Privacy Notice

Your privacy is extremely important to us. Our Privacy Notice outlines the way in which we gather and use information relating to you. Any personal information we gather from you will be used in accordance with the European G.D.P.R. (General Data Protection Regulation).

1 The information we collect

1.1 Browsing our website

When you browse Beethoven Sources website (, we use first-party cookies (cookies that we have set and which can only be read by our website) to keep track of your current session, to enable search functions and to personalise your online experience. We also use third-party cookies (cookies that are set by an organisation other than the owner of the website) for the purposes of website measurement. You can control the use of cookies by adjusting your browser settings or using the "Cookie Settings" link at the bottom of each page. You may experience technical difficulties in using our websites if you have disabled cookies.

We may also collect information about where you are on the internet (e.g. the URL you came from, IP addresses), your browser type, the country and telephone area code where your computer is located, the pages of our website that were viewed during your visit, and any search terms that you entered on our website. We collect this information for statistical purposes to improve our website and services to our users, to recognise users when they return to our website, and for the detection of fraud. Personal information collected from a user’s browsing activity is kept for one year.

1.2 E-mailing

We use an external provider to process the enquiries made via e-mail. If you write to us with an enquiry, we may keep your name and postal address or email address on file together with your enquiry and our response, should there be any follow-up correspondence.

2 Sharing your personal information

We work with a number of technology partners to maintain and improve our services to you. This may include sharing limited amounts of data (e.g. the URL you came from, IP addresses) with other websites and social media platforms. We never sell your personal information to other organisations for their direct marketing purposes.

In limited circumstances, we may be required to disclose certain details to the Police Service to ensure the security of our premises. We may share your personal information with Government regulators if required.

3 How we protect your personal data

We keep your information on secure servers and fully comply with all applicable European data protection and consumer legislation. When we engage our technology partners to process personal information on our behalf, they do so on the basis of written instructions that require them to process your personal data and keep it secure in line with relevant legislation.

4 Your rights

As a data subject, you have a number of rights. You can:

  • Access and obtain a copy of your data on request
  • Ask us to change incorrect or incomplete data
  • Ask us to delete or stop processing your data, for example, where the data is no longer necessary for the purposes of processing
  • Object to the processing of your data where we are relying on our legitimate interests as the legal ground for processing

You can at any time request a copy of personal information held about you or exercise any of your other rights by contacting the Data Controller via

5 Contacting us

If you have questions regarding our Privacy Notice, you can contact us at:

Variance srl,
Via Alberico Albricci 9,
20122 Milan, Italy

The Data Controller for Beethoven Sources is the Chief Executive Officer of Variance srl.