Privacy and Cookie Policy

We comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (hereafter GDPR) and the Guidelines on the use of cookies and other tracking tools – 10 June 2021 adopted by the Garante per la Protezione dei Dati Personali, published in the Official Journal of the Italian Republic No163 of 9 July 2021.

This Privacy notice applies to the CNR ISGI website ONLY ( Links to other websites of other organisations are not covered by this Privacy Notice.

Data Controller’s contact details

The Data controller for the personal information we process is the Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, with legal headquarters in Piazzale Aldo Moro, 7 – 00185 Roma, Italia.

Point of contact is the CNR ISGI Director, whose e-mail address is:

Data Protection Officer’s contact details

You can contact the CNR Data Protection Officer (DPO) at:

Purposes and legal basis of the processing

Personal data processing carried out through is exclusively related to navigation data received from the HTTP service (i.e. IP address, operating system and any other data transferred from client to server through the HTTP protocol).

The legal basis of the processing is contained in article 6, paragraph 1, letter e) of the GDPR where the processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller, as well as for scientific research purposes and analysis for statistic, didactic and administrative purposes. Personal data are also processed to improve our web services.

Personal data shall be processed lawfully, fairly, and shall be pertinent and limited to what is necessary in relation to the purposes for which they are processed by in-house personnel on instructions from the controller, pursuant to article 5 of GDPR.

Personal data are kept solely for the establishment of criminal offences by judicial authorities.

Appropriate security measures shall be implemented in order to protect personal data from accidental loss and unauthorized or unlawful processing.

Data subject rights

You have a number of rights under the General Data Protection Regulation, such as the right of access to your personal data, the right to rectification and erasure of your personal data, the right to restriction of processing and to object to processing of your own personal data, pursuant to articles 15-22 of GDPR.

Complaints about data protection should be made to the Data Controller at the following link:

If you consider that the processing of your personal data carried out through this website is not in compliance with the GDPR you have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority (Garante per la Protezione dei Dati Personali) as indicated in article 77 of the GDPR, or the right to an effective judicial remedy before the courts as indicated in article 79 of the GDPR.

Cookies and other tracking tools, third-party cookies

This website uses technical cookies, such as session cookies or cookies necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our system. We will not ask for consent for these cookies to be set. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.

Social Network

CNR ISGI has a presence on social media: Facebook (, Twitter (, Instagram (, YouTube (

Social media platform providers may gain personally identifiable information anytime the user decides to interact through plug-in. More detailed information are given in the respective Privacy policy statement set by each provider.

While sharing with some social media networks (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube) some personally identifiable information may be gained by the respective provider whenever the user decides to interact through plug-in. To know more on how personal data are used and processed, it is highly recommended to users that they read the Privacy policy statement set by the providers themselves:

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