Privacy policy

Privacy policy

Moleskine Foundation Onlus (“Moleskine Foundation” or “we”, “us”, “our”) will process your personal data acting as data controller with the meaning of art. 4, n°7 of the Regulation 679/2016/EU (the “GDPR”).

We commit to protecting and respecting your privacy and to providing you with all required information in relation to the processing of personal information that we collect about you or that you provide to us, in compliance with the relevant applicable data protection laws, both European and Italian.

First of all, to make this disclosure clearer, definitions of the key words contained in the Privacy Policy are provided below.

  • Personal data: any information relating to a natural person who is identified or identifiable, including indirectly, by making reference to any other information, including a personal identification number or an online identifier
  • Processing: any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means (e.g. the collection, registration, storage, consultation, processing, modification, use and disclosure of information);
  • Controller: natural person or legal entity, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data (in this case, the Moleskine Foundation Onlus);
  • Processor: natural person, legal entity, public authority, agency or other body appointed by the controller to process personal data on behalf and in the interests of the controller;
  • Persons in charge of data processing: natural persons authorised to carry out processing operations by the controller or the processor;
  • Data subject: the party to whom the personal data refers.

For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, the data controller is Moleskine Foundation Onlus.
Our contact details are:
Address: Viale Piceno, 17 – 20129 Milano
Telephone: +39 02 73 95 24 51


Every time you visit our website, the following data will be gathered automatically:

–  technical information, including IP addresses or domain names, used to connect to our website, the type and version of the browser you are using, the time/zone settings, the type and version of browser plug-ins, the operating system and the platform you are using;

–  information on your visit to our website and online navigation records, including the entire URL, data on the series of clicks generated (clickstream), navigation dates and time; the resources requested and the size of the file obtained in response, the time and the status of the reply given by the server (successful, error, etc.), the methods used to exit webpage navigation;

Navigation information is not collected with the primary aim of identifying users, however due to its very nature it may allow for the identification of users by means of processing and correlation with data held by third parties.

The Moleskine Foundation website does not record any type of information that allows for your personal identification for purposes of online advertising.

In case you decide to submit your application to attend an event or an initiative (e.g. workshops) managed by us or for a partnership between Moleskine Foundation and your institution we will require you to provide us with some personal data, i.e. identification data such as first name, last name, age, profession and contact details (e.g. address, e-mail, phone/cell number).

We also can collect your personal data such as contact details, identification data or information related to your experience with Moleskine Foundation when you submit us your feedback about events and initiatives (e.g. workshops) managed by Moleskine Foundation you attended.


Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This enables us to ensure that you have a good experience as you navigate on our website and to improve it. For detailed information on the cookies we use and the reasons they are used, please refer to our cookie policy.


Personal data will be processed for the following purposes:

  • to ensure that our website content is presented in the most effective manner for you and your devices, by continuously improving the navigation experience, design and layout of the website, as well as web analytics tools;
  • to administer our website and for internal operations, including checking the proper functioning of the website and resolving problems;
  • to obtain anonymous statistical information on the use of the website, data analyses, research and statistical purposes and for surveys;
  • with your consent, to enable you to use some of our service’s interactive functions (such as those with social networks), should you choose to do so;
  • to guarantee our website’s security;
  • to ascertain liability in the case of any cybercrimes to the detriment of the website;
  • to consider your application for our events (e.g. workshops and other initiatives managed by us), based to the necessity to perform a contract or in order to take steps at the request of the data subject prior to enter into a contract (art. 6(1)(b) of the GDPR)
  • with your consent, to obtain your feedback and impressions about your experience at the events and initiatives (e.g. workshops) you attended;
  • in case of corporates or institutions, to consider the applications for a partnership with Moleskine Foundation based on the legitimate interest of Moleskine Foundation (art. 6(1)(f) of the GDPR).


Moleskine Foundation will directly collect your navigation data and technical information as described in our cookie policy.

When you decide to submit an application to attend an event or an initiative (e.g. workshops) managed by us or for a partnership with Moleskine Foundation your data will be collected by a Moleskine Foundation partner which, depending on the specific agreements entered into with Moleskine Foundation, may process your data acting as autonomous data controller, as joint controller pursuant to art. 26 of GDPR or as data processor pursuant to art. 26 of GDPR. For more information about the processing operations carried out by our partners, please consult the Privacy Notice on our partners’ websites.


You are always free to decide whether to provide your personal data. However, any refusal to provide the information necessary for navigation purposes may make activities closely connected and instrumental to navigation impossible.


The processing will be carried out in automated and manual form, with methods and tools meant to guarantee the utmost security and privacy, by parties made responsible for this in compliance with the provisions of the relevant applicable laws, both European and Italian.

Unless cybercrimes are committed to the detriment of the website, the information will be stored for the period of time strictly necessary for the purposes for which the information was gathered and subsequently processed and on the basis of privacy regulations in force.


In order to improve your navigation experience on this website, we may share your data with our IT consultant.

We do not take information about you from public entities or private organisations. We may share anonymous information with third parties to provide additional information for analysis and statistics on the use of the website for research purposes.

We do not transfer any of your data outside the European Economic Area (EEA).


In accordance with the provisions of the Regulation 679/2016/EU (the “GDPR”) and other applicable legislation of data protection, you have the following rights:

  • To access: you can obtain information relating to the processing of your personal data, and a copy of such personal data.
  • To rectify: where you consider that your personal data are inaccurate or incomplete, you can require that such personal data be modified accordingly.
  • To erase: you can require the deletion of your personal data, to the extent permitted by Article 17 of GDPR.
  • To restrict: you can request the restriction of the processing of your personal data, to the extent permitted by Article 18 of GDPR.
  • To object: you can object to the processing of your personal data, on grounds relating to your particular situation. You have the absolute right to object to the processing of your personal data for direct marketing purposes, which includes profiling related to such direct marketing.
  • To withdraw your consent: where you have given your consent for the processing of your personal data, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.
  • To data portability: where legally applicable, you have the right to have the personal data you have provided to us be returned to you or, where technically feasible, transferred to a third party.

You may exercise your rights by sending a simple written communication to Moleskine Foundation Onlus Foundation, Viale Piceno 17, 20129 Milan or by sending us an email at

If you decide to contact us for these purposes, please provide your email address, name, address and/or telephone numbers in order to allow for the proper management of the request.


We reserve the right to update and/or modify this Privacy Policy at any time.
As the data subject of the data processing, you are required to periodically check for any changes. In order to facilitate this verification, the most recent date of updating will be specified on the Privacy Policy.


Our web pages allow for interaction with social networks by means of sharing buttons and also may contain social network plug-ins (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, YouTube).
If you access one of our web pages equipped with this type of plug-in, the web browser connects directly to the servers of the social network and the plug-in is displayed on the screen thanks to the connection with the browser. If a data subject who uses a social network visits our web pages while connected to a social account, his or her personal information may be associated with the social account. The information will also be associated with the social account if the plug-in functions are used.
As regards the methods of privacy protection and the processing of the personal information collected by those social networks to allow for the above-mentioned interaction, please refer to the pages of the individual social networks. If the user of our website does not want to associate the visit to our web pages with a social account, he or she must log off from the social network before visiting them.
Please take note that if a service for interaction with social networks is installed, it is possible that, even if you are not using the service, they may collect traffic data relating to the pages on which it is installed.


This Privacy Policy should not be considered valid for any other third-party websites that may be consulted via the links present on the Moleskine Foundation website.

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