Data Protection Policy


This data protection policy informs you about the use of your personal data on the KW Institute for Contemporary Art’s website.


KW Institute for Contemporary Art 
Auguststraße 69 
10117 Berlin 
Tel. +49 30 243459-0 
Fax +49 30 243459-99

Director: Krist Gruijthuijsen

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Usage of data and analysis

Our website uses the open source web analysis service Matomo (formerly Piwik), 150 Willis St, 6011 Wellington, New Zealand.


Matomo uses “cookies.” These are text files that are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of how you use the website. To do this, information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is stored on our server. The IP address is anonymized before saving.


The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website will not be disclosed to third parties. You can prevent the storage of cookies by changing your browser settings; however, we would like to point out that in this case, you may not be able to fully use all functions of this website.


If you do not consent to your data being stored and used, you can disable this here. In this instance, an opt-out cookie is stored in your browser which prevents Matomo from saving usage data. Deleting your cookies will also result in the deletion of the Matomo opt-out cookie. The opt-out cookie must be reactivated by revisiting our site. For more information about Matomo’s data protection regulations, please visit


The website uses cookies in some instances. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our site more user-friendly, effective, and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.


Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies.” They are automatically deleted after your browsing session. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser the next time you visit.


You can set your browser so that you are informed about the placement of cookies and can only enable cookies in one-off instances, refuse to accept cookies in certain cases or in general, as well as activating the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.


Links to other websites
Our site contains links to external third party websites whose contents we cannot control. Therefore, we cannot assume any liability for this external content. The respective provider or operator of the site is always responsible for the contents of the link. The links were checked for possible legal violations at the time the link was added and no illegal content was not identified at this time. However, it is not reasonable to have permanent content control of links without concrete evidence of a legal violation. We will remove such links immediately upon notification of any infringement.


Your rights as a data subject
Where your personal data is collected during your visit to our website, you have the following rights as the “data subject” under the GDPR:


– Right to revoke consent (Article 7 GDPR)

– Right of access by the data subject (Article 15 GDPR)

– Right to rectification (Article 16 of the GDPR)

– Right to erasure “Right to be forgotten” (Article 17 GDPR)

– Right to restriction of processing (Article 18 GDPR)

– Notification obligation regarding rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing (Article 19 GDPR)

– Right to data portability (Article 20 GDPR)

– Right to object (Article 21 GDPR)

– Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority (Article 77 GDPR)


If you would like to exercise your rights, please send an e-mail to our data protection officer:


Data protection policy last updated: May 25, 2018