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Transcrime and Crime&tech Newsletter – Privacy Policy


Privacy Policy Statement pursuant to and for the purposes of Article 13 EU Regulation 2016/679 – GDPR – Information on the processing of personal data collected from the interested party

This Privacy policy sets out how Crime&tech srl, spin-off company of  Transcrime-Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (henceforth referred to as Transcrime-UCSC), uses and protects any personal information that you provide by entering data in the contact form while subscribing to Transcrime and Crime&tech newsletter. It also explains your rights under the EU Regulation 2016/679 (hereinafter referred to as GDPR).

We reserve the right to modify or simply update this privacy notice, in part or completely, also due to changes in the applicable legislation by updating this page; any changes will be made explicit on this page, and a link to this page will be included in the newsletters for acknowledgement. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter service at any time via the link provided at the bottom of each newsletter. This policy is effective by 8-9-2023.

1. Purposes for Processing Your Personal Data

The newsletter is distributed free of charge to subscribers of this form. We process your personal data for the following purposes:

a) Communicating and/or sending information on projects, activities and research carried out by Transcrime-UCSC or its spin-off Crime&tech srl.

b) Communicating and/or sending invitations to events organized or participated by Transcrime-UCSC or its spin-off Crime&tech srl.

c) Occasionally requesting participation in surveys and studies conducted by Transcrime-UCSC or its spin-off Crime&tech srl.

d) Presenting the services and products of Crime&tech srl.

2. Legal Basis for Processing Your Personal Data

For the purposes indicated in the previous paragraph, the legal basis of the processing, which certifies its lawfulness, is the consent pursuant to art. 6, par. 1, letter a) of the GDPR.

3. Data Controller

The data controller is Crime&tech srl – Largo Gemelli 1, 20123 Milan (Mi).
VAT no: 09027620963 – Email:

4. Method of data processing

The data is processed using manual and telematic tools, with criteria strictly related to the purposes indicated above and, in any case, in such a way as to guarantee the security, protection and confidentiality of the data, in accordance with the provisions of current legislation. The data may be shared by Crime&tech with Transcrime-UCSC (visit its website) to better achieve the purposes indicated above. Transcrime-UCSC (Largo Gemelli 1, 20123 – Milan; email: undertakes to use the information in full compliance with the purposes and methods described in this Privacy Policy. Specifically, it will act as data processor for the purposes reported in the article 1, letters from (a) to (c), of this Privacy Policy.

Brevo (formerly Sendinblue) also acts as a data processor to make its Services available to Crime&tech, as platform used for data collection and the sending and management of newsletters. Click here for more information on Brevo’s terms of service, methods of data collection and protection.

5. Data Types Processed

Submitting the contact form is optional, explicit, and voluntary. It will result in the acquisition of the information provided, which is necessary for carrying out the activities and purposes reported in the article 1 of this Privacy Policy. The data can also be used by Crime&tech to customise the content and recipients of the newsletters. The data stored include:

  • Email address
  • Name and surname
  • Country
  • Job position and organisation/institution

6. Retention period for personal data

The processed data will be kept as long as the newsletter service remains active. Unsubscribing from the service does not lead to automatic deletion of the data, but the right to expressly request deletion is reserved (see next paragraph).

7. Rights of the data subject

At any time, you may exercise, pursuant to articles 15 to 21 of EU Regulation no. 2016/679, the following rights regarding your personal data:

  • Right to access: You have the right to request access to your personal data.
  • Right to rectification: You have the right to request that we correct any inaccuracies in your personal data.
  • Right to erasure: You have the right to request that we delete your personal data.
  • Right to restrict processing: You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal data.
  • Right to data portability: You have the right to receive a copy of your personal data in a structured, machine-readable format.
  • Right to object: You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data.
  • Right to withdraw consent: If we are processing your personal data based on your consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.

To exercise any of these rights, please send a written request to the postal address of the registered office or to the email address

8. Complaints

If you believe that we have violated your rights under the GDPR, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority in your country of residence.