Research activity at the INFN is carried out at two complementary types of facilities: the divisions and the national laboratories. The 19 divisions are based at university departments, providing a direct link between the INFN and the academic world. The four laboratories — in Catania, Frascati, Legnaro, and at Gran Sasso — house major facilities and infrastructures which are available to the national and international scientific community. The INFN workforce includes about 2,000 of its own employees, almost 2,000 university employees involved in its research projects, and 1,300 young researchers, including undergraduate and graduate students and research fellows.

This information is provided pursuant to art. 13 of Italian Legislative Decree No. 196 of 30th June 2003, for those interacting with web services of the Lecce division of the Italian Institute for Nuclear Physics which can be accessed from a computer at the address of The INFN will only process personal data for purposes instrumental to carrying out its activity. This information is provided exclusively for the Lecce division INFN website and not for any other website which may be consulted by users via the links.


Personal data are processed legally and fairly, using automated instruments for the time strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which they are collected. Data are processed in accordance with art. 11 and in consideration of art. 100 of Italian Legislative Decree No. 196/03. Specific security measures are observed to prevent the loss of data, their unlawful or incorrect use and unauthorised access.


The Data Controller is the Italian Institute for Nuclear Physics, Via E. Fermi, 40, Frascati, Rome (Italy). The parties responsible for processing data are those specified by INFN Executive Board Resolution No. 8335/03.


Browsing data. The information technology systems and the software procedures for operation of the website acquire, as part of their normal functions, various items of personal data of which the transmission is implicit in the use of internet communications protocols. This information is not gathered in order to be linked to identified parties, but by its very nature it could, through processing and combination with data held by third parties, enable the identification of users. These data are used solely for the purposes of gathering anonymous statistical information on use of the website and to monitor its correct operation. Data may be used to ascertain liability in the event of potential information technology offences or actions committed to the detriment of the website; except for this eventuality, data on website contacts are not currently archived for longer than is necessary to carry out the controls in order to ensure the constant security of the system. Data supplied voluntarily by the user. Data provided optionally, explicitly and voluntarily may only be acquired, recorded and stored insofar as necessary and relevant to the activity of the INFN.


No personal data are intentionally acquired by this website. This website does not use cookies to transmit personal information or trace users. The use of session cookies (which are temporary and are deleted after you close your web browser) is strictly limited to the transmission of session identifying data (made up of random numbers generated by the server) necessary to ensure safe and efficient browsing of the website. The session cookies used for this website do not allow the acquisition of personal data and avoid the need for other data transmission systems that could undermine users’ privacy.


With the exception of browsing data, the provision of personal data is always optional. However, failure to provide such information may result in access to the services offered being denied.


You may exercise your rights pursuant to art. 7 of Italian Legislative Decree No. 196/03 at any time: these include the right to obtain confirmation as to the existence of personal data, to be informed of the source and content, to verify the accuracy thereof or to update, correct or add data, have data erased or made anonymous and block any unlawfully processed data. All requests to exercise the above rights must be addressed to the data processer. P3P This privacy policy can be automatically retrieved by the latest P3P-enabled browsers (Platform for Privacy Preferences Project) developed by the World Wide Web Consortium ( We shall make every effort to make the functions of our website compatible with the automatic privacy policy checking functions available in some products used by users. In view of the fact that such automatic control systems are not yet entirely error-free, please note that the privacy policy for this website is that published at the address:, which will be updated regularly.