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We are here Venice is committed to protecting your privacy and maintaining the trust and confidence of visitors to our website.

Here we explain how we treat data that we collect from visitors to our website and subscribers to our newsletter.

Any queries regarding this can be made to


Visitors to our Website

When someone visits we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to various sections on our site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone.

We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.


Contact form

In general, you are not required to provide any Personal Data to browse

However, you may elect to contact us by completing the ‘Contact’ form provided on our website.

In this case, we will collect the personal information (name and email address) entered into the required fields in order to process your request.


Newsletter Sign Up

As part of the registration process for our e-newsletter, we collect Personal Data. We will only ask for your name and email address. We use this information so that we can send you our newsletter (just twice a year) and otherwise contact you if we need to obtain or provide additional information.

We will never rent or trade email lists with other organisations and businesses.


We use a third party provider, MailChimp, to deliver our newsletter. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our e-newsletter. For more information please see MailChimp’s privacy notice.

You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our emails or by emailing


Links to Other Websites

This privacy policy does not cover the links within this website that may take you to other sites. Those sites are not governed by this Privacy Policy, and if you have questions about how a site uses your information, you will need to check that particular site’s privacy statement.



Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your personal computer, mobile or other device when you visit a website. You can find more information about cookies at and

There are different kinds of cookies used by our site. Some are not strictly necessary for our website to work but will provide you with a better browsing experience and information relevant to you. We may use this information to analyse how visitors use so that we may improve the quality of the information we provide.

By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device. If you want to restrict or block any of these cookies, you can do so through the web browser settings you use to access the internet. If you disable these cookies, certain features of our website may not work as intended.


Payment Data

We are here Venice, as an independent non-profit organisation, relies in part on donations to allow us to carry out our mission. For this reason, we provide visitors to our website with the opportunity to make a donation online. We have partnered with to permit you to make your donation using a PayPal account or credit card. When you make a donation, you provide PayPal with your PayPal account information and/or credit card and billing contact information. This information is collected and stored by PayPal and their payment processors. PayPal may send us limited information such as your postal code and details of your donation. The use of your data by PayPal is subject to PayPal’s privacy policies and terms of use.



Keeping your information secure is of great concern to us.

All information received via our website is protected by SSL encryption during transit. Any personally identifiable information is stored in operating environments that are not available to the public. All access to information is restricted by password and/or secure key. Your Personal Data will only be processed by our personnel on a need to know basis.


Access to Your Personal Information

You are entitled to view, amend or delete the personal information that we hold and you may request more information in connection with our data processing activities. Email your request to


We will retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it is collected and processed in compliance with this Privacy Policy. To determine the retention period for Personal Data, we take into consideration the purposes for which it was collected, the amount, the nature, the sensitivity and the applicable legal requirements.


Changes to this Privacy Notice

We will keep our Privacy Policy under regular review and will update it here, notifying you by email if appropriate. Last updated 18 June 2018.



For any questions about this Privacy Policy please contact:

Gabriella Gilmour, We are here Venice – Operations Manager

Cannaregio 6154, 30121 Venezia, Italia

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