Terms and Conditions on Data Protection of Music2Deal

"Music2Deal” refers to the service provided subject to these General Terms and Conditions and/or music2deal e.k.. In these terms and conditions on data protection Music2Deal would like to inform you about how Music2Deal handles your personal data and how you can exchange this data with other MEMBERS of Music2Deal. These terms and conditions supplement the General Terms and Conditions for using Music2Deal provided on most of the Music2Deal pages.

1. Personal Data

1.1. By personal data we mean information, which can be used to find out your identity. This, for example, is your full name, your address, your telephone number. Information about which content was requested by a certain IP address or which browser you used to access our website does not belong to this term.

1.2. Music2Deal shall collect, process and use your Personal Data in accordance with the laws and statutes on data protection of the Federal Republic of Germany and those of the European Union.

1.3. Music2Deal shall use your Personal Data solely to provide you the Music2Deal Services on the Internet for which you have registered. Music2Deal will never pass your Personal Data on to any third party, neither for advertising nor for marketing or any other purposes.

1.4. Music2Deal needs to collect and process certain elements of your Personal Data in the course of the registration process to work in a proper way. These include your password and/or your user name which are never visible to any Music2Deal-Member at any time. Music2Deal shall never disclose or pass your password and/or your user name on to any third party

1.5. Furthermore, you will need to fill out the following Personal Data in the course of the registration process (mandatory fields): First name, Last name, Company name, e-mail Address, Main Business Activity. You should select one of the main activities shown on the site. An empty field where you state that you are involved professionally in music. Here you can also enter links. The following information is subsequently displayed on the profile as "References". This information can be changed on “Edit profile” after your registration has been accepted. The Terms and Conditions need to be considered.

1.6. Furthermore the following data can be added, edited and deleted on “Edit profile”: Profile Data, Main activity (selection box, options see website), Secondary activity (selection box, options see website), Company Profile, Personal Profile, References, Contact data, First name, Last Name, Company name, Street, Country, Phone 1, Phone 2, Fax, e-mail, Home, Date of Birth. In this context, each member can determine which data will be published and which will not in accordance with the Terms and Conditions. If the data has been entered by the user, other Music2Deal members will be able to view this information without restrictions except for the username and the password. Visitors who are not registered on Music2Deal will not be allowed to see the following information even though it has been entered: Company Profile, Personal Profile, References, Street, Postcode, Phone 1, Phone 2, Fax, e-mail, Home, Date of Birth.

2. Non-personal data

2.1. Automatically recorded information (non-personal data): When you access our website, we may automatically (i.e. without a registration process) record general non-personal information (e.g. IP number, type of Internet browser and operating system used, domain name of the website from which you accessed our site, number of visits, average time spent on the site, pages viewed). This information may make it possible to draw conclusions about personal data. If it is essential that we record, process and use your communication or utilization data, usage is subject to the legal data protection regulations.

2.2. Cookies

Cookies are small files that are temporarily stored on your hard disk. Naturally, you can also view our website without cookies. Our cookies contain no personal information, in order to ensure that your privacy is protected. Most browsers accept cookies automatically. You can stop cookies from being saved by selecting "Do not accept cookies" in your browser. To learn how to do this for your specific browser, please refer to the manufacturer's instructions for your browser. If you do not accept cookies, this may however mean that you cannot use all of the functions of our website.

2.3. All access to our servers, web pages and data bases from Music2Deal are subjected to logging. We regularly gather

  1. IP address of the requesting computer
  2. Date and time of the request
  3. Access method/function wanted by the requesting computer
  4. Input values transmitted by the requesting computer (file name,…)
  5. Access status of the Web server (files transfer, file not found, command not implemented, etc.)
  6. Name of the requested file
  7. URL, from which the file and/or the desired function was requested.
The stored data is used for identification purposes and to keep track of inadmissible access attempts and accesses on our internet servers. We make anonymous sum statistics and statistic evaluations for the improvement of our offers. Hereby no Data accrues which permits conclusions on individual users.

2.4. Music2Deal uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics uses “Cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site.The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.  By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

2.5. As far as Java applets, Flash components or similar techniques are being used for the interactive use of Music2Deal, no personal data is being stored by these.

2.6. Your e-mail address stored on Music2Deal is used exclusively for purposes by Music2Deal and is not passed on to third parties without your express agreement.

3. Linked Sites

On Music2Deal there may be hyperlinks to other websites, not belonging to Music2Deal. Music2Deal assumes no liability for invasions of privacy that are the result of visiting those offers or websites. Music2Deal cannot take any responsibility and exclude liability for the function, up-to-date status, accuracy and completeness of content or the quality of links, particularly in respect of information contained in third party websites that are linked herein (including the legality of content).

4. Member News

Music2Deal offers its members the “Member News” application. Registered members can post messages. These messages can be commented under consideration of the terms and conditions by other members. The messages and annotations are also visible to people who are not members. However people with no membership will not have the rights to add any comments.

5. Groups

Music2Deal offers its members the application “Groups”. Each group has one or more moderator(s). A Music2Deal-Member can apply to join a group and the moderator will decide whether to accept him or not. Furthermore the moderator decides whether the group will be public or restricted to a certain group of people. The information displayed for each group on Music2Deal is available only to Music2Deal-Members unless the moderator decides that people who are not members can access the information.

6. Invitations

As a member of Music2Deal you can invite other people to become a member on Music2Deal. Music2Deal processes the personal data collected solely for the invitation and will not use it for any other purpose. Please note that when you send an invitation, the recipient will be able to see the following information: First name, Last name, Company name, Photo, Main Activity, Country and City.

7. Statistics provides you with extensive statistics about your profile, including your music offers. Apart from the statistical information which informs you how often your profile or offers were viewed, heard or added as a favourite, a member with a Premium-Membership will have the possibility to see how often and who visited their profile. The fact that members can see who has visited their profile is mandatory, therefore if you do not agree with people knowing that you visited their profile, you should not be using Music2Deal.

8. Newsletter/Weekly Status emails

Music2Deal regularly sends a newsletter as well as status e-mails that concern the membership (e.g. statistics or new notifications) to all Music2Deal-Members. Members can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time by e-mail via the address given at the end of each newsletter link.

9. Under Age

The membership of Music2Deal is reserved to persons who have reached the legal age of 18. Parents and legal guardians are responsible for the protection of their children's privacy.

10. Changes to these Terms and Conditions on Data Protection

Music2Deal reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions on Data Protection, in the event that this becomes necessary due to gaps in these Terms and Conditions on Data Protection identified after their release, or in the event that it becomes necessary with respect to additional or changed services provided by Music2Deal. Music2Deal will notify all members of any amendments to these Terms and Conditions on Data Protection by e-mail to the e-mail account which members provided to Music2Deal.

11. Accessibility of these Terms and Conditions on Data Protection

These Terms and Conditions on Data Protection are accessible from most pages of Music2Deal and under the link "Data Protection". Version: 22/July/2010

12. Changes on this Privacy Policy

Changes of this Privacy Policy are updated online and contemporary at this point. Other statements, appendices, additives or appointments do not have any expressiveness and are invalid.

13. Copyright

All rights to the design of this website are held exclusively by Music2Deal e.K.. Under no circumstances may the content of our website be reproduced, disseminated, transmitted (via electronic or other media), modified or used, either in part or whole, for public or commercial purposes without our prior written consent. Please feel free to create links to our website but do provide us with notification.

14. Disclaimer

We cannot take any responsibility and exclude liability for the function, up-to-date status, accuracy and completeness of content or the quality of links, particularly in respect of information contained in third party websites that are linked herein (including the legality of content). The third parties hold exclusive rights to these external websites and are responsible for the content therein. We distance ourselves from any content if the content of a link changes with the effect that information is transmitted which in no way serves Music2Deal e.K. business interests. This particularly applies to content that is prohibited under German and foreign law and if aiding and abetting the dissemination of such information constitutes a prosecutable offence.