Information regarding data processing

This page describes how the site is managed with regard to the processing of personal data belonging to the users who consult it, as well as the methods and purposes of processing personal data.

This information is provided pursuant to articles 13-14 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 – hereinafter, GDPR – to those who interact with the web services accessible electronically from the address:

This site is owned by FTC Frankfurt Tattoo Convention GmbH, which manages and maintains the site with the aim of providing information and communications regarding the products or services offered.

The information is provided solely for the site in question and not for other websites that may be consulted via our links, for which FTC Frankfurt Tattoo Convention GmbH is in no way responsible.

FTC Frankfurt Tattoo Convention GmbH, with registered office in Gerlachstraße 6, 65929 Frankfurt am Main, Germany, in its capacity as Data Controller of your personal data, pursuant to and for the purposes of EU Regulation 2016/679 – GDPR, hereby informs you that the aforementioned legislation provides for the protection of Data Subjects in relation to the processing of personal data and that such processing will be based on principles of fairness, lawfulness, transparency and protection of your privacy and your rights.

Contact details of the Data Controller
The Data Controller can be contacted as follows:


Browser data

The computer systems and software procedures used to operate this website will, during the course of normal operation, gather certain personal data that are automatically transmitted when using internet communication protocols. Such information is not collected so as to be associated with identified individuals but, by its very nature, it could result in the identification of users via processing and association with data held by third parties.

Such data will include the IP addresses or domain names of the computers of users who connect to the site, addresses of the requested resources in URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) form, the time of the request, the method used to submit the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in reply, the digital code indicating the status of the reply from the server (success, error, etc.) and other parameters relating to the user’s operating system and computer environment.

These data will only be used to obtain anonymous statistical information about site usage and to check that it is functioning properly; they will be deleted immediately after processing. The data may be used to establish liability in the event of possible computer crime against the site.

Data acquired via contact forms and dedicated sections

It is not required any transfer of personal data by the user to consult the website. However, any contact with FTC Frankfurt Tattoo Convention GmbH, through the form in the Contacts section, or the optional, explicit and spontaneous sending of messages, email or traditional mail to the addresses of FTC Frankfurt Tattoo Convention GmbH indicated on the site, entail the subsequent acquisition of the sender’s physical and email address, and/or of his telephone number, necessary to respond to requests, as well as any other personal data included in the relative communications.

Such information relates to data provided voluntarily by the user.

CONTACT US: please note that the data provided will be used solely to comply with your request. The data collected will be kept only for as long as is necessary to respond to you. Data will be processed according to the consent given. If permission for processing is refused, it will not be possible to handle your request.

NEWSLETTER: the data collected will be used for sending information material; they will be stored and processed for the same purpose until such time as the data subject requests deletion/unregistering via the channels provided.

Furthermore,  the data provided by the contact form and/or by subscribing to the Gods of Ink Tattoo Convention newsletter, you agree that the data provided and acquired can be communicated to partners operating in the tattoo world sector, to be used for  communications with informational and commercial purposes.

These data will be processed in a lawful, correct and secure manner according to the principles established by Article 5 of GDPR and used for the sole purpose of following up the user’s request and may be disclosed to third parties only if this is necessary for this purpose.

We hereby inform you that, in order to provide a complete service, may contain links to other websites that are not managed by us. We are not responsible for errors, content, cookies, publications of illegal moral content, advertisements, banners or files that fail to comply with current regulations or compliance with the laws on Privacy by sites managed by us to which reference is made.

To improve the service offered, please report malfunctions or abuse immediately or send suggestions to the following email address:

Your personal data will be processed only by personnel expressly authorised by FTC Frankfurt Tattoo Convention GmbH and in general, your personal data will be stored for the time strictly necessary for the pursuit of the purposes for which it was collected.

Rights of the data subject

Pursuant to European Regulation 679/2016, Articles 15 to 21 and the national legislation on the subject, the data subject may, in accordance with the methods and within the limits set down by the legislation in force, exercise the following rights:

request confirmation of the Personal Data concerning them (right of access);
discover its origin;
receive an intelligible communication;
receive information concerning the logic, methods and purposes of the processing;
request that it be updated, supplemented, corrected, deleted, anonymised, that it be blocked from processing that is in breach of the law, including that which is not necessary for the purposes for which it has been collected;
the right to make a complaint to the Data Protection Authority;
additionally, more generally, to exercise all of the rights that have been recognised to them by the legal provision in force.

You can exercise your rights by sending an email to

In addition, if the Data Subject believes that the processing of their data is contrary to the legislation in force, they can lodge a complaint with the Regulatory Authority for the protection of personal data pursuant to art. 77 of Regulation 2016/679.


Our website, (hereinafter: “the website”) uses cookies and other related technologies (for convenience all technologies are referred to as “cookies”). Cookies are also placed by third parties we have engaged. In the document below we inform you about the use of cookies on our website.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small simple file that is sent along with pages of this website and stored by your browser on the hard drive of your computer or another device. The information stored therein may be returned to our servers or to the servers of the relevant third parties during a subsequent visit.

What are scripts?

A script is a piece of program code that is used to make our website function properly and interactively. This code is executed on our server or on your device.

What is a web beacon?

A web beacon (or a pixel tag) is a small, invisible piece of text or image on a website that is used to monitor traffic on a website. In order to do this, various data about you is stored using web beacons.

Technical or functional cookies

Some cookies ensure that certain parts of the website work properly and that your user preferences remain known. By placing functional cookies, we make it easier for you to visit our website. This way, you do not need to repeatedly enter the same information when visiting our website and, for example, the items remain in your shopping cart until you have paid. We may place these cookies without your consent.

Statistics cookies

We use statistics cookies to optimize the website experience for our users. With these statistics cookies we get insights in the usage of our website. We ask your permission to place statistics cookies.

Marketing/Tracking cookies

Marketing/Tracking cookies are cookies or any other form of local storage, used to create user profiles to display advertising or to track the user on this website or across several websites for similar marketing purposes.

Social media

On our website, we have included content from Facebook and Instagram to promote web pages or share on social networks like Facebook and Instagram. This content is embedded with code derived from Facebook and Instagram and places cookies. This content might store and process certain information for personalized advertising.

Please read the privacy statement of these social networks (which can change regularly) to read what they do with your (personal) data which they process using these cookies. The data that is retrieved is anonymized as much as possible. Facebook and Instagram are located in the United States.

Placed cookies

Google reCAPTCHA
(Functional, Marketing / Tracking)
We use Google reCAPTCHA for spam prevention. For more information, please read the Google reCAPTCHA Privacy Statement.

Google Analytics
We use Google Analytics for website statistics. For more information, please read the Google Analytics Privacy Statement.

Google Fonts
(Marketing / Tracking)
We use Google Fonts for display of webfonts. For more information, please read the Google Fonts Privacy Statement.

Google Maps
(Marketing / Tracking)
We use Google Maps for maps display. For more information, please read the Google Maps Privacy Statement.

(Marketing / Tracking, Functional)
We use YouTube for video display. For more information, please read the YouTube Privacy Statement.

(Marketing / Tracking, Functional)
We use Facebook for display of recent social posts and/or social share buttons. For more information, please read the Facebook Privacy Statement.

(Marketing / Tracking)
We use Instagram for display of recent social posts and/or social share buttons. For more information, please read the Instagram Privacy Statement.

(Statistics (anonymous)):
We use Elementor for content creation. This data is not shared with third parties.

We use Wordfence for security and fraud prevention. For more information, please read the Wordfence Privacy Statement.


When you visit our website for the first time, we will show you a pop-up with an explanation about cookies. As soon as you click on “Save preferences”, you consent to us using the categories of cookies and plug-ins you selected in the pop-up, as described in this Cookie Policy. You can disable the use of cookies via your browser, but please note that our website may no longer work properly.

Enabling/disabling and deleting cookies

You can use your internet browser to automatically or manually delete cookies. You can also specify that certain cookies may not be placed. Another option is to change the settings of your internet browser so that you receive a message each time a cookie is placed. For more information about these options, please refer to the instructions in the Help section of your browser.

Please note that our website may not work properly if all cookies are disabled. If you do delete the cookies in your browser, they will be placed again after your consent when you visit our websites again.

Your rights with respect to personal data

You have the following rights with respect to your personal data:

• You have the right to know why your personal data is needed, what will happen to it, and how long it will be retained for.
• Right of access: You have the right to access your personal data that is known to us.
• Right to rectification: you have the right to supplement, correct, have deleted or blocked your personal data whenever you wish.
• If you give us your consent to process your data, you have the right to revoke that consent and to have your personal data deleted.
• Right to transfer your data: you have the right to request all your personal data from the controller and transfer it in its entirety to another controller.
• Right to object: you may object to the processing of your data. We comply with this, unless there are justified grounds for processing.

To exercise these rights, and/or for questions and/or comments about our Cookie Policy and this statement, please contact us by using the following contact details:

FTC Frankfurt Tattoo Convention GmbH
Gerlachstraße 6, 65929 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

If you have a complaint about how we handle your data, we would like to hear from you, but you also have the right to submit a complaint to the supervisory authority (the Data Protection Authority).


This Privacy & Cookie Policy was last updated on 1 December 2022.

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