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You may have heard about the new General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), which came into effect in May 25, 2018. art27 is committed to safeguarding the personal information entrusted to us and takes all the reasonable steps to ensure that your personal data is secured, accurate and up-to-date.


Privacy and Data Protection Policy


art27 is committed to safeguarding the personal information entrusted to us. We manage your personal information according to the GDPR Regulation EU 2016/679 and the AVG (Algemene Verordening Gegevensbescherming) and other applicable law.  art27 is a project of Musicians Without Borders which has its own privacy policy.  Data collected by art27 is maintained separately from Musicians Without Borders but may be shared exclusively for purposes of communication and administration.  Data is not passed to third parties.

art27 may collect personal data  for the purposes of communication, fundraising, and administration.

Please read this policy carefully to understand how we collect, use and process your personal data.

This Privacy Policy governs all pages on the art27 Website (including all information and materials contained on them), managed by Musicians Without Borders. It does not apply to pages hosted or operated by other organizations, including the websites or applications of Musicians Without Borders sections or related organizations or third party sites. The art27 website may be linked to the websites/applications of such other parties, but those other sites may have their own privacy policies, which apply to them.

For any questions regarding this Privacy Policy please contact us using the details below.


Term: ‘art27’

Definition: art27 is an arts platform launched and coordinated by Musicians Without Borders

Term: ‘Musicians Without Borders’

Definition:  Musicians Without Borders, a non-profit foundation (Stichting) registered in the Netherlands.

Term: ‘art27 Website’



We collect personal information in various ways, online and offline, such as through our websites and social media channels, at our events, project activities, through phone, email or post.

We only collect and use personal information (such as your name, address, phone number or e-mail address) that is necessary to fulfill the specific purpose for which it is acquired and, if required, to comply with legal obligations. For example, where you express an interest in signing the art27 Manifesto or subscribe to our newsletter. If you wish to appear on the art27 map we will collect the relevant information for that purpose so that we can include details about your organization including contact information for public viewing.

When you use the art27 website the type and amount of information we receive and store depends on how you use it. You can access most pages on the art27 website without telling us who you are and without revealing any personal information. Our web servers collect anonymous logs during user visits to the art27 website which provide valuable information for improving it in the future. Our web servers, social media accounts and Google Analytics account collect anonymous user data which provide information for marketing and fundraising purposes.

We do not collect personal information through the art27 website unless you choose to provide it.


We ask for consent (informed, freely-given and specific), to collect, use, or disclose personal information, except in specific circumstances where collection, use or disclosure without consent is authorized by law. Anyone can withdraw his/her consent for the use and disclosure of personal information at any time, unless the personal information is necessary for us to fulfill our legal obligations.

By using the art27website, you consent to the terms of this Privacy Policy. Your continued use of the art27 website will be on the terms of this Privacy Policy as amended from time to time.


On this website we use cookies in order to enable functionality, gather analytics anonymously and protect the site from spam and attacks. Without the use of cookies some aspects of this website do not function such as the interactive resource map and online forms. 

If you wish to restrict or block cookies you can set your internet browser to do so or reset your preferences for this site by removing all the cookies associated with


The information you provide will not be sold or rented nor will it be shared with third parties unless we have your permission, or are required to disclose the information by law or in the following situations:

  1. Hosting and processing: the art27 website is hosted by third party service providers and therefore any personal details you submit through the art27 website may be processed by that third party service provider. We may also use other third parties to process your personal details. For example, such third parties may process your personal information to action expressions of interest to join art27 or process and forward mailing information for users to sign up for our online actions and/or choose to subscribe to our email updates. All of these third party service providers will process your personal information only on art27’s behalf and will be bound by strict confidentiality conditions.
  2. Newsletter subscriptions: We use MailChimp as our marketing automation platform. By subscribing to our newsletter, you acknowledge that the information you provide will be transferred to MailChimp for processing. You can unsubscribe from our newsletter at any time through the unsubscribe link provided in our newsletters or by emailing [email protected].
  3. Media: We store photographs related to our work with the image hosting service Flickr. Photos and videos of our work for which consent was given are shared publicly on our websites and social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram).

Personal information on our donors and newsletter subscribers may additionally be stored in our secure databases managed by Google Drive.

The information stored with these service providers as mentioned above is subject to their respective Privacy Policies and Terms. The disclosure of your personal information discussed above may involve the transfer of that information outside of the European Union. The transfer of your personal information outside of the European Union is subject to equal or equivalent protection under the GDPR and other applicable law.


We make every reasonable effort to ensure that personal information is secure, accurate, complete and up to date and that we only keep it for as long as necessary. However, the transmission of information over the Internet is never completely secure, so while we do our best to protect personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of information transmitted to the art27 website.


You have the right to access the personal information that we hold about you, to correct that information, and, in some circumstances, to object to our processing of your information, under data privacy law, at any time. You have the right to withdraw your consent for us (the right to be forgotten) to use any personal information about you at any time. If you wish to exercise any of these rights or have any questions about this policy, please contact:


c/o Musicians Without Borders
Tolhuisweg 1
1031 CL Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Call or email us at: +31 20 330 5012 /  [email protected]

We will respond to your request within 30 calendar days.