Privacy Policy

Last Updated On 14-Apr-2023
Effective Date 14-Apr-2023

This document details our Privacy Policy, in compliance with obligations under national (Legislative Decree n. 196 of 30 June 2003, Code on the protection of personal data) and European Union law (EU General Data Protection Regulation n. 2016/679, GDPR) and subsequent amendments. The present website respects and protects the confidentiality of visitors and users and makes all possible and proportionate efforts not to violate the rights of users. This privacy policy applies exclusively to online activities on this website and is valid for the website’s users and visitors. The purpose of this privacy policy is to provide as much transparency as possible on the data collected by the website and the way it is used. It does not apply to data collected through channels other than this website, which is available at the following address:

1. Information We Collect:

We will collect and process the following personal information about you:

    1. Name & Surname;
    2. Email;
    3. Institutional affiliation.

2. How We Use Your Information:

The personal data provided through the website shall be processed for the following purposes:

  1. Purposes of statistical research/analysis on aggregate or anonymous data, without the possibility of identifying the user, aimed at measuring the functioning of the site and assessing usability and interest;
  2. Compiling data collection forms for receiving newsletters or communications generally via e-mail;
  3. Purposes related to the online provision of university services.

The website uses log files which store data collected in an automated manner during user visits. The data collected can include the following:

  1. Internet Protocol address (IP);
  2. Browser type and parameters of the device used to connect to the website;
  3. Date and time of the visit;
  4. The websites visited immediately prior (referral) and next to the visit.

The above-mentioned data is processed in an automated, anonymous manner to ensure the proper functioning of the website and for security reasons. The same data may be processed, in compliance with existing regulations, to block attempts to damage the website itself or other users, or to prevent any other harmful or illegal activities.

Should the website allow user comments, or in the case of specific services requested by the user, the website automatically detects and records some of the user’s identification data, including his or her email address. This data is understood to be voluntarily provided by the user upon their request for the service in question. By adding a comment or any other information, the user confirms having read the privacy policy, and specifically provides their consent for sharing the content inserted with third parties.

The data that website users shall accept to make public through the services and the tools made available by the latter are provided by the users willingly and knowingly, exempting the present website from any liability in case of violations of the law.

The user is responsible for making sure they have the necessary permission for inserting the personal data of third parties or content protected under national and international law. The data collected by the website during its functioning are used exclusively for the above-mentioned purposes and stored for the period of time strictly necessary for carrying out the above-mentioned activities, which normally amounts to 180* days.

[*The 180 days must be understood as the maximum length of time for data storage; this length shall be reduced should the user request data erasure.]

3. Your Rights:

Depending on applicable laws, you may have a right to access and rectify or erase your personal data or receive a copy of your personal data, restrict or object to the active processing of your data, ask us to share (port) your personal information to another entity, withdraw any consent you provided to us to process your data, a right to lodge a complaint with a statutory authority and such other rights as may be relevant under applicable laws. To exercise these rights, you can refer to the data in Section 6 and 7 of the present privacy policy. The office responsible will reply to your request in accordance with applicable law.

Do note that if you do not allow us to collect or process the required personal information or withdraw the consent to process the same for the required purposes, you may not be able to access or use the services for which your information was sought.

4. Cookies:

To learn more about how we use these and your choices in relation to these tracking technologies, please refer to our Cookie Policy.

5. Security:

The security of your information is important to us and we will use reasonable security measures to prevent the loss, misuse or unauthorized alteration of your information under our control. However, given the inherent risks, we cannot guarantee absolute security and consequently, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk.

6. Data controller

Pursuant to existing laws, the data controller is the Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca, in the person of its legal representative Professor Giovanna Iannantuoni.

Contact information:

  • E-Mail:
  • Pec:
  • Tel: 02.64486011

7. Data protection officer (DPO)

  • Dr. Emanuela Mazzotta
  • E-Mail:
  • Pec:

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