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Information on the use of cookies when browsing the website pursuant to Article 13 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679

Pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (hereinafter referred to as the "Regulation"), the following information is provided concerning the processing of personal data of users consulting the institutional website of the Ministry of Tourism (hereinafter "MiTur" or "Ministry") and making use of the services made available, accessible by telematic means at the following address:

https://www.italia.it/en

The information provided does not concern other sites, pages or online services that can be reached through hypertext links that may be published but refer to resources outside the italia.it domain.

Data controller

Following consultation of the site, data relating to identified or identifiable natural persons may be processed.

The Data Controller is the Ministry of Tourism, with registered office in Via di Villa Ada n. 55 - 00199 Rome (Italy).

Data Protection Officer

Pursuant to Article 37 of the Regulation, the Data Protection Officer (DPO) is Dr Alessia Vaccaro, who can be reached at the following address: responsabileprotezionedati@ministeroturismo.gov.it.

Types of data processed and purposes of processing

Browsing data

The computer systems and software procedures used to operate the website acquire, during their normal operation, certain personal data whose transmission is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols.

This category of data includes the IP addresses or domain names of the computers and terminals used by users, the URI/URL (Uniform Resource Identifier/Locator) notation addresses of the resources requested, the time of the request, the method used to submit the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the response given by the server (successful, error, etc.) and other parameters relating to the user's operating system and computer environment.

These data, necessary for the use of web services, are also processed to:

  • obtain statistical information on the use of the services (most visited pages, number of visitors per time slot or per day, geographical areas of origin, etc.);
  • checking the correct functioning of the services offered.

Cookies and other tracking systems

Cookies are small text strings sent by the website server to the user's terminal, where they are stored to be retransmitted to the same sites the next time the same user visits. This site uses:

  • Technical cookies: Technical cookies are those used for the sole purpose of carrying out the transmission of a communication over an electronic communications network, or to the extent strictly necessary for the provider of an information society service explicitly requested by the subscriber or user to provide such a service. They are not used for any further purposes and are normally installed directly by the website owner or operator. This category includes:
    • browsing or session cookies that ensure normal navigation and use of the website (allowing, for example, authentication to access restricted areas);
    • analytical cookies, assimilated to technical cookies only if:
      • used only for aggregate statistics and in relation to a single site or mobile application;
      • anonymised by masking the IP address;
      • are not combined by any third parties with further processing for purposes other than statistical analysis alone;
    • functionality cookies, which allow the user to navigate according to a set of selected criteria (e.g., language, products selected for purchase) in order to improve the service rendered to the user.

The installation of such cookies does not require the prior consent of users, while the obligation to provide adequate information regarding the processing of personal data concerning them remains in place.

Among the technical cookies, there is the “fbsr_274308341469370” cookie that allows social login via the facebook.com portal ( http://connect.facebook.net/) his cookie does not perform profiling. The information of the third party is available at the following link: Facebook https://www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation, to which please refer for updates. In addition, there is Google's technical cookie "_gclxxx" used for anonymous tracking of users who perform actions (pages visited, clicks made) on the italia.it site and who come from an external advertisement referring to the site. Further information on the use of cookies by Google is available at the following link: https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies?hl=it, to which we refer for any updates.

  • Profiling cookies: profiling cookies are used to link specific actions or behavioural patterns recurring in the use of the offered functionalities (patterns) to specific identified or identifiable subjects, to group the different profiles within homogeneous clusters of different sizes. Profiling also makes it possible, among other things, to modulate increasingly customised promotional actions, beyond what is strictly necessary for surfing the site, as well as to send targeted promotional messages, i.e., in line with the preferences expressed by the user when surfing the web and, finally, to customise the contents used by the user on the site based on his preferences. Among the profiling cookies, there are the following Google cookies "IDE" and "test_cookie" used to store users' preferences with respect to the display of advertisements on sites outside Google. More information on Google's use of cookies is available at the following link: https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies?hl=it,, to which we refer for any updates.

The user can decide which categories of cookies to lend, refuse or revoke consent to at any time by accessing the "Customise Cookies" section. Once in this section, the user can change the selected settings. Clicking on "Close" denies the user consent to all cookies previously accepted, while clicking on "Confirm my choices" confirms the selected choices.
Blocking certain types of cookies may have an impact on the user's website browsing experience and the services that the website is able to offer. By denying consent, in fact, the user will continue browsing without being able to benefit from content personalised based on his/her preferences.

It is always possible for the user to choose to enable or disable cookies by adjusting the settings of their browser according to the instructions made available by the relevant providers at the links below:

Chrome

Firefox

Safari

Internet Explorer

Opera

Cookies currently active

Below is the declaration of cookies currently active on the website www.italia.it/en

[Scan of 28/12/2022]

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Name

Expire

Host

Category

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1 year

www.italia.it

Technical cookies

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1 year

www.italia.it

Technical cookies

3

gig_toggles

A few seconds

www.italia.it

Technical cookies

4

gig_canary

SESSION

www.italia.it

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www.italia.it

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6

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1 year

www.italia.it

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1 year

www.italia.it

Technical cookies

8

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SESSION

www.italia.it

Technical cookies

9

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SESSION

www.italia.it

Profiling cookies

10

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6 months

www.italia.it

Technical cookies

11

fbsr_ 1708274192856249

1 year

www.italia.it

Technical cookies

12

Gig3pctest

A few seconds

www.italia.it

Technical cookies

13

CONSENT

2 anni

www.italia.it

Profiling cookies

14

PTA_Prs_22

6 months

www.italia.it

Profiling cookies

15

fpidCookie

6 days

www.italia.it

Technical cookies

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SESSION

www.italia.it

Technical cookies

17

kndctr_FCA26D93615C62EC0A495F87_AdobeOrg_identity

1 year

www.italia.it

Technical cookies

18

ucid

1 year

www.italia.it

Technical cookies

19

hasGmid

6 months

www.italia.it

Technical cookies

20

gmid

1 year

www.italia.it

Technical cookies

21

_gclxxx

3 months

www.italia.it

Technical cookies

22

IDE

1 year

doubleclick.net

Profiling cookies

23

test_cookie

SESSION

doubleclick.net

Profiling cookies

Communication of data to possible addressees

The user's data may be accessed or communicated, in compliance with the applicable legislation and the purposes described above, to external parties appointed by the Ministry to carry out services of various kinds, such as, for example, the maintenance of computer systems and the measurement of service quality. Therefore, the Ministry appoints such entities as Data Processors pursuant to Article 28 of the Regulation, from among those that provide sufficient guarantees to implement adequate technical and organisational measures so that the processing meets the requirements of the Regulation and ensures the protection of the rights of the data subjects.

Personal data may also be disclosed to other entities or public administrations if this is necessary to comply with a legal obligation.

Personal data will be processed within the borders of the European Union

Data subject's rights

The data subject shall have the right to obtain from the Controller confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning him/her are being processed and, if so, to obtain access to the personal data and the following information for the processing, the categories of personal data, the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data have been or will be communicated (including recipients in third countries or international organisations), the expected period of storage of the personal data or, if this is not possible, the criteria used to determine this period, the origin of the personal data where not collected from the data subject, the existence of an automated decision-making process including profiling and information on the logic used.

In addition, the data subject has the right, where applicable, to obtain:

  • Rectification of inaccurate personal data;
  • Integration of incomplete personal data;
  • Cancellation (right to be forgotten);
  • Limitation of the processing of personal data (in which case, the data are processed only with the consent of the data subject, except for the necessary storage of the same and in the other cases permitted by current legislation);
  • Portability of data, including transmitting the data subject's data from one Data Controller to an-other, where technically feasible;
  • Opposition to their processing.

Corresponding requests should be addressed to the Data Controller, using the contact details provided by him in this notice or at info@italia.it

In addition, in the event of a personal data breach likely to present a high risk for the rights and freedoms of the data subject, the controller shall notify the data subject of the breach without undue delay, pursuant to Article 34(1) of the Regulation.

Right of complaint

Should the data subject consider that the processing of personal data carried out through this website is in breach of the provisions of the Regulation, he/she is entitled to lodge a complaint with the Data Protection Authority pursuant to Article 77 of the Regulation itself, or to take legal action (Article 79 of the Regulation).

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