Privacy and Cookie Policy

Information on the processing of personal data pursuant to art. 13 EU Regulation 2016/679
Data Subjects: Users of the donne4.it web portal

The purpose of this page is to describe the management of the portal concerning the processing of personal data of users who consult it, which will be processed in accordance with the principles of lawfulness, fairness, relevance, and not excess.

This information is also provided in accordance with art. 13 of EU Regulation 679/16 (GDPR) to those who interact with the web services of the Donne 4.0 Association by browsing the donne4.it portal and/or contacting us (via phone, email at the addresses indicated on the site) and/or through our social media pages.

It is specified that this information is provided only for the mentioned sites and not for other websites that the user may consult through any links.

1. Why We Provide You with This Communication:

The Donne 4.0 Association, as the Data Controller, aims to inform you about what data is collected and how it is processed, ensuring the respect of your rights and fundamental freedoms, with a particular focus on the confidentiality and security with which the data is handled.

2. Subject of the Processing:

The data processed by Donne 4.0 Association includes:

  • Data collected automatically. The computer systems and dedicated applications for the operation of our web portal detect, during their normal operation, certain data (whose transmission is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols) potentially associated with identifiable users. Among the collected data are included IP addresses and domain names of the computers used by connecting users, URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) addresses of requested resources, request time, the method used in submitting 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 related to the user’s operating system, browser, and computer environment. These data are processed for the strictly necessary time, solely for the purpose of allowing users to navigate, obtaining anonymous statistical information about the use of the site, and checking its regular functioning or to ascertain responsibility in the case of computer crimes. The provision of such data is mandatory as it is directly linked to the web browsing experience. The legal basis for this processing is represented by the legitimate interest of the data controller in ensuring the correct functioning of computer systems and in proceeding to ascertain presumed computer crimes (also based on the existence of a legal obligation).
  • Cookies. Our portal uses technical cookies and third-party cookies that may collect users’ browsing data. The provision is mandatory for technical cookies necessary to enable navigation, while it is optional and occurs through the expression of free and informed consent for third-party cookies. Cookies operate to analyze the effectiveness of the site and make it more user-friendly over time. For more information, refer to the “Cookie Policy” section at the end of the page.
  • Data voluntarily provided by the user. The user voluntarily provides their data in the following circumstances:

Sending emails to the addresses indicated on the portal

The optional, explicit, and voluntary sending of emails to the addresses indicated on this portal entails the subsequent acquisition of the sender’s address, necessary to respond to requests, as well as any other personal data entered in the message. The legal basis is represented by the need to perform pre-contractual measures adopted based on your request.

Sending messages through Social Channels

The optional, explicit, and voluntary sending of messages through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, or other social channels aimed at receiving information about our activities or asking questions entails the subsequent acquisition of such data necessary to provide a response to the request. The legal basis is represented by the need to perform pre-contractual measures adopted based on your request.

Subscription to the newsletter

Personal data sent for subscribing to our newsletter (consisting of your email address) will be used to periodically send a newsletter containing information about our activities and projects. The data will be stored in a protected electronic and/or computer archive and processed in complete confidentiality by the Association Donne 4.0, the data controller, in full compliance with the law, through specifically authorized personnel. Personal data will not be communicated to third parties unless companies or freelancers performing communication consulting activities or maintenance on the website, whom the company has appointed as Data Processors.

The legal basis for processing is your consent: we will use the requested data only with your prior authorization.

Please note that at any time, you can exercise, directly contacting the Data Controller, the rights recognized by the regulations as specified in the dedicated section called “Rights of the Data Subjects.” Finally, every subscriber has the option to unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time by clicking on the appropriate link provided in the body of the newsletter itself.

Making a donation

It is possible to interact with the donne4.it portal in various ways: you can download the membership application form and send it via email or make donations.

To make a donation, the payment will be made through Paypal Inc., which allows the User to make online payments using their Paypal credentials, collecting various types of personal data. We recommend reviewing Paypal’s Privacy Policy.

The legal basis for processing is the need to perform the requested service.

3. Legal basis for processing

The legal basis for the processing indicated above is found in your express and unequivocal consent, the legitimate interest of the data controller, compliance with legal and/or contractual obligations (Art. 6 GDPR) as specified above.

4. Purposes for which we use your personal data

Without necessary consent:

The collection and processing of your personal data will be carried out exclusively for purposes strictly connected and instrumental to the fulfillment of requests made by email, phone, contacts via Social channels, as well as, possibly, for compliance with obligations and regulations provided by laws, regulations, and community standards, or by provisions issued by authorities authorized by law and by supervisory and control bodies, and for statistical purposes of an anonymous and aggregate nature.

With explicit consent:
  • Sending you newsletters and/or promotional communications via email related to news, initiatives, events that may interest you;
  • Allowing us to evaluate the reported need if it involves, on our part, the processing of special categories of data.
5. How long do we keep your personal data

The data collected automatically by the site will be kept for the time strictly necessary.

Personal data collected to respond to requests from interested parties will be processed for the time necessary to fulfill the request.

Data collected for promotional and direct marketing purposes (newsletter sending) will be kept until you request the revocation of consent.

The Data Controller may be obliged to retain personal data for a longer period in compliance with a legal obligation or an order from an authority, or for their legitimate interest in protecting their rights, even in a judicial context.

At the end of the retention period, personal data will be deleted. Therefore, upon expiration of this period, the right of access, deletion, rectification, and the right to data portability can no longer be exercised.

6. Security of your personal data

The processing of your data will be carried out using tools suitable to ensure confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The processing is carried out on paper and through information systems and/or automated systems and includes all the operations or set of operations provided for in Art. 4 of the GDPR and necessary for the processing in question, including communication to the subjects authorized to process it. The data in question will not be subject to disclosure but may be or may be communicated to subjects, public or private, operating within the scope of the purposes described above.

7. Who can access your personal data

Only authorized persons within the scope of the tasks assigned by the Data Controller can access your data. For the purposes indicated, data – or some of it – may also be accessible or may be communicated to subjects whose right to access your personal data is recognized by provisions of law or secondary or community regulations, or as providers of services strictly related to the management of the website (as Data Processors).

8. Where do your personal data reside

The management and storage of your personal data will take place on paper, duly stored in special closed and/or key-locked archives and/or on servers located within the European Union of the Data Controller and third-party companies appointed and duly designated as Data Processors. The provided data will not be transferred to third countries or international organizations and will not be disclosed.

9. Is it mandatory to consent to the provision of your data?

The transmission of your navigation data is mandatory to continue browsing this site.

The provision of your data required to process your requests is necessary for that purpose.

The provision of data for the purpose of sending our newsletters is optional.

The provision of data for a donation is optional, as well as the provision of data arising from the reporting of a need.

10. Rights of the Data Subjects

What are your rights under the GDPR?

The Association Donne 4.0, in accordance with the provisions of the GDPR, guarantees you the following rights:

  • to obtain confirmation of whether or not personal data concerning you is being processed and, in this case, to obtain access to the personal data (Right of Access, Art. 15);
  • to obtain the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning you without undue delay (Right of Rectification, Art. 16);
  • to obtain the erasure of personal data concerning you without undue delay, the Data Controller has the obligation to erase your personal data without undue delay if certain conditions exist (Right to Erasure, Art. 17);
  • to obtain the restriction of processing in certain cases (Right to Restriction of Processing, Art. 18);
  • to receive, in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format, the personal data you have provided and possibly transmit them to another Data Controller (Right to Data Portability, Art. 20);
  • to object at any time, for reasons related to your particular situation, to the processing of personal data concerning you (Right to Object, Art. 21);
  • to receive prompt notification of a personal data breach suffered by the Data Controller and/or Processors if said breach represents a threat to the rights and freedoms of the data subject (Art. 34);
  • to revoke the expressed consent at any time (Conditions for consent, Art. 7).
11. For any request, you can contact the contacts provided by the Data Controller

If you believe that we have not respected your rights regarding the protection of personal data, you can turn to the Data Protection Authority. Alternatively, if you reside in another country, you can contact the local Data Protection Authority.

12. Data Controller

The Data Controller is the Association Donne 4.0, with headquarters in Livorno, Via Edda Fagni, 35, Livorno, VAT number 92141340494, Email address: presidenza@donne4.it.

The list of those responsible and authorized to process can be consulted at the headquarters of the aforementioned controller.

13. Update of this information

This Information may undergo changes. Any substantial changes will be communicated to you via email or through our website.

——————– COOKIE POLICY ————————

This site uses cookies, including third-party cookies, to improve the browsing experience, allowing users to access all online services.

– What are Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are inserted into the device used by the user to visit the site (computer, tablet, or smartphone). These files are saved in the directories used by the user’s web browser.

– Consent

The site user can give their consent to the use of third-party cookies as indicated in the banner by clicking on the “OK” button on the banner.

– Types of Cookies
First and Third-Party Technical Cookies

Necessary technical cookies

These cookies allow the site to function correctly. There are two categories of technical cookies: persistent ones, which remain even after closing the browser, and session ones, which are destroyed every time the browser is closed.

Technical cookies to save preferences

These cookies allow the user’s selected preferences to be remembered.

Statistics and Audience Measurement Cookies

These cookies anonymously and aggregatedly collect data on how users interact with the website. This allows optimization of the site.
Third-party technical cookies integrate functionalities developed by third parties within the site’s pages. These cookies are sent by third-party domains and partner sites that offer their functionalities among the site’s pages.

Advertising and Remarketing Profiling Cookies

These third-party advertising services cookies are used to send personalized advertisements and content based on the user’s browsing history on the site. These cookies are necessary to create user profiles to send advertising messages in line with the preferences expressed by the user within the site’s pages.

– Cookies used on this site

For details on the third-party technical cookies used by the site and the details of their purposes and duration, please refer to the specific table.

– How to disable Cookies in the browser

At any time, it is possible to disable cookies on the browser, although this option will limit the site’s browsing functionalities.

Internet Explorer

Click on “Tools,” then “Internet Options.” In the Privacy tab, select “Block all cookies” or “Allow all cookies,” and then click OK.


Click on “Tools” and select the “Options” menu. Click on the “Privacy” tab, uncheck the “Accept cookies” box, and click OK.


Select the “Edit” menu and choose “Preferences.” Click on “Privacy,” set the “Block cookies” option to “Always,” and click OK.

Google Chrome

Click on the Chrome menu in the browser toolbar. Select “Settings.” Click on “Show advanced settings.” In the “Privacy” section, click on the “Content settings” button. In the “Cookies” section, select “Block sites from storing data” and check “Block third-party cookies and site data,” then click OK.
If you use any other browser, look in the browser settings for the cookie management mode.

Revision 1 as of 20/09/2021

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