Processing of personal data

All personal data to be used in order to utilize the services offered by the Diogenes Project will be handled in compliance with Legislative Decree of Italian Law no. 196 of 30 June 2003, the Personal Data Protection Code.

Privacy Policy

a. Personal data processed

Browsing data. The software systems and procedures on which this website runs might process some personal data whose transmission is inherent to the Internet’s communication protocols. The aforementioned data category (which includes, e.g. and not exhaustively, IP and DNS addresses) is processed by the controller for statistical reasons and in an anonymous form, but can be cross-correlated through a series of operations in order to render the user identifiable, for instance to ascertain its liability in case of damages to the website’s infrastructure.

Cookies. Cookies are small, automatically generated text files that get downloaded by the user’s device after browsing the website. Some of those files (session cookies) are removed automatically at the end of the browsing session.

Some other cookies remain on the user’s device after the end of the browsing session, for instance when the user decides to have its user-id and password stored in one of those files in order to log in automatically to the restricted area. If the user does not desire to store cookies, he can avoid downloading them through the appropriate browser configuration. In certain cases, however, cookies might be necessary for the functioning of some parts of the website. The Diogenes Project utilizes third party (i.e. Google’s) analytic cookies in order to improve the service’s quality and to evaluate its content’s usage. In relation to those cookies, please refer to Google’s cookie policy. By continuing to browse the website, the user consents to the deployment of cookies in its device.

User-generated content. The voluntary and explicit provision of personal data by the user is functional and necessary for the access to the services provided by the controller through its website, specifically for the purchase and fruition of the ocontact form.

b. Processing purposes

The user’s personal data are gathered and processed in order to allow the controller to provide its services in respect of the general principles of fairness, lawfulness and transparency.  With the user’s explicit consent, its personal data can be also processed in order to advertise additional activities offered by The Diogenes Project Consortium

c. Processing modalities

In order to comply with the aforementioned obligations and to achieve the aforementioned goals, the personal data processed will be handled both through a digital database and through a physical archive. All personal data will be processed in compliance with the minimum security measures sanctioned by the applicable law, in order to minimize the risks of data destruction or loss, of unauthorised access and of processing beyond the scope of its original purpose.

d. Data disclosure by the user

The disclosure of the personal data concerning the fields marked with an asterisk in the form is necessary for the service’s provision.

e. Data disclosure towards third parties

The user’s personal data may be disclosed, through various means, to the data controller and/or processor, and also to third parties, in order to provide or optimize the service requested by the user.

f. Data subject’s rights

With regard to the processing of its data, the user can exercise, even by delegation or through a proxy, the rights granted byart. 7 of the Legislative Decree no. 196 of 30 June 2003, i.e. the right of access, the right to obtain the data rectification, updating or integration, the right to erasure, anonymization or blocking of the personal data unlawfully processed, the right to opt out for legitimate reasons and the right to opt out from the processing of personal data with marketing or commercial purposes.

g. Data controller

The data controller is The Diogenes Project Consortium.