Pursuant to Article 13 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and Recommendation 2/2001 on certain minimum requirements for collecting personal data on-line in the EU

1. Data Controller
Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Crafts and Agriculture of Bolzano
via Alto Adige 60 | I-39100 Bolzano
Tel. +39 0471 945 511

Data Protection Officer (DPO)
Data Protection Officer (DPO) is ReNorm Srl.
Tel: +39 0471 188 2777

This privacy notice is intended to provide information on the processing, purposes, methods and, in general, the treatment of personal data processed through the website

* For reasons of better readability, the masculine spelling has generally been used. We expressly point out that both the masculine and feminine spelling is valid for the corresponding formulations.

2. Purpose of personal data processing and legal basis
The IER (Institute for economic research) operates at the Institute for Economic Development. The Institute for Economic Development is the special agency of the Chamber of Commerce of Bolzano that provides services in the interest and for the promotion of the South Tyrol economy.

The Chamber of Commerce of Bolzano guarantees, within the framework of the regulatory requirements, that the processing of personal data through the Website will be carried out in compliance with the fundamental rights and freedoms, as well as the human dignity of the natural person, with particular reference to confidentiality, personal identity and the right to protection of personal data.

In compliance with the conditions of lawfulness provided for in Article 6 of GDPR 2016/679, the personal data you provide through the Website may be processed by IER for the following purposes:

a. Correct management of the services offered via IER website
This processing of personal data is necessary for performance of the service you have requested (Article 6.1 a) of GDPR 2016/679).

b. Newsletter
The personal data you provide may also be used to send you information material regarding the activities and services on the Website and also advertised through the newsletter. The newsletter is distributed by e-mail - automatically and free of charge - to those who request to receive it by filling in the appropriate form. When the form is filled in, a specific information note on the processing of personal data is presented, with the optional possibility of expressing consent by means of a check mark ✓. The provision of data for these purposes is optional. Subscription to the newsletter is also subject to acceptance of our Privacy Policy and until your revocation. The legal basis for such data processing is your consent to the processing of your personal data (Art. 6.1 a) GDPR 2016/679).

Newsletter unsubscription:
If you no longer wish to receive the newsletter, please unsubscribe at any time and free of charge via IER website:

c. Managing communications and requests
The optional, explicit and voluntary sending of electronic mail to the addresses indicated on this website entails the subsequent acquisition of the sender's address, which is necessary to respond to requests, as well as any other personal data included in the message. This data processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the Data Controller (Art. 6.1 e) GDPR 2016/679).

d. Institutional communications of general interest
Institutional communication activities to promote awareness as well as to promote public understanding and use of the services made available by IER. Such processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller (Art. 6 e) GDPR 2016/679).

d. Navigation and upgrading the Website
For more details, please visit the "Cookie Policy" section.

e. Registration for events, initiatives and competitions
The data collected is used for the administration of registrations and participation in events, initiatives and competitions. Due to the particularity of each individual event, initiative and competition, a dedicated privacy policy is made available to the person concerned as part of the specific forms addressed to the participant or entrant.

3. Type of Data processed
The following personal data may be processed for the above-mentioned purposes,:

a. personal data (e.g. name, surname, fiscal code, date of birth, telephone number and e-mail address) provided in the event of contact via the methods provided for on the Website;
b. personal data collected during navigation (Log Files). The computer systems and software procedures used to operate this website acquire, during their ordinary operation, some personal data whose transmission is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols. This information is not collected to be associated with identified interested parties, but by its very nature could, through processing and association with data held by third parties, allow users to be identified. This information contains only data relating to the navigation of users and no personal data of the same. This category of data includes IP addresses or the domain names of the computers used by users who connect to the site, the URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) addresses of the resources requested, 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 user’s operating system and computer environment. These data are used to provide the requested service and to obtain anonymous statistical information on the use of the site and to check its correct functioning. The data could be used to ascertain responsibility in case of hypothetical computer crimes against the site. For further details on these types of data, please visit the “Cookie Policy” section, drawn up in accordance with the new Cookie Guidelines and other tracking tools (G.U. no. 163 of 9 July 2021).
c. Additional personal data collected in order to provide the service you have requested.

*In respect of the processing of such personal data, please refer to the privacy policy, made available in the dedicated section.

4. Methods of processing personal data
Treatment will be carried out:

a. by authorised personnel to carry out processing activities
b. through electronic systems;
c. by persons authorised to carry out such tasks by legislation
d. using appropriate organisational and technical measures to ensure the confidentiality of the data and protect them from access by non-authorised third parties.

Your personal data will not be included in automated decision-making processes.

5. Retention of personal information
Personal data provided by you will be stored for a period no longer than is necessary to fulfil the obligations or purposes set out in point n. 2 of this privacy notice, with gradual removal of data that can be traced to specific purposes that are no longer pursued:
  • Management of the services provided by the Chamber of Commerce via the website: Until the institutional purposes for which they were collected are fulfilled
  • Managing communications and requests: Until the institutional purposes for which they were collected are fulfilled
  • Institutional communications of general interest: Until the institutional purposes for which they were collected are fulfilled
  • Newsletter: Until revoked
  • Navigation and upgrading the Website: S.v. Cookie Policy
  • Registration for events, initiatives and competitions: see specific privacy policy
6. Communication of personal data
Except for communications carried out in fulfilment of legal and contractual obligations, personal data may be communicated for the purposes specified above, to:

a. to Public Administrations and other Authorities, where required by law and applicable regulations;
b. to all those natural and/or legal, public and/or private subjects (such as, by way of example but not limited to, legal, administrative and tax consultancy firms, judicial offices, etc.), when the communication is necessary or functional to the performance of our activity and in the manner and for the purposes listed above;

7. Dissemination of personal data
The data will not be transmitted or communicated beyond the EEA.

8. Data Subject’s rights
You have the right to request from the Data Controller the rights set out in Articles 15 and seq. of GDPR 2016/679. Specifically:
  • Right of access by the data subject;
  • Right to rectification and right to erasure (“right to be forgotten”);
  • Right to restriction of processing;
  • Right to data portability;
  • withdrawal of consent to the processing of personal data.
If you consider that your rights have been violated, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the National Authority for the Protection of Personal Data:

Last update date: 18/04/2023

Institute for Economic Promotion of the Chamber of commerce of Bolzano/Bozen