Privacy Policy

The operator of this website responsible for the collection, processing and use of your personal data within the meaning of the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the German Telemedia Act (TMG) is Yangon Film School (non-profit association), Ebereschenallee 15, 14050 Berlin.

We use your data in compliance with applicable data protection regulations. This privacy policy informs you about which personal data we collect from you and store. You will also receive information on how your data is used and what rights you have with regard to the use of your data.


1. Collection and storage of personal data as well as the type and purpose of their use when you visit our website

Every time you visit our website, your browser automatically sends information to our website server and stores it temporarily in a so-called log file. The following files are collected without your intervention and stored until automated deletion:

• the IP address of the requesting computer,

• the date and time of access,

• the name and URL of the file accessed,

• the website from which this site was accessed,

• the operating system of your computer and the browser you are using,

• the name of your internet access provider.

This data is collected and processed for the purpose of enabling the use of our website (connection establishment), to ensure system security and stability on a permanent basis, to enable the technical administration of the network infrastructure and the optimisation of our internet offering, as well as for internal statistical purposes. The IP address is only evaluated in the event of attacks on the network infrastructure and for statistical purposes, without it being possible to draw any conclusions about your person.

In addition, we use cookies and Google Analytics when you visit our website. Please refer to section 4 and section 5 of this privacy policy.

2. Passing on your data to third parties

We will only pass on your personal data if you have expressed your consent for us to do this, if there is a legal obligation to do so or if this is necessary to enforce our rights, in particular to enforce claims arising from a contractual relationship with you.

3.  Information, correction, blocking and deletion of your data

You have a right to information regarding the personal data stored about you and a right to correct incorrect data as well as to block and/or delete information. For this purpose, as well as for further questions regarding the use of your personal data, please send us an email to ....

4. Cookies

We use cookies when you visit our website. Cookies help in many ways to make your visit to our website easier, more pleasant and more useful. Cookies are information files that your web browser automatically stores on your computer's hard drive when you visit our website.

Cookies do not damage your computer's hard drive, nor does the use of cookies transmit any personal data to us.

We use cookies, for example, to be able to identify you as a user by means of an anonymous identifier without you having to log in separately. The cookies also allow us to analyse your user behaviour when visiting our website in an anonymous form.

The use of cookies does not result in us obtaining personal data about you. The information stored in the cookies does not allow us to assign them to a specific person or to draw conclusions about individual visitors to our website.

Most internet browsers accept cookies automatically. However, you can configure your browser in such a way that no cookies are stored on your computer or that a message always appears when you receive a new cookie. You can also delete cookies that have already been stored.

Deactivating cookies may mean that you cannot use all the functions of our website.

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5. Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"), for the purpose of tailoring our website to your needs and for the ongoing optimisation of our website. In this context, pseudonymised usage profiles are created and cookies (see point 4) are used. The information generated by the cookie about your use of our website, such as:

• browser-type/version;
• operating system used;
• referrer URL (the previously visited page);
• host name of the accessing computer (IP address);
• time of the server request

will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of our website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage for the purposes of market research and customising our website.

Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Furthermore, the IP addresses are anonymised so that an allocation is not possible (IP masking).

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of our website (including your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing a Browser-Add-on.

You can also prevent the collection by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set, which will prevent the future collection of your data when visiting this website: Click here.

Further information on Google Analytics can be found here.

6. Social Media Plugins


By visiting the website, third-party providers receive the information that you have accessed the corresponding sub-page of our website. In addition, the data mentioned under point 1 of this declaration is transmitted. This takes place regardless of whether this third-party provider provides a user account via which you are logged in or whether no user account exists. If you are logged in to the plug-in provider, this data is directly assigned to your account. If you do not wish to have your profile associated with the plug-in provider, you must log out before activating the button.

For further information on Facebook Connect and the privacy settings, please refer to the data protection information and the terms of use of Facebook Inc.

The plug-in provider stores this data as a usage profile and uses it for the purposes of advertising, market research and/or the needs-based design of its websites. Such an evaluation is carried out in particular (also for users who are not logged in) to provide needs-based advertising and to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles, whereby you must contact the respective plug-in provider to exercise this right.

Further information on the purpose and scope of the data collection and its processing by the plug-in provider can be found in the data protection declarations provided by these providers. You will also find further information on your rights in this regard and on the use of your data.

7. Data security

We use appropriate technical and organisational security measures to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, partial or complete loss, destruction or against unauthorised access by third parties. Our security measures are continuously improved in accordance with technological developments.

8. Topicality and amendment of this data protection declaration

This data protection declaration is currently valid as of May 2018.

Due to the further development of our website or due to changed legal or official requirements, it may become necessary to change this data protection declaration. The current data protection declaration can be accessed here at any time.