Under Article 37 of the EU Regulation No. 679/2016 (GDPR) on the protection of personal data, the Government Commissioner of the Eastern Sicily SEZ is required to identify the Data Protection Officer (DPO) – IN PROGRESS OF UPDATE – who can be reached at the following address:

Government Commissioner of the Eastern Sicily SEZ – Data Protection Officer, email:

Certified email:

A.Processing and Ownership

All data acquired by electronic mail or other means are processed by the Government Commissioner of the Eastern Sicily SEZ in accordance with privacy legislation (GDPR UE 679/2016). The optional, explicit and voluntary sending of electronic mail to the addresses or from the contact forms published on this website – – involves the acquisition of the sender’s address – necessary to respond to requests – and any other personal data entered. Specific summary information will be progressively reported or displayed on the site pages set up for special services on request.

The information provided is not disclosed to parties unrelated to its processing. The validity of the information contained on this page is limited to the site only and does not extend to other websites that may be consulted through a hyperlink.

The controller of the data collected is: the Government Commissioner of the Eastern Sicily SEZ.

B. Type of data and purpose of processing

All personal data provided through this site will be processed lawfully and fairly in order to provide the services requested as well as to respond to users’ communications and questions, always in the execution of the Government Commissioner of the Eastern Sicily SEZ institutional tasks.

C. Data voluntarily provided

Through this site it is possible to send requests and communications to the Government Commissioner of the Eastern Sicily SEZ using the contact addresses given on the site. The provision of such data is mandatory, necessary to respond to the requests sent as well as to reconnect with the sender to obtain clarifications regarding what has been reported.

D. Navigation data

The computer systems and software procedures used to operate this website acquire, during their normal operation, some personal data whose transmission is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols. This information is not collected to be associated with identified interested parties, but by its very nature could, through processing and association with data held by third parties, allow users to be identified.

This category of data includes IP addresses or domain names of the computers used by visitors connecting to the site, the URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) notation addresses of the requested resources, the time of the request, the method used in submitting the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the response given by the server (successful, error, etc.) and other parameters relating to the user’s operating system and computer environment.

These data are used for the sole purpose of obtaining anonymous statistical information on the use of the site and to check its correct functioning and are deleted immediately after processing. The data could be used to ascertain responsibility in case of hypothetical computer crimes to the detriment of the site: except for this contingency, the data will be kept for a period of time not exceeding the period necessary for the purposes such data were collected.

E. Methods of processing

The processing of personal data is carried out for the above purposes, by means of electronic or otherwise automated tools, in compliance with the rules of confidentiality and security provided by the regulations in force.

The data will be kept for a period of time not exceeding that necessary for the aims such data were collected or subsequently processed in accordance with legal obligations.

F. Communication and dissemination of data

Personal data may be communicated, in compliance with the regulations in force, to external companies appointed by the Government Commissioner of the Eastern Sicily SEZ to deliver services of various kind such as, by way of example, the maintenance and support of the site and related services.

Personal data are not subject to dissemination.

G. Rights of the interested party

The data subject shall have the right to obtain confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning him/her exist, even if not yet recorded, and communication of such data in intelligible form.

The data subject has the right to obtain an indication of the:

  • Origin of the personal data.
  • Purposes and methods of processing.
  • Logic applied in case of processing performed with the aid of electronic instruments.
  • Identification details of the data controller, data processors and the designated representative.
  • Subjects or categories of subjects to whom the personal data may be communicated or who may become aware in their capacity as designated representative in the territory of the State, managers or appointees.

The data subject has the right to obtain:

  • Updating, rectification or, when interested, the integration of data.
  • Cancellation, transformation into anonymous form or blocking of data processed unlawfully, including data whose retention is unnecessary for the aims such data were collected or subsequently processed.
  • Certification to the effect that the operations as per letters A and B have been notified, as also related to their contents, to the entities to which the data were communicated or disseminated, unless this requirement proves impossible or involves a manifestly disproportionate effort compared with the right that is to be protected.

The data subject has the right to object, in whole or in part:

  • For legitimate reasons, to the processing of personal data concerning him/her, even if pertinent to the purpose of collection.
  • To the processing of personal data concerning him/her for the purposes of sending advertising or direct sales material or for carrying out market researches or commercial communication.


The hereby website uses:

  • Session cookies, the use of which is not intended to collect personal identification data of the user, being limited only to the transmission of session identification data in the form of numbers automatically generated by the server. Session cookies are not stored persistently on the user’s device and are automatically deleted when the browser is closed.
  • Third-party cookies for sharing on some of the major social networks (Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube).

Whenever the user decides to interact with the plug-ins, thus accesses the site after logging in through his/her account, some personal information may be acquired by the operators of the social networking platforms (e.g. the user’s visit to the site).

The Government Commissioner of the Eastern Sicily SEZ does not have access to the data that are collected and processed independently by the operatos of the social networking platforms.

For more information on the logic and methods of processing data collected by social networks, users are invited to read the privacy notices provided by the entities providing the services in question: