The data controller processing and collecting the personal information provided by a visitor to (“Our Website”) is Backstage-it B.V. in the Netherlands.

In this statement, set forth below, we describe the practices we follow to respect the privacy of all visitors to Our Website, and such represents our privacy statement for Backstage-it B.V. 

In the statement below, personal information refers to data which relates to an individual and which identifies that individual, either directly or indirectly, such as an individual’s name or contact information.

Should you have any questions regarding the processing of your personal data and information, please contact us at .

Collection, use, disclosure, choice of data

Please note that no registration is required for you to use Our Website.  If you are merely a visitor, please know that we do not collect any personal information about you, except to the limited extent through the use of cookies.  Please see our statement about our use of “Cookies,” linked to which is set out below.  However, there may be circumstances in which you can choose to register and you may receive ongoing updates from Backstage-it B.V., and we may contact registrants to invite them to special events, as well as provide them with information about our services, products and publications, among other marketing purposes.

Examples on what you may choose to register for includes:

Alerts via email

Backstage-it B.V.  may from time to time offer email alert services to its website visitors, in which we send our subscribers email updates when new and useful information is added to Our Website.  If you decide to subscribe to such alerts via email, we will collect basic contact information about you, such as your email address and your name, in order to send such information.


Backstage-it B.V.  may conduct surveys via Our Website from time to time. The participants of such surveys may be asked for personal information in different surveys, in addition to opinions or feedback, such as name, contact information, etc. Please note that the type of information collected in surveys will vary.

Event registration

In order to ensure a smooth and pleasant experience, Backstage-it B.V. will facilitate event registration via Our Website or, at times, via third party websites. The personal information may be collected via different event registration forms and the type of information collected will vary. Registrant information may be shared by Backstage-it B.V. with third parties in association with the event.

Please note that examples of “thirds parties” as referred to above include sponsors or co-sponsors, promoters, event organizers (including via third party websites), speakers, etc. Please check the details which are provided at each individual event to fully understand how your information will be used and retained.

Special categories of personal data

Backstage-it B.V.  does not collect any special categories of personal data intentionally (sensitive personal information) via our website unless the jurisdiction of a specific country requires us to do so. The personal information which is to be considered sensitive includes: any information revealing ethnic or racial origin; religious or philosophical beliefs; political opinions; the processing of genetic or biometric data for the purpose of uniquely identifying a natural person; trade-union membership; any information concerning health; social security numbers of financial information; and information concerning a natural person’s sex life or sexual orientation.


Backstage-it B.V.  works towards protecting the security and confidentiality of information it obtains in the course of its business. The access to such information is limited and policies and procedures are in place, specifically designed to safeguard the information from misuse, improper disclosure and/or loss.


Backstage-it B.V.  may only disclose personal information about you outside of Backstage-it B.V.  in the following cases:

When you, the site visitor, explicitly request such information to be disclosed; or

As required by a court order or any other legal or regulatory requirement; or

When such disclosure is necessary in order to fulfill your request and such involves a third party organization with which Backstage-it B.V. has a relationship (for example, when we share information with a specialized tax and financial services company we are associated when answering certain tax questions); or

In cases in which the disclosure is reasonably related to the sale or other disposition of all or part of our business.

Backstage-it B.V.  may also use external service providers in order to assist with, for example, information technology and/or other administrative support services to operate Our Website.

Controlling your personal information

Backstage-it B.V. does not collect nor compile personal data and information obtained by Our Website for sale or dissemination to outside parties for different consumer marketing purposes nor does it use the information for host mailings on behalf of third parties.

Please note that you are legally entitled to request details of the personal information we are currently holding about you. Backstage-it B.V. provides you the possibility to keep and maintain your personal information up-to-date and accurate. Please contact us at any time if you would like Backstage-it B.V. to erase, rectify or restrict the processing of your personal information. Also, please contact us and let us know if you would like to access your personal information, obtain confirmation whether your information is processed by Backstage-it B.V., or if you want to exercise your right to data portability or withdraw your consent to processing such data.