Protection of Personal Data

Privacy Policy of the SECO Website

Privacy Policy regarding the Processing of Personal Data

(Art.13 of EU Reg. 679/2016)

 

With this privacy policy, SECO S.p.A. as the Data Controller wishes,  pursuant to art. 13 of EU Reg. 679/2016   (hereinafter, also the "GDPR") to provide you with information about the processing of your personal data in the relation to navigation on this website (hereinafter also referred to as the "Site" ).

 

1. Data Controller and Data Processors

The Data Controller is SECO S.p.A. (hereinafter also referred to as "SECO" or the "Controller"), represented by its pro tempore legal representative, with registered office in Arezzo (AR), 52100, Via Achille Grandi,  no. 20.

An updated list of data processors, if they have been appointed, may be provided at the request of the interested party. For any clarification regarding the processing of your personal data, you can contact us by writing to the e-mail address privacy@seco.com.
 

2. Purpose of the Processing and Legal Basis

We inform you that your personal data are processed for purposes strictly connected and necessary for the use of the Site and the services provided therein, as well as to ensure the security of the network and data of the company's IT systems.

In particular, personal data will be processed for the following purposes:

  • registration on the Site and management of your account;
  • management of product purchases, related payments and services related to the use of the Site;
  • customer service in the event of technical-commercial requests;
  • sending of promotional and commercial communications relating to products and services similar to those you have purchased;
  • sending of the SECO Newsletter containing promotional and commercial communications.

The legal basis of the processing depends on the various purposes set out above: consent (Article 6, section 1, letter a) of the GDPR), in the fulfilment of specific obligations deriving from pre-contractual and contractual agreements (pursuant to Article 6, section 1, letter b) of the GDPR), in the legitimate interest of the company (Article 6, section 1, letter f) of the GDPR).
 

3. Type of personal ata which are subject to the processing

SECO processes the following personal data:

NAVIGATION DATA:

The computer systems and software procedures used to operate the Site can acquire, during their normal operation, navigation data whose transmission is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols.

Navigation data, necessary for the use of web services, are also processed for the purpose of:

  • obtaining statistical information on the use of services (most visited pages, number of visitors by time or day, geographical areas of origin, etc.);
  • checking the correct functioning of the services provided.

 

PERSONAL DATA:

  • Ordinary data: name, surname, date and place of birth, e-mail;
  • Financial data: information relating to commercial transactions and payment methods (e.g. credit card number, IBAN etc.).

 

4. Obligation to Provide the Data

It is mandatory for you to provide your data for the use of the services provided on the Site, in particular for the conclusion of purchases and to process your requests.
 

5. Recipients of the Data

Your personal data may be disclosed to the following categories of parties:

  • companies belonging to the SECO Group for the performance of the contract and for related administrative purposes;
  • employees and collaborators appointed by the Data Controller as authorised parties for processing;
  • entities and/or subjects appointed as data processors;
  • employees and collaborators who work for the data controller;
  • agents, subcontractors and parties involved and/or who are part of the SECO Group's sales channel;
  • commercial partners, operating in the electronics sector, with whom the Controller and/or the SECO Group collaborates for the development of various types of projects;
  • customer care service providers in relation to user requests;
  • external IT service providers who provide IT maintenance and assistance, IT solutions (e.g. cloud services) and software solutions on behalf of the Controller and/or the SECO Group;
  • freelancers or professional firms appointed to assume the defence of the Data Controller and/or the SECO Group in litigation and/or administrative proceedings due to the above-mentioned relationships;
  • natural or legal persons appointed by the Data Controller to perform services related to the management of the payment systems in use at the Site, as well as credit recovery companies;
  • public security authorities, judicial authorities, parties, bodies or authorities to whom it is mandatory to communicate your personal data by virtue of legal provisions or orders of the authorities.

 An updated list of these subjects can be requested by writing to the following address: privacy@seco.com.

 

6. Processing Methods

The processing of personal data is carried out through the use of electronic or automated tools, in compliance with the rules of confidentiality and security provided for by current legislation.
 

7. Transfer of Data to Third Countries

The personal data you provide may be transferred abroad, both within the European Union and to third countries, for the purpose of performing the contract in place with you or the pre-contractual measures adopted at your request, as well as the fulfilment of obligations imposed by applicable laws.

In any case, please note that the transfer of your personal data abroad shall take place in accordance with the provisions of Articles 44 et seq. of the GDPR. 
 

8. Period for Retention of Personal Data

In order to ensure correct and transparent processing, SECO retrains your personal data for a period of time not exceeding that necessary for the purposes for which they have been collected or subsequently processed, in accordance with the provisions of Article 5, section 1, letter E of the GDPR.

Personal data may be stored for longer periods of time where necessary to fulfil statutory and/or legal obligations, as well as to ensure the judicial protection of the rights of the controller, in compliance with the normal limitation periods.

 

9. Data Subject Rights

At any time, you may exercise the rights recognised pursuant to Articles. 15 et seq. of the GDPR, in the manner and within the limits governed by the above-mentioned legislation:

  • right of access (Article 15 of the GDPR);
  • right of rectification (Article 16 of the GDPR);
  • right to erasure (Article 17 of the GDPR);
  • right to restriction of processing (Article 18 of the GDPR);
  • right to data portability (Article 20 of the GDPR);
  • right to object (Article 21 of the GDPR);
  • right not to be subjected to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which produces legal effects that concern you or which significantly affect you (Article 22 of the GDPR).

You can exercise your rights by writing  to the following address: privacy@seco.com.
 

10. Right to Lodge a Complaint

Should you believe that the processing of your personal data is carried out in breach of the provisions of current legislation,  you have  the right to lodge a complaint with the Supervisory Authority, as provided for by art. 77 of the  GDPR, or to make a claim in the appropriate judicial offices,  pursuant to art. 79 del GDPR.
 

11. Cookies

Cookies are small text files that the Site sends to the user's terminal, where they are stored and then retransmitted to the website on the next visit. This Site uses various types of cookies, some of which are third-party cookies.  The cookies of the so-called "third parties" are set by a website other than the one the user is visiting. This is because on each site there may be elements (images, maps, sounds, specific links to web pages of other domains, etc.) that reside on servers other than that of the site visited.

More specifically, this Site uses the following cookies:

  • necessary cookies that contribute to making the website usable by enabling its basic features such as navigation on the pages and access to the protected areas of the Site. The Site is not able to function properly without these cookies;
  • analytical cookies that allow us to understand how users interact with the Site by collecting and reporting anonymous information for statistical purposes;
  • cookies for marketing purposes which are used, subject to the consent of the interested party,  to track visits to the Site. The purpose is to present advertisements that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and therefore of greater value for third-party publishers and advertisers.

You can always choose to enable or disable cookies, intervening on the settings of your browser and revoking the consent provided.
 

12. Links to Other Websites, Platforms and Applications

The Site may contain links to other websites, which you can consult  by selecting special links made accessible while browsing. Access to and consultation of these sites remain unrelated to the activity, checks and/or  security measures adopted by  SECO.