Privacy Policy

Wichtig is committed to protecting the privacy of its websites’ users and subscribers, and we collect the minimum amount of data commensurate with providing you with a satisfactory service. By using our services, you agree to the use of the data that we collect in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Information we collect

Information collected online about a user is voluntarily provided, although some of our services are only accessible by registering user details. The information we gather includes, but is not limited to, your name, address, institution, email address and publication references. When coming to our website by a link from another web page, we may store the name of that web page for purposes of internal analysis. We also monitor data about the movement of users through our website - this doesn’t require identifiable personal information and we use it to improve our website structure, flow, and content.

Use of personal information

We use personal information collected through this website, e.g. name, email address, etc., for dealing with your enquiries and requests, administering payments and providing email alerts to the journals you have registered for.

How we use the collected information

We do not provide information to third parties. We use your information to advise you of changes to our website, new services and new publications. This statistical information improves our marketing efforts and allows us to identify specific targets, enabling us to improve our services.


Cookies are small pieces of text data sent from our web server to the user's hard drive that identify those who have previously visited our website. You can configure your browser to reject cookies, however please note that this may cause some functionalities of our website to not work correctly.

Google Analytics Service

This website uses Google Analytics, an analytics service provided by Google Inc. (Google). Google Analytics uses cookies to help analyze how users use our site. Information generated by the cookie about your use of our website (including your IP address) is transmitted and stored by Google on their servers. Google uses this information to evaluate your use of our website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and Internet usage. Google may transfer this information to third parties if required to do so by law, or where third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held. You can switch off the use of cookies in settings on your browser, but you may not be able to use all of the functionality of our website. By using our website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. For further details on Google’s privacy policies, please visit


We will not share your data with third parties, unless we are obliged to disclose personal data by law, or the disclosure is absolutely necessary for the purposes of national security, taxation and criminal investigation, or we have your consent. Information related to your credit card is not collected and stored by us directly, but through a secure server connection through our online banking partner.


Please note that we are not responsible for the privacy practices or contents of websites available through links and banners from this website. This privacy policy applies only to information collected by Wichtig.

Accuracy and access to your information

Registered users are responsible for the accuracy of their data, and are able to access their information and to make corrections or updates once logged in. If you wish to opt-out from receiving communications from us, you are able to select the unsubscribe option at any point.


Wichtig takes precautions to safeguard your personal information against loss, theft and misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction through the use of appropriate administrative, physical and technical security measures.

Changes to this policy

Any changes to our Privacy Policy will be placed here and will supersede this version of our policy, and an updated revision date will be displayed. 


Wichtig Publishing Srl follow rules set by the Italian Privacy Protection Law (Legge 31.12.1996 n. 675).




Policy Updated March 2017