Processing of Personal Data – Informative Notices – Disclosure pursuant to EU Regulation 2016/679 (GDPR)

Drafted September 21, 2023

Save the Dogs and Other Animals, Via Vilfredo Pareto 36 – 20156 Milano,, as Data Controller, hereby acting through its President and legal representative pro tempore, informs that, pursuant to art. 13 EU Regulation n. 2016/679 (hereinafter, “GDPR”),your data will be processed as follows:


Personal data processed by the Data Controller include: (i) personal data (name, surname, age, sex, fiscal code number, residential or home address and contact details – telephone number, email address); (ii) bank and / or payment details.


Your personal data will be processed for the following purposes:

  • a) completion of all the phases connected to the donation and / or to the adhesion to the projects and specific appeals promoted by the Data Controller, including instrumental activities (eg communications on the payments, donation and statements of accounts);
  • b) compliance with internal administrative procedures and fulfillment of legal obligations or regulations in force in Italy (eg communication to the Revenue Agency – for the preparation of pre-compiled income tax returns – of personal data and related to donations made, pursuant to the Italian DM Economics and Finance 30,01,2018 – this applies to Italian taxpayers only);
  • c) the sending of informative, promotional and fundraising communications relating to the activities and initiatives of SAVE THE DOGS AND OTHER ANIMALS, with appropriate personalization according to the interests and preferences expressed by participating in our initiatives.

The provision of data for the purposes referred to in previous points a) and b) are necessary to ensure, respectively, the execution of contractual relationships and compliance with internal administrative procedures, fulfillment of legal obligations or regulations in force in Italy.

The donor / supporter can ask at any time to stop receiving this type of communication or to receive all communications, excluding the personalization filter.


The processing of your personal data is carried out with reference to the operations indicated in art. 4 n. 2 of the GDPR, namely: collection, registration, organization, storage, consultation, processing, modification, selection, extraction, comparison, use, interconnection, blocking, communication, cancellation and destruction of data. Your personal data are subjected to both paper and electronic processing, including automated processing, in order to guarantee the security and confidentiality of data in accordance with current legislation, inspired by the principles of fairness and lawfulness of data treatment.


The personal data processed may be known only by personnel specifically in charge of processing operations and may be disclosed:

  • a) to the banking institutions that will process the data for the purposes related to the management of the means of payment;
  • b) to third parties to whom communications and other processing activities are entrusted (eg personal data communicated to third party suppliers for the sending of the magazine or other paper material, for the management of phone calls, e-mails or phone messages), or to the communication of data that is necessary to comply with laws or regulations (administrative obligations), or to organize and coordinate particular initiatives promoted to make known the activities of the association.

Personal data will not be disclosed for other purposes or, even less, disseminated.


You can exercise at any time the rights referred to in art. 15 GDPR and precisely:

  • to have access to your personal data;
  • to obtain the rectification, integration, cancellation or the limitation of processing of your data ;
  • to oppose the processing of your data;
  • to withdraw the authorization, where allowed: the withdrawal of authorization does not affect the lawfulness of the treatment based on the authorization granted before the revocation;
  • to know the updated list of data controllers;
  • to propose a complaint to the supervisory authority (“Privacy Guarantor”);

addressing a request to SAVE THE DOGS AND OTHER ANIMALS, Via Vilfredo Pareto 36 20156 Milan (Italy), or at the e-mail address info@savethedogs.eu.

The following applies to Italian taxpayers only:
You may also object to transmission to the Italian Revenue Agency of personal data relating to donations made – for the preparation of pre-compiled income tax returns – pursuant to the Italian DM economy and finances 30,01,2018 – by sending it to the e-mail address
opposizioneutilizzoerogazioniliberali@agenziaentrate.it or by fax to 06 50762650, or to the e-mail address info@savethedogs.eu.

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Via Pareto 36, 20156 Milan (Italy)

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