This privacy notice is about the information we collect from you when you register to the ProMusa website, an online platform for sharing news, knowledge and information on bananas. In collecting this information, we are acting as a data controller and, by law, we are required to provide you with information about us, about why and how we use your data, and about the rights you have over your data.

Who we are we

The ProMusa website is managed by Bioversity International. Our address is Via dei Tre Denari 472/a, 00054, Fiumicino, Rome, Italy. 

What we collect

When you register to the ProMusa website, you are asked for your name and email address.

Why we collect it

We need your name and email to allow you to post blog posts, modify wiki pages or receive notifications when changes are made to the pages or sections that you follow. 

What we do with it

Your personal data is processed by us. We use the TikiWiki CMS Groupware to manage the editing process. The Tiki Software Community Association is an incorporated non-profit entity with the goal to benefit and support the ongoing work and development of the Tiki software community. See for more details on the privacy protection policy of their data processor. Your personal data is only stored by us on our TikiWiki installation and held with the utmost care and security. It is not shared with or sold to third parties.

How long we keep it

Your information is kept until you ask us to remove you as a registered user. You can ask us to remove you as a registered user by sending an email to Once you are no longer registered, you will not be able to contribute material to the website or will stop receiving notifications when others make changes.

What your rights are

You can ask us what information we hold about you, and ask us to correct it if it is inaccurate, by sending an email to

We are not required to have a data protection officer. If you have a complaint about how we handle your information, you can contact the Italian Data Protection Authority via their website at:

Cookies policy
A cookie is a small text file that is downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Your web browser then sends it back to the website on each subsequent visit to improve your experience of browsing the website by letting you move between pages efficiently and remembering your preferences, for example. By remembering you, the website will not have to ask questions that you have already answered. A cookie contains no sensitive or personally identifiable information.

Terms of use
Except where otherwise noted, the content on this site is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 Unported License. In other words, non-commercial use of the content is allowed as long as ProMusa is acknowledged.

The ProMusa website is hosted and maintained by Bioversity International’s France office.
Bioversity International
1990 Bd de la Lironde
Parc Scientifique Agropolis II
34397 Montpellier - France Cedex 5
Tel. (33) 4 67 61 13 02
Fax (33) 4 67 61 03 34