Privacy Policy

Document structure:

1) Preamble

2) Data controller

3) Data protection contact

4) Logfiles

5) Cookies

6) Social networks & external links

7) Contact

8) Contact form

9) Job applications

10) Casting

11) Casting database: Registration and login and logout process

12) More information/casting calls

13) Data security

14) Revocation

15) Rights of data subjects

 

1) Preamble

Welcome to our website! The protection of your data and your privacy is very important to us. In the following, we would like to explain what data we process when and for what purpose, and on what legal basis. We want to describe to you how the services we offer work and how the protection of your personal data is assured at the same time.

Personal data, according to Art. 4 (1) GDPR, means all information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. A natural person is considered to be identifiable if he or she can be identified directly or indirectly. You can find more information about this, for example, in Art. 4 (1) 1 GDPR.

This Data Privacy Policy can be accessed at any time at www.sagamedia.de and be stored and printed out at any time.

To the extent that we cite our legitimate interest or the legitimate interest of a third party as the legal basis for the processing of personal data (Art. 6 (1) lit. f) GDPR), you have a right to objectaccording to Art. 21 GDPR.

According to Art. 21 GDPR, you have the right

to object at any time to processing of personal data. We will then cease to process the personal data for the purposes of direct marketing or a related profiling.

We will also discontinue processing your personal data for other purposes, unless we can prove compelling reasons for the processing that qualify for protection and override your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing serves the purpose of filing, enforcing or defending against legal claims (cf. for example, Art. 21 (1) GDPR, so-called “restricted right to object“). In this case, you have to explain the reasons for the objection, which arise from you specific situation.

For reasons arising from your specific situation, you may also object to the processing of your personal data, which is performed for scientific or historic research purposes or statistical purposes according to Art. 89 (1) GDPR, unless the processing is required for the performance of a task carried out for reasons of public interest (cf. Art. 21 (6) GDPR).

We will inform you separately once more of the right to object in the individual sections (e.g. by the note: ”You have a right to object”) where this right applies. You can also find more information there on how to exercise your right to object.

To keep the following Data Privacy Statement as clear as possible, we refer at various passages in the form of links to information and data protection information provided on external websites (cf. also the Section „Social networks & external links“ in this Data Privacy Statement). We try very hard to keep the links in this Data Privacy Statement up to date. Nonetheless, due to the constant updates of these websites, it cannot be ruled out that links might stop working properly. Should you notice such a link, we would be very grateful if you could let us know so we can upload the current link.

 

2) Data controller

The data controller in the definition of Art. 4 (7) GDPR for the processing of personal data is:

sagamedia Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH

Neusser Straße 3

50670 Cologne

Phone +49 (0)221 80 14 40 0

Fax +49 (0)221 80 10 79 20

Email info@sagamedia.de

 

3) Data protection contact

In case of questions regarding the processing of your personal data and your rights relating to data protection, please contact:

sagamedia Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH

Dirk Bonacker

Neusser Straße 3

50670 Cologne

Phone +49 (0)221 80 10 79 27

Fax +49 (0)221 80 10 79 20

eMail datenschutzbeauftragter@sagamedia.de

 

4) Logfiles

When you access our website, we will automatically gather data and information about the system of your device and store these data in so-called logfiles. The data will be transferred automatically by the respective browser when our website is retrieved. The following information is covered by this:

  • The date and time when our website was called up (query to the server of the hosting provider)
  • URL of the website from which you have accessed our website
  • The operating system you use
  • The type and version of the browser you use
  • Your IP address

The purpose of this processing is the accessibility of our website from your device and facilitating a correct display of our website on your device and by your browser, respectively. In addition, the data help us optimise our website and ensure the security of our systems. It is also necessary to process your IP address by our system in order to enable the delivery of our website to your device. These data will not be analysed for marketing purposes.

The legal basis for the processing of personal data is Art. 6 (1) (1) lit. f) GDPR. We have a legitimate interest in presenting a website to you that is optimised for your browser and facilitating communication between our server and your end device. For the latter, especially the processing of your IP address is necessary.

The data will be stored by us for eight weeks.

The recipient of the data is our server host, who works as commissioned data processor for us.

Right to object

You have a right to object.

You can send us your objection or inform us of it at any time (e. g. by email to: datenschutzbeauftragter@sagamedia.de).

The provision of the personal data is neither legally nor contractually prescribed and it also not required for the conclusion of a contract. You are likewise not obligated to provide the personal data. Non-provision, however, may possibly have the consequence that you cannot use our website or not to the full extent.

 

5) Cookies

Our website uses cookies. Cookies are text files, which are stored on your device, e.g. to make the use of a website more convenient or recognise the user’s device again and store settings or similar. Input and settings made on a website can be stored in cookies, so that you do not need to repeat or enter them again on each new visit to a website.

Our website uses merely the cookie „Has_js“. This cookie is a functional cookie, which is required for the functioning of the website. It serves for checking the status of Java Script in the user’s browser.

This cookie will be deleted when the browser is closed.

The purpose of the processing of the cookies set by us directly is to make the use of our website convenient to you and offer you the possibility to store settings.

The legal basis for the processing of functional cookies is Art. 6 (1) lit. f) GDPR. We have a legitimate interest in presenting a website with technically optimised functions to you.

Borlabs Cookie

This website uses a Borlabs cookie, which sets a technically required cookie (borlabs-cookie) to store your consent to cookies. The Borlabs Cookie does not process any personal data. The provider of this technology is Borlabs – Benjamin A. Bornschein, Rübenkamp 32, 22305 Hamburg (hereinafter “Borlabs”). You can find more information here:

The provider of this technology is Borlabs – Benjamin A. Bornschein, Rübenkamp 32, 22305 Hamburg (hereinafter “Borlabs”).

The Cookie borlabs-cookie stores the consents you have given when you accessed the website. If you would like to revoke these consents, simply delete the cookie from your browser. When you revisit/reload the website, you will be asked again for your consent to cookies.

The purpose of the processing of the cookies set by us directly is to make the use of our website convenient to you and offer you the possibility to store settings.

The legal basis for the processing of functional Has_js cookie is Art. 6 (1) lit. f) GDPR. We have a legitimate interest in presenting a website with technically optimised functions to you.

The legal basis for the Borlabs Cookie is Art. 6 (1) lit. c) GDPR.

Right to object

You have a right to object.

You can send us your objection or inform us of it at any time (e. g. by email to: datenschutzbeauftragter@sagamedia.de).

You can restrict or entirely prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting your browser settings. You can also set that cookies are deleted automatically when you close the browser window.

You can find out how to delete cookies and change the cookie settings in the common browsers here, for example:

Google Chrome: Website

Mozilla Firefox: Website

Apple Safari: Website

Microsoft Internet Explorer: Website

Microsoft Edge: Website

The provision of the personal data is neither legally nor contractually prescribed and it also not required for the conclusion of a contract. You are likewise not obligated to provide the personal data. Non-provision, however, may possibly have the consequence that you cannot use our website or not to the full extent.

Also other services used by us use cookies. We inform you separately of the use of cookies in the individual services.

 

6) Social networks & external links

Besides this website, we also maintain profiles in various social media, which you can reach via our corresponding buttons on our website. If you visit such a profile, personal data may be transmitted, if applicable, to the provider of the social network.

We inform you that user data will also be transferred in the process to a server in a third country and that these data may therefore be processed outside of the area of the European Union.

It is possible that besides the storing of the data entered by you concretely in this social medium, further information may also be processed by the provider of the social network.

The social network provider furthermore may process, if applicable, the key data regarding the computer system from where you are visiting us – for example, your IP address, the used processor type and browser version including plug-ins.

If you should be logged into the respective network with your personal user account while you are visiting such a website, this network can attribute the visit to this account.

The purpose and scope of the data gathering by the respective medium and the further processing of your data there, as well as your related rights are described in the respective terms of the relevant data controller, e.g. at:

We also point out that our website contains further links to external web pages of third parties, meanwhile we have no influence over the processing of the data on these external websites.

 

7) Contact

You have the possibility to contact us by post, telephone, fax or email. If you contact us by post, we may process in particular, you address data (e.g. last name, first name, street, place of residence, postal code), date and time of receipt of the post and the data that are stated in your letter itself.

If you contact us by telephone, we may process in particular, your telephone number and, if applicable, your last name if queried from you in the course of the call, your email address, date and time of the call, and details relating to your inquiry.

If you contact us by fax, we may process in particular, the fax number or the sender ID and the data stated in the fax.

If you contact us by email, specifically your email address, the date and time of the email, and the data stated in the message text may be processed (if applicable also data in attachments).

The purpose of processing the aforementioned data is handling the contact request and being able to respond to the person inquiring.

The legal basis for the processing described here is Art. 6 (1) lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest is to offer you the possibility to contact us at any time and to be able to answer your queries.

The personal data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer needed to achieve the purpose of gathering it.

Right to object

You have a right to object.

You can send us your objection or inform us of it at any time (e. g. by email to: datenschutzbeauftragter@sagamedia.de).

The provision of the personal data is neither legally nor contractually prescribed and it also not required for the conclusion of a contract. You are likewise not obligated to provide the personal data. Non-provision, however, could have the consequence under certain conditions that you may not be able to use the possibility to contact us or that we may not be able to contact you.

 

8) Contact form

There is a contact form on our website, which you can use for getting in touch electronically with us. If you contact us via this contact form, the data that you have entered in the input fields will be processed by us.

This includes the following data as required data:

  • Email address
  • the information resulting from the respective message text

In addition, you can add further data as voluntary information. This may possibly simplify and accelerate the processing of your inquiry. This potentially concerns the following data:

  • first name
  • last name
  • the information resulting from the respective message text

We treat required data and voluntary information the same. Required data are needed to be able to contact you and process your inquiry.

When sending the message, the following data will be processed additionally:

  • your IP address
  • Date and time when the message is sent

Please note that the handling of the gathered personal data in the context of the contact form also depends on which data you personally disclose in the contact form and the message text.

The purpose of processing the personal data within the scope of the required data and the voluntary information is to handle the contact request and be able to contact the person inquiring with the answer. The other personal data processed in the transmission (IP address, date and time of the transmission) help to prevent abuse of our contact form.

The legal basis for the processing of the personal data provided by you is your explicitly granted consent according to Art. 6 (1) lit. a) GDPR.

The legal basis for the processing of the further personal data is our legitimate interest according to Art. 6 (1) lit. f) GDPR. We have a legitimate interest in being able to prove the consent granted by you. Moreover, we have a legitimate interest in preventing or proving abuse of our contact form.

The data will be processed meanwhile only for as long as this is required for providing the function.

The personal data additionally gathered during the sending of the contact form will be deleted at the latest after 90 days.

The recipient of the data is our server host, who works as commissioned data processor for us.

 

Your rights:

  1. Right of revocation

Right of revocation

You have the right to revoke your consent at any time without affecting the legitimacy of the processing that has taken place up until the revocation.

You can send us or inform us of the revocation of your consent at any time (e. g. by email to datenschutzbeauftragter@sagamedia.de).

  1. Right to object

If the processing of your data is not covered by the consent (specifically logfiles, you have a right to object .

Right to object

You can send us your objection or inform us of it at any time (e. g. by email to datenschutzbeauftragter@sagamedia.de).

The provision of the personal data is neither legally nor contractually prescribed and it also not required for the conclusion of a contract. You are likewise not obligated to provide the personal data. Non-provision, however, could have the consequence under certain conditions that you may not be able to use our contact form.

 

9) Job applications

You have the opportunity to apply for jobs at our company that we post on our homepage. You may send us the job application by email or post and contact us by telephone.

If you contact us by post, we may process in particular, you address data (e.g. last name, first name, street, place of residence, postal code), date and time of receipt of the post and the data that are stated in your letter itself.

If you contact us by telephone, we may process in particular, your telephone number and, if applicable, your last name if queried from you in the course of the call, your email address, date and time of the call, and details relating to your inquiry.

If you contact us by email, specifically your email address, the date and time of the email, and the data stated in the message text may be processed (if applicable also data in attachments).

In addition, we process your personal data, which you disclose to us in your application, such as information in your resumé and professional career.

The purpose of the processing of the aforementioned data is to process and review your application to see if we can offer the posted job to you.

The legal basis for the processing described here is Art. 6 (1) lit. b) GDPR, as the processing of the personal data takes place on your inquiry and it is necessary for the performance of pre-contractual measures.

If we cannot offer the posted job to you, your personal data will be deleted at the latest six months after their receipt, unless you have given us your consent that we may store your personal data in our talent pool to be able to contact you later for new job offers if applicable.

The provision of the personal data is neither legally nor contractually mandated. You are likewise not obligated to provide the personal data. Non-provision, however, could have the consequence under certain conditions that you may not be able to review your job application to the full extent.

 

10) Casting

You have the possibility to apply as a cast member in a production when we publish a corresponding talent search on our website. You can call us or write us to the email address indicated on the website. You can call us or write us to the email address indicated on the website.

If you contact us by telephone, we may process in particular, your telephone number and, if applicable, your last name if queried from you in the course of the call, your email address, date and time of the call, and details relating to your inquiry.

If you contact us by email, specifically your email address, the date and time of the email, and the data stated in the message text may be processed (if applicable also data in attachments).

In addition, we process your personal data, which you disclose to us in the context of the casting.

The purpose of processing the aforementioned data is to process and review your inquiry to see if you come into question for the relevant production.

The legal basis for the processing described here is Art. 6 (1) lit. b) GDPR, as the processing of the personal data takes place on your inquiry and it is necessary for the performance of pre-contractual measures.

If we cannot offer a casting in the relevant production, your personal data will be deleted at the latest six months after their receipt, unless you have given us your consent that we may store your personal data in our casting pool to be able to contact you later for new TV projects if applicable.

The provision of the personal data is neither legally nor contractually mandated. You are likewise not obligated to provide the personal data. Non-provision, however, could have the consequence under certain conditions that you may not be able to review your inquiry to the full extent.

 

11) Casting database: Registration and login and logout process

You have the possibility to register in our casting database via our website.

The data you enter in the input fields in the course of the registration will be processed by us.

This includes the following data as required data:

  • Title
  • First and last names
  • Email adress
  • Street
  • Postal code
  • City
  • Phone number
  • Date of birth

In addition, you can add further data as voluntary information. This potentially concerns the following data:

  • Age
  • Nationality
  • Resumé
  • Photo
  • Place of residence
  • Language skills
  • Occupation
  • Hobbies
  • Other skills
  • Prior TV experience

We treat required data and voluntary information the same. The mandatory information is important to create a profile for you in our casting database.

These data are processed

  • to be able to identify you as a candidate
  • to be able to contact you if there is the opportunity for a casting in suitable productions
  • for correspondence with you

The data processing takes place upon your enquiry and it is required pursuant to Art. 6 (1) lit. b) GDPR for the named purposes of the appropriate handling of your casting inquiry.

The processing of special categories of personal data revealing your racial or ethnic origin, religious or philosophical beliefs, your age, and the processing of data concerning your resumé takes place on the basis of a consent given by you according to Art. 6 (1) lit. a) GDPR in conjunction with Art. 9 GDPR).

The personal data you have provided to us will be processed until you request us to delete your data by sending an email to datenschutzbeauftragter@sagamedia.de. Your data will be deleted then, unless we are obligated for a longer storage pursuant to Art. 6 (1) lit. c) GDPR based on retention and documentation obligations under tax and commercial law (under the HGB [Commercial Code], StGB [Criminal Code] or the AO [Fiscal Code]).

At the time of the registration, furthermore, the following data is stored:

  • Email adress
  • Date and time when the message is sent
  • IP adress

 

When sending the request for deletion, the following data will be processed:

  • Email adress
  • Date and time when the message is sent
  • IP adress

 

When the checkboxes are ticked, the following data will be processed:

  • Email address
  • Date and time when the message is sent
  • IP adress

 

The purpose of the processing of the checkbox data is to be able to prove that you have taken notice of the information stated and required under the respective checkbox.

The registration in our casting database is completed by ticking the checkbox for agreement to the storage of your data in our casting database and acknowledgment of the data privacy information, and by clicking the “Send application” button.

The legal basis for the processing of the further personal data is our legitimate interest according to Art. 6 (1) lit. f) GDPR. We have a legitimate interest in being able to prove the consent granted by you.

Your personal data will not be transferred to third parties nor for any purpose other than the purposes listed below.

Right to object

You have a right to object.

You can send us your objection or inform us of it at any time, e.g. by email to: datenschutzbeauftragter@sagamedia.de

The information processed in the course of the transmission process will be stored only for as long as this is required or legally prescribed for the intended purpose.

Insofar as required pursuant to Art. 6 (1) lit. b) GDPR for the processing of a casting inquiry, your personal data will be forwarded to third parties. This includes in particular the transfer to our clients for who we make a TV production.

A further recipient of the data is our server host, who works as commissioned data processor for us.

The provision of the personal data is neither legally nor contractually mandated. You are likewise not obligated to provide the personal data. However, we are unable to make a profile in the casting database available to you without the necessary information. In addition, the review of a request for casting will not be possible if the data are not provided.

 

12) More information/casting calls

You have the possibility to register for receiving further casting calls by ticking a checkbox if you are interested.

If you sign up for this, we will process the following information (including personal data) of you:

  • Email adress
  • Date and time
  • IP adress

The registration takes place in the so-called double-opt-in procedure.
After the registration, you will receive an activation link sent to the email address provided by the you, which you are asked to please confirm and activate, respectively. This way, we will ensure that the email address entered on our website is in fact yours. You will then have to repeat the registration process. If an email is not confirmed within the aforementioned period, the registration data will be deleted by us.

When you click the activation link, we will process the following data within the scope of the double opt-in:

  • Email adress
  • Date and time when the message is sent
  • IP adress

If you do not click the activation link, we will not process any further data about you.

The purpose of the processing of the personal data is to send you casting calls at the given time on your request. The purpose of processing of the double opt-in is specifically to prevent the abuse of the registration. The purpose of the processing of the checkbox data is to be able to prove that you have taken notice of the information stated and required under the respective checkbox.

The legal basis for the processing described here is Art. 6 (1) lit. f) GDPR. We have a legitimate interest in sending you further casting calls. Our interest in processing the double opt-in data is to prevent the abuse.

At the time of the registration, furthermore, the following data is stored:

  • Email adress
  • Date and time when the message is sent
  • IP adress

 

When sending the request for deletion, the following data will be processed:

  • Email adress
  • Date and time when the message is sent
  • IP adress

 

When the checkboxes are ticked, the following data will be processed:

  • Email address
  • Date and time when the message is sent
  • IP adress

The legal basis for the processing of the further personal data is our legitimate interest according to Art. 6 (1) lit. f) GDPR. We have a legitimate interest in being able to prove the consent granted by you.

Your personal data will not be transferred to third parties nor for any purpose other than the purposes listed below.

Right to object

You have a right to object.

You can send us your objection or inform us of it at any time, e.g. by email to: datenschutzbeauftragter@sagamedia.de.

The information processed in the course of the transmission process will be stored only for as long as this is required or legally prescribed for the intended purpose.

A further recipient of the data is our server host, who works as commissioned data processor for us.

The provision of the personal data is neither legally nor contractually mandated. You are likewise not obligated to provide the personal data. We cannot send you any further casting requests without the necessary information.

 

13) Data security

We protect our website and other systems by technical and organisational measures against loss, destruction, illicit access, manipulation or dissemination of your data by unauthorised persons. In spite of regular checks, complete protection against all risks is not possible however.

 

14) Revocation

You have the right to revoke a once granted consent at any time with effect for the future, without affecting the legitimacy of the processing that has taken place up until the revocation.

15) Rights of data subjects

You generally have the following rights:

  • Right of access (Art. 15 GDPR)
  • Right to correction (Art. 16 GDPR)
  • Right to object (Art. 21 GDPR)
  • Right to erasure (Art. 17 GDPR)
  • Right to restrict the processing (Art. 18f. GDPR)
  • Right of data portability (Art. 20 GDPR)

For inquiries of this kind, please contact dirk.bonacker@sagamedia.de. Please note that we must ensure for such inquiries that you are in fact the data subject. Please note that we have to make sure that this is actually the person concerned when making such requests.

Without prejudice to any other legal remedy under administrative law or in a court of law, you have the right to lodge complaint with a data protection supervisory authority.

Our website does not operate any automated decision-making.

Status: 30/05/2022