Akimbo takes the protection of your personal data very seriously and strictly adheres to the applicable data protection laws, in particular to the provisions of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

We believe in giving you full disclosure about the kinds of information we gather and want to give you a choice about the use of your personal information.

Our digital services may contain links to other websites of third party service providers to which this data protection declaration does not apply.

  1. Responsible entity

Responsible for the processing of your personal data is

Akimbo Art Promotions
PO Box 278, Station P
Toronto, ON M5S 2S8 Canada

If you have any questions regarding data protection, please contact us at the above-mentioned postal address, with the addition “data protection” or at the e-mail address info@akimbo.ca.

  1. Purposes of the processing of personal data

The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal data. Personal data, such as names, addresses or e-mail addresses are always provided on a voluntary basis if possible. This data will not be passed on to third parties under any circumstances.

Personally identifiable information is information you may have given us specifically about who you are, such as:

  • name, email address, name of the organization you work for and your position there.

How we use the information

We process your communication data (name, e-mail address) in order to be able to contact you. Personal data that you provide to us via the subscribe form on this website will only be processed for correspondence with you or only for the purpose for which you have made the data available to us.

Akimbo announcements

Akimbo operates newsletters on arts (hereinafter referred to as “Akimbo announcements”), which are direct e-mailings of text and image press releases, sent several times a day. With your consent you can subscribe to Akimbo announcements. The main topics of the respective Akimbo announcements are specified in the declaration of consent. If you would like to subscribe to Akimbo announcements, we require an e-mail address from you.

The only mandatory information for subscribing to Akimbo announcements is your e-mail address, first name, last name and city of residence. The indication of further, separately marked data is voluntary and is used to be able to address you personally. In addition, we store your IP addresses and the time of registration and confirmation. The purpose of this procedure is to be able to prove your registration and, if necessary, to clarify a possible misuse of your personal data. We do not collect any further data in this context. We use this data exclusively for sending the requested Akimbo announcement. If we use a processor to send the Akimbo announcements, we will comply with the applicable data protection laws.

You can revoke your consent to receive Akimbo announcements and unsubscribe at any time. You can cancel the subscription by clicking on the link provided in every Akimbo announcement.

Hyperlinks: For your use and convenience, the Akimbo website sometimes contains hyperlinks to websites managed by third parties. By activating these hyperlinks, you may leave our website for those of the third parties, whose sites may have different privacy policies and practices than those of Akimbo. Akimbo cannot be held liable for the use of such third party websites.

Google Analytics

Our website uses Google Analytics, a website analysis service by Google Inc. Google Analytics uses “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer to analyse your use of the website. A cookie contains a unique identification number that identifies the visitor’s browser, but not necessarily the visitor, to our computers each time our websites are visited.

The type of information collected can include: the type of Internet browser and operating system the visitor uses, the domain name of the websites from which the visitor came, date and duration of the visit, number of visits, average time spent on our websites, pages viewed and number of cookies accumulated.

You can reset your browser to notify you when you have received a cookie or to refuse to accept cookies. You may prevent the installation of cookies by adjusting the settings of your browser; however, if you do so, you may be unable to use all features of this website.

Data processing for the fulfilment of legal obligations

In addition, we may process your data to fulfil legal obligations (e.g. regulatory requirements, commercial and tax storage and proof obligations).

  1. Data security

Your personal data is transmitted encrypted. This applies to your communication data if you use our subscribe form and when registering for Akimbo announcements. We use the SSL (Secure Socket Layer) coding system. We operate secure data networks protected by industry-standard firewall and password protection systems. Additionally, we protect our websites and other systems through technical and organizational measures, and make every reasonable effort to protect against, loss, destruction, access, modification or distribution of your data by unauthorized persons.

  1. Categories of receipt of personal data

Insofar as we make use of the services of parties to carry out our services, we process personal data according to the provisions of the GDPR. Service providers who support us in providing our services to you are the IT-service providers, hosting providers and e-mail service providers.

  1. Duration of data storage

In principle, we delete your data as soon as it is no longer required for the above-mentioned purposes, unless temporary storage is still necessary. Thus we store your data on the basis of legal proof and storage obligations. In addition, we keep your data for the period during which claims can be asserted against our company (statutory limitation period of three or up to thirty years).

  1. Rights of the persons concerned

You can request information about your personal data stored by us and under certain conditions request the correction or deletion of your data by contacting us via our contact data given under section 1. Email communications will always include the option to update your subscription preferences or to opt out completely. If you have given us your consent to process personal data for specific purposes, you can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. If you have any questions regarding data protection, please contact us via our contact data given under section 1.