Privacy Policy

What is this Privacy Policy for?

This privacy policy is for this website [www.articolitermoidraulici.it] and served by Articoli Termoidraulici s.r.l. and governs the privacy of its users who choose to use it.

The policy sets out the different areas where user privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations & requirements of the users, the website and website owners. Furthermore the way this website processes, stores and protects user data and information will also be detailed within this policy.

The Website

This website and its owners take a proactive approach to user privacy and ensure the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of its users throughout their visiting experience. This website complies to all Italy national laws and requirements for user privacy (Italian art. 13 D. Lgs. 196/2003 "codice privacy").

Personal data treatment

articolitermoidraulici.it treats two types of personal data:

  • 1. The data that are stored on computer systems as a result of their operation: log and cookies
  • 2. The data that users transmit by filling and sending messages from the site: e-mail and message

This data is collected and stored for the time strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which they are collected and processed in accordance with the Code concerning the protection of personal data and other regulations in force.

How and why personal data are treated

The data processing will be carried out exclusively electronically putting in place appropriate security measures to ensure the accuracy, confidentiality, control over the distribution and use of personal data. The data may be processed by the data controller or by staff for purposes related to the performance of services as specified for each service offered.

Website browsing

While using the site, to every request that the browser sends to the server, the systems collect technical information to assess the proper functioning of services, to provide useful information, to correct malfunctions and to process traffic statistics in aggregate form.

This information includes the IP address of the device that made the request, the date and time of the request, the source claimed, the result of the request, the referrer (if any) associated with the request and the user agent through which the request was made.

This type of data is stored for 30 days and then destroyed.

Data provided by the user

The personal information you provide on a voluntary, free and explicit basis, are used in order to respond to any requests (as by writing directly to the email address posted on the site).

Providing personal data

Apart from navigation data, the transfer of personal data contained in the application forms is free and optional. Failure to provide such data will make it impossible to be able to make requests from the site and/or to be able to fulfill the requests submitted.

Data storage

The processed data can be transferred also in EU countries or in third countries, in accordance with the agreement of the consent given also ex. art.43 c.1 letter a) Legislative Decree 196/03 of the Italian Data Protection Act.

Comunication and dissemination

The collected data will not be disseminated or disclosed to third parties without explicit consent, apart from any requests from the competent authorities, as it required by law.

Granted rights as from art. 7 del D.Lgs. 196/2003

At any time you may exercise your rights under Article 7 of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003 that warrants that:

  • 1. You have the right to obtain confirmation of the existence of personal data concerning him, even if not yet registered, and their communication in intelligible form.
  • 2. You have the right to obtain information about: a) the origin of personal information; b) the purposes and methods of treatment; c) the logic applied in case of treatment with the help of electronic devices; d) the identity of the owner, manager and the representative appointed under article 5, paragraph 2; e) the subjects or categories of persons to whom the data may be communicated or who can learn about them as appointed representative in the State, managers or agents.
  • 3. You have the right to obtain: a) updating, rectification or, when interested, integration of data; b) the cancellation, anonymization or blocking of data processed unlawfully, including data that need not be kept for the purposes for which the data were collected or subsequently processed; c) certification that the operations in letters a) and b) have been notified, also as regards their content, of those to whom the data was communicated or disclosed except where this proves impossible or involves the use of means disproportionate to the protected right.
  • 4. You have the right to object, in whole or in part: a) for legitimate reasons to the processing of personal data, pertinent for collection purposes; b) to the processing of personal data for purposes of sending advertising materials or direct sales or for carrying out market research or commercial communication.

Controller of personal data treatment

The controller of personal data treatment is Articoli Termoidraulici s.r.l. that can be contacted to exercise the rights guaranteed by art. 7 of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003 by email at info@gruppoat.com

Use of Cookies

This website uses cookies to enhance the users experience while visiting the website. This website uses a cookie control system allowing the user on their first visit to the website to allow or disallow the use of cookies on their computer / device. This complies with recent legislation requirements for websites to obtain implied consent from users before leaving behind or reading files such as cookies on a user's computer / device (see: Individuazione delle modalità semplificate per l'informativa e l'acquisizione del consenso per l'uso dei cookie - 8 maggio 2014 - Pubblicato sulla Gazzetta Ufficiale n. 126 del 3 giugno 2014).

Cookies are small files saved to the user's computers hard drive that track, save and store information about the user's interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.
Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors.

By using this site and all its subdomains you consent to the use of cookies. Users can choose not to accept cookies at any time by modifying your browser settings (if possible), not using the website anymore or by using the waiver options applicable. Keep in mind that certain functions are only available through the use of cookies, and choosing not to accept cookies, you may not be able to use these functions.

Types of cookies used

Statistical data

This website uses partner for statistical data, such as Google Analytics, to collect statistical and analytical data about the use of the website by its visitors. For example, these partners collect and compile data on page views on the search engines and keywords they used to find your site, on the links which are accessible from the site, and other similar data. These statistics are not used to track user activity on other websites.

Third parties content

This website may contain embedded widget from third parties, such as Twitter, Facebook, GooglePlus and Carbon Ads. By viewing this content or using these widgets, the user could accept cookies from the websites that contain them. These cookies are not under our control and to obtain additional information, you should consult the website of the third party in question.

User's choices with respect to cookies

Articoli Termoidraulici recommends not to restrict or block cookies: in doing so, the functionality of our website may not be optimal. However, if you choose to do so, you must consider the following. In the following you will find detailed information for the major browsers.

Browser cookies

The Help menu in the toolbar of most browsers will tell you how it is possible not to accept cookies, how to receive a warning from your browser when you receive a new cookie, or how to delete or disable cookies altogether.

Statistical data

To block Google Analytics cookies, please visit: Google Analytics opt-out page.

Third parties cookies

To block cookies from third parties please follow the instruction on each party privacy policy provided above.

More information about cookies

Detailed information about cookies can be found also on the dedicated Wikipedia page.

For information about the cookies stored on your terminal and to turn them on and off individually, please see Your online choices.

Contact & Communication

Users contacting this website and/or its owners do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use. Every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure form to email submission process but advise users using such form to email processes that they do so at their own risk.

This website and its owners use any information submitted to provide you with further information about the products / services they offer or to assist you in answering any questions or queries you may have submitted. This includes using your details to subscribe you to any email newsletter program the website operates, but only if this was made clear to you and your express permission was granted when submitting any form to email process. Or whereby you the consumer have previously purchased from or enquired about purchasing from Articoli Termoidraulici a product or service that the email newsletter relates to. This is by no means an entire list of your user rights in regard to receiving email marketing material. Your details are not passed on to any third parties.

Email Newsletter

This website operates an email newsletter program, used to inform subscribers about products and services supplied by this website. Users can subscribe through an online automated process should they wish to do so but do so at their own discretion. Some subscriptions may be manually processed through prior written agreement with the user.

Subscriptions are taken in compliance with the Italian Privacy Law 196/03 (D.Lg. 196/03 Decreto in materia di protezione dei dati personali). All personal details relating to subscriptions are held securely and in accordance with the Italian Privacy Law 196/03. No personal details are passed on to third parties nor shared with companies / people outside of the company that operates this website. Under the Italian Privacy Law 196/03 you may request a copy of personal information held about you by this website's email newsletter program. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to the business address at the bottom of this policy.

Email marketing campaigns published by this website or its owners may contain tracking facilities within the actual email. Subscriber activity may be tracked and stored in a database for future analysis and evaluation. Such tracked activity may include; the opening of emails, forwarding of emails, the clicking of links within the email content, times, dates and frequency of activity. This information is used to refine future email campaigns and supply the user with more relevant content based around their activity.

In compliance with the Italian Privacy Law 196/03 subscribers are given the opportunity to un-subscribe at any time through an automated system. This process is detailed at the footer of each email campaign. If an automated un-subscription system is unavailable clear instructions on how to un-subscribe will by detailed instead.

External Links

Although this website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links users should always adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website.

The owners of this website cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite their best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Adverts and Sponsored Links

This website may contain sponsored links and adverts. These will typically be served through our advertising partners, to whom may have detailed privacy policies relating directly to the adverts they serve.

Clicking on any such adverts will send you to the advertisers website through a referral program which may use cookies and will tracks the number of referrals sent from this website. This may include the use of cookies which may in turn be saved on your computers hard drive. Users should therefore note they click on sponsored external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Social Media Platforms

Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and its owners participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.

Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. This website nor its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.

This website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.

Shortened Links in Social Media

This website and its owners through their social media platform accounts may share web links to relevant web pages. By default some social media platforms shorten lengthy urls [web addresses] (this is an example: http://bit.ly/zyVUBo).

Users are advised to take caution and good judgement before clicking any shortened urls published on social media platforms by this website and its owners. Despite the best efforts to ensure only genuine urls are published many social media platforms are prone to spam and hacking and therefore this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any shortened links.

Resources & Further Information