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Additional Privacy Notice for the Telegram Messenger Service

Last updated on: July 10, 2020
Zu den Datenschutzhinweisen auf Deutsch geht es hier: https://www.universal-music.de/rechtliche-hinweise/datenschutzhinweise-telegram
The personal designations (e.g. participants) which are used in masculine form in this document for purely linguistic reasons, include persons of all genders (m/f/d).
For our services offered via Telegram (collectively “Services”), we, Universal Music GmbH, Stralauer Allee 1, 10245 Berlin (hereinafter „We“ or „us“), use the technical platform of Telegram Messenger Inc. (“Telegram” or “Provider").
Telegram is the data controller responsible for your personal data when you use the Services. As Telegram is located outside the European Economic Area, Telegram has designated one of their group companies based in the European Economic Area, Telegram UK Holdings Ltd (71–75 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, London, England, WC2H 9JQ), as a representative to whom you may direct any issues you have relating to the processing of your personal data by Telegram.
The use of the Services is not necessary to contact us or to receive our information. Information that we publish via the Services may also be retrieved in the same or a similar way at:
 
In addition, you may contact us via info@universal-music.de at any time.
Therefore, please note that you use the offered Services on your own responsibility. This particularly applies for the use of interactive Telegram features.
 
QUICKLINKS
  • COLLECTION AND USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION BY THE PROVIDER
  • YOUR RIGHTS
  • TRANSFER TO THIRD COUNTRIES
  • YOUR OPTIONS
  • COLLECTION AND USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION BY US
  • ADDITIONAL NOTICE ON NEWS AND OTHER DIRECT MARKETING
  • CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY NOTICE
  • CONTACT
 
COLLECTION AND USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION BY THE PROVIDER
Personal data is information that can be used to directly or indirectly identify you. Personal data also includes anonymous information that is linked to information that can be used to identify you directly or indirectly. Information that has been irreversibly anonymized or aggregated so that it is no longer possible to identify you, either in combination with other information or otherwise, is not considered personal data.
The information about you collected during your use of the Services will be processed by the Provider and may be transmitted to countries outside the European Union. Telegram might share information about you within the Telegram group of companies to facilitate, support and integrate the Telegram Group’s activities and to improve the Services.
We have no control over the nature and extent of the information processed by the Provider, the nature of the processing and use or the disclosure of this information to third parties, in particular to countries outside the European Union.
Information about which data is processed by the Provider and used for which purposes may be found in the privacy policy of the Services, which may be found here: https://telegram.org/privacy.
In particular, without limitation, the following information may be collected and processed:
  • First and last name,
  • Screen/user name,
  • Mobile phone number,
  • Profile picture,
  • Information provided in “Bio”-section
  • E-Mail address
  • Media and messages you send via the Service.
In what way and to what extent the Provider exactly uses the information in the context of your use of the Services, how long the Provider stores this data and further details are available at the privacy notice of Telegram: https://telegram.org/privacy.
In addition to private messages, Telegram also supports public channels and public groups. Like everything on Telegram, the data you post in public communities is encrypted, both in storage and in transit — but everything you post in public will be accessible to everyone.
YOUR RIGHTS
Information on how to exercise your rights subject to Article 15 et seq. GDPR (right of access, right to rectification, deletion, limitation of processing, right to data portability, right of objection) vis-à-vis the Provider may be found at:
If you would like to exercise your rights vis-à-vis us, you may find further information in the section “Contact” below.
TRANSFER TO THIRD COUNTRIES
Telegram may share your personal data with: (1) their parent company, Telegram Group Inc, located in the British Virgin Islands; and (2) Telegram FZ-LLC, a group member located in Dubai. According to its privacy policy, Telegram will implement appropriate safeguards to protect the security and integrity of that personal data which will take the form of standard contract clauses approved by the European Commission. Further information may be found at: https://telegram.org/privacy#8-who-your-personal-data-may-be-shared-with
YOUR OPTIONS
You have the option to restrict the processing of your data in the privacy settings of your profile. Information about the privacy settings may be found at: https://telegram.org/privacy#9-your-rights-regarding-the-personal-data-you-provide-to-us (in the section 9.3. Data settings).
Information on how to manage or delete information about yourself may be found at: https://telegram.org/privacy#10-deleting-data
COLLECTION AND USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION BY US
We ourselves do not collect and process any data based on the fact that you use the Services. However, if we reply to your messages or if you contact us via the Services, the information submitted by you at the Services will be processed by us, in particular your (user) name, your telephone number and the contents published under your account.
Information about our use, processing and storage of your personal information may be found at Security and Privacy at https://www.universal-music.de/rechtliche-hinweise/security-and-privacy.
ADDITIONAL NOTICE ON NEWS AND OTHER DIRECT MARKETING
Your subscription to the news about the named artist from us via Telegram will not be completed until you have written “Start”. To use Telegram, you need to have an account on Telegram.
Unsubscribe/Opt-Out
You may stop the sending of messages by us by writing “Stop” in the chat window. You then will not receive any more news from us about the respective artist in this way. You can sign up for the Service the same way anytime.
CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY NOTICE
We reserve the right to change or adapt this Privacy Notice at any time. All material changes will be published at www.universal-music.de/rechtliche-hinweise/privacy-notice-telegram. Please check regularly for updates or changes to this Privacy Notice.
This Privacy Notice may be found at www.universal-music.de/rechtliche-hinweise/privacy-notice-telegram. All pieces of information on Security and Privacy are available at https://www.universal-music.de/rechtliche-hinweise/security-and-privacy.
CONTACT
If you have any questions, comments or inquiries regarding this Privacy Notice, please contact: datenschutz@universal-music.de. In this way, you may also assert your rights subject Article 15 et seq. GDPR (right of access, right to rectification, deletion, limitation of processing, right to data portability, right of objection).
 
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