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Privacy and Cookie Policy

Dear Visitor,

We would like to inform you that the new Italian Legislative Decree n. 196 of June 30th, 2003 provides for the protection of persons and other subjects regarding the processing of personal data.

According to the Legislative Decree, the treatment will be imprinted to the principles of correctness, lawfulness, transparency and protection of your privacy and your rights. This agreement has been made in implementing of measure of the guarantor for the protection of personal data of May 8, 2014 "Identifying simplified procedures for information and acquisition of consent for the use of cookies”.

In accordance with article 7 and 13 of the Legislative Decree previous reported, we provide the following information:

  1. The data provided by you will be processed for the following purposes: administrative and/or commercial.
  2. The data will be stored electronically and on paper or any other kind of support, respecting the minimum security measures pursuant to the technical specifications regarding minimum security measures - Annex B of unique text from Privacy Law.
  3. The provision of data is compulsory as a result of the business relationship with you entertained.
  4. The data will not be communicated to others and will not be circulated.

5. The data controller is: Scientific cultural association " Canine Leishmaniasis Working Group"--Association President Prof. George Lubas
6. At any time you can exercise your rights towards the data controller, in accordance with article 7 of the consolidated Italian law 196/2003:

  1. The person concerned is entitled to obtain confirmation of the existence or not of personal data, even if it is not yet recorded, and the communication is in intelligible form.
  2. The person has the right to obtain the indication:
  3. source of personal data;
  4. purposes and methods of processing;
  5. logic applied in case of treatment with electronic instruments;
  6. the identification data of the holder, Responsible and the representative designated pursuant to art. 5 paragraph 2;
  7. the subjects or categories of subjects that personal data may be communicated or may come to acquaintance in quality of representative designated in the territory of the State from managers or agents.

3) The subject has the right to obtain:

  1. the updating, correction or when interested, the integration of data;
  2. the annulment, transformation into anonymous form or data blocking processed unlawfully, including those which don’t require conservation in relation to purposes for which the data were collected or subsequently processed;
  3. the certification about of the operations in letters a) and b) have been notified, also for their contents, to all those to whom the data were communicated or disseminated, unless this requirement proves impossible or involves a manifestly disproportionate to the protected right.

4) the person concerned is entitled to object, entirely or in part:

  1. for legitimate reasons the processing of personal data, pertinent for collection purposes;
  2. to the processing of personal data for the purpose of sending advertising materials, direct selling or for market research or commercial communication.

7.Responsible for processing the data is: Association President Prof. George Lubas

To exercise your rights under art. 7. Unique text of the Privacy, listed above, the person concerned must make a written request to:

Scientific cultural association "Gruppo di Studio sulla Leishmaniosi Canina" “Canine Leishmaniasis Working Group)

Via Donati n°90
55047 - Seravezza (LU)
Email: [email protected]

Cookie Policy

What do we understand when we talk about cookie?

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The webinars recording presented by Prof. Zatelli (When the canine leishmaniasis prevention improve the renal function) and by Prof. Lubas (From the clinical case to the diagnosis of leishmaniasis in the dog) are available on the Ecuphar company website ( subjected to the website registration. Have a good view and continuing education.

From today in order to download the contents available on this website (Download: Publication and scientific material) the registration of the guest is necessary.

From the clinical case to the diagnosis of leishmaniasis in the dog

Prof. George Lubas, chairman of the CLWG, will held the day June 22nd starting from 1:30 pm a web seminar on Zoom platform on the SCIVAC-EV web site whose title is “From the clinical case to the diagnosis of leishmaniasis in the dog”. This on-line event is part of the continuing education plan of the Ecuphar firm that support all the scientific activities of the Canine Leishmaniasis Working Group.

In order to streamline the study above different features of canine leishmaniasis the following three subgroups have been established:

Management and implementation of studies and protocols on canine leishmaniasis: Dr. Michele Maroli (coordinator), Dr. Nunzio D’Anna, Dr. Luigi Gradoni, Dr. Alessandra Fondati, Prof. George Lubas, Prof. Saverio Paltrinieri, Dr. Xavier Roura, Dr. Andrea Zatelli, Dr. Eric Zini

Nephrology and Leishmaniasis: Dr. Andrea Zatelli, Dr. Xavier Roura, Prof. Michael Day, Prof. Oscar Cordellas, Dr. Silvia Benali.

CLWG management and promotion: Prof. George Lubas (coordinator), Dr. Paola Bianchi.