The personal data made available by Consob on this website are published exclusively for the specific purposes established by law (in particular, transparency obligations, legal advertising, publicly available procedures). Anyone is prohibited from using such data for purposes other than those for which they were made public.

The consultation of this website involves the processing of personal data of the users accessing it, therefore the information reported below describes the methods of management of the website in reference to the processing of personal data of those browsing it.

This information is provided in compliance with European and national legislation regarding the protection of personal data.

The information is provided only for the CONSOB website and not for other websites that may be consulted by the user via links.

Following consultation of this website, data relating to identified or identifiable persons may be processed.

Data Controller

The data controller is CONSOB, the National Commission for Companies and the Stock Exchange, which has its registered office at via G.B. Martini n. 3 - 00198 Rome (Italy).

Data Protection Officer

The Data Protection Officer for CONOSB can be contacted at CONSOB (e-mail:;

Legal basis of the processing

Personal data are processed by CONSOB in the execution of its tasks of public interest or in any case connected to the exercise of its public powers and of the institutional functions attributed to it by current legislation.

Place of data processing

The processing of personal data connected to the web services of this site takes place at the CONSOB offices in Rome and Milan. They are carried out by authorised Commission staff.

No data deriving from the  web service is communicated or disseminated, except in aggregate form (website access statistics) and therefore anonymous.

Types of data processed

Browsing data

The computer systems and software procedures used to operate this website acquire, during their normal operation, some personal data whose transmission is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols.

This information is not collected to be associated with identified interested parties, but by their very nature could, through processing and association with data held by third parties, allow users to be identified.

This category of data includes the IP addresses or domain names of the computers used by users connecting to the site, the URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) addresses of the requested resources, the time of the request, the method used to submit the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in response, the numeric code indicating the status of the response given by the server (success, error, etc.) and other parameters relating to the operating system and the user's IT environment.

These data are only used to obtain anonymous statistical information on the use of the website and to be able to check its correct functioning; these data are deleted immediately after processing. The data could be used to ascertain responsibility in case of hypothetical computer crimes against the website: with the exception of this eventuality, the information collected on web contacts does not persist for more than the time strictly necessary for the aforementioned statistical processing.

Data provided voluntarily by the user - option of providing data

The personal data provided by users who request sending of informational material (bulletins, CD-ROMs, newsletters, annual reports, answers to questions, acts and measures, etc.) are used for the sole purpose of performing the service requested and are communicated to third parties only if this is necessary for this purpose based on the provisions of the law or regulation.

The optional, explicit and voluntary sending of e-mail messages to the addresses indicated on this website or through the Integrated System for External User involves the subsequent acquisition of the sender's address, necessary to respond to requests and any other personal data included in the message.

Apart from that specified for navigation data, the user is free to provide the personal data necessary to request the sending of informational material or other communications.

Failure to provide such data may make it impossible to obtain what is requested.


No personal user data is acquired by the website in this regard.

Cookies are text files that the servers of the websites visited can store in the memory of the devices used by the user (PC, smartphone, tablet). The information contained in the cookies is transmitted back to the servers when the user returns to visit the same sites.

This site uses the following cookies:

  • Session cookies - The use of so-called session cookies (which are not stored permanently on the user's computer and disappear when the browser is closed) is strictly limited to the transmission of session identifiers (consisting of random numbers generated by the server) necessary to allow safe and efficient exploration of the website.
  • Google Analytics - The CONSOB website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics uses cookies, text files deposited on users' computers to allow information on the usage behaviour of the website to be collected and analysed anonymously. This information is transmitted to Google, which processes it in order to prepare reports for operators regarding the activities of users on the website itself.
    The CONSOB site does not use (and does not allow third parties to use) the Google analysis tool to monitor or collect personal user identification information. Google does not associate users' IP addresses with any other data held by Google or attempt to link an IP address with the identity of a computer user.
    Further information on the privacy policy of Google Analytics can be found at the following addresses:

Processing methods

Personal data is processed by automated tools for the time strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which it was collected. Personal data may be disclosed to public entities based on the provisions of the law or regulations; personal data processed in the exercise of supervisory functions may also be transferred to foreign supervisory authorities to facilitate the performance of the related functions, according to the guarantees provided for by the Administrative Agreement signed for this purpose by CONSOB on June 7, 2019 and the data Protection Agreement between Consob and the PCAOB signed on June 1, 2023, found on the institutional website.

Rights of interested parties

Interested parties have the right to access personal data and the other rights recognised by the law (article 23, GDPR; art. 2 undecies, Legislative Decree n. 196/2003), subject to any limitations provided for by the law (articles 15-22 of the GDPR) such as the right to obtain the rectification or integration of data, the right to obtain the cancellation, transformation into anonymous form or blocking of those processed in violation of the law as well as the right to object in whole or in part, for legitimate reasons, to their processing. These rights can be asserted against the Data Controller: CONSOB, The National Commission for Companies and the Stock Exchange, via G.B.  Martini n. 3 - 00198 Rome - certified e-mail:, email:

The Data Protection Officer for CONSOB can be contacted at CONSOB (e-mail:;

Interested parties, if they consider that the processing that concerns them is carried out in violation of the law, may lodge a complaint with the Italian Data Protection Authority - Piazza di Monte Citorio, n. 121 - Rome.

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