Privacy Policy AHEAD2020


  1. Introduction

The privacy of our website visitors is very important to us, and we are committed to safeguarding it. This policy explains what we will do with your personal information.

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  1. Collecting personal information

Our project includes activities which will involve collection and processing of personal data. The personal information that will be collected and processed is relevant and limited to the purposes of the research project and broadly falls into the category of contact details, such as name, email address and phone numbers, company name, occupation, location.

  1. Using your personal information

Personal data are collected and processed by INAF as a data controller only for administrative purposes, in discharging its tasks that serve the public interest or are related to the exercise of its official authority.

The above-mentioned personal data are collected and processed for a range of reasons, including:

  • to send information for research purposes;
  • to respond to online inquiries and requests, and to provide data subjects with information and access to resources or services requested from INAF;
  • to manage INAF system administration and security;
  • to carry out research and development to improve INAF’s services;
  • to perform tasks carried out in the public interest, as well as other lawful purposes.

The personal data are only processed by INAF staff, acting on specific instructions concerning purposes and arrangements of such processing.

  1. Data protection officer

Pursuant to article 37, par. 1, point (a) of the GDPR, INAF has appointed a Data Protection Officer, whose contact details are publicly available at

  1. Security of your personal information

INAF takes appropriate and reasonable technical and organizational measures to protect personal information from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction, taking into account the risks involved in the processing and the nature of the personal information. The INAF’s network infrastructure is based on the national research network (NREN) GARR which is connected to the European research network GEANT.

More information about INAF’s network infrastructure is available at

INAF has adopted a “Data Breach Response Guide” ( and continuously trains employees on best security practices.

  1. International transfers of your personal data

Your data will not be transferred to third countries outside the EU.

  1. Your rights

INAF guarantees the respect of the fundamental rights and freedoms and of the dignity of the data subject. Research participants may contact INAF directly at any time about accessing, correcting, updating, or deleting their personal information and objecting to the processing (pursuant to Articles 15 to 22 of the GDPR). Data subjects may lodge all requests to exercise these rights by emailing the INAF’s DPO at or (PEC-certified email).