Privacy Policy of the and related thematic sites

Information provided pursuant to art. 13 of the legislative decree n. 196/2003 - Code regarding the protection of personal data of the order no. 229 of 8 May 2014 - Identification of simplified procedures for the information and the acquisition of consent for the use of cookies.

The present disclosure is directed to those who interact with web services of the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia accessible electronically from the address: the home page of the official University website. Following consultation of site and theme linked to it may be processed data on persons identified or identifiable. This information is provided only for the site and for thematic sites connected to it and does not concern other Web sites accessed via links.

Data controller

The data controller is University of Modena and Reggio Emilia in the person of pro-tempore Rector with headquarters at the University n. 4 - 41121 Modena, Italy.

Place of data processing

Treatment related to web services of and thematic sites site connected to it are carried out at the premises of the data controller. They are carried out only by authorized personnel, or by any responsible for occasional maintenance operations.

Types of data

The computer systems and software procedures used to operate the site and thematic sites linked to it, acquire during their normal operation, some personal data whose transmission is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols . This information is not collected to be associated with identified subjects, but by their very nature could, through processing and associations with data held by third parties, to identify users. In this category of data includes IP addresses or domain names of computers used by users connecting to the site, URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) of requested resources, time of request, the method used to submit the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in reply, the numerical code indicating the status of the response from the server (successful, error, etc..) and other parameters regarding the operating system and computer environment.

This data is used only to obtain anonymous statistics on site usage and to check its correct functioning. The data could also be used to ascertain responsibility in case of hypothetical crimes against the site: that apart from this, the data on web contacts persist for a limited time and is canceled periodically.

Data provided voluntarily by the user

The optional, explicit and voluntary e-mail to addresses listed at and on thematic sites linked to it implies the subsequent acquisition of the sender, necessary to respond to requests, and any other personal data included in the message. The personal information provided by users who request dispatch of informative material (bulletins, CD-ROMs, newsletters, annual reports, answers to questions, deeds and provisions, etc.) are used only to perform the service or assistance requested and they are disclosed to third parties only if this is necessary for that purpose. Specific information is reported or displayed on web pages dedicated to particular services on request.


Wide information for the use of cookies as per the order issued by the Privacy n. 229 of May 8, 2014 relating to the identification of simplified procedures for the information and the acquisition of consent for the use of cookies.

Cookies are small pieces of text that are stored on the visitor terminal via the websites visited.

The site and thematic sites linked to it use some cookies to track usage of the services and / or enable certain features.

Session cookies

Needed to handle authentication to online services, and to restricted 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.

analytical cookies / tracking

Unimore uses an internal service for generating usage statistics site and thematic sites linked to it. These data are collected in order to examine the use of Web sites, compiling reports for use by the operators of these sites in relation to the connection (mobile mode, PC, browser, etc.) and the search mode and achievement of portal pages , the most viewed content. They are also compiled monthly reports in aggregate form as provided for in section 4.8 of the Guidelines for public Web sites: "every administration must adequately organize the collection of statistical data useful in understanding your site's level of use."

The tracking cookies can be turned off without any consequence on the portal navigation: to disable them, see the next section "How to disable cookies via browser (opt-out".

Third Party Cookies

The site and thematic sites linked to it using the inclusion of videos from third parties, in particular from youtube. The information gathered by Youtube are not accessible to the managers of this site and thematic websites linked to it and their management shall be governed by the relevant information so please refer.

Web sites and third-party services

The site and thematic sites linked to it may contain links to other Web sites that have their own privacy policy. The University is not liable for the data processing carried out by these sites.

How to disable cookies

To disable all cookies

You can refuse consent to the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser.

The following section provides links that explain how to disable cookies for the most popular (for other browsers we suggest to look for this option in the help of the software).

Internet Explorer  

Google Chrome

Mozilla Firefox:


Apple Safari: 

Delete cookies already stored on the terminal

Even if it is revoked the permission to use third-party cookies, before that withdrawal cookies may be stored on the user's terminal. To delete from your terminal any cookies already stored you need to use the settings of your browser that allows their removal by the "option" Clear Browsing Data "or similar, usually between privacy settings. Please refer to the specific instructions on your browser.

Optional supply of data

Apart from that specified for navigation data that are implicit in the use of electronic links, the user is free to disable the transmission of cookies and / or provide personal data through email and / or through appropriate forms to get information and / or the requested service. Their absence can make it impossible to provide the service or information requested.

Methods of treatment

The personal data are processed by automated tools for the time strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which they were collected. Specific security measures are observed to prevent the loss of data, illegal or incorrect use and unauthorized access.

Rights of interested parties

Those whose personal data refer have the right at any time to obtain confirmation of the existence or otherwise of such data and to know the content and origin, verify its accuracy or request its integration or updating, or correction (art. 7 of Legislative Decree. n. 196/2003). Pursuant to this Article shall have the right to request cancellation, transformation into anonymous form or blocking of data processed unlawfully, and to oppose in any case, for legitimate reasons, their treatment. Requests should be sent to the following e-mail address