Welcome to the Scuole Italiane Privacy Statement (r12).


a) Scuole Italiane S.r.l. respects your right to privacy. This Privacy Statement explains who we are, how we collect, share and use personal data about you and how you can exercise your privacy rights. This Notice applies to data collected on all users of www.r12.it and the sites of our network, as well as other linked sites, (the “Website”) and the services available on the Website (the “Services”).

b) The terms “the Company”, “we”, “us” and “our” refer to Scuole Italiane Srl. The terms “you”, “your / him / her” refer to to the user or visitor of the Website or to the user of the Services, as the case may be.

c) We reserve the right to change this Privacy Statement from time to time in our sole discretion. The changes regarding the Privacy Policy will be published on this page.

d) If you have any questions or concerns about the use we make of your personal data, please contact us using the contact details provided at the end of this Privacy Policy.

e) This Privacy Policy explains which categories of personal data we may collect about you, as well as the purpose for which we process your data and how we protect them.

f) We know that the information that this disclosure provides is many, but we wish that you know your rights and how we use the data, in the Scuole Italiane S.r.l. group, to offer you the best possible service.

g) For convenience, we have divided the information into practical sections, which we hope will answer any questions you may have. Otherwise, contact us using the data provided in the “Our contact details” section of this statement.

Who is Scuole Italiane S.r.l.

a) Scuole Italiane S.r.l. is a limited liability company. Its registered office is located in Monza, Italy, at the following address:

Scuole Italiane S.r.l.
Via Oslavia 34
20900 Monza

b) The Company owns several brands which together represent the “Network r12”, jointly called the “Company”.

c) The operational office is located in Italy, at the following address:

Scuole Italiane S.r.l. – r12 Electronic Music Production School
Via Vitruvio 43
20124 Milano

d) To facilitate reading, in this information the “Company” will be referred to as “we” and “us”.

The legal bases for the processing of your personal data

a) The Company is an Italian company but understands that the laws on data protection may be different in different countries. However, the company has defined below a series of reasons why it could collect and process your personal data, including:


01. In some specific situations, we may collect and process your data with your consent, for example, when you check a box to receive marketing material from us.
02. When we collect your personal data, we are committed to collecting the minimum we need to provide our services.

Parental consent

01. According to national and sometimes state laws, when signing a contract or giving your consent to the collection and processing of your personal data by us, it could be called “minor”. This means that it has not reached the age of consent.
02. In many countries like the United States of America, usually one person must be 18 years old.
03. In Europe, a person must usually be 16 (13 in the UK to consent to receive marketing information). As part of the measures we take to protect you and your rights, if the law establishes that you are still a “minor”, your parents / guardians must give their consent to the collection and direct processing of your data through online services.

Explicit consent
01. Explicit consent means that you have been given the opportunity to give or deny your consent to the collection, use or disclosure of personal data.
02. If, to provide you with the services you require or to meet our legal obligations, we need to collect data from you special categories , we will collect them based on your < u> explicit consent , national / regional social protection standards or for purposes of statistical reporting to official bodies.
03. The data belonging to the special categories that we could ask you for include information such as your ethnic or racial origin and your passport or birth certificate; these are necessary to meet the registration or visa requirements. We may also collect data concerning your health (eg medical examination reports and vaccination certificate) to provide further assistance.

Contractual obligations
1. In some circumstances, we will need to collect your personal data to meet our contractual obligations to you.
 2. We will collect this data in order to present a study offer, registration or work with us.
 3. We will use this information to prepare a contract that defines your obligations as a student or employee and our obligations as providers of education or work services to you.

Legal compliance
01. Where required by law, we may need to collect and process your data for multiple reasons such as, for example:
  – preventing fraud;
  – meet the needs of the immigration authority;
  – comply with consumer protection legislation.

Legitimate interest

01. In some specific situations, we collect your personal data to pursue our legitimate interests, in a reasonably foreseeable manner in the context of the management activities of our company and that does not have a significant impact on your rights, freedoms or interests. This could include:
– keep in contact with you as a former student in a program for alumni;
 – keep you up to date with important moments and news from the Company.

When do we collect your personal data?

01. When you visit any of our websites (in this case, we only collect data related to the transactions).
02. When you complete an online or paper / PDF application form.
03. When interacting with us on social media.
04. When contacting us, regardless of the medium used, to ask questions, share comments, etc.
05. When you book any type of appointment with us.
06. When booking for an event.
07. When giving third parties permission to share with us the information they hold about you.
08. When going to a college, campus or office that could use CCTV systems for the safety of students, visitors and staff. Such systems could record its image at the time of the visit.
09. For employees, we collect personal data for the entire duration of your employment at the Company.

What categories of personal data do we collect?

01. Your contact details, namely:
– First and last name
– Sex
– Date of birth
– Postal address (can be a mailbox number and / or street name)
– Social media contact details
– Telephone number (s) (mobile and landline)

02. Identity and immigration documents, namely:
– passport
– license
– ID card
– Visa data

03. Bank account information.
04. School curriculum, including, by way of example but not limited to:
– Current qualifications
– Votes
– Institute (s) where you studied
– Last study experience

05. Data on your interactions with us, such as:
– data regarding the questions and comments you make on the web pages you visit or when you contact us by e-mail, telephone or in person;
– information collected through the use of “cookies” in your browser.

Furthermore, for the purpose of use:
– Social security data (or equivalent)
– Data of the closest relative
– Health information

Why do we use your personal data?

To ensure that we provide you with the information and services you need, we sometimes combine the information we hold about you. This is allowed due to our legitimate interest in providing you with excellent service.
  a) If you wish to change the way in which we use your data, you will find information in the section regarding your rights below.
  b) If you choose not to share your personal information with us, or deny some of the necessary permissions to contact us, we may not be able to provide you with some or none of the services you have requested. In this case, we will contact you to confirm your request.

The reasons for which we use your personal data include:
– carry out and manage our activities to provide you with the best possible service. We do so on the basis of our legitimate business interests.
– answer your questions and requests;
– we may record communications with you. We do so on the basis of our contractual obligations to you, our legal obligations and our legitimate interests to offer you the best service;
– protect our company and you from fraud or other illegal activities;
– we will also monitor its activities on our websites to identify and promptly resolve any problems and protect their integrity. We will do so for our legitimate interest.
– To protect our students, visitors and employees, as well as our locations and resources, we use closed-circuit camera systems that record images for security reasons at some of our colleges, campuses and offices. We do so on the basis of our legitimate business interests.
– process payments and prevent fraudulent transactions. We do so on the basis of our legitimate business interests and to protect it from fraud.
– with your consent, we will use your preferences regarding personal data to keep you updated on relevant services and events via e-mail, web, SMS, social media and telephone;
– to protect his vital interests if he is unable to give his consent;
– hire and manage employees and external collaborators. We do so in the context of the contract concluded with you;
– send you communications required by law or necessary to inform you of changes regarding the services we provide you (for example, updates to this Privacy Policy). These service messages will not contain marketing information and do not require prior authorization if sent by e-mail or SMS. We are required to inform you to comply with our legal obligations;
– satisfy, where necessary, our contractual and legal obligations regarding data sharing with law enforcement authorities, for example:
– if we are presented with a court order requiring us to share your personal data with law enforcement agencies or judicial authorities.

How do we protect your personal data?

  • We know how important data security is. We will treat your data with the utmost diligence and the utmost respect and will take all appropriate measures to protect them.
    01. We defend access to all commercial areas of our websites and apps using “https” (ssl) technology.
    02. Access to your personal data is limited and secure and sensitive personal information, such as health information, is password protected and encrypted.
    03. The conservation systems of paper copies are protected and access is managed through the Company’s access protocols.

    How long do we keep your personal data?

    01. We implement a detailed program for the management of data and documents (paper and electronic), which must always be managed in accordance with our security and elimination measures.
    02. Whenever we collect or process your personal data, we will store them securely and exclusively for the time necessary for the purpose for which they were originally collected or as required by law.
    03. At the end of the documented retention period, your data will be completely deleted or made anonymous.

    Sharing your personal data

    We share your personal data with trusted third parties

    01. Sometimes, we share your personal data with trusted third parties to provide services and perform business functions.
    01. For these organizations, we define very clear instructions and expectations regarding the security and protection of your privacy and your personal data.
    01. The instructions and expectations are defined in the contracts that we stipulate with the third parties in question and include:
    – provide them only with the information they need to perform their specific services;
    – define the purpose for which personal data is shared;
    – confirm that they will make any reasonable effort to ensure that their privacy is respected and protected;
    – if we stop using their services, they will undertake to securely delete or make anonymous all the data they hold in their account;
    – will inform us immediately if they identify an actual or alleged violation.

    The types of third parties we work with include:
    01. Computer companies that provide assistance with our websites
    02. Cloud storage companies
    03. Application suppliers for Customer Relationship Management
    04. Educational institutions
    05. Teaching Professionals
    06. Regulatory authority

    How do third party employees use your personal data?

    – When you use a service provided by one of our selected partners, your data will be collected and used by them under their own privacy policies, independent of ours.

    Why do we share your personal information?

    01. We need to share your personal data with trusted third parties to meet legal and regulatory obligations and fulfill contractual obligations to you.
    02. We will share your data with third parties only in specific circumstances such as, for example:
    – With your consent, agreed upon when you provided us with your personal data, we may transmit them to a third party for direct marketing purposes;
    – when we work with academic professionals to ensure we provide high quality services;
    – We may share information about fraudulent or potentially fraudulent activity in our locations or systems. In this regard, we may share data regarding individuals with law enforcement agencies;
    – if we receive a valid request from the police, another law enforcement agency, a regulatory or governmental authority in your country of origin or elsewhere, we may be required to disclose your personal data;
    – we may, from time to time, expand, reduce or cede the Company and this may result in the transfer of company or entire company entities to new owners. If this occurs, your personal data will, where relevant, be transferred to the new owner or controlling entity, pursuant to the terms of this Privacy Policy.

    Processing and transfer of your personal data

    Scuole Italiane S.r.l.

    01. We operate in several Italian regions and our registered office is in Milan. This means that it will not be necessary to share your personal data beyond national borders.

  • 02. If we transfer your personal data across the national border, we implement procedures to ensure that they receive the same protection they would receive if they were treated within their country of residence.

    03. For more information on transferring your personal data, you can contact:

    Your rights to your personal data

    01. You must understand the rights you have in relation to your personal data.
    02. Not all countries have the same rights under their privacy laws. The examples shown below regarding the rights available under the privacy law show how they vary in the world and the many countries in which the Company operates. For your information, we have defined some of these rights below.
    03. If your country is not listed below, please contactprivacy@r12.academy for more information. In the e-mail you send to privacy@r12.academy, specify the country and region of the same for which you are asking the question, to allow us to give you the relevant information.
    04. Your rights may vary depending on where you live in the world; in the EU, the EEA or the UK, for example, is entitled to:

    – access and review the personal information we hold about you;
    – correct / correct any incorrect personal information we hold about you;
    – request a copy of the data you provided, in a form suitable for automatic reading or for transferring them to another company;
    – request the limitation of the processing of your personal data;
    – object to the processing of your personal data;
    – request cancellation of your data (right to oblivion).

    05. For any of these requests in the EU / EEA / UK, contact us privacy@r12.it
    06. If you live in Australia, you have the right to:
    – require anonymity and pseudonymy;
    – request that the data not be used for marketing purposes;
      – access and review the personal information we hold about you;
    – correct / correct any incorrect personal information we hold about you.

    07. If you live in New Zealand or Canada, you have the right to:
    – access and review the personal data we hold about you;
    – correct / correct the personal data we hold about you.

    08. If you live in the United States of America, you have the right to:
    – access and review the personal data we hold about you;
    – correct / correct the personal data we hold about you;
    – be informed of any disclosure.

    09. For any privacy rights in regions / countries / states outside Europe , contact privacy@r12.it
    10. To ask for explanations about the rights he has in the country where he lives, works or studies at one of our corporate offices, contact privacy@r12.academy . Specify the nature of the request and the Company will tell you how it can assist you. Remember that in the regions, countries or states in which we operate the same rights do not apply.
    – All requests regarding your rights and personal data will be examined in detail and a member of the privacy team will respond as soon as possible.
    – We will make every reasonable effort to fulfill your request and will update you on the progress made to provide you with information in a format that is acceptable and usable.

    Withdrawal of consent

    01. Whenever he gives his consent to the use of his personal data, he has the right to change his mind at any time and to withdraw such consent.

    Legitimate interest

    – If we process your personal data based on our legitimate interest, you can ask us to stop the processing for reasons related to your personal situation.


    01. You have the right to terminate the use of your personal data for marketing purposes, through all channels or selected channels.
    02. >We will always fulfill your request. To do it:
    – click on the “unsubscribe” link in any e-mail we send you;
    – We will then block the sending of any further e-mail destined to you.
    – Immediately after changing your preferences, while waiting for our systems to be completely updated, you may continue to receive communications for a short period.

    Questions or doubts you might have

    – We will be happy to provide you with any other information you may need.
    – If you contact us to make a complaint regarding an alleged violation of this Privacy Policy or our legal obligations regarding confidentiality, please provide us with as much information as possible in connection with your complaint to enable us to handle it quickly and effectively.
    – We will take any privacy concerns seriously and review them to resolve issues quickly and efficiently.
    – We would be grateful for your cooperation during this process, providing us with all the relevant information we may need.

    Our contact details

    – A Data Protection Officer has been appointed as indicated in the table below.

    – Data protection officers can be contacted directly using the relevant link below:


    +02 36529537

    Contact your supervisory authority

    Europe (including the UK and states that do not belong to the EU)

      – If you believe that we have not processed your data correctly, or are not satisfied with our response in relation to the use of your personal data, you have the right to file a complaint with the Supervisory Authority or the organization of national regulation.


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