What personal data we collect and why we collect it
Like most website operators, MaxSoloMusic may collect non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. MaxSoloMusic’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how MaxSoloMusic’s visitors use its website.
We offer you the possibility of contacting us via a contact form available on the website. This requires that you specify the following information:
- email address
- the subject and
- your message
We need your data to determine who has submitted the request and to be able to respond to and process this request.
You can also provide the name of your company, industry and address voluntarily in order to improve the processing of any queries. Data is processed in response to your request and is based on our legitimate interest in accordance with art. 6 (1) sentence 1 f) GDPR in connection with the response to a request submitted via the contact form. The personal data that we collect for the use of the contact form is deleted automatically after your request has been dealt with.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles 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.
We use the tool Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter: “Google”) on our website. In this regard, pseudonymised user profiles are created and cookies (see section 4. Cookies) used. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website such as
- browser type/version,
- the operating system used,
- referrer URL (of the previous site visited),
- host name of the accessing computer (IP address),
- the time of the server request
is sent to a Google server in the USA and saved there. Google follows the data protection provisions of the US Privacy Shield and is registered with the US Privacy Shield programme of the US Department of Commerce.
The information is used to analyse the use of the website, to compile reports about website activities and to provide further services associated with the use of the website and the internet for the purposes of market research and to tailor this website to meet its users’ needs.
This information may also be shared with third parties if this is legally required or if third parties process this data on our behalf. Under no circumstances is your IP address merged with other data from Google. IP addresses are anonymised so that they cannot be attributed to any individual (IP masking).
You can prevent the installation of cookies by adjusting your browser’s settings accordingly. However, please note that in this case you may not be able to use all the features of this website.
You can also prevent the data generated by the cookie regarding your use of the website (including your IP address) from being collected, as well as the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing a browser add-on.
Alternatively to the browser add-on, especially for browsers on mobile devices, you can also prevent Google Analytics from collecting data by clicking on this link. An opt-out cookie will be installed that prevents the future collection of your data whenever you visit this website. The opt-out cookie applies in this browser only and for our website only and is installed in your device. If you delete the cookies in this browser, you must reset the opt-out cookie.
You can find more information about data protection in connection with Google Analytics at Google Analytics Help.
The tracking actions of Google Analytics are carried out on the basis of art. 6 (1) sentence 1 f) GDPR. In this way, we want to ensure that our website is designed to meet its users’ needs and is constantly improved. We also use Google Analytics to generate statistics about the use of our website. In addition, we use the data to optimise the display of advertising content. These interests are to be considered legitimate within the meaning of the aforementioned provision.
Links To External Sites
We connect our website, on the basis of our legitimate economic interest under art. 6 (1) f) GDPR, to the Instagram feed, which is operated by Instagram LLC., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA (hereinafter: “Instagram”).
When you request a page of our website, your browser establishes a direct connection to the servers of Instagram. Through this connection, Instagram receives the information that your browser has requested the page concerned of our website, even if you do not have an Instagram profile or are not currently logged into Instagram.
This information (including your IP address) is sent by your browser directly to an Instagram server in the USA and saved there. If you are logged into Instagram, Instagram can attribute the visit to our website directly to your Instagram account.
If you do not want Instagram to attribute the data collected via our website to your Instagram account directly, you must log out of Instagram before visiting our website.
We use components (videos) of the company YouTube, LLC 901 Cherry Ave., 94066 San Bruno, CA, USA (hereinafter: “YouTube”), a company of Google Inc., Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter: “Google”), on our website on the basis of consent in accordance with art. 6 (1) sentence 1 a) GDPR.
In this regard, we use the “extended data protection mode” option provided by YouTube.
If you request a page which contains an embedded video, a connection will be established with YouTube’s servers, thereby enabling the content to be displayed on the website by notifying your browser.
According to information from YouTube, in “extended data protection mode” your data – especially which of our web pages you have visited and device-specific information, including the IP address – is only sent to the YouTube server in the USA if you watch the video. By clicking on the video, you consent to this transmission of data.
If you are simultaneously logged into YouTube, this information will be attributed to your account by YouTube. You can prevent this by logging out of your user account before you visit our website.
Google follows the data protection provisions of the US Privacy Shield and is registered with the US Privacy Shield programme of the US Department of Commerce.
To enrich and perfect your online experience, MaxSoloMusic uses “Cookies”, similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalized content, appropriate advertising and store your preferences on your computer.