Cookies Privacy Policy

Note according to the provisions of art. 13 of the Italian Legislative Decree no. 196/2003

According to the art.13 of the Legislative Decree no.196/2003 (Data Protection Code), governing provisions concerning the privacy of personal data, we inform you that the data provided to Politecnico di Torino on your own accord, will be treated adopting appropriate measures to ensure the security and the confidentiality, in accordance with the above-mentioned decree.

1. Purposes and methods of personal data treatment

1.1 Cookie

Cookies are small text files that are sent by the website server to the user’s/visitor’s browser and are automatically saved on the user’s/visitor’s computer.
The majority of browsers are set to accept cookies, however the user/visitor can change the setting of his/her own browser to block the cookies (see section 1.1.4 “How to disable cookies (opt-out)”).

1.1.1 Technical cookies

This website uses session cookies, which are essential for the proper operation of the site and in order to properly manage the access to its online services, intranet and private areas. The use of such cookies (which are not stored permanently on the user’s computer and which are deleted when the user closes the browser) is strictly limited to transmit session identifying marks, which are essential for a safe and efficient web surfing.
Disabling cookies may partially affect the correct use of the online services.

1.1.2 Third-party cookies

This website uses cookies of the following third parties:

Third party Service Description
Privacy policy
YouTube Video service.
Used only in some webpages.
Maps Interactive maps service. Used only in the “Visit” -> “Come arrivare”.

Disabling these cookies does not affect the web surfing.

1.1.3 External websites and services

The website may contain links to other external websites, which have their own privacy policy. The Politecnico di Torino is not liable for the personal data treatment carried out by such websites.

1.1.4 How to disable cookies (opt-out)

It is usually possible to disable cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser.
It is also possible to disable cookies to specific third-party services only; for further information please refer to the individual note indicated above.

1.2 Internet data traffic (Web surfing data)

Computer systems and software procedures that make this website work, regularly collect some personal data through the communications protocols used on Internet or in order to improve the quality service offered by this website.
These data are not collected in order to be associated to personally identifiable information, but if processed and associated can allow to identify users.
The data falling under this category can be: IP addresses, domain names of computers used to reach this website, URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) identifying the requested resources, timing of request, method used to submit the request to the server, size of the file obtained, numerical code indicating the status of the server’s response (success, error, etc.) and other parameters concerning user’s operating system and computer computing environment. Providing such data is mandatory.
These data are used for anonymous and statistical purposes in order to check how the website is used and if it is working properly. These data are regularly deleted. These data could be also used to ascertain responsibilities in case of eventual computer crimes or in case damage to Politecnico di Torino or a third party is caused. These data are treated in accordance with the “Regolamento di attuazione del codice in materia di protezione dei dati personali” and they could be shared with the competent Authorities in case of investigations, inspections, etc.

1.3 Data provided by users on a voluntary basis

Any kind of communication to the contacts included in this website, like e-mail messages, implies that the user’s personal and other data, like the IP address, are collected and used in order to reply to the submitted inquiries. The above-mentioned data treatment will be carried out in good faith and in accordance with the general rules of fairness, transparency and privacy protection as indicated in the Italian Legislative Decree no. 196/2003.
Specific summary information will be regularly posted or displayed in the web pages designed for particular on demand services.

1.4 Providing further optional data

Except what specified above for cookies and data related to web surfing, users could be requested to provide Politecnico di Torino with further personal data in order to get specific informative material or to access specific services. These further data are collected through specific forms published in this website or through e-mail messages and other direct contacts with the contact persons specified in the website.
In case users decide not to provide such further data, Politecnico di Torino may not be able to handle properly the users’ specific requests.

1.5 Personal data treatment

Personal data treatment will be carried out both manually and with the aid of electronic devices. This includes, as indicated in the art. 11 of the Italian Legislative Decree no. 196/2003, all the actions, or group of actions, indicated in the “art. 4 comma 1 lett. a)” of the Italian Legislative Decree no. 196/2003: data collection, registration, organization, storage, processing, correction, selection, extraction, comparison, utilization, interconnection, block, communication, erasure and destruction.

2. Communication and dissemination of data

Collected data will be not disseminated to third parties, except in those cases foreseen by law and, in any case, according to the methods required by the law.
Data will be available for those ones in charge, according to their specific functions and in accordance to the received instructions, only to achieve the specific purposes indicated in this note.

3. Users’ rights

Regarding such data users can exercise their rights according to the conditions described in art. 7, 8, 9 and 10 of the Italian Legislative Decree no. 196/2003, sending an email to:

4. Data treatment’s holder

Politecnico di Torino is the data treatment’s holder, with its legal head office in Torino, Corso Duca degli Abruzzi 24. More information, regulations and notes about privacy are available at the following link Privacy di Ateneo.