Privacy

Privacy policy

Data Controller

IMC Foundation – International Marine Center Onlus
Research Institute of Science and Technology Park of Sardinia
Public register of italian research organizations National Register of Studies cod. 11881273
Location Sa Mardini 09170 Torregrande – Oristano

Definitions and legal references

Personal Data (or Data)

It constitutes personal data any information that, directly or indirectly, also in connection with any other information, including a personal identification number, makes a physical person identified or identifiable.

 

Usage Data

This information is collected automatically through this Website (also from third party applications integrated into this Website), including: IP addresses or domain names of the computers used by the User that connects to this Website, the addresses in URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) notation, the time of the request, the method used in forwarding 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 (good order, error, etc. .) the country of origin, the characteristics of the browser and the operating system used by the visitor, the various temporal connotations of the visit (for example the time spent on each page) and the details relating to the itinerary followed within the Application, with particular reference to the sequence of the pages consulted, to the parameters relating to the operating system and the IT environment of the User.

 

User

The individual who uses this Website that, unless otherwise specified, coincides with the interested party.

 

Interested

The natural person to whom the Personal Data refers.

 

Data Processor (or Manager)

The natural person, legal person, public administration and any other entity that processes personal data on behalf of the Owner, as set out in this privacy policy.

 

Data Controller (or Holder)

The natural or legal person, public authority, service or other body which, individually or together with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data and the tools adopted, including the security measures related to the operation and use of this Website. The Data Controller, unless otherwise specified, is the owner of this Website.

 

This Website (or this Application)

The hardware or software tool through which the Personal Data of Users are collected and processed.

 

Service

The Service provided by this Website as defined in the relevant terms (if any) on this website / application.

European Union (or EU)

Unless otherwise specified, any reference to the European Union contained in this document shall be extended to all current member states of the European Union and the European Economic Area.

 

Cookie

Small portion of data stored in the User’s device.

 

Legal references

This privacy statement is drawn up on the basis of multiple legislative systems, including articles 13 and 14 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679.

Unless otherwise specified, this privacy statement applies exclusively to this Website.

 

Types of Data collected

Among the Personal Information collected by this Website, either independently or through third parties, there are: Cookies, Usage data, name, surname, email address, username and website.

Full details on each type of data collected are provided in the dedicated sections of this privacy policy or through specific information texts displayed before the data are collected.

Personal Data may be freely provided by the User or, in the case of Usage Data, collected automatically during the use of this Website.

Unless otherwise specified, all the Data requested by this Website are mandatory. If the User refuses to communicate them, it may be impossible for this Website to provide the Service.

In cases where this Website indicates some Data as optional, Users are free to refrain from communicating such Data, without this having any consequence on the availability of the Service or on its operation.

Users who have doubts about which data are mandatory, are encouraged to contact the owner.

Any use of Cookies – or other tracking tools – by this Website or by third party service providers used by this Website, unless otherwise specified, is intended to provide the Service requested by the User, in addition the additional purposes described in this document and in the Cookie Policy, if available.

The User assumes the responsibility of the Personal Data of third parties obtained, published or shared through this Website and guarantees to have the right to communicate or disseminate themrli, freeing the Controller from any responsibility towards third parties.

Mode and place of processing of the collected data

Treatment Mode

The Data Controller shall take appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification or destruction of Personal Data. processing is carried out using IT and / or telematic tools, with organizational methods and with logic strictly related to the purposes indicated. In addition to the Data Controller, in some cases, other parties involved in the organization of this Website (administrative, commercial, marketing, legal, system administrators) or external subjects (as suppliers of third party technical services, postal carriers) may have access to the Data. , hosting providers, IT companies, communication agencies) also appointed, if necessary, Data Processors by the Data Controller. The updated list of the Managers may always be requested from the Data Controller.

Legal treatment status

The Data Controller processes Personal Data relating to the User in the event that one of the following conditions exists:
• the User has given consent for one or more specific purposes; Note: in some jurisdictions the Owner may be authorized to process Personal Data without the User’s consent or another of the legal bases specified below, as long as the User does not object (“opt-out”) to this treatment. However, this is not applicable if the processing of Personal Data is governed by European legislation regarding the protection of Personal Data,
• the processing is necessary for the execution of a contract with the User and / or the execution of pre-contractual measures;
• the processing is necessary to fulfill a legal obligation to which the Data Controller is subject,
• the processing is necessary for the performance of a task in the public interest or for the exercise of public authority to which the Data Controller is invested,
• the processing is necessary for the prosecution of the legitimate interest of the Data Controller or of third parties.
In any case it is always possible to ask the Owner to clarify the concrete legal basis of each treatment and in particular to specify if the treatment is based on the law, foreseen by a contract or necessary to conclude a contract.

Place

Data are processed at the operational headquarters of the Data Controller and in any other place where the parties involved in the treatment are localized. For more information, contact the Owner.
The User’s Personal Data may be transferred to a country other than the one in which the User is located. To obtain further information on the processing location, the User can refer to the section concerning the processing of Personal Data.
The User is entitled to obtain information on the legal basis for the transfer of data outside the European Union or to an international organization of public international law or consisting of two or more countries, such as the UN, as well as to the security measures taken by the Data Controller to protect the Data.
If any of the transfers described above take place, the User may refer to the respective sections of this document or request information from the Data Controller by contacting him at the opening dates.

Storage Period

The Data are processed and stored for the time required by the purposes for which they were collected.
Therefore:
• Personal Data collected for purposes connected to the execution of a contract between the Owner and the User will be kept until the execution of this contract is completed.
• Personal Data collected for purposes related to the legitimate interest of the Data Controller will be retained until such interest is met. The User can obtain further information regarding the legitimate interest pursued by the Data Controller in the relevant sections of this document or by contacting the Data Controller.
When processing is based on the User’s consent, the Data Controller may retain the Personal Data for as long as possible. when this consent is not revoked. Furthermore, the Data Controller may be obliged to keep Personal Data for a longer period in compliance with a legal obligation or by order of an authority.
At the end of the retention period the Personal Data will be deleted. Therefore, at the end of this term the right of access, cancellation, rectification and the right to the portability of data can no longer be exercised.

Finality of the processing of collected data

The User’s Data are collected to allow the Owner to provide its Services, as well as for the following purposes: Analytics, Contacting the User, Commenting on Content, Displaying content from external platforms, Interaction with external social networks and platforms, Protection from SPAM, Management of User databases and Interactionne with live chat platforms.
To obtain further detailed information on the purposes of the processing and on the Personal Data concretely relevant for each purpose, the User can refer to the relevant sections of this document.

Details on the processing of Personal Data

Personal Data is collected for the following purposes and using the following services:
Content commenting
Commenting services allow Users to formulate and make public their own comments regarding the content of this Website.
Users, according to the settings decided by the Owner, can leave the comment also anonymously. In the case of Personal Data issued by the User there is an email, this could be used to send notifications of comments regarding the same content. Users are responsible for the content of their comments. If a comment service provided by third parties is installed, it is possible that, even if users do not use the comment service, the same collect traffic data to the pages where the comment service is installed.

Directly managed comment system (This Website)

This Website has its own content commenting system.

Personal data collected: surname, email, name, website and username.

Contact the User

Contact Form (This Website)

The User, by filling out the contact form with their Data, consents to their use to respond to requests for information, estimates, or any other nature indicated by the header of the form.

Personal Data collected: email and name.

Interaction with live chat platforms

This type of services allows you to interact with live chat platforms, managed by third parties. zi, directly from the pages of this Website. This allows the User to contact the support service of this Website or this Website to contact the User while he is browsing his pages.
In the case where a service is installed interaction with live chat platforms, it is possible that, even if users do not use the service, the same collect usage data related to the pages in which it is installed. In addition, the conversations of the live chat could be recorded.

Interaction with social networks and external platforms

This type of services allows you to make interactions with social networks, or other external platforms, directly from the pages of this Website.
The interactions and information acquired from this Website are in any case subject to the User’s privacy settings related to each social network. In the case where a service of interaction with social networks is installed, it is possible that, even if the Users do not use the service, the same collects traffic data related to the pages in which it is installed.

Like button and Facebook social widgets (Facebook, Inc.)

The “Like” button and Facebook social widgets are services of interaction with the social network Facebook, provided from Facebook, Inc.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.
Treatment Point: USA – Privacy Policy.

 +1 Button and Membership Widget ali Google+ (Google Inc.)

The +1 button and Google+ social widgets are services of interaction with the social network Google+, provided by Google Inc.
Personal data collected: Cookies and Usage data.
Treatment: USA – Privacy Policy.

 

LinkedIn button and social widgets (LinkedIn Corporation)

LinkedIn button and social widgets are services of interaction with the Linkedin social network, provided by LinkedIn Corporation.
Personal data collected: Cookies and usage data.

Treatment data: USA – Privacy Policy.

 

“Pin it” button and Pinterest social widgets (Pinterest)

The “Pin it” button and Pinterest social widgets are services of interaction with the Pinterest platform, provided by Pinterest Inc.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

Place of processing: USA – Privacy Policy.

 

Tweet button and social widgets of Twitter (Twitter, Inc.)

Tweet button and Twitter social widgets are services of interaction with the social network Twi tter, provided by Twitter, Inc.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

Usage of treatment: USA – Privacy Policy.

Protection by SPAM

This type of services analyzes the traffic of this Website, potentially containing Personal Data of Users, in order to filter it from parts of traffic, messages and content recognized as SPAM.
Akismet (Automattic Inc.)
Akismet is a protection service provided by SPAM provided by Automattic Inc.
Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.
Place of processing: USA – Privacy Policy.

Statistics

The services contained in this section allow the Data Controller to monitor and analyze traffic data and serveto keep track of User behavior.

Google Analytics (Google Inc.)

Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google uses Personal Data, collected anonymously on this site, for the purpose of evaluating the use of this Website, compiling reports and sharing them with other services developed by Google.
Google may use the Personal Data collected in such a way anonymous on this site, to contextualize and personalize the ads of your advertising network.
Personal data collected: Cookies and usage data.
Treatment location: USA – Privacy PolicyOpt Out.

Displaying content from external platforms

This type of service allows you to view content hosted on external platforms directly from the pages of this Website and interact with them.

In the case in which a service of this type is installed, it is possible that, even if the users do not use the service, the same collect traffic data related to the pages where it is installed.

Google Fonts (Google Inc.)

Google Fonts is a visualization service of stil i of the nature managed by Google Inc. that allows this Website to integrate such contents within its pages.
Personal Data collected: Usage data and various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.
Treatment location: USA – Privacy Policy.

 

Gravatar (Automattic Inc.)

Gravatar is an image visualization service managed by Automattic Inc. that allows this website to integrate such content within its pages.
Please note that if the images Gravatar are used for comment systems, the email address of the commentator (or parts of it) could be sent to Gravatar, even if it is not subscribed to this service.
Personal data collected: Usage data and email.
Treatment data: USA – Privacy Policy.

 

Widget Video YouTube (Google Inc.)

YouTube is a video content visualization service provided by Google Inc. that allows this Website to integrate such content. enuti within its pages.
Data Personal Data: Cookies and Usage Data.
Usage of treatment: USA – Privacy Policy.

Newsletter

In this site there is a Newsletter feature dedicated to all readers who spontaneously want to receive via email editorial content.
For the delivery and management of the Newsletter, the service offered by MailChimp (The Rocket Science Group, LLC, 512 Means St., Suite 404 – 30318 – Atlanta, Georgia) is used and the data collected is stored on the secure servers of the delivery service.
In accordance with the privacy policy of MailChimp the data will never be used directly by MailChimp or sold to third parties. MailChimp uses properly authorized operators to maintain the service and in the exercise of said function they may have access to your data.
In any case, the guarantees provided by privacy policy of MailChimp.

Users Rights

Users may exercise certain rights with reference to the Data processed by the Data Controller.

In particular, the User has the right to:

Withdraw the consent at any time. The User may revoke the consent to the processing of their Personal Data previously expressed.

Opposing the processing of their Data. The User may object to the processing of their Data when it occurs on a legal basis other than consent. Further details on the right of opposition are indicated in the section below.

Access your data. You have the right to obtain information on the Data processed by the Data Controller, on certain aspects of the processing and to receive a copy of the Data processed.

Verify and request the correction . The User can verify the correctness of his Data and request its updating or correction.

Obtain the limitation of the treatment. When certain conditions are met, the User may request the limitation of the processing of their Data. In this case, the Data Controller will not process the Data for any other purpose other than their conservation.

Obtain cancellation or removal of their Personal Data. When certain conditions are met, the User may request the deletion of their Data by the Data Controller.

Receive their data or have them transferred to another holder. The User is entitled to receive his data in a structured format, commonly used and readable by automatic device and, where technically feasible, to obtain the transfer without hindrance to another owner. This provision is applicable when the Data is processed with automated tools and the processing is based on the User’s consent, on a contract to which the User is party or on contractual measures connected to it.

Make a claim. The User can lodge a complaint with the Data Protection Authority, egrsonali competent or acting in court.

How to exercise the rights

To exercise the rights of the User, Users can direct a request to the contact details of the Owner indicated in this document. The requests are deposited free of charge and processed by the Data Controller as soon as possible, in any case within a month.

More information on the data processing

Defense in Court

The personal data of the User may be used by the Data Controller in court or in the preparatory stages possible establishment for the defense against abuse in the use of this Website or related Services by the User.
The User declares to be aware that the Data Controller may be obliged to disclose the Data by order of the public authorities.

Specific information

On request of the User, in addition to the information contained in this privacy policy, this Website may provide the User with additional and contextual information regarding specific Services, or the collection and processing of Personal Data.

System Log and maintenance information

For needs related to the operation and maintenance, this Website and any third party services from it used to collect System Logs, i.e. files that record the interactions and which may also contain Personal Data, such as the IP address User.

Information not contained in this policy

Learn more in relation to the processing of Personal Data may be requested at any time at the Data Controller using the contact details.

Modifications to this privacy policy

The Data Controller reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time by informing Users on this page. Please therefore consult this page regularly, referring to the date of the last modification indicated at the bottom. In case of non-acceptance of the changes made to this privacy policy, the User is required to cease using this Website and may request the Data Controller to remove his Personal Data. Unless otherwise specified, the previous privacy policy will continue to apply to Personal Data collected until then.

Updated to 18/05/2018

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