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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

This Policy describes how users’ personal data is managed and used on our website. Our goal is to inform users about the nature of the personal data that we collect and the way in which any information we collect may be used. This privacy policy shall be subjected to periodical updates that will be posted on this webpage.


This document is a translation from Italian provided for the convenience of non-Italian speakers. In the event of disputes, the parties should refer to the Italian version of the policy.

Holder of data processing

The holder of personal data processing is Humanitas University, legally established in Via A. Manzoni 113, 20089 – Rozzano.

Responsibility of data processing

For each specific personal data processing done through this website, specific policies will define the responsible of data processing. In addition, the society that provides the website hosting service and the ones that grants services for the management and the maintenance of the website will also be recognized as responsible.

Purpose of the processing

Users data will be processed for purposes linked to the services and the features offered by the website, including mere browsing and reading for non-registered users, and additional services for registered users (such as enrollment services or access to the student’s university position).

Possible uses for informative purposes or customer satisfaction will be promptly highlighted to users, in order to respect the users’ will.


Personal data collection on this website – when needed for individual features and purposes – will always be anticipated by a dedicated policy drafted in application of the Privacy Code and, where legally needed, by the request of a specific consent.

Type of data

The electronic systems and software procedures responsible for this website’s functioning temporarily acquire, during their normal exercise, some personal data whose transmission is implied when using Internet communication protocols. Even if this information is not collected to be associated to identified interested users, it could, through processing and associations with data held by third parties, lead to users identification. This data category includes IP addresses and domain names of computers used by users that connect to the website, URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier) of requested resources, the time of the request, how the request has been demanded to the server, the dimension of the file obtained in response, the numerical code pointing out the status of the response given by the server (properly completed, mistake, …) and other parameters linked to user’s operating system and computer environment.

In different pages of this website, users will have the possibility of giving personal data on a voluntary basis, including their e-mail address to ask and receive information about offered services. The type of collected data is specifically pointed out in the privacy information reported alongside with the specific registration forms.

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Discretionality of data provision

The user can always choose whether to provide personal data requested in the registration forms or not.

In some cases that will be clearly indicated, not providing this data may lead to the impossibility to receive the requested services.

Data quality

When managing information, we use quality criteria aiming at minimizing the possibility that uncorrect information is used.

Processing methods

Personal data is collected by telematics methods and processed through automated tools that ensure security and confidentiality. Specific security measures are adopted in order to prevent the loss, illegal uses or not-authorized accesses.

Data retention

Users’ data will be processed only as long as, and to the extent that, it is necessary to achieve the purposes for which it was collected.


Through this website, personal data is collected only when it is essential for the achieving of the declared purpose.

Access and rights

In accordance with Article 7 of the Privacy Code, interested parties have at any time the possibility to obtain confirmation about the existence or not of the same data and to know their content and origin, to verify their accuracy or to ask for integrating, updating or correcting them. In addition, the individuals to whom the personal data is referred have the right of asking for the cancellation, the re-shaping in an anonymous form or the blocking of illegally processed data, and to oppose, for legitimate reasons, to their processing. The right of opposition can always be exercised with regard to commercial and advertising material, direct sale, market researches or business communication. Requests concerning Article 7 of the Privacy Code can be submitted to the indicated responsible for the data processing through email or traditional mail or it is possible to carry out such actions through one’s own profile on the personal page.