This document governs the Privacy Policy of the MARCONI INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY, INC Website (hereinafter, “MIU” or “Website”), together with the information on data protection to which the data subject may have access.

MIU shall be governed by the provisions of EU Regulation 2016/679 (hereinafter, GDPR) in all matters concerning the personal data processing of the data subjects. This decision was made based on the fact that Florida lacks specific legislation in this regard and neither does there exist any Federal Law by the US Government regarding the processing of personal data of citizens resident in the EU (under the terms stipulated in article 3.2 of GDPR) and given its nature as a Proeduca Group company, centralising data processing at the Group’s parent company which is established in the European Union.

Information regarding MIU

MIU is a private American university based in the State of Florida (Miami) and belonging to the Proeduca Group. MIU is dedicated to online and on campus university education.

Data controller

  • Business Name: MARCONI INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY, INC
  • CIF: P14000062140
  • Address: 141 NE 3RD AVENUE 7TH FLOOR Miami, FL 33132
  • Email: [email protected]

Data Protection Officer

  • Name and Surnames: Miguel Crespo Toledo
  • Telephone no.:(+34) 915 674 391 (Ext. 3216)
  • Address: C/ Almansa 101 – 28049 Madrid (Spain)
  • Email: [email protected]

Application of this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy regulates the data processing performed by MIU with regard to users accessing or contacting MIU through its Website: https://www.miuniversity.edu, together with any other processing performed. The above covers the personal data processing of:

  • Potential students, students and alumni
  • Professors, associates, researchers and authors
  • Candidates and employees
  • Suppliers and/or potential suppliers

This Privacy Policy, therefore, reflects the information on processing with regard to the different categories of data subjects above.

Purposes of the processing and legal grounds

This section sets out the purposes and general legal grounds in accordance with the personal data processing performed by MIU:

  • Consent of the data subject. (Art. 6.1.a) GDPR):
  1. Sending of advertising and commercial information regarding the courses and studies both of MIU and other Proeduca Group companies focused on the education sector
  2. Take part in the selection processes carried out by MIU.
  • Contractual implementation and precontractual measures (articles 1.b) GDPR):
  1. Execute the service contracted or formalise the relation
  2. Implement the proposal requested by the data subject
  3. Communication as necessary to continue the contractual relation
  4. Hiring of personnel
  5. Development of educational activities
  • Compliance with a legal obligation (article 1.c) GDPR)

Report information to public authorities, regulators or governmental agencies when it is a legal requirement, under local laws or in compliance with regulatory obligations.

  • Legitimate interest of the data controller (article 1.f) GDPR)
  1. Deal with information requests, claims, doubts or suggestions regarding the products and/or services offered by MIU.
  2. Sending of advertising and commercial information on the courses and studies offered by MIU via any channel including digital means, given the existence of a prior contractual relation with the data subject, this being self-advertising

To offer you maximum transparency, you can see each of the purposes for which we process your data in the following section, in your capacity as a data subject together with the legal grounds that enable the processing of same.

You are hereby informed that all the data requested, or any which may be requested by MIU are necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. Any failure to provide them shall render it impossible to contact you or manage any possible application by you.  For this reason, the fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required.

You vouch for the accuracy of the personal data furnished. Therefore, MIU may periodically request the review and update of your personal data it stores.

We also inform you that browsing the Website may involve the processing of your personal data. To this end, MIU has put in place a cookie information and management system in accordance with the criteria of the GDPR. You can read our Cookie Policy by clicking here.

Rights of the data subjects

You may exercise your rights as acknowledged under the current data protection laws. These are:

  • Right to request access to the data subject’s personal data.
  • Right to request rectification of inaccurate data.
  • Right to request the erasure of data.
  • Right to request the restriction of data processing.
  • Right to object to the processing.
  • Right to data portability
  • Right not to be subject to individualised automated decision-making.
  • Revocation of consent

To facilitate your ability of exercise these rights, we have created a preference centre for you to manage them in accordance with your interests, swiftly and simply. You can access to your preference centre by clicking here.

You can always inform us by writing to MARCONI INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY, INC, with registered offices in 141 NE 3RD AVENUE 7TH FLOOR Miami, FL 33132, or the following email address [email protected], attaching a copy of your DNI or other proof of identity document.

Lastly, despite MIU is located in the State of Florida (USA), it is engaged to comply with the provisions set forth in the GDPR, together with implementing the Spanish laws that develops it (Organic Law 3/2018, 5 December, on Personal Data Protection and safeguarding of digital rights). To this end, as a Proeduca Group company, should you need more information concerning your rights regarding data protection or to lodge a claim, you can contact the Spanish Data Protection Agency with registered offices in Calle Jorge Juan, 6, 28001, Madrid (www.aepd.es).

Data storage times

Pursuant to article 5.1.e) of the General Data Protection Regulation, the storage period of your data will depend on the duration of your relationship with MIU and the legally provided timeframes. In this respect, MIU’s criteria for establishing the storage periods of your data were determined in accordance with the requisites set forth in the applicable laws, regulations and legal guidelines, together with the operational requisites of MIU with regard to appropriate management of its relations with the different categories of data subjects. Your data will be stored for the duration of any commercial or contractual relation with MIU.

Upon conclusion of this relation, your personal data will be erased when all the necessary actions to manage and finalise any obligation that may exist between the parties. During this period, all the necessary administrative formalities shall be carried out, except when you have provided your express consent to receive commercial communications or participate in the selection processes of the rest of the group companies, in which case your data will be stored until you express your objection to same.

Without detriment to above, your data will be stored and duly blocked during such time as any liabilities may arise from the execution of our contractual or precontractual relation, and to comply with other legal obligations to which MIU is subject. In this regard, MIU warrants that it will not process this data unless necessary to present, exercise or defend against any claims or when MIU is required to furnish same to the Public Administration or the Courts during the statute of limitations on your rights or legal obligations.

If you wish to read the storage policy of MIU, please write to 141 NE 3RD AVENUE 7TH FLOOR Miami, FL 33132, or the email: [email protected]

Recipients of your data and international data transfer

The personal data you provide to MIU may be disclosed to third parties to which MIU is obliged to convey information, such as the public authorities, in order to comply with the requirements of said authorities and the applicable law.

In turn, they shall be disclosed to those third-party companies or suppliers who require personal data to render their services to MIU. The appropriate data processor contracts have been signed with such companies as stipulated in article 28 and 29 of the GDPR.

Lastly, if you have lent your consent, your data shall be disclosed to the other Proeduca Group companies between which an international data transfer may take place.

In short, we wish to inform you that these companies comply with all the criteria set forth in the General Data Protection Regulation.

Origin

The personal data processed by MIU shall be from the data subject. However, if they have given their consent, their data may also be provided by any of the companies of the Grupo Proeduca.

Data security

MIU has in place appropriate policies and technical and organizational measures to safeguard and protect your personal data from undesirable activities such as illegal or non-authorised access, loss or accidental destruction, damage, illegal or non-authorised disclosure. MIU shall also take all reasonable precautions to ensure that the employees with access to your personal data have received adequate training.

In any event, you are informed that any data transmission via the Internet is not wholly secure and as such, it is performed at your own risk. Although we will make our best efforts to protect your personal data, MIU cannot guarantee the security of the personal data transmitted via our Website.

Controlling authority

As a Proeduca Group company, should you need more information concerning your rights regarding data protection or wish to lodge a claim, you can contact the Spanish Data Protection Agency with registered offices in Calle Jorge Juan, 6, 28001, Madrid (www.aepd.es).

Information on the profiling of personal data

We hereby inform you that when requesting information about any of our courses using any of our website forms your personal data will be profiled.

The purpose of this profiling is to offer you information which, in accordance with such data, may be of interest to you with regard to your concerns, preferences and needs.

This profiling shall take place at the time you submit the form. At the same time, and if you consider it appropriate, you may exercise your right to object via your preference centre which you can enter by clicking here.

The legal grounds for this processing are the legitimate interest of the controller. In keeping with this, an assessment has been made with regard to the fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subjects together with an evaluation of the level of intrusion into their privacy. As a result of both of these procedures, it has been found that at no time does any intrusion of the data subject’s privacy occur as it conforms to any reasonable expectations they may have. Should you wish any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us at: [email protected].

Proeduca Group

The Proeduca Group comprises different companies, one of them being, PROEDUCA ALTUS, S.A. (hereinafter, Proeduca Group), which, amongst others, is responsible for its data processing activities, technology management together with the implementation of technical and organizational security measures.

The aim of the Proeduca Group is to have centralised, unified management with regard to regulatory compliance. This requires that, irrespective of the company to which you may have furnished the data, these be disclosed to the Group. This disclosure is carried out at all times in accordance with the strictest security and confidentiality guarantees. The purpose is none other than the administrative management of personal data and any processing; therefore, the processing is based on the legitimate interest of the controller.

As you can see, although the Group comprises different companies, irrespective of which it may be, we aim to offer you the highest standards as regards quality, compliance and security. Yet, at the same time, we also wish to attend to any concerns you may have and to your interests. For this reason, your personal data being processed in a centralised manner, with your consent we will contact you from any of the Group companies engaged in educational matters to assist you in choosing the best options in accordance with your profile and requirements. You can find the companies operating in the educational sector by clicking here.

Contact MIU

If you have any doubts or questions for MIU concerning the processing of your personal data you can write to MARCONI INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITYINC, with registered offices in 141 NE 3RD AVENUE 7TH FLOOR Miami, FL 33132 or the following email address: [email protected]