Website Terms of Use – Fondazione Marcelo Burlon ETS

This website (hereinafter referred to as the “Website”) is managed by Fondazione Marcelo Burlon - ETS (hereinafter referred to as “Fondazione”) with registered office in Milano (MI), via Giuseppe Vigoni 10, email: info@fondazionemarceloburlon.com.

These terms and conditions (“Terms of Use”) apply when you access and/or use this Website. By accessing this Website and the pages linked to it, you accept these Terms of Use and agree to comply with them.

1. Changes to the website and to these terms and conditions

The Fondazione reserves the right to modify the content of its Website at any time, eliminating or adding new parts to it. You therefore accept these general conditions in the version posted on the Website at the moment of accessing it. The Fondazione also reserves the right to change the terms and conditions of the Website.

You agree to regularly review these terms and conditions and any additional terms and conditions on the pages of the Website. Your continued use of the Website constitutes acceptance of all the specified terms and conditions.

2. Intellectual property of content

Unless otherwise indicated, any text and multimedia content published on the Website is the exclusive property of and owned by the Fondazione and is subject to the current regulations on copyright and other laws on the protection of intellectual and industrial property.

You may not copy or reproduce such content for commercial purposes, or modify or disseminate it for any purpose whatsoever. Except as specified above, you may copy and print such content to the extent necessary for your viewing and for personal use only.

3. Accuracy of information published on the Website

The information published on this Website is related to the activities of the Fondazione.

The Fondazione will make all reasonable efforts to ensure that all information on the Website is always accurate and up to date; we do not, however, accept any liability for: (i) any inaccuracies; (ii) any errors; (iii) any damage or loss ensuing from the content of the Website.

Furthermore, we accept no liability in respect of the content of external websites to which reference is made via links on the Website.

4. Use of the site and the services

You are authorised to view, consult and make a single copy of the information included on the Website, for the sole purpose of consultation and/or dissemination. Any other use of the material on this website is prohibited.

The Website may contain community and/or personal web pages, file archives and/or other messaging or communication services designed to enable you to communicate with other parties (collectively, “Communication Services”).

You agree to use the Communication Services only in relation to materials and information that are appropriate and in particular not to publish, send, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information.

You shall not intentionally upload and/or distribute files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another's computer, falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices, or proprietary designations of intellectual property rights or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained on the Website.

The Fondazione has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services, but reserves the right to review materials submitted to a Communication Service and to remove any material in its sole discretion. The Fondazione reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time, without notice, for any reason whatsoever.

5. Restrictions on use of the website and services

You may not use the Website for unlawful purposes or purposes prohibited by any applicable laws.

You may not use the Website in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden or impair the Website or any part thereof, or interfere with any other party’s use and/or enjoyment of the Website.

You may not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Website by any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Website or by the Fondazione.

6. Links to other websites

This Website may contain “apparent links” or links that re-direct you to Websites operated by third parties. We inform you that this Website is totally independent with respect to the linked Websites and with respect to the Websites that can be accessed, which will be governed by their own terms of use.

The Fondazione has no control over such Websites, their general conditions of use and is not responsible for their content, their general conditions, their permitted use or the processing of your information and data.

7. Collection and use of information

The Website, electronic communications, online services and interactive applications may make use of “cookies”. The information that is automatically collected may include your IP (Internet Protocol) address, language settings, operating system, browser type, screen size, date and time of pages visited on the Website.

This information will only be used to operate our Websites efficiently and under no circumstances will personal information be collected without your explicit consent.

8. What are “cookies”?

“Cookies” are text files sent by our web server to your browser that are downloaded to your computer's hard drive. Cookies will allow our system to remember your data when you visit our website again.

The main purpose of cookies is to identify you and deliver a better and more personalised service and improve your user experience.

There are various types of cookies; this Website uses only technical cookies. They are:

  • session cookies. They allow you to browse our Website and use our services and features; without these cookies, our website would not function in the best way for you. The use of session cookies (which are never stored on your computer and disappear when you close your browser) is strictly limited to the transmission of session identifiers necessary to enable you to explore the Website safely and efficiently;
  • functional cookies. They collect information about your choices and preferences, and allow us to personalise your browsing experience;
  • statistical cookies. They collect information about how our website is used (e.g. which pages are visited). These cookies are completely anonymous and are only used to help us improve the functionality of the Website and understand the interests of our users;
  • third-party cookies. When you visit a website you may receive cookies either from the Website you are visiting (“owners”) or from Websites operated by other organisations (“third parties”). Social plug-ins involve the use of third-party cookies that are designed to share content on social networks. The management of information collected by “third parties” is governed by their cookie policies.

We do not use targeting cookies i.e. cookies to transmit your personal information, nor do we use persistent cookies of any kind, i.e. systems for tracking users in order to detect their habits or preferences.

You may accept or refuse cookies by modifying the settings of your browser; for further information please consult your browser guide.

Please note that some functions of the Website may no longer be available if you disable cookies.

9. Registration and account security

In order to use certain features of the Website, you may need to register an account on the Website or obtain access to a Fondazione customer account (in either case, an “Account”).

If you choose to register or obtain an Account, you agree to:

(a) provide true, accurate and complete information about yourself as requested in the registration form or by contacting the Fondazione; and

(b) maintain and promptly update such information to keep it true, accurate, current and complete at all times through the appropriate page of the Website or by contacting the Fondazione.


You accept and agree that the Fondazione shall have no liability associated with or arising from your failure to maintain accurate information, including, without limitation, your failure to receive important information and updates regarding the Website.

If the Fondazione has reasonable grounds to suspect that any information provided by you through the registration form or otherwise is false, inaccurate or incomplete, the Fondazione may suspend or terminate your Account and deny any and all current or future use of its Website (or any part thereof).

You are responsible for any use of your Account under any user name or password (or access credentials) by any person or entity, and you are responsible for ensuring that use of your Account complies fully with these terms and conditions.

You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your user name and password.

10. Privacy

For information on the Fondazione’s privacy practices, please read our Privacy Policy in the “Privacy Policy” section.

Our Privacy Policy is an integral part of these Terms and explains how the Fondazione collects, uses, shares and protects your personal information when you interact with this Website.

Use of the Website implies acceptance of our Privacy Policy.


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