ANSA News agency (henceforth referred to as "ANSA") expresses its commitment and attention to personal data processing, relative to users of the web site (henceforth referred to as the "WebSite") by adopting a personal data confidentiality policy that complies with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (henceforth referred to as “GDPR”), on natural persons protection with regard to personal data processing and also the regulation of the code relative to personal data protection (“Privacy Code”), contained in Legislative Decree No. 196 dated 30 June 2003.

This page describes methods for processing personal data of Website users, through a specific disclosure that is made, pursuant to article 13 of the GDPR and of Privacy Code, to every users of  web services provided by ANSA, electronically accessible from the address: corresponding to the official home page of the Website.

The information solely applies to the Website and not to other websites eventually possibly consulted by the user through links accessible from the site.

Information concerning data processing related to Site navigation

Data controller, processor and officers
The Data controller of personal data processed by ANSA is:
ANSA - National Associated Press Agency - Cooperative Company
Registered office: Via Della Dataria No. 94, 00187 - Rome
Tax Code and enrolment in the Register of Companies of Rome No. 00391130580
Economic Administrative Index of Rome No. 127596
VAT No. 00876481003
Registered in the Registry of Cooperative Companies under No. A100573

Any inquiries relating to privacy or any questions about this informative note may be forwarded in writing to the following address:
Agenzia ANSA, Legal Affairs, Via della Dataria, No. 94, 00187 - Rome.

Type of data processed and purpose of the processing
Navigation of the Website is free and does not require registration by the user except in cases where the collection of personal data is needed to achieve certain objectives such as, but not limited to: providing paid services, asking for commercial information regarding ANSA services, enabling forum participation, sending of a resume or sending e-mails to the addresses indicated on the Website.
Therefore, during access to the Website, it is possible to distinguish the data from the single user navigation and data voluntarily provided by the user in relation to certain purposes.

Data deriving from the user's browsing
During normal operation, computer systems and software procedures acquire some personal data whose transmission is implicit when using Internet communication protocols.

This information is not collected to be associated with identified individuals, but, due to its very nature and through processing and association with data held by third parties, could identify users. ANSA never commissions or has third parties carry out the processing and association of data.

This category of data includes IP addresses or the domain names of the computers used by users who connect to the Website, Uniform Resource Identifier addresses of resources requested, the time of the request, the method used to submit the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the reply given by the server (successful, error, etc.) as well as other parameters relative to the operating system and the user's computing environment.

This data is used by ANSA exclusively in anonymous form for statistical purposes related to the use of the Website and its proper functioning. The data could be used and stored in case of suspected computer crimes against the Website, for which ANSA reserves the right to resort to the competent authorities to ascertain any liability.

Data provided voluntarily by the user
Personal data provided voluntarily by users who interact with the Website by giving their personal data to ANSA for the attainment of certain services (paid services, sales inquiries, forum participation, sending of resumes, sending of e-mails, etc.) are used solely to provide the service or provision requested, and are communicated to third parties only when strictly necessary for the performance of the service (shipment of materials provision of assistance, etc.).

Specific summarized information will be reported or displayed in the pages of the Website dedicated to on-demand services in order to draw the attention of the party for which the personal data will be processed.

Apart from the information specified above regarding navigation data, the transfer of personal data is optional, although functional to the provision of certain services; therefore, in these cases, failure to provide data may impair or prevent the provision of service.

Application software may contain "cookie" technology. Cookies are primarily used to facilitate user navigation. Cookies may provide information about navigating within the Website and enable the provision of specific services requiring identification of the user path through different Website pages. Any cookies present in application software are anonymous and cannot be traced back to the user's personal data. Any access to the portal, irrespective of the presence of a cookie, records the type of browser (e.g. Internet Explorer, Netscape), the operating system (e.g. Macintosh, Windows), the host and the URL of the visitor as well as data on the requested page. Nevertheless, the user can set its browser to notify when a cookie is received and can decide to delete it. Further information regarding cookies can be found on the websites provided by the browser.

"Cookies are divided into "session" and "persistent"; once the first type of cookies are downloaded, they are deleted when the Browser is closed, and the "persistent" cookies are stored on the user/visitor's hard disk until they expire.
Persistent cookies are mainly used to facilitate site navigation, to understand which sections of the site have generated a number of pages and users and also for the delivery of advertising formats. ANSA advertising, as well as most of the competing sites, uses cookies generated by other sites to deliver advertising formats.
On the other hand, session cookies are mainly used during authentication, authorization and navigation of services that are accessed via registration".
ANSA uses on its pages both technical and non-technical cookies, including third parties', in order to improve the users experience on its site, adapting it, for example, to browser, device or by selecting the kind of displayed content, or showing advertisements of potentially relevant  to individual user.
Browsing the Site only requires the use of technical cookies and not, first and third party' (the latter also called "profiling"). Technical cookies are necessary for service' provision, they are as well used for statistical purposes, navigation analysis and for the provision of personalized commercial services and communications.
Whenever the information banner relative to cookies is displayed on the Site, the user expresses his or her consent to profiling cookies by browsing the site, clicking on any element of the site, closing the information layer by clicking the " X ", and even by simply scrolling the page.
It is possible to disable the functions of both first and third-party cookies directly from the browser you are using, according to the instructions provided by relative producers, or by using special programs. ANSA would however like to remind you that restricting Site' ability sending cookies can worsen the overall browsing experience on the part of users.
Consent to receive cookies can also be expressed through specific browser configurations by users. Most browsers allow users to set rules in order to managing cookies. This offers users a more precise control of privacy and the possibility of refusing cookies themselves, or in any case to change the choices previously made.

Below links to common browser instructions

Third parties cookies
While browsing the Sites, non-technical cookies may be issued that are managed by third parties and not directly by ANSA. These cookies are issued for statistical or profiling purposes or for advertising provision,.

Below links to third parties cookies management policies

Google Analytics
Neodata – Cookie di profilazione
4w MarketPlace for Publishers
For further information and to disable the third parties cookies please follow the link:

Location and methods of data processing
Processing connected to the Website services will take place at the ANSA headquarters, and are carried out by technical staff specifically employed for the processing of data through manual or automated instruments for the time strictly needed for the purposes for which the data were collected. Data originating from the web service is not communicated or disseminated to third parties without the consent of the individual concerned except in cases where this is strictly functional to rendering a service requested by the interested party (e.g. Postage, maintenance, etc.).

User rights
Here Below description of user's right to personal data processing, according with the provisions of Chapter III "Rights of the Interested Party" of the GDPR.
ANSA therefore intends to inform you about the existence of the following rights: (i) the right to data access, (ii) the right to request rectification, deletion, or limitation of processing, (iii) the right to object to processing, (iv) the right to data portability, (v) the right to withdraw consent to processing, at any time and (vi) the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority.
The rights specified in the points (i) - (ii) - (iii) - (iv) - (v) of the above mentioned Chapter III "Rights of the interested party" of the GDPR can be exercised by the user by contacting ANSA at the following address:
ANSA Soc.Coop. News agency - Legal Affairs Department - Via della Dataria No. 94, 00187 - Rome.

Processing of data for journalistic purposes
All personal data contained within the information contents of the Website and present on the Website for the purposes of news reporting (news, photos, videos, etc.) are processed in accordance with the regulations laid down by Title XII of the Privacy Code and in particular by articles 136 (Journalistic and other intellectual work purposes), 137 (Applicable provisions), 138 (Professional secrecy) and 139 (Ethical code related to journalistic activities), 85 (Processing and freedom of expression and information), 89 (Safeguards and derogations relating to the processing for archiving in the public interest, scientific or historical research or for statistical purposes) of the GDPR.

Video surveillance
Please view the information on video surveillance systems in ANSA Agency's offices, in accordance with the GDPR; This information is intended to supplement the simplified disclosure placed in correspondence with the cameras installed by ANSA and describes  methods of  processing Personal Data relating to all the parties involved in video surveillance. The processing is carried out by ANSA as Data Controller according to criteria of correctness, lawfulness and transparency as well as protection of confidentiality.

Data Protection Officer (RPD-DPO)
In order to better ensure compliance with the legislation on personal data protection, the ANSA Agency, acting as Data Processing Officer, has, through its Managing Director pro tempore, appointed the Data Protection Manager (RPD- DPO) with support, control, consultative, training and information functions.
The Ansa Agency's DPO-DPO, in the person of Avv. Daniela Cavallaro, can be contacted at the e-mail address certified

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