privacy policy

Dear reader
I would like to be able to stay in touch and let you know about what I am up to from training opportunities and group-work sessions, to research and advocacy work, to the publications and possibilities to collaborate and share.
However, new EU data laws kick in on Friday 25th May. This means I can only email you if you let me know you want to stay in touch.

So, if you want our contact to begin, or if you don't want our contact to end, please take a few seconds and update your details by sending a mail to with the following object "subscribe to" with your
  • Email address .............................
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I will use the information you provide on this form to send you regular updates on my work. Please confirm that you would like to hear from me by sending this mail back to me.

You can change your mind at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of any email you receive from me, or by contacting me at

 By sending this mail back to me, you agree that I may process your information in accordance with these terms.
I will treat your information with respect.
For more information about my privacy practices please read the following information on cookies.

Estensive information on Cookies: cookies consist of portions of code installed in the browser that assist the owner in providing the service according to the described purposes; some purposes may also require the consent.

Technical cookie & statistical aggregation > this blog uses cookies to save:

  • user session & to engage in other activities that are strictly necessary for the functioning of the same, for example in relation to the distribution of traffic 

  • navigation preferences & optimize the browsing experience. These cookies includes, for example, the language settings & the currency & the management of statistics by the owner of the site

Other types of cookies or third-party tools that might be used. Some of the services listed below collect aggregate statistical & may not require the consent or may be managed directly by the owner, depending on how described, without the help of third parties. If among the below-mentioned tools, there are services operated by third parties, these may trave user activity, even without the owner knowledge. For more detailed info, please consult the privacy policy of the listed services which allow you to make interactions with social networks or other external platforms directly from the pages of this Application. Interactions & info gained from this application are in any case subject to the User's privacy settings related to each social network. If an installed service interaction with social networks, it is possible that, even if the owner or the users do not use the service, the same social network might collect data about the pages in which it is installed.

+1 Button & social widgets to Google+ (Google Inc.) are services of interaction with the social network Google+, provided by Google Inc. Personal data collected: Cookie and data usage. Place of treatment: USA - Privacy Policy

Button &  social widgets Linkedin (LinkedIn Corporation) are services to interact with the social network Linkedin, provided by LinkedIn Corporation. Personal data collected: Cookie and data usage. Place of treatment: USA - Privacy Policy 

Like button & social widgets for Facebook (Facebook, Inc.) are services of interaction with Facebook, provided by Facebook, Inc., which might trace you even if I do not use the service. Personal data collected: Cookie and data usage. Place of treatment: USA - Privacy Policy

Tweet button & widgets to Twitter (Twitter, Inc.) are services to interact with Twitter, provided by Twitter, Inc., which might trace you even if I do not use the service. Personal data collected: Cookie and data usage. Place of treatment: USA - Privacy Policy

Google Analytics (Google Inc.) is a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google collects Personal Information under the purpose of evaluating the use of this application, to compile reports & share them with other services developed by Google. Google may use this personal information to contextualize & personalize the ads of its own advertising network. Personal data collected: Cookie & data usage. Place of treatment: USA - Privacy Policy

Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on enables you to prevent your data from being used by Google Analytics. If you want to opt out, download & install the add-on for your web browser. The Google Analytics opt out add-on is designed to be compatible with Chrome, Internet Explorer 8-11, Safari, Firefox & Opera. In order to function, the opt out add-on must be able to load & execute properly on your browser. For Internet Explorer, third-party cookies must be enabled. Learn more about the opt out & how to properly install the browser add-on here

Displaying content from external platforms.
These services allow you to view content hosted on external platforms directly from the pages of this application, & interact with them. Even in the case the Users do not use the service, it collects traffic data relating to the pages in which it is installed.
Widgets Video Youtube (Google Inc.) is a service of displaying video & contents run by Google Inc. that allows this application to integrate those contained within its pages. Personal data collected: Cookie and data usage. Place of treatment: USA - Privacy Policy

How can you check the installation of cookies? In addition to what is indicated in this policy, the user can manage your preferences for cookies directly from within your browser & prevent - for example - that third parties can install. Through your browser preferences you can also delete the cookies installed in the past, including the Cookie that is eventually saved the consent to the installation of Cookies by this website. It is important to note that disabling all Cookies, the operation of this site may be broken. You can find information about how to manage cookies in your browser to the following addresses: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari & Microsoft Windows Explorer
In the case of services provided by third parties, you can also exercise your right to oppose the tracking inquiring through the privacy policy of the third party, via the link to opt out, if explicitly provided, or contact the same.

Notwithstanding the above, the owner of this application informs that you may use Your Online Choices: Through this service you can manage preferences tracking of most of advertising. The owner, therefore, recommends that you use this resource in addition to the information provided in this policy document

Owner of the data: Paolo Brusa - Via Musinè 12, 10143 Torino (Italia), Since the installation of cookies & other tracking systems operated by third parties through the services used within this application can not be technically controlled by the Owner, any specific reference to Cookie & tracking systems installed by third parties should be considered indicative. For complete information, see the privacy policy of any third party service listed in this document. Given the objective complexity of the identification of technologies based on Cookies & their close integration with the operation of the web, users are invited to contact the owner to receive any further info on the use of cookies & any use of the same - for example, by a third party - made through this site.

Definitions & legal framework:

Personal Information (or data) are any information relating to an individual, identified or identifiable, even indirectly, by reference to any other information including a personal identification number 

Using data are information automatically collected by this application (or by third-party applications that use this application), including: IP addresses or domain names of the computers used by the users who connect with this application, the URI (Uniform Resource Identifier), the time of request, the method used to submit the request to the server, the file size obtained in response, the numerical code indicating the status of response from the server (successful, error , etc.) the country of origin, the features of the browser & operating system used by the visitor, the various time details per visit (for instance the time spent on each page) & the details about the path followed within this application, with particular reference to the sequence of  visited pages, the parameters related to the operating system & computer environment

User: any individual who uses this application, which might coincide with the involved person, or be approved by the same, & whose Personal Data are being processed 

Interested: natural or legal person to whom the Personal Information are related 

Data Processor (or Manager): natural person, legal person, public administration or any other body, association or organization designated by the Owner to the processing of Personal Data, as prepared by this privacy policy 

Data Controller (or owner): natural person, legal person, public administration or any other organization, association or organization that is competent, also jointly with another owner, for the decisions regarding the purposes & methods of processing the personal data & used tools, including the security profile, in relation to the operation & use of this application. The Data Controller, unless otherwise specified, is the owner of this application 

Application: hardware or software tool by which the Personal Information of users are collected 

Cookie: small piece of data stored within the user's device


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