Who we are

This privacy policy is for Parents’ Association at the European School Varese (AGSEV).  We respect and value the privacy of those who provide their personal data to us and we comply with applicable data privacy legislation with regards to processing personal data.

This privacy policy aims to inform website visitors how we handle your personal information and personal data if you are a user or visitor of our website, https://www.agsev.it.

If you choose to visit our website, then you agree to the collection and use of information in relation with this privacy policy. The personal information that we collect is used for providing and improving our service. We do not share the personal information we receive with anyone except as described in this privacy policy.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

For a better experience while using our website and for us to be able to contact you, we may require you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information, such as, but not limited to your name and your email address. The information that we collect will be used, for example, to communicate with you or to contact you in order to share with you information related to our activities.

We also collect information that your browser sends to our website such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser version, pages of our website that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, and other statistics.

Personal information may also be collected when you register or join an online or physical event, subscribe to a newsletter or email list, submit your feedback, fill out a survey or via other means of communication.

We are based in Ispra, Italy and your data will be processed and stored in Italy.

Our website may have articles or content that may include embedded content, such as videos, images, articles or links to other websites that are not connected in any way to AGSEV. Our privacy policy only applies to the use of our website and does not control what data other websites collect and manage.

We retain your personal information for as long as is necessary to provide the services to you. If you no longer want us to use your personal information or to provide you, you can request that we erase your personal information. If you no longer wish to receive our newsletters and/or email communications, you may opt-out of receiving them by following the instructions included in each newsletter or communications or by contacting us at (parents.association@agsev.it)

Please note that if you request the erasure of your personal information we will retain information from deleted accounts as necessary for our legitimate operational interests, to comply with the law.


Cookies are files with small amount of data that is commonly used an anonymous unique identifier. These are sent to your browser from the website that you visit and are stored on your computer’s hard drive.

Our website uses these “cookies” to collection information and to improve our service. You have the option to either accept or refuse these cookies, and know when a cookie is being sent to your computer. If you choose to refuse our cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our service.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Account and membership

For users that register on our website, we store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

If you create an account on the website, you are responsible for maintaining the security of your account and you are fully responsible for all activities that occur under the account and any other actions taken in connection with it. We may monitor and review new accounts before you may sign in and start using the Services. Providing false contact information of any kind may result in the termination of your account. You must immediately notify us of any unauthorized uses of your account or any other breaches of security. We will not be liable for any acts or omissions by you, including any damages of any kind incurred as a result of such acts or omissions. We may suspend, disable, or delete your account (or any part thereof) if we determine that you have violated any provision of this policy or that your conduct or content would tend to damage our reputation and goodwill. If we delete your account for the foregoing reasons, you may not re-register for our services. We may block your email address and Internet protocol address to prevent further registration.

If you no longer wish to have a registered account, please contact us at (parents.association@agsev.it) so that we can proceed about deleting your account.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, 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.

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 tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Managing payments

This Association, in order to facilitate applicants, may use external payment service providers. In general, and unless otherwise stated, users are requested to provide payment details and personal information directly to such payment service providers.

This Association is not involved in the collection and processing of such information and will instead only receive notification from the payment service provider in question that payment has been made.

Changes and amendments

We may update our privacy policy from time to time. Thus, we advise you to review this page periodically for any changes. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new privacy policy on this page. These changes are effective immediately, after they are posted on this page.

Contacting us

If you have any questions, concerns, or complaints regarding this policy, we encourage you to contact us at (parents.association@agsev.it)

This document was last updated on March 29, 2023