Privacy Policy regarding the processing of personal data on the website

Pursuant to the Federal Data Protection Act (FADP) of September 25, 2020, we provide you with the necessary information regarding the processing of personal data collected during your experience on our website

1. Categories of personal data subject to processing | Definitions

Personal data provided - or otherwise acquired in accordance with applicable legislative and contractual provisions - inherent in, related to, and/or instrumental to the evaluation of your experience on our website, will be processed in accordance with the aforementioned legislation and confidentiality obligations.

Personal data: any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. In particular, we will process the following personal data: navigation data (for more information on the data collected with Cookies, read the Cookie Policy); data provided voluntarily by the user (for example, your e-mail address). The computer systems responsible for the operation of this website acquire, during their normal operation, some personal data whose transmission is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols. This category of data includes IP addresses or domain names of computers and terminals used by users, addresses in URI/URL (Uniform Resource Identifier/Locator) notation of the requested resources, the time of the request, the method used in submitting the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the response given by the server (successful, error, etc.) and other parameters relating to the user's operating system and computer environment.

Data subjects: natural or legal persons whose data is processed (hereinafter, also "You").

Processing: any handling of personal data, irrespective of the means and procedures used, in particular the collection, storage, keeping, use, modification, disclosure, archiving, deletion or destruction of data.

Disclosure: i.e., making personal data accessible, such as by allowing access, transmission or publication.

2. Identity and contacts of the Data Controller | Contacts of the Data Protection Officer

The entity that determines the purposes and means of this processing of personal data Società Editrice del Corriere del Ticino SA, a company under Swiss law with registered office at Via Industria, 6933 Muzzano, Switzerland, VAT No. CHE-387.622.576, represented by the persons entitled to sign in accordance with the entries in the Cantonal Commercial Register (hereinafter also referred to as "Data Controller" or "Company" or "we"). The contact information of the Data Controller is as follows: [email protected].

Data Protection Officer

The company has appointed the Data Protection Officer (DPO). Contact information: [email protected].

3. Purpose of processing | Justification | Data retention period

Activities strictly necessary for the user's navigation on this Internet website and to control its proper functioning.Overriding interest of the data controllerThe data will be kept until the end of the browsing session. For data processed with technical cookies, please see our Cookie Policy.
Obtain anonymous statistical information on website usage.Please see our Cookie PolicyPlease see our Cookie Policy
Giving feedback to inquiries received by means of e-mail addresses or phone numbers of the publisher on the websiteOverriding interest of the data controllerData will be retained for as long as necessary to provide feedback and, in any case, no longer than 5 years after receipt of the request

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3.1 Mode of data processing

The processing will be carried out in automated and/or manual form, using methods and tools designed to ensure maximum security and confidentiality, by individuals specially trained to do so. The personal data collected will be stored in a form that allows the identification of data subjects for a period of time not exceeding the achievement of the purposes for which the personal data are processed.

4. Recipients of personal data

We may share personal information with employees and/or personnel acting under the authority of the Data Controller (duly instructed to do so), as well as third parties bound to the Data Controller by contractual relationship, for the purpose of fulfilling contractual obligations and fulfilling one or more of the aforementioned processing purposes. These third parties will process the data provided as data processors or independent data controllers. Specifically, we may share collected personal data with the following categories of recipients: sa) entities that provide services related to the software and computer systems used and telecommunication networks; b) support and consulting firms or companies (e.g., web agencies, law firms); c) authorities responsible for compliance with legal obligations and/or the provisions of public bodies, upon request; d) companies of our Group.

5. Trasfer of personal data outside of Switzerland

The website is hosted in Switzerland and the European Union, countries that guarantee adequate data protection in accordance with the dictates of the FADP and the Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner.

6. Rights of the data subject

Pursuant to the FADP, the Data Controller grants you, as a data subject, the following rights (non-exhaustive list):

  • Obtain correction of inaccurate or outdated personal data;
  • Be informed in writing and free of charge if personal data concerning you are being processed;
  • To revoke any previously provided consent to data processing;
  • Prevent the disclosure of any sensitive personal data to third parties;
  • Obtain portability of personal data or request that they be transferred to third parties;
  • Request the restriction or blocking of data processing, the prevention of data disclosure to third parties, or the rectification or destruction of personal data;
  • Request a ban on specific processing of personal data and specific disclosure of personal data to third parties or the deletion or destruction of specific personal data;
  • Where neither the correctness nor inaccuracy of personal data can be proven, request the addition of a note to indicate dispute;
  • Request that the rectification, destruction, blocking, especially disclosure to third parties, in addition to the notice about the challenge or ruling be disclosed to third parties or published;
  • Have the processing of personal data declared unlawful.

Subject to any other administrative and jurisdictional remedies, if you believe that the processing of your data violates the provisions of the FADP, you have the right to file a complaint with the competent supervisory authority (Federal Data Protection and Transparency Commissioner).

You may exercise your rights under the FADP by contacting the Data Controller by writing to the above addresses.

To exercise your rights above or unsubscribe from direct marketing tools (e.g., newsletter, e-mail), write to the Data Controller at[email protected] or the Data Protection Advisor at [email protected] or use our automated unsubscribe tools.

7. Additional Information | Changes | Updates

We do not sell any personal data that we process.

The Data Controller reserves the right to revise, update, add or delete any part of this policy at its discretion and at any time. In case of changes, the date of update will be indicated.

Date of last update: 21 October 2023