Privacy policy

Privacy Policy

This is the Privacy and Cookie Policy for the website of the ACL Special Interest Group on Language Technologies for the Socio-Economic Sciences and Humanities (SIGHUM), accessible from

Pursuant to EU Regulation No. 2016/679 (GDPR), and Legislative decree No. 196 of June 30, 2003 as amended, and in general in compliance with the principle of transparency provided for by the above Regulation with this document we provide the rules we apply for management of personal data in order to allow Users to browse the pages on the SIGHUM website and to use any of its services (i.e. Project Newsletter).

1. Data automatically processed and purpose of the processing

When Users browse the website, read its pages, and download the information contained in it, the website acquires some navigation data, whose transmission is implicit in internet communication protocols. In addition to this, a third-party website will automatically collect and store certain information relating to your visit.

This category includes user IP addresses, type of browser used, access website addresses, pages visited within the site, access time, the code indicating the response status given by the server and other parameters relating to the operating system and the Users’ IT environment.

This data, needed to use web services, is not collected to be associated with identified data subjects but is used to make the site more useful for its visitors, to obtain aggregated and anonymous statistical information on the use of the site and to check its proper operation. This data could be used to determine responsibility in the event of cybercrime or actions damaging the site.

No information on users/visitors will be sold, shared or used for commercial purposes.

2. Data provided voluntarily by Users and purpose of the processing

Submitting optional, explicit and voluntary personal data to the email addresses indicated on this site involves the acquisition of the sender’s e-mail address, necessary to respond to requests, as well as any other personal data included in the message.

The above personal data could be used to determine the responsibility of Users in the event of any cyber crime against this site.

Any sensitive or judicial personal data provided by users will not be processed.