This document contains important information on the following matters.
5.1. Navigation data
The information systems and software procedures used for the functioning of this site collect, during their normal exercise, some personal data whose transmission is implicit in the navigation of websites. This information is not collected to be associated with identified interests. However, by their very nature they could, through processing and association with data held by third parties, lead to the identification of the users. These include the IP addresses or the domain names of the computers used by the users accessing the site, the URL addresses of the resources requested, time of the request, method used to submit the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in reply, the numerical code indicating the status of the reply from the server and other parameters related to the operating system and the platform used by the user. The information referred to above is used for the sole purpose of acquiring anonymous statistical data on the use of the site and to verify its correct functioning; these data are cancelled immediately after elaboration. The data may be used for ascertaining responsibility in the event of potential computer crimes to the detriment of the site: apart from this possibility, at the current time data on web contacts do not persist for more than seven days. Retention of access logs, maintained directly on servers that register users’ IPs, are kept for 12 months. As far as cookies are concerned, reference should be made to paragraph 5.4. below.
5.2.1. Data provided voluntarily by the user (communications)
Optional, explicit and voluntary communications by means of contact forms available on this site or by electronic mail to the addresses indicated on this site, will lead to the subsequent collection of the data forwarded by the sender, including his/her e-mail address and consent to receiving further messages in answer to his/her requests.
The personal data thus supplied can be used only for the purpose of fulfilling or acknowledging requests transmitted and are communicated to third parties only when necessary for such purpose. Specific statements prepared for special services on request will be listed in the related web pages.
5.2.2. Data provided voluntarily by the user (in order to receive communications related to marketing and/or commercial promoting)
Each person interested may provide his/her personal data voluntarily to the Data Controller in order to receive trade communications or promotions however they may be called either by digital or paper notices.
Only in the case where electronic mail details are provided by the interested party in the context of sale of a product or a service, the e-mail address thus supplied may be used for the direct sale of other similar products or services pursuant to EU Regulation 2016/679 (GDPR), without the need for prior express consent. However, in each communication the data subject will be reminded that he can withdraw his consent at any time and without any formalities. The data will be erased at the request of the data subject.
The Company’s newsletter is sent by e-mail to whoever explicitly requests it by compiling the specific form found on this website, thus authorizing the Company to process his/her personal data for the above purpose.
Consent: conferral of data requested for such purpose (e-mail and, possibly, the selection of pre-established categories of areas of interest) is mandatory only for receiving the newsletter: a refusal to provide the data will result in your being unable to benefit from the newsletter service, but there are no other consequences.
Purposes: personal information provided by users are utilised only for the purpose of sending the newsletter and will not be disclosed to third parties.
Methods: the data collected are processed by IT instruments. Appropriate security measures are adopted to prevent any data loss, unlawful or improper use and unauthorized access.
Cancellation of the service: if you no longer wish to receive the newsletter, all you have to do is to click on the cancellation link to be found at the end of each e-mail or send a request to the e-mail address. Cancellation is handled by automated means, and you could receive other newsletters the mailing of which had been planned prior to receipt of your request for cancellation, in any case within a period of maximum 72 hours.
What are they? Cookies are information recorded by the browser when you visit a website with any appropriate device (such as a pc, tablet or smartphone).
Each cookie contains several data (e.g., the name of the server it comes from, numerical identification, etc.), it may remain in the system for the length of a session (until the browser is closed) or for longer periods and may contain a unique user ID.
What are they used for? Cookies are used for different purposes according to their type. Some are strictly necessary for the proper functioning of a website (technical cookies), while others enhance the services rendered in order to offer users a better experience or allow the collection of statistics on the use of the site, such as analytic cookies or the viewing of personalized advertising, such as profiling cookies.
Consent? Consent granted by the user is recorded by the Company, within its remit, through a technical cookie for 12 months. The user is informed either by means of a short statement (a banner visible until consent is either provided or refused as explained in paragraph 5.4.4. “How can I disable cookies?”) or by this extended information. Moreover links to the privacy policies of third parties are indicated in paragraph 5.4.3., also for the purpose of disabling them (when directly available).
How can I disable them? You can disable cookies by using your browser settings (see para 5.4.4. “How can I disable cookies?”) or the mechanisms made available by some third parties (para. 5.4.3. “Cookies used on the site”).
5.4.2. General types of cookies used on the site
Technical Cookies (first party): they are essential for proper website functioning and viewing and for recording storing the user’s consent to use the cookies.
Technical Cookies (third party): they are essential for proper website functioning and viewing and any photos contained therein, to indicate authentication by the user, to ascertain whether or not the customer’s browser accepts the cookies and for use of the site by the administrator, by means of a third party service.
Analytic Cookies (third party): they are used for the purpose of an aggregate analysis of visits to the site, by using the services of a third party.
Profiling Cookie (third party): they are used to create user profiles and for the purpose of sending advertising messages in line with the preferences shown during web navigation, by means of third party services.
5.4.3. Cookies used on the site
First Party Cookies: only technical cookies are used for proper website functioning and viewing for the purpose of recording user consent to use the cookies (duration: 12 months).
The website www.mfoitalia.eu uses a technical cookie to detect the navigation language and third party cookies to analyse user navigation.
We use navigation cookies generated by Google Analytics, a web traffic analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Analytical cookies are used to provide information on how our users use the website and to optimise and improve the website, making it more interesting and relevant for users.
Google does not associate the IP address with any other data in its possession and does not try to connect an IP address with the identity of a user. Google may also communicate this information to third parties if required by law or should such third parties process the aforementioned information on behalf of Google.
For cookies consequent to sharing via the social network, reference should be made to each of them (because the cookies are related to them)
Some of our pages use Facebook social buttons or widgets. Facebook can store cookies on your computer.
Some of our pages incorporate videos that are published on YouTube. YouTube can store cookies on your computer.
Some of our pages use Twitter social buttons or widgets. Twitter can store cookies on your computer.
Some of our pages use Google + social buttons or widgets. Google +can store cookies on your computer.
5.4.4. How can I disable cookies?
Monitoring by browser: the most widely used browsers (e.g.. Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari) accept cookies for predefined settings, but these settings can be modified by the user at any time. This is valid both for PC’s and mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones:it is a function generally and widely supported. Therefore cookies can easily be deactivated or disabled by accessing the options or preferences on the browser used and usually third party cookies can also be blocked. In general, these options will only be effective for that particular browser and on that particular device, unless there are options available uniting preferences on several devices. Specific instructions can be found on the options or help page of the browser itself. However, disabling technical cookies may impact the full and/or proper functioning of several sites, including this site.
Usually, browsers these days:
– offer the “Do not track” option, which is supported by some websites (but not all of them). In this way, some websites may not collect certain navigation data;
– offer the anonymous or incognito mode option: in this way data will not be collected by the browser or saved in the navigation chronology but the navigation data will nevertheless be available for collection by the manager of the website visited;
– allow you to eliminate cookies recorded fully or in part but when you visit a site again, they will usually be reinstalled unless such possibility has been blocked.
Links to the help pages of the major and most widely-used browsers are indicated below (with instructions for disabling cookies on such browsers):
Third-party Cookies: third-party cookies can be disabled either with the modalities described above or by referring to each third party (following the links indicated in the above paragraph.
On line Instruments: please note tht from the site https://www.youronlinechoices.com/it/ is is possible not only to collect further information, but also to verify the installation of numerous cookies on your browser and, if supported, also disable them.