Privacy policy



Content liability

As a service provider, we are responsible for our own content on these pages in accordance with Section 7 (1) of the German Telemedia Act (TMG). According to paragraphs 8 to 10 TMG, we are not obligated to monitor transmitted or stored information or to investigate circumstances that indicate illegal activity. Obligations to remove or block the use of information according to general laws remain unaffected. However, liability in this regard is only possible from the point in time at which a concrete infringement of the law becomes known. If we become aware of such infringements, we will remove this content immediately.


Liability for links

Our offer contains links to external websites of third parties, on whose contents we have no influence. Therefore, we cannot assume any liability for these external contents. The respective provider or operator of the pages is always responsible for the content of the linked pages. The linked pages were checked for possible legal violations at the time of linking. Illegal contents were not recognizable at the time of linking. However, a permanent control of the contents of the linked pages is not reasonable without concrete evidence of a violation of the law. If we become aware of any infringements, we will remove such links immediately.



The content and works created by the site operators on these pages are subject to German copyright law. Duplication, processing, distribution, or any form of commercialization of such material beyond the scope of the copyright law shall require the prior written consent of its respective author or creator. Downloads and copies of this site are only permitted for private, non-commercial use. Insofar as the content on this site was not created by the operator, the copyrights of third parties are respected. In particular, third-party content is identified as such. Should you nevertheless become aware of a copyright infringement, please inform us accordingly. If we become aware of any infringements, we will remove such content immediately.


Privacy policy


HIGHLIGHTS Internationale Kunstmesse München GmbH appreciates your visit to our website and your interest in our company. We take the protection of your private data seriously. The protection of your privacy is of utmost importance to us. Therefore, compliance with the legal provisions on data protection is a matter of course for us. Our employees are bound to data secrecy. In the following, we would like to briefly explain how we protect your data and what it means for you when you use our online services.


Access data

When you access our website, HIGHLIGHTS Internationale Kunstmesse München GmbH receives access data that is stored for security purposes and generally permits identification:


– the name of your Internet Service Provider

– the country you come from

– the website from which you are visiting us

– the search term, if you come to our site via a search engine

– the websites you visit on our site

– the user tool (web browser, operating system) you used to access our site

– the files you downloaded from our site (e.g. PDF or image documents)

– the duration as well as the date and time of your visit

This data is evaluated by HIGHLIGHTS Internationale Kunstmesse München GmbH and enables us to optimize our offers overall.


Personal data

Personal data is individual information about personal or factual circumstances of a specific or identifiable natural person. This includes information such as your name, postal or e-mail address. Personal data is only stored by us in addition to the access data if you provide it to us voluntarily, e.g. in the context of a contact request or a registration for a newsletter. Personal data is also only used to the extent necessary and only for the purpose agreed to by you or legally permissible. For the secure transmission of your data, HIGHLIGHTS Internationale Kunstmesse München GmbH uses encryption procedures in secured areas.


Disclosure of personal data to third parties

HIGHLIGHTS Internationale Kunstmesse München GmbH also provides its services together with selected partners. They are subject to the same strict data protection regulations and are also integrated into the data protection concept of HIGHLIGHTS Internationale Kunstmesse München GmbH.

Personal data will only be transferred to state institutions and authorities within the scope of legal or judicial obligations.


Right to revoke

If you request HIGHLIGHTS Internationale Kunstmesse München GmbH or the representative responsible for you in writing to correct, stop using or delete your personal data, we will of course do so without delay. If you are registered as a user, we also offer you the opportunity to view the data yourself and, if necessary, to delete or change it.



General information about cookies
Cookies are small text files that are used by many websites worldwide and in Germany. Cookies are created during your visit to our website and stored on your hard drive by our server. Our cookies do not contain any personal information. Cookies stored by our servers can also only be read again by us and not by any other website. Most browsers are set to accept cookies automatically. If you do not wish to take advantage of cookies, you can deactivate this function in your browser. Please refer to the individual setting options of your browser. Of course, you can also view our website without cookies. However, this may lead to functional restrictions of our offers.


Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.


Browser Plugin

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link:


Objection to data collection

You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set that prevents the collection of your data during future visits to this website: Disable Google Analytics
For more information on how Google Analytics handles user data, please see Google’s privacy policy:


Nutzung Ihrer Daten zur Direktwerbung (Newsletter)

On our website there is the possibility to subscribe to a free newsletter. When registering for the newsletter, the data from the input mask is transmitted to us. The only mandatory information is your email address. If you make further voluntary entries, these will only be used for the personal address.


The legal basis for the processing of your data after registration for the newsletter is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO if the user has given his consent. We obtain this consent by sending you a confirmation email containing a confirmation link after you have registered for the newsletter. If you click on this link, you also give your consent to receive the newsletter.


When sending the registration for the newsletter, we store your IP address and the date and time of registration. This storage serves to be able to trace a possible misuse of your e-mail address.


We use the data we collect when you register for the newsletter exclusively for the purpose of sending the newsletter.


You can cancel the subscription to the newsletter at any time. For this purpose, you will find a corresponding link in each newsletter. This also allows you to revoke your consent to the storage of personal data collected during the registration process.


Newsletter dispatch via MailChimp

We send our newsletter via The Rocket Science Group, LLC d/b/a MailChimp, 675 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Suite 5000, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA (; hereinafter referred to as “Mailchimp”).


We share your data entered during the newsletter registration process with Mailchimp in accordance with Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO to protect our legitimate interest in using a newsletter system that is effective in advertising, secure and user-friendly.


MailChimp uses this data to send the newsletter to you on our behalf as well as for statistical analysis of the newsletters on our behalf. For this purpose, the emails contain so-called web beacons or tracking pixels, which are single-pixel image files stored on our website. In this way, it can be tracked whether a newsletter message has been opened and which links from it have been clicked. MailChimp thus automatically creates general, non-personal statistics about the response behavior to newsletters.


We also have a legitimate interest in the statistical analysis of the newsletter in order to optimize our promotional communication. For this purpose, the web beacons are used in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit f. DSGVO, data of the individual newsletter recipient is also collected (e.g. mail address, time of retrieval, IP address, browser type and operating system) and processed. Based on this data, it is possible to draw conclusions about the individual newsletter recipient. This data is processed by Mailchimp for the automated creation of statistics, which can be used to identify whether a particular recipient has opened a newsletter message.


To deactivate this data analysis, you must unsubscribe from the newsletter.


Likewise, MailChimp’s own use of the data is possible in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO in order to determine the countries from which the recipients of the newsletters come for its own legitimate interest in the needs-based design and optimization of the service or, for example, for market research purposes.


However, Mailchimp does not use your data itself for the purpose of contacting you or pass it on to third parties.


As a rule, your data is transferred to a MailChimp server in the USA and stored there. To protect your data in the USA, there is a data processing contract with MailChimp based on the standard contractual clauses of the European Commission. This data processing contract can be viewed at the following Internet address:


MailChimp is also certified under the US-European data protection agreement “Privacy Shield” and is thus obliged to comply with EU data protection requirements.


The privacy policy of MailChimp can be viewed here:


SSL encryption

This site uses SSL encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as requests that you send to us as the site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from “http://” to “https://” and by the lock symbol in your browser line. If SSL encryption is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties. Right to information, deletion, blocking. You have the right at any time to free information about your stored personal data, their origin and recipient and the purpose of data processing, as well as the right to correct, block or delete this data. For this purpose, as well as for further questions on the subject of personal data, you can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint.



The images used on the website come from our own stock, from paid sources for which we have paid a usage fee, or from participating galleries that have granted us the usage rights. The images are marked accordingly with a source note in each case.


In principle, photos or videos of people that are published in the context of events or actions are properly checked by us for the exceptions of the KunstUrhG §22 and §23. Should you nevertheless not agree with the publication of a photo on the website, please inform us at the following email address:



The web pages of HIGHLIGHTS Internationale Kunstmesse München GmbH contain in part links or connections to other web pages. These direct links are checked by us with reasonable care. HIGHLIGHTS Internationale Kunstmesse München GmbH is not responsible for the content of websites to which we provide links. Furthermore, HIGHLIGHTS Internationale Kunstmesse München GmbH is not responsible for the content of websites that link to us.

Reservation of rights

HIGHLIGHTS Internationale Kunstmesse München GmbH reserves the right to change these guidelines on data protection at any time in compliance with data protection regulations.