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The IMIM Foundation, as the data processor, is committed to respecting your privacy and protecting your personal data.

Any data entered by users in the forms or sent by email will be processed by the IMIM Foundation in order to manage requests for information, job candidates and/or requests for services sent by the user of this website. All the data will be processed in accordance with the technical and organisational security measures established by current legislation. The data will be processed on the basis of your request for the application of pre-contractual measures or your consent, in those areas where this is indicated to you.

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