Privacy Policy

Last updated: 11 June, 2021

Who we are

Our website address is:

This privacy policy refers to the WiTech website (“WiTech”) which is funded by the EU’s Erasmus+ initiative.

This privacy policy refers to the WiTech website (“WiTech”, “we”, “us”, “our”), and the purpose of this notice is to inform you of the data relating to you that we collect and use in connection with this website and the uses (including disclosures to third parties) we make of such data. WiTech is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of any linked sites.

If you have any questions about our use of your personal data, please contact us at:

Types of Data Collected

Personal Data

While using our website, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  • Email address
  • First name and last name
  • Usage Data

Usage Data

Usage Data is collected automatically when using the website.

Usage Data may include information such as your device’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our website that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

When you access the website by or through a mobile device, we may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device you use, your mobile device unique ID, the IP address of your mobile device, your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browser you use, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

We may also collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our website or when you access the website by or through a mobile device.

Contact forms, Email Marketing and Data Collection

We use some third-party platforms to support our communications. You can subscribe to our mailing lists, to receive updates about WiTech and give your consent to be notified about new developments. We use Mailchimp, a third party email platform, to manage these mailing lists and share insights.

When you subscribe to our mailing lists we ask you for your name, email address and country. Your data is held within these third party platforms. Mailchimp has its own security and privacy policy.

Mailchimp uses email tracking. Email tracking tells us when you opened an email and what links you clicked on. We use this information to improve our communications, and include general information such as open and click-through rates to inform communications planning and reporting.

If you fill out a form on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and country in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again.

Opting out

If at any time you decide that you no longer wish to hear from us you can unsubscribe from our mailing list. At the bottom of our emails you will be given the option to unsubscribe. When you click on this option we will remove your name from our mailing list.

You can also adjust the settings in your browser to decline cookies. This may have an impact on your experience of our website.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

What rights you have over your data

You can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

If you want to access your personal data or find out how it has been used by us please contact us at:

Where we send your data

Contact form submissions may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your data may be held within third-party platforms which we use. All of these platforms have published up to date privacy policies to comply with GDPR.

Access to those platforms and your data is strictly limited to our communications team.

Retention of Your Personal Data

The Company will retain Your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use Your Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.

The Company will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of Our Service, or We are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.

Transfer of Your Personal Data

Your information, including Personal Data, is processed at WiTech’s operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved in the processing are located. It means that this information may be transferred to POLIMI and maintained on POLIMI computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes via email, prior to the change becoming effective, and update the “Last updated” date at the top of this Privacy Policy.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.