Privacy Policy of Starwatch Entertainment GmbH

Information about data collection, processing and use

Starwatch Entertainment GmbH (“Starwatch”), Medienallee 4 in 85774 Unterföhring, considers your trust in the proper handling of your data an important prerequisite for the success of the services of Starwatch. Collection, processing (including storage, alteration, transmission, blocking, and deletion) and use of your data are exclusively subject to applicable data protection laws.

1. Collection, processing, and use of personal data

a) What are personal data?

Personal data mean information relating to a person’s identity, such as name, address, phone and fax number, date of birth, or e-mail address. 

b) Are personal data collected, processed and used when using the online services?

As a matter of principle, the services can be used without storing personal data. Starwatch will notify you where appropriate if any personal data are collected, processed and used or will ask you to enter your personal data – e.g. when participating in a competition or registering for a service. In this case, your personal data will be collected, processed and used only for the specific purpose, taking into account the principle of data economy.

2. Collection, processing and use of usage data

a) What are usage data?

Usage data are data which may be collected when accessing a website. 

b) How are usage data collected, processed and used when using this service?

Upon accessing this service, Starwatch will store your usage data for a short period of four (4) business days. The following data will be stored: domain name or IP address of the requesting computer, the client’s file query (file name and URL), http response code, web page from which you are visiting, as well as date and duration of your visit. Data are stored for the purpose of determining faults or misuse of our online services and our telecommunication services/systems to the extent necessary to establish additional connections and/or for billing purposes. Your data will not be analysed to create a personal usage profile, unless you have explicitly agreed to such use. In case of fault or misuse, we retain the right to notify law enforcement authorities. There will be no other use or disclosure of your personal usage data to third parties.

If data are required to comply with retention periods required by applicable law, statutes, or contract (including with third parties), we will block the data in accordance with legal requirements. Any usage data will be collected, processed and used by Starwatch only. Starwatch will not disclose your personal data to any third parties, including without limitation other companies or organizations, unless you give your explicit consent to Starwatch or if Starwatch is required by law to disclose such data, e.g. under a court or regulatory order. Should Starwatch contract third parties for contract data processing pursuant to sec. 11 of the [German] Data Protection Act to collect, process, and use such data, this shall be done exclusively in compliance with statutory data provision protections.

3. Data correction and revocation

a) Should you no longer be interested in receiving certain information or offers or if you no longer wish to receive information/offers through a certain channel, please send an e-mail to: info@starwatch.de. Starwatch will comply with your request right away.

b) You may also contact the above address if you want to revoke your consent to any further collection, processing or use of your data. In this case, Starwatch will delete any relevant stored data without delay if this is possible in light of the purpose of the contract and if there are no compelling reasons prohibiting such deletion. Please consider that for technical or organizational reasons your revocation and the use of your data in the context of an ongoing campaign may overlap.

4. Starwatch does not use cookies

5. No liability for partners’ website and data protection provisions

On its pages, Starwatch refers to various cooperation partners, which in turn offer access to tele-media services, including without limitation websites. They usually have their own privacy policies. Starwatch does not assume any liability for such policies which are unrelated to Starwatch. Please read up on their respective data protection practice.

6. Data security

Starwatch takes any and all reasonable technical and organizational measures to allow for secure collection, processing, and use of your data. To prevent unauthorized access or unauthorized disclosure and to ensure accuracy of the data and authorized use of the data, Starwatch has set up corresponding technical and organization procedures to secure and protect the data collected online by Starwatch. However, Starwatch is unable to assume any responsibility or liability for disclosure of your data due to errors in data transmissions and/or unauthorized third-party access. Starwatch is using its best efforts to use your personal data responsibly, including without limitation to protect and maintain your privacy.

7. Information/suggestions

Please contact Starwatch by e-mail to info@starwatch.de for information or suggestions relating to data protection.

8. Changes to the data protection provisions

Starwatch retains the right to amend these data protection provisions at any time, taking into account applicable data protection laws. If you have given your consent with regard to these data protection provisions, Starwatch undertakes to notify you in appropriate form about any amendment to these data protection provisions.  

Status: April 2015