Privacy Policy

    Here is our updated Privacy Policy statement. For any questions, contact

    Who we are

    Our website address is: And we are the Maastricht University Choir!

    What personal data we collect and why we collect it

    Personal Data collected for Ticket Sales

    For ticket sales, we use the services of Tickera®, to provide software and support. Of the contact info collected for sales (Name, E-mail address), Tickera can acces these, for more info on their privacy policy, see As a choir, we do not use personal data outisde of ticket sales or sell data to any other parties.

    Data collected is purely used for the distribution and Check-in of tickets.

    Payment details are done by Mollie®, via service provided by Tickera. All financial details are utilized by Mollie. For further information on their privacy policy, see:


    When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. However, the University Choir itself does not save IP adresses. This is done by external services, such as WordPress.

    An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


    If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

    Contact forms

    For our contact form, we only save name and email-adresses to reply. Such information is not further shared.


    If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

    If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

    When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

    If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

    Plugins used are:

    BAW Login/Logout Menu (for website members Login Data)

    Checkout reCAPTCHA (for Ticket sales via Tickera)

    Members (A user and role management plugin that puts you in full control of your site’s permissions. This plugin allows you to edit your roles and their capabilities, clone existing roles, assign multiple roles per user, block post content, or even make your site completely private.)

    Tesla Framework


    Tickera CSV Export (for having an overview of sales data)

    WordPress Access Control (This plugin is a tool which gives control over our page and posts (and custom post types), allowing restriction of a page, post, or custom post type to members, non-members, or even specific roles. We can customize how these pages and posts show up in search results and where users are directed when they visit them.)

    WP Notification Bar Pro by MyThemeShop (WP Notification Bar is a custom notification and alert bar plugin for WordPress which is used for marketing promotions, alerts, increasing click throughs to other pages.)

    Embedded content from other websites

    Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. Such articles are usually only related to similar cultural events, which we choose to promote.

    These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


    Who we share your data with

    Aside from Plugins, data in only shared amongst an appointed few members, who require this information to fulfill their tasks (such as Boards members or commitees). The usage o the data is outlined above.

    How long we retain your data

    If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

    For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

    What rights you have over your data

    If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

    Where we send your data

    Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.