of the users visiting the websites of the Italian data protection authority

Pursuant to Article 13 of the EU Regulation 2016/679


The information provided below describes, as required by the EU Regulation 2016/679, the processing operations performed on the personal data of the users visiting this website.

The information provided does not concern other online websites, pages or services that can be accessed via hyperlinks on the above websites but relate to resources outside the this domain.


Visiting the websites listed above may result into processing data relating to identified or identified natural persons.

The data controller is Zetavalue s.r.l., located in via Giovanni Savelli, 28 – 35129 Padova – Italy ( , PEC-certified email:


The ata Protection Officer (DPO) can be contacted here: Marco Zanolli,  via Giovanni Savelli, 28 – 35129 Padova,


The personal data mentioned on this page are processed in discharging its tasks that serve the legitimate interest. The legal bases for the processing are the following:

  • discharge of duties of legitimate interest;
  • processing of data to prevent and put a stop to fraud and any other unlawful activity;
  • processing required in order to perform a contract that the data subject is a party to;
  • the data subject’s consent in accordance with Article 6 (1) of the GDPR.

Provision of the data, and, therefore, consent to the capture and processing of the data, is optional. Users can withhold consent and can withdraw consent previously provided at any time.

Where consent is withheld, however, this may mean that certain services cannot be provided and may affect the user’s experience when browsing the University’s web portal and domain sites.


Browsing data

The information systems and software procedures relied upon to operate this web site acquire personal data as part of their standard functioning; the transmission of such data is an inherent feature of Internet communication protocols.

This data category includes the IP addresses and/or the domain names of the computers and terminal equipment used by any user, the URI/URL (Uniform Resource Identifier/Locator) addresses of the requested resources, the time of such requests, the method used for submitting a given request to the server, returned file size, a numerical code relating to server response status (successfully performed, error, etc.), and other parameters related to the user’s operating system and computer environment.

These data are necessary to use web-based services and are also processed in order to

– extract statistical information on service usage (most visited pages, visitors by   time/date, geographical areas of origin, etc.);

– check functioning of the services.

Browsing data are kept for no longer than seven days (except where judicial authorities need such data for establishing the commission of criminal offences).

The personal data captured is processed in accordance with the principles of lawfulness,   fairness and transparency established in Article 5 of the GDPR, including with the use of IT and telecommunications tools that can store and manage the said data and, therefore, can guarantee its security and ensure maximum confidentiality for the data subject.

As data processor, the processing by the Data controller is is done in such a way that ensures that the personal data is kept sufficiently secure, including protection, via adequate technical and organisational means, from unauthorised or unlawful processing and from loss, destruction or accidental damage.

Data communicated by users

Sending messages, on the basis of the user’s free, voluntary, explicit choice, to the website’s contact addresses, or sending private messages to the website’s social media pages and profiles (where this option is available), and filling in and sending the forms made available on the website entail the acquisition of the sender’s contact information – which is necessary to provide a reply – as well as of any and all the personal data communicated in that manner.

Specific information notices will be displayed on the pages of this websites that are used for providing certain services.

Cookies and other tracking devices

No cookies are used to profile users nor are other user tracking systems implemented.

So-called session (non-persistent) cookies are used exclusively to the extent this is necessary to enable secure, efficient browsing. Storage of session cookies in terminal equipment or browsers is under the user’s control, whilst cookie-related information is stored server-side after HTTP sessions in the service logs for no longer than seven days like all other browsing data.


The recipient of the data collected in the course of visiting the websites is the Data controller appointed as data processors pursuant to Article 28 of the Regulation


Data subjects have the right to obtain , where appropriate, access to their personal data as well as rectification or erasure of such data or the restriction of the processing concerning them, and to object to the processing (pursuant to Articles 15 to 22 of the Regulation). Please contact the DPO Marco Zanolli,  via Giovanni Savelli, 28 – 35129 Padova, to lodge all requests to exercise these rights.


If a data subject considers that the processing of personal data relating to him or her as performed via this website infringes the Regulation, he or she has the right to lodge a complaint pursuant to Article 77 of the Regulation, or else to bring a judicial proceeding  pursuant to Article 79 of the Regulation.


What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files sent by a website to a user’s computer or other device used for browsing (e.g. a smartphone or tablet), where they are stored and then sent back again on the user’s next visit to that particular website.

Cookies can be stored permanently and for different periods of duration (‘persistent cookies’), but can also disappear once the browser is closed or be for a limited duration (‘session cookies’).

Use of cookies

The internet site mentioned above use various types of cookies in order to speed up and simplify the browsing experience and make it more efficient.

These cookies capture information about a user visiting a website (e.g. date and time, pages visited, time spent on the portal, etc.); some of this information can be classed as personal data and is therefore subject to specific provisions of the law.

If certain cookies are disabled, this website may not work correctly.

Cookies used by the site

The internet site mentioned above use first-party technical cookies that enable them to operate, monitoring cookies similar to the technical cookies and third-party cookies.

Cookies are not used for specific profiling purposes or for purposes other than those set out here. Profiling cookies or cookies with purposes other than those mentioned here may, however, be installed when the third-party services (da confermare)

First-party technical cookies

The websites mentioned above use technical cookies (browsing, functionality, session and/or persistent cookies) or similar in order to operate and be viewed correctly, allow authentication for reserved areas or improve the user experience (e.g. by storing a user’s language preference or saving their back-end access credentials for next time).

As no consent is required for their installation, these cookies will always be used and sent to the browser in use unless the user changes their settings (with the result that correct use of the services or the content made available will be hampered).

‘First-party’ cookies collected by the site are processed by the (Data Controller)?

Monitoring cookies

This website uses a service called ‘Google Analytics’ to analyse the web traffic conveyed by the internet sites mentioned above in order to check that they are operating properly, provide support in terms of their security and take steps to improve the services that they provide  The service is implemented via Google Tag Manager.

Using Google Analytics involves using cookies via which Google obtains information in a completely anonymous format such as that listed below. By way of example only:

  • the IP address assigned to the device being used;
  • the browser used to browse the portal;
  • geographical area, preferred language, date and time of visit to a specific section of the web site;
  • information relating to the source site or the landing page.

The information obtained relating to use of the internet portal will be processed by Google in accordance with its notice on and

By browsing this site, you consent to the processing of your data by Google in the manner and for the purposes referred to above or stated by the service provider.

Using the service described here, the website adopts any measures necessary in order to reduce the powers of identification that the cookies have by:

  • IP anonymization
  • avoiding the data captured being crossed with other information.

As a result, the Google Analytics monitoring cookies are to be treated as technical cookies, which do not need the user’s consent in order to be used.

Users of the portal can, however, disable Google Analytics by installing the opt-out provided by Google on their browser.

To disable Google Analytics, follow this link:

How to opt out of cookies

Preferences in relation to cookies can be managed directly within the browser used in order to prevent third parties from capturing data indiscriminately (for example).

By using browser preferences, cookies that have been installed can be deleted; this includes cookies in which consent (if granted) to the installation of cookies by this site is stored.

Information on how to handle cookies with some of the more popular browsers can be found on the following web pages:

Additional information on the choices that can be made where cookies are concerned can be found at

Changes to this notice

This information may be changed over time. You should therefore check that you are looking at the latest version by visiting this web page.