Privacy and Cookie Policy

In compliance with the decision issued on 8 April 2009 regarding “Provisions on Corporate Mergers and Split-Ups” published in Official Journal no.106 dated 9/05/2009, we inform you that, as of 1 May 2019, pursuant to Regional Law no. 1 of 16 March 2018 “Rationalization of in-house companies of the Emilia-Romagna Region”, ASTER S.Cons. p.A. and ERVET S.p.A. were merged in accordance with article 2501 of the Italian Civil Code. As a result of such merger, the new company named ART-ER S-con.p.a. replaces ASTER S.Cons. p.A. and ERVET S.p.A.  as Data Controller, pursuant to articles 4.7 and 25 of Regulation EU 2016/679, without any changes in the purposes and modalities of processing described in their privacy notices. Similar effects are produced also with respect to the appointment of the Data Processor under article 28 of the GDPR for services and/or projects that are included in agreements or resolutions. ART-ER S. cons .p.a. (hereinafter also “ART-ER”) places the utmost importance on the protection of the personal data of users of their website (hereinafter “Site”); this Privacy Policy, drafted in accordance with art.13 Regulation EU 2016/679 (General data protection regulation), illustrates ART-ER’s policy on the processing of personal data. 

Data Controller and Data Protection Officer

The data controller is: ART-ER S. cons. p. a. with headquarters in Bologna, Via Gobetti n.101, The Data Protection Officer of ART-ER S. cons. p. a. is LEPIDA ScpA available through the following email address:

Personal data processed by ART-ER S. cons. p. a., purpose and legal basis

  • Browsing data

The information systems and software procedures used to operate the Website acquire, during their standard operation, some personal data whose transmission is implicit to the use of the Internet communication protocols (Internet domain and IP protocol, type of browser and operating system of the computer used, date, time and duration of website visit, pages viewed, search engine (if any) used to access the site). These data are not collected in order to be associated with identified data subjects, however, due to their nature, they could make user identification possible through processing and association with data held by third parties. This category of data includes IP addresses or domain names of the computers used by the users that connect to the website, URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) addresses of the resources requested, request time, method used to submit the request to the server, size of the response file, numeric code indicating the status of the response given by the server (successful, error, etc.) and other parameters regarding the operating system and the user’s IT environment. These data are used only to obtain anonymous statistical information on website use and will be deleted immediately after processing, except where needed for crime investigation by Judicial Authorities.

  • Information requests by users 

When users request information, material and/or services through the various access channels and/or the forms in this website, ART-ER acquires the personal data of the subject. Such data will be processed by the Controller solely for the purpose of providing the information and/or the services requested. Providing personal data for the above purpose is optional, however failure to provide data or the provision of inaccurate data could make it impossible for the Controller to fulfil the requests.

  • Subscribing to ART-ER’s newsletter

Pursuant to Article 6.c.1 a) Reg.EU 2016/679, you can subscribe to ART-ER’s newsletter using the special form, after giving your consent.  The personal data you will provide will be processed by ART-ER for sending communications regarding ART-ER’s activities, services and projects to the email address supplied by the user. Provision of personal data for said purpose is optional, however failure to provide data or the provision of inaccurate data could make it impossible to correctly send the newsletter. The Controller specifies that the user can revoke its consent to the processing of data at any time by contacting ART-ER’s Controller or DPO at the addresses provided in this privacy policy.

  • Work with us

Pursuant to art.6. c.1 (b) of Reg. EU 2016/679, the personal data provided through the “work with us” section will be processed for the purpose of carrying out the selection procedures for inclusion in ART-ER register of providers.  Such data will also be processed for compliance with current applicable regulations, including audit and inspection activities, as well as for legal requirements on transparency and advertising. Provision of the applicant’s personal data is necessary in order to evaluate whether you meet application criteria and that you hold the qualifications required by specific selection procedures for inclusion in ART-ER’s Register of Providers. Therefore, failure to provide data or the provision of inaccurate data could prevent said evaluation and consequently exclude you from the selection process. Specific data processing notices may be included in some of the forms in this website’s pages.  

Processing modalities

The personal data provided by users will be processed by ART-ER for the pursuit of its mission, for carrying out duties assigned to ART-ER by the Emilia-Romagna Region and for performing its institutional activities. To guarantee the security and confidentiality of the personal data processed, in accordance with the provisions of art.32 Reg. EU 2016/679 and the “Guidelines for governance of the regional information system”,  ART-ER has taken adequate technical and organizational measures to reduce the risk of destruction, loss, unauthorized access or any processing of personal data that is not permitted or not in conformity with the purposes of collection.

Persons authorized to process data

The personal data you provide will be processed by authorized ART-ER personnel who have received adequate instruction on the measures, procedures and modus operandi for effective protection of your personal data.

Disclosure of data

Your personal data may be disclosed to local bodies and institutions who are legally entitled to request them. They may also be disclosed, for the purpose of processing, to external companies or professionals appointed by ART-ER as Data Processors pursuant to art.28 Reg. EU 2016/679 or persons authorized to process data hired by ART-ER for the performance of their activities. The list of Data Processors is available from the Controller upon request. Your personal data will not be transferred to countries outside the European Union. Your data will not be disseminated, except where online publication of personal data of specific categories of data subjects is required of ART-ER to comply with applicable transparency obligations.

Retention period

ART-ER will process your personal data for the period of time strictly necessary to pursue the purposes at the basis of processing, in full compliance with the retention obligations established by law.


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Rights of data subjects

In accordance with the provisions of art.15 et seq. of Reg. 2016/679, you may at any time contact ART.ER to exercise your right to: access  and obtain a copy of your personal data [right of access]; have your data rectified if they are incorrect, or to complement your data if they are incomplete [right of rectification];have your data deleted in the cases set forth by art.17 Reg EU 2016/679 [right of erasure]; obtain restriction of the processing in the cases set forth by art.18 Reg. EU 2016/679 [right of restriction]; to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, at any time to processing of personal data concerning you under art.6 c.1 (e) and (f) Reg. EU 2016/679 [right to object]; to receive your personal data in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and to have ART-ER transmit those data to another Controller. [Right to data portability]. If you wish to exercise any of your rights, please contact: ART-ER S. cons. p. a., with registered offices c/o CNR – Area della Ricerca di Bologna Via P. Gobetti, 101 – 40129 Bologna, mail, pec or email the DPO of ART-ER at Please note that before we can provide or rectify any information, we may need to check the identity of the data subject.

Right to complain

If you believe that processing of your personal data has breached the provisions of Reg. EU 2016/679, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Data Protection Authority, pursuant to Article 77 of Reg. EU 2016/679 or to apply to the competent judicial authorities pursuant to Article 79 of Reg. EU 2016/679.

Information in the privacy policy

This Privacy Policy was updated on 20 January 2020. The Controller hereby reserves the right to change or update this document and therefore invites Users to periodically check this web page. We expressly specify that ART-ER is in no way responsible for the contents and services supplied by websites managed by third parties and accessible through links in this site.

at CNR – Area della Ricerca di Bologna
Via P. Gobetti, 101
40129 – Bologna, Italy
Tel. +39 051 6450411
Social Capital Euro 1.598.122 fully paid
Fiscal Code and Registration 03786281208
VAT 03786281208

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