Cookie & Privacy Policy

LEGAL NOTES

 

a). The purpose of this privacy policy is to provide the utmost transparency relevant to the information that the Website collects and how it uses the same.

b). Information, photographic material, products and in general all of  the material contained on the Website (hereinafter: Material) must be considered the exclusive property of Baldi S.r.l. or its assignors and may be used solely for personal, non-commercial or professional purposes. Any copy, even partial, of all Material must include the information relevant to the exclusive property of Baldi S.r.l. as well as any other information relevant to the property contained within the Material.

c). The Baldi trademark and all other graphic and/or figurative trademarks on the Website, in any form and in relation to any use thereof, whether registered or not, are and will remain the exclusive property of Baldi S.r.l. therefore, it is strictly prohibited, for any reason or purpose, to use, including for personal and non-commercial or professional purposes, reproduce, distribute, publish, send, amend, in whole or in part and sell the aforementioned trademarks.

d). It is forbidden to record, save, make multiple copies, further publish, display, exhibit, send, distribute, transfer, translate, transform, modify, sell, even partially, the Material (regardless of whether they are images, photos, texts, videos, brands and, in general, elements and materials and any creative expression available on this Website), in any form and using any resource (electronic, mechanic, computerised, by way of photocopied, prints, microfilm, recordings on any magnetic media, including CD Rom, or other) without prior written authorisation from Baldi S.r.l.; the Materials are the exclusive property, or are legitimately possessed and used by, of Baldi S.r.l., which does not undertake any liability nor does it provide any warranty, for any reason, on the use by the User of any Material considered, in any case, illegitimate.

e). Baldi S.r.l., without prejudice to the mandatory limits of the law, assumes no liability if the Materials contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors.

f). The Materials may be subject to changes or updates without notice. Baldi S.r.l. reserves the unquestionable right to make changes and/or improvements, at any time without notice, to images, products, texts, software applications on the Website. Notwithstanding the precautions taken, the mentioned software applications and programs may present malfunctions and may contain viruses or other harmful elements. Baldi S.r.l., without prejudice to the mandatory limits of the law, assumes no liability in this regard.

g). The User assumes, exclusively, total and unconditional liability for any losses, costs and damages, direct and/or indirect of any nature and entity that may arise from the use of the Website.

 

 

PRIVACY POLICY

 

In compliance with the requirements pursuant to national legislation (Italian Legislative Decree 196 of 30 June 2003, Data Protection Code, as amended) and European legislation (European Regulation for the protection of personal data 679/2016, GDPR ), this website respects and protects the privacy of its visitors and users, making every effort possible and proportional so as to not prejudice users’ rights.

This website does not publish advertisements, use data for the purpose of sending advertising, but makes use of third-party services in order to improve the use of the website, these third parties may collect user data and use it to send personalised advertising on other websites. However, this website makes every effort possible to protect users’ privacy and minimise the collection of personal data.

For information purposes, it is specified that the management of cookies is complicated, both by the website manager (who may not be able to correctly manage third-party cookies) and by the user (who may block cookies that are essential for the functioning of the website). Therefore, a better and simpler way to protect privacy is to use anti-tracking tools, which block site tracking (read -> Protect on-line privacy. We recommend using Privacy Badger and uBlock Origin)

 

For further information please read the policy here below.

 

 

PRIVACY AND COOKIE POLICY

 

 

1. Data Subjects

The Company responsible for the data processing pursuant to current laws is Baldi Srl, Via Cassia 65/H 50023, Impruneta –Florence, who can be contacted via the following e-mail contacts@baldi.biz.

2. Legal basis for the processing

This website processes data mainly on the basis of user consent. Consent is given via the pop-up banner at the bottom of the page, or through the use or viewing of the website, as a conduct implying consent. By using or viewing the website visitors and users approve this privacy policy and consent to the processing of their personal data in relation to the methods and purposes described here below, including any dissemination to third parties where this is necessary for the supply of a service. Through communication or service request forms further consent is collected relevant to the specific purpose of the service.

The provision of data and, therefore, consent for the collection and processing of data is optional, the User can deny consent, and can revoke, at any time, consent already provided through the banner placed at the bottom of the page or the browser settings for cookies, or by email to contacts@baldi.biz. However, denying consent may make it impossible to provide certain services and the browsing experience on the website would be compromised.

The data for website security and for the prevention of abuse and SPAM, as well as data for the analysis of website traffic (statistics) in aggregate form, are processed on the basis of the legitimate interest of the aforementioned Company, for the protection of the website and users. In these cases the user always has the right to object to the processing of data User rights).

 

3. Purpose of processing

The processing of data collected by the website, in addition to the related purposes, instrumental and necessary for the provision of the service, is aimed at the following purposes:

3.1 Statistics (analyses)

Collection of data and information in an exclusively aggregated and anonymous form in order to verify the correct functioning of the website. None of this information is related to the natural person-User of the website, and does not in any way allow identification. Consent is not necessary.

3.2 Security

Collection of data and information in order to protect the website’s and User’s security (spam filters, firewalls, virus detection) as well as to prevent or expose fraud or abuse of the website. The data is automatically recorded and may also include personal data (IP address) that could be used, in compliance with current privacy laws, in order to block attempts to damage the website or cause damage to other users, or, in any case, activities that are harmful or that are considered a crime. The above-mentioned data is never used for identifying or profiling the User and are deleted periodically. Consent is not necessary.

 

 

3.3 Ancillary activities

Communicate data to third parties that carry out functions that are necessary or instrumental to the operation of the service, as well as to allow third parties to perform technical, logistic and other types of activities on our behalf. Suppliers have access only to the personal data necessary to perform their tasks and they undertake not to use the data for other purposes and are required to process the personal data in compliance with current regulations.

4. Data collected

This website collects user data in two ways:

4.1 Data collected using automated processes

While browsing, the following information can be collected from the User and stored in the server’s log files (hosting) of the website:

– internet protocol address (IP);

– browser type;

– parameters of the device used to connect to the website;

– name of the internet service provider (ISP);

– date and time of visit;

– visitors’ referral and exit website;

– number of clicks.

– browsing time.

This data is used, in an exclusively aggregated form, for statistical and analysis purposes. The IP address is used exclusively for security purposes and is not cross-referenced with any other data.

5. Data provided voluntarily

The website may collect other data in the event of voluntary use of services by users, such as commenting, communication services (contact forms, comments box), and will be used exclusively for the provision of the requested service:

– name;

– e-mail address;

– telephone number;

– Country.

6. Place of processing

The data will be processed at the registered office of Baldi Srl, Controller, and at the data centre of the Web Hosting company Amazon Web Services EMEA SARL. The web hosting company Amazon Web Services EMEA SARL – Via 38 Avenue John F. Kennedy, L-1855, Luxembourg, is responsible for processing and elaborating the data on behalf of the Controller. Amazon Web Services operates in the European Economic Area in compliance with European regulations (Privacy Shield).

7. Data retention period

The data collected by the website during its operation are retained for the time strictly necessary to carry out the specified activities. Upon expiration, the data will be deleted or anonymised, unless no further purposes exist for the retention of the same.

The data (IP address) used for website security purposes (blocking attempts to hack the website) is retained for 30 (thirty) days.

The data for analytics purposes (statistics) are retained in aggregate form for 24 months.

8. Transfer of the data collected by third parties

The data collected by the website is generally not supplied to third parties, except in specific cases: legitimate request by legal authorities and only in the cases envisaged by the law; if it is necessary for the provision of a specific service requested by the User; for performing security checks or site optimisation.

9. Transfer of data to non-EU countries

This website may share some of the data collected with services located outside of the European Union. In particular with Google, Facebook and Microsoft (LinkedIn) through social plugins and the Google Analytics service. The transfer is authorised based on specific decisions of the European Union and the Data Protection Authority, in particular the decision 1250/2016 (Privacy Shield – here is the Data Protection Authority’s information page), therefore, no further consent is required. The above-mentioned companies ensure compliance with the Privacy Shield.

10. Security measures

We process visitors/users data legally and fairly, taking appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorised access, disclosure, modification or unauthorised destruction of data. We are committed to protecting the security of your personal data when it is sent, using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts information in transit. Processing is carried out using IT and/or computerised instruments, with organisational methods and logic strictly related to the purposes indicated. In addition to the Controller, in some cases, categories of appointed persons involved in the organisation of the website or external parties (such as third party technical service providers, hosting providers) may have access to the data.

11. Cookies

This website uses cookies, text files that are recorded on the user’s terminal or that allow access to information on the user’s terminal. Cookies allow to save information regarding visitors’ preferences, they are used in order to verify the correct functioning of the website and to improve its functionality by customising the content of the web pages based on the type of browser used, or to simplify browsing by automating the procedures (e.g. Login, website language), and, lastly, for the analysis of the use of the website by the visitors.

12. This website uses the following category of cookies:

  1. a) technical cookies, used solely to send an electronic communication, to ensure the correct visualisation of the website and browsing within the same. Moreover, they allow to distinguish between the various users connected in order to provide the service requested to the right user (Login), and for site security reasons. Some of these cookies are deleted when the browser is closed (session cookies), others have a longer duration (e.g. cookies required to retain the user’s consent in relation to the use of cookies, which lasts 1 year). Consent is not necessary for these cookies;

 

  1. b) analysis cookies, used directly by the website operator to collect information, in aggregate form, on the number of users and how the same visit the website. They are similar to technical cookies if the service is anonymised.
  2. c) profiling and marketing cookies, used exclusively by third parties other than the Controller of this website to collect information on the behaviour of users during browsing, and on interests and consumption habits, also in order to provide personalised advertising.

13. Important information

By clicking OK on the banner present at the first access to the website or by browsing the website, the visitor expressly consents to the use of cookies and similar technologies, and in particular to the saving of such cookies on your terminal for the above-mentioned purposes, or access through cookies to information on your terminal.

14. Disabling cookies

The user can refuse the use of cookies and can revoke the consent already given at any time. Since the cookies are connected to the browser used, THEY CAN BE DISABLED DIRECTLY FROM THE BROWSER, thus refusing/revoking consent for the use of cookies, or through the banner at the bottom of the page.

DISABLED COOKIES MAY PREVENT THE CORRECT USE OF SOME FUNCTIONS OF THE WEBSITE, in particular, services provided by third parties may not be accessible, and, therefore, may not be viewable:

  1. a) YouTube videos or other video sharing services;
  2. b) Social Network Social Buttons;
  3. c) Google Maps.
  4. d) External links that redirect to third party websites.

Instructions to disable cookies can be found on the following websites:

  1. a) Mozilla Firefox
  2. b) Microsoft Internet Explorer
  3. c) Microsoft Edge
  4. d) Google Chrome
  5. e) Opera
  6. f) Apple Safari

15. Third-party Cookies

This website also acts as an intermediary for third-party cookies (such as social network buttons), used to provide additional services and features to visitors, as well as to simplify the use of the website, or to provide personalised advertising. This website has no control over the cookies entirely managed by third parties and does not have access to the information collected through these cookies. Information on the use of these cookies and the purposes of the same, as well as on the methods for disabling them, are provided directly by the third parties on the pages indicated below.

Please note that generally the tracking of users does not involve identifying the same, unless the User is already registered with the service and has not yet logged in, in which case it is understood that the User has already expressed consent directly to the third party when registering for the relevant service (e.g. Facebook).

 

This website uses the following third-party cookies:

– Google Inc.

For information on the use of data and processing by Google, it is recommended to view Google’s privacy policy and how Google will use the data when using partner’s websites or Apps.

– Google Analytics: used to analyse the use of the website by users, compile reports on website activity and user behaviour, check how often users visit the website, how the website is tracked and which pages are visited most frequently. The information is combined with information collected from other websites in order to create a comparative picture of the use of the website compared to other websites in the same category.

Data collected: browser detection, date and time of interaction with the website, page of origin, IP address.

Place where the data is processed: The European Union since the anonymisation of the service is active.

The data collected does not allow the personal identification of users, and is not matched with other information relevant to the same people. They are treated in aggregate form and anonymised (truncated at the last octet). Pursuant to a specific agreement (DPA), it is forbidden for Google Inc. (Data Processor), to match such data with those collected from other services.

Further information on Google Analytics’ cookies can be found on the web page Google Analytics Cookies Usage on Websites.

The user can selectively opt-out from the collection of data by Google Analytics by installing on his/her browser the specific component supplied by Google.

– YouTube: platform, owned by Google, for sharing videos. Cookies are set when the page containing the embed is accessed, and when the video is started, and do not allow the identification of the User unless the same is already logged into his/her Google profile.

Collected data: number and behaviour of users of the service, IP address, information linking visits to the website to the Google account for users already logged in, preferences for viewing videos.

Place where the data is processed: EU.

16. Social Network Plugins

This website also incorporates plugins and/or buttons in order to allow easy sharing of content to your favourite social networks. When you visit a page on our website that contains a plugin, your browser connects directly to the social network servers from where the plugin is loaded, whose server can track your visit to our website and, if appropriate, associate it with to your social network account, in particular if you are connected at the time of the visit or if you have recently browsed one of the websites containing social plugins. If you do not want the social network to record data relevant to your visit to our website, you must log out from your social network account and probably delete the cookies that the social network has installed on your browser.

Plugins with advanced user privacy protection functions are installed on this website, which do not send cookies or access cookies present on the user’s browser when opening the page but only after clicking on the plugin.

The collection and use of information by such third parties is regulated by the respective privacy policies to which you are requested to refer.

– Facebook

–  LinkedIn

– Google+

– Instagram

– Pinterest

17. User rights

Pursuant to European Regulation 679/2016 (GDPR), the User can, pursuant to the methods and within the limits established by current legislation, exercise the following rights:

– object in whole or in part, for legitimate reasons, to the processing of personal data concerning him/her for the purpose of sending advertising materials or direct sales or for carrying out market research or commercial communications;

– request confirmation that personal data concerning him/her exist (access right);

– know the origin;

– receive communication in intelligible form;

– receive information relevant to the logic and purposes of the processing;

– request the updating, rectification, integration, erasure, anonymisation, blocking of data that have been unlawfully processed, including those no longer necessary for the purposes for which they have been collected;

– where the processing is based on consent, to receive only for the cost of any support, his/her data provided to the Controller, in a structured and commonly used format that is machine readable,

– the right to lodge a complaint to the Authority;

– as well as, more in general, exercise all of the rights recognised to him/her by current law.

Requests can be sent to the Company that is the Controller

21. Updates

This privacy policy has been updated on 26 November 2018.