Privacy policy

This page will describe management of Linea d'ombra's website as regards processing the personal data of users who visit it. Under Section 13 of Italian Legislative Decree No. 196/2003 - Personal Data Protection Code, this information is provided to any user having to do with the web-based services that are made available via electronic networks as from the address The information provided only applies to our website. Any websites that may be visited by users via external links are not concerned, except for those belonging to our company. The information provided is also based on the guidelines contained in Recommendation No. 2/2001 , which was adopted on 17 May 2001 by the European data protection authorities within the Working Party set up under Article 29 of European Directive 95/46/EC in order to lay down minimal requirements for the collection of personal data online − especially, with regard to arrangements, timing and contents of the information to be provided by data controllers to users visiting web pages for whatever purpose.


Visiting this site may result into the processing of data concerning identified or identifiable persons. The data controller is Linea d'ombra srl, with registered office in Treviso (Italy), Strada di Sant'Artemio, 6/8 - 31100.


The processing operations related to the web-based services that are made available via this website are carried out at Linea d'ombra srl (Strada di Sant' Artemio, 6/8 31100 Treviso. Phone No: +39 0422 30 95. Fax No: +39 0422 30 97 77. Email: exclusively by technical staff in charge of said processing, or else by persons tasked with such maintenance activities as may be necessary from time to time. Any personal data that is provided by users accepting to be sent information materials such as bulletins, CD-ROMs, newsletters, annual reports, answers to questions, decisions and sundry provisions, etc. is only used to provide the service and/or discharge the tasks requested and is disclosed to third parties only if this is necessary for the said purposes.


Navigation data: the information systems and software procedures relied upon to operate this website acquire personal data as part of their standard functioning; the transmission of such data is an inherent feature of Internet communication protocols. Such information is not collected in order to relate it to identified data subjects, however it might allow user identification per se after being processed and matched with data held by third parties. This data category includes IP addresses and/or the domain names of the computers used by any user connecting with this website, the URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) addresses of the requested resources, the time of such requests, the method used for submitting a given request to the server, returned file size, a numerical code relating to server response status (successfully performed, error, etc.), and other parameters related to the user's operating system and computer environment. Such data is only used to extract anonymous statistical information on website use as well as to check its functioning; it is erased immediately after being processed. The data might be used to establish liability in case computer crimes are committed against the website; except for this circumstance, any data on web contacts is currently retained for no longer than seven days. Data provided voluntarily by users to access specific services: data processing will comply with applicable legislation, exclusively as regards booking a visit and being sent communication materials in paper or electronic format about events set up by Linea d'ombra. Data collected for the said purposes are registered and processed by means of suitable electronic and paper resources in order to ensure their confidentiality and security. The acquisition of data is necessary to fulfil the booking procedure and receive communication materials which concern exhibitions set up by Linea d'ombra. The consent given by the user is deemed to be valid until an express revocation is emailed to or sent by post to our abovementioned office. No data will either be disseminated or transferred to third parties. Data could be disclosed to subsidiaries. Data could be used to send information materials in paper or electronic format.


No personal data concerning users is acquired by the website in this regard. No cookies are used to transmit personal information, nor are so-called persistent cookies or user tracking systems implemented. Use of the so-called session cookies – which are not stored permanently on the user's computer and disappear upon closing the browser – is exclusively limited to the transmission of session ID's – consisting of server-generated casual numbers – as necessary to allow secure, effective navigation. The so-called session cookies used by this website make it unnecessary to implement other computer techniques that are potentially detrimental to the confidentiality of user navigation, whilst they do not allow acquiring the user's personal identification data.


Subject to the specifications made with regard to navigation data, users are free to provide the personal data either to be entered in the application forms or referred to in contacting the office to request delivery of information materials and other communications. Failure to provide such data may entail the failure to be provided with the items requested. For completeness' sake, it should be pointed out that in some cases – which are not the subject of the standard management of this website – the Authority may request information pursuant to Section 157 of Legislative Decree No. 196/2003, with a view to supervising the processing of personal data. In these cases it is mandatory to comply under penalty of administrative penalties.


Personal data is processed with automated means for no longer than is necessary to achieve the purposes for which it has been collected. Specific security measures are implemented to prevent the data from being lost, used unlawfully and/or inappropriately, and accessed without authorisation.


Data subjects are entitled at any time to obtain confirmation of the existence of personal data concerning them and be informed of their contents and origin, verify their accuracy, or else request that such data be supplemented, updated or rectified (Section 7 of Legislative Decree No. 196/2003). The above Section also provides for the right to request erasure, anonymisation or blocking of any data that is processed in breach of the law as well as to object in all cases, on legitimate grounds, to processing of the data. All requests should be emailed to or faxed to +39 0422 30 97 77 to the abovementioned Data Controller.