Privacy Policy

Information on personal data management on this website

This note is provided in compliance with art. 13 of the legislative decree 196/2003 (Code for the protection of personal data) to the users of the web services provided by the INTERUNIVERSITY CONSORTIUM FOR OPTIMIZATION AND OPERATION RESEARCH at the address which is the start page of its official website.
The present note describes the management modalities of the website but not those of external websites that the user is able to visit through the links.


1.1. Navigation data – log file

I sistemi informatici e gli applicativi dedicati al funzionamento di questo sito web rilevano, nel corso del loro normale funzionamento, alcuni dati The IT systems and the applications dedicated to the operations of this web site, during their normal functioning, reveal some data (the transmission of which is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols ) which are not associated to Users who can be directly identified.
The data collection also includes the IP addresses, domain names of the computers used by the users who connect to the website, the URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) addresses in notation of the requested resources, the time of the request, the method used for submitting the request to the server, the size of the file obtained as answer, the numeric code indicating the status of the answer provided by the server (OK, file error…) and other parameters about the operative system and the IT environment by the User.
Such data are processed for the strictly necessary time, for the only purpose of gaining anonymous statistic information about the use of the website and to check its regular functioning.

1.2. Data voluntarily provided by the user

The voluntarily and explicit sending of an e-mail to the addresses indicated in the different access channels to this website and the compilation of “formats” (masks) specifically prepared imply the further acquisition of the address and the data of the sender/user necessary to answer to the requests produced and/or provided the requested service. Specific essential information will be reported or visualized in the pages of the website for particular on demand services.

1.3. Cookies

Cookies are small text files memorized in the user’s device (PC, tablet, mobile) when entering a website. They are mainly used to improve the navigation experience of the user by registering information to be used in a further moment, for example to avoid to log in again to a reserved area.

This site uses both session and persistent cookies. Once the connection to this site is over, the session cookies are not stored. The persistent ones are used to personalize the navigation, for statistics on accesses and for sharing purposes in some social networks. By using the website, the user accepts the use of cookies. Under no circumstances
Cookies for the direct collection of personal data of the user are used.

Cookies used in this website are:
Name Type Description Duration Domain
PHPSESSID Session technician Session cookie Expires at the end of the session
displayCookieConsent Permanent technician It maintains the consent to the use of cookies 12 months

This website includes scripts in form of buttons or plugins for facilitating the sharing on Social Networks. This site is intermediary for cookies of third parties where it cannot have the control, therefore it is necessary for the user to examine the information about cookies directly in the website of reference of the companies providing such services.

If you do not wish to receive cookies, if you wish to refuse or delete them, it is possible to do this by changing the browser setup. To do so, it is possible to refer to the “Help” menu and to collect information about how to change the preferences with regard to cookies.


The INTERUNIVERSITY CONSORTIUM FOR OPTIMIZATION AND OPERATION RESEARCH manages personal information within the limits of the activities actually necessary to carry out the functions of interaction with the user, with the exclusion of the case in which the purposes can be achieved by means of anonymous information or in a way that allows the identification of the interested subject.
Specific purposes regarding single treatments can be indicated in a detailed way within the various access channels. Inside them, the User will be able to find additional information about personal data management


Personal information are processed by means of automatic tools for the strictly necessary time to achieve the goals for which they have been collected.


The user is free to provide personal information reported in the module for the request of the different services offered on the website; the missing provision of the compulsorily required data will cause the impossibility to obtain the service.


Personal data of users who require the shipment of information (mailing-list, answers, notices and newsletters) are used merely for the purpose of carrying out the service or the performance required and in no event they will be transmitted to third parties.


The entity in charge of the responsibility connected to the management of the information referred to identified or identifiable persons who have visited this website is INTERUNIVERSITY CONSORTIUM FOR OPTIMIZATION AND OPERATION RESEARCH, having its registered in VIALE RISORGIMENTO N 2 40136 BOLOGNA (BO), ITALY.


The “involved subjects”,i.e. the individuals, legal subjects, bodies and associations to whom the information are referred to, have the right, in any moment, to obtain the confirmation of the existence of the information themselves and to be informed about the content and the origin to verify their accuracy or to require their integration or updates or correction in compliance with Legislative Decree 30/06/2003, n. 196.
In compliance with the same article the involved persons have the right to ask for the cancellation, transformation in anonymous form or interruption of the information about them as well as to take position against their processing.