Kulturveranstaltungen des Bundes in Berlin GmbH (KBB) processes personal data in accordance with data protection regulations. Personal data are defined as those data containing personal information about a participant of the Berlinale.
This data, such as name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number are automatically collected, processed and used as required for participation in the Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale) and European Film Market (EFM).
The protection of your personal data that is collected, processed and used during your registration on the Berlinale website is of great importance to the Festival / EFM. In accordance with KBB GmbH’s fundamental principles, the Berlinale only uses the personal data provided by you in accordance with laws and only for provision of services and connected to your Berlinale accreditation and for purposes to which you have explicitly agreed.
With acceptance of this policy, you agree expressly that KBB GmbH may collect, process and use the hereafter mentioned personal data for the purposes described herein. Consequently, you will find detailed information about which data is collected for you accreditation or EFM registration and how this information will be used:
Collection and Processing of Data
KBB GmbH collects only data that participants provide during their application/registration via the websites of the Berlinale or EFM. These include first and last name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number, date of birth, nationality and primary working sector as well as a portrait photo. The data required for completion of the online participation application are specially marked (with a star).
Additional personal data are only collected if these are provided voluntarily.
Purpose of Data Processing and Use
The Berlinale and EFM require your personal data for the following purposes:
- Fulfillment of the participation agreement with you including issuance of the accreditation badge
- Allocation of use rights for certain services (e.g. communication with partner hotels, press downloads, EFM film registration, Who’s Where reading rights)
- Issuance of access rights to events with special security regulations
- Creation and online publication of the Who’s Where for registered guests
- Creation of EFM participant, buyer and exhibitor lists and EFM screening attendee reports
- Collection of statistical data
Use, Publication and Transmission of Personal Data
Insofar as KBB GmbH has made available personal data, KBB GmbH only uses these to fulfill the participation agreement with you, for technical administration, to answer your enquiries, for publication as well as limited dissemination as described here.
Publication of data occurs in official publications (print and online versions) of the Berlinale and the EFM, such as in the exhibitor, buyer and participant directories of the EFM as well as in the official participant directory of the Berlinale (Who’s Where). Your date of birth is never published.
Transmission of data to third parties is restricted to the following areas: 1. The names and e-mail addresses of visitors to EFM events are passed on to the relevant exhibitor. 2. For high-security events, the personal data of participants including date of birth are passed on to the authorities responsible for security. 3. The names as well as company addresses and contact information of EFM participants who have purchased a temporary Cinando account with their kind of registration badge are are passed on to the operator of the website www.cinando.com for the purpose of publication. Beyond that, transmission of data to third parties does not occur unless you have agreed expressly to do so or if we are legally obliged to pass on data.
Right to Information
Upon submission of a written enquiry to you will receive information on your stored personal data.
Protection of Stored Data
KBB GmbH employs physical, electronic and procedural security measures regarding the collection and processing of your personal data. Credit card information is used solely to process orders – without intermediate storage.
For your own security, KBB GmbH recommends that you protect your password and computer from unauthorized access. If you share your computer with others, be sure to log out after every session.
Right of Withdrawal
You may of course at any time withdraw your acceptance of our conditions in writing or by email to . Your stored personal information will then immediately be deleted. You may also report incorrect information, block, delete or request information about your personal data stored by KBB GmbH at any time and without providing any reason. If you have any other questions about the data protection policy, you can write to the data protection officer by email at .