Privacy and Cookies policy

With reference to the articles 13 and 14 of the European Regulation EU 2016/679, Fondazione Un Raggio di Luce ETS, data controller, communicates to you in relation to the processing of personal data relating to you, collected through your direct provision, also through filling out forms on the website.

The processing we intend to carry out concerns your personal identification data and contact details and is of a personal nature.

The data you provide into these categories:

- first name

- surname

- email address

These data are collected in order to proceed with sending the information for a better knowledge and greater proximity to the Foundation's projects. In addition to these, in the case of donations to the Foundation's projects, we also process the following categories of data relating to you:

- date of donation

- amount of the donation

- reason for the donation

- payment method

- Tax ID code

- IBAN (only in case of donations with continuous domiciliation)

Knowing your name and surname allows us to personalize the communications we send to you. Knowing your e-mail address allows us to deliver the information to you without additional costs and with certainty that the shipment has occurred.

Knowing your postal address, if freely provided by you, allows us to also send you the contents in paper format to deeply update you on the Foundation's institutional activities carried out in Italy and around the world.

Knowing the data relating to your donations allows us to promptly administer donation flows according to the principle of maximum transparency and adapting ourselves concerning the obligations on data communication that the Revenue Agency has made mandatory in 2020.

Knowing your tax code (which we archive and process only if you have made at least one donation, and only when you provide it to us) allows us to provide you with a nominative receipt with a summary of the donations done in the previous year, useful for tax breaks when filing your tax return.

The personal data that we ask you to register for the newsletter and to make a donation are necessary to allow us to send you the information material developed for the newsletter or to manage your possible donation. Your refusal to communicate these data to us does not make it possible to follow up on your requests. The legal basis for these treatments is therefore the execution of a If you make a donation, your contact details may be used by the Foundation to send you information material relating to initiatives similar to those you have participated in in the past, for promotional or propaganda purposes of our activities. You will always have the possibility to ask us not to be contacted further, following the instructions for exercising the rights of the interested party reported later in this policy, or following the instructions that will be contained in the communications you receive. The legal basis for this processing is the legitimate interest of the owner.

The processing of your data will be based on the principles of correctness, lawfulness and transparency and will be carried out with IT tools but also with paper archives suitable for archiving, managing and transmitting them and will take place using suitable tools, to the extent reasonable and according to the state of the art, to guarantee security and confidentiality through the use of adequate procedures that avoid the risk of loss, unauthorized access, illicit use and dissemination.

The data may be available to third parties, who will act as independent data controllers, and who provide services instrumental to satisfying the user's request (for example, credit institutions or credit card issuers to manage donation payments ) or to whom the communication of data is necessary to comply with laws or regulations.

In cases where the communication of donation data to the Revenue Agency is optional and not mandatory, the information on your donation may be communicated to the organization to facilitate its tax obligations but only following your consent given by telephone.

Your personal data will not be communicated for other purposes nor, much less, disseminated.

The transfer of personal data to third countries may only take place with your consent or if alternatively authorized on the basis of an adequacy decision of the third country to which the data are transferred, adopted by the European Commission pursuant to art. 45 of the GDPR, or the adoption of appropriate guarantees, as provided for in articles 46, 47 and 49 of the GDPR.

The personal data will be available to personnel within the Foundation expressly authorized and designated as data processors, who carry out essential activities for the pursuit of the purposes indicated above, such as the people responsible for providing specific services, administration, management of information services, relationships with actual and potential donors, organizers of information campaigns on our projects.

Based on the purposes for which the processing is carried out, data retention is expected for the entire duration of the period in which your membership will remain valid. The data will be retained until the interested party exercises the right to object; otherwise, they will be kept as long as Fondazione Un Raggio di Luce ETS continues its mission with projects, initiatives, actions and activities that require economic contributions, in addition to the need to comply with fiscal and accounting obligations in the case of donations.

Concerning to the art. 13, paragraph 2, letter (f) of the Regulation, we inform you that all the data collected will not be subject to any automated decision-making process, including profiling.

The Data Controlleris: Fondazione Un Raggio di Luce ETS in the figure of its Legal Representative, who can be contacted at the headquarters in Via Alberto Franchetti, 11, 51100 Pistoia (PT), Tel: 0573 31291.

To create the newsletter functions, Un Raggio di Luce Foundation relies on KUDU SRL Società Benefit, formally appointed as Data Processor.

We remind you that you can at any time exercise the rights provided for by the European Regulation EU 2013/679 and we therefore inform you that:

- you have the right to ask the Data Controller for access to the data concerning you, their rectification or cancellation, the integration of incomplete data, the limitation of processing; to receive the Data in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format; to revoke any consent given relating to the processing of your sensitive data at any time and to oppose, in whole or in part, the use of the data;

- you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Guarantor for the protection of personal data, following the procedures and instructions published on the Authority's official website on

- you have the right to revoke consent at any time without prejudice to the lawfulness of the processing based on the consent given before the revocation.

These rights can be exercised by writing directly to the Data Controller or by email to the following email address:

It is understood that, where the access request is submitted by electronic means, the information will be provided in a commonly used electronic format.

The exercise of rights is not subject to any formal constraints and is free.

The complete text of articles 15 to 23 of the Regulation can be consulted at this link:

Use of Cookies

Cookies are information placed on your browser when you visit our website with your PC, smartphone or tablet.

Each cookie contains various data such as the name of the server from which it comes, a numerical identifier, etc.

Cookies can remain in the system for the duration of a session (i.e. until the browser used for web browsing is closed) or for long periods and can contain a unique identification code.

Our site uses cookies to monitor sessions and store specific information about users who access a web page.

These cookies, so-called technical, are very useful, because they can make navigation and use of the website quicker and quicker.

A particular type of cookie, called analytics, is then used to collect information, in aggregate form, on the number of users and how they visit the site itself, and therefore develop general statistics on the service and its use.

For technical and analytics cookies that use exclusively aggregate data, your consent to their use is not required, as they are necessary to optimize your navigation of the site.

The pages of our website instead contain cookies from other sites and contained in various elements hosted on the pages themselves, so-called third-party cookies.

Below we show you how to disable the use of third-party analytics sites on our site.

Google Analytics with anonymized IP

Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google uses the Personal Data collected for the purpose of tracking and examining the use of this Application, compiling reports and sharing them with other services developed by Google. Google may use Personal Data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its advertising network. This integration of Google Analytics makes your IP address anonymous. Anonymization works by shortening the IP address of Users. Your data may circulate within the borders of the member states of the European Union or in other countries adhering to the agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the anonymized IP address will be sent to Google servers and within the United States, as Google LLC is a member of the Privacy Shield. You can consult Google's policy on the processing of personal data by clicking on the Privacy Policy link. If you wish to disable the possibility of using Google Analytics you can do so by clicking on the following Opt Out link where you will find the instructions to follow.

Facebook Pixels

The Facebook Pixel cookie allows Fondazione Un Raggio di Luce ETS to monitor the conversions that occur on its website because of the adverts it is running on Facebook. For example, if you want to monitor participation in a particular campaign advertised on Facebook, the cookie communicates to Facebook every time a user has signed up for a particular campaign on the Foundation's website. Facebook compares the conversion event with the group of people who were shown the advert or who clicked on it, in order to provide the Foundation with information that helps it understand the return on investment for its advertising. Fondazione Un Raggio di Luce does not use this cookie for profiling purposes of the interested party but only for statistical purposes. For information, please refer to the Facebook Pixel Cookie Privacy Policy. If you wish to disable the ability to use Facebook Pixel, you can do so by clicking here and you will find the instructions to follow.

Third parts

Our site contains links to social networks or third-party sites, in particular Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and PayPal, to allow users to visit the profile of the Un Raggio di Luce Foundation and share its contents publicly, or to make donations. When the user visits a page of one of our social profiles or makes a payment, a direct connection is established between the user's browser and the social networks or payment management site. Through this connection, social networks and payment management sites can acquire some information relating to the user and, if the user is connected (and therefore authenticated) on one of these social networks or payment sites, the information collected can be linked to your user profile. This information is managed directly by the social networks and payment sites which are the Data Controllers. For a better understanding of their privacy policies, it is necessary to consult the contents on the respective portals. We have no control over the cookies installed by the social networks and payment sites indicated above.

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