AI4Gov-project.euis the official website of the EU-funded AI4Gov project (funding from the European Union’s Authority as part of the Horizon Europe – The Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (2021-2027) call HORIZON-CL2-2022-DEMOCRACY-01-01: Artificial intelligence, big data and democracy, under Grant Agreement N° 101094905).

1) Who does this policy apply to?

This policy applies to all AI4Gov website ( users and its goal is to communicate how we, Maggioli SpA, collect and process your personal data.

2) When are your personal data collected and used?

There are several ways in how we can collect information about you:

3) Who is the controller of your personal data and how can you contact them?

This website is developed by Maggioli SpA who is part of the AI4Gov consortium (“We”, “us”), and we are the controller for the data processing occurring here. You can contact us at:

Maggioli SpA, Santarcangelo di Romagna (RN) in via del Carpino 8, Italy, registered at the Chamber of Commerce of Rimini, Fiscal Code 06188330150 and VAT No 02066400405. Should you have further questions regarding the processing of your personal data, do not hesitate to contact: Maggioli SpA Data Protection Officer by sending an email to

4) How do we use your data?

We process your personal data for the following purposes:

The purposes for which we use data obtained by our cookies are described in our cookie policy available here (Cookies Policy).

We may also process your personal data to comply with legal obligations or to comply, insofar we are legally allowed, with any reasonable request from competent law enforcement agents or representatives, judicial authorities, governmental agencies, or bodies, including competent data protection authorities.

5) What is the legal basis for collecting and using my data?

If you subscribe to our newsletter, you are providing your consent which is the legal basis on which we process your personal data. Your consent is voluntary but necessary to receive the newsletter. You may withdraw your consent at any time by sending an e-mail to or by clicking on the link provided in the newsletter.

If you contact us via our contact form or via phone, e-mail, or other digital communication channel and for web analytics purposes we rely on our legitimate interest to be able to respond to your message, request or a question or improve the performance of our website.

6) Are we sharing your data?

The information collected from the website may, when necessary, be shared with:

We will only share your personal data when necessary. Where possible, data will be anonymized and/or aggregated.

We do not intend to send your personal data outside of EEA. In case any transfer of personal data outside the European Economic Area (the European Economic Area consists of the EU, Liechtenstein, Norway and Iceland) would occur, we assure you that we will only do so in accordance with either Art. 45 GDPR (on the basis of an adequacy decision) or Art 46 GDPR (appropriate safeguards in place).

7) How long do we keep your data?

We process and store personal data as long as it necessary for the fulfilment of our contractual obligations under the Grant Agreement of the project. When this data is no longer necessary for the above purposes, it will be regularly deleted.

All personal data we collect to send you our newsletter we will keep for as long as you remain subscribed to our mailing list.

8) What are your rights as a data subject?

As defined in the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation), User (data subject) has the following Rights:

You have the right to object to processing of your personal data. The Provider shall no longer process the personal data unless the Provider demonstrates compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override the interests, rights and freedoms of the data subject or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.

For exercising your rights, or for any questions, comments, objections or complaints, regarding this Privacy Policy or privacy, security or data protection practices applied, please contact the Provider by email via its designated Data Protection Officer (

We handle your requests with the utmost care to ensure that your rights are protected. For any requests that may require assumption or disclosure of Personal Data, the User will have to demonstrate legitimate grounds for making the respective requests, as well as provide sufficient evident for the identity of the User.

In some cases, we may not be able to process your request directly. However, in any event we will inform you of the progress of your request within one month of the submission of your original request.

You always have the right to complain to the competent supervisory authority of the Member State. In Italy, the supervisory authority is the “Garante per la protezione dei dati personali (”. The list of the European data protection authorities is available on the website of European Data Protection Board ( ).