Privacy Policy

The responsible authority within the meaning of the applicable data protection laws, in particular the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), is:

music4friends|entertainment gmbh
Luisenstraße 87a
42103 Wuppertal

t +49 (0) 202.758389.0
f +49 (0) 202.75842211

www.music4friends.de
info@music4friends.de

Managing Director
Sascha Götz & Sascha Poddey

Headquartered in Wuppertal
Registration court Wuppertal
HRB 21790

VAT IDnr.
de264230828

Your rights as a data subject

Using the contact details of our Data Protection Officer, you are permitted to exercise the following rights at any time:

  • Request information regarding your data stored by us and its processing,
  • Request the rectification of inaccurate personal data,
  • Request the deletion of your data stored by us,
  • Request the restriction of data processing unless we are not yet permitted to delete your data due to legal obligations,
  • Object to the processing of your data with us and
  • Object to the portability of your data, provided that you have consented to the data processing or have concluded a contract with us.

If you have given us your consent, you can revoke it at any time with effect for the future.

You may object to the supervisory authority responsible for you at any time. The supervisory authority applicable to you depends on the federal state of your residence, your employment or the alleged violation. A list of supervisory authorities (for the non-public sector) along with their addresses is available at: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.

Purposes of data processing by the responsible authority and third parties

We process your personal data only for the purposes specified in this Privacy Policy. Your personal data shall not be transferred to third parties for purposes other than those specified. We shall only share your personal data with third parties if:

  • You have given your express consent for us to do so,
  • Such processing is required for the purpose of concluding a contract with you,
  • Such processing is necessary for the fulfilment of a legal obligation,
  • Such processing is necessary to safeguard legitimate interests and there is no reason to believe that you have an overriding legitimate interest in not sharing your data.

Deletion or blocking of data

We adhere to the principles of data avoidance and data economy. We therefore only store your personal data for as long as is necessary to achieve the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy or as provided for by the various storage periods provided by the legislator. After the expiry of the respective purpose or expiry of its applicable terms, the corresponding data shall be blocked or deleted routinely, and in accordance with the statutory provisions. We shall also delete your data if you revoke your permission for it to be published. However, we may only delete information for which you have given us permission to use on our website, for our social media accounts or otherwise on the Internet from our own accounts. A complete deletion of all your data within the entirety of the Internet or data saved in all possible virtual locations is not technically feasible.

Collection of general information when visiting our website

When accessing our website, information of general nature is automatically collected by means of a cookie. This information (server log files) includes, for example, the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of your Internet service provider, and comparable information. This only includes information that does not allow conclusions to be drawn about you as a person.

This information is technically necessary in order to deliver the content of websites you have requested correctly and is mandatory when using the Internet. In particular, they are processed for the following purposes:

  • Ensuring a smooth website connection,
  • Ensuring the smooth use of our website,
  • Evaluation of system security and stability as well as
  • for other administrative purposes.

The processing of your personal data is based on our legitimate interest for the aforementioned purposes of data collection. We do not use your information to draw conclusions about you as a person. Recipients of the data shall only be the responsible authority and, if applicable, processors.

Anonymous information of this nature may be statistically evaluated by us in order to optimize our Internet presence and the technology behind it.

 

Cookies

Like many other websites, we also use so-called “cookies”. Cookies are small text files that are transferred to your hard drive from a website server. This automatically provides us with certain data such as IP address, browser used, operating system and your connection to the Internet.

Cookies cannot be used to start programs or transmit viruses to a computer. Based on the information contained in cookies, we can facilitate your navigation and enable the correct display of our websites.

Under no circumstances shall data collected by us be transmitted to third parties or linked to personal data without your consent.

Of course, viewing our website without cookies is also possible. Internet browsers are usually set to accept cookies. In general, you can deactivate the use of cookies at any time via the settings of your browser. Please use the help features of your Internet browser to learn how to change these settings. Please note that some features of our website may not work if you have disabled the use of cookies.

SSL encryption

In order to protect the security of your data during transmission, we use state-of-the-art encryption methods (E.g. SSL) over HTTPS.

Comments

In addition to information regarding comments users leave on our website, the time of their creation and the username chosen by the website visitor shall be stored. This is for our security as we may be subject to prosecution for illegal content on our website, even if such content was created by users.

Newsletter

On the basis of your explicit consent, we regularly send you our newsletter or comparable information by email to your specified email address.

It is sufficient to provide your email address to receive the newsletter. When you register to receive our newsletter, the data you provide shall only be used for this purpose. Subscribers may also be informed by email of circumstances relevant to the service or registration (e.g. changes to the newsletter offer or technical circumstances).

We require a valid email address for effective registration. In order to verify that a registration is actually made by the owner of an email address, we use the double-opt-in procedure. You will then receive a confirmation and authorization email from us asking you to click on the link contained in this email to confirm that you would like to receive our newsletter. For this purpose, we log the registration of the newsletter. No further data shall be collected. The data shall only be used for the distribution of the newsletter and shall not be transmitted to third parties.

You can revoke your consent to the storage of your personal data and their use for the distribution of the newsletter at any time. In each newsletter you will find a corresponding link. In addition, you can also unsubscribe directly from this website at any time or submit such a request via the contact option indicated at the end of this privacy policy.

music4friends|entertainment gmbh uses the CleverReach newsletter tool to create and manage the newsletter. The required data of the newsletter recipients is hosted on a web-based CleverReach server in an area to which only the company teamd4b has password-protected access.

The Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy of CleverReach serves as the contractual basis between music4friends|entertainment gmbh and CleverReach, which you can read here: CleverReach Terms and Conditions. Pursuant to Article 11 of the Terms and Conditions of CleverReach, CleverReach shall not access or use the data of the newsletter recipients in any other way.

The newsletter tool analyzes the reach of the respective newsletters to ensure that the broadcasts actually reach the recipients. The recognizable individual behavior patterns shall only be used for statistical evaluation purposes of the newsletter’s success and shall not be transmitted to third parties or used for other purposes.

By submitting your data in our newsletter form, you agree to the data processing by CleverReach to the extent apparent.

Contact by email/Contact form

If you contact us with any questions via email or the contact form, please provide us with your voluntary consent for the purpose of contacting us. When you contact us by email, you must provide a valid email address.

If you use the request form, there are a number of mandatory fields (date of event, occasion, number of guests, postal code/venue, salutation, your email address, your address with its postal code, street and house number, your first name, your last name and your telephone number), as well as details that you can optionally supplement. All data is used to assign the request and to subsequently answer it or to create a quote.

The information you provide will be stored for the purpose of processing the request as well as for possible follow-up questions. Personal data shall be deleted automatically after you have completed your request. By submitting your data through our request form, you agree to the data processing by music4friends|entertainment gmbh to the extent apparent.

Use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (hereinafter: Google). Google Analytics uses so-called “Cookies”, i.e. text files that are stored on your computer and which enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie regarding your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, due to the activation of IP anonymization on these websites, your IP address shall be truncated by Google within Member States of the European Union or in other contracting states who are members to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases shall the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google shall use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the scope of Google Analytics shall not be merged with other data from Google.

The purposes of data processing constitutes the evaluation of the use of the website and the compilation of reports on activities on the website. On the basis of the use of the website and the Internet, other related services shall then be provided. The processing is based on the legitimate interest of the website operator.

You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their fullest extent. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: Browser Add On to disable Google Analytics.

Embedded YouTube videos

We embed YouTube videos on some of our websites. The operator of the corresponding plugins is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When you visit a page with the YouTube plugin, a connection to YouTube’s servers is established. YouTube shall be informed which pages you are visiting. If you are logged into your YouTube account, YouTube can assign your surfing behavior to you on a personal basis. This can be prevented by logging out of your YouTube account beforehand.

Once a YouTube video is started, the provider uses cookies that collect information about the user’s behavior.

Those who have deactivated the storage of cookies for the Google ad program do not have to expect such cookies when watching YouTube videos. YouTube also stores non-personal information regarding your use in other cookies. If you would like to prevent this, you must block the storage of cookies in the browser.

Further information regarding data protection with regard to “YouTube” can be found in the provider’s privacy policy at: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/

Changes to our privacy policy

We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy to ensure that it always complies with current legal requirements, or in order to implement changes to our services specified in the Privacy Policy, e.g. when introducing new services. Your renewed visit shall then be subject to the new privacy policy.

Questions for the Data Protection Officer

If you have any questions regarding data protection, please send us an email or contact the data protection officer in our organization directly:

Data Protection Information Officer

Sascha Götz
sg@music4friends.de

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