This privacy statement indicates why MSM collects, processes, manages and protects your data and what it is used for. MSM handles all of the data with great care. The statement is in conformity with General Data Protection Regulation.

The data processor is Maastricht School of Management Romania, currently ASOCIAŢIA „INOVAȚIE, DEZVOLTARE ȘI EDUCAȚIE PENTRU AFACERI (I.D.E.A.)” ( “ASOCIATIA IDEA”) of Bucuresti, CIF 27239140,

From whom does MSM collect personal data?

The MSM website is used by various groups of people. MSM may collect personal data from the following groups of people: prospective students for all our programs, students & alumni and general users of the website. The information is collected via contact forms, event registration forms and through the use of cookies.

Why does MSM collect your personal data and what is it used for?

MSM collects data for the following specific purposes: administration, providing services, giving information, authorizing access and tracking how the website is used.

The personal data that is being collected from prospective students, students and alumni concerns all of the above listed purposes. It is important for MSM to administrate the personal data of these groups because of the internal operational processes. The administration is done for the following operational processes:

Education programs: giving advice to prospective students about programs, applying for a program, contacting prospective students and accreditation purposes, sending newsletters and other emails to prospective students.

Authorizing alumni to access the Alumni Networker and the Alumni Library, sending newsletters and other emails to alumni.

For tracking the use of our website, your IP address and time spent on the website will be saved. However, this data is anonymous. This data is collected in order for MSM to improve the website and external communication.

To better organize logistics for the events at which you are to participate;

To send you newsletters and marketing information if you show additional interest and only if you have consented to us doing so;

To better understand how people interact with one of our MBA lecturers.

To better understand how to improve our MBA Program.

By registering for an event, you are accepting and consenting that we may use your image in case the pictures enclosing you are relevant to us and published on our media channels: Facebook page, LinkedIn page, design materials and website.

If you send an email to MSM’s general email account (, your email including email address will be forwarded to the concerned team/department. Your email address will only be used for replying to your email.

If you are on the MSM mailing list, you will receive monthly newsletters. You can unsubscribe to these newsletters at all times. This also applies to all of the other mailing lists.

With whom do we share your personal data?

Personal data will mainly be used by employees for internal operational processes. It could be essential to enter your personal data into a system that MSM uses for its administration. Your personal data will not be entered into a system if it is not essential.

The systems are protected with a personal login and password. In addition, employees do not have access to every system. They only have access to the systems they need for doing the tasks belonging to their position.

Overall, your personal data will not be shared with or provided to organizations outside MSM Romania, except for MSM Netherlands. Also, when it serves the purpose for which your personal data was collected or when the law requires MSM to do so.

How do we keep your personal data safe and how long do we keep it?

It is important for MSM to keep your personal data private, safe and protected. Therefore, the data is stored in secure servers and protected by other security measures, such as firewalls.

Your personal data will not be kept longer than needed, according to Article 5, section 1c of the General Data Protection Regulation. This means MSM will delete your personal data, if there is no purpose for it anymore. Except when your anonymized data could serve as input for statistical purposes or needs to be saved based on compulsory retention period.

How can you view, change and delete your personal data?

You have the right to view, change or delete your personal data. If you want to make use of this right or if you have any questions regarding your personal data, please contact MSM by sending an email to the following email address: We will make sure your email is received by the department who manages your personal data.


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Updating this privacy statement

MSM can always update this privacy statement according to new laws, legislation and/or work procedures. This privacy statement was last updated, and is effective as of 25 May 2018.