Privacy Policy


ActionAid International Italia Onlus (in the following, also: “ActionAid” or “AA”) is conscious about risks on your privacy while browsing the web and intends to do its best in order to respect rules which guarantee a secure, controlled and confidential use of this website. This policy can change with the passing of time, even due to laws and regulations, so we invite you to read, now and again, this section of our website.

Our basic policy

  1. Process personal data only for the purposes and with the means described in the privacy notice given to the users when he / she gives his / her personal data where data are collected, directly or indirectly (e.g.: section “Contacts” of this website)
  2. Use personal data given, on a volunteer basis, by the user
  3. Use analytics cookies to understand the total number of visitors to our site on an ongoing basis and technical and functionality cookies to customize and enhance your online experience
  4. Transmit personal data to third parties (data processors) carrying out services and processing on our behalf to reply to your needs. These third parties are controlled and selected by AA
  5. Communicate personal data to third parties only if necessary to perform the user’s request or if required by laws and regulations
  6. Reply to your requests of access to data, cancelation or modification of data, and of objection, on legitimate grounds, to data processing, or for the sending of advertising materials
  7. Ensure a secure and lawful processing of your personal data, protecting your privacy and apply security measures to minimize the risk of unlawful usage or processing and to ensure integrity and availability of information concerning you.

Privacy notice

As better described in the sections where data are collected – such as when contacting us by phone, email or postal address to ask questions about our project – required data are used to reply to your express requests. In particular, all data collection and processing activities are carried out in order to reply to your enquiries about our project.
Data processing is carried out with and without the help of automatic means. We process only personal data relevant and not excessive in relation to the purposes for which they are collected and subsequently processed, in compliance with the rules concerning security measures and for the purposes described in the privacy notice. Personal data are not communicated or disseminated. Personal data are not transferred abroad to Third Countries.
AA shan’t use the given data for different purposes from the ones the user has given them and, in any case, within the terms described in the privacy notice.
In order to carry out the service required by the user, personal data could be passed on to third parties – autonomous data controller – which perform activities connected with what required by the user or to comply with laws and regulations.
Personal data will be processed by persons in charge of certain activities – authorized by ActionAid – which are necessary to pursue the abovementioned purposes. The categories of persons in charge of the processing are indicated in the privacy notice. They could be persons in charge of organizing the project, security measures and information technology, contacts with users’ website.
ActionAid International Italia Onlus – Via Alserio 22, 20159 Milan (MI – Italy) is the data controller because it decides the purposes and the modalities for the data collection and processing, even as regards the security measures to be applied.
You are granted the right to access to your personal data, cancel, modify, integrate your data already given or ask for blocking, anonymization, or object to the processing of personal data on legitimate grounds. Thanks to this right you can always control your personal data even after you have provided them.

Rights of data subjects

You have the right to be informed, by writing to  (or to ActionAid International Italia Onlus – Via Alserio 22, 20159 Milano (MI – Italy)) about:

  1. Confirmation as to whether or not personal data exist and communication of such data in intelligible form and their source; the logic applied to the processing carried out with electronic means
  2. Erasure, anonymization or blocking of data processed unlawfully
  3. Updating, rectification or integration of data
  4. Object, on legitimate grounds, to the processing of personal data.

Data Processors

Your personal data could be processed, with or without of automatic means, directly by ActionAid or by third parties selected on account of their experience, capabilities and reliability, thorough compliance with the provisions in force applying to processing as also related to security matters. These parties are selected by AA and strictly controlled in their tasks.
The complete list of data processors can be asked by sending an e-mail to  (or by writing to ActionAid International Italia Onlus – Via Alserio 22, 20159 Milano (MI – Italy)).

Third parties to which data can be communicated

Your personal data can be communicated to third parties, autonomous data controller, for purposes connected to the performance of the services (e.g.: information about our project) you are interested in or because it is required to be compliant with laws and regulations.


No personal data concerning users is acquired by the website in this regard. No cookies are used to transmit personal information, nor are so-called persistent cookies or user tracking systems implemented.
Use of the so-called session cookies – which are not stored permanently on the user’s computer and disappear upon closing the browser – is exclusively limited to the transmission of session ID’s – consisting of server-generated casual numbers – as necessary to allow secure, effective navigation.
The so-called session cookies used by this website make it unnecessary to implement other computer techniques that are potentially detrimental to the confidentiality of user’s navigation, whilst they do not allow acquiring the user’s personal identification data.
We do not use cookies “advertising cookies” to create users’ profiles and send them tailored advertising. To find out more about our cookies policy, click HERE.

Navigation Data

The information systems and software procedures relied upon to operate this web site acquire personal data as part of their standard functioning; the transmission of such data is an inherent feature of Internet communication protocols.
Such information is not collected in order to relate it to identified data subjects, however it might allow user identification per se after being processed and matched with data held by third parties.
This data category includes IP addresses and / or the domain names of the computers used by any user connecting with this web site, the URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) addresses of the requested resources, the time of such requests, the method used for submitting a given request to the server, returned file size, a numerical code relating to server response status (successfully performed, error, etc.), and other parameters related to the user’s operating system and computer environment.
These data are only used to extract anonymous statistical information on website use as well as to check its functioning; they are erased immediately after being processed. The data might be used to establish liability in case computer crimes are committed against the website.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics service, provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google set this kind of cookies to collect information about how visitors use our site, including the number of visitors, the websites that referred them to our website and the pages that they visited on our website. We use this information to compile reports and to help us improve our websites for example, by letting us know if users find any errors and by ensuring that users find what they are looking for easily. Google might use these cookies for other purposes (e. g.: its advertising campaigns). To find out more about Google Analytics and our cookies policy click HERE.

Your personal data security

AA applies preventable security measures to protect your data from unauthorized access, privacy breach, and to keep your personal data with integrity, completeness, availability. We adopt procedures apt to minimize the risk of their destruction, loss, unlawful or unauthorized processing. Such measures are applied by third parties (data processors) which carry out activities on our behalf.
On the other end, ActionAid cannot be liable for untrue information (e.g.: email, address, phone number) sent directly by the user or by third parties, even with fraud.