Privacy Policy

  1. This section contains information on the management methods on the Dante Platform with reference to the processing of user data on
  2. This statement is also valid for the purposes of art. 13 of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003, Personal data protection code, and for the purposes of Article 13 of EU Regulation no. 2016/679, concerning the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and the free circulation of such data, for those who interact with Dante Platform, and can be reached at the link corresponding to the home page: 3. The information is provided only for and not for other websites that may be consulted by the user through links contained therein. 4. The purpose of this document is to provide information on the methods, timing and nature of the information that the data controllers must provide to users when connecting to the web pages of the Dante Platform, regardless of the purposes of the connection itself, according to Italian and European legislation. 5. The privacy policy may undergo changes due to the introduction of new rules in this regard, therefore the user is invited to periodically check this page. 6. If the user is under the age of sixteen, pursuant to Article 8, no. 1 of EU regulation 2016/679, they must provide their consent via the authorisation of their parents or guardians.

1.Data Controller

  1. The Data Controller is the natural or legal person, public authority, service or other body that, individually or together with others, determines the purposes and means of personal data processing. The Data Controller also deals with security.
  2. With regard to this website, the Data Controller is the Secretary General Prof. Alessandro Masi and for any clarification or to exercise user's rights, he can be contacted at the following email address:

2.Data Processor

  1. The Data Processor is a natural or legal person, public authority, service or other body which processes personal data on behalf of the Data Controller. 2. Pursuant to article 28 of EU regulation no. 2016/679, on the appointment of the data controller, the data processor of the website is: Secretary General Prof. Alessandro MasiData processing location**
  2. The data generated by the use of shall be processed in Rome, Italy at Piazza di Firenze 27.
  3. Should the need arise, the data connected to the newsletter service can be processed by the Data Processor or subjects appointed by the Data Processor for this purpose at the designated location.

1.Type of cookies

  1. The website uses cookies to make the user’s navigation experience easier and more intuitive. Cookies are small strings of text used to memorise certain information regarding the user, their preferences, or the device used to access the Internet (computer, tablet, or smartphone) and are primarily used to adapt the website’s operation to the user’s expectations, offering a more custom navigation experience and saving choices that were previously made. 2. A cookie consists of a reduced set of data transferred to the user’s browser by a web server and can only be read by the server that performed the transfer. It is not an executable code and it does not spread viruses. 3. Cookies do not record any personal data, and any identifiable data will not be saved. If you wish, you can prevent some or all cookies from being saved. However, in this case, use of the website and the services offered could be compromised. To proceed without modifying cookies options, simply continue browsing. The types of cookies that the site uses can be seen below:

**2.Technical cookies **

  1. There are many technologies used to save information in the user’s computer, which are then collected by other websites. Of these, the most well-known and used are HTML cookies. These are used for navigation and to facilitate access and use of the website by the user. Cookies are necessary for the transmission of communications on electronic networks, that is, for the supplier, to deliver the service required by the customer. 2. The settings to manage or disable COOKIES may vary depending on the Internet browser used. However, the user can manage or disable storage or deletion of cookies by changing the settings on their Internet browser. This can slow down or prevent access to certain website features.

  2. The use of technical cookies allows safe and efficient use of the website.

  3. COOKIES that are inserted in the browser and retransmitted through Google Analytics or through a statistical blogger service or the like are only technical if used directly by the website owner to optimise the website. Information may be collected in aggregate form on the number of users and how they visited the website. The same rules that apply to technical cookies regarding information and consent also apply to COOKIE Analytics under these conditions.

  4. From the point of view of duration, it is possible to distinguish between temporary session cookies, which are automatically deleted at the end of the browsing session and are used to identify the user and thus avoid logging into each visited page, and permanent cookies, which remain active in the PC until the user logs out or the session is expired.

  5. Session cookies may also be installed to allow access to the reserved area of the portal as an authenticated user.

  6. They are not stored permanently but exclusively for the duration of the browsing. When the browser is closed they are deleted automatically. Their use is strictly limited to the transmission of session identifiers, which consist of random numbers generated by the server and allow for safe and efficient website browsing.

  7. Third-party cookies**

  8. In relation to origin, we can distinguish between cookies sent to the browser directly from the website that is being visited and those from third parties sent to the computer from other websites and not the one being visiting.

  9. Permanent cookies are often third-party cookies.

  10. The majority of third-party cookies are tracking cookies used to identify online behaviour, understand interests and consequently personalise advertising for users.

  11. Third party analytical cookies may be installed. These cookies are sent from above-mentioned third-party domains external to the website.

  12. Third-party analytical cookies are used to collect information on the behaviour of users when visiting The data, which is collected anonymously, is used to track performance and improve the performance of the website. Third-party profiling cookies are used to create profiles related to users on, in order to offer advertising in line with the user’s choices.

  13. Use of these cookies is governed by the rules established by those third-parties. Therefore, users are asked to read the privacy notices and instructions on managing or disabling cookies published on the related websites.

4.Profiling cookies

  1. Profiling cookies are aimed at creating user profiles and are employed to send advertising messages in line with the preferences demonstrated by the users during navigation online.
  2. When using these types of COOKIES, the user must give explicit consent.
  3. Article 22 of EU Regulation 2016/679 and Article 122 of the Italian Data Protection Code will apply.

**1.Data processing method **

  1. As with all Websites, this Website also utilises log files in which information garnered from User visits is automatically collected and stored. The information collected could be the following:
  • Internet protocol address (IP);
  • Browser type and device parameters used to connect to the site;
  • Name of the internet service provider (ISP);
  • Date and time of visit;
  • Web page of origin of the visitor (referal) and exit;
  • Possibly the number of clicks.
  1. The information listed here is processed automatically and collected in an exclusively aggregated form in order to verify the correct functioning of the website, and for security reasons. This information will be processed according to the legitimate interests of the Data Controller.
  2. As a security measure (anti-spam filters, firewalls, and virus detection), the data automatically stored may also include personal data like IP addresses. This data may be used to block attempts to hack the site or other users, or any other harmful or illegal activity, and is handled according the laws governing data usage and storage. Such data is never used for user identification or profiling purposes, but merely for the protection of the website and its users, with such information being processed according to the legitimate interests of the Data Controller.
  3. If the site allows inclusion of comments, or in the case of specific services requested by the user, including the possibility to send the Curriculum Vitae for a possible working relationship, the site automatically detects and records some identification data of the user, including the email address. This data is voluntarily provided by the user at the time of requesting service delivery. By adding a comment or other information, the User expressly accepts the Privacy Policy, and in particular agrees that the content included is freely disseminated to third parties. The data received will be used exclusively for the provision of the requested service and only for the time needed to provide the service.
  4. The information that Users of the Website deem to make public through the services and tools rendered available to them, is provided by the User knowingly and voluntarily, exempting this Website from all liability regarding any violation of laws. It is up to the user to verify that they have permission to provide the personal data of third parties or content protected by national and international regulations.

2.Purpose of data processing

  1. The data collected by the website during its operation is utilised exclusively for the aforementioned purposes and retained for the time strictly necessary to carry out the activities specified, and in any case not later than 5 years.

  2. The data used for security purposes (blocking attempts to damage the site) are kept for the time strictly necessary to achieve the previously indicated aim.

  3. Data provided by the user**

  4. As indicated above, the optional, explicit and voluntary sending of emails to the addresses indicated on this website entails the subsequent acquisition of the sender's address, which is necessary to reply to requests, as well as any other personal data included in the messages.

  5. Specific summary information will be progressively found or displayed on the pages of the website relating to specific on-demand services.

4.Support in configuring your browser

  1. The user can also manage cookies through their browser settings. However, deleting cookies from the browser may remove the preferences set for the site. For further information and support, you can also visit the specific help page of the web browser you are using:

5.Social Network Plugin

  1. This site also incorporates plug-ins and/or buttons for social networks in order to facilitate the sharing of content on your favourite social media networks. These plugins are programmed so as not to set any cookies when users access the page in order to safeguard the privacy of users. Cookies may be set, if so provided by the social networks, only when the user makes effective and voluntary use of the plugin. Please note that if the user browses the website whilst logged in the social network, he/she has already given consent to the utilisation of cookies conveyed through this website at the time of registration to the social media network.
    The collection and use of the information obtained through the plugin are governed by the respective privacy policies of the social networks, to which you should please refer:
  1. Article 13 paragraph 2 of EU Regulation 2016/679 lists the user's rights.
  2. This website therefore intends to inform the user about the existence:
  • the right of the interested party to ask the owner for access to personal data (Article 15 of the EU Regulation), their updating (Article 7, paragraph 3, letter a of Legislative Decree 196/2003), the correction (article 16 EU Regulation), amendment (article 7, paragraph 3 letter a Legislative Decree 196/2003), limitation of the processing that concerns them (Article 18 EU Regulation) or to oppose, for legitimate reasons, their processing (Article 21 EU Regulation), in addition to the right to data portability (Article 20 EU Regulation);
  • the right to request the cancellation (Article 17 of the EU Regulation), transformation into anonymous form or blocking of data processed in violation of the law, including those that do not need to be kept for the purposes for which the data have been collected or subsequently processed (Article 7 paragraph 3, letter b) Legislative Decree 196/2003);
  • the right to obtain certification that the operations of updating, rectification, amendment of data, cancellation, blocking of data and transformation have been brought to the attention, also as regards their content, of those to whom the data have been communicated or disseminated, except in the case in which this fulfilment proves impossible or involves the use of means manifestly disproportionate to the protected right (Article 7, paragraph 3, letter c Legislative Decree 196/2003). 3. Requests can be sent to the data controller at his aforementioned email address (without formalities) or using the model provided by the Guarantor for the protection of personal data.
  1. If the processing is based on the Article 6, paragraph 1, letter a - express consent to use - or on Article 9, paragraph 2 letter a - express consent to the use of genetic, biometric, health-related data revealing religious or philosophical beliefs or union membership, which reveal racial or ethnic origin, political opinions - the user has the right to revoke consent at any time without prejudice to the lawfulness of the processing based on the consent given before the revocation.

  2. Likewise, in the event of violation of the law, the user has the right to lodge a complaint with the Guarantor for the Protection of Personal Data, as the authority responsible for monitoring the processing in the Italian State.

  3. For a more in-depth examination of similar rights, see Articles 15 et seq. of EU Regulation 2016/679 and Article 7 of Italian Legislative Decree no. 196/2003.

  1. The Data Controller notifies the Guarantor of the processing of personal data which it intends to proceed with, only if the processing concerns: genetic, biometric data or data indicating the geographical position of persons or objects through an electronic communication network;
  • data liable to reveal the state of health and sexual life, processed for the purposes of assisted procreation, provision of health services electronically relating to databases or the supply of goods, epidemiological investigations, detection of mental, infectious and diffusive diseases , seropositivity, organ and tissue transplantation and monitoring of health expenditure;
  • data liable to reveal the sexual life or the psychic sphere, processed by associations, bodies and non-profit organisations, even if not recognised, of a political, philosophical, religious or trade union nature;
  • data processed with the aid of electronic tools aimed at defining the profile or personality of the concerned party or analysing consumption habits and choices or montoring the use of electronic communication services with the exclusion of processing technically essential to provide the same services to users;
  • sensitive data recorded in databases for the purpose of selecting personnel on behalf of third parties as well as sensitive data used for opinion polls, market research and other sample research;
  • data recorded in specific databases managed with electronic tools and relating to the risk on economic solvency, financial situation, the correct fulfillment of obligations, illegal or fraudulent behaviour.
  1. This website processes user data in a lawful and proper manner, adopting appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorised access, disclosure, modification, or unauthorised destruction of the data. Processing is carried out with the aid of IT and/or electronic transmission tools, using organisational procedures and software strictly related to the aforementioned purposes.
  2. In addition to the Data Controller, in certain cases other parties involved in the operation of the Site may have access to stored personal data (administrative, sales, legal department, and system administrator personnel) or external individuals (such as third-party technical service providers, mail couriers, hosting providers, IT companies, and communication agencies).
  1. This document, published at:, constitutes the privacy policy of this website.
  2. It may be subject to changes or updates. In case of significant changes and updates, these will be notified to users with specific notifications.
  3. However, previous versions of the document will be available on this page.
  4. The document was updated on 12.03.2021 to comply with the relevant regulations, and in particular in compliance with EU Regulation 2016/679.