Privacy Policy

We take your privacy very seriously and handle your personal data confidentially and in accordance with legal regulations. Therefore, we process your data exclusively on the basis of applicable legal provisions (DSG, GDPR, TKG). In these privacy details, we inform you about the most important aspects of data processing on our website.

Data Storage

When you contact us via a form on the website or by email, your provided data will be stored for the purpose of processing your inquiry and for any follow-up questions. We do not share this data without your consent. We process this data based on your consent for the following purposes: presentation, communication, and promotion of music projects within the framework of the Austrian Jazz Award. By filling out our submission forms, you agree that the data you submit will be processed and stored electronically by us. This serves to handle your submission and to carry out the awarding process.


You have the option to subscribe to information via email about our activities. For this, we need your email address and your declaration that you agree to receive these communications. We store and process your name together with your email address. You can cancel the subscription and withdraw your consent at any time.


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Use of Third-Party Services

We use various third-party services to host our website and optimize our communication:

  1. Vercel: The frontend of our website is hosted on the servers of Vercel, Inc. Vercel also offers analytics tools like Vercel Speed Insight and Vercel Analytics, which help us understand and improve the performance of our website. These tools may collect data such as your IP address, browser type, operating system, and other usage data. More information can be found in Vercel's privacy policy at Vercel Privacy Policy.

  2. SendGrid: We use SendGrid, a service of Twilio Inc., for sending emails. When you sign up for our newsletter or other email communications, we process your email address and other relevant data through SendGrid to send you these communications. Details on data processing by SendGrid can be found in the SendGrid privacy policy, available at SendGrid Privacy Policy.

  3. Twilio: For SMS confirmations and other text messaging services, we use Twilio. When you sign up for services that require SMS confirmation, your phone number is transmitted to Twilio to enable message delivery. Information on privacy at Twilio can be found at Twilio Privacy Policy.

User Rights: Access, Correction, and Deletion

As a user, you have the right to obtain information free of charge about your personal data stored at your request. Provided your request does not conflict with a legal obligation to retain data (e.g., data retention), you have a right to correction of incorrect data and to blocking or deletion of your personal data.

Right to Lodge a Complaint with the Competent Supervisory Authority

In the event of violations of data protection laws, the affected party has the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority: Austrian Data Protection Authority, Wickenburggasse 8, 1080 Vienna,

Legal Basis for the Processing of Personal Data

General Data Protection Regulation Data Protection Adjustment Act 2018 (Federal Law Gazette I No. 120/2017) Contact for data processing: Austrian Music Council Rennweg 8 1030 Vienna Email: