Privacy policy

This Application collects some Personal Data from its Users.
 

Data Controller and Owner

Comitato Italiano Contratto Mondiale sull’acqua – Onlus Via Rembrandt, 9 – 20147 Milano,
info@contrattoacqua.it
 

Types of Data collected

Among the types of Personal Data that this Application collects, by itself or through third parties, there are:
Cookie, Usage data and Email address.
 
Other Personal Data collected may be described in other sections of this privacy policy or by dedicated explanation text contextually with the Data collection.
The Personal Data may be freely provided by the User, or collected automatically when using this Application.
Any use of Cookies – or of other tracking tools – by this Application or by the owners of third party services used by this Application, unless stated otherwise, serves to identify Users and remember their preferences, for the sole purpose of providing the service required by the User.
Failure to provide certain Personal Data may make it impossible for this Application to provide its services.
Users are responsible for any Personal Data of third parties obtained, published or shared through this Application and confirm that they have the third party’s consent to provide the Data to the Owner.
 

Mode and place of processing the Data

Methods of processing
The Data Controller processes the Data of Users in a proper manner and shall take appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, or unauthorized destruction of the Data.
The Data processing is carried out using computers and/or IT enabled tools, following organizational procedures and modes strictly related to the purposes indicated. In addition to the Data Controller, in some cases, the Data may be accessible to certain types of persons in charge, involved with the operation of the site (administration, sales, marketing, legal, system administration) or external parties (such as third party technical service providers, mail carriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communications agencies) appointed, if necessary, as Data Processors by the Owner. The updated list of these parties may be requested from the Data Controller at any time.
Place
The Data is processed at the Data Controller’s operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved with the processing are located. For further information, please contact the Data Controller.
Retention time
The Data is kept for the time necessary to provide the service requested by the User, or stated by the purposes outlined in this document, and the User can always request that the Data Controller suspend or remove the data.

The use of the collected Data

The Data concerning the User is collected to allow the Owner to provide its services, as well as for the following purposes:
Interaction with external social networks and platforms, Contacting the User and Analytics.
 
The Personal Data used for each purpose is outlined in the specific sections of this document.
 

Detailed information on the processing of Personal Data

Personal Data is collected for the following purposes and using the following services:

  • Analytics

    The services contained in this section enable the Owner to monitor and analyze web traffic and can be used to keep track of User behavior.
    Google Analytics with anonymized IP (Google Inc.)
    Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google utilizes the Data collected to track and examine the use of this Application, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services.
    Google may use the Data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
    This integration of Google Analytics anonymizes your IP address. It works by shortening Users’ IP addresses within Member States of the European Union or in other Contracting States to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the complete IP address be sent to a Google server and shortened within the USA.
    Personal Data collected: Cookie and Usage data.
    Place of processing: USA – Privacy PolicyOpt Out

  • Contacting the User

    Mailing List or Newsletter (This Application)
    By registering on the mailing list or for the newsletter, the User’s email address will be added to the contact list of those who may receive email messages containing information of commercial or promotional nature concerning this Application. Your email address might also be added to this list as a result of signing up to this Application or after making a purchase.
    Personal Data collected: Email address.

  • Interaction with external social networks and platforms

    These services allow interaction with social networks or other external platforms directly from the pages of this Application.
    The interaction and information obtained by this Application are always subject to the User’s privacy settings for each social network.
    If a service enabling interaction with social networks is installed it may still collect traffic data for the pages where the service is installed, even when Users do not use it.
     
    Twitter Tweet button and social widgets (Twitter, Inc.)
    The Twitter Tweet button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the Twitter social network provided by Twitter, Inc.
    Personal Data collected:
    Cookie and Usage data.
    Place of processing: USA – Privacy Policy
     
    Facebook Like button and social widgets (Facebook, Inc.)
    The Facebook Like button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the Facebook social network provided by Facebook, Inc.
    Personal Data collected: Cookie and Usage data.
    Place of processing: USA – Privacy Policy

 

Additional information about Data collection and processing

Legal action

The User’s Personal Data may be used for legal purposes by the Data Controller, in Court or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising from improper use of this Application or the related services.
The User declares to be aware that the Data Controller may be required to reveal personal data upon request of public authorities.

Additional information about User’s Personal Data

In addition to the information contained in this privacy policy, this Application may provide the User with additional and contextual information concerning particular services or the collection and processing of Personal Data upon request.

System Logs and Maintenance

For operation and maintenance purposes, this Application and any third party services may collect files that record interaction with this Application (System Logs) or use for this purpose other Personal Data (such as IP Address).

Information not contained in this policy

More details concerning the collection or processing of Personal Data may be requested from the Data Controller at any time. Please see the contact information at the beginning of this document.

The rights of Users

Users have the right, at any time, to know whether their Personal Data has been stored and can consult the Data Controller to learn about their contents and origin, to verify their accuracy or to ask for them to be supplemented, cancelled, updated or corrected, or for their transformation into anonymous format or to block any data held in violation of the law, as well as to oppose their treatment for any and all legitimate reasons. Requests should be sent to the Data Controller at the contact information set out above.
This Application does not support “Do Not Track” requests.
To determine whether any of the third party services it uses honor the “Do Not Track” requests, please read their privacy policies.

Changes to this privacy policy

The Data Controller reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time by giving notice to its Users on this page. It is strongly recommended to check this page often, referring to the date of the last modification listed at the bottom. If a User objects to any of the changes to the Policy, the User must cease using this Application and can request that the Data Controller removes the Personal Data. Unless stated otherwise, the then-current privacy policy applies to all Personal Data the Data Controller has about Users.

Information about this privacy policy

The Data Controller is responsible for this privacy policy, prepared starting from the modules provided by Iubenda and hosted on Iubenda’s servers.

 

COOKIE POLICY

Disclosure on the use of cookies
The following disclosure regarding cookies describes their usage within the website.
What cookies are
Cookies are small text files which are saved in the computer by the User when visiting a website. Cookies are largely used by many websites to optimize their efficiency, to enhance their navigability and to obtain information about the number and types of visitors.
Cookies collect some information regarding the use that a visitor makes of a website (which and how many pages he has visited, how long he stayed on the website, through which channel he arrived on the website etc.). This information is generic, and it cannot be associated to an identified or identifiable natural person. Users visiting the website will visualize a minimum quantity of information entered in the devices they use to navigate the website (computers, tablets and smartphones). There are various types of cookies: some make the use of a website more efficient, others enable certain functionalities.
 
In summary, cookies allow to:

  • Activities strictly necessary for the functioning

    This application uses cookies to save User session and to perform other activities that are strictly necessary for the functioning of the same, for example in relation to the distribution of traffic.

  • Rescue activities preferences, optimization and statistics

    This application uses cookies to save your browsing preferences and optimize the browsing experience User. Among these cookies includes, for example, the ones to set the language and the currency or for the management of statistics by the owner of the site.

  • Other types of cookies or third-party tools that might make use

    Analytics
    The services contained in this section enable the Owner to monitor and analyze web traffic and can be used to keep track of User behavior.
    Google Analytics with anonymized IP (Google Inc.)
    Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google utilizes the Data collected to track and examine the use of this Application, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services.
    Google may use the Data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
    This integration of Google Analytics anonymizes your IP address. It works by shortening Users’ IP addresses within Member States of the European Union or in other Contracting States to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the complete IP address be sent to a Google server and shortened within the USA.
    Personal Data collected: Cookie and Usage data.
    Place of processing: USA – Privacy PolicyOpt Out
     

    Interaction with external social networks and platforms

    These services allow interaction with social networks or other external platforms directly from the pages of this Application.
    The interaction and information obtained by this Application are always subject to the User’s privacy settings for each social network.
    If a service enabling interaction with social networks is installed it may still collect traffic data for the pages where the service is installed, even when Users do not use it.
     
    Twitter Tweet button and social widgets (Twitter, Inc.)
    The Twitter Tweet button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the Twitter social network provided by Twitter, Inc.
    Personal Data collected:
    Cookie and Usage data.
    Place of processing: USA – Privacy Policy
     
    Facebook Like button and social widgets (Facebook, Inc.)
    The Facebook Like button and social widgets are services allowing interaction with the Facebook social network provided by Facebook, Inc.
    Personal Data collected: Cookie and Usage data.
    Place of processing: USA – Privacy Policy

 

How to disable cookies through browser’s settings

Chrome
Start the Chrome Browser
Select the menu on the toolbar, next to the url navigation box
Select ”Settings”
Select “Show Advanced Settings”
In the “Privacy” section, click on the “Content Settings” button
In the “Cookie” section it is possible to modify the following settings relating to cookies:
Allow Data Savings locally
Customize local data only until closing the browser
Prevent websites from setting cookies
Block third parties cookies and website data
Manage exceptions for some websites
Delete one or all cookies
For further information visit the dedicated web page.
 
Mozilla Firefox
Start the Mozilla Firefox Browser
Select the menu on the toolbar, next to the url navigation tab
Select ”Settings”
Select the “Privacy” panel
Select ”Show Advanced Settings”
In the “Privacy” section, click on the “Content Settings” button
In the “Tracking” section it is possible to modify the following settings relating to cookies:
Ask websites not to perform any tracking
Communicate to websites the availability to be tracked
Not communicate any preference about Personal Data tracking
From the “History” section it is possible to:
Chose to accept third parties’ cookies (always, from the most visited websites or never) and to save them for a certain period (untill their expiration date, when closing Firefox or to be asked every time),by enabling “Use Custom Settings”
Remove single stored cookies
For further information visit the dedicated web page.
 
Internet Explorer
Start the Internet Explorer Browser
Click on the “Tools” button and select “Internet Options”
Select the “Privacy” panel, and modify the scrolling device for the desired cookie action in the Settings section
Block all cookies
Allow all cookies
Select websites to receive cookies from: move the cursor to an intermediate position, not to block or allow all cookies, click on Websites and type a Website address in the Website Address tab, then click on Block or Allow
For further information visit the dedicated web page.
 
Safari 6
Start the Safari Browser
Click on “Safari”, select “Preferences” and click on “Privacy”
Specify how Safari must accept cookies from Websites in the “Block Cookies” section
To visualize which websites have stored cookies, click on “Details”
For further information visit the dedicated web page.
 
Safari iOS (mobile devices)
Start the Safari iOS Browser
Touch “Settings”, then touch “Safari”
Touck “Block Cookies” and chose between the various options: “Never”, “Third Parties and Advertisers”, “Always”
To cancel all of the cookies stored in Safari, touch “Settings”, then “Safari”, then “Delete Cookies and Data”
For further information visit the dedicated web page.
 
Opera
Start the Opera Browser
Click on “Preferences”, then on “Advanced”, then on “Cookies”
Select between the following options:
Accept all cookies
Accept only the cookies from visited websites: cookies from third parties and cookies that are sent from a different web domain than the visited one will be refused
Never accept cookies: no cookie will be saved
For further information visit the dedicated web page.
How to disable third parties’ cookies
Google services
Facebook
Twitter
 

Definitions and legal references

Personal Data (or Data)
Any information regarding a natural person, a legal person, an institution or an association, which is, or can be, identified, even indirectly, by reference to any other information, including a personal identification number.
Usage Data
Information collected automatically from this Application (or third party services employed in this Application), which can include: the IP addresses or domain names of the computers utilized by the Users who use this Application, the URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier), the time of the request, the method utilized to submit the request to the server, the size of the file received in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the server’s answer (successful outcome, error, etc.), the country of origin, the features of the browser and the operating system utilized by the User, the various time details per visit (e.g., the time spent on each page within the Application) and the details about the path followed within the Application with special reference to the sequence of pages visited, and other parameters about the device operating system and/or the User’s IT environment.
User
The individual using this Application, which must coincide with or be authorized by the Data Subject, to whom the Personal Data refer.
Data Subject
The legal or natural person to whom the Personal Data refers.
Data Processor (or Data Supervisor)
The natural person, legal person, public administration or any other body, association or organization authorized by the Data Controller to process the Personal Data in compliance with this privacy policy.
Data Controller (or Owner)
The natural person, legal person, public administration or any other body, association or organization with the right, also jointly with another Data Controller, to make decisions regarding the purposes, and the methods of processing of Personal Data and the means used, including the security measures concerning the operation and use of this Application. The Data Controller, unless otherwise specified, is the Owner of this Application.
This Application
The hardware or software tool by which the Personal Data of the User is collected.
Cookie
Small piece of data stored in the User’s device.


Legal information
Notice to European Users: this privacy statement has been prepared in fulfillment of the obligations under Art. 10 of EC Directive n. 95/46/EC, and under the provisions of Directive 2002/58/EC, as revised by Directive 2009/136/EC, on the subject of Cookies.
This privacy policy relates solely to this Application.

Latest update: June 25, 2015