Policy pursuant to article 13 of EU Regulation 2016/679 GDPR

This page describes the website management procedures in relation to the processing of personal data of its users. This Policy (or “Privacy Policy”) is provided pursuant to Article 13 of EU Regulation 2016/679, European Regulation on the Protection of Personal Data (hereinafter, “Regulation”) to those who interact with the web services of the site https://www.protectim.com.

The disclosure is provided for the protectim.com website only and not for other websites that may be consulted by the user through links.

1. Data Controller

The Data Controller that processes user data is Protec Surface Technologies Srl – Via Benaco, 88 – 25081 Bedizzole (BS), tel: 030 6871703, e-mail: info@protectim.com

2. Personal data processed

Browsing data

The computer systems and software procedures used to operate this website collect, during their normal operation, some personal data whose transmission is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols.

This information is not collected to be associated with parties interested in identification, but by its very nature could allow user identification through processing and association with data held by third parties.

This category of data includes IP addresses (Internet addresses assigned to the user’s computer by the Internet service provider), the domain names of the computers used by users connecting to the site, the browser (e.g., Firefox or Internet Explorer), the date and time of the request and other parameters relating to the user’s operating system and computer environment.

Said data may be used to ascertain liability in the event of hypothetical computer crimes against the website and is however deleted after processing within 6 (six) months.

Data is also collected and processed anonymously for the sole purpose of obtaining statistical information on the use of the site and to verify its correct functionality.

Data provided voluntarily by users

The optional, explicit and voluntary sending of e-mail to the addresses indicated on this website involves the subsequent acquisition of the sender’s address required to reply to information requests, and any other personal data included in the e-mail.

3. Purpose and legal basis of processing

The personal data provided will be processed, in compliance with the conditions of lawfulness pursuant to article 6 of EU Regulation 2016/679, for the following purposes:

4. Recipients or categories of recipients of the personal data

The data may be disclosed to third parties that act as managers and by parties appointed persons authorized to process, responsible for managing the service requested. In particular, the data will be communicated to:

The list of Processing Managers is constantly updated and available from the Data Controller.

5. Transfers of personal data to third countries and/or international organizations

The personal data provided will be transferred to countries belonging to the European Union and to countries outside the EU in order to comply with the aforementioned purposes. The data will be transferred according to Article 44 – General principle for transfer; Article 45 – Transfer on the basis of an adequacy decision; Article 46 – Transfer subject to adequate guarantees, specifically the data will be transferred to third countries international organizations for which the Commission has intervened with an adequacy assessment (Article 45 EU Regulation 2016/679). The Data Subject may obtain information about the guarantees for data transfer by writing to info@protectim.com.

6. Retention period of personal data or criteria for determining the period

Processing will be carried out in an automated and manual way, with methods and tools aimed at guaranteeing the utmost security and confidentiality, by persons specifically authorized for this purpose.

In compliance with the provisions of article 5 paragraph 1 letter e) of EU Regulation 2016/679, the personal data collected will be stored in a form that allows identification of parties concerned for a period of time not exceeding the achievement of the purposes for which the personal data is processed.

The retention of personal data provided depends on the purpose of processing:

7. Rights of the Data Subject

Pursuant to articles 15 and following of EU Regulation 2016/679, a Data Subject has the right to ask the Data Controller: access to personal data; the rectification or cancellation of the same or the limitation of related processing; opposition to processing; portability of data in the terms set out in article 20 cit. Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, every Data Subject shall have the right to file a complaint with a control authority, in particular in the Member State of habitual residence, place of work or place of the alleged infringement (article 77 cit.) if the party concerned considers that the processing of related personal data infringes the GDPR (art. 77).

To exercise the above rights, the Data Subject may contact the Data Controller at the addresses indicated in point 1 of this policy.

8. Updates

This privacy policy may be subject to changes and/or additions as a result of any subsequent regulatory amendments and/or additions, the updating or provision of new services or technological innovations.

Cookie Policy

The purpose of this Cookie Policy is to inform you of the procedures used to collect, by means of cookies and/or other tracking technologies, the information you provide when you visit the website https://www.protectim.com.

The Data Controller that processes user data is Protec Surface Technologies Srl – Via Benaco, 88 – 25081 Bedizzole (BS), tel: 030 6871703, e-mail: info@protectim.com

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that websites visited by users send to their terminals, where they are stored to then be re-transmitted to the same websites at the next visit. Cookies are used for different purposes, have different characteristics and can be used either by the owner of the site you are visiting or by third parties. Please find below all the information on cookies installed through this website, and the necessary instructions on how to manage your preferences regarding them.

To find out more about cookies and how they work, see www.allaboutcookies.org or www.youronlinechoices.eu.

What types of cookies are there?

Technical cookies

Technical cookies are those used for the sole purpose of sending communication over an electronic communication network, or to the extent strictly necessary for the provider of an information society service explicitly requested by the subscriber or user to provide this service (see article 122, paragraph 1, of the Code).

They are not used for any other purpose and are normally installed directly by the owner or operator of the website. They can be divided into browsing or session cookies, which guarantee normal browsing and use of the website (allowing, for example, to make a purchase or authenticate to access restricted areas); analytics cookies, similar to technical cookies when used directly by the website manager to collect information, in aggregate form, on the number of users and how they visit the website;

Functionality cookies

that allow users to browse as a function of a series of selected criteria (such as language, products selected for purchase) in order to improve the service rendered to the same.

For the installation of these cookies, prior consent of users is not required.

Profiling cookies

Profiling cookies are designed to create user profiles and they are used to send advertising messages in line with the preferences expressed by a user while surfing the web. Because of the particular invasiveness that such devices can have in the private sphere of users, European and Italian legislation requires users to be adequately informed about their use and express their valid consent.

First-party cookies

They are cookies managed by the website owner. For these cookies, the obligation of the policy is the responsibility of the website owner. It is also the responsibility of the latter to specify the methods for blocking the cookie.

Third-party cookies

Cookies are managed by a third party other than the website owner. For these cookies, the obligation of the policy and the indication of how to block the cookie is the responsibility of the third party, while the website owner is obliged to include on the website the link to the third-party website where such elements are available.

What cookies are specifically used on the website

Remember that you can manage your cookie preferences even through the browser

If you do not know the type and version of browser you are using, click on “Help” in the browser window at the top, where you can access all the necessary information.

If you know your browser, click on the one you are using to access the cookie management page.

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