These terms of use apply to the entire “Slovenian Film Database” website, which can be accessed at http://bsf.si (hereinafter: BSF). They apply to all individual parts of the website, such as subpages, tabs and other parts unless explicitly stated otherwise. BSF is managed by the Filmoteka, institute for promoting film culture (hereinafter: Filmoteka), Veselova 13, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia.

By accessing and using the website (including, but not limited to: browsing, accessing links, reading the contents, etc.) users agree to these terms of use. Filmoteka reserves the right to change these terms at any time. Filmoteka will make the changed terms available on the website and post a notification about the change being made. Any changes are legally binding for all users from the date of posting the notification.


BSF is a non-profit, non-commercial project meant for educational and research purposes. Its goal is to provide online access to data and various types of content (i.e. photographs, texts, audiovisual works, and others) about the Slovenian film production as well as foreign film productions with the participation of Slovenian filmmakers. This access is available through the BSF website available at https://bsf.si. “Slovenian film database”


The contents of the BSF website as well as the contents of all webpages and subpages of the website may be protected as copyright works according to the applicable provisions of the Copyright and Related Rights Act (Official gazette no. 21/91 and amendments) or as other subject of protection by intellectual property rights.

Logos and other identifying signs published on the BSF website may be protected as trademarks or servise marks according to the Industrial Property Act (Official Gazette no.51/06 and amendments) and other applicable legislation of the Republic of Slovenia. Any and all use of such content without explicit written consent of the copyright or trademark rightholders may be an infringement of exclusive intellectual property rights.

Filmoteka is doing everything possible to respect copyrights and other rights of intellectual property. This is why we publish information about the source as well as the creators or copyright holders next to all copyrighted content, if the information is available from the source of the content. Any public domain content is clearly marked as such on the BSF website.

Despite our continuous efforts we were unable to obtain information about the creators or ownership of rights for some of the content. Therefore we kindly ask any rightholders whose works have been published on the BSF website, to write us at info@filmoteka.net, in order to clear the rights for use on the BSF website. You may also let us know about any mistakes or missing data regarding source, copyright owner or creator information already published.


A user is any person or legal entity accessing the content published on the BSF website. Users may access all contents free of charge. Users are permitted to browse, print or save the contents on their personal devices, provided such use is strictly for personal and non-commercial use. It is strictly forbidden to use any content available on or through the BSF website, any of its pages or subpages, for any purpose other than the one stated above, without explicit written consent of Filmoteka or other rightholders.

Users are explicitly forbidden to: Publicly screen, air, reproduce, transmit, publish, share or communicate to the public or make available to the general public in any other way, shape or form any copyrighted content available on this website. Furthermore it is strictly forbidden to use any content on this website for the purpose of advertising, any other sort of commercial use, as well as using the content in any other way, shape or form with the intent of achieving any type of economic benefit, direct or indirect.

Before any type of use, other than strictly personal and non-commercial, users are obliged to check whether that particular type of use is permitted and under what specific conditions (i.e. use with the intent of achieving economic benefit, public reproduction, public distribution, public screening, etc.) Users are obliged to always check the copyright and other rights notices (such as: related rights, privacy rights, personality rights etc.), obtain any necessary clarifications as well as all required permissions from the copyright holders in order to use copyrighted or otherwise protected content. Filmoteka is not liable for any incorrect information about copyrights or other rights, rightholders and authors provided to Filmoteka by the sources of the protected content.


Filmoteka as the operator of the BSF website is putting continuous effort into publishing accurate, current and up-to-date information on the website. However, Filmoteka is not liable for the accuracy, credibility or confirmation of the data or any other content which can be accessed on or through the BSF website. On the website we publish links to third party websites, over which we have no influence or control. Filmoteka is not liable for any such linked third party websites, any contents published on such linked websites as well as the accuracy or credibility of the contents on such linked websites.

Filmoteka is doing everything in its power to provide an uninterrupted service with as little down time as possible, however Filmoteka is not liable for any delays in updating the contents. Furthermore Filmoteka is not liable for damages incurred to users due to the service being unavailable for any reason (i.e. technical difficulties, maintenance, etc.) Filmoteka is always trying to resolve any issues as fast as possible.


Filmoteka protects users’ personal data in accordance with applicable personal data protection laws and regulations.

Filmoteka is authorized by The Slovenian Film Centre, to process publicly available personal data and other types of data about filmmakers and film crews. Such data is obtained from various sources and includes the following types of personal data: name, surname, nickname, date of birth, photographs of filmmakers, film crews and any connected persons. This data is being processed with the purpose of creating a complete online database and archive of Slovenian film production, filmmakers and film crews. Filmoteka in collaboration with the Slovenian Film Centre is managing this project as a way to promote Slovenian film and other Slovenian audiovisual practices.

Furthermore Filmoteka processes personal data of the users who access the BSF website, and which they voluntarily enter into the forms provided on the website and give explicit consent for the processing of said personal data. By giving consent the user is allowing Filmoteka to store and process their personal data and to send updates and news to the e-mail address provided.

The users’ personal data collected by Filmoteka will be used strictly to: • personally contact the users (with their explicit consent), • to convey answers to the users’ questions • to inform the users about changes and updates on the website, according to their wishes or inquiries • to occasionally send non-commercial e-mail messages informing the users about new features, content and updates on the website

All collected personal data will always be anonymized before being used for the purpose of statistical, marketing and other types of analyses and research of users of the BSF website. Any user who provides their personal data to Filmoteka by entering it into any of the forms available on the website, gives Filmoteka consent to use the e-mail address provided for sending news about the BSF website. The user is also aware that they may at any time revoke their consent by replying “UNSUBSCRIBE” to the email received.

Users are aware and give consent to Filmoteka, for permanent storage of their personal data submitted through the contact form on the website, until consent is withdrawn by the user. Other types of personal data may be stored by Filmoteka until the purpose for which the data was obtained is fulfilled. After that, the data will be permanently deleted or effectively anonymized in such a way, that any one piece of data is impossible to be connected to any one user.

To protect the storage and transfer of personal data Filmoteka is using all necessary technological and organizational protocols and measures (such as: physical and software based security of the premises and equipment, regular updates and maintenance of computer hardware and software as well as a controlled system of usernames and passwords). With these measures Filmoteka prevents unauthorized access, use, destruction, change, public distribution or any other unauthorized processing of personal data and ensures appropriate personal data rights protection for all collected user personal data.

Filmoteka shall process personal data only to the extent necessary for achieving the purpose of the processing and only until necessary for achieving the goals pursued. If personal data was obtained by users’s consent, it will be processed only to the extent necessary for achieving the purpose of processing, until the user’s withdrawal of the consent. Filmoteka will not in any case send any personal data to third parties.

Any individual has the right to withdraw their consent at any given time, as well as access, change, transfer, delete or demand the processing of their personal data be limited. Individuals who choose to enforce these rights may do so by contacting the designated data protection officer via e-mail at info@filmoteka.net or via post at Veselova 13, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenija. These addresses may also be used to obtain additional information about personal data protection and processing.


Filmoteka is using cookies on the BSF website. Cookies are small files stored on users’ computers at the time of accessing the website. When revisiting the website the data stored in cookies from previous visits can be accessed. Cookies used on the BSF website do not enable Filmoteka to identify individuals. Furthermore it is impossible to determine which user is which from the data stored in the cookies. By using cookies Filmoteka can collect data about how the website is being used, such as frequency of visits, content accessed, time spent on the website, etc. (web analytics cookies are anonymized). Detailed information about the cookies used, data controllers of the data collected by cookies, purpose of processing and validity of cookies is listed below:

By consenting to installing cookies on their device users agree that cookies will be stored on their device and accessed (access to data collected via cookies) from their device.

Users can also control which cookies they allow to be stored on their device by using certain options available within their web browsers, such as the “do not track request” option.