Privacy Policy


  1. This section contains information relating to the management methods of with reference to the processing of data of users. This information also has value for the purposes of art. 13 of Legislative Decree n. 196/2003, Code regarding the protection of personal data, and for the purposes of art. 13 of EU Regulation no. 2016/679, relating to the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data as well as the free movement of such data, for subjects who interact with and can be reached at the address corresponding to the home page:
  2. The information pertains only and not other websites that may be consulted by the user through links contained therein.
  3. The purpose of this document is to provide information on the methods, times and nature of the information that the data controllers must provide to users when connecting to the web pages of, regardless of the purposes of the connection itself, according to the Italian and European legislation.
  4. The information may change due to the introduction of new rules in this regard, therefore the user is invited to periodically check this page.
  5. If the user is under sixteen, pursuant to art. 8, c. 1 EU regulation 2016/679, will have to legitimize its consent through the authorization of the parents or whoever takes their place.



Owner of the data

  1. The data controller is the natural or legal person, public authority, service or other body which, individually or together with others, determines the purposes and means of processing personal data. It also deals with security profiles.
  2. With regard to this website, the data controller is the International Gynecologic Cancer Society (IGCS) and for any clarification or exercise of the user’s rights, he can contact him at the following email address:

Responsible for data processing

1. The controller is the natural or legal person, public authority, service, or other body that processes personal data on behalf of the data controller.

2. Pursuant to article 28 of EU Regulation no. 2016/679, upon the appointment of the data owner, the data controller of the site is: International Gynecologic Cancer Society (IGCS)

3. Place of data processing

  1. The processing of data generated by the use of takes place at the International Gynecologic Cancer Society (IGCS) in via PO Box 170645 Austin, TX 78717 United States.

5. If necessary, the data connected to the newsletter service can be processed by the data controller or data subjects appointed for this purpose at the relevant office.



Data processing mode

1. Like all websites, this site also makes use of log files in which information collected automatically is stored during user visits. The information collected could be the following:

Internet protocol (IP) address;

– Type of browser and device parameters used to connect to the site;

– Name of the internet service provider (ISP);

– Date and time of visit;

– Web page of origin of the visitor (referral) and exit;

– Possibly the number of clicks.

2. The above information is the test rate in an automated form and collected in separate aggregate form in order to verify the correct functioning of the site and for security reasons. This information will be the test rate based on the legitimate interests of the owner.

3. For security purposes (spam filters, firewalls, virus detection), the automatically recorded data may possibly include personal data as described IP, which could be used, in accordance with applicable laws, to block attempts to damage the site itself or to damage other users or activities that are harmful or constitute a crime. These data are never used for the user or user profiling, but only for the purpose of protecting the site and its users, such information will be used based on the legitimate interests of the owner.

4. In the event that the site allows the inclusion of comments, or in the case of specific services requested by the user, including the possibility of sending the Curriculum Vitae for a possible working relationship, the site the user uses and registers the user identification data, including mail. These data are intended voluntarily provided by the user at the time of the request to provide the service. By entering a comment or other information, the user expressly accepts the privacy policy and, in particular, by adhering to the assigned contents, they are freely disseminated also to third parties. The data received is assigned for the provision of the requested service and only for the time necessary for the provision of the service.

5. The information that users of the site will deem to make public through the services and tools made available to them are provided by the user knowingly and voluntarily, exempting this site from any responsibility for any violation of the laws. It is up to the user to verify that they have permission to enter personal data of third parties or content protected by national and international standards.


Purpose of data processing

  1. The data collected by the site during its operation are used exclusively for the purposes indicated above and kept for the time strictly necessary to carry out the specified activities and, in any case, no later than 2 years.
  2. The data used for security purposes (blocking attempts to damage the site) are kept for the time strictly necessary to achieve the previously indicated purpose.


Data provided by the user

  1. As indicated above, the optional, explicit and voluntary sending of e-mails to the addresses indicates on this site the subsequent acquisition of the sender’s address, necessary to respond to requests, as well as other personal data present in the message.
  2. Specific summary information will be progressively reported or received on the pages of the site prepared for particular services on request.


Social Network Plugin

  1. This site also incorporates plugins and/or buttons for social networks, in order to allow easy sharing of content on your favorite social networks. These plugins are programmed so as not to set any cookies when accessing the page to safeguard user privacy. Eventually, cookies are set, if so provided by social networks only when the user makes effective and voluntary use of the plugin. It should be remembered that if the user browses being logged into the social network then he has already consented to the use of the cookies conveyed through this site when registering with the social network.
  2. The collection and use of information obtained through the plugin are governed by the respective privacy policies of the social networks, to which please refer to:



  1. The art. 13 co. 2 of the 2016/679 EU Regulation lists the user’s rights.
  2. This site therefore intends to inform the user of the existence:

– the right of the interested party to ask the owner for access to personal data (art.15 EU Regulation), their updating (art.7, co. 3, letter A of Legislative Decree 196/2003), rectification (art.16 EU Regulation), applied (art.7, co. 3 lett. a Legislative Decree 196/2003), the processing procedure that concerns the interest (art.18 EU Regulation) or to oppose, for reasons legitimate, to their processing (art.21 EU Regulation), in addition to the right to data portability (art.20 EU Regulation);

– the right to request cancellation (Article 17 of the EU Regulation), transformation into anonymous form or blocking of data processed in violation of the law, including those whose retention is unnecessary for the purposes for which the data are been collected or processed (art. 7 co. 3, lett. b of Legislative Decree 196/2003);

– the right to obtain certification that the operations of updating, rectification, integration of data, cancellation, blocking of data, transformation, have been brought to the attention, also as regards their content, of those who are the data are been communicated or disseminated, except in the case in which such fulfillment proves impossible or carried out a use of means manifestly disproportionate to the protected right (art.7 co. 3, lett. c of Legislative Decree 196/2003).

  1. Requests can be sent to the data controller at his aforementioned e-mail address (without formalities) or using the model provided by the Guarantor for the protection of personal data.
  2. If the treatment is based on art. 6 paragraph 1 letter a – express consent for use – or on art. 9 paragraph 2 letter a – express consent to the use of genetic, biometric, health-related data, which reveal religious, philosophical or trade union beliefs, which reveal racial or ethnic origin, political opinions – the user has the right to withdraw consent at any time without prejudice to the lawfulness of the treatment based on the consent given before the revocation.
  3. Likewise, in case of violation of the law, the user has the right to lodge a complaint with the Guarantor for the Protection of Personal Data, as the authority responsible for monitoring the processing in the Italian State.
  4. For a more detailed examination of the rights that compete with it, see Articles 15 and the following Of EU Regulation 2016/679 and art. 7 of Legislative Decree 196/2003.



  1. The holder notifies the Guarantor of the processing of personal data which he intends to proceed, only if the treatment concerns:

– genetic, biometric data or data indicating the geographical position of people or objects through an electronic communication network;

– data suitable to reveal the state of health and sexual life, processed for the purpose of assisted procreation, provision of health services electronically relating to databases or the supply of goods, epidemiological investigations, detection of mental, infectious and diffusive diseases, seropositivity, organ and tissue transplantation and monitoring of health expenditure;

– data suitable for disclosing sexual life or the psychic sphere, processed by associations, entities and non-profit organizations, even if not recognized, of a political, philosophical, religious or union nature;

– data processed with the aid of electronic tools aimed at defining the profile or personality of the data subject or analyzing consumer habits and choices or monitoring the use of electronic communication services with the exclusion of technically indispensable treatments to provide the services same to users;

– sensitive data recorded in databases for personnel selection purposes on behalf of third parties as well as sensitive data used for opinion polls, market research and other sample research;

– data recorded in special databases managed with electronic instruments and relating to the risk of economic solvency, the balance sheet, the correct fulfillment of obligations, illegal or fraudulent behavior.



  1. This site processes user data in a lawful and correct manner, adopting the appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification or unauthorized destruction of data. The treatment is carried out using IT and/or telematic tools, with organizational methods and with logic strictly related to the purposes indicated.
  2. In addition to the owner, in some cases, categories of agents involved in the organization of the site (administrative, marketing, commercial, legal, system administrators) or external subjects such as (as suppliers of third party technical services, may have access to the data) couriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communication agencies).



  1. This document, published at the address: Privacy policy of this site.
  2. It may be subject to changes or updates. In the case of significant changes and updates, these will be reported with specific notifications to users.
  3. Previous versions of the document will be available, however, on this page.
  4. The document has been updated 30th May, 2020 to comply with the relevant regulatory provisions and in particular with EU Regulation 2016/679.