Data Security

1. Responsible authority

1.1 The responsible authority for the collection, processing and use of personal data within the use of the website (the "Digital Platform") is the Gstaad Menuhin Festival & Academy AG (the "Provider"):

Gstaad Menuhin Festival & Academy AG
Postfach 65
CH-3780 Gstaad
Tel. +41 33 748 83 38
Fax +41 33 748 83 39

1.2 The Provider undertakes to comply with the applicable data protection law when collecting, processing and using personal data.


2. Collection, processing and use of personal data

2.1 For the use of certain content of the Digital Platform, in particular in order to view concert films, concert clips, interview clips etc., the registration of the user is necessary. The registration is free of charge.

2.2 A password-protected user account will be created during the registration. The Provider thereby collects the name, first name, street/no., postal code/city, country and e-mail address as well as the preferred language of the user.

2.3 The collected personal data may be used, stored or otherwise edited by the Provider for its own purposes, in particular for advertising purposes (e.g. newsletter delivery) or for the compilation of statistics.

2.4 The Provider uses an opt-in method for the delivery of the newsletter, i.e. the newsletter will be sent by e-mail only if the user has explicitly confirmed that it wishes to receive the newsletter.

2.5 If the user no longer wishes to receive the newsletter from the Provider, it can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time (opt-out). The unsubscription can be done by clicking the unsubscribe-link, which is provided in every newsletter.


3. Analysis of the website use

3.1 This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies" (text files) that are stored on the user's computer and allow an analysis of the user's use of the website. The information generated by the cookies about the use of this website (including the user's IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by a Google server in the USA. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating the user's 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 in no case link the user's IP address with any other data held by Google.

3.2 The user may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on its browser. However, the Provider points out that in this case the user may not be able to use full functionality of this website. By using this website the user agrees to the processing of the data about the user by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.


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