Privacy Policy

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(Last updated: 05th Mar 2023)

Privacy Policy

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Protecting Personal Data: A Guide to GOonNET


GOonNET, through its website, is committed to ensuring the protection of personal data. The Data Protection Officer (DPO) is responsible for overseeing this process and is available to answer any questions regarding the processing of personal data. You can reach the DPO by emailing [email protected].

What is Personal Data Processing?

Personal data processing refers to any operation or series of operations performed on personal data or sets of personal data. This includes activities such as collection, storage, modification, extraction, communication, and destruction.

Personal Data Processed by GOonNET

GOonNET processes the following personal data:

Navigation Data

During normal operation, our website collects certain personal data through the use of internet communication protocols. This includes information such as IP addresses, requested resources, and server response codes. The purpose of collecting this data is to monitor the website’s functioning, and identify anomalies or abuses. This data is deleted immediately after processing and is only used to ascertain responsibility in the event of a potential computer crime.

Interaction with Social Media

GOonNET does not store third-party cookies from social media platforms. If you click on any social media links, the social media platform will ask if you want to store their cookies.

Data Provided Voluntarily

If you use certain services on GOonNET (such as promotions that allow you to request domain names for third parties), personal data may be processed by third parties. In this case, you are the independent data controller and are responsible for ensuring that the processing of this personal data is based on a suitable legal basis, such as the consent of the interested party. If you provide or process personal data of third parties, you guarantee that you have the proper legal basis for doing so.

Data Privacy and Processing in Domain Name Management

Transparency is key when it comes to the protection of personal data. only processes the personal data necessary to provide the domain name management service, unless otherwise specified by a suitable legal basis. Providing personal data is optional, but necessary for the service to be provided.

Sharing Personal Data

Personal data of the domain name holder may be shared with third parties for purposes related to the service. This sharing is necessary for the use of the service and justified under current privacy laws. By signing up for the service, you accept that some of your personal data may be communicated to registrants.

Responsibilities of the Data Controller

If you provide with personal data of third parties involved in the processing, you become the independent data controller and assume all obligations and responsibilities under the law. You also indemnify against any disputes or claims that may arise from the processing of third-party personal data.

Public WHOIS Database

For the improvement of the service, the data will be published on the public WHOIS database. The domain name may also be published on the WHOIS databases of relevant authorities, but has no control over their use of the data.

Protection of Personal Data is committed to protecting your personal data and will not publish it on the WHOIS database.

Traffic Data: Understanding the Information We Collect handles traffic data for the purpose of transmitting communications through the electronic network. In accordance with the Legislative Decree 30 May 2008, n. 109, these data include:

    • IP address and e-mail address of the sender
    • IP address and fully qualified domain name of the email exchanger host for SMTP technology or other technology used for transmission of communication
    • IP address and e-mail address of the recipient of the communication
    • IP address and fully qualified domain name of the email exchanger host responsible for delivering the message
    • IP address used by the recipient to receive or access the e-mails
    • Date and time of user connection and disconnection to the e-mail service, as well as IP address used
    • Internet service used stores and processes these data to provide the service and fulfill legal obligations, such as investigating and preventing crimes.


Cookies Policy: Understanding the Use of Cookies on Our Site

Cookies are small text files that websites send to your computer or mobile device to record your preferences and actions. These text files are then re-transmitted to the website during your next visit. With cookies, a website can remember your language preference, font size, login data, and other display settings, so you don’t have to enter them again.

Cookies can also be used for computer authentication, session monitoring, and tracking user activity. During navigation, you may also receive cookies from third-party websites. Some operations may not be possible without cookies, which are sometimes technically necessary for the functioning of a site.

There are different types of cookies, depending on their characteristics and functions. Session cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser, while persistent cookies remain on your device until a set deadline.

According to Italian law, consent is not always required for the use of cookies. Technical cookies, such as those used for transmitting communication or providing a requested service, do not require consent. These cookies include:

Analytics cookies for collecting information on the number of users and site visits
Browsing or session cookies for site authentication.
Functional cookies for improving the service provided by the site.
On the other hand, profiling cookies, which create user profiles and send advertising messages based on user preferences, require user consent.

Note: Disabling technical or functional cookies may affect the availability or proper functioning of the site. If you leave a comment on our site, we will save your name, email, and website in cookies for a year for your convenience. We may also set temporary cookies to determine if your browser accepts cookies during login, which will be discarded when you close your browser.

In summary, cookies help to enhance your experience on our website by remembering your preferences and actions. However, you always have the option to disable cookies if you prefer.

Cookies and their Uses on Our Sites

Our sites use cookies to make your experience easier and more tailored to your interests and needs. Cookies also help us improve our sites by providing us with anonymous, aggregate statistics about how our users interact with our site.

Necessary Cookies

These cookies are crucial for the proper functioning of our sites. They enable you to browse our sites and access its features, such as saving your progress during a single session. These cookies do not collect any personal information about you. If you choose to disable these cookies, some parts of the site may not perform optimally.

Performance Cookies

Performance cookies assist us in understanding how users interact with our site. They provide information about the pages visited, the time spent on the site, and any issues encountered, such as error messages. This information is used to improve the overall performance of our sites. All data collected is anonymous.

Functionality Cookies

Functionality cookies allow our sites to remember your preferences, such as your username, language, and region. They also enable you to access features such as videos, games, and social tools like blogs and forums. These cookies may collect personal information, such as your username or profile picture, which will be transparently shared with you. If you choose to disable these cookies, the site’s performance and functionality may be impacted, and access to its content may be limited.

Targeting/Advertising Cookies

These cookies show you content that is relevant to your interests and preferences. They may be used to show targeted ads or limit the number of times you see an ad. They also help us measure the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns. We may share information about the websites you have visited with third-party agencies and advertisers. Most targeting/advertising cookies track users through their IP address and may collect some personally identifiable information.

Third-Party Cookies

Our site may also use cookies from third-party sites or web servers. These third-party cookies are used for the purposes of the third party and may include profiling cookies. These third parties are independent data controllers and are responsible for providing information and obtaining consent for their cookies. For more information about these cookies, please refer to the third-party’s privacy policy.

Transparency on Cookies

We make an effort to track the cookies on our site and regularly update a table of cookies sent by our site and their purposes. For cookies sent by third-party service providers, we do not have control over their characteristics or purposes. However, we demand responsibility from these third parties to provide information and obtain user consent. If the user does not wish to receive any type of cookie on his or her computer, either from the site or from others, he can increase the privacy protection level of his browser through the appropriate function.

Cookie Settings: A Guide to Personalization

Making a choice about the reception of profiling cookies is within your control. This means that not authorizing specified cookies will not impact the functioning of the site. To block or delete technical and functional cookies, use the specific functions of your browser.

Important Note

Please note that disabling technical cookies may make it difficult to access and view site contents, as well as avail the related services. Inhibiting functional cookies could also result in limited access to site services and manual data input with each visit.

Cookie Management

The site will record your cookie preferences, however, in some cases, the cookie may not work properly. To ensure proper functionality, we recommend deleting unwanted cookies and disabling them through your browser’s settings.

Device Considerations

Keep in mind that cookie preferences will be reset if you switch devices or browsers.

Browser Settings for Cookies

Most internet browsers accept cookies automatically, but you can change this setting to block or receive notifications about cookies being sent to your device. Check the manual or help screen of your browser for guidance on how to adjust settings. Disabling cookies we use may impact your site experience, causing difficulties in accessing certain areas or receiving personalized information.

Managing Cookies through Your Browser

You can choose which proprietary cookies to authorize through the appropriate procedure on this page. Additionally, you can authorize, block, or delete cookies through your browser’s specific functions. Make sure that each browser on each device reflects your cookie preferences.

For more information on how to set preferences on the use of cookies through your browser, you can consult the instructions:

More specific information

Session / temporary: These cookies are deleted from your device when you leave the website.

Permanent / persistent: These cookies are not deleted from your device when you leave the website. They remain on your device for a longer period of time.

Processing Purposes

At, we aim to carry out the following treatments with your specific consent, where required:

  • Services and User Profile Management
  • To provide you with the requested services and manage your user profile created during the service provision.
  • Browsing and Consultation
    To allow you to browse and consult the websites.
  • Customer Support
    To respond to your requests for assistance or information received via email, telephone, or chat through the “Contact Us” page on our website.
  • Legal Obligations
    To fulfill our legal, accounting, and tax obligations.
  • Direct Marketing
    To carry out direct marketing via email for services similar to those you have signed up for, unless you have previously objected. This is to promote products or services that you may be interested in, based on our legitimate interest.
  • Market Studies and Improvement
    To conduct market studies, researches, and market statistics, send advertising materials, commercial information, or surveys via email, text message, or through social media pages to improve our service (customer satisfaction).
  • Personalized Business Proposals
    To make personalized business proposals based on your purchases or interests. This means that if you’re a retailer, you’ll receive commercial offers for retailers, or if you have searched for information about certain services, you’ll receive related offers, or based on your service usage, you’ll receive targeted communications from
Legal Basis for Processing

The processing for the purposes mentioned in points 1, 2, and 3 (Services, Browsing and Consultation, and Customer Support) is based on art. 6 (1) (b) of the Regulation and is necessary for the provision of the contracted services. Provision of personal data for these purposes is optional but failure to do so will result in the inability to activate the required services.
The processing for marketing purposes mentioned in point 5 (Direct Marketing) and for communication to third parties mentioned in point 7 (Personalized Business Proposals) is based on your consent, as per art. 6 (1) (a) of the Regulation. This is optional and doesn’t affect the use of services.
The treatment for email marketing mentioned in point 5 (Direct Marketing), based on our legitimate interest, as per art. 6.1.f of the Regulation, to promote our products or services to you in a context where you can reasonably expect such treatment. You can object to this treatment at any time.
If you wish to oppose the processing of your data for marketing purposes, you can do so by email or by sending a request through the mechanism provided in the footer of commercial emails. The profiling treatment based on our legitimate interest, as per art. 6.1.f of the Regulation, to personalize our commercial communications, to which you can object at any time.