About MusicDNA

MusicDNA is a service offered by BACH Technology A.S., Norway.

What is MusicDNA?

MusicDNA is a suite of cutting edge music related technologies that will dramatically change the way you conduct a traditional music search, play your music, make a music recommendation to friends, and generate a music playlist — in essence it will transform your entire approach to digital music.

With MusicDNA you are able to extract the essential information from your music, enabling you to sort, search, explore and connect your music and related information in a way, which has not been possible before.

Who is MusicDNA?

BACH Technology is the company behind MusicDNA. Founded in 2007, the company has since then established subsidiaries in Germany and China. The foundation of MusicDNA’s R&D is underpinned by the long term strategic partnership with Fraunhofer IDMT, a world renowned German research institute for music technology.

Visit the company’s page to get more information on BACH Technology.

MusicDNA is a registered trademark of BACH Technology A.S., Norway


musicdna.com, musicdnaradio.com and musicdna-interface.com are services offered by

BACH Technology A.S.
Nordre Nøstekaien 1
5011 Bergen
Phone: +47 905 59 364

German office and Support

BACH Technology GmbH
Schwanitzstrasse 6
98693 Ilmenau, Germany

Management: Sebastian Schmidt
Register Court: Jena HRB 502715
Ust-ID/sales tax identification number: DE260398252

Phone: +49 3677 2094 840, Fax: +49 3677 467 467
E-mail: support@bachtechnology.com

1. Contents of Online materials

BACH Technology A.S., hereafter referred to as BACH, accepts no responsibility for the topicality, accuracy, completeness or quality of the collected information contained on its website. Liability claims against BACH for any of the following reasons will be excluded as long as BACH can reasonably demonstrate that they are not responsible for any faults:

  • inclusion of offensive materials
  • the use of misuse of the collected information

All documents and materials are contributed voluntarily and with the consent of the individuals concerned. They are independent of BACH. BACH reserves the rights to change or delete items or parts of contributions received without prior notice.

2. References and link

Direct and indirect references from foreign sites (hyperlinks) do not fall under the legal responsibility of BACH. BACH accepts no responsibility for the content of materials found in references or links. BACH hereby declares that at the present moment and to the best of its knowledge the links and references available on our website contain no illegal materials. In its current and present form, BACH has no influence on hyperlinks to other sites. Consequently BACH hereby takes no responsibility for the contents of materials linked by hyperlink to our website or any changes that are made after the creation date of our hyperlink. These statements apply for external publications as well as BACH guest publications, discussion fora and mailing lists. All liability concerning factually inaccurate or incomplete contents lies with the original creator of the webpages to which BACH is linked.

3. Author’s rights and copyright

BACH endeavours to observe and recognise the author’s rights of all publications, graphics, audiovisual, and multimedia. It retains its own rights for texts, publications, graphics, audiovisual, and multimedia items created by BACH. All third party companies and trademarks are unrestrictedly subject to the regulation of valid and registered recognition rights and property rights. Only through the explicit naming of registered trade marks are third parties not legally protected. BACH retains the copyright over all of its items created by BACH on its site, which are available to the public via the internet. The reproduction or use of any of BACH’s materials is forbidden without prior consent of BACH.

4. Data privacy

To the best of our ability and to such an extent as is possible for a public access internet site, BACH will respect data protection rights of individuals and companies who collaborate with BACH (emails addresses, names, and addresses). Any such data, which is provided to BACH is done so completely upon a free will basis and with the prior consent of the individuals concerned. The rights and payment of services offered to BACH are- as much as is technically possible- protected data. This includes anonymous publications and writers writing under a pseudonym. The use and supply of publicly available contact details and information such as addresses, email addresses, telephone or fax numbers which are supplied through third parties are not protected. BACH reserves the right to commence legal proceedings against the original senders of so called spam mails.

MusicDNA Privacy Policy

May 6, 2013


This privacy policy describes the privacy practices of MusicDNA’s products, apps, as well as our websites and online services that include a link to this policy (subsequently referred as “applications”).

What information do we collect?

User registration and customer support

When you register to use a MusicDNA website or application or contact us for support, MusicDNA collects information that identifies you. This may include your name, company name, email address, or payment information.

MusicDNA websites and applications

We collect information about how you use our websites and applications. We may collect information that your browser or device typically sends to our servers whenever you visit a MusicDNA website, or a MusicDNA application which utilizes online features. For example, your browser or device may tell us your IP address (which may tell us generally where you are located) and the type of browser and device you’ve used. When you visit a MusicDNA website, your browser may also tell us information such as the page that led you to our website and, if applicable, the search terms you typed into a search engine that led you to our website. MusicDNA may collect information about how you use our websites and applications, and our servers may collect similar information when you are logged in to the website or application. Depending on the website or application, this information may be anonymous (e.g. product improvement and problem reporting) or it may be associated with you in case of using a registered service.

MusicDNA product activation

When you activate your MusicDNA product, we collect certain information about your MusicDNA product, used device, and your selected account (your name, your email address). Some of our products include features that connect to our servers and offer you the ability to install updates to the product. We may keep track of information such as whether the update was successful or not.

MusicDNA emails

Emails we send you may include a web token that tells MusicDNA whether you have received or opened the email, or clicked a link within the email.

What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

  • Providing you with the MusicDNA websites and applications for which you have registered, as well as any services, support, or information you have requested; Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the product or service requested.
  • Better understanding how our websites and applications are being used so we can improve them
  • Diagnosing problems in our websites and applications
  • Tailoring a website or application to your likely interests
  • Sending business messages to you such as those related to payments or expiration of your subscription
  • Sending you information about MusicDNA, new application releases, special offers, and similar information
  • Reducing fraud, software piracy, and protecting our customers as well as MusicDNA

How do we protect your information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order or enter, submit, or access your personal information.
We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive information (e.g. credit cards, financials, etc.) are transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted and stored by our payment gateway provider (cleverbridge AG, Germany). These data are only to be accessed by those authorized with special access rights. Accessors are required to keep the information confidential.
Your private information (e.g. credit cards, financials, etc.) will never be stored on our servers.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, as long as those parties agree to keep these information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

How can I review, update, or delete my personal information?

Many of our websites and applications allow you to edit your personal information by accessing the “my account,” “my profile,” or similar feature of the website or application you are using.
Note that we need to retain certain records for legal or internal business reasons and that some of your information may remain on backup systems, in compliance with applicable law.

We will retain your personal information for as long as necessary to provide you with the websites and applications you are eligible to use, or as needed to comply with our legal obligations or enforce our agreements.

Online Privacy Policy Only

This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected “offline”.

Your Consent

By using our applications or website, you consent to our privacy policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page.

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, please contact our office in Germany:

BACH Technology GmbH
Schwanitzstrasse 6
98693 Ilmenau, Germany
E-mail: support@bachtechnology.com