Privacy Policy and Cookies (ENG)

Some personal data are are collected in order to:

Get contact messages by users
Tool: contact module
Personal data: Email and Name

Manage newsletter and mail addresses
Tool: Mailchimp plugin
Personal data: Email

Interact with social networks and third parties platforms
Tool: ShareThis plugin
Personal data: Cookies and usage data

Tool: Google Analytics
Personal data: Cookies and usage data


Extended Cookie policy

Under the article 13 of the Italian law 196/2003 (“Codice in materia di protezione dei dati personali”) the Consorzio TOP-IX provides you information regarding cookies installed on (from now on the Site) domain, its sub-domains or domains accessible from the Site.

What are the cookies?
Cookies are small files which are stored on a user’s computer. They are designed to hold a modest amount of data specific to a particular client and website, and can be accessed either by the web server or the client computer. This allows the server to deliver a page tailored to a particular user, or the page itself can contain some script which is aware of the data in the cookie and so is able to carry information from one website visit (or related site) to the next.
Cookies could be installed by the site you are navigating (first party) or from other websites and services (third party).

Cookies present on the Site

Navigation and session cookie
The site uses php cookie session

Polylang cookie
The site uses Polylang cookie to keep track of the user language preferences

Sharethis cookie
The site uses Sharethis cookie to enable users to share contents on their social account

Wordfence Security cookie
The site uses Wordfence Security cookie to prevent malware to access the site

– Youtube embedded player
To embed Youtube videos inside the website

– Google Analytics
To get usage stats in order to provide a better usability

How to disable cookies

It is usually possible to stop your browser accepting cookies, or to stop it accepting cookies from a particular website. All modern browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. You can usually find these settings in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your browser. To understand these settings you can use the ‘Help’ option in your browser for more details.


Streaming platform

Top-ix uses analytics for his streaming services

  • WMSPanel web service which collects the data from the Wowza servers
    WMSPanel collects server name, server IP addresses, server performance metrics (CPU and RAM load), IP address of each connection, traffic consumed by all connections, server configuration, virtual hosts names, applications names, application instances names, streams names; the IP addresses of connections are used for statistics processing only and ARE NOT stored within the service after the statistics are processed. WMSPanel DOES NOT process or collect the content which is stored and transmitted on Top-IX server.
  • Matomo (previously Piwik) software installed on a Top-IX server
    The Matomo server installed in Top-IX is configured according to the producer’s instructions so that no complete IP address is stored in any part of the application.


Data communication and diffusion

The data collected by cookies may be processed by personnel and collaborators of CONSORZIO TOP-IX as responsible of data processing right.
Those data may be also processed by other firms that perform technical and organizational duties. These firms are under the dependency of CONSORZIO TOP-IX.
The data collected through Google Analytics may be transferred outside the European Union borders.
The data collected through cookies shall not be made public.


Your Rights

You can request information on your personal data, as well as exercise any rights as stated in the “art. 7 del D.Lgs. 196/2003” of the Italian law at any time by sending a letter to the data processing right responsible.


Holder and responsible of the data processing right

Holder of the right (formally “the data controller”) is CONSORZIO TOP-IX, via Maria Vittoria 38 – 10123 Torino

Last update: March 23rd 2016