ICAR respects the privacy of those who use its website. This page describes the terms and conditions regulating the website management, with regard to the treatment of the personal data of the users who visit it. In detail, it is a statement which is also provided according to art. 13 of legislative decree no. 196/2003 – Code on personal data protection to those who interact with web services. 

The statement is provided exclusively for this website and not also for other websites that may be visited by the users through links. The statement is also inspired by Recommendation no. 2/2001, which the personal data protection European authorities, reunited under the Group instituted by art. 29 of directive 95/46/EC, adopted on 17 May 2001 for identifying some of the minimum requirements for collecting personal details online and, in detail, the terms and conditions, time limits and nature of the information that the data controllers must provide the users with when they connect to web pages, independently from the purpose of the connection. 



Navigation data

The information systems and software procedures that operate this website acquire, throughout normal operation, some personal details whose transmission is implicit in the use of the Internet communication protocols. Such information is not collected for being associated to identified interested parties yet, given its very nature, it could lead to identifying the users through processing and association with data held by third parties. This category includes the IP addresses or the domain names of the computers used by the users who connect to the site, the URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) addresses in notation of the requested resources, the time of request, the method used for submitting the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in reply, the numeric code identifying the status of the server reply (successful, error, etc), as well as other parameters relative to the user’s operating system and computing environment. These data, which are exclusively used for obtaining anonymous statistical information on the use of the website and for checking its correct operation, are stored according to time limits and obligations provided by law. 


Data voluntarily provided by users

E-mails which are optionally, explicitly and voluntarily sent to the addresses posted on this website imply subsequent acquisition of the sender’s address, necessary for replying to the requests, as well as of that of any other personal details contained by the same. 

Data treatment

Data controller

Visiting this website implies the treatment of data relative to identified or identifiable persons. The data controller is: ICAR SpA via Isonzo 10 – 20900 Monza – Italy. 



No users’ personal details are acquired by the website for this purpose. Cookies are not used for transmitting personal information; the same applies to so-called persistent cookies of whatsoever type, that is systems for tracking the users. The use of so-called session cookies (which are not permanently memorised on the user’s computer and disappear once the browser is closed) is strictly limited to the transmission of session IDs (made up of random numbers generated by the server) necessary for enabling safe and efficient site browsing. The so-called session cookies used by this website avoid the use of other computing techniques potentially harmful to users’ navigation privacy and do not allow acquisition of the users’ personal details. 


Optional data submission

Except for what specified for navigation data, the users are free to decide whether or not to provide personal data pertaining to forms for registering, requesting information and advice and submitting reports to the editorial office of the website; the same for all information connected to telephone conversations with ICAR SpA. Lack to provide the above may result in the impossibility to receive what requested. For sake of completeness it must be pointed out that in some cases (not subject to the ordinary running of this site) the control Authority can request details and information pursuant to art. 157 of Legislative Decree no. 196 June 2003, for carrying out checks on the treatment of personal details. In such cases it is compulsory to reply, under penalty of administrative fine. Terms and conditions of treatment Personal details are treated by means of automated tools, strictly for the time necessary for achieving the purposes for which they were collected. Specific safety measures are observed for preventing data loss, unlawful or incorrect use and unauthorised access. 

Interested parties rights

The subjects to whom the personal data refer to are entitled, at any time, to obtain the confirmation of the existence or non-existence of the same and to acknowledge their contents and origin, to verify their correctness or require they are updated, integrated or altered (art.7 of Legislative Decree 196/2003). Pursuant to the same article, they have the right to ask for deletion, anonymization or blocking of illegitimately processed data, and also to oppose, on legitimate grounds, to their processing. All requests must be submitted by sending a communication to ICAR SpA to the following e-mail address: Whoever believes the posted material infringes current copyright regulations is asked to report it to ICAR Spa that will promptly remove it from the website. 


Such conditions may be altered by ICAR without notice. It will be our care to keep this page updated with later versions.