Data Protection Policy

Privacy policy

Last updated: November 2022

Transit Film GmbH (hereafter „Transit Film“, „we“ and „us“) is strongly committed to keeping your personal data safe. Personal information is any information that identifies you as an individual or relates to an identifiable natural individual, such as name, address and email address. We treat this topic with the utmost care. In the following passages we provide information about how we handle your personal data when you visit our websites and

1. Controller

The controller, in accordance with Art. 4 Para. 7 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), is Transit Film GmbH, Dachauer Str. 35, 80335 Munich, Germany, ph.: +49 89 599 88 50, E-Mail:

2. Legal grounds, purpose and storage duration of processing personal data

a. When you visit our website

Each time you visit our website, our system automatically collects data and information from the computer system of the calling computer. 

The following data is collected:

  • browser type and browser version 
  • the user’s operating system 
  • the user’s internet service provider
  • the user’s IP address
  • date and time of access
  • websites from which the user's system accesses our internet site 
  • websites that are called up by the user's system via our website 

The legal ground for the temporary use of this information is Art. 6 Para.1 (f) GDPR. 

The temporary storage of the IP address by the system is necessary to enable delivery of the website to the user's computer. For this purpose, the user's IP address must remain stored for the duration of the session. The storage in log files is done to ensure the functionality of the website. The data also helps us to technically optimize the website and to ensure the security of our information technology systems. We will not use your data for marketing purposes. For these purposes, our legitimate interest in the processing of data is pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 (f) GDPR. 

The data is erased once it is no longer required for the purpose for which it was collected. In the event the data is collected for the provision of the website, the erasure takes place when each respective session has ended. 

b. Contacting us

When you contact us, e.g. by e-mail, mail or telephone, we process the data you provide (e.g. your e-mail address and the content of your inquiry) that is necessary to answer your question. If your request contains optional personal data, e.g. your name, we process this data in order to provide you with more specific support. 

When you contact us through our contact form, we process the following data: First name, last name, street, house number, postal code, city, country, telephone number, e-mail address. When you chose the option to provide additional data, we also process: institution/company, title. 

The legal ground for the collection of data as for the purposes of contacting and support requests is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 (b) GDPR (processing is necessary for the performance of a contract with the data subject), if a contractual relationship is sought or such a relationship already exists. The legal ground is Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 (f) GDPR (processing is necessary to protect the legitimate interests of the controller of the respective data collection), if no contractual relationship exists or is intended, e.g. if the contact is of a general nature. In the latter case, our legitimate interest is to respond to your request in a reasonable manner. 

The data is deleted as soon as the documentation purposes or the purpose for which it was stored no longer apply. 

c. Newsletter

If you have given your consent, you can subscribe to our e-mail newsletter. We then process your e-mail address, which you must provide on our website, in order to subscribe to the newsletter. If you subscribe to the newsletter by marking the checkbox in the contact form, we also process the data provided in the contact request (see section 2 b). 

Legal grounds for the processing described above for the purpose of sending our e-mail newsletter is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 (a) GDPR (processing based on the consent of the data subject).

 You can revoke your consent at any time and unsubscribe from the newsletter by clicking on the unsubscribe link included in each newsletter. After revoking your consent, you will no longer receive newsletters from us.

 After revoking your consent, your personal data will be deleted.


3. Cookies

When you use our website, cookies are stored on your computer or end device (e.g. smartphone, tablet). Cookies are small text files that store information about the use of our website (e.g. web pages visited, number of visits, visiting times, time spent on individual pages, browser used, operating system used, etc.) on your computer or end device, if you allow this via your browser settings. Cookies cannot execute programs or transfer viruses to your computer.

We only use cookies that are necessary for the operation of the website (in particular, we don’t use any analysis or marketing cookies). For this purpose, we use session cookies, which record user actions and are stored for the duration of website use.

Legal grounds for the processing of information from technically necessary cookies is Section 25 (2) (2) of the Telecommunications and Telemedia Data Protection Act (TTDSG). The legal ground for the processing is Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 (f) GDPR (processing is necessary to protect the legitimate interests of the controller) when personal data in the form of pseudonymous data or your IP address is collected in the context of technically necessary cookies. It is our legitimate interest to be able to offer our website visitors a properly functioning website with a user-friendly and contemporary design. Basic functions of our website are impossible without the use of cookies. We require cookies to provide the following functions. Our legitimate interest is based on these purposes. 

These cookies are temporary and expire once you close your browser or once your session ends. 

4. Data subject rights 

Concerning the processing of your personal data you have the following rights:  

  • right of information (Art. 15 GDPR);
  • right to rectification (Art. 16 GDPR);
  • right to erasure (Art. 17 GDPR; “right to be forgotten”);
  • right to restriction of processing (Art. 18 GDPR);
  • right to object (Art. 21 DSGVO);
  • right to data portability (Art. 20 GDPR).

You also have the right to lodge a complaint about our processing of your personal data with a competent data protection supervisory authority in the member state of your residence, workplace or the place of the alleged infringement, if you believe that our processing of your personal data is unlawful. 

Insofar as you have given us consent to process your data, you may revoke this consent at any time with effect for the future. The lawfulness of the processing of your data remains unaffected until revocation. To assert your rights or if you have any other data protection concerns, you can contact us at any time via the contact channels listed in section 1 above and/or in our imprint.