Privacy Policy

The following information is provided in accordance with art. 13 of Italian Legislative Decree 196/2003, Code in relation to Personal Data Protection, to users of the portal and internet services of the Università degli Studi di Milano (hereafter known as “University”) accessible electronically from the homepage, and the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council.

This information notice is limited to browsing on (hereafter known as “ website”) and does not apply to websites external to this one, even if consulted by way of links contained on the pages or articles.

This information notice describes the methods of managing the website in relation to the processing of personal data of users who consult it, choose to register and/or use the online services.


Processing Controller

Consulting the website may involve the processing of data relating to identified or identifiable persons.

Registration on the portal and subscription of the online services leads to the processing of personal data relating to individuals or entities.

The processing controller is the Università degli Studi di Milano with registered offices in Via Festa del Perdono, 7, 20122 Milan, e-mail

In accordance wit art. 37 and the Regulation (EU) 2016/679, the University has named a Data Protection Officer (DPO) who can be contacted by e-mail (

For further information regarding the uses of personal data by the website, you may contact prof. Gianpietro Mazzoleni ( from the Department of Social and Political Sciences, Via Conservatorio, 7 – 20122 Milano.


What personal data we collect and why we collect it


We use a free version of the plugin MailPoet (privacy notice) in order to send e-mails to subscribers about dates and didactic information of our Summer School. These plugin does not collect any user data according to the WordPress Plugins Guidelines. To send the newsletter to subscribers, we collect the e-mail address of the individuals who have accepted this privacy policy. Subscribers may unsubscribe from the newsletter anytime.

Further information about the data stored for the newsletter service, requests to be unsubscribed or to erase all personal data from the site can be asked at the following e-mail addressed


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you use the “share this” buttons to share an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes social media data and indicates the post ID of the article you just shared.

Further information about all the cookies this site uses can be found in the following page.

Web Forms

We only use web forms to gather information from participants through the application form and to answer questions or doubts through the contact form .

The application forms is design to acquire some specific data needed for the evaluation of the candidate and it sends all the information, including the attached files, to the e-mail of the summer school ( After the evaluation, all information sent by the candidate is stored in the e-mail for 1 year. If the candidate would like the organizing team to erase all his/her information, he/she can send a request to the previously mentioned e-mail and all personal data will be cancelled after 1 week.

The contact form only acquires basic data from the individual in order for the organization team to answer his/her questions/doubts. After the communication exchange is ended, in other words when the questions/doubts of the sender have been answered, the e-mail is stored for 60 days and then erased.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

How long we retain your data

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can asked to see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username) by sending a request to the e-mail

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

On this website we use first or third-party tools that store small files (cookie) on your device. Cookies are normally used to allow the site to run properly (technical cookies), and to remember your information and settings when you visit our website in the future (persistent cookies). We can directly use technical cookies, but you have the right to choose whether or not to enable persistent cookies. Enabling these cookies, you help us to offer you a better experience. Cookie policy

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