Terms and Conditions

General Terms of Use for the Plactron App and Plactron Website forUsers

Please read the following terms of usecarefully before using our Plactron app and registration via the Plactronwebsite (subscription management).

A.Overview Functions of the Plactron App and Plactron Website

Plactron GmbH -Zweigniederlassung Stein am Rhein with registered office at Obergass 8, 8260Stein am Rhein, Switzerland, is the provider of the app and the websitewww.plactron.com. The Plactron app (also: our app) and the Plactron website(subscription management) offer you the following usage options (overview) as auser (consumer as defined by § 13 BGB) exclusively for private, non-commercialor professional purposes:

1.    The Plactron app is a multimedia music app formusic, music videos, videos of artists on the development process of their art,booklets, images, comments and other word contributions and similar content andfor communication between users and artists and support of artists by users.

2.    The user can purchase content of the aforementionedtype, among other things, in the form of individual music titles, albums, bothin-app via the Plactron app or at a reduced price via subscription via thePlactron website (subscription management). However, the user can only book andmanage subscriptions via the registration on the Plactron website. The user canonly download and use the contents of the subscription via the Plactron app. Indoing so, the user can register the Plactron app on a maximum of three mobiledevices at the same time with his user account and only use it personally.Sharing or use by a user group is not permitted.

3.    The online library shall remain available to theuser via his user ID for the use of Plactron content already purchased for areasonable period of time after termination of the use of the Plactron app. Thedetails regarding the availability of the Plactron contents result from theorder and payment conditions valid at the time of purchase of the contents.

4.    Third party content is collectively referred to as"Plactron Third Party Content". Plactron content is collectivelyreferred to as "Plactron proprietary content". Both together arereferred to as Plactron content.

5.    The Plactron app also offers the user thepossibility of accessing (chargeable) content/services/offers from thirdparties (cooperation partners). Plactron merely provides the user with accessto these contents/services/offers of third parties via the Plactron app forthese offers, without, however, itself being the provider or contractualpartner of the user with regard to these mediated contents/services/offers. Forthis purpose, the user is also redirected to websites of the third parties.These offers are explicitly marked as third-party offers within the app.Separate terms of use and contract of the respective provider (cooperationpartner) may apply to the use of these services/offers of third parties.

6.    Plactron may expand, add to, limit, or change thelayout and uses of the Plactron App and the Plactron Website, and may customizethem to meet the needs of Users and Artists.

7.    The free components of our app are provided"AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE".

B.Scope of Application / Amendments to these Terms and Conditions

1.   The Termsof Use establish a legally binding agreement between you and Plactron(hereinafter referred to as "Plactron", "we","us" or "our"). Your contractual partner is: Plactron GmbHwith registered office in Munich, branch office Stein am Rhein, Obergass 8,8260 Stein am Rhein, Switzerland.

2.   Thisagreement exists only between the user and Plactron and not with the appmarketplace/app store through which the user can/has downloaded the Plactronapp (e.g. for iOS users, the App Store of Apple Inc. or for Android users, theGoogle Play store of Google Inc.). For the use of the app store, the respectiveterms of use and ordering and payment conditions set up by the provider of theapp store shall apply.

3.   Thecurrent ordering and payment conditions for the purchase of Plactron contentin-app and booking of subscriptions can be found at: http://www.plactron.com/nutzungsbedingungenThese apply in addition to these Terms of Use whenpurchasing Plactron content.

4.    Plactron reserves the right to change the functionsand contents of the app and the website with effect for the future, providedthat the changes are reasonable taking into account the interests of the userand the interests of Plactron and its affiliated companies and the artists.This shall be the case in particular if the changes are without economicdisadvantages for the User, e.g. in the case of adaptation of the services/appto the state of the art, changes to optimize the system, in particular toimprove user-friendliness, as well as changes to the content, insofar as thelatter are necessary to correct errors, to update and complete, forprogram-related optimization or for legal/licensing reasons or to expand thefree content of the app or website.

5.    Changes to these Terms of Use, any Special Terms ofUse or Contractual Terms as well as the introduction of additional terms andconditions for new services and products that offer chargeable content orcontract conclusion options (such as product or service offers) will becommunicated and offered to the User by e-mail to the e-mail address providedby the User no later than two months before the planned date of change.

6.    The User's consent to the offer of the amendedTerms and Conditions by Plactron shall be deemed to have been given if the Userdoes not object before the proposed date of entry into force of the amendmentsand continues to use the Plactron app (notice of amendment). Plactron shallseparately draw the user's attention to this effect when offering the new termsand conditions. In the event of consent, Plactron shall use the amended versionof the Terms of Use, the Special Terms of Use or the Contractual Terms as abasis for further use. If the User objects to the amendment, Plactron mayterminate the contract of use at the time of the amendment.

7.    If the user is offered changes to the terms andconditions for chargeable content by Plactron, the user may terminate the partof the app affected by the changes or the use of the services as a wholewithout notice and free of charge prior to the proposed date on which thechanges take effect. Plactron shall separately inform the user of this right oftermination upon notification of the planned change.

8.    The terms and conditions of payment and orderingapplicable to users of the Plactron app shall be made known to the user priorto the conclusion of the respective contract. In order to initiate an order,the user must confirm the separate payment and order conditions of Plactron atthe time of the order.

9.    Access to Plactron content acquired by purchase(online library) shall remain unaffected by a termination of the user agreementunless other rights of use with regard to the Plactron content have beenexpressly agreed.


C.Registration and Terms of Use for Users


1.   Prerequisite for registration / order / general

1.1.    Please note that you may only use the Plactron app and the Plactronwebsite (subscription management) with regard to the chargeablefunctions/services if you have reached the age of 18. Otherwise, the free functions/servicesof the Plactron app may only be used by users who have reached the age of 16.

If a parent of achild is under the aforementioned age limit and finds that your child is usingthe Plactron app without your consent, please contact us at datenschutz@plactron.com.

If we learn that wehave collected the personal data of a child under the age of 16 without theconsent of the parent/guardian, we will take reasonable steps to stop the useand delete the personal data. This may result in us having to delete the useraccount in the Plactron app for that child.

1.2.    Registration in our app is possible free of charge after downloadingthe app via the app store selected by the user on one (1) to a maximum of three(3) mobile devices of the user, there under Login/Registration.

1.3.    Another prerequisite for registration and use of our app is that theuser agrees to these terms of use. The user can call up and save the dataprotection information before registration via the link next to the linkedterms of use. The data protection information can also be viewed in itscurrently valid version under the heading Data protection informationwww.plactron.com/datenschutz. The respective valid payment and order conditionsare also displayed for the user to view and retrieve before placing an order.

1.4.    The user declares his agreement with the terms of use valid at the timeof registration and confirms receipt of the data protection information bychecking the checkboxes "The user agrees with Plactron's terms ofuse." and "The user can access the data protection informationhere." during the online registration process. confirmed.

1.5.    The orders of music titles/albums and the booking of a subscriptionincluding chat/follow/support function (together also: Plactron content) withthe artists are subject to a fee. The conclusion of contracts for the purchaseof music/albums via our Plactron app is only possible in an area protected by aregistration process and thus exclusively for registered users. Registrationand ordering is carried out by the user. Delivery of the musictitles/albums/subscriptions ordered via our Plactron app is, depending on thecontent, possibly only possible with residence/billing addresses in Germany orEurope.

2.    Registration process

2.1.    There is no legal claim to registration in the Plactron app and thePlactron website (subscription management). We are entitled to refuse theregistration of a user without giving reasons.

2.2.   After the user has provided allthe personal data marked as required when registering in the Plactron app, wewill send the user a confirmation e-mail with an approval link to the e-mailaddress provided by the user during registration. The user can complete theregistration by clicking on the confirmation link. Registration is not possiblebefore confirming the confirmation link. If the confirmation e-mail does notarrive, the user should first check his spam folder before contacting us.

2.3.    Only through our confirmation e-mail do we accept the application forregistration of the user to use the app. Only after receipt of this e-mail andactivation of the confirmation link is the user entitled to use the app withinthe scope of the terms of use.

3.    Duties of the user - general

3.1.    The information required from the user for registration and further useof the app and the Plactron website (subscription management) must be complete,up-to-date and correct. The user may not register an account for third parties.

3.2.    If the data provided by the User changes, the User must immediatelycorrect the data in the Plactron app and on the Plactron website (subscriptionmanagement) in the account settings and/or personal settings.

3.3.    Access data including the password must be kept secret by the user andmust not be made accessible to unauthorized third parties under anycircumstances.

3.4.    It is further the responsibility of the user to ensure that access tothe Plactron app and on the Plactron website (subscription management) the useof the available services is exclusively by the user.

3.5.    Access by unauthorized third parties to the Plactron app and theservices available on the Plactron app as well as to the Plactron website(subscription management) must be prevented by the user by taking suitable andappropriate measures. The user is obliged to notify us immediately of anyunauthorized use of his access. The usershall be liable for any misuse of access for which he is responsible.

3.6.    Selling a user account or playlist or otherwise receiving or offeringto receive financial or other consideration for influencing an account or listname or the contents of an account or playlist is prohibited.

3.7.    The user may not use any devices, products or other means that serve tocircumvent or overcome our technical (security) measures of the app/website. Inthe event of misuse of the app, we are entitled to immediately block the user'saccess. Further rights and claims, in particular our right to extraordinarytermination for cause and claims for damages remain unaffected.

3.8.    The user shall be responsible for creating and maintaining thetechnical requirements for access to the Plactron app in his access area, inparticular with regard to the hardware and operating system software used, theconnection to the Internet and the current browser software as well as theinstallation of any app updates. The user is obliged to take the necessaryprecautions to secure his systems, in particular to use the current securitysettings of the browser and to use current protective mechanisms to ward offmalware.

3.9.    The user agrees to refrain from artificially increasing the playbackcounter or a follower counter or otherwise manipulating the Plactron app byusing bots, scripts or other automated processes, by granting or receiving anyconsideration (financial or otherwise) or in any other way.

3.10. The user undertakes to refrain from any other artificial support ofcontent by automated processes or in any other way.

4.    Duties of the User - UserContent and Conduct Guidelines

The user undertakes to comply with theapplicable legal provisions with regard to the user content generated by himand user content shared by him. The user therefore observes the following requirementsin particular:

4.1.    In particular, the user will not publish or shareany content

4.1.1.  withdefamatory and/or insulting content,

4.1.2.  with contentthat violates copyrights,

4.1.3.  with contentthat infringes trademark, patent and/or name rights or other commercial orintellectual property rights,

4.1.4.  withpornographic or obscene content,

4.1.5.  with contentthat depicts, threatens or supports sexual violence, sexual assault, sexualexploitation and/or abuse of children or adults,

4.1.6.  with contentthat supports or coordinates the exploitation and abuse of people (includinghuman trafficking and related human smuggling),

4.1.7.  with contentthat depicts, advocates or coordinates sexual acts with non-consenting parties(to prevent non-consensual sexual acts). This also applies to content intendedto promote, endorse or coordinate sexual encounters or commercial sexualservices between adults, such as prostitution or escort services,

4.1.8.  threateningand/or threatening to commit a criminal act or calling for the commission of acriminal act,

4.1.9.  with contentsthat glorify violence, call for violence or

4.1.10.with the callto violate these terms of use,

4.1.11.withdiscriminatory and/or inciting content,

4.1.12.with the callfor the establishment and formation of criminal associations or armed groups orthe call for the organized exercise of violence,

4.1.13.with contentintended to intentionally deceive others, especially to defraud or exploitothers for money or property, or aid in committing a fraud,

4.1.14.commitviolations of applicable laws and regulations with other content and calls, inparticular    Distributingpropaganda materials of unconstitutional organizations,    Use of symbolsof unconstitutional organizations,    Preparation ofa violent act endangering the state,    Instruction tocommit a violent act dangerous to the state,    Nationaltreasonous forgery,    Disturbing thepublic peace by threatening to commit a crime,    Formation ofcriminal, terrorist groups at home and abroad,    Instruction tocommit a crime,    Reward andapproval of crimes, Insultingconfessions, religious societies and ideological associations, Distribution,acquisition and possession of child pornography content, Violation ofthe most personal sphere of life and personal rights through image recordings Falsificationof evidentiary data.

4.1.15.with contentthat is illegal for other reasons due to applicable laws.

4.2.    The user is also obliged to comply with the followingguidelines and rules when using the Plactron app and the Plactron website:

4.2.1.  Not to post orshare content or use the app's features in a way that is likely to harass orbully other users/artists, or stalk ("stalking").

4.2.2.  Not to attackpeople on the basis of ethnicity, religion, race, nationality, gender, sexualorientation, age, serious illness or disability. In particular, violent orinhumane language, harmful stereotyping, statements of inferiority, expressionsof contempt, disgust or rejection, name-calling or calls to exclude or isolatepersons are to be understood as attacks.

4.2.3.  Not todisseminate or share hate speech and not to disseminate content from hateorganizations. Hate organizations are any grouping of three or more personsorganized under a name, sign, or symbol whose ideology, statements, or physicalactions attack persons on the basis of certain characteristics, including, butnot limited to, ethnicity, religious affiliation, nationality, ethnic origin,gender, sexual orientation, serious illness, or disability.

4.2.4.  Not post orshare content that depicts and supports self-harm as intentional and directinjury to self or another's body, including self-mutilation and eatingdisorders.

4.2.5.  Not post orshare content that identifies and negatively portrays victims or survivors ofself-harm, suicide, or suicide attempts, whether in a serious, joking, orrhetorical manner, as well as depictions of suicide or self-harm.

4.2.6.  Not to post orshare content that advocates the suffering or humiliation of others.

4.2.7.  Not to post orshare content that is intended to manipulate or interfere with any election orother civic process, or that could negatively impact participation in any civicprocess, or that contains false information regarding the date, location orconduct of any such process.

4.2.8.  Not to post orshare content that contains the login credentials or personal information ofother users/artists.

4.2.9.  Not toundertake any content or actions that are intended to pretend to be or representa third party (other natural person or company) or to represent a supposedaffiliation with third parties in order to deceive, mislead and/or fraudulentlyexploit other users/artists.

4.2.10.Not to forward"chain letters", spam messages.

4.2.11.Not to operateor promote a pyramid scheme or to distribute via the functions of the Plactronapp or the Plactron website (subscription management);

4.2.12.Not post orshare any advertising not explicitly authorized by us, or host, advertise orshare sweepstakes or contests through the Plactron App or the Plactron Website.

4.2.13.Not to post orshare synthetic or manipulated media content in a misleading manner.

4.2.14.Not to publishor share "fake news" or false reports. In particular, "fakenews" is content that contains false statements of fact and is likely to harm a person,an organization or an institution by providingfalseor misleading information.

4.2.15.Not to use"social bots" or similar technologies with the aim of manipulatingthe opinions of other users or artists.

4.3.    Content that violates the above obligations andguidelines can be deleted after examination, as soon as we have become aware ofthis. If content is reported to us due to a violation of these guidelines, itwill be blocked until we have been able to review the alleged violation andgive the author of the affected content the opportunity to comment. Syntheticand manipulated media content may be flagged upon report so that other usersand artists know it is not genuine, and to provide additional context.

4.4.    When reporting a violation and deciding on ourresponse and sanction against the user, we will consider, among other things,whether the conduct is directed against an individual, a group, or a group ofpersons in need of special protection, whether the report was made by a datasubject or by an uninvolved person, whether the user has previously violatedour policies, the severity of the violation, whether the content may be amatter of legitimate public interest and the exchange of views in compliancewith criminal law limits.

4.5.    The user can be sanctioned for violation of theseguidelines and obligations according to the measures in item 5.

4.6.    If a User believes that certain User Content hasbeen posted on the App in violation of the foregoing guidelines and policies orlaws, the User may immediately notify us by email to: xxx

We can best processthe report if the user who wishes to report a violation provides the followinginformation: The report must specifically allow identification of the contentallegedly violating the Terms of Use (such as alleged violating user (name),date, time of the affected content, reason for the reporting user's report(description of the violation)) including information about where exactly thereported content is located so that we can find and identify it.

5.    Blocking the account

5.1.     We can temporarily or permanently block the user's access to ourPlactron app, in particular its communication functions such as posting andmessage function, at our own dutiful discretion, either as a whole or toindividual sub-areas, if there are concrete indications that the terms of useand/or applicable law are being or have been violated (including misuse ofaccess data; violation of property rights and user guidelines; violation ofapplicable laws). We may issue a warning for a first violation. In the event ofa serious first violation or a subsequent violation, we may restrictcommunication features such as posting and messaging functionality ortemporarily or permanently disable the corresponding user profile fromparticipating in interactions with other users and artists.

5.2.    If there is a reasonable suspicion of danger to life and limb of aperson or an imminent danger to public safety, we reserve the right to informthe law enforcement authorities and/or regulatory authorities.

5.3.    In addition, we may permanently block access due to inactivity at ourown dutiful discretion. If we intend to block access due to inactivity, we willinform the user of this by e-mail at least two months before the intendedblocking due to inactivity.

5.4.    When deciding on blocking and deactivation/deletion, the legitimateinterests of the user will be given due consideration. We reserve the right topermanently block access and exclude the user from futureparticipation/registration. Severe and repeated breaches of contract by theuser give us the right to extraordinary termination (§ 314 BGB).

5.5.    In the event of temporary or permanent blocking of the accessauthorization of the customer, the user will be notified of this by e-mail.

5.6.    A permanently blocked (deactivated) access authorization, especiallythe communication functions such as posting and messaging functions, cannot berestored.

5.7.    Access to the online library with the content purchased by the userremains unaffected in the event of blocking or deactivation due to these termsand conditions.


6.    Termination of use

6.1.    The registration and use of the app itself is for an unlimited periodand free of charge. The agreements can be terminated by us as well as by theuser.

6.2.    The use of the app can be terminated by the user at any time by informal notification to us or via the sub-item"Delete user account" at any time with a notice period of 14 days tothe end of the month. The deletion process is not automatically implemented bythis notification of the user, but only after verification by us made /restored within X days.

6.3.    The right to terminate for cause remains unaffected.

6.4.    Upon termination of the user contract, the user's Plactron app fullaccess will be blocked.

6.5.    Once all orders have been processed, the Plactron app full access aswell as the access to the Plactron website to the user account (subscriptionmanagement) will be irretrievably deleted after termination. We are entitledand obligated to irretrievably delete all data created in the context of theuse of the app after expiration of any statutory retention periods (AO, HGB).For personal data, the applicable data protection regulations apply inaccordance with our data protection information for users.

6.6.    Access to the online library with the content purchased by the userwill be irrevocably blocked upon deletion of the account.


D. Duty to observe property rights

Plactron respects and observes the propertyrights of its contractual partners and third parties and expects the same fromits contractual partners, i.e. also the user of the app and the Plactronwebsite.

1.   User guidelines Protective rights

1.1.    The user undertakes to comply with the applicablelicense conditions of the purchased content/third-party content and not toexceed the rights of use granted to him/her in and via the app. The scope ofthe rights of use to the purchased Plactron contents results from therespective valid order and payment conditions when confirming the buy button.

1.2.    The user undertakes in particular to refrain fromthe following actions:

1.2.1.       Copying,redistributing, reproducing, "ripping", recording, transmitting,publicly performing or displaying, broadcasting, or making publicly availablethe Plactron App or any Content or any portion thereof, or any other use of thePlactron App or any Content that is not expressly permitted under theAgreements or applicable law, or otherwise infringes any intellectual propertyrights (whether of a third party or Plactron) with respect to the Plactron Appor Content or any portion thereof;

1.2.2.        Using the Plactron app to import or copy localfiles that the user does not have permission to import or copy in this way;

1.2.3.       Transferringcontent from the cache of an authorized device to another device, by any means;

1.2.4.       Reverseengineer, decompile, disassemble, modify or create derivative works based onthe Plactron App, the Content or any part thereof, except to the extentpermitted by applicable law;

1.2.5.       Circumventingthe technologies used by Plactron, its contractors/licensors or third partiesto protect the Content or the Services;

1.2.6.       Selling,renting, sublicensing or leasing the Plactron App or any Content (or anyportion thereof) acquired or published through the Plactron App;

1.2.7.       Circumventionof geographical restrictions applied by Plactron or its licensors, if any;

1.2.8.       Removing oraltering (in particular for the purpose of concealing the owner or source ofContent or changing information about the owner or source of Content)references to existing copyrights, trademark rights or other intellectualproperty rights contained in the Content or the Services or transmitted via theServices;

1.2.9.       "Crawling"the Plactron App or using other automated means to view, access, or collectinformation from Plactron App.

1.3.   If a Userbelieves that User Content is being or has been used in an unauthorized manneror a User is acting in violation of the foregoing obligations of the Terms ofUse, the User may notify us by sending an email to: xxx

1.4.    Fraudulent or abusive reporting or other abuse ofthe Usage Policy may result in account suspension and may have other legalconsequences.

2.    Rights of use in relation tothe Plactron app and Plactron website itself

Unless otherwise separately stated and agreed,the User shall always only receive the simple, non-exclusive, non-transferableright, limited to the duration of the respective usage agreement, to use theApp and the content provided in the App/on the Websites exclusively for theUser's own, non-commercial, non-commercial purposes. In detail:

2.1.    Plactron grants the user the right to use the app and the website asintended. This is a non-exclusive and non-transferable right to use theinformation, software and functions provided in the app and the website to theextent that this corresponds to an appropriate use of the app and the website.

2.2.    The user may not use the Plactron app and the Plactron website in thecontext of entrepreneurial, commercial, otherwise profitable or officialactivities. The user is prohibited from reselling or otherwise transferringrights of use to or via the Plactron app or the Plactron website itself tothird parties. This includes, in particular, the resale or commercial use ofthe Plactron app and the Plactron website, any collection and use of productinformation, descriptions or prices, any derivative use of the Plactron app,any downloading or copying of account information for the benefit of anotherprovider, or any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extractionprograms.

2.3.    The information, software and documentation of the Plactron app and thePlactron website are protected by copyright. The user must observe Plactron'sindustrial property rights and copyrights to the Plactron app and the Plactronwebsite. In particular, the user may not develop the app furtherhimself/herself or use it as a basis for his/her own development and modify theprogram code of the Plactron app.

2.4.    Any exploitation, use, addition, sale, rental, reproduction of thePlactron app or the Plactron website without the express permission of Plactronis prohibited in any case.

2.5.    The user shall not be granted any rights of use beyond thosecorresponding to the purpose of the app and the website; in particular, theuser and also the artists/studios shall not be granted any rights to thecompany name or to intellectual or industrial property rights of Plactron.Plactron shall also not be obliged to grant corresponding rights.

2.6.    No frames/frame techniques may be used to insert the Plactron app orthe Plactron website or its content without our consent.

2.7.    All other commercial and intellectual property rights remainunaffected.

3.   Content protection, copyrights, ancillarycopyrights

3.1.    The available Plactron content (music titles,albums, booklets, lyrics, videos, images, drawings, files, etc. of Plactron aswell as of third parties) in the Plactron app and the Plactron website areprotected by industrial property rights or by other property rights and arerespectively owned by us, by our contractual partners such as, among others,the artists/studios or other third parties who have made the respectivethird-party content available via our Plactron app.

3.2.    Trademarks, company logos, other marks or protective notices, copyrightnotices, serial numbers, reproduction/copy protection and other featuresserving protection or identification purposes used in our Plactron app and onour website may not be removed or modified, either in electronic format or inprintouts.

3.3.    We do not check the completeness, accuracy and legality of linkedexternal third-party content and therefore do not assume any responsibility orwarranty for the completeness, accuracy, legality and timeliness of thethird-party content. This also applies with regard to the quality of thethird-party content and its suitability for a particular purpose.

3.4.    Advertisements by users/artists/studios may contain links to externalthird-party websites over whose content we have no influence. Therefore, wecannot assume any liability for these external contents. The respectiveprovider or operator of the linked pages is always responsible for the contentof the linked pages; this also applies to their data processing. A control ofthe contents of pages linked by third parties is not reasonable withoutconcrete evidence of a violation of the law. If we become aware ofinfringements on or with linked pages, we will inform the artist/third partyprovider and are entitled to remove such links in our app/website immediatelyafter due examination.

3.5.    We are responsible for the own contents of our app/website according tothe general laws, especially according to § 7 para. 1 of the Telemedia Act. Allcontent is created with due care and to the best of our knowledge. Insofar aswe refer to websites of third parties on our website by means of hyperlinks, wecannot assume any liability for the continuous up-to-dateness, correctness andcompleteness of the linked content, as this content lies outside our area ofresponsibility and we have no influence on its future design. If, in youropinion, any content violates applicable law or is inappropriate, the user cannotify us by e-mail mitteilen:info@plactron.com.

4.   User content/exploitation rights

4.1.    Some parts of the App may allow users to postphotos, videos, comments, and other content, which we refer to as "UserContent" or "User Content."


4.2.    Plactron is not responsible for user contentpublished by other users or artists via the app's features. Plactron does notshare the opinions published/shared by users unless Plactron expressly adoptsthe opinions as its own. User Content is the property of the User or whoevercreated it, but when the User posts their content, the User licenses it toPlactron as follows:


4.2.1.                 By posting hisUser Content, the User declares that he has the right to use and publish suchUser Content.


4.2.2.                 User grantsPlactron a non-exclusive, perpetual, transferable, sublicensable, royalty-free,worldwide right to use the User Content that User posts on or in connectionwith the App. This includes, but is not limited to, the likeness of any personappearing in the User Content or any of the concepts or ideas contained in theUser Content, use for any purpose, including commercial use, which includes theright to translate, display, reproduce, modify, create derivative works,sublicense and transfer such rights. Plactron may, in its sole and absolutediscretion, remove User Content at any time, in particular if it violates theTerms of Use, copyrights and other rights of third parties and/or laws.  


4.2.3.                 Deleted UserContent in Plactron's systems and on the App may then remain stored/publishedto the extent that the User has published his User Content or it has beenshared with others who have not deleted this information, unless the User orthe respective individual requests the deletion or blocking of personal data inaccordance with applicable law. The user may assert the right to erasure ofpersonal data in accordance with and pursuant to the requirements of Art. 17DSGVO vis-à-vis Plactron.


4.3.   The usershould therefore not submit any creative ideas, suggestions, inventions ormaterials to us, e.g. by comment, unless we have requested them or a separateagreement has been concluded to this effect. If the user nevertheless submitssuch (possibly If the user nevertheless submits such content (which may belegally protected), the user grants Plactron a royalty-free, sublicensable,perpetual, worldwide right/license to use his comments and retransmissions,feedback and ideas for all comments, feedback or ideas that he submits andmakes available to us on a non-confidential basis, that the User shares withus, without notice to the User and without compensation or credit to the User,for any purpose whatsoever, including, but not limited to, developing,manufacturing and marketing products and services and creating, modifying orimproving products and services.


5.   Copyright infringement

5.1.   If the userbelieves that his or her user content or that of other users or artists isbeing used in the Plactron app without authorization (copyright infringement),the user may notify us by email to: info@plactron.com


5.2.   For moreefficient processing of the complaint, we ask the user to provide us with thefollowing information:


5.2.1.                 Name, address,telephone number, e-mail address, and an electronic or physical signature ofthe originator and the person making the report who is authorized to act onbehalf of the originator;

5.2.2.                 A descriptionof the copyrighted work that users claim has been infringed;

5.2.3.                 a descriptionby which concrete action or other concrete circumstances a copyright isinfringed;

5.2.4.                 a descriptionof what content it means and where in the Plactron app the content in questionis located that the user claims constitutes an infringement of intellectualproperty rights;

5.2.5.                 a statementthat the reporting person has a good faith belief that the material has notbeen released by the intellectual property owner, its agent, or by operation oflaw;

5.2.6.                 a statementthat the information contained in the notification is accurate, as well as astatement that the notifying person is authorized to file the complaint onbehalf of the author.

5.3.    Fraudulent or abusive reporting or any other misuseof the reporting function may result in the account of the reporting user beingblocked and may have further legal consequences.


6.   Liability

6.1.   In the eventof injury to life, limb or health attributable to us, we shall be liable inaccordance with the statutory provisions.


6.2.   The followingliability regulations apply to other damages:


6.2.1. Claims of theuser for damages are excluded. Excluded from this are claims for damages by theuser arising from injury to life, limb or health or from the breach ofessential contractual obligations (cardinal obligations) as well as liabilityfor other damages based on our intentional or grossly negligent breach of duty,or our legal representatives or vicarious agents. Essential contractualobligations are those whose fulfillment is necessary to achieve the goal of thecontract.

6.2.2. In the eventof a breach of material contractual obligations, we shall only be liable forthe foreseeable damage typical for this type of contract if such damage wascaused by simple negligence, unless the user's claims for damages are based oninjury to life, limb or health.

6.2.3. The restrictionsof 6.2.1. and 6.2.2. shall also apply in favor of our legal representatives andvicarious agents if claims are asserted directly against them.

6.2.4. Thelimitations of liability resulting from 6.2.1. and 6.2.2. shall not applyinsofar as we have fraudulently concealed a defect or have assumed a guaranteefor the quality of the item. The same shall apply insofar as we and the userhave reached an agreement on the quality of the item/product. The provisions ofthe Product Liability Act shall remain unaffected.


6.3.    We are liable for the loss of data, including paidcontent, only up to the amount that would have been incurred to restore thedata if the user had properly and regularly backed up the data.

C.Final regulations

1.   Choice of law

German law shall apply exclusively to theexclusion of the UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goodsand to the exclusion of the conflict of laws rules. The statutory provisions onthe restriction of the choice of law and on the applicability of mandatoryprovisions, in particular of the state in which the user has his habitualresidence as a consumer, shall remain unaffected.

2.   Contract language

Contract language is German.

3.   Language versions

3.1.   The text ofthe Terms of Use is available in German and in English.

3.2.   In the eventof disputes regarding the wording and interpretation of the English version ofthe Terms of Use, the German version as well as the interpretation according toGerman law shall prevail. The statutory provisions on the limitation of thechoice of law and on the applicability of mandatory provisions, in particularof the state in which the user has his habitual residence as a consumer, shallremain unaffected.


4.   Complaint contact

If you have a question or complaint, you cancontact us by email at the following email address: info@plactron.com.

5.   Alternative dispute resolution

The EU Commission has created an Internetplatform for online dispute resolution. The app serves as a contact point forthe out-of-court settlement of disputes concerning contractual obligationsarising from online purchase contracts. More information is available at thefollowing link: http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr. We are neither willing norobliged to participate in a dispute resolution procedure before a consumerarbitration board.

6.   Closing gaps in the contract

Should any provision of these Terms of Use beor become invalid, this shall not affect the validity of the remainingprovisions. In such a case, Plactron and the user shall be obliged to cooperatein the creation of provisions by which a result that comes as close as possibleto the invalid provision in economic terms is achieved in a legally validmanner. The foregoing shall apply mutatis mutandis to the closure of anyloopholes in the contract.

Der Schutz Ihrer Privatsphäre ist für die uns besonders wichtig. Das gilt selbstverständlich auch für den Umgang mit Ihren Daten während des Besuches auf unserer Website.

Wir behandeln Ihre Angaben streng vertraulich und beachten beim Umgang mit Ihren Daten selbstverständlich die datenschutzrechtlichen Bestimmungen.

Mit der folgenden Datenschutzerklärung möchten wir Ihnen daher über unsere Datenschutzbestimmungen und über den Umfang der Erhebung, Verarbeitung und Nutzung von personenbezogenen Daten auf dieser Website informieren.

Verantwortliche Stelle im Sinne der Datenschutzgesetze, insbesondere der Datenschutzgrundverordnung ist:

Was passiert mit Ihren Daten?

1. Umfang
Diese Website erhebt, speichert oder verarbeitet Daten nur für die Ausübung eigener Geschäftszwecke. Personenbezogene Daten werden in dem Umfang verarbeitet, in dem es erforderlich ist, Leistungen oder Inhalte sowie eine funktionsfähige Website bereitzustellen.

2. Rechtsgrundlage
Die Verarbeitung Ihrer personenbezogenen Daten erfolgt in der Regel nur nach Einwilligung, außer eine vorherige Einholung einer solchen ist aus tatsächlichen Gründen nicht möglich und die Verarbeitung durch gesetzliche Vorschriften gestattet.Soweit wir für Verarbeitungsvorgänge personenbezogener Daten Ihre Einwilligung einholen, dient Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. a DS-GVO als Rechtsgrundlage. Soweit eine Verarbeitung personenbezogener Daten zur Erfüllung einer rechtlichen Verpflichtung erforderlich ist, der unser Unternehmen unterliegt, dient Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. c DSGVO als Rechtsgrundlage.Für den Fall, dass lebenswichtige Interessen der betroffenen Person oder einer anderen natürlichen Person eine Verarbeitung personenbezogener Daten erforderlich machen, dient Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. d DSGVO als Rechtsgrundlage.Ist die Verarbeitung zur Wahrung eines berechtigten Interesses unseres Unternehmens oder eines Dritten erforderlich und überwiegen die Interessen, Grundrechte und Grundfreiheiten des Betroffenen das erstgenannte Interesse nicht, so dient Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. f DSGVO als Rechtsgrundlage für die Verarbeitung.

Welche Daten erheben / verarbeiten / nutzen wir?Grundsätzlich können Sie die Website aufrufen, ohne persönliche Angaben zu machen. Ihr Besuch auf unseren Seiten wird jedoch protokolliert. Bei jedem Aufruf unserer Website erfasst das System automatisiert Daten und Informationen vom Computersystem des aufrufenden Rechners. (Betriebssystem, IP-Adresse, Datum und Uhrzeit des Zugriffs, Browsertyp, Name der aufgerufenen Seite, übertragene Datenmenge, Meldung, ob der Abruf erfolgreich war, Angaben über den von Ihnen verwendeten Browser, Informationen zum Betriebssystem, Anzahl der Besuche, durchschnittliche Verweildauer und gegebenenfalls die Referer-URL). Die Daten werden ebenfalls in den Logfiles unseres Systems gespeichert. Eine Speicherung dieser Daten zusammen mit anderen personenbezogenen Daten des Nutzers findet nicht statt. Die vorübergehende Speicherung der IP-Adresse durch das System für die Dauer der Sitzung ist notwendig, um eine Auslieferung der Website an den Rechner des Nutzers zu ermöglichen. Hierfür muss die IP-Adresse des Nutzers für die Dauer der Sitzung gespeichert bleiben.

Um unser Angebot gezielt verbessern zu können, werden in anonymisierter Form Daten über die Nutzung dieser erhoben (Tracking). Die Verwendung dieser Informationen erfolgt ausschließlich zu statistischen Zwecken und zur bedarfsgerechten Gestaltung unseres Internetauftritts. Sie als Nutzer bleiben anonym.

Wie lange speichern wir Ihre Daten?

Ihre personenbezogenen Daten werden gelöscht oder gesperrt, sobald der Zweck der Speicherung entfällt. Eine Speicherung kann darüber hinaus erfolgen, wenn dies durch den europäischen oder nationalen Gesetzgeber in Verordnungen, Gesetzen oder sonstigen Vorschriften, denen der Verantwortliche unterliegt, vorgesehen wurde.

Ihre Rechte als User
Wir halten uns an die datenschutzrechtlichen Grundsätze der Datenminimierung und Speicherbegrenzung. Ihre Daten werden, wie soeben erwähnt, bei uns grundsätzlich nur solange gespeichert, wie dies für den jeweiligen Zweck notwendig ist oder wie es die vom Gesetzgeber vorgesehenen Speicherfristen vorgeben.

Sie können sich jederzeit mit einer Beschwerde an die für Ihnen zuständige datenschutzrechtliche Aufsichtsbehörde wenden. Ihre zuständige Aufsichtsbehörde richtet sich nach dem Bundesland Ihres Wohnsitzes, Ihrer Arbeit oder der mutmaßlichen Verletzung. Eine Liste der Aufsichtsbehörden finden Sie unter: www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html

Jegliches Einverständnis zur Speicherung, Verarbeitung und Nutzung Ihrer persönlichen Daten können Sie – wie oben bereits erwähnt – jederzeit einfach und kostenlos per Mail (hello@knguru.de) oder schriftlich, ganz oder teilweise mit Wirkung für die Zukunft widerrufen (Widerruf zu richten an: Louis Nell, Landsbergerstr 34, 04157 Leipzig).Die Rechtmäßigkeit der bis zum Eingang des Widerrufs erfolgten Datenverarbeitung bleibt davon unberührt.

Sie können unter den gleichen Kontaktdaten zudem Auskunft zu Ihren gespeicherten personenbezogenen Daten verlangen und haben ein Recht auf Berichtigung unrichtiger Daten.

Sie haben das Recht auf Löschung Ihrer Daten bzw. Einschränkung der Verarbeitung, sofern wir Ihre Daten aufgrund gesetzlicher Pflichten noch nicht löschen dürfen.

Sie haben außerdem das Recht, die uns überlassenen Daten Ihnen oder einem Dritten übertragen zu lassen.

Sie können jederzeit Widerspruch gegen die Verarbeitung Ihrer Daten, die aufgrund von Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. f) DS-GVO erfolgt, bei uns einlegen.

Um die Sicherheit Ihrer Daten bei der Übertragung zu schützen, verwenden wir dem aktuellen Stand der Technik entsprechende Verschlüsselungsverfahren.

YouTube Videos
Wir binden die Videos der Plattform “YouTube” des Anbieters Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA, ein. Die Nutzungsbedingungen von Google finden Sie unter: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

Google Analytics
Soweit Sie Ihre Einwilligung erklärt haben, wird auf dieser Website Google Analytics eingesetzt, ein Webanalysedienst der Google Ireland Limited (Google). Die Nutzung umfasst die Betriebsart Universal Analytics. Hierdurch ist es möglich, Daten, Sitzungen und Interaktionen über mehrere Geräte hinweg einer pseudonymen User-ID zuzuordnen und so die Aktivitäten eines Nutzers geräteübergreifend zu analysieren.

Google Analytics verwendet sog. Cookies;, Textdateien, die auf Ihrem Computer gespeichert werden und die eine Analyse der Benutzung der Website durch Sie ermöglichen. Die durch das Cookie erzeugten Informationen über Ihre Benutzung dieser Website werden in der Regel an einen Server von Google in den USA übertragen und dort gespeichert. Im Falle der Aktivierung der IP-Anonymisierung auf dieser Website, wird Ihre IP-Adresse von Google jedoch innerhalb von Mitgliedstaaten der Europäischen Union oder in anderen Vertragsstaaten des Abkommens über den Europäischen Wirtschaftsraum zuvor gekürzt. Wir weisen Sie darauf hin, dass auf dieser Webseite Google Analytics um eine IP-Anonymisierung erweitert wurde, um eine anonymisierte Erfassung von IP-Adressen (sog. IP-Masking) zu gewährleisten. Die im Rahmen von Google Analytics von Ihrem Browser übermittelte IP-Adresse wird nicht mit anderen Daten von Google zusammengeführt. Nähere Informationen zu Nutzungsbedingungen und Datenschutz finden Sie unter https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html bzw. unter https://policies.google.com/?hl=de

Zwecke der Verarbeitung
Im Auftrag des Betreibers dieser Website wird Google diese Informationen benutzen, um Ihre Nutzung der Website auszuwerten, um Reports über die Websiteaktivitäten zusammenzustellen und um weitere mit der Websitenutzung und der Internetnutzung verbundene Dienstleistungen gegenüber dem Websitebetreiber zu erbringen.

Die Rechtsgrundlage für den Einsatz von Google Analytics ist Ihre Einwilligung gemäß Art. 6 Abs. 1 S.1 lit. a DSGVO

Empfänger / Kategorien von Empfängern
Der Empfänger der erhobenen Daten ist Google.

Übermittlung in Drittstaaten
Die personenbezogenen Daten werden unter dem EU-US Privacy Shield auf Grundlage des Angemessenheitsbeschlusses der Europäischen Kommission in die USA übermittelt. Das Zertifikat können Sie unter https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI  abrufen.

Dauer der Datenspeicherung
Die von uns gesendeten und mit Cookies, Nutzerkennungen (z. B. User-ID) oder Werbe-IDs verknüpften Daten werden nach 14 Monaten automatisch gelöscht. Die Löschung von Daten, deren Aufbewahrungsdauer erreicht ist, erfolgt automatisch einmal im Monat.

Sie können Ihre Einwilligung jederzeit mit Wirkung für die Zukunft widerrufen, indem Sie die Speicherung der Cookies durch eine entsprechende Einstellung Ihrer Browser-Software verhindern; wir weisen Sie jedoch darauf hin, dass Sie in diesem Fall gegebenenfalls nicht sämtliche Funktionen dieser Website vollumfänglich werden nutzen können.

Sie können darüber hinaus die Erfassung der durch das Cookie erzeugten und auf Ihre Nutzung der Website bezogenen Daten (inkl. Ihrer IP-Adresse) an Google sowie die Verarbeitung dieser Daten durch Google verhindern, indem Sie das Browser-Add-on herunterladen und installieren. Opt-Out-Cookies verhindern die zukünftige Erfassung Ihrer Daten beim Besuch dieser Website. Um die Erfassung durch Universal Analytics über verschiedene Geräte hinweg zu verhindern, müssen Sie das Opt-Out auf allen genutzten Systemen durchführen.

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