Privacy Policy

Our privacy policy

We want to ensure that our website delivers the best possible experience for everyone who visits, donates to our organization, and contacts us in any way.  When we collect information and use third-parties that collect information, the purpose is always improving your experience. We know that ensuring you have a positive experience means ensuring that we are protecting your privacy.  

We want to make sure that you have the information you need to understand how your information is used when you visit our website, by Source International and by third parties that we use to make the experience better.  

This privacy policy will explain how our organization uses the personal data we collect from you when you visit our website, in compliance with Legislative Decree 196/2003 (Privacy Law).  It also covers information that you voluntarily supply when you contact Source International. 

- What data do we collect?
- How do we collect your data?
- How will we use your data?
- How do we store your data?
- Marketing
- What are your data protection rights?

- What are cookies?
- How do we use cookies?
- What types of cookies do we use?
- How to manage cookies
- Privacy policies of other websites
- Changes to our privacy policy
- How to contact us

What data do we collect?

Our Company collects the following data:

Data provided expressly by the user:

If you choose to share personal information when you contact us through an online form, an email address provided on this site, or sign up for our e-mailing list, we collect, store, and use the address and any other personal data necessary to respond and perform requested service or provide the requested information.  

We do not share this information with any third parties, other than those that provide us with services such as for hosting email and mailing lists.

Employment data:

If you have submitted personal information in an application such as contact information, name, address, or resume/CV, it will be stored like other data provided by users, and is strictly private. This information will not be used for any reason other than to assess your qualifications in regards to employment or volunteer work.

Navigation data:

Source International does not acquire any personally identifying information from you when you visit the site, unless you voluntarily choose to.

As is typical for organizations with websites, we gather IP and anonymous statistical information to improve our website by making it easier to use and to ensure that the website is functioning correctly.  In order to guarantee that the IT system that hosts the site is functioning properly, the IPs and URLs of the navigator’s origin are stored.  This data could also be used to ascertain responsibility in case of hypothetical computer crimes against the site.  Information such as the website that referred you to us, the type of device you used, the pages you visited, and the date and time of your visit are collected in an aggregate to improve your experience. No personal data deriving from browsing the web service is communicated or disclosed to third parties.

How do we collect your data?

You directly provide Source International with most of the data we collect. We collect data and process data when you:

1. Voluntarily submit a message or sign up for our mailing list.
2. Use or view our website via your browser’s cookies.

Some pages of our website involve third party functionality such as YouTube videos and social media functionality. These third parties may capture data about interactions with them using cookies.  Source International does not have any control over the cookies that these websites use, but you can learn how to disable them below. Doing so may impair some of the website’s functionality.

How will we use your data?

Source International collects your data so that we can:

- Email you information about our news, services, new opportunities
- Read and respond to messages you send through our contact form or to our email addresses
- Securely process donations 
- Fulfill obligations connected to the tasks assigned to Source International, as well as to civil, accounting, fiscal and public security regulations, to the administrative management of relationship and the obligations in any case related to the economic activity of the Company.

How do we store your data?

We are very serious about the security of any information you share with us. The services we use to store your information are encrypted and GDPR compliant to ensure its security. Personal data is processed with automated and paper-based tools for the time strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which they were collected and in compliance with legal provisions. Personal data is processed according to principles of correctness, lawfulness and transparency.

The data controller is Source International.


Source International would like to send you information about the work that we do, services of ours, and opportunities that we think you might like. 

If you have agreed to receive our emails or any form of marketing, you may always opt out at a later date.  You have the right at any time to stop Source International from contacting you for marketing purposes.  If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please click here.

What are your data protection rights?

Source International would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

The right to access – You have the right to request Source International for copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.  You also have the right to obtain confirmation of the existence or otherwise of personal data, to know the origin of the data, as well as the logic and purposes of the treatment of data.  

The right to rectification – You have the right to request that Source International correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request Source International to complete the information you believe is incomplete. 

The right to erasure – You have the right to request that Source International erase your personal data, under certain conditions. 

The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that Source International restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions. 

The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to Source International’s processing of your personal data, under certain conditions. 

The right to data portability – You have the right to request that Source International transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.  If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at


What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information. A cookie cannot retrieve any other data from the user's hard drive or transmit computer viruses or acquire email addresses. Each cookie is unique to the user's web browser. When you visit our website, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology. In this document the term "cookies" refers to both cookies, properly so called, and all similar technologies.  For further information, visit

How do we use cookies?

We want our website to be a valuable resource for our visitors. We use cookies in order to improve your experience on our website. We use cookies to analyze trends, ensure site functionality, administer donation forms, track users’ navigation, and gather basic demographic information to understand our user base as a whole. We also use third-party services that use their own cookies, including YouTube to show videos of our work, and social media websites.

What types of cookies do we use?

There are a number of different types of cookies, however, our website uses: 

System cookies:

This site uses cookies to guarantee the user a better browsing experience; these cookies are essential for the correct use of the site. You can disable these cookies from the browser by following the instructions in the dedicated paragraph, but you will compromise your experience on the site and we will not be able to answer for the malfunctions. 

Google Analytics:

Google Analytics is an analysis tool from Google that helps website and app owners understand how visitors interact with the content they own. You can use a set of cookies to collect information and generate website usage statistics without Google's individual identification of individual visitors. In addition to generating reports on website usage statistics, the Google Analytics pixel tag can be used, along with some advertising cookies described above, to enable us to show more relevant results in Google properties (such as Google Search) and throughout the web. To prevent the storage of the aforementioned cookies, you can follow the procedure at:

Third-party cookies:

When we include services on our website to play media and connect to social media, these platforms use their own cookies on our website.   

YouTube (Google):

Google uses cookies to measure how often their services are used, responses to advertisements, and tailor its content to users. For more information, visit 


Facebook uses cookies to offer users sharing and "like" features. For more information, visit


PayPal uses cookies to improve performance, provide extra functionalities, and serve relevant and targeted ads. For more information, visit

Duration of Cookies

Cookies have a duration dictated by the expiry date (or by a specific action such as closing the browser) set at the time of installation. 

Cookies can be:

- Temporary or Session Cookies: they are used to store temporary information, allow you to link the actions performed during a specific session and are removed from the computer when the browser is closed
- Permanent or Persistent Cookies: they are used to store information, such as the login name and password, so as to prevent the user having to enter them again each time they visit a specific site. These remain stored in the computer even after closing the browser. 

Source International uses a combination of session and persistent cookies, and third parties on the website may use a combination of session and persistent cookies.

How to manage cookies

You can set your browser to not accept cookies, and tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result. 

This site keeps track of the user’s consent through a specific technical cookie, which the Privacy Guarantor considers to be a “not particularly invasive” tool.  You can deny your consent or modify it at any time.  If you have already given your consent but want to change the cookie permissions, you can delete them through your browser.  If you wish to do so, you can learn how to clear cookies already on your browser, and modify your preferences on your specific browser at  Additionally, privacy preferences for third-party websites will need to be modified through your browser, as Source International cannot control third-party cookies.

Privacy policies of other websites

The Source International website contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

Changes to our privacy policy

Source International keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 29 November 2019.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about Source International’s privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us. Email us at: