Privacy policy of this website

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Privacy policy of this website


This privacy policy aims to describe the management procedures applicable to the website in relation to processing the personal data of users who consult the website.

This information document is also provided, in accordance with art. 13 of Legislative Decree No. 196/2003 - personal data protection code regarding the data of those who interact with the institutional website of Istituto Auxologico Italiano, accessible by computer at the following address:

The information document is only provided in relation to the above-mentioned website and is not provided also for other websites which may be consulted by the user via links.

The website is the property of Istituto Auxologico Italiano.

Users are required to read this private policy carefully before submitting any kind of personal information and/or before compiling any electronic form that is included in the website.


Data referring to identified or identifiable persons may be processed after consulting this website.

Istituto Auxologico Italiano, with registered office in Via L. Ariosto, No. 13 Milan (Italy) is the “data controller” for such data processing.


The data processing associated with the web services provided in this website is performed in the Press Office of Istituto Auxologico Italiano in Via Spagnoletto, No. 5, Milan and is only managed by the technical staff of the Office appointed to perform the data processing, or by possible persons in charge of occasional maintenance operations.

No data originating from the web service is disclosed or disseminated.


Connection data.

The IT systems and the software procedures responsible for the operation of this website acquire some personal data during their normal operation, the transmission of such personal data is implicit in the use of the Internet communication protocols.

This data refers to information that is not collected in order to be associated with identified data subjects, but by their very nature could enable the users to be identified by processing and associations with data held by third parties.

This category of data includes the IP addresses or the domain names of the computers utilised by the users who connect to the website, the URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) notation addresses of the resources requested, the time of the request, the method used to submit the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in the response, the numerical code indicating the status of the response given by the server (successful, error, etc.) and other parameters relating to the operating system and to the user's computing environment.

This data is used solely to obtain anonymous statistical information regarding the site's use and to monitor its correct operation and is deleted immediately after processing.

The data could be used to ascertain responsibility in the case of hypothetical computer crimes against the website: notwithstanding this possibility, at present the data referring to web contacts do not remain for more than seven days.

Data provided voluntarily by the user.

The optional, explicit and voluntary transmission of an e-mail to the addresses indicated in this website entails the subsequent acquisition of the sender's address, necessary to respond to the requests, as well as any other personal data included in the message.


Cookies are not used to transmit personal information, nor are so-called persistent cookies of any kind used, namely, systems to track users.

The use of so-called session cookies (which are not stored in a persistent form on the user's computer and disappear when the browser is closed) is strictly limited to the transmission of session identifiers (consisting of casual numbers generated by the server) these are necessary to permit the website to be explored safely and efficiently.

The so-called session cookies used on this website avoid the use of other computer techniques which are potentially prejudicial to the confidentiality of the users' navigation and do not permit the acquisition of personal data which identify the user.


The user is free to provide the personal data indicated in the application forms submitted to Istituto Auxologico Italiano, or however, indicated in the specific contact areas, except as specified with reference to the navigation data.

Failure to provide the foregoing data may result in the impossibility of obtaining the information requested.


The personal data are processed using automatic tools for the time strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which the data were collected.

Specific security measures are observed to prevent loss of data, unlawful or incorrect uses and unauthorised accesses.


The persons to whom the personal data refer have the right, at any time, to obtain confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning them exists and to be informed of the contents of such personal data and the source, to verify the exactness of the personal data or request the integration or updating or rectification of the data (art. 7 of Legislative Decree No. 196/2003).

Pursuant to the same article data subjects have the right to request erasure, anonymisation or blocking of data which have been processed unlawfully, as well as to object, in any event, on legitimate grounds, to the processing of personal data.

Requests are to be addressed to the Directorate General of Istituto Auxologico Italiano, with registered office in Via L. Ariosto, No. 13, 20149 Milan, by registered letter with recorded delivery or by fax to the following number: 02.619112204.