Privacy Policy

In compliance with the obligations deriving from the national legislation (Legislative Decree no. 196 of June 30th, 2003, Code for the protection of personal data) and the European General Data Protection Regulation no. 679/2016 (GDPR) et seq., this Website respects and protects the privacy of Visitors and Users, enacting all possible and proportionate efforts in order not to infringe the rights of Users.

This Privacy Policy only applies to the online activities of this Website and is valid for Visitors/Users of the Website. It does not apply to information collected through channels other than this website. The purpose of the Privacy Policy is to provide the utmost transparency regarding the information that the website collects and how such is utilised.

Data Collected and Purposes

As with all Websites, this Website also utilises log files in which information garnered from User visits is automatically collected and stored. The information collected could include the following:

– Internet Protocol (IP) address
– type of browser and device parameters used to connect to the Website;
– name of the Internet Service Provider (ISP);
– date and time of the visit;
– web page that referred the visitor (referral) and exiting page;
– number of clicks, where applicable.

The information listed above is processed automatically and collected in an exclusively aggregated form in order to verify the correct functioning of the Website. For safety and security reasons, from May 25th, 2008 onwards, such information will be processed according to the legitimate interests of the Data Controller. As a security measure (anti-spam filters, firewalls, and virus detection), the data automatically stored may also include personal data like IP addresses. This data may be used to block attempts to hack the site or other users, or any other harmful or illegal activity, and is handled according the laws governing data usage and storage. Such data is never used for user identification or profiling purposes, but merely for the protection of the website and its users (with such information being processed according to the legitimate interests of the Data Controller from May 25th, 2018, onwards).

If the Website permits the inclusion of comments, or in the case of specific services requested by the User, the Website automatically detects and registers certain User identification data, including the email address. This data is voluntarily provided by the user at the time of requesting service delivery. By adding a comment or other information, the User expressly accepts the Privacy Policy, and, in particular, agrees that the content included is freely disseminated to third parties.

The data received will be used exclusively for the provision of the requested service and only for the time needed to provide the service. The information that the Website Users deem to make public through the services and tools made available to them, is provided by the User knowingly and voluntarily, exempting this Website from all liability regarding any violation of laws. It is up to the user to verify that they have permission to provide the personal data of third parties or content protected by national and international regulations.

The data collected by the Website during its operation is used exclusively for the aforementioned purposes and retained for the time strictly necessary to carry out the activities specified. In any case, the data collected by the Website are never shared with third parties, unless upon legitimate request by the judicial authority and only in the cases set forth by law.

As customary on all websites, this website also utilises cookies, small text files that allow the storage of information regarding visitor preferences, in order to improve site operations, to simplify navigation by automating the procedures (such as for login and website language) and to analyse website use.

Session cookies are essential to identify Users connected to the website. They also help to prevent a requested feature being provided to the wrong User, as well as for security purposes to stop cyber-attacks on the website. Session cookies do not contain personal data and last only for the current session, that is to say until the browser is closed. No consent is required for them.

Functionality cookies utilised by the website are strictly necessary for the utilisation of the website. In particular, they are connected to an express request for functionality by the User (such as Login), for which no consent is required.

Important information
By using the website, the visitor expressly consents to the use of cookies.

Disabling Cookies
Cookies are connected to the browser that is used and CAN BE DISABLED DIRECTLY FROM THE BROWSER, thus refusing/withdrawing consent to the use of cookies. It should be noted that disabling cookies may prevent the correct use of certain features of the website itself.
Instructions for disabling cookies can be found on the following web pages:
Mozilla Firefox – Microsoft Internet Explorer – Microsoft Edge – Google Chrome – Opera – Apple Safari

Third-party Cookies
This website also acts as an intermediary for Third-party Cookies, which are used to provide additional services and features to Visitors and also to improve the User experience of the Website via such things as buttons for social media sites, or videos. This site has no control over the cookies of third parties —they are entirely managed by third parties. As a consequence, information on the utilisation of these Cookies and their purpose, as well as on how to disable them, are provided directly by the third parties on the pages indicated below.

In particular, this site uses cookies from the following third parties:

– Google Analytics: a Google analysis tool which, through the use of cookies (performance cookies), collects anonymous surfing data (IP truncated at the last octet) and exclusively aggregated for the purpose of examining how the user uses the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other information, including the number of visitors and pages visited. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required by law or where such third parties process the above information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Data transmitted to Google are stored on Google’s servers in the United States.

On the basis of a specific agreement with Google, which is designated as the data processor, the latter undertakes to process the data according to the requests of the Data Controller (see the end of the statement), given through the software settings. Based on these settings, the advertising and data sharing options are disabled.

Further information on Google Analytics cookies can be found on the page Google Analytics Cookie Usage on Websites.

The user can selectively disable the collection of data by Google Analytics by installing the special component provided by Google on the user’s browser (opt out).

– Youtube is a video sharing platform used by Google which utilizes cookies to gather data regarding users and site navigation. The videos on the site do not convey cookies when the page is accessed, as the advanced privacy (no cookies)” option was set, according to which YouTube does not store visitor information unless they voluntarily reproduce the video.

For more information on the use of data and their processing by Google, we recommend you read the information at the appropriate page prepared by Google, and the page on How Google uses data when you use partner sites or apps.

Plugin Social Network
This website also incorporates plugins and/or buttons for social media networks, in order to allow easy sharing of content on your preferred social media networks. These plugins are programmed not to set any cookies when users access the page in order to safeguard the privacy of the users. Cookies may be set, if provided by the social networks, only when the user makes effective and voluntary use of the plugin. Please note that if the user browses the website whilst logged in the social network, he/she has already given consent to the use of cookies conveyed through this website at the time of registration to the social media network.

The collection and use of the data obtained by means of the plugins are regulated by the respective privacy policies of the social media networks, to which reference should be made.

Transfer of Data to Non-EU Countries.

Important information
This Website may share some of the data collected with services located outside the European Union area. In particular with Google, Facebook, and Microsoft (LinkedIn) via social plugins and Google Analytics. The transfer is authorized based on specific decisions of the European Union and the Data Protection Authority, in particular the Decision 1250/2016 (Privacy Shield – the Policy of the Italian Data Protection Authority is here), hence no further consent is required.

The companies mentioned above guarantee their adherence to the Privacy Shield.

Safety Measures
This website processes user data in a lawful and proper manner, adopting appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorised access, disclosure, modification, or unauthorised destruction of the data. Processing is carried out using electronic and/or telecommunication tools in line with organisational procedures and on the basis of principles strictly related and limited to the stated purposes. In addition to the Data Controller, in certain cases other parties involved in the operation of the website may have access to stored personal data (administrative, sales, legal department, and system administrator personnel) or external individuals (such as third-party technical service providers, mail couriers, hosting providers, IT companies, and communication agencies).

User Rights
Pursuant to European Regulation 679/2016 (GDPR) and national legislation, in accordance with the procedures and within the limits established by current legislation, the User may exercise the following rights:

-Request confirmation of the existence of personal data concerning him/her (right of access);
-To know their origin;
-Receive intelligible communications;
-To have information about the criteria, the methods, and the purposes of the processing;
-Request the updating, rectification, integration, deletion, transformation into an anonymous format, and blocking of data processed in violation of the law, including those no longer necessary for achieving the purposes for which they were collected;
-In cases of consent-based processing, and only at a cost of a possible support, you can receive the data on yourself which has been provided to the Data Controller in a structured and readable form, compiled by a data processor, and in a format commonly available on electronic devices;
-the right to lodge a complaint with the Control Authority (Privacy Guarantor – link to Guarantor’s page
-the User may as well more generally exercise all the rights that are acknowledged by the current provisions of law.

Requests should be addressed to the Data Controller.
In the event that the data is processed on the basis of legitimate interests, the rights of the Data Subjects are guaranteed (with the exception of the right to portability that is not covered by the regulations), in particular the right to oppose processing, which can be exercised by sending a request to the Data Controller.

Data Controller
Holder of the treatment according to the laws in force is
Ferrara Costruzioni Meccaniche Srl
Via NB Grimaldi, 83
84014 – Nocera Inferiore (SA) – Italy