Statement of Privacy / Data Protection

Digital Film Technology GmbH - DFT (hereinafter referred to as DFT) is committed to respecting and protecting your privacy. This statement informs you about the data protection practices on DFT websites, including what type of data is gathered on these websites, how the data is used and with whom the data is shared. It will also inform you about the choices you have regarding the gathering and use of your data.

If you share your personal information with us, you can always rely on the information being used solely for the purpose of maintaining your business relationship with DFT or in a manner described in this statement.

1. Collection, use and processing of the data

1.1. Information regarding the use of DFT websites

In general, you can visit and browse through the DFT websites without revealing any personal data. DFT may, however, collect the information provided by your Internet provider. This may include your IP address, the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about your means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information. This information is analyzed in anonymous form for statistical purposes. DFT by default also automatically collects anonymous information from your visits to its websites to provide you with improved service. For example, DFT saves information on the domains from which you visit the websites of DFT, your IP address and your activities on the websites of DFT. DFT analyzes this information, however in a manner that ensures, and does not affect, the anonymity of the information. This anonymous information is used and analyzed only at an aggregate level to help DFT understand trends and patterns and improve its website. None of this information is analyzed at a personalized level.

DFT may collect the anonymous information through the use of various technologies, including, in particular, cookies. A cookie is an element of data that a website can send to your browser, and which may then be stored on your computer system. You can set your browser to inform you when a cookie is received, thus enabling you to decide whether to accept it or not. Furthermore, DFT uses its websites to collect only such personal data that you have explicitly and voluntarily made available – e.g. when subscribing to our newsletter. In some cases, for example, DFT may require certain information from you, such as your name and (e-mail) address, in order to contact you, react to an order, provide you with a subscription, or as described in the respective sections of the website where your personal data is collected.

1.2. Use and processing

Your personal data will only be retained by DFT (and, if applicable, its service providers) for as long as is necessary for the purposes stated above or as long as this is required to fulfill our legal obligations.

DFT shall process this data exclusively for the purposes of pursuing the business relationship with you or for other purposes that are either stated on the DFT website or have been agreed otherwise.

DFT shall provide its service provider companies only with such data as they will need for performing their services. The use of the data for purposes other than those set out above is prohibited, or permitted only with your consent. DFT do not sell your personal data, which you have forwarded to us.

Your personal data shall be treated strictly in accordance with the applicable data protection provisions in the country in which the body responsible for data processing (controller) is based. Furthermore, DFT has implemented appropriate technical and organizational measures, such as using encryption for transmission, in order to keep your data secure, current and complete and to protect it from unauthorized access by third parties.

1.3. Transfer of data to service providers

It may also be necessary to transfer your personal data to service provider companies in order to carry out data processing services for DFT. This includes, but is not limited to, answering your questions about products or services, or processing event registrations or orders. All service provider companies are committed to applicable data protection regulations.

2. Cookies

When you use its websites, DFT collects information through the use of various technologies, in particular cookies. A cookie is a piece of data that the website sends to your browser to store on your computer system.

For the technical operation of the websites, DFT sets so-called necessary cookies which serve to maintain the basic functions and control of the operation of the website and in which the data elements contain no personal information. Technically required cookies do not merge any personal information you provide.

In addition, DFT uses so-called tracking cookies - but only with your express consent. These are used to improve the service offering, to personalize the DFT websites and to optimize the functions of the website by analyzing the use of the website. For example, if you fill in a personal information form, it may be stored in a cookie so you do not have to re-enter the data each time. You have the option to control the storage of tracking cookies directly and specifically for the DFT websites. Applying the appropriate settings, you decide yourself if tracking cookies are saved or not. Note, however, that certain features may not be available if you choose not to store such cookies.

You can also set your browser to notify you when it receives a cookie or in such a way that generally no cookies are stored. For further information please use the help function of your browser.

3. User Profiles

Pseudonymised usage data can be recorded and stored as aggregated data. Usage profiles can be created using pseudonyms for the purpose of designing and optimizing the DFT websites.

Profiling is only possible after prior approval. You can declare your approval with the consent to the storage of tracking cookies. If you want to object to this form of data processing, i.e. the formation of usage profiles, for the future, you can change your cookie settings accordingly.

DFT uses Google Analytics and Lead Forensics tracking and analytics technologies provided by third parties. All of these technologies use cookies. These cookies are only used if you have consented to them.

On behalf of DFT, third parties will use this information to anonymously evaluate your use of the DFT Sites, compile reports on your activities on the Sites, and provide additional services to DFT related to the Website's use.

Your visits to these websites will be recorded and evaluated by DFT. DFT also records the features of the web pages you have used and how you used them.

DFT uses the aforementioned data to evaluate your usage behaviour,
• to better understand how you use these websites,
• to present and present content that may be of interest to you, and
• to improve your own products and services.

The IP address provided by your browser as part of the said technologies will not be merged with other third party data.

4. Newsletter

On the DFT web pages you can sign up for a newsletters. You will only receive this newsletter from DFT in the case of your express consent.

Of course, you can always unsubscribe from the newsletter. Click on the unsubscribe link in the email or send an email to

5. Information, modification and deletion of the data

Once you are registered at DFT, you may check, correct, cancel or oppose to the use of your personal data that has been collected via the DFT websites and processed at DFT. To do so, please do not hesitate to send an email to

6. Links to third party websites

The DFT websites may contain links to other websites. This statement of privacy does not cover these other websites and DFT cannot assume any responsibility whatsoever, neither for the privacy practices nor the content of these other websites.

7. Revision of this Statement of Privacy / Data Protection

DFT reserves the right to make changes at any time. We therefore ask you to check this privacy policy regularly. If significant changes are made, you will be notified at this location or by a note on our website.

We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect.

You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

8. Your acceptance of these terms

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

9. Contacting us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us at:
• Digital Film Technology GmbH, Borsigstrasse 13, 64291 Darmstadt, Germany +49 (0)6151 8503 500

This document was last updated on Mai 14, 2018