Privacy Policy of

This Application uses cookies only to improve the user interface; it also collects some Personal Data from the applicants to the International Piano Competition.

Data controller
Associazione Musicale Massarosa, Via Vittoria Manzoni 45, 55054 Massarosa (LU)

Types of Data collected

Cookies are collected automatically when using this Application.
Any use of Cookies – or of other tracking tools – by this Application or by the owners of third party services used by this Application, unless stated otherwise, serves to identify Users and remember their preferences, for the sole purpose of providing the service required by the User. A detailed list of cookies used can be seen at the bottom of this page.

User Login information
this information is supplied by the user at the moment of asking from the site a User Login, which is necessary to fill in the Application Form.

  • User Name
  • Email
  • Password

Application form:

  • (*) First Name
  • (*) Last Name
  • (*) Date of Birth 
  • (*) Country of birth
  • Phone number (cellular and home)
  • Address
  • Country of residence
  • State
  • Province
  • ZIP/Postal code
  • Information relative to the current teacher: name, address, phone number
  • Curriculum: it is a free text supplied by the applicant
  • (*) Pieces to be played during the 3 phases of the competition: they are 3 free texts supplied by the applicant abd they contain the composer name and the title of the pieces that the applicant shall play during the Eliminatory, Semifinal and Final tests.
  • (*) Photo of the applicant: a high resolution photo to be uesd for printing ths Comopetition program
  • ID document of the applicant: a photo of the applicant’s ID document
  • authorisation of parents in case of minor applicant. It is the ophoto of a document, soigned by the applicant’s parents, authorizing the applicant to take part to the competition. It is required only if the applicant is less than 18 years old.

NB: the fields marked with (*) are printed on the Competition’s program, which is distributed to the public. The applicants explicitely authorize the print and distribution of this information to the public.
The Personal Data is freely provided by the User, and Failure to provide certain Personal fata may make it impossible the admission of the applicant to the Competition. 
The User assumes responsibility for the Personal Data of third parties published or shared through this Application and declares to have the right to communicate or broadcast them, thus relieving the Data Controller of all responsibility.

Mode and place of processing the Data
Method of processing
The Data Controller processes the Data of Users in proper manner and shall take appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification or unauthorized destruction of the Data.
The Data processing is carried out using computers and/or IT enabled tools, following organizational procedures and modes strictly related to the purposes indicated. In addition to the Data Controller, in some cases, the Data may be accessible to certain types of persons in charge, involved with the operation of the site (administration, sales, marketing, legal, system administration) or external parties (such as third party technical service providers, mail carriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communications agencies) appointed, if necessary, as Data Processors by the Owner. The updated list of these parties may be requested from the Data Controller at any time.

The Data is processed at the Data Controller’s operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved with the processing are located. For further information, please contact the Data Controller.

Conservation Time
The Data is kept for the time necessary to provide the service requested by the User, or stated by the purposes outlined in this document, and the User can always request the Data Controller for their suspension or removal.

The use of the collected Data
The Data concerning the User is collected to allow the Application to provide its services, as well as for the following purposes: Analytics, Contacting the User and Registration and authentication.
The Personal Data used for each purpose is outlined in the specific sections of this document.
Detailed information on the processing of Personal Data
Personal Data is collected for the following purposes and using the following services:
Contacting the User
Registration and authentication
Additional information about Data collection and processing

Legal Action
The User’s Personal Data may be used for legal purposes by the Data Controller, in Court or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising from improper use of this Application or the related services.
Additional Information about User’s Personal Data
In addition to the information in this privacy policy, this Application may provide the User with contextual information concerning particular services or the collection and processing of Personal Data.

System Logs and Maintenance
For operation and maintenance purposes, this Application and any third party services may collect files that record interaction with this Application (System Logs) or use for this purpose other Personal Data (such as IP Address).

Information not contained in this policy
More details concerning the collection or processing of Personal Data may be requested from the Data Controller at any time at its contact information.

The rights of Users
Users have the right, at any time, to know whether their Personal Data has been stored and can consult the Data Controller to learn about their contents and origin, to verify their accuracy or to ask for them to be supplemented, cancelled, updated or corrected, or for their transformation into anonymous format or to block any data held in violation of the law, as well as to oppose their treatment for any and all legitimate reasons. Requests should be sent to the Data Controller at the contact information set out above.
This Application does not support “do not track” requests.
To understand if any of the third party services it uses honor the “do not track” requests, please read their privacy policies.

Changes to this privacy policy
The Data Controller reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time by giving notice to its Users on this page. It is strongly recommended to check this page often, referring to the date of the last modification listed at the bottom. If a User objects to any of the changes to the Policy, the User must cease using this Application and can request the Data Controller to erase the Personal Data. Unless stated otherwise, the then-current privacy policy applies to all Personal Data the Data Controller has about Users.
Information about this privacy policy
The Data Controller is responsible for this privacy policy.

Cookies in detail:

Cookie Types Cookie Names Essential to site operation Purpose
Website PHPSESSID Yes Identifies your current web session to our server. It is set upon your arrival to our site and deleted when you leave. It holds no personally identifiable information.
Google Analytics _utma
No These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where vistors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.


Yes These cookies are required by our  software (wordpress) and hold no personally identifiable information.
Website qtrans_front_language Yes Language (italian  / english)  used visiting the site.


Last revision: 10 June 2021