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Privacy Disclaimer

This Privacy Policy by Polikar Sgarrella Studio Legale (hereinafter the “Firm”) fulfils the duty of information to data subjects required by Article 13 of the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data (hereinafter “GDPR”).

Data Controller

Data controller is Polikar Sgarrella Studio Legale, Viale Regina Margherita 158, 00198 Rome, telephone +39 06 85304958, e-mail

Definition of “Personal Data”

For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, for “personal data” - in compliance with Article 4 of the GDPR - we shall mean “any information relating to an identified or identifiable individual (‘data subject’); an identifiable individual is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that individual/natural person”.

This Privacy Policy only applies to the personal data collected through the website (hereinafter, the “Website”) or with any other modality described herewith. This Privacy Policy does not apply to all data collected through other websites belonging to third parties, even if those websites can be accessed by means of a link on the Website. Please refer to the privacy policies of such third parties’ websites for information on the processing of personal data carried out by them.

Categories of Data Processed

1) Data Provided Voluntarily by the Data Subjects

The Firm collects some personal data (name, surname, e-mail address, telephone number, postal address, etc.) that is voluntarily provided by the users of the Website by means of ad-hoc registration forms filled on the Website (e.g., subscription to our newsletter) or sent by e-mail or provided to the Firm or to its professionals or collaborators by the data subject himself/herself in some other way (for example: exchange of business cards, exchange of e-mails or other contact that shows through an active behaviour an interest towards the activity of the Firm).

2) Netsurfing Data

Computer systems and software procedures in charge of the correct functioning of the Website may collect, during their normal activity, some personal data, whose transmission is implicit in internet communication protocols. This type of information is not collected to be linked to identified subjects, but by its own nature, through processing and in combination with third party’s data, such information might be able to be used to identify users. Such category of data includes, among others: IP addresses relating to the computer used to access the Website, URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) addresses of the requested resources, time of the request, procedure used to forward the request to the server, the size of the answered file, the numeric code that points to the condition of the server’s answer (successful, error etc.) and any other parameter relating to the user’s operating system. This type of data is used only for the purpose of gathering statistic and anonymous information on the usage of the Website and to assure its correct functioning and is immediately erased after the processing. The mentioned data could be used to determine possible criminal liability arising from computer crimes in prejudice of the Website.

3) Use of Cookies

The Website makes use of cookies as explained in our Cookie Policy.

Purposes and Modalities of Data Processing

The Firm processes the above-mentioned personal data only in relation to:

  1. a) subscription to newsletter, invitation to events and seminars, or subscription to mailing lists concerning the sending of communications relating to the Firm (events organized, certifications and prices received, information concerning careers within the Firm);
  2. b) requests for information on the Firm or contact requests;

The Firm protects your personal data adopting all security measures prescribed by the GDPR. The Firm shall process the personal data about you only for the time necessary for the achievement of the purposes above described. The processing may be carried out with or without the use of electronic means as well as with automated systems.

Legal Basis for the Processing

As regards the Purposes and Modalities of Data Processing, the Personal Data will be treated if strictly necessary for implementing pre-contractual measures adopted upon the request of the interested data subject and for satisfying his/her possible queries.

Optional Personal Data Provision

Without prejudice to the provisions on netsurfing data, the data subjects have the ability to provide or to not provide his/her personal data in the forms on the Website or through e-mails. Not providing the Firm with such data, however, may render it impossible for the Firm to send the communications and information you asked for.

Communication and Disclosure of Personal Data - International Data Transfers

The personal data collected will be accessible to the employees and collaborators of the Firm duly appointed as data processors or to persons in charge of the processing. Some data may be communicated in anonymous and aggregated form to third parties for statistical purposes. In any case, such data shall not permit the identification of the data subjects. Except for cases allowed by the law, or provided in this Privacy Policy, personal data shall not be communicated or disseminated without data subjects’ consent.

Rights of the Data Subjects with Reference to Their Personal Data

The data subject has the right to obtain at any time confirmation as to whether or not there is personal data concerning him or her being processed, to access such personal data, to ask to receive the data in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format in order to transmit the data to another controller, as well as to request at any time the erasure of such personal data, to obtain the restriction of processing or to object, in whole or in part, on legitimate grounds, to the processing of his or her personal data, in particular where it is processed for direct marketing purposes, and the data subject may exercise such right also by clicking in the section for such purpose below every communication. The exercise of such rights, however, may be subject to some limitations and exclusions pursuant to the GDPR and the applicable regulations.

Where the processing is based on the consent of the data subject, it shall be understood that the data subject has the right to withdraw his or her consent at any time. Such withdrawal shall not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent given before withdrawal.

Right to lodge a complaint

Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, every data subject, where it considers that the processing of personal data relating to him or her infringes the law, shall have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

The Firm can amend this Privacy Policy to comply with developments in national and/or European law, as well as to keep up with technology innovations and other similar reasons.

Possible amended versions of this Privacy Policy will be published on the Website. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully and check periodically if there have been any amendments or revisions.

Exercise of Users’ Rights and Request of Information

To exercise your rights and for any questions or requests concerning the processing of your personal data by the Firm and this Privacy Policy, please contact us at the following e-mail address: