Privacy Policy for visitors to the Province of Rome website

The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to describe the procedures for the treatment of the personal data of the Users who consult the website This notice has also been provided pursuant to Art. 13 of Legislative Decree 196/03 – Code concerning the protection of personal data – to those who access the website
This notice has been provided only for the website mentioned above and not other eventual websites that the user might consult through the relative links.
The Province of Rome will collect and handle the following types of data in compliance with the provisions of Legislative Decree 196/2003.
Notice pursuant to Legislative Decree 30 June 2003, no. 196, containing the “Code for the protection of personal data”.
Type of data handled and purposes of treatment
1. Registration data
These data are requested during registration on the website, also by computerized instruments and procedures, and may be the object of treatment by the Province of Rome for the following purposes:
a) To allow the user access to on-line services, and in particular to respond to requests by the user for the sending of information material;
b) Upon consent by the user, to allow an effective information service provided by the Province of Rome
c) Upon consent by the user, to survey the level of user approval of the service offered on the basis of an analysis of areas of interest.
2. Navigation data

During normal operation, the computer systems and software procedures provided for the functioning of the pages of this website acquire some personal data the transmission of which is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols.

This is information that is not collected in order to be associated with identified parties, but which, by their very nature could, through processing and association with data held by third parties, allow for the identification of the users.
This category of data includes IP addresses or domain names of the computers utilized by the users who access the website, URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) names of the resources requested, the time of the request, the method utilized in submitting the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in reply, the numerical code indicating the status of the reply provided by the server (ok, error, etc.) and other parameters regarding the user operating system and computer environment.
These data are used for the sole purpose of obtaining anonymous statistical information on the use of the website and to check its correct functioning, and are deleted immediately after processing. The data could be used to ascertain liability in case of hypothetical computer offences against the website; save for this eventuality, the data is stored for times defined by the provisions of pertinent legislation, for the time strictly necessary to provide the user with the service requested and to guarantee the transmission of the communication.
3. Cookies

No personal data of the users is acquired by the website through the use of cookies.
Cookies are not used for the transmission of personal information, and no user tracing systems, i.e. persistent cookies of any type, are used.
The use of session cookies (which are not memorized on a persistent basis in the user computer and disappear when the browser is closed) is strictly limited to the transmission of session identification data (consisting of random numbers generated by the server) necessary in order to allow secure and efficient navigation on the website.
So-called session cookies utilized in this website prevent the use of other computer techniques that are potentially prejudicial to the privacy of navigation by users and do not allow the acquisition of personal data that could identify the user.
In any case, the use of the cookies can be deactivated at any time in the browser settings, which also allow for deleting the cookies after each session.
Finally, if the cookies are deemed useful in cases other than those mentioned above, the purpose of their use will be specified.

Treatment procedures
Data treatment takes place with the help of electronic, or in any case automatic, computer or telematic instruments, with logics closely correlated with the purposes mentioned above, and in any case in such a way as to guarantee the security and confidentiality of data.
Conferral of data
The conferral of registration data, as stated in point 1) letter a) of this information notice, is compulsory, and the failure to provide such data, also partial, when stated as necessary by an asterisk adjacent to the fields to be filled in with the website registration area, will make it impossible for the Province of Rome to undertake to supply the service. The conferral of registration data for the purposes stated in point 1, letters b) and c) is optional, and therefore there will be no consequences in the case of refusal to provide the information, except for the impossibility of informing users on information activity or to verify the degree of satisfaction.
Communication of data
While assuming the requirement of the communications made in accordance with the law, all the data collected and processed may be communicated for the purposes stated above to:
a) Third parties, appointed by the Province of Rome for the undertaking of activities directly connected with or instrumental for the providing and distribution of the services offered through the website (e.g. hosting firms etc.)
In any case, no personal data will be divulged.

The Province of Rome, in the person of its legal representative pro tempore, with offices in Via IV Novembre, 119A - 00187 Rome (RM) is the party in charge of the treatment of personal data.
The persons in charge of the treatment of personal data are the Directors of Departments, and Directors of non-departmental offices and of the Central Office, each of whom is responsible for the data treatment related to the corresponding functions and tasks of the various organizational units, also on the management level, coming within the hierarchical structure managed by these persons.  
Rights of the parties concerned
The parties to whom the personal data refer are entitled at any time to obtain confirmation of whether such data exists and to know the contents and origin, verify the accuracy or request completion, updating or correction (Art. 7 of Legislative Decree 196/03).
Pursuant to the same article, these parties are entitled to request the deletion, conversion into anonymous form or blockage of data handled in breach of the law, and in any case to oppose data treatment for legitimate reasons.

This website has been created with the utmost care. Nevertheless, we cannot assume any liability for the presence of errors or the accuracy of the information it contains. Decline any liability for damage caused directly o indirectly by the use of this website, as long as such damage is not intentional or due to serious negligence. The Province of Rome shall have no liability for the contents of the Internet pages of third parties accessed by links to this website.

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