Privacy Policy

The MAST Foundation, pursuant to and in accordance with European Regulation 2016/679, wishes to inform the users of this site that the cited regulation provides for the protection of those subject to personal data processing and that such processing will follow principles of fairness, lawfulness, transparency, and protection of your confidentiality and rights.
The personal information and data provided or otherwise acquired in the course of using the site will be processed in accordance with the legal provisions of the above-cited regulation and the confidentiality obligations contained therein. 
The Data Controller, pursuant to law, is the undersigned MAST Foundation – Via Speranza 42, Bologna - in the person of its pro tempore legal representative. 

Type of data processed
a) Connection data
During their normal operations, the computer systems and software procedures that enable this website to function acquire some personal data, the transmission of which is implicit in the use of Internet protocols. This is information that is not gathered to be associated with identified data subjects, but which by its very nature could enable users to be identified through processing and associations with data held by third parties. This category includes IP addresses, domain names used by those connecting to the site, the URI addresses of the resources requested, the time of the request, the method used in submitting the request to the server, the size of the file obtained, etc.
These data are used for the sole purpose of obtaining anonymous and aggregate statistical information on site usage and to ensure it functions correctly; they are stored permanently on third-party servers (hosting providers). The data could be used to verify responsibility in case of possible cyber crimes against the site.

b) Cookies
The website uses cookies to help users navigate more quickly, to increase security, and to analyse the usage and efficiency of its services. For more information, please refer to the Cookie Policy provided below.

Personal data provided freely by the user: the optional, explicit, and voluntary transmission of the sender's personal data to the addresses indicated on this site and the completion of forms present on the site imply the subsequent acquisition of that data (by way of an example, name, surname, and email address). Specific, brief notices are provided on pages that involve the use of forms. 


Aims of the data processing
User data gathered during navigation will be processed for the following purposes:

  1. to carry out operations strictly connected and instrumental to the management of relationships with site visitors;
  2. to gather, store, and process those data for statistical analyses, including in anonymous and/or aggregate form

Data processing aimed at achieving the purpose as per point 1 is required and any refusal to communicate any one part of the information, or giving any incorrect communication thereof, may limit and/or prevent full use of the website functionalities and services.
Provision of the data indicated in purpose 2 is optional, and any refusal to the data processing will not compromise the functionalities and services on the website. 
Processing methods: the personal data are processed using electronic instruments as well as cookies strictly for the time required to achieve the purposes for which they have been gathered. Each processing operation will occur in observance of the procedures indicated as per Articles 6 and 32 of the GDPR and by adopting the suitable security measures provided for.
Processing connected to online services is carried out by providers located in Italy and the data are stored at the location of the physical servers.


Disclosure and Circulation
The data gathered are processed within the Foundation by authorised individuals and appointees designated by the Controller and can be disclosed to third parties, particularly:   

  • Companies that provide ordinary and extraordinary website maintenance
  • Third-party companies that provide third-party services
  • Mast Srl in its capacity as Data Processor 

The data are not circulated to others.
User data are gathered by means of instruments and services which may be provided and stored by third parties. Please note that Google Analytics is active on this site and is set up in such a way as to reduce the identifying capacity of the cookies, and the functions that permit third parties to use the information have been disabled.  

Time limits for storing the data
In observance of principles of lawfulness, limitation of purpose, and reduction of data, pursuant to Article 5 of the GDPR, the personal data will be stored for a period of time no longer than required to perform the services provided.
Each user is entitled to obtain from the Controller the erasure (right to be forgotten), limitation, updating, rectification, and transfer of his/her data, may object to their processing, and in general may exercise all the rights set out in Articles 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, and 22 of the GDPR.

We wish to inform users that the site could contain links to other websites not managed by the MAST Foundation, which in such a case is not responsible for errors, content, cookies, publications, advertising, banners, or files that are not compliant with regulations in force.