Cookies & Privacy


Dear Author,

Piccin Nuova Libraria S.p.a., with registered office at via Altinate 107, Padua, Italy (the “Company”, “we”), in its quality of Data Controller, pursuant to Section 13 of Legislative Decree no. 196, June 30, 2003 (Italian Data Protection Code) and to EU Reg. no. 2016/679, wishes to inform you about nature and purposes of the processing of your personal data collected through the registration process on our platform.


Your data will be used in accordance with the principles of necessity, legality, fairness, proportionality and transparency to grant you access to our platform, which allows Authors to upload and submit to the online journal scientific articles and essays. The e-mail address you will provide during the registration process will also be processed to send you our periodic newsletter and other promotional communications related to new scientific publications.

Your data (namely, your name and surname, company name and job description), will be used to accompany your articles and essays published on the journal and to circulate and further publish such essays and articles.

Your data will be stored as long as the articles and essays written by you will remain available on our online journal.

Personal data will be processed in accordance to the current regulations, including EU Regulation no. 679/2016, and in any case in such a way as to ensure security and confidentiality of data and to prevent their disclosure or unauthorized use, alteration or destruction.

The Company may resort to third parties for certain processing activities. Third parties that perform these activities have been carefully selected, they are experienced, capable, trustworthy and they offer sufficient guarantees that they abide by the applicable laws and regulations that regulate data processing, including the security profile of such data.

These third parties have been appointed by the Company as Data Processors and/or as Persons in charge of processing. The Company shall periodically monitor that third parties carry out their duties and follow personal data protection measures.

Upon your request, we will notify you by e-mail the updated list of Data Processors.


The provision of personal data is optional but failure to provide such personal data shall prevent you to complete the registration process to access the features of the platform and shall prevent us to send you our newsletter other potential promotional offers.

Your data will be stored as long as your registered account is active.


We inform you that the applicable laws grant you specific rights, among which the right to be informed about the existence of your personal data stored by the Company and to know their content and origin, verify their accuracy or request their rectification, integration or updating, or correction (Section 7 of Privacy Code and Articles 15-20 of EU Regulation no. 679/2016).

In accordance with the same Section 7 and to Articles 17 and 18 of the EU Regulation, you are also entitled to request cancellation, erasure, transformation into an anonymous form or blockage of data processed in violation of the law, as well as to oppose the processing of such data for legitimate reasons, and to obtain restriction of processing. You shall also be entitled to receive your personal data currently processed for their portability to another controller, pursuant to Article 20 of EU Regulation no. 679/2916.

You can forward your request to the following email address

You can also ask at the same address the names of those internal and external Data Processors.

You can also lodge your complaints at the same address.

At any time, if you no longer wish to receive our newsletter or other communications for advertising purposes, you have the right to revoke your consent.

You just have to send a written request to the aforesaid email address. Furthermore, within each advertising e-mail, you will find a link that allows the deactivation of receiving our newsletters and other advertising communications.



Cookies are used on our websites to offer users a better service and browsing experience. This document describes the categories of cookies we currently use, the purposes of said cookies and the way the user can change their preferences.

Cookies are small text files stored by the browser on your device (personal computer, tablet, smartphone or other device). Each time a user makes a new visit to, the browser sends these cookies to ease the user  access to services.

The cookies we use allow us to analyse the models of traffic of users visiting the website, in order to improve its usability.

Below are listed the kinds of cookies we use on our website:

Analytic cookies

Analytic cookies are used to collect information on the use of the website, allowing the collection of detailed technical information, such as pages and number of pages visited, which elements of the website or of company e-mails are clicked by users, and the time lapse between one click and the ther. These information may be associated to some data of the user like IP address, domain or browser used; however, such information are analysed in aggregate and anonymous form, in order to prevent the identification of a single user. These cookies are used for the analysis and the improvement of performances and design of our websites, and to verify the occurrence of potential errors.

Session cookies

Session cookies allow the fruition of some useful functions of our websites, like the storage of selected preferences during previous visits. These are merely temporary files, stored only for the duration of the browsing session. The web browser normally deletes them at its closing.

Most browsers (eg. Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari) allow to delete of the cookies from the device, to block their acceptance or to receive a warning before a cookie is stored. Should the user prevent the storage of cookies or should they be deleted, it might become impossible to restore the preferences and the custom settings previously selected.

For more information on the deletion and block of cookies, please read the following link.

Below are listed third parties’ cookies we currently use on our website:

  • Google Analytics