Privacy Policy

This website collects certain personal data from its users.

Data controller

The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation – 88 beacon rd, Bethany, CT 06524, USA.

Owner’s e-mail address:

Types of data collected

The personal data collected by this website, either independently or through third parties, includes personal data: Cookies, usage data, e-mail, name and surname.

Full details on each type of data collected are provided in the dedicated sections of this privacy policy or through specific information texts displayed prior to data collection.

Personal data can be freely provided by the user or, in the case of usage data, collected automatically when using this website.

Unless otherwise specified, all data required by this website is mandatory. If you refuse to provide it, it may be impossible for this website to provide the service. In cases where this Website indicates certain Data as optional, Users are free to refrain from providing such Data, without affecting the availability of the Service or its operation.

If Users have any doubts about the mandatory Data, they are invited to contact the Data Controller.

Any use of Cookies – or other tracking tools – by this Website or by the owners of third party services used by this Website, unless otherwise specified, is intended to provide the Service requested by the User, in addition to the other purposes described in this document and in the Cookie Policy, if available.

The User assumes responsibility for the Personal Data of third parties obtained, published or shared through this Website and guarantees that he or she has the right to communicate or disseminate it, releasing the Owner from any liability to third parties.

Methods and place of treatment of the data collected

Treatment modalities

The data controller shall adopt appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorised access, disclosure, alteration or destruction of personal data.

Processing is carried out using computer and/or telematic tools, with organisational methods and logic strictly related to the purposes indicated. In addition to the Data Controller, in some cases, other subjects involved in the organisation of this Website (administrative, commercial, marketing, legal, system administrators) or external subjects (such as third party technical service providers, postal couriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communication agencies) may have access to the Data also designated, if necessary, as Data Controller’s Data Processors. The updated list of processors can always be requested from the data controller.

Legal basis of the processing

The owner processes personal data relating to the user if one of the following conditions is met :

However, it is always possible to ask the controller to clarify the concrete legal basis of each processing operation and in particular to specify whether the processing is based on law, provided for in a contract or necessary for the conclusion of a contract.


The data shall be processed at the registered office of the controller and at any other place where the parties involved in the processing are located. For further information, please contact the controller.

The user’s personal data may be transferred to a country other than that in which the user is located. For more information on the place of processing, the user may refer to the section on details of the processing of personal data.

The user has the right to obtain information on the legal basis for the transfer of data outside the European Union or to an international organisation governed by public international law or constituted by two or more countries, such as the United Nations, and on the security measures taken by the data controller to protect the data.

Should any of the transfers described above take place, the user may refer to the respective sections of this document or request information from the Data Controller by contacting him/her at the contact details indicated at the beginning.

Retention period

The data are processed and kept for the time required for the purposes for which they were collected.

Therefore :

Purposes and details of the processing of personal data

Personal data is collected to enable the Owner to provide its services. Below you will find detailed information on the purposes of the processing and on the personal data specifically relevant to the services used :

Contacting the user

Contact or service request form (this request)

The User, by filling in the contact form with his/her Data, consents to their use to respond to requests for information, quotes, or any other nature indicated in the header of the form.

Personal data collected: name, surname, e-mail, telephone.

Interaction with social networks and external platforms

This type of service allows interactions with social networks, or with other external platforms, directly from the pages of this Website. The interactions and information acquired by this Website are in any case subject to the User’s privacy settings for each social network.

If a social network interaction service is installed, it is possible that, even if users do not use the service, it may collect traffic data related to the pages where it is installed.

Facebook “Like” Button and Social Widgets (Facebook, Inc.)

The Facebook Like Button and Social Widgets are social network interaction services provided by Facebook, Inc.

Personal data collected: cookies and usage data.

Place of Processing: United States – Privacy Policy.


The services contained in this section enable the Data Controller to monitor and analyze traffic data and are used to track user behaviour.

Google Analytics (Google Inc.)

Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”).

Google uses the personal data collected for the purpose of tracking and analyzing the use of this website, compiling reports and sharing them with other services developed by Google.

Google may use personal data to contextualize and personalize ads in its advertising network.

Personal data collected: Cookies and usage data.

Place of Processing: United States – Privacy PolicyOpt-out.

Viewing content from external platforms

This type of service allows you to view and interact with content hosted on external platforms directly from the pages of this website.

If a service of this type is installed, it is possible that, even if users do not use the service, it can collect traffic data about the pages where it is installed.

YouTube video widgets (Google Inc.)

YouTube is a video content viewing service operated by Google Inc. that allows the website to embed video content into its pages.

Personal data collected: cookies and usage data.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy.

Instagram Widget (Instagram Inc.)

Instagram is an image viewing service managed by Instagram, Inc. that allows this website to integrate such content into its pages.

Personal data collected: cookies and usage data.

Place of Processing: United States – Privacy Policy.

Protection against SPAM

This type of service analyzes the traffic of this website, potentially containing users’ personal data, in order to filter it from parts of the traffic, messages and content recognized as SPAM.

Users’ rights

Users may exercise certain rights with regard to the data processed by the data controller.

In particular, the user has the right to :

Details of the right to object

Where personal data are processed in the public interest, in the exercise of the public powers conferred on the controller or in pursuit of a legitimate interest of the controller, users shall have the right to object to the processing on grounds relating to their particular situation.

Users are reminded that if their data are processed for direct marketing purposes, they may object to the processing without giving reasons. To find out whether the Data Controller processes the data for direct marketing purposes, users may refer to the respective sections of this document.

How to exercise your rights

To exercise his rights, the User may send a request to the Owner’s contact details indicated in this document. Requests are submitted free of charge and processed by the Owner as soon as possible, in any case within one month.

Cookie Policy

This website uses cookies. To learn more and to view detailed information, the user can consult the Cookie Policy.

More information on the processing

Defense in court

The User’s Personal Data may be used by the Owner in court or in the preparatory stages of its possible implementation for the defense against abuse in the use of this Website or related Services by the User. The User declares to be aware that the Owner may be obliged to disclose the Data by order of the public authorities.

Specific Information

Upon your request, in addition to the information contained in this Privacy Policy, this request may provide you with additional and contextual information regarding specific services or the collection and processing of personal data.

Logbook and System Maintenance

For operation and maintenance purposes, this website and any third party services used by it may collect system logs, i.e. files that record interactions and may also contain personal data, such as the user’s IP address.

Information not contained in this policy

Further information concerning the processing of personal data may be requested at any time from the Data Controller using the contact details.

Response to Do Not Track requests

This website does not support “Do not follow” requests.

To find out if the third party services you use support them, please consult their privacy policies.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

The Data Controller reserves the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy at any time by informing users on this page and, if possible, on this website and, if technically and legally possible, by sending a notification to users through one of the contact details in the Data Controller’s possession. Please therefore consult this page regularly, referring to the date of the last modification indicated below.

If the modifications involve processing operations whose legal basis is consent, the owner will again obtain the user’s consent, if necessary.


Personal data (or data): Personal data is any information which, directly or indirectly, even in combination with any other information, including a personal identification number, makes a natural person identified or identifiable.

Usage data: This is information that is automatically collected through this website (also by third party websites integrated into this website), including: the IP addresses or domain names of the computers used by the user connecting to this website, the URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) addresses, the time of the request, the method used to transmit the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the server’s response (successful, error, etc.). ) the country of origin, the characteristics of the browser and operating system used by the visitor, the different temporal connotations of the visit (e.g. time spent on each page) and the details of the route followed in the website, in particular the sequence of the pages consulted, the parameters relating to the operating system and the user’s computer environment.

User: The person using this website who, unless otherwise specified, coincides with the interested party.

Interested party: The natural person to whom the personal data refer.

Data controller (or manager): The natural person, legal person, public administration and any other body that processes personal data on behalf of the Data Controller, as indicated in this Privacy Policy.

Controller (or owner) of the data : Natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, individually or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data and the instruments adopted, including security measures relating to the functioning and use of this website. The data controller shall, unless otherwise specified, be the owner of this website.

This website: The hardware or software tool by which users’ personal data are collected and processed.

Service: The service provided by this website as defined in the relevant terms (if any) on this website/website.

European Union (or EU): Unless otherwise stated, any reference in this document to the European Union is deemed to extend to all current Member States of the European Union and the European Economic Area.

Cookies : A small amount of data stored on your device.

Legal References

This privacy policy is developed on the basis of several legal systems, in particular Articles 13 and 14 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679.

Unless otherwise specified, this Privacy Policy applies exclusively to this website.

Date of update: 29/04/2020