Privacy policy

This privacy policy is only intended to describe how we collect and use personal data through this web site (“ Web Site”). For any information on collection and processing of personal data carried out through other websites linked to this Web Site, we encourage you to visit the privacy policy available on such websites, if any.


The user can browse the Web Site and its tools with no need to any prior register.

The information system and software used to operate this Web Site may collect personal data connected with the use of Internet protocols. This information is not collected with the purpose of being, nor it will be, combined with personal identification information. However, due to its features, this information could lead to the identification of the users if the information is processed or combined with other information available to third parties. Information may include the following: the IP addresses, the domain names used by the users when they connect to the Web Site, URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) of their queries, the time of such queries, how the users submit their queries, the size of the files they obtain in return, the code number associated to the status of the answer from the server (e.g. error, succeeded, etc.) and any other parameter related to the operating system and the used IT environment. Such information will be processed exclusively to obtain anonymous statistics on the use of the Web Site and to verify that its works correctly. The information will be deleted soon after its processing, and in any case within no later than 30 days. However, in case of any need to ascertain legal liabilities connected with IT crimes committed against the Web Site and upon lawful request of the competent authorities, we may retain such information for a longer period of time to this end.


This Web Site does not make use of any cookie, nor temporary or persistent except for Google Analytics to analyze the information about the use of the Site as identified above - in a way that does not allow the identification of the user – solely for statistic purposes through the collection of aggregated information. The use of this type of cookie does not require the user’s consent, however the user may deactivate at any time such cookies setting accordingly the options of its browser.


In some events users might provide voluntarily their personal identification information (e.g. name, contact details including e-mail address), e.g. when submitting a request for information. The provision of such information is essential in any case to allow us, or our contacts, to send you the requested information.

The personal data are processed, by our staff duly identified and authorized to process personal information, solely for the purpose of managing the request of the user, forwarding the request to the competent local points of contact in the country to which the request refers, and dealing with potential follow-up if any.

The competent points of contact in the country to which the request refers will contact the user to follow up directly. A list of those points of contact is available in the section "The EASTIN partners" of this website.

These personal data will be deleted soon after the completion of the process of management of the request.Our hosting provider, Fondazione Don Gnocchi ONLUS, will store the information on our behalf, as processor, at its premises in Milan, via Capecelatro 66, Italy. Personal data may also be disclosed to the competent authorities, upon their lawful request, for prosecution of crimes or in any other case provided by the law.


In case of processing of personal data, the user may ask at any time the right to obtain confirmation of the existence of its data in our database, of the source of the data, to obtain the rectification, or anonimization if possible, of the data or their deletion for legitimate reasons. To exercise these rights and to obtain additional information on how we process the users’ personal data please contact the EASTIN Administrator at the following address:

Centre for Innovation and Technology Transfer (CITT)
Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi Onlus
via Capecelatro 66, 20148 Milano, Italy
Phone +39 0240308305 or +39 0240308292 or +39 0240308283
Fax: +39 02 4048919


The EASTIN Association (European Assistive Technology Information Network), having its premises in Milan, Piazzale Rodolfo Morandi 6, Italy is the controller of the personal data.