Privacy policy

Föreningen Svenska Tonsättares Internationella Musikbyrå (STIM) u.p.a. (Swedish corporate ID no. 702002-3524), hereinafter “STIM” or “We”, works to protect your privacy.

Accordingly, we strive to always protect your personal data to the best of our ability and we comply with all applicable laws and regulations governing personal data protection. In this privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”), you can read about what personal data we collect and how it is processed.

STIM is the so-called controller of personal data in all processing of your personal data. If you have any questions or comments about how we process your personal data or this privacy policy, you can always contact STIM (telephone +46 8 783 88 00). 

Processing of personal data

What is personal data and how is it collected?

Personal data refers to all information that can be directly or indirectly attributed to a living natural person. Examples of personal data include name, address, personal identification number, telephone number, and e-mail address.

Personal data can be collected both actively and passively. Active collection is when you provide us with data in conjunction with, for example, joining STIM, registering to be a music reporter, or logging in to My Pages and registering data there. Passive collection takes place via technical means, such as cookies.

What personal data do we process?

We process the personal data that you or, in applicable cases, music publishers, music reporters, or other parties provide us with. This data may be supplemented and updated over time using registers such as the Swedish civil registry/SPAR (the Swedish state’s registry for all persons resident in Sweden) and registers held by both wholly and jointly owned organizations, as well as by national or international partners.

When you visit our website, we also automatically process certain information (such as information on how you use the website, technical information, your IP address, and the web browser and operating system being used).

We never collect more personal data than necessary with consideration for the intended processing. 

How we process personal data

We process your personal data for the following purposes: to administer your STIM membership, to fulfill STIM’s obligations to you as a member, to participate in efforts to safeguard moral rights, to provide you with access to information and services that STIM offers, to prepare statistics used in STIM’s operations or in organizations with which STIM cooperates, and to enable surveys and to offer you the opportunity to participate in various events that STIM arranges or supports.

Furthermore, we may process your personal data if necessary to comply with laws and ordinances, to accede to requests or injunctions from supervisory authorities or courts of law, or to protect or uphold our rights, our property, or our interests.

Disclosure of personal data to third parties

In order to administer your STIM membership and to fulfill our obligations to you as a member, your personal data may be disclosed to the following parties:

·       The following companies that STIM wholly or jointly owns: Nordisk Copyright Bureau (NCB), ICE Services AB, ICE Services Ltd, ICE International Copyright Enterprise Germany GmbH, Svensk Musik SWEDMIC AB.

·       The following types of partners: foreign authors’ societies with which STIM has representation agreements (STIM’s counterpart societies), STIM-affiliated music publishers (regarding relevant published works and authors), and music users with music licenses.

·       The following types of service providers: Swedish civil registry/SPAR (the Swedish state’s registry for all persons resident in Sweden), providers of services to CISAC (umbrella organization for authors’ societies), such as Fasttrack, WID, and SUISA.

In addition to that specified above, STIM may disclose your personal data to a third party if necessary to comply with laws and ordinances, to accede to requests or injunctions from supervisory authorities or courts of law, or to protect or uphold our rights, our property, or our interests.

Your personal data may also be transferred to a third party in the event of the reorganization, merging, or transfer of STIM’s operations.

Disclosure of personal data to third countries

STIM may disclose your personal data to countries outside the EU/EES when necessary to administer your STIM membership or to fulfill STIM’s obligations to you as a member, as well as if necessary to comply with laws and ordinances, to accede to requests or injunctions from supervisory authorities or courts of law, or to protect or uphold our rights, our property, or our interests.

How long do we keep your personal data?

We keep your personal data only for as long as necessary to fulfill one of the purposes for which the personal data was collected or to comply with legal and regulatory requirements, requests from supervisory authorities, or injunctions from courts of law.

Information and corrections

In accordance with the applicable personal data legislation, you have the right to once a year, and at no cost, request details of the personal data concerning you that we process. In order to receive such information, you must submit a written request. The request must be made in writing on paper and be signed by you in person. Send the request to: STIM, Box 17092, SE-104 62 Stockholm, SWEDEN.

You can at any time request that personal data about you that is incorrect or incomplete be deleted, corrected, or blocked. You can also edit some of the information registered about you via the My Pages service.

Cookies

What are cookies?

A cookie is a text file that is sent from a server to your web browser and stored on your computer, your cell phone, or your tablet when you visit a website. Cookies are used, for example, to display adaptive web pages for visitors or to collect visitor statistics. If your web browser is set to accept cookies, the information is saved on your device until the specified expiration date is reached for each particular cookie.

What types of cookies do we use and why?

Google Analytics – Collects information about how users interact with stim.se.

has_JS – Collects information about whether the user’s web browser supports JavaScript.

Stimse_sessid – Set during login to control the choice of language for the services offered at stim.se.

Cookie-agreed – Collects information about whether the user has accepted cookies.

Language – Collects information about which language the user prefers.

Blocking cookies

If you do not want to accept cookies, you can change the settings in your web browser to block cookies. Note, however, that if you choose to block cookies certain website features may not function correctly or be rendered unusable.

 

This privacy policy was last revised on June 10, 2016.