The protection and confidentiality of your data is of great importance for Stagelink GmbH, Legiendamm 8, 10179 Berlin (hereinafter called 'Stagelink'). The collection and use of your personal data solely takes place within the legal provisions of applicable data protection laws.
Stagelink collects and uses your personal data solely within the legal provisions of the Federal Republic of Germany's data protection laws. Hereafter, we will inform you about the type, scope, and purpose of the data collection and use of your personal data. You can access this information at any time at our website www.stagelink.com.
The responsible authority for the purposes of the data protection laws is:
Stagelink GmbH, Legiendamm 8, 10179 Berlin
Should you have questions or suggestions about data protection, then you can gladly contact us via e-mail at this address: firstname.lastname@example.org
The subject of data protection is personal data. According to Section 3, Paragraph 1 of the German Federal Data Protection Act, they are individual data about personal or material circumstances of a certain or ascertainable natural person. Data such as e.g. names, postal addresses, e-mail addresses, telephone numbers, and if applicable, usage data fall under this category. Usage data are data that are required in order to use our website, like for instance data about the beginning, end, and extent of usage of our website and registration data.
Your web browser automatically transfers data upon accessing Stagelink's web sites for technical reasons. The following data are separated stored from other data that you may possibly transmit to us:
Access date and time,
Operating system used,
URL of the previously visited website,
Amount of data sent.
This data is stored solely for technical reasons and is not attributed to a certain person at any time.
In order for you to utilize all of Stagelink's benefits, you must register. For this, you must enter your name, complete address, e-mail address, bank account information, age, username, and password. This data is necessary in order to create and administer a user account for you so that you can use all of Stagelink's products. Last but not least, Stagelink needs this, and possibly other data, in order to answer any requests, questions, or criticisms.
In addition, Stagelink offers you the opportunity to personalize your profile. You can enter data about your name, hobbies, gender, birth date, interests, native and/or second languages for that. Furthermore, you can upload a photo of yourself to your profile page. This data is optional and not necessary to register on stagelink.com. Please be aware that all data and photos optionally made available on your profile are accessible to other users. Therefore, you should carefully choose what you put in your profile and therefore expose to other users.
Stagelink offers you discussion forums or other interactive areas and services on our websites, where you or third parties can create, upload, or save any desired content, messages, comments, materials or other components on the web sites ('Interactive Areas'). As long as you utilize an interactive area, you must be aware that this area is publicly accessible and that all personal information that you put there or provide upon registration can be seen by others. We cannot control how other visitors to our website use this information. We particularly cannot prevent unwanted messages from being sent to you. Content uploaded into interactive areas can be stored for an indefinite amount of time. If you wish for uploaded content to be removed at any time, then e-mail us at email@example.com
Should you request this, then Stagelink will use your personal data to make offers and information available to you and tailored to your needs as well as to inform you about improved services and other events. You can object to the future use of your data for such survey and market research purposes at any time. A simple notice will suffice for this:
Stagelink GmbH, Legiendamm 8, 10179 Berlin und firstname.lastname@example.org
Stagelink creates a user profile with pseudonyms whenever a user visits the website for advertising and market research purposes, or for making a website layout tailored to certain needs. Usage data is exclusively used for this. These are characteristics for user identification, data over the start, end, and scope of usage of our website and registration data. You can object to the future use of your data for such purposes at any time. A simple notice will suffice for this:
Stagelink GmbH, Legiendamm 8, 10179 Berlin und email@example.com
Naturally, you are the one that ultimately decides what data you would like to share with us. In addition to that, Stagelink feels committed to the principle of data economy. However, whenever you don't give certain information to Stagelink, this can lead to the inability to use stagelink.com to its full extent.
Your personal data is strictly passed on without your express previous consent only in the following cases:
Whenever it serves to clear up illegal use of the platform or required for legal action, then your personal data will be passed on to law enforcement agencies and if applicable, to affected third parties. However, this only takes place whenever there is concrete evidence of illegal and abusive behaviour. Data can also be passed on when it serves to enforce conditions of use or other agreements. Stagelink is furthermore legally obligated to give information to certain public authorities. These are law enforcement agencies, and authorities that go after administrative offences, as well as financial authorities.
Stagelink offers you a free newsletter service. With this newsletter, Stagelink informs you about bands, artists, concerts, as well as stagelink.com functionality, surveys, new products and services, as well as other information that you may probably be interested in. Furthermore, we inform you about services and products of our cooperation partners in the newsletter.
In order to receive the newsletter by e-mail, you can check the box next to 'Newsletter' under the 'Newsletter' section on stagelink.com.
You can cancel the newsletter at any time. Every newsletter contains information on how you can cancel future deliveries of the newsletter.
Stagelink stores so-called 'cookies', in order to offer you an extensive range of features and to make it more comfortable to use our website. 'Cookies' are small data that are saved on your computer with the help of your internet browser. Should you wish for cookies to not be used, then you can prevent cookies from being saved with the appropriate setting in your web browser. Please not that this can limit the function and range of function of our services.
Stagelink uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Inc. ('Google'). Google Analytics use so-called 'Cookies', text files that are stored on your computer and make it possible to analyse use of a website with them. The information generated about your usage of this website by the cookie (including your shortened IP address) is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website in order to put together reports about the web site's activity for the web site operator and in order to render additional services associated with website and Internet usage. Even Google will possibly transmit this data to third parties provided that it is legally required or provided that third parties process this data on behalf of Google.
You can deactivate Google Analytics via a browser add-on if you do not want website analysis. You can download this here: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
On its website, Stagelink uses plug-ins from the following social networks, among others: Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA, Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco CA 94107, USA, along with Google+ from Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, California, 94043, USA. You can recognize the plug-ins by their respective network logos, for instance, accompanied by a pictogram of a clenched fist with a raised thumb pointing upwards or by the supplements 'Recommendation', 'Like', 'Comment', or 'Gefällt mir'. The 'Like' button transmits different kinds of data to the social network. Among them are:
Date and time the website was visited,
URL of the website that the user is currently visiting,
URL of the website that the viewer had previously visited,
Operating system used.
If you are logged into Facebook, Twitter, or Google+ while visiting our site, then there is a possibility that the service provider could attribute the visit to your network account. Whenever you use the plug-in functions (e.g. clicking on 'like' buttons or entering comments), then this information is also sent from your browser directly to the respective social network and possibly stored there. The purpose and extent of data collection and further processing and use of data through the networks can be read in the privacy notices of Facebook, Twitter as well as Google.
If your data is no longer required for the aforementioned purposes then they will be deleted. When you delete your user account by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org, then your profile will be completely and permanently erased. If data should need to be stored out of legal grounds, then it will be inaccessible. The data will then be no longer available for further use.
You naturally have, upon request, the right to obtain information about your personal data that we have saved. You also have the right to rectify incorrect data, as well as to lock and delete. Please contact us at email@example.com or by mail at the address listed above.