privacy and cookie policy – disclaimer is a PERSONAL BLOG about CULTURAL TRAVELLING TROUGHOUT ITALY, an ongoing project based in ITALY, owned by Patrizia Zampieri, who is also data controller.

What personal data I collect and why

1_ Data you voluntarily submit and that are essential to leave a comment, subscribe to comments, subscribe to the newsletter, send a contact or collaboration request:

  • name
  • email
  • website (optional)

2_Data that are automatically collected and are needed for

  • website maintenance and security
  • traffic overview
  • spam protection
  • visualize embedded content from other websites
  • social media interaction


When you leave a comment I collect the data shown in the comments form, and also your IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

Once published, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so the system can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

If you leave a comment you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for 1 year.

This site uses AKISMET ( as anti-spam plugin.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the GRAVATAR service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Comments will be manually approved; should any of them appear offensive, inappropriate or not in line with the purpose of this blog, will be ignored and deleted.


At present this site only uses TECHNICAL COOKIES by default WordPress, and has installed no analytics nor profiling cookies (with the exception of comments – see the previous paragraph – and embedded content – as explained in the following paragraph).

Browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. For information on how you can change the settings of your browser read .

This site has installed the following plugins:

  • RANK MATH to monitor SEO and optimize ranking on search engines
  • JETPACK limited to the side functions of post sharing on social media and traffic overview

This site currently hosts neither shop channels nor advertisement.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (for ex.: videos, posts, links, widgets, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Please, note that each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies that are to be checked in any case of doubt.

This website is not responsible for visitors’ voluntary conduct.


Service is provided by the publishing platform SUBSTACK .

Published content and media

All the published content and media displayed on this website is property of Patrizia Zampieri, and may not be copied, reproduced, or distributed without her written authorization.

Some pictures may at times be taken from sites considered of public dominion; should any problem occur concerning legal rights, please send me an email and they will be immediately removed.

Some other pictures may be displayed only under the author’s agreement.

Links to tourist boards and/or services are herein given for informational purposes only. This website takes no responsibility for any inappropriate use of them.

What rights you have over your data

If you have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided.

Comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

You may access anytime the personal information I have about you by submitting a request to

You may also request that I update or erase any of your personal data, with the only exception of data I am obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

No personal data will ever be disclosed to third parties.

I’ll respect your privacy and am committed to protecting it. The statement of this privacy policy only applies to this website.

Latest update on 10th August 2023