Privacy Policy

Data in general, but especially personal data are a high and worthy good, which has to be protected. In order to offer our services including our website to you in the best possible way, we rely on you to provide us with some of your data. That requires trust and we are very thankful for that. At the same time we are aware of the associated responsibility, accordingly the protection and law-abiding handling of your data are very important for us. This Privacy Policy fully explains what happens with your information and, related to that, informs about your rights. Accordingly, this Privacy Policy applies to data processing by

F-Cat Productions GmbH
Pohlstrasse 39
10785 Berlin
Germany

Phone: +49 (0)30 26 103 29 20
Mail: info@f-cat.de

Managing Director: Frank Abraham

(in the following F-CAT).

Responsible for the data collection and processing is: F-Cat Productions GmbH, Patrick Weissenfels, Pohlstraße 39, 10785 Berlin (datenschutz@f-cat.de, +49 (0)30 26 103 29 20)

Your data will be treated confidentially and according to the relevant legal provisions. Those can be found in particular in the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), as well as for Germany in the Bundesdatenschutzgesetz (BDSG) and the Telemediengesetz (TMG). Legal basis for all data processing as described herein is Art. 6 GDPR. This Privacy Policy clarifies the nature and purpose of the collection and processing of data in general and personal data in particular. By using our services, you agree to this Privacy Policy.

YOUR RIGHTS

The GDPR grants you various rights in connection with your data stored at our company. Detailed information about these rights can be found below. If you would like to claim one or more of these rights to us, please feel free to contact us at the e-mail address or telephone number mentioned at the beginning. We will respond to your request within 30 days after receiving the request.

In particular, concerning your personal data, that is stored at F-CAT, you have the right to
a) request information about this data. This information does particularly include the data retention periods associated with the data, their processing purposes, the category of data and recipients to whom the data can be made available, their origin in case we have not collected the data ourselves, and whether or not based on your data automated decision making processes take place. (legal basis: Art. 15 GDPR). We are obliged to make this data available to you or another person authorized to do so in a clear, standard and machine-readable format (legal basis: Art. 12 GDPR);
b) let inaccurate or incomplete data be corrected or completed (legal basis: Art. 16 GDPR);
c) request that the data is going to be deleted. We can then comply with this, in case the further processing of your data would not be necessary to exercise rights to freedom of expression and information, to fulfill legal obligations, such as statutory retention periods or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims. We cannot delete your data either, in case this request should be opposed to a public interest (legal basis: Art. 17 GDPR). If, in accordance with this paragraph, it would not be possible for us to comply with your request for cancellation, we will instead block your data in a way that it can no longer be used for any purpose other than the purpose that prevent immediate deletion;
d) to require that the processing of the data will be restricted (legal basis: Art. 18 GDPR). This applies, in case the processing should be unlawful, you deny the accuracy of the data, we no longer need them, but you deny their deletion, since you need the data to assert, exercise or defend legal rights, or you had already objected the processing (legal basis: Art. 21 GDPR);
e) to withdraw your consent that has been given to us for data processing at any time in the future (legal basis: Art. 7 GDPR). If we process your data on the basis of legitimate interests (legal basis: Art. 6 GDPR), you can enter an objection to this (legal basis: Art. 21 GDPR), if there are reasons for your particular situation. If your objection is directed against direct marketing, your general right of objection applies, of which you can make use without stating reasons;
f) to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, usually our registered office or your usual place of residence (legal basis: Art. 77 GDPR).

SECURITY OF YOUR DATA

We feel committed to the security of your data. F-CAT uses appropriate physical, electronical and administrative measures to protect your data, which is under our control and to prevent unauthorized access, unauthorized & improper use & processing, alteration & manipulation, destruction or disclosure.

In order to make your visit to our website more secure, we use the well-known cryptographic technique SSL (Secure Socket Layer, at least 128-bit encryption). You can recognize the encryption level of our page by the lock / key symbol in the status bar of your browser. There you will also find more information about the used method of encryption.

The measures to secure our systems are subject to regular controls. F-CAT is endeavoring to continuously improve these measures in the context of technical development.

However, despite all efforts, we must point out that absolute security cannot be guaranteed when transmitting data over the Internet or even within a system for data backup. Therefore 100% protection of your data against access by third parties is not possible.

CHANGES & UPDATES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

F-CAT may change this Privacy Policy at any time. It is currently valid, the date of the last update is June 4th 2018. Changes will become effective upon updating the statement on this page. Changes to the Privacy Policy may be necessary, among other things, due to new legal or regulatory requirements, technical developments or further developments of our service offerings. By using our site and / or our services, you agree to the applicable data Privacy Policy. It can be found at any time at https://f-cat.de/en/page/privacy-statement.

COLLECTION, USE AND TRANSMISSION OF YOUR DATA

a) Collection of data
When using our services, various types of data are collected by us or our external service providers. This happens, for example, when you visit our website, contact us in any way, sign up for our newsletter, or participate in sweepstakes or other promotions. On one hand, these are so-called "personal data" that can be clearly assigned to you as a private individual. These include, but are not limited to, your name, address (s), e-mail address (s), or credit card information. On the other hand, other data can be recorded, which are not directly attributable to you as a private person. These include, but are not limited to, the browser you use when you visit our website, the operating system used and the IP address of the computer you use.

b) Use of data
F-CAT is entitled to combine your personal data provided to us by you or third parties via all possible online and offline channels and to store them in their entirety in various or combined databases and to store them for as long as required by law or necessary for the purposes for which the particular data was intended. F-CAT will only collect data that is necessary for the appropriate purpose of the collection.

In addition, F-CAT may derive metadata from the combination of your personal information with that of other users for the purposes of statistical analysis.

In addition, we and our service providers may use and evaluate your personal data for the following purposes:
- to analyze and improve our service offering including our website, our artists & products, our marketing campaigns and the marketplace;
- for internal training purposes;
- to contact you and to respond to your contact requests and questions;
- to send you information about our services and our artists & products, as well as related terms that we think may be of interest to you, e.g. in the form of e-mails, newsletters, text messages, correspondence and other means of communication;
- in order to be able to conclude contractual relationships with you in order to be able to make payments and to be in contact with all points relating to this contractual relationship;
- to provide you with personalized content with your consent;
- To enable you to participate in competitions, contests and other promotions, including through our social media channels, and to manage this participation.
- Furthermore, for legally permissible purposes, which we consider to be necessary and useful, for example, to answer requests from public authorities in order to comply with legal requirements, in particular with regard to maintenance obligations and to protect our rights.

c) Transmission of data
Basically, F-CAT does not transmit any personal data to third parties without the consent of a third party. Exceptions to this (legal basis: Art. 6 GDPR) can only arise

(a) where the transfer is required by law and required for the purpose of solving contractual relationships, for example to enable our external service providers, artists or external partners to provide us with a service or perform a function for us, but for example not exclusively Provision of IT services, hosting, payment services, marketing services, market analysis and the delivery of products and services;
b) when transmitting data to external consultants, who are required to maintain secrecy;
c) if there is a legal obligation, for example in case of criminal offenses, to respond to requests from public authorities and to assert, exercise or defend legal claims;
d) in case of data, which is being transferred to third parties as part of a restructuring, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer of our business or parts of it.

If, within the scope of the exceptions regulated here, a transfer of personal data to third parties is necessary, F-CAT will, in accordance with the relevant statutory provisions, enter into contractual agreements with the affected third parties to ensure that this third party will process your personal data exclusively in accordance with this Privacy Policy and only for the purposes specified by us and has taken appropriate security measures to protect your data.

DATA COLLECTION, USE & TRANSFER IN THE CONTEXT OF YOUR APPLICATION

Thank you for being interested in applying for a job at F-CAT! Applicant data will only be collected and processed as part of the application process. The legal basis for this are Art. 6 DSGVO and § 26 BDSG (new). By sending your application to F-Cat, you agree to the form of data collection and processing described in this Privacy Policy. Of course, your application documents and data will be treated confidentially and will not be forwarded to third parties.

In order to process the application process it is necessary that you give us some of your data. This include information about you, as well as contact details, as well as other documents such as cover letter, CV and certificates. Of course you are free to send us further information. Details can be found in the corresponding job advertisements.

If your application is successful with us, we can process your data to establish an employment relationship. If your application is not followed by an employment relationship, we will delete your data after six months at the latest. The retention period of 6 months is necessary in order to being about to provide evidence within the framework of the German Gleichbehandlungsgesetz.

Art. 9 GDPR defines so-called special categories of personal data “revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, or trade union membership, (…) genetic data, biometric data for the purpose of uniquely identifying a natural person, data concerning health or data concerning a natural person’s sex life or sexual orientation”. We ask you to refrain from sending such data as part of your application. If you provide this data voluntarily, we will process it in accord to Art. 9 GDPR.

You are welcome to submit your application by e-mail. Please note, however, that e-mails are always sent unencrypted and thus may be viewed by third parties during the transmission. Of course, you are welcome to send your application by post instead.

DATA COLLECTION, USE AND TRANSMISSION IN CONNECTION WITH NEWSLETTER DELIVERY

F-CAT does only send you newsletters with your permission (Art. 6, Art. 7 DS-GVO) or on a legal basis (§7 UWG). You have the possibility to register for the receipt of our newsletter. Currently we send 2 types of newsletters:

Newsletter with current artist offers
This newsletter is aimed primarily at professional concert promoters worldwide. In this newsletter we inform about upcoming touring periods and free dates of our artists.

Newsletter Press
This newsletter primarily addresses journalists and media worldwide. In this newsletter we inform about upcoming tours and concerts of our artists.

In addition to the purposes mentioned above, we are entitled to send newsletters concerning our own business.

Sign up for the newsletter
You can subscribe to the newsletter at www.f-cat.de/en/page/newsletter-promoters (for concert promoters) or at www.f-cat.de/page/newsletter-press (for press). The minimum information required is the specification of an e-mail address. As we endeavor to send you targeted newsletters, we kindly ask you to at least give us additional information about your function (e.g. concert promoter, press) and the country or territory (e.g. Germany, Scandinavia) of your business. We might ask you about your favorite kind of music, too.

We use a double-opt-in procedure to check the e-mail address provided at the time of registration as to whether, as the subscriber, you are actually the owner of the e-mail address you provided when you registered. For this purpose, a confirmation link will be sent to the specified e-mail address. When you confirm the sign up by clicking on the link, the system also stores your IP address and the time of your subscription.

Unsubscribe from the newsletter
You can unsubscribe from receiving our newsletter at any time, so you can withdraw your given consent to receive. You will find the opportunity to do this in every single newsletter. Please note that this is not equivalent to the deletion of your specified data. Only the newsletter is stopped being sent to the specified e-mail address. F-CAT reserves the right to keep these deactivated addresses for up to 3 years in order to provide proof of the original registration in case of doubt.

Data usage and disclosure
A transfer of your registration data to third parties will not take place. We are entitled to match your provided data at the time of registration with data already available at F-CAT in order to complete or improve it.

Transmitting the newsletter with CleverReach
To create and send out our newsletter, we use the system "CleverReach" provided by the company CleverReach GmbH & Co. KG located in Mühlenstraße 43, 26180 Rastede, Germany (hereinafter: CleverReach). To this end, we have concluded a data processing agreement with CleverReach (Art. 28 GDPR). The Privacy Policy of CleverReach can be found here: https://www.cleverreach.com/en/privacy-policy/. CleverReach cannot use your information to contact you or share your information with third parties. CleverReach can use your data anonymously to improve their own services.

Tracking
In order to make our newsletters as user-friendly as possible and to be able to offer you the information that is relevant to you in the best possible way, we rely on tracking in our newsletters.

Our newsletters contain a transparent 1x1 pixel graphic provided by our newsletter provider. If you open a newsletter and activate the display of the images contained in the newsletter, the opening of the newsletter will be logged using this graphic. In this case, various information, such as technical data about your browser, your system and your IP address and the time of newsletter opening are collected.

We also use so-called tracking links in our newsletter. If you click on a link in the newsletter, it will forward you to our newsletter provider first, and then forward you to the requested URL. This allows us to measure which of the links provided were used how often.

DATA COLLECTION, USE AND TRANSMISSION WHEN USING OUR WEBSITE

You can use our website without giving us personal data. For some advanced features, such as the registration for our newsletters, it may be necessary to provide personal information. In this case, you will be informed separately on these subpages. By using this website, you agree to the Privacy Policy.

In addition, when you visit our website, the browser you use automatically sends data to the server on our website. This information is temporarily stored in a so-called server log file and is automatically deleted again. F-CAT cannot assign this data to specific persons. The data stored in the server log files are not combined by F-CAT with data from other sources. We also use cookies, analysis services and third-party components on our page. For more information, check COOKIES, ANALYSIS SERVICES & COMPONENTS FROM THIRD PARTIES.

The data collected in the server log file include:
- Your browser type / version
- Your operating system used
- the name of your access provider
- the IP address of your computer
- Time of access
- Name and URL of the page you requested
- Referrer URL (the previously visited page)

COOKIES, ANALYSIS SERVICES & COMPONENTS FROM THIRD PARTIES

By using the measures listed below, we want to ensure an optimal design of our website. In addition, we use the following measures to record the usage behavior of our website and to evaluate it for optimization purposes. These uses are legitimated interests within the meaning of the law (legal basis: Art. 6 GDPR).

a) Cookies
For the purpose of the optimal design of our web offers for you, we rely on our website on the use of cookies. Cookies are small text files that are automatically stored by your browser on your device.

Most of these are so-called session cookies, which consequently are only created for the duration of your visit to our website and temporarily stored. When leaving our page, these session cookies are automatically deleted.

In addition to session cookies, we also use temporary cookies that are stored for longer than just the duration of a website visit. These cookies are used, for example, to signal to our website when you visit again that you have already visited our page - settings you have made, for example filters for artist selection, will then be retained.

In addition, we may use cookies to record the usage behavior on our website and to evaluate it statistically. These are automatically deleted after a certain time.

By using cookies, we cannot draw any direct conclusions about your identity. Cookies do not harm your device. They contain no viruses, Trojans or any other malware. Your browser usually accepts cookies automatically. However, you can change the settings in your browser to prevent the automatic storage of cookies or to reject them completely. If you do so, there may be limitations and malfunctions in using our site.

b) Analysis Services
In order to collect the usage behavior on our website and to evaluate it for optimization purposes, we use the "Google Analytics" analytics service provided and offered by Google Inc., located at 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google").

The analysis service creates usage profiles in pseudonymized form and relies on the use of cookies that your browser stores on your device. This cookie is a small text file that collects information about the frequency of your site visits, your browser, your operating system, the time of your website visit and other information. This information is transmitted to Google's servers in the United States and stored there. Your IP address is also recorded and transmitted in the cookie. However, this will be anonymized prior to transmission to the United States.

On the basis of the information obtained, Google may provide us with evaluations of the usage behavior and the activities on our website and, in this context, carry out further services for us. This data may also be transferred to third parties by Google, if required by law or, if these third parties are entrusted with the processing, of the data in Google's order. Google makes sure that you do not combine your IP address with other Google data.

Usually your browser accepts the cookie automatically. However, you can change the settings in your browser to prevent the automatic storage of cookies or to reject them completely. If you do so, there may be limitations and malfunctions in using our page.

In addition, Google offers an add-on that can be installed on your browser and prevent the collection and processing of your data by Google Analytics. More information can be found at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en .

c) third-party components

Google Maps
Our page uses "Google Maps", which is provided by Google Inc., located at 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States ("Google"). The use of "Google Maps" and the associated collection of data are subject to the terms of use of Google (http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/terms/regional.html) and the terms of business of "Google Maps" (https://www.google.com/intl/en_us/help/terms_maps.html).

Google will create a cookie for every visit to Google Maps to process user preferences and data. The cookie is temporarily stored on your system and expires after a certain period of time. It is usually not deleted by closing your browser. By disabling Java Script in your browser, you can prevent the processing and transfer of your data to Google through "Google Maps". It is possible that the use of "Google Maps" will be affected.

YouTube
Our page uses videos that are offered through the company YouTube, LLC, located at 901 Cherry Ave., 94066 San Bruno, CA, ("YT"). YT is part of Google Inc., based in 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. When you visit a subpage of our website that has YT video embedded, it will connect to YT's servers, through which the content of the videos on our site will be made available. According to YT, data will also be transmitted, including information about which of our pages you use to see the corresponding video. If you have a YT account and are logged in to YT while viewing a YT video on our page, YT combines that data with data from your YT account. If you need more information about privacy at YT, you can find it on Google at https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/ .

Vimeo
Our page uses videos offered through Vimeo's offer from Vimeo LCC, 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 10011, USA ("Vimeo"). When accessing a sub-page of our website that includes a video from Vimeo, we connect to Vimeo's servers, through which the content of the videos on our site is made available. According to Vimeo, data will also be transmitted, including information about which of our pages you use to retrieve the corresponding video. If you have a Vimeo account and are logged in to Vimeo during the retrieval of a Vimeo video on our page, Vimeo combines this data with data from your Vimeo account. If you need more information about privacy at Vimeo, you can find it at https://vimeo.com/privacy .

Google fonts
Our page uses fonts ("Google Fonts"), provided by the company Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. The use of "Google Fonts" and the associated collection of data are subject to the terms of use of Google (http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/terms/regional.html) and the terms of business of "Google Maps" (https://www.google.com/intl/en_us/help/terms_maps.html).

Social media plugins
Currently our page does not use so-called social media plugins. We reserve the right to change this for the future and refer you to this privacy statement at this point.

OUR USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA

In order to be in contact with, we have profiles in various social media networks. There, as well as you, we are a customer. Accordingly, when you visit those profiles, the terms of use and privacy policy of the platform providers apply. User data of users who contact via those channels is processed by us in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Contact

F-Cat Productions GmbH

Pohlstraße 39
10785 Berlin
Fon Booking: +49 30 261032920
Fon Production: +49 30 261032930
E-Mail: info@f-cat.de

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