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Crossing Europe Filmfestival gem. GmbH
Graben 30, 4020 Linz

Management: Sabine Gebetsroither, Katharina Riedler

Web Editing: Vladislav Nazarov, Gerald Harringer

Web hosting & technical support: JART IT-Dienstleistungs- und Handels GmbH

Sujet/Graphic Design: / Photo: 2004–2005: Joachim Haslinger, 2006–2021: Gerhard Wasserbauer, 2022–2024: Peter Schmid

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Crossing Europe Filmfestival gem. GmbH
Graben 30
4020 Linz
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Notice of liability: 
Despite careful control of all content, we can assume no liability for the contents of external links. Solely the providers of the linked sites are responsible for their contents. Despite careful checking, the providers cannot guarantee that all the information published on this site is correct, up to date and complete. The publishers retain the right to change the website completely or partially without prior notice or to cease publishing altogether. All the registered trademarks and brands that appear on our website, which may be registered by others, are subject to the regulations of the trademark law and the ownership rights of the registered owners. If trademarks are named on our website, it must not be assumed that they are not protected by the rights of third parties. Downloading is done at your own risk. The Crossing Europe Filmfestival gem. GmbH can provide no guarantees for the success of the download or its functionality.

All texts, images, graphics, video sequences, documentary recordings and other materials published on the website of Crossing Europe Film Festival Linz are protected by copyright. The owner is either Crossing Europe Film Festival Linz or the person or institution named in the list of references. Any reproduction, copying or publication of the information which appears on the website is forbidden. Permission to print and distribute may be granted in individual cases.
We ask for understanding that we cannot specify the image rights for each individual image in the festival publications and in media reports, and we call your attention to the fact that the image material is published exclusively for the promotion of the individual film and/or the festival program. A transfer to third parties is not provided for and can only take place with explicit permission from the rights holder.


Data Protection Declaration

In Compliance with Our Duty to Inform You
Protecting your personal data is a top priority for us. Accordingly, we process your data in strict compliance with legal regulations (DSGVO, DSG, TKG 2003). This Data Protection Declaration provides you with information about the most important aspects of data processing in conjunction with our website. 
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If you contact us via a form on our website or via e-mail, then the data you input will be stored to memory for up to six months in order to process your query and, if need be, to reply to follow-up queries. These data will not be divulged to others without your consent.
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This site uses MATOMO, based on the open source web analytics tool PIWIK, to collect and store statistical and optimization data. All data are immediately pseudonymized and saved to memory on our servers in Austria. These data are not personalized; thus, it’s impossible for us to ascertain which user accessed what data. These data are not transferred to third (non-European) countries.
The data collected with Matomo will not be used to personally identify the visitor to this website, nor will it be combined with personal data about the bearer of the pseudonym, without the specific consent of the person concerned.
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The data processing is done in compliance with the legal provisions of § 96 Abs 3 TKG and of Art 6 Abs 1 lit a (Consent) and/or f (Legitimate Interest) of the DSGVO. Our matter of concern in the context of the DSGVO (Legitimate Interest) is to optimize our offerings and our online presence.
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You have the following basic rights: information, correction, deletion, restriction, data portability, revocation, and objection. To exercise these rights, please write us at 
If you believe that processing your data violates your right to data protection, or that your entitlement to data protection has been violated in some other way, you can contact the appropriate federal regulatory agency. In Austria, this is the Datenschutzbehörde [data protection authority].
Crossing Europe Film Festival Linz
Graben 30
4020 Linz
Phone +43 732 785 700