Privacy policy

WHY A PRIVACY POLICY?

Described below are the management methods applied by SM Pack S.p.A. for processing the personal data supplied by website users. This information is provided underart. 13 of Legislative Decree No.196/2003 – Personal data protection code even to those who interact with the website simply by browsing its pages or requesting further information on the services offered. The information provided only applies to our web site and does not concern any web sites that may be visited by an user via external links.

DATA CONTROLLER

Visiting this site may result into the processing of data concerning identified or identifiable persons.
The Data controller is SM Pack S.p.A. with registered office in P.le Vecchia Fornace, 6/A – 43035 Felino – Parma (Italy).

CATEGORIES OF PROCESSED DATA

Navigation data: During the normal course of operation, the computerised systems and software procedures used to run this website acquire personal data the transmission of which is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols. This information is not collected to be linked to identified interested parties, but by their nature could, through formulation and association with data held by third parties, allow the users to be identified. This category includes IP addresses or domain names of computers used by users who connect to the site, URI notation addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier) of the resources requested, the time of the request, the method used in submitting the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the response given by the server (satisfactory outcome, error, etc.) and other parameters related to the operating system and to the user’s computer environment. These data are supplied for the only purpose of producing anonymous statistical information on website use and checking its efficiency and they are immediately deleted after processing. The data could be used for ascertaining responsibility in case of possible computer-related offences against the website: except for this event, website contact data will not be held for more than seven days.

Data supplied voluntarily by users: the optional, explicit and voluntary sending of any emails to the addresses indicated on this website will involve the acquisition of the sender’s address, needed to reply to the requests and of other personal details included in the email or form.

Cookies: See specific information provided on the subject, below.

PROCESSING METHOD

Personal data are processed by means of automated instruments, only by the persons appointed to such duty, and for the amount of time strictly necessary to attain the purposes for which the data are gathered. Specific security measures have been observed to prevent loss of data, illegal or incorrect use and unauthorised access. The data shall under no circumstance be disseminated or disclosed to external subjects, except where required by the law.

OPTIONAL DATA PROVISION

Except for the navigation data referred to above, users are free to decide which personal data to provide. Cookie settings can be personalized based on the indications provided in the specific information.

DATA SUBJECTS’ RIGHTS

Data subjects are entitled at any time to obtain confirmation of the existence of personal data concerning them and be informed of their contents and origin, verify their accuracy, or else request that such data be supplemented, updated or rectified (Section 7 of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003).

The above Section also provides for the right to request erasure, anonymisation or blocking of any data that is processed in breach of the law as well as to object in all cases, on legitimate grounds, to processing of the data.
email: privacy@smpack.eu
Tel: +39 0521 334120/34

Cookie policy

1.) What are cookies

Cookies are small files sent and stored on your computer by websites that you visit. Cookies are stored in the file directory of your browser. The next time you visit the site, your browser will read the cookie and will relay the information to the website or by different web servers (“Third Party”) that originally created the cookie. To learn more about these technologies and how they work, visit, for example, the site www.allaboutcookies.org.

2.) Technical cookie

“Technical” cookies are those used for the sole purpose of “carrying out the transmission of a communication over an electronic communications network, or as strictly necessary for the provider of an information society service explicitly requested by the subscriber or user to provide such a service” (art. 122, paragraph 1 of the privacy code). They are normally installed by the owner or operator of the website and are divided into:

 

  • navigation cookies or session cookies, required for normal navigation and use of the website (such as to make a purchase or to authenticate for access to restricted areas);
  • analytic cookiesused by the website operator to collect aggregate information on the number of users and how they visit the site;
  • feature cookies, that allow the user to browse according to a number of selected criteria (for example, the language, the products selected for purchase) in order to improve the experience of browsing the site.

 

Cookies of this type are specified in the tables of the chapter “Lists of technical cookies” and they do not require the prior consent of the users.

3.) Third Party Cookies

Third-party cookies are used to analyze the sources of traffic and the behavior of the visitor and to control access and functionality on the site.

4.) Lists of technical cookies

The technical cookies are session cookies, analytics cookies and feature cookies, used to improve the services we offer. Some are strictly necessary to the site’s features, while others allow you to optimize performance and provide a better user experience.

The strictly necessary cookies enable to:
• Remember the chosen language

The functional cookies are used to:
• Provide a safe navigation after logging

The cookies in order to allow performance enable to:
• Optimize your website performance by reducing the loading time of visited pages
• Improve the user experience

Examples of use:

Cookies are used to improve the services we provide to the user, for example:
• Make possible certain services, which otherwise would not work
• They allow a service to recognize the user’s device, to avoid repeatedly enter the same information in the course of an activity

If you do not authorize us to use cookies, certain functions and pages can’t work as expected.

5.) Use of Google Analytics on this site

As mentioned, analytics cookies are considered technical when used only for the purpose of optimization and if the IP users are kept anonymous. We inform the user that this site uses the free Google Analytics service. We remind that the data are used only for the data of the most visited pages, the number of visitors, the aggregate data of visits to the operating system, by browser, etc. These parameters are stored in the Google servers on which their privacy in accordance with these guidelines.

A user can deactivate Google Analytics while browsing using the add-on component available for Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera e Safari.

6.) Use of YouTube on this site

Some of our pages have embedded YouTube videos. Youtube may set a number of cookies on your computer for these components.

For more information on how YouTube uses cookies, please refer to Google’s privacy policy.

7.) Browser settings for anonymous navigation

Most browsers are configured to accept cookies.

By changing your browser settings, you can accept or reject cookies or choose to receive a warning before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit. Please note that by disabling all cookies in the browser you may not be able to use the full functionality of the site.

Each browser has different procedures for managing settings. Click one of the links below for specific instructions:

  • Further information on disabling cookies on Firefox
  • Further information on disabling cookies on Chrome
  • Further information on disabling cookies on Internet Explorer
  • Further information on disabling cookies on Safari
  • Further information on disabling cookies on Opera

If you’re not using any of the browsers listed above, select “cookies” in the relevant section of the guide to find out where is your cookie folder.

For more information on cookies, to see which cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org or, as described above, by disabling cookies via your browser settings.