In compliance with the obligations resulting from the national legislation (D. Lgs 30th June 2003 n.196, Civil Code regarding the protection of personal data, and further modifications) and european (European regulation for the protection of personal data n. 679/2016, GDPR), this site respects and protects the privacy of visitors and users, making every possible and proportionate effort not to harm the rights of users.
Particularly, this site does not publish advertisements, does not use data for the purpose of sending advertising, but it makes use of third-party services in order to improve the use of the site, third parties which may collect user’s data and then use them to send personalized advertisements on other sites. For example, the site uses YouTube videos in some cases, which are set so as not to send cookies (and then not to collect data) until when the user starts the video. In fact, you can see that instead of the video there is only a placeholder. Also, the site uses social plugins to simplify sharing articles on social networks. These plugins are set so that they send cookies (and therefore eventually collect data) only after the user has clicked.
The provision of data and so the consent to the collection and processing of data is optioal, the User can deny consent, and can revoke at any time a consent already provided (through the banner at the bottom of the page or the browser settings for cookies, or the Contact link). However, denying the consent may make it impossible to provide some services and the browsing experience on the site would be compromised.
The processing of the data collected by the site, in addition to the purposes connected, instrumental and necessary for the provision of the service, is aimed at the following purposes:
Collection of data and information in an exclusively aggregated and anonymous form in order to verify the proper working of the site. None of this information is related to the physical person-User of the site, and doesn not allow in any way identification. Consent is not required.
Collection of data and information in order to protect the security of the site (spam filters, firewalls, virus detection) and of the Users so as to prevent or unmask fraud or abuse to the detriment of the website. The data are recorded automatically and may eventually also include personal data (Ip address) that could be used, in accordance to the laws in force on the subject, in order to block attempts to damage the site itself or to harm other users, or in any case harmfgul or criminal activities. These data are never used for the identification or profiling of the User and are periodically deleted. Consent is not required.
Subsidiary activities Communicate the data to third parties that perform functions necessary or instrumental to the operation of the service (e.g. comment box), and to allow third parties to carry out technical, logistical and other activities on our behalf. Providers have access only to personal data that is necessary to carry out their tasks, and undertake not to use the data for other purposes, and are required to process personal data in accordance with applicable regulations.
This site collects user data in two ways.
Data collected in an automated manner.
During the navigation of Users the following informations that are stored in the hosting log file of the site can be collected:
– Internet protocol (IP) address;
– Browser type;
– Parameters of the device used to connect to the site;
– Name of the internet service provider (ISP);
– Date and time of the visit;
– Web page of origin of the referral and exit;
– Number of clicks, if any.
These data are used for statistical and analysis purposes, exclusively in aggregate form. The IP address is used only for security purposes and is not cross-referenced with any other data.
Data provided voluntarily
The site may collect other data in case of voluntary use of services b y users, such as comment services, communication (contact forms, comment box), and will be used exclusively for the provision of the service requested:
– Email address.
The data collected by the site are processed at the headquarters of the holder of the treatment and at the datacenter of the web Hosting (Aruba spa, Via San Clemente, 53 – 24036 Ponte San Pietro (BG), IT), which processes the data on behalf of the holder, is located in the European Economic Area and acts accordingly with European standards.
Period of retention of data
The data collected by the site during its operation are kept for the time strictly necessary to carry out the activities specified. Upon expiry, the data will be deleted or anonymized, unless there are additional purposes for the storage of the same.
The data (IP address) used for the site security purposes (blocking attempts to damage the site) are stored for 7 days.
Transfer of collected data to third parties
The data collected by the site are generally not provided to third parties, except in specific cases: legitimate request by the judicial authority and only in cases provided by law; if it is necessary for the provision of a specific service requqested by the User; for the perfomance of security checks or site optimization.
Dati transfer to extra-EU countries
This site may share some of the data collected with services located outside the European Union. In particular with Google, Facebook and Microsoft (Linkedin) through social plugins and the Google Analytics service. The transfer is authorised on the basis of specific decisions of the European Union and the guarantor for the protection of personal data, in particular the decision 1250/2016 (Privacy Shield – here the information page of the Italian Guarantor), so no further consent is required. The companies mentioned above guarantee their adherence to the Privacy Shield.