ECF takes no responsibility for the content of external Internet sites. Other websites that we link to are owned and operated by third parties and ECF has no control over them.

The fact that we include links to other websites does not mean that ECF approves of, or endorses, any other third party website or the content of that website.

We accept no liability for any statements, information, products or services that are published on, or are accessible through, any websites owned or operated by third parties.


All information collected on this site will be kept strictly confidential and will not be sold, leased or rented to parties outside the ECF. We will not disclose your information to third parties not involved in any transaction process, or use it for other purposes, such as unsolicited mailings. A more detailed explanation about how we safeguard your personal information is described below. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

The ECF collects the following information regarding visitors to our website: IP address, pages accessed, date, time and further information volunteered by you. The ECF will analyse website data to improve regularly the value of the materials available online.

Information collected for mailing lists

The ECF maintains several email lists to keep subscribers (registered users, the press, professional institutions and other interested parties) informed about our activities.

Users join our mailing lists voluntarily via email and by signing up through a form on our website. We retain only your email address in order to send you our eZine and we do not sell, rent, loan, trade or lease email addresses to any third party.

All content that appears on the ECF website falls under ECF’s copyright © 2018 European Cultural Foundation (unless where stated).   

All media we publish on this website can only be copied or downloaded for non-commercial use. 

Please feel free to browse through our website, including our Library and use this content within your work. You can do this as long as:

  • you mention the European Cultural Foundation and the author of the material (text, audio, video, comics...)
  • you use it for non-commercial purposes

Written permission from ECF’s Communication Department should be obtained in all other circumstances. 

Use of cookies

A cookie is a small data file that websites can write to your hard drive when you visit them. A cookie can contain information, such as a unique user identifier, that the site uses to track your visit. This website uses cookies to uniquely identify all users visiting the site.

Many people worry that cookies threaten individuals' privacy and might affect their own computers' functioning. While they can be used in all kinds of ways by server-based applications, they pose no risk to you as a user. Cookies used by the ECF cannot be used to obtain information about your system or to add you to any mailing lists. They are used to make browsing more efficient. If you have disabled cookies on your computer access to other areas of the site may be restricted.