The use of this website is regulated by its General Conditions of Use, please read them carefully as access to this website and use of its contents implies full acceptance of them.
Who is responsible for processing your data?
HESTIA EU-Funded research project under Grant Agreement No. 957823.
The project is coordinated by SINLOC S.p.A. (SINLOC), (https://www.sinloc.com/) with registered office in Via Gozzi 2/G – 35131 Padova, Italy and VAT number: VAT 03945580011, hereinafter the CONTROLLER.
Through this website, the CONTROLLER wishes to inform you about HESTIA project activities and services. The CONTROLLER may, depending on the development and progress of the company and the sector, extend its website to include new services, activities, or contents, in order to improve the services and quality of the service provided. Conversely, the CONTROLLER also reserves the right to cancel, modify, substitute, or restrict the contents, services or activities, expressly and without prior notice to the users.
What data do we collect?
Contact forms and newsletter:
We collect the identifying data of users and visitors of the Website who wish to request contact information (name, email address) and register to receive information through a newsletter (name and email address).
When visitors leave comments on the website we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
How and where is your information shared?
HESTIA project ensures the confidentiality of the data provided and guarantees that in no case will be transferred to third parties.
The personal data you provide when completing the forms are incorporated into our database and are only used to process your requests and/or send you information about our services if you have requested it.
To provide services strictly necessary for the development of the activity, HESTIA project shares data with the following service providers under their respective privacy conditions:
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
HESTIA does not share your personal data with the hosting or content providers.
How long we retain your data?
The personal data provided will be retained for as long as no request for deletion is made by the data subject or for the years necessary to comply with legal obligations.
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
Security of your data
HESTIA project attaches great importance to the security of all personally identifiable information of our users. However, it cannot guarantee the absolute impregnability of the Internet.
Our Website may contain links to and from other websites. If you access these pages, please note that you may be asked to provide personal data or information on these pages. We, therefore, recommend that when you visit these sites, you review their privacy policies and legal notices.
Your Rights and Access to Information
In accordance with current legislation, you may have the following rights:
At any time, you can ask us, completely free of charge, either by letter or by e-mail, to exercise your rights, and if so you must include in your application a photocopy of your National Identity Document/Passport, as this is a very personal right. If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Your request should be sent to our Privacy Officer at the following address – HESTIA project e-mail: email@example.com