Privacy Policy

Complete Privacy Policy

The website respects the privacy of its users and is committed to protecting the personal data they provide. In general, the user can browse the site without providing any type of personal information. The collection and processing of personal data take place, when necessary, in relation to the execution of services requested by the user, or when the user themselves decide to communicate their personal data; in these circumstances, this privacy policy illustrates the methods and ways of the collection and processing of the user’s personal data. The site processes personal data provided by users in accordance with current legislation.

Collection of personal data

Personal data means any information that can be used to identify an individual, company or other entity. By way of example and not exhaustively: the name and surname, the e-mail address or any other information necessary to contact the user or for the provision of the services requested by the user.

Purposes and methods of processing the collected data

The site processes the user’s personal data for the following general purposes: to satisfy specific requests, to personalize the user’s visit to the site, to update the user on the latest news in relation to the contents of the site or other information that it believes is of interest to the user, to better understand the needs of the user and offer them better services. The processing of the user’s personal data by the website for the purposes specified above takes place in accordance with current legislation for the protection of personal data.

Data voluntarily provided by the user

The site collects the user’s personal data when they ask to be included in a mailing list, or when the user, for any other reason, communicate their contact details; this involves the acquisition of the sender’s email address, necessary to reply to the requests, as well as any other personal data included in the message. The website uses this information only where it has been legitimately collected in accordance with this policy and in compliance with current legislation.

Navigation data

Navigation on the website takes place anonymously. The website does not perform user data collection operations with automatic methods, including the email address. This site uses the services provided by Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics records the IP address of the user for the website to get an idea of the area of the site that the user visit and the duration of the visit, in compliance with current legislation on the protection of personal data (data used for the sole purpose of obtaining anonymous statistical information on the use of the site and checking its correct functioning; they are deleted immediately after the operation). Like many other websites with character and content addressed to services, the site can use a standard technology called “cookies” to collect information on how the user use the site. For further information, the user are invited to consult the following section “Cookie policy”.

Cookie policy

This cookie policy has the specific purpose of illustrating the types and methods of use as well as providing indications about the actions to refuse or eliminate the cookies present on the website, if desired. A cookie is a small text file that some websites send to the user’s hard drive when visiting the site. A cookie may contain information such as a user ID that the site uses to control the pages visited, but the only personal information that a cookie can contain is that provided by the user themself. A cookie cannot read the data on the user’s hard disk or read the cookies created by other sites. Some areas of the site use technical cookies to record how users navigate the site. The site uses technical cookies to determine the usefulness of the information it provides to its users and to verify the effectiveness of the site’s navigation structure in relation to the help support offered to the user to obtain that information. This site uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). The information generated by the cookie about the user’s use of the website (including the user’s IP address) will be transmitted and stored on Google’s servers. Google will use this information for the purpose of tracking and examining user’s use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators, and providing other services relating to website activity and Internet use. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where this is required by law or where such third parties process the aforementioned information on behalf of Google. If the user does not wish to receive cookies while browsing the site, they can program their browser in order to be warned before accepting cookies or reject cookies when the browser warns of the presence of cookies. The user can also refuse all cookies by deactivating them in their browser, even if in this way they would not then be able to fully exploit the advantages of the site. In particular, the user may be asked to accept cookies in order to perform certain operations on the website. However, it is not necessary for the user to accept all cookies to use or navigate in many areas of the site.

Third-party web sites

The site may contain links to other sites. The site does not share the user’s personal data with these sites and is not responsible for their practices in relation to the protection and processing of personal data.

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about the user, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor user’s interaction with that embedded content, including tracking user’s interaction with the embedded content if the user has an account and is logged in to that website.

The site invites the user to read the privacy policy of these sites to find out how the third-party websites process and collect their personal data.

Scope of communication and dissemination of personal data

The user’s personal data are not disclosed outside the frame of the site without the consent of the interested party, except as specified above. The website can communicate the user’s personal data to third parties in one of the following cases: when the interested party has given his consent to the communication; when communication is necessary to provide the product or service requested by the user; when communication is necessary in relation to third parties who work on behalf of the site to provide the product or service requested by the user (the site will communicate to them only the information that is necessary in relation to the performance of the service and is forbidden for them to process data for different purposes); to provide the user with the information that the website deems necessary to know (at any time the user may request not to receive this type of information anymore).

Retention time of user data

The site will only retain the user’s personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which they were collected.

Rights over user’s data

The user have the right to:

  • obtain information about the processing of their personal data;
  • obtain access to their personal data;
  • ask for incorrect, inaccurate, or incomplete personal data to be corrected;
  • request that personal data be erased when it’s no longer needed or if the processing is unlawful;
  • object to the processing of their personal data for marketing purposes or on grounds relating to the user’s particular situation;

To exercise the user’s rights, the user should contact the webmaster through the page “Contacts”.

Changes to the privacy policy

The website will modify this privacy policy from time to time if necessary.