Privacy and Cookies Policy

Privacy and cookies policy

According to Legislative Decree no. 196/2003 and subsequent amendments and the Regulation (EU) no. 2016/679 (“GDPR”) on data protection, here you find how personal data is collected and processed by the website

The Data Controller

The Data Controller is Mr. Federico Galgano, owner of Studio Legale Galgano with office in Bologna, Via Santo Stefano n. 17, Italy.

Data subjects and personal data

By accessing and browsing this website, the following personal data of visitors, data subjects – as identified or identifiable natural persons to whom the information refers – may be acquired by the Data Controller.

Navigation data: this is personal data acquired by computer systems that allow the functioning of the website and whose transmission is implicit in online navigation, such as IP addresses, domain names of the computers that connect to the site, the URL addresses of the resources requested, the time of requests, the numerical code indicating the status of the response given by the server and, in general, parameters relating to the operating system and browser used. They are not collected for identification purposes, but are data that could allow visitors to be identified either independently or through processing and association with other data, also collected by third parties.

Data communicated by visitors: this is data provided by users by filling out the contact form present in every page of the “Offices” section by clicking on the “go to the office” button, or data transmitted to the Data Controller through the contact details indicated on the site (for example, by sending a communication by e-mail) or through the contact form present in the “Work with us” section. If emails are sent voluntarily, explicitly and optionally to contact forms or email addresses given on this site, the sender’s address, which is required to respond to requests, and the consent to receive any response messages to the requests, are automatically acquired, as any other personal data which may be included in the communication.

Purposes of the processing and legal basis

The navigation data are collected and used to allow the proper functioning of the Website and to make the navigation usable and safe, the treatment is based on the legitimate interest of the Data Controller to pursue these purposes.

The data communicated voluntarily by the user are used to respond and reply the contact requests received, for the drafting of estimates and for the selection of the candidate, their treatment is based on the consent of the person concerned which must be given with a flag in the appropriate box of authorization of data processing. The eventual lack of consent by the user will prevent the candidate from being able to send and/or consider the application or to respond to the information and/or requests sent by the user through the appropriate form on the website.

Data retention period

Navigation data are deleted immediately after their processing and are not stored for more than seven days, with the sole exception of the need to ascertain responsibility in case of any computer crimes against the site.

The data communicated by visitors using the email and/or the forms or contact data present on the site are kept for the period necessary to reply the user’s request and for the periods provided for by current legislation for the fulfilment of legal requirements to which the Data Controller is bound.

For cookies, please refer to the Cookies Policy. Refer to the Cookies section.

Recipients of the data

Users’ personal data are processed by personnel specifically identified and trained by the Data Controller, on the basis of precise instructions and in compliance with appropriate security measures. When the Data Controller makes use of external parties for the performance of certain processing operations (for example, for the hosting service), the data collected through the website are communicated to third parties, specifically appointed by the Data Controller as data processors, after verification of the skills possessed in terms of personal data protection. The list of these subjects is available from the Data Controller and can be requested through the contacts below.

The data collected through the site may be transferred abroad, if requested and/or necessary to carry out the purposes already indicated. The transfer may take place to countries subject to a adequacy decision taken by the European Commission, pursuant to art. 45 GDPR, or even to countries outside the European Union in compliance with the provisions of art. 46 GDPR.

Rights of data subjects

The data subjects can requests to exercise the rights pursuant to Chapter III of GDPR Regulation.

Data subjects have the right to access their personal data, to rectify and modify them, to request the deletion of their data and the limitation of processing (where such rights do not conflict with legal or contractual obligations of the Data Controller), as well as the right to object to the processing of data concerning them; data subjects also have the right to data portability, when data are processed by automated means by virtue of consent or a contract.

Finally, the data subjects has the right to lodge a complaint with the Guarantor Authority for the protection of personal data if they believe that the Data Controller is processing personal data in violation of the legislation on the protection of personal data and to apply to the judicial authority for the protection of their rights.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

This Privacy policy may be revised and updated in case of changes in the reference legislation or if changes are made in the processing of personal data or new services are offered; any changes will be communicated by the Data Controller through the website. Visitors are therefore invited to periodically consult the information on the processing of personal data always available on this page.

Cookies Policy

Cookies are information about visitors of the website that is stored through your browser when you navigate with a device such as a PC, tablet or smartphone. Each cookie collects different data, such as the name of the server and a numerical identifier, and has a different and specific duration: for example, it may remain in the system for the duration of a session (until the browser is closed) or for long periods (even for several years). In addition to the information contained therein, visitors are provided with a short information (banner) displayed when they first access the site and until their consent is given or denied (if necessary).

Cookies may be first-party, when they are used directly by the Data Controller, or third-party, when they are installed by third parties, for their own purposes and to which it is necessary to refer in order to exercise their rights; cookies also have different purposes according to their type:

  • technical cookies are essential for the usability of the website;
  • analytical cookies optimize its performance or are used to carry out statistical analysis relating to the use of the site;
  • profiling cookies collect information relating to visitors’ interests and are used to create personalized advertising for visitors.

This website uses cookies relating to activities strictly necessary for the operation of the site and the provision of the service, as well as cookies for saving preferences and optimization in particular, only the following first-party and third-party technical cookies and anonymous third-party analytical cookies (Google Analytics, and (for disabling – opt-out)) are installed on this website:

  • technical cookie: pll_language 1 year long, used by Polylang plugin to remember the language chosen by the user;
  • cookie_notice_accepted is used to store the user’s acceptance of the use of cookies;
  • Third-party analytical cookies: _gid, 1 day long, and _ga, 2 years long, _gat 10 minutes long, are Google Analytics cookies, to collect information on the use of the site by users (number of visitors, pages visited, time spent on the site, etc.) to perform statistical analysis on the number of users and how they navigate on our Site. The analysis of these cookies generates anonymous and aggregated statistical data without any reference to the identity of site surfers.

You can enable/disable cookies by changing your browser settings. Through the commonly used browsers (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari) the setting of analytical cookies can be freely modified by the user through a special function, present among the options or the setting of preferences of the specific browser used; in general, these options will refer exclusively to that browser and the device from which they were set.

Please note that disabling technical cookies may affect the proper functioning of several sites, including this one, as they make their normal functionality possible.

The most common browsers provide the “Do not track” option, which is supported by some websites (but not all) in order to no longer collect certain navigation data; the possibility of anonymous or incognito browsing, using which no data will be collected in the browser and no navigation history will be saved (even if the navigation data will be collected by the site operator); they allow you to delete cookies stored in whole or in part during a single navigation on a site.

At users can find more information about cookies and check or disable the installation of cookies on their devices. For more information, please refer to the specific support pages of the most common browsers: Firefox (; Internet Explorer ( ); Safari (iOS)( ); Chrome (desktop: ); Android e iOS

Data Controller Contacts

To request more information on the processing of personal data, to exercise your rights or to propose changes and submit reports, you can contact the Data Controller at the following addresses: mail: via Santo Stefano, 17 – 40125 Bologna, Italy; Tel.: +39-051-232622; Fax: 051-231238; email: or using the contact form on the website.

Date: 15.10.2020