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1. Scope

This privacy statement provides information to help you understand how we collect, use and share your information when you visit this website. The website is property of Hippocrates Research s.r.l. and the policy is in compliance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679, Chapter III (General Data Protection Regulation or “GDPR”).

This statement is inspired by the guidelines contained in Recommendation no. 2/2001 too, adopted on 17 May 2001 by the European authorities for data protection, in order to lay down minimum requirements for the online collection of personal data, especially regarding to operating modes, timing and contents of the information to be provided by data controllers to the users visiting web pages.

The above Recommendation as well as a summary of its purposes can be found on the Italian Data Protection Authority website.
This Privacy Statement does not apply to information collected through third-party websites or services that you may access through this website.
Please, read carefully this Privacy Statement before submitting any personal data.

2. Data controller and Data Protection Officer (DPO)
The data controller is:
Hippocrates Research s.r.l.
Via XX Settembre 30/12, GENOVA
Phone: +39 010545481
Data controller e-mail:

Hippocrates Research Srl announces that, in compliance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679, Dr. Stefano Dellabiancia has been appointed Data Protection Officer (DPO) of Hippocrates Research S.r.l.
This appointment was duly notified to the local Independent Administrative Authority (The Italian Data Protection Authority) in compliance with the requirements of Italian law.

DPO: Dr. Stefano Dellabiancia
DPO e-mail:

3. Type of data collected
The information collected through this website navigation is the following: cookies, technical data and personal data.
We collect the personal data which you actively provide through the Website – e.g. by providing your email address, name, address, phone number or other information about yourself. The providing of such Personal Data will always be voluntary. However, the website is accessible to users without the need to provide their personal data.

3.1 Technical data
The information systems and software procedures relied upon to operate this web site acquire personal data as part of their standard functioning; the transmission of such data is an inherent feature of Internet communication protocols.
Such information is not collected in order to relate it to identified data subjects, however it might allow user identification per se after being processed and matched with data held by third parties.
This data category includes IP addresses or the domain names of the computers used by any user connecting with this website, the URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) addresses of the requested resources, the time of such requests, the method used for submitting a given request to the server, returned file size, a numerical code relating to server response status (successfully performed, error, etc.), and other parameters related to the user’s operating system and computer environment.
These data are only used by Hippocrates Research s.r.l. to extract anonymous statistical information on website use as well as to check its functioning; they are erased immediately after being processed.
The data might be used to establish liability in case computer crimes are committed against the website.


3.2 Cookies
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information, which your computer or mobile device downloads when you visit a website and they allow us to collect information about the pages you have visited. The next time you visit the site, the cookie will tell the site that you’ve been here before. 
We use cookies to give you the best experience when you visit our website. By using cookies, we can make it easier for you to do many things, such as navigating between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improving your browsing experience. Cookies can also help us to understand how the website is being used.
We don’t use cookies to broadcast personal information. Persistent cookies or system to track users are not used.
Use of the so-called session cookies (which are not stored permanently on the user’s computer and disappear upon closing the browser) is exclusively limited to the transmission of session ID’s (consisting of server-generated casual numbers) as necessary to allow secure and effective navigation.
By using this type of cookie, other computer techniques that are potentially detrimental to users’ privacy when browsing can be avoided.
According to Italian Data Protection Authority’s measure “Individuazione delle modalità semplificate per l’informativa e l’acquisizione del consenso per l’uso dei cookie”- 8th May, 2014 (Published on Official Gazette n. 126 of 3rd June, 2014), the employment of session cookies is allowed without the previous consent from the user.
In reference to the same measure, this website doesn’t use its own profiling cookies and only allows the employment of Google Analytics’ cookies (“third-party cookies”). At any time the user can choose to disable cookies by modifying the browser’s settings.

Please refer to the the cookies policy section for more details.

3.3 Data given by the user
Elective, explicit and voluntary e-mailing to the addresses specified on this website implicates the acquisition of the sender e-mail address, required to answer back, and of other data included in the e-mail.


4. Details on the process of treatment of personal Data (as required by IUBENDA)
Personal data are collected for the following activities and with the following services:

  • Statistics
  • View of the contents from external platforms


5. Procedures for dealing with Personal data
The data controller implements specific security measures to prevent the data from being accessed, disclosed, modified or destroyed without authorization.
Treatment of personal data is carried out through the use of IT and/or telematics systems, with management methods strictly related to the recommended purposes and for no longer than the necessary period of time to achieve the purposes which it has been collected for.
Sometimes, in addition to the controller, other people could have access to data (administrative and commercial employees, lawyers, system administrators, employees, associates and/or Hippocrates Research s.r.l. consultants). If needed, they could also be delegated by the data controller for data treatment. You can request to the data controller the updated list of responsible for data processing as needed.


6. Place where data are processed
The processing operations are carried out at the aforementioned office of the data controller and in every other place where stakeholders are located.
For further information, please get in touch with the DPO.


7. Rights of involved people
Stakeholders will be able to exercise their rights as per Art. from 16 to 22 Of the EU Regulation 679/16:

Art. 16 Right to rectification
Art. 17 Right to erasure
Art. 18 Right to restriction of processing
Art. 19 Notification obligation regarding rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing
Art. 20 Right to data portability
Art. 21 Right to object
Art. 22 Automated individual decision-making, including profiling

Moreover, as per Art. 7 paragraph 3 of GDPR, people involved could exercise, at any time, the right of annulment of the consent, without any modification to the validity of the previous signed consent.
It is possible to exercise the rights listed above by getting in touch with the DPO.

This policy is been updated on February 2021