Cookie policy

As a Data Controller within the meaning of art. 4 of the GDPR (“Company” or “Controller”), FLUORSEALS S.P.A. headquartered in Via Tribolina, 20/22, 24064, Grumello del Monte (BG) wish to inform you, as a Data Subject (“Data subject” or “User”) about the cookie types used and the purposes to be achieved with the information collected – also providing the procedures to select/deselect the single cookies.

This policy (“Cookie Policy”) is applied to the website www.fluorseals.it (hereinafter called “website”) and is referred to the processing of personal data carried out by the Company during your visit on the website and the interaction of users with the services and features of the website.

The Cookie Policy is compliant with the General Provision of the Italian Data Protection Authority of May 8th 2014 and is also to be considered as a privacy statement to the subjects concerned within the meaning of (i) EU Regulation 2016/679 on the ‘protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data, and on the free circulation of such data’, the “GDPR”, art.13 and 14 and (ii) of Legislative Decree of June 30th 2003, n. 196 (“Privacy Code”).

This document is valid only for the present official “Website” of FLUORSEALS S.P.A. and not for other external websites possibly visited by the user during the network browsing.

A)     Data Controller

The Data Controller is the person who determines the purposes for which and the manner in which personal data are to be processed (the ‘Data Controller’) in FLUORSEALS S.P.A.

B)      Type of Data processed

Our website collects the users’ data in two different ways.

Voluntary Data Submission

The website may collect other data in case of voluntary use of services by the User, such as communication services (contact forms), which will be exclusively used to provide the service required and for which a specific statement has been prepared on the relative page of the website.

Automatically collected data

The website uses the following categories of cookies:

Essential cookies

These cookies are necessary to browse through our website and use its features, such as access to the different restricted areas of the website. Without these cookies some of the necessary services (for example filling in a form for a contest) will not be available.

Experience and insight cookies

These cookies collect information on how users use our website, for example what are the most visited pages or the potential error messages from the webpages. These cookies do not collect information that identify a visitor. All the information collected through cookies are aggregated and, thus, anonymous. They are only used to make sure you have the best experience possible. By visiting our website, the user accepts that these cookies are installed on his or her device.

Functional cookies

Cookies allow to remember the choices made by the user (such as name, language or region of origin) and provide advanced customised experiences. These cookies may also be used to remember the modifications made to the text size and font as well as other customisable parts of the website. Also, they may be used to provide services required (such as watch a video). The information collected by this kind of cookies may be anonymous in order to avoid the monitoring of the browsing activity on other websites. By visiting our website, the user accepts that these cookies are installed on his or her device.

Third party cookies

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, an analysis service offered by Google, Inc (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer to allow the website to analyse how the users go through the website. The information generated by cookies on the use of the website (including your anonymous IP address) will be transmitted and deposited among Google servers located in the United States. Google will use this information to analyse your experience on the website, fill in reports on the activities of the website and provide other services related to the activities of the website and the use of the Internet. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if required by law or if these third parties process the abovementioned information on behalf of Google. Google will not associate your IP address to other data owned by Google. You can refuse to use cookies by selecting the relative setting on your browser, taking into consideration that this will prevent the use of all the functions of the website. By using this website, you give consent to the processing of your data by Google for the modalities and purposes mentioned above.

You can prevent Google from detecting a cookie generated  and linked to the use of the present website (including your IP address) and the processing of these data downloading and installing the following plugin for your browser: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

Cookie preferences

Your consent to the use of cookies is given as follows:

How to modify cookie settings

Please verify that your computer/smartphone settings shall accept or reject cookies. You can set your browser in order to be warned before accepting cookies, or you can configure it to refuse them automatically – even if in this way you won’t have access to all the features of the website. Further information is available by clicking on the “Help” button on your browser.

You have to be sure that all the browsers you use, if you use a computer in different locations, is configured on the basis of your cookie preferences.

Below you can find the procedure to follow to manage cookies with these browsers:

Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-ie/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies

Microsoft Edge: https://support.microsoft.com/en-ie/help/4468242/microsoft-edge-browsing-data-and-privacy-microsoft-privacy

Safari: https://support.apple.com/en-gb/guide/safari/sfri11471/mac

Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en&hlrm=fr&hlrm=en

Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences

For further information about cookies and to manage your marketing cookie preferences, please visit http://www.youronlinechoices.com.

C)     Purposes

Below are the purposes of the processing of data collected by our website:

D)     Legal basis

Our website uses data mainly on the basis of the user consent. Consent is given through the banner placed on the bottom of the page, or through the use of the website – as a conclusive behaviour. By using or visiting the website the user approves the Cookie Policy and accepts the Processing of personal data with respect to the modalities and purposes described therein, including the potential dissemination to third parties if necessary, to provide a service. Through the communication or demand for service forms, further consent related to the specific purpose of the services is collected.

E)      Nature of consent to data processing

Consent to collect and process data is optional. You can refuse to give consent or withdraw a previously given consent at any moment (using the banner placed at the bottom of the page or the cookie browsing settings). However, refusal of consent may prevent from providing some services and the browsing experience through the website may be compromised.

F)      Location of data processing

Processing related to the web services of this website are carried out in the abovementioned headquarters of the Company and are developed by highly qualified technical staff of the Office in charge of the processing, or by people that are occasionally in charge of maintenance.

G)     Communication of personal data

The Company disseminates the user’s personal data within the limits and conditions described in this Privacy Policy and in the statement published when you gave your data, and, in any case, in accordance with the consent you gave during the collection of data, if required by GDPR.

The Company may ask third parties to carry out specifically required services. These third parties are only given the necessary information to complete the relative functions; your personal data are processed by these third parties for the same purposes for which they were collected.

Within the organisation of the Company your personal data are only accessible to the persons concerned with respect to their role and as persons in charge of the processing, to answer your questions or send you the information required.

Your personal data will not be given to third parties for marketing and/or non-profit making purposes and will not be disseminated in any way.

H)     Modalities to process data

Your personal data are processed by automated means for the strictly necessary time to achieve the purposes for which they were collected.

Specific security measures are applied to prevent from losing data, illicit or incorrect use or unauthorised access.

I)       Data retention period

The personal data of the data subject will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of the storage is no longer valid. In addition, such storage may be provided for by the European or national legislator in EU regulations, laws or other regulations to which the data controller is subject. Blocking or deletion of the data also takes place when a storage period prescribed by the aforementioned standards expires, unless there is a need for further storage of the data for conclusion of a contract or fulfillment of the contract.

J)       Transfer of personal data to non-EU Countries

The website could share some of the data collected with services located outside the European Union area. In particular with Google, Facebook and Microsoft (LinkedIn) through social plugin and the Google Analytics service. Transfer may be authorised on the basis of specific decision of the European Union and of the Data Protection Supervisor, in particular the provision 1250/2016 (Privacy Shield – here you can find the statement of the Italian Data Protection Authority), for which further consent is not required. The abovementioned companies guarantee their accession to the Privacy Shield.

K)     Data subjects’ rights

Within terms and conditions provided by the present law, acting as a Data subject, you may exercise the following rights:

and, more in general, exercise all the rights provided by the present law.

L)      Update

Taking into consideration the technical development of this topic and of the web tools designed for privacy reasons, the Company is committed to periodically update this document, which has to be considered as the Cookie Policy.