The Slovak Film Institute (hereinafter referred to as the “Operator”) respects the privacy of every person who visits its websites (hereinafter referred to as the “User”). This data protection declaration specifies which personal data of the User will be processed, provided or made available, the purpose of the personal data processing, as well as the way in which the data and information are to be used. At the same time, it provides information to the User on how to proceed if the User does not wish to have his/her personal data processed, provided or otherwise made available as a result of visiting the website of the Slovak Film Institute.

The User provides the Operator with any personal data pursuant to the provisions of Act No. 122/2013 on Data Protection and on the Amendment and Supplementation of Certain Acts (hereinafter “personal data” and “Data Protection Act”) for the purposes of the provision of services to the User within (Act No 516/2008 as amended by Act 532/2010 and Act 122/2013 entering into force on 1 June 2013) the specified Operator activities and for the purpose of keeping records of these data for an indefinite period of time.

 The User expresses his/her consent to the Operator to process these data for the above purpose and to handle them solely in accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Act. The consent to process the personal data is given voluntarily and can be rescinded at any time free of charge, in writing, in the form of registered mail. Should the User rescind his/her consent, the Operator will cancel the User’s account and delete all personal data of the User acquired on the basis of the consent; the User will be informed of this by e-mail.

 For the purposes of these rules, the User’s personal or private data shall be construed as all data which are not publicly available to other Users or are not shared in any other form (e.g. email address which serves for communication of the service, such as the registration service or for communication of the Operator with the User, etc.). The computer’s IP address, the times and dates of access of the User are not deemed to be private data.

The Operator undertakes not to provide the User’s personal or private data to a third party without his/her consent, unless stipulated otherwise by a generally binding regulation and/or on the basis of a justified request of a general government authority.

 In some cases, the Operator may process, provide or make available information relating to the User which, however, does not belong to the personal data category under the Data Protection Act. These are, for instance, data directly related to the type of web browser used, PC operating system type and name of the domain from which the User accessed our website. These data are used solely in order to better understand the habits of our Users and to enhance the services rendered by us.

 When depicting any of our sites or discussion groups, the Operator may place some data in your computer. These data may take the form of a “cookie” or a similar file which allows us to adapt the site or discussion to your interests and preferences. In most web browsers these files can be deleted from the hard disk. Please be advised that the deleting or blocking of “cookies” may prevent full utilisation of our website.