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Privacy Policy of and

This Website collects some Personal Data from its Users, with the main purpose of sending a monthly newsletter and contacting the user when necessary.

This privacy statement has been updated on the basis of provisions of several legislations, including art. 13/14 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation).


For more details, read on below.


Owner and Data Controller: Leo Giannotti - Mercurion Hotspot

Owner contact email:


Types of data collected


Among the types of Personal Data that this Site collects, independently or through third parties, there are: email address, IP address, name and surname.

Complete details on each type of Personal Data collected are provided in the dedicated sections of this privacy policy or by specific explanatory texts displayed prior to the Data collection.
Personal Data may be freely provided by the User or, in the case of Usage Data, collected automatically when using this Website.
Unless otherwise specified, all the Data requested by this Website are mandatory and failure to provide it may make it impossible for this Website to provide its services. In cases where this Website expressly establishes that some Data are not mandatory, Users are free not to communicate such Data without consequences for the availability or operation of the Service.
Users who have doubts about which Personal Data are mandatory, are invited to contact the Owner.
Any use of Cookies - or other tracking tools - by this website or by the owners of third-party services used by this website has the purpose of providing the service requested by the User, in addition to any other purpose described in the this document and in the Cookie Policy, if available.

Users are responsible for the personal data of third parties obtained, published or shared through this website and confirm that they have the consent of the third party to provide the data to the owner.


Mode and place of data processing

Processing methods


The Data Controller adopts adequate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification or destruction of the Data.
Data processing is carried out by computer and / or IT tools, according to organizational procedures and methods strictly related to the purposes indicated. In addition to the Data Controller, in some cases, categories of employees involved in the organization of this Website (administrative, commercial, marketing, legal, system administrators) or external subjects (such as third parties) subjects suppliers of technical services may have access to the Data. , postal couriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communication agencies) also appointed, if necessary, as Data Processors by the Data Controller. The updated list of these subjects may be requested at any time from the Data Controller.


Legal basis of the processing


The Data Controller may process Personal Data relating to Users if one of the following conditions exists:

  • Users have given consent for one or more specific purposes. Note: in some legislations the Data Controller may be authorized to process Personal Data until the User objects to such processing ("opt-out"), without having to rely on consent or any other of the following legal bases. However, this does not apply whenever the processing of personal data is subject to European data protection law;

  • The provision of data is necessary for the execution of a contract with the user and / or for any pre-contractual obligations of the same;

  • The processing is necessary to fulfill a legal obligation to which the Data Controller is subject;

  • The processing is related to a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of public authority with which the Data Controller is invested;

  • The processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the Data Controller or by third parties.

In any case, the Data Controller will be happy to clarify the specific legal basis that applies to the processing, and in particular whether the provision of Personal Data is a legal or contractual requirement, or a requirement necessary to enter into a contract.


Place of data processing


The Data is processed at the Data Controller's operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved in the processing are located.

Depending on your location, data transfers may involve transferring your data to a country other than your own. To find out more about the place where such transferred Data is processed, Users can consult the section containing details on the processing of Personal Data.

Users also have the right to know the legal basis of data transfers to a country outside the European Union or any international organization governed by public international law or established by two or more countries, such as the United Nations, and on the measures security adopted by the Data Controller to safeguard their Data.

In the event of a transfer of this type, Users can find out more by checking the relevant sections of this document or inquire with the Data Controller using the information provided in the contact section.


Retention time


Personal data will be processed and stored for the time required by the purpose for which they were collected.


  • Personal Data collected for purposes related to the execution of a contract between the Owner and the User will be retained until the execution of this contract is completed.

  • The Personal Data collected for the purposes of the Data Controller's legitimate interests will be kept for the time necessary to fulfill these purposes. Users can find specific information regarding the legitimate interests pursued by the Data Controller in the relevant sections of this document or by contacting the Data Controller.

Whenever the User has given consent to such processing, the Data Controller may keep the Personal Data longer until such consent is revoked. Furthermore, the Data Controller may be obliged to keep Personal Data for a longer period whenever this is necessary for the fulfillment of a legal obligation or by order of an authority.

Once the retention period has expired, the Personal Data will be deleted. Therefore, the right of access, the right to erasure, the right to rectification and the right to data portability cannot be exercised after the retention period has expired.


The purposes of the processing


The User Data is collected to allow the Owner to provide its Services, as well as for the following purposes: Managing contacts and sending messages and Contacting the User.

Users can find further detailed information on these purposes of the processing and on the specific Personal Data used for each purpose in the respective 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:

  • Contact the user

  • Managing contacts and sending messages


User rights


Users can exercise certain rights with regard to their data processed by the Data Controller.

In particular, users have the right to do the following:

  • Withdraw consent at any time. Users have the right to withdraw consent where they have previously given their consent to the processing of their personal data.

  • Oppose the processing of their data. Users have the right to object to the processing of their data if the processing is carried out on a legal basis other than consent. Further details are provided in the dedicated section below.

  • Access their data. Users have the right to know if the Data is being processed by the Data Controller, to obtain communication regarding certain aspects of the processing and to obtain a copy of the Data being processed.

  • Verify and ask for rectification. Users have the right to verify the accuracy of their data and request its updating or correction.

  • Restrict the processing of your data. Users have the right, in certain circumstances, to restrict the processing of their data. In this case, the Data Controller will not process their data for any other purpose than for their conservation.

  • Delete or otherwise remove your personal data. Users have the right, in certain circumstances, to obtain the cancellation of their data by the owner.

  • Receive their data and transfer it to another controller. Users have the right to receive their data in a structured format, commonly used and readable by an automatic device and, if technically feasible, to transmit them to another data controller without any impediment. This provision is applicable provided that the Data are processed by automated means and that the processing is based on the User's consent, on a contract to which the User is a party or on pre-contractual obligations of the same.

  • File a complaint. The user can lodge a complaint with the competent personal data protection supervisory authority or act in court.


Details on the right to object to the processing


Where Personal Data are processed for a public interest, in the exercise of an official authority of which the Owner is invested or for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the Owner, Users can oppose this treatment by providing a reason relating to their particular situation. to justify the objection.

Users should be aware that, however, if their personal data are processed for direct marketing purposes, they can object to such processing at any time without providing any justification. To find out if the Data Controller processes data for direct marketing purposes, Users can refer to the respective sections of this document.


How to exercise these rights


Any requests to exercise the User's rights can be addressed to the Data Controller using the contact details provided in this document. These requests can be exercised free of charge and will be processed by the Data Controller as soon as possible and always within one month.


Learn more about data collection and processing


Legal action


The User's Personal Data may be used for legal purposes by the Data Controller in the Court or in the preparatory stages for any legal actions deriving from improper use of this Website or related Services.
The User declares to be aware that the Data Controller may be required to disclose Personal Data upon request of the public authorities.


Learn more about your personal data


At the request of the User, in addition to the information contained in this privacy policy, this Website may provide the User with additional and contextual information regarding specific Services, or the collection and processing of Personal Data.


System log and maintenance


For operation and maintenance purposes, this website and any third party service may collect files that record your interaction with this website (system logs) using other personal data (such as IP address) for this purpose.


Information not contained in this policy


More details regarding the collection or processing of Personal Data may be requested from the Data Controller at any time. Please see the contact information at the beginning of this document.


How "Do Not Track" requests are handled


This website does not support "Do Not Track" requests.
To determine if any of the third party services you use complies with "Do Not Track" requests, please read their privacy policies.


Changes to this privacy statement

The Owner reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time by notifying its Users on this page and possibly within this Website and / or - as far as technically and legally feasible - by sending a communication to Users via any contact information available to the Data Controller. We strongly recommend that you check this page often, referring to the date of the last modification indicated at the bottom.

If the changes affect the processing activities carried out on the basis of the User's consent, the Data Controller will collect a new consent from the User, where requested.

Definitions and legal references

Personal data (or data)

Any information that directly, indirectly or in connection with other information - including a personal identification number - allows for the identification or identifiability of a natural person.


Usage data


Information collected automatically through this website (or third party services used on this website), which may include: IP addresses, domain names of computers used by users who use this website, URI (Uniform Resource Identifier ), the time of the request, the method used to submit the request to the server, the size of the file received in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the server response (successful, error, etc.), the country of origin, the characteristics of the browser and the operating system used by the User, the various details of the time per visit (e.g. the time spent on each page within the Application) and the details on the path followed within the Application with particular reference to the sequence of pages visited and other parameters relating to the operating system of the device and / or the IT environment of the User.




The individual using this Website who, unless otherwise specified, coincides with the Data Subject.


Data subject


The natural person to whom the Personal Data refers.


Data processor (or data processor)


The natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body that processes Personal Data on behalf of the Data Controller, as described in this privacy statement.


Data controller (or owner)


The natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or together with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of Personal Data, including the security measures regarding the operation and use of this Site Web. The Data Controller, unless otherwise specified, is the owner of this website.


This website


The ways in which the User's Personal Data are collected and processed.




The service provided by this website as defined in the relative terms (if available) on this site / application.


European Union (or EU)


Unless otherwise specified, any reference to the European Union contained in this document is understood to include all current member states of the European Union and the European Economic Area.


Legal information


This privacy statement has been drawn up on the basis of provisions of multiple legislations, including art. 13/14 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation).


This privacy policy relates solely to this website, unless otherwise specified in this document.


Last updated: May 25, 2021





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