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Latest update: 20th February 2019

Information Regarding Data Processing Pursuant to Art. 13 of the EU 2016/679 Regulation (GDPR)

With becoming law of EU Regulation 2016/679 of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data (hereinafter, "Regulation"), Studio Cotecchia & Associati, with registered office in Corso A. De Gasperi, 384 - 70125 - Bari, Italy, C.F./P. VAT 07562550728, as "holder" of the treatment, is required to provide some information regarding the use of personal data.

This Regulation rules the processing of personal data, that is, any operation or set of operations, carried out without the aid of electronic tools, concerning the collection, registration, organization, storage, consultation, processing, modification , selection, extraction, comparison, use, interconnection, blocking, communication, dissemination, deletion and destruction of data, even if not registered in a database.

The EU Regulation 2016/679 of 27 April 2016 provides that the "user" or "the person to whom the personal data are collected" must be informed in advance orally or in writing of the following.

The information is provided only for the site www.cotecchia.associates and not for other websites that may be consulted by the user through links.

The information is also inspired by the Recommendation n. 2/2001 that the European authorities for the protection of personal data, gathered in the Group established by art. 29 of the directive n. 95/46/CE.

The Owner takes care of the right to privacy and protection of personal data of its Users. For any information related to this Statement, Users may contact the Data Controller at any time, using the following methods:

By sending a register letter with return receipt to the registered office of the owner at Corso A. De Gasperi, 384 - 70125 - Bari, Italy ;

By sending an e-mail to cotecchia@cotecchia.associates

Source of personal data

Personal data, held by Studio Cotecchia & Associati, are collected directly from the user. All data collected will obviously be treated confidentially and in compliance with current legislation.

Studio Cotecchia & Associati undertakes to process personal data in a lawful and correct manner; to collect and register them for specific, explicit and legitimate purposes and to use them in other processing operations in terms that are not incompatible with these purposes.

It also undertakes to verify that they are accurate, up-to-date, relevant, complete and not excessive in relation to the purposes for which they are collected or subsequently processed and to keep them in a form that allows identification of the data subject for a period of time. not higher than necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or subsequently processed.

It should be noted that the services offered by Studio Cotecchia & Associati are reserved for individuals who are eighteen years of age, therefore Studio Cotecchia & Associati does not collect personal data relating to users under the age of 18. Upon user request, Studio Cotecchia & Associati will promptly delete all personal data involuntarily collected relating to subjects under the age of 18.

The Company may modify this privacy statement on the basis of legislative requirements, or with the aim of compensating for instructions given by the competent Authorities in the matter. For this reason, it is advisable to check it periodically.

Navigation data

Computer systems and software procedures used to operate this website acquire, during their normal operation, some personal data whose transmission is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols.

This is information that is not collected to be associated with identified individuals, but which by their nature could, through processing and association with data held by third parties, allow users to be identified.

This category of data includes IP addresses or domain names of the computers used by users who connect to the site, the addresses in the Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) notation 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 numerical code indicating the status of the response given by the server (success, error, etc.) and other parameters related to the operating system and the user's computer environment.

These data are used for the sole purpose of obtaining anonymous statistical information on the use of the site and to check its correct functioning and are deleted immediately after processing. The data could be used to ascertain responsibility in case of hypothetical computer crimes against the site.

Data provided voluntarily by the user

The optional, explicit and voluntary sending of e-mails to the addresses indicated on this site entails the subsequent acquisition of the sender's address, necessary to respond to requests, as well as any other personal data included in the message.

Specific summary information will be progressively reported or displayed on the pages of the site prepared for particular services on request.


As for the cookies on this site, please read the extended information (cookie policy) regarding cookies at the following address.

Methods of data processing

In relation to the aforementioned purposes, the processing of personal data takes place using manual, computerized and telematic tools with logic strictly related to the purposes themselves and, in any case, in order to guarantee the security and confidentiality of the data.

In any case, the protection of personal data is assured by Studio Cotecchia & Associati

Categories of subjects to whom data can be communicated

Studio Cotecchia & Associati will not communicate any personal data to third parties, except for legal obligations.

Transfer of personal data to Countries Outside of the EU

This website is hosted by Aruba S.P.A. (Its Privacy Policy).

There is no provision for the transfer of data outside of the European Union.

Your rights

To exercise your rights, or obtain any further information or clarification in relation to this Information, please contact the Owner in the following ways:

By sending a registered letter with return receipt to the registered office of the owner (at Corso A. De Gasperi, 384 - 70125 - Bari, Italy);

By sending an e-mail to cotecchia@cotecchia.associates.

Pursuant to the Regulation, the Data Controller informs that Users have the right to obtain indication (i) of the origin of personal data; (ii) the purposes and methods of the processing; (iii) the logic applied in the case of processing carried out with the aid of electronic instruments; (iv) of the identification details of the owner and managers; (v) of the subjects or categories of subjects to whom the personal data may be communicated or who can learn about them as managers or agents.

Furthermore, Users have the right to obtain:

a) access, updating, rectification or, when interested, integration of data;

b) cancellation, transformation into anonymous form or blocking of data processed unlawfully, including data whose retention is unnecessary for the purposes for which the data were collected or subsequently processed;

c) the attestation that the operations referred to in letters a) and b) have been brought to the attention, also as regards their content, of those to whom the data have been communicated or disseminated, except in the case in which such fulfillment is it proves impossible or involves a use of means manifestly disproportionate to the protected right.

Furthermore, Users have:

a) the right to withdraw consent at any time, if the processing is based on their consent;

b) (where applicable) the right to the portability of data (right to receive all personal data concerning them in a structured format, commonly used and readable by automatic device), the right to limit the processing of personal data and the right to the cancellation ("right to be forgotten");

c) the right to oppose:

i) in whole or in part, for legitimate reasons, to the processing of personal data concerning them, even if pertinent to the purpose of the collection;

ii) in whole or in part, to the processing of personal data concerning them for the purpose of sending advertising or direct sales material or for carrying out market research or commercial communication;

d) if they believe that the treatment that concerns them violates the Regulation, the right to lodge a complaint with a Supervisory Authority (in the Member State in which they usually reside, in the one in which they work or in the one in which the alleged violation has occurred ). The Italian Supervisory Authority is the Guarantor for the protection of personal data, located in Piazza di Monte Citorio n. 121, 00186 - Rome (http://www.garanteprivacy.it/).