Data collection on the website


The protection of your personal data is of particular concern to us. We therefore process your data exclusively on the basis of the statutory provisions (DSGVO, TKG 2003). In this data protection information we inform you about the most important aspects of data processing within the framework of the website

The following declaration gives you an overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit the website, what data we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how this is done and for what purpose.

Personal data are data with which you can be identified.
Surfing and obtaining information on this website is possible without entering personal data.

Status of this privacy policy: 08/2020


The data collection on this website is done by European Recorder Players Society – ERPS e. V. c/o Lorenzo Cavasanti

Types of data processed:

contact details (for example, e-mail, telephone numbers).
usage data (e.g., web pages visited, interest in content, access times).
Meta/communication data (e.g., device information, IP addresses).

No special categories of data are processed.

Persons affected by the processing:

Association members, interested parties, visitors and users of the online offer, business partners.
In the following, we refer to the persons concerned collectively as "users".

Purpose of the processing:

Provision of the online offer, its contents and functions.
Provision of services for users and club members
Responding to contact requests and communication with users.
Marketing, advertising and market research.
Security measures.

Your membership with erps

When you join our association, we store your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address. We collect and store these personal data for the purpose of membership - we do not publish these data and do not pass them on to third parties. The use of the contact form to register for membership in ERPS is only permitted to persons who have reached the age of 14.

Your data will be stored for the duration of your membership with of members published in the member profiles section have been published with the explicit consent of the respective persons.

If you provide us with data to be published in the member profile section, you expressly agree to the publication of your data and you can revoke this agreement to the publication of your data in the member profile section at any time - please send your revocation by e-mail to

Data transmission and data security:

This website has an SSL certificate. This means that the user data is encrypted during transmission and therefore transmitted securely. Nevertheless, we would like to point out that data transmission on the Internet can have security gaps. A complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.

The careful and secure handling of personal data is a matter of course for us. We protect the data of users and our members from unauthorized access and loss. The data can only be handled by a specific authorized person.

Personal data that you transmit electronically on this website, such as your name, e-mail address, postal address or other personal details, will only be used by us for the purpose stated in each case, will be stored securely and will not be passed on to third parties.


Use of personal data in the course of a contact:

Contact form

If you use the contact form, your details from the enquiry form, including the contact data you provide there, will be stored by us for the purpose of processing the enquiry and in the event of follow-up questions. We will not pass on this data without your consent.

By entering your data in the contact form you agree that your data (your name and email address) will be stored at European Recorder Players Society - ERPS e. V. This consent can be revoked at any time by e-mail to The processing of the data entered in the contact form is thus exclusively based on your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO). The legality of the data processing operations carried out up to revocation remains unaffected by the revocation. The use of the contact form is only permitted to persons who have reached the age of 14. If you use the form, you confirm that you have reached the age of 14.

Purpose of data storage: processing your enquiry, sending offers and information material, registration for membership of ERPS.
Duration of data storage: The data you enter in the contact form will remain with us until you request us to delete it, revoke your consent to storage or until the purpose for which the data is stored is no longer given (e.g. after processing your enquiry has been completed).

Contact us by e-mail:

If you contact us by e-mail and provide us with personal data, such as name, e-mail address, address or other personal information, we will only use it for the purpose stated in each case, keep it safe and do not pass it on to third parties.
Purpose of data storage: Processing your enquiry, sending you offers and information material.
Duration of data storage: Your data will remain with us until you request us to delete it, revoke your consent to storage or until the purpose for which the data is stored is no longer given (e.g. after your inquiry has been processed). Mandatory legal provisions - in particular retention periods - remain unaffected.

Server log files

For technical reasons, the provider of the site collects and stores information about access in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:

the page called up (URL)
Browser type/version
Operating system used
Referrer URL (the previously visited page)
Host name / IP address of the accessing computer
Time of the server request

This data cannot be assigned to any particular person without checking other data sources. This data is not merged with other data sources. We use the server log files for the purpose of operation, security and optimization of the online offer. We also do not evaluate these data as long as there is no illegal use of our website. We reserve the right to subsequently check the server log files if there is a justified suspicion of unlawful activities.
These log files are stored for 7 days.




Our website uses so-called cookies. These are small text files that are stored on your end device with the help of the browser. They do not cause any damage. On the one hand, we use session cookies, which are only temporarily stored for the duration of your use of our website and, on the other hand, permanent cookies to record information about visitors who repeatedly access our website. The purpose of using these cookies is to offer an optimal user guidance as well as to recognize visitors and to be able to present an attractive website and interesting content during repeated visits. Some cookies remain stored on your terminal device until you delete them. They enable us to recognise your browser on your next visit. If you do not wish this, you can set up your browser to inform you about the setting of cookies and to allow this only in individual cases. If you deactivate cookies, the functionality of our website may be limited.


Third party services

Google Web Fonts

On our website, so-called Google Fonts are used for the attractive display of fonts, which are provided by Google LLC. These web fonts are automatically transferred to the cache of your browser. For this purpose, the browser you are using must connect to the servers of Google. Through this, Google gets the information that our website was accessed via your IP address. If your browser does not support web fonts or prevents access, a standard font from your computer is used. You can find more information about Google Web Fonts at and in the Google privacy policy.

Wordfence security plugin

We use the Wordfence plugin from Defiant, Inc, 800 5th Ave Ste 4100, Seattle, WA 98104, USA to ensure the security of this website. This will set cookies in your browser and collect and store your IP address. For more information, please refer to the Wordfence Privacy Policy ( Wordfence Security protects our website and thus website visitors from viruses and malware. This represents a legitimate interest in the sense of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

Link to Facebook:

This website contains an external link to the social network "Facebook". Facebook is operated by the company Facebook Inc. with headquarters in 471 Emerson St. Palo Alto, CA 94301-160, (USA). It is not a plugin, but a graphic with a text link. As a result, no direct connection between the user's browser and the Facebook servers is established when visiting this website. Information is only transmitted when the user clicks on the link and is logged in with his or her user account. Logging out of your respective user account prevents Facebook from assigning your user account to the website

Your rights

Revocation of your consent to data processing

You are basically entitled to the rights of information, correction, deletion, restriction, data transferability, revocation and objection. You can contact us at any time on this and other questions on the subject of data protection using the following contact details:
European Recorder Players Society - ERPS e. V.c/o Lorenzo Cavasanti

Right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority

Furthermore, you have the right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority. If you believe that the processing of your data violates data protection law or that your data protection rights have otherwise been violated in any way, you can complain to the supervisory authority. In Austria this is the data protection authority.

Right to data transferability

You have the right to have data, which are processed automatically by us on the basis of your consent or in fulfilment of a contract, handed over to you or to a third party in a common, machine-readable format. If you request the direct transfer of the data to another responsible party, this will only take place to the extent that this is technically feasible.