Privacy policy

In accordance with the 2016/679 European Regulation

Owner and manager

Owner of the processing of personal data is FONDAZIONE LANG ITALIA (hereinafter FLI), with registered office in Genova, Via Goffredo Mameli 3/1, and headquarters in Milan, Via E. De Amicis 30

Personal data processing Manager is Ms Elena Redini, based at the headquarters of FLI in Milan, Via E. De Amicis 30, e-mail address:

Purpose of treatment

Personal data are collected and stored to fulfill tax obligations, to manage and organize activities carried out by FLI and to spread communications about institutional activities we plan to accomplish, such as, in particular:  

  • institutional, administrative and accounting management of the stakeholders
  • information about initiatives, activities and programs carried out by or in collaboration with FLI.

FLI collects the following types of personal data: name, surname, phone, mobile phone, address, e-mail and similar, provided on a voluntary basis by the concerned person. To fulfill tax obligations, FLI will also collect tax and banking data of concerned parties (tax code, date and place of birth).

FLI guarantees that electronic data processing is delivered minimizing the use of personal and identification data; this means that data will be used only when strictly necessary to achieve the purposes they were collected for.

Data treatment details

Personal data are processed through traditional and electronic communication means such as e-mails, newsletters, phone calls, social networks. Personal data are processed in compliance with current regulations, in printed, electronic or any other format suitable to protect your security and confidentiality, in compliance with 2016/679 European Regulation; they are also related to organizational, technical and logistical issues.

Personal data treatment may include data collection, registration, organization, storage, consultation, processing, extraction, selection, comparison, use, cancellation and destruction of the data. The above processing operations are carried out exclusively by FLI within the purposes the data were collected for, by internal staff committed to the above listed services.

Consent is optional for all personal data processing activities, but it is mandatory for FLI to manage any request to establish a formal relationship (course registration, newsletter subscription, download publications, etc.) with the concerned person.

FLI does not provide any personal data to third parties for advertising purposes, does not sell them or lease them to third parties. In addition, it will not disseminate, for a fee or for free, website users’ personal data to unauthorized third parties.

Data treatment period is strictly stuck to the relationship with FLI and to all the administrative, accounting and organizational obligations. In any case, personal data storage is determined in 15 years, for service tracking purposes and internal administrative rules. Banking data provided by suppliers or any concerned person for periodic/one-off payments are stored in order to ensure transaction regularity as well as tax and compliance obligations.

Who manages the data

Access to personal data is allowed to FLI authorities and employees, responsible for the task. Forwarding and using personal data by external individuals and organizations acting on behalf of FLI are ruled by written arrangements, providing an appropriate level of protection of personal data. Users’ personal data will be used and released by FLI only to individuals and organizations working on its own behalf, in accordance with this Privacy Policy and as expressly required by current legislation.

More specifically, personal data can be made available to third party suppliers, carrying out key processing activities for FLI; some of these are legally based in foreign countries. 

These third parties are independent data controllers solely and exclusively to fulfill the concerned person’s request (e.g banking/credit card details submitted to credit institutions for payments, personal data submitted to third party suppliers to send the newsletter, inclusion in database), or to submit data in order to comply with laws or regulations (administrative obligations), or to organize and coordinate specific initiatives developed by FLI.

FLI constantly monitors the activities commissioned to these third parties, verifying their work and reliability in terms of privacy.

Regarding data collecting through social networks (Facebook, Twitter, etc …), FLI takes all reasonable measures to ensure their appropriate treatment; these measures are however conditioned by instruments’ features, their usability and privacy regulations directly adopted by social network management. 

FLI can not be held responsible for untruthful information directly sent by a concerned party (e.g personal data, postal addresses, e-mail address), which could possibly involve unaware third parties. Upon the occurrence of such unintended events, FLI will quickly take action to protect the privacy of involved parties, retaining the right to denounce such fraudulent actions to the competent authorities.


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Rights of users

FLI guarantees to all concerned users the exercise of their rights as stated in Chapter III of the General Data Protection Regulation (Regolamento generale sulla protezione dei dati).

In particular, users are always entitled to:

  • access personal data in order to understand logic and purposes of electronic based treatment;
  • update, correct, cancel data or to limit their processing;
  • anonymize or block data;
  • object to data processing;
  • object to data portability;
  • revoke the consensus, if applicable; revocation does not affect the lawfulness of the treatment based on the previous permission;
  • send a formal complaint to the supervisory authority (Garante Privacy).

Personal data owners may at any time assert their rights by contacting Fondazione Lang Italia,, postal address: Milan, Via E. De Amicis 30, tel. 02 36635131, fax 02 70047081.

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