Terms & Conditions

Dept and its affiliates (“Dept” or “we”) provide its content on this website (the “Site” and “Site Content”) subject to the following terms and conditions (the “Terms”). By accessing and using this Site, you agree to these Terms.

For an explanation of Dept practices and policies related to the collection, use, and storage of our users’ information, please read our privacy policy.

COPYRIGHTS

All content and functionality on the Site, including text, graphics, logos, icons and images and the selection and arrangement thereof is the exclusive property of Dept or its licensors and is protected by English and international copyright laws. All rights not expressly granted are reserved.

TRADEMARKS

The trademarks, service marks, designs and logos (collectively, the “Trademarks”) displayed on the Site are the Trademarks of Dept and its licensors. You agree that you will not refer to or attribute any information to Dept or its licensors in any public medium (eg press release, websites) for advertising or promotional purposes, or for the purpose of informing or influencing any third party, and that you will not use or reproduce any Trademark of, or imply any endorsement by or relationship with, Dept or its licensors.

USE OF SITE CONTENT

Dept hereby grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable license to access and download, display, and print one copy of the content and functionality displayed on the Site (the “Site Content”) on any single computer solely for your internal, business use, provided that you do not modify the Site Content in any way and that you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices displayed on the Site Content. You may not otherwise reproduce, modify, distribute, transmit, post, or disclose the Site Content without Dept’ prior written consent.

NOTICES OF INFRINGEMENT & TAKEDOWN BY DEPT

Dept prohibits the posting of any information that infringes or violates the copyright rights and/or other intellectual property rights (including rights of privacy and publicity) of any person or entity.

If you believe that your intellectual property right (or such a right that you are responsible for enforcing) is infringed by any content on the Site, please write to us at the address shown on the Contact Us page, giving a written statement that contains:

  • identification of the copyrighted work and/or intellectual property right claimed to have been infringed;
  • identification of the allegedly infringing material on the Site that is requested to be removed;
  • your name, address, and daytime telephone number, and an e-mail address if available;
  • a statement that you have a good faith belief that the use of the copyrighted work and/or exercise of the intellectual property right is not authorised by the owner, its agent, or the law;
  • a statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and, under penalty of perjury, that the signatory is authorised to act on behalf of the owner of the right that is allegedly infringed; and
  • the signature of the intellectual property right owner or someone authorised on the owner’s behalf to assert infringement of the right.

DISCLAIMERS

The content and functionality on the site is provided with the understanding that Dept is not herein engaged in rendering professional advice and services to you.

All content and functionality on the site is provided “as is,” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, without limitation, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.

Dept and its third-party content providers make no warranties, express or implied, as to the ownership, accuracy, or adequacy of the site content. Dept shall have no liability or responsibility for any information published on linked websites, contained in any user submissions published on the site, or provided by third parties.

Neither Dept nor its third-party content providers shall be liable for any indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages or for lost revenues or profits, whether or not advised of the possibility of such damages or losses and regardless of the theory of liability.

THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES

We may provide links to third-party websites. Dept has no responsibility for these third-party websites, which are governed by the Terms of Use and privacy policies, if any, of the applicable third-party content providers.

PRIVACY AND COOKIE POLICIES

Our privacy and cookie policies are an integral part of these Terms & Conditions.

Newsletter

In order to be able to subscribe to our email newsletter, we require, in addition to your consent, your email address to which the newsletter is to be sent and your name. It is your free decision whether you provide us with this data. Without this information, we cannot send our newsletter to you.

When you subscribe to the newsletter, your email address will be used for our own advertising purposes, especially for information about the Meta Festival, until you unsubscribe from the newsletter. To unsubscribe, you can use the link at the end of the newsletter.

In order to ensure that the newsletter is sent in a consensual manner, we use the so-called double opt-in procedure. In the course of this, the potential recipient allows himself to be added to a distribution list. Subsequently, the user is given the opportunity to confirm the registration in a legally secure manner by means of a confirmation email. Only if the confirmation is received, the address will be actively included in the distribution list.

We use this data exclusively for sending the requested information and offers.

Sendinblue is used as the newsletter software. Your data will be transmitted to Sendinblue GmbH. Sendinblue is prohibited from selling your data and using it for purposes other than sending newsletters. Sendinblue GmbH is a German, certified provider, which was selected in accordance with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation and the Federal Data Protection Act.

You can find more information here:
https://de.sendinblue.com/datenschutz-uebersicht/

You can revoke your consent to the storage of data, the e-mail address and their use for sending the newsletter at any time, for example via the "unsubscribe" link in the newsletter.

The data protection measures are always subject to technical renewal for this reason we ask you to inform yourself about our data protection measures at regular intervals by consulting our privacy policy.

The legal basis for the processing of data after registration for the newsletter by the user is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO if the user has given his consent.