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privacy policy

Effective date: 30 September 2021

Last revision: 30 June 2023

0. Introduction

Matri-Archi(tecture)© is an association that hosts a network of spatial practitioners dedicated to the development of African spatial education, offering a site for artistic collaboration through design, art and architectural research projects. Matri-Archi(tecture) is a Verein based in Zürich, Switzerland.

The association is a not for profit initiative. 

In this Privacy Policy, ‘MA’, ‘we’ or ‘us’ refers to Matri-Archi(tecture).

We believe that your privacy is of uttermost importance to us and have set out this Privacy Policy to state what data we collect from you, how we intend to use, store and protect your information. 

The terms of this Privacy Policy were created in alignment with the  General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) set out by the European Data Protection Board, 2018.

Please do not hesitate to contact us at if you have any questions, concerns or require any information regarding our Privacy Policy. 

1. What information do we collect?

Direct information provided by you:

• Newsletter subscription 

In order for us to send you our newsletters, we require that you provide us with your email address. One of our core priorities is to stay in contact with you. We do not request any other information at the point of subscription.  

At any point in time if you wish to unsubscribe, the option to do so will appear in our newsletter. 

Indirect information provided by you:

By way of interacting with our website, information associated with your activity is automatically collected on our system. This data usage information may include browser type. IP address and geographic location. This information is not associated with your personal information. This information may be shared with third parties and used internally for our analytical understanding of our viewership and visitors.  

2. How do we use your information? 

As mentioned in information collection type, we use your information for the main purposes of contacting you through our newsletter. We do not share the direct information you have provided us with (email address) outside of our organization. 

3. Data Retention

We will store your personal information (email address) indefinitely. However if you opt out of receiving our newsletters, your personal information will be deleted. 

We store your information on our servers which to our knowledge are secure. We prioritise your  privacy but cannot guarantee complete security. If any unexpected and unauthorised failures occur due to software, hardware, hacking, and other issues, please notify us and we will try to resolve the issue if possible. 

4. Changes to this privacy policy

In the case that we update this privacy policy, we will contact you via newsletter with an appropriate link for your updated knowledge. 

Please note that the effective date of the policy will reflect this. 

5. Third Party Disclaimer

In our website, there are links to other websites operated by third parties. Once you click on these links, you leave our website. We have provided these links for clarity and convenience however must emphasize that we have no control over how they operate and do not endorse any third party websites. 

6. Contacting Us

Please do not hesitate to contact us at if you have any questions, concerns or require any information regarding our Privacy Policy.