Privacy and Cookie Policy

The information below explains our Privacy and Cookie Policy and sets out how we use and protect any information that you give us when you use this website.
By visiting, you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this notice.

Controllers of personal information

The website is owned by:
Associazione Culturale Centro Studi Silvio Pellico
via Vittorio Emanuele II, 29 – 10060 Cercenasco (TO) – Italy
VAT and Tax Code 10819110015

The Data Processor is the pro-tempore President of Associazione Culturale Centro Studi Silvio Pellico, domiciled for the purpose in via Vittorio Emanuele II, 29, Cercenasco (TO), Italy.

Information collected

When you visit and/or register and/or shop on website, we may ask and collect personal information such as:

  • Account and contact information
    Each visitor can visit e-shop without providing any personal information. We will need your personal data (username, e-mail address, first and last name, postal address, and a password) only during registration or placing an order.
    Additionally, users can also provide us optional information voluntarily (e.g., fax, telephone number, company name, tax ID number, website address and biographical info).
  • Payment information
    We do not currently collect financial information, such as your payment method (valid credit card number, type, expiration date or other financial information). That information is collected and stored by PayPal and/or our third party payment processing company (the “Payment Processor”), and use and storage of that information is governed by the Payment Processor’s applicable terms of service and privacy policy.
  • IP address information and other information collected automatically
    We may collect information about where you are on the internet (e.g., the URL you came from, IP address, etc.), your browser type, the pages of our website that were viewed during your visit, and any search terms that you entered on our website.

Uses of information

We require this information to provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping
  • Processing your orders and contacting you in relation to your purchases
  • Providing you with information you request
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services
  • We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided


We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.


  • What is a cookie?

A cookie is a piece of information in the form of a very small text file that is placed on an internet user’s hard drive. It is generated by a web page server, which is basically the computer that operates a web site. The information the cookie contains is set by the server and it can be used by that server whenever the user visits the site. A cookie can be thought of as an internet user’s identification card, which tell a web site when the user has returned.

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. These cookies in no way give us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

  • Types of cookies

A list of the cookies the website uses follows:

Technical cookies: we use technical cookies to show you our website, to make it function correctly and to manage your actions. Technical cookies include:

– Session cookies: are stored only temporarily during a browsing session and are deleted from the user’s device when the browser is closed. They allow users to browse and use our website (for example, these cookies allow you to purchase items online or login to access restricted areas of the site that you are visiting).

Analytical cookies: allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. Analytical cookies do not collect information that identifies a visitor. All information that analytical cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous.

– Functional cookies: are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This means that you do not need to re-enter your password each time you visit the site. Functional cookies may also remember items you have previously placed in your shopping cart while visiting our e-shop.

Third party cookies: some features used on this website may involve a cookie being sent to your computer by a third party. For example, if you view a web page that contains embedded content (e.g., a video displayed using Youtube) you may be sent cookies from the site where the embedded content is hosted.  Likewise, if you share any content on this website through social networks (for example by clicking a Facebook “like” button or a Pinterest “Pin it” button) you may be sent cookies from these websites.  We do not control the setting of these cookies, so we suggest you check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.

  • How to control and delete cookies

You can choose to accept or decline cookies.

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. For example:
– in Internet Explorer, you can block cookies using the cookie handling override settings available by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy” and then “Advanced”
– in Mozilla Firefox, you can block all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options”, “Privacy”, selecting “Use custom settings for history” from the drop-down menu, and unticking “Accept cookies from sites”
– in Google Chrome, you can block all cookies by accessing the “Customise and control” menu, and clicking “Settings”, “Show advanced settings” and “Content settings”, and then selecting “Block sites from setting any data” under the “Cookies” heading
– in Safari, you can block all cookies by clicking “Settings”, “Preferences”, “Privacy”, “Block cookies”, and selecting the option you want
– in Opera, you can block cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Preferences”, “Advanced”, “Cookies” and selecting “Never accept cookies”
– in other browsers please consult the “Help” information within your browser for information on how to manage or block cookies.

Cookies that are already stored on your computer can be also deleted. For example:
– in Internet Explorer, you must manually delete cookie files
– in Mozilla Firefox, you can delete cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options”, “Privacy” and then “Show Cookies”, and then clicking “Remove All Cookies”
– in Google Chrome, you can delete all cookies by accessing the “Customise and control” menu, and clicking “Settings”, “Show advanced settings” and “Clear browsing data”, and then selecting “Delete cookies and other site and plug-in data” before clicking “Clear browsing data”
– in Safari, choose “Safari”, “Preferences”, and then click “Privacy”. Click “Details”. Select one or more websites that stores cookies, and then click “Remove” or “Remove All”. When you finish removing websites, click “Done”
– in Opera, you can delete all cookies, by clicking “Tools”, “Preferences”, “Advanced”, “Cookies”, and selecting “Delete new cookies when exiting Opera”
– for information on how to delete existing cookies in other browsers, please consult the “Help” menu in your browser.

If you wish to manage cookies on your mobile phone or similar device, please consult your manual or handbook.

Please note that by blocking or deleting cookies may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Controlling your personal information

We will treat all your personal information as confidential (although we reserve the right to disclose this information in the circumstances set out below).
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties, but you should be aware that if we are requested by the police or any other regulatory or government authority investigating suspected illegal activities to provide your personal information and /or user information, we are entitled do so.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Changes to this Policy

We may update this Privacy and Cookie Policy from time to time and we encourage you to check back periodically for the latest statement. By continuing to use our website you are agreeing to this Policy and any updates.

Contacting us

If you have any questions regarding this Privacy and Cookie Policy or require any further information please write us using our Contact Form.

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