Legal Notices - Privacy policy


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Privacy Policy

1. Introduction.

This policy, that we invite you to read carefully, describes how our company will process personal data that we will collect, in order to inform Users about the type of personal information we gather, how it is used, which third parties can access it, and how Users can access, update or delete their information.

This Policy has been drafted in accordance with Italian laws (Legislative Decree 196/2003 “Data Protection Code”) and the EU Regulation 2016/679.

2. Data Controller.

The data controller is STUDIO BARBERO S.P.A., headquartered at Corso Massimo d’Azeglio 57, 10126 Torino (TO), Italy.

3. Categories of processed data.

- Navigation data.

The web servers automatically record certain personal information implied by the use of Internet communication protocols. Said information is not collected to identify a specific person, but by its nature could identify users through elaborations and associations with third parties’ data. This information includes IP addresses or domain names of the computers used by the users through which they connect to our site, the URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier) of the resources requested, the time of the request, the method used for requesting the server, the dimension of the answer file, the numeric code which indicates the response of the server (good result, mistake etc) and other parameters of the operating system and of the user’s settings. These data are retrieved with the sole purpose to obtain anonymous statistical information on the use of our site and control its correct functioning. They are automatically deleted after the elaboration. They could also be used to ascertain the responsibility of the user in case of alleged criminal actions against our site. But for the exceptions mentioned above, the data retrieved will not be kept for more than seven days.

- Data voluntarily made available

We may collect and process the following personal information through our site and our activities:

names and surnames, company names, addresses, email addresses, phone and fax numbers and possible additional information (such as tax codes or company registration numbers) that you, as a client or prospect client, supplier or job applicant, will voluntarily disclose to our company.

- Information on our use of cookies

A cookie is a piece of data stored by a user's web browser on the user's hard drive - such as a computer or a smartphone - and allows web servers to recognize the device used to access a web site.

Our site uses cookies to collect information, only in aggregate form, about how our site is used. The cookies used only pick up anonymous information and thus will not result in your personal data being processed. Nevertheless, cookies may be used for recording login data for automatic recognition, avoiding you to re-insert username and password each time you access the reserved area of our site.
We use analytical cookies, precisely Google Analytics, to collect information on the use of our site by visitors, including number of visitors, page views, time spent, geographic areas of origin, tools used.

You can find additional information about the third-party cookies used by our company and the related policies at the following URL addresses:

Our company will not be liable for subsequent amendments to the above information or changes in the third-party cookies operation, being an entity independent and autonomous from the third party processing the data.

Many current browsers automatically allow cookies, but you have the option to set your browser in such a way to exclude, display before accepting or eliminate cookies. Moreover, you could disable cookies at any time by modifying you browser’s settings, but this choice may slow down or impede access to certain areas of our site.

4. Optional data provision

Your submission of personal data is optional, but failure to submit data could result in the impossibility to fulfill agreements or supply the requested services.

5. Purpose of data collection

We will use the above information for the following purposes:

- To ensure that content on our site is presented in the most effective manner for you;

- To perform our services, providing the information you requested or supplying the service ordered;

- To send you information on our services, provided that you have consented to be contacted for such purpose;

- To fulfill contractual obligations or requirements of law.

6. Processing Arrangements

The transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; therefore, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information that you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk.

Once we have received your information, we will process your personal data in a proper manner and take appropriate security measures to prevent loss of data, unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, illegal or incorrect use of the data.

Your data will be kept for the time necessary to achieve the aims for which the data are collected or to provide the service you will request. You can request the removal of data at any time to our company.

We will process your data using computers and/or IT enabled tools, apt to grant security and confidentiality according to the above-mentioned legal provisions.

7. Data communication

Your data may be accessible to persons involved with the operation of our site and our services (administration, legal, system administration) or external parties (such as domain name registration authorities, registrars and technical service providers, mail carriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communications agencies, Intellectual Property advisors) appointed, if necessary, as data processors by our company.

Our employees, agents and contractors who have access to personal data are required to protect the information in a manner that is consistent with this privacy policy.

8. Disclosure to third parties

We may disclose your personal information to third parties if we are required to disclose your personal data to comply with legal obligations or to protect the rights, property and safety of our company or others.

9. Place where data is processed

The data that we collect from you may be processed at our company operating offices and in any other places where the people involved with the processing, including our employees, technical staff and collaborators of our company who have been entrusted with the processing, are located.

The data may be also transferred to, or stored at, a destination located outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”), and be processed by people operating outside the EEA who cooperate with our company for the fulfillment of your order, the processing of your payment details and the provision of support services. By submitting your personal data to our company, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

The information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. If we provide you with a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, such as the reserved area, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential.

10. Rights of interested parties

You may exercise your rights toward the data controller pursuant to the following provisions of article 7 of the Personal Data Protection Code - Legislative Decree no.196 of 30 June 2003:

Art. 7 - Right to Access Personal Data and Other Rights

1. A data subject shall have the right to obtain confirmation as to whether or not personal data
concerning him exist, regardless of their being already recorded, and communication of such data in
intelligible form.

2. A data subject shall have the right to be informed
a) of the source of the personal data;
b) of the purposes and methods of the processing;
c) of the logic applied to the processing, if the latter is carried out with the help of electronic
d) of the identification data concerning data controller, data processors and the
representative designated as per Section 5(2); and
e) of the entities or categories of entity to whom or which the personal data may be
communicated and who or which may get to know said data in their capacity as designated
representative(s) in the State’s territory, data processor(s) or person(s) in charge of the processing.

3. A data subject shall have the following rights:
a) to obtain updating, rectification or, where interested therein, integration of the data;
b) to obtain erasure, anonymization or blocking of data that have been processed unlawfully,
including data whose retention is unnecessary for the purposes for which they have been collected
or subsequently processed;
c) to obtain certification to the effect that the operations as per letters a) and b) have been
notified, as also related to their contents, to the entities to whom or which the data were
communicated or disseminated, unless this requirement proves impossible or involves a manifestly
disproportionate effort compared with the right that is to be protected.

4. A data subject shall have the right to object, in whole or in part,
a) on legitimate grounds, to the processing of personal data concerning him/her, even though
they are relevant to the purpose of the collection;
b) to the processing of personal data concerning him/her, where it is carried out for the
purpose of sending advertising materials or direct selling or else for the performance of market or
commercial communication surveys

You may request to access, update, correct, and request the deletion of, your personal data or any additional information about the data processing at any time by contacting our company in writing at the email address

If you provide personal data about other individuals, you hereby represent that they have been informed of the purpose for which said information will be used, the recipients of the personal data and the way they could access and update their information. You also represent that you have obtained their consent to our data processing.

11. Updates to this privacy policy.

We shall update this privacy policy from time to time. Therefore, we invite you to regularly check this page for updates. Amendments to this privacy policy, but for mere formal changes, will be notified to users by email at the addresses disclosed to our company and the continued use of our services for a period of two weeks thereafter may constitute acceptance of the amended provisions.

12. Contact

If you have any questions, comments or requests concerning this privacy policy, please address them to our company by email at