Privacy Policy

This website (hereinafter “Website”) is owned by the non-profit company under the name as well as distinctive title “Athens Biennial”, with registered seat in Athens, Greece (hereinafter “the Company”).

The management and protection of the personal data of the Website user is subject to the terms of the present and to the relevant provisions of the Greek legislation (Law 2472/1997), the decisions of the Data Protection Authority and European Law Directive (Directive 2002/58 / EC and Reg. GDPR 679/2016).

The processing of personal data by the Company takes place in accordance with the law and the Privacy Policy, as provided herein below. The Company keeps its privacy policy under review, ensuring that the relevant Privacy Policy is always included in the Website so as the user remains fully informed. Hence, we kindly request the Website user to check the Policy regularly.

The Company’s Website provides links to third party websites, such as social media platforms, whose privacy policy we do not control or are able to adjust. Thus, the Website user is encouraged to review their policies once directed to their websites.


Personal Data Collection

While accessing and using the Website is mainly allowed without the user being obliged to provide the Company with their personal data, specific services, such as the Company’s newsletter, will require the acquisition of personal information, i.e. your email address.

The personal data that we may collect include:

  • Contact information, such as email address;
  • Information that the Website user may provide, such us the Website user’s demographics, location, interests, etc.;
  • Technical information that doesn’t specifically identify the Website user, such as the browser, the device, access dates and times, etc.;
  • Any other personal data the Website user may provide.

The Company collects and processes data when the Website users:

  • Use or view the Website via their browser’s cookies;
  • Subscribe to the Company’s newsletter.

The Company collects data provided exclusively by the Website users. If the Company gets access to their personal data by any other means, it will inform them about this personally or ask the data provider to do so.


Personal Data Process & Use

Any personal data processing by the Company takes place according to the law and the privacy policy. Acting in conformity with the relevant legislation, the Company aims at implementing the proper practice pertaining to the internet.

The personal data collected by the Company is processed:

  • To optimise the navigating experience of the Company’s Website;
  • To be used for statistical and informative purposes in relation to the Company’s services and products;
  • For the purpose of communication (i.e. contacting or emailing the users in order to answer their requests or share with them relevant news and updates regarding Company’s activity).

The Company will maintain in safety the personal data collected through the Website for the required time that processing-purpose needs dictate, taking into account any legal obligation the Company has under the relevant legislation.

The Company does not share the Website users’ personal data with any third party unless they provide a specific written consent. The Company remains obliged to maintain all technical and organisational measures in order to protect the personal information of the Website users.


News & Updates

The Company is allowed to inform users about news and updates regarding its activity and upcoming ventures, such as event dates, participants, activity announcements, informational campaigns and more, as long as they have subscribed to its newsletter.

If users have agreed to receive updates through our newsletter, they can opt out anytime.

If a user no longer wishes to receive news and updates, they can opt out by contacting the Company or unsubscribing by clicking here.


Data Protection Rights

Access – You have the right to request the Company for access to your personal data.
Rectification – You have the right to request that the Company corrects any of your personal data you believe are inaccurate.
Erasure – You have the right to request that the Company deletes any of your personal data.
Restrict Processing – You have the right to request that the Company restricts the processing of your personal data.
Object to Processing – You have the right to object to the Company’s processing of your personal data.
Data Portability – You have the right to request from the Company to receive your personal data that we have collected.

If a Website user wishes to exercise any of the above rights, the Company will abide by the according instructions, on the condition that these are provided in writing. However, please bear in mind that such instructions will only have effect for the future, since data processing deriving from consent is lawful until the latter has been withdrawn.

If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at our email at contact [at] or write to us at 23, Mavrommateon Street, GR – 104 34, Athens, Greece.



Cookies are data files, located in browser directories to collect standard Internet log information and user behavior information. When the users visit the Website, the Company collects information from them automatically through cookies. The default lifespan of the cookies is two years.

In order to use cookies, we require the prior consent of the user. If you are in disagreement with us collecting data through the use of cookies, you always have the capacity to withdraw your consent, using the relevant cookie settings that most Internet browser programmes contain and deleting the already stored ones. In this case, please note that certain parts of the Website may be difficult or impossible to access or use.