In its role as the Data Controller, SALOV S.P.A. shall provide all users who consult and/or interact with this website with information on the processing of personal data regarding identified or identifiable subjects, pursuant to art. 13 of Legislative Decree 196/2003 of the “Italian Personal Data Protection Code,” and shall also describe the company’s website management policies.

Data processing connected to this website’s online services takes place at company headquarters and is carried out by the technical staff at the office responsible for data processing, or by other potential staff members in charge of occasional maintenance operations. Data processing may also take place at external companies which collect data relating to site access and navigation in order to permit the proper functioning of the services in sections that require user identification. These parties may use the data collected for the technical administration of the website and potential statistical analyses concerning the use of the website itself.
Any personal data provided by users who wish to receive information/materials (catalogues, inquiry replies, contact requests) shall be used for the sole purpose of providing the service requested and shall only be disclosed to third parties in the event that this becomes necessary for said purpose (e.g. in shipping the aforementioned material).


Navigation data
The information systems and software procedures that control the functioning of this website acquire certain personal data during normal operations, the transmission of which is implicit in the use of internet communication protocols.
This regards information which is not gathered for the purpose of being associated with identified subjects, but which, due to its nature, could make it possible to identify the user through processes of elaborating and associating data held by third parties.
This category of data includes the IP addresses or domain names of computers used by persons connecting to the website, as well as the URIs (Uniform Resource Identifiers) for the resources requested, the time of request, method used for submitting the request to the server, the size of the file received in response, numerical code indicating the status of the response provided by the server (successful, error, etc.), and other parameters relating to the user’s operating system and application landscape.
These data shall be used for the sole purpose of gathering anonymous statistical information on the use of the website to verify proper functioning. They are deleted immediately after being processed. Data could be used to ascertain liability in the event of a computer crime causing damage to the website; with the exception of this case, data regarding web contacts currently last no more than seven days.
Data provided by the user on a voluntary basis
The optional, explicit, and voluntary sending of email to the addresses indicated on this website results in the acquisition of the sender’s address, which is needed in order for a reply to be sent, as well as any other personal data included in the correspondence.
Specific information shall be summarized and included or displayed on the web pages designed for certain services and/or data processing purposes, and where necessary, there are also express requests for consent.

What are cookies and what are they used for?
Cookies are small text files that a website stores on your computer when you visit it. Cookies are used to optimise the performance of the website, to improve the user’s navigation experience, and to collect statistical information on the users’ navigation behaviours in anonymous form.
What type of cookies does our website use and why?
Based on the situation, our website may use various types of cookies, each one featuring specific characteristics, as illustrated in the following diagram:

  • Technical cookies: navigation, analytics or session
    These cookies allow the website to function properly. They allow regular use of the website, for example to access a reserved area. They allow navigation and proper use of the website on the basis of choices made by the user, such as, for example, the choice of language, or products placed in the shopping cart of an e-commerce website. They make it possible to collect information, in aggregate form, on the number of users and how they visit the
    website itself.
  • Profiling cookies
    These cookies make it possible to monitor navigation and collect data that can be used to prepare targeted advertising messages and marketing offers.
  • Third-party cookies
    Third-party cookies are installed by a different website (such as, for example, by Facebook when there is an “I like” button on a web page) through the site the user is visiting. Third-party cookies can be used by websites that have installed them in order to record information for marketing purposes.

How can cookies be disabled?
The majority of browsers – such as Internet Explorer and Firefox – are programmed to accept cookies. Nonetheless, you can check and, if so desire, disable cookies through simple steps in the browser settings page. We would like you to note, in any event, that doing so may cause the website to malfunction and consequently limit the service being offered. To change settings, follow the path suggested by the various browsers, which can be found in the “Options” or “Preferences” menu:

Aside from the navigation data previously specified, the user has the option of whether or not to provide personal data on the contact request forms used to request that information be sent to him/her or for other types of communication, or on the application form contained in the “job opportunities” section. Failure to include personal data may prevent the user from having his/her request met. For further information on this processing, read the information posted below the aforementioned forms.

Personal data are processed in both paper and electronic form and with automated resources, only during the period of time needed to fulfill the purposes for which the data were collected. Specific security measures are implemented to prevent data from being lost, used illegally or improperly, or accessed by unauthorized parties.

With regard to managing the website, the company has implemented specific security measures designed to ensure secure access for the user and to protect the information contained on the website itself from being lost or destroyed, including accidentally. The antivirus software used in managing the site is periodically updated in order to avoid data loss due to computer viruses. It should also be kept in mind that, in addition to the website guaranteeing the use of internal antivirus systems (which is required by law), it is also opportune for users to equip their own work stations with systems which scan for and prevent viruses. In order to access the website’s reserved area, business are assigned an ID and password upon request; these passwords are generated in such a way as to avoid references that can be easily traced back to the member, in order to prevent potential abuse. Users are responsible for safeguarding their own passwords to keep them confidential.

This excerpt from art.7 of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003 is meant to remind you that you can exercise the following rights in dealing with our company:

  • to obtain confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning you exist, regardless of whether or not the data have already been recorded, and communication of such data in intelligible form;
  • to be informed of the source of data collected, purposes and methods of processing, and the logic applied if the processing is carried out through electronic means;
  • to request the erasure, anonymization or blocking of data where retention is unnecessary for the purposes for which they have been collected or subsequently processed;
  • to request updating, rectification, or integration of your data;
  • to object, in whole or in part, on legitimate grounds, to the processing of personal data that concern you even if they are relevant to the purpose of the collection.

To exercise these rights, you may contact the Data Controller/Processor indicated below

The list of parties potentially responsible for processing specific data may be consulted upon request submitted to our offices. The Data Controller responsible for your personal data is Gruppo SALOV S.p.A., Via Montramito, 1600 – 55040 Massarosa (Lucca).