Privacy & Cookies Policy

Last update: 14/9/2020

Processing of Personal and Sensitive DATA

This document informs you of the processing of the personal and sensitive data voluntarily and directly supplied to PietroLC.com for general processing and for the correct management of the website.

User data

We will maintain certain data that you transmit to the Site for the purpose of managing the Site, as well as data relating to your use of the Site.

Although we perform regular routine backups of data, you are solely responsible for all data that you transmit or that relates to any activity you have undertaken using the Site.

You agree that we shall have no liability to you for any loss or corruption of any such data, and you hereby waive any right of action against us arising from any such loss or corruption of such data.

Data ControllerPietro Luigi Carotenuto
PurposesManagement of the access to the website.
Legal basisThe creation of a user profile is required for gamification purposes and sending of e-mails to subscribers.
RecipientsData is transferred to a European Country (Netherlands) and it might be disclosed to third parties and services, in the terms specified in the Additional Information
RightsYou may exercise your rights of access, rectification, erasure, restriction, objection, and portability specified in the Additional Information on Data Protection.
Basic information on data protection

Additional information on data protection

Who is the data controller for your personal data?

The controller for the filing system containing the information and/or personal data you furnish is:

Name and Surname:Pietro Luigi Carotenuto
Postal Address:214, St. Mary Flats, FL 2
New Street,
Hal-Luqa,
LQA1516, MALTA
Contact Information:[email protected]
Information about the data controller

What is the purpose of processing your personal data?

This website will process all the personal data voluntarily furnished on registration to this website, directly or through third-party websites (e.g., social networks like Facebook, Google and Patreon.com).

All the data collected, and the processing and purposes referred to above, are necessary to or associated with the suitable management and supervision of this website.

How long will we keep your personal data?

The personal data furnished will be stored for an amount of time determined based on:

  1. requests by the Data Subject for erasure in appropriate cases
  2. the duration of the Data Subject’s relationship with PietroLC.com

The data controller can decide to remove the stored data if no access to the website is performed over a period of at least 2 (two) years.

The Data Subject will be informed about such decision through the reception of an e-mail, if the e-mail address has been provided during the registration to this website.

The Data Subject can delete his account at any time and – on removal of the user account – all personal data and activity log are definitely deleted and lost.

Under what legal basis is your data processed?

The creation of a user profile is required for gamification purposes and sending of e-mails to subscribers.

In order to correctly identify a user, an e-mail address is required. Failure to provide such information might affect usage of the website, such as reset of password cannot be done. Also, providing an e-mail address is required to link login information coming from different third-party websites, such as Facebook and Google.

In addition to the identification of the Data Subject. the e-mail is required to communicate with the Data Subject. In order to send such communications, the e-mail address might be temporarily transferred to a third-party service (e.g. SendGrid) to manage the sending of e-mails.

Once the Data Subject has been identified inside the Site, then it is possible to provide free bonuses, to assign ranks and digital badges, to earn and use virtual coins.

All other data (e.g., a short biography, profile picture, coding experience… ) are not mandatory and only requested to improve the experience of the user with the Site.

Who are the recipients of your data?

The user information are being stored inside a database in the Cloud. This database is physically stored in Netherlands (NL).

We do not sell any of your personal data.

Only the user e-mail might be temporarily transferred to a third-party service (e.g. SendGrid) to manage the sending of e-mails and automatic notifications from the Site to the subscribers.

What rights do you have when you give us your data?

The aforesaid rights of access, rectification, erasure, restriction, objection, and portability may be exercised directly be the Data Subject – through access to the same Site – or – ensured that the Data Subject can prove his subscription to the Site – by sending written notice to the following e-mail address: [email protected]

The direct access to the Site (i.e., the sign-in process) allows any Data Subject to:

  • access his account and user profile
  • fix any incorrect information
  • improve the user profile
  • restrict his profile from direct access of other members or listing in the members directory
  • download the information being stored in the database

It is responsibility of the user to provide – on registration to this Site – a valid e-mail address to be used to correctly identify the Data Subject on this Site. The Data Controller might refuse to change or delete any stored data if the identification of the Data Subject is not successful and no relationship between PietroLC.com and the Data Subject is assumed to exist.

Cookie Policy

This Cookie Policy explains what cookies are and how we use them. You should read this policy to understand what cookies are, how we use them, the types of cookies we use i.e, the information we collect using cookies and how that information is used and how to control the cookie preferences. For further information on how we use, store and keep your personal data secure, see our Privacy Policy.

You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Declaration on our website.

Learn more about who we are, how you can contact us and how we process personal data in our Privacy Policy.

Your consent applies to the domain www.pietrolc.com .

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. The cookies are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser. These cookies help us make the website function properly, make the website more secure, provide better user experience, and understand how the website performs and to analyze what works and where it needs improvement.

How do we use cookies?

As most of the online services, our website uses cookies first-party and third-party cookies for a number of purposes. The first-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function the right way, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data.

The third-party cookies used on our websites are used mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.

What types of cookies do we use?

Essential: Some cookies are essential for you to be able to experience the full functionality of our site. They allow us to maintain user sessions and prevent any security threats. They do not collect or store any personal information. For example, these cookies allow you to log-in to your account and add products to your basket and checkout securely.

Statistics: These cookies store information like the number of visitors to the website, the number of unique visitors, which pages of the website have been visited, the source of the visit etc. These data help us understand and analyze how well the website performs and where it needs improvement.

Marketing: Our website displays advertisements. These cookies are used to personalize the advertisements that we show to you so that they are meaningful to you. These cookies also help us keep track of the efficiency of these ad campaigns.

The information stored in these cookies may also be used by the third-party ad providers to show you ads on other websites on the browser as well.

Functional: These are the cookies that help certain non-essential functionalities on our website. These functionalities include embedding content like videos or sharing contents on the website on social media platforms.

Preferences: These cookies help us store your settings and browsing preferences like language preferences so that you have a better and efficient experience on future visits to the website.

The below list details the cookies used in our website.

CookieTypeDurationDescription
__cfduidthird_partySession Il cookie “__cfduid” viene impostato dal servizio CloudFlare per identificare il traffico Web attendibile. Il cookie non memorizza alcuna informazione personale.
cf_use_obthird_party2 HoursUsed by Cloudflare to identify a trusted web traffic.
ct_pointer_datathird_partySessionCleanTalk Spam Protect uses this cookie to store dynamic variables from the browser.
social_proof_log_idSessionSessionMy Cred Social Proof plugin uses this cookie stores the identifier of the last log message shown as pop-up when the website is loaded. This cookie cannot be used to identify an user.

How can I control the cookie preferences?

Should you decide to change your preferences later through your browsing session, you can click on the “Privacy & Cookie Policy” tab on your screen. This will display the consent notice again enabling you to change your preferences or withdraw your consent entirely.

In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies.

To find out more out more on how to manage and delete cookies, visit wikipedia.org, www.allaboutcookies.org.

Social sharing

On this Site, we make use of Third Party website to share the website’s content with the world.

Facebook

We embed a Facebook widget to allow you to see number of likes/shares/recommends and “like/share/recommend” our webpages. This widget may collect your IP address, your web browser User Agent, store and retrieve cookies on your browser, embed additional tracking, and monitor your interaction with the widget, including correlating your Facebook account with whatever action you take within the widget (such as “liking/sharing/recommending” our webpage), if you are logged in to Facebook. For more information about how this data may be used, please see Facebook’s data privacy policy: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/update

Twitter

We use a Twitter Tweet widget at our website. As a result, our website makes requests to Twitter’s servers for you to be able to tweet our webpages using your Twitter account. These requests make your IP address visible to Twitter, who may use it in accordance with their data privacy policy: https://twitter.com/en/privacy#update

LinkedIn

We use a Linkedin Share widget at our website to allow you to share our webpages on Linkedin. These requests may track your IP address in accordance with their data privacy policy: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

Reddit

We use Reddit Badge widget at our website which may log information when you interact with the widget. This may include your IP address, user-agent string, browser type, operating system, referral URLs, device information (e.g., device IDs), pages visited, links clicked, user interactions (e.g., voting data), the requested URL and hardware settings, in accordance with their privacy policy: https://www.redditinc.com/policies/privacy-policy

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