This policy is applicable to personal data processed by the Legality Attentive Data Scientists project consortium (LeADS). LeADS is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action Innovative Training Network project funded by the European Union in accordance with Grant Agreement No. 956562. It applies both to our website and to our processing of personal data in general.

This notice is structured as follows: (i) below you can find a quick overview of the relevant data protection information for the use of this website; and (ii) after the summary with the most relevant information you can find the complete details about the data processing activities that take place when you use the site.

ControllerScuola Superiore Sant’Anna
Data collected and origin[•] and any other data provided by you
Purposesoperation of the website, operation of the newsletter, reception of communications from visitors
Legal basisConsent, when data is collected
Data transfersWe transfer data to MailChimp for the operation of the newsletter
Data rightsRights of access, rectification, erasure, restriction of processing, data portability, object, withdraw your consent for processing and lodging a complaint before a supervisory authority
Contact information for data protection officer[•]

Data protection and privacy are very important to all of us at the LeADS project, and we do everything we can to minimize the amount of data we collect and process. Generally speaking, we only process data of individuals who have a direct relationship with LeADS.

1 Who is processing your personal data?

Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, [•], as LeADS project coordinator, operates this website and, as such, is the data controller. The rest of the members of the LeADS project do not operate the website and do not process your personal data.

2 What personal information do we collect?

For the operation of the website, we do not collect any personal information.
For the operation of the newsletter, we collect the following information: [•].
For the reception of communications from visitors, we collect all information that you provided us.
Please note that you are not legally obliged to provide us with any of the previously mentioned personal data.
Our website may use cookies for managing your session but not for any other purposes. For further information about the use of cookies in this website, please check our cookies notice.

3 What do we use your personal information for?

We use your personal data for the following purpose: operation of the newsletter and reception of communications from visitors.

4 Why do we we use your data?

For both the operation of the newsletter and the reception of communications from visitors, we rely on your consent.

5 Who shall use your data?

Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna shall be the only data controller that uses your personal data. Besides for the purpose of the operation of the newsletter or to fulfill a request of the party that initiated the communication or a legal obligation, we do not disclose communications we receive to third parties. We always use our best efforts to minimize the amount and scope of any disclosure.
For the operation of the newsletter, we shall disclose the necessary information to MailChimp, located in the United States of America. We have taken the appropriate steps to ensure that you are provided with an adequate level of data protection when your personal data is communicated to MailChimp for the newsletter. For further information about MailChimp’s practices, please visit

6 How long shall be keep your data?

For the operation of the newsletter, your data shall be retained until the termination of the LeADS project and the consequent termination of the newsletter, which is scheduled to take place on December 31, 2024.
For the reception of communications, your data shall be retained until the exchange of communications has been concluded.
In both cases, you can request your data to be deleted before these events.

7 What are your data rights?

You have: (i) the right to request access to the personal data we have; (ii) the right to request rectification of any errors in your personal data to ensure its accuracy; (iii) the right to request the erasure of your personal data; (iv) the right to request the restriction of the future processing of your personal data; (v) the right to object to its processing; (vi) the right to data portability; (vii) as the processing of your personal data occurs based on your consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time and we will cease further processing activities involving your personal data for which we rely on your consent to process; and (viii) you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, such as your national data protection authority.
You can exercise your rights of access, rectification, deletion and portability of your data, limitation and opposition to its processing, when appropriate, to the attention of [•] or at the e-mail address

8 What is our contact information?

Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, [•].
In case you need to reach out to our data protection officer, its contact information is:

9 Changes to this policy

In the event that this policy is changed at any time, the date and nature of the change will be indicated.

10 Questions

If you have any questions, please contact us at