Privacy Policy

Privacy policy

This page describes how to manage the site in relation to processing personal data of users who consult it.

This notice is made pursuant to Article 13 of the European Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (hereafter GDPR) to users interacting with the pages of the website starting from the address:

The notice is provided only for the site mentioned above and not for other websites that may be consulted by the user via links from this.

For reasons of clarity the notice illustrates the methods, timing and nature of the information that data controllers must provide users with when they access web pages, regardless of the purposes of connecting. In accordance withthe General Regulations for the Protection of Personal Data of Individuals (GDPR -Reg. (EU) 2016/679), the undersigned organization, data controller, informs of the following:


Following consultation of this site, data relating to identified or identifiable persons may be processed.

Their controller is Fondazione LINKS – Via Pier Carlo Boggio 61, cap 10138, Torino (TO), Italy.


Fondazione LINKS has been designated as controller in accordance with Article 28 of the European Regulation (EU) 2016/679, as responsible for the ordinary and extraordinary maintenance of the technological part of the site.


Processing connected to the web services of this site is handled at the aforesaid premises and only by technical personnel, or by persons in charge of occasional maintenance operations.

No data deriving from the web service is communicated or transferred outside the company. Personal data provided by users asking for information is used only to perform the service or provision requested and divulged to third parties only if necessary for this purpose.


Browsing data / cookies

Our Authority has read the Provision of the Authority for the Protection of personal data “Identification of simplified procedures for the information and the acquisition of consent for the use of cookies” of 8th  May 2014 – [doc. web n. 3118884] (Published in the Official Gazette No. 126 of 3rd  June 2014).

“Cookies” are small text files that are stored by the browser on your computer or mobile device. They allow websites to save information, such as user preferences, the type of device used and other information, ensuring a more efficient operation of the site, enhancing the browsing experience and providing information to the owners of the website.

Some cookies are automatically deleted at the end of the browsing session (session cookies), while others remain stored in the terminals (persistent cookies).

The website ROOT uses cookies to improve the site, enhance user experience and compile statistics on its use.

A visit to one or more pages of the site can generate the following types of cookies:

Cookies on site performance: these are session cookies necessary to allow the safe and efficient exploration of the site.

Anonymous analysis cookies: anonymous because they cannot be used to identify specific individuals.

Third-party cookies: on some pages linked to social networks and other multimedia applications, anonymous third-party cookies track and improve functions and personalisation of their applications. For the cookie policies of the social networks associated with the website, individual information can be consulted at the following:


Given the type of cookies used,  browsing the site implies acceptance of the conditions of use, including functions of cookies that can be disabled using the specific options in the various types of browsers and explained in the next paragraph .


All browsers can be set to prevent cookies from being accepted; changing the preferences of the Internet browser used, you can accept all of them, just some, or reject them all. However, disabling them permanently can lead to browsing difficulties or, sometimes, the inability to use certain functions and services offered on the websites.

Below are the ways to disable cookies for the most used browsers. For settings in browsers other than those listed, refer to the help list prepared by the browser manufacturer.

Internet Explorer 8.0+:

• Click on “Tools” in the menu bar and select “Internet Options”

• Click on the “Privacy” tab at the top

• Drag the slider to “Block all cookies”

Firefox 4.0+:

• Click on “Tools” in the menu bar

• Select “Options”

• Click on the “Privacy” tab

• Check the box “Activate the anti-tracking of personal data” box


• 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 third-party cookies and site data” and “Prevent sites from setting data”

Safari 5.0+:

• Click on the Safari menu and select “Preferences”

• Click on the “Privacy” tab

• In the “Block cookies” section, specify whether to accept cookies always, never or only from sponsors and third parties. For an explanation of the different options, click on the Help button in the form of a question mark. If Safari is set to block cookies, you may need to accept them temporarily for the page to open. Afterwards, repeat the above steps and select “Always”. Once you have finished using the guide, deactivate cookies again and delete them.


The Data concerning the User is collected to allow the Controller to provide its services, as well as for the following purposes: Statistics and Interaction with social networks and external platforms.

The types of Personal Data used for each purpose are indicated in the specific sections of this document.


Personal data are processed with automated tools for the time strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which they were collected.

Specific security measures are observed to prevent data loss, illicit or incorrect use and unauthorised access.


The optional, explicit and voluntary sending of e-mails to the addresses indicated on this site entails the subsequent acquisition of the sender’s address, needed for answering requests, as well as any other personal data included in the message.

The data entered in the newsletter subscription through the site or sending requests through the form it contains will be acquired upon your acceptance of the processing of personal data.

Specific summary information will be progressively reported or displayed on the pages of the site prepared for particular services on request.


Apart from what has been specified for browsing data, the user is free to provide personal data contained in any information request forms.

Failure to provide such data may make it impossible to obtain what has been requested.


The subjects to whom the personal data refer have the right at any time to obtain from the controller confirmation as to whether or not  data are being processed and to know its content and origin, verify its accuracy or request its integration or updating, or rectification (article 15-20 of the European regulation 679/2016).

According to the same article, you have the right to request the erasure, transformation into anonymous form or blocking of data processed in violation of the law, as well as to oppose in any case, for legitimate reasons, to their processing.

Requests should be addressed:

– by e-mail at:

– or by post to: Fondazione LINKS – Via Pier Carlo Boggio 61, cap 10138, Torino (TO), Italy.

Format of the notice

This privacy notice can be consulted automatically through any browser for internet browsing

In any case, please report any difficulties encountered in viewing this notice in order to provide alternative means if necessary.

The document at the web address

makes up the “Privacy Policy” of this site which will be subject, if necessary, to updates.