I C R A
International Center for Relativistic Astrophysics
Visiting this site may result into the
processing of data concerning identified or identifiable persons. The data
controller is I.C.R.A. (International Center for Relativistic Astrophysics), University
of Rome “La Sapienza”, Physics Department, old
building, P.le Aldo Moro 5, 00185 Rome, Italy.
Place Where Data Is Processed
The treatments related to the web services of this
website take place at is I.C.R.A. (International Center for Relativistic
Astrophysics) University of Rome “La Sapienza”,
Physics Department, old building, P.le Aldo Moro 5, 00185 Rome, Italy.
of Processed 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.
Such information is not collected
in order to relate it to identified data subjects, however it might allow user
identification per se after being processed and matched with data held by third
This data category includes IP addresses
and/or the domain names of the computers used by any user connecting with this
web site, the URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) 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 only used to
extract anonymous statistical information on website use as well as to check
its functioning; they are erased immediately after being processed. The data
might be used to establish liability in case computer crimes are committed
against the website; except for this circumstance, any data on web contacts is
currently retained for no longer than seven days.
Provided Voluntarily by Users
Sending e-mail messages to the addresses mentioned on
this website, which is done on the basis of a freely
chosen, explicit, and voluntary option, entails acquisition of the sender’s address,
which is necessary in order to reply to any request, as well as of such
additional personal data as is contained in the message(s).
Specific summary information notices will be shown
and/or displayed on the pages that are used for
providing services on demand.
No personal data concerning users is
acquired by the website in this regard.
No cookies are used to
transmit personal information, nor are so-called persistent cookies or user
tracking systems implemented.
Use of the so-called session cookies – which are not
stored permanently on the user’s computer and disappear upon closing the
browser – is exclusively limited to the transmission of session ID’s – consisting of server-generated casual numbers – as
necessary to allow secure, effective navigation.
The so-called session cookies used by this website
make it unnecessary to implement other computer techniques that are potentially
detrimental to the confidentiality of user navigation, whilst they do not allow
acquiring the user’s personal identification data.
Optional Data Provision
Subject to the specifications made with regard to
navigation data, users are free to provide the personal data either to be entered in the application forms submitted to the Office
or referred to in contacting the Office to request delivery of information
materials and other communications.
Failure to provide such data may entail the failure to
be provided with the items requested.
For completeness’ sake, it should be
pointed out that in some cases – which are not the subject of the
standard management of this website – our Authority may request information
pursuant to Section 157(1) of Legislative
Decree no. 196/2003 with a view to supervising the processing of personal
data. In these cases it is mandatory to comply under
penalty of administrative penalties.
Personal data is processed
with automated means for no longer than is necessary to achieve the purposes
for which it has been collected.
Specific security measures are
implemented to prevent the data from being lost, used unlawfully and/or
inappropriately, and accessed without authorisation.
Data Subjects’ Rights
Data subjects are entitled at any time to obtain confirmation
of the existence of personal data concerning them and be informed of their
contents and origin, verify their accuracy, or else request that such data be
supplemented, updated or rectified (Section 7 of Legislative Decree
The above Section also provides for the right to
request erasure, anonymisation or blocking of any
data that is processed in breach of the law as well as
to object in all cases, on legitimate grounds, to processing of the data.
All requests should be emailed to:
administrator @ icra.it
sent to :
University of Rome “La Sapienza”,
Physics Department, old building,
P.le Aldo Moro 5,
The treatment will last no more than is necessary for
the purposes for which the data were collected in
accordance with the obligations of a civil nature, and tax regulations.