Thank you for your interest in the webinars offered to you by Copyright Clearance Center (“CCC”) and its wholly subsidiary RightsDirect (“RD”). On this page, we will provide you with information relating the processing of personal data in connection with your registration to our webinar and for subscribing to the informational communications which you may receive from us upon your consent.  If you have any questions, please contact us by email or direct mail at the addresses below.

Copyright Clearance Center, Inc.
222 Rosewood Drive,
Danvers MA 01923, USA.

Hoogoorddreef 9, 1101 BA
Amsterdam, Netherlands

RightsDirect is, at the same time, EU-Representative of CCC.

Privacy Officer
Copyright Clearance Center
222 Rosewood Drive
Danvers, MA 01923 USA
Email: or

CCC and RD, being joint controllers, determined CCC to be the responsible entity for compliance with the information obligations under the GDPR und as regards the exercising of the rights of the data subjects. The right and possibility to contact RD in its capacity as CCC’s representative remains unaffected.

Transfer of Data to the USA, EU-US Privacy Shield
CCC is located and will process personal data in the United States. CCC is a EU-US Privacy Shield Framework (“Privacy Shield”) certified company.  The Privacy Shield is administered by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration (ITA). On July 12, 2016, the European Commission deemed that the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework provided protections adequate to enable data transfers under EU law.

Registration for webinars
To register to our educational sessions (webinars), we ask you to fill out and submit a registration online form with information about you. The information provided by you allows us to thoroughly prepare the session and to optimize and align its contents with the participants and their presumed expectations as best as possible. They also help us to better plan the contents of future sessions.

Registration requires your consent to use your personal data for these purposes. You can freely decide whether or not you like to give this consent. Please, however, note that you cannot participate in the webinar without such consent. You can withdraw your consent at any time with future effect, and you may do so by sending an email to

Under the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the legal basis for this data processing is Article 6 (1) s. 1 lit. a GDPR.

Subscribing for informational and promotional mailings
The registration includes an option to subscribe to our informational and promotional mailings related to our products and services and upcoming events. By subscribing to our mailings, you give consent to process your personal data, particularly your email address, to send you the mailings.

You can withdraw your consent at any time, and you may do so by sending an email to or by using the unsubscribe link at the bottom of each mailing. The withdrawal of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.  Please note that you will not be able to receive mailings and other communications and contacts, including white papers ad invitations to webinars without having given consent.

The legal basis for this data processing is Article 6 (1) s. 1 lit. a GDPR.

Activity Tracking:
Upon your separate consent, which you are invited to give when opening our mailings, we are tracking visitor and prospect activities on our website and landing pages by setting cookies. Cookies are small text files that are locally saved on your device with which you visit our website. The data stored in the cookies is used by us to learn which of the mailings’ topics are of your interest, by tracking whether or not the mailings were opened, and which links were clicked. This information allows us the constant improvement of our mailings services. You can freely decide to give or not to give consent, and you can withdraw your consent any time by mailing Copyright Clearance Center, Inc., Marketing Department, 222 Rosewood Drive, Danvers, Massachusetts 01923, USA; by e-mailing us at; or by telephoning us at 978-750-8400 and asking to speak with the Marketing Department . The legal basis for this data processing is Article 6 (1) s. 1 lit. a GDPR.

Recipients of Personal Data
Our online forms and informational communications are processed with tools and on servers provided by Salesforce ( Salesforce’s servers are located in the United States. Salesforce is member of the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework which is deemed to ensure an adequate level of data protection (see above).

Your rights
In addition to your right to withdraw your consent, you have the right to request access to and rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing concerning you under the respective legal conditions. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority about the processing of your data.