Data Protection Notice

For users of VU website www.www.viucommunity.org


Venice International University respects your right to privacy and data protection.
All personal data are collected and processed in compliance with Italian and EU laws on data protection (Italian Legislative Decree 196/2003 and European General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 - GDPR).
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is in effect from May 25, 2018.
GDPR harmonizes data privacy laws across Europe.

The information provided here applies to the use, sharing and disclosure of your personal data by Venice International University resulting from the use of our website www.viucommunity.org

Who is collecting your personal data?
Venice International University is the data controller for the information that we collect when you visit the www.viucommunity.org website. This means that we decide how to use it and are responsible for looking after it in accordance with the GDPR.
Data Controllor  
Venice International University
Isola di San Servolo
30133 Venice, Italy,
VAT Code: 02928970272
Tel. +39 041 2719511
Email , data.protection@univiu.org
Access to your personal data within VIU will be provided to those staff who need to view it as part of their work in connection with the operation of the website It may also be shared with the third parties (see below).
 
Please read the following carefully to understand our practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. We may update this policy periodically.


Types of data collected and processed
Personal data is any information which relates to a living person, and from which they can be identified.
When you visit our Website, we may collect certain personal information automatically from your device:
-    technical information, for example, the type of device (and its unique device identifier) you use to access our site, the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your device to the Internet, your login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system, mobile network information and platform; and
-    information about your visit to our site including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL), clickstream to, through and from the website (including date and time), pages you viewed, page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page.

 

How we use your data
Collecting this information enables us to collate statistical data related to the use of the website, which allows us to better understand the visitors who come to our website, where they come from, and what content on our website is of interest to them.  We use this information to improve the quality and relevance of our website to our visitors, and to ensure it is secure. This processing occurs because it is necessary to meet our legitimate interests in operating and improving the website, analyzing its use, and ensuring its security.
We will only use your data for the purposes for which we collected it, unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for another related reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose. If we need to use your data for an unrelated purpose, we will seek your consent to use it for that new purpose, for example, you may be asked to accept the terms of additional data protection notices if you fill out forms on the website.
Some of this information may be collected using cookies and similar tracking technology, as explained further in our Cookie Notice.

 

Personal information supplied voluntarily by the user.
When a user of the website voluntarily sends emails to email addresses published on this website, consent to collect the personal information of the individual is implicit as sending the email is a clear affirmative action. When you fill out forms on our website, to register for activities, events or programs, collecting and storing your personal information will be necessary to perform our institutional and administrative purposes. We undertake, when relevant, to provide you with additional statements about how we will use, share and disclose the personal information provided. Accepting the terms of use and the data protection notices provided when filling out forms will be required in order to continue using the website and the forms.

Sharing your data with third parties
We may share your data with third parties who provide services on our behalf, such as those who help us to operate the website. All our third-party service providers are required to take appropriate security measures to protect your data in line with our policies. We permit them to process your data only for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.
We may also share your personal data with third parties if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our site terms of use or to protect the rights, property or safety of our site, our users, and others.
Where your data is shared with third parties, we will seek to share the minimum amount necessary.
Please consider also that VIU Community platform  may contain links to and from various third-party websites. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that VIU does not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

Where we store your data
We may store data collected by the website manually or electronically. The data is stored on secure servers in our premises or by other hosted services located in the EEA, thereby ensuring that your data is protected under GDPR. Some anonymized data collected when navigating our website may be transferred outside of the EEA to provide a seamless navigation experience. See the cookies section for details. Opt-outs are available.


How long will we keep your data?
We will only retain your data for as long as we need it to fulfil our purposes, including any relating to legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.

What are your rights and how to enforce them?
The following are your rights that are guaranteed by the EU General Data Protection Regulation, which comes in to effect on May 25, 2018.
 
•    Right to withdraw consent
•    Right to be informed
•    Right of access
•    Right of rectification
•    Right to erasure
•    Right to restrict processing
•    Right to data portability
•    Right to object
•    Rights related to automated decision-making including processing

If you have any questions about how your personal data is used, or wish to exercise any of your rights, please write to data.protection@univiu.org


How to contact the Italian Data Protection Authority ?
Monday – Friday : 10 am -12.30 pm
Piazza di Monte Citorio n. 121 - 00186 Roma
Telephone: (+39) 06.69677.2917
E-mail: urp@gpdp.it


Detailed information on the processing of Personal Data
Personal Data is collected for the following purposes and using the following services:

Analytics
The services contained in this section enable the Data controller to monitor and analyze web traffic and can be used to keep track of User behavior.

Google Analytics (Google Inc.)

Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google utilizes the Data collected to track and examine the use of this Application, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services.
Google may use the Data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

Personal Data collected: Cookie and Usage data.
Google Privacy Policy https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en – Opt Out https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
 

Wix.com
The VIU Community website is hosted by Wix. Read about Wix’s privacy policy here. https://www.wix.com/about/privacy.


Displaying content from external platforms

These services allow you to view content hosted on external platforms directly from the pages of this website and interact with them.
If a service of this kind is installed, it may still collect web traffic data for the pages where the service is installed, even when users are not actively using it.

 

Google Privacy Policy https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=enWix.com

The VIU Community website is hosted by Wix. Read about Wix’s privacy policy here. https://www.wix.com/about/privacy.

How we use Cookies
Cookies are very small text files that are stored on your computer when you visit some websites. These cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users of our website, so we can tailor your user experience, and remember where you are in some processes. You can disable any cookies already stored on your computer, but these may stop our website from functioning properly.

Session Cookies
This Website Will:
-Remember that you are logged in and that your session is secure. You need to be logged in to complete some processes.

- The following are not Strictly Necessary, but are required to provide you with the best user experience and also to tell us which pages you find most interesting (anonymously).

Functional Cookies
This Website Will:
- Track the pages you visits via Google Analytics

Targeting Cookies
This Website Will:
- Allow you to share pages with social networks such as Facebook (If available)
- Allow you to share pages via Share This (If available)

More informations about Wix's Cookies here https://support.wix.com/en/article/cookies-and-your-wix-site