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Privacy policy

Privacy and cookies policy pursuant Regulation (EU) 2016/679
The European Forensic Institute Ltd (EFI), with legal address at the Malta Life Sciences Park, Sir Temi Zammit Buildings, San Gwann SGN 3000, Malta, in its capacity as Data Controller pursuant to the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 and the provisions of the law, when applicable, has the obligation to inform you of the processing of the personal data collected on this website.
Please find below the reports related to:
  • Processing of personal data collected automatically when browsing;
  • Processing of personal data collected from the “Newsletter subscription”;
  • Processing of personal data collected from the “info request” section;
  • Processing of personal data collected from the section “Registration to seminars, conferences and events”.

Personal data collected automatically
In relation to the browsing data, the access to this website, through the usage of internet communication protocols, considers implicit the processing of personal data necessary to access the website. More specifically, in this website the browsing data related to the IP address are automatically collected. These data are collected with the purpose of carrying out basic checks on the information that the users provide when requesting a service.

Cookies are small text strings stored in the user’s device when connecting to certain web pages. Most of the browsers cookies enable cookies. At the bottom the relevant information to modify the cookies settings.
Cookies are not malicious for your devices. In the cookies we generate we do not store personal identification data, but we use information to improve the browsing on this website. For example, cookies are useful to identify and correct glitches. Further information on cookies are available on the following website:
Cookies can be used for different purposes, such as allowing you to navigate between the sections efficiently and, more generally, can improve the user’s visit. The Data Controller may reserve the right to use cookies with the user consent, pursuant to the provisions of the law to simplify the browsing on this website and costumise the popup information. The Data Controller may also reserve the right to use similar method of data collection, such as browser, operative system, for statistical or security purposes.

Types of cookies
Cookies can be defined in “session cookies” and “persistent cookies”: session cookies, once they are downloaded, are later deleted after you close the tab. Persistent cookies, though, are saved until their expriration or erasure. Session cookies are used with the purpose to speeding the analitics of the internet traffic and help the users to acces to the services offered by the website. Session cookies are mainly used upon authentication, authorization and browsing applied to the services you access through a registration. Most of the browsers is set to accept cookies. If you prefer to not accept cookies, you can set your computer so your browser will block them or you can see a pop up when they are archived. If you block the cookies, some features may not be working correctly and some services may not be available. The usage of the so called session cookies is limited to the transmisison of session feedback, necessary to allowing safe and efficient browsing of the website. These data have a technical purpose, temporary validity and they are not collected to indentify the users but, in orther for the cookies to function and in combination with other data owned by third parties (e.g.: the connection provider of the inetersted party), they could allow identification. First party cookies are readable to only the domain that created them. No personal data is screened from the website on purpose and cookies are not used for the transmission of personal data or to track the users. The usage of session cookies, which are not permanently stored on the user’s computer and they desappear once the tab is closed, is strictly limited to the transmission of sessions identification (random numbers generated by the server) necessary to allow the safe and efficient browsing of the website.

Processing of data collected through the online form “Newsletter subscription”
This website allows users to subscribe to the newsletter service to receive periodic emails about news and offers on seminars, courses and, more generally, on any activities carried out by the Data controller.

Processing of data collected through the online form “ registration to seminars, conferences and events”
This website allows users, through the online form, to register to educational and informational activities such as seminars, courses and various events.

Legal basis for data collection
Pursuant to Art. 6, par. 1, letter f), your personal Data will be processed on the legal basis of personal interest to allow the data Controller to answer to your requests. The ersonal Data collected in the module “Newsletter subscription” will be processed only if you give consent.

Area of processing and/or disclosure
Personal data processed on this website will not be disclosed.

Data Controller
The data controller is the European Forensic Institute Ltd (EFI), with legal address at "Malta Life Sciences Park", Sir Temi Zammit Buildings, San Gwann SGN 3000, Malta.

Users rights
The data subject shall have the right to obtain from the controller confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning him or her are being processed, and, where that is the case, access to the personal data and the following information enforcing the right as provided in Art. 15 of Reg. (EU) 2016/679 with regards to:
a) purposes of processing;
b) categories of personal data concerned;
c) recipients and/or categories of recipients to whom the personal data have been or will be disclosed, especially if they are recipients of third countries or international organizations;
d) where possible, the envisaged period for which the personal data will be stored, or, if not possible, the criteria used to determine that period;
e) the existence of the right to request from the controller rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing of personal data concerning the data subject or to object to such processing;
f) the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority;
g) where the personal data are not collected from the data subject, any available information as to their source;
h) the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling, referred to in Article 22(1) and (4) and, at least in those cases, meaningful information about the logic involved, as well as the significance and the envisaged consequences of such processing for the data subject.
The data subject shall also have the right:
  • To obtain from the controller without undue delay the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning him or her.
  • To enforce the right to be forgotten
  • Of restriction of processing
  • Data portability
To simplify the procedure of exercising their rights, the user shall send his or her requests sending an email to the European Forensic Institute. Email:

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