This page contains a description of how the website is managed with regard to the processing of the personal data of users who consult it.
This information is also provided pursuant to art. 13 of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003 – the Italian Personal Data Protection Act – and to arts. 13-14 of the EU Regulation no. 2016/679, to those who interact with the web services of Genius Loci S.n.c., accessible by telematic means from the address:
The information is provided for the website of Genius Loci S.n.c. only, and not for any other websites that may be consulted by the user via links.
The information is also inspired by Recommendation no. 2/2001 adopted on 17 May 2001 by the European data protection authorities, brought together in the Group established by art. 29 of Directive no. 95/46/CE, with the task of identifying a number of minimum requisites for the collection of personal data online, and specifically, the means, times and nature of the information the data controllers must provide users with when they access web pages, regardless of the reason for access.
- The Data Controller
Following consultation of this website, data referring to identified or identifiable persons may be processed.
The data controller is Genius Loci S.n.c., headquartered inVia Grimani, 11/A, Battaglia Terme, Padova, Italia.
- Data Manager
Omitech Crea has been appointed data manager pursuant to article 29 of the Italian Personal Data Protection Act and art. 28 of EU Regulation no. 2016/679, because it has been entrusted with the technological maintenance of the website.
- Place where data are processed
he processing connected with the web services provided via this website takes place at the aforementioned headquarters of the Company, and is carried out only by technical staff appointed for the purpose. Where necessary, the data connected with the newsletter service may also be processed by staff of the company entrusted with the technological maintenance of the website, which is Omitech Crea for training (data manager pursuant to art. 29 of the Italian Personal Data Protection Act and art. 28 EU Regulation no. 2016/679), at the headquarters of said company.
No data deriving from the web service will be communicated or made public.
The personal data provided by users who send requests for information material (mailing lists, newsletters, answers to enquiries, etc.) to be sent are used only in order to carry out the service required, and are not communicated to third parties.
4.1 Browsing data
- Type of data processed
In the normal course of their activities, the IT systems and software procedures in place to ensure the functioning of this website acquire some personal data, the transmission of which is implicit in internet communication protocols.
This information is not collected for the purpose of associating it with identified interests, but because of the very nature of said data, if processed and associated together with data held by third parties, they could make it possible to identify users.
This category of data includes the IP addresses or domain names of computers used by users to access the website, the URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) addresses of the resources requested, the time of the request, the method used to submit the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the response provided by the server (successful, error, etc.) and other parameters relating to the user’s operating system and IT environment.
These data are used only for the purpose of obtaining anonymous statistical information on the use of the website and to check it is functioning correctly, and they are deleted immediately after they have been processed. These data could be used to identify responsibilities in the event of IT crime perpetrated against the website: other than for this eventuality, data on web contacts are currently not held for more than seven days.
4.2 Data provided voluntarily by users
The non-compulsory, explicit, voluntary sending of electronic mail to the addresses indicated on this website, also by filling in specific forms, involves the subsequent acquisition of the sender’s address, which is necessary to respond to the requests, and may involve the acquisition of any other personal data included in the message.
These data will essentially be processed for the following, specific purposes:
- Requests for information on the services provided and products/solutions sold directly by Genius Loci S.n.c.
- Reports of any kind sent through the contact form;
- Sending of information and/or personal data for the purpose of defining a professional collaboration;
- Sending of informative newsletters, for users registered with the pertinent service;
- Registration to receive the company’s information newsletter (please note that the newsletter does not contain commercial and/or promotional content).
Specific summary information will be gradually provided or viewed on the pages of the website designed to offer particular services on request.
Cookies are small files sent to and stored on your computer by the websites you visit. Cookies are stored in the directory of your browser’s files. The next time you visit the website, your browser will read the cookies and retransmit the information to the website or to the entity that originally created the cookie. To find out more about these technologies and how they work, you can visit, for example, the website allaboutcookies.org.
Thanks to the session cookies used on this website, it is not necessary to use other IT techniques that could be damaging to the users’ browsing confidentiality. Session cookies do not allow for the acquisition of personal data able to identify users.
The storage times of the data acquired depend on the types of cookies. Persistent cookies, including Local Shared Objects ﴾“Flash cookies”﴿, are typically stored for periods of time ranging from two months to a couple of years.
How to disable cookies (opt-out)
You can find information on how to manage cookies in your browser at the following addresses:
Google Chrome (https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktop&hl=it)
Mozilla Firefox (https://support.mozilla.org/it/kb/Gestione%20dei%20cookie)
Apple Safari (https://support.apple.com/kb/ph19214?locale=it_IT)
Apple Safari for mobile device(https://support.apple.com/it-it/HT201265)
Microsoft Windows Explorer (https://support.microsoft.com/it-it/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies)
Microsoft Windows Edge (https://privacy.microsoft.com/it-IT/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy)
In, addition, if you do not wish to receive Google Analytics cookies, you can visit:https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/
Alternatively, you can disable Google Analytics cookies only, using the opt-out add-on provided by Google for the most popular browsers.
To find out more about cookies in general, visit www.allaboutcookies.org
Technical cookies that do not require consent
The following are considered “technical cookies”, for the processing of which no consent is required:
- a) Cookies related to activities that are strictly necessary for the functioning of the website and the providing of the service: these are cookies designed to guarantee normal browsing on the website. In most cases, they are session cookies.
- b) Function cookies, related to optimisation activities: these cookies allow users to browse the website based on selected criteria (for example the language, the currency, the content of the shopping cart during online purchases) in order to allow for and/or improve the provision of services. Most of these cookies have a maximum duration of 365 days.
All technical cookies do not require consent, because they are installed automatically following access to the website and are not used for any other purposes.
Services and cookies provided by third parties
In the cases of services provided by third parties, you can also exercise your right to oppose tracking by finding out about the data protection policy of the third party, using the opt-out link if explicitly provided, or by contacting the third party directly.
Without prejudice to the above, the Data Controller informs you that you may use the service Your Online Choices(http://www.youronlinechoices.com/
).This service allows you to manage the tracking preferences of most advertising tools. The Data Controller suggests using this resource in addition to the information provided in this document.
Since the installation of cookies and other tracking systems operated by third parties through the services used in this website cannot be technically controlled by the Data Controller, all specific references to cookies and tracking systems installed by third parties is to be considered indicative only. To obtain more complete information, consult the data protection policy of any third-party services.
5.1 Use of Google Analytics
- Analytics, statistics and plug-ins
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, California, 94043 USA, (hereinafter “Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, text files that are saved on your computer to allow for an analysis of how you use the website. The information on the use of the website (including your IP address) obtained from the cookies is sent to and stored on a Google server in the USA. Google will use this information to analyse your use of the website, draw up reports on the website traffic for the owner of the website and order further services related to the use of the website and of internet. Google may also transmit this information to third parties where required by law, or in cases where those third parties process said information on behalf of Google. In no case will Google associate your IP address with other data held by Google. You can avoid the installation of cookies by changing the settings on your browser, but please note that this could prevent you from using all the functions of this website. By using this website, you give your consent for the processing of your data by Google by the means and for the purposes indicated. You may, at any time, withdraw your consent for the future collection and storage of your personal data. To this end, our contacts are shown at the bottom. Alternatively, you can use the add-on for the deactivation of Google Analytics (https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=it
), if available for your browser.
Please note that this website uses Google Analytics for the _anonymizelp
in the analytics.js library), so an abbreviated version of the IP addresses is used in order to avoid direct personal identification.
To consult Google’s data protection information regarding the Google Analytics service, please visit https://www.google.com/intl/it_ALL/analytics/learn/privacy.html
To find out Google’s data protection regulations, visit https://www.google.it/intl/it/policies/privacy/
By using our website, you give your consent for the processing of your data by Google by the means and for the purposes indicated above.
- Interaction with social networks and external platforms
These services allow this website to monitor the use and behaviour of the website functions, to allow for improvement of its services and functions, as well as maintenance and problem solving.
The personal data processed depend on the characteristics and the means of implementation of these services, which by their very nature filter the activity of this website.
Embedded content and social network plug-ins (third-party cookies)
This website uses social network plug-ins for sharing and for embedded content from Youtube, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, Instagram and in general, as required, embeddable content from other platforms. This website cannot control the cookies that these third-party websites provide, so it is advisable to obtain information directly from each third party to have greater control over their cookies.
Below are a number of useful links to the cookie policies of the third parties mentioned:
Social network buttons and widgets of Linkedin (LinkedIn Corporation)
The Linkedin social network button and widgets are services for interaction with the social network Linkedin, provided by LinkedIn Corporation.
Linkedin data protection policy: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/cookie-policy?trk=hb_ft_cookie
Social network Like button and widgets of Facebook (Facebook, Inc.)
The Facebook Like button and social network widgets are services for interaction with the social network Facebook, provided by Facebook, Inc.
Facebook data protection policy: https://www.facebook.com/help/cookies/
Tweet button and social network widgets of Twitter (Twitter, Inc.)
The Twitter Tweet button and social network widgets are services for interaction with the social network Twitter, provided by Twitter, Inc.
Twitter data protection policy:https://twitter.com/privacy?lang=it
button 1+ and social network widgets of (Google Inc.)
The +1 and social network widgets of Google+ are services for interaction with the social network Google+, provided by Google Inc.
Google data protection policy:http://www.google.com/policies/technologies/types/
Google Fonts (Third-part cookies)
In some parts of this website, the Google Fonts service is used.
Google data protection policy: http://www.google.com/policies/technologies/cookies/
- Non-compulsory nature of provision of data
Apart from what has been specified above regarding browsing data, users are free to provide or withhold the personal data shown on the request forms or otherwise indicated in the contacts to request the sending of the newsletter, information material or other communications.
Failure to provide data may make it impossible for users’ requests to be met.
- Means of processing
Personal data are processed using automated tools, for the amount of time strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which they were collected.
Specific security measures are observed to prevent the loss, unlawful or incorrect use of data, as well as unauthorised access thereto
- Transfer of your information abroad
The personal data provided through this website or other websites may be transferred to other countries by us or by our agents for the purpose of compliance with contractual obligations or mandatory procedures regarding intra-group communication and/or franchising.
- Rights of the data subjects
The data subjects have the right, at any time, to obtain confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning them exist and to be informed of the contents and origin of the data, to verify the correctness of the data or request the integration, updating or adjustment thereof (in accordance with art. 7 of the Italian Personal Data Protection Act and arts. 15-22 of EU Regulation no. 2016/679).
Pursuant to the aforementioned article, data subjects have the right to request the deletion, anonymization or blocking of data that has been processed unlawfully, as well as to object to the processing thereof for legitimate reasons.Requests should be made:
– by post, to the address of Genius Loci S.n.c..
– by e-mail, to: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Legal references
European users please note: this data protection information has been drafted in compliance with the obligations set forth in arts. 13-14 of EU Regulation no. 2016/679, and with the provisions of Directive no. 2002/58/CE, as updated by Directive no. 2009/136/CE, regarding cookies. This data protection information exclusively regards this website.
- For further information, you can contact the Data Controller:
Business name: Genius Loci S.n.c.
Registered office: Via Grimani, 11/A, Battaglia Terme, Padova, Italia
Operating Office: Via Grimani, 11/A, Battaglia Terme, Padova, Italia
Phone: +39 338 4440500 | +39 339 2566719 – Fax: