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Legal notes and privacy

These legal notes were drafted in compliance with the 2011 Guidelines for PA websites issued by the Ministry for Public Administration and Simplification www.funzionepubblica.gov.it.

1. Copyright

All contents (including but not limited to images, text, audio, files, metadata, website contents, material organisation, script codes, graphics, texts, tables, images, sound, podcasts, videos) on the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice website are made accessible and available in compliance with the intellectual property rights of the legitimate owners.
The subject matter and contents of the website are protected in accordance with the current Copyright laws and remain the intellectual property of the legitimate owners.
Reproduction of website contents is subject to prior consent of the holders of the rights, and is exclusively for personal and non-commercial purposes without prejudice to any contents issued under the Creative Commons licence.
In the event of reproduction of any website contents, the source must be cited.
For further information or clarification concerning the published contents and relative user rights, please send an e-mail entitled "copyright" to web.edit@unive.it.

2. Use of the University website

The Ca’ Foscari University of Venice website aims to provide general information on University activities and services. In order to keep all information up-to-date and accurate, we invite users to notify us of any imprecise or obsolete information and of any service dysfunctions by sending an email to web.edit@unive.it. The office will send a reply as soon as possible.
Ca’ Foscari University of Venice declines all responsibility for any damages either  deriving directly or indirectly from the access and use of this website or of any relevant services connected thereto.
Ca’ Foscari University of Venice does not guarantee, either explicitly or implicitly, the contents and information provided on the website including, without limitations, its legitimacy, copyright, convenience or appropriateness for particular purposes or uses.
Further, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice declines any responsibility for internet access services website users employ to access relevant services.
Ca’ Foscari University of Venice reserves the right to inhibit, prohibit or suspend, at any time and without notice, access to this website and relative services.

3. Access to externally hosted websites

The presence of a hypertext link to another website does not imply approval, even partial or indirect, by Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, regarding the content and the use of the external website. The external website is fully independent of the Ca’ Foscari website and the University does not exercise any control on the contents, quality and accuracy of the information published therein.
Ca’ Foscari University of Venice shall in no way be held directly or indirectly responsible for the contents, services or programmes of external websites connected via links to the University Website or their relative use by users. The University has no power or control over the contents, quality or accuracy of the information found in external websites and therefore all responsibility lies directly with the relative website owners.
As for the possible presence of Ca’ Fosacri University of Venice on social media and social networks, please refer to the services terms and conditions regarding copyright which the users are required to know and verify.
Further, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice declines any responsibility for internet access services Ca’ Foscari website users employ to access external websites and the use of their relevant services.

4. Download materials

The objects, programmes and products such as documents, software, and so on, downloaded from the website, are protected in accordance to the current norm regarding copyright and industrial property. Users may download such elements for personal purposes only, not for commercial purposes and only after verifying the use terms and conditions as established by the legitimate owners.
Ca’ Foscari University of Venice encourages users to verify the rights and the terms of use and conditions of the programmes and products available via download and declines all relative responsibility.
Ca’ Foscari University of Venice does not guarantee the quality, safety nor compatibility of the programmes and products available via download with the systems in use and declines all relative accountability.

5. Virus infection

Ca’ Foscari University of Venice does not guarantee that its website is without errors or has not been infected with viruses or malware. Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, its suppliers and its collaborators are not responsible for damages suffered by users due to these destructive elements.

6. Privacy

Disclosure in accordance with Art. 13 of Legislative Decree no. 196 June 30, 2003:
Pursuant to Article 13 of Italian Legislative Decree196/2003, on the management and processing of personal data, all personal data supplied voluntarily to Ca’ Foscari University of Venice will be treated by Ca' Foscari of Venice, the Data Controller, who will adopt the necessary measures to ensure safety and privacy in compliance with the above norm.

6.1 Purposes of processing and methods used

6.1.1. Navigation data
The computer systems used to operate the unive.it website automatically acquire, during their normal operation, some personal data whose transmission is implicit in the communication protocols of the Internet. This information, if processed in association with data held by third parties, could identify users/visitors to the site. This category of data includes IP addresses or domain names of computers used by users connecting to unive.it. These personal data are normally collected to obtain anonymous statistical information about the site and are used to facilitate exploration of the unive.it website.

6.1.2. Cookies
The unive.it website uses cookies. These are small text strings that sites visited by the user send to the user’s browser and that are automatically stored on the user’s computer. Cookies are used to ensure effective and efficient navigation of the unive.it website. For this reason, we suggest that users allow cookies. Almost all browsers are configured to accept cookies. However, users may modify their settings to disable cookies (opt-out), as described below.
There are two types of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are downloaded temporarily to the user’s computer but then erased when the browser is closed. Persistent cookies are saved to the user’s hard drive until they expire and are used principally to ensure easy navigation of the unive.it website.

6.1.2.1 Third party cookies
When users visit a site they can receive cookies from both the website (“owner”) and from sites managed by other companies (“third parties”). Cookies are transmitted to and from sites, managed by third parties through widgets, and are used for services offered by third party sites such as from Google Inc., Anobii, Issuu and ilMeteo.it and by social plugins such as Facebook and Twitter. Google Analytics also uses cookies to monitor and elaborate aggregate statistics. It is a web analytics service offered by Google Inc. ("Google") in order to improve website use and communications with users. Google may transfer data collected to third parties where required by law. Data is collected exclusively for institutional purposes and will never be used for commercial purposes (for further information please refer to Google Analytics terms of service). Google Analytics has been configured on the unive.it website to guarantee IP address anonymity (for further information please refer to Google Analytics IP Anonymization).
The treatment of data collected by third parties is disciplined by the relative policy which you are requested to refer to. To guarantee greater transparency and ease, we list below the links to websites offering information and indications on cookie management.

6.1.2.2 How to disable and delete cookies
You can deny consent to using cookies by selecting the appropriate setting on your browser: disabling cookies from the unive.it website may affect service access. The links below explain how to disable the cookies for the most common browsers (for any other browsers used, we advise you to look for this option in the software help option):

As an alternative, it is possible to disable only Google Analytics cookies by using the opt-out browser add-on provided by Google for the most common browsers.
Even if you deny authorization for using external cookies, these may have already been memorized on your device/computer. For technical reasons it is not possible to delete these cookies, however, your browser allows you to delete them by changing your privacy settings. In the browser options you will find a “Delete navigation data” option, which can be used to delete cookies, website data and plug-ins.

6.1.3 Uses
Data is treated exclusively for the following purposes:

  • to supply requested on-line services
  • to support users
  • to create analytical statistics in order to optimize services offered.

6.1.4. Data treatment
Data is treated both manually and via computerized or automated means and involves, in compliance with Article 11 of Legislative Decree196/03, all the operations or combination of operations indicated in Article 4 comma 1 letter a) of Legislative Decree 196/03. These are the collection, recording, organization, storing, consultation, elaboration, modification, selection, extraction, comparison, use, interconnection, blocking, communication, cancellation and destruction of data.

6.2. Communication and data diffusion

Data will not be released or communicated to third parties, except in those cases provided for by the disclaimer and/or law and only in the ways allowed for therein.
Handlers and administrators charged with processing the data may become acquainted with its contents, while performing their respective duties and according to instructions only in the exercise of their specific purposes as indicated by this disclaimer.

6.3. Rights of interested parties

Concerning said data, users may exercise the rights indicated in Article 7 of Legislative Decree 196/2003, within the limits and conditions provided for in Articles 8, 9 and 10 of the said Legislative Decree cited above by sending an email to webmaster@unive.it.

6.4. Data Controller

Following the information provided on this site, details regarding identified or identifiable people may be treated. The Data Controller concerning this information is Ca’ Foscari Univeristy of Venice, in the person of the Magnifico Rettore (the Rector) Dorsoduro 3246, 30123 Venice.

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Last update: 11/01/2016 da System Administrators