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Privacy Policy

Information on personal data processing

Dear User,

in order to allow you the access to the pages on the website www.istituto-italiano-di-tecnologia.hivebrite.com, we kindly ask you to read the rules we apply for management of personal data in accordance with the provisions of the European Regulation 2016/679 (“GDPR”) and in compliance with the Provision of the Italian Protection Authority for Personal Data Processing n. 229 of 8 May 2014.

The disclosure is provided only for the above-mentioned domain and not for other websites that may be accessed by the user through links to other domains.

Therefore, following consultation of this website, data may be processed on persons identified or identifiable, for which we provide the following information:

Data Controller

The Data Controller for data provided by users is the Fondazione Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (hereinafter “IIT”), based in Genova, Via Morego n. 30.

Data Protection Officer

The Data Protection Officer is the Responsible person of the Data Protection Department, Rödl&Partner, Milan - Telephone +39 010 71781 - email: dpo@iit.it.

Purposes of data processing

The purposes of data processing refer to Internet browsing on the IIT Alumni website, to the creation of your IIT Alumni account and to the possible sending of data related to your person for the request of information by filling out specific forms.

Types of data processed

Browsing data

The IT systems and software procedures for operation of this website acquire, during normal operation, some personal data the transmission of which is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols.

This is information that is not collected to be associated with identified parties concerned, but that by its very nature could, through processing and association with data held by third parties, allow identifying users.

This category of data includes IP addresses or domain names of computers used by users that connect to the website, URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) ​​addresses of the resources requested, the time of the request, the method used to submit the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the response from the server (successful, error, etc.) and other parameters regarding the operating system and the user’s IT environment.

This data is only used to obtain anonymous, statistical information regarding website use and to verify its correct operation and they are deleted after processing. The data could be used to ascertain liability in case of hypothetical computer crimes against the site.

 

Data provided to finalise account activation

User’s personal data provided when creating a personal profile.

 

Data provided voluntarily by the user

User’s personal data posted on IIT Alumni profile may be visible to the other users of IIT Alumni website.

The optional, explicit and voluntary sending of e-mail to the addresses indicated on this website involves the subsequent acquisition of the sender's address required to reply to information requests, and any other personal data included in the message.

COOKIES

This web site exclusively uses cookies classified according to their characteristics, or:

 

Browsing/session cookies

The use of so-called browsing/session cookies (which are not stored permanently on the user's computer and are deleted once the browser is closed) is strictly limited to the transmission of session identifiers (formed by random numbers generated by the server) which are necessary to enable a safe and efficient exploration of the site.

In particular, the IT systems and software procedures for operation of the website acquire, during normal operation, some data transmission is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols. This is information that is not collected to be associated with identified parties concerned, but that by its very nature could, through processing and association with data held by third parties, allow identifying users.

 

Cookies analytics

The use of the so-called cookies analytics is done for the sole purpose of obtaining anonymous statistical information on the use of the website (e.g. the number of website visitors, their origin or the operating system used) and to check its proper functioning.

This category of data includes IP addresses or domain name systems of computers used by users that connect to the website, URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) ​​addresses of the resources requested, the time of the request, the method used to submit the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the response from the server (successful, error, etc.) and other parameters regarding the operating system and the user’s IT environment.

 

Functionality cookies

The Functionality cookies on the website improve the service by allowing users to navigate as a function of certain pre-determined criteria. The Functionality cookies are used, for example, in order to identify which is the first connection of the user, in order not to ask the user to connect again, as well as for the user search.

 

Third party cookies

The website uses cookies from the following third parties:

In particular: cookies from youtube.com and from vimeo.com are used to allow the availability of videos from the aforementioned websites; cookies from google.com are used for navigation statistics (Google Analytics); cookies from twitter.com, from facebook.com and from linkedin.com enable users to interact with social network; cookies from stripe.com, from paypal.com and from intercom.com are used for the online payments and for commercial use; cookies from addevent.com are used for the button “Add to calendar” an event.

Methods of processing and storage of data

The data may be processed either by computer or paper for the time strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which they were collected and as long as IIT Alumni user account is active, complying with the rules on protection of personal data, including those related to data security, to prevent data loss, illegal or incorrect use and unauthorized access.

It is specified that if the users ask to delete their account, the complete erasure of their personal data will require maximum 30 days.

Mandatory or optional nature of providing data

Apart what specified for browsing data, the user is free to provide personal data contained in the request forms in order to request the sending of information material or other communications.

Failure to provide such data may, sometimes, lead to not obtain what requested.

For what concerns browsing data, the user can state his/her choice regarding the use of cookies by the IIT website, also through the browser settings or through the site Youronlinechoices.

Below, the links that show the procedures to follow in order to configure the settings of the most used browsers:

Categories of recipients of personal data

Any data provided by users will be disclosed only to IIT’s Staff who manage IIT Alumni website. Data could also be disclosed to external parties which provide services of data hosting, software maintenance, technical assistance and back up of the data.

Furthermore, the IIT’s obligation to communicate data to the Judicial Authority remains in place, whenever, in this regard, a specific request is sent.

Rights of the data subject

The parties to which the personal data refer have the right to obtain at any time confirmation of the existence of such data and to know the content and origin, verify its accuracy or request its integration or updating, or correction (article 12 of GDPR).

In particular, the interested subject has the right to obtain indication on:                                                            

 

The interested subject has the right to obtain:

  1. update, rectification or, when interested, integration of data;
  2. the cancellation, anonymization or blocking of data processed unlawfully, including data whose storage is not required in relation to the purposes for which the data were collected or subsequently processed;
  3. certification that the operations under letters a) and b) have been notified, also regarding their content, to those to whom the data were communicated or made known, except where such compliance is impossible or involves a manifestly disproportionate use of means with respect to the protection of this right.
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