Information on personal data processing

for users of the MILANO FASHION INSTITUTE website


This information is given in relation to the processing of personal data of users of interuniversity consortium Milano Fashion Institute (Milano Fashion Institute) website available at the address (the Website).

This information does not apply to sites, applications and content of third parties in general, even if accessible from the website. In these cases, the data protection provisions of these third parties may be applicable, which may differ from those present and which we recommend you to consult before any data is communicated.

This information does not apply to candidates enrolled in the courses and Masters organized and offered by Milano Fashion Institute presented on the website: the data of the candidates will be processed as described in the information information that can be consulted by accessing the "Application Form" section and the procedure for sending the online application therein.


Data controller

For the purposes of the information, the data controller is Milan Fashion Institute interuniversity consortium, with registered office at Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi, Via Sarfatti 25, Milano (Data controller).

The Data controller is a interuniversity consortium for the higher education in the fashion industry founded in  2007 by three Milan universities: Università Cattolica, Politecnico di Milano e Università Bocconi, whose goal is the creation of a multi-disciplinary training center of excellence at an international level.


Collected Data

Your personal data - collected through access to the Website or the possible sending of requests to the dedicated addresses, by filling in the forms on the pages of the Website or requesting downloads of documents made available by the Data Controller - are limited to those necessary for the usability of the Site by users of the same as well as those necessary to respond to any requests submitted by users. (of followed, overall, the Data).  

The computer systems and software procedures used to run the website acquire, during their normal operation, some personal data whose transmission is implicit in the use of the Internet, which is based on the TCP / IP protocol.

This information is not collected to be associated with identified data subjects but, by its very nature and through the processing and association with data held by third parties, it could permit the identification of the users concerned.

This category of data includes IP addresses or domain names of computers used by the user connecting to the website, addresses in URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) notation of the resources requested, the time of the request, the method employed to submit the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in response to the request, the numeric code indicating the response state given by the server (successful, error etc.) and other parameters relating to the user’s operating system and computer environment.

This data is used only to obtain anonymous statistical information about the use of the site and to ensure the correct functioning of the Site in such a way as to guarantee its usability for users.


Purpose and lawful basis for the processing

The Data will be processed in order to:

  1. allow the access to the reserved area of the site to users with access credentials;
  2. give feedback to any requests made by you through the Website, by sending requests to the dedicated addresses indicated on the Website or by filling in the forms on the various pages of the Website
  3. send the newsletter of Data Controller by e-mail
  4. The legal basis of the processing of the Data for the purposes referred to in point a) is the satisfaction of a request formulated by her.

The legal basis of the processing of the Data for the purposes referred to in point b) is the execution of the contract in place with the Data Controller as regards access to the reserved area of the Site through the credentials provided by the Data Controller itself on the basis of separate agreements.

The legal basis of the processing of the Data for the purposes referred to in point c) is your consent. The consent may be revoked at any time by contacting the Data Controller at the addresses indicated at the end of this Notice.

The provision of Data for the purposes referred to in point a) and b) is mandatory and necessary. Any partial or total refusal to provide the Data will make it impossible for the Data Controller to establish or execute the contractual relationship in relation to which the Data are collected.

The provision of Data for the purposes referred to in point c) is optional. Any refusal to provide Data for this purpose will only make it impossible for the Data Controller to send you his newsletter.


Methods of processing

The Data will be processed by employees and / or collaborators of the Data Controller, specifically designated as persons authorized to process and external data processors, whose names are available upon request to the Data Controller.

The Data Controller and the third parties of which the same makes use to process the Data through manual processing or electronic or otherwise automated, according to logic strictly related to the purposes themselves and in any way to ensure the security and confidentiality of the Data.


Communication (recipients) of the Data

The Data may be disclosed to third parties only where necessary to match the requests for information sent by you through the Website to the Data Controller.

The third Data recipients, autonomous data controllers or duly designated as data processors, belong to categories including subjects who perform, on behalf of or in favor of the Data Controller, technical and organizational duties or professional assistance / advice, in particular accounting consultants and payrolls and managers of the software infrastructures used by the Data controller.

The complete list of collected Data controllers is kept at the headquarters of the Data Controller and can be consulted on request to be sent to the addresses indicated in the following article 8.


Data dissemination

The Data will not be disclosed.


Data retention period

The Data is processed only for the time strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which it was collected and, in any case, for the purposes referred to in point a) of paragraph 3 above, no later than 12 months from receipt of any requests; for the purpose referred to in point b) of paragraph 3 above, for the entire duration of the relationship according to which the credentials for access to the reserved area of the Site have been provided; for the purposes referred to in paragraph c) of paragraph 3 above, for 24 months from the date of Data collection for this purpose.


Rights of Data subject

The subjects to whom the Data refer have the right at any time to: (I) obtain confirmation of the existence or not of personal data concerning them; (II) know the purposes of the processing and the methods, the recipients of such Data, the retention period; (III) obtain rectification or cancellation, and where applicable, the limitation of processing; (IV) oppose the treatment; (V) where applicable, receive in a structured format, commonly used and readable by automatic device, the Data concerning them provided to the Data Controller and transmit such data to another data controller without hindrance by the Data Controller; (VI) to propose a complaint to the Authority for the protection of personal data.

The above rights may be exercised at any time, by simple request to the Data Controller, to be transmitted:


  • by e-mail, to the address: [•]; or
  • writing to Milan Fashion Institute interuniversity consortium c.a. [], [•].


Cookies and links to other sites

The information regarding the cookies used on the Website is available at the following link: Cookie Policy

The Site also includes links from other companies. The Data controller assumes no responsibility for the content of external sites linked to the Site, access to which is provided as mere information to users without implying approval or any form of control of the sites.