International Music + Media Centre
Internationales Musik + Medienzentrum

Stiftgasse 29
1070 Vienna
Phone: +43 01 889 03 15
email: office(at)imz.at

Legal form: non-profit association
VAT: ATU57832117
ZVR-Nr: 225254430
Legal domicile: Vienna

Executive Board:
Arild Erikstad, President
Henk van der Meulen, Vice-President
Jan Younghusband, Vive President
Bernd Hellthaler, Treasurer
Franz Patay, Legal Counsel

Managing Director
Katharina Jeschke, Secretary General

The IMZ International Music + Media Centre (hereinafter referred to as “IMZ”) is an international non-profit organization devoted to the promotion and dissemination of music and dance through the audio-visual media.



  1. Disclaimer

    The non-profit organization IMZ provides information in the online area.

    Exclusion of liability for content created in-house and with regards to IMZ events and activities
    The best possible care is taken to provide the content of our website truthfully and without error. However, we cannot assume any liability for the accuracy, completeness and timeliness of the content provided.
    IMZ is also not liable for damages resulting from actions taken due to trust in the correctness of certain contents.

    Exclusion of liability for content created and/or provided by third parties
    On our website and within the various IMZ Mailings, IMZ provides its members and/or project partners (“content provider”) with the option to post content such as photographs, texts, graphics, videos, etc. ("content") and thus to publish them in an interested forum.
    Such “external” content used in the IMZ Mailing represents the opinion of third parties and was made available to the IMZ for free use. The respective content provider is responsible for the content. In relation to this content, the IMZ assumes the role of a purely technical distributor / host, which does not influence or oversee the content of the content provider.
    By having made available those materials the provider of said materials has automatically guaranteed not to have delivered any content, the provision, publication or use of which violates applicable law or violates the rights of third parties (in particular copyrights and personal rights).
    In the case of violation of the above-stated obligation and the legal assertion of claims by third parties, the provider of said materials shall indemnify and hold the IMZ harmless.
    Our website and Mailings contain links to online services of third parties (“external links”). IMZ is not responsible for the foreign content contained therein. IMZ does not endorse the linked content and cannot assume any liability for such external content.
    Please refer to office(at)imz.at for links to illegal content.

    According to Art 16 (1) ECG, responsibility of IMZ can only occur if IMZ is aware of unlawful content and does not remove / block it immediately upon becoming aware of it. If any content in the user's opinion violates rights or laws, please report this to office(at)imz.at.

    Picture- and video content published on this website is governed by the copyright laws of Austria. Any duplication, processing, distribution or any form of utilisation beyond the scope of copyright law shall require the prior written consent of the author or authors in question.

  2. Sweepstakes
    If the IMZ holds a raffle, it is based on the following raffle conditions, unless otherwise stated: Natural persons are eligible to participate. Employees of IMZ, its affiliates and the companies involved in the competition are not eligible. The IMZ reserves the right to exclude participants from the raffle who influence or attempt the raffle in an unfair manner (in particular by multiple entries). The winners will be determined after the conclusion of the competition and notified by e-mail, mail or telephone. A cash settlement of the profit and the legal process are excluded; the winner personally bears the resulting taxes, duties, fees and follow-up costs. The participants agree to the publication of their name and possibly their photo in the event of winning.



This Privacy Policy explains the nature, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data by the IMZ when you visit our website and use our online services such as e.g. the IMZ Mailing, my.imz login area. The personal data will be treated with care and collected, processed and used in accordance with the legal data protection regulations in order to optimize the use of our website and our online offer.
This Privacy Policy does not apply to websites and online services and offers of third parties.
By using this website, you are agreeing to this Privacy Policy.
The consent can be revoked at any time in writing to office(at)imz.at.
The privacy policy can be accessed at any time at https://www.imz.at/disclaimer.

Security of personal data
The personal data are best protected against unauthorized access, unauthorized use or publication by third parties. For this purpose, your personal data will be encrypted on the server of our webhost and provider ALL.INKL (https://www.all-inkl.com) and stored there securely.

We would like to expressly point out that the transmission of data via the Internet (e.g., by e-mail) can offer security vulnerabilities. It is therefore impossible to safeguard the data completely against access by third parties. We cannot assume any liability for damages arising as a result of such security vulnerabilities.

Collection and processing of personal data
Personal information is all information about your identity, such as e.g. your email-address, your name, your company name and country. Such data will only be saved if you provide them to the IMZ by voluntarily filling out the requested information fields in the process of
- subscribing to one or more of the IMZ Mailings and/or
- registering for one of the IMZ events and/or activities and/or
- registering at my.imz login area

Use and disclosure of personal data
We use personal data provided by you exclusively for the purpose of technical administration of the web pages, in order to optimize the use of our website and our online offer and in case of your
- subscribing to one or more of the IMZ Mailings and/or
- registering for one of the IMZ events and/or activities and/or
- registering at my.imz login area
to meet our respective contractual obligations.
Any transfer, sale or other transmission of your personal data to third parties shall not take place, unless this is necessary for the purpose of executing a contract e.g. participation at a Jury session organized by the IMZ in cooperation with external partners, or if you have expressly consented thereto.
If you have questions regarding the processing of your personal data, we are at your disposal at office(at)imz.at.

Access data / server log files
The IMZ collects and logs this data exclusively for statistical evaluations for the purpose of operation, security and the optimization of its online offer. This access data includes the name of the retrieved webpage, the date and time of the retrieval, the message about the successful retrieval, the browser type and version and the user's operating system. Passing on and retrospective checking of the data only takes place on the basis of concrete indications, if there is a legitimate suspicion of unlawful use.

IMZ Mailings
We offer you the opportunity to subscribe to our various IMZ Mailings on our website. With your subscription/s we save your e-mail address, the Mailing(s) you wish to receive (your preferences) as well as the date and time of subscription. Further data will not be collected on our part. The collected data will be used exclusively for the distribution of our Mailing and will not be passed on to third parties.
You can manage and update your mailing preferences at any time.
If you would like to completely unsubscribe from all IMZ Mailings, please send a quick email to unsubscribe(at)imz.at.

The IMZ uses so-called "cookies" on its website, whereby no personal data is stored in these cookies. Cookies are text files that are stored on your computer for different lengths of time - either by means of so-called "session cookies" or so-called "persistent cookies" - and enable the IMZ to analyse the use of the website in order to facilitate the use of the website, to optimize and make it more user-friendly.
By using the websites, the user declares his consent to the use of cookies by IMZ.
You can restrict or prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly. The IMZ, however, points out that the ease of use of the website may be limited without cookies.

Integration of services and contents of third parties
It may happen that contents of third parties, such as map material from Google Maps or graphics from other websites are integrated within the online offer (including Mailings) of the IMZ. This always presupposes that the providers of this content (hereinafter "third-party provider") takes notice of the IP address of the users in order to send content to the browser of the respective user. The IMZ has no influence on it in case the respective third-party provider saves the user´s IP address, e.g. for statistical purposes. Please seek information about the respective third-party provider's privacy policy directly on their respective websites.

Google Analytics
Google Analytics with the extension "anonymize IP": The platform uses the web analytics tool Google Analytics, services of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google"). In order to be able to use Google Analytics in compliance with data protection, the IMZ has made additional settings according to which Google Analytics deletes the last part of the IP addresses of the platform ("anonymize IP"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies". These are text files that are stored on the user's computer and allow an analysis of the use of the platform. The information generated by the use of cookies is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The IP address is previously shortened by the last three digits (anonymize IP), a unique assignment of the IP address is Google therefore not possible due to the transmitted IP. Google complies with the Privacy Policy of the "PRIVACY SHIELD" Agreement (https://www.privacyshield.gov/welcome) and is in the". Google will use the US Department of Commerce's PRIVACY SHIELD program registered by the cookies to use information to evaluate the use of the platform by the user, to compile reports on the activities and to provide other services related to the use of the platform and the Internet provide. Third parties, including Google, place advertisements on websites on the Internet using cookies stored on the basis of previous visits to this platform. Google will also transfer this information to third parties if required by law or if third parties process this data on behalf of Google. The anonymized IP address provided by the user's browser will not be merged with other data provided by Google. By using this platform, the user agrees to the processing of the data collected about him by Google in the manner described above and for the aforementioned purpose. The user can save the cookies by a corresponding setting of his browser software and also the collection of the data generated by the cookie and the use of the website (including the IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en. For more information about Terms of Use and Privacy, please visit http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/en.html or https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/.

Use of Vimeo videos
The website uses the provider Vimeo for the integration of audio and video material. Vimeo is operated by Vimeo, LLC, headquartered at 555 West 18th Street, New York, NY 10011. When the user visits a website that includes video data located on Vimeo's servers, a connection to the Vimeo servers will be initiated. This will tell the Vimeo server which website you have visited. If the user is logged in as a member of Vimeo, Vimeo assigns this information to the personal user account. For more information about data processing and privacy by Vimeo, see https://vimeo.com/privacy.

Use of YouTube videos
The website uses the provider YouTube for the integration of audio and video material. YouTube is operated by YouTube LLC, headquartered at 901 Cherry Avenue, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. YouTube is represented by Google Inc., located at 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. When the user visits a website that has video embedded on YouTube's servers, it will connect to the YouTube servers. This will tell YouTube which website the user has visited. If the user is logged in as a member of YouTube or Google, YouTube can assign this information to their personal user account. Further information on data processing and data protection by YouTube (Google) can be found at www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.

Rights of the user
By using this platform, you agree to the processing of the data collected about you in the manner described above and for the aforementioned purposes.
You have the right to request information about whether personal data about you is being processed.
You have the right to immediately request the correction of incorrect personal data or its completion.
You have the right to demand that the personal data be deleted immediately, provided the reasons stated in Art. 17 (1) DSGVO (General Data Protection Regulation) are met.
You have the right to demand that the processing of personal data be restricted, provided the reasons stated in Art. 18 (1) GDPR are met.

Change of the privacy policy
The privacy policy in the current version applies. The IMZ reserves the right to change the privacy policy. Any changes or additions must be made in writing.

Privacy Officer
Katharina Jeschke, Secretary General

16 May 2018


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