Privacy statement

The UNERHÖRT! Musikfilmfestival Hamburg respects your private and personal sphere. The protection of your privacy during the processing of personal data is an important concern for UNERHÖRT! which we take into account in our business processes. In the following we would like to inform you about the handling of your data when you visit this website according to Art. 13 EU-DSGVO.

Processing purposes / Legal basis

The personal data collected on this website are collected in the context of market processing for our own business purposes, for the analysis and optimisation of the use of this website and for the purposes of establishing an employment relationship (recruiting) in accordance with Art. 6 EU-DSGVO.

Photography and filming

At the event UNERHÖRT! Music Film Festival are created, duplicated and used by the media, by festival sponsors and/or by the organiser for photo and film shoots, e.g. for current reports or documentaries which are distributed via print, DVD, TV and/or Internet (e.g. homepage, Facebook etc.). By entering the participating cinemas, every visitor of the festival agrees that these recordings also depict the person of the visitor and may be used without compensation for the aforementioned purposes. Of course, the rights of the person concerned apply at all times.

a) Right to confirmation
Every data subject shall have the right, granted by the European directive and regulation maker, to obtain from the controller confirmation as to whether personal data relating to him or her are being processed. If a data subject wishes to exercise this right of confirmation, he or she may at any time contact an employee of the controller.

b) Right of access
Any person concerned by the processing of personal data has the right, granted by the European directive and regulation maker, to obtain at any time, free of charge, from the controller, information on the personal data relating to him which have been stored and a copy of that information. Furthermore, the European Data Protection Supervisor has granted the data subject access to the following information:

  • the processing purposes
  • the categories of personal data to be processed the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data have been or will be disclosed, in particular, in the case of recipients in third countries or international organisations, if possible, the envisaged duration for which the personal data will be stored or, if this is not possible, the criteria for determining that duration
  • the existence of a right to the rectification or erasure of personal data concerning him or her or to the limitation of the processing carried out by the controller or of a right to object to such processing
  • the existence of a right of appeal to a supervisory authority
  • if the personal data are not collected from the data subject: All available information on the origin of the data
  • the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling, in accordance with Article 22(1) and (4) of the DS Block Exemption Regulation and, at least in these cases, meaningful information on the logic involved, the scope and the intended effects of such processing on the data subject

The data subject also has the right to know whether personal data have been transferred to a third country or to an international organisation. If this is the case, the data subject shall also have the right to obtain information on the appropriate safeguards in connection with the transfer. If a data subject wishes to exercise this right of access, he or she may at any time contact a member of staff of the controller.

c) Right to rectification
Any person concerned by the processing of personal data has the right, granted by the European directive and regulation maker, to request the rectification without delay of inaccurate personal data concerning him or her. Furthermore, the data subject shall have the right, having regard to the purposes of the processing, to request the completion of incomplete personal data, including by means of a supplementary statement. If a data subject wishes to exercise this right of rectification, he or she may at any time contact a member of staff of the controller.

d) Right to cancellation (right to be forgotten)
Any person data subject to the processing of personal data shall have the right, granted by the European directive and regulation, to require the controller to erase without delay personal data concerning him which are subject to one of the following conditions and to the extent that the processing is not necessary:

  • the personal data have been collected or otherwise processed for purposes for which they are no longer necessary
  • the data subject revokes his consent on which the processing was based pursuant to Article 6(1)(a) DS Block Exemption Regulation or Article 9(2)(a) DS Block Exemption Regulation and there is no other legal basis for the processing
  • the data subject objects to the processing pursuant to Art. 21 para. 1 DS-GVO and there are no overriding legitimate reasons for the processing or the data subject objects to the processing pursuant to Art. 21 para. 2 DS-GVO
  • the personal data have been processed unlawfully
  • the deletion of personal data is necessary to fulfil a legal obligation under Union law or the law of the Member States to which the data controller is subject
  • the personal data were collected in relation to services offered by the information society pursuant to Art. 8 para. 1 DS-GVO

If one of the reasons mentioned above applies and a person concerned has requested the deletion of personal data stored by UNERHÖRT! Musikfilmfestival, he can contact the data protection officer of the data controller at any time. The data protection officer of the UNERHÖRT! Musikfilmfestivals Hamburg will ensure that the request for deletion is complied with immediately. If the personal data was collected by the UNERHÖRT! Musikfilmfestival Hamburg and our company is obliged to delete personal data in accordance with Art. 17 Para. 1 DS-GVO, the UNHERHÖRT! Musikfilmfestival Hamburg, taking into account the available technology and the implementation costs, shall take appropriate measures, including technical measures, to inform other persons responsible for data processing who process the published personal data that the person concerned has requested these other persons responsible for data processing to delete all links to this personal data or copies or replications of this personal data, insofar as the processing is not necessary.

e) Right to limitation of processing
Any person data subject to the processing of personal data has the right, granted by the European directive and regulation, to request the controller to limit the processing if one of the following conditions is met:

  • the accuracy of the personal data is contested by the data subject for a period of time which enables the data controller to verify the accuracy of the personal data
  • the processing is unlawful, the data subject refuses to erase the personal data and instead requests the restriction of the use of the personal data
  • the controller no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of processing, but the data subject needs them for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal rights
  • the data subject has lodged an objection to the processing pursuant to Art. 21 para. 1 DS-GVO and it is not yet clear whether the legitimate reasons of the data controller outweigh those of the data subject

If one of the above-mentioned conditions is met and a person concerned is unable to provide personal data to UNHERHÖRT! Musikfilmfestival Hamburg, the data subject may at any time contact an employee of the data controller. The employee of the UNHERHÖRT! Musikfilmfestival Hamburg will arrange for the processing to be restricted.

f) Right to data transferability
Any data subject involved in the processing of personal data has the right, granted by the European directive and regulation, to obtain personal data concerning him or her which have been provided by the data subject to a controller in a structured, common and machine-readable format. It also has the right to communicate these data to another controller without being hindered by the controller to whom the personal data have been provided, provided that the processing is based on the consent pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 letter a DS-GVO or Art. 9 para. 2 letter a DS-GVO or on a contract pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 letter b DS-GVO and the processing is carried out by automated means, provided that the processing is not necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority entrusted to the controller. Furthermore, when exercising his right to data transferability pursuant to Art. 20 (1) DS Block Exemption Regulation, the data subject shall have the right to obtain that the personal data be transferred directly from one data controller to another data controller insofar as this is technically feasible and insofar as this does not impair the rights and freedoms of other persons.

(g) Right of appeal
Any person data subject to the processing of personal data has the right, granted by the European directive and regulation maker, to object at any time, for reasons related to his/her particular situation, to the processing of personal data concerning him/her on the basis of Article 6(1)(e) or (f) of the DS Block Exemption Regulation. This also applies to profiling based on these provisions.
The UNHERHÖRT! Musikfilmfestival Hamburg will no longer process the personal data in the event of objection, unless we can prove compelling grounds for processing worthy of protection which outweigh the interests, rights and freedoms of the person concerned, or the processing serves the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims.

Processes the UNHERHÖRT! Musikfilmfestival Hamburg processes personal data for the purpose of direct advertising, the person concerned has the right to object at any time to the processing of personal data for the purpose of such advertising. This also applies to profiling as far as it is connected with such direct advertising. Does the person concerned object to the UNHERHÖRT! Musikfilmfestival Hamburg for the purposes of direct advertising, the UNHERHÖRT! Musikfilmfestival Hamburg will no longer process personal data for these purposes.

In addition, the data subject has the right, for reasons related to his/her particular situation, to object to the processing of personal data concerning him/her which is carried out by the UNHERHÖRT! Musikfilmfestival Hamburg for scientific or historical research purposes or for statistical purposes pursuant to Art. 89 (1) DS-GVO, unless such processing is necessary for the performance of a task in the public interest.

In order to exercise the right to object, the person concerned may directly contact any employee of UNHERHÖRT! Musikfilmfestival Hamburg or another employee. The person concerned is also free to exercise his or her right of objection in connection with the use of information society services, notwithstanding Directive 2002/58/EC, by means of automated procedures using technical specifications.

h) Right to revoke consent under data protection law
Any person concerned by the processing of personal data has the right, granted by the European directive and regulation maker, to revoke consent to the processing of personal data at any time.
If the data subject wishes to exercise his or her right to withdraw consent, he or she may at any time do so by contacting an employee of the controller.

Transfer of data to third parties and/or third countries

Except for statistical usage data provided by Google, Facebook or other social media plug-ins, no personal data will be transferred to third parties or to a third country outside the EU.

Storage period

Unless otherwise agreed or revoked, data will only be stored for as long as is necessary to fulfil the processing purpose.

Right to information, rectification and cancellation et. al.

You have the right to access, rectify and delete your personal data at any time (Art. 15, Art. 16, Art. 17 EU-DSGVO). You have the right at any time to object to the processing of your data and to demand a restriction of the processing of your personal data (Art. 21 EU-DSGVO). Furthermore, you have a right to data transferability (Art. 20 EU-DSGVO). If you wish to exercise any of the above rights, simply send us an e-mail. We look forward to hearing from you. The establishment of contact gladly by E-Mail to info(at)unerhoert-filmfest.de.

Supervisory authority

You have the right to appeal to the supervisory authority responsible for our company at any time. The contact details are:
Hamburg Representative for Data Protection and Freedom of Information:

Prof. Dr. Johannes Caspar
Kurt-Schumacher-Allee 4
20097 Hamburg
Tel.: (040) 4 28 54 – 40 40
E-Fax: (040) 4 279 – 11811
E-Mail: mailbox(at)datenschutz.hamburg.de

Further information on handling usage data

 

Your personal data

In addition, personal data is only stored if you provide it to us voluntarily, e.g. as part of an enquiry in the contact form or by e-mail. If you provide us with your data via the contact form, we will use this data to contact you about your inquiry. We always contact you by e-mail and telephone. With your express consent, we will also use your e-mail address for marketing and advertising purposes. If you no longer wish to receive information and/or advertising from us, you can inform us at any time of your objection to the use of your data, e.g. by e-mail to We look forward to contacting you. The establishment of contact gladly by E-Mail to info(at)unerhoert-filmfest.de.

Online submissions

You can use our online submission form to submit your application quickly and easily. The information you provide in this online form will of course only be used to process your submission and will not be passed on. Your contact and film/project data will be stored by us for the duration of the screening procedure. Your data will be deleted no later than 6 months after completion of the viewing and, if applicable, the invitation, unless you arrange for a free deletion. For the online transmission of your data we use an encryption procedure so that your details are protected against unauthorised access (see below). Please note that submissions that you send to us by e-mail on your own initiative are transmitted to us unencrypted.

Data security

We take appropriate measures to implement the technical and organizational protection of your data. Our employees are obliged to observe data protection, our service providers commissioned with data processing are carefully selected and are also obliged to observe data protection. Some areas of the website where particularly sensitive data is transmitted, e.g. in forms, are also encrypted by us using SSL in order to protect your data from unauthorised access. You can usually recognise encrypted websites by the lock symbol of your browser. Please note that unencrypted data transmission (via e-mail or other web forms) may be read by unauthorised persons outside our sphere of influence. If you wish to transmit sensitive data to us unencrypted, we therefore recommend that you use other means of transmission.