Privacy Policy

We respect your privacy. We are not a social network and we do not want to be one. The only prpose of shortfil.ms is to help you finding great short films. However, here is an overview of the information this website collects about you.

Analytics

In common with other websites, log files are stored on the web server saving details such as the visitor’s IP address, browser type, operating system, the external and internal referring page and the time of your visit. Also we are using a self-hosted instance of the open source web analytics tool Piwik to monitor the performance of the website, traffic and usage. IP addresses in Piwik are automatically anonymized. Our web server is hosted by DomainFactory in Germany.

Cookies

A cookie from our web analytics tool Piwik is stored on your machine when you are using shortfil.ms. You can use the Do not track-setting of your browser to opt-out the Piwik tracking or do so right here.

Searches

Search queries through our internal search engine are logged in an anonymized way for statistical purposes.

Newsletter

Our email marketing service provider is MailChimp. If you sign up for the your email address will be saved and stored on the servers of MailChimp in the USA.

Third Parties

While you are browsing through shortfil.ms no data is shared with third parties. If you click on a play button to watch a film, the video player from an external video-sharing website (either YouTube or Vimeo) will be embedded into the page. These players may include further tracking methods.

Social Media

We do not use external, embeddable social media sharing buttons (e.g. Facebook’s “like” button) to prevent our users from being tracked by these services. If you are using our buttons to share content on external services, the privacy policies of these services apply. The same applies to our social media channels on these services.

Last updated on 30.11.2014

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