Privacy e policy
iums.org (hereinafter referred to as Site) is the exclusive property of IUMS (hereinafter referred to as “the owner”) with registered office in Uppsalalaan 8 - 3564 CT Utrecht - The Netherlands. The website has no regular update and no periodic frequency; hence, it need not be registered as an editorial product according to Law 47 (1948).
The following General Conditions of Service contain all the terms and conditions of service that govern the use of the site. By using it the user declares to accept and to comply with all the conditions of service.
Use of the site
The User explicitly agrees and guarantees that: he/she will use the Site in full compliance with the General Conditions of Service; will not violate the rights of any other person; will not breach a contractual obligation or a legal obligation towards third parties; and will not contravene the laws in force. Furthermore, he/she explicitly agrees to release the owner, against any party, from any liability deriving from a use of the Site that does not comply with such Conditions.
The User is expressly prohibited from:
• using the Site in such a way as to damage, put out of service, overload, or otherwise impair the functioning of the Site itself or the network (s) to which it is connected;
• taking any action that may interfere with or prevent the use of the Site by third parties;
• using any unlawful means to attempt access to the Site, or information, and/or data relating to registered Users and/or computers and networks connected to the Site itself.
Unless otherwise indicated the Site, its graphics, and all texts, images, trademarks, logos and whatever is contained in it is the property of IUMS. All rights are reserved.
The aforementioned rights are protected by the applicable laws and international treaties concerning the protection of intellectual property. Hence any form of reproduction and redistribution even partial of the layout and graphics of the Site, as well as of the contents published on it, is prohibited – and, additionally, liable to civil and criminal sanctions – without prior written consent of the owner.
Disclaimer of Warranty and Limitation of Liability
To the extent permitted by law and without prejudice to consumers’ rights, the Site cannot guarantee the suitability of its content for any purpose. Furthermore, it makes no warranty regarding the accuracy or the exclusive character of its content.
The User utilises the Site under his/her sole responsibility. As its owner, IUMS cannot be held liable, contractually or non-contractually, for losses or damages arising from its use. This includes, but is not limited to, any damage (direct, indirect, punitive, or consequential) and any loss (of income, profits, goodwill, data, contracts, and use of money) as well as losses or damages arising out of or in connection with business interruption caused by the use, the inability to use, or the results of the use of this Site.
The Site contains links and banners to third-party sites that are not under the owner’s control and makes no warranty regarding the responsibility for the contents of such sites or for the services provided by them. The Site does provide such links and banners; this however does not imply in any way that it endorses or is affiliated with the linked site. As the linked sites are owned by third parties who run them independently, the Site cannot guarantee that the User will be satisfied with their products, services, or business methods. Hence, before starting any transaction with such subjects, the User is advised to carry out all the assessments he/she deems appropriate and necessary. Through these external sites, re-marketing with Google Analytics is employed for advertising purposes.
Third-party providers use at the same time first-party cookies and third-party cookies in order to inform, optimize, and publish advertisements based on a user’s previous visits to your website.
In order that the site may work efficiently and offer better navigation, we sometimes install small data files called “cookies” on your device. This is a system that almost all sites make use of.
What are cookies?
Cookies are simple text files created to store information when you browse a site; the aim is to improve navigation within the site itself.
Specifically, the following is the list of the main cookies used on the Site and their descriptions and features, including time duration:
This website uses only and exclusively technical cookies: this means that the cookies installed directly by the website are used only and exclusively to ensure the correct usability of the pages and services of this website.
In the absence of any profiling activity, there is no obligation for this website to notify the Guarantor Authority about the processing of personal data pursuant to art. 163 of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003 (“Privacy Code”).
Google Analytics (Third-party cookies): This site uses the Google Analytics service to monitor visits. The cookies generated by this service are analytic (and can hence be considered as technical cookies in all respects) and collect data in aggregate form about access to the pages that constitute this website. Visitors’ IP addresses are anonymized and in any case the data collected are not used for profiling activities and / or for sending targeted advertising messages.
Further information concerning privacy management and/or on how to refuse or delete this type of cookie can be found at the http://www.google.it/intl/it/analytics/privacyoverview.html URL.
The User can selectively disable the action of Google Analytics by installing on his/her browser the opt-out component provided by Google. In order to disable the collection of data by Google Analytics, please refer to the link below:
Embedded Contents (Third-party cookies): Albeit not constantly, the Site uses Youtube and Vimeo videos, contents from Social Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and in general, if necessary, embeddable contents of other platforms. The site cannot control the cookies that such third-party sites deliver. For this reason, users are advised to contact each third party directly in order to have more control over such cookies. Below are some useful links to the cookie policies of the third parties mentioned:
• Facebook ttps://www.facebook.com/help/cookies/
• Twitter https://twitter.com/privacy?lang=en
• Youtube ttps://www.google.it/intl/it/policies/privacy/
• Google+ http://www.google.com/policies/technologies/types/
Google Fonts (Third-party cookies): In some of its sections the site uses fonts from the Google Fonts service. The following link provides information on the cookies in question: https://www.google.it/intl/it/policies/privacy/
Adsense (Third-party cookies): the site with which to show the banners on the pages avails itself of the Adsense third-party service. As the service is basic, it provides no behavioural analysis of any type. For more information on the cookies in question please use the following links: http://www.google.com/policies/technologies/ads/ - http://www.google.it/policies/privacy/
How to change and/or delete cookie settings
Most browsers accept cookies automatically, but users can normally change settings in order to disable this function. The possible options are to block all types of cookies, or to accept to receive only some and disable others.
The “Options” or “Preferences” section in the browser menu may be activated to avoid receiving cookies and other user-tracking technologies.
Alternatively, users can consult the “Help” section of the toolbar included in most browsers.
Users can also select from the list below the browser used and follow the instructions it provides:
– Internet Explorer – Chrome – Safari – Firefox – Opera
From a mobile device: – Android – Safari – Windows Phone – Blackberry
Modification of Conditions
Service conditions may be modified at any time for legal or technical reasons.