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    Privacy and Cookie Policy

1. Purpose and Scope

This privacy policy provides a framework for ensuring that CNR meets its obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) nr. 2016/679 and associated legislation. It applies to all processing of personal data carried out for the QuantERA project.
‘Personal data’ means any information relating to an identifiable living individual who can be identified from that data or from that data and other data. ‘Processing’ means anything that is done with personal data, including collection, storage, use, disclosure and deletion.
QTFlagship website is managed by the Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR – the Italian National Research Council).

Therefore, pursuant to art. 13 of the European GDPR, QTFlagship staff provides you with the following information and the contact references:

2. Principles

Pursuant to art. 13 of the European GDPR nr. 2016/679, personal data processed through QTFlagship website complies with data privacy legislation and, in particular, the processing of personal data is aimed exclusively at the use of the service offered and is strictly connected to the execution of institutional activities or anyway related to QTFlagship project activities.
Those data is processed on the privacy principles of GDPR: processed fairly, lawfully and in a transparent manner; used only for limited, specified stated purposes and not used or disclosed in any way incompatible with those purposes; adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary; adequate, relevant and, if necessary, up-to-date; not kept for longer than necessary; and kept safe and secure.

Specific security measures were implemented to prevent disclosing, mishandling or incorrect and unauthorized use of personal data. Further purposes other than the previous stated, will be explicitly asked for your consent.

3. The Rights of Users

Pursuant to art. 15 of the EU Reg., The data subject has the right to access all data processed on him. These include the expected retention period or, if this is not possible, the criteria used to define this period, as well as the guarantees applied in case of transfer of data to third countries. Where applicable, He also has the rights referred to in Articles 16-21 of the GDPR. 2016/679 (Right of rectification, right to be forgotten, right of limitation of treatment, right to data portability, right of opposition), as well as the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.

4. Contact References

Questions about policy and data privacy matters in general should be directed to: info.qtflagship@cnr.it 
Data Controller: Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR), Piazzale Aldo Moro 7, 00185 Rome, Italy
Data protection officer of CNR: rpd@cnr.it
Personal data Italian compliance team: www.garanteprivacy.it

5. Cookies

Cookies consist of portions of code installed in the browser that assist the Owner in providing the Service according to the purposes described. Some of the purposes for which Cookies are installed may also require the User’s consent.
The cookie-related information is not used to identify you personally and the pattern data is fully under our control. These cookies are not used for any purpose other than those described here.
In addition to our own cookies, services provided by third parties may be required in the future and they may use tracking system without our consent. We do not allow third party services on our website to send cookies to the users.

This website only uses session cookies strictly necessary to allow specific required functions guaranteeing normal navigation and use of the website and are deleted automatically at the end of each browsing. For their settings prior consent is not required.

You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish. You can delete all cookies that are already on your device and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.


We collect information about visitors who comment on Sites that use our Akismet anti-spam service. The information we collect depends on how the User sets up Akismet for the Site, but typically includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).

Contact Form

By filling in the contact form with their Data, the User authorizes this Website to use these details to reply to requests for information, quotes or any other kind of request as indicated by the form’s header. Personal Data collected: email address, first name and last name.


We use “Google reCAPTCHA” (hereinafter “reCAPTCHA”) on our websites. This service is provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). reCAPTCHA is used to check whether the data entered on our website (such as on a contact form) has been entered by a human or by an automated program. To do this, reCAPTCHA analyzes the behavior of the website visitor based on various characteristics. This analysis starts automatically as soon as the website visitor enters the website. For the analysis, reCAPTCHA evaluates various information (e.g. IP address, how long the visitor has been on the website, or mouse movements made by the user). The data collected during the analysis will be forwarded to Google.
The reCAPTCHA analyses take place completely in the background. Website visitors are not advised that such an analysis is taking place. For more information about Google reCAPTCHA and Google’s privacy policy, please visit the following links:


Links to other Sites

The Site may provide links to other websites that we do not own or operate. To the extent that any linked websites are not part of the Site, we do not control, recommend or endorse and are not responsible for these websites or their content, products, services, or privacy policies or practices. These other websites may send their own cookies to your Device, they may independently collect data or solicit Personal Information and may or may not have their own privacy notices or policies.

GOOGLE Fonts (Google LLC)

Google Fonts is a typeface visualization service provided by Google LLC that allows this Website to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.
Personal Data collected: Usage Data and various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.
Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy. Privacy Shield participant.