Eschaton—Anselm Kiefer Foundation

Terms of Visit

The following Terms of Visit (“Regulations”) set out the rules applicable to all persons, whether employed or not, present on the La Ribaute site – including its parking lot (“the Site”), in both professional and non-professional capacities. These rules apply to all persons who have access to the tour route and/or to the meeting, reception, conference and exhibition rooms, as well as the various technical areas (“Persons concerned”).

1. General Information

Special arrangements have been made to facilitate the visit of persons with disabilities. The Foundation’s team is available to answer any questions regarding this topic by e-mail at the following address:

The parking lot is reserved for ticketed visitors (“Visitors”) only.

Dogs and other pets are not allowed on-site, with the exception of guide dogs.

For safety, technical or weather-related reasons, the management (“Management”) reserves the right to close all or part of the Site and/or to adapt the tour route.

The Management also reserves the right to refuse entry to the Site or to instruct the Persons concerned to leave the Site if

(i) they do not comply with the provisions of the Regulations,

(ii) they are intoxicated or under the influence of illegal substances,

(iii) the guide(s) deem(s) the persons behavior a disruption to the group visit.

In these cases, the admission fee will not be refunded.

In the event of refusal and/or the commission of one or more offenses, management may call in the police.

2. Obligations of the Persons Concerned

The Persons concerned shall refrain in particular from

– entering areas not accessible to visitors or not authorized to them in the context of their duties,

– harming the cleanliness and appearance of the Site, and in particular damaging the natural areas and vegetation (including picking plants, flowers, or fruit),

– smoking on-Site (inside and outside buildings),

– touching and/or climbing on artworks, structures, and installations as this may affect their physical integrity,

–  threatening the safety of people and property,

– taking photographs and/or video recordings on the tour route not designated for photography, and in the “art pavilions”,

– recording or photographing Foundation staff and guides.

Visitors must

– be accompanied by a guide or a member of staff for the entire duration of the visite,

– comply with the instructions of the Management, given by their guide or any other member of staff, regarding security, cleanliness, and protection of the works of art,

– report to a member of staff any incident or event that seems likely to jeopardize the safety of persons and property,

– if necessary, obtain express authorization from management for any request to take photographs. For press authorization, all requests must be sent via the website to the following address:

3. Security Measures

The Foundation undertakes to make every effort to ensure the safety of the persons concerned.

Fire extinguishers are available throughout the tour. The guides and persons supervising the visit are trained in their use.

If a fire should break out, Visitors must report it to the staff.

If it is necessary to evacuate a building, Visitors must follow the instructions given to them to evacuate the Site as soon as possible.

Children must remain under the supervision and responsibility of their parents or guardians for the duration of their visit to the Site.

Visitors agree to open their bags at the request of the staff of the Site.

For security reasons (in particular, in order to assist as quickly as possible any person who may be the victim of an accident), the Site is under video surveillance.

In this respect, the Foundation undertakes to comply with and to ensure compliance with, the applicable laws and regulations on the protection of personal data (i.e., the “Informatique et Libertés” law n°78-17 of January 6, 1978, as amended by law n°2018-493 of June 20, 2018, and Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of April 27, 2016) with regard to the footage collected in this context.

The use of this footage is based on the Regulation as well as on the legitimate interest of the Foundation.

Data subjects are informed of the presence of surveillance cameras by means of signs posted within the Site.

The footage from the cameras will not be kept for longer than one month. In case of an incident, the footage is extracted from the device and kept for the duration of the appropriate procedure.

Only security managers are authorized to view this footage, which is stored on servers located in France.

The Foundation has put in place technical and organizational measures to guarantee the integrity, confidentiality, and security of the footage.

Data subjects have the right to access, rectify, delete, limit or object to the processing of this footage, the right to define directives concerning the conservation, deletion, and communication of these images after their death, and the right to the portability of this footage.

They may exercise their rights by contacting the Data Protection Officer:

(i) by e-mail:,

(ii) by telephone: 04 66 25 44 77,

(iii) by post: Eschaton Kunststiftung, Himmelreich 1, 5020 Salzburg, Austria.

Data Subjects also have the right to file a complaint with the Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés (the “CNIL”) at the following address:

4. Liability

The Foundation shall be required to compensate Visitors for all damage they may suffer as a result of the Foundation’s failure to meet its contractual or legal obligations, particularly with respect to safety.

The Foundation shall not be required to compensate Visitors for any damage caused

(i) of their own doing,

(ii) in violation of the provisions of the Regulations or of the Foundation’s general terms and conditions of sale, which may be consulted at the following address:, and which are expressly accepted by Visitors when they purchase admission tickets on the Site.

The Foundation shall not be held liable in the event of a force majeure event as defined in Article 1218 of the French Civil Code.

Any damage committed on the premises or in the parking lot of the Site by a Visitor or any other person subject to the provisions of these Rules and Regulations shall be charged to the person responsible.

The Foundation declines all responsibility for the theft of personal objects that may be committed on the premises of the Site and/or in vehicles parked in the parking lot.