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Art Mentor Foundation Lucerne 
Murbacherstrasse 3 
CH-6003 Luzern

Idea and editorial coordination

Art Mentor Foundation Lucerne

Text and translation

Eva Schestag, Frankfurt am Main

Design and programming

Resort GmbH für Visuelle Kommunikation, Zürich

Photo credits

Thomas Schütte exhibition view 1st upper level, Kunsthaus Bregenz, 2019. Photo: Markus Tretter Courtesy of the Artist©Thomas Schütte/image copyright, Vienna, 2019, Kunsthaus Bregenz.
National Sawdust ©National Sawdust/photographer Jordan Rathkopf.
Pro Juventute  "Kultissimo"©Ingo Höhn
Elizabeth Peyton ©Benedict Johnson/National Portrait Gallery, London.
The Esprit Orchestra Toronto ©Malcolm Cook
Image Courtesy Dallas Museum of art "speechless: different by design", photo by Nick Clover


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Privacy Policy

Art Mentor Foundation Lucerne, Murbacherstrasse 3, 6003 Lucerne ("AMFL"/"we"/"our"/"us"), values your privacy. This Privacy Policy demonstrates our commitment to ensure the privacy and the confidentiality of the personal data you share with us ("Personal Data").

By accessing our website or applying for a grant you consent to the current version of this Privacy Policy. In case you should not agree to any part of this Privacy Policy, you must discontinue using our website or applying for a grant. Any processing of your Personal Data is based on your consent to this Privacy Policy and the applicable laws and regulations.

Personal Data we collect
We only collect the Personal Data you provide to us when applying for a grant or when contacting us via the contact form on our website (such as your name, function, (email) address, telephone number or other information necessary for a grant request). If you provide us with Personal Data of other people that are relevant for a grant request (such as other institutions or artists or their representatives/employees), this Privacy Policy also applies to the processing of Personal Data of those individuals and/or legal entities. It is your responsibility to let any such individual and/or legal entity know about this Privacy Policy or to check that a copy of this Privacy Policy has been provided to any such additional individual and/or legal entity. You represent that the other individuals and/or legal entities on which you have provided AMFL with personal data have consented to the processing of their personal data in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy.

Purposes for processing your Personal Data
We process your Personal Data in connection with your grant request or when providing you with information about AMFL.
Your Personal Data will only be used by us and our technology suppliers who are obliged to protect your Personal Data to the same extent as we are.
We do not sell or otherwise make your Personal Data available to third parties without your prior consent or as we are required under applicable law or regulation. We do not monitor your behaviour or subject you to profiling or automated decision-making.

Basis for processing your Personal Data
When processing your Personal Data for the purposes described herein, we rely on our legitimate interests in communicating with you about our operations and our projects or your consent or another ground for lawful processing of your Personal Data under the applicable laws and regulations.

Protecting your Personal Data
We restrict the use and access to your Personal Data to those who have an absolute need-to-know. We maintain appropriate technical and organisational measures to preserve the confidentiality and integrity of your Personal Data. All Personal Data is stored exclusively in a secure hosting environment located in Switzerland, and we ensure compliance with all applicable data protection laws.
Any transfer of your Personal Data outside the EEA and Switzerland is conducted in accordance with data processing agreements for which AMFL usesthe template transborder data flow agreement published by the Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner (which may be found under handel-und-wirtschaft/unternehmen/anmeldung-einer-datensammlung/mustervertrag-fuer-das-outsourcing-von-datenbearbeitungen-ins-au.html).

Your Rights
AMFL grants you the individual data protection rights as per the Swiss Federal Data Protection Act (DPA) and the General Data Protection Regulation EU 2016/679 (GDPR), as applicable.
You have the right to be informed on any processing of your Personal Data and to obtain a copy thereof to verify the lawfulness of processing (right of access). If you are affected by incorrect or incomplete Personal Data, you may request rectification or completion of any relevant data (right to rectification). You may request the deletion of your Personal Data (right to erasure) or a temporary restriction of processing in certain cases (right to restriction of processing). You may also object to the processing of your Personal Data (right to object), and you have the right to receive your Personal Data in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format or have your Personal Data transferred to another data controller if technically feasible (right to data portability).
To the extent we process your Personal Data based on your consent, you also have the right to withdraw your consent, without affecting the lawfulness of our processing based on your consent before its withdrawal.

Retaining your Personal Data
We storeyour Personal Data only for as long as necessary to handle the grant request and to support the respective project or to address any inquiries by you and/or as required by applicable statutory or best practice retention requirements.

In case you are dissatisfied with any aspect of processing of your Personal Data, we would like to understand how toremedy the issue. Please contact us at
If you would like to contact our EU representative, please send us an email at, and wewill provide you with the detailed contact information.
You also have the right to contact the data protection supervisory authority in your country of residence.