1. An overview of data protection
makiphon is a record and music label. It’s a small business. The protection of you personal information is very important to us.
Data collection on our website
Who is responsible for the data collection on this website?
The data collected on this website are processed by the website operator. The operator’s contact details can be found in the website’s required legal notice.
Link to the legal notice: https://www.makiphon.de/contact
How do we collect your data?
Some data are collected when you provide it to us. This could, for example, be data you provide by sending us an e-mail. If you purchase something from us by mailorder, this data will contain your full name and your postal address as well, so that we can ship our records to you.
Other data are collected automatically by our IT systems when you visit the website. These data are primarily technical data such as the browser and operating system you are using or when you accessed the page. These data are collected automatically as soon as you enter our website.
By accepting the cookie notice on this website you give your consent to save so called third party cookies in your browser. These cookies can track your surfing behavior. The third party cookies used on this website are cookies from the platforms Soundcloud, Youtube and Vimeo. These platforms are embedded on this website through plugins. Towards the end of this page you find detailed information about the way these plugins function.
What do we use your data for?
Part of the data is collected to ensure the proper functioning of the website. Other data can be used to analyze how visitors use the site. Please also have a look at the information provided towards the bottom of this page under „Plugins and Tools“. This information is important with regards to the cookie notice used on this website.
If you want to purchase records from us and place an order via mailorder, we will ship the records to you. In order to be able to do so, we will hand over your full name and address to a delivery company. Usually, this will be Deutsche Post or DHL. For more informaton about this procedure, please also have a look at our General Terms & Conditions.
What rights do you have regarding your data?
You always have the right to request information about your stored data, its origin, its recipients, and the purpose of its collection at no charge. You also have the right to request that it be corrected, blocked, or deleted. You can contact us at any time using the address given in the legal notice if you have further questions about the issue of privacy and data protection. You may also, of course, file a complaint with the competent regulatory authorities.
Analytics and third-party tools
When visiting our website, statistical analyses may be made of your surfing behavior. This happens primarily using cookies and analytics. The analysis of your surfing behavior is usually anonymous, i.e. we will not be able to identify you from this data. You can object to this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools. By scrolling down to „Cookies“ you will find more information about your options to do so.
2. General information and mandatory information
Please note that data transmitted via the internet (e.g. via email communication) may be subject to security breaches. Complete protection of your data from third-party access is not possible.
Notice concerning the party responsible for this website
The party responsible for processing data on this website is:
Andreas Oskar Hirsch
tel + 49 221 27162064
E-Mail: info (at) makiphon (dot) de
The responsible party is the natural or legal person who alone or jointly with others decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (names, email addresses, etc.).
Revocation of your consent to the processing of your data
Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You may revoke your consent at any time with future effect. An informal email making this request is sufficient. The data processed before we receive your request may still be legally processed.
Right to file complaints with regulatory authorities
If there has been a breach of data protection legislation, the person affected may file a complaint with the competent regulatory authorities. The competent regulatory authority for matters related to data protection legislation is the data protection officer of the German state in which our company is headquartered. A list of data protection officers and their contact details can be found at the following link:
Right to data portability
You have the right to have data which we process based on your consent or in fulfillment of a contract automatically delivered to yourself or to a third party in a standard, machine-readable format. If you require the direct transfer of data to another responsible party, this will only be done to the extent technically feasible.
Information, blocking, deletion
As permitted by law, you have the right to be provided at any time with information free of charge about any of your personal data that is stored as well as its origin, the recipient and the purpose for which it has been processed. You also have the right to have this data corrected, blocked or deleted if this does not interfere with other regulations, for example with storage obligations through tax law. You can contact us at any time using the address given in our legal notice if you have further questions on the topic of personal data.
Opposition to promotional emails
We hereby expressly prohibit the use of contact data published in the context of website legal notice requirements with regard to sending promotional and informational materials not expressly requested. The website operator reserves the right to take specific legal action if unsolicited advertising material, such as email spam, is received.
3. Data collection on our website
Through the cookie notice on this website a cookie is directly stored in your browser. You can always delete this cookie from your browser. If you do so, you will be asked to accept the cookie notice again upon your next visit on this website.
Other cookies used on this website are so called third part called cookies. These cookies can track your surfing behavior. The third party cookies used on this website are cookies from the platforms Soundcloud, Youtube and Vimeo. These platforms are embedded on this website through plugins. Towards the end of this page you find detailed information about the way these plugins function.
Server log files
The website provider of this website automatically collects and stores information that your browser automatically transmits to us in “server log files”. These are:
- Browser type and browser version
- Operating system used
- Referrer URL
- Host name of the accessing computer
- Time of the server request
- IP address
These data will not be combined with data from other sources. Thus we are not able to track who you are when you visit our website.
The basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO, which allows the processing of data to fulfill a contract or for measures preliminary to a contract.
Between the webhoster of this website and the party responsible for this website there is a data processing agreement pursuant to §11 of the Federal Data Protection.
Data transmitted when entering into a contract with online shops, retailers, and mail order
We transmit personally identifiable data to third parties only to the extent required to fulfill the terms of your contract, for example, to companies entrusted to deliver goods to your location or banks entrusted to process your payments. Your data will not be transmitted for any other purpose unless you have given your express permission to do so. Your data will not be disclosed to third parties for advertising purposes without your express consent.
The basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) (b) DSGVO, which allows the processing of data to fulfill a contract or for measures preliminary to a contract.
4. Analytics, cookies set by WordPress and cookie preferences
WordPress cookies remain on your device until you delete them.
The storage of “WordPress” cookies is based on Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior to optimize both its website and its advertising.
Here you find detailed information on how to adjust different types of browsers:
Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
Safari for Mac Os Sierra: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411?locale=da_DK&viewlocale=en_UK
Here you find an overview of the cookies used on this website (last updated end of May 2018):
And here you find a database that helps you researching cookies:
You can object to the collection and use of your data at any time with future effect by clicking on this link and setting an opt-out cookie in your browser: https://www.quantcast.com/opt-out/.
If you delete the cookies on your computer, you will have to set the opt-out cookie again.
5. Plugins and tools
Our website uses or may use plugins from YouTube, which is operated by Google. The operator of the pages is YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.
If you visit one of our pages featuring a YouTube plugin, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. Here the YouTube server is informed about which of our pages you have visited.
If you’re logged in to your YouTube account, YouTube allows you to associate your browsing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
YouTube is used to help make our website appealing. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO.
Further information about handling user data, can be found in the data protection declaration of YouTube under
Our website, plugins of the video portal Vimeo may be integrated. This service is provided by Vimeo Inc., 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 10011, USA.
If you visit one of our pages featuring a Vimeo plugin, a connection to the Vimeo servers is established. Here the Vimeo server is informed about which of our pages you have visited. In addition, Vimeo will receive your IP address. This also applies if you are not logged in to Vimeo when you visit our website or do not have a Vimeo account. The information is transmitted to a Vimeo server in the US, where it is stored.
If you are logged in to your Vimeo account, Vimeo allows you to associate your browsing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your Vimeo account.
On our pages, plugins of the SoundCloud social network (SoundCloud Limited, Berners House, 47-48 Berners Street, London W1T 3NF, UK) may be integrated. The SoundCloud plugins can be recognized by the SoundCloud logo on our site.
If you do not want SoundCloud to associate your visit to our site with your SoundCloud account, please log out of your SoundCloud account.
6. Payment service providers
makiphon accepts payments via PayPal. The provider of this service is PayPal (Europe) S.à.r.l & Cie, S.C.A. (22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg.
However, we do not exchange personal information with PayPal through this website. If you wish to pay via PayPal, we ask you to go to the PayPal website, log in and process your payment. We will let you know our PayPal account upon request. Further infos regarding PayPal can be found in our General Terms & Conditions.