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Disclosure in accordance with Art. 13 of Legislative Decree no. 196 June 30, 2003:
Pursuant to Article 13 of Italian Legislative Decree 196/2003, 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.

I - Purposes of processing and methods used

  1. Navigation data
    The computer systems used to operate the 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 These personal data are normally collected to obtain anonymous statistical information about the site and are used to facilitate exploration of the website.
  2. Cookies
    The 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 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 website.
    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 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 [IT]). Google Analytics has been configured on the website to guarantee IP address anonymity (for further information please refer to Google Analytics IP Anonymization [IT]).
      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.


    1. 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 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.

  1. 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

  1. Data treatment
    Data is treated both manually and via computerized or automated means and involves, in compliance with Article 11 of Legislative Decree 196/03, 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, storage, consultation, elaboration, modification, selection, extraction, comparison, use, interconnection, blocking, communication, cancellation and destruction of data.

II - 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.

III - 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

VI - 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 University of Venice, in the person of the Magnifico Rettore (the Rector) Dorsoduro 3246, 30123 Venice.

Last update: 26/09/2018