Information concerning the handling of personal data

Disclosure pursuant to and for purposes of Legislative Decree no. 196 of June 30, 2003 (Privacy Code) and subsequent amendments, for users  and visitors to the website www.sismagroup.com with regard to the means of processing of their personal information by Sisma S.p.A. (hereinafter also referred to as the "Company").
  1. Purposes: The information will be processed by the Company for purposes connected with the use of the site and the services it offers, as well as the purchase of products online, if this becomes possible via the site in the future.
  2. Provision of information is optional: The provision of information is optional unless it is required to make online purchases, participate in contests, or take advantage of any services or promotions.
  3. Utilization: With the interested party's prior express consent, the information may be utilized for commercial, promotional, marketing and statistical purposes and to send material/correspondence regarding new initiatives via mail, e-mail, fax, text message, and similar methods. After expressing consent, the interested party still has the right to object to the processing of his/her information for said purposes at any time and at no charge.
  4. Means of processing: The information will be processed using both paper and electronic/IT/telecommunications tools/media, in full compliance with the provisions of the law, based on the principles of lawfulness/fair dealing and in a manner which protects confidentiality.
  5. Consequences of refusal: Refusal to provide information or objection to its processing will make it impossible to receive commercial, promotional and marketing material/correspondence or material/correspondence for  new initiatives, to purchase products online, to participate in contests, or to make use of any services or promotions.
  6. Parties or categories of parties to whom the information may be divulged: The information may be divulged to delegated third parties (data entry and mailing service companies) which the Company uses, or to public or private bodies in order to fulfill the obligations provided by law.
  7. Rights of the interested party: The interested party has all the rights set out in Art. 7 of the Privacy Code, which can be found at www.garanteprivacy.it.
Data controller: The data controller is Sisma S.p.A. Centro Direzionale BOMA - Piazza Vilfredo Pareto 9 - 46100 Mantua, in the person of the managing director.

COOKIES

WHAT IS A COOKIE?
Cookies are small text files that are stored on the User’s device when visiting a website. On each subsequent visit cookies are re-sent to the site that originated them (first-party cookies) or to another website that recognises them (third party cookies). Cookies are useful because they allow websites to identify the user’s device. They have several functionalities, such as allowing the visitor to surf efficiently through pages, recalling bookmarked websites and, in general, improving the web browsing experience. Based on their function and purpose, cookies are grouped into technical cookies, profiling cookies and third-party cookies.

TECHNICAL COOKIES
Technical cookies have the purpose to enable functions that are necessary to fully use all the features of the WEBSITE.
These cookies allow to activate procedures which are based on several steps (subsequent pages, i.e. a contact request), allow to track the user’s preferences, in relation to the WEBSITE content to view, and to functionalities to activate or deactivate.
This type of cookies are also used to record the user’s choice in relation to accepting cookies from the website.
Essential cookies cannot be disabled when using the Website’s features.
Technical cookies also include those cookies which are used to statistically measure accesses and visits to the website, also called “analytics”. These cookies are used for statistical purposes only, to collect aggregate data, and do not allow the identification of the user.
Analytics cookies can also be third-party cookies (Google Analytics), for which the reader should refer to the corresponding owner’s privacy policy.

PROFILING COOKIES
Profiling cookies have the purpose to provide a better user experience on the WEBSITE, by suggesting content that corresponds to the user’s preferences selected during navigation, based on viewed content and other user-related parameters.
Users can choose to disable single cookies of the WEBSITE by selecting the appropriate settings on their browser.
In this case, users might not be able to use all features of the WEBSITE.

THIRD PARTY COOKIES
The WEBSITE uses external features or contains links to external websites, for the purpose to provide better integration with third-party websites of common use, and a better social experience within the WEBSITE (i.e. Facebook, Google etc. sharing buttons).
These features and links may require the use of third party cookies, for which the reader should refer to the corresponding owner’s privacy policy.

HOW TO DISABLE COOKIES IN THE MOST COMMON BROWSERS
The use of cookies can be disabled by changing the browser settings. Below are some examples related to the most common browsers.

Internet Explorer
  • Select Tools in the menu bar
  • Click on Internet Options
  • Select the General tab, under “Browsing history”, and click on “Clear”

Firefox
  • Select Tools in the menu
  • Click on Options
  • Select the Privacy panel
  • Click on “Clear now”
  • Select “Cookies”
  • Click on “Clear private data now”

Google Chrome
  • Click in the menu
  • Click on “Options”
  • Click on “Under the Hood”
  • Click on “Content settings” in the Privacy section
  • Click on “Clear browsing data”

Safari
  • Select the Safari settings menu (top right in the browser) and click on Preferences
  • In the panel, select “Security” (lock-shaped icon)
  • Click on “Never” under “Accept cookies”
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