Terre di mezzo privacy policy

Methods for managing the site are described below with reference to the processing of the personal data of users who consult it.

This information is also provided pursuant to the new Legislative Decree 196 of 30 June 2003 to those who interact with the web services of Terre di mezzo, accessible electronically from the address corresponding to the homepage of Terre di mezzo official site. The information is provided only for Terre di mezzo site and not for other websites that may be consulted by the user via links.

The information is also inspired by Recommendation no. 2/2001 that the European authorities for the protection of personal data, gathered in the Group established by art. 29 of directive no. 95/46 / EC, adopted on 17 May 2001 to identify some minimum requirements for the collection of personal data online, and, in particular, the methods, timing and nature of the information that the data controllers must provide to users when these link to web pages, regardless of the purpose of the link.

The “owner” of the treatment

Following consultation of this site, data relating to identified or identifiable persons may be processed. The “owner” of their treatment is Terre di mezzo, which is based in Milan, in via Calatafimi n. 10 – 20122 – MILAN.

Place of data processing

The treatments connected to the web services of this site take place at the aforementioned Terre di mezzo headquarters and are only handled by technical personnel in charge of processing, or by persons in charge of occasional maintenance operations. No data deriving from the web service is communicated or disclosed to third parties. The personal data provided by users who submit requests to send information material (subscriptions, copies, booklets, CD-ROMs, newsletters, answers to questions, etc.) are used for the sole purpose of performing the service or provision requested and are communicated to third parties only if this is necessary for this purpose.

Types of data processed

Navigation data

The computer systems and software procedures used to operate this website acquire, during their normal operation, some personal data whose transmission is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols. This is information that is not collected to be associated with identified data subjects, but which by their very nature could, through processing and association with data held by third parties, allow users to be identified.

This category of data includes the IP addresses or domain names of the computers used by users who connect to the site, the addresses in the Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) notation of the requested resources, the time of the request, the method used to submit the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the response given by the server (successful, error, etc.) and other parameters relating to the operating system and the user’s IT environment. These data are used for the sole purpose of obtaining anonymous statistical information on the use of the site and to check its correct functioning and are deleted immediately after processing. The data could be used to ascertain responsibility in the event of hypothetical computer crimes against the site.

Data provided voluntarily by the user

The optional, explicit and voluntary sending of emails to the addresses indicated on this site entails the subsequent acquisition of the sender’s address, necessary to respond to requests, as well as any other personal data included in the message. Specific summary information will be progressively reported or displayed on the pages of the site set up for particular services on request.


This site uses cookies only in the authentication process. In particular, at the end of the recognition of the user following his authentication request, the system sets a cookie, so as to be able to identify the user for the entire duration of the session (of variable duration) and allow him to access more services without the need to authenticate at each access. Cookies are used to enable functions such as showing or not a forum or a message presenting new posts, or automatically connecting to the forums without having to write nicknames and passwords as well as staying connected while browsing the site. Cookies are also used to manage advertising banners, allowing them to rotate correctly.

Optional supply of data

Apart from what is specified for navigation data, the user is free to provide personal data contained in the application forms or otherwise indicated in contacts with the offices for sending subscriptions, information material, or other communications. Failure to provide them may make it impossible to obtain what is requested.

Processing methods

Personal data are processed with automated tools for the time strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which they were collected. Specific security measures are observed to prevent data loss, illicit or incorrect use and unauthorized access.

Rights of interested parties

The subjects to whom the personal data refer have the right at any time to obtain confirmation of the existence or otherwise of such data and to know its content and origin, verify its accuracy or request its integration or updating, or rectification (Article 13 of Law No. 675/1996 – see below). According to the same article, one has the right to request cancellation, transformation into anonymous form or blocking of data processed in violation of the law, as well as to oppose in any case, for legitimate reasons, to their processing.

Requests should be addressed to Terre di mezzo, via Calatafimi n. 10 – 20122 – MILAN.

General legal notice

Terre di mezzo disclaims any responsibility for the content of external sites reported or reviewed for completeness of information on the portal. The content of the signed articles are published under the direct responsibility of the authors themselves.

It is also possible to reproduce the content of the portal only for personal use and without any profit and in any case always quoting the source. For every action that risks damaging the interests of Terre di mezzo by intentionally abusing or misinterpreting the contents published on the website, if it damages its values ​​and its own and public interests, in the absence of any communication and consequent authorization, Terre di mezzo i will proceed to the extent required and available by legal means.

The site is edited by Terre di mezzo via Calatafimi n. 10 20122 – MILAN. For any other request:

According to the law n. 675/96 which provides for the protection of persons and other subjects regarding the processing of personal data, Terre di mezzo informs that this treatment will be based on principles of correctness, lawfulness and transparency and protecting the privacy and rights of its Users.

Pursuant to Article 10 of the aforementioned law, the following information is provided:

  1. Data will be processed for institutional purposes, connected or instrumental to the Services provided by the Terre di mezzo portal.
  2. Instrumentally to the main activity carried out on this site, Terre di mezzo may send the User invitations to events of various kinds (informative or promotional). The processing of User data for the aforementioned purposes will take place mainly using automated and computerized methods, always in compliance with the confidentiality and security rules provided for by law.
  3. The processing of data will be carried out using suitable tools to guarantee its security and confidentiality and may also take place using automated and computerized methods designed to store, manage and transmit the data. The data will be stored at the operating facilities of Terre di mezzo, for the times prescribed by law.
  4. Data will not be disclosed to other subjects, unless expressly asking for consent.
  5. The provision of data by the User is optional, however any refusal to enter them in the registration form will result in not being able to access some services offered by the Terre di mezzo portal.
  6. The data controller is the legal representative of Terre di mezzo.
  7. The data will be processed by employees and / or professionals appointed by Terre di mezzo, who carry out their activities under the direct supervision and responsibility of Terre di mezzo.
  8. You can contact the data controller to assert your rights as provided for in Article 13 of Law no. 675/96, which for convenience we reproduce in full:

Rights of the interested party

1. In relation to the processing of personal data, the interested party has the right:

a) to know, through free access to the register, the existence of data processing that may concern him;

b) to be informed of what is indicated in Article 7, paragraph 4, letters a), b) and h);

c) to obtain, from the owner or manager, without delay:

1) confirmation of the existence or not of personal data concerning him, even if not yet registered, and the communication in an intelligible form of the same data and their origin, as well as of the logic and purposes on which the processing is based; the request can be renewed, unless there are justified reasons, after not less than ninety days;

2) the cancellation, transformation into anonymous form or blocking of data processed in violation of the law, including data which need not be kept for the purposes for which the data were collected or subsequently processed;

3) updating, rectification or, if interested, integration of data;

4) the attestation that the operations referred to in numbers 2) and 3) have been brought to the attention, also as regards their content, of those to whom the data have been communicated or disseminated, except in the case in which this fulfillment it proves impossible or involves a use of means that are manifestly disproportionate to the protected right;

d) to object, in whole or in part, for legitimate reasons, to the processing of personal data concerning him, even if pertinent to the purpose of the collection;

e) to object, in whole or in part, to the processing of personal data concerning him, provided for the purposes of commercial information or the sending of advertising or direct sales material or for carrying out market research or interactive commercial communication and to be informed by the owner, no later than the time in which the data are communicated or disseminated, of the possibility of exercising this right free of charge.

2. For each request referred to in paragraph 1, letter c), number 1), the interested party may be asked, if the existence of data concerning him or her is not confirmed, a fee, not exceeding the costs actually borne, in accordance with the procedures and within the limits established by the regulation referred to in article 33, paragraph 3.

3. The rights referred to in paragraph 1 referring to personal data concerning deceased persons can be exercised by anyone who has an interest in them.

4. In exercising the rights referred to in paragraph 1, the interested party may grant, in writing, a proxy or power of attorney to individuals or associations.

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    Born in 1994, Terre di mezzo Editore is an Italian independent publisher based in Milan. We publish 100 books per year and we love to explore many and various worlds, from sustainable tourism to the discovery of different cultures, encouraging their coexistence. Our main goal is telling new powerful stories for both young and adult readers, and spreading creativity through sustainable handmade creations with our craft books.
    We also promote and organize Fa’ la cosa giusta!, the national fair of conscious consumption and sustainable lifestyles in Italy, held in Milan every March since 2004.

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