Privacy policies

The information provided below describes, as required by the EU Regulation 2016/679, the processing operations performed on the personal data of the users visiting the website, commencing from the address:

This information is provided for, but not for any other websites that users may access via links.

Parties involved

Categories of personal data and purposes of the processing

Browsing data

The information systems and software procedures relied upon to operate this web site acquire personal data as part of their standard functioning; the transmission of such data is an inherent feature of Internet communication protocols.

This data category includes the IP addresses and/or the domain names of the computers and terminal equipment used by any user, the URI/URL (Uniform Resource Identifier/Locator) addresses of the requested resources, the time of such requests, the method used for submitting a given request to the server, returned file size, a numerical code relating to server response status (successfully performed, error, etc.), and other parameters related to the user's operating system and computer environment.

These data are necessary to use web-based services and are also processed in order to:

Browsing data are kept for no longer than 5 years.

Data communicated by users

The optional, explicit and voluntary sending of emails, messages and any other type of communications, addresses or contact details indicated on this portal implies the subsequent acquisition of the sender's e-mail address and any other personal data used to reply to requests. Specific summary information will be progressively provided or displayed on the relevant website pages for specific services.

Cookies and other tracking devices

No cookies are used to profile users nor are other user tracking systems implemented. So-called session (non-persistent) cookies are used exclusively to the extent this is necessary to enable secure, efficient browsing. Storage of session cookies in terminal equipment or browsers is under the user's control, whilst cookie-related information is stored server-side after HTTP sessions in the service logs for no longer than the duration of the session.

Legal basis for the processing

The legal basis for the processing is founded, pursuant to art. 6.1.e) of the EU Regulation 2016/679, in the public interest tasks with which the University is invested.

Categories of data recipients

The data will be processed exclusively by the staff and collaborators of the Alma Mater Studiorum - University of Bologna.

Rights of the data subject

Data subjects have the right to obtain from the Alma Mater Studiorum – University of Bologna, where appropriate, access to their personal data as well as rectification or erasure of such data or the restriction of the processing concerning them, and to object to the processing (pursuant to Articles 15 to 22 of the EU Regulation 2016/679).

Please contact the University's DPO at the above contacts to lodge all requests to exercise these rights.

If a data subject considers that the processing of personal data relating to him or her as performed via this website infringes the EU Regulation 2016/679 or Decree 196/03 and subsequent amendments and additions, he or she has the right to lodge a complaint with the Italian data protection authority's (known as the "Garante per la protezione dei dati personali"), pursuant to Article 77of the Regulation (UE) 2016/679, or to refer to the appropriate courts (art. 79 of the Regulation).