Privacy and Cookie Policy

PRIVACY STATEMENT

Steel S.p.A. (hereinafter referred to as the “Company”) makes this privacy statement available in compliance with Article 13 of Regulation EU no. 2016/679 (hereinafter referred to as the “GDPR”), on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data. It aims to inform you of the purposes and methods of processing of personal data that you might communicate when browsing this website (hereinafter referred to as the “Site”).

This privacy policy refers only to the Site but not to third-party websites, which may be reached by the User through links available on it.

DATA CATEGORIES PROCESSED

Navigation data

The computer systems and software procedures used to operate this website acquire certain personal data, during their normal operation, whose transmission is implicit when using Internet communication protocols. This information is not collected in order to be associated with the identified data subjects involved, however, due to its very nature, it may allow users to be identified through processing and association with data held by third parties. For example, this category includes data such as the IP addresses or domain names of the computers used by Users who access the website, URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) notation addresses of the requested resources, the time of the request, the procedure used to submit the request to the server, the size of the file received in response, the code number indicating the status of the response provided by the server (successful, error, etc.) and other parameters related to the operating system and the User’s computer environment. Such data are used for the sole purpose of compiling anonymous statistical data regarding the use of the website and checking its proper operation. Data are immediately deleted after processing.

Data provided voluntarily by the User

The optional, explicit and voluntary sending of e-mails to the addresses listed on the Site implies the subsequent acquisition of the sender’s e-mail address, which is required for replying to inquiries, as well as other personal data included in the message. Specific summary information is also provided or displayed in the sections of the Site available for requesting special services and are subjected, if necessary, to the consent of the data subject.

Cookies

In compliance with the Provision of the Italian Data Protection Authority no. 229 of 8 May 2014, entitled “Identification of simplified methods for the policy and the acquisition of consent for the use of cookies”, the Company informs Users about the use of the navigation cookies on this Site. This privacy policy refers only to the Site but not to third-party websites, which may be reached by the User through links available on it.

About cookies.

A cookie is a small text file that is sent to your browser and saved on your device when you visit a website such as steel.it. Cookies allow the Site to function efficiently and improve its performance. They provide the Site owner with information for statistical or advertising purposes, mainly in order to customise your browsing experience by remembering your preferences. The Site uses different types of first-party cookies (created and managed by Steel S.p.A.) and third-party cookies (created and managed by third parties according to their privacy policies but not under the control of Steel S.p.A.). An explanatory table follows:

TYPES OF COOKIE FUNCTION
Technical cookies (session or navigation cookies) They guarantee normal navigation and use of the website and are designed to make navigation within the website functional and optimized. Functional cookies: These are strictly necessary for providing services explicitly requested by the User.
Functional cookies These are strictly necessary for providing services explicitly requested by the User.
First-party analytical cookies They are used and created exclusively by Steel S.p.A. to collect information, in aggregate and anonymous form, on the number of users and on how users visit the Site.
Third-party analytical cookies (e.g. Google Analytics) Steel S.p.A. has adopted suitable tools to ensure that processing by means of these cookies is carried out for purely statistical purposes.

Enabling and disabling cookies from your Browser.

Most browsers are configured to accept, control or disable cookies through their settings. However, please note that disabling navigation or functional cookies may cause the Site to malfunction and/or limit the service we offer.

Below is the path to follow in order to manage cookies from the following browsers:

Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/it-it/windows7/block-enable-or-allow-cookies

Safari: http://support.apple.com/kb/PH19255

Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/a nswer/95647?hl=it-IT&hlrm=fr&hlrm=en

 

PURPOSES AND LEGAL BASIS OF PROCESSING, THE NATURE AND PROVISION OF DATA AND CONSEQUENCES IN THE EVENT OF REFUSAL

The Company will process your personal data to facilitate navigation and provide the services you may request using the forms provided on the Site. Apart from what has been specified for navigation data and technical cookies, in the sections of the Site set up for particular requested services, you will be free to provide your personal data for the purposes specified in the respective privacy statements. However, failure to provide such data may make it impossible to obtain the service you have requested.

 

SCOPE OF DATA COMMUNICATION AND RECIPIENT CATEGORIES

Solely for the purposes specified above, all data collected and processed may be disclosed to in-company subjects who are authorised to process on account of their respective tasks, as well as to external persons to whom it may be necessary to communicate the data. If they should process data on behalf of the Company, these recipients will be appointed as data managers in a specific contract or other legal deed.

For further details, please refer to the information provided for specific services.

TRANSFER OF DATA TO A NON-EU COUNTRY AND/OR AN INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATION

Your personal data will not be transferred to non-EU countries.

RIGHTS OF DATA SUBJECTS

You are entitled (under Articles 15 -22 of the GDPR) to ask our Company for access to your personal data and to amend them if inaccurate, delete them or limit their processing if the conditions are met, as well as obtain the portability of the data you have provided only if they are subject to automated processing based on consent or a contract. You also have the right to revoke the consent given for the purposes of processing that require it, without prejudice to the lawfulness of the processing carried out until the time of revocation. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority, the data protection Control Authority.

For further details, please refer to the information provided for specific services.

Data processors

The Data Controller for the processing of your personal data is Steel Trattamenti Termici s.r.l., which can be contacted in this capacity by sending a written request to Steel S.p.A. with headquarters in Via Lazio 1 in Motta di Livenza (TV) or by sending an e-mail to the following address: info@steel.it

Last updated: May 2018.

This Privacy Policy may be subject to changes. We therefore recommend that you check this web page regularly and refer to the latest version of the Privacy Policy therein.