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Information on the processing of personal data

Dear user,

pursuant to art. 13 EU Regulation n. 679/2016 we want to provide you with a simple and clear information on how we will treat the personal data you provide us directly or in any case we will come into possession of through your browsing on our website.


For Data Controllers (Customers)

Customers who wish to provide personal information to Stack Overflow by purchasing our products and services can access Stack Overflow’s Data Processing Agreement (Stack Overflow as Data Processor) to understand what information we collect, how we treat that data when you use our products and services, and what obligations Stack Overflow assumes under Article 28 of the GDPR.

Stack Exchange, Inc. maintains a Privacy Shield certification with the U.S. Department of Commerce which ensures that adequate safeguards are in place when we transfer personal data from the E.U. (incl. Switzerland) to the United States. We also will accept and offer EU approved model clauses as a valid transfer mechanism upon request.


Why is personal data processed?

Purpose and legal basis of the processing

  • respond to requests for information and clarifications on the services of the data controller
  • send proposals for collaboration by interested parties
  • subscription to the newsletter service to be updated on the activities of the Data Controller.
  • All treatments are based on the express consent of the interested party.

How are personal data processed?

Data processing methods

The data collected is mainly processed with IT tools. Suitable security measures are observed to prevent the loss of data, illicit or incorrect use and unauthorized access.

The Data Controller collects some personal data, mainly personal data (name, surname, email address, telephone number, postal address, curriculum vitae etc.) provided voluntarily by the users of the Site through specific contact forms or forwarded to the Data Controller by e-mail.

Except as specified for navigation data (see cookie policy), providing data is optional.

The refusal to provide data will make it impossible to send contact requests or allow access to the reserved area.


How long will the data be kept?

The personal data provided will be kept for a limited period for the period necessary to reply to requests received or in any case for the entire time of registration in the reserved area.


Who treats personal data?

Authorized subjects for the treatment and place of treatment

Personal data are processed by the internal subjects authorized to the processing specifically trained, who will in any case be bound by professional secrecy and with the utmost confidentiality on them.

Personal data is processed by professionals who are responsible for updating and maintaining the website, who are formally designated to be responsible for processing personal data .

The processing operations connected to the web services of this site take place mainly at the aforementioned office. Personal data is processed within the territory of the European Union.



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