Privacy & Terms

Global Thinking Foundation has implemented Company Policies and Procedures in accordance with The General Data Protection Regulation of the European Union (GDPR – Regulation EU 2016/679), in order to ensure high standards of security and rules to allow proper processing of Personal Data.

Data protection officer

Global Thinking Foundation has appointed under Article 37 of the GDPR a Data Protection Officer.
If you wish to exercise your right, make a report, or receive information on how your data is processed, you can contact the Data Protection Officer.
The Data Protection Officer can be contacted at the following e-mail address:

Persons authorized to process data

Data are processed by persons who can be internal or external to the offices of the Foundation. They are adequately identified, trained and they work as authorized persons to process Data.

Data retention times

Data are available for the time strictly necessary for the purposes of processing.

categories duration main regulatory references
candidates Maximum 24 months art. 5, point (e) of the EU Reg. 2016/679.
employees and administered 10 years art. 43 of the Presidential Decree 600/73; art. 2946 of the Italian Civil Code on ordinary prescription; Title I, Chapter III, of Legislative Decree 81/08 and subsequent amendments and additions.
suppliers, agents, consultants, participants in training courses, members, board of directors, scientific committee, people enrolled in training courses 5 – 10 years art. 2948 of the Italian Civil Code, which provides for the limitation of 5 years for periodic payments; art. 2220 of the Italian Civil Code, which provides for the keeping of accounting records for 10 years; art. 22 of the Presidential Decree n. 600 of 29 September 1973.
Website surfers A. 1 year for requested contacts 

B. Limited to the duration of the session for all other purposes

A. 1 year for informational contact purposes based on the execution of pre-contractual measures also taken at the request of the person concerned through the contact form on GLT’s websites or through telephone contacts. 

B. Legitimate interest art. 6, point (f) and recital 47: the processing is necessary for the pursuit of the legitimate interest of the data processor or third parties. In this case, the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the person concerned, which require the protection of personal data, mustn’t prevail. All this taking into account the reasonable expectations of the person concerned based on his or her relationship with the data controller. Activities strictly necessary for the functioning of the website and the provision of the navigation service on the platform.

Participants to the Events, to the FamilyMi project, to the golf competition and people enrolled in training courses 1 year for requested contacts 1 year for the purpose of disseminating Foundation’s activities based on the implementation of pre-contractual measures also taken at the request of the person concerned through the contact form on GLT’s websites or through telephone contacts.
In compliance with the terms prescribed by law for the type of activity and until the revocation of consent or the exercise of the right of objection under the General Provision of 15/05/13; art. 21 EU Reg. 2016/679.
Representatives at customers and suppliers Within the time necessary to fulfil the contractual purposes Established for a period of time not exceeding the achievement of the contractual purposes for which the data are collected and processed, in accordance with art. 5, paragraph 1, point e) of EU Reg. 2016/679.
Interested in the newsletter and in the app Until the revocation of consent or the exercise of the right of objection under the General Provision of 15/05/13; art. 21 EU Reg. 2016/679. Consent art. 6, paragraph 1, point a): the person concerned has expressed consent to the processing of his/her personal data.



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In no case shall Global Thinking Foundation and its directors, managers, employees or contractors be held responsible for injuries, losses, claims or damages, incidental or indirect of any type, based on contracts, illicit actions or other, deriving from or in any way connected with use of the Site in a manner which does not conform to the terms and conditions provided herein, even if Global Thinking Foundation has been informed of the possibility of that damage.

Suspension of the Service

Global Thinking Foundation may, at its sole discretion and at any moment, terminate or suspend User access to all or part of the Site.

Entire Agreement

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The User hereby declares to have been informed of the fact that purchasing, reserving or booking products or services, and the use of particular services or specific parts of the Site, is regulated by further legal and/or contractual limitations, according to the indications provided on the Site itself.

Global Thinking Foundation may, at any moment and at its sole discretion, modify the terms and conditions provided herein and publish new terms and conditions on this site, which shall apply from the moment of their publication. Use of the Site by the User shall be regulated by the terms and conditions published on the site at the time of such use.

Should any doubt arise concerning the meaning or interpretation of this policy, the Italian-language version of this policy shall prevail.
Applicable law and competent court.
These terms and conditions are regulated by Italian law.