Unimore Privacy Policy

Privacy and Cookie Policy of the international.unimore.it website

Notice provided pursuant to:

      - art. 12 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679
      - decision No. 229 of 8 May 2014 "Simplified Arrangements to Provide Information and Obtain Consent Regarding Cookies"
      - Directive 2002/58/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 July 2002 concerning the processing of personal data and the protection of privacy in the electronic communications sector
      - Guidelines on the use of cookies and other tracking tools - 10 June 2021

This notice is addressed to anyone interacting with the web services of the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (international.unimore.it).
Following consultation of the Unimore international.unimore.it website, data relating to identified or identifiable subjects may be processed. This notice is provided only for international.unimore.it and does not concern other websites that may be consulted by the user through links.

Data Controller

The Data Controller is the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia in the person of its pro-tempore Rector with Registered Office in Via Università no. 4 - 41121 Modena, Italy.

Place of data processing

Data processing connected to international.unimore.it web services takes place at the premises of the Data Controller. Data processing is carried out exclusively by personnel in charge or by any person in charge for occasional maintenance operations.

Types of processed data

Browsing data

During their ordinary operation, information systems and software procedures used for the international.unimore.it website acquire some personal data whose disclosure is implicit when Internet communication protocols are used. This is information that is not collected to be associated with identified subjects, but which by its very nature could, through processing and association with data held by third parties, allow users to be identified. This category of data includes IP addresses or domain names of the computers used by users who connect to the site, addresses in the Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) notation of the requested resources, time of the 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 given by the server (successful, error, etc.) and other parameters relating to the operating system and the user's IT environment.

These data are used for the sole purpose of obtaining anonymous statistical information on the use of the site and to check its correct functioning. The data could also be used to ascertain responsibility in case of hypothetical computer crimes against the site: without prejudice to this possibility, the data on web contacts persist for a limited period of time and are periodically deleted.

Data provided voluntarily by the User

The elective, explicit an voluntary sending of e-mail messages to the addresses posted on the website www.unimore.it and its linked thematic websites entails the subsequent acquisition of the address of the sender, which is necessary to answer any queries, as well as of any other personal information included in the message. The personal data provided by users who submit requests to send information material (bulletins, CD-ROMs, newsletters, annual reports, answers to questions, documents and provisions, etc.) are used for the sole purpose of carrying out the service or provision requested and are disclosed to third parties only if this is necessary for this purpose. Specific summary information is reported or displayed on the site pages set up for particular services on request.


Information notice on the use of cookies pursuant to the Italian Data Protection Authority’s decision No. 229 of 8 May 2014 "Simplified Arrangements to Provide Information and Obtain Consent Regarding Cookies" in accordance with the Guidelines on the use of cookies and other tracking tools - 10 June 2021

Cookies are small portions of text that are saved on your computer through the websites that you visit.
The www.unimore.it website uses some cookies to monitor the use of the services provided and/or enable specific functions. Cookies are not used for tracking purposes.

Session cookies

They are necessary to manage authentication to online services and reserved areas. These cookies are not stored permanently on the user's computer and are deleted when the browser is closed. Disabling these cookies does not allow the use of part of the online services.

Third-party analytical tracking cookies

Unimore website international.unimore.it uses external services (Google Analytics) to generate statistics on the use of the website. These data are collected in order to examine the use of the site and the services provided by generating periodic reports for site operators regarding the most consulted contents, connection methods (mobile, PC, browser used, etc.) and how to search and reach the portal pages.

Furthermore, monthly reports are drawn up in aggregate form as provided for in point 4.8 of the Guidelines for public administration sites: "each administration must adequately organise the collection of statistical data useful for understanding the level of use of its site".

» Google Analytics - Service offered by the company Google, Inc. which according to the terms of service will use tracking cookies, as independent data controller, in order to trace and examine the use of the website, compile reports on site activity by site operators and to provide other services relating to the activities of the website, connection methods (mobile, PC, browser used, etc.) and methods of searching and reaching the portal pages. Google may also disclose this information to third parties if required by law or if such third parties process the aforementioned information on behalf of Google. Please note that the service described here is used by international.unimore.it websites of the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia by adopting the useful measures to reduce the identifying power of cookies through: the anonymisation of IP addresses associated with the devices connected to the web portal (IP anonymisation) and by avoiding the intersection of the collected data with other information. Therefore, the minimised Google Analytics tracking cookies are to be considered similar to Technical Cookies (FAQ No. 4 of the Privacy Guarantor) for whose use the user's consent is not required.
Please read Google Privacy Policy on the Google Analytics service by visiting their website Google Analytics information notice

Tracking cookies used by Google Analytics:

Cookie name


_ga 24 months (2 years)
_gat 10 minutes

Third-party websites and services

The international.unimore.it website may contain links to other websites that rely on their own privacy policy. The University shall not be liable for the data processing by other websites.

Disabling the cookies

You can withhold the consent to the use of cookies by selecting the proper setting on your browser. Below are the links that explain how to disable cookies for the most popular browsers (for other browsers that may be used, we suggest looking for this option in the software help section).

Deleting cookies already saved on your pc

Even if the authorisation to use third-party cookies is revoked, before such revocation cookies may have been stored on the user's terminal. To delete any cookies already stored from your terminal, you need to use the settings on your browser which allows them to be deleted using the "Clear browsing data" or any similar option, generally in the Privacy Settings section. Please refer to the specific instructions for your browser.

Optional supply of data

Apart from what is specified for navigation data which are implicit for the use of telematic connections, the user is free to deactivate the transmission of cookies and / or to provide personal data by e-mail and / or through specific forms to obtain information and / or the requested service. Failure to provide them may make it impossible to provide the requested service or information.

Processing modes

Personal data is processed by means of automated tools for the time strictly required to achieve the purposes for which it has been collected. Specific security measures are observed to prevent data loss, illicit or incorrect use as well as unauthorised access.

Rights of the data subjects

To exercise their rights, or to obtain any further information or clarification in relation to this Notice, Users can contact the Data Controller at the following addresses: University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, with Registered Office in Via Università, 41121 – 41121 Modena; Phone: 059 2056095, urp@unimore.it. Data Protection Officer: Vittorio Colomba, email address: dpo@unimore.it.

Under the conditions provided for by EU Regulation 2016/679, Users can exercise the following rights:

  • - art. 15 Right of access by the interested party;
  • - art. 16 Right to rectification;
  • - art. 17 Right to erasure;
  • - art. 18 Right to limitation of treatment;
  • - art. 20 Right to data portability;
  • - art. 21 and art. 22: Right to object and automated individual decision-making

In order to verify the existence of the conditions and methods for exercising the aforementioned rights, please refer to the full text of the aforementioned provisions, available on the www.garanteprivacy.it website. If Users deem the aforementioned rights violated, then the current legislation allows them to lodge a complaint with the National Supervisory Authority.

The Owner is not responsible for updating all the links that can be viewed in this Notice, therefore whenever a link is not functional and / or updated, Users acknowledge and accept that they must always refer to the document and / or section of the websites being recalled by this link.

Latest update: 11 February 2022