Privacy Policy

On this page you will find privacy notices in reference to the use of the tourist website of the Municipality of San Quirico d’Orcia and related services.

Cookies Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files of very small size that can be exchanged between the browser and a website while browsing. Cookies allow a site to recognize a user’s device or browser type.

Types of cookies

There are different types of cookies:

1) Session cookies. They expire at the end of the browser session and allow the visited site to link the actions of a given user during that specific session.
2) Permanent cookies. They remain stored on the user’s device even after the browser session ends and allow the user’s preferences to be saved.
3) Proprietary cookies. They are used by the site the user is visiting.
4) Third-party cookies. They are used by a third-party site other than the site the user is visiting. and the use of cookies uses cookies to make the site easier to use and to better tailor the browsing experience to the interests and needs of each individual user. Cookies can be used to increase the speed of users’ activities such as accessing their private area. Cookies can be used to compile statistics, to understand how users use and allow us to improve user experience, content and ease of navigation. However, users cannot be personally identified through cookies from uses session cookies, persistent cookies, and third-party cookies. Session cookies, which expire the moment the browser is closed, are mainly used to store user paths on the site. Persistent cookies allow registered users to access their private area so that they do not have to log in each time they visit Some third-party cookies are used to produce access and browsing statistics on such as the number of daily visitors, the number of page views, the duration of those visits, and more. These cookies are made available and managed by Google Inc. through the Google Analytics service, which uses cookies that are deposited on the user’s computer for the purpose of enabling to analyze how users navigate within the site.

The information generated by the cookie about your use of will be transmitted to and stored at Google’s servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of tracking and examining your use of the Website, compiling anonymous reports on visitor activity within

By using, you consent to its use of cookies in accordance with this Cookie Policy. Those who do not want to use cookies can delete them by simply going to the privacy settings of their web browser and selecting the option to delete cookies.

Choosing to disable cookies, may affect your experience while on our site and may limit your use of certain features.

Authorization to process personal data

By filling out the mailing list subscription form, pursuant to Art. 13 of Legislative Decree. 196/2003 – “Personal Data Protection Code,” yes:

  • gives consent to the collection and processing of the data acquired through this form, including through inclusion in databases and processing by means of a computerized procedure, for purposes related exclusively to statistical and institutional tasks of the Municipality of San Quirico d’Orcia;

  • declares that he/she is aware that the aforementioned data will not be subject to dissemination or communication outside the cases mentioned above and from the cases provided for by law and in the manner permitted in this regard;

  • declares that he/she is aware of his/her right to exercise, with regard to the existence and processing of data, the right of access to personal data and other rights, as set forth in Art. 7 et seq. of Leg. 196/2003, in the manner contemplated by the relevant provisions.

The person responsible for the data processed is the Municipality of San Quirico d’Orcia.

Rights of the data subject

Article 7 – Right of access to personal data and other rights

  1. The data subject has the right to obtain confirmation of the existence or non-existence of personal data concerning him/her, even if not yet recorded, and its communication in an intelligible form.
    2. The data subject has the right to obtain the indication:
    (a) of the origin of personal data;
    (b) of the purposes and methods of processing;
    (c) of the logic applied in the case of processing carried out with the aid of electronic instruments;
    (d) of the identification details of the owner, managers and designated representative under Article 5(2);
    e) of the subjects or categories of subjects to whom the personal data may be communicated or who may become aware of them in their capacity as designated representative in the territory of the State, managers or appointees.
    3. The data subject has the right to obtain:
    (a) updating, rectification or, when interested, supplementation of data;
    (b) the cancellation, transformation into anonymous form or blocking of data processed in violation of the law, including data whose retention is not necessary in relation to the purposes for which the data were collected or subsequently processed;
    (c) certification that the transactions referred to in subparagraphs. (a) and (b) have been brought to the attention, also as regards their content, of those to whom the data have been communicated or disseminated, except where this proves impossible or involves the use of means manifestly disproportionate to the right protected.
    4. The data subject has the right to object, in whole or in part:
    (a) for legitimate reasons to process personal data concerning him/her, even if relevant to the purpose of collection;
    b) to the processing of personal data concerning him/her for the purpose of sending advertising or direct sales material or for market research or commercial communication.

Disclosure for institutional e-mail communications

Pursuant to Art. 13 of the Code regarding the protection of personal data (Legislative Decree 196/2003), interested parties are informed that the processing of data provided through the web portal in order to take advantage of the services offeredor in any case acquired for this purpose, is carried out by the Municipality of San Quirico d’Orcia, as Data Controller, and is aimed solely at the performance of activities related to the management of institutional communications, which include the sending of messages via e-mail to the e-mail addresses provided during registration/subscription to the portal.
Personal data will therefore also be processed using automated procedures in the manner and to the extent necessary to pursue the aforementioned purposes while ensuring the security and confidentiality of the data.
Personal data provided during registration/subscription to the portal are used by the communication services by e-mail or messaging. The provision of data is mandatory and refusal precludes the possibility of using the services. The aforementioned data may also be used to send institutional communications not strictly related to the service related to the portal registration but compatible with the institutional purposes. Data subjects are still reserved the right to request cancellation from e-mail communication services at any time.
Processing will be carried out by the individuals in charge of the relevant procedure. The collected data are not subject to disclosure to third parties, except that the data may be knowable by individuals involved in the management procedure of the activities appropriately identified and possibly designated as Data Processors.
Data subjects are granted the rights set forth in Art. 7 of the aforementioned Code, in particular, the right to access the personal data concerning them, to ask for them to be corrected, updated and deleted, if incomplete, erroneous or collected in violation of the law, as well as to oppose their processing for legitimate reasons by turning to the Municipality of San Quirico d’Orcia as the Data Controller.

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