Last Update : 2020-07-07

Privacy Policy

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BMG cares about data privacy and security and considers them at the utmost importance.

This Privacy Notice explains how we collect, use, disclose, and safeguard your information when you visit website.

BMG SE is the data controller, which determines the means and/or purposes of the processing”; The data processor is the company Mediactive Events located 3-4-10 cité Paradis 75010 Paris

Please read this Privacy Notice carefully.

You are furthermore encouraged to periodically read this Privacy Notice to stay informed of updates.

Collection of your information

We may collect information about you in various ways. The information we may collect on includes Personal data.

What is personal data?

Personal data may be any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. An identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, by reference to an identifier such as a name, identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to that natural person.

Data collection Source

Your personal data can be collected either directly or indirectly on

BMG collects the following data:

  • Name, Surname, Email address

You are under no obligation to provide us with personal information of any kind, however your refusal to do so may prevent you from using certain features of the

Information collected indirectly: information that our Application/website automatically collects about you. With regard to each of your visits to our Application/website we may automatically collect information including the following:

  • When using cookies and other similar technologies. intends to collect information such as the number of visitors, as well as user’s last visit date and consulted page. Please refer to the “cookies and other tracking technologies” part below.

Personal Identifiers:

In general, we will collect location information in order to personalize the activities you are doing in the app. This information is completely anonymous unless you decide to create a profile to get access to certain features of the app. In this case, we will collect the following types of Personal Data about you:

  • Location Information (country)

  • IP Address

Purposes of the processing

We use your personal data for the following purposes:

In order to provide you with an efficient and optimal experience on this application and let you use some of its functionality, you will be asked to communicate personal data. All the data elements to be provided directly by you are mandatory only if you want to access the live streaming.

Your interests regarding these collects:

Your personal information will also be used to identify you when you interact during the live (Q&A, Quizz…)

Data Retention Period

The period for which we process your personal data is shown in the table below:

Category of data   Data retention period
All your profile information   12 months after you last logged in the Application

BMG and your personal data

For the processes stemming from this Application, BMG is the data controller, deciding their purposes and means. Because data protection and security matter, BMG has adopted a Privacy Policy internal data protection processes Binding Corporate Rules (BCR). BMG is the first IT company to have obtained approval of its Binding Corporate Rules (BCR) by European data protection authorities both as a data controller and a processor. This approval evidences BMG’ commitment to the protection not only of its own data but also that of its clients: all BMG entities provide a very strong level of protection to personal data, complying with European Union’s standards, regardless of their location in the world. The BCR are a commitment whereby the companies of the BMG Group undertake to process personal data in accordance with a stringent level of protection to personal data it processes for its own needs (applicants data) but also for the needs of its customers, therefore allowing the free flow of personal data between the companies of the BMG Group. BMG’ Application is hosted in the European Union and application support may be made from BMG India. The transfers resulting from such support would be framed with the BMG Binding Corporate Rules.

Accuracy, relevance and security of your personal data

As stated in our BCR, any personal data processed by BMG is kept on secure servers. BMG uses reasonable administrative, technical, personnel, and physical measures to safeguard personal data against loss, unauthorized access, use, disclosure, or modification and to ensure the integrity of the personal data. Additionally, BMG ensures to process your personal data only for the purposes mentioned in this privacy notice and to keep data no longer than necessary.

Who can access your data?

Application administrators, developers, and the event organisers.

Your rights

You have:

  • The right to information regarding how your personal data is processed.

  • The right of access your personal data processed by BMG.

  • The right to erasure which allows you to require your personal data to be deleted by BMG.

  • The right to restriction of processing which allows you to control how your data is processed.

  • The right to object the processing of your personal data which means that you can require that BMG ceases to process your personal data

  • You may also have the right to ask for a portable format of your personal data.

How to exercise your rights

To exercise these rights mentioned above, please complete this online form to contact the BMG Data Protection Office (

This Privacy Notice was updated on 20/06/2020 and may be amended from time to time.

BMG SE do not rent, sell or share personal information about you with other people or non-affiliated companies.

Cookies and other tracking technologies

BMG is committed to comply with the EU Directive on privacy in the electronic communications. For this purpose, we have developed the following notice which intends to give you all the keys to manage the cookies we use while you’re visiting our website or application.

What is a cookie?

Cookies are small files which are downloaded on to a device when the user accesses to certain websites or applications. The piece of information is then sent to the original source when the user visits the page again or when he/she visits a website that recognizes the cookie. Cookies allow a website to recognize users, to understand the users’ navigation on different websites, thus facilitating user’s navigation, save his/her preferences and improving his/her utilization of the website. Cookies can have different objectives and utilities. For more information about cookies, visit the following websites: and


We intend to ensure that you enjoy your experience on our Application/website. For this reason, when visiting our BMG application, cookies are installed on your device.

When using this application, data logs of your surfing activity may be collected with the purpose of understanding aggregate usage of features and pages. For this very purpose we use Google Analytics.

Purpose of the cookies

Please note that these settings are only valid for the pages created and owned by BMG. When we embody link to external websites and that you click on these links you leave our website and therefore the settings and policy applying to our website no longer applies. You should consider the new website cookies policy and settings.

Find more information below about BMG cookies.

BMG’ cookies table

  • 1. Session cookie or permanent cookie

    • ‘Session’ cookies remain in your browser or device during your session only, i.e. until you leave the website or application.

    • ‘Persistent’ cookies remain in your browser after the session (unless deleted by you).

  • 2. Utility

    • Necessary cookies. There are essential for the user navigation and allow to give access to certain functionalities such as secured zones accesses. Without these cookies, it won’t be possible to provide the service.

    • ‘Performance’ cookies collect information about your use of the website, such as webpages visited and any error messages; they do not collect personally identifiable information, and the information collected is aggregated such that it is anonymous. Performance cookies are used to improve how a website works.

    • ‘Functionality’ cookies allow the website to remember any choices you make about the website (such as changes to text size, customized pages, user name, language) or enable services such as commenting on a blog.

    • Targeting cookie: cookies used to deliver advertisements more relevant for you, limit the number of times you see an advertisement; help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign; and understand people’s behavior after they view an advertisement.

  • 3. First party cookie / Third party cookie

    • First party cookies are set and used uniquely by BMG

    • Third party cookies are either set up, either used by third party, other than BMG

    • Where the cookie is mandatory, “NA” can appear in the part “How to disable / enable this cookie”.

How can I control or delete cookies?

  • 1. For website, cookies can be controlled or cleared by going into the browser settings.

  • 2. For mobile applications, cookies can be cleared by going into application settings within the device and clearing all app related data.