The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is in effect from May 25, 2018. GDPR harmonizes data privacy laws across Europe.

Information you need to know:
Venice International University is the Data Controller for your information.

This Data Protection notice explains how we use your personal data and your rights regarding that information.
The information provided here applies to the use, sharing and disclosure of your personal data by Venice International University.
Personal data is any information which relates to a living person, and from which they can be identified.

What information are we collecting?
When you subscribe to we ask you for your name and email address.

Why are we collecting your data?
We will use your information to send you communications to your email account containing information about VIU Community activities. We ask for your consent to do this, and we will only send you our communications for as long as you continue to consent.

How we will use this data?
Your information is stored in the VIU Community database and is accessible to VIU staff. VIU will not share with any third parties nor will we use the information to make any automated decisions that might affect you.

The VIU Community website is hosted by Wix. Read about Wix’s data security measures here.
Read about how and why Wix may share your data with third parties here: (article 8)

How long is your information kept for?
Your information is kept for as long as you continue to consent to participate on the VIU Community platform and receive communications from the VIU Comunity. You can unsubscribe at any time.

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 came 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


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