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Bibliowiki' Privacy Policy

  • Latest update: 07 April 2017
  • This Website may collect some personal data from its visitors.

Types of data collected

Among the types of personal data that this website collects, by itself, there are: cookies, usage data, first name, last name, and email address. Other personal data collected may be described in other sections of this privacy policy or by dedicated explanation text contextually with the data collection. The personal data can only be freely provided by the visitor.

Any use of cookies by this website, unless stated otherwise, serves to identify general use trends (analytics cookies), to remember visitor preferences (preference cookies), and to provide for basic website functionality (functional cookies), for the sole purpose of providing the service requested by the visitor.

Failure to provide certain personal data (currently only an email address, for those visitors who wish to edit content on Wikilivres) may make it impossible for this website to provide its services.

Mode and place of processing the data

Methods of processing

The systems administrator processes the data of visitors in a proper manner and shall take appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, or unauthorized destruction of the data.

The data processing is carried out using computers and/or IT enabled tools, following organizational procedures and modes strictly related to the purposes indicated. In addition to the systems administrator, in some cases, the data may be accessible to certain types of persons in charge, involved with the operation of the site, and general, broad use trends are shared with the community at large.

Place of processing

The data is processed at the systems administrator's operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved with the processing are located.

Retention time

The data is kept for the time necessary to provide the service requested by the visitor, or stated by the purposes outlined in this document, and the visitor can always request that the systems administrator suspend or remove the data, if it can be identifiable as being related to a particular visitor.

However, Wikilivres anonymizes IP addresses, and otherwise only provides information in aggregate, in order to ensure privacy of our visitors.

Use of collected data

The data concerning the visitor is collected to allow Wikilivres to provide its services, as well as for the following purposes:

  • Analytics, and
  • Contacting the visitor.

Personal data is collected for the following purposes and using the following services:

Piwik (Self-Hosted) Analytics

The services contained in this section enable Wikilivres to monitor and analyze web traffic and can be used to understand patterns of visitor behavior.

Piwik is an analytics software used by this website to analyze data directly without the help of third parties. Cookies, use pattern analytics, and all other data are kept in systems belonging to Wikilivres and third parties do not and never will have access to this information.

  • Personal data collected: cookies and usage data.

Support for Do Not Track

Wikilivres' analytics obeys the [Do Not Track signal](http://donottrack.us/) from the browser, and will not track any browser use if that setting is enabled.

Contact Forms and Discussion Pages

Visitors who fill in account information, contact forms, or other pages on the site with their data, are authorizing this website to use these details to reply to requests for information or any other kind of request.

  • Personal data collected: email address, first name, last name.

Mailing List or Newsletter

By registering for a mailing list or newsletter, the visitor's email address will be added to the contact list of those who may receive email messages containing information concerning the Wikilivres website and its contents. The visitor's email address may also be added to a list, as a result of creating an account on this website, or otherwise contacting the site.

  • Personal data collected: email address, first name, last name.

Additional information about data collection and processing

Legal action

The visitor's personal data may be used for legal purposes by the systems administrator, in Court or in the stages leading to possible legal action, arising from improper use of this website or the related services.

The visitor declares to be aware that the systems administrator may be required to reveal personal data upon request of legally authorized public authorities.

Additional information about visitor's personal data

In addition to the information contained in this privacy policy, this website may provide the visitor with additional and contextual information concerning particular services, or the collection and processing of personal data upon request.

System logs and maintenance

For operation and maintenance purposes, this website may collect files that record interaction with this website (system logs), or use for this purpose, other personal data (such as anonymized IP Address).

Information not contained in this policy

More details concerning the collection or processing of personal data may be requested from the systems administrator at any time. Please see the contact information at the beginning of this document.

The rights of visitors

Visitors have the right, at any time, to know whether their personal data has been stored and can consult the systems administrator to learn about their contents and origin, to verify their accuracy or to ask for them to be supplemented, cancelled, updated or corrected, or for their transformation into anonymous format or to block any data held in violation of the law, as well as to oppose their treatment for any and all legitimate reasons. Requests should be sent to the systems administrator at the contact information set out above.

Changes to this privacy policy

The systems administrator reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time by giving notice to its visitors on this page. If a visitor objects to any of the changes to the Policy, the visitor must cease using this website and can request that the systems administrator remove any personal data that has been collected. Unless stated otherwise, the then-current privacy policy applies to all personal data the systems administrator has about visitors.

Definitions and legal references

Personal data (or data)

Any information regarding a natural person, a legal person, an institution or an association, which is, or can be, identified, even indirectly, by reference to any other information, including a personal identification number.

Usage data

Information collected automatically from this website (or third party services employed in this website), which can include: the IP addresses or domain names of the computers utilized by the visitors who use this website, the URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier), the time of the request, the method utilized to submit the request to the server, the size of the file received in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the server's answer (successful outcome, error, etc.), the country of origin, the features of the browser and the operating system utilized by the visitor, the various time details per visit (e.g., the time spent on each page within the website) and the details about the path followed within the website with special reference to the sequence of pages visited, and other parameters about the device operating system and/or the visitor's IT environment.


The individual using this website, which must coincide with or be authorized by the data Subject, to whom the personal data refers.

Data subject

The legal or natural person to whom the personal data refers.

Systems administrator

The natural person, legal person, public administration or any other body, association or organization with the right, also jointly with other systems administrators, to make decisions regarding the purposes, and the methods of processing of personal data and the means used, including the security measures concerning the operation and use of this website. The systems administrator is authorized to process the personal data in compliance with this privacy policy.

This website

The hardware or software tool by which the personal data of the visitor is collected.


Small piece of data stored in the visitor's device.

Legal information

Notice to European visitors: this privacy statement has been prepared in fulfillment of the obligations under Art. 10 of EC Directive n. 95/46/EC, and under the provisions of Directive 2002/58/EC, as revised by Directive 2009/136/EC, on the subject of cookies.

This privacy policy relates solely to this website.