CANERES, International Music Competition Vienna takes the protection of your personal data very seriously.
We want you to feel safe when visiting our website. Here we explain what data we collect and how we use it.

Contact details for the „Data Controller“ within the meaning of the GDPR

CANERES, International Music Competition
Fleischmanngasse 3/27
1040 Vienna, Austria
Phone: +43 676 52 600 52

Data collection and logging

Every time you access the web pages from and every time you retrieve files, the following data is stored in a log file:
· Name of the file retrieved
· Date and time of retrieval
· Data volume transferred
· Message about whether retrieval was successful
· IP address (identifier for Internet-enabled devices)
· Referring website (website visited immediately before)
· Browser ID (browser name incl. version)

We register access attempts for reasons of data security in order to ensure the stability and operational security of our system and to protect against possible external attacks. Since IT security interests constitute a legitimate interest (cf. recital 49 on the GDPR), data processing in this case is permissible on the legal basis of Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR.

What types of cookies does use

A cookie is a small file that is transferred to your browser by a web server and is sent by the browser each time you access a new page.
In principle, it is possible to use our services and offerings without cookies. If you do not want us to recognise the device that you are using online, you can define how cookies should be handled individually in the settings in the browser you use – which cookies your browser accepts and whether your browser should automatically delete them again, for example, or whether you should be notified as soon as cookies are sent.

Personal Data

You can of course in principle use the offerings and services from without disclosing personal data. Personal data is data that can be used to reveal your identity, such as your full name, address, telephone number and email address.
In individual cases (e.g. for competitions, when sending out newsletters, and for blogs or communities) or where enquiries are made using a contact form, we store personal data if you have voluntarily consented to this. You can revoke your consent at any time for the future. Personal data is only ever processed for the purpose stated in each case. We treat your data confidentially, do not disclose it to third parties and delete it after the reason for storage has been achieved.

Registering with

We store the following data when you register for a music competition:
· Your email address for registration and notification purposes.

Content from third-party platforms on

When you load third-party platform content on our pages, the same thing always happens: only our servers register your IP address and other device-related information that is generated technically while you are surfing, such as screen resolution, browser used and operating system used. The plug-in or code provider also receives this data. The provider cannot draw any conclusions from this data yet about your person, but does know, for example, where you are located (geographically). In addition, the providers can set what are referred to as cookies on your device, which they can use to log your surfing behaviour and recognise the device you use when surfing.


Messaging services such as WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and Telegram allow you to send and receive messages from
By installing and using any of these services, you agree to their terms and conditions, over which has no control. These usually include access to phone numbers and contacts stored on your mobile device. Data is stored on servers from the messenger service. Please note that these services apply different data protection standards than Unfortunately, we have no influence over the data protection regulations and settings for these platform.

Data subject rights

Insofar as the respective conditions are met, you have the right to information (Art. 15 GDPR), correction (Art. 16 GDPR), deletion (Art. 17 GDPR), restricted processing (Art. 18 GDPR), data portability (Art. 20 GDPR), objection (Art. 21 GDPR) and to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. If you assert one of the aforementioned rights, please state the context in which the data was transferred to or collected by