This is the Privacy Policy of the IESI – Institute for Standardization and Innovation website (“website,” “company,” “we,” “us,” and “our”).

IESI – Institute for Standardization and Innovation may collect personal information about you when you interact with the IESI – Institute for Standardization and Innovation website, for example, when you visit our website or contact us through the contact form. In order to ensure transparency, we want to inform you about the nature, scope, and purpose for which your personal information is collected and processed.

By using our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy statement and commit to complying with it. If you do not agree with any part of this Privacy Policy, please do not access our website.

We reserve the right to amend this Privacy Policy at any time and for any reason. We will not notify you of any changes by updating the “Last Updated” date of this Privacy Policy. All changes or modifications will be immediately effective upon the publication of the updated Privacy Policy on the website, so please regularly check our Privacy Policy for changes.

What types of data do we collect?

The purpose of our website is to share information about our institute. We collect the following types of data:

Personal data:
We collect personal information such as your name, last name, and email address.

Personal data that we collect may be voluntarily provided by you or automatically collected when using this website. Unless otherwise indicated, all data requested by this website is mandatory, and failure to provide this data may prevent the provision of services through this website. In cases where this website specifically indicates that certain data are not mandatory, you are free not to provide that data without consequences for the availability or functioning of the service. If you are unsure which personal data are mandatory, you are welcome to contact us.

Methods of data processing

We take appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or unauthorized destruction of data. Data processing is carried out using computers and/or IT-enabled tools, following organizational procedures and modes strictly related to the purposes indicated. Additionally, in some cases, certain types of data may be accessible to certain persons within our institute (administration, sales, marketing, legal department, system administration) or external parties (such as third-party technical service providers, mail carriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communications agencies) appointed, if necessary, as data processors by IESI – Institute for Standardization and Innovation. An updated list of these parties may be requested from us at any time.

Legal basis for processing

We may process personal data related to you if one of the following applies:

– You have given your consent for one or more specific purposes. Note: In some legislations, we may be allowed to process personal data until you object to such processing (“opt-out”), without having to rely on consent or any other legal basis. However, this does not apply whenever the processing of personal data is subject to European data protection law.

– Provision of data is necessary for the performance of a contract with you and/or for any pre-contractual obligations thereof;

– Processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which IESI – Institute for Standardization and Innovation is subject;

– Processing is related to a task that is carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in IESI – Institute for Standardization and Innovation;

– Processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by IESI – Institute for Standardization and Innovation or by a third party.

In any case, we will be happy to clarify the specific legal basis that applies to the processing, and in particular whether the provision of personal data is a statutory or contractual requirement, or a requirement necessary to enter into a contract.

Place of processing

Data is processed at our operating offices and at any other place where the parties involved in the processing are located. Depending on your location, data transfers may involve transferring data to a country other than your own. To find out more about the location of data processing, you can check the section containing details about the processing of personal data. You also have the right to know the legal basis for transferring data to a country outside the European Union or to any international organization governed by public international law or set up by two or more countries, such as the UN, as well as the security measures taken by us to protect your data.

If such a transfer occurs, you can inquire about the appropriate safeguards provided by us by checking the relevant sections of this document or inquire with Archangel Digital IESI – Institute for Standardization and Innovation using the information provided in the contact section.

Retention time

Personal data will be processed and stored for as long as required for the purpose they have been collected.

Personal data collected for the purpose of performing a contract between IESI – Institute for Standardization and Innovation and you will be retained until such contract has been fully performed.

Personal data collected for the purpose of legitimate interests will be retained as long as it is necessary to fulfill these purposes. Specific information about the legitimate interests pursued by us can be found in the relevant sections of this document or you can contact us to get further information.

We may be allowed to retain personal data for a longer period whenever you have given consent to such processing, as long as such consent is not withdrawn. Additionally, we may be obliged to retain personal data for a longer period whenever required to do so for the performance of a legal obligation or upon order of an authority.

Once the retention period expires, personal data will be deleted. Therefore, the right to access, the right to erasure, the right to rectification, and the right to data portability cannot be enforced after the retention period has expired.

Purposes of processing

Data concerning you is collected to allow us to provide our services, as well as for the following purposes: Contacting the user, Displaying content from external platforms, and protection from SPAM.


 detailed information about these processing purposes and about the specific personal data concerned is provided in the relevant sections of this document.

Your rights:

You have certain rights regarding the data we process about you. In particular, you have the right to:

– Withdraw your consent: You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time if you have previously given your consent to the processing of your personal data.

– Object to the processing of data: You have the right to object to the processing of your data if the processing is carried out on a legal basis other than consent. Further details are provided in the specific section below.

– Access your data: You have the right to learn if data is being processed by us, obtain disclosure regarding certain aspects of the processing, and obtain a copy of the data undergoing processing.

– Verify and seek rectification: You have the right to verify the accuracy of your data and request it to be updated or corrected.

– Restrict the processing of your data: You have the right, under certain circumstances, to restrict the processing of your data. In this case, your data will not be processed for any other purposes except storage.

– Erasure or removal of your personal data: Under certain circumstances, you have the right to request the deletion of your data from us.

– Receive your data and have it transferred to another controller: You have the right to receive your data in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format and, if technically feasible, to have it transmitted to another controller without any hindrance. This provision is applicable provided that your data is processed by automated means and that the processing is based on your consent, on a contract that you are a party to, or on pre-contractual obligations thereof.

– Lodge a complaint: You have the right to bring a claim before your competent data protection authority.

Details about the right to object to processing

Where personal data is processed for a public interest, in the exercise of an official authority vested in us, or for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by IESI – Institute for Standardization and Innovation, you may object to such processing by providing grounds related to your particular situation to justify the objection. However, you should know that if your personal data is processed for direct marketing purposes, you can object to that processing at any time without providing any justification. To determine whether we process personal data for direct marketing purposes, you can refer to the relevant sections of this document.

How to exercise these rights:

You can exercise all your rights by contacting us through the contact information provided in this document. These requests can be exercised free of charge and will be addressed by us as soon as possible and always within one month.

Additional information about data collection and processing:

Legal actions

Your personal data may be used for legal purposes by IESI – Institute for Standardization and Innovation in court or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising from improper use of this website or related services. You declare to be aware that we may be required to reveal personal data upon request of public authorities.

Additional information about your personal data

In addition to the information contained in this Privacy Policy, this website may provide you with additional and contextual information concerning particular services or the collection and processing of personal data upon request.

System logs and maintenance

For operation and maintenance purposes, this website and any third-party services may collect files that record interaction with this website (system logs) and use other personal data (such as the IP address) for this purpose.

Do Not Track requests

This website does not support “Do Not Track” requests. To determine whether any of the third-party services it uses honor “Do Not Track” requests, please read their privacy policies.

If you have any questions or need further clarification, please feel free to ask.