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Privacy policies of the Italian Institute of Culture in Edinburgh (IIC) of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI) 


General Policy

The processing of personal data is carried out by the IIC in accordance with the principles of lawfulness, fairness and transparency in order protect the fundamental rights and freedoms of natural persons.

The data controller is the MAECI which operates, with reference to the activity of the IIC, through the IIC.

For questions or complaints, the persons concerned can contact the Data Protection Officer (RPD) of the MAECI:
Ministero degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione internazionale
Piazzale della Farnesina 1
00135 Roma
Tel. 0039 06 36911 (switchboard)

The provided personal data will be used in particular for the purposes and services listed in the following paragraphs. Please refer to each paragraph for more details.

The processing of provided data is based on consensus: if the data are not provided, the concerned persons will not be able to access the service.

Without prejudice to the details mentioned in the following paragraphs, the processing of provided data is carried out by the staff of the IIC in a mixed mode (both manual and automated).

The concerned persons can request to access their personal data and to rectify them. They can also request the cancellation of the data (with prejudice to the access to the correspondent services), as well as their restriction of processing or object to the processing. In these cases, the concerned persons shall submit the request to the IIC and to the RPD for information.

Persons considering that their fundamental rights have been violated may file a complaint to the RPD of the MAECI or to the Italian Data Protection Supervisor:
Piazza di Montecitorio 121
00186 Roma
Tel. 0039 06 696771 (switchboard)


Proposals of Cultural Events

In order to evaluate and organize cultural events, the IIC stores the personal data of each proposal and their application.


Unsolicited Applications for Internships

Considering the ministerial provisions with regard to internships and the MAECI-MIUR-CRUI Convention, unsolicited CVs and applications will be deleted upon their receipt.


Unsolicited Applications for Recruitment and Volunteering

Considering the legislation about employees and volunteering, unsolicited CVs and applications will be deleted upon their receipt.



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Links to external sites

Throughout our site you will find links to external websites, maintained by external providers, with conditions of use and privacy policy which may differ from the ICI's ones.
These links are being provided for information purposes only. They do not constitute an endorsement or approval by the ICI of any of the products, services or opinions expressed on external pages or websites.