third-Party Web Applications. These were developed by WordPress.org, Buddydev.com, Buddyboss.com, Themeco, Advancedcustomfields.com, Tipsandtricks-hq.com, Dontdream.it, Buddypress.org, Seventhqueen.com, Dev.institute, Brainstormforce.com, Wpgoplugins.com, Lopo.it, Exactmetrics.com, Wp-studio.net, Rocketgenius.com, Smashballoon.com, Litespeedtech.com, Wpbrigade.com, Majemedia.com, Mycred.me, Restrictcontentpro.com, Skillfulplugins.com, Rtcamp.com, Themepunch.com, Emadmessiha.com, Srizon.com, Heateor.com, Theseoframework.com, Wpmanage.com, and Lesterchan.net. Some or all of these tools may be used to track information about your behavior on our website depending on your region. Your interactions with these features are governed by the Privacy Policy of the organization providing it. To read their Privacy Policies, please visit their respective website(s).


We use Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, and Google AdWords (Conversion Tracking). Some or all of these tools may be used to track information about your behavior on our website depending on your region. For more information or to opt-out, please visit the respective website(s) of these vendors.

Who we share your data with

Personally Identifiable Information. Global Music Garden will not rent or sell your personally identifiable information to others. We may store personal information in locations outside the direct control of Global Music Garden (for instance, on servers or databases co-located with hosting providers). Any personally identifiable information you select to make publicly available on our Sites, such as posting comments on our social media pages, will be available to others. If you remove information that you have made public on our Sites, copies may remain in cached and archived pages of our Sites, or if other users have copied or saved that information. Our website utilizes third party plugins and applications that may track your usage. We do not have access or control of the information gathered by them otherwise. You will need to contact the third party application if you want the personal information that was stored removed.

Non-Personally Identifiable Information. We may share non-personally identifiable information (such as anonymous usage data, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform types, number of clicks, etc.) with interested third parties to help them understand the usage patterns for Global Music Garden and those of our partners. Our partners also have the option to publish the results for their websites. Such results consist solely of non-personally identifiable information. If you choose to publish such results on the Global Music Garden Site, you understand and agree that this information, along with any personally identifiable information you choose to make available in connection with such results, will be made publicly available. By publishing your results on the Global Music Garden Site, you agree that you have obtained all necessary consents to make such information public and that doing so will not violate any laws. If you remove information that you have made public on the Global Music Garden Site, copies may remain in cached and archived pages of the Site, or if other users have copied or saved that information. Non-personally identifiable information may be stored indefinitely.

Instances Where We Are Required To Share Your Information. Global Music Garden will disclose your information where required to do so by law, if subject to subpoena or other legal proceeding or if we reasonably believe that such action is necessary to (a) comply with the law and the reasonable requests of law enforcement; (b) to enforce our Terms of Service or to protect the security or integrity of our Service; and/or (c) to exercise or protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Global Music Garden, our users or others.

What Happens In The Event Of A Change Of Control. We may buy or sell/divest/transfer the company (including any shares in the company), or any combination of its products, services, assets and/or businesses. Your information such as customer names and email addresses, and other User information related to the Global Music Garden may be among the items sold or otherwise transferred in these types of transactions. We may also sell, assign or otherwise transfer such information in the course of corporate divestitures, mergers, acquisitions, bankruptcies, dissolutions, reorganizations, liquidations, similar transactions or proceedings involving all or a portion of the company. You will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Site of any change in ownership or uses of your personal information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personal information.

Testimonials. We display personal testimonials of satisfied customers on our Site in addition to other endorsements. With your consent, we may post your testimonial along with your name. If you wish to update or delete your testimonial, you can contact us at info@gbob.com.

Storage and Processing. Your information collected through the Global Music Garden may be stored and processed in any country in which Global Music Garden or its subsidiaries, affiliates or service providers maintain facilities. Global Music Garden may transfer information that we collect about you, including personal information, to affiliated entities, or to other third parties across borders and from your country or jurisdiction to other countries or jurisdictions around the world. If you are located in the European Union or European Economic Area, please note that we will not transfer information, including personal data, to a country outside of the European Union or European Economic Area

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, 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

For current Global Music Garden members, you can review, correct, update or delete inaccuracies to the information about you that Global Music Garden keeps on file by logging into your account to update your profile and password. Alternately, you can contact us directly at info@gbob.com. We will acknowledge your request within seventy-two (72) hours and handle it promptly.

Data protection law gives you a range of rights in connection with our processing of your personal data. In this regard, you have the right to request that we rectify or delete the personal data or restrict the processing of your personal data. You can 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.

Furthermore, you have the right to object against the processing based on our legitimate interests as a legal basis. We are required to assess and act on your request. Additionally, you also have the right to data portability if it should become relevant. If you have a Profile 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 have a right to lodge a complaint with your local supervisory authority.

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or your rights under data protection law, you can contact us at info@gbob.com

Where we send your data

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

Contact information

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Additional information

How we protect your data

Global Music Garden is concerned with protecting your privacy and data, but we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to our Website and other Online Affiliates or guarantee that your information on Global Music Garden may not be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed by breach of any of our industry standard physical, technical or managerial safeguards. When you enter sensitive information (such as log in credentials) on our registration or order forms, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). No method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

If you have any questions about security on our Site, you can contact us at info@gbob.com

In the event that personal information is compromised as a breach of security, Global Music Garden will promptly notify our customers in compliance with applicable law.