Privacy policy

This privacy policy sets out how CREA uses and protects any information that you give CREA when you use this website.

CREA is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

CREA may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 15 January 2015.


Information we may hold

We may collect and hold information about you as a result of:

  • Registration for newsletter, events or other activities which requires retention of your details.
  • Information pertaining to services delivered or in the process of negotiation.
  • Information provided in support of ongoing relationship with CREA
  • Involvement with CREA as a member, supplier or an external contractor providing services on our behalf.
  • Participation in schemes where CREA is a provider of services along with other organisations.
  • Information available in the public domain in support of legitimate activities which include research, training, events, contest the aims of the organisation and general promotional activities.


Using your information 

Your information will be used for the purpose gathered as outlined above. In addition we may use the information to inform you about related activities. If we have provided services (training, events, consultancy etc.) then we may use the information to contact you about related services that may be of interest.


Marketing and research

We may contact you from time to time to inform you of our activities, events we may be organising and services that may be of interest. We endeavour to only contact you where we believe that the information we provide may be of interest. You may opt-out of receiving unsolicited communication by informing us using the contact details provided below. We may also contact you regarding general research that we are undertaking or with respect to evaluation of services that we have delivered.


CREA Website uses cookies and similar technologies, to record the preferences of users and optimize the design of its websites. They make navigation easier and increase the user-friendliness of a website.

Cookies are small files that are stored on your end device.

These cookies enable us to improve the usability and performance of websites and to provide various features. Functional cookies can store language settings, for example.

Cookies also collect information about how you use websites. Performance cookies help us, for example, to identify especially popular areas of our website. In this way, we can adapt the content of our websites more specifically to your needs and thereby improve what we offer you. We do not use cookies to gather and upload personal information about yourself.

By using our website, you consent to the use and storage of cookies on your end device.

You can prevent cookies from being saved on your end device by setting your browser to not accept cookies. You can delete cookies stored on your end device at any time. The exact instructions for how to do this can be found in the manual for your browser or end device.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at

If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to:

Politecnico di Milano

Design Department

Via Durando 38/A

20158 Milano


We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.




  1. TERMS

By accessing this web site, you are agreeing to be bound by these web site Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this web site are protected by applicable copyright and trade mark law.


Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials

(information or software) on CREA web site for personal,

non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license,

not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not:

– modify or copy the materials;

– use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial);

– attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on CREA web site;

– remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or

transfer the materials to another person or “mirror” the materials on any other server.

This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by Politecnico di Milano at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.


The materials on CREA web site are provided “as is”. Politecnico di Milano makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, Politecnico di Milano does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its Internet web site or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.


In no event shall Politecnico di Milano or its suppliers and the CREA partners be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption,) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on CREA Internet site, even if Politecnico di Milano or a Politecnico di Milano authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.


The materials appearing on CREA web site could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. Politecnico di Milano does not warrant that any of the materials on its web site are accurate, complete, or current. Politecnico di Milano may make changes to the materials contained on its web site at any time without notice. Politecnico di Milano does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.