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Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy will explain how our organisation uses the personal data we collect, when you use our website and or other media provided and managed by UniverCities, and is compliant with the Regulation (EU) 2016/679, General Data Protection Regulation, and following amendments.

What data do we collect?

  1. UniverCities collects the following data:

  2. - Personal identification information (name, surname, gender, position in the company, email address, phone number, address, social media profiles)

  3. - Company name (legal name, legal address, legal form, tax identification number, email address, phone number)

HOW DO WE COLLECT YOUR DATA?

You directly provide UniverCities with most of the data we collect. We collect data and process data when you:

  1. Engage with us in other related ways ― including any sales, marketing, or events such as online registration and ordering for our events and or activities, including the membership activities and or programme;

  2. Voluntarily complete a survey or provide feedback via mail or on other media;

  3. Use or view our website via your browser’s cookies.

 

HOW WILL WE USE YOUR DATA?

UniverCities collects your data so that we can:

  1. Process your orders;

  2. Manage your membership programme;

  3. Keep you updated on our activities and events you might like.

 

When UniverCities processes your orders, it may send your data to, and also uses the resulting information from, credit reference agencies to prevent fraudulent purchases.

HOW DO WE STORE YOUR DATA?

  1. UniverCities securely stores your data in our private, encrypted servers. UniverCities will keep your personal and company data for three years. Once this period has expired, we will delete your data.
     

MARKETING

  1. UniverCities would like to send you information about its products and services, that we think you might like. If you have agreed to receive marketing, you may always opt-out at a later date. You have the right at any time to stop UniverCities from contacting you for marketing purposes. If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, contact info@univer-cities.org.
     

WHAT ARE YOUR DATA PROTECTION RIGHTS?

  1. UniverCities would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

  2. The right to access – You have the right to request UniverCities for copies of your personal data.

  3. The right to rectification – You have the right to request that UniverCities correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request UniverCities to complete information you believe is incomplete.

  4. The right to erasure – You have the right to request that UniverCities erase your personal data.

  5. The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that UniverCities restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

  6. The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to UniverCities’s processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

  7. If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at our email: info@univer-cities.org
     

WHAT ARE COOKIES?

  1. Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behaviour information. When you visit our websites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology. For further information, visit allaboutcookies.org.

WHAT TYPES OF COOKIES DO WE USE?

There are a number of different types of cookies, however, our website uses:

  1. Functionality – UniverCities uses these cookies so that we recognise you on your website and remember your previously selected preferences. These could include what language you prefer and location you are in. A mix of first-party and third-party cookies are used.

  2. Advertising – UniverCities uses these cookies to collect information about your visit to our website, the content you viewed, the links you followed and information about your browser, device and your IP address.

 

HOT TO MANAGE COOKIES

You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and the above website tells you how to remove cookies from you browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.
 

PRIVACY POLICIES OF OTHER WEBSITES

The UniverCities website contains links to other websites. Our Privacy Policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their Privacy Policy.

 

CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

UniverCities keeps its Privacy Policy under regular review and places any updates on this webpage. This Privacy Policy website was last updated on 04 March 2024.

 

HOW TO CONTACT US

If you have any question about UniverCities’s Privacy Policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us. Email us at info@univer-cities.org. The Data Protection Officer (DPO) is Daniela Melandri.  

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