SGP - Rev 04/2020
Information about cookies
The Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research – hereinafter referred to as the Institute, or the Holder, is the data processing agent underArticle 4 of the General Data Protection Regulation – GDPR. As you are the person concerned - the ‘user’ - information is provided here on the types and purposes of computer cookies employed by the Institute, and how to select and deselect single cookies.
The information given here only refers to the official website of the Mario NegriResearch Institute, and does not apply to any other websites, which the user can consult using the appropriate link.
1. Data Controller and Data Protection Officer
The Data Controller is the person who determines the purposes for which and the manner in which personal data are to be processed (the ‘Data Controller’) and is identified in Institute, in person of legal representative Prof. Giuseppe Remuzzi, as a Director. The Data Controller may be contacted by e-mail at the following e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Data protection officer (DPO) may be contacted by e-mail: DPO@marionegri.it
2. Categories of personal data
The Site collects the user’s data in two ways.
Data given voluntarily:
The Site may collect data when the user employs its services voluntarily; these may include communication tools (e.g. contact forms, comment boxes) and will be used solely to provide the service requested, for which the Site gives details on the relative page.
Data collected automatically:
In the course of their normal operation, the informatic systems and software running the Site collect some personal data implicitly transmitted during the use of internet communication protocols. These details are not collected for any particular identified user but can, by their nature, through processes and associations with data held by third parties, enable the user to be identified.
In addition, while the user is browsing the Site the following information may be collected: these are only a few examples of details that will be hosted on the website server:
- internet protocol address(IP);
- type of browser;
- details of the means employed to connect with the site;
- name of the internet service provider(ISP);
- date and time of the Site visit;
- web pages from which the visitor came (referral)and on which s/he left;
- sometimes also the number of clicks.
This information is employed for statistical purposes and analysis, only in aggregate form. The IP address is required solely for security purposes, and is not crossed with any other data.
This internet site employs what are called ‘cookies’, in order to make it work as efficiently as possible, and simple to use. Cookies are small amounts of data for comparing new and old visitors and understand how they navigate the site. The data collected in the cookies will offer you, the user, experience reflecting your interests and preferences, to facilitate your access to the site services.
The site uses the following categories of cookies.
‘Strictly necessary’ cookies
These are essential if you want to navigate all the sites and make full use of their features, for instance entering protected areas. Without these cookies some basic operations –for example, completing a form for a competition – are not possible.
These collect information on how you use a website – what pages you visit most, or whether you receive error messages from web pages. They do not collect any information permitting a user to be identified; all the information gathered is aggregated, so it becomes anonymous. The data only serves to make the website function better. Users consulting our site consent to these cookies being installed on their own computer.
These are cookies that enable the site to remember the users’ choices – like their name, what language they use, or where they come from. They provide advanced personalized functions. They can be used, for instance, to remember changes made to the size of a text, the fonts used, and other parts of a webpage that can be personalized.
They are also used to respond to your requests –to watch a video, or enter comments on a blog. This type of cookie collects information that can be anonymized so your browsing on other websites cannot be monitored.
If you use the Institute website, you consent to these cookies being installed on your computer.
Third party cookies
The Institute site acts as an intermediary for third party cookies, setup in websites different from this one, that offer visitors more services and functions and improve the use of the site. Examples are keys to link you to social media, or to videos. The Institute site has no control over third party cookies, which are totally managed by their owners. This means that the information on the purposes of these cookies and how to use them – and how to disable them – is provided directly by the third parties concerned. The Mario Negri Institute website uses the third party cookies listed below.
By using this website you consent to Google processing your data for the purposes outlined above. You can stop Google generating these cookies when you access this website (including your IP address) and processing the data by downloading and installing this plugin for the browser: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
Web beacon and pixel tag
This website and all communications sent by email may contain known web images such as web beacons or pixel tags. These web beacons and pixel tags are used mainly by third-party web analytics services, such as Google Analytics, to monitor visitor activity on our website.
Our online service uses DoubleClick Floodlight, an online advertising program by Google Inc., 1600 amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Profiling cookies (third party): are used to create profiles related to the user. They are used to generate reports on conversions; that is, on users who visit the site after clicking on one of the ads. They are also used to create a list of users who have carried out specific actions on the site, to use, if necessary, for targeting in subsequent campaigns, using a third-party service.
Managing preferences on cookies
How to change theCookies setting
Check whether the settings on your computer or smartphone accept cookies. You can set your browser so that it prompts you before accepting cookies, or you can set it to refuse them automatically. However, if you do this you will not have access to all the site features.
For more information on the settings, use the Help button on the browser. If you use different computers in different places each browser must be set up to respect your preferences about cookies.The list below shows how to manage cookies on the following browsers.
For more information on cookies and how to manage your preferences for third party cookies, you will find it useful to consult http://www.youronlinechoices.com.
The data collected on the site is processed for various purposes.
Data are collected only aggregate form, so they remain anonymous, to check that the site is working properly. None of this information is related to the user as a person, who cannot be identified in any way. Consent is not needed.
Data are collected in order to ensure the security of the site - applying measures such as antispam filters, firewall, and virus detection – and of the user, to prevent or detect fraud or other abuse likely to damage the website.
All information is recorded automatically and may in some cases include personal data (IP address) that may be used – in compliance with current law sand regulations – to block any attempts to damage the site or harm other users, or any other harmful or criminal activities.
The information is never used to identify or profile the user, and is deleted periodically. Consent is not needed.
- Other purposes
Data may have to be communicated to third parties who have to do technical, logistic or other work for the Institute. Suppliers of these services have access only to the personal data needed for their task, and undertake not to use the information for any other purposes. They are obliged to treat personal data in compliance with current regulations.
The site mainly processes data with the user’s consent. Consent is given using the banner at the bottom of the page, or by simply using or consulting the site, and terminating the access.
Forms for communication or requests for services serve to collect any further consent needed for each specific service.
Providing your data and consent to collect and process it is voluntary You can deny consent, or withdraw it at any time (using the banner at the bottom of the page or the browser settings for cookies). However, denying consent may prevent you having access to some services, and navigating the site will be limited.
Processing connected to this website is done at the Mario Negri Institute, only by technical staff of the Processing Office, or by personnel responsible for occasional maintenance.
TheInstitute may call on third parties for certain specific services. These third parties will only be given the information necessary for those services and they will process your personal data for the purposes for which it was collected.
Your data will be accessible within the Institute only to the people who need it for their work, and those responsible for processing, for replying to any queries you have made, and for sending information when requested.
Your personal data will never be transmitted to third parties for promotional purposes and/or profit, and will not be spread in any way.
Personal data will be processed automatically for the time strictly necessary to fulfil the purposes for which it was collected. Specific security measures are employed to prevent the loss of data, illicit or improper use or access by unauthorized persons.
The data collected from the site are stored for the time strictly necessary for their use. On expiry the data will be deleted or anonymized, unless there are further purposes to which it will be put to use. The data (IP address) used for the security of the site (attempted blockade or other harm)is kept for 30 days.
The site may share some of the data collected with services outside the EU, particularly Google, Facebook and Microsoft (LinkedIn) using social media plugins and Google Analytics. Transfers are authorized under specific EU decisions, and by the Privacy Shield particularly Decision 1250/2016 (Privacy Shield). No further consent is therefore required. The companies listed above all guarantee their compliance with the Privacy Shield.
As the subject of the data being processed you may, in respect of the methods and limits of current legislation, exercise the following rights:
- to request confirmation of the existence of your personal data (right of access);
- to request information on where it came from;
- to receive a readable communication;
- to receive information on the logic, modalities and aims of the processing;
- to request updating, rectification, integration, erasure, anonymization, blockage of any data processed unlawfully, including any no longer needed for the purposes for which it was collected;
- for data processed with consent, you may receive, at only the cost of the support it is provided on, a portable copy of the data collected by a processor, in a common format;
the right to present a complaint to the national PrivacyShield ; and, in general, all the rights allowed under current law.