Home Cookie policy

Cookie policy

Of users who consult the website Portal of the Historical Archives of the Metropolitan City of Naples.

pursuant to Article 13 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679


According to the UE regulatory 2016/679 (“Regulatory” from now on), this page describes how the personal data of users consulting the website Portal of the Historical Archives of the Metropolitan City of Naples are processed.

This information does not concern other sites, pages or online services that can be reached via hypertext links that may be published on the sites but refer to resources outside the Owner’s domain.


The personal data indicated on this page are processed by the Data Controller in the performance of pre-contractual and contractual measures requested by the data subject (access to the website) as well as for the proper functioning of the website itself.


Navigation data

The computer systems and software procedures used to operate this site acquire, in the course of their normal operation, certain personal data whose transmission is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols.

This category of data includes the IP addresses or domain names of the computers and terminals used by users, the URI/URL (Uniform Resource Identifier/Locator) notation addresses of the resources requested, 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, necessary for the use of web services, are also processed for the purpose of:

obtain statistical information on the use of the services (most visited pages, number of visitors per time slot or per day, geographical areas of origin, etc.);

– monitor the proper functioning of the services offered.

Browsing data are not retained for more than seven days (except in the case of criminal investigations by judicial authorities).

Data communicated by the user

The optional, explicit and voluntary sending of messages to the Controller’s contact addresses, the private messages sent by users to institutional profiles/pages on social media (where this possibility is provided for), as well as the filling in and forwarding of forms on the Controller’s websites, entail the acquisition of the sender’s contact data, necessary for replying, as well as all the personal data included in the communications.

Specific information will be published on the pages of the Controller’s sites set up for the provision of certain services.

Cookies and other tracking systems

Cookies are small text fragments, usually consisting of letters and/or numbers, which are sent by the Site and stored by the browser installed on your device for browsing. Cookies are then transmitted back to the Site on your next visit.

Cookies make it possible to store information about visits to the Site and are a very useful technology, as they help the Site to function more efficiently. Without cookies, the Site would have no way of ‘remembering’ certain information, such as, for instance, the contents of a shopping cart.
Cookies can be classified according to:

  • duration: session or persistent technical (navigation) cookies;
  • provenance: first-party or third-party cookies;
  • purposes: strictly necessary cookies, performance analysis cookies and behavioural advertising cookies.

No use is made of cookies for user profiling. The only processing carried out concerns the production of statistics, with pseudonymised data, on navigation on the indicated website.

The configuration adopted, so as to exclude the processing of identification data, collects the following information:

  • The IP address, which is masked at least in its fourth component (xxx.xxx.x.0)
  • The operating system used
  • Browser type
  • The type of device (PC, smartphone, etc.)

Use is made of technical session (non-persistent) cookies, strictly limited to what is necessary for the safe and efficient navigation of the sites, in order to allow you to browse the site and make full use of its features. Without these cookies, some necessary services cannot be used. They will therefore always be used and sent, unless the user changes the settings in their browser.


You may refuse consent to the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate setting on your browser.

Below are links explaining how to disable cookies for the most popular browsers (for other browsers you may use, we suggest you look for this option in the software’s help).

Internet Explorer
Google Chrome
Mozilla Firefox
Apple Safari

To delete cookies already stored on the device: even if the authorisation to use third-party cookies is revoked, cookies may have been stored on the user’s device before this revocation. For technical reasons, it is not possible to delete these cookies, however, the user’s browser allows their deletion in the privacy settings. The browser options contain a ‘Delete Browsing Data’ option that can be used to delete cookies, site data and plug-ins.


The recipients of the data collected following consultation of some of the services listed above are the entities designated by the Data Controller, pursuant to Article 28 of the Regulation, as data processors, such as the providers of services for the development, provision and operational management of the technological platforms of the sites accessible by telematic means at the web address indicated. The full list of Data Controllers under Art. 28 GDPR can be requested from the Data Controller.

The personal data collected are also processed by the data controller’s staff, who act on the basis of specific instructions on the purposes and methods of processing.


Data subjects have the right to obtain from the Controller, in the cases provided for, access to their personal data and the rectification or deletion thereof or the restriction of processing concerning them or to object to processing (Art. 15 et seq. of the Regulation). The appropriate application may be submitted by contacting the Controller at the above-mentioned addresses.


Data subjects who consider that the processing of personal data relating to them carried out through this site is in breach of the Regulation have the right to lodge a complaint with the Garante, as provided for in Art. 77 of the Regulation itself, or to take appropriate legal action (Art. 79 of the Regulation).


This Privacy Policy is current as of 06/06/2023 and may be subject to change, of which the persons concerned will be promptly informed.