The protection of your data is important to us. We would therefore like to inform you here about which personal data we process in our association and for what purpose.

Your listing on Independent Space Index

Independent Space Index doesn’t actively recruit new members or add spaces to the list without prior consent. Please use our signup form to request a listing and we will get back to you as soon as possible. Membership of the association is not necessary for a listing in the directory. No personal data is stored in this case. You can object to the listing of your space at any time via

Membership of the association Independent Space Index

As a member of our association, you conclude a membership contract with us. We process the following personal data from you for the purpose of fulfilling the association’s tasks in accordance with our association statutes:

  • name

  • address

  • e-mail address

  • Phone number

Your data will be stored by us for the duration of your membership. In the event that you leave the association, your data will be stored for the legally prescribed period (usually 7 years or 10 years due to the requirements of some public funding agencies) in order to fulfill our legal obligation to retain data.

Participation in our events

As a participant in our association’s events, your personal data will be stored insofar as this is necessary for registration or participation in the events.

We may also inform you that photographs, audio and/or video recordings may be made as part of our association events. These recordings may be used in various media (print, TV, online) and in publications (print, online) of our association.

Visiting our website

The association is responsible for the content of the website and is both media owner and publisher. When you visit our website, we will collect the following information:

  • The date and time you access our website

  • Your IP address

  • Name and version of your web browser

And the information that you yourself provide by filling out the contact form or registering for our newsletter.

This data is processed for the following purposes:

  • to make this website available to you,

  • to further improve and develop this website and

  • to respond to your requests

If you enter personal data on this website, by entering your data you give us permission to use this data electronically for the stated purpose. This data is stored securely and is not passed on to third parties. The exception to this is disclosure to state authorities if the association is legally obliged to do so.

There is no obligation to actually provide the data that we ask you to provide on our website. However, if you do not do so, you will not be able to use all the functions of the website.

The legal basis for the processing of your personal data is based on your membership relationship, your participation in our events, your visit to our website or otherwise lies in our legitimate interest in accordance with the GDPR, which consists of achieving the purposes mentioned above under points 1 to 3.


Cookies are used on this website. A cookie is a file that can be stored on your computer when you visit a website. Cookies are generally used to provide users with additional functions on a website. For example, they can be used to make it easier for you to navigate the website, to enable you to continue using a website where you left it and/or to save your preferences and settings when you visit the website again. Cookies cannot access, read or modify any other data on your computer.

If you do not wish to accept cookies, please change your browser settings accordingly. Please note that this may limit the functionality of the website.

Transmission of your personal data to third parties

For the secure processing of your personal data and on our website, we also use programs and tools from third-party providers with whom we have concluded order processing agreements and thus ensured that they also guarantee the protection of your personal data within the meaning of the GDPR. This concerns the following providers:

  • (Bruno Mokross) as our IT servive provider

  • Companies and as the hosts of our website

  • Matomo for the analysis of website access

  • Mailchimp for sending newsletters

Your rights in connection with your personal data

In principle, you have the rights to information, rectification, erasure, restriction, data portability and objection. To do so, please contact us:

Independent Space Index – Netzwerk unabhängiger Kunsträume
Große Neugasse 44/2
1040 Wien, AT

If you are of the opinion that the processing of your data violates data protection law or your data protection claims have otherwise been violated in any way, you have the option of contacting the data protection authority.

The content of this homepage is protected by copyright. The information is intended for personal use only. Any further use - in particular storage in databases, reproduction and any form of commercial use as well as disclosure to third parties (even in part or in revised form) - without the consent of the association is prohibited.

Exclusion of liability

In view of the technical characteristics of the Internet, no guarantee can be given for the authenticity, accuracy and completeness of the information provided on the Internet. Furthermore, no guarantee is given for the availability or operation of this homepage and its contents.

Any liability for direct, indirect or other damages, irrespective of their causes, arising from the use or non-availability of the data and information on this website is excluded to the extent permitted by law.

The association points out that no responsibility or liability is assumed for the content of hyperlinks. Any integration of individual pages or other excerpts from into external frames is prohibited.

The association does not check the content or legality of other websites to which there are direct access options (links) on the association’s website. The association has no influence on the design of these websites and expressly distances itself from any illegal content presented there. Furthermore, the association accepts no responsibility for such content and is not liable for such content.


We use Mailchimp from The Rocket Science Group, LLC, 675 Ponce de Leon Ave NE Suite 5000, Atlanta, GA 30308 USA (Mailchimp) to send our newsletter. This enables us to contact subscribers directly. In addition, we analyze your usage behavior in order to optimize our offer.

For this purpose, we forward your e-mail address to Mailchimp.

Our emails contain a link that you can use to unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time.

Mailchimp is the recipient of your personal data and acts as a processor for us as far as the sending of our newsletter is concerned. The processing of the data specified in this section is not required by law or contract. Without your consent and the transmission of your personal data, we cannot send you a newsletter.

In addition, Mailchimp collects the following personal data using cookies and other tracking methods: Information about your end device (IP address, device information, operating system, browser ID, information about the application you use to read your emails and other information about hardware and internet connection. In addition, usage data such as date and time, when you opened the email / campaign and browser activities (e.g. which emails / websites were opened) are collected. Mailchimp requires this data to ensure the security and reliability of the systems, compliance with the terms of use and the prevention of misuse. This corresponds to Mailchimp’s legitimate interest (pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR) and serves the performance of the contract (pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR). Mailchimp also analyzes performance data, such as email delivery statistics and other communication data. This information is used to compile usage and performance statistics for the services.

Mailchimp also collects information about you from other sources. In an unspecified period and scope, personal data is collected via social media and other third-party data providers. We have no influence on this process.

Further information on objection and removal options vis-à-vis Mailchimp can be found at:

The legal basis for this processing is your consent in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR. You can withdraw your consent to the processing of your personal data at any time. There is a corresponding link in all mailings. You can also withdraw your consent using the contact options provided. The declaration of revocation does not affect the legality of the processing carried out to date.

Your data will be processed for as long as the corresponding consent is available. Apart from this, it will be deleted after the termination of the contract between us and Mailchimp, unless legal requirements make further storage necessary.

Mailchimp has implemented compliance measures for international data transfers. These apply to all global activities where Mailchimp processes personal data of natural persons in the EU. These measures are based on the EU Standard Contractual Clauses (SCCs). Further information can be found at:


This website uses Matomo, an open source, self-hosted software to collect anonymous usage data for this website.

The data on visitor behavior is collected to identify any problems such as pages not found, search engine problems or unpopular pages. As soon as the data (number of visitors who see error pages or only one page, etc.) is processed, Matomo generates reports for the website operators so that they can react to them. (layout changes, new content, etc.)

Matomo processes the following data:

  • Anonymized IP addresses by removing the last 2 bytes (i.e. instead of

  • Pseudo-anonymized location (based on the anonymized IP address)

  • Date and time

  • Title of the page accessed

  • URL of the page accessed

  • URL of the previous page (if this is permitted)

  • Screen resolution

  • Local time

  • Files that have been clicked and downloaded

  • External links

  • Duration of the page load

  • Country, region, city (with low accuracy due to IP address)

  • Main language of the browser

  • User agent of the browser

  • Interactions with forms (but not their content)

The processing of cookies by Matomo is deactivated.