This Website collects some Personal Data from its Users. In this section we describe the modalities for site management regarding handling of personal data collected from the user.
Data Controller and Owner
GUK Architects – Strada Targia 2, 96100 Siracusa – firstname.lastname@example.org
Types of Data collected
Among the Personal Information collected by this Website, either independently or through third parties, there are: Cookies, Data Usage, Name, Last Name and Email.
The user assumes the responsibility of the Personal Data of third parties published or shared through this Website and warrant that you have the right to communicate or disseminate them, freeing the owner from any liability to third parties.
Mode and place of processing the Data
Methods of processing The Data Controller processes the Data of Users in a proper manner and shall take appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, or unauthorized destruction of the Data. The Data processing is carried out using computers and/or IT enabled tools, following organizational procedures and modes strictly related to the purposes indicated. In addition to the Data Controller, in some cases, the Data may be accessible to certain types of persons in charge, involved with the operation of the site or external parties (such as third party technical service providers, hosting providers, IT companies) appointed, if necessary, as Data Processors by the Owner. The updated list of these parties may be requested from the Data Controller at any time.
The Data is processed at the Data Controller’s operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved with the processing are located. For further information, please contact the Data Controller.
The Data is kept for the time necessary to provide the service requested by the User, or stated by the purposes outlined in this document, and the User can always request that the Data Controller suspend or remove the data.
The use of the collected Data
The User Data is collected to allow the Owner to provide their services, and may be used for the following purposes: Statistics, Contact the user, Display content from external platforms.
Additional information about Data collection and processing
Legal action The User’s Personal Data may be used for legal purposes by the Data Controller, in Court or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising from improper use of this Website or the related services. The User declares to be aware that the Data Controller may be required to reveal personal data upon request of public authorities.
Additional information about User’s Personal Data
System Logs and Maintenance
For operation and maintenance purposes, this Website and any third party services may collect files that record interaction with this Website (System Logs) or use for this purpose other Personal Data, such as IP Address.
Information not contained in this policy
More details concerning the collection or processing of Personal Data may be requested from the Data Controller at any time. Please see the contact information at the beginning of this document.
The rights of Users
Users have the right, at any time, to know whether their Personal Data has been stored and can consult the Data Controller to learn about their contents and origin, to verify their accuracy or to ask for them to be supplemented, cancelled, updated or corrected, or for their transformation into anonymous format or to block any data held in violation of the law, as well as to oppose their treatment for any and all legitimate reasons. Requests should be sent to the Data Controller. This Website does not support “Do Not Track” requests. To determine whether any of the third party services it uses honor the “Do Not Track” requests, please read their privacy policies.
Definitions and legal references
Personal Data (or Data)
Any information regarding a natural person, a legal person, an institution or an association, which is, or can be, identified, even indirectly, by reference to any other information, including a personal identification number.
Information collected automatically from this Website (or third party services employed in this Website), which can include: the IP addresses or domain names of the computers utilized by the Users who use this Website, the URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier), the time of the request, the method utilized to submit the request to the server, the size of the file received in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the server’s answer (successful outcome, error, etc.), the country of origin, the features of the browser and the operating system utilized by the User, the various time details per visit (e.g., the time spent on each page within the Website) and the details about the path followed within the Website with special reference to the sequence of pages visited, and other parameters about the device operating system and/or the User’s IT environment.
The individual using this Website, which must coincide with or be authorized by the Data Subject, to whom the Personal Data refer.
The legal or natural person to whom the Personal Data refers.
Data Processor (or Data Supervisor)
Data Controller (or Owner)
The natural person, legal person, public administration or any other body, association or organization with the right, also jointly with another Data Controller, to make decisions regarding the purposes, and the methods of processing of Personal Data and the means used, including the security measures concerning the operation and use of this Website. The Data Controller, unless otherwise specified, is the Owner of this Website.
The hardware or software tool by which the Personal Data of the User is collected.
Notice to European Users: this privacy statement has been prepared in fulfillment of the obligations under Art. 10 of EC Directive n. 95/46/EC, and under the provisions of Directive 2002/58/EC, as revised by Directive 2009/136/EC, on the subject of Cookies.
To make this website work properly, we sometimes place small data files called Cookies on your device. Most big websites do this too. By using the website we will assume you are ok with our Cookies Policy.
What are Cookies?
Cookies are text files that contain packets of information that are stored on your computer or on your mobile device every time you visit a website online through a browser . Cookies allow us to compare the new visitors and past and to understand how users navigate through our website . At each subsequent visit the browser sends these Cookies to the website that has them originated or to another website. Cookies allow websites to remember some information to allow you to surf online, simply and fast . For more informations http://www.allaboutcookies.org/
First and Third-Party Cookies
Cookie is a “First-Party” (known as first-party Cookie) or “Third-Party” (known as third-party Cookie) according to the website or the domain from which it comes.
First-Party Cookies are set and managed by the owner of the website. For these Cookies, the obligation of the information and the acquisition of the possible consent and / or block of the Cookies is up to the owner of the website.
Third-Party Cookies are set and managed by a domain other than the one visited by the user. For these Cookies, the obligation of the information and the indication of the detailed rules for any consent and / or block of the Cookies is up to the third part, while the owner of the website must include on the website the link to the site of the third party where such items are available.
Some Cookies (eg “session” Cookies) remain active only until you close the browser or execution of the command logout. Other Cookies remain after you close your browser and are also available in subsequent visits by the user. These Cookies are also known as “persistent” and their duration is set by the server when they are created. In some cases there is fixed a deadline, in other cases the duration is indefinite. In this website the information recorded in the Cookies is stored solely for technical purposes. Please carefully read the entire Cookies Policy, to obtain more complete information .
The Cookies on this website
Below are the types of Cookies used in this website, marked and accompanied by a description on the purpose of use:
First-Party Technical Cookies
Technical Cookies are strictly necessary for the proper functioning of some parts of the website. Cookies in this category include Persistent Cookies and Session Cookies as well. Without these Cookies, the website or portions of it may not work properly. Therefore, they are always used, regardless of the user’s preferences. These Cookies allow the user browsing using a number of selected criteria in order to improve the service provided. The Session Cookies expire when the browser session ends. The Persistent Cookies are stored on the user’s device for a variable period of time, and allow to store some settings (for example the choice whether or not to disable some Cookies). Cookies in this category are always sent from our domain.
|Cookie||Name||Function and purpose||Expiry date|
|_ga, _gat||Google Analytics||This cookie is used to collect analytical informations about user activity on the website.||After 24 months (persistent)|
An add-in to opt out of Google Analytics is available at: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/
How to control Cookies
You can control and/or delete Cookies as you wish – for details, see allaboutcookies.org. You can delete all Cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.
How to disable Cookies
Listed below you can find all the information necessary to disable Cookies from the following browsers:
Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies
Last revision: Oct 2015.