With the following information we intend to demonstrate our attitude towards data protection, how we protect your personal data, how we use data that you passed on to us for use in our various services (e.g. newsletters, raffles, orders) and that you can withdraw your consent to our storing and using your personal data at any time.

Our attitude towards data protection
We take the protection of personal data very seriously and commit ourselves to respect the private spheres of all persons who use our site. We assure that our treating of their personal data is in compliance with current regulations, in particular the German Bundesdatenschutzgesetz (BDSG, Federal Data Protection Law) and Telemediengesetz (TMG, Tele-Media Law).

What is personal, respective person-related data?
According to the BDSG, personal or person-related data is specific information on personal and material conditions of a natural person, e.g. name, address, email address, telephone number, age, gender, interests, contents of a shopping cart, manner of payment. We only collect, process and use appropriated data – with your explicit approval – that we need, e.g. in order to register you as a client, newsletter recipient or raffle participant, to process an order or send you customized information.
Do we give personal data to third parties?
As a principal we only use your personal data within our company. However, in order to process some of our online services we cooperate with partner companies. We assure that we have committed these companies to only use your data for specific purposes according to our rules. Further usage of personal data through these companies is excluded. Otherwise, a transfer of personal data by us to a third party only occurs with your explicit approval.

Log Files
The provider of our website automatically collects and stores the following information in log files (so called server-log-files) which your browser transmits automatically to us when our website is accessed:
Type of browser and version
used operating system
referrer URL
host name of accessing computer
time of server request

This data is used for statistical analysis and prevention of abuse of our website and cannot be traced back to a certain person. This data is not brought together with other data or data sources.

Cookies are small files that can be stored on the computer of users visiting our websites. They facilitate the use of our sites, can generate user profiles and help us adjust the contents of our sites to your requirements. Cookies of our company do not contain information about you but work with a key number that has no meaning outside our online services. Cookies cannot damage the user´s system. If you do not wish to take advantage of Cookies, they can easily be deactivated (or reactivated) under the browser menu “edit”.

Usage of Facebook Social Plugins
Our internet presence uses social plugins by the social network “Facebook”, run by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. The plugins are marked with the Facebook logo (a white “f” on blue background). Whenever you access a website of ours containing such a plugin, your web-browser creates a connection to Facebook´s servers. The content of the plugin is transmitted directly from Facebook to your browser and integrated in the website.
Through the integration of these plugins Facebook receives the information of your visiting our website. If you are logged in on Facebook, Facebook can make a connection to your account. Your interactions with the plugin, e.g. through “likes” or comments, are transmitted from the browser to Facebook and stored there.
Which data Facebook collects and why, how this data is used and processed as well as rights and options for your privacy protection are formulated in Facebook´s Data Protection Policy. To avoid Facebook collecting this data, you must log out of your Facebook account before visiting our website.

Usage of Twitter Social Plugins
On our websites we provide the services of “Twitter”, Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. The Twitter service is marked by the Twitter logo (a stylized bird). We point out that when you visit our website a connection is made to Twitter by your browser. Furthermore, through using Twitter a connection is made between the websites you visited and your Twitter account. If you interact with Twitter the corresponding information is transmitted from your browser directly to Twitter and stored there. If you are logged into your Twitter account, Twitter can allocate your website visit to your Twitter account. To avoid Twitter collecting this data and making a connection to your twitter account, you must log out of this account before visiting our website. As provider of the website we have no knowledge with regard to the contents of the data transmitted to twitter nor of their use through Twitter. For further information please refer to Twitter´s Data Protection Policy under http://twitter.com/privacy.
Data protection settings can be changed under the Twitter account settings.

Partner Programs
We are partners of programs with Amazon EU S.à.r.l , CTS EVENTIM AG & Co. KGaA, and Apple Inc. (hereinafter referred to as „partners“). This allows us to place ads and links to amazon.de (e.g. for Cds/DVDs), Eventim (e.g. for concert tickets) and apple (for iTunes) through which advertising costs can be earned. Our partners use cookies in order to track where orders came from and can thus trace that you clicked the respective link on our website. Further information on our partner´s data protection policy can be obtained over their respective sites, namely:
Amazon: https://www.amazon.de/gp/help/customer/display.html?nodeId=3312401
Eventim: http://www.eventim.de/Tickets?affiliate=EVE&doc=info/dataProtection
Apple:  http://www.apple.com/de/privacy/

Usage of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis tool supplied by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so called cookies – files that are stored on your computer – that allow an analysis of your usage of the Max Raabe & Palast Orchester websites. The gathered information is generally transferred to a Google server in USA and stored there.
The Google tracking codes use the function _anonymizeIp() through which IP addresses are clipped and thus not traceable to specific users. This goes for the member states of the EU and countries that have agreements with the EU economic zone. Only in exceptions is the full IP address transmitted to Google and clipped there.
On our behalf Google will use this information to analyze your use of the Max Raabe & Palast Orchester websites, to assemble reports on website activities and to offer us further services with regard to the usage of the website and internet. The IP address transmitted from your browser through this process is not brought together with other Google data.
The general storage of cookies can be avoided in the browser settings; however, it must be stressed that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of the website in full. To avoid the specific usage of Google cookies you must install a Google Browser Plugin. Your objection is then only realized if you have accepted the usage of cookies.
Further information on how Google uses data when sites and apps of our partners are used can be found here.
Information on terms of use and data protection can be found under Google Analytics Terms or Google Analytics Privacy Overview.

No liability for links to websites of other online services
We declare that providers offering other online services on our website who collect data for newsletters, raffles, merchandise, special offers, etc , are themselves responsible for the accordance with data protection law. Generally they have their own data protection policy. We cannot accept any responsibility or liability.

Contact Form
If you send us information via the contact form on our website we store your personal information and contact details for later reference and processing. This data is not passed on to third parties without your consent.

If you have registered for our newsletter we will use your email address and any further information you might have transmitted (postal code and/or country) for sending our newsletter which contains information on Max Raabe & Palast Orchester, in particular with regard to new tours, concerts, products and offers. For the registration we require at least your email address. If you disclose your postal code and / or country of residence we can send you region-specific news.
The generation and administration of the newsletters is conducted with software supplied by CleverReach (CleverReach GmbH & Co. KG, Mühlenstr. 43, 26180 Rastede, Germany). The data of the newsletter recipients are stored on a CleverReach server in a partition to which we have password-protected access. More information on our cooperation with CleverReach and on their data protection policy can be found under http://www.cleverreach.de.
We would like to point out that this software allows us to monitor the range of our newsletter and to make sure it reaches the recipient. The thus recognizable individual patterns of behavior are only used for statistical analysis of the newsletter´s success and are not passed on to third parties or used for other purposes.
By using the newsletter form of this website you accept the above described data processing by CleverReach.
You can cancel the newsletter at any time either via this Link, by email (office@palastorchester.de) or by post (Das Palast Orchester – Musiker, Max Raabe und Partner, Meinekestr. 6, 10719 Berlin, Deutschland).

Right to information
In accordance with legal provisions you can have your personal data deleted, blocked or corrected, and upon request we will inform you whether and which data of yours we store. This request must be sent either by email to office@palastorchester.de or by post to:

Das Palast Orchester – Musiker,
Max Raabe und Partner
Meinekestr. 6
10719 Berlin

Our right to change this Data Protection Declaration
We reserve the right to change this data protection declaration at any time in accordance with  data protection provisions.