This information is also provided pursuant to Art. 13 of the GDPR 679/2016 – the General Data Protection Regulation – to anyone who connects to the Italia Independent corporate website and uses the related web services from the address www.italiaindependent.com.
The italiaindependent.com website is owned by Italia Independent S.p.a. and managed by Italia Independent S.p.a., which ensures compliance with legislation on the protection of personal data (GDPR 679/2016).
Users’ privacy is important for Italia Independent S.p.a., therefore both new and long-standing users of Italia Independent S.p.a., should know our practices.
When informing you about our policies we try to use clear and simple language; if you do not know terms such as cookies, IP addresses, pixel tags and browser, you can contact us with any questions you may have.
What data is collected and why.
How this information is used.
The options we offer, including modes of access.
1. Collected data
We collect data in order to provide better services to all our users, for example to understand basic elements such as the language spoken by the user, or more complex elements such as which ads might be more useful or which content could be created based on the user’s interests.
The personal data collected through the website, independently or through third parties, include: email address, name, surname, post code, address, country, city, username, date of birth, geographical location.
We collect information in the following ways:
Data provided by the user
For example, through website forms. When filling in a form, we ask for personal information such as name, email address or telephone number.
Data we collect through Google Analytics
For more information, see the following links:
You can prevent the use of this data by Google Analytics by downloading and installing a browser add-on.
Google AdWords is used to manage campaigns and adverts with the aim of attracting new visitors to the website, increasing online sales, receiving more phone calls or retaining customers. To keep track of sales and other conversions generated by the advert, Google AdWords adds a cookie to the computers of users that click on the ad.
For more information and to block certain adverts, please see the following link:
2. How the collected data is used
We use the data collected through cookies and other technologies, such as pixel tags, to improve user experience and the overall quality of our services. One of the products we use on our services for this purpose is Google Analytics.
The data are processed through IT and electronic procedures.
Italia Independent S.p.a. processes personal data on its server located in Germany. We may process personal data on a server in a country other than the one in which the user is located.
In addition to the Data Controller, the data may, in some cases, be accessed by categories of people involved in the organisation of the website (for example: administrative, commercial, marketing and legal personnel, system administrators) or external parties (such as third-party technical services suppliers, mail carriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communication agencies) which may, if necessary, be appointed as Data Processors by the Data Controller. The updated list of Processors can always be requested from the Data Controller.
Optional nature of the provision of data
With the exception of browsing data, the provision of personal data by users/visitors is optional. Failure to provide such data may mean their request cannot be fulfilled.
Place of data processing
The processing operations related to the web services of the aforesaid websites are carried out at the corporate headquarters of Italia Independent S.p.a. (data controller), in VIA EMILIA, 16 VENARIA REALE (TO) and/or at the headquarters of the website hosting and/or management company and are only handled by technical staff of the Office in charge of processing, or by persons that may be engaged in occasional maintenance operations. No data from the web service is communicated or disseminated. Personal data provided by users who request informative material to be sent to them are used only to perform the requested service or provision and are only communicated to third parties if this is necessary for such purpose.
The data controller is the company Italia Independent S.p.a.
3. Users’ rights
In accordance with the GDPR and national legislation, Users may exercise the following rights:
– Request access to their personal data and know the logic, methods and purposes of the processing of the data;
– Receive the data in a readable electronic format;
– Request that the data be updated, corrected, supplemented or deleted;
– Object to certain processing activities or request that the processing be restricted in cases of inaccuracy or unlawful processing;
– And, more generally, exercise all the rights that are granted by current legal provisions.
Users may submit requests at any time by contacting the Data Controller at the address VIA EMILIA, 16 VENARIA REALE (TO).