Privacy Policy

CO.EUR. European Consulting and Training Association takes personal data protection very seriously to ensure compliance with the legal requirements set out in the Regulation 2016/679 on General Data Protection and Directive 2002/58/EC on e-Privacy.

In this privacy policy CO.EUR. (also hereafter ‘we’) provides a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle personal data.

Should you have any questions, complaints or queries with regards to how we use your information, we encourage you to contact:

Marcello Iannarelli, President CO.EUR. (Tel +39.348.4551669  e.mail

We will do our best to answer/resolve it in the shortest possible time.

You can also get in touch with the Information Commissioner.

Who is concerned by this privacy policy

This Privacy Notice mainly covers the collection and processing of personal data of members of CO.EUR. (current and old) and their staff, or contractual partners, of people who have expressed an interest in CO.EUR. and its activities (e.g. subscribers to newsletters or those registering to events we organise or co-organise), as well as people that CO.EUR. engages with, in the framework of its mission and activities.

Personal data we collect/process and how we use it

When you contact CO.EUR. we will collect information about you, namely your name, position, employer, work address, phone number (fixed and/or mobile); or any other data (e.g. personal mobile number or mailing address) that you provide to us voluntarily.

How do we use it:

– To allow us to organise our services for you.

How do we use it:

– Your data is processed as part of CO.EUR. activities aimed at fulfilling its mission.

Personal data from an organisation or a company having a contractual relationship with  CO.EUR. (e.g. a supplier, a tenant, a client) in order to be able to fulfil the rights and obligations of that contractual relationship.

How do we use it:

– For the follow-up of the contract or to manage remarks or possible complaints within the contractual relationship.

– For the general management of customers and suppliers, including accounting, litigation and legal procedures, the recovery or transfer of receivables and the protection of our rights in general.

If you sign up for our newsletter, we will collect and process your personal data to be able to follow up on your registration, as well as to handle your suggestions or complaints. You can easily unsubscribe either using the unsubscribe button in the newsletter or by sending an e-mail to

How do we use it:

– Your data is processed to track your registration and any comments or complaints in this context.

We will also collect personal data for the purposes of organising activities and events. We keep a record of your participation in our events as an attendee or speaker. In order to provide you with information associated with the event and process your registration we will:

Access your data in our database in order to collect your name, position, organisation and contact details that you voluntarily provided to us and store it in our database for the purposes of the event. With your consent we may use this information to tell you about other events and publications;

Collect your name, position, organisation, bio, photo or other data you are a speaker;

Also, to record the answers or remarks related to our events that you attended in the context of satisfaction surveys or any complaints that you have addressed to us.

How do we use it:

– As follow-up of your registration and any comments and complaints in this context;

– General customer/attendant management, including accounting, litigation and legal proceedings, the recovery or transfer of receivables and the protection of our rights in general.

– For certain events, participants receive a simplified list of participants, giving the name, surname and organisation of the participants.

If you have corresponded with us by any form of communication (e.g. email), we may maintain such correspondence.

How do we use it:

– To respond to you or to keep a record of our correspondence.

CO.EUR. may also receive information about you from third parties (e.g. outside partners).

How do we use it:

– We might use it to contact you for prospecting purposes, to correct your personal information, supplement or maintain it, or to establish a marketing profile.

When you visit our website(s). CO.EUR. uses cookies that do not track users and serve the website’s normal functionality.

How do we use it:

– Your data is used to improve your browsing experience and to establish anonymous statistics regarding the quality of the website.

Personal data relevant to human resources (staff and applicants) is covered by specific internal rules in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation.

Your personal data may be used to comply with applicable regulations, to respond to requests or claims from public and government authorities, including public and government authorities outside your country of residence, or to protect our rights, privacy, safety or property, and/or our entities.

CO.EUR. does NOT collect, process, store or use personal data from individuals aged less than 16 years.

Transmission of your data to third parties

CO.EUR. does not sell personal data.

In certain cases, your personal data can be transferred to a third party, namely:

To sub-contractors in the framework of activities linked to the mission of Eurasia Interaction, for example with a view to organise an event;

To the competent authorities or any other legal entities to fulfil legal obligations or for purposes of law enforcement;

In case of a joint event, to the co-organiser or supporting partner.

CO.EUR. will choose only third parties (companies) that do business in accordance with GDOR or use at least the same level of data protection.

How do we keep your data safe?

We take all measures necessary – organisational and technical – to make sure your data remains protected against data breaches (e.g. unauthorised access, alterations or disclosures; unlawful or accidental destruction or loss).

CO.EUR. staff is made aware of the importance of data protection and is trained to follow the appropriate steps to respect privacy, confidentiality and security of your personal data.

What happens in the case of a data breach?

In the case of a data breach we will use all technical and organisational means available to contain and eliminate the breach. We apply the latest technological standards (e.g. firewall, encryption, etc.) to make sure the risk of breaches is minimised.

If we become aware that such breach might imply a high risk to the rights and freedoms of persons involved, we will communicate the personal data breach to the people concerned as soon as possible via email or any other means available.

In compliance with GDPR, in case of a personal data breach, the controller shall without undue delay and, where feasible, not later than 72 hours after having become aware of it, notify the personal data breach to the supervisory authority (Information Commissioner) competent in accordance with Article 55, unless the personal data breach is unlikely to result in a risk to the rights and freedoms of natural persons. Where the notification to the supervisory authority is not made within 72 hours, it shall be accompanied by reasons for the delay

Third-party links on our website

This policy does not cover links within CO.EUR. website to other third-party websites. We are not responsible for the use of any personal information including without limitation cookies which you give directly to such third parties, or which they may collect about you while you visit pages hosted by them. Please refer to their respective privacy policies for information about your rights.

How long does CO.EUR. keep your personal data?

CO.EUR. keeps your data for as long as your relationship with CO.EUR. persists (e.g. if you are a contractual party or a newsletter subscriber or a participant to events or other activities organized by CO.EUR.). This is without prejudice to specific limitation periods foreseen by law allowing to conserve personal data for longer periods of time. Period of time for collecting personal data based on consent for subscribers of newsletters is until cancelation.

How we use cookies

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is downloaded on to your computer when you visit a website. Cookies are used by many websites and can do a number of things, such as remembering your preferences, recording what you have put in your shopping basket, and counting the number of people looking at a website. First-party cookies are set by the website you are visiting and they can only be read by that site.  Third-party cookies are set by a different organisation to the owner of the website you are visiting. For example the website might use a third-party analytics company who will set their own cookie to perform this service. The website you are visiting may also contain content embedded from, for example, YouTube, and these sites may set their own cookies.  Session cookies are stored only temporarily during a browsing session and are deleted from the user’s device when the browser is closed. Persistent cookies are saved on your computer for a fixed period (usually a year or longer) and is not deleted when the browser is closed. Persistent cookies are used where we need to know who you are for more than one browsing session. For example this type of cookie are utilised to store your preferences, in order to remembered you for the next visit.

What type of cookies do we use?

First-party cookies

We use a number of cookies to support site functionality, and to analyse and compare who visits our sites and which sort of device they use. From this, we can design better services and visitor experiences.

Third-party cookies

We use a number of cookies to support site functionality, and to analyse and compare who visits our sites and which sort of device they use. From this, we can design better services and visitor experiences.

How can you can control our cookies?

You can use your web browser (e.g. Internet Explorer) to: delete all cookies; block all cookies; allow all cookies; block third-party cookies; clear all cookies when you close the browser; open a “private browsing” session; install add-ons  and plug-ins to extend browser functionality.

Where you can  find more information about controlling cookies

Browser Guidance
Internet Explorer Microsoft help – How to delete cookie files in Internet Explorer
Chrome Chrome help – Manage cookies
Firefox Firefox help – Give certain websites the ability to store passwords, set cookies and more
Safari Safari 5.1 (OS X Lion) – Manage cookies
Opera Opera browser – Cookie tips

What are you rights

You have the right to access your personal data; You have the right to rectify, complete or update your data if they are inaccurate; You may also request the transfer to your personal data to another entity; You have the right to request that we cease using your data for direct marketing purpose (e.g. subscription to newsletter of information on event); Subject to some exception you may request to erase your data, cease to process them or withdraw your consent. If you decide to do so you may no longer benefit from all our services. You can exercise these rights by contacting:

Marcello Iannarelli, President of CO.EUR., (Tel +39.348.4551669 e.mail

You can also lodge a complain to the Information Commissioner.

Update of this privacy policy

It may happen that we could have to modify our privacy policy in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation, for instance to comply with a new legal requirements. Should any changes occur, they will be published on this website, without notice, together with the date of the change from which the change is made effective.