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Privacy Policy

Takis Foundation has an active presence all over the world and it can be easily accessible, among others, through our website address:

Takis Foundation respects your privacy and seeks to protect your personal data.

The following information describes how we gather and use that data. The amount of information we hold on you and how we use it depends on your relationship with us and some of the sections below may not be relevant to you. We reserve the right to alter and update this Privacy Policy from time to time.

Takis Foundation’s Data Principles

  1. We keep to a minimum the amount of information we hold about you.
  2. We use your data to respond to your enquiries and provide you with information that we believe you would like to receive about the Foundation, our activity, available artworks and our events (the lawful basis for this is “legitimate interest”).
  3. We also use your data to communicate with you where you have signed up and opted in to receive information from us (the lawful basis for this is “consent”).
  4. We only hold your data for as long as necessary.
  5. We apply appropriate security mechanisms to protect your personal data.
  6. Our legitimate interests are balanced with your interests, rights and freedoms and your consent.

The General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) is a European Regulation concerning the use and processing of personal information. We are committed to processing your information in line with high standards and in compliance with the GDPR, wherever you are located. For the definition of terms used within this Privacy Policy please refer to the GDPR. You can find out more about the GDPR from the European Commission’s website here.

We are happy to answer any questions you have about this Privacy Policy. Email us at


We hope to answer some of the most frequently asked questions about our Privacy Policy below. For further information, please contact us at

What information does Takis Foundation collect about me?

We may collect some (or all) of the following: your name, email address, IP address, data provided by cookies and other similar technologies. Moreover, articles on our site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. Please note that these websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

If you subscribe to our newsletter, you may opt-in to saving your name and email address. This for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you visit our website another time. Data holder of this information of yours is the responsible of our Newsletter and Director of Public Affairs, Mrs. Menia Kouli.

It is also mentioned that Operator of our email marketing service and Security Support Provider of our Newsletter is the company Mailchimp.

Why does Takis Foundation need my information?

We use your data to help us provide the best experience of our Foundation, which includes using data to improve your experiences. We use your data to communicate with you, for example, informing you about new shows, events and Foundation’s updates.

Can I opt-out of sharing my information with Takis Foundation?

Yes, you do not have to share your information with us that you do not want us to process and you may opt-out to receive communications from us at any time by contacting us at
We will respect your rights under the GDPR in this regard.

How do I delete my personal data from Takis Foundation and what are the consequences?

You can email at gro.noitadnuofsikatnull@gnilesnuocwal to request that your data be deleted. However, please note, by deleting your personal data, you may impact your experience of the Foundation. More specifically, you can request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

How long does Takis Foundation keep my information?

We retain personal data for as long as necessary. For instance, if you subscribe to our newsletter, your name and email address are retained indefinitely. This is so, we can communicate with you and keep you updated on Foundation’s events and activities.

How is information stored?

We are committed to protecting the security of your personal data. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal data from unauthorised access, use or disclosure.

Is Takis Foundation using cookies to gather information?

We use cookies when you visit our website. By visiting our website, cookies will save only the “default language” and will last for as long as you visit our website. They are automatically erased when the browser is closed.

In addition, if you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

How can I contact Takis Foundation if I have questions regarding this Privacy Policy statement?

If you have any questions about the use of your personal information, please email us at

What personal data do we hold and why?

When you contact us to make an enquiry, we will use your name and contact information to respond. We will then use this information to communicate with you in the future.

We may obtain, collect and update information about you via direct contact with you, from third parties who refer you to us or automatically via your engagement with Takis Foundation, including your use of our social media channels.

On request, we can provide you with access to all information, including contact information (for example, your name and email address). You can request this information by emailing us at
On request, we will also correct inaccuracies on provision of the correct details you will give us.

How we use your information?

Takis Foundation collects and uses your information to administer, support, improve and obtain feedback on our Foundation and to improve your experiences.

The information we collect is used for internal review and to improve the content of our website and services. It is also used to notify users about updates about the Foundation. This information is not shared with other organisations for commercial purposes.

If you do not want to receive emails from us in the future, please let us know by sending an email to

Who do we share your information with?

Regarding the sharing of your information, please kindly note that we do not share nor sell your personal data to anyone else.
We only share your information, where we are asked to provide such information as a result of a court order.

How long do we store your data for?

We will store your personal information for as long as necessary.

It is also mentioned that the information may be retained and used by Takis Foundation to answer queries or resolve problems, provide improved and new services, to respect your rights under the GDPR and for any data retention requirements of the law. This means we may retain information after you cease interacting with Takis Foundation.

We store your information securely to prevent unauthorised use.

Your rights regarding our use of your personal data

You can review, edit or ask us to delete your personal data we hold by contacting us directly at

You will always have the right to opt out of receiving emails, newsletters and other types of communication from us.

If you opt out, you will also have the ability to opt back in at a later date.

If you wish to stop receiving emails from us, please click on the “Unsubscribe” link included at the bottom of an email. We respect your choice, and we will stop sending you emails once you unsubscribe.

Alternatively, you can email us at

If you wish to update your details, if you need to check the accuracy of the details that we hold about you, or if you have any other questions about this Privacy Policy, please email us at


Takis Foundation has developed and implemented strict policies and processes governing information technology and data user behaviour. These cover areas such as access control, authentication, audit, monitoring, alarms, data storage and back up, transmission standards and environment integrity.

We use reasonable endeavours to install and have appropriate security measures in place in our systems and facilities to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from you.


If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy or the use of data in a particular service, please email at

The GDPR allows you to request to see any information held about you, and to correct any inaccuracies.