This information is made in compliance with 13 of the Italian Legislative Decree No. 196/2003 "Personal Data Protection Act" (hereinafter the " Privacy Code") and in fulfilling the obligations set out within art. 10 of the Directive No. 95/46/EC, as well as what is expected by Directive 2002/58/EC, updated by Directive 2009/136/EC, those that visit the website Docsity.com (hereinafter referred to as the " Website" ) owned by Ladybird S.r.l. (" Ladybird"), are well informed regarding the types and purposes of cookies used within the Website and are aware of how to refuse or disable the cookies in question if so desired.

This information refers solely to this Website and no other websites and/or on online space.

Users are invited to read the Privacy Policy made available by Ladybird in accordance with article 13 of the Privacy Code, which forms an integral part of this information. [https://www.docsity.com/fr/pag/privacy]


1.1 Personal Data (or Data)

Is comprised of any personal data relating to a natural person, identified or identifiable, even indirectly, by reference to any other information, including a personal identification number.

1.2 Usage Data

Usage Data refers to all the personal data collected automatically by the Website (or by third party apps used by the Website), among which includes: IP addresses or domain names of the computers used by the User that is visiting the Website, the URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier), the time at which the request is made, the method used to submit the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in reply, the numerical code indicating the status of the reply from the server (completed successfully, error, etc.), the country of origin, the browser and operative system used by the visitor, the various temporary connotations of the visit (e.g. time spent on each page) and details relative of the itinerary followed within the Website, with particular reference to the order of the pages visited, the relative parameters of the operating system and the informatics environment of the User.

1.3 User

The individual that enters the Website and to whom the Personal Data applies.

1.4 Data Controller (or Controller)

The natural or legal person, the public administration and any other entity, association or body to which, together with another holder, may also make decisions regarding the purposes and methods for processing and Personal Data, as well as the instruments used to do so, including the security profile, in relation to the functioning of the Website. Unless otherwise stated, the Data Controller is the owner of the Website.


Cookies are small text files or pieces of information that are stored on the User's browser.

Cookies are used for a variety of purposes. Generally, they can be distinguished as "technical cookies", installed and used for technical requirements, and "non-technical cookies", for example profiling cookies used to create profiles relative to the user, from information gathered from the types of websites visited, in order to send advertising material specific to the likes of the user.

Depending on the duration, cookies can be: (i) "session cookies", i.e. temporary cookies that are stored only until the user remains online, therefore not stored permanently on the user's computer but cancelled once the browser is closed, or (ii) "persistent cookies", i.e. cookies that remain memorized on the browser for a longer duration (each cookie may have a different duration).

Cookies (session and persistent) can be (i) "first party" if they are installed by the website that the user is visiting, or (ii) "third party", if are installed by a different site or server to the one the user is visiting.


Technical cookies allow certain functions of the Website to work. Those used by the Data Controller can be divided into the following sub-categories:

  • navigation cookies, which are necessary for certain services and web features to work effectively, thus ensuring the User can use the Website to its full potential; [E.g. Identifier of the PHP session]
  • analytic cookies, used to acquire statistical information regarding the browsing of the User. This information is treated in an anonymous manner; [E.g. Google Analytics Cookies]
  • functionality cookies, used to activate specific functions of the Website and allow the User to browse depending on certain criteria (for example, choosing the language), in order to improve the service offered to the User [E.g. Language or login cookies]

These cookies do not require the consent of the User to be installed or used.


The third party cookies or services listed below could be stored on the User's browser and are divided depending on the purpose followed. Since the Data Controller does not technically control cookies or other systems operated by third parties through services used within this Website, all specific references to third parties' cookies or tracking systems are to be considered indicative. For further information, please consult the Privacy Policy section.

Third party cookies fall under the direct and exclusive responsibility of the third parties that have installed them. Therefore, it is their responsibility to supply the necessary information to the User and to acquire their consent (where necessary) when installing said cookies. Further information can be found in the Privacy Policy section.

Users are reminded that - as highlighted in the banner containing brief information on cookies – by continuing to browse the site (e.g. when entering another area of the Website, clicking on an image or link on the Website, scrolling or clicking on the X close button in the top right of the informative banner that appears when the User accesses the Website), they are agreeing to the use of cookies. However, the User can deny consent and/or disable cookies at any time.

4.1 Interaction with social networks and external platforms

These services allow interaction with social networks or with other external platforms directly from this Website.

Interactions and information acquired by the Website are subject to the User's privacy settings relative to each social network.

In the case that an interactive service with social network has been installed, even if the User does not longer use it, data may still be collected from the pages in which it has been installed.

  • (a) +1 button and Google+ social widget (Google Inc.) The +1 button and Google+ social widgets are interactive services with the social network Google+, provided by Google Inc.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data Place of Processing: USA – Privacy Policy [http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/]

  • (b) Like button and Facebook social widgets (Facebook, Inc.) The "Like" button and Facebook social widgets are interactive services with the social network Facebook, provided by Facebook, Inc.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data

    Place of Processing: USA – Privacy Policy [https://www.facebook.com/policy.php]

  • (c) Tweet button and Twitter social widgets (Twitter, Inc.) The Tweet button and Twitter social widgets are interactive services with the social network Twitter, provided by Twitter, Inc.

    Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data

    Place of Processing: USA – Privacy Policy [https://twitter.com/privacy?lang=en]

4.2 Advertising

These services allow using the User's data for marketing purposes through different advertising materials, such as banners, in relation to the User's interests.

Some of the following services could use cookies to identify the User or use behavioural retargeting technique that is displaying targeted advertising based on the user's interests and behaviour, also displayed outside this Website. For further information, we would advise Users to check the privacy information of the respective services.

E.g. Google Adsense

4.3 Statistics

The services described in this section allow the Data Controller to monitor and analyse traffic data and are used to track User behaviour within the Website.

(a) Google Analytics with anonymized IP (Google Inc.)

Google Analytics is a web analysis service offered by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google uses Personal Data collected in order to track and examine the use of the Website, compile reports and share them with other services developed by google.

Google may use Personal Data to contextualize and personalise adverts on their own advertising network.

This integration of Google Analytics ensures the anonymity of the IP address of the User. This anonymity of IP addresses is within the confines of the Member States of the European Union or countries that are part of the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional circumstances the IP addresses will be sent to the Google Server in the USA.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data

Place of processing: USA – Privacy Policy – Opt Out



Users can manage their cookie preferences directly from their browser and - for example - block third parties from installing them. Through preferences on the browser, it is also possible to cancel previously installed cookies, including cookies that are previously stored by this Website. Please, note that disabling all cookies could compromise the Website functionalities. The User can find information on how to manage cookies on their own browsers at the following website: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari and Microsoft Windows Explorer. https://www.whatismybrowser.com/guides/how-to-enable-cookies/

Notwithstanding the above, the User can take advantage of the services offered on the website www.youronlinechoices.com. Through this service, it is possible to manage preferences related to the majority of publicity tools. The Data Controller therefore advises Users to use this resource in addition to the information provided.


Ladybird S.r.l.

Via Leonardo da Vinci no. 16

10126 Torino

FISCAL CODE No. / VAT No. 10816460017


Given the complexity linked to the identification of technologies based on cookies and their being so closely linked to the operating of the web, the User can at any time contact the Data Controller for further information regarding cookies and their use – for example the ones operated by third parties and used on this Website.

The information provided is the property of the Data Controller. For further information as regards to specific tools used on this Website, the User should contact the Data Controller as per contact details above.