Terms & Conditions

Garbicz Festival Sp.z.oo Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting our website. We would like to inform you about the application of your information when using our website given the application of information is top priority.

1. General

Our pages can be used in principal without having to disclose any personal information. It may be necessary to process personal information if our specific corporate services are being used. We will ask for consent from the individual in question should this be the case provided that there are no legal grounds which allow any information to be processed. This type of grounds exists if it is necessary to carry out any processing in order to honour an agreement, where the individual in question is one party, or this is required to take any precontractual measures upon request from that particular individual in question (Art. 6, para 1b) of the German Data Protection Act.

Any personal information will always be processed in accordance with the provisions specified under data protection laws, especially where this complies with the DSGVO (German Data Protection Act) and the BDSG (Federal Data Protection Act).

We would like to inform you here about the scope and purpose of any information which has been collected, used and processed and wish to clarify your rights. 

The information will be processed in a manner which you fully understand, and this will only be collected for specified, unequivocal and legitimate purposes. The information will only be appropriate for this purpose and will be processed to the extent which is required. In this respect, we will ensure that any information will be factually correct and, if required, we will ensure that it is up to date and that it is only stored for a permitted period of time. We will also act accordingly to ensure the data is protected adequately so that it is safeguarded against unauthorised or illegal processing or against any accidental loss. You always have the option to receive any information regarding the status of any data. We will inform you about your rights in due course.

2. Definitions 

Our privacy policy is based on terms and definitions which can be found in the application section of the Data Protection Regulations. You can find a link here to Article 4 of the German Data Protection Act to ensure that our privacy policy can be understood. https://dsgvo-gesetz.de/art-4-dsgvo/3

You will also receive a request as to whether you wish to use cookies when visiting our site.

3. Name and address of the individual responsible for processing

The individual responsible for compliance with data protection regulations is: 

Thomas Zieglmeier, Garbicz Festival Sp.z.oo, Kosciuszki 44, 66-235 Gadkow Wielki 

Website: https://garbiczfestival.com

4. Collecting general data and information

Our website collects general data and information whenever requested to do so, such as the IP address, the browser type and version, the operating system, the referrer URL from which you may have visited us, along with the date and time of access and similar information. This information will be stored in log files and is not for profiling, namely we will not draw any conclusions regarding the individual in question. The information will be collected and will be separated from any personal data. 

The data mentioned will be processed by us for the following purposes:

Ensuring that the website connection is set up smoothly,

Ensuring that the website can be used without any difficulties,

Evaluating system security and stability as well as for other administrative purposes.

The legal basis for processing information is Art. 6, para. 1, p. 1f) of the German Data Protection Act. We will not use any data collected for the purpose of making conclusions about you as an individual under any circumstances.

5. Collecting information for honouring agreements

The legal basis is normally Art. 6 para 1a) of the German Data Protection Act because explicit consent has been given as per Art. 6, para 2b) of the German Data Protection Act where processing is required in order to honour an agreement,

6. Cookies

Our website partially uses cookies. These are small data records which are stored on your computer by a web server. This is user-specific data, which is used to analyse user conduct, whereas it is also used to make the experience more user friendly. Cookies will be stored at the end of the session.

You can prevent the use of cookies by adjusting the settings in your browser accordingly (disable function). Any cookies already set can be deleted by the browser at any time. A number of the site functions may be affected if cookies are disabled. You can also set the browser so that you are notified about the use of cookies.

7. Contact options via the website/newsletter

a) Our website enables electronic methods of communication with us based on legal requirements. This can be done by sending an e-mail.

Data will be processed for the purpose of contacting us in accordance with Art. 6, para. 1, p. 1a) of the German Data Protection Act which is based on the consent you have given voluntarily.

The extent of any data collected is dependent on the content of the e-mail you send to us.

8. Disclosing information

Your personal information will not be transmitted to third parties for purposes apart from those which are specified below.

We will only disclose your personal information to third parties, if:

  • you have given your explicit consent to do so (Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1a) of the German Data Protection Act),
  • if a disclosure is required for honouring an agreement (Art. 6 para.1 p.1b). This includes any disclosure to a shipping company. 
  • disclosure is required for asserting, exercising or defending any legal claims and where there are no grounds for believing that you have a prevailing legitimate interest not to disclose your information (Art. 6 para. 1, p.1f) of the German Data Protection Act),
  • there are legal obligations associated with disclosure (in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1, p. 1c) of the German Data Protection Act,) and
  • this is permitted by law and is required for building contractual relationships with yourself (in accordance with Art. 6, para. 1, p. 1b) of the German Data Protection Act)

No information will be processed in a so-called third country.

9. Legal basis/data retention period

Data will be processed upon your request and is required for. the purposes specified to ensure that the order is processed appropriately and when required for mutually fulfilling any obligations stated in the order, pursuant to Art 6, para. 1, p. 1b) of the German Data Protection Act. 

Any personal information stored by us for honouring/fulfilling the agreement will be stored and will then deleted up until the statutory duties carried out during the retention period for businesses has expired (six years after the end of the calendar year in which the order was terminated, pursuant to Art. 257 of the German Commercial Code), unless we are obliged to store this for an extended period due to tax and trade-related duties associated with storage and documentation pursuant to Art. 6, para 1, p.1c) of the German Data Protection Act or if you have given your consent for it to be stored for an additional period pursuant to Art. 6, para. 1, p. 1a) of the German Data Protection Act. Storage periods specified under tax laws and deadlines quoted in Art. 257, para. 4 of the German Commercial Code are set at ten years. In addition, there is an option to store information for up to 30 years to help defend against any potential liability cases.

10. Rights of the interest party

You reserve the right:

to revoke the consent you have given to us at any time, pursuant to Art. 7, para. 3 of the German Data Protection Act. As a result, we are not permitted to continue processing data in the future on the grounds of the consent which has been given;

to request any information about any personal information being processed by us, pursuant to Art. 15 of the German Data Protection Act. You may specifically request any information and accompanying details regarding processing purposes, the data information category, the categories for recipients to whom your information has been disclosed, or will be disclosed, the scheduled storage period, the right to adjustment, deletion, restriction of any processing or opposition thereto, the right of appeal and the origin of data provided that this has not been collected by us, and you may also request that any decisions be made via an automated process including those associated with profiling along with any meaningful information;

to request that any incorrect personal information stored by us be corrected or any information be finalised with immediate effect, pursuant to Art. 16 f the German Data Protection Act.

to request that any personal information stored by us be deleted, unless this may be processed for exercising any rights associated with the freedom of expression and information, for honouring any legal obligation and for any reasons in the public interest required for asserting, exercising or defending any legal claims, pursuant to Art. 17 of the German Data Protection Act;

to request that your personal information being processed may be restricted, provided that the accuracy of any data is being disputed by you, where any processing is deemed unlawful, where you reject that this may be deleted and where we no longer require this information, while you however may require this for asserting, exercising and defending any legal rights, or you have raised an objection to any processing, pursuant to Art. 21 of the German Data Protection Act;

to request that you receive any of your personal information with which you have provided us in a structured and standard format which can be read by machines, or which is required to be transmitted to another responsible party and which is subject to a complaint raised by the supervisory authorities, pursuant to Art. 77 of the German Data Protection Act. You can normally contact the supervisor authority in your primary area of residence, or you may contact one of our law office branches.

11. The right of appeal

You reserve the right to launch an objection to your personal information being processed provided that there are grounds to do so on the basis of your personal circumstances, pursuant to Art. 21 of the German Data Protection Act and if your personal data being processed is based on legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6, para. 1, p.1f) of the German Data Protection Act.

Please send an e-mail to the following address should you wish to exercise your right of appeal:


12. Google Analytics Privacy Policy

We use functions of the Google Analytics web analysis service. The service provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so called “cookies”.

These are text files which are stored on your computer and which allow the website you are using to be analysed. Any information generated by cookies relating to your use of this website will normally be transmitted to a Google Server in the USA and will be stored there. Google uses the data among other things to evaluate the use of the website so that online reports can be drafted for us regarding the use of the site and so that other services can be provided in relation to the use of our website. 

Further information regarding how Google handles user information can be found here under the Google Privacy Policy: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de

We use the “_gat._anonymizeIp” application via Google Analytics for web analysis. The IP address of the individual in question’s Internet connection will be both shortened and anonymised by Google if using this application whenever our website is being accessed from a Member State of the European Union or from another contracting state who has signed up to an agreement within the European Economic Area.

Further information and Google’s applicable Privacy Policy can be found by visiting: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/ and by visiting: http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html. A further explanation of Google Analytics can also be found by clicking on this link: https://www.google.com/intl/de_de/analytics/

The legal basis is Art. 6, para.1f) of the German Data Protection Act.

13. Social media plugins

a.  Instagram Privacy Policy

We use Instagram plugins on our sites. Instagram is provided by Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA.

The browser will establish a direct connection to the Instagram servers whenever you visit a page on which a plugin is located. We cannot have any influence on the amount of data which Instagram collects via the button. According to Instagram, no personal information is collected without clicking on the button. Any personal information, including the IP address, will be collected and processed whenever you are logged into Instagram.  

Further information regarding the Instagram Privacy Policy can be found here: http://instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/.

b. Privacy Policy for using Facebook plugins (like button)

We use plugins of the social media network Facebook on our site, the service provider for which is Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA. You will recognise Facebook plugins on the Facebook logo or on the “like button”).

A direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server will be established via the plugins whenever you visit our site. This will transmit your IP address to Facebook, along with the message that our site has been visited via the IP address.

Facebook will recognise which site you have visited whenever you visit our page and are logged into Facebook.

You will then link the contents of our site to your Facebook profile whenever you click on the “like” button. We would like to point out that as the provider of the pages we are not aware of any of the data content being transmitted and how this is used by Facebook. Further information regarding the Facebook Privacy Policy can be found here: http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php.

Please log out of your Facebook user account should you not wish to transmit this information. We would like to point out that information is always transmitted to Facebook regardless of this policy.

14. Data security

We adopt the widely used SSL (Secure Socket Layer) method in conjunction with the highest level of encryption which can be supported by your browser. Otherwise, we will take appropriate and organisational security measures to safeguard your information from accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or complete loss, destruction, or to protect this against any unauthorised access by third parties. Our security measures are being improved continuously in line with technical development.