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This Privacy Policy describes the characteristics of the personal data processing carried out by the Controller in relation to the website


Data Controller


The Data Controller is Silk Council, an Association with office in Palazzo Albertoni Spinola, Piazza di Campitelli 2, 00186 Rome (Italy) and tax code 96419920580 registered on May 17, 2019 at Italian Tax Office.


Place of data processing


The Data are processed at the Data Controller's office and in any other place where the parties involved in the processing are located. For more information, contact the Data Controller. We process personal data according to the EU Regulation 2016/679 GDPR.


Navigation Data


By navigating through this website, you accept the collection and processing of the following data:

  • user identification data, such as IP addresses and domain names of computers

  • other data related to the use of the website (number of clicks, page of origin and exit page, date and time of the visit to the website).

The above mentioned data are processed for the following purposes:

  • to check the correct functioning of the website

  • to protect the website and its users (spam filters, firewalls, virus detection)

  • to extract anonymous statistical information on website use


Data provided voluntarily by users


Users may provide voluntarily through the contact form or directly by contacting us via email the following data: name, surname, email, phone number and other additional personal data contained in the message. We will process these data only in order to reply to any request.

Through this website, users are free to subscribe to our newsletter service for receiving updated news on the topics of their interest and to request our informative material, by providing us with their explicit consent.

Failure to provide such data may entail the failure to fulfill the user's request.




This webiste uses cookies to analyze traffic and improve user's navigation excperience. By visiting our website the user may also receive third party cookies such as google plus, google analytics, google maps, facebook, instagram, youtube, linkedin, twitter. The cookies collected by “third parties” are governed by the relevant privacy & cookies policy which the user must refer to.

Cookies are files automatically generated in the user's browser and/or user's device which store certain information such as user's website navigation preferences (visited pages, password and data filled in forms), Internet browser (chrome, safari, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox etc.) and internet access device (computer, tablet or mobile phone). Some cookies will be automatically deleted by closing the browser. Other cookies are stored in the user's device (PC, tablet, mobile) and remain active even after the closure of the browser and available for future visits.

By clicking on "No" in the banner when you access to the website, cookies will not be stored to the user's device. User can also deactivate cookies, by configuring the Internet browser accordingly. Disabling cookies may affect the functionality of the website and user's navigation experience.


Processing Methods


Personal data are processed with manual and automated methods for the time strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which they were collected and processed or for the time required by the law.

Collected personal data may be accessed only by the Data Controller's collaborators limited to what is necessary to fulfill the user's request and by other technical service providers for the management of the website. The person whose data are processed (data subject) may request at any time to the Data Controller to cancel or block the processing of his/her data, by writing to

We do not communicate personal data to any other third party, unless it is required by the law or under data subject's explicit consent.



Data subject's rights


Data subjects are entitled at any time:

  • to obtain the confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning him or her are being processed and access to any information regarding them

  • to obtain the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning him or her

  • to obtain the erasure of personal data concerning him or her 

  • to obtain the restriction of processing

  • to object to processing of personal data concerning him or her which is based on automated individual decision-making, including profiling

  • to revoke the consent given for a specific data processing

  • to apply to the Italian Data Protection Authority for any doubt or claim about the processing of his or her personal data

Data subject can exercise his rights, by sending an email to:

For more details on the Data Subject's rights please see articles 15 and following of the EU Regulation 2016/679.

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