Privacy Policy

Statement on the use of personal data in accordance with the GDPR

In compliance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR), we inform you that any data you provide will be used solely for its stated purpose.

At any time, you are free to revoke your consent and exercise your rights under Articles 15 – 21 of the GDPR, as listed below, or simply to modify the permissions you have granted by writing to [email protected].

Right of access by the data subject (Art. 15)

Right to rectification (Art. 16)

Right to erasure (Art. 17)

Right to restriction of processing (Art. 18)

Notification obligation (Art. 19)

Right to data portability (Art. 20)

Right to object (Art. 21)


Data controller

Your personal data will be used as described below by Alessandra Graziani (address: Calle Industria 55, 08025 Barcelona, Spain; Italian identity document no. AU 6415488; contact: [email protected]) in her capacity as data controller.



Newsletters will be sent out at regular intervals on dates to be determined.

Readers can sign up for the newsletter directly on the site. The mailing list is managed by Mailchimp (a registered trademark of The Rocket Science Group, LLC, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE Suite 5000, Atlanta, GA 30308 USA), which stores the recipients’ data on its server (click here for Mailchimp’s privacy statement).


Contact form

If you use our contact form, your name, email address, and country of residence will be used exclusively to send you news about our site and to monitor views of the content linked to in our newsletter.


Website navigation

To find out how many people visit our site, what content they read or view, and how they found us, we use Google Analytics, a free service provided by Google. Anonymous data on each user’s experience on our site is transmitted to Google by the Google Analytics cookie and stored on servers in the United States. This data is never linked to the user’s identity. Click here for information on Google Analytics’ data management and privacy policies.


Information on the processing of personal data pursuant to Art. 13 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679

In compliance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR), we provide the following information on how we collect, store, and process our readers’ personal data.


The data of identified or identifiable persons may be processed as a result of consulting this site. This statement establishes the privacy policy of the website through which we collect users’ personal data. By accessing or making use of the site, you expressly accept the terms set forth in this statement. If you disagree with any term or clause herein, please refrain from using the site or from providing your personal data. Please note that if you wish to receive our newsletter, we need your full name and email address.

The privacy policy applies solely to this website and does not extend to other sites you may visit by clicking on links or banners contained herein.

Please note in this regard that our site contains links to the websites of third parties. The owner of our site cannot be held responsible for how those third-party sites manage personal data or any authentication credentials provided by third parties.

Our site may also use plug-ins. Social plug-ins are tools that allow website owners to incorporate the features of a social network directly within the site. All social plug-ins on our site are marked with the logo of the specific social network platform. When you visit a page and interact with a plug-in, your browser sends information directly to the social network platform, where it is stored.

For information on the purposes, types, and methods of collection, processing, use, and storage of personal data by the social network platform, and for information on how to exercise your rights, please consult the privacy policy of the individual social network.


Data controller

The data controller is Alessandra Graziani.


Types of personal data

We process personal data (email address, first and last name, and country of residence) for the newsletter and contact form, as well as anonymous user metrics (IP address, location, browsing time, and aggregate number of visits by content) through Google Analytics. When you visit our site, a distinction is therefore made between the data you provide voluntarily when signing up for the newsletter or requesting information and the data produced from your browsing experience. Browsing data is the set of user data that the computer systems and software procedures used to operate the website acquire during normal use of the site and whose transmission is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols (see the “Cookies” section below).


Where your data is processed

The data collected through the web services of this site is processed at the data controller’s place of residence. If necessary, the data may be processed by third parties working on technical maintenance of the site, who in such cases will be designated as external data processors for these specific purposes.

The data may also be processed by authorized persons in charge of managing the requested service.


How we use and store personal data

Data may be processed automatically or manually, in any case using tools and procedures suitable for storing and managing the data and for ensuring its utmost security and confidentiality.

The data is stored and monitored so as to minimize the risk of its destruction or loss, even accidental, and of unauthorized access or use that is prohibited or inconsistent with the purposes for which it was collected.

Your data will be stored in order to provide you with our services, for the period of time strictly necessary for the purposes stated below, except for the transformation of personal data into anonymous form in order to monitor the browsing experience.

We do not disclose data to third parties.


Purposes of data processing

The data collected when you visit the website is processed in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR) for the purpose of providing the services named on the site. Specifically, your data is required if you wish to receive our newsletter.


Your rights  

We remind you that at any time, you are free to revoke your consent and exercise your rights under Articles 15 – 21 of the GDPR, or simply to modify the permissions you have granted by writing to [email protected].

If you feel the need to protect your rights further, you can lodge a complaint with the Privacy Authority (



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The cookies we use are as follows:

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Changes to the privacy statement  

The site owner reserves the right to modify, update, add to, or remove parts of this privacy statement at any time, without compromising transparency or the rights and freedoms of the interested parties. You are responsible for periodically checking this page for changes. You will be deemed to have accepted them if you use the site after any such changes have been posted.