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Privacy Policy for site visitors

This Privacy Policy is intended to describe the management methods of the site currently available at in relation to the processing of personal data of visitors who consult it. The information is provided pursuant to art. 13 of Regulation 679/2016 concerning the protection of personal data – henceforth also abbreviated as GDPR – to those who connect to the site. The site indicated above is owned by Avv. Domenico Balestra. The information is provided only for the site mentioned above and not for other websites or sections / pages / spaces owned by third parties consulted by the user through special links. Visitors are invited to read this Privacy Policy carefully before submitting any personal information and / or completing any electronic form on the site. To date, this site does NOT require visitors to be provided with any type of personal data, except for navigation data which are however anonymized as specified below. If visitors are required, in the future and to access certain services, to provide their personal data, it will be issued in advance, in the pages relating to individual services, specific and detailed information on the related processing pursuant to art. 13 GDPR, which will specify limits, purposes and methods of processing.
Type of data processed and purpose of the processing 1) Navigation data The computer systems and software procedures used to operate this site acquire, in normal operation, some personal data that are then implicitly transmitted in the use of Internet communication protocols. It is information that by their nature could, through associations and processing with data held by third parties, allow to identify visitors (eg IP address, domain names of computers used by users / visitors who connect to the site, etc. ). In any case, the IP address of the visitors is anonymized in the last digits, so as to make it not associated or associated with individuals. These data are used for the sole purpose of obtaining statistical information, in complete anonymity, and to check the correct functioning of the site. These data are kept for the time necessary to perform these activities, except for any investigation of computer crimes against the site. No data deriving from the web service will be communicated or disseminated, except to fulfill the obligations established by laws, regulations or community regulations. 2) Data provided voluntarily by users / visitors If visitors connecting to this site send their personal data to access certain services, or, to make requests via email, you will have the acquisition of such data by the lawyer. Domenico Balestra; such data will be processed exclusively to respond to the request, or for the provision of the service in accordance with this Policy and the specific privacy information provided during the phase of access to the individual services. The personal data expressly provided by users / visitors will be communicated to third parties only if the communication is necessary to comply with the requests of the users / visitors themselves, without prejudice to what is specified in the specific information of the individual services.

2.1) Purposes of processing for direct marketing purposes Law Firm Balestra and Avv. Domenico Balestra do NOT carry out direct marketing activities. In any case, it is recalled that, for the processing of data preordained for the conduct of direct marketing activities, it is mandatory to acquire the consent – specific and separate – from the party concerned, who has been informed that this transfer is completely optional and any refusal will not result in any (except to prevent the processing of data aimed at direct marketing).

Cookies This site uses cookies or markers, which are technically packets of information sent by a web server (in this case, from this site) to the Internet browser of the visitor and from the latter automatically stored on the personal computer and automatically returned to the server at each next access to the site. Therefore, for a complete use of this site, we recommend that you configure your browser to accept cookies. If users / visitors want to decide from time to time whether or not to accept cookies, they can also configure their browser to generate a warning each time a cookie is saved. Cookies are used in order to facilitate navigation within the site and its proper use, to facilitate access to services that require authentication (avoiding that users must re-enter the authentication credentials at each access to the services) , for statistical purposes, to know which areas of the site have been visited, as well as, in some cases, for optimal management of pages and advertising space or to provide content and advertising in line with the choices made by surfers. Session cookies are used in order to transmit the session identifiers necessary to allow the safe and efficient exploration of the site. Session cookies used on this site avoid the use of other technologies that could compromise the privacy of users / visitors and are also used to improve the provision of services. In addition, cookies may be site-specific (used, for example, to know the number of pages visited within the site itself) or third parties (ie generated by other sites to deliver content on the site you are visiting). This site does NOT use anonymous third-party cookies in order to manage the delivery of advertising messages in a dynamic and advanced manner. In any case, the most popular browsers provide the ability to block only third-party cookies, accepting only those of the site. In addition, some companies that generate cookies on third-party sites, offer the ability to disable and / or inhibit their cookies in a simple and immediate way, even when these are anonymous, or do not involve the registration of personal identification data (such as, example, the IP address.)

Cookies inserted for the purposes of aggregate analysis of site visits Studio Legale Balestra uses aggregated analysis tools of navigation data that allow us to improve the Websites, and specifically Google Analytics. This tool uses cookies that are stored on the user’s computer in order to allow the Web site operator to analyze how users use the sites themselves. The information generated by the cookie on the use of the Web sites by the user (including anonymized IP address by removing some digits) will be transmitted and stored on Google’s servers. This information is used for the purpose of tracing and examining the use of the Website by the user, compiling reports on the activities of the Websites for the operators of the same and providing other services relating to the activities of the Website and the use of the Internet . To protect users’ privacy as much as possible, Studio Legale Balestra applies the ‘IP masking’ option, which imposes on the system the obscuring of the last 8 digits of the visitor’s IP address before any processing, making the analyzed data anonymous . Users who do not want cookies related to Google Analytics can prevent their storage on their computer through the appropriate “Add-on browser for the deactivation of Google Analytics” made available by Google at com / dlpage / gaoptout. To activate the component, which inhibits the system for sending information about the user’s visit, simply install it following the instructions on the screen, close and re-open the browser. [Vc_separator type = ‘transparent’ position = ‘center’ color = ” thickness = ” up = ’10 ‘down =’ ‘] Cookies inserted to publish ads based on interests This website does NOT use third-party cookies to publish advertisements defined according to the interests of the users. [Vc_separator type = ‘transparent’ position = ‘center’ color = ” thickness = ” up = ’10 ‘down =’ ‘ ] How to disable cookies Most internet browsers are initially set up to accept cookies automatically. The user can change these settings to block cookies or to warn that cookies are sent to the user’s device. There are various ways to manage cookies. The user can refer to the instruction manual or to the help screen of his browser to find out how to adjust or change the settings of his browser. In the case of different devices (for example, computers, smartphones, tablets, etc.), the user must ensure that each browser on each device is adjusted to reflect their preferences regarding cookies. The cookies used on the website

Cookies origin: Google Analytics
Cookies: utmt (Used to limit the frequency of requests, Session), __utmz (Memorize the type of reference used by the visitor to reach a website, 6 months), __utmc (Determines whether or not to establish a new session for the user, Session), __utmb (Used to establish and continue a user session, Session), __utma Determine unique visitors, 2 years) Description: We use the information, obtained through limited monitoring, to improve the contents of the site, in order to improve the navigation paths within the site. This information, for example, helps us to understand the number of pages viewed, the search engine of origin, the keyword used. Source of cookies: Google Maps Description: We use the information, obtained through limited monitoring, to improve the contents of the site, in order to improve the navigation paths within the site. Source of cookies: System and technical / session cookies Description: Essential for the proper functioning of the site (eg session ID, acceptance of cookies …)

Method of treatment The processing is carried out through automated tools (eg using electronic procedures and supports) and / or manually (for example on paper) for the time strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which the data were collected and, in any case, in compliance with current regulations.
Optional provision of data Apart from that specified for navigation data, users / visitors are free to provide their personal data. Failure to provide such data may entail the impossibility of obtaining what is requested. [Vc_separator type = ‘transparent’ position = ‘center’ color = ” thickness = ” up = ’10 ‘down =’ ‘] informative The Data Controller is the Avv. Domenico Balestra with Studio in Villanova Mondovì (CN), Via Mondovì 107.

  • Contact details of the owner The Data Controller is available via mail at the address: Via Mondovì 107, 12089 Villanova Mondovì (CN) Via email to the address: By telephone at: 0174 1968022 Purpose and legal basis of the processing The purpose for which the Professional treats his / her is to give correct and complete execution of the professional assignment received, both in judicial and extrajudicial field. To properly fulfill these requests, the Professional must be aware of some of your personal data, which may be either “common” (for example, but not limited to, your contact details, personal data) and possibly “special” “If necessary for the type of performance you requested (racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, union membership, genetic data, biometric data, data related to health or sexual life or sexual orientation). For these purposes, the condition that allows the Professional to process your data, otherwise defined as the legal (or legal) basis of the processing, consists of: Regarding your common data, the legal basis is your consent. If you are interested in furthering the legal aspects of the subject, you can consult the GDPR in Article 6 (1) (a). Moreover, these data, once conferred, may also be necessary for the fulfillment of legal and / or contractual obligations related to the professional service requested by you or any future benefits, such as for tax purposes, accounting, reminder and / / or defense in court. In these cases, therefore, the legal (or legal) basis of the treatment is also constituted by the need to execute a contract, a professional service and / or to fulfill a legal obligation. If you are interested in furthering the legal aspects of the subject, you can consult the GDPR in Article 6 (1) (b) and (c). Your common data could also be necessary for the legitimate interests of the owner, such as the internal organization of the work and the relative holding of an appointment calendar and telephone contacts. If you are interested in furthering the legal aspects of the subject, you can consult the GDPR in Article 6 (1) (f).
  • Regarding the “particular” data as described above, the legal basis is your consent. If you are interested in furthering the legal aspects of the subject, you can consult the GDPR in Article 9 (2) (a). Moreover, these data, once conferred, may also be necessary to ascertain, exercise or defend a right in court (both for you, for the Professional, and for any third parties). In these cases, therefore, the legal (or legal) basis of the processing could also be constituted by the need to ascertain, exercise or defend a right in court. If you are interested in furthering the legal aspects of the subject, you can consult the GDPR in Article 9 (2) (f). Categories of recipients of your personal data The data provided by you may be communicated to the persons authorized to process the data in the Owner’s Office and to third-party companies and professionals who perform outsourced treatments on behalf of the Professional and who are bound by a contract of the Data Processor. These companies and professionals will therefore be subject to contractual and regulatory obligations in order to maintain the confidentiality of your data and to respect your privacy and will only have access to the information necessary for the performance of their duties (if you wish to deepen the legal aspects of the Manager of the processing, may consult the GDPR in Article 28). They may also be disclosed to IT and IT service providers (who provide and / or support the IT systems of the Professional and which include your information). Moreover, for purposes always linked to the professional service requested by you, your personal data may be communicated to Professionals of which we rely on, for example – by way of example but not limited to – other Lawyers (for domiciliations, substitutions and / or representations, also at the hearing) accountants, consultants of various kinds, subjects operating in the judicial sector, counterparties and related defenders, arbitrators and, in general, to all those public and private subjects to whom communication is necessary for the correct fulfillment of the purposes indicated, as well as to back office service providers, for the correct execution of the contract itself and the related accounting and financial management. The data could be communicated to Supervisory Bodies, Judicial and / or Administrative Authorities, as well as to all other subjects to whom the communication is mandatory by law and / or for the accomplishment of said purposes. The Professional is obviously required to comply with the obligation of professional secrecy from time to time.

Your data will not, in any case, be disseminated. Type of personal data and collection methods For the purposes described above, your data are collected before the start of the service and during the same and consist of: data of the “common” type, such as, for example, but not limited to, personal data (name, surname, date of birth), contact (telephone, address, etc.) and tax (tax code, VAT number, etc.) .); data of a particular “particular” type if necessary for the type of service you requested (racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, union membership, genetic data, biometric data, data related to health or sex life or to sexual orientation) that we will detect in the performance of the professional services provided or by you spontaneously provided. Processing and security of personal data The Professional could process your data using manual, computerized, telematic tools, also in the cloud. The Professional protects your data taking into account the state of the art and implementation costs, as well as the risk connected to the type of data processed from time to time. These are some of the security measures taken or being adopted: The Professional reserves access to data to a limited number of authorized persons and for specific purposes; The Professional keeps the data in electronic format by means of encrypted devices; The Professional retains data within the European Union; Access to archives is constantly monitored to prevent any abuse. Period of retention of personal data For the purposes described, your data will be kept for the entire duration of the professional relationship and also for a maximum period of 10 years from the conclusion of the same, also for tax purposes and protection of the Professional on the basis of the time required by Italian legislation to protect of their own interests, also pursuant to articles 2946 and following of the Civil Code. Transfer of personal data Personal data is stored within the European Union. At the moment, the Data Controller does not intend to transfer personal data to third countries outside the European Union or to international organizations. In any case, it is understood that the Data Controller, if necessary, will have the right to transfer the data also non-EU. In this case, the Data Controller hereby ensures that the transfer of non-EU data will take place in accordance with the applicable legal provisions. Rights of the interested party In your status as an Interested party, you have the following rights which you can also exercise using the contact details above:

  • Right to access and obtain a copy of your personal data You have the right to request confirmation that the Professional is dealing with any personal data referred to you. If this is the case, you may have access to such personal data and some information about their treatment. In some cases you can ask to receive an electronic copy of your data, which you will receive free of charge. In case of request for multiple copies, the Professional reserves the right to charge the additional copies. Right to rectify your personal data In the event that you are able to demonstrate the incorrectness of the personal data we are processing and refer to you, you have the possibility to request the updating of such data or their correction. Right to cancel data In some circumstances you have the right to request cancellation of your personal data. It has the right to present the cancellation request at any time and it will be the owner’s responsibility to evaluate the possibility of accepting it. However, this right is subject to legal rights or obligations and therefore the Professional may have to keep the data in question. In fact, Article 17 of the GDPR provides for the cancellation in the following cases: The data are no longer necessary with respect to the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed; You revoke the consent on which the treatment is based and there is no other legal basis for the treatment (ie the “legal basis” that we have already described in point 2 of this information); You oppose the processing of your data and there is no reason to proceed with the processing, or opposes the processing of data for direct marketing purposes; the data were processed unlawfully. In any case, data will not be erased to the extent that the processing is necessary: to ensure compliance with a legal obligation that requires us to process your data; in particular, as regards the retention periods required by law; to assert, exercise and / or defend legal rights. In situations where, pursuant to the law, your request for cancellation of personal data can be accepted, the Professional will immediately proceed to do so without unjustified delays. Right to object to the processing and / or limitation of processing In some cases, you have the right to object to the processing for reasons related to your particular situation. You also have the right to obtain the limitation of the processing performed on your data in the following cases: You dispute the accuracy of the data. The further processing carried out on the same data will be limited to the period of time necessary to verify the accuracy of such data; The processing is illegal and you refuse the deletion of your personal data, requesting instead the limitation of the use of the same; Your information is no longer necessary for the Professional, but you need it to enforce, exercise or defend your rights; You are opposed to the processing until it is verified whether the interest of the treatment professional prevails over your rights. Right of complaint to the control authorities The Professional takes maximum care of your rights and any requests and grievances. However, if you believe that your reports have not been properly answered, you have the right to file a complaint with the Privacy Authority. Right to oppose treatment for direct marketing purposes Your data is not used by the Professional for direct marketing purposes. How to release information, terms and limitations The Professional undertakes to respond to all requests within 30 days. This term, however, may be extended for reasons relating to the specific right exercised by you or the complexity of your request. Furthermore, in some situations, we may not be able to provide all information due to the existence of legal obligations. If we are forced to reject your request for information, we will inform you about the reasons for the refusal. Depending on the means chosen by you to exercise your rights, the Professional may ask you to identify yourself before proceeding with your request, for the sole purpose of ascertaining the applicant’s true identity.
  • Decisions based on automated treatments
    The owner does not use automated treatments. In any case, it will not make decisions to you that are based solely on automated processing


  • Communication of your data to the Data Controller and consequences of non-communication The communication of your personal data is optional. Furthermore, with regard to your request for professional services, these data are essential for the performance of the service. Your eventual refusal to supply the data implies therefore the impossibility to perform the requested professional service and all the services connected to it. Once the data have been provided, processing may also be necessary to fulfill legal and / or contractual obligations to which the Data Controller is subject, or for any defense in the judgment of the Professional. Right of withdrawal of consent When the processing of data is based solely on your consent, you have the possibility to revoke such consent at any time. Any revocation does not affect the lawfulness of the processing we have carried out before the revocation.
    Changes to the privacy policy This privacy policy may undergo changes over time – also related to the eventual entry into force of new sector regulations, to the updating or provision of new services or to technological innovations – for which the user / visitor is invited to consult periodically this page.