This privacy notice tells you about the information we collect from you when you sign up to receive the InfoMus@ newsletter.

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 subscribe to the InfoMus@ newsletter, you are asked for your email address.

Why we collect this information?

We use the information to send you our newsletter.

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 we do with your information?

We use Mailchimp to manage the newsletter process. Your data is stored by Mailchimp which is a US based company that can store data outside Europe. See for more details on the privacy protection policy of our data processor.

How long we keep your information for?

Your information is kept with us until Your information is kept until you ask us to remove it from the database 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, either by clicking the unsubscribe link at the end of any newsletter, or by emailing, writing or telephoning us using the contact details above.

Your right to complain

If you have a complaint about how we handle your information, you can contact the Italian Data Protection Authority at: