Cookie Policy




In this information policy, the Benaki Museum shall provide information about the use of cookies on its website and the collection, processing and use of personal information, by us and our service providers, for the purposes of analysing and marketing data that may arise from the use of such cookies. We use the term ‘cookies’ when referring to cookies (online identifiers) and other similar technologies, such as pixel tags, web beacons, and clear GIFs, which are covered by the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 which entered into force on 25.05.2018 (GDPR).



Cookies are small files of information which are placed by the browser of the visitor on his/her computer or mobile device. The function of cookies is to allow a web server to transfer data to a computer or mobile device for file keeping or other purposes. The information stored on the user's /visitor’s computer may contain information such as the pages visited by the user, the duration of the visit, and a random and unique user identification number. Cookies help a website to provide a more user-friendly and integrated browsing experience.


We use cookies on our website, as well as on the Shop website, which collect anonymous information about how users / visitors use our site, such as for example, which pages they visit most, the time they spend on the site, and whether they have encountered problems or received error messages from websites (performance cookies - statistics). These cookies allow us to understand how visitors interact with our site by providing the above information and collecting aggregated and anonymous information that does not identify the visitor. They are used exclusively to improve the performance of a website.
Specifically, there are four (4) cookies (_ga, _gat, _gid, & collect) for Google Analytics, a Google Inc. web analytics service, which enter a unique ID (auditing how the pseudonymisation or anonymization is handled by Google Tag Manager - GTM) for statistical purposes on how the site is used by the user and the user's behaviour, as well and user recognition through multiple devices. The above cookies are two (2) years for _ga cookie, one (1) day for _gat & _gid cookies and the duration of a visiting session for the collect cookie.
Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required by law, or when third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate the IP address with other data held by Google. More information about Google Analytics can be found on their pages on the Google Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.
In addition, we use promotional cookies, that is, cookies that are used to provide content that best suits you and your interests. These cookies may be used to send targeted advertising, limit advertising or measure the effectiveness of a particular ad campaign. They may also be used to remember the websites you have visited to determine which online marketing channels are most effective and allow us to reward external websites and affiliates that have directed you to us.



It is at your discretion to revoke your consent at any time, or to object to the use of cookies. If you do not wish your information to be collected through the use of cookies, there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows you to refuse to use cookies.
To find out more about how you can manage cookies, visit The Benaki Museum informs you that some features of this site may not work properly if you decline to use cookies.



In any case, you have control over the processing of your personal data. According to the applicable provisions of the GDPR, as a data subject, you retain the rights as set out in the Information Policy above.


More information on the general use of cookies and methods of blocking or restricting them is available at and


The Benaki Museum may modify this Cookie Information Policy at any time; its current form will always be available on The Information Policy, as formulated by the most recent amendment, is always to considered the one in force.

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