Privacy Policy Statement

Speakers Corner Records considers your privacy a high priority. This privacy statement explains what information Speakers Corner gathers from you through this website, its subdomains and mobile versions (the “website”) and how we may use it. By using the website you indicate your acceptance of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, do not use or access the website.

1. Use of Personal Data
1.1 General Information about Your Visit to our Website
Speakers Corner Records obtains individualized as well as non-individualized, generic information about your visit to our website, including your IP address, browser type and language, access time and referring website through the use of certain technology in order to enable you to view and browse our website. The information we collect from the website may be collected and transferred by and to our affiliates located throughout the world and the website may be viewed and hosted in countries that do not have laws regulating the use and transfer of such data, in particular in countries outside the European Union. Your information may be transferred and hosted anywhere in the world.

1.2 Use of Cookies
We also obtain generic information about your visit to our website through the use of cookies. Cookies are small pieces of data which are sent by a website to your web browser and are stored on your computer. The generic information about your visit to our website is aggregated and used by Speakers Corner for statistical tracking purposes. We use this information to understand general traffic patterns on our website and to gauge and improve the website’s effectiveness. The information is not used for individual identification and Speakers Corner Records in no way relates your personal information to these traffic pattern statistics. If you are concerned about the use of cookies, you may configure your web browser to either request your specific acceptance of a cookie or disable cookies entirely. You will still be able to fully navigate our website if you choose to refuse or disable cookies.

1.3 Further Information You Provide on a Voluntary Basis
We may obtain further personal identification information about you through our website or other services from information that you voluntarily supply, in particular where you
- contact us with individual requests using the contact form on some of our websites,
- send us a request to be registered for receiving our newsletter(s)

Prior to providing such further information on a voluntary basis you will have to declare your personal consent regarding the further collection, processing and use of personal data you provide to us as described in Clause 1.4 of this Privacy statement. We will use this information only for the purpose for which it was supplied to us.
Where you contact us using the contact form on some of our websites you consent to the use of the provided personal information such as your name or e-mail address to answer your request. No further storage of such personal data will occur after answering your request.
Where you send us a request for receiving our newsletter(s) you consent to the collection and storage of for example your name, e-mail address and further information provided by you.
In this case we may also combine this personal identification information with information obtained from technology in e-mail and newsletters we send to you that determine whether the message in the e-mail or newsletter has been opened and links contained within have been clicked on, to measure interest in our specific offerings and e-mail campaigns, improve our offerings to specific target audiences and tailor our interactions with you. For this reason the information described above will have to be shared with third parties, in particular technical service providers, who support us with this service on our behalf.

We also may share the personal identification information and aggregated information we collect from the website as described under Clause 1.3 of this statement with third parties in connection with administration of the website or to make transmissions to you or in response to any legal process, such as a request by law enforcement, a court order or subpoena, or to protect the integrity of the website if we believe that a user has committed unlawful or otherwise harmful acts. If all or part of Speakers Corner HiFi GmbH is sold, merged or is otherwise transferred to another entity, the information you have provided through the website may be transferred to such entity as part of that transaction.

No information should be submitted by any user under 18 years of age. Unless otherwise disclosed during collection, Speakers Corner does not knowingly collect any personal identification information about any user under 18 years of age or provide such information to any third parties or use such information for marketing or promotional purposes.

1.4 Declaration of Consent
Where you have to declare your consent to the further use of your personal data as described under Clause 1.3 of this statement you agree to the following:
- if you contact us with individual requests using the contact form on some of our websites:
"Please send me the information I have requested using this contact form. I hereby consent to the collection, processing and use of my personal data such as my name, e-mail address for purposes of answering to my request by Speakers Corner Records according to the provisions of the Data Privacy Statement."
- if you send us a request to be registered for receiving our newsletter(s):
"I hereby ask you to register me for the Speakers Corner Records Newsletter. I hereby consent to the collection, processing and use of my personal data such as my name and my e-mail address for purposes of receiving the Speakers Corner Records Newsletter according to the provisions of the Data Privacy Statement."

Where you have to declare your personal consent, the content of the consent as you declare it will always be accessible for you to view, download and print out on the relevant website.
Where you have to declare your personal consent, you may revoke the declared consent at any time with effect for the future at no charge in written or oral form towards the address mentioned on the relevant website.

2. Data Security
Speakers Corner Records protects this website and others systems with technical and organisational measures against loss, damage, access, alteration or circulation of user data by unauthorized persons. Despite constant control, full protection against all risks will not be possible.

3. Right to Request Information
According to the Data Protection Laws the user is entitled to request information regarding recorded data relating to the user as well as to the right to correct, delete or block recorded data. Respective requests can be asserted to the contact person for data privacy (for further contact information please see below under Clause 6. of this statement).

4. Further Acknowledgements
This website may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that Speakers Corner Records is not responsible for the privacy practices of these other sites. We encourage our users to be wary when they leave the website and to read the Privacy Statements of each and every website that collects personal identification information. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by this website.

5. Changes to this Privacy Policy
We reserve the right to change or update this Privacy Policy at any time. Such changes or updates are effective immediately after we give notice of the change or update, which we may do so by revising the “Last Updated” date of this Privacy Policy or by otherwise posting the changes or updates on the website or by e-mail or conventional mail, and/or by other means that provide reasonable notice. Your use of the website after such notice is posted means that you accept these changes or updates. You agree that Speakers Corner Records shall not be liable to you for any damages that might result from any changes to the Privacy Policy.

6. Contact person for Data Privacy
Requests regarding the collection, processing and use of personal data, further information as well as the right to request information according to Clause 4 of this Privacy Statement can be addressed – also via e-mail - to the contact person for data privacy:
Speakers Corner HiFi GmbH
Kai Seemann
Eichkoppel 15A
24214 Gettorf
Germany
Tel. +49-4346 601999
E-mail: info@speakerscorner.de

Last updated 1 November 2013

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