Notice pursuant to articles 13 and 14 of (EU) Regulation 2016/679

Under Article 13 and 14 of (EU) Regulation 2016/679, containing provisions on data protection, we inform you that the personal information voluntarily provided by you to the University of Padova will be treated by the same by adopting suitable measures to guarantee security and confidentiality, in compliance with the above regulation.


1. Purposes and modalities of data processing

1.1. Navigation data

The computer systems used to operate the sites with the domain and automatically acquire, in their daily operation, some personal data that is implicitly transmitted in the use of web communication protocols. This is data that, if processed with data held by third parties, may identify users/visitors. This includes, for example, IP addresses and names of the computer domains employed by the users/visitors connecting to sites with the domain: and These data are normally collected for statistical analyses, operated anonymously and used to facilitate navigation in sites with the domain and

1.2. Cookies

Sites with the domain and use tracking cookies, short text strings that are sent from the site server to the browser of the user/visitor and are automatically saved on the user/visitor's PC. The aim is solely to carry out statistical analyses to improve services and therefore it is advisable to configure your browser to accept them. Most browsers are set to accept cookies, but the user/visitor can independently change the configuration of the browser and block cookies (see section 1.2.2 "How to disable cookies (opt-out)").

1.2.1. Tracking cookies

Tracking cookies can be disabled without any consequences for navigation on sites with the domain and Sites with the domain and may make use of the Google Analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google") for the generation of statistics on the use of websites; Google Analytics uses cookies that do not store personal data. The information derived from cookies on the use of the website by users (including IP addresses) is transmitted from the user's browser to Google, with headquarters at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA, and stored in the company's servers.

According to the terms of service in place, Google, as owner of the processing, will use this information for the purpose of evaluating website use, compiling reports on website activity for use by website operators and providing other services relating to website activity, to connections (mobile, PC, browser used, etc.) and to search mode and loading of pages with the site domain and Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate IP addresses with any other data held by Google.

To consult Google’s privacy policy on the Google Analytics service, please visit the website

To learn about the Google Privacy Policy, we invite you visit

By using sites with the domain and you consent to the processing of data by Google according to the above-mentioned modalities and purposes.

In addition to the Google Analytics service, sites with the domain also use other services that store cookies on the user/visitor's computer, including services such as, which creates the sharing buttons, and Matomo (Piwik), our internal statistics system.

To learn about the privacy policies of, see: and
By using sites with the domain, you consent to the processing of data by according to the above-mentioned modalities and purposes.

To learn about Matomo (Piwik)’s privacy policies, see:
The IPs are anonymised and data collected via Matomo (Piwik) are directly managed by the University of Padova in order to improve their service.

1.2.2. How to disable cookies (opt-out)

You can refuse consent to the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. Below we provide links that explain how to disable cookies for the most popular browsers (for other browsers which might be used, we suggest looking for this option in the software’s help system, normally available through the F1 key):

Google Chrome:
Mozilla Firefox:
Internet Explorer:
Apple Safari:

Alternatively, you can disable Google Analytics cookies by using the add-on to opt-out which is provided by Google for major browsers.
You can disable the AddThis cookies via this link: under "AddThis".
You can disable cookies for Matomo (Piwik) as per below. Note: if in the browser settings you have chosen "Do not want to be tracked", Matomo (Piwik) will not track your visits.

1.3 Purpose and data retention

The data collected is used exclusively for statistical analyses or to enrich the browsing experience, and in any case for the sole purpose of improving services and for the minimum time necessary to provide the service.

1.4. Data processing

Processing will be carried out either manually or with the aid of electronic or automated means, and including, in accordance of the limits and conditions imposed by the General Regulations on Data Protection 2016/679, collection, recording, organisation, storage, consultation, processing, editing, selection, extraction, comparison, use, interconnection, blocking, dissemination, communication, cancellation and destruction of data.

For more information on the processing of user data, please read the Informativa sul trattamento dei dati personali (ITA).

2. Communication and dissemination of data

The data collected will not be released to third parties, except in cases noted in this notice and/or by law and, in any case, in the manner permitted by law.

The data may be disclosed to controllers and processors, within their respective functions and in accordance with instructions received, only for the achievement of the specific purposes specified in this

3. Rights of the concerned party

In relation to these data you can exercise all the rights defined in the General Regulation on Data Protection 2016/679 by sending an email to

4. Data controller

The data controller is the University of Padova, with the registered office in Padua, via VIII Febbraio n. 2. The full list of Supervisors is available at the office.

5. Contact details for the Supervisor of Data Protection

You can contact the Supervisor of Data Protection of the University of Padova by email at:

Last update: January 19, 2021.