Privacy policy according to the GDPR

Name and address of the responsible party:
The party responsible in the sense of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other national data protection laws of the Member States as well as other data protection regulations is:

Nuclear Blast Tonträger Produktions- und Vertriebs GmbH
Oeschstr. 40
73072 Donzdorf
Deutschland
Tel.: + 49(0)7162-9280-26
info@nuclearblast.de
Website: www.nuclearblast.de

Name and address of the data protection officer
The data protection officer for the responsible party is:

Thomas Steiner
steiner-projects
E-Mail:
thomas.steiner@steiner-projects.de

1. General information about data processing

Extent of processing of personal data
In general, we collect and use personal data of our users only to the extent that is necessary for the provision of a functional website and our content and services. The collection and use of personal data of our users takes place only upon the consent of the user. An exception applies to cases in which prior consent can not be obtained for real reasons and the processing of the data is permitted by law.

Legal basis for the processing of personal data
Insofar as we obtain consent of the person in question for processing of personal data, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) serves as legal basis.
For the processing of personal data necessary for the execution of a contract to which the contracting party ist the person in question, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR serves as legal basis. This also applies to processing of measures required to carry out pre-contractual actions.
Insofar as processing of personal data is required to fulfill a legal obligation that our company is subject to, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c GDPR serves as legal basis.
In the event that vital interests of the person in question or another natural person require the processing of personal data, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. d GDPR serves as legal basis.
If processing is necessary to safeguard the legitimate interests of our company or a third party, and if the interests, fundamental rights and freedoms of the person in question do not prevail over the first interest, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR serves as legal basis for processing.

Data deletion and storage duration
The personal data of the person in question will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of the storage is void. In addition, such storage may ensue due to European or national legislatoion in EU regulations, laws or other regulations to which the responsible party is subject to. Blocking or deletion of the data also takes place when a storage period prescribed by the aforementioned standards expires, unless there is a need for further storage of the data for execution or fulfillment of a contract.

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2. Provision of the website and creation of log files

Description and scope of data processing
Each time our website is accessed, our system automatically collects data and information from the computer system of the requesting device.
The following data is collected here:

(1) Information about the browser type and version used
(2) The operating system of the user
(3) The internet service provider of the user
(4) The IP address of the user
(5) Date and time of access
(6) Websites from which the system of the user is forwarded to our website
(7) Websites accessed by the user’s system through our website

The data is also stored in the log files of our system. A storage of this data along with other personal data of the user does not take place.

Legal basis for data processing
The legal basis for the temporary storage of data and log files is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

Purpose of data processing
The temporary storage of the IP address by the system is necessary to allow delivery of the website to the computer of the user. Therefore, the user’s IP address must be stored for the duration of the session.

Storage in log files is done to ensure the functionality of the website. In addition, the data is used to optimize the website’s functionality and to ensure the security of our information technology systems. A utilization of the data for marketing purposes does not take place in this context.

Herein lies our legitimate interest in the data processing according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

Duration of storage
The data will be deleted as soon as its collection is no longer necessary to achieve the purpose. In the case of collecting the data for providing of the website, this applies when the respective session is completed.

In the case of storing the data in log files, this applies after no more than twenty-eight days.

Option of objection and removal
The collection of data for the provision of the website and the storage of the data in log files is essential for the operation of the website. There is consequently no option of objection on the part of the user.

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3. Use of cookies

Description and scope of data processing
Our website uses cookies. Cookies are text files that are stored in the internet browser, respectively the internet browser on the user’s device’s system. When a user visits a website, a cookie may be stored in the user’s operating system. This cookie contains a characteristic data string that allows the browser to be uniquely identified when the website is reopened.
We use cookies to make our website more user friendly. Some elements of our website require that the requesting browser be identified even after a page switch.

The following data is stored and transmitted in the cookies:

(1) Language Settings
(2) Items in a shopping cart
(3) log-in information

In addition, we use cookies on our website that allow an analysis of users’ browsing behavior.

By these means, the following data can be transmitted:
(1) Entered search terms
(2) Frequency of page views
(3) Use of Website Features

The data of the users collected in this way are pseudonymized by technical precautions. Therefore, an association of the data with the requesting user is no longer possible. The data will not be stored along with other personal data of the users.

When you visit our website, users are informed by an info banner about the use of cookies for analysis purposes and are referred to this privacy statement. In this context, there is also advice of how the storage of cookies in the browser settings can be prevented.

Legal basis for data processing
The legal basis for the processing of personal data using cookies is Article 6 (1) lit. f GDPR.

Purpose of data processing
The purpose of using technically necessary cookies is to simplify the use of websites for users. Some features of our website can not be offered without the use of cookies. For these features, it is necessary that the browser is recognized even after a page switch.
We require cookies for the following applications:
(1) Shopping basket
(2) Adoption of language settings
(3) Memorizing of search terms
(4) Accessed article pages

The user data collected through technically necessary cookies will not be used to create user profiles.

The use of the analysis cookies is for the purpose of improving the quality of our website and its contents. We learn by analiyzing the cookies how the website is used which enables us to constantly optimize our offerings.
The exact purpose of the analysis cookies can be requested here: info@nuclearblast.de

Herein lies our legitimate interest in the processing of personal data pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

Duration of storage, objection and removal options
Cookies are stored on the device of the user, which transmits them to our website. Therefore, as a user, you have full control over the use of cookies. By changing the settings in your internet browser, you can disable or restrict the transmission of cookies. Already saved cookies can be deleted at any time. This can also be done automatically. If cookies are disabled for our website, it may not be possible to utilize all functionality of the website to the fullest.

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4. Newsletter

Description and scope of data processing
Our website gives you the option to subscribe to a free newsletter. When you sign up for the newsletter, the data from the input template (which is your e-mail address only) will be sent to us.

In addition, the following data is collected upon registration:

(1) IP address of the requesting device
(2) Date and time of registration
(3) All data from the order history and the customer’s profile

For the processing of the data, your consent is obtained during the registration process and reference is made to this privacy policy.

In connection with the processing of data for the purpose of distributing newsletters, no data is discclosed to third parties. The data will be used exclusively for distribution of the newsletter and for internal statistical purposes.

Legal basis for data processing
The legal basis for the processing of the data after the user has registered for the newsletter is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR, if the user has given consent.

Purpose of data processing
The collection of the user’s e-mail address serves to deliver the newsletter.

The collection of other personal data in the context of the registration process serves to prevent misuse of the services or the email address used.

Duration of storage
The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer needed for the purpose of its collection. The e-mail address of the user is therefore stored as long as the subscription to the newsletter is active.
Any other personal data collected during the registration process will generally be deleted after a period of seven days.

Option of objection and removal
Subscription to the newsletter may be terminated at any time by the user in question. For this purpose, there is a corresponding link provided in each newsletter.

This also allows a revocation of the consent to the storage of the personal data collected during the registration process.

Newsletter tracking
Our newsletters contain so-called web beacons. A web beacon is a miniature graphic that is embedded in such e-mails that are sent in HTML format to enable log file recording and log file analysis. This allows a statistical evaluation of the success or failure of online marketing campaigns. Based on the embedded pixel/beacon, the company can detect if and when an e-mail was opened by you and which links in the e-mail were opened by you.

Such personal data collected via the web beacons contained in the newsletters are stored and evaluated by us in order to optimize the newsletter distribution and to better adapt the content of future newsletters to your interests. This personal data will not be disclosed to third parties. Affected persons are at any time entitled to revoke the separate declaration of consent made via the double-opt-in process. Upon on opt-out request from this, personal data will be deleted by us. An opt-out request from the newsletter we will automatically interpret as a revocation.

Such an evaluation is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit.f GDPR on the basis of our legitimate interests in the display of personalized advertising, market research and / or customized design of our website.

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5. Web shop on the website

Purpose of data processing

Description and scope of data processing
Our website gives users the opportunity to register at the web shop of our company and to order goods. The data from the input template are transmitted to us when registering for the Web shop.

Mandatory fields: Title, first name, last name, street / house number, zip code / city, country, e-mail address, password.
Optional fields: home phone number, mobile phone number, date of birth

In addition, the following data is collected upon registration:
(1) IP address of the requesting device
(2) Date and time of registration

For the processing of data, your consent is obtained during the registration process and reference is made to this privacy policy.

The personal data collected in the context of the web shop are used exclusively for the processing and handling of the ordered goods. There is no transfer to third parties of the personal data collected in the context of the web shop.

Legal basis for data processing
The legal basis for the processing of the data is the execution of a contract or pre-contractual measures for the fulfillment of the contract of the ordered goods according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR.

Purpose of data processing
The collection of personal data of the user is used to process the goods or service order and deliver it to the user.

The collection of other personal data in the context of the registration process serves to prevent misuse of the services or the e-mail address used.

Duration of storage
The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer needed for the fulfillment of the purpose of its collection. After completing the purpose, other legal regulations (eg AO, etc.) may apply, which may require a longer storage duration of the data.

Otherwise personal data collected during the registration process will generally be deleted after a period of twenty-eight days.

Option of objection and removal
The user can have their web shop account deleted by the provider. Longer storage periods mandated by other legal regulation (eg AO, etc.) remain unaffected.

Initiating contact / contact form
When contacting us (for example via contact form or e-mail), personal data is collected. Which data are collected in the case of a contact form, can be seen on the respective contact form. These data are stored and used exclusively for the purpose of responding to your request or for establishing contact with you and the technical administration required for the contact. The legal basis for processing the data is our legitimate interest in answering your request in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. If your contact is aimed at the conclusion of a contract, then additional legal basis for the processing will be Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR. Your data will be deleted after final processing of your request, this is the case if it can be inferred from the circumstances that the matter in question was fully clarified and therefore no conflicting legal storage requirements are present.

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6. Facebook plugin

We have integrated components of the company Facebook on this internet website. Facebook is a social network.

A social network is an Internet-based social meeting place, an online community that typically allows users to communicate with each other and interact in virtual space. A social network can serve as a platform to exchange views and experiences, or allows the internet community to provide personal or business information. Facebook allows social network users to create private profiles, upload photos and socialize via friend requests.

The operating company of Facebook is Facebook, Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA. Parties responsible for the processing of personal data, if an affected person lives outside the US or Canada, are Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbor, Dublin 2, Ireland.

Each time you visit one of the individual pages of this website, which is operated by us and on which a Facebook component (Facebook plug-in) has been integrated, the Internet browser on your IT system is automatically prompted by the respective Facebook component, to download the corresponding Facebook component from the Facebook website.

An overview of all Facebook plug-ins can be found at https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/?locale=en_US. As part of this technical process, Facebook receives information about which specific sub page of our website is visited by you.

If you are also logged in to Facebook, Facebook recognizes with each visit to our website and during the entire duration of each stay on our website, which specific sub page of our website you visit.

This information is collected through the Facebook component and assigned by Facebook to the respective Facebook account. If you press one of the integrated Facebook buttons on our website, for example the “Like” button, or if you leave a comment, Facebook assigns this information to your personal Facebook user account and saves this personal data.

Facebook always receives information via the Facebook component that you have visited our website, if you are simultaneously logged in to Facebook at the time of accessing our website.

This takes place regardless of whether you clicked on the Facebook component or not. If such a transmission of this information to Facebook is not wanted, you can prevent the transmission by logging out of your Facebook account before requesting our website.

The data policy published by Facebook, which is available at https://de-de.facebook.com/about/privacy/, provides information on the collection, processing and use of personal data by Facebook. It also explains which settings options Facebook offers to protect privacy. In addition, different applications are available, which make it possible to suppress data transmission to Facebook. Such applications can be used by you to suppress data transmission to Facebook.

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7. Twitter plugin

We have integrated components of Twitter on this website. Twitter is a multilingual publicly available microblogging service where users can post and distribute so-called tweets, which are limited to 140 characters. Tweets are short messages that are available to anyone, including non-Twitter subscribers. The tweets are also displayed to the so-called followers of the respective user. Followers are other Twitter users who follow a user’s tweets. Twitter also allows you to address a broad audience via hashtags, links or re-tweets.

The operating company of Twitter is Twitter, Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA.

Each time you visit one of the individual pages of this website, which is operated by us and on which a Twitter component (Twitter button) has been integrated, the Internet browser on your IT system is automatically prompted by the respective Twitter component, to download  the corresponding Twitter component from the Twitter website.

Further information on the Twitter buttons is available at https://about.twitter.com/en/resources/buttons. As part of this technical process, Twitter receives information about which specific subpage of our website you are visiting. The purpose of the integration of the Twitter component is to allow our users to redistribute the contents of this website, to promote this website in the digital world and to increase our visitor numbers.

If you are simultaneously logged in to Twitter, Twitter recognizes with each visit to our website and during the entire duration of each stay on our website, which specific sub page of our website you visit.

This information is collected through the Twitter component and associated with Twitter through your Twitter account. If you press one of the Twitter buttons integrated on our website, the data and information transmitted with it will be assigned to your personal Twitter user account and stored and processed by Twitter.

Twitter always receives information via the Twitter component that you are visiting our website, if you are simultaneously logged in to Twitter at the time of accessing our website.

this takes place regardless of whether you click on the Twitter component or not. If you do not want to transmit this information to Twitter, you can prevent the transmission by logging out of your Twitter account.

this takes place regardless of whether you click on the Twitter component or not. If you do not want to transmit this information to Twitter, you can prevent the transmission by logging out of your Twitter account.

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8. Data Protection Declaration for Google +1

Our website uses social media functions from Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. By calling up our pages with Google plug-ins a connection is made between your browser and the services supplied by Google. In doing so, data is transferred to Google. If you already have a Google account, this data can be linked to it. If you do not wish for this data to be added to your Google account, then please log yourself out of Google before logging onto our website. Interaction, especially the use of a comments function or clicking onto a “+1”- or “share” button will also be transmitted to Google. There is more information under http://www.google.de/intl/en/policies/privacy

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9. Data Protection Declaration for Facebook

Our website uses functions from Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. By calling up our pages with Facebook plug-ins a connection is made between your browser and the Facebook servers. In doing so, data is transferred to Facebook. If you already have a Facebook account, then this data can be linked to it. If you do not wish for this data to be added to your Facebook account then please log yourself out of Facebook before visiting our site. Interaction, especially using a comments function or clicking onto a “like” or “share” button will also be transmitted to Facebook. There is more information on https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy

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10. Data Protection Declaration for Twitter

Our website uses functions supplied by Twitter, Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By calling up our pages with Twitter plug-ins a connection is made between your browser and the services from Twitter. In doing so, data is transferred to Twitter. If you already have a Twitter account, this data can be linked to it. If you do not wish for this data to be added to your Twitter account, then please log yourself out of Twitter before logging onto our website. Interaction, especially clicking onto a “re-Tweet” button will also be transmitted to Twitter. There is more information https://twitter.com/privacy.

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11. Links to Other Pages

Our online offers include links to other websites. We have no influence over other operators observing data protection regulations. Before using the links in our pages and being transferred to other websites please check on how they use your data.

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12. Contact

Arising Empire
Tonträger Produktions-
und Vertriebs- GmbH
Oeschstr. 40
73072 DonzdorfTelefon: +49 (0)7162 9280-0
Telefax: +49 (0)7162 24554

E-Mail: info@arising-empire.com
Internet: http://www.arising-empire.com

Vertretungsberechtigter Geschäftsführer: Tobias Falarz

Registergericht: Amtsgericht Ulm
Registernummer: HRB 732550

Umsatzsteuer-Identifikationsnummer gemäß § 27 a Umsatzsteuergesetz: DE 301818490