Privacy policy and Cookie policy

This Privacy Policy made in compliance with Article 13 of GDPR 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation, European Data Protection Regulation), Recommendation No. 2/2001 of the Working Party ex art. 29 and the General Provision of the Privacy Guarantor on Cookies of May 8, 2014, No. 229.

Purpose and processing of data

This section contains information on how the CNR manages the processing of user data at

This information made only for the NRC portal ( and not also for other websites that may be reached by the user through links.

Some pages may require personal data: you are informed that failure to provide them may make it impossible to achieve the purposes to which the processing relates.

Pursuant to Article 13 of the EU Regulation 2016/679, we inform you that the processing of personal data carried out through pertains exclusively to personal data acquired in connection with the achievement of the institutional purposes of the Entity, or otherwise related to the exercise of public interest tasks and the exercise of public powers to which it is called, including the purposes of scientific research and analysis for statistical, educational and administrative purposes, pursuant to Article 6, paragraph 1, letter e) and, in particular, in order to provide and improve the web services offered.

Such personal data are processed lawfully, correctly, relevantly, limited to what is necessary to achieve the purposes of the processing, for only as long as necessary to achieve the purposes for which they were collected, and in any case in accordance with the principles set out in Article 5 of EU Regulation 2016/679.

Specific security measures are observed to prevent data loss, illegal or incorrect use, and unauthorized access.

Rights of data subjects

Data subjects have the right to request from the data controller access to and rectification or erasure of their personal data or restriction of processing concerning them or to object to processing in accordance with Art. 15 et seq. of EU Regulation 2016/679.

The data subject has the right to submit his/her petition to the Data Controller. Applications should be addressed to:

The interested parties, if the conditions are met, also have the right to lodge a complaint with the Guarantor as a supervisory authority.

Pursuant to Reg. 2016/679, the Data Controller is the CNR - National Research Council with registered office in Rome, Piazzale Aldo Moro 7, 00185 Rome, Italy.

Pursuant to Reg. 2016/679, Responsible for the processing of personal data carried out through the ISMN Director Dr. Michele Muccini, who can be contacted at the following email address:

Pursuant to Articles 37 et seq. of the aforementioned Regulation on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of data, the NRC by order 46/2018 of 21/05/2018 designated the Data Protection Officer (DPO or DPO), email:

Contact information

Data Protection Officer (DPO or DPO):

Personal Data Processor:

Data Protection Authority references:


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If among the tools listed below there are services operated by third parties, these may - in addition to what is specified and even without the knowledge of the Owner - perform tracking activities on the User. For detailed information on this, we recommend that you consult the privacy policies of the services listed.

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Personal data collected: Cookies and Usage data.

Place of processing: USA

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