This policy is issued under art. 13 of Regulation EU 2016/679 of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and in respect of the regulations on personal data processing, as well as on the free movement of such data.

This policy refers to the WeBeep website ("WeBeep"), offered by Politecnico di Milano ("Polimi"). This privacy policy is for the WeBeep website ("Website") and provides information to its users by electronic means and belongs to the domain.

Data Controller

Politecnico di Milano - Director General, delegated by the Pro-tempore Rector – e-mail:

Data protection Officer and contacts

Dr. Vincenzo Del Core -  Ph.: +39 0223999378

Purposes and legal basis of data processing, categories of data and data storage period

Under the relevant European and national legislation (EU Reg. 679/2016, hereafter, Regulation), we inform you that your personal data will be used for the following purposes:

Personal data processing purposes

Processing legal 

Personal data categories

Personal data retention period

Purpose 1

Enrolment and participation in online activities to support teaching.

Public interest (Art. 6, paragraph 1, letter e) of Regulation EU).

  • Identification data
  • Personal details
  • Career data

For the period strictly necessary to carry out these activities.

Purpose 2

Statistical purposes, retention and archiving.

Public interest (Art. 6, paragraph 1, letter e) of Regulation EU).

  • Identification data
  • Personal details
  • Career data

For the period strictly necessary to carry out these activities.

Nature of the data

The provision of data is mandatory.

Refusal to provide the data makes it impossible to carry out the intended purposes.

Processing methods

The data processing for the purposes indicated above may be carried out on digital media, manually and/or with electronic tools.

Duly authorised persons are entitled to access the data acquired for the aforementioned purposes.

Categories of recipients

For the above purposes, the data may be communicated to Italian or international public or private entities, companies or persons that provide services on behalf of the Controller:

  • parties and other institutions that work with Polimi to provide courses, such as other universities, companies (for co-managed courses) and external bodies, including partners of any projects funded by the European Union;
  • parties providing software for WeBeep-integrated teaching;
  • parties providing outsourcing services or acting as technicians operating on WeBeep's equipment and programs;
  • bodies/authorities for issuing public key certificates.

Data retention period

For archiving and storage purposes, the necessary data for the purposes of the proper functioning of the Public Administration will be stored, in respect of the principle of transparency and principles of lawfulness, proportionality and minimisation, indefinitely.

Transferring data to non-EU countries or international Organisations

Personal data will not be transferred in any way to countries outside the EU or any international Organisation.

Data subject rights

As the data subject, you may request from the Controller:

  • confirmation of the existence or otherwise of personal data concerning you;
  • access to your personal data and related information;
  • correction of inaccurate data or completion of incomplete data;
  • deletion of your personal data (under one of the conditions indicated in Art. 17, paragraph 1 of the Regulation and in respect of the exceptions envisaged by paragraph 3 of that Article);
  • the restriction of processing of your personal data (in the presence of one of the circumstances indicated in Art. 18, paragraph 1 of the Regulation), the transformation into anonymous form or block on data processed in violation of the law, including data whose storage is no longer necessary for the purposes for which it was collected or processed.

As data subject, you have the right to partly or fully object:

  • on legitimate grounds, to the processing of your personal data, even if it is relevant for the purpose for which the data was collected;
  • to the processing of your personal data for the purposes of sending promotional material on training initiatives and Politecnico di Milano’s events.

These rights may be exercised by contacting

If you believe that your rights have been violated by the data controller or a third party, you can lodge a complaint with the Data Protection Authority, or another relevant supervisory authority under the Regulation.