Privacy policy
We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors.
This policy applies where we are acting as a data controller with respect to the personal data of such persons; in other words, where we determine the purposes and means of the processing of that personal data.
We use cookies on our website. Insofar as those cookies are not strictly necessary for the provision of our website and services, we will ask you to consent to our use of cookies when you first visit our website.
In this policy, "we", "us" and "our" refer to Chiara Balboni Translator & Interpreter. For more information about us, see Section 12.
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The personal data that we collect
In this Section 3 we have set out the general categories of personal data that we process.
We may process data enabling us to get in touch with you ("contact data"). The contact data may include your name, email address, telephone number, etc.
We may process information contained in or relating to any communication that you send to us or that we send to you ("communication data"). The communication data may include the communication content and metadata associated with the communication. Our website will generate the metadata associated with communications made using the website contact forms.
We may process data about your use of our website and services ("usage data"). The usage data may include your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths, as well as information about the timing, frequency and pattern of your service use. The source of the usage data is our Google Analytics tracking system.
Purposes of processing and legal bases
In this Section 4, we have set out the purposes for which we may process personal data and the legal bases of the processing.
Relationships and communications - We may process contact data, for the purposes of managing our relationships and communicating with you (excluding communicating for the purposes of direct marketing) by email, post, and/or telephone. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely communications with our website visitors, the maintenance of relationships, and the proper administration of our website, services and business.
Direct marketing - We may process contact data for the purposes of creating, targeting and sending direct marketing communications by email. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely promoting our business and communicating marketing messages and offers to our website visitors and service users.
Research and analysis - We may process usage data for the purposes of researching and analysing the use of our website and services, as well as researching and analysing other interactions with our business. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely monitoring, supporting, improving and securing our website, services and business generally.
Record keeping - We may process your personal data for the purposes of creating and maintaining our databases, back-up copies of our databases and our business records generally. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely ensuring that we have access to all the information we need to properly and efficiently run our business in accordance with this policy.
Retaining and deleting personal data
This Section 5 sets out our data retention policies and procedures, which are designed to help ensure that we comply with our legal obligations in relation to the retention and deletion of personal data.
Personal data that we process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes.
We will retain your personal data as follows:
contact data will be retained for a minimum period of one year following the date of the most recent contact between you and us, and for a maximum period of ten years following that date;
communication data will be retained for a minimum period of one year following the date of the communication in question, and for a maximum period of ten years following that date;
usage data will be retained for a minimum period of six months following the date of collection.
Notwithstanding the other provisions of this Section 5, we may retain your personal data where such retention is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person.
Your rights
In this Section 6, we have listed the rights that you have under data protection law.
Your principal rights under data protection law are:
the right to access - you can ask for copies of your personal data;
the right to rectification - you can ask us to rectify inaccurate personal data and to complete incomplete personal data;
the right to erasure - you can ask us to erase your personal data;
the right to restrict processing - you can ask us to restrict the processing of your personal data;
the right to object to processing - you can object to the processing of your personal data;
the right to data portability - you can ask that we transfer your personal data to another organisation or to you;
the right to complain to a supervisory authority - you can complain about our processing of your personal data; and
the right to withdraw consent - to the extent that the legal basis of our processing of your personal data is consent, you can withdraw that consent.
You may exercise any of your rights in relation to your personal data by written notice to us, using the contact details set out below.
About cookies
A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.
Cookies may not contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal data that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
Cookies that we use
We use cookies for the following purposes:
analysis - we use cookies to help us to analyse the use and performance of our website and services; and
cookie consent - we use cookies to store your preferences in relation to the use of cookies more generally.
Cookies used by our service providers
Our service providers use cookies and those cookies may be stored on your computer when you visit our website.
We use Google Analytics. Google Analytics gathers information about the use of our website by means of cookies. The information gathered is used to create reports about the use of our website. You can find out more about Google's use of information by visiting and you can review Google's privacy policy at
Managing cookies
Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:
Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.
If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.
Our details
This website is owned and operated by Chiara Balboni Translator & Interpreter.
We are registered in Italy under VAT number IT01774900383, and our registered office is at Via Buttieri 44 – 44045 Renazzo (FE).
You can contact us:
using our website contact form;
by email, using the email address published on our website.
Data protection officer
For our data protection officer's contact details, please see section 12.3 above.