Privacy & Cookies policy

In order to allow Users to browse the pages on the AI@EDGE project website and to use any of its services, we provide the rules we apply for management of personal data in accordance with the provisions of EU Regulation No. 2016/679 (GDPR) and Legislative Decree No. 196 of June 30, 2003 as amended, and in general in compliance with the principle of transparency provided for by the above Regulation.

Data automatically processed and purpose of the processing

When Users browse the website, read its pages, and download the information contained in it, the website acquires some navigation data, whose transmission is implicit in internet communication protocols. In addition to this, a third-party website will automatically collect and store certain information relating to your visit.

This category includes user IP addresses, type of browser used, access website addresses, pages visited within the site, access time, the code indicating the response status given by the server and other parameters relating to the operating system and the Users’ IT environment.

This data, needed to use web services, is not collected to be associated with identified data subjects but is used to make the site more useful for its visitors, to obtain aggregated and anonymous statistical information on the use of the site and to check its proper operation. This data could be used to determine responsibility in the event of cybercrime or actions damaging the site.

No information on Users/visitors will be sold, shared or used for commercial purposes.

Data provided voluntarily by users and purpose of the processing

Users voluntarily and explicitly transmit their personal data (limited to the User email) by registering to the AI@EDGE project newsletter. The processing operations set up for the sole purpose of sending the newsletter are carried out with the specific consent of the User. Failure to consent to the communication and transfer of data (as detailed below) will make it impossible to benefit from the free newsletter service.

Submitting optional, explicit and voluntary personal data to the email addresses indicated on this site involves the acquisition of the sender’s e-mail address, necessary to respond to requests, as well as any other personal data included in the message.

The above personal data could be used to determine the responsibility of Users in the event of any cyber crime against this site.

Any sensitive or judicial personal data provided by users will not be processed.


This website uses cookies and in some cases third-party cookies to provide a better experience and service for Users. Cookies active on this website do not record personal data. When navigating or using our services Users agree to our use of cookies. However, Users have the option to prevent the generation of cookies and disposal of the same by selecting the appropriate option in their browsers. If Users block the use of cookies on their browser, some services may be disrupted and some functionality of the website may be reduced.

Some browsers can be configured to manage specific cookie rules for different websites, which provides more precise control over privacy. This means Users can disable cookies for all sites except those in which they trust.

Instructions for disabling cookies on browsers:

Cookies used on the AI@EDGE project website

Email newsletters related cookies

AI@EDGE project website offers newsletter subscription service and cookies may be used to remember if Users already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed Users. 

Analytical cookies

The AI@EDGE website uses Google Analytics, a data analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”) in order to gather aggregated data on the number of Users and how they visit the website, in order to improve its usability, assess User internationalization levels, promote institutional activities based on the different target communication groups. Google may transfer the data collected to third parties, where required by law. The data is collected only for institutional purposes and shall never be transferred for commercial purposes. For more information, please visit

Data processing method

Personal data (e.g. emails of newsletter’s subscribers) is mainly processed digitally and in a lawful, fair, relevant manner, limited to what is necessary to achieve the purposes of the processing, for the time strictly necessary to achieve the purposes of the project and in any case in compliance with the principles set forth in art. 5 of the GDPR.

In order to prevent data loss, abuse or incorrect use of data and unauthorised access, specific security measures have been implemented.

There is no automated decision-making process, nor any profiling activity.

Place of Data Processing and Disclosure of Personal Data

Personal data and contacts are mainly processed in the offices located in the Technology Hub at Povo, via Sommarive 18 – 38123 Trento (Italy) and are only processed by the staff involved in the AI@EDGE project.

The newsletter is managed and sent through MailPoet, a WordPress plugin installed on the project website which does not process personal data collected with the newsletter plugin or its extensions. All data is stored in the Project website provided by Microsoft Azure guarantees the processing of personal data within the European Union. Additional information at this link 

In case of need, website and newsletter related data may be processed by the staff of INRIA, partner responsible for the Communication and Dissemination Work Package in the project, at its headquarters located in France.

Personal data shall not be disclosed.

For the only purposes of scientific dissemination of statistical and/or scientific results (for example through the publication of scientific articles and/or the creation of databases, even including open access methods, participation in conferences, etc.), anonymous and aggregated data may be disseminated in a manner that will not allow for the identification of the interested party.

Duration of data retention

Personal data is stored only for the duration of the project (January 2021 – December 2023), with gradual deletion of the data attributable to the specific purposes that are no longer pursued.

Rights of the Data Subject

The Data Subject has the right to contact the Data Controller at any time to exercise the rights referred to in Articles 15 and subsequent of the GDPR and, in particular for:

  • request confirmation as to whether or not your personal data are available;
  • obtain information on the purposes of the processing, the categories of personal data, the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data has been or will be communicated and, where possible, the storage period;
  • request rectification and deletion of personal data;
  • obtain the limitation of the processing;
  • object the processing at any time.

The Data Subject has the right to revoke consent at any time without prejudice to the lawfulness of the data processing based on consent granted before said revocation.

To exercise these rights, please contact the researchers involved in the AI@EDGE project in via Sommarive, 18 – 38123 Trento (Italy), or send an email to:

The right to lodge a complaint with the Data Protection Authority remains unaffected.

The easiest way to unsubscribe to the newsletter is to click the ‘unsubscribe’ button in the footer of the received e-mails. Alternatively, Users may contact the Data Controller to submit an unsubscription request at the following email address:

The data controller

The Data Controller is the project coordinator, Fondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK), based in Trento (Italy) –

Contact the Data Protection Officer

To contact the FBK’s DPO, please send an e-mail to