INFORMATION ON THE PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA of the users of the website of the University of Verona

Pursuant to Art. 13 of the Regulation (EU) 2016/679


The information provided below describes, as required by the EU Regulation 2016/679 (hereinafter the “Regulation”), the processing operations performed on the personal data of the users of the thematic website of the University of Verona (hereinafter, the "University"), available online at the following link:

Dostoevsky Studies, founded in 1980 by Rudolf Neuhäuser, is the journal of the International Dostoevsky Society (IDS).

It is an annual journal, totally focused on the work, life and heritage of Fyodor Dostoevsky.

The management of the contents and publication of the journal are carried out using Open Journal Systems (OJS) by Public Knowledge Project (

Please note that this information does not apply to any websites, online web pages or services that, although accessible through links published on the website, are based on resources external to the University’s website.

Further information on the processing of personal data of those who use the University’s websites or subscribe to newsletters can be found on the University’s website:


The Data Controller is the University of Verona, located in Via dell’Artigliere n. 8, IT-37129, Verona (e-mail:, PEC-certified e-mail:, phone: +39 045.8028777).


The University's Data Protection Officer (DPO) can be contacted at the following e-mail address: - phone: +39 0312242323.


The personal data of the website users are processed by the University in order to manage, check and enable the access to the website, the use of the website and online services made available by the University through the same website (e.g. anonymous consultation of the contributions, newsletter subscription, user registration as Reader, Author or Editor).

Personal data may be processed also in order to obtain statistical information useful for improving the functioning of the website and the user experience, also through the use of analytical cookies. Further information on the use of cookies on the website can be found in the information notice on the processing of personal data of the users of the websites of the University of Verona:

The legal basis for the processing is the performance of the duties of public interest of the University, or duties related to the exercise of its public powers (anonymous consultation of contributions) and the fulfilment of contractual or pre-contractual obligations (use of the service).

Providing personal data for the above reasons is not mandatory. However, refusal to provide us with your data will result in you being unable to use certain functions or services of the website.

The legal basis of the processing for the communication of general announcements or notices on the publication of new articles via newsletters is the explicit consent of the concerned user: such consent is optional but essential to enable such communications. Your consent can be revoked anytime by following the instructions for subscription cancellation available online and in each newsletter.


Browsing data

The information systems and software procedures adopted to operate this website acquire personal data as part of their standard functioning; the transmission of such data is an inherent feature of Internet communication protocols. This data category includes the IP addresses and/or the domain names of the computers and terminal equipment used by any user, the URI/URL (Uniform Resource Identifier/Locator) addresses of the requested resources, the time of such requests, the method used for submitting a given request to the server, returned file size, a numerical code relating to server response status (successfully performed, error, etc.), and other parameters related to the user's operating system and computer environment.

For further information on the processing of such data please refer to the information notice on the processing of personal data of the users visiting the websites of the University of Verona:

Data communicated by users

The following personal data communicated by the users of the website for purposes related to the use of online services as outlined above are also processed:

  • personal data and contacts (name, surname, sex, phone number, fax, e-mail address, postal address);
  • ORCID, biographical notes, institution of affiliation, language skills, areas of interest (peer review).


Data processed for the above-mentioned purposes will be available to the employees and collaborators assigned to the competent offices of the University, and the natural or legal persons who provide services to the University for the above purposes (e.g. cloud computing service providers).

Personal data may also be disclosed to other public administrations, if they have to process them for any procedures within their institutional jurisdiction.


Data will be transferred abroad on the server of the cloud computing service provider based in the European Union and certified AgID.


The collected data will be kept for a period of time not exceeding the achievement of the purposes for which they are processed (“storage limitation principle”, pursuant to Art. 5 of Regulation), or in accordance with the deadlines set by law or regulations.


Data Subjects have the right to obtain from the University, where appropriate, access to their personal data as well as rectification or erasure of such data or the restriction of the processing concerning them, and to object to the processing (pursuant to Articles 15 and following of the Regulation).

Specifically, pursuant to Art. 7 of the Regulation, the Data Subjects concerned may at any time exercise their right to revoke their consent (also by the above methods), without prejudice to the lawfulness of the processing based on the consent given previously.

Please contact the University (e-mail: to lodge all requests to exercise these rights.


If a Data Subject considers that the processing of personal data relating to him or her as performed here infringes the Regulation, he or she has the right to lodge a complaint with the Italian data protection authority - “Garante per la protezione dei dati personali” (Art. 77 of the Regulation), or else to bring a judicial proceeding against the University pursuant to Article 79 of the Regulation.

Last update: June 2019