YourMusicYourFuture International Privacy Policy

Last Updated: 04/11/2021

This policy aims at giving you an explanation of how your data is handled by CISAC as controller when you access and use the website in accordance with the General data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The GDPR regulates how organizations may collect, use, disclose and store personal information, and how individuals may access, and correct personal information held about them. As a French based organization, we are also bound with the terms of the French Data Protection Act (“Loi n°7-17 du 6 Janvier 1978”) which supplements the GDPR.

In this privacy policy:

-‘personal information’ has the same meaning as defined by section 4-1 of the GDPR : any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.

If there’s anything that is not clear from this privacy policy, please feel free to email us at

About YourMusicYourFuture International

YourMusicYourFutureInternational is an education campaign that aims to help creators – composers, songwriters, screenwriters or directors – to understand their options when it comes to royalties and copyright buyouts. We aim to reach creators from all walks of life and to help the global network of authors societies that support and represent them. If you are a creator outside of the US, this site aims to give you clear information on all your options so you can make the best decision. For US creators, please consult the dedicated website.


This Privacy Policy applies to all personal data of users collected or used by CISAC in relation to the website YourMusicYourFuture International (the ‘Site’). This includes information received via our website and information provided to CISAC in the context of events organized in connection with the Site.

This Privacy Policy does not apply:

  • To the website which is owned and controlled by the US based company Man Made Music : to learn about the privacy and data protection practices of  Man Made Music in relation to, please refer to the privacy policy of this website ;
  • To personal data of users processed by CISAC for the provision of CISAC Tools and other services to its members, clients and other stakeholders, as well as linked to the organization of events not branded “YourMusicYourFutureInternational”. To learn about CISAC’s privacy practices when processing personal data which relate to the other activities of CISAC, please consult the CISAC privacy policy at 


Collection and use of Personal Data


Data we collect. You may access and read material on this website without giving us any information that directly identifies you. 

In addition, we automatically collect certain information about you when you access or use the Site, notably connection data (such as information about the device you use to browse, the operating system, the inferred location of your IP address to identify your computer, your visit duration, pages visited…). This information allows us to analyse the way you interact with certain content. To find out more about cookies and how to delete them, please see the Cookies section of this Policy.

Subscribing to YourMusicYourFutureInternational communications

Your consent. By providing your identification data and e-mails address you consent to the use of your data by CISAC for the purpose of sending you communications in connection with YourMusicYourFutureInternational activities. You may unsubscribe at any time by using the dedicated link included in our message. 

Data we collect. You are required to provide your first name, last name and your e-mail address.

Our use of your data. CISAC will use your data to send you communications in connection with YourMusicYourFutureInternational activities. This includes raising awareness about compensation options and informing you about the activities of the Site, including new articles and events, as well as sending you invitations to panels or online events. 

Confidentiality. The information you provide is for CISAC only and is not disclosed to third parties. 

Retention. The data is kept by CISAC as long as you are subscribing to our communications. 

Contact. If you need more information about the way we manage communications, please email us at

YourMusicYourFutureInternational event management

Our legitimate interest. CISAC may organize panels or events in connection with YourMusicYourFutureInternational initiative to offer forum of discussion for composers and creators and serve the legitimate interest of CISAC to communicate about their activities.

Our use of the data. When participating to a CISAC event, your personal data (identification and contact information, record of your participation, food and other preferences) will be processed by CISAC for the purposes of planning the event (date, localization, food, attendance), and provide information to individuals about this event. –

Retention. Information about your food and other preferences will be deleted right after the happening of the event. Additional information is used to organize future events but also to understand your needs and interests in our events. This information will be kept by CISAC, as long as you are a subscriber to YourMusicYourFutureInternational communications.

Contact CISAC

General requests. You may request information, have a question and want to make a suggestion to us and there are a number of ways to get in touch with us. You may contact us by post, by phone, through a third-party social network, or communicate with us in any other way.

Technical support. When you contact us for any technical or other website related support, we may retain that information on record so as to process your request. Such information may include the transcript, emails or other information which is relayed by you throughout the support request process.

Data we collect. In order to process your request, we may collect information to identify and contact you (at least your name and your email address), about the nature and the content of your message.

Your consent. By communicating with us in any way, you consent to the processing of your personal data by CISAC and disclosure to the third-party social network for the purposes of managing your inquiries and answer your questions.

Retention. General support requests data is deleted after a period of one year once we have processed your request for evidence purposes. Technical support data is deleted once we have processed your request.

Other Data processing

We only use and disclose personal data for the purposes which directly relate to YourMusicYourFutureInternational activities. We will not provide your personal information to other entities or bodies unless the following applies:

You have consented: you would reasonably expect, or have been informed, that such kind of data would be passed on to those entities, bodies.

Legal obligations: CISAC also processes and discloses your personal data when legally compelled to do so (accounts keeping; requisition and claims…)

Processors: We may share your personal information when needed to manage the Site and related activities Services: with our trusted third parties that perform business functions (e.g. hosting of the Site), or provide services (e.g. management of event).

International transfers

Personal data collected by CISAC as part of the Site may be transferred outside the European Union.

We may transfer your personal data outside the European Union based on your consent (for example when registering to one of our events taking place outside the European Union) or where such transfer is necessary to conclude or execute an agreement concluded between you and CISAC or, where applicable, a partner organizing a YourMusicYourFutureInternational event. 

Upon request, we can provide you with the list of countries where we process your data and the transfers’ guarantees.

Data Security

We take active steps to protect the personal information we hold against loss, unauthorized access, use, modification or disclosure, and against other misuse. These steps include password protection for all of our IT systems, password protected personal data sharing, encrypted passwords and data transmissions on the internet and risk assessments.

In the event of any breach of CISAC systems impacting on the security of your personal data, CISAC will inform the affected individual(s) at the earliest opportunity describing the nature of the breach, the possible consequences and the measures being taken to remedy the situation in accordance with applicable law

If you have reason to believe that your interaction with us is not secure, please notify us of the problem immediately by contacting us using the details below.

Links to Other Websites

The Site may contain links to other Websites that are beyond our control. Such websites may have their own privacy policies that are different from the one of YourMusicYourFutureInternational. CISAC does not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies whatsoever as we have no control over them.

Video and other embedded content

When embedded content such as You tube videos is placed on our website, it is not hosted on our servers and therefore any interaction with such services is done according to their privacy policy.  

Our use of Cookies

When you connect to our Site and in respect of your consent, we use cookies or any other digital identifiers (‘Cookies’) to recognise your device browser and/or your device.

To learn more, click here.

You may at any time review cookie settings on this site to accept or refuse cookies by clicking on:

Delete Cookies


When you visit any website, it may store or retrieve information on your browser, mostly in the form of cookies. This information might be about you, your preferences or your device and is mostly used to make the site work or work more efficiently. Cookies may also be used to provide information to the website publisher or to third parties offering their services through the site you visit.

Cookies do not identify a user directly but identify the browser or a device.

Click on the different category headings to find out more and to change our default settings. You can choose not to allow some types of cookies. However, blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience of the site and the services we are able to offer.

Type of Cookies

When you connect to our Site, four types of Cookies could be installed on your Device:

– Strictly Necessary Cookies

  • Placed by CISAC


These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. The cookies are not based on your profile and do not store any personally identifiable information.

However, if you would like your computer to decline these cookies, you can do this by disabling all cookies in your internet browser settings. Please refer to your browser’s “help” menu for instructions. Note that if you remove all cookies, CISAC cannot guarantee that all services and features on the website will function correctly.

– Functional Cookies

  • Installed by CISAC


These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalization. They may be set by us or by third party providers whose services we have added to our pages. If you do not allow these cookies, then some or all of these services may not function properly.

 – Performance / Audience Cookies

  • Placed by Google Analytics (Google LLC)
  • Placed by Hotjar (Hotjar Ltd.)
  • Allows us to measure the audience of the content on the Site, its performance , understand how it is being used by users and to improve it

Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google LLC (“Google”). Google utilizes the Data collected to track and examine the use of the Site, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services. Il allows to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site, including through research and development. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. 

Google may use the Data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

Hotjar is a technology service provided by Hotjar Ltd. Hotjar uses cookies and other technologies to collect data on the users’ behavior and their devices. This includes a device’s IP address (processed during your session and stored in a de-identified form), device screen size, device type (unique device identifiers), browser information, geographic location (country only), and the preferred language used to display our website. Hotjar stores this information in a pseudonymized user profile

 – Marketing / Social Cookies

  • Placed by Facebook Pixel (Facebook Inc.)
  • Allows us to measure the audience of our posts and ads on Facebook and Instagram


Facebook Ads conversion tracking (Facebook pixel) is an analytics service provided by Facebook, Inc. that connects data from the Facebook advertising network with actions performed on this Site. The Facebook pixel tracks conversions that can be attributed to ads on Facebook, Instagram and Audience Network.

  • Placed by AddToAny
  • Allows you to share content from the Site 


AddToAny is a service provided by AddToAny that helps sharing, posts, images and pages on social media and other services. It allows to count shares of content made from a website to other websites and to allow following us on social media. 

  • Placed by HubSpot
  • Allows us to monitor traffic on the Site and remember your visits on the website


HubSpot is a service provided by HubSpot Inc. It enables following the behavior of visitors on a website to monitor and analyze web traffic and remember user repeated visits. 


When you visit YourMusicYourFutureInternational website for the first time, we inform you that we use Cookies on a banner.

By managing your choice through this link, you can express your consent to the use of these Cookies. You can change the setting for these cookies at any time by clicking below

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Privacy Queries

Access and copy

You have a right to access to your personal data. Before replying to your request, we are required by law to verify your identity. You can, within the limits of the law, exercise your right to data portability allowing you to retrieve the personal data collected through automated means in an interoperable format in case you communicated to us based on your consent or for the execution of an agreement with us.

Correct inaccurate personal data

You can also request the correction of your personal data which may be incorrect and limit how it is processed while the changes are being processed.  Depending on the type of processing, you can also request that the personal data in our possession be completed.  In this case, we may ask you to provide documentation.

Withdraw your consent to the processing of your personal data

Where the processing of your personal data is based on your consent (for example the use of cookies and similar technologies on this site), you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.

Unsubscribe from our communications  

You may at any time unsubscribe from our communications by using the dedicated link in the messages you receive.

Have your personal data erased

You can also request that your personal data be erased in the cases legally binding.

Complaints Handling

If you have any complaints or feel that your rights are not respected or that your data is not protected, you can contact us at or via another option below.

If you are not satisfied with the process of making a complaint to our privacy officer, you may file a complaint with the French data protection authority on the details below:

Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés

3 Place de Fontenoy – TSA 80715 – 75334 PARIS CEDEX 07 ,

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions regarding this policy, or you wish to access, update, delete, your personal data collected through this website, or object to the use of your personal data in the context of this website or remove your personal data from our records other than CISAC Tools, please contact:

Confédération Internationale des Sociétés d’Auteurs et Compositeurs
20/26 Boulevard du Parc, 92200, Neuilly Sur Seine


Update of this policy

CISAC may update this policy from time to time to reflect changes in our data processing activities or changes in the law or its interpretation by data protection authorities.

If we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you of any changes to this policy as required by law. We will also post an updated version on our website.

Last update

This policy was last updated on 04/11/2021 to reshape the policy (improved presentation), provide more information on CISAC data protection practices, including information on cookies and user control on cookies.