Privacy Policy

Every time a form is submitted from the website, the user acknowledges and accepts the procedures described in the following notice. This page describes the procedures used for the management of this website in relation to the processing of the personal data of users who consult it. Pursuant to art. 13 of Italian Legislative Decree. No. 196/2003 - Code on the protection of personal data -, this notice has the purpose of protecting personal data accessible electronically through the address of this website and is provided to those who interact with the web services of this website: This information is provided only for this website and not for other websites that might be accessed via links. This notice is also based on Recommendation n. 2/2001 that the European authorities for the protection of personal data, gathered in the Working Party set up by Art. 29 of Directive 95/46/EC, adopted on 17 May 2001 in order to identify certain minimum requirements for collecting personal data on-line, and, in particular, the procedures, timing and nature of the information that data processing controllers must provide to users when the latter access web pages, regardless of the reason for accessing them. The data processing controller Consultation of this website can result in the processing of data relating to identified or identifiable persons.

The data processing controller responsible for the processing of personal data is:

UCADH - University Consortium for Adaptive Disorders and Head Pain
Sede legale
Corso Strada Nuova 65
Pavia (PV) 27100

Place and data processing

Processing connected to web services on this website takes place at the offices of the data processing controller and is done only by technical personnel of the same, or by other persons who may be entrusted with occasional maintenance operations.

No data deriving from the web service is communicated or circulated.

Personal data provided by users who send requests for information material (bulletins, CD-ROMs, newsletters, annual reports, answers to questions, official documents and provisions, etc.) are used only to provide the service or assistance requested and are disclosed to third parties only if this is necessary for that purpose.

Type of data processed
Data supplied voluntarily by the user

The optional, intentional and voluntary sending of e-mail to addresses given on this website entails the subsequent acquisition of the sender’s e-mail address, necessary in order to respond to requests, and also of any other personal data that the message may contain. Succinct and specific data protection information will be cited or displayed on all the pages of the website devoted to particular services provided on request.

The optional nature of data supply

The user supplies personal data freely and voluntarily, by entering the information in request forms or indicating it in the contact.htmls section, in order to request the dispatching of information material or other communications. Failure to supply such data may make it impossible to meet the request. For the sake of completeness, it is recalled that in some circumstances (outside the framework of the ordinary management of this website) the Italian Authority for the Protection of Personal Data may request information under Article 157 of Italian Legislative Decree n. 196/2003, for the purpose of monitoring the processing of personal data. It is pointed out that in such circumstances, the website administrator is obliged to comply with the request, or otherwise face an administrative sanction.

Methods of processing

Personal data are processed by automated tools only for as long as is strictly necessary to accomplish the purposes for which they were collected. Specific security measures are taken to prevent loss, misuse or improper use of data and unauthorised access to the same.


The subjects to whom the personal data refer have the right, at any time, to obtain confirmation of the existence, or otherwise, of such data and to know their content and origin, verify their accuracy, or request their integration, updating or correction (Art. 7 Italian Legislative Decree n. 196/2003). Under this same article, data subjects also have the right to request cancellation, transformation into anonymous form or blocking of data processed illegally, and in any case to oppose, for legitimate reasons, their processing. Such requests must be addressed to the data processing controller, indicated above.

E-mails sent

The content of all e-mails and any attachments to e-mails is strictly confidential, being intended exclusively for the person/persons to whom the e-mail is addressed. If you have received an e-mail in error, you are requested to notify us immediately and delete it from your computer. It is forbidden to copy and disseminate the content of e-mails. Any misuse of information contained therein by third parties or parties not indicated in the e-mail may result in legal prosecution. This information is provided pursuant to Art. 13 Italian legislative decree No. 196 of 30/06/2003 in relation to the processing of personal data. The data relating to the user’s e-mail address are processed for the purpose of sending commercial information material; these data will not be disclosed to third parties and will always be processed in compliance with the legal provisions on confidentiality and security.

EU regulations on privacy and the use of cookies for websites

Cookies policy (updated 02/10/2014)

Like many other websites, we use cookies to make your browsing experience on our website easier and more intuitive: cookies are small text strings used to store information that may relate to the user, his preferences or the device used to access the Internet (computer, tablet or phone) and they are used primarily in order to adapt the functioning of the website to the user’s expectations, providing a more personalised browsing experience and storing previously made selections. Cookies do not record any personal information and any identifiable data will not be stored. If you wish, you can prevent the saving of some or all of the cookies. However, this could prevent you from using the website and the services offered. To proceed without changing the cookie settings, simply continue browsing.

The types of cookies we use

Essential cookies
These cookies are essential in order to allow you to move around the website and make full use of its features. For example, they enable you to access the various protected areas of the website. Without these cookies some necessary services, e.g. filling in a form, cannot be provided. By using our website, you agree to the installation of these cookies on your device.

Functional cookies
These cookies make it possible to offer advanced features, as well as additional information and dedicated functions, for example the possibility to watch a YouTube video, share content through social networks or use browser add-ons.

Third-party cookies
By browsing our website you may also receive cookies from third parties, such as those used by Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses cookies to analyse how users are using a website. Information on the use of the website (including your anonymous IP address) generated by these cookies will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. This information will be used by Google to examine your use of the website, to compile reports on the activity of the website for the website operators, and to provide other services relating to the activity of the website and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if this is required by law or when such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not link your IP address to any other data in its possession. You can refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate setting on your browser, but this may prevent you from being able to use all the features of this website.

Profiling Cookies thatARE NOT used on

Profiling cookies are cookies used to create user profiles in order to send advertising messages tailored to the preferences expressed by the user within the pages of the website.

How to manage cookies on your computer

If you are concerned about the use of cookies, you can intervene and prevent the setting, such as changing the browser to block certain types. If you want to change the settings for cookies, you can follow the steps in the help menu of your browser..

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How to disable cookies from third-party services

This page is visible through the link at the bottom of all the pages of the Site in accordance with art. 122 seconds paragraph of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003 and following the procedures simplified information and acquisition of consent for the use of cookies published in the Official Gazette 126 of June 3, 2014 and its record of the action 229 of 8 May 2014. Visit page of the Privacy for more information on cookies.

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