privacy and cookie policy – disclaimer

ITALIA CITTÀ d’ARTE blog is based in Florence (ITALY).

What personal data we collect and why

Name, email, website, cookies, usage data and others that are necessary to the following purposes:

  • subscribe as follower (no newsletter)
  • leave a comment and/or subscribe to comments
  • submit a contact form
  • website analytics
  • website maintenance and security
  • visualize embedded content from other websites
  • affiliate partnership and branded content


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

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.

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

Comments will be manually approved; should any of them appear offensive or inappropriate, will be deleted.


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 one year.

Browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies ( ).

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’ conduct.

All the content displayed on this website is property of Patrizia Zampieri, and may not be copied, reproduced, or distributed without written authorization. Some pictures may at times be taken from sites considered of public dominion; should any problem occur concerning legal rights, please send us an email and they will be immediately removed.

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

Analytics and Safety

The following plugins have been installed:

RANK MATH for SEO and analytics ( with access to GOOGLE ANALYTICS 


JETPACK ( for maintenance and security

AKISMET ( as anti-spam tool.

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 to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting it. No personal data are disclosed to third parties.

Comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Last update on 15th Nov. 2021