Privacy Policy

Privacy policy

We, the filmmakers of 'The Secret Arts' (hereinafter "we" or "us"), take data protection seriously and provide you with the following statement about the collection, processing and use of personal data through our website. You will find information about the responsible party at the end of this statement.

Information about personal data

Personal data is data with which a person can be identified or contacted. This includes, for example, name, e-mail, telephone number or a photo in which you can be recognized. We collect and process this data only if this is permitted by law or if you have consented to the data collection or processing. We will not share your data with third parties without your consent.

Automated data storage by our website

Our website initially stores general information automatically (i.e. not via registration), which is not used in a person-related manner. The web servers used store, for example, by default: - browser type/version - operating system used - the previously visited page (Refferer URL) - host name of the accessing computer - time of the server request.

This information is stored solely for the purpose of technical administration of our website. It is not passed on to third parties. We reserve the right to check the log data retrospectively if there is a justified suspicion of unlawful use on the basis of concrete indications.

Further functions and offers of our website

In addition to the informational use of our website described above, we offer various services that you can use if you are interested. This usually requires the provision of further personal data. We need this data to provide the respective service. The above data processing principles apply. In some cases, we use external service providers who have been carefully selected and commissioned by us to process this data. These service providers are bound by our instructions and are regularly monitored by us. If personal data is passed on to third parties in the course of services that we offer together with partners, you can find more detailed information in the following descriptions of the individual services. If these third parties are based in a country outside the European Economic Area, you can find more detailed information about the consequences of this circumstance in the following descriptions of the individual services.


If you contact us by e-mail, the personal data you send us with your e-mail will be stored. This data will not be passed on to third parties. The data will only be used to answer your questions. The processing of the aforementioned personal data is solely for the purpose of handling your inquiries. This is also our legitimate interest in processing your personal data. The data will be deleted as soon as we have finally processed your inquiries. You can revoke your consent to the processing of your personal data at any time. If you contact us by e-mail, you can object to the storage of your personal data at any time. We would like to point out that in this case your request can no longer be processed. You can declare the revocation or the objection by sending an e-mail to our e-mail address given in the imprint.

Donations via our crowdfunding campaign on Startnext

If you choose to donate to help fund and complete our film project, we will collect and store personal data from you. This includes name and bank details. Personal data will be used to manage your donation until the film project is completed. We use your e-mail address and telephone number to contact you in case we need to contact you again. In addition, we inform you about the crowdfunding campaign supported by your donation and the current status of the film project, this corresponds only to topics that are relevant from the point of view of the supporters and thus there is a legitimate interest in providing you with this information. This includes, for example, an invitation to our film premiere via email.

Google services

Google Web Fonts from Google (Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA) are implemented on this website. By means of these, the display of fonts is made possible. By using Google Web Fonts, an external server of Google in the USA is called up when using this offer, i.e. Google is theoretically informed about the use of the offer. We would like to point out that Google has its own privacy policy, which is independent of ours. Please inform yourself about Google's privacy policy before using our website at Google-Datenschutzbestimmungen.
For more information about Google Web Fonts, see Google Fonts, Google Fonts FAQ and Google Fonts About.
Videos from the YouTube video platform are embedded on our website, which is offered by the company YouTube (YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Avenue, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA). YouTube is a subsidiary of Google Inc. The integration requires that YouTube can perceive the IP address of the user. The IP address is required in order to send the content to the user's browser. For more information on data protection and the cookies used, please refer again to Google-P. Further information on data use by Google, on setting and objection options, and on data protection can be found on the following Google web pages: • Privacy Policy: • Data use by Google when you use our partners' websites or apps: • Data use for advertising purposes: • Settings for personalized advertising by Google:

Vimeo (

Furthermore, videos from the video portal Vimeo are also embedded on our website, which is offered by the US company Vimeo LLC, headquartered on the Hudson River in Manhattan. The integration requires that Vimeo can perceive the IP address of the user. The IP address is required in order to send the content to the user's browser. You can find more information about data protection and the cookies used at the following links: • Vimeo Privacy PolicyVimeo Cookie Policy

In addition, you can disable cookies that are used for reach measurement and advertising purposes via the following websites:

Please note that this setting will also be deleted if you delete your cookies.

Further links

This privacy statement applies only to our website. The website contains links to external websites to which this statement does not apply. When you leave our website via a link, it is recommended that you carefully read the privacy statements of each website.

Your rights

As a user, you have the right to free information about your stored data. This also includes the right to correct, block or delete the data we have collected. Please send your request by e-mail to: