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PRIVACY & COOKIES

EFFECTIVE DATE: 25/05/2018

In accordance with the ORDINANCE (EU) 2016/679 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL, we inform you that we will process personal data of customers and suppliers, as well as data of persons who communicate their data willingly (personally, by phoning, by faxing or by e-mailing to us) and by registering on our website, as well as persons whose data have been acquired by third parties, for example when collecting external data for business information, public directories, etc., whereas in the latter case only personal data of ordinary / common kind and nature is concerned.

 

Our company guarantees within the framework of legal regulations that the processing of personal data takes into account the fundamental rights and freedoms as well as the dignity of the person concerned, with particular reference to secrecy, personal identity and the right of protecting personal data.

 

 

Target and purpose positions in data processing:

  • fulfillment of legal obligations, duties arising from regulations, community norms as well as civil and tax laws

  • fulfillment of any contractual obligations to the person concerned

  • Performing activities related to the business of our company, such as completing internal statistics, accounting, and managing customer / supplier accounting

  • Business objectives such as sending business information and promotional material (by post, fax and e-mail), marketing and market research

  • Protection of claims and management of liabilities

  • Objectives regarding insurance, especially credit insurance

  • area of publication and circulation of data.

 

 

In relation to the above stated objectives, your personal information will be forwarded as needed:

  • to the public administration and authorities, if stipulated by law

  • to credit institutions our company has business relations with, concerning the management of receivables / payables and financial intermediation

  • to all those natural and / or legal, public and / or private persons (legal, administrative and tax consulting offices, courts, chambers of commerce, etc.), if the forwarding proves necessary or convenient for the performance of our duties

  • to suppliers / manufacturers, for the execution of the orders

  • The personal data processed by our company are not subject to circulation.

 

What kind of information is collected from you and for how long?

1.  Information provided by the user and collected automatically

The personal data stored by our company are collected directly from customers or third parties, such as the hypothesis that the company acquires data from external companies for commercial information, market research, direct offers of products or services. For this last type of data, an informative notice will be provided at the time of its registration or, in any event, no later than the first possible notice.

In addition, our company may possess data that the law defines as “sensitive” in relation to customer-requested transactions. The law requires a specific consent for their utilization.

Each time you visit our platforms, we may collect information about the devices you use and the networks you are connected to when using our services, in accordance with applicable laws and, where applicable, your consent. This may include: IP address, login information, browser type and version, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform, advertising ID, visit information including the clickstream URL to, from and to our platforms, products viewed or searched, download errors, duration of visits to specific pages, interaction on the pages and any phone numbers used to call our customer service. We collect this information using various technologies, including cookies (see our Cookie Policy for more information).

 

 

Under-age visitors (16 years)
The website, which is regulated by the foregoing data protection provisions, is not intended for the use of minors. We are aware of the necessity for protecting data, which concern minors, in particular in the online environment. Therefore we do not collect and store, except inadvertently, any data from under-age visitors.

COOKIES

The following cookies are used on this website as well as on the subdomains:

 

Navigation cookies are required for normal navigation and use of the website; without these cookies, the website may not be able to access certain features or work properly. 

 

Functionality cookies: by saving your settings, these cookies extend the functionality of the website. They capture settings you have made (such as username or language) and allow the site to be improved.

 

Performance cookies may originate from us or from a third party. The information collected by these cookies is anonymous data that is neither used to collect personal information nor for promotional purposes.

 

Cookies for marketing and retargeting purposes are applied by third parties and are used to display advertising. No personal information is processed, but a connection will be established to your computer or other device by tracking the information stored in it.

Instructions for disabling cookies

 

Internet Explorer
Block or allow all cookies

1. Open Internet Explorer
2. Navigate to “Tools” and “Internet Options”
3. Select the “Privacy” tab and move the slider to the top to block all cookies
4. Click OK to confirm

Further information https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies

Firefox
To block the cookies of all websites:

1. Click the menu button and select Settings.
2. Navigate to the Privacy section.
3. Go to the settings for the “History” and select “Create custom settings”. Select “Accept cookies from websites” and save the settings.

Further information https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences

Google Chrome

1. Select the Chrome menu icon Chrome Menu.
2. Select Settings.
3. At the bottom of the page, select Show advanced settings.
4. In the Privacy section, select Content Settings.
5. Select Block storage of data for all websites.
6. Select Done.

Further information https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en&hlrm=en

Safari

1. Open Safari
2. Select “Settings” in the system bar and in the “Privacy” dialog box that opens
3. In the section “Accept cookies” you can specify if and when Safari should store the cookies of the websites. For more information, click the Help button (marked with a question mark)
4. For more information about the cookies that are stored on your computer, click on “show cookies”

Further information https://support.apple.com/en-gb/guide/safari/manage-cookies-and-website-data-sfri11471/mac

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