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The Editor-in-Chief of the web site "www.healab.net" is the Centro di Ricerca Interdipartimentale per gli Studi Politico-costituzionali e di Legislazione comparata, with registered office at Roma Tre University - Italy, in compliance with the provisions of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Regulation on Data Protection, hereinafter "GDPR"), provides below the information relating to the processing of personal data of users of the site www.healab.net (hereinafter, the "Site"). At any time you may contact the Editor-in-Chief, as Data Controller, by writing to the e-mail address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



Data collected automatically

Usage data is information collected automatically from this Site/Application or from third party applications that this Application uses:

  • the IP addresses or domain names of the computers used by the User;
  • addresses in URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) notation,
  • the time of access, 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 response from the server (successful, error, etc.);
  • the country of origin of the User;
  • the characteristics of the browser and operating system used by the User;
  • the time data of the visit and the time spent on each page;
  • the details of the itinerary followed within the Site, with particular reference to the sequence of pages consulted, the parameters relating to the User's operating system and computer environment.

Data collected on a voluntary basis, with prior consent

The Site may collect data from the User such as:

  • name, surname, address;
  • e-mail address.

In case of voluntary use of services by the User himself, such as subscription to the newsletter, the requested data will be processed exclusively for the provision of the requested service.



This site processes data on the basis of the Users' consent, which is given expressly through the banner placed at the bottom of the home page or by continuing to use the site, configuring the latter mode of acceptance for conclusive behavior.

With this last mode of use of the site, Users approve this privacy policy and consent to the processing of their personal data in relation to the methods and purposes described below, including any disclosure to third parties if necessary for the provision of a service.

The processing of data collected by the site, in addition to the purposes related, instrumental and necessary to the provision of the service, is aimed at the following purposes:

  • statistical analysis;
  • verification of the correct functioning of the site.
  • security, in order to protect the security of the site to prevent or expose fraud or abuse to the detriment of the website.

The data required for this purpose are automatically recorded and may also include personal data (IP address) that could be used to block attempts to damage the site, damage other users or other harmful or criminal activities.

None of this information is related to the User, does not allow in any way its identification, is never used for the identification or profiling of the User, is deleted periodically and therefore it is not necessary to give consent.



All User data collected by the Site is kept for the time strictly necessary to carry out the activities for which it was collected. At the end of the period they will be deleted or anonymized, unless there are further reasons for their storage.



The personal data collected may be transmitted, for the purposes mentioned above, to the following subjects:

  • Centro di Ricerca Interdipartimentale per gli Studi Politico-costituzionali e di Legislazione comparata at Roma Tre University;
  • suppliers duly appointed as data processors for the maintenance and management of the Site, according to specific proxy;
  • other third parties, if consent has been given.



The personal data subject to processing will not be transferred outside the territory of the European Union.



Every data subject has the right to know what their personal data is being processed. In particular, data subjects have the right of access, rectification, cancellation and the right to limit the processing and the right to oppose the processing, if the conditions are met. Below is a brief illustration of the rights that are recognized to the data subjects with reference to the processing of personal data:

  • The right of access allows you to obtain confirmation as to whether or not personal data is being processed by the data controller and, where appropriate, to access such data and information relating thereto;
  • The right of rectification makes it possible to obtain the rectification of inaccurate personal data relating to the data subject without undue delay and, having regard to the purposes of the processing, to obtain the integration of incomplete personal data;
  • The right to erasure enables the deletion of data concerning the data subject without undue delay (e.g. when the personal data are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected), subject to the exceptions provided for by the applicable law (e.g. when the storage of the data is necessary to comply with legal obligations applicable to the data controller);
  • The right to data portability allows, in certain circumstances provided for by applicable legislation, to receive personal data concerning the data subject in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format;
  • The right to limitation of processing allows, in certain circumstances provided for by applicable law, to obtain the limitation of the processing of personal data. In such cases, the data controller may continue to process the personal data of the data subject only in certain cases, for example to exercise the right of defence or to protect the rights of another natural or legal person;
  • The right to object to the processing of personal data allows, in certain circumstances provided for by the applicable legislation, to object to the processing of personal data unless there are overriding legitimate reasons, rights or freedoms allowing the data controller to continue processing;consente, in determinate circostanze previste dalla normativa applicabile, di ricevere in un formato strutturato, di uso comune e leggibile da dispositivo automatico i dati personali che riguardano l'interessato;

Requests must be addressed to the Data Controller at the following address.: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

At any time, any interested party has the right to lodge a complaint with the Guarantor for the protection of personal data if it considers that it has not received a satisfactory response from the data controller regarding its rights or if it considers that its rights have been violated.



Cookies are made up of portions of code installed inside the browser that assist the Owner in providing the service according to the purposes described. Some of the purposes for which cookies are installed may also require the User's consent.

This Application uses Cookies to save the User's session and to carry out other activities strictly necessary for its operation, for example in relation to traffic distribution. By clicking "OK" on the banner on your first access to the site or by browsing the site, the User expressly consents to the use of cookies and similar technologies, and in particular to the recording of these cookies on your terminal for the purposes indicated above, or to accessing information on your terminal via cookies.

The User may refuse the use of cookies and at any time revoke a consent already given. As cookies are linked to the browser used, they can be disabled directly by the browser (v.Infra).

It is important to note that by disabling all cookies, the operation of this site may be compromised.


How we use cookies

Saving preferences, optimization and statistics: This Site/Application uses Cookies to save your browsing preferences and optimize your browsing experience. These Cookies include, for example, those for setting the language and currency or for the management of statistics by the Site Owner.

Other types of Cookies or third parties’ tools that may use them: some of the services listed below collect statistics in aggregate form and may not require the User's consent or may be managed directly by the Owner without the help of third parties.

If among the tools listed below there are services managed by third parties, they may, in addition to what is specified and also without the knowledge of the Owner, perform tracking activities of the User. For detailed information on the matter, please consult the privacy policies of the listed services.

Third party cookies: some services of which this site may be intermediary allow interactions with social networks, with other external platforms, or to provide advertising, directly from the pages of this Application.

This site has no control over their cookies which are entirely managed by third parties and has no access to the information collected through these cookies. Information on the use of cookies and their purpose, how to disable them, must be found by the User directly on the pages dedicated by third parties interested in the Cookie Policy.

The interactions and information acquired by this Application are in any case subject to the User's privacy settings relating to each social network. If a service for interaction with social networks (e.g. Facebook) is installed, tracking users does not always lead to their identification, unless the User is subscribed to the service and logged in: in the latter case, the User has already given his/her consent directly to the third party at the time of subscription and Log In to the relevant service. However, it is possible that, even if Users do not use the service, the same may collect traffic data relating to the pages where it is installed.


How to check the installation of Cookie

In addition to what is stated in this document, you can manage your Cookie preferences directly within your browser and prevent, for example, third parties from installing cookies. You can also use your browser preferences to delete cookies that have been installed in the past, including the Cookie in which you may save your consent to the installation of Cookies by this site.

You can find information on how to manage Cookies usually in the Options menu of the browser set by default on your device (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Opera, UC Browser).

The Owner, therefore, advises Users to use this resource in addition to the information provided in this document.

For information on how to disable cookies or some of them from third parties, the User may consult the website http://www.youronlinechoices.com/it/.

The User is invited to contact the Owner if he/she would like to receive any further information on the use of Cookies made through this site, even by third parties.

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