Quadrans Foundation (hereinafter referred to as "Quadrans"), in full respect of the privacy of its users, undertakes to process the personal data of users in accordance with the Federal Data Protection Act ("LPD") of 19 June 1992 and, where applicable, the Personal Data Protection Code and EU Regulation 2016/679 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free circulation of such data (GDPR).
Quadrans invites you to read it carefully.
If the user is under 16 years of age, the consent to the processing of personal data must be provided by the person who exercises parental authority.
Processing related to Quadrans' services may take place on the servers of third-party companies that provide hosting services on behalf of Quadrans, including cloud services.
Your data may also be processed by third party companies that Quadrans uses to perform activities on behalf of Quadrans (e.g. data analysis, archiving, user identification, newsletter service, etc.), in accordance with the applicable law.
The responsible for data processing is the natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body that processes personal data on behalf of the data controller.
Pursuant to Article 28 of EU Regulation no. 2016/679, upon appointment of the data controller, the data controller of the Website is available for information throu this email firstname.lastname@example.org.
According to the LPD for Switzerland is Dr. Brunello Pianca email email@example.com.
The person responsible for the processing of data of non-European countries is available for information throu this email firstname.lastname@example.org.
In addition to the so-called "navigation data", the personal data voluntarily provided by the data subject may be processed when he/she interacts with the functions of the Website or requests to use the services offered on the Website. In compliance with the LPD and the GDPR, Quadrans Foundation may also collect the personal data of the data subject from third parties during the course of the activities.
The data provided by the user can be traced back to three different categories, as indicated below:
All the data provided by the user, as specified above, will be processed only with the explicit and specific consent obtained by the user, in accordance with Article 6 letter f) GDPR. The consent will be provided in a free, specific, informed and unambiguous manner.
By giving consent to the processing of data, the user acquires specific rights, pursuant to Articles 12-23, Chapter III of the GDPR, listed in Article 9.
Quadrans Foundation may process, including personal data worthy of particular protection, personal data of the data subject for the following purposes: the use of services and functions on the Website by the data subjects, management of requests and reports by the data subjects, sending newsletters, management of applications received through the Website, etc.
In addition, with the specific consent of the data subject, Quadrans Foundation may process personal data for marketing purposes, i.e. to send the data subject promotional material and/or commercial communications relating to the services of Quadrans Foundation, to the contact details supplied, either via traditional methods and / or means of contact such as paper mail, telephone calls with operator, etc., and via automated methods, such as communications via Internet, fax, e-mail, SMS, applications for mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets, cd. APPS, social network accounts (e.g. via Facebook or Twitter), automatically attended telephone calls, etc.
Personal data are processed either in paper and electronic form and entered into the organisation system in full compliance with the LPD and GDPR, including security and confidentiality profiles and inspired by the principles of correctness and lawfulness of processing.
The data is strictly kept for the period of time necessary to manage the purposes for which the data is collected in accordance with current regulations and legal obligations. In any case, rules a that prevent the storage and / or use of data for an indefinite period of time are applied and therefore storage time limited in accordance with the principle of minimization of data processing.
Personal data is stored and processed through computer systems owned by Quadrans Foundation and managed by the same or by third party providers of technical services.
The personal data of the data subject may be communicated to:
The data is only processed by specifically authorized personnel, including personnel in charge of non-routine maintenance operations.
The data provided by the user may be transferred to third parties outside of the European Union, in accordance with the rules set by the GDPR and for purposes related to the implementation of the contract agreed by the parties.
By giving consent to the processing of data, the user authorizes such a transfer. The transfer of data to third parties removes Quadrans from any form of responsibility in relation to the processing of the data, however it is responsibility of the Foundation to try to ensure that third parties perform all the necessary actions to protect data.
Quadrans Foundation is committed to protecting the security of the personal data of the data subject and complies with all the security provisions set in the applicable legislation in order to prevent data loss, unlawful or illicit use of data and unauthorised access to data, with particular reference to the minimum data protection requirements applicable. Quadrans Foundation is committed to protecting the personal data managed against any unauthorized processing, through appropriate organizational and technical measures. In addition, the information systems and computer programs used by Quadrans Foundation are configured in such a way as to minimize the use of personal and identification data; such data is processed only to achieve specific purposes pursued from time to time. Quadrans Foundation uses a variety of advanced security technologies and procedures to help protect the personal data of the data subjects; for example, personal data is stored on secure servers located in places with secure and controlled access. The data subject can help Quadrans Foundation their personal data to keep up to date by communicating any changes related to address, qualification, contact details, etc.
The technical features of Quadrans platform, such as data immutability, transparency and decentralised management, are elements that guarantee maximum data security, as well as being fully consistent with the scope and objectives pursued by the European regulations on cybersecurity (most recently Cybersecurity Act Reg. 2019/881 et seq. mm. and ii.).
The provision of certain personal data by the data subject is required to allow Quadrans Foundation to manage communications such as requests made by the data subject or to respond to the data subject’s requests. This type of data is marked with an asterisk [*] and in this case the provision is required to allow the Quadrans Foundation to process the request that, otherwise, cannot be processed. Otherwise, the collection of data that is not marked with an asterisk is optional: failure to provide it will not imply any consequences to the data subject.
The personal data provided by the data subject for marketing purposes, as specified in the section "Purposes and methods of processing" is optional and refusing to provide it will have no consequences. The consent given for marketing purposes is intended for the sending of communications made through methods and / or means of contact either automated and traditional, as defined above.
The data subject has the right to obtain confirmation from the holder of the data collected as to whether any personal data related to the data subject is being processed and, if so, to obtain access to the personal data and to the following information:
The data subject has the right to obtain the erasure of personal data relating to the data subject without undue delay from the holder of the data collected, and the holder of the data collected is required to erase the personal data without undue delay or make it permanently unusable and inaccessible, if one of the following reasons exists:
Revocation of consent to the processing of personal data may not result in the erasure of certain information provided by the user, as the Blockchain platform involves the recording of certain data related to transactions permanently across all nodes of the platform.
The data subject has the right to obtain the restriction of the processing from the holder of the data collection when one of the following conditions applies:
The data subject has the right to receive in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format the personal data relating to him/her and provided to the holder of the data collected and has the right to transmit such data to another holder of a data collection without hindrance from the previous holder of the data collected.
The data subject has the right to withdraw his or her consent to the processing of his or her personal data. In this regard, the person concerned may send an e-mail request to the following e-mail address: email@example.com, or may send a registered mail to the following address: Quadrans Foundation, Via alla Torre 2, 6850 Mendrisio, Switzerland, accompanied by a photocopy of his identity document, with the following text: <>.
Upon completion of this operation, the personal data of the data subject shall be removed or otherwise made unusable from the archives as soon as possible, except as specified in Article 9.2, last section.
Before providing or changing any information, it may be required to verify the identity of the data subject and answer some questions. A response will be provided as soon as possible.
If the data subject considers the response provided by Quadrans Foundation regarding the processing of personal data unsatisfactory, he or she may contact the Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner (FDPIC).