To help you understanding our privacy notice, please find below the meaning of the main terms contained therein:
Processing means any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, such as collection, recording, organisation, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction, whether or not by automated means.
Personal data means any information relating, directly or indirectly, to a person (such as, for example, name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier, one or more elements able to identify the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity, etc.).
Special categories of data are the personal data revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, or trade union membership as well as genetic data, biometric data where they uniquely identify a person, data concerning health or data concerning a person's sex life or sexual orientation.
Genetic data are the personal data relating to the inherited or acquired genetic characteristics of a person which give unique information about the physiology or the health of said person and which result, in particular, from the analysis of a biological sample from the person in question.
Biometric data are the personal data resulting from specific technical processing relating to the physical, physiological or behavioural characteristics of a person, which allow or confirm the unique identification of that person, such as facial images or dactyloscopic data.
Data concerning health are the personal data related to the physical or mental health of a person, including the provision of health care services, which reveal information about his or her health status.
Judicial data data are the personal data related to criminal convictions and offences or to the connected security measures afflicted to a person.
Data subject is the person whose personal data are processed.
Data controller is the individual or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data (for example, the employer is the data controller in respect of its employees’ personal data since, with reference to the employment relationship, it decides the purposes and means of such processing).
Joint controller means the individual or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, jointly with other data controllers, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data.
Data Processor means the individual or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which processes personal data on behalf of the data controller (for example, the company which provides the service of employees’ salaries calculation may be considered a data processor since it processes personal data on behalf of another company, the employer).
Consent means any data subject's wish, by a statement or by a clear affirmative action, which signifies agreement to the processing of personal data relating to him or her. For the consent to be valid, the data subject’s wish needs to be freely given, specific for each processing operation, collected upon the provision of a privacy notice and clearly distinguishable from any other declarations.
Personal data breach breach means a breach of security (physical or IT) leading to the accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorised disclosure of, or access to, personal data transmitted, stored or otherwise processed.
Data Protection Officer means a person in charge for performing support activities for the company functions and control activities in respect of the processing of personal data. It is also in charge for cooperating with the Supervisory Authority and it represents the contact point, also for the data subjects, for any matters connected with the processing of personal data.
The Garante per la Protezione dei Dati Personali is the Italian Supervisory Authority for the protection of personal data.