Privacy policy

This privacy policy (hereinafter, “Privacy Policy”) refers to, including dedicated and reserved areas for registered users (hereinafter, the “Site”) and describes the activities and means of personal data processing fulfilled by Art Valley Association (hereinafter, “Art Valley”), through the Site, which is owned by Art Valley Association and registered by the Association itself.

Art Valley recognizes the importance of its users’ privacy and commits itself to respecting it. Art Valley processes user’s personal information (“Personal Data”) when the user visits the Site and uses the services and functionality on it. The Privacy Policy has been drafted in accordance with Recommendation no. 2/2001, adopted on 17 May 2001 by the Data Protection Working Party – Art. 29, related to the minimum requirements for the online data collection in the European Union and also represents information to interested parties in compliance with Art. 13 of General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and the local applicable law (together, “Privacy Law”). The Privacy Policy specifies who the Data Controller is, who controls and manages the Personal Data collected and processed through the Site, what personal information is collected, for what purposes and by which means the Personal Data are processed, the scope of communication to third parties and the possible transfer abroad, the security measures adopted to protect and defend such data and the means by which the user can verify the processing of data concerning him/her and exercise the rights recognized by the Privacy Law.

However, this information is only made for the Site and for the activities and services provided by Art Valley and not for any other websites that may be consulted by the user through links and/or activities carried out by third parties. In case of other websites’ consultation, please refer to the respective Privacy Policy.



1.1 Navigation data

Visiting and consulting the Site does not generally involve collection and processing of user’s Personal Data. The Personal Data processing of users who visit and consult the Site is limited to the so-called navigation data which transmission is necessary for the functioning of computer systems and of programs essentials for the operation of the Site but which, by their very nature and in conjunction with other data, may permit the identification of users. This category includes, for example, the IP addresses (Internet Protocol) or the domain names of the computer used to visit the Site, as well as other parameters concerning the operating system used by the user to connect to the Site. The collection of Navigation data occurs automatically and inevitably and can only be used to obtain statistical information on the use of the Site and to verify its proper functioning. If expressly requested, such data may be used by the Public Authority to ascertain liability in the event of computer offenses committed against the Site and/or third parties, in accordance with the procedures in force at the competent Authorities. Except for this possibility, navigation data described above are only temporarily kept in compliance with the applicable regulations.


1.2 Data voluntarily provided by individual users 

In addition, Art Valley collects and processes Personal Data voluntarily provided by individual users that consist of those data collected through the sending of e‑mail, the interaction with the Site’s features, the request for services offered by the Site, the sending of their own Curriculum Vitae, the compilation of other specific format for access to reserved sections of the Site. Personal Data that Art Valley collects and processes include name, gender, place and date of birth, nationality, contact information such as addresses, phone numbers, e‑mails and other information contained within the Curriculum.



The Data will be processed both manually and with the help of electronic instruments to respond and manage requests for information and/or materials of the user, questions, communications or feedback from users; to provide services rendered on the Website, including registration and updates through newsletters, press releases, presentation, interim reports, and to manage the initiatives organized through the Site; to carry out staff selection activities; for the rights’ enforcement through legal action.

Personal Data will be stored for a period of time not exceeding what is necessary to achieve the purposes for which they have been collected and, in any case, not longer than the one provided for by the applicable regulations.



The Personal Data granting for the purposes mentioned in point 2 above, is necessary to allow Art Valley to respond to requests for information, to provide the services requested through the Site, including registration; in the event of non-submission of Personal Data for the purposes referred to in point 2, Art Valley will not be able to answer to requests for information and to provide the services requested through the Site.



Personal Data are accessible to the other persons who will act as external Controllers appointed by Art Valley and, in their quality as Persons in charge of the Processing, to the staff of Art Valley involved in the provision of services and features from time to time offered by Art Valley according to criteria of need. Personal Data may be disclosed to agencies, authorities, public institutions and legitimate recipients in compliance with laws and regulations; they may be made accessible to self-employed professionals and collaborators, also organized in associated form, third parties suppliers of professional and technical service for the for processing purposes referred to in paragraph 2 that assist Art Valley in legal, tax, social security, accounting and/or organization’s field, who will act as Persons in charge of the Processing, as the case may be, without prejudice to the adoption of Personal Data security and protection measures pursuant to current legislation.

The complete and updated list of Data Processors will be provided on request by contacting Art Valley at

Personal Data will in no case be subject to dissemination.



The Site uses Cookies and other technologies to read and/or store information on the user’s device. In order to provide a detailed description of these technologies, please refer to the Cookie Policy, here fully referenced.



User may exercise at any time the rights to which he/she is entitled to pursuant to Articles 15 – 22 of the GDPR including, for example, the right to obtain confirmation of the existence or not of Personal Data relating to him/her, verifying its content, source and accuracy, requesting its integration, updating, rectification, deletion, transformation into an anonymous form, portability. The user may object in whole or in part, or ask for the restriction of the processing of data for legitimate reasons.

For any question or request about the processing of Personal Data and for exercise the rights granted by the GDPR, the user may contact Art Valley at the following address:



The Privacy Policy is subject to amendments and updates and the version currently in force is that published on the Site. Amendments of the Privacy Policy are communicated through publication on the Site. Please periodically check the Privacy Policy to be informed of any changes.



The Data Controller and Data Processor is Art Valley Association, based in Corso Sempione 100, Milan – 20154 – Tel. 02/36798128.



Art Valley has appointed a Data Protection Officer, who can be contacted at the email address