Data Controller:
“The Owner” name: Alessandro Benetton

DISCLOSURE according to the effects of art. 13 of the legislative decree dated 30 June 2003, No. 196 provided for in Article 13, (Code regarding the protection of personal data) and the EU Regulation 2016/679 on data protection (GDPR, General Data Protection Regulation EU 2016/679).

This page describes how this website is managed with reference to Legislative Decree no. 196 of 30 June 2003, provided for in Article 13, (Code regarding the protection of personal data) and the EU Regulation 2016/679 on data protection (GDPR, General Data Protection Regulation EU 2016/679).

By accessing, browsing or using the website, users acknowledge that they have read, understood, and consented to the terms and conditions. Whether users disagree with this policy, they should not use the website and its services as well as not disclose personal information.

“The Owner” respects the privacy of its users and undertakes to protect the personal data he acquires. You can visit our website without providing any personal data or information. Collection and processing of personal data takes place when required by “The Owner” in relation to the execution of services requested by the user, or when the user himself/herself decides to communicate his/her personal data; in such circumstances, this privacy policy explains methods and characteristics of the collection and processing of the user’s personal data. “The Owner” processes personal data belonging to the users in compliance with current legislation.


Personal data is any information that could be used to identify an individual, a company or other entity. This includes but is not limited to data such as the name and surname, the e-mail address, the postal address or other physical address, as well as other information needed to contact the user, qualification, date of birth, gender, occupation, business activity, personal interests, other information needed for the provision of the services requested by the user.

Access to the website takes place anonymously, unless the user has previously specified that s/he wishes “The Owner” to remember the user ID and password with which s/he registered on the website. “The Data Controller” does not perform automatic user data collection, including e-mail address. “The Owner” records the user’s IP address (Internet Protocol, ie the Internet address of the user’s computer) to get an idea on the area of the website that the user is visiting and the duration of the visit, in compliance with current legislation on the protection of personal data. However, “The Owner” does not relate the user’s IP address with other personal information regarding him/her, if not after having duly informed him/her of the related processing and having obtained his/her consent, and only with respect to users registered on the website. Like many other websites targeted at services, “The Owner” website can use a standard technology called “cookies” to collect information on the way the site is used by the user. For further information please see the section “Cookies” below.

Remember that it is not mandatory to provide your personal data to the owner of the website via the contact form, comments and/or newsletters.

The communication of the information requested in the registration form is optional; however failure to provide such personal data will result in the impossibility to contact the owner of the website, join the website or receive updates.

Data Processing Purposes and Methods

“The Owner” processes the user’s personal data for the following general purposes: to satisfy requests related to specific products or services, to personalize the user’s visit on the website, to update the user on the latest news related to the services “The Owner”, or other information that “The Owner” believes are of interest to the user, and that comes from “The Owner” or his partners, and to better understand the user’s needs and offer him/her better services. The processing of personal data on the part of “The Owner” for the purposes above mentioned is in accordance with current regulations on data protection. The processing is carried out directly by the organization of the owner.

Data communication

In case personal data is collected, “The owner” will inform the user about the purpose of the collection at the time it is being made, and if necessary, he will seek the user’s consent. “The owner” will not communicate personal data to third parties without user’s prior consent.

If the user decides to provide his or her personal data to “The Owner”, “The Owner” may communicate it internally or to third parties that provide services to “The Owner”, but only to those who need it to perform their duties, and, if needed, after user’s permission.  “The owner” will send the user material relating to information and market research activities only after informing the user and obtaining his/her consent to the processing, in compliance with the provisions in force regarding the protection of personal data.

Data deliberately provided by users

Examples being:

• Personal Data: Name, Surname, email address and phone number. These data allow us to contact Users;

• Comments: When you post messages and reviews about the Services or you try to contact us, for example with a question, problem or comment, we collect information about you, including your name and the content of your request.

• Newsletters: When you want to receive updates on the latest posts published on the portal, you must enter an email in order to ensure that the newsletters reach your address. It will also contain links to unsubscribe from it.

• Interaction with support, feedback and social platforms including GooglePlus, Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin.

• Displaying content from external platforms such as YouTube

Scope of disclosure and Location of Processing

The user’s personal data will not be communicated outside “The Owner” world without the agreement of the interested party, subject to the following.

Within “The Owner” organisation, the data shall be stored on controlled servers to which access is limited in compliance with prevailing law on the protection of personal data. The servers (located in different areas of Europe including Italy and Berlin) we use are managed by Italian Hosting such as Euroland, Tophost, Giga, Aruba.


The processing has a duration that shall not be longer than the time required to fulfill the purposes for which the data has been collected in compliance with applicable provisions of law.


A cookie is a small text file that some websites send to the user’s hard drive when visiting the site. A cookie can contain information such as a user ID that the site uses to check the pages visited, but the only personal information that a cookie may contain is the one provided by the user himself. A cookie cannot read the data on the user’s hard disk or read cookies created by other sites. Some areas of the website of “The owner” use cookies to record the information on how users navigate the site. “The owner” uses cookies to determine the degree of usefulness of the information he provides to his users and to verify the effectiveness of the site navigation structure in relation to the support offered to the user to obtain that information.

If the user does not wish to receive cookies while browsing the site, he/she can program his/her browser in order to be warned before accepting cookies and reject them when the browser notify their presence. The user can also refuse all cookies by disabling them in his/her browser, although in this way the user would not be able to fully benefit from the advantages of that site. In particular, the user may be asked to accept cookies in order to carry out certain operations on the website. However, it is not necessary for the user to accept all cookies to use/navigate in many areas of the site, except in the event that registration and a password are required to access specific web pages.

User Rights & User Account

If the user is a registered one, he/she can have access to his/her personal data by accessing the page where they are stored through the menu item. The user can request cancellation using the newsletter, can limit the dissemination of his/her email or in general of his/her profile to other subscribers. To request the cancellation of the account or any other personal data, the user has to send an e-mail to the above address, specifying the website and request.

Data Security

The user’s account information is protected by a password to ensure the user’s confidentiality and security. “The owner” adopts all the security measures and physical, electronic, and organizational procedures required by current legislation. In some areas of his website, “The owner” uses standard SSL encryption systems to increase the security of data transmission. Although “The owner” does everything reasonably possible to protect the user’s personal data, “The owner” cannot guarantee the complete security of the data transmitted by users during communication, therefore “The owner” warmly invites the user to take all precautionary measures to protect his/her personal data when surfing the Internet. For example, the user is asked to change his/her password often, use a combination of letters and numbers, and make sure to use a secure browser.

Minors and Privacy

The following website is designed to be used also by youngers under the age of 18 as it presents purely educational and cultural contents. Therefore, the user’s age of majority is not required during registration.

Third Party Sites

The following website contains links to other sites. “The owner” does not share the user’s personal data with these sites and is not responsible for their practices in relation to the protection and processing of personal data. “The owner” asks the user to read the privacy policies of these sites to know about the methods of processing and collection of his/her personal data by such third party websites.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

“The owner” will change this Privacy Policy each time. If “The owner” substantially changes the methods of processing the user’s personal data, it will make this information available by publishing a specific communication on his website.

Questions or Suggestions

In case of questions or doubts in relation to the collection, use, processing, or communication or dissemination of personal data, the user can send an e-mail to the above address.

Right of access personal data and other rights

The concerned party declares to assume all responsibility for the truthfulness of the data communicated through our website and requests for access, integration, correction, opposition, cancellation.

The concerned party may exercise the rights referred to in Art. 13 and 14 of the GDPR – EU Regulation 2016/679 (access, integration, correction, opposition, cancellation).

You can request the cancellation of your data by sending an email to the above address, using your email address.

To exercise any further access rights you can write directly to “The owner”.

1. The concerned party has the right to obtain confirmation of the existence or not of personal data concerning him/her, even if not yet registered, and their communication in an intelligible form.

2. The concerned party has the right to obtain the following indications:

a) the origin of personal data;

b) the purposes and methods of processing;

c) the logic applied in case of processing carried out with the aid of electronic tools;

d) the identity of the owner, managers and the representative appointed under Article 5, paragraph 2;

e) the subjects or categories of subjects to whom the personal data may be communicated or who can become aware of them as appointed representative in the territory of the State, managers or agents.

3. The concerned party has the right to obtain:

a) updating, rectification or, when interested, integration of data;

b) the cancellation, transformation into anonymous form or blocking of data processed in violation of the law, including those that are not required to be stored in relation to the  purposes for which the data were collected or subsequently processed;

c) the declaration that the operations referred to in letters a) and b) 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.

4. The concerned party has the right to object, in whole or in part:

a) for legitimate reasons to the processing of personal data concerning him/her, although pertinent to the purpose of the collection;

b) to the processing of personal data concerning him/her for the purpose of sending advertising or direct sales material or for carrying out market research or commercial communication.

This document was updated on 1/02/2021