Privacy policy pursuant to art. 13 EU Regulation 2016/679

Dear Customer and User,

we consider the protection of personal data as a fundamental value and we are constantly committed to treating the information of our customers and all those who visit our site with fairness, lawfulness and transparency, in accordance with the European General Regulation on Data Protection (EU) 2016/679 (hereinafter referred to as the GDPR), with Legislative Decree 196/2003 and other applicable provisions on the protection of personal data. Therefore, pursuant to art. 13 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679, we provide you with the following information, please read it carefully.

Data Controller

The Data Controller is Studio Legale Villa Isoldi & Associati, in person of the partners of the firm, based in Via Tibullo n. 10, 00193 – Rome, tel. 0668136714 – 0668135583, email:

Navigation data and cookies

Below you will find information about the processing of navigation data and the use of cookies related to our website, in implementation of the measure of the Italian Data Protection Authority of 8 May 2014 “Identification of the simplified procedures for the disclosure and acquisition of consent for the use of cookies” and in compliance with art. 13 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation).

Legal basis and purpose of processing: The user’s navigation data and cookies are collected on the basis of the user’s consent given implicitly by continuing navigation on our site or after the approval of the cookie information banner. The data is processed with the aim of making navigation on the site easier and faster and to better adapt it to the interests and needs of the user, especially for subsequent visits. In addition, the navigation data and cookies are intended to ensure the normal navigation and management of the site and its applications.

Data collected (Usage data): is the information collected automatically through this website and its applications (also by third parties integrated in this site) including: IP addresses or domain names of computers used by the User to connect to and navigate the site, addresses in URI notation (uniform Resource identifier), the time of the request, the method used to forward the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in response, the numeric code indicating the status of the response from the server (good end, error, etc.), the country of origin, the characteristics of the browser and operating system used by the visitor, the various temporal connotations of the visit (for example the time of stay on each page) and details of the route followed within the site, with particular reference to the sequence of pages consulted, the parameters related to the operating system and the IT environment of the user.

Circulation or communication of data: the data collected for this service will not be circulated, but may, if necessary, be communicated for the same purpose to external parties (as third party technical service providers, hosting providers, IT companies, communication agencies) also appointed, if necessary, as Data Processing Managers by the Data Controller.

What are cookies?

Cookies are files or data that are saved on your device (computers, smartphones, tablets, etc.) while browsing the site.

If the visitor browses the site several times using the same device, the information saved in the cookies will be immediately transmitted to our site, “Same-site Cookies”, or to another site, in case they have been activated “Third party cookies”.

Through this exchange of information, the site recognizes that a given visitor has already accessed these web pages using the same browser and device. We use this information to allow the visitor to visit the site in line with previously expressed navigation preferences.

Only cookies are recognized by the visitor’s device. Personal data are collected with explicit consent or only if strictly necessary to the operation of the site and for the performance of the services requested by the visitor.

Consent to the use of cookies

Cookies that are not strictly necessary for the operation of the site are used only with the explicit consent of the visitor. This consent is given by continuing navigation after the appearance of the cookie banner.

Cookie settings can be customized by activating or disabling specific categories.

The “Deactivation and deletion of all cookies” paragraph of this policy, explains how to disable or delete cookies in general, including the necessary cookies, through the settings of the browser.

There are different types of cookies. Some are necessary to navigate the Site, others have different purposes such as ensuring internal security, administering the system, performing statistical analysis, understand which sections of the Site are most interesting to users or offer a personalized visit of the Site, etc.

Categories of the cookies

There are different types of cookies which, according to their purpose and function, can be divided into the following categories:

  • Strictly necessary cookies;
  • Functional cookies;
  • Statistical cookies;
  • Social media sharing and external services cookies

With regard to the length of time the data are stored, the following are distinguished:

  • session cookies which are deleted immediately after closing the browser.
  • persistent cookies which remain within the browser for a certain period of time. They are used, for example, to recognize the device that connects to the site thus facilitating authentication operations for the user.

In terms of origin and management:

  • same-site cookies generated and managed directly by the website on which the user is browsing.
  • third-party cookies generated and managed by entities other than the manager of the website on which the user is browsing (as a rule, of a contract between the owner of the website and the third party).

Stricly necessary cookies and functional cookies

Strictly necessary and functional cookies guarantee the proper functioning of the site and consent to save the information already provided by the visitor, so to offer a personalized service based on this type of data. Functional cookies collect and store information anonymously. These cookies are treated exclusively by us and are therefore same-site cookies.

Sul nostro sito sono attivi i seguenti cookie strettamente necessari e funzionali:

The following cookies strictly necessary and functional are active on our site:

Prevents the cookie banner from being shown again after acceptance

Name Purpose Duration
icl_current_language Verify the user’s preferred language in navigation 24h
cookieconsent_dismissed Prevents the cookie banner from being shown again after acceptance 7 months
viewed_cookie_policy Check the acceptance of the cookie banner 7 months

The legal basis for the use of functional cookies is the legitimate interest of the analysis, optimization of our site and our services, in accordance with GDPR.

Social media sharing cookies

Our site utilizes the so-called social plugins, recognizable by their logos. These plugins allow interactions with social networks directly from the pages of this site.

Through this link social networks detect the information that you have visited the page of our site and, if you click on the respective button on our site, such information will be directly registered on your social media profile. The data processing is not managed by our firm, but directly by the social network. The settings and related rights in defense of your private sphere, can be consulted directly in the respective social networks’ privacy policies, as indicated below.

“Share on Facebook” Button: Interaction service with social network Facebook to share the content of the site on your diary, on that of a friend, on a page you manage, in a group or via private message.

  • Supplier: Facebook Inc
  • Personal data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.
  • Place of processing: USA – Privacy Policy

“Share on Twitter” button: Twitter social network interaction service to share site content on your profile.

  • Supplier: Twitter, Inc.
  • Personal data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.
  • Place of processing: USA – Privacy Policy

“Share on LinkedIn” button: Interaction service with the social network LinkedIn to share the content of the site on your profile.

  • Supplier: LinkedIn Corporation.
  • Personal data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.
  • Place of processing: USA – Privacy Policy.

Cookies for external services

Our website uses cookies offered by third-party companies to facilitate navigation and improve the service and the processing of the related data is not managed by our company, but directly by the external provider, as indicated below.

  • Map of our offices (Google Maps): service managed by Google Inc. that allows to integrate inside our site the map to locate the location of our offices and the directions to reach them.
  • Personal data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.
  • Place of processing: USA – Privacy Policy

Main cookies used by Google Maps

Name Type
1P_JAR Persistent
CONSENT Persistent
NID Persistent

Navigation data analysis (Google analytics): is a web analysis service for the monitoring of visits and obtaining statistics on site activity, provided by Google Inc. Google uses the Personal Data collected in order to track and examine the use of this Application, compile reports and share them with other services developed by Google.

  • Users’ IPs have been anonymized.
  • Google may use Personal Data to contextualize and customize ads in your advertising network.
  • Personal data collected: Cookies and navigation data.
  • Place of processing: USA – Privacy Policy

If you prefer that Google Analytics does not use the collected data in any way you can use anonymous browsing (Do Not Track option) of your browser. The functioning as well as the options to limit or block cookies, can be performed by changing the settings of your Internet browser.

Main cookies used by Google Analytics

Name Duration
utma Persistent
utmz Persistent
utmz_b Persistent
utmb Persistent
utmc Session
NID Persistent

 Deactivation and elimination of all cookies and relative consequences:

Through the browser settings, the visitor can prevent from being asked for his consent at any access to the site or that cookies are automatically saved on his device. It can also delete cookies that are active on the website at any time. All relevant information can be found on the online support of the browser.

Technical cookies and analytics are some of the cookies we use to make your navigation enjoyable.

Disabling cookies may limit the ability to use the Site and prevent the full benefit of the features and services on the Site. To decide which to accept and which to decline, a description of the cookies used on the Site is shown below.
You can also visit the website, in English, for information on how to manage/delete cookies based on the type of browser used.
To delete cookies from your smartphone/tablet’s Internet browser, please refer to the device’s user manual.

Additional information common to data processing on this website

Methods of data collection and processing

Personal data may be freely provided by the User or, in the case of usage data, collected automatically during navigation on the site or with the use of the present services.

With the access and navigation on such site, the application collects independently or through third parties, the usage data and cookies.

Personal data will be processed by our Firm and only by authorized personnel, in paper form and with computer and telematic tools, in a lawful, fair and transparent manner and in such a way as to ensure adequate security through appropriate technical and organizational measures. Only appropriate, relevant and necessary data for the purposes indicated will be processed.

The personal data will be saved and stored on the databases or management softwares present on the servers of the Owner and of third companies, with which the Owner has entered into a cloud service contract.

Necessary provision of data and consequences of refusal of consent

The provision of the personal data requested in the various sections of this website is a necessary requirement for the management of the requested service and for the fulfilment of the relevant contractual and legal obligations. Any refusal to consent for the processing of the data or the refusal to supply them, will determine the impossibility for the Data Controller to process the personal data and consequently the inability to manage the requested service.

In cases where certain data is indicated as optional, users are free to refrain from disclosing such data, without this having any effect on the availability of the Service or its functionality.

Users who have doubts about which data is mandatory, are encouraged to contact the Data Controller.

Defense in court

The Personal Data of the User may be used by the Data Controller for the defense in court or in the preparatory stages to its possible establishment, from abuse in the use of such data or related services by the User.

The User declares to be aware that the Data Controller may be required to disclose the Data at the request of public authorities.

System Logs and Maintenance

For needs related to operativity and maintenance, this site and any third party services used by it could collect System Logs, that is files that record the interactions and that may also contain Personal Data, such as the User IP address.

Exercise of rights by Users

The subjects to whom the Personal Data refers may contact the Data Controller through the contacts indicated above to exercise their rights set forth by Articles 15 et seq. of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 and obtain confirmation on whether their personal data is being processed or not and the information relating to the type of processing, the purposes, categories of personal data, the recipients to whom the personal data have been or will be communicated, the storage period, as well as obtaining a copy of what is required in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format.

They have the right to request from the Data Controller the rectification or integration of their personal data, the deletion or limitation of the related processing or to object in whole or in part for legitimate reasons to their processing or withdraw consent to processing.

All such requests should be forwarded to the Data Controller through the contacts indicated above.

The information, communications and actions of the Owner in response to the requests are free of charge, but in case of manifestly unfounded, excessive or repetitive requests, the Data Controller may charge a reasonable fee, taking into account the administrative costs incurred, or refuse to satisfy the requests.

If the Data Controller has reasonable doubts about the identity of the natural person making these requests, he may request additional information necessary to confirm the identity of the data subject.

Right to lodge a complaint

If you believe that the data processing carried out by the Data Controller is in violation of the law on the protection of personal data, data subjects may lodge a complaint to the Italian Data Protection Authority pursuant to Article 77 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 and Articles 140 bis et seq. of Legislative Decree 30/06/2003 n. 196 (Privacy Code), according to the modalities available at the address or to the appropriate judicial offices (art. 79 of the Regulation).

Information not contained in this policy

Further information in relation to the processing of Personal Data may be requested at any time to the Data Controller using the contact information.

Changes to this policy

The Data Controller reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time by advertising it to Users on this page. Please consult this page often, taking as a reference the date of last modification indicated at the bottom. In the event of non-acceptance of the changes made to this policy, the User is obliged to cease using this site and may request the Data Controller to remove his Personal Data. Unless otherwise specified, the previous policy will continue to apply to Personal Data collected so far.