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This page provides information on how to manage the website in relation to the processing of the personal data of users visiting it.


This information is provided pursuant to Article 13 of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003 and Article 13 of the EU Regulation 679/2016 for users interacting with the Marco Biagi Foundation web services, with access from https://www.fmb.unimore.it.


The information is provided only for the Marco Biagi Foundation website and not for other websites consulted by the user via this link.


The information is also based on Recommendation no. 2/2001 that the European personal data protection authorities, represented by the Group established by Article 29 of Directive no. 95/46 / EC, adopted on 17 May 2001 to lay down minimum requirements for the online collection of personal data, and, in particular, the methods, timing and nature of the information that the data controllers are required to provide to users when they connect to web pages, regardless of the purpose of the connection.



Data Controller

After consultation of this website, the data relating to identified or identifiable persons may be processed. The Data Controller for this information is the Marco Biagi Foundation, with registered offices in Largo Marco Biagi, 10 (formerly Viale Storchi, 2), 41121, Modena, tel. +39 059.205.6031, e-mail: privacy.fmb@unimore.it



Place of data processing

The processing operations connected to the web services of this site take place at the Information Technology Services office in Via Campi 213 / b – Modena and at the premises of the Data Controller. They are only handled by persons in charge of the processing, or by those carrying out maintenance operations. Except for these cases, no data deriving from the web service is transmitted or disseminated.



Navigation data

During normal operations the computer systems and software procedures used to operate this website acquire personal data the transmission of which is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols. This information is not collected in order to be associated with identified interested parties, but by its very nature, through processing and association with data held by third parties, may allow users to be identified. This category of data includes the IP addresses or domain names of the computers used by the users connecting to the site, the URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) ​​addresses of the requested resources, the time of the request, the method used to submit the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in response, the numeric code indicating the status of the response given by the server (success, error, etc.) and other parameters relating to the operating system and the user’s IT environment.


This data is used only to obtain anonymous statistical information on the use of the site and to monitor its proper functioning, and is deleted immediately after processing. The data may be used to ascertain liability in the case of computer crimes against the site: except in this case, the data on web contacts is stored for a limited period of time and periodically deleted.



Data provided voluntarily by the user

The optional, explicit and voluntary sending of electronic mail to the addresses indicated on this site entails the subsequent acquisition of the sender’s address, necessary to respond to requests, as well as any other personal data included in the message. The personal data provided by users requesting the dispatch of information (bulletins, CD-ROMs, newsletters, annual reports, answers to questions, deeds and provisions, etc.) is used for the sole purpose of performing the service requested and is communicated to third parties only if this is necessary for this purpose.




Purpose of use of cookies

The Marco Biagi Foundation website uses cookies to facilitate navigation and for the efficient use of the site. Cookies also make it possible to enhance the service provided for users, improving efficiency and / or enabling certain functions.


Cookies used

The Marco Biagi Foundation website uses two types of cookies: session cookies for authentication (online services and reserved areas) and monitoring cookies (Google Analytics).


Session cookies

The Marco Biagi Foundation website may use:


  • session cookies that are essential for managing authentication to online services and reserved areas. The use of these cookies (that are not stored permanently on the user’s computer and are eliminated when the browser is closed) is strictly limited to transmitting session identifiers necessary to allow a safe and efficient exploration of the site.


Disabling these cookies will prevent the user from gaining access to certain online services.


Analytical / monitoring cookies of third parties

The Marco Biagi Foundation uses the Google Analytics service of Google, Inc. (hereinafter “Google”) to generate statistics on the use of the website. Google Analytics uses cookies (not third-party cookies) that do not store personal data. The information obtained from cookies on the use of the website (including IP addresses) will be transmitted by the user’s browser to Google, with registered offices at 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States, and stored on the company’s servers. In particular, the cookies used by Google Analytics are specified below:


Name of Cookies Duration
__utma 2 years
__utmb 30 minutes
__utmc Session
__utmt 10 minutes
__utmz 6 months
_ga 2 years
_gat 10 minutes


By using the Marco Biagi Foundation website, users consent to the processing of personal data by Google in the manner and for the purposes indicated above.


According to the terms of service in place, Google will use this information, as an independent data controller, for the purpose of tracking and examining the use of the website, compiling reports on site activity for site operators and providing other services relating to website activity, connection methods (mobile, PC, browser used, etc.) and the methods of searching and reaching the site pages. Google may also transmit this information to third parties where this is required by law or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate IP addresses with any other data held by Google.


To consult the privacy policy of the Google company concerning the Google Analytics service, please visit the website http://www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html.


To learn about Google’s privacy policies, users should consult the website http://www.google.com/intl/it/privacy/privacy-policy.html.


Monitoring cookies can be disabled without consequences for site navigation: to disable them, see the next section “How to disable cookies through browser configuration (opt-out)”.


Websites and third-party services

The Marco Biagi Foundation website may contain links to other websites that have their own privacy information. The Marco Biagi Foundation is not responsible for the processing of data by these sites.


How to disable cookies

To disable all cookies

It is possible to withhold consent to the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate setting on the user’s browser.

Below are the links that explain how to disable cookies for the most popular browsers (for other browsers that may be used, a search should be made for this option in the Help software).

  • Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/it-IT/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-10
  • Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=it
  • Mozilla Firefox: http://support.mozilla.org/it/kb/Gestione%20dei%20cookie?redirectlocale=en-US&redirectslug=Cookies
  • Opera: http://help.opera.com/Windows/10.00/it/cookies.html
  • Apple Safari: http://www.apple.com/it/privacy/use-of-cookies/


Disablement of Google Analytics cookies

Alternatively, only Google Analytics cookies can be disabled, using the opt-out add-on provided by Google for the main browsers. In this way it will still be possible to use the online services of the websites of the Marco Biagi Foundation.


Deletion of cookies already stored on the terminal

Even when the authorization to use third-party cookies is revoked, cookies may have been stored on the user’s terminal prior to this revocation. For technical reasons it is not possible to delete these cookies, though the user’s browser allows them to be deleted from the privacy settings. The browser options include the option “Clear browsing data” which can be used to delete cookies, site data and plug-ins.


Optional supply of data

In addition to the data supplied for navigation purposes, the user may provide personal data via e-mail and / or online forms to obtain information and / or the requested service. Refusal to provide such data may make it impossible to obtain the information requested.


Processing methods

Personal data is processed by automated tools for the time strictly necessary for the purposes for which it was collected. Specific security measures are adopted to prevent the loss of data, illicit or incorrect use and unauthorized access.


Rights of interested parties

Interested parties may exercise the right:

  1. to access their personal data;
  2. to obtain the rectification or cancellation of the data or the limitation of the data processing concerning the user;
  3. to object to data processing;
  4. to take advantage of data portability;
  5. to revoke consent: the revocation of consent does not affect the lawfulness of the data processing based on the consent given prior to revocation;
  6. to lodge a complaint with the Italian Data Protection Authority (Garante della Privacy).

The above-mentioned rights may be exercised by sending a request by email to privacy.fmb@unimore.it or by contacting +39 059.205.6031.