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WEBSITE PRIVACY STATEMENT

This website complies with personal data processing regulations. The following information is given, in compliance with the provisions of art. 13 of Legislative Decree n. 196/2003 (Personal Data Protection Code), to the users of these web services provided by UPMC Italy S.r.l., which are accessible through the website http://www.upmcitaly.it the homepage of the official UPMC Italy website. This statement only refers to the website of UPMC Italy, and is not relevant to other websites that the user may reach through the links provided. This notice complies with the Recommendation n. 2/2001 that the European Data Protection Authorities, forming the working party established by art. 29 of Directive 95/46/EC, adopted on 17 May 2001 to identify certain minimum requirements for collecting personal data on-line in the European Union. Notably, it identifies what type of information the staff responsible for personal data collection must provide to the users when they access the webpages, regardless of their purpose for access.

 

DATA CONTROLLER

As a result of visiting this website, details of identified or identifiable users can be processed. UPMC Italy S.r.l., based in Via Discesa dei Giudici n. 4, 90133 Palermo, Italy, is responsible for data processing.

 

 

LOCATION FOR DATA PROCESSING

Data processing relating to this website’s services takes place at the headquarters of UPMC Italy and is only carried out by the technical staff of the Office responsible for processing, or by technicians appointed for maintenance operations. No data from the web service is shared or disseminated. Personal data provided by users sending requests for information to info@upmc.it or booking clinical services, is used for the sole purpose of providing the requested service, and is shared with third parties only if necessary for that purpose.

 

TYPES OF DATA PROCESSED

Navigation data

Information systems and software used for the functioning of this website, collect, while running, personal data which are implicitly transmitted through the use of internet protocols. This information is not collected to identify users, but, due to its nature, it might result in the identification of users, through the manipulation and connection with data held by third parties. This type of data includes IP addresses, or web domains of computers used to access the website, URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) addresses of the requested resources, the time of the request, the method used in submitting the request to the server, the size of the file sent as a reply, the numeric code showing the status of the answer submitted by the server (success, error, etc.) and other parameters related to the operating system and the user’s computing environment. This data is used for the sole purpose of gleaning anonymous statistical information on the use of the website and to monitor the correct functioning of the site; and it is deleted soon after its use. Data may be used for ascertaining liability in case of cybercrimes against the website: apart from this eventuality, normally data concerning web access is stored for no more than seven days.

Data voluntarily provided by the user

The upload of personal and identification data on the UPMC Italy website by users, results in the processing of this data by the company’s staff responsible for dealing with booking requests. The optional, explicit and voluntary submission of e-mails to the addresses specified on this website entails the recording of the sender’s address, which is necessary to respond to any requests, as well as other data that might be included in the e-mail. Specific summary notices will be published on future on the pages of the website, which will be dedicated to particular service requests.

 

COOKIES

Complete cookie policy at this link.

RIGHT TO TRANSMIT DATA

Apart from what has been described with regard to the browsing of data, the users are free to communicate their personal details requested in the forms on the website pages offering specific services on-demand. If this data is not transmitted, it could be impossible to satisfy the request.

METHODS OF PROCESSING

Personal data is processed through computers for the time that it takes to collect this information. Specific security measures are applied to prevent loss of data, to prevent an illegal or improper use and unauthorized accesses.

PROCESSING MODALITIES – DATA DISSEMINATION AND COMMUNICATION

Personal data provided by users who request information material at info@upmc.it, or book health care services, are used only for the purpose of providing the requested service. Such data will only be made available to the employees and collaborators of UPMC Italy S.r.l., duly appointed as data processors, or to third subjects, appointed as data controllers, who provide services that are accessory or instrumental to the activity of UPMC Italy S.r.l.. With the exception of these cases, data will not be communicated, unless if this is necessary to comply with a request by judicial or law enforcement authorities.  Collected data will not be disseminated in any way.

RIGHTS OF DATA USERS

Personal data owners have the right to receive in any moment confirmation of the existence of that data, and to know its content and origin verify its correctness or ask for its completion, update or rectification (art. 7 of legislative decree n. 196/2003). According to that same article, the owner has the right to ask for the deletion, anonymity or block on any data processed in breach of the law, as well as to oppose its processing, for any legitimate reason. Requests have to be addressed to the Manager: info@upmc.it.


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