Privacy policy

Scope of privacy policy
This Policy describes the information I collect from you, how we use that information and our legal basis for doing so. It also covers whether and how that information may be shared and your rights and choices regarding the information you provide to me. This Privacy Policy applies to the information that I obtain through your use of our website including its subdomains (if any).

Who I am is my personal web site. I am Alberto Montanari, Professor at the University of Bologna. If you have any questions about this privacy policy, please contact me. I will never sell your personal data to anyone.

What I Collect and Receive
In order for me to provide you the best possible experience on my website, I need to collect and process usage data. When you visit my site, I will store: the website from which you visited me from, the parts of our site you visit, the date and duration of your visit, your anonymised IP address, information from the device (device type, operating system, screen resolution, language, country you are located in, and web browser type) you used during your visit, and more. I process this usage data for statistical purposes, to improve my site and to recognize and stop any misuse.

I use cookies (small data files transferred onto computers or devices by sites) when detecting the above data for record-keeping purposes. You may deactivate or restrict the transmission of cookies by changing the settings of your web browser. Cookies that are already stored may be deleted at any time.

When you sign up for and open an account on our forum, or sign up for content or offers, I may ask you to provide us with information such as your name, email address and details about your organization. As otherwise detailed in this Privacy Policy, I will solely process this information to provide you with the service you signed up for.

Opt-out of website tracking
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Your Rights
You have the right to be informed of Personal Data processed by me, a right to rectification/correction, erasure and restriction of processing. You also have the right to ask from me a structured, common and machine-readable format of Personal Data you provided to us. I can only identify you via your email address and I can only adhere to your request and provide information if I have Personal Data about you through you having made contact with me directly and/or you using my site and/or service. I cannot provide, rectify or delete any data that I store on behalf of my users.

To exercise any of the rights mentioned in this Privacy Policy and/or in the event of questions or comments relating to the use of Personal Data you may contact me. In addition, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the data protection authority in your jurisdiction. Third party services I use I use the third party services Matomo to collect usage data of my website.

Retention of data
I will retain your information as long as your account is active, as necessary to provide you with the services or as otherwise set forth in this Policy. I will also retain and use this information as necessary for the purposes set out in this Policy and to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, enforce our agreements and protect Matomo’s legal rights. I also collect and maintain aggregated, anonymized or pseudonymized information which I may retain indefinitely to protect the safety and security of our Site, improve our Services or comply with legal obligations.

Privacy Policy Changes
I may update this Policy from time to time. If I do, I’ll let you know about any material changes by notifying users on the website.

Contact me
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