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Who are we

Phaedon Institute is a think-tank not-for-profit organization that operates with the mission of supporting and enabling effective and sustainable growth in the field of aging and longevity sciences. At Phaedon Institute, we value your privacy and are committed to protecting your personal information. This Privacy and Cookie Policy explains how we collect, use, disclose, and safeguard your information when you visit our website or interact with our services. By using our website, you consent to the practices described in this policy. Our website address is: https://www.phaedon.institute.

Information We Collect

Personal Information: We may collect personal information from you when you voluntarily provide it to us, such as when you fill out forms, subscribe to our newsletter, make a donation, or engage in other activities on our website. The types of personal information we may collect include your name, email address, phone number, and any other information you choose to provide.

Non-Personal Information: We may also collect non-personal information, such as your IP address, browser type, operating system, referring website, and other technical information about your visit to our website. This information is collected to analyze trends, administer the site, track user movements, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.

Use of Information

Personal Information: We may use your personal information to communicate with you, process your donations, send you newsletters or updates about our organization, respond to your inquiries, and provide you with information or services that you request from us. We may also use your information to improve our website and services, and for other legitimate purposes related to our non-profit activities.

Non-Personal Information: Non-personal information may be used for statistical analysis, to monitor and improve the functionality of our website, and for other internal purposes. This information helps us understand how visitors use our website and allows us to enhance your experience.

Disclosure of Information

Service Providers: We may share your personal information with trusted third-party service providers and/or plugins who assist us in operating our website, conducting our activities, or servicing you. These service providers are contractually obligated to keep your information confidential and are prohibited from using your personal information for any other purpose.

Legal Requirements: We may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in response to a valid request by public authorities (e.g., a court or government agency), or when we believe such disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, the integrity of our website, or the safety of our users.

Cookies and Similar Technologies

Cookies: We use cookies, web beacons, and other similar technologies to enhance your experience on our website. These technologies collect information about your browsing activities on our website and allow us to recognize you on future visits. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device by your web browser. You have the option to disable cookies, but please note that some features of our website may not function properly if you choose to do so.

Third-Party Analytics: We may use third-party analytics services to collect and analyze non-personal information about the use of our website. These service providers may use cookies and similar technologies to collect information about your interactions with our website and generate reports on website activity. We use this information to improve our website and better understand our users’ preferences.

Data Security

We take reasonable measures to protect the security of your personal information and prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, please note that no method of transmission over the internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, and we cannot guarantee absolute security.

Third-Party Links

Our website may contain links to third-party websites or services. Please note that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of those websites. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of those third-party websites before providing any personal information.


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. Visitor comments and other inputs may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


Uploads: If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Embedded content: Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.) from other websites. Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Your Choices

You have certain choices regarding the personal information you provide to us:

Opt-Out: You may choose to opt-out of receiving promotional communications from us by following the instructions provided in those communications. Please note that even if you opt-out, we may still send you non-promotional communications, such as those related to your donations or our ongoing relationship.

Cookies: Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. You can usually modify your browser settings to remove or reject cookies. Please note that if you choose to disable cookies, some features of our website may not function properly.

Children’s Privacy

Our website is not intended for children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. If you believe we may have inadvertently collected personal information from a child under 13, please contact us immediately, and we will promptly remove the information from our records.

Changes to this Policy

We reserve the right to modify this Privacy and Cookie Policy at any time. Any changes will be effective immediately upon posting the updated policy on our website. We encourage you to review this policy periodically to stay informed about how we collect, use, and protect your information.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding this Privacy and Cookie Policy, please contact us at: [email protected]. We will respond to your inquiry as soon as reasonably possible.


By using our website, you acknowledge that you have read and understood this Privacy and Cookie Policy and agree to the collection, use, and disclosure of your information as described herein.

Thank you for supporting Phaedon Institute.