Kulturveranstaltungen des Bundes in Berlin GmbH (KBB)


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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy / Datenschutzerklärung

KBB GmbH (KBB) unites three institutions under one roof: The Berlin International Film Festival, the Berliner Festspiele with the Gropius Bau, and the Haus der Kulturen der Welt.
In this document we inform you about our processing of your personal data and of your rights under data protection law. The specific data we collect and how we use them depends on the service offered. If you have any questions about this, please contact the specified contact persons.

A. Who is responsible for the data processing, who is your contact person?

Body responsible for the data collection (“controller”):
Kulturveranstaltungen des Bundes in Berlin (KBB) GmbH
Schöneberger Straße 15
10963 Berlin, Germany
Tel +49 30 26 397-0 (Head Office)
Fax +49 30 26 397-397
The KBB Data Protection Officer can be contacted at
or at our postal address with the addition “The Data Protection Officer”.

B. Your rights

You have the following rights in your relationship with us with regard to the personal data relating to your person:

  • Right to information
  • Right to correction or erasure
  • Right to restrict processing
  • Right to object to processing
  • Right to data portability,
  • Right of appeal to a data protection authority (responsible supervisory authority for Kulturveranstaltungen des Bundes in Berlin (KBB) GmbH is the Berliner Beauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit, Friedrichstr. 219, 10969 Berlin).

C. Which personal data do we process?

When you contact us by email, the data you submit to us (email, name where given) are stored in order to respond to your inquiry. The data collected in this context are deleted as soon as their storage is no longer necessary.
Which data we process in other contexts depends on the service used.
News about the corona pandemic:
If you visit one of our events (including guided tours and workshops) - for which the Berlin Infection Protection Ordinance requires attendance documentation - we are obliged to record your contact details (first and last name, telephone number, full address and email address, time of attendance and, if applicable, space or table number). Your data will only be transmitted to the responsible health department if there is a corresponding temporal and local connection with your visit to us for the purpose of contact tracing and upon their request. We will delete or destroy your data four weeks after your visit. The legal basis for the processing of this data is Art. 6 (1) clause 1 (c) GDPR in connection with Section 3 of the Berlin SARS-CoV-2 Infection Protection Ordinance.
1. Visit of our website, online journals or blogs
If you merely visit our websites, online journals or blogs in order to inform yourself about the contents provided, we will only read the personal data which your browser transmits to our system. By that means, we process the data which are required to display our website and ensure stability and security. The processed data are: IP address, date and time of request, content of the requests (specific site), volume of data transferred, website sending the request, and browser ID.
The legal basis for the processing of these data is Art. 6 (1) clause 1 (f) of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
In addition to the aforementioned data, cookies are stored on your computer when you use our website. If you generally do not wish cookies to be used, please configure your browser accordingly. Detailed information about this can be found in Section F of this Privacy Policy. Please note that the use of some functions will in this case be restricted.
The legal basis for the use of cookies is Art. 6 (1) clause 1 (f) GDPR.
For some of our applications, data are collected and stored for marketing and optimization purposes, using the technologies of etracker GmbH ( www.etracker.com ). This applies to the following websites: www.berlinale.de , www.efm-berlinale.de , www.berlinerfestspiele.de , www.hkw.de

User profiles may be created from these data under a pseudonym (site access, duration of visit, place of access, information about your terminal).

You can prevent the use of e-tracker by following the instructions in the links of the corresponding site and thereby activating the opt-out plug-in:
 
Details of the third-party provider: etracker GmbH, Erste Brunnenstraße 1, D-20459 Hamburg, Germany; www.etracker.com/en/data-privacy/ .
For other applications, we create pseudonymized user profiles from the same data (site access, duration of visit, place of access, information about your terminal) via the web analysis software Matomo. The data processing takes place on our own servers.

This applies to the following applications:
blog.berlinerfestspiele.de , theatertreffen-blog.de , www.berlinale-talents.de , www.epitext.hkw.de , www.anthropocene-curriculum.org , journal.hkw.de , technosphere-magazine.hkw.de , blog.bundeswettbewerbe.berlin , www.projectfichte.org , b2b.berlinale.de , journeyofideasacross.hkw.de

You can prevent the use of Matomo by activating the “do not track” function in your browser, or unchecking the box below and thereby activating the opt-out plug-in:
We use these technologies to enable us to analyze the use of and continually improve our website. We use cookies for this purpose. If you generally do not wish cookies to be used, please configure your browser accordingly. Detailed information about this can be found in Section F of this Privacy Policy. The legal basis for the use of e-tracker and Matomo and the setting of cookies is Art. 6  (1) clause 1 (f) GDPR.
2. Subscribing to our newsletters or customer mailings
We are delighted that you wish to receive further information about our venues and programs or wish to receive our newsletters.
For a customer mailing or newsletter subscription (by email and/or post), you must register on our websites and give us your consent. We require the following personal data to send you our newsletter or register you for participation in customer mailings: Name, email address or postal address.
In order to subscribe to our newsletter or participate in customer mailings, we require your consent, which is the legal basis for processing your data according to Art. 6 (1) clause 1 (a) GDPR.
To be able to prove your consent, we use a so-called double-opt-in procedure. This means that following your registration for subscription we will send you an email to the email address provided in which you are asked to confirm that you wish to receive the newsletter.
If you do not confirm your subscription, your information will be deleted after expiry of the confirmation deadline stated in the email.
You may revoke your consent to the transmission of the newsletter and unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time. You can declare revocation by clicking on the link provided in each newsletter email or by sending an email to .
If you revoke your consent, you will no longer be sent any newsletters in future.
In connection with the sending of our newsletters, we forward your data to the email marketing service provider Sendinblue GmbH, who work for us as a contracted data processor and have contractually committed themself to comply with the requirements of data protection law.
We use these technologies to enable us to design our newsletters in a more customer-friendly way and increase their attractiveness. We use cookies for this purpose. If you generally do not wish cookies to be used, please configure your browser accordingly. Detailed information about this can be found in Section F of this Privacy Policy.
The legal basis for the use of these technologies and the setting of cookies is Art. 6  (1) clause 1 (f) GDPR.
Please note that the technologies of Sendinblue GmbH analyze your user behavior. The data are collected strictly pseudonymously, i.e. the analysis is not combined with other personal data so that a specific individual cannot be identified.
Sendinblue GmbH is domiciled in Köpenicker Straße 126, D-10179 Berlin, Germany.
Information about data protection by the third-party provider is available at:
www.sendinblue.com/legal/privacypolicy/
In the case of a customer mailing or newsletter sent by post, we will forward your data to our service provider to prepare the shipment.
As a press representative, we continually inform you about our events in the context of public relations reporting. In this context, we store the following data: Name, email address, phone number, emphasis, medium and company. The legal basis for the processing of your data is Art. 6 (1) clause 1 (f) GDPR. You may object to being sent this information at any time by sending an email to .
3 Our online shops
If you wish to order tickets or merchandising products in our online shop, we store the following data, which are required to conclude the contract: Name, address, phone number, email address, date of birth, payment details, products ordered. The legal basis for this processing is the contractual relationship associated with the order according to Art. 6 (1) clause 1 (b) GDPR.
On the basis of the requirements of commercial law, we store your data for a period of ten years.
4 Applications on our website kbb.eu
We are happy to receive your application. You can apply online on our website for advertised positions.
For this purpose, we use the online application tool from the company softgarden e-recruiting GmbH, Tauentzienstraße 14, 10789 Berlin, which processes your data for the purpose of conducting the application procedure on our behalf and in compliance with the legal requirements. We have obliged the company to ensure and comply with data protection with a contract for order processing. When you use the application tool, you leave our website and are taken to the supplier's website.
As part of the application process, all the personal data you enter is processed: name, date of birth, contact data such as address, email address, telephone number, data on training, school-leaving qualifications and/or a degree, certificates, details of other qualifications such as language skills, PC knowledge, application photos, information on desired salary and work samples.
The legal basis for the processing of your data is Art. 6  (1) clause (b) GDPR.
We use the personal data you enter exclusively for processing your application for the advertised position. If we sign an employment contract with you, your data will be stored for the purpose of processing the employment relationship and in compliance with the legal requirements.
If your application is unsuccessful, we hope that you will apply again to another position. We erase your data six months after you have been notified of the rejection. However, if you wish and consent, we will keep your documents in our application talent pool from softgarden e-recruiting GmbH for future job offers. In this case, your data will be deleted after 12 months. However, consent given to be included in the pool can be revoked at any time.
5 Visiting and participating in our online forums and online portals
With our online forums and online portals (“Kultur öffnet Welten”, “Anthropozän Curriculum”, “Synapse”, “Expert*innen-Datenbank KIWit”, etc., among others), we offer culture enthusiasts, creative artists, scientists and institutions a platform for cultural participation and exchange as part of projects. You have the ability to present yourself, your work or your initiative and to exchange ideas with others.
If you wish to obtain information on our platforms and/or to contribute to them, please fill out the relevant contact or registration form.
In this connection, we process the following personal data: name, institution, email address, telephone number, contact address, work specializations and details about your work or your institution.
If necessary, we pass on your data to our cooperation partners with which we operate the respective portal jointly and on a project-by-project basis. All our partners have been contractually obliged by us to comply with data protection regulations.
The legal basis for the processing of this data is Art. 6 (1) clause 1 (b) GDPR. The disclosure of your data also takes place in the context of our contractual obligations. We store your data until you no longer wish to have your contributions published on our portal. If we do not include a contribution on our portals in individual cases, we will erase your data immediately.
6 Use of our apps
Alongside our online services, we also offer a number of mobile apps, which you can download to your mobile device.
When a mobile app is downloaded, the required information is transmitted to the app store, i.e. user name, email address and customer number of your account, your device ID and the time of download. We have no influence over this data collection and are not responsible for the same. When we provide an app to you, we process the data specified under Point (1), “Visit of our websites, online journals or blogs”.
Within the app, websites can be opened with your standard browser. Data collection in this case takes place in accordance with the standards of the respective website.
7 My program / My daily planner (Berlinale)
To help you prepare for your visit to the Berlinale or the EFM (European Film Market), we offer you the service My program/My daily planner. In order to save your favorite program you will need to create an account. For this purpose, we save the following personal data via the function “My Account”: Name and email address. If you are interested in the Berlinale Generation program and are not at least 16 years of age, you will need to ask your parent or legal guardian to do this for you.
Once your account has been created you will be able to mark favorite programs. We will then save your chosen favorites. We do this on the basis of a contractual or pre-contractual relationship (Art. 6 (1) clause 1 (b) GDPR).
We delete your favorite programs at the end of each festival season. We delete your account three years after its last use.
8 Accreditation and film registration for the Berlinale or the European Film Market (EFM)
We are delighted that you wish to be accredited for the Berlinale or the EFM or wish to submit a film to the Berlinale.
In order to enable you to participate, we store the following personal data: Form of address, title(s), language of communication, name, address, company and position in the company, phone number, email address, website, date of birth, place of birth, length of stay, your payment details if applicable, your hotel in Berlin if applicable, nationality, country of origin, primary area of work, contribution to selected Berlinale film if applicable, portrait photograph and your professional identification (e.g. press pass).If a film is submitted, we will also store the data related to the film and, if necessary, the film file itself. In addition, we will store your participation in Berlinale and EFM events.
We pass on these data to external service providers if this is necessary to fulfill our contractual relationship with you. If a film is submitted, we will pass your data on to the selection juries, whom we have obliged to observe to data protection. If you participate in the festival, the data will be forwarded in order to organize the festival security, your hotel accommodation, the Berlinale chauffeur service and the provision of your tickets. This concerns festival security, your hotel accommodation, the Berlinale transport service and the provision of your tickets. If you require a visa to enter the country, we will inform the Federal Foreign Office of the Federal Republic of Germany in order to support your visa application. This processing of your data is performed in order to fulfill our obligations arising in connection with your film submission or your accreditation (Art. 6 (1) clause 1 (b) GDPR).
In individual cases, we may need to pass on your data (name, place and date of birth) to the competent authorities for security reasons. The legal basis for the disclosure of the data is a weighing of interests (Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR). You may object to this form of processing and the disclosure at any time by sending an email to .
At the same time, the Berlinale is one of the largest film festivals in the world and a meeting point of the international film scene. The EFM is one of the largest film fairs in the world. In order to safeguard our legitimate interests, we publish your data as participants and make them available to other members of the film industry who are involved in the festival. In the interest of networking the international film scene, we provide your personal data (first and last name, company name, email address) to our partners in the international film scene (including Variety Media, LLC, The Hollywood Reporter, LLC and MBI Ltd.) in third-party countries. They are obliged to guarantee the security of your data and to delete your data at the end of the festival season. Furthermore, we use your data to invite you to future festivals and inform you about our program. This processing of your data is performed on the basis of a weighing of interests (Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR). You may object to this form of processing and the disclosure at any time by sending an email to .
Due to their significance for the history of film, the data relating to your participation in the Berlinale or a submitted film will be stored permanently. In accordance with the provisions of commercial law, we store the data relating to your participation in the EFM for a period of ten years. If we reject your accreditation in individual cases, we will delete your data at the end of the festival season. Your place and date of birth, which we collect only for security reasons, will in any case be deleted at the end of the festival season.
9 Berlinale Guest Management
The invitation and guest management for the Opening and Award Ceremony are organised in the digital guest management portal. The purpose of this is to ensure a smooth processing of the invitation and guest management before and during the Berlinale.We process the following personal data: Title, first name, last name, name of the companion(s), job/company name/agency and email address.The processing of personal data serves to facilitate the processing of the digital invitation management for the Opening and Award Ceremony of the Berlin International Film Festival. We pass on these data to external service providers if this is necessary to fulfill our contractual relationship with you. The legal basis for this is Article 6 (1) clause 1 (b) GDPR. We will delete this data after each Berlinale.
10 Application to Berlinale Talents
Berlinale Talents is a worldwide talent promotion platform for film and series creators. We’re delighted about your interest in us!
If you wish to submit an application you will first need to create an account. For this purpose, we save the following personal data: Name, address, email address, telephone number, date of birth, age, gender, nationality, country of origin, film projects and areas of work.
Once you have created your account, we would be delighted to receive your application. For this purpose, we store all additional information by you: Social media account, company/university, portrait photograph, artistic work and career, educational path and the samples of your artistic work which you have provided.
We also pass on your data to the selection juries of our Talents Programs, who are contractually committed to us to comply with data protection. If you are selected for participation, we will also forward your data to external service providers. This concerns your hotel accommodation, the festival moderators, embassies and sponsors who provide financial support and enable your participation, and the provision of your tickets.
We process your data in order to fulfill our obligations arising from your participation (Art. 6 (1) clause 1 (b) GDPR). The disclosure of your data to our service providers is likewise performed in the context of our contractual obligations.
If you wish to take part in a Talents Initiative of one of our partners worldwide rather than the Berlinale Talents in Berlin, we will make your data available to our partners.
In addition, we store your data in order to inform you about programs and worldwide Talents Initiatives in the future. We also publish your data in our publications and enable all former and current participants in the festival to access a selection of their data (name, country of origin, place of participation, sample of work) via our website. Berlinale Talents is a forum for film and series creators and providing this forum as a network to young artists is part of our mission to promote talent. This form of data processing and disclosure therefore takes place on the basis of a weighing of interests (Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR). You may object to this form of processing and the disclosure at any time by sending an email to .
If you have been selected to participate in one of the Talents Initiatives, we will store your data permanently for archiving purposes.
If your application was unsuccessful, we regret this and hope that you will apply again. Five years after your last application, we will assume that you are no longer interested in our programs and will delete your data.
11 Submissions to the World Cinema Fund
We are delighted that you submitted your project to the World Cinema Fund (WCF). For this purpose, we store all information by you and the following personal data: Name, company, producer, director, scriptwriter, any other persons involved, samples of work and curricula vitae of producers and directors.
We pass on your data to the selection committees of our festival, who are contractually committed to us to comply with data protection. If you are invited to participate, we will forward your data to external service providers and partners. This will, if applicable, concern your accommodation and our cooperation partners, the German Federal Cultural Foundation (“Kulturstiftung des Bundes”) and the Federal Foreign Office. We store your data in order to fulfill our obligations arising from your participation (Art. 6 (1) clause 1 (b) GDPR). The same applies to the disclosure of your data to the specified service providers and cooperation partners.
In addition, we store your data in order to inform you about programs and initiatives of the WCF in the future. We also publish your data in our publications. Our formats are a forum for film creators. This form of data processing and disclosure therefore takes place on the basis of a weighing of interests (Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR). You may object to this form of processing and the disclosure at any time by sending an email to .
If your application for funding is successful, we will store your data permanently for archiving purposes.
If your application for funding is unsuccessful, we regret this and hope that you will submit further projects to the WCF in future. In this case, personal data will be deleted five years after submission.
12 Submissions to the Berlinale Co-Production Market
We are delighted that you submitted your project to the Co-Production Market. For this purpose, we store all information by you and the following personal data: Name, company, address, email, phone number, company profile, area of work, cast details and links to samples of work.
We pass on your data to our selection juries, who are contractually committed to us to comply with data protection. If you are selected for participation, we may also pass on your data to our cooperation partners Creative Europe MEDIA and MDM Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung. We store your data in order to fulfill our obligations arising from your participation (Art. 6 (1) clause 1 (b) GDPR). The same applies to the disclosure of your data to the specified cooperation partners.
In addition, we store your data in order to inform you about our programs and initiatives in the future. We make your data available in the login area to other participants in the Co-Production Market and participants in the EFM to enable them to contact you. We may also disclose your data to public institutions for statistical or academic purposes. Our formats are a forum for internationally active producers and financiers and it is part of our mission, the promotion of promising young talent and of access to the market for European and international film creators, to provide participants with a forum. This form of data processing and disclosure therefore takes place on the basis of a weighing of interests (Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR). You may object to this form of processing and the disclosure at any time by sending an email to .
The name, company address and contact data of the participants who consent to this in their application are disclosed to the online platform pro.festivalscope.com in order to activate your temporary free use of the platform, on which you can watch the previous films of directors of the selected projects. The legal basis for this is Art. 6 (1) clause 1 (a) GDPR.
If your application for participation in the Co-Production Market is successful, your data will be stored permanently for archiving purposes.
If your application is unsuccessful, we regret this and hope that you will apply again. Five years after your last application, we will assume that you are no longer interested in our programs and will delete your data.
13 B2B site of the Berlinale
B2B is a platform which we provide to future and current sponsors of the Berlinale. In order to enable future partners to enter into a collaboration this way, we collect the following personal data: Name, company and email address.
We store the following personal data about our current sponsors: Name of contact person, company and email address.
The data are provided to other sponsors of the Berlinale.
We store your data to meet our obligations arising from our partnership (Art. 6 (1) clause 1 (b) GDPR). At the same time, we wish to enable our sponsors to collaborate with other partners at the festival presentation. On the basis of a weighing of interests (Art. 6 (1) clause 1 (f) GDPR), we therefore pass on your data to other sponsors. You may object to this form of processing and the disclosure at any time by sending an email to .
We delete these data at the end of the partnership or if there is no prospect of a future partnership.
14 Berlinale Portal for service providers, press representatives and IFB employees
Our service providers, suppliers, IFB department heads and press representatives register their employees in the Berlinale portal. This contributes to the smooth running of the Berlinale. In this context we process the following personal data: name of company, name of employee, role at Berlinale, date of birth, place of birth, maiden name, private address, telephone-number, email address and portrait photo. We process the data for the following purposes:The processing of personal data serves to facilitate the provision of the contracted services, including the issuing of access passes as well as the granting of access rights to venues subject to specific security regulations.The legal basis for this is Article 6 (1) clause 1 (b) GDPR. We will delete this data 5 weeks after each Berlinale at the latest.
15 Application to the National Contests of the Berliner Festspiele
We are delighted about your interest in our young talent festivals. If you wish to submit an application you will first need to create an account. For this purpose, we save the following personal data: Address, email address, phone number, age. Please note that accounts can only be opened by persons aged 16 or above. If you are below this age, please ask your parent or legal guardian to open an account for you, or apply by post, including their written consent. If you are below this age limit, we are only authorized to process your data if your parent or legal guardian has consented.
Once you have created your account, we would be delighted to receive your application. For this purpose, we store all information submitted by you: Name, address, date of birth, artistic work and career, type of education and the samples of your artistic work which you have provided.
We pass on your data to the selection juries of our festivals, who are contractually committed to us to comply with the requirements of data protection law.
If you are selected for participation, we will also forward your data to external service providers. This concerns your hotel accommodation and the provision of your tickets.
We store your data in order to fulfill our obligations arising from your participation (Art. 6 (1) clause 1 (b) GDPR). The disclosure of your data to our service providers is likewise performed in the context of our contractual obligations.
In addition, we store your data in order to inform you about the programs and initiatives of our talent promotion scheme in the future. We also publish them in our publications and on our website. Our young talent programs are a forum for young artists, and it is part of our mission, the promotion of young talent, to provide young artists with this forum. This form of data processing therefore takes place on the basis of a weighing of interests (Art. 6 (1) clause 1 (f) GDPR). You may object to this form of processing and the disclosure at any time by sending an email to datenschutz@kbb.eu .
If you have been selected for our young talent programs, we will store your data permanently for archiving purposes.
If your application was unsuccessful, we regret this and hope that you will apply again. Five years after your last application, we will assume that you are no longer interested in our programs and will delete your data. However, you may also at any time delete your account and accordingly all your data yourself.
16 Open Calls and Workshops (Call for participation in artistic and scientific programms and workshops)
We welcome your application to our open calls and workshops for different artistic und scientific programms. For this purpose we store all information you provide to us, including your personal data.We disclose your personal data to our selection panel. The members of the selection panel are representatives of our cooperation partners. These have been contractually bound to comply with the applicable data privacy regulations. We store your personal data in order to comply with our obligations resulting from your participation (Art. 6 (1) clause 1 (b) GDPR). This also applies to the disclosure of your data to our national and international cooperation partners, who have been contractually bound to comply with the applicable data privacy regulations.Additionally we use your data to inform you about our programs and initiatives in the future. This processing and disclosure of your data is based on a balancing of interests (Art. 6 (1) clause 1 (f) GDPR). You can object to this processing and disclosure of your personal data at any time by e-mailing us at datenschutz@kbb.eu . If your application is successful, we will permanently store your personal data for record purposes. If your application is not successful, we regret this and we will delete your personal data after the end of the application period.
17 Online offers from the Berliner Festspiele (Theatertreffen)
We are pleased that you are making use of our online offers.
The entire program of the Theatertreffen takes place in the digital space on our “Berliner Festspiele Digital” platform, which can be reached via the URL https://digital.berlinerfestspiele.de/ .
We offer our users a digital stage with live streaming and on demand entertainment as well as Mozilla Hubs rooms "Virtueller Festspielgarten" and "Das House".
We work together with the following service providers (more information on this under third-party providers): Amazon Web Service with Hubs Enterprise Cloud (Mozilla Hubs), Vimeo, Cloudflare, Vercel and Readyplayer.me.
18 Online offers from the Berliner Festspiele (Theatertreffen der Jugend)
We are pleased that you are making use of our online offers.
The entire program of the Theatertreffen der Jugend takes place in a digital space. We offer our users a digital stage with live streaming in addition to Gather.Town "Das virtuelle Festivalzentrum“. As part of the festival, we work together with the following service providers (further information on this under third-party providers): Gather.Town, Vimeo, Zoom.

D. Additionally used technologies

The following service providers provide services on our websites. These may include video and audio files, direction maps or web fonts.
When you access the corresponding site, your browser will download the contents directly from the third-party provider. This lets the third-party provider know which of our websites you are visiting. As the web service provider, we have no knowledge about the data collected by the third-party provider. Please consult the websites of the providers for information about the terms of use and the privacy policies. If you have a user account with the third-party provider, the provider may link this information to your account. Third-party providers may use cookies. If you generally do not wish cookies to be used, please configure your browser accordingly. Detailed information about this can be found in Section F of this Privacy Policy. The use of these technologies takes place on the basis of a weighing of interests Art. 6 (1) clause 1 (f) GDPR.
1. Third-party providers

Google Maps

We use Google Maps on the websites www.berlinale.de , www.efm-berlinale.de , www.berlinerfestspiele.de , www.hkw.de , www.kultur-oeffnet-welten.de and www.kbb.eu , in order to display the location and directions to our venues and other places of interest to you.
Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA
www.google.de/intl/en/policies/privacy/
Google complies to the EU-US Privacy Shield, www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework . Due to a court decision the EU-US Privacy Shield Agreement is currently not applicable. We are working on a solution to ensure a level of protection for personal data with our partners outside the EU that corresponds to that within the European Union.

Brightcove

We use Brightcove on the website www.berlinale.de to display videos.
Brightcove Inc., 290 Congress Street, Boston, MA 02210, USA
https://www.brightcove.com/de/legal/privacy
Brightcove complies to the EU-US Privacy Shield, www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework . Due to a court decision the EU-US Privacy Shield Agreement is currently not applicable. We are working on a solution to ensure a level of protection for personal data with our partners outside the EU that corresponds to that within the European Union.

YouTube

Google complies to the EU-US Privacy Shield, www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework . Due to a court decision the EU-US Privacy Shield Agreement is currently not applicable. We are working on a solution to ensure a level of protection for personal data with our partners outside the EU that corresponds to that within the European Union.

Vimeo

We use on the websites https://digital.berlinerfestspiele.de/ (our live streaming platform “Berliner Festspiele Digital”), www.berlinerfestspiele.de , www.berlinale-talents.de and www.hkw.de Vimeo to display Videos.
If you visit one of our pages in which a Vimeo video is integrated, a connection to the Vimeo servers will be established.
The following information can be transmitted: IP address, technical information such as browser type, operating system, basic device information, websites visited, web activities such as. B. session duration, bounce rate, clicked Vimeo buttons and functions, language settings. If you are logged into your account as a registered member of Vimeo, further data such as email address, password, content data and financial data can be collected.
If you use the chat, the date, time, and other data such as name and email address (if provided) and the content that you write in the chat, will also be processed. You can use the chat without giving your email address. The chat entries are saved as part of the respective live event.
You can find more information about how user data is handled in Vimeo's data protection provisions: https://vimeo.com/privacy
Vimeo, Inc., 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 10011, USA
https://vimeo.com/privacy https://vimeo.com/transfer_statement
The use of Vimeo takes place in the interest of fulfilling our corporate purpose, the provision of an inclusive cultural offer with live streaming offers. The legal basis for processing your data is Art. 6 (1) clause 1 (b) (GDPR).
With regard to processing in the USA, we have concluded standard contractual clauses with Vimeo.
Vimeo complies to the EU-US Privacy Shield, www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework . Due to a court decision the EU-US Privacy Shield Agreement is currently not applicable. We are working on a solution to ensure a level of protection for personal data with our partners outside the EU that corresponds to that within the European Union.

Zoom

We use Zoom for the purpose of conducting video and audio conferences/ meetings and webinars.
The following information can be transmitted: inventory data (e.g. first and last name), contact data (e.g. e-mail, telephone number), technical information (e.g. when and how meetings were held, browser type, device information) support data, feedback data, and location data. In addition, the third-party provider can also process data for service optimization and marketing purposes.
If you use the chat, the date, time, and other data such as name and email address (if provided) and the content that you write in the chat, will also be processed. You can use the chat without providing your email address. The chat entries are saved as part of the respective live event.
You can find more information on how to handle user data in Zoom's privacy policy, see
https://zoom.us/docs/de-de/privacy-and-legal.html .
Zoom Video Communications, Inc., 55 Almaden Blvd., Suite 600, San Jose, CA 95113, USA; Website: https://zoom.us/
The legal basis for processing your data is Art. 6 (1) clause 1 (b) GDPR).

Vercel

Vercel is used in the interest of a secure, fast and efficient provision of the live streaming platform “Berliner Festspiele Digital” https://digital.berlinerfestspiele.de/ by a professional provider.
The website, which is hosted by an external service provider, can be visited without authentication or entering personal data. As with any hosting service, however, data is transmitted to Vercel that is used to provide the service.
Personal data that is recorded on this website is stored on the host's servers. This information may also include, but is not limited to, IP addresses, system configuration information, and other traffic information (collectively, the "Log Data"), as well as location information derived from IP addresses.
You can find more information on how we handle user data in Vercel's data protection provisions: https://vercel.com/legal/privacy-policy
Vercel is used in the interest of fulfilling our corporate purpose, the provision of an inclusive cultural offer with live streaming offers. The legal basis for processing your data is Art. 6 (1) clause 1 (b) (GDPR).
Vercel Inc., 340 S Lemon Ave #4133, Walnut, CA 91789, USA
We have entered into an agreement with Vercel (data processing agreement), in which, in particular, protective measures and compliance with the rights of data subjects are described.
As far as possible, we use Vercel's server and infrastructure locations in the European Union. With regard to processing in the USA, we have entered into standard contractual clauses with Vercel.
Vercel complies to the EU-US Privacy Shield:
www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework
Due to a court decision the EU-US Privacy Shield Agreement is currently not applicable. We are working on a solution to ensure a level of protection for personal data with our partners outside the EU that corresponds to that within the European Union.

Cloudflare

The live streaming platform "Berliner Festspiele Digital" ( https://digital.berlinerfestspiele.de/ ) uses services from Cloudflare to provide the content of the virtual Mozilla Hubs rooms accessible via the website in a high-performance and secure manner.
Cloudflare processes data such as IP addresses, system configuration information and other information regarding the data traffic to and from the website.
For more information on how to handle user data, see the data protection provisions and the commitment to comply with the GDPR, see https://www.cloudflare.com/de-de/privacypolicy/ and https://www.cloudflare.com/de-de/gdpr/introduction/ .
The legal basis for processing your data is Art. 6 (1) clause 1 (b) (GDPR).
Cloudflare, 101 Townsend St, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
We have concluded an agreement with Cloudflare (data processing agreement), in which, in particular, protective measures and compliance with the rights of data subjects are described.
With regard to processing in the USA, we have concluded standard contractual clauses with Cloudflare.
Cloudflare complies to the EU-US Privacy Shield:
www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework
Due to a court decision the EU-US Privacy Shield Agreement is currently not applicable. We are working on a solution to ensure a level of protection for personal data with our partners outside the EU that corresponds to that within the European Union.

Amazon Web Services und Mozilla Hubs

For our users of the live streaming platform "Berliner Festspiele Digital" ( https://digital.berlinerfestspiele.de/ ), Amazon Web Services and Mozilla Hubs offer a high-performance, cloud-based program with a digital stage and Mozilla Hubs rooms "Virtual Festival Garden" and theater production "Das HOUSE" provided.
The processing of your data on the website https://digital.berlinerfestspiele.de/ depends on your usage behavior. You can use the platform including Mozilla Hubs anonymously, i.e. without specifying your name or email address.
There is the option of sharing your microphone and / or video camera. In this case, voice data (when the microphone is released) and / or image and video data (when the camera is released) is processed and transmitted.
Further there is the option of saving settings for possibly personalized avatars. To do this, you need to create a hub account with your email address, which is saved in the form of a hash (in an illegible form).
Avatar data (e.g. avatar name, avatar appearance, position in the room), room interaction data (receiving data from virtual objects and avatars in the room and sharing the data with third parties in this room), interaction data processed and transmitted to improve the performance and stability of Mozilla Hubs (e.g. room names, device names for interacting with Mozilla Hubs, number of rooms created).
You can find more information on how user data is handled in the Amazon AWS data protection provisions: https://aws.amazon.com/de/privacy/
The legal basis for processing your data is Art. 6 (1) clause 1 (b) (GDPR).
We have entered into an agreement with AWS (data processing agreement), in which, in particular, protective measures and compliance with the rights of the data subject are described.
We use server and infrastructure locations from Amazon AWS in the European Union.
Amazon Web Services complies to the EU-US Privacy Shield:
www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework
Due to a court decision the EU-US Privacy Shield Agreement is currently not applicable. We are working on a solution to ensure a level of protection for personal data with our partners outside the EU that corresponds to that within the European Union.

Gather.Town

The online interaction tool Gather.Town is used for the realization of the digital festival center with the aim of designing and programming a visually inviting and easy-to-use 2D foyer landscape that gives festival visitors a reliable overview and access to all offers of the Theatertreffen der Jugend. Gather Town thus becomes a central and social meeting point and exchange.
Participants in the program include award-winning ensembles, delegates, game leaders, participants in the forum program (advanced training program for adults), workshop leaders, jury members, invited guests (e.g. members of the board of trustees), press representatives, and visitors who log onto Gather.Town.
The processing of your data on the website depends on your usage behavior. Depending on the type of interaction, the IP address, technical information such as browser type, information about visited websites, web activities such as session duration, bounce rate are transmitted. If users register at Gather.Town, additional data such as email address, password and, if applicable, financial data can be saved. At the end of the festival, we will delete all stored personal data.
We have entered into an agreement with Gather (data processing agreement), which in particular describes protective measures and compliance with the rights of the data subject.

Readyplayer.me

The users have the option of using the “Readyplayer.me” web application to generate an individual avatar and import it into the “Virtual Festival Garden” hubs room.
The processing of your data on the website depends on your usage behavior. The services of readyplayer.me can be used without providing personal data.
Depending on the type of interaction, you can use the front-facing camera to create your email address (e.g. to report a problem in connection with the Readyplayer.me platform), visual information (e.g. selfie or portrait photo) via the front-facing camera Avatars) and data for the user-friendly provision and improvement of the Readyplayer.me platform.
For more information on how to handle user data, see the Readyplayer.me privacy policy: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1dJ4dKguCS_PVxcd0iuTyrFLgm3AUrtdL/view
Readyplayer.me is an offer from Wolfprint 3D OÜ, Parditn 2d, Pärnu, Pärnu county, 80015, Estonia.
The legal basis for processing your data is Art. 6 (1) clause 1 (b) (GDPR).

ARTE

We use ARTE on the websites www.berlinerfestspiele.de and blog.berlinerfestspiele.de to display videos.
ARTE GEIE, 4 quai du Chanoine Winterer, 67000 Strasbourg, France.
www.arte.tv/sites/corporate/en/arte-and-your-personal-data/

SoundCloud

Spotify

We use Spotify on the website www.hkw.de to play audio files.
Spotify AB, Regeringsgatan 19, SE-111 53 Stockholm, Sweden
www.spotify.com/de/privacy/

Twitter

We use Twitter on the websites www.berlinerfestspiele.de , blog.berlinerfestspiele.de , blog.bundeswettbewerbe.berlin , theatertreffen-blog.de ,
www.hkw.de , www.anthropocene-curriculum.org , www.epitext.hkw.de , journal.hkw.de , journeyofideasacross.hkw.de , www.projectfichte.org and technosphere-magazine.hkw.de to display and link to the messages of our venues on the Twitter network.
Twitter International Company, One Cumberland Place, Fenian Street Dublin 2, D02 AX07 Ireland
twitter.com/privacy
Twitter complies to the EU-US Privacy Shield:
www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework
Due to a court decision the EU-US Privacy Shield Agreement is currently not applicable. We are working on a solution to ensure a level of protection for personal data with our partners outside the EU that corresponds to that within the European Union.

JW Player

We use JW Player on the websites www.berlinale.de , www.berlinerfestspiele.de and www.hkw.de to display audio and video contents.
LongTail Ad Solutions Inc., 8 West 38th Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10018, USA
www.jwplayer.com/privacy/
JW Player complies to the EU-US Privacy Shield:
www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework
Due to a court decision the EU-US Privacy Shield Agreement is currently not applicable. We are working on a solution to ensure a level of protection for personal data with our partners outside the EU that corresponds to that within the European Union.

TOP-IX

We use TOP-IX on the websites www.berlinale.de , www.berlinale-talents.de and in the Berlinale app to display videos and enable live broadcasting of events.
CONSORZIO TOP-IX, via Maria Vittoria 38 – 10123 Torino, Italy
www.top-ix.org/it/privacy-policy-and-cookies-eng/

1000° Epaper

We use the 1000° Epaper solution on the websites www.berlinale.de , www.berlinerfestspiele.de and www.hkw.de to display a number of publications of our venues.
Mark Busse, Mozartstr. 3, 04107 Leipzig
home.1000grad.com/privacy-policy

Flowplayer

We use solutions of Flowplayer AB on the website www.berlinale-talents.de , www.berlinerfestspiele.de and www.hkw.de to display videos
Flowplayer AB, Mäster Samuelsgatan 36, 11157, Stockholm, Sweden
flowplayer.com/privacy-policy

Serve-u

We use solutions of serve-u on the website www.berlinale-talents.de to display live streams and videos.
serve-u technical support Buchholz & Sünderhauf GbR, Kamminer Str. 7, 10589 Berlin
https://serve-u.de/impressum/

Openstreetmap

OpenStreetMap is an open source mapping tool. We use OpenStreetMap on the hkw.de website to show you the location and routes to our event locations and other places relevant to our programs.
Openstreetmap Foundation, St. John´s Innovation Centre, Cowley Road, Cambridge, CB4 0WS, Great Britain
https://wiki.osmfoundation.org/wiki/Privacy_Policy

E. Retargeting technology

On the website of the Berliner Festspiele, we use the retargeting technology of the service providers Google and Adition. You may object to personalized advertising on our website www.berlinerfestspiele.de or by sending an email to .
The use of these technologies takes place on the basis of a weighing of interests (Art. 6 (1) clause 1 (fb) GDPR).
The third-party providers specified herein insert advertisements on websites on the internet and for this purpose use stored cookies on the basis of users’ previous visits to the website of Berliner Festspiele.
1 Google Remarketing
The website www.berlinerfestspiele.de also uses the Google program for interest-based advertising, so-called Google Remarketing. You may also deactivate the use of cookies by Google for these purposes by accessing the deactivation site for Google advertising ( www.google.com/privacy_ads.html ). Alternatively, users may deactivate the use of cookies by third parties by visiting the deactivation page of the Network Advertising Initiative ( www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp ).
Google complies to the EU-US Privacy Shield, www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework . Due to a court decision the EU-US Privacy Shield Agreement is currently not applicable. We are working on a solution to ensure a level of protection for personal data with our partners outside the EU that corresponds to that within the European Union.
2 Adition
Adition ( www.adition.com ) uses technologies to present you with advertising which is relevant to you. The provider of Adition is Adition technologies AG, Am Gatherhof 44, 40472 Düsseldorf, Germany. If you do not wish any further anonymized data to be collected by Adition, you can deactivate data collection here ( www.adition.com/privacy/ ). This OptOut cookie deletes the previously stored information and prevents any further collection of information. If you have already activated the “OptOut” you may at any time reverse this setting by clicking the “OptIn” button.

F Technical notes

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You can determine how you wish cookies to be handled in your browser settings. In this way, you may generally reject the setting of cookies or turn on notifications when cookies are set. Your browser settings also allow you to check which cookies have been stored, and the content of these cookies. Information about rejecting cookies in the most common browsers can be found below:
Some functions of the website require the transfer of cookies as a technical basis. If you deactivate cookies, you will no longer be able to use these functions.
Where third-party providers are involved, these may also use cookies. This allows third-party providers to track your internet usage across several websites. The transfer of cookies to third-party providers can be reviewed in your browser settings. The loading of third-party provider contents can be managed through extensions, such as “NoScript”, “AdBlock” or “uBlock Origin”.
Version of: May 2021