Privacy Policy

The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) is an important piece of legislation that is designed to strengthen and unify data protection laws for all individuals within the European Union. The regulation became effective and enforceable on the 25th May 2018. The International Association of Libraries and Museums of Performing Arts (hereafter SIBMAS) values your privacy and is fully committed to achieving compliance with the GDPR.

Data collected

If you subscribe to our newsletter, then we collect your email address provided by you. If you are a SIBMAS member, then you give some information for our members’ directory. We keep all this information but you can choose to remove it from the website, and/or correct it. When you book a SIBMAS Conference, you need fill in a form: we collect information as: participant name, institution name, e-mail address. When you submit a Conference proposal, you fill in a form: we collect information as name, organization, e-mail address, city, country, and a brief CV. Cookies: In order to distinguish you from other users of the website, data is collected automatically when you visit the SIBMAS web pages (cookies that are used, for example, for google analytics and other statistical information). This type of data is primarily technical data, such as information on the browser and operating system you are using, or the date, time and location at which you accessed the pages.

Purposes and Legal Bases of the Processing

Your data was / is being collected to:

  • provide you with information about the activities of the Society
  • provide you with information about relevant activities in the field of documenting circus, dance, cinema, opera, theatre and puppetry
  • Organize conferences
  • Offers you a better user experience: our site sets cookies which remain on your computer or device for differing times. Some expire at the end of each session, that are required for the operation of our website, and some remain for longer so that when you return to our web site, you will have a better user experience.

Affected Rights

Under the EU Data Protection Regulation, you have the following rights:

  • If your personal data is processed, you have the right to obtain information about the data stored about you (Art. 15 GDPR).
  • If inaccurate personal data is processed, you are entitled to a correction (Art. 16 GDPR).
  • If the legal prerequisites exist, you can request the deletion or limitation of the processing and appeal against the processing (Art. 17, 18 and 21 GDPR). We would like to point out that in this case the management of your membership will be affected.

Please contact the Responsible Person, who have access to your data: Data Protection Officer (DPO):