Privacy Policy

PRIVACY STATEMENT IN ACCORDANCE WITH ARTICLE 13 OF ITALIAN LEG. DECREE 196/2003

1. Purpose of the statement
The statement herein is submitted according to Art. 13 of Italian Leg. Decree no. 196/2003 - Code on personal data protection (hereinafter, the “Code”) - to all those interacting with the web services of Bonfiglioli Riduttori S.p.A. (hereinafter, “Bonfiglioli”) which can be accessed via the Internet from the address: www.bonfiglioli.com (hereinafter, the “Site”).
The statement is submitted for the Site and for any other website attributable to Bonfiglioli to which users are taken by direct link. The statement does not on the other hand concern any other websites to which users are redirected from the Site, which are not attributable to Bonfiglioli and for which Bonfiglioli is not responsible for neither contents nor for the procedures relating to privacy.

2. Data controller
While surfing the Site, data concerning identified or identifiable users may be processed. The data Controller is Bonfiglioli Riduttori S.pA. - Via Giovanni XXIII 7/A – 40012 Lippo di Calderara di Reno (Bologna) - Tel. (+39) 051 6473111 - Fax (+39) 051 6473126.

3. Data processing place
Data processing concerning Site consultation is carried out at the Data Controller HQ and are handled solely by the staff members in charge of processing, or possibly by people appointed to carry out occasional maintenance operations.

4. Type of data processed
Surfing data
Computer processing systems and all software procedures used to operate the Site - during normal operation - acquire some personal data whose transmission is implied in the use of Internet communication protocols. These types of data (referred to as surfing data) are used only to obtain anonymous statistic information about the use of the Site and to check its correct operation. These data may be used to ascertain responsibility in the event of hypothetical computer processing violations.

Data provided voluntarily by the user
The optional, explicit and voluntary sending of e-mails to the addresses specified on the Site involves the subsequent acquisition of the sender's address, required to reply to the customer's/user's requests. Summary information statements are specified on the pages of the Site dedicated to special optional services.

5. Cookies
Use of cookies
This website, e-mails, on-line services, advertisements and interactive applications can make use of "cookies" for the optimisation of our services.
What is a "cookie"?
A "cookie" is a small file, usually made up of letters and numbers, that we send to the browser via our web server, which contains the cookies on your computer's hard disk. For example it allows our website to recognise the device of a user once the link between the web server and the web browser has been created. The main purpose of a cookie is to allow our web server to show dedicated web pages to the user, customising their user experience and adapting the website to their personal needs.

What cookies are used by this website?
Bonfiglioli can use two types of cookie on this website:
•  session cookies:
these are temporary cookies, stored in your browser's file, which retains the cookies until the browser's session is over. These cookies are needed for specific applications or functions, in order for this website to operate correctly.
•  persistent cookies:
we can use persistent cookies for improving the user's experience (e.g. for providing a customised navigation). These cookies remain in your browser's file for a longer time. This time depends on your internet browser's settings. Persistent cookies allow information to be transferred to a web server any time the website is visited. Persistent cookies are also known as tracking cookies.
Many online articles explain the operation of cookies. For instance see: http://www.allaboutcookies.org
 
Third-party cookies
Bonfiglioli can refer to third parties for advertising and for optimising its marketing communication. These advertisers use cookies for estimating the effectiveness of advertising and for customising their contents. The information collected by third parties can include data for geolocation (obtained by the IP address) or information such as the e-mail address, when this is obtained through this website.


6. Optional nature of data provision
Aside from the provisions concerning surfing data, Bonfiglioli collects personal data including the name, surname, e-mail address, country of residence and other information, provided by the Site users spontaneously; these data shall be used to provide the information and services required, to answer questions which the users have asked, as well as for advertising, sales and product development purposes. Bonfiglioli collects personal data including the name, surname, e-mail address, country of residence and other information, provided by the Website users spontaneously; these data shall be used to provide the information and services required, to answer questions which the users have asked, as well as for advertising, sales and product development purposes.
Specifically, the data contained in CVs, provided voluntarily, shall be used by the Human Resources Management, in accordance with the purposes for which they were provided, for personnel recruitment purposes.
Users are free to provide the personal data specified in the registration forms. Failure to provide such data may make it impossible to provide the services required. In some cases, the Data Protection Authority may request news and information in accordance with Article 157 and subsequent Articles of the Code, for personal data processing control purposes. In these cases, the answer is obligatory, on pain of administrative fines.

7. Processing methods
Personal data are processed using computer processing tools for the time strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which they were collected. Personal data shall be used only by Bonfiglioli and shall not be disclosed to third parties or disseminated. Special safety measures have been adopted to prevent data loss, misuse or non-allowed use and unauthorised access.

8. Rights of the person concerned
The person concerned may contact the Data Controller to exercise all the rights envisaged by the Code (Article, 7, stated in full at the foot), and, in particular, to access the data, request that they be modified or updated, or to object to their processing for lawful reasons. Further information about the rights and the methods of exercising such rights can be obtained from the Privacy Protection Authority website (http://www.garanteprivacy.it).

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Article 7 of Italian Leg. Decree 196/03
Right of access to personal data and other rights
1. The party concerned has the right to obtain confirmation about the presence or absence of his/her own personal data - even if not recorded yet - and their intelligible communication.
2. The party concerned has the right to ask for the following:
a) the origin of personal data;
b) the purposes and methods of data processing;
c) the logic applied if the processing is carried out using electronic tools;
d) the identification of the data controller, the supervisors and the representative authorised in accordance with article 5, paragraph 2;
e) the individuals or categories of individuals whom personal data can be disclosed to or who could be informed about them, being charged representatives in the area of the Country, persons in charge or charged with data processing.
3. The party concerned has the right to have:
a) the data updated, amended or added to where this is of interest;
b) the deletion, conversion into anonymous form or freezing of the data processed in breach of the law, including that which does not have to be kept for the purposes for which the data had been collected or subsequently processed;
c) the declaration that the operations, including the contents, referred to in letters a) and b) were brought to the awareness of those to whom the data was disclosed or disseminated unless this proves to be impossible or would involve the employment of methods that are clearly out of proportion to the right protected.
4. The party concerned can object, fully or partly:
a) for lawful reasons, to the processing of his/her own personal data, even if they are pertinent to the purpose of data collection;
b) to the processing of his/her own personal data for the sending of advertising materials, for direct sale, or for carrying out market surveys or commercial reporting.