Privacy Policy

Information for the processing of personal data of site users
(according to the European Regulation n° 2016/679/EU and the Legislative Decree 196/03 and subsequent modifications and integrations)

Website management in matters of the processing of personal data of users who consult and use website services will be carried out using IT and/or telecommunications tools in respect of the fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject in accordance with the principles of correctness, lawfulness and transparency.

Data controller
The Data Controller is the General Confederation of Italian Agriculture – Confagricoltura, with registered office in Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, n. 101 - 00186 Rome, who can be contacted at the following address: (hereinafter named Controller).

Purpose and legal basis of processing
This site collects some Personal Data from its Users. Full details on each type of data collected are provided in the dedicated sections using specific information texts displayed before the data is collected.
However, we inform you that – after you have browsed the Site – the Controller will process the following personal data:

  • Cookies and usage data

No personal user data is acquired by the site in this regard.

Cookies are text files that the servers of the sites visited can store in the memory of the devices used by the user (PC, smartphone, tablet). The information contained in the cookies is transmitted back to the servers when the user returns to visit the same sites. This website uses only technical browsing or session cookies and analytical cookies (anonymous). The services contained in this section allow the Data Controller to monitor and analyze traffic data and are used to keep track of User behavior.

It is not mandatory to request prior consent of users for the installation of these cookies, but the obligation to provide information remains valid. In particular, this site uses the following categories of cookies:

- technical cookies, used for the sole purpose of carrying out the transmission of electronic communication, to ensure the correct display of the site and navigation within it. Moreover, they make it possible to distinguish between the various connected users in order to provide a requested service to the right user (Login), and for site security reasons. Some of these cookies are deleted when the browser is closed (session cookies), others have a longer duration (such as the cookie required to retain the user's consent in relation to the use of cookies, which lasts 1 year). No consent is required for these cookies;

- analysis cookies, used directly by the site operator to collect information, in aggregate form, on the number of users and how they visit the site. If the service is anonymized, they are similar to technical cookies.

By clicking OK on the banner shown at the first access to the site or browsing the site, the visitor expressly consents to the use of cookies and similar technologies, and in particular to the registration of these cookies on they terminal for the purposes indicated above, or upon access through cookies to information on your terminal.

Disabling cookies
The user can refuse the use of cookies and can, at any time, revoke consent already given. Since cookies are connected to the browser used, they can be disabled directly by the browser, thus refusing/withdrawing consent to the use of cookies, or through the banner at the bottom of the page.

DISABLING COOKIES MAY PREVENT THE CORRECT USE OF SOME FUNCTIONS OF THE SITE. In particular, the services provided by third parties may not be accessible, and may not therefore be viewable, for example: YouTube videos or other video sharing services; the social buttons of social networks; Google maps.

Instructions for disabling cookies can be found on the following web pages:

Mozilla Firefox - Microsoft Internet Explorer - Microsoft Edge - Google Chrome - Opera - Apple Safari

Third-party cookies
This site also acts as an intermediary for third-party cookies (such as buttons for social networks), used to provide additional services and features to visitors, to simplify the use of the site itself, or to provide personalized advertising. This site has no control over any of their cookies entirely managed by third parties and does not have access to information collected through these cookies. Information on the use of these cookies and the purposes of the same, as well as on the methods for disabling them, are provided directly by the third parties to the dedicated pages.

This site uses cookies from the following third parties:

Google Analytics with anonymized IP (Google Inc.)
Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google uses the Personal Data collected for the purpose of tracking and examining the use of this site, compiling reports and sharing them with other services developed by Google.
Google may use Personal Data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

This integration of Google Analytics makes your IP address anonymous. The anonymization works by abbreviating the IP address of the Users within the borders of the member states of the European Union or in other countries adhering to the agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the IP address will be sent to Google's servers and abbreviated within the United States.

Navigation data
The computer systems and software procedures used to operate this website acquire, during their normal operations, some personal data whose transmission is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols. This information is not collected to be associated with identified interested parties, but by their very nature could, through processing and association with data held by third parties, allow users to be identified.

This category of data includes the IP addresses or domain names of the computers used by users connecting to the site, the URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) ​​addresses of the requested resources, the time of the request, the method used to submit the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in response, the numeric code indicating the status of the response given by the server (success, error, etc.) and other parameters relating to the operating system and the user's IT environment. These data are used only to obtain anonymous statistical information on the use of the site and to check its correct functioning.

The data could be used to ascertain responsibility in case of hypothetical computer crimes against the site.

The processing of data collected by the site, in addition to the related purposes, instrumental and necessary for the provision of the service, is implemented for the following purposes:
Statistics/analysis: Collection of data and information in an aggregated and anonymous form only in order to verify the correct functioning of the site. None of this information is related to the natural person-user of the site, and does not allow identification in any way. No consent is required.

Security: Collection of data and information in order to protect the site's security (spam filters, firewalls, virus detection) and Users and to prevent or expose fraud or abuse against the website. The data is automatically recorded and may also include personal data (IP address) that could be used, in compliance with the laws in force on the subject, in order to block attempts to damage the site or cause damage to other users, or in any case harmful activities or constituting a crime. These data are never used for identifying or profiling the User and are periodically deleted. No consent is required.

Nature of data provision
The provision of Personal Data for these purposes is optional but failure to provide such data would make it impossible to activate the Services provided by the Site and prevent the correct use of certain functions of the Website itself.

Recipients/categories of recipients
The personal data collected will be processed exclusively by employees and collaborators of the Data Controller, in their capacity as authorized data processing personnel, with the use of appropriate security measures to guarantee the confidentiality of the data subject, undue access to third parties or to unauthorized personnel.
The data will be accessible to external parties involved in the organization of the Site (such as technical service providers, hosting providers, IT companies) deemed suitable by the Data Controller, in their capacity as Data Processors, bound to respect specific contractual confidentiality obligations and to subjects , bodies or authorities to which it is mandatory to communicate your Personal Data by law or by orders of the authorities.

Your personal data will not be subject to disclosure.

Data transfer to countries outside the EU
This site may share some of the data collected with services located outside the European Union area, in particular with Google, Facebook and Microsoft (LinkedIn) through social plugins and the Google Analytics service. Authorization of this transfer is based on specific decisions of the European Union and the Guarantor for the protection of personal data, in particular the decision 1250/2016 (Privacy Shield - here the information page of the Italian Guarantor), for which no further consent is required. The companies mentioned above guarantee their adherence to the Privacy Shield.

Data retention period
The data collected by the site during its operation is kept for the time strictly necessary to carry out the specified activities. Specific security measures are observed to prevent the loss of data, illicit or incorrect use and unauthorized access. Upon expiration, the data will be deleted or anonymized, unless there are no further purposes for their preservation.

The data (IP address) used for site security purposes (blocking attempts to damage the site) is kept for 365 days.
The data for analytics purposes (statistics) are stored in aggregate form for 26 months.

Rights of the data subject
At any time the User of the site may contact the Controller to exercise the rights recognized in articles 15 to 21 of European Regulation n° 2016/679 / EU as listed below.

  • Right of access: the data subject has the right to obtain confirmation that his or her personal data is being processed and in that case, to obtain access to personal data. The user may, at any time, request access to the following information: the purposes of processing, the categories of data processed, the recipients to whom personal data is or will be communicated, the data retention period, the existence of the user’s rights, the origin of the data and the possible existence of an automated process.
  • Right of rectification: the data subject has the right to obtain from the data controller rectification of inaccurate pertinent personal data without unjustified delay. The data subject also has the right to obtain the integration of incomplete personal data, also by providing a supplementary statement. In this case, the data controller is obliged to inform each recipient to whom the personal data has been transmitted about possible corrections.
  • Right of cancellation: the data subject has the right to obtain cancellation of pertinent personal data without unjustified delay and request cancellation. Furthermore, if said data has been made public, the data controller will delete it and take reasonable, technical measures to inform data controllers who are processing personal data regarding the data subject’s request to cancel any copy of said personal data.
  • Right to limitation of treatment: if the data subject deems it appropriate, he or she may request limitation of the processing of pertinent personal data and limit the processing thereof in the future. In this case, the data controller will inform each of the recipients to whom the personal data has been transmitted regarding any processing limitations, unless this proves impossible or involves a disproportionate effort.
  • Right to data portability: the data subject has the right to receive in a structured format, commonly used and readable by automatic devices, pertinent personal data and to request the preservation in view of further use for personal purposes. Furthermore, the data subject has the right to request a direct transmission of personal data to another data controller without hindrance, where this is technically possible.
  • Right to object to processing: the data subject has the right at any time, to object to the processing of pertinent personal data, for personal and unique reasons.

Wherever the User of the site deems that his or her data has been processed illegitimately and violates the rules and principles regarding the protection of personal data, he or she has the right to contact the Supervisory Authority (Privacy Guarantor) to lodge a complaint, according to the modalities defined by the latter.

The Data Controller has appointed a Data Protection Office (DPO). The DPO may be contacted at the following email address: