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PRIVACY POLICY

 

POLICY REGARDING THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA PURSUANT TO ARTICLE 13 OF EUROPEAN REGULATION 679/2016

This policy has been prepared by GTZ DISTRIBUTION S.R.L.., data controller, owner of the www.gtz-distribution.com  website pursuant to article 13 of European Regulation no. 679/2016 (GDPR) having taken into account the provision by the Autorità Garante (the Italian Data Protection Authority) of 08 May 2014 “Individuazione delle modalità Semplificate per l’informativa e l’acquisizione del consenso per l’uso dei cookie” (Simplified Arrangements to Provide Information and Obtain Consent Regarding Cookies) (published on the Gazzetta Ufficiale no. 126 of 3 June 2014). This policy applies solely to this website and not to other websites that the user may visit through a link.

 

This page describes the ways in which GTZ DISTRIBUTION SRL receives, collects and uses personal data, for this purpose we use cookies, that is text files that facilitate users’ navigation.

 

Data Controller. The Data Controller is GTZ DISTRIBUTION S.R.L. with registered office in Mussolente (VI) via del Commercio 21, Tax ID and VAT no. 03628860243, in the person of its pro tempore legal representative Dott. Patrick Zecchinel who can be reached at the following PEC (certified electronic mail) addresses: pec@pec.gtz-distribution.com
mail info@gtz-distribution.com

The purposes of processing. Data shall be processed with regard to the personal information collected and used by our website www.gtz-distribution.com on the basis of any activities and/or actions performed by You on the above-mentioned website.

TYPES OF DATA COLLECTED

Among the types of Personal Data that this Website collects, by itself or through third parties, there are:  Cookies, Usage Data, email address, first name, last name, telephone number and city.

Full details on each type of data collected are available in the relevant sections of this privacy policy or by means of specific explanation texts displayed prior to the collection of said data.

Personal Data may be freely provided by the User, or, in case of Usage Data, collected automatically when using this Website.

Unless specified otherwise, all Data requested by this Website is mandatory. If the User refuses to communicate them, it may be impossible for this Website to provide the Service. In cases where this Website states that some Data is optional, Users may refrain from communicating such data, without this having any consequence on the availability or use of the Service.

Users who are uncertain about which Personal Data is mandatory are welcome to contact the Data Controller.

Any use of Cookies – or of other tracking tools – by this Website or by the owners of third-party services used by this Website, unless otherwise specified, serves the purpose of providing the Service required by the User, in addition to any other purposes described in the present document and in the Cookie Policy, if available.

Users are responsible for any third-party Personal Data obtained, published or shared through this Website and confirm that they have the right to communicate or disseminate them, freeing the Owner from any responsibility towards third parties.

MODE AND PLACE OF PROCESSING THE DATA COLLECTED

Methods of Data processing

The Data Controller adopts appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, or destruction of personal data.

The processing is carried out through computer and/or telematic tools, with organizational methods and principles closely related to the specified purposes. In addition to the Data Controller, in some cases, the Data may be accessible to certain types of persons in charge, involved with the operation of this Website (administration, sales, marketing, legal, system administration) or external parties (such as third-party technical service providers, mail carriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communications agencies) appointed, if necessary, as Data Processors by the Data Controller. The updated list of these parties may be requested from the Data Controller at any time.

Legal basis for processing

The Data Controller may process Personal Data relating to the User if one of the following conditions applies:

  • The User has given their consent for one or more specific purposes. Note: Under some legislations, the Controller may be allowed to process Personal Data until the User objects to such processing (“opt-out”), without having to rely on consent or any other of the following legal bases. This, however, does not apply, whenever the processing of Personal Data is subject to European data protection law;
  • processing is necessary for the performance of an agreement with the User and/or for any pre-contractual obligations;
  • processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which the Controller is subject;
  • processing is necessary for the performance of a task that is carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the Controller;
  • processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the Controller or by third parties.

In any case, the Controller will gladly help to clarify the specific legal basis that applies to the processing, and in particular whether the provision of Personal Data is a statutory or contractual requirement, or a requirement necessary to enter into a contract.

Place

The Data is processed at the Controller’s operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved in the processing are located. For more information, please contact the Controller.

The User’s Personal Data may be transferred to a country other than that in which the User is located. To find out more about the place of processing of such transferred Data, Users can check the section containing details about the processing of Personal Data.

Users are also entitled to learn about the legal basis of Data transfers to a country outside the European Union or to any international organization governed by public international law or set up by two or more countries, such as the UN, and about the security measures taken by the Controller to safeguard their Data.

If any such transfer takes place, Users can find out more by checking the relevant sections of this document or inquire with the Controller using the information provided in the contact section.

Retention time

Personal Data shall be processed and stored for as long as required by the purpose they have been collected for.

Therefore:

  • Personal Data collected for purposes related to the performance of a contract between the Controller and the User shall be retained until such contract has been fully performed.
  • Personal Data collected for the purposes of the Controller’s legitimate interests shall be retained as long as needed to fulfil such purposes. The User may find specific information regarding the legitimate interests pursued by the Controller within the relevant sections of this document or by contacting the Controller.

The Controller may be allowed to retain Personal Data for a longer period whenever Users have given their consent to such processing, as long as such consent is not withdrawn.  Furthermore, the Controller may be obliged to retain Personal Data for a longer period whenever required to do so for the performance of a legal obligation or upon order of an authority.

Once the retention period expires, Personal Data shall be deleted. Therefore, the right to access, the right to erasure, the right to rectification and the right to data portability cannot be enforced after expiration of the retention period.

THE PURPOSE OF PROCESSING

The Data concerning the User is collected to allow the Controller to provide its Services, as well as for the following purposes: Analytics, Interaction with social networks and external platforms, Advertising, Contacting the User.

Users can find further detailed information about such purposes of processing and about the specific Personal Data used for each purpose in the respective sections of this document.

Detailed information on the processing of Personal Data

Personal Data is collected for the following purposes and using the following services:

Contacting the User

Contact form (this Website): by filling in the contact form with their Data, the User authorizes this Website to use these details to reply to requests for information, quotes or any other kind of request as indicated by the form’s header.

Personal Data collected: city, last name, email, name and telephone number.

Interaction with social networks and external platforms

This type of services enables interaction with social networks, or with other external platforms, directly from the pages of this Website.

The interactions and information acquired by this Website are in any case subject to the User’s privacy settings relating to each social network.

  • YouTube (Google Inc.) button and social widgets

The YouTube button and social widgets are services provided by Google Inc. that allow you to interact with the YouTube social network.

Personal Data collected: Usage Data

Place of Processing: USA – Privacy Policy.

Advertising

This type of service allows User Data to be utilized for advertising communication purposes displayed in the form of banners but also with regard to the User’s interests.

This does not mean that all Personal Data are used for this purpose. Information and conditions of use are shown below.

Some of the services listed below may use Cookies to identify Users or they may use the behavioural retargeting technique, i.e. displaying ads tailored to the User’s interests and behaviour, including those detected outside this Website.  For more information, please check the privacy policies of the relevant services. In addition to any opt-out feature offered by any of the services below, the User may opt out of a third-party service’s use of cookies by visiting the opt-out page in the “Network Advertising Initiative”.

Direct Email Marketing (DEM) – for this Website.

This Website uses the User Data to propose services and products provided by third parties or unrelated to the product or service provided by this Website

Personal Data collected: email.

Analytics

The services contained in this section enable the Data Controller to monitor and analyze web traffic and can be used to keep track of User behaviour.

  • Google Analytics (Google Inc.)

Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google utilizes the Personal Data collected to track and examine the use of this Website, to prepare reports and share them with other services developed by Google.

Google may use the Personal Data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

Place of Processing: USA – Privacy Policy – Opt Out.

  • Google Tag Manager (Google Inc.)

Google Tag Manager is an analytics service provided by Google Inc.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

Place of Processing: USA – Privacy Policy.

THE RIGHTS OF USERS

Users may exercise certain rights regarding their Data processed by the Controller. In particular, Users have the right to do the following:

  • withdraw their consent at any time. Users have the right to withdraw consent where they have previously given their consent to the processing of their Personal Data.
  • Object to processing of their Data. Users have the right to object to the processing of their Data if the processing is carried out on a legal basis other than consent. Further details on the right to object are provided in the dedicated section below.
  • Access their Data. Users have the right to learn if Data is being processed by the Controller, obtain disclosure regarding certain aspects of the processing and obtain a copy of the Data undergoing processing.
  • Verify and seek rectification. Users have the right to verify the accuracy of their Data and ask for it to be updated or corrected.
  • Restrict the processing of their Data. Users have the right, under certain circumstances, to restrict the processing of their Data.  In this case, the Controller will not process their Data for any purpose other than storing it.
  • Have their Personal Data deleted or otherwise removed. Users have the right, under certain circumstances, to obtain the erasure of their Data from the Controller.
  • Receive their Data or have it transferred to another Controller. Users have the right to receive their Data in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and, if technically feasible, to have it transmitted to another Controller without any hindrance. This provision is applicable provided that the Data is processed by automated means and that the processing is based on the User’s consent, on a contract which the User is part of or on pre-contractual obligations thereof.
  • Lodge a complaint. Users have the right to bring a claim before their competent data protection authority or bring legal proceedings.

The interested party may exercise these rights by sending an email to info@gtz-distribution.com

Details about the right to object to processing

Where Personal Data is processed for a public interest, in the exercise of an official authority vested in the Controller or for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the Controller, Users may object to such processing by providing a ground related to their particular situation to justify the objection

Users must know that, however, should their Personal Data be processed for direct marketing purposes, they can object to that processing at any time without providing any justification.  To learn, whether the Controller is processing Personal Data for direct marketing purposes, Users may refer to the relevant sections of this document.

How to exercise these rights

Any requests to exercise User rights can be directed to the Controller through the contact details provided in this document.  These requests can be exercised free of charge and will be addressed by the Controller as early as possible and always within one month.

COOKIE POLICY

This Website uses cookies. To learn more and to read the detailed policy, the User may consult the Cookie Policy.

Additional information about Data collection and processing

Legal action

The User’s Personal Data may be used for legal purposes by the Controller in Court or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising from improper use of this Website or the related Services by the User.

 

The User declares to be aware that the Controller may be required to reveal personal data upon request of public authorities.

Additional information

In addition to the information contained in this privacy policy, this Website may provide the User with additional and contextual information concerning particular Services or the collection and processing of Personal Data upon request.

System logs and maintenance

For operation and maintenance purposes, this Website and any third-party services may collect System logs, that is files that record interaction with this Website and use other Personal Data such as the IP Address for this purpose.

Information not contained in this policy

More details concerning the processing of Personal Data may be requested from the Controller at any time. Please see the contact information in this document.

How “Do Not Track” requests are handled

This Website does not support “Do Not Track” requests.

To determine whether any of the third-party services it uses honour the “Do Not Track” requests, please read their privacy policies.

Changes to this privacy policy

The Controller reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time by giving notice to its Users on this page. It is strongly recommended to check this page often, referring to the date of the last modification listed at the bottom. In case of non-acceptance of the changes made to this privacy policy, the User is required to cease using this Website and may request the Data Controller to remove his Personal Data Unless otherwise specified, the previous policy will continue to apply to Personal Data collected until then.

DEFINITIONS AND LEGAL REFERENCES

Personal Data (or Data)

Personal Data is any piece of information that, directly or indirectly, also in connection with any other piece of information, including a personal identification number, relates to an identified or identifiable natural person.

Usage Data

is information collected automatically through this Website (or third-party applications employed in this Website), which can include: the IP addresses or domain names of the computers utilized by the User who connects to this Website, the addresses in URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) notation, the time of the request, the method used to submit the request to the server, the size of the file received in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the server’s answer (successful outcome, error, etc.), the country of origin, the features of the browser and the operating system utilized by the User, the various time details per visit (e.g. the time spent on each page) and the details about the path followed within the Application with special reference to the sequence of pages visited, and other parameters about the device operating system and/or the User’s IT environment.

  • User

The individual who uses this Website who, unless otherwise specified, coincides with the Interested party.

  • Interested party

The natural person to Whom Personal data is related.

  • Data Processor (or Processor)

The natural personal, legal entity, public authority or any other entity that processes personal data on behalf of the Controller, as set out in this privacy policy.

  • Data Controller (or Controller)

The natural personal, legal entity, public authority, service or any other entity that, independently or jointly with others, determines the purposes and the means of processing personal data and the tools adopted, including the security measures relating to the functioning and the use of this Website.  Unless otherwise specified, the Data Controller is the owner of this Website.

  • This Website (or this Application)

The hardware or software tool by which Users’ Personal Data are collected and processed.

Service

The Service provided by this Website as set out in the relevant terms (whether existing) in this site/application.

  • European Union (or EU)

Unless otherwise specified, any reference to the European Union contained in this document is understood to be extended to all the current member states of the European Union and of the European Economic Area.

  • Cookies

Small amount of data saved in the User’s device.

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LEGAL INFORMATION

This privacy statement has been prepared based on provisions of multiple legislations, including Art. 13/14 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679. This privacy policy relates solely to this Website, if not stated otherwise within this document.