1.1 Backstage PRO (hereinafter referred to as service or platform), is operated and legally represented by Leitmotiv Online Medien GmbH & Co KG based in Mannheim, Hafenstraße 86 (hereinafter referred to as operator).
1.2 Backstage PRO is a free web service. The operator reserves the right to make chargeable offers to the users at a later date.
1.5 Backstage PRO provides the services described under 2. to members.
1.6 A legal claim on availability of the offered services and functions does not exist. The operator reserves the right to restrict, modify or discontinue the scope of the services and functions offered at any time and without giving reasons.
1.7 Unforeseeable system failures may result in temporary or permanent system failures and data loss. The operator is not liable for any damage or loss of data caused as a result.
2.1 Backstage PRO provides the following services and features to its registered users (hereinafter also referred to as members). The terms and conditions for the use of these services are described in more detail under 4.
2.2 The creation of a personal profile with personal and professional information as well as photos and videos of the member himself. The personal profile is public by default and in any case accessible to other Backstage PRO members. It can be hidden for unregistered users and search engines.
The following information (if provided by the member) is available via the personal profile. Except name and location, all information is optional:
2.3 Within certain usage scenarios it is also possible to create a user account without a personal profile. In this case no profile page exists, the user only appears on the platform with his user name and an optional profile picture.
2.4 The creation of public profile pages for bands and other musical projects, companies/organisations as well as venues/clubs. Text information (general information, news, event dates) as well as digital media (photos, documents, music files) can be uploaded to the profile pages. The profile pages and the information and media stored there are generally visible to the public, including non-registered users and search engines.
2.5 Social media features such as a personal mailbox for exchanging private messages with other members, newsfeed subscriptions and a public comment feature.
2.6 Special applications such as the classifieds area/marketplace and the booking network, which allow members to establish contacts with other users and pursue common interests.
3.2 By registering, a contract is concluded between the operator and the member for the use of the services offered on the platform (hereinafter referred to as the "User agreement"), see 4.
3.3 Registration is open to all natural and legal persons.
3.4 The minimum age for registering is 16
3.5 When registering, the member chooses an e-mail address and/or a mobile phone number, a password and a member name, e.g. consisting of first name and surname. The member name must not infringe the rights of third parties, in particular name or trademark rights, and must not offend common decency. The member must keep his password secret.
3.6 With the registration the member agrees to receive emails from the platform. The email notifications can be partially but not completely deactivated at a later time (important system messages are sent to every member until the termination of his member account).
4.1This contract regulates the relationship between the member and the operator with regard to the type and scope of the non-exclusive transfer of rights to the content posted by the member as well as the conditions for the use of the platform by the member.
4.2 The member grants the operator all copyright and ancillary copyright to the contents (e.g. music files, images, texts, etc.) posted by the member for the duration of the membership, in particular the right of reproduction and distribution as well as the right of public accessibility and other rights to names, trademarks and designations, in unlimited, worldwide, non-exclusive and free from third-party rights.
4.3 The operator can transfer his rights and obligations from this agreement at any time in whole or in part to third parties - in particular cooperation partners - for the purpose of providing services within the meaning of the platform.
4.4 The member guarantees in his own name or in the name of the natural or legal person(s) represented by him on the platform for all texts, media and information posted
4.5 The member further guarantees in his own name or in the name of the artist(s) he/she represents on the platform (in the case of groups in the name of each individual group member) for all uploaded music files
4.6 Behavior on the platform and netiquette
As a social network, Backstage PRO allows members to interact with each other, either directly (e.g. messaging) or in public discussion (e.g. posts, comments). When communicating with other users on Backstage PRO, the following content is considered undesirable. Content that violates these provisions will be removed and the user will be banned from the platform in the event of repeated violation. The provider reserves the right to take legal action in the event of violations of the law.
4.8 Since the content posted by the member is offered free of charge to other members and non-registered users, the member or the artists represented by him will not receive any remuneration for this.
4.9 This contract is concluded for an indefinite period of time. The contract can be terminated unilaterally by the operator at any time if the member account remains inactive for a longer period of time, even after reminder by e-mail. In this case, the member's data on the platform will be blocked or deleted in whole or in part. A later renewed agreement to this contract is possible at any time.
4.10 If the member wishes to remove all or part of his content from the platform, he can do so at any time without prior notice. From this point on, the content can no longer be accessed via the platform. However, the operator is not responsible for removing the previously publicly accessible data from other systems (e.g. search engines, social networks).
4.11 The operator can remove or block the contents of the member from the platform at any time for an important reason or at his own discretion.
4.12 The operator reserves the right, even after termination of the user account, to continue to use and publish previously posted content, except personal or personal data.
Our data protection regulations apply.