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Privacy Statement


SIX8 Events UG & Co.KG Blumenthalstr.21 50670 Köln &  is an international public event and online ticketshop organisation. As such, we aim to bring people together, both in Germany and abroad, and to provide services for such gatherings. Besides organising public events, trade fairs and other events, we act as a promoter, advertiser and online ticketshop. In carrying out these services we process personal data. This privacy statement explains what personal data SIX8 Events & collects about you and how we handle them. We recommend that you read the statement carefully.

This privacy statement was last amended in May 2018 is the controller, as defined in the data protection legislation.

Our details are:

SixEight Events UG & Co.KG, Blumenthalstr.21, 50670 Köln, Germany.

Handling your personal data
SIX8 Events and considers your privacy to be important and handles your personal data as carefully and securely as possible. In doing so, it complies with the privacy legislation.

SIX8 Events and records personal data in the course of providing its services. Examples are where you take part in an exhibition or conference, subscribe to one of our newsletters, express interest in our services or contact SIX8 Events and in some other way. These may be personal data, but they may equally well be data examined by us to analyse the use made of our website, for example the number of times our websites are visited and what pages are viewed.

In this privacy statement we explain what personal data of yours we can process. That is not to say that all your personal data listed below are processed. That depends on what services you use and what data you leave behind on our websites. For example, what personal data we process will differ according to whether you are a visitor or an exhibitor.

To ensure that you have the clearest possible information, we have made a distinction between the processing of personal data for a number of SIX8 Events and specific services. By clicking on the specific services mentioned below you can find out what personal data SIX8 Events processes about you and why.

  • Events
  • Ticket sales
  • Websites and online communication
  • Advertisments

Basis for processing
SIX8 Events and uses all the personal data mentioned above to implement and process the agreement with you, for example the agreement with you as visitor to or exhibitor at an event. SIX8 Events and may also have a statutory obligation to process your personal data, for example to fulfil our obligations under tax law.

SIX8 Events and can also use your personal data because it has legitimate interests in doing so. Among these interests are providing a good service (for example when you visit an event in the SIX8 Events and event venue), ensuring the security of the buildings and systems and the efficiency of internal business operations, protecting financial interests, personnel planning and keeping customers informed about SIX8 Events and new and existing products and services.

If SIX8 Events and is to process personal data on the basis of your consent, it will ask you for this separately. You may always subsequently withdraw consent, but in such a case the data processed prior to the moment of withdrawal will remain lawful.

Transfer outside the EU
Your personal data may be transferred to countries outside the EU in cases where SIX8 Events service providers are established in a non-EU member state such as Switzerland or the United States. The level of protection in such countries, including the United States, may not be the same as in the EU. SIX8 Events and therefore takes appropriate measures to safeguard your personal data.

Your data may also be stored by third parties outside the EU when use is made of Google Analytics, Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin. However, as these parties are registered under the terms of the EU-US Privacy Shield, they will comply with the EU privacy legislation.

SIX8 Events and uses cookies to gather information about its customers for the purposes of targeted communication, including the provision of service information about its products, and specific marketing activities connected with SIX8 Events and products and possibly the products of third parties carefully selected by SIX8 Events and For further explanation, see our cookie statement.

SIX8 Events and will combine the information collected on our websites and from other sources in order to offer you the best (online) experience and service.

Retention periods
SIX8 Events and will keep your personal data for no longer than necessary for the processing purposes mentioned above. This means that your personal data are kept for as long as necessary to fulfil the specified purposes.

However, we are bound to retain certain personal data for longer as SIX8 Events and must comply with its statutory retention obligations such as the duty to retain data for tax purposes.

Security: SIX8 Events and has naturally taken security measures to protect your personal data from loss or unauthorised access.

Your rights: under the privacy legislation you have various rights as described below.

  • Access: you have the right of access to your personal data. You will receive an overview of your personal data within a month of the date on which we receive your request for access.
  • Correction: if your data are incorrect, we will correct them.
  • Erasure: you can submit a request to have your personal data erased. The data can be removed only if they are incorrect or no longer relevant.
  • Restriction: if you believe that SIX8 Events and is processing your personal data unlawfully or incorrectly, you may restrict this processing.
  • Objection: you may object to the processing of your personal data on the grounds of special personal circumstances. In the event of an objection to direct marketing, we will terminate the processing as quickly as possible.
  • Portability: You may request transmission of your personal data where the processing is based on consent or a contract with SIX8 Events and

Questions about this privacy statement or a request concerning the processing of your personal data may be addressed to:
SIX8 Events UG & Co.KG
Blumenthalstr. 21
50670 Köln Germany
+49 (1)52 318 40 343 or

To ensure that we do not disclose the data to the wrong person, we would kindly ask you to identify yourself (for example, by sending a copy of a valid proof of identity) when submitting a request. Please do not forget to render your citizen service number (BSN) illegible and your passport photograph unrecognisable on the copy.

Complaint about the processing of your personal data

If you have a complaint about the processing of your personal data by SIX8 Events and, we will try to resolve the matter with you. If this does not produce the desired result, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the privacy regulator – the German Data Protection Authority. For this purpose you should contact the personal data of authority.

Changes to privacy statement
SIX8 Events and is entitled to amend its privacy statement. New versions will always be posted on the website. We recommend that you regularly consult the privacy statement so that you are always aware of any changes.