Cookie policy and information on the processing of personal data on the websites of the University of Trento

Regulation EU 2016/679, the "General Data Protection Regulation" (GDPR), provides that everyone has the right to the protection of personal data concerning him or her.

Pursuant to article 13 of the GDPR, the University of Trento provides users (hereinafter, the "data subjects") who visit its website through (the home page) and make use of the services it offers, with the information below.

Data controller

The data controller is the University of Trento, via Calepina 14, 38122 Trento (TN)

email: ateneo [at]; ateneo [at]

Contact details of the data protection officer

The Data Protection Officer can be contacted at the following email address: rpd [at]

Purpose of the processing and legal basis

The data are processed by the University of Trento in the performance of its institutional tasks for teaching, research and administrative activities pursuant to article 6, paragraph 1, point e) of the GDPR and, in particular, to provide and improve the web services offered.

Categories of processed data

The personal data collected through the website are:

Browsing data

As you navigate, the website acquires some personal data, whose transmission is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols.

This category of data includes: IP addresses or domain names of the computers used by users who connect to the website, the addresses in URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) notation of the requested resources, 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 response given by the server (successful, error, etc.) and other parameters relating to the user’s operating system and computer environment.

These data are used to obtain anonymous statistical information on the use of the website and to check its correct functioning; they can also be used to investigate any computer crimes committed against the website or other University computer systems.

The data are not collected to identify the data subjects but, given their nature, they may, through processing and association with data held by third parties, allow for users to be identified.

Data voluntarily provided by users

The data controller acquires the personal data voluntarily provided by data subjects as part of the request for information they submitted to web services connected to the site, including the e-mail address, which will be processed for the sole purpose of responding to the request itself.


About cookies

Cookies are small text files that are sent to the user's terminal equipment by visited websites; they are stored in the user's computer to be then re-transmitted to the websites on the user's subsequent visits to those websites.

While browsing the Internet, data subjects may receive two different types of cookies: those of the site they visited ("First-party cookies"), and those of other sites or web servers ("Third party cookies").

Cookies set by this website

The website only uses the following first party technical cookies, which do not require the consent of the data subject:

Name Purpose Expiration date
cookie-agreed-version  System cookie that is necessary for the correct functioning of the website. 100 days
cookie-agreed System cookie that is necessary for the correct functioning of the website. 100 days

Third party analytics / statistical cookies

Web Analytics Italia is a platform providing real-time statistics on visitors to Public Administration websites. The data are collected and processed by the centralized Web Analytics Italia (WAI) platform. WAI hosts the statistical data of the websites of Italian public services participating in the project.

These are third party analytics cookies comparable to technical cookies because:

  • they are only used to generate aggregate statistics and for a single website or a single mobile application; 
  • at least the fourth component of the IP address is masked; 
  • third parties refrain from combining these analytics cookies with other processing (customer files or statistics of visits to other sites, for example), or from transmitting them to third parties.
  • they do not require user consent.
Name Purpose Expiration date
_pk_id.xxxxxxxxxx.xxxx WAI 30 days
_pk_ses.xxxxxxxxxx.xxxx WAI 30 minutes
_pk_ref.xxxxxxxxxx.xxxx WAI 6 months

How to disable cookies

You can refuse to give your consent to the use of cookies through your browser's settings.

Follow the instructions below to disable cookies on the most popular browsers (for more information, please refer to the instructions in the help section of your browser).

How to disable third party cookies

Information on how to disable third party cookies is also provided by the third parties responsible for the processing.

How to delete cookies already stored on your computer

When you disable third party cookies, some cookies may have already been stored on your computer. These cookies cannot be deleted, for technical reasons, but you can remove them from your browser in the privacy settings. Your browser contains the "Clear browsing data" option which can be used to delete cookies, site data and plug-ins.


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Social Network Plugins

The website also includes social networks plugins and/or buttons, to share content more easily.

These plugins do not set any cookies when you land on the page to protect the privacy of the data subjects. Cookies are set, if the social networks' policies so require, only when users actually and voluntarily use the plugin. If users browse while logged in to the social network, they have already given their consent to the use of cookies through the site when they registered with the social network.

The collection and use of the information obtained through the plugin are governed by the privacy policies of the social networks:

  • Facebook: Cookie policy and Privacy Policy
  • Twitter: Cookie Policy and Privacy Policy
  • Google/YouTube: Cookie Policy and Privacy Policy

The information obtained from Google and YouTube, Twitter, Facebook profiling cookies are processed in compliance with the purposes and methods specified in the privacy policies of these companies.

Acquisition of data

Users are required to provide their data to have access to all the web services offered by the website. Failure to provide personal data may mean that you will not be able to use all the functions of the website and/or that we may not be able to process your request.

Data processing methods

The processing of personal data shall be carried out by automated means by authorised staff. Personal data shall be processed lawfully, fairly and transparently, in a manner that is adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary in relation to the purposes for which they are processed (GDPR, article 5, paragraph 1). No profiling is carried out, and decisions are not taken by automated means.

Categories of recipients of the personal data

The personal data will be processed by authorized staff and may be disclosed to third parties to comply with a legal requirement and/or a court decision.

Data storage period

The data will be stored as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which they were collected, and in any case for a period not exceeding six months.

Rights of the data subjects

The data subject shall exercise the rights referred to in article 15 et seq. of the GDPR at any time:

  • access to personal data and other information (GDPR, article 15);
  • rectification or completion of personal data;
  • erasure of personal data, except where the University is required to store the data for compliance with article 17, paragraph 3, point b) of the GDPR;
  • restriction of processing of personal data (see article 18 of the GDPR);
  • object to the processing of personal data concerning them, in cases where this is permitted pursuant to article 21 of the GDPR.

Data subjects can exercise their rights through the form available at the "Privacy and data protection" page on the University's website. Fill in the form and email it to the Data protection officer (see contact details above).

In case there is an infringement of the GDPR on the processing of personal data, data subjects have the right to lodge a complaint with a data protection authority or to engage in legal proceedings by virtue of article 77 of the GDPR.

Last updated on 1 February 2022.