Schools Beyond Regions and Borders

Privacy & Cookie Policy

This is the Privacy and Cookie Policy for the “Schools Beyond Regions and Borders” project website, accessible from

Pursuant to EU Regulation No. 2016/679 (GDPR), and Legislative decree No. 196 of June 30, 2003 as amended, and in general in compliance with the principle of transparency provided for by the above Regulation with this document we provide the rules we apply for managing personal data in order to allow Users to browse the pages on the SBRB project website and to use any of its services.


Data automatically processed and purpose of the processing

When Users browse the website, read its pages, and download the information contained in it, the website acquires some navigation data, whose transmission is implicit in internet communication protocols. In addition to this, a third-party website will automatically collect and store certain information relating to the visit. This category includes user IP addresses, type of browser used, access website addresses, pages visited within the site, access time, the code indicating the response status given by the server and other parameters relating to the operating system and the Users’ IT environment.

This data, needed to use web services, is not collected to be associated with identified data subjects but is used to make the site more useful for its visitors, to obtain aggregated and anonymous statistical information on the use of the site and to check its proper operation. This data could be used to determine responsibility in the event of cybercrime or actions damaging the site.

No information on users/visitors will be sold, shared or used for commercial purposes.



A cookie is a small piece of text that websites send to the browser and is stored on the User’s terminal, which may be a personal computer, a mobile phone, a tablet, etc. These files allow the website to track, personalize, and save information about each User’s session, such as language and preferred options, which can make his/her next visit easier and make the site more useful for him/her. A “session” just refers to the time you spend on a site. Cookies play a very important role in improving user experiences on the web.

This website uses cookies and, in some cases, third-party cookies to provide a better experience and service for Users. Cookies active on this website do not record personal data. When navigating or using our services Users agree to our use of cookies. However, Users have the option to prevent the generation of cookies and disposal of the same by selecting the appropriate option in your browser.


Cookies used on the SBRB project website:

Session cookies

They are not stored permanently on the User’s device and are deleted when the browser is closed out.

Persistent cookies

Expire on a specific date or after a certain period of time.

Technical cookies

Those cookies strictly necessary to allow:

  • website browsing and use;
  • the collection of information, in aggregate form, on the number of users and how they visit the web site (“cookie analytics”);
  • browsing based on a series of selected criteria (e.g. language, “functionality cookies”) in order to improve the service provided.

These cookies are not used for purposes other than functional ones and therefore their installation does not require your consent.

Analytical cookies

The SBRB project websites uses MATOMO Analytics to track User visits in an aggregate and anonymous fashion. The analytical cookie information helps us understand how visitors use the site, allowing us to improve the way we present content. The information collected shall never be transferred for commercial purposes. For more information on MATOMO. Analytics cookies, see the official MATOMO page.
The only cookies used in this website are those mentioned above, namely ga, gat and gid cookies.

Google Fonts

Online archive of applications for the integration of free fonts for web interfaces

Google Maps

Online map platform

Third-party profiling cookies

Some external services such as Google Fonts, Google Maps, YouTube may use their own cookies for the purpose of User profiling.

These cookies are installed by third parties (Google) and not by SBRB Project and their installation requires the consent of the User, in the absence of which they will not be installed.

We therefore report below the links to the privacy policy of Google which refers to the main external services (Analytics, YouTube, Google Maps, Google Fonts, which can be used on the Foundation’s sites). The User will be able to deepen and customize their browser settings in relation to the services and customization options offered by Google.

Google Privacy Policy:


How to manage cookies in the browser

Users have the option to allow, block or delete cookies installed on their devices by setting the browser options installed on their terminal (see browser “Help” for how to do this). If you block the use of cookies on your browser it may disrupt some services or functionality of the website may be reduced. Some browsers can be configured to manage specific cookie rules for different websites, which provides more precise control over privacy. This means Users can disable cookies for all sites except those in which they trust.

Instructions for disabling cookies on browsers:


Data Processing Method

Personal data is mainly processed digitally and in a lawful, fair, relevant manner, limited to what is necessary to achieve the purposes of the processing, for the time strictly necessary to achieve the purposes of the project and in any case in compliance with the principles set forth in art. 5 of the GDPR. In order to prevent data loss, abuse or incorrect use of data and unauthorised access, specific security measures have been implemented. There is no automated decision-making process, nor any profiling activity.

Place of Data Processing and Disclosure of Personal Data

Personal data and contacts are mainly processed in the offices of the Data Controller located in Trento (Italy) and are processed by the staff involved in the project only.
Personal data may be processed by service providers located within the European Union or in countries for which the European Commission has made a decision on their compliance with personal data protection regulations or, alternatively, through the signing with the providers of Standard Contractual Clauses (SCC) of data protection adopted by the European Commission.

All data is stored in the website located in Italy provided by Keliweb Srl which guarantees the processing of personal data within the European Union, more details on

Personal data shall not be disclosed.

For the only purposes of scientific dissemination of statistical and/or scientific results (for example through the publication of scientific articles and/or the creation of databases, even including open access methods, participation in conferences, etc.), anonymous and aggregated data may be disseminated in a manner that will not allow for the identification of the interested party.

Duration of Data Retention

Data will be kept for 5 years after the end of the project (foreseen in 31.12.2025) with gradual deletion of the data attributable to the specific purposes that are no longer pursued.

Rights of Data Subjects

Users (Data Subjects) have the right to contact the Data Controller at any time to exercise the rights referred to in Articles 15 and subsequent of the GDPR and, in particular for:

  • request confirmation as to whether or not their personal data is available;
  • obtain information on the purposes of the processing, the categories of personal data, the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data has been or will be communicated and, where possible, the storage period;
  • request rectification and deletion of personal data;
  • obtain the limitation of the processing;
  • object the processing at any time.

The Data Subjects have the right to revoke consent at any time without prejudice to the lawfulness of the data processing based on consent granted before said revocation.

For information and contacts specifically relating to the protection of personal data, including the exercise of the above rights, Users can contact us through

The right to lodge a complaint with the Data Protection Authority remains unaffected.

Data Controller

The Data Controller is Fondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK), based in Trento (Italy), via S. Croce, 77.

Contact of the Data Protection Officer

To contact the FBK’s DPO, please send an e-mail to


Updated as of 16.05.2023