In compliance with the provisions of art. 13 of the Privacy Code (Italian Legislative Decree no. 196/2003), Vertime B.V., Amsterdam (NL) – Succursale di Manno, the Data Controller (hereafter the "Company"), would like to give you some information regarding the handling of the personal data you have provided or which have been collected during the navigation of this website (hereafter, the "Website").
General information regarding data collection
Apart from the information specified below (cf. sect. "Cookies, IP address, Pixel Tags & Tracking Technology"), the Company shall exclusively handle the information that you have directly and voluntarily supplied. In such cases, the Company shall collect certain information about you, for example, your first and last names and e-mail address, in order to fulfil your request which shall be forwarded to our head offices in order to offer a full response.
The optional personal information supplied by users requesting information materials (newsletters, information requests, catalogues, etc.) shall be used by Vertime B.V., Amsterdam (NL) – Succursale di Manno for the sole purpose of providing the service requested. Provision of this information shall be optional, although failure to supply the same could, in certain cases, make it impossible to respond to the user's request.
The data shall be handled by internal Vertime B.V., Amsterdam (NL) – Succursale di Manno personnel appointed for this purpose, as well as by external subjects, appointed as necessary, who shall be entrusted with certain data handling operations including the maintenance of the electronic instruments in accordance with the rules set down in the Technical Regulations, attachment B to the Privacy Code. In this regard it should be noted that suitable safety measures shall be taken to prevent the loss of data, as well as the illegal or incorrect use of or unauthorized access to the same.
Purposes and methods of data handling
Your personal information shall be handled: (i) in order to initiate your requests and, thus, manage the relationship you wish to establish with our Company or which has been established between yourself and the Company; (ii) to fulfill the obligations required by EC laws, rules or regulations, as well as orders issued by judicial authorities.
Where consent is given, your personal information may be handled in order to allow us to provide you with information, even by e-mail, as well as to update you about the products and services closest to your needs and requirements by sending a periodic newsletter, catalogues and brochures, or invitations to events.
Provision of this information shall be optional. However we should inform you that, with regard to the purposes stated in points (i), and (ii), your refusal to provide the information in question could make it impossible for the Company to supply the information and services requested.
Moreover, the Company may also collect information anonymously or in an aggregate form. This information shall be handled in order to provide the service requested in each individual case or for purposes connected to statistical surveys, market research or processing for website development.
Your personal information shall be handled using electronic or, in any case, automated, computerized and telematic instruments, or manually processed according to criteria strictly linked to the purposes for which the said information has been collected and, in any case, in such a way as to always guarantee the security of the same.
Passing on of personal information
Where necessary or instrumental to the purposes described above, the data collected may be passed on to (i) companies within our company group, (ii) individuals, companies, associations or professional firms providing assistance and consulting services to our Company; (iii) companies, institutions, associations carrying out services connected and instrumental to the execution of the aforementioned purposes (e.g. carrier delivering catalogues, our points of sale, etc.).
Your personal information may also be passed on to other subjects which collaborate with the Company. These subjects shall act as autonomous Data Controllers or Processors and shall carry out activities on our behalf in full compliance with the Privacy Code.
Your personal information shall never, under any circumstances, be circulated.
Cookies, IP address, Pixel Tags & Tracking Technology
The Company uses "cookies" and Pixel Tags to enhance the navigation of our Website by users. These cookies allow us to know how many people have visited our Website, the frequency of such visits and the ways in which people use the Website. This helps us to suitably update the content and improve navigation.
A cookie is a software system that enters the user's hard disk and allows us to detect the content of most interest to our users. For example, cookies allow us to recognize you after the first access and personalize your navigation experience. The cookies will remain on your hard disk until you delete them.
The Company utilizes the user's IP address in order to analyze website utilization traffic and, thus, the number of visitors to the website, in an aggregate and anonymous way.
Moreover, when you visit our Website or read an e-mail from us, we can use pixel tags (also known as clear gifs), to detect the IP address of the computer opening our page, the URL of the page in question, the time the page was visited and the type of browser used, as well as the cookie value previously entered. This information is used for the sole purpose of obtaining anonymous statistical data about website use and the most visited pages, as well as for checking that the website is functioning correctly.
Exercising of access rights pursuant to art. 7
Finally, we would like to remind you that you may exercise the rights set down in art. 7 of the Privacy Code at any time. By way of an example and not limited to the same, this means that you may obtain confirmation of whether or not personal information about you exists, to view the content of the same, to request the updating, amendment or integration of the same and, should the legal grounds exist, cancel and block any such data handled in breach of the law. You may also, at any moment, request the cessation of the handling of your personal information for marketing purposes in the event that you have previously consented to the same.
Data Controller: : Vertime B.V., Amsterdam (NL) – Succursale di Manno, via Cantonale - Centro Galleria 1, 6928 Manno, Switzerland.