Privacy notice

Pursuant to section 13 of the Italian Legislative Decree number 196 of 30 June 2003


The data provided will be stored and processed safely and secretly as required by the Italian Legislative Decree of 30 June, 2003 no.196 and it will be used exclusively to fulfil the task assigned and for informative communications sent by, in addition to the obligations prescribed by the law. The data may be processed using manual, electronic or automated systems. The processed data will by no means be alienated or forwarded to third parties unless previously and expressively authorized by the interested subject.


The conferment of personal data is optional. However, the data is necessary in order to formulate the budjet, and to fulfil the task assigned as well as the fiscal and tax obligations. Failure to confer the data requested will make it impossible to carry out any activity in favour of the inquirer. By sending the form, the interested subject agrees to the processing of data there contained according to the procedures already explained in the previous paragraph.


1) Data provided voluntarily by the user by sending communications or to have access to reserved areas or services

In order to have access to particular website’s areas or services, it is requested, optionally, explicitly and voluntarily, to enter data consisting in alphanumeric characters, that through their elaboration or association with others could lead to the identification of the user.
The optional, explicit and voluntary sending of e-mails or other communications, to the addresses indicated in this website involves the subsequent acquisition of the sender’s e-mail address, which is needed for the formulation of an answer or the provision of services, and any other personal data entered by the sender during the communication.
The user anyway is invited not to provide any sensitive information about him/herself or others (section 4, letter D of Legislative Decree no. 196/03), in particular related to health, without having previously authorized the use of personal data according to the law .

2) Browsing data

During normal operations, the computer systems and software procedures, useful to the correct functioning of this website, collect some personal data that is implicitely transmitted in the use of the internet communication protocols or is used to improve the quality of the website provided (for example IP addresses, URL addresses, domain names, time of requests, file size or other parameters related to the user’s operating system). This data is used to collect anonymous statistical information on the use of the website and to make sure it is working correctly. This data does not have any advertising purpose and by no means aims at the identification of the user; it is carried out by server-side technologies managed by the data controller.


The interested party has the right at any time to ask for the existence, modification, integration, corfirmation or cancellation of the processed data (section 7 of Legislative Decree of 30 June 2003, no. 196). These rights may be exercised through the following procedures:
· by sending an e-mail to the address
· by sending a registered mail with return receipt to the address via Manzoni, 2 – 40121 Bologna/Italy


The data controller is via Manzoni, 2 – 40121 Bologna/Italy On the same address data are also stored.
All the materials that constitute the site, the electronic communications before being received and browsing data are stored on the servers of

Section 13 of Legislative Decree no. 196 of 30 June 2003 (Information to data subjects)
1. The data subject as well as any entity from whom or which personal data are collected shall be preliminarily informed, either orally or in writing, as to:
a) the purposes and modalities of the processing for which the data are intended;
b) the obligatory or voluntary nature of providing the requested data;
c) the consequences if (s)he fails to reply;
d) the entities or categories of entity to whom or which the data may be communicated, or who/which may get to know the data in their capacity as data processors or persons in charge of the processing, and the scope of dissemination of said data;
e) the rights as per Section 7;
f) the identification data concerning the data controller and, where designated, the data controller’s representative in the State’s territory pursuant to Section 5 and the data processor. If several data processors have been designated by the data controller, at least one among them shall be referred to and either the site on the communications network or the mechanisms for easily accessing the updated list of data processors shall be specified. If a data processor has been designated to provide responses to data subjects in case the rights as per Section 7 are exercised, such data processor shall be referred to.
2. The information as per paragraph 1 shall also contain the items referred to in specific provisions of this Code and may fail to include certain items if the latter are already known to the entity providing the data or their knowledge may concretely impair supervisory or control activities carried out by public bodies for purposes related to defence or State security, or else for the prevention, suppression or detection of offences.
3. The Garante may issue a provision to set out simplified information arrangements as regards, in particular, telephone services providing assistance and information to the public.
4. Whenever the personal data are not collected from the data subject, the information as per paragraph 1, also including the categories of processed data, shall be provided to the data subject at the time of recording such data or, if their communication is envisaged, no later than when the data are first communicated. 25
5. Paragraph 4 shall not apply
a) if the data are processed in compliance with an obligation imposed by a law, regulations or Community legislation;
b) if the data are processed either for carrying out the investigations by defence counsel as per Act no. 397 of 07.12.2000 or to establish or defend a legal claim, provided that the data are processed exclusively for said purposes and for no longer than is necessary therefor;
c) if the provision of information to the data subject involves an effort that is declared by the Garante to be manifestly disproportionate compared with the right to be protected, in which case the Garante shall lay down suitable measures, if any, or if it proves impossible in the opinion of the Garante.

Section 7 of Legislative Decree no. 196 of 30 June 2003 (Rights to access personal data and other rights)
1. A data subject shall have the right to obtain confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning him exist, regardless of their being already recorded, and communication of such data in intelligible form.
2. A data subject shall have the right to be informed
a) of the source of the personal data;
b) of the purposes and methods of the processing;
c) of the logic applied to the processing, if the latter is carried out with the help of electronic means;
d) of the identification data concerning data controller, data processors and the representative designated as per Section 5(2);
e) of the entities or categories of entity to whom or which the personal data may be communicated and who or which may get to know said data in their capacity as designated representative(s) in the State’s territory, data processor(s) or person(s) in charge of the processing.
3. A data subject shall have the right to obtain
a) updating, rectification or, where interested therein, integration of the data;
b) erasure, anonymization or blocking of data that have been processed unlawfully, including data whose retention is unnecessary for the purposes for which they have been collected or subsequently processed;
c) certification to the effect that the operations as per letters a) and b) have been notified, as also related to their contents, to the entities to whom or which the data were communicated or disseminated, unless this requirement proves impossible or involves a manifestly disproportionate effort compared with the right that is to be protected.
4. A data subject shall have the right to object, in whole or in part, a) on legitimate grounds, to the processing of personal data concerning him/her, even though they are relevant to the purpose of the collection; b) to the processing of personal data concerning him/her, where it is carried out for the purpose of sending advertising materials or direct selling or else for the performance of market or commercial communication surveys.

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