Data protection statement


Your rights
Personal data collected from you will be used only for the purposes of the campaign by British in Italy for the protection of the rights of UK citizens in the EU following Brexit, including the campaign for identical purposes by British in Europe (“BiE”), the coalition of which British in Italy forms part. The campaign includes informing people of the status of the negotiations and of their rights.
British in Italy may use your personal data for the following purposes:
  Sending newsletters and other communications to you by e-mail or other media or, if you have provided such contact details, by telephone or post;
  Seeking your views and further information from you on matters connected with the campaign;
  Informing us and/or BiE of the make-up of UK citizens living in Italy and their needs and concerns in connection with Brexit;
  Making statistical use of your data in campaigning, which may include communication of statistics to fellow-campaign groups, to politicians and civil servants, to the media and via our publicly accessible website and other social media.
  Seeking details of individuals who might agree to be appropriate case studies for use in the campaign and using any personal data they agree should be used for that purpose;
  Seeking support and assistance for our campaign and that of BiE.
Who will see your data?
The controllers of your personal data are the steering committee of British in Italy, who are at present Jeremy Morgan, Charlotte Oliver, Delia Dumaresq and Penelope Phillips McIntyre. They may be contacted by e-mail at or c/o Jeremy Morgan at Loc. Sustrico 11A, 06049 Spoleto (PG), Italia. They may grant access to the data to a limited number of identified individuals helping with the campaign, but subject to supervision by one or more of the steering committee and on terms that such individuals accept the restrictions stated above.
Your consent to our use of your personal data
  The legal basis for us to obtain, retain, use or otherwise process your data is that you have consented to this.
  You are not obliged by statute or in any other way to provide us with any data, and the only consequence of not doing so is that we will not be able to use it in the ways indicated above – eg we will not be able to send you our newsletters.
  We will only communicate your personal data to third parties when we have your permission to do so – eg providing someone else with your contact details; or where you have signed a petition and are clearly informed that this petition will be presented to a third party.
  If you do consent to any such use of your data we will comply strictly with the terms of your consent.
  Unless we have your prior permission we will not communicate to third parties even in anonymous form any personal information about you which is clearly sensitive or which might enable you to be identified.
Further statutory information
Further information which we are obliged to provide you with under the new Regulation is as
1.  Unless you ask us to delete it earlier, we will store your data for as long as British in Italy continues to campaign and/or provide information about rights.
2.  The recipients of your data will be the Committee of British in Italy and any individual granted access to data by them in accordance with the restrictions set out above.
3.  You have the rights:
a.  to ask to see the personal data we hold on you,
b.  to ask that it be deleted entirely or rectified or that its processing be restricted,
c.  to object to your data being held, accessed, used or otherwise processed and to have your data transferred to you or another controller.
4.  You have the right to withdraw your consent to our using your data for any particular purpose or entirely – eg you have the right to ask us to stop sending you newsletters or other communications which involve us using your name and address. If you do so it will not affect the legality of any earlier use of the data. You may withdraw your consent by writing to the e-mail or postal addresses set out above.
​5.  You have the right to lodge a complaint about our processing of your data with the supervising authority which, in Italy, is il Garante per la Protezione dei Dati Personali.  This Statement applies to all personal data collected and used by BiI about its supporters and the
general public. This Notice also applies to campaigns we carry out through third party social media sites (e.g. Facebook or Twitter), which we may use to gather information about you. These sites should also have their own privacy policies that cover the information they capture about you. IP addresses and log file data.  The BiE site does not automatically capture or store personal information, other than logging the user’s IP Address or the location of your computer or network on the Internet, for systems administration and troubleshooting purposes. (If you are connected to the Internet you have an IP address, for example, an IP address might read “”). We may also use IP addresses in the aggregate to track which pages people visit in order to improve the quality of the site.
Data Storage, Cookies and other technologies
When you visit our site, we will place a cookie on your machine. We may use cookies to help:
  The website to operate smoothly
  Gather the information you provide through the website
  Ensure that sites where you login function correctly
When you visit our site, you will be presented with a cookie notification pop up. By clicking “I accept” a permanent cookie will be set on your machine. This cookie will remember your preference and you will no longer be presented with a pop-up each time you visit our site.
Links to third party sites
Links from our website may be provided to a range of organisations with whom we have affinity arrangements. Any information you provide to such third parties is protected by their own privacy policies. BiI is not responsible for the content of the linked websites. Once you leave our site through a link to another site, no individual information that you provide to a third party is passed back to BiI, although we sometimes receive aggregate data.