Pursuant to art. 13 and 14 of EU Regulation 2016/679 (“GDPR” or “Regulation”), and in general in compliance with the principle of transparency provided for by the Regulation itself, “Porta del Vento” provides the following information regarding the processing of personal data in relation to the use of our website: https://www.portadelvento.net/.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you leave a comment on our site, or if use our contact form, you can choose to save your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you don’t have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year. If you have an account and log in to this site, a temporary cookie will be set to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is deleted when the browser is closed. When you log in, several cookies will also be set to save your login information and screen display options. Login cookies last for two days and screen options cookies last for one year. If you select “Remember me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed. If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Google Analytics with anonymized IP (Google Inc.)
Who we share your data with
Except in situations clearly indicated within these rules, “Porta del Vento” does not disclose, sell, rent, lend, lease or make your personal information available to third parties. Your information may also be disclosed and designated as a corporate asset in the event of a company purchase, sale or takeover. In the event of this unlikely event, “Porta del Vento” will inform you according to the procedure described below. “Porta del Vento” reserves the right to disclose and transmit Users’ personal information, if required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and / or to comply with a procedure judicial, court order, or legal process on our website.
How long do we keep your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are kept indefinitely. This way we can automatically recognize and approve any follow-up comments instead of keeping them in a moderation queue. For users who register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit this information. The data relating to the navigation logs, if registered, will be kept by the Data Controller for a period of 3 months. We also inform you that the data provided will be processed for the entire duration of the contractual relationship between us and further stored exclusively for the period provided for the fulfillment of legal obligations, provided that it is not necessary to keep them further to defend or assert a right or to fulfill any further legal obligations or orders of the Authorities.
What rights do you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we delete any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data that we are required to keep for administrative, legal or security purposes.
How we protect your data
We actively monitor and apply the standards for the protection of information throughout the activity of “Porta del Vento”, namely:
- limitation of access to information only to employees who need it to provide services to the User;
- signing of confidentiality treaties by employees;
- signature by partners and external companies invited for the performance of particular functions of the confidentiality treaties and agreements regarding the non-use of such information for unauthorized purposes;
- encryption of payment data such as credit card number using SSL technology through the use of our payment service through a provider with third-party gateways;
- the storage of personal information obtained by the User in encrypted form, on secure computers protected from unauthorized access.
Since there is no perfectly secure method to protect information during its storage, processing and transfer in electronic format, “Porta del Vento” does not provide the full guarantee of its security, despite all the efforts made by the company. If the information in an account and your personal data are protected by a password, their security and confidentiality are the responsibility of the User. Users also have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authorities in the country of residence or location if they believe that any of their privacy rights may have been violated by “Porta del Vento” .
Redirect to external sites
Access to external sites
“Porta del Vento” has no responsibility, direct or indirect, with regard to the sites that can be accessed through the links placed within its site ( provided as a simple service to network users ); for any damage suffered by the user in relation to the content of the sites or in relation to purchases of goods or services made through these sites; “Porta del Vento” at the same time declines any responsibility regarding the content and legality of the material present on the sites linked by “Porta del Vento” and is in no case to be held responsible for any copyright infringement by the linked sites. The fact that “Porta del Vento” provides these links does not necessarily imply the approval of the sites themselves, on whose quality, content and graphics “Porta del Vento” declines all responsibility.
Use of the site
In no case other than willful misconduct or gross negligence “Porta del Vento” can be held liable for damages of any nature caused directly or indirectly by access to the site, by the inability or impossibility to access it, from your reliance and use of the information contained therein. “Porta del Vento” reserves the right to modify the contents of the site and of this disclaimer at any time and without notice.
“Porta del Vento” guarantees that the content of its site is free of viruses detectable by checking it with a special antivirus system that is permanently active. “Porta del Vento” assumes no responsibility for the presence of viruses not detectable by this product, nor on the characteristics and quality of the product itself, limiting its warranty the assurance of subjecting every object on its site to a continuous virus check. “Porta del Vento” warns users that there is an intrinsic risk in using the software on the network.
Changes to the information
The possible entry into force of new sector regulations, as well as the constant examination and updating of user services, may result in the need to change the methods and terms described in this Notice. It is therefore possible that this document may undergo changes over time. We therefore invite you to periodically consult this page. We will publish any changes to this Notice on this page and, if the changes are relevant, we will notify you with a more visible notification. Previous versions of this information will, in any case, be archived to allow consultation.
Possible tolerances of “Porta del Vento” and / or third parties for behaviors that are in violation of the obligations herewith enclosed do not constitute a waiver of the right belonging to the tolerant party. These obligations are to be understood as extended to the visitor of the site, to each of its Associates or collaborators, and in any case to all those who have the right to access this site from the visitor’s system, who will respond in first person for any non-compliance.
Porta del vento (Gate of the Wind)
Via Naxos, 263
98035 – Giardini Naxos (ME)
Phone: +39 389 799 2194