Privacy & Cookies Policy

  • The data controller is Centro di Ricerca per la Genomica Vegetale, Via San Protaso, 302, 29017 Fiorenzuola d’Arda, Piacenza.
  • Treatment of personal data related to web services of this website take place at the offices of Centro di Ricerca per la Genomica Vegetale and are handled by specifically appointed internal and external staff.
  • Personal information provided by users who contact the center via the website, are used only to respond to their requests and are communicated to third parties only if this is necessary for the fulfillment of the request. Personal data will be treated in paper or electronic format, for the time necessary to achieve the purposes for which they were collected. Specific security measures are taken to prevent data loss, illicit or incorrect and unauthorized access. Personal data will not be spread.
  • COOKIES INFORMATION - Vers.01 / July 2015
  • (According to Italian Law - Article 13 D.Lgs.196 / 2003 and Provv.08/05/2014)
  • What are cookies:
  • Cookies are small pieces of text (letters and / or numbers) that allow the web server to store on the client (browser) some information to be reused during the same visit to the website (session cookies) or later, even after several days (persistent cookies). Cookies are stored, according to user preferences from a single browser on the specific device being used (computer, tablet, smartphone). Similar technologies, such as, for example, web beacons, clear GIFs and all forms of local storage introduced with HTML5, can be used to gather information on user behavior and use of services. In the following paragraphs we will refer to cookies and similar technologies all by simply using the word "cookie".
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  • Preference management via the main navigation browser.
  • The user can decide whether to accept cookies using the settings on his browser (note that, by default, almost all web browsers are set to automatically accept cookies). The setting can be changed and specifically defined for different websites and web applications. Furthermore the best browsers allow you to define different settings for "first part" cookies and those of "third parties". Usually, the configuration of the cookies is performed by the "Preferences" menu, "Tools" or "Options". >Below there are links for cookie management using the major browsers:
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  • (it allows users to oppose the installation of the main cookie profiling)
  • (collection of the main legislative measures emanated by the Italian Privacy Guarantor)
  • For more information or to exercise the rights guaranteed by Art.7 of Italian Legislative Decree no. 196/2003 you may contact the data controller (Centro di Ricerca per la Genomica Vegetale) at the contacts published on this site.
  • Validity and update policies
  • This information regards the use of cookies, recognized at the date of preparation of the current version. The Owner periodically check the contents of this information, in order to keep it updated to technological and legal rules evolution.
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    The Genomics Research Centre holds a collection of more than one hundred barley mutants.

    Our contacts

    Genomics Research Centre
    Via S. Protaso, 302
    29017 Fiorenzuola d'Arda (PC) - ITALY
    +39 0523 983758
    +39 0523 983750
    How to find us

    We thank Renzo Alberici, Donata Pagani and Gianni Tacconi for setting up the picture collection.