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Privacy Notice for referees

"In the event of a discrepancy between the content of the English version and the original Spanish version the latter shall prevail".

Identity and address of the responsible entity

The entity responsible for the personal information that you provide is Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (hereinafter “ITESM”), address Av. Eugenio Garza Sada Sur No. 2501, Colonia Tecnológico, Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico, C.P. 64700.

Personal information and sensitive personal information processed by ITESM

ITESM, as part of its records of referees, will collect and process personal identification data, personal contact data, personal academic data and employment data. Moreover, we should like to inform you that in order to comply with the primary and necessary purposes indicated herein, ITESM will not collect or process sensitive personal information.

Primary purposes

ITESM will process your personal information for the following primary and necessary purpose:

  • To have references from people who are close to or know ITESM candidates so they can provide information on their profile.
Secondary purpose

In addition, ITESM will use your personal information for the following purpose:

  • To validate the information provided in the letter of recommendation in there are any doubts.

If you do not wish your personal information to be processed for the secondary purpose, please do not complete the form or, after having completed and submitted it, advise us of your wishes by sending an email to, indicating in the text of the email that you were invited to act as a referee and providing us with the name of the candidate who asked for your recommendation.

ARCO rights and/or revocation of consent

You or your legal representative can exercise any of your rights of access, rectification, cancellation or opposition (hereinafter “ARCO rights”), and revoke your consent for the processing of your personal information by sending an email to the Department of Personal Information of ITESM to You can find out about the procedures, requirements and time limits for the exercise of your ARCO rights and/or revocation of consent on our website

Limitation and/or divulgation of your information

You can limit the use or divulgation of your personal information by sending your request to ITESM to the email If your request is appropriate, you will be added to ITESM’s exclusion list.

Use of Cookies

We use cookies and other technologies on some of our webpages, which allows us to monitor your behavior as an Internet user and to provide you with a better service and experience on browsing our site. The personal information that can be obtained through the use of these technologies are: Identifiers, session username and password, region where you are located, type of browser, type of operating system, date and time of starting and finishing a session, webpages visited, searches completed and advertising reviewed. These technologies can be disabled by following the procedures of the internet browser being used.

Privacy Notice Changes

ITESM will notify you of any changes to its privacy notice through the link and then the section Privacy Notice.