Privacy Policy

This privacy policy describes how the National Film School of Denmark collects and uses the personal data you leave behind and/or provide when you visit and use the various services and functions we offer on the website.

When the National Film School of Denmark collects and processes personal data, it is done in accordance with the rules in the Data Protection Act and the General Data Protection Regulation.

1. Collection of personal data

We always inform you before we collect your personal data. Generally, we do not collect personal data.
Please note that certain personal data need to be collected in order for you to use the website's functions. It will be clear from the relevant forms whether the submission of personal data is mandatory or optional. If submission of personal data is mandatory, the relevant field will be marked with an asterisk (*). If you choose not to provide the personal data in question, you may not be able to use the desired function. For example, we need your contact information to be able to respond to an inquiry from you.
If you provide personal information about someone other than yourself, we encourage you to first obtain consent from these individuals to provide the information.

2. Use of personal data, purpose, and basis of processing

We collect and use personal data in connection with the functions and purposes described below. We can also process your personal data for other purposes if we are entitled or obliged to do so according to the law (e.g., in relation to state security).
We collect personal data in connection with:

  • registration for courses, seminars, and other events
  • direct inquiries via phone or e-mail

We collect information such as name, address, e-mail address, and telephone number via registration forms for courses, seminars and other events and the information you send to us yourself by contacting us directly by telephone or e-mail.

We process this information to be able to register you and complete courses, seminars, and other events, as well as to be able to answer your inquiry by telephone or e-mail.
We do not pass on your information collected via, telephone or e-mail to third parties, unless this is necessary to be able to answer your inquiry or exercise an official function, cf. relevant legislation.

We delete or journalise your information cf. the Archives Act when their purpose has been fulfilled.


We use cookies on our website. You can read more about our use of cookies in our Cookie Policy, which you can find below.

Cookie Policy

Processing of personal data that we collect through cookies is based on your consent. You can read more about the conditions for giving consent in section 3 below.

Using information collected through cookies is solely for statistical purposes, e.g., so we can see the number of first-time users versus recurring users. We only register that you have visited the National Film School of Denmark’s website, which pages you view, how often, etc. The information is included in a comprehensive overview of the behaviour of all users on We, therefore, do not receive information specifically about your behaviour at

What is a cookie?

Cookies are used today in connection with virtually all websites and are in many cases necessary to provide services on the website.

A cookie is a small text file which is saved on the user's IT equipment (PC, tablet, smartphone, etc.) so that the equipment can be recognised. Cookies can be used, among other things, to compile statistics on users' use of the website and to optimise the page's content. A cookie is a passive file and thus cannot collect information from the user's computer or spread computer viruses or other harmful programs. Some cookies are placed by other parties (so-called third parties) than the one that appears in the browser's address line (URL). It can be ordinary content, but also e.g., analysis tools or embedded comment fields. This means that cookies are stored by parties other than the one who owns the website.

Some cookies are only stored on the user's IT equipment while the user has their browser open (session cookies). Other cookies are stored for a longer period (persistent cookies). Session cookies will be reset when the user re-visits a website, while persistent cookies are typically renewed.

Cookies at the National Film School of Denmark

At the National Film School of Denmark, we use cookies to examine how our website is used. The information in the statistics is anonymous and cannot be attributed to named users.

We use the following types of cookies at

  • Statistics: We keep statistics on the use of our web pages so that we can best adapt them to the needs of the users. Among other things, we collect information about the number of visits, average visit duration and movement around the pages.
  • Choice of font size: If you have changed the size of the font on our site, a cookie remembers this, so that you do not have to re-select the font size every time you change pages.
  • Forms: If you have filled in a form on our site, a cookie remembers what you have filled in the individual fields, so that you do not have to rewrite everything if you need to correct something in the form.

How to remove/avoid cookies?

It depends on your browser how you delete or prevent cookies from being placed on your IT equipment. If you use a PC, cookies can be deleted by using the shortcut keys [CTRL]+[SHIFT]+[Delete].

Why are we informed about cookies?

All Danish websites are obliged to inform about which cookies are placed on the user's IT equipment. The information must be in accordance with the "Order on requirements for information and consent when storing and accessing information in end-user's terminal equipment" (in colloquial terms, the Danish cookie law).

3. Consent

When you use our website, we collect and process your personal data in some cases based on your consent, cf. section 2 above.

Please note that you can withdraw your consent at any time. This can be done by contacting us (see contact details in section 8 below).

If you withdraw your consent, we will stop processing your personal data, unless we are entitled or obliged to continue processing or storing your personal data on another basis, including in accordance with the law.

Withdrawal of your consent does not affect the legality of the processing that took place before the withdrawal of consent.

If you withdraw your consent, you may not be able to fully use the functions that we offer on our website.

4. Security

We have implemented appropriate technical and organisational security measures to ensure an adequate level of security. Thus, we do our best to ensure the quality and integrity of your personal data.

5. Your rights

You have the right to gain insight into the personal data that we process about you, with certain exceptions provided for in the legislation.

In addition, you can object to the collection and further processing of your personal data.
In addition, you have the right to correct your personal data or ask us to limit the processing of your personal data.

If you ask for it, we will delete the personal data that we have registered about you without undue delay, unless we can continue the processing on another basis, e.g., if the processing is necessary to establish a legal claim, or if it is necessary for to respond to an inquiry from you.
If you wish to make use of your rights as described above, please feel free to contact us (see contact details in section 8 below).

In connection with inquiries regarding your rights, we ask that you provide us with sufficient information for us to process your inquiry, including your full name and email address, so that we can identify you and respond to your request. We will respond to your inquiry as soon as possible and within one month at the latest.

If you disagree with how we process your personal data or the purposes for which we process the data, you are welcome to contact us. You can also submit a complaint to:

The Danish Data Protection Agency
Borgergade 28, 5th floor
1300 Copenhagen K
Tel: +45 33 19 32 00

6.Links to other websites etc.

Our website may contain links to other websites. We are not responsible for the content of other websites (third-party websites) or for the procedures such third parties have for collecting and processing personal data. When visiting a third-party website, you should read the website owner's privacy policy and other relevant policies.

7. Changes to the Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change this privacy policy due to significant changes in legislation, new technical solutions, new or improved functions or to improve the website.

8. Contact

If you want us to update, correct or delete the personal data that we have recorded about you, or if you have any questions about this privacy policy, you can contact us as indicated below:

Den Danske Filmskole
CVR no.: 16 96 77 93
Theodor Christensens Plads 1
1437 Copenhagen K
Phone: +45 32 68 64 00