Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy and Cookie Law of the websites

The following information is provided pursuant to art. 13 of Regulation (EU) no. 679/2016 (hereinafter “GDPR”) to all users who interact with web services accessible electronically starting from the address of the official website of the Multi-specialist Clinical Institute “Cure Ortopediche Traumatologica SpA: and

The information is provided exclusively for the site in question and not for other websites that may be consulted by the user via links.

Data Controller

Following consultation of this site, data relating to identified or identifiable persons may be processed.

The owner of their treatment is the Polispecialistic Clinical Institute “Orthopedic Trauma Care

SpA which has its registered office in via Ducezio, 1 – 98124 Messina.

Types of Data Processed and Purposes of Processing

Navigation data

The computer systems and software procedures used to operate this website acquire, during their normal operation, some personal data whose transmission is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols. This is information that is not collected to be associated with identified data subjects, but which by their very nature could, through processing and association with data held by third parties, allow users to be identified. This category of data includes the IP addresses or domain names of the computers used by users who connect to the site, the addresses in the Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) notation of the requested resources, the time of the request, the method used to submit the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the response given by the server (successful, error, etc.) and other parameters relating to the operating system and the user’s computer environment. These data are used for the sole purpose of obtaining anonymous statistical information on the use of the site and to check its correct functioning.

The data could be used to ascertain responsibility in the event of hypothetical computer crimes against the site: the data are deleted after 12 months.

Data provided voluntarily by the user

The optional, explicit and voluntary sending of e-mails to the addresses indicated on this site entails the subsequent acquisition of the sender’s address, necessary to respond to requests, as well as any other personal data included in the message.

Specific summary information will be progressively reported or displayed on the pages of the site prepared for particular services on request.

Among the Personal Data collected by this Application, independently or through third parties, there are:

  • Cookies
  • Usage Data
  • first name
  • telephone number
  • e-mail
  • various types of Personal Data


The data are kept for the period provided for by the legislation and by the provisions of the Guarantor. In particular, the data are kept for a maximum of two years for direct marketing purposes and for a maximum of one year with reference to any profiling cookies.


The Polispecialistic Clinical Institute “Cure Ortopediche Traumatologiche SpA uses cookies to collect statistical data on visitors and to record information on the ways of exploring this website. The aim is exclusively to improve the quality and location of the information and services offered by our site to visitors.

Websites make use of useful and intelligent techniques to increase ease of use and make sites more interesting for every visitor. One of the best known techniques involves the use of cookies. Cookies can be used by website owners or by third parties, such as advertisers, who communicate through the website visited. Cookies are small text files that the website stores on users’ computers. The information contained in the cookies can also be used to keep track of the exploration carried out on different websites that use the same cookies.

Cookies are classified according to their duration and the site that set them.

We believe it is essential to provide users with information about the cookies our website uses and the purposes for which they are used. The goal is threefold: to ensure your privacy, ensure ease of use and optimize the development of our website. The explanation given

below explains in more detail the cookies used on our website and their purposes.

Use of cookies by the Company

The Company uses cookies to collect statistical data on visitors and to record information on the ways of browsing this website, which allow for an overall representation of and the use made of it. The aim is exclusively to improve the quality and location of the information and services offered by our site to visitors.

Cookies and related functionality

Depending on the individual objectives, different cookies are used. Below is a list of the most common types of cookies and the purposes for which they are used.

Session cookies

Session cookies are temporarily stored in the computer memory while browsing a site, for example, to keep track of the chosen language. Session cookies remain stored on the computer for a short period of time. They are in fact deleted as soon as the user closes the web browser.

Permanent or tracking cookies

Permanent cookies save a file on your computer for a long period of time. This type of cookies has an expiration date. Permanent cookies allow websites to remember information and settings on subsequent visits by users, thus making exploration more practical and quick, since, for example, it is no longer necessary to log in. On the expiration date, the cookie is automatically deleted when you first log into the website that created it.

First party cookies

These cookies are set by the websites themselves (with the same domain as that indicated in the browser’s address bar) and can only be read by those sites. They are commonly used to store information such as preferences, to be used on subsequent visits to the site.

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Third party cookies

These cookies are set by domains other than the one indicated in the browser address bar, or by organizations that do not correspond to the owners of the websites.

The cookies used, for example, to collect information for advertising and content personalization purposes, as well as to process web statistics, may be “third-party cookies”.

Third-party cookies allow for more comprehensive surveys of users’ browsing habits and are believed to be more sensitive from the point of view of integrity.

For this reason, most web browsers allow you to change settings so that these cookies are not accepted.

Below is a list of the plugins used on this site:

Smart Cookie Kit

Wordfence Security

Yoast SEO

Additional cookies:

Google Fonts: Google Fonts is a service that allows you to upload characters (fonts) to improve the appearance of the site through the use of style sheets. The service is managed by Google Inc. The use of Google Fonts does not require authentication. Privacy Policy – Cookie

YouTube: Youtube is a service that allows you to view videos. The service is managed by Google Inc. Privacy Policy – Cookie. The version of the videos on this website is the “no-cookie” version

Google Analytics with anonymized IP: uses the service provided by Google Inc. to obtain statistical information useful for evaluating the use of the website and the activities carried out by the visitor. Google stores the information collected by the cookie on servers that can also be located in the United States. Google reserves the right to transfer the information collected with its cookie to third parties where this is required by law or where the third party processes information on its behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google in order to obtain a more detailed user profile. Further information on privacy management and / or on how to refuse or delete this type of cookie are available at the URL: use of cookies by Google analytics: The User can selectively disable the action of Google Analytics by installing the component of opt-out provided by Google. To disable the collection of data by Google Analytics, please refer to the link below:

Since cookies are normal text files, they can be accessed using most text editors or word processing programs. To open them, simply click on them. Below is a list of links that explain how to view cookies within the various browsers.

If your browser is not present, refer to the information on cookies provided by the browser itself. If you are using a mobile phone, consult its manual for more information.


Chrome: https: // Hl = en & answer = 95647 & t opic

Internet Explorer:


Deactivation / activation or elimination of cookies Cookies can be limited or blocked through the browser settings.

If you prefer that websites do not store any cookies on your computer, set your browser to receive a notification before storing each cookie. Alternatively, you can set your browser to reject all cookies or only third-party cookies. You can

also delete all cookies already present in the system. It is important to note that the settings must be changed separately on each browser and computer used.

If you set the blocking of the storage of cookies, the Company cannot guarantee the correct functioning of the website. Some functions of the website may not be available and it may no longer be possible to view certain websites. Furthermore, blocking cookies does not eliminate the display of advertisements. Simply, these will no longer be customized to your interests and will be repeated more frequently.

In each browser the settings are changed following a different procedure.

If necessary, use your browser’s Help function to define correct settings.

To disable cookies on a mobile phone, consult the relevant manual for further information.

More detailed information on cookies on the Internet is available at

Other unexpected cookies / other type of cookies

Considering the functioning of the Internet and websites, we are not always able to control the cookies that are stored by third parties through our website.

This is especially true in cases where the web page contains so-called embedded elements: texts, documents, images or short films that are stored elsewhere, but are displayed on or through our website. R Consequently, if the website is detected a cookie

not attributable to any of the listed third party services, please let us know. Alternatively, you can contact the interested third parties directly and ask for information on the cookies they send, for what purposes, what is their duration and how they guarantee users’ privacy.

Place and method of processing

The processing related to the web services of this site takes place at the aforementioned headquarters of the Institute

Multispecialty Clinic “Cure Ortopediche Traumatologiche SpA” and are only handled by the technical staff of the Company in charge of the treatment, or, in the event of occasional technical needs, by the professional who takes care of site maintenance.

Personal data are processed with IT and telematic tools and / or manually (eg on paper) for the time strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which they were collected.

Specific security measures are observed to prevent data loss, illicit or incorrect use and unauthorized access.

Optional supply of data

Apart from what is specified for navigation data, the user is free to provide personal data contained in the application forms to the Association or indicated in contacts with the Association.

Failure to provide them may make it impossible to obtain what is requested.

Rights of the interested parties

Basically, at any time and free of charge and without special charges and formalities for your request, you can request to:

• obtain confirmation of the processing of your personal data;

• access your personal data and know its origin (when the data are not obtained from you directly), the purposes and purposes of the processing, the data of the subjects to whom they are communicated, the retention period of your data or the criteria useful to determine it;

• update or correct your personal data so that they are always exact and accurate;

• cancel, in the cases provided for by law, your personal data or request the limitation of processing;

• obtain a copy of your personal data.

Any requests will be processed at the latest within one month of receipt, except for the possibility of extending this deadline for a further two months, if necessary, taking into account the complexity and number of requests received by the Data Controller.

For any further information and in any case to send your request, you must contact the Data Controller at the address indicated in this information.

Furthermore, COT has a Personal Data Protection Officer to whom you can always contact by writing to the aforementioned address.

We remind you that you can make a complaint to the Guarantor for the protection of personal data in Italy, unless, for specific legal provisions relating to your situation, a supervisory authority of another member state of the European Union is competent.

Requests should be addressed to the Data Controller at the following address:

Multispecialty Clinical Institute “Traumatological Orthopedic Care SpA

– Via Ducezio, 1 – 98124 – Messina

– Tel. 0906601 – Fax 0906409680

– PEC: