Privacy Policy

The following Privacy Policy aims to describe the management methods of the website (hereinafter referred to as Rifugio Duca d’Aosta) concerning the processing of personal data of users/visitors who consult it, as prescribed by articles 13 and 14 of the European Regulation no. 679/2016 – General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

In Italy, this Regulation is integrated into the regulatory framework outlined by Legislative Decree 196/2003, which currently constitutes the reference standard for the processing of personal data. With the advent of the GDPR, the aforementioned standard is supplemented by new obligations and, in part, derogated (where not compatible with the new European regulation).

Rifugio Duca d’Aosta is committed to protecting the privacy of its Users/Visitors, in compliance with current regulations. When a User visits our website or contacts us, they entrust us with their information. The Privacy Policy allows the User to better understand what data we collect, why we collect it, and how we use this data.

Please read the definitions first

The following basic terms are used throughout the Privacy Policy, have specific meanings, and it is important to understand their significance.

  • Website” refers to the Duca d’Aosta refuge website located at and all content and services provided by the Duca d’Aosta refuge through/on the website.
  • Application” refers to this Website.
  • User”, “You” and “Your” refer to the individual person, company, or organization that has visited or is using the website.
  • Duca d’Aosta refuge”, “This Website” and “We” refer to
  • Content” refers to the content present or displayed through the website, including, for example, text, data, articles, images, photographs, graphics, software, applications, designs, features, and other materials available on the website or otherwise available through the service.
  • Data Controller”: the data controller for the data provided to this website is Mr. Gianluca Lancedelli, residing in Ronco, 32043 – Cortina d’Ampezzo – (BL). Email: info[at]

Types of Data Collected

Among the Personal Data collected by Rifugio Duca d’Aosta, either independently or through third parties, are: Email, Cookies, and Usage Data. Regarding cookies, we encourage the User to refer to our dedicated page on this website for more information.

Other Personal Data collected may be described in other sections of this Privacy Policy or through informative texts displayed at the time of the collection of such Data. Personal Data may be entered voluntarily by the User or collected automatically during the use of this Application.

The potential use of Cookies – or other tracking tools – by this Application or the third-party service providers used by this Application, unless otherwise specified, is for the purpose of identifying the User and recording their preferences for purposes strictly related to the provision of the service requested by the User. Failure by the User to provide certain Personal Data may prevent this Application from providing its services.

The User assumes responsibility for the Personal Data of third parties published or shared through this Application and guarantees that they have the right to communicate or disclose them, releasing the Owner from any liability to third parties.

Content from other websites

The pages of this website may include embedded content (such as videos, images, articles, etc.). Content embedded from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor had visited the other website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, integrate additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with them, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to those websites.

Methods and Location of Data Processing

Processing Methods

The Data Controller processes the Personal Data of Users by adopting appropriate security measures aimed at preventing unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction of Personal Data. Access to the Data may be available to Data Processors, such as employees involved in processing, or external parties providing services to the Data Controller, such as third-party technical service providers, postal couriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communication agencies. The updated list of these parties can always be requested from the Data Controller.


The Data is processed at the Data Controller’s operating offices unless otherwise specified in the rest of this document.


The Data is processed for the time necessary to perform the service requested by the User, or required for the purposes outlined in this document, and the User can always request the interruption of the Processing or the deletion of the Data.

Purposes of the Processing of Collected Data

The User’s Data is collected to allow the application to provide its services, as well as for the following purposes: address management and email sending, interaction with social networks and external platforms, content commenting, and statistics. The types of Personal Data used for each purpose are indicated in the specific sections of this document.

What personal data do we collect, and why do we collect it?

Contact Form

On our website, there are forms (see “Contact” page) designed to collect/receive information and feedback from users. Through these forms, we collect, but do not store, information such as name, email, and in some cases, phone numbers and/or addresses.
Such information is used to contact the sender and will not be sold or transferred to third parties for promotional use under any circumstances.

How We Use Your Information

Any information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
• To respond to your questions and requests sent through the contact form.
• The provided email address may be used to send you information, company news, updates, service information, etc.

Cookie and Privacy

Like most websites, this one uses cookies. By using our website, you agree to our Cookie Policy Cookie Policy.

Embedded content from other websites

Pages on this website may include embedded content (such as videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor had visited the other website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, integrate additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with them, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to those websites.

System Logs and Maintenance

For operation and maintenance purposes, this Application and any third-party services it uses may collect system logs, which are files that record interactions and may also contain Personal Data, such as the User’s IP address.

User Rights over their Data

The User can request the deletion of all personal data concerning them. This does not include data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes. The User can contact us at any time using the contact channels provided on the “Contact” page to seek clarification if deemed necessary.

Privacy: How we protect your Data

All personal information is kept safe and completely private. Your data remains confined within our databases and is not subject to sharing with third parties, except as required by law.

We want the User to feel confident using the site. Therefore, we are committed to protecting the collected information. While no site can guarantee absolute security due to the inherent challenges of online activities, this website implements technical, administrative, and physical measures to protect users’ personal data against unauthorized or unlawful access, unauthorized disclosure, and accidental loss, alteration, and destruction.

For example, data encryption technologies are used for information transfer. Firewalls and intrusion detection systems are also employed to prevent unauthorized access to user data and protect against potential hacker attacks. Despite these preventive measures, a website breach may still occur. In any case, the most sensitive information is never stored within this virtual space but at our office, except for data and documents transmitted to us using the refuge’s website.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

While most changes may be minor, Guide Dolomiti may alter this Privacy Policy in the future.
Guide Dolomiti will provide notification to users of substantial changes to this Privacy Policy through this website at least 30 days prior to the changes taking effect by posting a notice on the home page.
For changes to this Privacy Policy that do not affect user rights, we encourage visitors to check this page frequently, taking as a reference the last modified date indicated below.

Last update of this page: 22/11/2023