Data protection information

With the following notes we would like to inform you about details in connection with the processing of personal data when using our website www.musicu.be and your rights in this regard. It is generally possible to use these web pages of musicube GmbH without providing any personal data. However, if a person concerned contacts us, it may become necessary to process personal data. For this purpose, we generally obtain the consent of this person.
This data protection information is available at any time at www.musicu.be/en/privacy.

Responsible person and data protection officer

The responsible body for data collection, data processing and data use in connection with the use of our Internet offer is

musicube GmbH
c/o nma, Am Sandtorkai 27
20457 Hamburg

Further contact information can be found in the Imprint.

Explanation of terms:

Personal data is all information which refers to an identified or identifiable natural person ("data subject"). An identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by means of attributions to identifying information such as a name, an identification number, to location information, to an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.
GDPR is the abbreviation of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation).

1. Automated data collection during the use of www.musicu.be

a) Explanation: We automatically process the following information every time you visit our website:
• The IP address of your computer or other end device (e.g. tablet PC or smartphone) and the request(s) sent by your browser
• The volume of data transmitted, the type and version of browser used, the screen resolution and the operating system used.
Once the IP address is no longer technically required for calling/using the website, it is made anonymous by a shortening or deleted completely. In this way, the remaining recorded information loses its personal reference.
b) Processing purpose: The IP address and the information on the request(s) of your internet browser are technically necessary for visiting and using the website; without processing of this data, the website access cannot be accessed and webpages cannot be displayed. The processing of the IP address serves the sole purpose of displaying the page(s) called up.
The information on the amount of data transferred, the type and version of browser, the screen resolution and the operating system used are collected and processed in order to optimise the presentation of the contents, to determine the system's capacity utilisation and to make adjustments and improvements to the Internet presence in the future, if necessary on the basis of statistical evaluations.
c) Legal basis: The legal basis for processing IP addresses is Art. 6 (1), first sentence, (f) GDPR. The legitimate interest in processing the relevant data is that it makes the retrieval of the website technically possible, optimises how the content is displayed for the user and enables the continued improvement/optimisation of the internet service and to identify and eliminate technical problems.

2. Contact form

a) Explanation and purpose of processing: We have provided a contact form on our website for contacting us. In this form you are asked to enter your e-mail address and a message to us. If you press the "Send" button, the data will be transferred to us. The contact form can only be transmitted if you accept our data protection regulations by clicking the corresponding checkbox. You can also contact us using the e-mail addresses provided on the website. In this case, the user's personal data transmitted with the e-mail will be processed by us. By providing a contact form on our website, we want to offer you a convenient way to contact us. The data transmitted with and in the contact form or your e-mail will be used exclusively for the purpose of processing and answering your request.
b) Legal basis: The processing is necessary to protect the predominant legitimate interests of the person responsible (Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR). Our legitimate interest lies in the purpose stated in clause 2a. If the e-mail contact is aimed at the conclusion or fulfilment of a contract, data processing is carried out for the purpose of fulfilling the contract (Art. 6 (1) (b) GDPR).
c) Storage period: The data will be deleted by us as soon as they are no longer required for the purpose for which they were collected. This is usually the case when the respective communication with you has ended. The communication is terminated when it is clear from the circumstances that your request has been finally clarified. If statutory retention periods prevent deletion, the data will be deleted immediately after the expiry of the statutory retention period, but after two years at the latest.

3. Feedback form

a) Explanation and purpose of processing: In order to continuously improve the search of musicube, we ask for your feedback when using the search. This is done on a completely voluntary basis. In this form you will be asked to enter your e-mail address (optional) and a message to us. If you press the "Send" button, the data will be transferred to us. The contact form can only be transmitted if you accept our data protection regulations by clicking the corresponding checkbox. You can also send us your feedback using the e-mail addresses provided on the website. In this case, the user's personal data transmitted with the e-mail will be processed by us.
By providing a feedback form on our website, we want to offer you a convenient way to let us know your opinion about the search and the search result on a voluntary basis. The data transmitted with and in the contact form or your e-mail will be used exclusively for the purpose of processing and answering your request.
b) Legal basis: The processing is necessary to safeguard the overwhelming legitimate interests of the person responsible (Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR). Our legitimate interest lies in the purpose stated in clause 3a. If the e-mail contact is aimed at the conclusion or fulfilment of a contract, the data processing is carried out for the purpose of fulfilling the contract (Art. 6 (1) (b) GDPR).
c) Storage period: The data will be deleted by us as soon as they are no longer required to achieve the purpose for which they were collected, but after two years at the latest.

4. Sharing playlists

You have the possibility to share the playlists generated by the search. Sharing or recommending the playlists is done via the buttons placed next to the result. We provide the social networks with the content, but no personal data.
If you use the buttons, we redirect you to the page of the respective social media provider. We do not process any of your personal data at this point.

5. Integrated third party tools

On musicube we offer you the possibility to listen to found music on the streaming portals of Spotify. We do not have access to your data nor do we transmit them, but only establish a link to the streaming portal. However, we would like to point out that the online offers of third parties have the possibility to at least identify the origin of a visit. We have no influence on data processing by third parties.
In the following you will learn more about the services:
The social networks can - even if you are not logged in there - collect information such as your IP address or browser-related data by integrating the widgets into our site. If you are logged on to one of the networks, this information can be assigned to you personally.
Functions of the music service Spotify are integrated on our pages. We use a plug-in for playing audio material to integrate playlists from our Spotify profile. The plug-in is an embedded Spotify music player that generates our music available on Spotify and displays it on our website.
The provider is Spotify AB, Birger Jarlsgatan 61, 113 56 Stockholm in Sweden (hereinafter referred to as: "Spotify").
The Spotify PlugIns can be recognised by a green or white logo in the player on our site. An overview of the Spotify PlugIns can be found at https://developer.spotify.com
When you visit our pages, the plugin establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Spotify server. Spotify thereby receives information that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click on the Spotify button while logged into your Spotify account, you can link the content of our sites on your Spotify profile. This allows Spotify to associate your visit to our sites with your user account.
If you do not want Spotify to associate your visit to our sites with your Spotify account, please log out of your Spotify account.
We use Spotify to display and provide you with content and features of the Spotify music service on our website in order to improve and enhance our offerings and user experience.

6. Rights of data subjects

a) You have the right to request confirmation whether we are processing personal data concerning you. If this is the case, you have a statutory right to information regarding this personal data (Art. 15 GDPR in conjunction with Sec 34 German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG)). This does not apply if
• the data is only stored because it may not be deleted due to data retention rules set out in the law or the company statutes
• serve exclusively for the purposes of data protection or data security control and the provision of information would require a disproportionate effort and processing for other purposes is excluded by appropriate technical and organisational measures.
b) You also have the right to demand the correction of inaccurate personal data be rectified and applicable - taking into account the purposes of the processing - incomplete personal data be completed, including by means of a supplementary statement (Article 16 GDPR). Moreover, in the cases laid out Art. 17 (1) (a) to (f) GDPR, you have the right to request that personal data be deleted, provided no exception as per Art.17 (3) GDPR applies, as well as that the processing be restricted in the cases laid out in Art. 18 (1) GDPR. There is also a right to have data portability ensured in the cases laid out in Art. 20 (1) GDPR.
c) Insofar as the processing of data is based on Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR ("legitimate interest"), you have the right to object at any time to the processing of personal data concerning you for reasons arising from your particular situation.
d) You have the right to appeal to the competent supervisory authority if you believe that the processing of personal data relating to you is in breach of the GDPR.