This page describes how the website operates and is managed with regard to the processing of the personal data of the users who consult it and use its services. The information is provided pursuant to art. 13 of EU Regulation no. 679/2016 (“General Data Protection Regulation” or “Regulation”) to those who interact with web services, accessible electronically from the address information is provided only for the website (“Site”) and not for other websites that may be consulted through the hyperlinks that may be contained in the pages of the Site and for which ERICSSON TELECOMUNICAZIONI S.p.a. is not responsible.

1. The Data Controller

Following consultation of this site, data relating to identified or identifiable persons may be processed. The data controller for the processing of your personal data is ERICSSON TELECOMUNICAZIONI S.p.A. (ERICSSON), established in VIA ANAGNINA 203, Roma 00118, Italy, VAT number: IT00886171008,

2. Place and principles of data processing

The processing connected to the web services of this site takes place at the headquarters of Data Controller or at the offices of the suppliers who support the Controller. Personal data shall not be transmitted abroad to Countries or International Organisations not based on the European Union, which countries or organisations are incapable of providing an adequate level of protection, as per art. 45 GDPR, in accordance with a decision regarding adequacy issued by the EU Commission. If required for provision of the Site’s services, transfer of personal data to non-EU Countries or International Organisations, in respect of which the Commission has issued no decision regarding adequacy as per art. 45 GDPR, shall take place only in the presence of adequate guarantees provided by the addressee Country or Organisation, as per art. 46 GDPR, on condition furthermore that the subjects concerned effectively enjoy rights to seek judicial remedy and to appeal. In the absence of a decision regarding adequacy issued by the Commission, pursuant to art. 45 GDPR, or in the absence of adequate guarantees pursuant to art. 46 GDPR, including binding corporate rules, transfer abroad is conditional upon efficacy of one of the terms set forth in art. 49 GDPR. The data collected during use are processed, exclusively by authorized persons, with automated and non-automated means, and for the time necessary to achieve the purposes for which they were collected. In order to prevent the loss of data, as well as unlawful or incorrect use thereof, specific security measures are implemented to ensure confidentiality and to avoid illegitimate access by third parties or unauthorized personnel, in accordance with legal obligations.

3 Types of data processed

3.1 Navigation data

The computer systems and software procedures used to operate the website acquire, during their normal operation, some personal data whose transmission is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols. The information above is not collected to be associated with identified data subjects, but which by their very nature could, through processing and association with data held by third parties, allow Users to be identified. This category of data includes IP addresses or domain names of computers used by users connecting to the site, the URIs (Uniform Resource Identifiers) of resources requested, the time of the request, the method used to submit the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in reply, the numerical code indicating the status of the response from the server (successful, error, etc..) and other parameters regarding the user’s operating system and IT environment. This data is used only to obtain anonymous statistical information on the use of the site and to check its correct functioning.

4. Cookies


Cookies are a kind of “memorandum”, short “lines of text” containing information that can be saved on a user’s computer when the browser (e.g. Chrome or Internet Explorer) calls up a certain website. Thanks to cookies, the server sends information that will be re-read and updated each time the user returns to that site. In this way, the website can automatically adapt to the user, improving the browsing experience.


Cookies are used for different purposes, have different characteristics, and can be used both by the Controller of the site you are visiting, and by third parties.

Cookies are mainly used for:

  • improving the user’s navigation experience on by, for example, storing information on specific configurations for users accessing servers;
  • providing the operator of the site with information on user browsing, obtaining statistical data on the use of the site and improving navigation;

These cookies are necessary to allow:

  • navigation and use of the website;
  • navigation based on a set of selected criteria (e.g. cookie consent) in order to improve the service provided to the user.

They are essential to navigate within the site, using all its features. The installation of cookies does not require the user’s consent, but only carries the obligation to inform users of their use.

Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in. Note that for the purpose of SPIDER website this kind of cookies are provisioned only to enable an embedded previews of Tweets from Twitter social channel dedicated to SPIDER. The SPIDER website does not plan to integrate and support any preference for language or region.

Statistics cookies are designed to create anonymous user profiles and are used to analyse the flow of navigation on the Site. Cookies other than the necessary ones indicated above are installed or activated only following the consent given by users the first time they visit the site. Consent can be expressed by interacting with the brief information banner on the landing page of the site, according to the procedures indicated in that banner. A record of this consent is kept for subsequent visits. The user always has the possibility of revoking all or part of the consent given.


Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers. Note that for the purpose of SPIDER website this kind of cookies are provisioned only to enable an embedded previews of Tweets from Twitter social channel dedicated to SPIDER. The SPIDER website does not plan to integrate any marketing advertisement.


The website uses the following cookies:


Name Provider Purpose Expiry Type
Stores the user's cookie consent state for the current domain
1 year
HTTP Cookie

Preferences (1)

Name Provider Purpose Expiry Type
Remember the user's selected language version of a website

Statistics (3)

Name Provider Purpose Expiry Type
Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
2 years
HTTP Cookie
Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate
1 day
HTTP Cookie
Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
1 day
HTTP Cookie

Marketing (1)

Name Provider Purpose Expiry Type
Sets a unique ID for the visitor, that allows third party advertisers to target the visitor with relevant advertisement. This pairing service is provided by third party advertisement hubs, which facilitates real-time bidding for advertisers.
Pixel Tracker
  • As shown in the table, the site uses third-party cookies, installed by entities other than Data Controller, whose installation requires your consent, recorded when the “OK” button on the banner is clicked. In the absence of such consent, they will not be installed. Below are the links to third party notices where you can express your consent to the installation of these cookies; note that if you do not make any choice and decide to continue navigating within this website, you consent to the use of only necessary (1) cookies.

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5 Purpose of the processing

The personal data collected will be processed specifically and solely in relation to the purposes of management of the site.

6 Rights of data subjects

We inform you that as a data subject you have the right to obtain from the Data Controller:

Right of access: (Article 15 of the Regulation)
confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning you are being processed, and, where that is the case, the right to obtain, among other things, access to your personal data and information regarding the purposes of the processing, the categories of personal data concerned and the recipients or categories of recipient to whom the personal data have been or will be disclosed.
Right to rectification: (Article 16 of the Regulation)
(i) rectification without undue delay of inaccurate personal data concerning you and (ii) completion of your personal data, where incomplete.
Right to erasure ("right to be forgotten"): (Article 17 of the Regulation)
erasure of personal data concerning you without undue delay (the Data Controller has the obligation to erase personal data without undue delay in the cases set out in Article 17 of the Regulation).
Right to restriction of processing: (Article 18 of the Regulation)
restriction of processing in the cases set out in Article 18 of the Regulation.
Right to data portability: (Article 20 of the Regulation)
receipt in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format of personal data concerning you; the right to transmit those data to another controller without hindrance from the controller to which the personal data have been provided, in the cases set out in Article 20 of the Regulation.
Right to object for processing carried out under Article 6(1)(e) or (f): (Article 21 of the Regulation)
objection, at any time, on grounds relating to your particular situation, to the processing of personal data relating to you under Article 6(1)(e) or (f), including profiling on the basis of such provisions.

At any time you will have the opportunity to exercise the above rights through a formal request sent to the email address accompanied by an identity document.

You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the Supervisory Authority for the protection of personal data if you believe that the processing of your personal data violates the provisions of EU Regulation no. 679/2016.