Privacy & Cookies Policy

PRIVACY Statement

Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies (hereinafter the “School”), as Data Controller, under the article 13 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation n. 679/2016 and under the Italian Legislative Decree 30 June 2003 (“Privacy Code regarding the protection of personal data”) with regard to the processing of personal data, an on his behalf, the internal authorized processor Professor Christian Cipriani, Responsible of the Biorobotics Institute (e-mail: and other instructed, therefore authorized, researchers of the Institute.

The Data Controller processes personal data and uses cookies for this website. In this Privacy Statement, we inform you about the purposes for which personal data are processed, how you can exercise your privacy-related rights and provide other information that may be of interest to you.

General visitor data are stored on our website, such as the most requested pages. The purpose of collecting these general visitor data is to optimise the layout of the website for you. The Data Controller uses various tools to make the website function optimally, improve user-friendliness and actively collect feedback from users.

In the login area access is permitted only to private accounts assigned by the Data Processor. The Data Processor collects personal data of these users such as name, surname, email in order to give access to the private area. The legal basis of such a data processing are the project agreement and the institutional action of the School. The duration of the data processing is until the website is online.


What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small information file stored in your browser and it recognises your device on future visits. No personal data is stored in our cookies and they cannot contain viruses. Almost all websites use cookies (read more on Garante Privacy website).

How to delete cookies

If you wish to block cookies from, most browsers have advanced settings for cookies under their Internet options/settings. You can add this domain to the list of other websites from which you wish to block cookies.

How to delete cookies:
In the settings you can also delete individual cookies or all cookies stored in your browser.
If your browser is set to block all cookies, please note that there might be some functions that will not work on various websites.
If you do not want your visit to our website to be registered by Google Analytics, you can install Google’s Opt-Out browser Add-on. By installing this add-on, your visits to other websites that use Google Analytics will not be registered either.

What are cookies used for on this website?

  • Technical functions, so that we are able to save your preferences. For example if you have accepted cookies or not;
  • We use cookies that are strictly necessary to enable you to move around the site or to provide certain basic features. We use cookies to enhance the functionality of the website. We also use cookies to help us to improve the performance of our website to provide you with a better user experience;
  • This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”) that uses cookies. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.



As data subjects, you shall have the right to obtain at any time confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning them exist, to be informed of the content and source of such data, to check their accuracy and request integration, updating or rectification, as well as to have the processing of your personal data restricted and any unlawfully processed data erased, made anonymous or blocked.


You shall exercise your rights, submitting your request either to the principal investigator e-mail:  or to the Privacy Committee You may also lodge a complaint to «Italian Data Protection Authority».

For further information, please, contact the School «Data Protection Officer», e-mail address: