IMPRINT & Privacy Policy

May, 20, 2020

IMPRINT:

This website (https://musictech.directory) is operated by WickedWork UG (haftungsbeschränkt).

Company address: WickedWork UG (haftungsbeschränkt), Leipziger Straße 66, 10117 Berlin

Phone: +49 (0) 176- 30748177

E-Mail: wedo@wickedwork.io

Homepage: http://wickedwork.io

Registered Office: Berlin

Company registration number: HRB194264 B

Turnover tax identification number: DE325515661

The company is legally represented by the Chief Executive Officer Matthias Strobel.

 

Disclaimer

 

Liability for contents

WickedWork UG (haftungsbeschränkt)strives to provide only complete and correct information on this website, but we assume no liability or guarantee for the topicality, correctness, and completeness of the information made available. As service providers we are responsible for the content on this site under general law according to § 7, Para. 1 of the German Telemedia Act (TMG). Pursuant to §§ 8 through 10 of the German Telemedia Act (TMG), however, as service providers, we are not responsible to monitor transferred or stored information or to search for circumstances that might indicate unlawful activities. Obligations to remove or block the use of information under the general laws remain unaffected. Any liability in this respect, however, only exists from the time we receive knowledge of a specific infringement. As soon as we become aware of infringements we will remove such contents immediately.


Liability for links

Our website contains links to external websites operated by third parties, over whose contents we have no control. We therefore cannot be held responsible for these contents. The providers and/or operators of such pages are liable for all information provided on the linked pages. The linked pages were checked for any legal irregularities at the time when the link was established. No unlawful contents were evident at the time the links were created. A permanent control of the contents of the linked websites shall not be considered reasonable without concrete evidence of unlawful content. As soon as we become aware of infringements we will remove such contents immediately.

 

Copyright

The contents and work generated by the operators of these pages are subject to German copyright law. No reproduction, processing, distribution, and utilization beyond that permitted under copyright law is permitted without the prior written permission of the respective author and/or originator. These pages may only be downloaded and copied for private use and any commercial use is excluded. Insofar as the operator has not created the contents of this page, the copyrights of third parties will be observed. In particular, third-party contents will be indicated as such. Should you become aware of a copyright violation we request that you notify us accordingly. We will remove such contents immediately as soon as we become aware of infringements.

Online dispute resolution in accordance with Article 14 para. 1 ODR Directive:
The European Commission provides an Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) Platform: https://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr

Note in accordance with Article 36 para. 1 of the Verbraucherstreitbeilegungsgesetz (German Consumer Dispute Resolution Law): WickedWork UG (haftungsbeschränkt) is, in principle, neither prepared nor required to participate in the dispute resolution process of a consumer arbitration service.

© WickedWork UG (haftungsbeschränkt). All rights reserved. All logos, logotypes and illustrations may not be used by the visitors to this website for their own purposes, no matter what they may be, and are subject without restriction to the copyright, image and trademark rights of the owners. Any use for their own purposes requires the express consent of the owner.

 

CONSENT

By using our website, you hereby consent to our disclaimer and agree to its terms of service.

 

PRIVACY POLICY

 

I. Your Privacy Is Important to Us.

This page explains how the personal information we collect through this website(https://musictech.directory) will be treated.

In order to run our business, the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY must collect, store, and make use of data and information about you and your use of our Services. This Privacy Policy sets terms, conditions, and permissions around our collection, storage, and usage of your data and information. Please note that these terms, conditions, and permissions sometimes vary by jurisdiction.

Please review this Privacy Policy  very carefully – and if you find anything in here doesn’t make sense or seem right to you, please write to us. Indeed, we encourage your feedback and questions regarding the nature and extent of the data we collect, how we collect it, why we collect it, how we store it, and/or how we use it.

Our Terms of Service  wholly and completely incorporate this Privacy Policy by reference. Therefore, every time you access our Services, you agree to all terms and conditions set forth in this Privacy Policy.  Likewise, the definitions set forth in our Terms of Service apply to this Privacy Policy as though herein specified.

If you do not agree with this Privacy Policy, or any aspect thereof, you must stop using our Services immediately and cease from all further use.

 

II. The MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY collects Data and Information about You and Your Use of Our Services.

 

  1. Your Personal Data

The MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY will prompt you to provide information about yourself during the course of using our Services. Among other things, the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY requires you to create a user ID and password, as well as provide personally identifying and financially sensitive information if you wish to purchase access to subscription services and/or premium features. The MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY may also ask you to provide profile information and/or prompt you to update one or more of our listings.

If at any point you provide the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY or its affiliates with contact information (e.g. email address, social handle, mailing address, phone number, name), personally-identifying information (e.g. full name + street address), login/password information, and/or financially-sensitive information (e.g. credit card information), the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY and its affiliates reserve the right to collect such information. The MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY and its affiliates also reserve the right to collect information about any contact you make with the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY; this includes, without limitation, saving and memorializing electronic messages and communications for the purposes of quality assurance, user data analysis, evidence in a dispute, and/or enforcement of agreements. Collectively, the data and information specified in this paragraph shall herein be referred to as “Personal Data.”

 

  1. Your Usage Data

You acknowledge and agree that, when you use our Services, the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY reserves the right to automatically collect data and information about your use of our Services – including but not limited to: information regarding your browser and device usage history; what type of device/computer and operating system you use; what type of browser and language you use; the IP address and ID of your device/computer and/or proxy serve;  your mobile carrier/ISP; your location; referring URLs; Uniform Resource Identifier address; interactions with our servers (including but not limited to the time of a request, the method utilized to submit a request to the server, the size of the file received in response, and the numerical code indicating the status of the server’s answer); what you view, when, and in what order; what you click, select or unselect, when, and in what order; which features you choose to use or not use, when you use them, how you use them, and in which order/sequence you access and use them; which content interests you; how much time you spend viewing such content, and in what sequence; how long you spend using our Services; and what you do before and after you use our Services. To the extent that you have agreed to receive emails from the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY.

The MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY and its affiliates reserve the right collect data and information regarding your receipt of, viewing of, sharing of, and interaction with such communications.

You acknowledge and agree that the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY and its affiliates may use cookies, web beacons, pixel tags, clear GIFs, and other tracking technology to collect data and information from you. Collectively, the data and information specified in this paragraph shall herein be referred to as “Usage Data.”  

You acknowledge and agree that the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY is hereby incorporated by reference with respect to this Privacy Policy and, accordingly, the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY’s Terms of Services.

Please note that many phones allow you to disable the GPS locator and push notifications; likewise, many browsers enable the user to limit the use of tracking technology.  

 

  1. Additional Information Regarding the Data We Collect

If you use a third party provider ( e.g. Facebook, Twitter) to connect with the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY, the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY and its affiliates reserve the right to collect information from that third party regarding your online profile, contact information, user history, online contacts/friends, and settings and preferences, as well as any other information which you have agreed to disclose.

Unless specified otherwise, all information and data requested by the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY is mandatory – and failure to provide this data and information may make it impossible for the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY to provide our Services. In cases where that the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY specifically states that some data and/or information is not mandatory, you are free not to communicate this data and/or information without consequences to the availability or the functioning of our Services.

Finally, to the extent not previously captured, you agree that the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY and its affiliates reserve the right to collect any and all User Content you furnish in connection with our Services, including without limitation any text, photos, images, video, audio, and multimedia you create, provide, upload, export, and/or share in furtherance of building, establishing, and/or updating your online profile. Insofar as your User Content contains data and information which could be classified as Personal Data and/or Usage Data ( e.g. your first and last name, contact information), you acknowledge and agree that any such data and information will be considered User Content and treated as such, rather than as Personal Data, for the purposes of our Terms of Service and this Privacy Policy.

III. The MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY Will Collect Your Data, Using These Services, For the Following Purposes.

 

  1. We collect information about you

During the checkout process on our store and while you visit our site, we’ll track:

  • Products you’ve viewed: we’ll use this to, for example, show you products you’ve recently viewed
  • Location, IP address and browser type: we’ll use this for purposes like estimating taxes and shipping
  • Shipping address: we’ll ask you to enter this so we can, for instance, estimate shipping before you place an order, and send you the order!

We’ll also use cookies to keep track of cart contents while you’re browsing our site.

When you purchase from us, we’ll ask you to provide information including your name, billing address, shipping address, email address, phone number, credit card/payment details and optional account information like username and password. We’ll use this information for purposes, such as, to:

  • Send you information about your account and order
  • Respond to your requests, including refunds and complaints
  • Process payments and prevent fraud
  • Set up your account for our store
  • Comply with any legal obligations we have, such as calculating taxes
  • Improve our store offerings
  • Send you marketing messages, if you choose to receive them

If you create an account, we will store your name, address, email and phone number, which will be used to populate the checkout for future orders.

We generally store information about you for as long as we need the information for the purposes for which we collect and use it, and we are not legally required to continue to keep it. For example, we will store order information for 10 years for tax and accounting purposes. This includes your name, email address and billing and shipping addresses.

We will also store comments or reviews, if you choose to leave them.

 

  1. Registration and Authentication

For users that register on our website, we 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.

By registering or authenticating, users allow the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY to identify them and give them access to dedicated services. Depending on what is described below, third parties may provide registration and authentication services. In this case, the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY will be able to access some Data, stored by these third-party services, for registration or identification purposes.

 

  1. Analytics

The services contained in this section enable the Owner to monitor and analyze web traffic and can be used to keep track of user behavior.

Google Analytics (Google LLC)

Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google LLC (“Google”). Google utilizes the Data collected to track and examine the use of the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services.
Google may use the Data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

Personal Data collected: Cookies; Usage Data.

Monster Inisghts

This website uses Google Monster Insights to help analyze website usage. Monster Insights uses cookies, to collect standard internet logging information and visitor behavior information in an anonymous way. No personally identifiable information is collected about you unless you explicitly submit that information on this website.

The anonymous information generated by Monster Insights about your use of this website is transmitted to Monster Insights, not stored on our servers. This information is processed to compile statistical reports on website activity for this site only. We may use these reports to assess general visitor usage so that we can optimize the content, and its marketing, to better meet your needs.

Your anonymity is safe and is our personal commitment to you as a valued user of our website.

For further information about how Monster Insights collects information, please refer to their privacy policy at: https://www.monsterinsights.com/privacy-policy/.

 

  1. Cookies

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. 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.

 

  1. Who We Share Your Data With

We share information with third parties who help us provide our orders and store services to you. Personal Data is collected for the following purposes and by using the following services:

Payments

We accept payments through PayPal. When processing payments, some of your data will be passed to PayPal, including information required to process or support the payment, such as the purchase total and billing information.

PayPal Checkout

We accept payments through gateways like Stripe and PayPal. Some of your data will be passed to the respective third party, including information required to process or support the payment, such as the purchase total and your customer’s billing information. Please see Stripe’s Privacy Policy and PayPal’s Privacy Policy for details about Information shared with the payment provider to process payments.

WooCommerce Services

Data Used: For payments with PayPal or Stripe: purchase total, currency, billing information. For taxes: the value of goods in the cart, value of shipping, destination address. For checkout rates: destination address, purchased product IDs, dimensions, weight, and quantities. For shipping labels: customer’s name, address as well as the dimensions, weight, and quantities of purchased products.

Data Synced: For payments, we send the purchase total, currency and customer’s billing information to the respective payment processor. Please see the respective third party’s privacy policy (Stripe’s Privacy Policy and PayPal’s Privacy Policy) for more details.

WooCommerce Subscriptions

For the purposes of processing recurring subscription payments, we store the customer’s name, billing address, shipping address, email address, phone number and credit card/payment details. We share your personal information with PayPal. Please see the PayPal Privacy Policy for more details.

Akismet

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).

Hummingbird

Hummingbird uses the Stackpath Content Delivery Network (CDN). Stackpath may store web log information of site visitors, including IPs, UA, referrer, Location and ISP info of site visitors for 7 days. Files and images served by the CDN may be stored and served from countries other than your own. Stackpath’s privacy policy can be found here.

 

  1. Displaying Content From External Platforms

This type of service allows you to view content hosted on external platforms directly from the pages of THE MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY and interact with them. This type of service might still collect web traffic data for the pages where the service is installed, even when users do not use it.

Google Fonts (Google LLC)

Google Fonts is a typeface visualization service provided by Google LLC that allows the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.

Personal Data collected: Usage Data; various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: United States –   Privacy Policy . Privacy Shield participant.

Embedded Content From Other Websites

Articles and listings 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.

 

  1. Interaction With Data Collection Platforms And Other Third Parties

This type of service allows you to interact with data collection platforms or other services directly from the pages of the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY for the purpose of saving and reusing data. If one of these services is installed, it may collect browsing and Usage Data in the pages where it is installed, even if the Users do not actively use the service.

Mailchimp widget (The Rocket Science Group LLC)  

The Mailchimp widget is a service for interacting with the Mailchimp email address management and message sending service provided by The Rocket Science Group LLC.

Personal Data collected: email address; first name; last name.

Place of processing: United States –   Privacy Policy .Privacy Shield participant.

 

  1. Managing Contacts And Sending Messages

This type of service makes it possible to manage a database of email contacts, phone contacts or any other contact information to communicate with the user. These services may also collect data concerning the date and time when the message was viewed by the user, as well as when the user interacted with it, such as by clicking on links included in the message.

Mailchimp (The Rocket Science Group LLC)

Mailchimp is an email address management and message sending service provided by The Rocket Science Group LLC.

Personal Data collected: various types of Data.

Place of processing: United States –   Privacy Policy . Privacy Shield participant.

Mailing list or newsletter (MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY)

By registering on the mailing list or for the newsletter, the user’s email address will be added to the contact list of those who may receive email messages containing information of commercial or promotional nature concerning the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY. Your email address might also be added to this list as a result of signing up to the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY or after making a purchase.

Personal Data collected: company name; email address; first name; last name; profession.

 

  1. Managing Support And Contact Requests

We store user input data sent through the contact forms on this website, along with meta information about the submissions, including the time stamp, the origin IP address, and the user agent (browser). Also, third party services may collect information about website visitors. We currently use Google Analytics and Google AdSense on this website.

We use the Contact Form 7 plugin to manage contact form submissions. The information is sent as email messages that only a few are allowed to access. The information is also stored in the database on our hosting server for backup and later reference purposes.

We don’t set a particular time limit on storing information because we need it for future reference. If you want your information to be removed from our database, please contact us. We will remove it anytime if you have concerns about your privacy.

We never share the information collected through contact forms with third-parties, although we do use some WordPress plugins on this website that may pass data, including personal information, to external servers to process, such as Akismet Anti-Spam. We only use WordPress plugins and themes that are hosted by WordPress.org. WordPress.org’s guidelines clearly prohibit tracking users without their explicit informed consent.

 

  1. Comments

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.

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: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

 

  1. Media

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.

 

IV. The MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY will process and/or facilitate the processing and retention of your data.

 

  1. Processing Your Personal Data & Usage Data.

As a primary point, the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY takes the security and integrity of your Personal Data and Usage Data very seriously. Please note that the processing of your Personal Data and Usage Data will be carried out using computers and IT-enabled tools, following organizational procedures and modes strictly related to the purposes indicated. In particular, the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY will make a good-faith effort to utilize reasonable security measures and technologies to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, destruction, and/or usage of your Personal Data and Usage Data.

You acknowledge and agree that, in addition to the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY, your Personal Data and Usage Data may be accessible to the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY’s affiliates ( e.g. persons in charge of and/or involved in administration, sales, marketing, legal, system administration), as well as third-party service providers ( e.g. technical providers, hosting providers, IT companies, communications agencies) designated by the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY. By agreeing to this Privacy Policy, you consent to such persons and entities processing your Personal Data and Usage Data.  Please contact us  – at any time – to receive a detailed list of persons/entities who have been authorized by the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY to process your Personal Data and Usage Data.

You acknowledge and agree that the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY, our affiliates, and/or one or more third-parties may receive and process your Personal Data and/or Usage Data to the extent that: (a) you have provided consent for one or more specific purposes, which may be furnished by an affirmative, opt-in response (including, without limitation, as required for all European Union jurisdictions) or, where legally permissible, as a non-response to an opt-out communication; (b) the processing is necessary for performance on an Agreement with you, including with respect to any pre-contractual obligations; (c) the processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation; (d) the processing is related to a task that is carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY; and/or (e) the processing is necessary for legitimate interests pursued by the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY, our affiliates, and/or our designated third party provider.

We encourage you to contact the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY if you wish to clarify the specific legal basis that applies to the processing, and in particular whether the provision of Personal Data has a nexus to a statutory requirement, contractual requirement, and/or contractual prerequisite.

 

  1. Location and Retention of Your Personal Data and Usage Data

You recognize that the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY will process your Personal Data and Usage Data at its operating offices, as well as at any other locations where our Affiliates and relevant third parties involved in the processing are located. You acknowledge and agree that, depending on your location, the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY may transfer your Personal Data and Usage Data to a country other than your own.  

For more information on where your Personal Data and Usage Data are stored, please review Section III of this Privacy Policy  – and feel free to inquire with the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY for information or clarification on any transfer of Personal Data and/or Usage Data. To the extent that broader protection standards apply (e.g. if you are located in and/or reside in the European Union), you are also entitled to learn about the legal basis of transfers to a country outside the European Union or to any international organization governed by public international law or set up by two or more countries ( e.g. the U.N.) and about the security measures taken by the the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY to safeguard the subject data.

You acknowledge and agree that your Personal Data and Usage Data shall be processed and stored for as long as required by the purpose for which such data and information has been collected. For instance, Personal Data and Usage Data collected for purposes relating to the performance of a contract between you and the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY shall be retained until such contract has been fully performed. Likewise, Personal Data and Usage Data collected for purposes relating to the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY’s legitimate interests shall be retained as long as needed to fulfill such all purposes. You may find information regarding the legitimate interests pursued by the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY within relevant sections of this Statement and by contacting us.  

the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY, its aiffiliates, and its third party service providers may be allowed to retain your Personal Data and Usage Data for a longer period whenever you have given consent to such processing, as long as such consent is not withdrawn. Furthermore, you recognize and agree that the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY may be obliged to retain your Personal Data and/or Usage Data for a longer period whenever required to do so for the performance of a legal obligation or upon order of an authority.

Once the retention period expires, your Personal Data and Usage Data shall be deleted. Therefore, the right to access, the right to erasure, the right to rectification and the right to data portability cannot be enforced after expiration of the retention period.

To the extent legally permitted, and within the parameters of this Privacy Policy, you agree that the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY and its affiliates reserve the right to freely retain and store all data and information that we collect from you – including but not limited to your Personal Data and Usage Data – in any manner and/or format we choose, in any location we select, worldwide, across and for any duration of time relating to a legitimate purpose and interest.  Likewise, to the extent legally permitted, the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY and its affiliates reserve the right to delete, filter, edit, remove, and/or destroy any data and/or information we collect for any purpose without notice or cause; we maintain no obligation to preserve your any such data and/or information, including without limitation your Usage Data and Personal Data.

 

V. The MUSIC TECH DIECTORY does not sell your personal data for advertising and marketing purposes

With the exception of data and information submitted as User Content and/or obtained through publicly-available sources, if the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY collects or obtains a record of your name, address, email address, and/or phone number, the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY will not sell that information to any third party, except in the event of a merger, acquisition, asset sale, and/or change in control.

You acknowledge and agree that the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY will not publish or sell any passwords or financially-sensitive information that you provide to any third party whatsoever; however, the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY may transfer possession, custody, and/or control of such information – and related rights, obligations, and liabilities – to a third party in the event of a merger, acquisition, asset sale, and/or change in control.

You acknowledge and agree that the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY and its affiliates may send you marketing and advertising messages on behalf of a third-party and/or subject to a paid arrangement with a third-party.  Under such a circumstance, neither the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY nor its affiliates will disclose your contact information or personally-identifying information to said third-party.

The MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY reserves the right to obtain any information and/or data about you we wish from any third party we choose, including without limitation through publicly available sources and third-party providers.  Notwithstanding any restrictions imposed by a third party, the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY reserves the right to process and use this information and/or data as though it were collected in connection with your usage of our Services, as described in this Privacy Policy. For example, we reserve the right to run a credit or background check on you, and to store and use that information as though you provided it directly to us.

 

VI. The MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY intends to make substantial use of your data and information

 

  1. Necessary Disclosures.

You acknowledge and agree that the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY and its Affiliates may disclose any of the information you provide us, including but not limited to your Personal Data and Usage Data, in order to: (a) comply with legal process and/or respond to a proper legal request; (b) facilitate a transaction relating to our Services; (c) assist with the pursuit or defense of a criminal action, civil action, and/or other legal dispute; (d) enforce our Terms of Service and/or Privacy Policy ; and (e) to protect the rights and/or safety of the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY, our affiliates, or any third party.

 

  1. Aggregated Data & Optimizing Your User Experience.

You acknowledge and agree that the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY and its affiliates may use information and data provided and/or generated in connection with your use of our Services (including but not limited to your Usage Data and Personal Data) in order to study and infer patterns of behavior and factual information about you and other members of the the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY community. You recognize that the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY and its affiliates may pool this information and data to create compilations and aggregated data sets. You acknowledge and agree that the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY reserves the right to use aggregate (i.e. non-individualized) data for its own analysis and subsequent modification, refinement, and/or improvement, as well as for any other lawful purpose it deems fit, including without limitation for sale to third parties, such as market research firms and advertisers; however, this aggregate data will include no personally-identifying or financially-sensitive information. Furthermore, you acknowledge and agree that the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY and its affiliates reserve the right use information and data provided and/or generated in connection with your use of our Services (including but not limited to your Usage Data and Personal Data) in order to provide you and other the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY community members with enhanced functionality, customization and targeting around service offerings, marketing efforts, and user experiences; this includes, without limitation using such data and information to provide targeted ads and promotions, as well as push notifications.

 

  1. Making Use of Your User Content.  

As you agreed in our Terms of Service, you grant the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY and its affiliates a broad license to make use of your User Content, including but not limited to modifying, exhibiting, creating derivative works from, and making commercial use of your User Content.

 

  1. Sharing Your Information within the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY. 

You acknowledge and agree that, among our Company and its Affiliates, the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY may disclose and discuss any information and data regarding you and/or your use of our Services – even your Personal Data and Usage Data – in furtherance of legitimate purposes and interests on an as needed basis. This includes, but is not limited to the disclosure, sale, and/or transfer of all such information and data in the event of a merger, acquisition, asset sale, or change in control.

 

  1. Communications from the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY.

The MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY needs to be able to contact you regarding matters relating to the safety/security of your data and other important service notices (“Mandatory Communications”). Furthermore, the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY wishes to keep you up-to-date about new services and features, the latest content and listings, and other matters relevant yet non-essential to our community (“General Communications”).

These Mandatory Communications and General Communications may result from data and information that you directly provide us ( e.g. Personal Data, User Content), information provided to us by a third party, and/or your Usage Data. By sharing your contact information with the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY, you agree to receive Mandatory Communications and General Communications from the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY and its affiliates.

You acknowledge that you may opt-out of General Communications any time by clicking as indicated in such communications; however, to the extent permitted in the jurisdiction where you reside and/or are located, you may not opt out of Mandatory Communications except in connection with a termination articulated in the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY’s Terms of Service.

 

VII. Please Take a Moment to Understand Your Rights As They Relate to Your Data.

You recognize that the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY permits you to exercise certain rights in connection with your Personal Data and Usage Data. The nature and extent of these rights vary by jurisdiction – with broader protections afforded to the extent you are located in and/or reside in a European Union jurisdiction –  and may include the following, only to the extent legally required.

 

  1. Withdrawal of Consent at Any Time.

You have the right to withdraw consent where you have previously given your consent to the processing of your Personal Data and Usage Data. 

 

  1. Objection to Processing of Your Data.

You have the right to object to the processing of your Personal Data and/or Usage Data if the processing is carried out on a legal basis other than consent. Insofar as such data is processed for direct marketing purposes, you may object at any time without providing justification. Where such data is processed for a public interest, in the exercise of official authority vested in the the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY or for the purposes of legitimate interests pursued by the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY, you may object to such processing by providing a ground relating to their particular situation to justify the objection.

 

  1. Accessing Your Data.

You have the right to learn if your Personal Data and/or Usage Data is being processed by the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY, obtain disclosures regarding certain aspects of the processing and obtain a copy of the Data undergoing processing.

 

  1. Verification & Rectification of Your Data.

You have the right to verify the accuracy of your Personal Data and Usage Data and ask for it to be updated or corrected.

 

  1. Restrictions on Processing of Your Data. 

You have the right, under certain circumstances, to demand restrictions on the processing of your Personal Data and Usage Data; for some jurisdictions, this includes but is not limited to restricting the processing of such data to storage purposes only.

 

  1. Deletion of Your Data.

You have the right to demand that the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY delete some or all of your Personal Data and/or Usage Data.

 

  1. Receipt & Transfer of Your Data.  

You have the right to receive your Personal Data and Usage Data in a structured, commonly used and machine readable format and, if technically feasible, to have it transmitted to another controller without any hindrance. This provision is applicable provided that the data is processed by automated means and that the processing is based on your consent, relating to a contract to which you are a party, and/or relating to pre-contractual obligations in connection with a contact to which you are a party.

 

  1. Lodge a complaint.

You have the right to bring a complaint and/or claim relating to this Privacy Policy before a competent data protection authority. In order to submit a demand to exercise one or more of the aforementioned rights, you may email us or write us at: the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY UG (haftungsbeschränkt), Leipziger Straße 66, 10117 Berlin, Germany. THE MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY will make a good-faith effort to respond to these demands in a prompt and timely fashion, and no more than one month after receipt.

 

VIII. The MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY Requires You to Accept These Disclaimers, Releases & Indemnification Obligations.

To the extent legally permitted, you acknowledge and agree that neither the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY nor any of its affiliates warrants or guarantees the safety and/or security of information and data you transmit to, from, or in connection with the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY; this includes, without limitation, your Personal Data and Usage Data; the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY and its affiliates cannot guarantee that your Personal Data and Usage Data will be free from unwanted access, usage, disclosure, and/or alteration. Indeed, you acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible for protecting your own private and sensitive information, such as your passwords and financial account information.  

To the extent legally permissible, and excluding matters or recklessness and/or willful misconduct, you agree to release the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY and its affiliates in connection with any disputes, claims, controversies, lawsuits, liabilities, decisions, damages, awards, amounts, costs, fees, and/or penalties arising out of and/or relating to the unwanted access, collection, storage, and/or usage of your data and information (including, without limitation, your Personal Data and Usage Data) and/or the data and information of a third party – except to the extent that the alleged breach originated from the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY’s sole acts and/or practices – regardless of prior notice or warning.

Furthermore, you agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY in connection with any third-party claims, controversies, lawsuits, liabilities, decisions, damages, awards, amounts, costs, fees, and/or penalties arising out of and/or relating to your actions and/or omissions in connection with a third-party’s data and/or information.

During your the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY experience, you may interact with third party services (e.g. social media providers, customer support providers). You may also access our Services via electronic devices, mobile networks, and internet service providers. All of these third parties have implemented and manage their own privacy policies and practices. To the extent legally permissible, you acknowledge and agree that neither the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY nor its affiliates are responsible for the acts and/or omissions any third party as to the access, collection, storage, and/or usage of any of your data or information.

We encourage you to carefully review all third party terms of service and privacy policies; your terms of consent and willingness to consent are strictly between you and said third party.  

You acknowledge and agree that some of these disclaimers, restrictions, and limitations may not apply to you by virtue of your jurisdiction. Please contact us at contact at musictech Dot directory for more information.

 

IX. Final, Miscellaneous Points

 

  1. No Minors & Only Competent Persons

You agree that you are older than thirteen (16) years of age. You further agree that you are of sound mind and body to understand and agree to this Privacy Policy . THE MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY  is not intended for, nor do we knowingly collect information from children under the age of 16.  If you think a child under 16 has given information or accessed our services, please let us know immediately.

 

  1. Privacy Policy Subject to Change.  

You acknowledge and agree that the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY reserves the right to make changes to our Privacy Policy – and the manner in which we access, collect, store, and use your data and information – at any time, for any reason.  If we amend this Privacy Policy, v MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY  reserves the right to notify you of these changes in any manner we chose, as specified in our Terms of Service. Finally, you agree that, in addition to the information contained in this Privacy Policy , the MUSIC TECH DIRECTORY  may require you to agree to additional and contextual terms and conditions concerning the collection, processing, and usage of Personal Data and Usage Data in connection with a particular feature, program, and/or other Service.

 

X. Contact Us

If you have questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at: c o n t a c t at m u s i c t e c h dot d i r e c t o r y

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