Privacy and personal data processing

Information on fulfilling the requirements of Italian national on the subject of privacy pursuant to Leg. Decree 196/2003 “Privacy Code”

The Controller of the processing is Tosa S.p.A.
Registered Office: IV Novembre, 109/111 – 12058 S. Stefano Belbo (CN) – Italy
VAT no.: 02081560043 Tax Code and Companies Register: Cuneo 00886200054 – R.E.A.: Cuneo 153605

Using the website

Simply surfing the website requires no registration of personal data.

The use of information request forms and registration to the newsletter are optional and, in any event, use by the Controller of the entered data is limited exclusively to the purposes of the forms themselves. Therefore, once the requests have been dealt with, the data is deleted with no possibility of recovering it.

None of the data entered in the information request forms or during registration to the newsletter is sold to third parties.

The Controller retains the technical data pertaining to the connections (logs) for mere statistical purposes, for the purpose of monitoring the number of visits and the generated traffic. This is the reason why the surfer’s IP address is recorded and monitored by the Controller and by the providers of the website hosting service, only for the mentioned purposes.

This data does not allow the user to be identified if not following a series of processing and interconnection operations, and necessarily through data supplied by other providers. Such operations shall be carried out exclusively at the request of the competent Judicial Authorities, authorised to do so by expressed provisions of the law aimed at preventing and/or combating offences

The personal data, collected and stored in the Controller’s databases, is processed by employees and/or associates of the Controller of the processing in the capacity of data processors. The personal data is not distributed or communicated to third parties, except for those cases envisaged by the Privacy Statement and/or by the law and, in any event, with methods allowed by law.

Users/visitors shall be entitled to exercise the rights provided for by art. 7 of Leg. Decree 196/03. Moreover, at any time, by exercising the right to withdraw from all subscribed services, the data subject can request that the provided data be completely deleted.

General information of rules regarding consent to the use of cookies

Italian law (art. 122 of Leg. Decree 196/03 “Code on the subject of personal data protection”) introduced a European Directive that requires website operators that use cookies or other monitoring technologies to inform the users with regards to the types of cookies, if any, used by the website.
The Provision by the Personal Data Protection Authority no. 229 of 8 May 2014, published in the Official Gazette no. 126 of 3 June 2014, classified cookies into two macro categories: “technical” cookies and “profiling” cookies.

What cookies are

Cookies are small text files that the websites visited by users send to the latter’s terminals, where they are stored so that they can be retransmitted to the same websites during future visits. Cookies are used for different purposes, have different characteristics, and can be used by both the owner of the website being visited by the user and by third parties.

Technical cookies

These cookies are crucial for proper website operation and service provision.
All technical cookies are not subject to consent, so they are automatically installed following access to the website.


Analytic and Functionality cookies

These cookies to collect and analyse traffic and website use in an anonymous manner.
Although they do not identify the user, these cookies allow, for example, to determine if the same user visits the website at different times. They also make it possible to monitor the system, improving its performance and usability.
These cookies can be disabled without losing and functionality.

Profiling cookies

These are permanent cookies used to identify (in an anonymous and non-anonymous manner) the user’s preferences and to improve their surfing experience.
This website does not use this type of cookies.

Third-party cookies

When visiting a website, a user can receive cookies from the website that is being visited or from websites managed by other organisations (third parties).
For example, social plugins for Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and LinkedIn.
These are parts of the visited page generated directly by the aforementioned websites and incorporated in the page of the hosting website. The most common use of social plugins is aimed at the sharing of contents on social networks.
The presence of these plugins entails the transmission of cookies from and to all websites managed by third parties.
The management of collected information by third parties is governed by the relative privacy statements.

Duration of cookies

Some cookies (session cookies) stay active only until the browser is closed or the logout command is executed.
Other cookies survive the closing of the browser and are also available during subsequent visits by the user.
These cookies are known as persistent cookies, and their duration is set by the server the moment they are created.
In some cases, an expiry date is set, while in others the duration is unlimited.
This website does not use persistent cookies.

Managing the cookies

The user can decide whether or not to accept the cookies, by changing the browser settings.
Caution: fully or partially disabling the technical cookies may jeopardise the use of website functions.
Disabling third-party cookies does not impair navigation in any way.
The best browsers allow one to define different settings for proprietary cookies and for third-party cookies.
Below please find links explaining how to disable cookies for the most popular browsers:

Internet Explorer
Google Chrome
Mozilla Firefox
Apple Safari