Privacy notice

This privacy notice is about the information we collect from you when you register to our 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 are we?

We are Bioversity International. Our address is Via dei Tre Denari 472/a, 00054, Fiumicino, Rome, Italy. You can contact us by post at the above address, by email at or by telephone at +39 06 61181.

We are not required to have a data protection officer, so any enquiries about our use of your personal data should be addressed to the contact details above.

What personal data do we collect?

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

Why do we collect this information?

We use this information to recognize the author of blog posts and wiki page modifications, and to send you notifications when changes are made to the pages or sections that you opted to follow.

We ask for your consent to do this, and we will only keep your data in our database for as long as you continue to consent.

What do we do with this information?

We use the TikiWiki CMS Groupware to manage the editing process. See for more details on their privacy policy.

How long do we keep your information?

Your information is kept until you ask us to remove it from the databse by sending an email to

Your rights over your information

By law, you can ask us what information we hold about you, and you can ask us to correct it if it is inaccurate.

You can also ask for it to be erased and you can ask for us to give you a copy of the information.

You can also ask us to stop using your information – the simplest way to do this is to withdraw your consent, which you can do at any time by emailing, writing or telephoning us using the contact details above.

Your right to complain

If you have a complaint about our use of your information,, you can contact the Italian Data Protection Authority at:

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.