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Consultation or use of this Website, massimoroccia.com, involves the full acceptance of the general conditions set out below.

All rights reserved - Design and realization by Mr Massimo Roccia.

Website created with Incomedia WebSite X5.

Editor and Webmaster: Mr Massimo Roccia.

Web host:
1&1 Internet SE
Elgendorfer Straße 57
56410 Montabaur

Copyright  Top of the page

The content of this Website, massimoroccia.com, includes text data and multimedia items such as texts, drawings, graphics, logos, icons, images, audio and video material, photographs, programmes and the technology described, which are protected by the provisions of national and international law applying to intellectual property.

These textual data and multimedia items are the exclusive property of Mr Massimo Roccia.

The user undertakes to respect the intellectual property rights held by Mr Massimo Roccia without prejudice to the rights and exceptions provided for by any binding provisions.

As a general rule, the reuse (reproduction or use) of textual data and multimedia items which are the property of Mr Massimo Roccia, and for which Mr Massimo Roccia holds the rights of use, is prohibited other than with an express written permission for any reason and under any circumstances.
These textual data and multimedia items, except with an express written permission, cannot be reused for personal use or for further non-commercial or commercial dissemination.

If the reuse is authorised, for personal use or for further non-commercial or commercial dissemination, it must be provided that the entire item is reproduced, and the source is acknowledged.
If the reuse is authorised, any partial reproduction of data or multimedia items from this Website must also cite the URL link of the complete item or the web page from which it was sourced.
However, the reuse of certain data may be subject to different conditions in some instances; in this case, the item concerned is accompanied by a mention of the specific conditions relating to it.

The user undertakes not to delete or change the indications of the author or the source and not to seek to circumvent the technical measures put in place to protect documents and multimedia items, such as print or download restrictions and visible or invisible tagging. Any infringement may lead to civil and criminal proceedings.

Translations of texts or documents into languages other than the official language versions displayed on the Website are authorised subject to the condition that due acknowledgement is given at a suitably prominent place, followed by an appropriate disclaimer, both translated into the relevant language.

Use of Massimo Roccia Photography trademarks and logos

The Massimo Roccia Photography trademarks and logo may not be used without Mr Massimo Roccia's prior consent.

In cases of doubt as to the identity of the right holders or as to the conditions of use of a particular item, a request for information may be sent to the email address copyright@massimoroccia.com.

Privacy Policy  Top of the page

Why A Privacy Policy?

This page will describe management of this Website, massimoroccia.com, as regards processing the Personal Data of Users that visit this Website.

The information provided only applies to this Website, massimoroccia.com, and does not concern any websites that may be visited by Users via external links.

Visiting this Website may result into the processing of Data concerning identified or identifiable persons.

Data Controller

The Data Controller is Mr Massimo Roccia, Owner of this Website, who can be contacted via the following email address: privacy@massimoroccia.com.

Place Where Data Is Processed

The processing operations related to the web-based services that are made available via this Website are carried out exclusively by the Data Controller, at his own office that is at his home.

The Data Controller take all appropriate security measures in order to prevent unauthorised access, disclosure, modification, or destruction of the Personal Data of Users.

Any Personal Data that is provided by Users is only used to provide the service and/or discharge the tasks requested and is disclosed to third parties only if this is strictly necessary to accomplish the indicated purposes.

Categories of Processed Data

Navigation Data

The information systems and software procedures relied upon to operate this Website 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 Website, 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 1&1 Site Analytics service provided by 1&1 Internet SE is used by this Website for this purpose.

This site uses the CDN (Content Delivery Network) service. The CDN (Content Delivery Network) service is provided by 1 & 1 Internet AG through the CloudFlare Inc. technology partner, based in the USA. For the CDN service, the content data is processed worldwide on CloudFlare servers in order to offer a better service. In addition, CloudFlare Inc., based in the USA, provides tools to ensure traffic safety and monitoring. For this reason, the Usage Data of Website visitors are processed on CloudFlare servers.

Data Provided Voluntarily by Users

Sending messages by using the contact form on this Website, which is done on the basis of a freely chosen, explicit, and voluntary option, entails acquisition of the sender's email address, first name and last name, which are necessary in order to reply to any request, as well as of any additional Personal Data as is contained in the message(s).


A cookie is a small amount of data generated by a website and saved by the users' web browser. Its purpose is to remember information about the user, similar to a preference file created by a software application.

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-side 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 navigation, whilst they do not allow acquiring the User's personal identification Data.

In order to monitor and analyse web traffic this Website uses the 1&1 Site Analytics service, provided by 1&1 Internet SE, that may use cookies.

To make this Website the most possible secured the SiteLock technology is implemented, provided by SiteLock, LLC, added to the https encryption certificate provided by DigiCert, Inc., in order to guarantee the Users' privacy and certify the Website is safe.

The SiteLock seal is visible at the bottom of each page of the Website.

These security measures involve the use of cookies, which are necessary to implement the mentioned security technologies.

Processing Arrangements and Retention Time

Personal Data is processed and stored for as long as necessary to achieve the purposes for which it has been collected for.
Personal Data may be retained for a longer period whenever required to do so for the performance of a legal obligation or upon order of an authority.
Personal Data might be used for legal purposes to establish liability arising from improper use of the Website or in case crimes are committed against the Website.
Personal Data may be required to be revealed upon request of public authority.

Once the retention period expires, Personal Data shall be deleted.

Specific security measures are implemented to prevent the Data from being lost, used unlawfully and/or inappropriately, and accessed without authorisation.

Data Users' Rights

Data Users are entitled at any time to obtain confirmation of the existence of Personal Data concerning them and be informed of their contents and origin, verify their accuracy, request that such data be supplemented, updated or rectified, or else withdraw their consent to the processing of their Personal Data.

Data Users are also entitled the right to request erasure, anonymisation or blocking of any Data that is processed, under certain circumstances, as well as to object in all cases, on legitimate grounds, to the processing of the Data.

Modifications to the Privacy Policy

The Data Controller reserves the right to make modifications to this privacy policy at any time.
Users will be informed of the modifications directly on this page.
It is strongly recommended to check this page often, referring to the date of the last modification listed at the bottom.
If a User does not agree to any of the modifications made, the User must stop using the Website and has the right to request to remove the Personal Data.

All requests should be emailed to privacy@massimoroccia.com.
Last update: May 25, 2018.
Definitions and Legal References  Top of the page

Personal Data (or Data)
Any information of any kind that directly or indirectly allows the identification or identifiability of a natural person.

Usage Data
Information automatically collected by this Website (or third-party services employed in this Website), which can include: the IP addresses or domain names of the computers used by the Users who use this Website, the URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier), the time of the request, the method used to submit the request to the server, the size of the file received in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the server's answer (successful outcome, error, etc.), the country of origin, the features of the browser and the operating system used by the User, the various time details per visit (e.g., the time spent on each page within the Website) and the details about the path followed within the Website with special reference to the sequence of pages visited, and other parameters about the device operating system and/or the User's IT environment.

The individual using this Website who, unless otherwise specified, coincides with the Data Subject.

Data Subject
The natural person to whom the Personal Data refers.

Data Controller (or Owner)
The natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of Personal Data, including the security measures concerning the operation and use of this Website. The Data Controller, unless otherwise specified, is the Owner of this Website.

This Website
The means by which the Personal Data of the User is collected and processed.

The service provided by this Website.

European Union (or EU)
Unless otherwise specified, all references made within this document to the European Union include all current member states to the European Union and the European Economic Area.

Legal information
This privacy statement has been prepared based on provisions of multiple legislations, including Art. 13/14 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation).
This privacy policy relates solely to this Website, if not stated otherwise within this document.

Last update: May 25, 2018.
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