Information on the processing of personal data

Last update: 12th March 2023

What is this information

The information provided below describes, as required by the EU Regulation 2016/679, the processing operations performed on the personal data of the users visiting the following websites:

The information provided does not concern other online websites, pages or services that can be accessed via hyperlinks on the above websites but relate to resources outside this domain.

Legal basis for the processing

The personal data mentioned on this page are processed only for the purpose of statistical analysis, to verify the quality of the services offered by this site.

Data controller

Visiting the websites listed above may result into processing data relating to identified or identified natural persons.

The data controller is the Centro Studi sulla Cantata Italiana (CSCI), located at the Università degli Studi di Roma “Tor Vergata”, Via Columbia 1, IT-00133, Roma (email:, phone: (+39) 06.72595005)

Categories of personal data and purposes of the processing

Browsing data

The information systems and software procedures relied upon to operate this web site acquire personal data as part of their standard functioning; the transmission of such data is an inherent feature of Internet communication protocols.

This data category includes the IP addresses and/or the domain names of the computers and terminal equipment used by any user, the URI/URL (Uniform Resource Identifier/Locator) addresses of the requested resources, the time of such requests, the method used for submitting a given request to the server, returned file size, a numerical code relating to server response status (successfully performed, error, etc.), and other parameters related to the user's operating system and computer environment.

These data are necessary to use web-based services and are also processed in order to

  • extract statistical information on service usage (most visited pages, visitors by time/date, geographical areas of origin, etc.);
  • check functioning of the services.

Browsing data are kept for no longer than seven days (except where judicial authorities need such data for establishing the commission of criminal offences). 

Data communicated by users

Sending messages, on the basis of the user’s free, voluntary, explicit choice, to the contact addresses on this site entails the acquisition of the sender’s contact information – which is necessary to provide a reply – as well as of any and all the personal data communicated in that manner.

Cookies and other tracking devices

No user profiling cookies are used. The only processing operation we perform is related to the creation of statistics via pseudonymised data concerning navigation on the and websites.

Based on the implemented configuration, which does not rely on identifying information, the following data are collected:

  • IP address, which is masked by setting the final 2 bytes to ‘0’ (
  • Operating system
  • Browser type
  • Device type (PC, smartphone, etc.)

Non-persistent session cookies are used as strictly necessary to allow secure, efficient navigation.