Privacy Policy

Data Privacy Policy

“Controller” within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other national data protection laws as well as other data protection regulations shall be:

Windlight Pictures GmbH
Rumfordstrasse 21a
D-80469 München

Tel.: +49 (0)89
Fax: +49 (0)89 


1. General

1.1 Purposes of the processing of personal data

Windlight Pictures GmbH (hereinafter “Windlight Pictures” or “we”) processes your personal data only insofar as this is necessary for the provision of a functional website and our content and services. When you visit our website, the following data are processed:

  • IP address
  • Date and time of the demand
  • Time zone difference to GMT
  • Website content
  • Access status (HTTP status)
  • Amount of data transferred
  • Website from which you came to our website
  • Web browser (type, language and version)
  • Operating system.

The processing and temporary storage of the IP address is necessary to enable the website to be delivered to the user’s computer. To this end, the user’s IP address must be saved for the duration of the session. The log files contain IP addresses or other data that enable the user to be assigned. The storage in log files takes place in order to ensure the functionality of the website. In addition, the data is used to optimize our website and to ensure the security of our information technology systems.Any processing of personal data takes place exclusively for the stated purposes and to the extent necessary to achieve these purposes. This data is not used for advertising, customer advice or market research purposes.

1.2 Legal basis for the processing of personal data

The processing of personal data of our users takes place regularly with the consent of the user. An exception applies in those cases in which prior consent cannot be obtained for factual reasons and legal regulations permit us to process the data. The storage of the data and the log files takes place on the basis of Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR.

1.3 Data erasure and duration of storage

Your personal data will be erased or blocked by us as soon as the purpose of the storage no longer applies. If the personal data is stored in log files, the personal data will be erased after seven days at the latest. Beyond this, longer-term storage shall only be permitted provided your IP address shall be erased or defamiliarized, so that it is no longer possible to identify you as an accessing user.

2. Use of script libraries (Google Web Fonts)

In order to present our content correctly and graphically appealing across browsers, we use script libraries and font libraries such as. B. Google Webfonts ( Google web fonts are transferred to your browser’s cache to avoid multiple loading. If the browser does not support Google Web Fonts or prevents access, the content is displayed in a standard font.

Going to script libraries or font libraries automatically triggers a connection to the library operator. It is theoretically possible – but currently also unclear whether and, if so, for what purposes – that operators of such libraries collect data.

You can find the privacy policy of the library operator Google here:

3. Social Media

We provide social media plug-ins (“plug-ins”) from the social networks Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn on our website. They establish a connection to the respective service provider. Data on the user’s browser behavior will be transmitted. When users click on one of the plug-ins, personal data (IP address of the user and the web address – URL – of the page currently visited by the user, including time and location) are transmitted to and processed by the respective service provider. Further information on data processing can be found in the data protection notices of the respective service providers:





Users who are members of the social networks Facebook or Twitter and do not want user data to be collected by the respective social network via our website must log out of their respective social media account before visiting our website.

4. Security

Windlight Pictures uses technical and organizational security measures to protect your  personal data against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or against access by unauthorized persons. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.

5. Your rights as data subject

If Windlight Pictures processes your personal data, you are the data subject in accordance with Art. 4 (1)  GDPR with the following rights vis-à-vis Windlight Pictures:

5.1 Right of access

In accordance with Art. 15 GDPR, you can request confirmation from us as to whether personal data relating to you will be processed by us. If we process your personal data, you can request disclosure from us about the following information:

  • the purposes of the processing;
  • the categories of your personal data that we process;
  • the recipients or the categories of recipients to whom we have disclosed or will disclose your personal data;
  • (if possible) the planned duration for which we will store your personal data or, if this is not possible, the criteria for determining the storage duration;
  • the existence of a right to correct or delete your personal data, a right to restrict processing by us or a right to object to this processing;
  • the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority;
  • all available information about the origin of the data, if the personal data was not collected from you;
  • the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling as per Art. 22 (1) and (4) GDPR and – at least in these cases – meaningful information about the logic involved and the scope and intended effects of such processing for you.

You have the right to request information about whether your personal data is being transferred to a third country or to an international organization. In connection with the transmission you can request to be informed about the appropriate safeguards according to Art. 46 GDPR.

5.2 Right of rectification

In accordance with Art. 16 GDPR, you have the right to request us to rectify  and / or complete incorrect personal data relating to you.

5.3 Right to erasure

In accordance with Art. 16 GDPR, you  shall have the right to obtain from us the erasure of personal data relating to you where one of the following grounds applies:

  • Your personal data are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed;
  • You withdraw the consent on which the processing is based according to point (a) of Article 6 (1) GDPR, or point (a) of Article 9 (2) GDPR, and where there is no other legal ground for the processing;
  • You object to the processing pursuant to Article 21 (1) GDPR and there are no overriding legitimate grounds for the processing, or the data subject objects to the processing pursuant to Article 21 (2) GDPR;
  • Your personal data have been unlawfully processed;
  • Your personal data have to be erased for compliance with a legal obligation in Union or Member State law to which we are subject;
  • Your personal data have been collected in relation to the offer of information society services referred to in Article 8 (1) GDPR. 

If we have made your personal data public and are obliged to erase the same pursuant to Article 17 (1) GDPR, we shall take reasonable technical and other measures (considering available technology and the cost of implementation), to inform other controllers processing your personal data that you have requested the erasure by such controllers of any links to, or copy or replication of the personal data concerned.

The right of erasure shall not apply, if the processing of your personal data is necessary:

  • for exercising the right of freedom of expression and information;
  • for compliance with a legal obligation which requires processing by Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject or for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller;
  • for reasons of public interest in the area of public health in accordance with points (h) and (i) of Article 9 (2) GDPR as well as Article 9 (3) GDPR;
  • for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes in accordance with Article 89 (1) GDPR in so far as the right to erasure is likely to render impossible or seriously impair the achievement of the objectives of that processing; or
  • for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.

5.4 Right to restriction of processing

You shall have the right to obtain from us restriction of processing as per Article 18 GDPR where one of the following applies:

  • the accuracy of your personal data is contested by you, for a period enabling us to verify the accuracy of the personal data;
  • the processing is unlawful and you oppose the erasure of the personal data and request the restriction of their use instead;
  • we no longer need the personal data for the purposes of the processing, but they are required by you for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims;
  • you have objected to processing pursuant to Article 21 (1) GDPR pending the verification whether our legitimate grounds override yours.

Where processing has been restricted as per Article 18 (1) GDPR, such personal data shall, with the exception of storage, only be processed with your consent or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims or for the protection of the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of important public interest of the Union or of a Member State. If you have obtained restriction of processing pursuant to Article 18 (1) GDPR we shall inform you before the restriction of processing is lifted.

5.5 Right of notification

As provided under Article 19 GDPR we shall communicate any rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing carried out in accordance with Articles 16, 17 (1) and 18 GDPR  to each recipient to whom the personal data have been disclosed, unless this proves impossible or involves disproportionate effort. Upon your request we shall inform you about those recipients.

5.6 Right to data portability

You shall have the right to receive your personal data, which you have provided to us, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format, In addition, you have the right to transmit those data to another controller without hindrance from us,  where:

  • the processing is based on consent pursuant to point (a) ofArticle 6 (1) or point (a) of Article 9 (2) or on a contract pursuant to point (b) of Article 6 (1), and
  • the processing is carried out by automated means.

In exercising your right to data portability you shall have the right to have the personal data transmitted directly from one controller to another, where technically feasible, and without adversely affecting the rights and freedoms of others. The right of data portability shall not apply to processing necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller.

5.7 Right to object

You shall have the right to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, at any time to processing of your personal data which is based on point (e) or (f) of Article 6 (1) GDPA, including profiling based on those provisions. We shall no longer process your personal data unless we demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms or we require the processing of your personal data for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.

5.8 Right of revocation of the consent to the processing of personal data

You have the right to revoke your consent to the processing of your personal data any time. Withdrawing your consent does not affect the lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of your consent prior to revocation.

5.9 Automated individual decision making, including profiling

According to Article 22 GDPA you shall have the right not to be subject to a decision which is based solely on automated processing (including profiling) which is legally or similarly affecting you in a significant way, unless the decision

  • is necessary for entering into, or performance of, a contract between you and us;
  • is authorised by Union or Member State law to which we are subject and which also lays down suitable measures to safeguard your  rights and freedoms and legitimate interests; or
  • is based on your explicit consent.

5.10 Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory body

Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you shall have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State your habitual residence, place of work or place of the alleged infringement if you consider that the processing of your personal data infringes provisions under the GDPA.

6. Responsibility for content and information

Our websites contain links to internet content provided by external providers. When the link was set, we checked such content to determine whether it violates applicable laws under civil or criminal law. However, it cannot be ruled out that this content may be changed afterwards by the respective providers. If you are of the opinion that linked external sites violate applicable law or have other inappropriate content, please let us know. We will check your information and remove the external link if necessary. However, Windlight Pictures is not responsible for the content and availability of linked external websites.

7. Consent – Governance and validity of the data privacy policy

By using our websites, you consent to the data processing described above.

This data privacy policy only applies to the content of Windlight Pictures. Linked external content shall be provided under separate and different data protection and data security provisions. You will find information concerning the legal responsibility for such linked content in the respective imprint.

The further development of our website or the implementation of new technologies may require amendments to this data privacy policy. We therefore reserve the right to change the data privacy policy at any time with effect for the future. Your use of our websites shall be governed by the version of the data privacy policy retrievable at the time of your respective visit.

Version as of June, 17, 2021