Emilia-Romagna Regional Authority and ART-ER Joint Stock Consortium  Company (from here on “ART-ER” are firmly convinced that website internationaltalents.art-er.it (from here on “Website”) users personal data protection is of fundamental importance. Therefore, ART-ER Joint Stock Consortium Company and Emilia-Romagna Regional Authority have decided to share their policy on personal data processing  by this Policy, made in accordance with Art. 13 of the EU Regulation 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation)

Data Controller and Data Protection Officer

Data controller for personal data collected via this website is Emilia-Romagna Regional Authority,based in Bologna, Via Aldo Moro n. 30. Data Protection Officer for Emlia-Romagna Regional Authority can be contacted at the following e-mail addresses: dpo@regione.emilia-romagna.it dpo@postacert.regione.emilia-romagna.it.

Emilia-Romagna Regional Authority avails itself of ART-ER Joint Stock Consortium Company, appointed Data Protection Officer, as per art. 28 EU Regulation 2016/679, to manage the online regional information service for foreign students and researcher and has assigned to ART-ER the related data processing.


Personal data processed by the this website, purposes and legal basis.

Browsing data

IT systems and software procedures involved in the running of this website automatically acquire in the normal website operation, certain items of personal data (such as internet domain, IP protocol, browser type, operative system of the computer used, date, time and permanence on the website, pages viewed, eventual search engine used to access the website) whose transmission is implicit in the use of data exchange protocols in the internet. The above-mentioned information, although not collected for the purpose of being associated with any identified interested party/user in particular, however, by their very nature could be associated and combined with data held by third parties, by means of processing operations, and thereby be used to identify users

In this data category are enclosed IP addresses, domain names of computers used by users connected to the website, addresses in URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) for the resources requested, any time stamps for the request, method used to submit the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in response, numerical code indicating the response status given by the server (success, failure etc.) and other parameters relating to the user’s operating system and IT environment. These data are only used solely for the purpose of obtaining anonymous statistical data concerning the use of the website and will be immediately delated after processing, without prejudice to the need of the judicial authority to carry out any criminal investigation.


Users requests of information

Personal data provided by users filling the contact form will be processed in order to: 

  • Support requests of information and contacts with regards to the requirements of the project approved in the Consortium Program Agreement ART-ER – PAC 2020 for the following activity: Attraction of International Talents, High Competences Development, Talents Attraction.  Processing of personal data provided by Users, in conformity with art.6 c.1 lett. e) EU Reg. 2016/679, is brought into being for the performance of a task carried out in the public interests or which is connected with the exercise of official authority, of which is invested the Data Controller. Therefore, the related processing does not need the interested party consent. Lack or wrong provision of data could affect the outcome of the request forwarded by the User.
  • Send communication to the email address provided by the User regarding activities and projects carried out by ART-ER. The above-mentioned processing is facultative and is brought into being first obtaining consent of the User, in conformity with art. 6 c.1 lett.a) EU Reg. 2016/679. User’s consent can be revoked at any time by contacting ART-ER at the addresses provided at the end of this privacy policy.


Data processing modes

Personal data provided by Users will be processed by within the framework of its mission pursuit, for the purposes of carrying out the tasks entrusted to ART-ER by Emilia-Romagna Regional Authority and for the performance of the related institutional activities.

In order to grant processed data security and confidentiality, in accordance with what is prescribed by Art. 32 of the EU Regulation 2016/679 and with the “Guidelines for the Regional IT system governance”, ART-ER has adopted adequate technical and organizational measures, suitable for reducing  the  risk of destruction, loss, unauthorized access, or not permitted data processing, or anyway not compliant with the purposes for which it is collected.


Authorized subjects for processing.

Personal data provided by the interested parties will be processed by ART-ER personnel, previously appointed as authorized for data processing, who received appropriate instructions with regards to measures, precautions and way of working, aimed at the effective protection of personal data processed.


Context of Data Communication

Personal data provided by Users could be communicated to the Head of the interested area, to public bodies and local authorities authorized by Law to request the acquisition, as well as, in accordance with the scopes of the subtended processing, third-party companies or professionals, appointed as Data Supervisor, pursuant to and for the purposes of Art. 28 EU Reg. 2016/679 or in their capacities as persons in charge of data processing which ART-ER makes use of to perform its activity.

Data Supervisors List is available upon request to the Data Controller. It is expressly stated that Users personal data will not be transferred to third countries (Extra-UE) and will not be object to diffusion.


Data retention period

ART-ER will retain personal data of the interested party for the duration strictly necessary to achieve the purposes underlying the data processing itself, in full respect of retention obligations established by Law.



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Interested parties rights

In accordance with art 15 and followings of EU Reg. 2016/679, at any time the interested party will have the right towards the Data Controller or ART-ER Joint Stock Consortium his/her rights to: access to his/her personal data and to obtain copy [access right]; to obtain correction of data when resulting inaccurate, or to obtain integration of the data when resulting incomplete [right to rectification]; to obtain cancellation of data in cases foreseen by art. 17 UE Reg. 2016/679 [right to cancellation]; to receive in a structured format , of common use and readable by automatic device, his/her personal data as well as to request to  ART-ER transmission to another data controller [right to data portability]; to obtain limitation to data processing in cases foreseen by art. 18, EU Reg. 2016/679; [Right to limitation]; to object at any time, for reasons connected to his/her particular situation to processing of personal data regarding the interested party, as per art. 6 c.1 lett.e) and f) of EU Reg. 2016/679 [right of opposition].

In order to exercise his/her own rights, the interested party can contact:

Data Controller: Regione Emilia-Romagna, Ufficio per le relazioni con il pubblico (Urp), in writing or going directly to URP Desk. URP Desk is open from Monday to Friday from 9 to 13 in Viale Aldo Moro 52, 40127 Bologna (Italia) , e-mail: urp@regione.emilia-romagna.it.

art-er@legalmail.it, or contact ART-ER DPO at the email address: dpo-team@lepida.it. It is pointed out that before supplying or changing any information, it could be necessary to verify the interested party identity.


Complaint Right

If one person thinks that processing of his/her personal data is performed in breach of the provisions of what is established by EU Reg. 2016/79, one has the right to make a complaint to “Autorità Garante per la protezione dei dati personali” (Personal Data Protection Authority) as per Art. 77 EU Reg. 2016/79 or start legal proceedings at the competent court as per art. 79 EU Reg 2016/679.


Privacy Policy information

The present Privacy Policy was updated on 30th May 2020. The Data Controller hereby reserves the right to modify or update this document, therefore he/she invites the users to periodically visit this web page.

It is expressly pointed out that ART-ER is not responsible in any way for contents and services provided by websites managed by third party and accessible through links included in this website.

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