Privacy policy

Privacy policy

Information on personal data processing

Dear User,

to use the services contained in the website, we invite you to read this information which describes the rules we apply for the management of your personal data, pursuant to articles 12 and 13 of EU Regulation 2016/679 and subsequent amendments, also known as “General Data Protection Regulation” or more briefly as “GDPR”, relating to the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data, as well as to the free circulation of such data.


1. Identity and contact details of the Data Controller

The Data Controller for data provided by users is Fondazione Human Technopole, based in Milan, Via Cristina Belgioioso171, 20157, Milan (MI), Italy, Tel. +39/02 30247001, e-mail:


2. Data Protection Officer (DPO)

The HT Data Protection Officer can be contacted at the following email address:


3. Purposes of the processing

Your personal data will be processed for the purpose of carrying out the selection procedures relating to the open positions published in the “Join Us” site area, or to manage the information requests sent filling the online form present in the “Contact Us” website area.


In particular, the processing of personal data will take place using the following legal basis:

a) Collection and evaluation of CVs in the selection procedures.

b) Provision of support and assistance by the Human Resources relating to the applications sent through the recruitment software for the management of the selection process, reachable through a specific link which can be found in the “Join Us” area of the website.

c) Management of requests for information sent through the “Contact Us” online form in the “Contact Us” area of the website.


4. Legal basis of the processing

For the purposes of point 3, letters a) and b) of this information, the legal basis of the processing consists of Art. 6, paragraph 1, letter b) of the GDPR: processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is party or in order to take steps at the request of the data subject prior to entering into a contract.

For the purposes of point 3, letter c) of this information, the legal basis of the processing consists of Art. 6, paragraph 1, let. a) of the GDPR: the data subject has given consent to the processing of his or her personal data for one or more specific purposes.


5. Processing Methods

Your data will be processed by computer and paper support, following the rules on protection of personal data, including those related to data security.


6. Categories of recipients of personal data

Your personal data, provided for the purposes of point 3, letters a), b) and c) of this information, will not be disclosed to third parties.

Your data shall be processed by the Company which is in charge of carrying out services related to the hosting of the virtual server, the Server installation, configuration and maintenance, the technical assistance service, the technical help desk and back-up / restore service, necessary to ensure the optimal functioning of the Human Technopole website and by the Company that is in charge of providing the recruitment software for the management of the selection process.

Furthermore, upon a specific request, HT is deemed to communicate data to the Judicial Authority.


7. Data Storage

Your personal data, processed for the purposes pursuant to point 3, letters a), b) and c), and will be stored for 24 months from the date of receipt.


8. Rights of Data Subjects

You may exercise the rights pursuant to Articles 13, paragraph 2 and Articles 15, 16, 17, 18 and 20 of the GDPR at any time by contacting the Data Controller, at the contact address given in point 1 of this information.

In particular, as data subject, you can request:

  • access to your personal data, pursuant to Article 15 of the GDPR;

  • correction of your personal data, pursuant to Article 16 of the GDPR;

  • cancellation of your personal data (“right to be forgotten”), pursuant to Article 17 of the GDPR;

  • restriction of personal data processing, pursuant to Article 18 of the GDPR;

  • the portability of your personal, pursuant to the provisions of Article 20 of the GDPR.


Furthermore, we inform you that you may oppose to the processing of data at any time, pursuant to Article 21 of the GDPR, in the event that one of the situations referred to in art. 6, paragraph 1, let. e) and f) of the GDPR occurs. In this case, you may contact the Data Controller, at the contact address given in point 1 of this information.


9. Complaint to the Supervisory Authority

Finally, pursuant to Article 77 of the GDPR, we remind you that you have the right to submit a complaint to the Supervisory Authority (Garante per la protezione dei dati personali), if you believe that your data processing infringes the provisions of the Regulation.


10. Nature of the processing and obligation of providing data

Your personal data is necessary to proceed with the evaluation of your profile, any subsequent interview for the selection procedures, to provide assistance and support while sending your application.


11. Existence of automated decision-making processes in the data processing

It shall be specified that for the processing of the abovementioned data there is NO automated decision-making process, pursuant to Article 22 of the GDPR.



This Cookies Policy refers to the website (hereinafter, “website”) and it has to be considered as an integral part of the Website Privacy Policy.



Cookies are small text files that the websites visited by the user send and record on its computer or mobile device, to be re-transmitted to the same websites during a further visit.

Thanks to cookies, a website registers the user’s actions and preferences (such as login data, the chosen language, font size, other display settings, etc.) so that they do not have to be re-specified when the user visits again the aforementioned website or browses different pages.

Therefore, cookies, are used to perform computer authentication, monitoring sessions and storing information regarding the activities of users accessing a website and may also contain a unique identification code that allows to track the user’s actions for statistical or advertising purposes.

While browsing on a website, the user may also receive on its computer or mobile device website or web server cookies different than those of the present website (the so – called “third party” cookies).

Some operations cannot be performed without the use of cookies, which in this case are called technical cookies and are necessary for the functioning of the website.

There are various types of cookies, depending on their characteristics and functions. These can remain in the user’s computer or mobile device for different periods of time.

  1. The so-called session cookies, which are automatically deleted when the browser is closed;

  2. The so-called persistent cookies, which remain on the user’s equipment until a pre-established expiry date.

The user’s express consent is not always required for the use of cookies.

In particular, “technical cookies”, i.e. those used for the sole purpose of transmitting a communication over an electronic communications network, or to the extent strictly necessary to provide a service explicitly requested by the user, do not require such consent.

In other words, these are cookies that are essential for a functioning website or are necessary to perform activities requested by the user.

Among technical cookies, which do not require an express consent for their use, the Italian Data Protection Authority (see Measure “Simplified Arrangements to Provide Information and Obtain Consent Regarding Cookies” – dated 8 May 2014, hereinafter only “Measure”) also includes:

  1. browsing or session cookies

  2. the “analytics cookies”, when used directly by the site manager to collect information, in cluster, on the number of users and how they visit the website

  3. functional cookies, which allow the user to browse, according to a set of selected criteria, for example, the language, the products selected for purchase, to improve the service provided

On the other hand, consent is required for the following types of cookies:

  1. third-party cookies, which are installed on the user’s IT equipment from a website different than that of the provider, through specific links;

  2. profiling cookies, aimed at creating user profiles and used to send advertising messages in line with the preferences shown by the user while browsing. With regards to this point, the user can check and adjust his behavioural advertising preferences via the Youronlinechoices website .


Browsing or Session Cookies

The use of browsing / session cookies - which are not permanently stored on the user’s computer and are removed when the browser is closed - is strictly limited to the transmission of session identifiers (consisting of random numbers generated by the server) necessary to allow a safe and efficient website exploration.

In particular, the IT systems and software procedures aimed at the functioning of the Human Technopole Foundation’s website acquire, during their usual performance, some data whose transmission is necessary for the use of Internet communication protocols.

This information is not collected to be linked to the identified data subjects, but they might allow to identify data through processing and association with data held by third parties.

Analytics Cookies

The use of analytics cookies is carried out for the sole purpose of obtaining anonymous statistical information on the use of the website (i.e. the number of visitors to the website, the origin of the website visitors or the operating system used) and to check its correct functioning.

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

Functional Cookies

The use of functional cookies on the website takes place exclusively to allow the user to browse according to the language chosen (Italian or English).

Third-parties Cookies

Fondazione Human Technopole’s website uses cookies by the following third parties:

In particular, cookies by are used to allow the presence of videos from the aforementioned website, while cookies by are used to browse statistics and view maps (Google Analytics).


Most browsers are set to automatically accept cookies.

It is allowed to disable cookies’ storage in the browser. It is also allowed to delete cookies already stored on your computer. You can use the “Help” function of your browser to obtain more information on how to proceed.

Hereinunder you may find the link which show the procedures to be followed to structure the settings of the most used browsers: