Privacy Policy (GDPR)

Date: May 25, 2018

1. Name and contact details of the data processing controller and the company data protection officer.

This privacy policy information applies to data processing by: EASTGATE MUSIC & ARTS ® (referred to as “we” or “us”), P.O. Box 30 42 44, D-10757 Berlin, Germany; email: eastgate@gmx.com

2. Collection and storage of personal data and nature and purpose of their use

A) By visiting our website www.bianca-froese-acquaye.com, the browser used on your device automatically sends information to the server of our website. This information is stored temporarily in a so-called logfile. The following information is recorded automatically and is stored until automated deletion:

  • IP address of the requesting computer,
  • Date and time of access,
  • Name and URL of the retrieved file,
  • Website from which access is made (referrer URL),
  • The browser you are using and, if necessary, the operating system of your computer and the name of your access provider.

The aforementioned data are processed by us for the following purposes:

  • Ensuring a smooth connection of the website,
  • Ensuring a comfortable use of our website,
  • Evaluation of system security and stability as well as
  • For further administrative purposes.

The legal basis for data processing is Article 6 (1) p. 1 lit. F GDPR. Our legitimate interest follows from the above listed purposes for data collection. In no case shall we use the collected data for the purpose of drawing conclusions on your person.

We also use cookies when you visit our website. For further explanations, please see part. 4 of this privacy policy.

B) When registering for the shop

If, for example, you register for the purpose to place an order on our website with the input of personal data (e-mail addresses, names, address), the disclosure of this data on your part is expressly on a voluntary basis. The data processing for the purpose of contacting us is in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. a GDPR based on your voluntarily granted consent. The data collection, processing and use is done exclusively for the processing of your inquiry or order. If necessary, the transmission of your personal data to third parties for the settlement of contractual relationships in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b GDPR.

3. Disclosure of data

A transfer of your personal data to third parties for purposes other than those listed below does not take place.

We only share your personal information with third parties if:

  • You have given explicit consent to this according to Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. a GDPR
  • the disclosure pursuant to Art. 6 para.1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR is required to assert, exercise or defend legal claims and there is no reason to assume that you have a predominantly legitimate interest in not disclosing your data,
  • in the event that disclosure pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. c GDPR is a legal obligation, as well
  • this is legally permissible and according to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. b GDPR is required for the settlement of contractual relationships with you.

4. Cookies

We use cookies on our site. These are small files that your browser automatically creates and that are stored on your device (laptop, tablet, smartphone, etc.) when you visit our site. Cookies do not harm your device, do not contain viruses, Trojans or other malicious software.

Information is stored in the cookie, each resulting in connection with the specific terminal used. However, this does not mean that we are immediately aware of your identity.

On one hand, the use of cookies serves to make the use of our shop system more pleasant for you.

In addition, to improve usability, we also use temporary cookies that are stored on your device for a specified period of time. If you visit our site again to use our services, these cookies will automatically recognize that you have already been with us and what inputs and settings you have made, so you do not have to re-enter them.

On the other hand, we use cookies in order to record the statistic use of our website and to evaluate this for the purpose of optimizing our product line (see Section 5).

These cookies are automatically deleted after a defined time period.

The data processed by cookies are for the purposes mentioned above in order to preserve our legitimate interests as well those of third parties according to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR required.

Most browsers accept cookies automatically. However, you can configure your browser so that no cookies are stored on your computer or that a prompt appears before a new cookie is created. Disabling cookies completely may mean that you can not use all features of our website.

5. Rights of persons concerned

You have the right:

  • In accordance with Art. 15 GDPR, to request information about your personal data processed by us. In particular, you can get information on the processing purposes, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data have been disclosed, the planned retention period, the right to rectification, deletion, limitation of processing or opposition, the existence of a right to complain, the source of their data, if not collected from us, and the existence of automated decision-making including profiling and, where appropriate, meaningful information about their details;
  • In accordance with Art. 16 GDPR, immediately demand the correction of incorrect or complete personal data stored with us;
  • In accordance with Art. 17 GDPR, to demand the deletion of your personal data stored by us, unless the processing for the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information, for the fulfilment of a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims is required;
  • To demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data according to Art. 18 GDPR, as far as the accuracy of the data is disputed by you, the processing is unlawful, but you reject its deletion and we no longer need the data, but you assert this, Exercise or defence of legal claims or you have objected to the processing in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR;
  • In accordance with Art. 20 GDPR, to receive your personal data provided to us in a structured, standard and machine-readable format or to request transmission to another person responsible;
  • According to Art. 7 para. 3 GDPR, to revoke your once given consent to us at any time. As a result, we are not allowed to continue the data processing based on this consent for the future and
  • According to art. 77 GDPR to complain to a supervisory authority. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of your usual place of stay or workplace of our seat.

6. Right of objection

If your personal data are based on legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR are processed, you have the right to file an objection against the processing of your personal data in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR, provided that there are reasons for this arising from your particular situation or the objection is directed against direct mail. In the latter case, you have a general right of objection, which is implemented by us without specifying any particular situation.

If you would like to exercise your right of revocation or objection, please send an email to eastgate@gmx.com

7. Data security

We take appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or total loss, destruction or against unauthorized access by third parties. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.

8. Email subscription / Opt-out

We communicate with users who subscribe to our services on a regular basis via email. For example, we may use your email address to confirm your request, to send you notice of payments, to send you information about changes to our products and services, and to send notices and other disclosures as required by law. We provide you the opportunity to exercise an opt-out choice if you do not want to receive other types of communication from us, such as emails or updates us regarding the news and products offered on this website. The opt-out choice may be exercised clicking on the “unsubscribe” link within the text of the email where you can also update your subscription details and preferences. Or send us an email at eastgate@gmx.com.

9. Updating and changing this privacy policy

This privacy statement is currently valid and is dated May 25, 2018. As our website evolves and offers become available, or as a result of changes in legal or regulatory requirements, we keep the right to change this privacy policy.