Privacy Policy2018-11-09T15:22:35+00:00

Privacy Policy

This website is managed by the University of Cagliari (“UniCa”) on behalf of the European Commission and the project partners for the purposes of the SUPERA project, funded under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Programme, grant agreement n. 787829.

This privacy policy explains which data are collected, how SUPERA used them, how they are kept secure and how the user can access, modify or delete the data. By using the website of SUPERA, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy. We are committed to protecting your privacy and we take all reasonable precautions to safeguard personal information.

This policy notice does not cover the links within this site linking to other websites. The SUPERA project may use services offered by third companies, such as Slideshare (, Mailchimp (, Mendeley (, Twitter ( In these cases, the privacy policies of these third companies are also applicable, and the user must read and be aware of the privacy policies published on their websites.

Which data are collected by the SUPERA project?
If you visit the website of the SUPERA project, the following information may automatically be collected:

  • technical information, including the internet protocol (IP) address used to connect the computer to the Internet, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform;
  • information about the visit to the website, such as the pages viewed, page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs) and methods used to browse away from the page.

To register to the newsletter, the SUPERA project collects these data:

  • Name and surname;
  • Email.

To register to the events, the SUPERA project may collect the following data:

  • First Name;
  • Last Name;
  • Organisation/Company (not compulsory);
  • Address;
  • City;
  • ZIP;
  • Country;
  • Phone (not compulsory);
  • Email.

How are these data used?
The data collected will be used by the SUPERA project in order to:

  • provide to the user the information required;
  • send newsletter or any other information connected to the activities of the project and that may be of interest of the user;
  • improve the quality of the website;
  • analyse the results of the initiatives proposed and to improve their quality for the future.

The SUPERA project uses cookies to enhance the experience, gather general visitor information, and track visits to our website. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites you visit. They are widely used to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to site owners. Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through browser settings.

This site uses cookies that are strictly necessary to enable you to move around the site or to provide certain basic features, such as logging into secure areas. The site also uses performance cookies which collect information about how you use the site, such as how you are referred to it and how long you stay on certain pages. This information is aggregated and therefore anonymous and is used to improve the performance of the site. If you want, you can block cookies by changing the settings on your browser.  Please note that some of the features of the site may not work if you choose to block cookies.

How are the data stored?
Reasonable steps have been taken to protect the data collected from loss, destruction or any suspected data security breach. The SUPERA project will notify the user and any applicable regulator of a suspected data security breach where it is legally required to do so.

The transmission of information via the internet is never completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal data transmitted to our website; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your personal data, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

 How long are the data stored?
Personal data will be kept for a maximum of three years after the conclusion of the project. Personal data may be stored for longer periods if required by applicable law or necessary to resolve disputes or to enforce agreements.

Information that we use for communication purposes (e.g. email) will be kept by the SUPERA project until the user notifies that he or she no longer wish to receive this information.

Which are the rights of the user on his or her data?

  • Access

You can always access and obtain a copy of your data that are stored by the SUPERA project. To have this access, you can write to the email You are required to include information that will enable the SUPERA project to verify your identity. The SUPERA project will answer to this request within 30 days from the receipt of the request. There are exceptions to the right of access, for example in case the data involve also information about a third person or if the access in restricted by law.

You have also the right to data portability, that is the right to receive the personal data concerning yourself in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format.

  • Modify or restrictions to the use

You can request the modification of the data to the SUPERA project, in case they are wrong or not updated. Moreover, you may request the restriction of the use of the data or object to their processing in accordance with the relevant legislation. You can write to the email including the necessary to verify your identity. The SUPERA project will answer to this request within 30 days from the receipt of the request.

  • Delete

You can request the SUPERA project to delete your data from the database, if, for example, they are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or if the user withdraws their consent to processing. You can write to the email including the information necessary to verify your identity. The SUPERA project will answer to this request within 30 days from the receipt of the request.

If you receive email communications from SUPERA project, you may unsubscribe at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in any email from the SUPERA project. If you feel that there is a problem with how the personal data has been handled, you have the right to register a complaint with a supervisory authority.

Questions about the privacy policy
If you have any question about this Privacy Policy and your data are handled, you can send an email to and you will receive an answer within 30 days. Any change that will be made to the privacy policy of the SUPERA project will be immediately published on this page.

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