Information on newsletters

in accordance with article 13 of EU Regulation 2016/679

Ca' Foscari University of Venice, as part of its institutional aims and in fulfillment of the obligations set forth in article 13 of the EU Regulation 2016/679 ("Regulation"), gives you information regarding the processing of your personal data for the purpose of sending you the University’s newsletters (‘Newsletters’).

1) Data controller

The data controller is Ca' Foscari University of Venice, with headquarters in Dorsoduro n. 3246, 30123 Venice (VE), legally represented by the Rector.

2) Data Protection Officer

The University has appointed a "Data Protection Officer", who can be contacted by writing to the email address: or to the following address:  Ca' Foscari University, Venice, Data Protection Officer, Dorsoduro n. 3246, 30123 Venice (VE).

3) Personal data categories, purposes and legal basis of data processing

The data processing involves the collection of personal data (such as name, surname and date of birth, email address and name of the employer). Personal data are processed by the University to send you the Newsletters. 

If you receive the Newsletters on your @unive email account, the University will process your name, surname and @unive email address. 

The legal basis for this processing activity is represented by art. 6.1.e) of the Regulation ("execution of a task of public interest or connected to the exercise of public powers"). You can unsubscribe to the Newsletters by clicking the unsubscribe link included in each email.

The University will also process personal data for historical, statistical and scientific purposes in order to improve its activities within its institutional aims and in compliance with its legal obligations. The legal basis for this processing activity is represented by art. 6.1.e) of the Regulation ("execution of a task of public interest or connected to the exercise of public powers").

The processing of personal data is based on the principles of fairness, lawfulness and transparency and the protection of the privacy rights of the data subject, as well as the additional principles established by art. 5 of the Regulation.

4) Means of data processing

The processing of personal data will be carried out by authorized parties (in compliance with the provisions of Article 29 of the Regulation and art. 2-quaterdecies of the D. lgs. 196/2003), with the use of computerised procedures, adopting appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect them from unauthorised or illegal access, destruction, loss of integrity and confidentiality, even if accidental in nature.

5) Data retention

The data will be stored in accordance with the laws and regulations on the storage of administrative documentation. 

6) Recipients and categories of recipients of personal data

For the purposes set out above, in addition to specifically authorised employees and collaborators of the University, personal data may also be processed by those who execute outsourced activities on behalf of the data controller in their capacity as data processors (the updated list is available at: 

7) Data subjects rights and how to exercise them

As a data subject, you have the right to obtain from the University, in the cases provided for by the Regulation, access to personal data, rectification, integration, their cancellation or processing limitation or to object to the data processing itself (articles 15 and following of the Regulation). The request can be submitted, without any particular formal procedures, by contacting the Data Protection Officer directly at or by sending a communication to the following address: Ca' Foscari University Venice - Data Protection Officer, Dorsoduro 3246, 30123 Venice. Alternatively, you can contact the Data Controller, by writing a PEC (certified email) to

Data subjects, who believe that the processing of their personal data is in violation of the provisions of the Regulation, also have the right to file a complaint to the Data Protection Authority, as provided for by art. 77 of the Regulation itself, or to take appropriate legal action (Article 79 of the Regulation).

Last updated: 21.02.2020

Last update: 17/05/2022