Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

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Who we are

This Privacy Policy applies to the websites (the Sites) managed by Business Engineering Network S.r.l. (BEN), a company headquartered in Milan, Italy, who act as controllers with respect to the personal data you share with BEN under this Policy.

The Sites include ,, ,,, and additional websites or mobile applications produced and managed by BEN.

BEN, as personal data controller and personal data processor, is committed to protecting and to processing your personal data you provide through the Sites in compliance with applicable current privacy and personal data protection legislation, and this Privacy Policy.

BEN reserve the right, at its sole discretion, to update this Privacy Policy from time to time and therefore invite you to review the current version of the Privacy Policy each time you return to our websites.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

BEN collect personal data from you such as your name, contact details, industry, region/country, the reason for contacting BEN, information about your project, topics you are interested in and any other information you choose to share.

By browsing our Sites or providing us with information, you explicitly consent to BEN processing your personal data in accordance with this Privacy Policy. BEN might use your personal data to fulfill your request, send you marketing communications or process your job application.

BEN may collect personal data and may disclose such information to third party service providers in aggregate for marketing and promotional purposes. However, in these situations, we do not disclose to these entities any information that could be used to personally identify you.

You do not have to provide us with any personal data but, if you don’t, we may be unable to handle your request.

BEN will keep your personal data for as long as needed to handle your request or for as long as we have a relationship with you.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

Data collection occurs when you request information and/or supply from BEN over the phone or through the Sites when you fill out a subscription form or inquiry form, opt-in to receive emails from BEN, agree to participate in surveys or apply for a role at BEN.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

In general,  Sites may use cookies to obtain certain information from you. Cookies are small text files that are stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. You can disable or delete cookies by going to the Help section of your browser but certain functionalities of our Sites might not work properly if you do so.

We may use cookies to keep track of your visit to our Sites, speed up navigation and improve your experience of the site, (for instance by remembering some of your preferences or choices, the last pages you visited or searches you carried out or by keeping you logged in).

Our Sites may use cookies such as Google Analytics to carry out some analytics on and enhance our Sites. These cookies help us understand, for example, how you use our Sites, which pages are the most visited or where people visiting our Sites are located.

We may also use cookies to enable you to share content on networking or social media sites or for marketing and promotional purposes where you have subscribed to our marketing communications from BEN.

The “help” section of most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive new cookies, and how to disable or delete cookies altogether.

If you choose to disable cookies, certain functionalities of our Sites might not work.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Who we share your data with

BEN will not share or sell your data to any third party for their own use.

We may share your personal data with:

  • selected third party service providers, such as marketing service providers (if you have subscribed to our marketing communications) and IT systems providers, so that they can provide services to BEN
  • law enforcement authorities or other government bodies when we are required to do so.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you.

You might have the right to request access to, rectification or erasure of your personal data and to ask for the restriction of the processing of your personal data. You also have the right to withdraw your consent and to request that we stop processing or delete your personal data. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

Your contact information is used only for the purpose of providing services and information you have requested, or to send you marketing information if you have opted to receive them.

If you receive marketing communications from BEN, you can opt out of receiving future emails from BEN or unsubscribe from participating in our programs through the “preferences” page, which is accessible in every marketing email you receive from BEN.

Additional information

How we protect your data

BEN have set up appropriate technical and organizational security measures in order to protect your personal data from loss, misuse, and alteration.

Only authorized BEN personnel and third parties mentioned above will have access to your personal data to the extent they need it to do their job or provide their services. Despite these precautions, however, BEN cannot guarantee that unauthorized persons will not obtain access to your information.

What data breach procedures we have in place

In case BEN identify any breach of data (loss, misuse or alteration), BEN will search for the origin of the breach and shall terminate it. If and when appropriate, BEN will report such breach to the competent authorities.

What third parties we receive data from

We do not collect or buy personal data from any third party.

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

We utilize user data in aggregate form to analyze the customer demand by industry and region.

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

Reference is made to the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).