Legal basis for treatment
The provision of data and therefore consent to the collection and processing of the data is optional, the User can deny consent, and can revoke at any time a consent already provided (via the banner placed at the bottom of the page or the browser settings for cookies , or the Contacts link). However, denying consent may result in the inability to provide certain services and the browsing experience on the site would be compromised.
Purpose of treatment
The processing of the data collected by the site, in addition to the related, instrumental and necessary purposes for the provision of the service, is aimed at the following purposes:
– Statistics (analysis)
Collection of data and information in an aggregated and anonymous form in order to verify the correct functioning of the site. None of this information is related to the person-user of the site, and does not allow identification in any way. Consensus is not required.
Collecting data and information to protect the security of the site (spam filters, firewalls, virus detection) and to prevent or expose fraud or abuse against the website. The data is automatically recorded and may possibly also include personal data (IP address) that could be used, in accordance with applicable laws, in order to block attempts to damage the site or to bring harm to other users, or otherwise malicious activities or constitutes criminality. This data is never used for the identification or profiling of the User and is deleted periodically. Consensus is not required.
- Ancillary activities
Communicate data to third parties that perform necessary or instrumental functions in the operation of the service (e.g. box comments), and to enable third parties to perform technical, logistical and other activities on our behalf. Providers only have access to personal data that is required to perform their duties, and are committed 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.
- Automated data collected
During User browsing, the following information can be collected that is stored in the site's server (hosting) log files:
- internet protocol (IP) address;
- browser type;
- parameters of the device used to connect to the site;
- name of the internet service provider (ISP);
- visit date and time;
- visitor's source web page (referral) and exit;
- possibly the number of clicks.
This data is used for statistical and analysis purposes, in an aggregate-only form. The IP address is used exclusively for security purposes and is not cross-referenced with any other data.
- Data granted voluntarily
The site can collect other data in case of voluntary use of services by users, such as comment, communication services (contact forms, comment boxes), and will be used exclusively for the provision of the requested service:
- email address.
Location of treatment
The data collected by the site is processed at the location of the Treatment Owner, and at the datacenter of the web Hosting (VHosting Solution s.r.l Unipersonal - Via A. Telesino 67, Palermo, IT), which is responsible for the processing of the data, processing the data on behalf of the it is located in the European Economic Area and acts in accordance with European standards.
Data retention period
The data collected by the site during its operation is retained for as long as it takes to carry out the precise activities. At the end the data will be deleted or anonymized, unless there are additional purposes for the preservation of the data.
The data (IP address) used for site security purposes (blocking attempts to damage the site) is retained for 30 days.
Transferring collected data to third parties
The data collected by the site is generally not provided to third parties, except in specific cases: legitimate request from the judicial authority and in the only cases provided for by law; if it is necessary for the provision of a specific service requested by the User; security checks or site optimization checks.
Transferring data to non-EU countries
This site may share some of the data collected with services located outside the European Union area. Particularly with Google, Facebook and Microsoft (LinkedIn) via social plugins and the Google Analytics service. The transfer is authorized according to specific decisions of the European Union and the Data Protection Authority,in particular the decision 1250/2016 (Privacy Shield - here the information page of the Italian Guarantor), for which no further consent is needed. The companies mentioned above guarantee their membership of the Privacy Shield.