I, Chiara Baroni-Harrison at Talk Italian, am committed to protecting any data that I collect concerning you. All personal information provided will be securely held confidentially.

When is your personal data collected?

  • When you contact me via my website or email
  • When you enrol for one of my classes

What data is being collected and what for?

  • Before joining one of my classes you are requested to fill in an enrolment form. The entries marked with an asterisk are necessary for being accepted in one of my courses.
  • Your email address and your mobile number will be used to communicate with you before enrolment, during your attendance and to keep you informed of any future courses or activities.
  • Any exchange with me that is considered useful or necessary for my work.
  • Details sent via the contact form on my website.
  • Cookies: your Internet browser has the in-built facility for storing these small files that hold information which allows a website to recognise your account.  My website takes advantage of this facility, but you have the ability to not to accept them.
  • Social Media (optional): if you decide to connect with me on social media, I will see the details you have decided to share with that platform. Should you wish to change those settings please look at your privacy settings on Facebook, Google+ etc.

How I protect your personal data

  • My website is hosted and supported by Route 22 Limited on a secure data centre in London run by Siteground
  • My devices are password protected
  • Sensitive data is stored in password protected documents and servers.

Who do I share your information with?

I will not pass any information about you to third parties without your consent. I will only use your personal data when the law allows me to.

How long will I keep your personal data?

I’ll keep your data for as long as it is necessary for the purpose it was collected for, for example;

  • Interest in learning Italian – When you contact me requesting information about my classes or expressing an interest for the future I will keep your data for a minimum of 5 years. I might send occasional emails with information of new classes or to inform you if a place has become available. At any time, you can request for your email to be deleted or removed from the mailing list by replying to me.
  • Classes – I will keep your data for as long as you are one of my students and for a minimum of 5 years afterwards.

What are your rights over your personal data?

Even though I hold the absolute minimum data required to provide you with my teaching service, you have the right to request:

  • Access to the personal data I hold about you.
  • Correction of any personal data that is incorrect or out of date.
  • The option to have some or all your data removed, although any information needed for accounting or legal purposes will be kept for as long as necessary.

Please write to me using this email

Changes to this Policy

Any changes to my Privacy Policy will be placed on my website ( and will supersede this version.