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Privacy Policy

1. Privacy Policy

This website and all its Contents (such as texts, images, graphics, videos, audios, software and any other form of intellectual property) may constitute intellectual property and as such may be protected by copyright law. Any violation of its rights can therefore entail the application of the penal or administrative sanctions set out in articles 171, 171-bis, 171-ter, 174-bis and 174-ter of Law no. 633 of 22 April 1941, as well as of the civil sanctions set out in the Italian Civil Code.

The works whose source is reported are the exclusive property of the respective copyright owners and their assignees. Unless otherwise specified, all the rights are the exclusive property of Privacy. Therefore, no Content of this website may be copied, distributed, published or used in any way, in whole or in part, without prior written agreement with its owners.

All trademarks, registered and non-registered, as well as any other distinctive marks present on the website are the property of their legitimate owners and are not licensed nor in any way made available, unless otherwise indicated. In particular, it is forbidden to use the trademark, images and graphics of the website without prior written permission of the owners.

Aiap’s policy is to respect privacy concerning any information that might be gathered in connection with the use of the Association’s website. The information below aims at helping understand how personal data is collected and used after the user has given his or her consent.

In compliance with Law Decree no. 196 of 30 June 2003, the information provided as a necessary precondition for participation in the AWDA Award is collected and treated, including in automated ways, in connection to participation in the contest and to send contestants any administrative materials.

Such data will ONLY be accessible to Aiap, who commits itself not to pass it on to third parties.

The subject involved may refer to Articles 7, 8, 9 and 10 of Law Decree no. 196/2003 in addressing the data controller. The data controller is Aiap – Associazione Italiana Design della Comunicazione Visiva, registered office Via Amilcare Ponchielli 3, 20129 Milan – Italy; ph. +39 02 29520590.

2. Users data

The user’s data will be used as detailed below:

On registration, the data entered in the form is stored in the AWDA website’s database, from where it is accessible to the website administrators (Aiap members or subjects who have received an ad hoc proxy). Passwords will never be accessible to anyone, and they remain strictly personal and invisible.

The collected personal information accessible to Aiap is the following:

  • Name

  • Surname

  • Email address

  • Street

  • City

  • Post code

  • Country

  • Phone*

  • Profession

  • Studio/Agency/Company*

  • Tax code (required for Italian subjects alone)

  • VAT number*

Aiap may use the above data for statistical purposes, always in anonymous form.

The data collected by Aiap concerning the address and town/city will be used, in anonymous form, to map the registrations in order to gain a better understanding of the participants’ origins.

While Aiap may change this privacy policy every now and then, in all cases users will be informed of any such changes and prompted to read the new dedicated page on the website

* the data marked with * is not compulsory.

3. Cookie Policy
3.1 What is a cookie

A cookie is a small text file that is installed on the user’s computer, smartphone or other devices when they visit a website. The cookie helps websites recognise the devices on their following visits. Similar technologies include pixel tags, web bugs, web storages and other similar files and technologies with the same function as cookies. This document uses the term ‘cookie’ to mean all the technologies that collect information in this way.

3.2 Types of cookie used

Technical cookies
Session cookies for the system’s proper functioning.

Analytical cookies
Third-party service analysis cookies (Google Analytics). These cookies are used to collect information on the way in which users experience the Website in anonymous form. Such information includes: pages visited, time spent on each page, geographical origin. These cookies are sent by third-party domains external to the Website.

Cookies to integrate third-party software products and functions (MailChimp)
This type of cookies encompass functions developed by third parties within the Website. These cookies are sent by third-party domains that include their functions in the Website pages.

3.3 Management settings

Most browsers enable the management of settings for cookie management. It is possible to set one’s browser to block cookies or delete only a few. It is possible to disable both cookies and similar technologies. Below is a list of the most common browsers:

  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Safari
  • Chrome

3.4 Further information

For further information on the use of cookies and how to block them, you may go to, for Europe and for the United States. 



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