This page describes how the personal data of the users who visit the website in question are managed, along with the cookies that are used.


The user’s Personal Data that are collected by CMCC Foundation through the website will be processed in full compliance with current legislation and, in particular, regulation (EU) 2016/679. It is understood that, whenever CMCC Foundation proceeds in collecting Personal Data through the website, the user will be invited to consult the  aforementioned regulation (EU) 2016/679, which will be provided for this purpose by the data controller, and will be invited to give the required authorization for processing the data.

Data Processor

Once this website has been accessed, data may be processed relevant to identified or identifiable persons. The data processor is CMCC Foundation, with offices based in Lecce, via Marco Biagi 5.

Browsing data

The computer systems and software procedures used to operate this website collect several  personal data during normal use, which are implicitly transmitted through Internet communication protocols.

Due to its very nature, this information may allow to identify users through the processing of and association with data held by third parties.

This category of data includes: IP addresses or domain names of computers utilized by users who are connected to the site, URI – Uniform Resource Identifier – addresses ​​of the resources requested, time of request, method used to submit the request to the server, size of the file obtained in response, numerical code indicating the status of the response from the server (successful, error, etc.), and other parameters related to the operating system and the computer or device of the user.

This information is only required for obtaining anonymous statistics regarding use of the website and for verifying  if the website is functioning properly. The information could be used to ascertain responsibility in the event that any IT crimes are committed  against the website.

Data voluntarily provided by the user

Sending e-mails in an optional, explicit, and voluntary manner to the addresses listed on this site will subsequently  lead to the acquisition of  the sender’s address, which is required for  responding to requests, along with any other personal data included in the message.

These data, as well,  are only used to perform the service or assistance requested and are disclosed to third parties only if necessary for this purpose.


Following are the types and categories of cookies used by the website, how and why they will be used by CMCC Foundation (with offices based in Lecce, via Marco Biagi, 5), as well as instructions for refusing, deleting or changing the cookies settings in the website and all sub-domains associated with it.

You express your  consent towards  the use of cookies by continuing to browse through this website, by clicking on any of the internal links on the pages, or by closing the cookies banner, which contains information on cookies, as required by the so-called Cookie Law, namely the Provision of the Data Protection Authority (n. 229 dated  May 8th, 2014).

What are Cookies?

In computer technology, cookies are lines of text used to perform automatic authentications, track sessions, and store specific information about users who access the server, for example favorite websites or, in the event of purchases through internet, the content of their “shopping carts.” [from Wikipedia]

Cookies allow for preferences you provide when browsing a website to be saved, prevent you from having to always enter the same information multiple times, and analyze the use of services and content provided by the website, in order to optimize your browsing experience  and the services offered.

How to erase cookies

Cookies are managed directly through the browser of the device you are using for your browsing activity.

Following are links to pages that are useful for managing cookies in browsers that are the most popular, both in mobile devices, as well as computers: Chrome, Firefox, Internet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroidBlackberrySafari (mobile), Windows Phone.

Types of cookies used on this website.

Technical Cookies

These cookies are used to carry out the browsing process or provide a service requested by the user. They are not used for any other purpose and are normally installed directly by the data controller of the website. Without the use of these cookies, some procedures may not be able to be completed or would be more complex and/or less secure, such as home banking activities (viewing your bank account, performing money transfers, paying bills, etc.), for which cookies are essential, since they allow to identify the user and maintain the user’s identification within the session. (Source: Data Protection Authority)

Profiling Cookies

These are cookies used to track the user’s browsing activity on the web and create profiles regarding personal tastes, habits, choices, etc. Through these cookies, advertising messages  can be sent to the user’s terminal, which are in line with the preferences already expressed by the same user through online browsing. (Source: Data Protection Authority).

The CMCC Foundation website does not use its own  profiling cookies. The user information collected through cookies are handled and processed anonymously by CMCC Foundation, which collects aggregate information on the number of users and how they visit the site for the sole purpose of optimizing the content proposed.

Third Party Cookies
When a user visits the website, cookies might be saved that are not controlled by CMCC Foundation but that refer to third parties. This information is completely handled and controlled by these third parties as described in their own cookies policy.

As for this website, there are two types of cookies that refer to third parties and, therefore, fall under the direct and exclusive responsibility of the third party controller.

Analytical cookies are cookies used to collect and analyze statistical information on access/visits to the website.

Instead, Widgets are all those graphical components of the user interface of a program, which have the purpose of facilitating user interaction with the program itself (such as Facebook and Twitter cookies).

Users who do not wish to receive third party cookies on their devices must proceed through the informational documents and the consent forms set forth by said third parties.

The following are links that involve the website:

Google (Analytics):

This page is visible, through the link at the bottom of all the pages throughout the website, in compliance with Section 122, paragraph 2, of Legislative Decree n.196/2003, and through following the simplified procedures for the informational documents and for acquiring consent for the use of cookies, published in the Official Gazette n.126 dated June 3rd, 2014, and the relevant register of provisions dated May 8th, 2014.