This page outlines the procedures for managing the site with reference to the processing of personal data of users who access it for consultation.
It is an information notice also provided for by art. 13 of Legislative Decree 196/2003 – Data Protection Law – applicable to the processing of personal data of those people who interact with telematically accessible web services starting with the address:
which corresponds to the initial page of our site.
The information notice only refers to our site and not to other web sites that may be accessed by the user through links.
In addition, the information notice is based on Recommendation No. 2/2001 that the European authorities for the protection of personal data, brought together in the Group established by art. 29 of EC Directive no. 95/46/CE, adopted on 17 May 2001 to identify a number of minimum requirements for on-line collection of personal data and, specifically, for the procedures, time periods and the nature of the information that the data controller must provide to the users when they access web pages, independently of the purposes of access.
Following access to this site, the data relating to identified or identifiable persons may be processed.
The data controller for their processing is the company SOFIN S.r.l. - Via Ghiarola Nuova, 49 - 41042 Fiorano Modenese (MO) Italy.
Data processing connected with the web services offered by this site shall take place at the aforementioned registered office and shall be dealt with only by the technical staff entrusted for this purpose, or by persons that may be appointed for occasional maintenance services.
The data deriving from the web service shall not be communicated nor disseminated.
The personal data provided by users who forward requests for the sending of informative material (bulletins, CD-ROMs, newsletters, annual reports, replies to queries, documents and provisions, etc.,) shall only be used for the purpose of performing the service requested and may be communicated to third parties only for necessary or related purposes.
The computer systems and the software procedures used for this web site’s operation acquire, during their normal functioning, specific personal data, the transmission of which is implied in the use of Internet communication protocols.
The information in question is not collected in order to be associated with identified data subjects, but by virtue of its nature may, through processes and associations with data held by third parties, allow us to identify users.
This category of data includes IP addresses or dominion names of computers used by users who access the site, the URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier) of requested resources, the time of the request, the method used to submit the request to the server, the dimension of the file obtained as a response, the numerical code indicating the state of the response given by the server (successful, error, etc.) and other parameters relating to the operating system and to the user’s information technology environment.
This data is used solely for the purpose of obtaining anonymous statistical data about the use of the site and to check its correct operation. The data may be used to ascertain responsibility in the event of possible data processing offences and for this purpose may be stored for a period of time provided for by law.
Data provided voluntarily by the user
The optional, explicit and voluntary forwarding of data collected by means of forms or electronic mail sent to the address indicated on this site involves the subsequent acquisition of the sender’s e-mail address, necessary for responding to requests, as well as possible other personal data present in the message.
Specific summarised information notices will be from time to time reported or displayed in the site pages relating to specific services provided on request.
No personal data relating to users is acquired by the site.
Cookies are not used for the transmission of information of a personal nature. No persistent cookies of any type, or systems for tracing users, are used.
The use of session cookies (that are not permanently stored in the user’s computer and disappear when closing the browser) is strictly limited to the transmission of session identification data (represented by random numbers generated by the server), which is necessary for a safe and efficient exploration of the site.
The session cookies used in this site avoid making use of other data processing technologies that may potentially affect the confidentiality of users’ surfing activities and do not permit the acquisition of personal data that identifies the user.
In addition to the above specifications regarding surfing data, users are free to provide their personal data set out in the application forms or in any case indicated in the contact references, in order to request the forwarding of informative material or other communication.
Failure to supply this data may prevent the user from obtaining what is requested.
Personal data shall be processed by computerised means and for time periods that are strictly necessary for the achievement of the purposes for which such data has been collected.
Specific security measures are observed to prevent the loss of data, illicit or incorrect use and non-authorised access.
The data subjects to whom the personal data refers have the right, at any time, to obtain confirmation of the existence or non-existence of such data and to know its contents and origin, to check its accuracy and to request its integration or updating, or its modification (art. 7 of legislative Decree no. 196/2003).
In accordance with the above article, the data subjects have the right to request the cancellation, transformation to anonymous form or the blocking of any data processed by breach of Law, as well as, in any case, to object, for legitimate reasons, to its processing.
Requests should be sent to the Person in charge for the data processing at our registered office address.