According to the UE regulatory 2016/679, this page describes the way personal data is treated for users that consult Whynot Design website, accessible through the net at the following address:


Such information will not pertain to other web sites, pages or online services reachable through the hyperlinks published on the web site but that lead to sources outside of the Whynot Design domain.


Following the navigation on the web sites mentioned above, personal data related to identifiable or identified people can be treated. The data controller for Whynot Design is Francesco Costacurta (Email: f.costacurta@whynoy-design.com)


This page personal data will be treated by Whynot Design for executing its duties or anyway connected to its own activities. Especially the activities detailed below:

direct contact with users, executed upon request by the user itself filling an online contact form.


Navigation data

Software procedures and informatic systems involved in this web site functions collect, during their regular workflow, some personal data which transmission is implicit to the use of Internet protocols.

IP addresses, PC and workstations domain names, URI/URL addresses of resources, the time of the requests, the method used to submit these requests, the size of the file obtained in response, the numeric code indicating the state of the request on the server and other parameters indicating the state of the user machine belong to this category.

Such data, mandatory to the fruition of web services, are not treated by this web site.

User granted data

The optional, explicit and voluntary delivery of messages to the Whynot Design contacts, and forms filling, lead to the collection of sender contact details in order to reply, and to the collection of personal data freely included by the sender in the communication itself.


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.


Those interested that think the treatment of their personal data is done violating what expected in the Regulatory have the right to protest to the Guarantor, as stated on article 77 of the Regulatory itself, or to recourse to the appropriate juridical offices (article 79 of the Regulatory).


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