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GEA takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. The Privacy Policy referred to in this text applies to the access and use of this Website (“Website”) and in particular to the information that any user / visitor may submit and / or make available at the duration of access to and use of this site. Please read this Privacy Policy in conjunction with the Terms and Conditions of this website (note that the contents of the Privacy Policy and the Terms and Conditions are referred to as the “Terms of Use”).

By accessing and using this website, you agree that any Personal Data you submit or make available to GEA through this website should be processed in accordance with this Privacy Policy. “Personal Data” means any personal information including (without limitation) contact information such as your name, telephone number, email, your IP address and any other information that may be used to identify you.

If you do not wish your Personal Data to be processed as described below, please contact the agency to discuss your concerns before submitting or making your Personal Data available through this website to GEA. Details about the methods of contacting the organization regarding the Website Privacy Policy are described below.

Certain services offered on this site (or accessible through this site) may have additional or alternative terms and conditions that apply, details of which will be provided on the relevant pages of this site or upon access to the relevant services.

Please note that if you are a partner or licensed music user by GEA, or have a different form of contract with GEA, the terms of the license or contract with the organization may be neighbouring to your use of this website, your contact / by GEA and how your information (including your Personal Data) may be used.



When you send an email, use the GEA website or use the services offered by our organization, you consent to the collection of information in accordance with this Privacy Policy and other agreements between us. You acknowledge and agree that your use of the GEA website or services constitutes your acceptance of this Privacy Policy.

Purpose of collecting information


GEA collects information during the course of its activities in order to:

a) to carry out its activity and to provide services

b) receive feedback on services

c) provide access to and content of websites with improved efficiency and functionality. Without this information, our organization may not be able to provide you with its services or meet your expectations on an ongoing basis.

What information do we collect?


GEA collects information in 2 main ways:

a) directly from information you provide to us when:

• Use the services available on the organization’s website
• Contact us for support or to inquire about the organization’s services
• Submit your email address and other information to be included in our database
• Submit your CV
• Visit the organization’s website or facilities

b) indirectly, for example, by placing browser cookies or other analytics tools on computers and other devices used by you.

Before or at the time we collect information, we will take reasonable steps to inform you of such collection and to draw your attention to this Organization’s Privacy Policy (if applicable).

How we use your information


You acknowledge and agree that GEA may use or disclose information for the primary purpose for which it was collected, such as, by way of illustration,
• To submit a CV
• To provide a service you requested
• For your communication with the organization
• To subscribe to the organization’s newsletter

The information may be shared between the organization and its affiliates and disclosed in a confidential manner to third parties acting as our contractors, agents or suppliers regarding the main purposes of our cooperation.

We may also use this information for a purpose neighbouring to the primary purpose of collecting information, as well as in cases where an ordinary person would reasonably expect us to use the information in this way.

Where you provide personal information to us about another person, we warrant that you have the relevant permission to do so and that you will inform that person of our identity, the way we use and disclose their information, and that may access such data.

The organization may disclose your information when required by law or when we have to protect our services. We may disclose your information to other third parties to comply with the law or to comply with a mandatory legal process (such as a search warrant or other court order), and / or to confirm or enforce the information. our compliance with the policies governing our services and to protect the rights, property or security of the organization or any neighbouring organization.

Third party sources


Our organization website or other material may contain links to websites owned and managed by third parties, which may collect personal data concerning you. Once removed from the organization’s website, this privacy policy no longer applies and the organization disclaims any responsibility for the privacy practices of such third parties or for the content they provide. You should always review the privacy policies of all third parties with whom you communicate.



If you have questions about this Privacy Policy, or the use of the Personal Data you submit or have made available through this website, please contact the organization by email at: . When sending the email, please refer to the subject line of your e-mail “GEA Privacy Policy” to help us answer your question most effectively and promptly.

GEA will review your request in accordance with applicable privacy law and give you access to a copy of the information it holds about you, allowing you to exercise access rights, object to automated decision-making and profiling. limiting their processing, portability, correction or even deletion of data of the above data in accordance with the specific provisions of European Regulation (EU) 2016/679 General Regulation of GDPR, unless:

• You can not convince our organization that you have access to the information or
• Our organization has the right not to accept or deny such access.

If we deny you access to the information, at your request, we will provide a justification for that denial.



If you have complaints about our Privacy Policy or the collection, use or disclosure of your personal data, you should email your complaints . The Agency will investigate your complaint and try to find a solution. If you are not satisfied with the result of this review, you can request an independent person or authority to investigate your complaint.

Use of your Personal Data


By submitting Personal Data to GEA using this website, you acknowledge and agree that GEA may collect, store or process such Personal Data for the following reasons:
Dealing with any of the questions that have been asked by you
Dealing with licensing applications and general issues neighbouring to your licensing.
• Registration-Registration of your business or organization, at your request.

Who do you share your Personal Data with?


By submitting Personal Data through this website, you acknowledge and agree that GEA may share your Personal Data with:
• the member organizations of GEA, Grammo, Eraton and Apollo, with other collective management organizations, similar bodies and organizations in connection with possible uses of your Personal Data for the reasons mentioned in the section “Use of your Personal Data”.
• With third parties, agents or agents (such as the website hosting company and credit card payment processors and generally electronic transactions) in order to provide the website, content and services available through or within the Website.
• With interested third parties when required by applicable law (as in the case where GEA is required to respond to out-of-court settlements, court orders and legal proceedings). And
• with interested third parties when GEA deems it reasonably necessary to investigate, prevent or take action in connection with illegal or inappropriate activities, suspected fraud, potential threats to GEA’s rights, property or security, users / visitors of this site or any actual or suspected breach of the Terms of Use of this site. Whatever the location of such individuals and entities in the world.

Transport outside the EU


As stated above, in the process of using or exchanging personal data always in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy, GEA may transfer some of your personal data to areas outside the European Economic Area. Please note that legislation in many countries outside the EEA is generally not considered to cover at the same level the protection of Personal Data as the legislation of the EEA countries (ie. Laws in these countries are not considered to provide adequate protection of personal data, as provided for in Article 25 of the European Union Data Protection Directive (95/46 / EC).

By accessing its website or our organization services, you agree and consent to the possible cross-border transfer of information and / or data. Our organization uses or may in the future use third parties, such as cloud and Microsoft services, to store its emails, databases and systems, and Google to provide analytics services. These providers are generally located in Australia, the European Union and / or the European Economic Area and / or the United States of America. GEA uses reasonable, physical, administrative, and technical safeguards to maintain the integrity and security of information that identifies an individual, including secure firewalls and password protection systems. which meet the usual industry standards.



The term Cookies refers to small text files that enter your computer from websites you visit. They are widely used for reasons such as making a website work more efficiently or providing information to a website administrator about how their website is being used.
GEA is committed to excellent quality in providing services to its licensed users. In this context, we want our website to work effectively for all their users / visitors and deliver the best possible experience to the user / visitor. For this reason, our website makes limited use of cookies, to provide us with a better picture of how it is used. This information helps us to further improve the website.

The following are the details of the cookies currently used on the GEA website:

Cookie Information
SessionId This cookie is generally used to record information that you have started a unique browsing session on the GEA website. This then effectively “opens” the next cookie. However, this cookie does not identify who the user is or record any other visitor / user information. Deleted when the visitor’s tour of the GEA website expires.
Google Analytics cookies:
These cookies are used to collect information such as the number of unique visitors to the GEA website, how they found the site and details about which pages within the site they visit. This is done anonymously and the use of this information by us does not imply / includes the collection of any personal information or the identification of any user / visitor.

We acknowledge that, even when these cookies are used solely for these purposes of analysis, some visitors or users of the website may not wish to use them while browsing our website. We have therefore taken a number of steps to highlight the use of cookies, and your right to choose whether you wish to use cookies when you visit the GEA website. At the same time, we have expanded this area of our Privacy Policy to provide clear and transparent information about how we use cookies, including details of how you can delete or enable cookies if you wish. By continuing to use this website without disabling cookies, you consent to their use.

How to delete or disable cookies


You can find details on how to delete or disable cookies at: and for information depending on the browser you use:
• Internet Explorer: How to disable Cookies
• Firefox: Enabling and disabling Cookies
• Safari: Managing Cookies
• Google Chrome: How do I turn off Cookies?
• Opera: Security & privacy

(Please note that the above links are redirects to third party websites for which GEA is not responsible)

Use of non-Personal Data


Please note that GEA may collect information about you that is not classified as Personal Data, such as the name of the browser you are using or the name of the website that you used to visit the GEA website. You can not be identified by such data and they are used by GEA as an auxiliary tool to provide effective services on this site. This information (including Personal Data that has been anonymous and aggregated with other information so that you can no longer be identified) may be provided by GEA to third parties on an anonymous and aggregate basis (ie No personal information that may be used for your identification)



GEA has taken security measures to protect against loss, unauthorized access, misuse, alteration or improper disclosure of the Personal Data you provide through this website. However, no computer system or information can be completely secure against any possible risk and it becomes impossible to ensure the security or integrity of the Personal Data you disclose online. Despite GEA’s security measures, you should be aware that when you submit Personal Data to the Website over the Internet, this information may be disseminated to other systems outside of GEA’s control.

Binding agreement and modifications of the terms of use


By agreeing to the Terms of Use, you enter into a legally binding agreement between you and GEA. GEA may modify the terms of use at any time and periodically without prior notice to you and without your prior consent. Therefore, you should ensure that the text of this Privacy Policy and the Terms & Conditions are reviewed regularly to stay informed of such changes. You can always check the “Effective Date” (at the bottom of this page) to see when the Privacy Policy was last updated. By accessing or using our Services, and once such an update of the Privacy Policy has been posted, you automatically agree to the new practices contained in the update.3

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