Civic Museum of the Risorgimento

Museo Civico del Risorgimento
Piazza Carducci 5
40125 Bologna
tel. +39 051 347592 (reception and ticket office)

Via de' Musei 8
40124 Bologna
tel. and fax +39 051 225583

Library of Museo Civico del Risorgimento
Via de' Musei 8
40124 Bologna
tel. and fax +39 051 225583

Via della Certosa 18
40133 Bologna
tel. and fax +39 051 225583

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Long-form Notice on the use of cookies

Long-form Notice on the use of cookies, as required under Art. 13 of the Privacy Code (Legislative Order 196/2003) and the Privacy Commissioner’s Order No. 229 of 08/05/2014

Bologna City Council's Museo civico del Risorgimento (Museum of the Risorgimento) website uses third-party cookies to improve users' experience of online applications.
This Notice provides detailed information on the use of cookies: how they are used by Museo civico del Risorgimento, and how to manage them.

1. Definitions
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Profiling cookies. These are persistent cookies used to identify users' preferences (anonymously or otherwise) and improve their web navigation experience. The Museo civico del Risorgimento website does NOT use this type of cookie.

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The Museo civico del Risorgimento website uses cookies from Google Analytics to track visitors’ use of the website and improve the service provided to users.
The Museo civico del Risorgimento website uses Google Analytics, a service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”) to generate statistics on website use; Google Analytics uses cookies (not third party cookies) which do not store personal details. The information which can be extracted from cookies about use of the website by the users (including IP addresses) will be sent by the user’s browser to Google (registered office 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States), and stored on that company’s servers.

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By using Museo civico del Risorgimento website you consent to Google's handling of your personal details in the ways and for the purposes described above.

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4. How to disable Google Analytics cookies
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5. Third-party websites and services
The Museo civico del Risorgimento website may contain links to websites of other parties which have their own Privacy Notices. The Museo civico del Risorgimento website is not responsible for those websites' handling of personal details.

6. Data provided voluntarily by the user
The optional, explicit and voluntary sending of e-mails, posts or any other form of communication to the addresses indicated on the websites in question means that the sender’s address and any other personal details included will be gathered and used to respond to his/her requests. You may rest assured that such details will be handled according to the principles of proper, lawful and transparent conduct and the protection of confidentiality as required by the Privacy Code.

You will see particular Summary Notices offered or displayed as you move from page to page of the websites, whenever any page is designed to provide particular services on request.

7. Giving your details is optional
Apart from the cookies described above, users’ provision of their personal details on the forms in these websites is entirely optional.
Not giving your personal details may make it impossible to get what you request.

This Privacy Policy is subject to revision.

Latest version 1 June 2015