Privacy

 

In compliance with Article 13, Italian Legislative Decree 196/2003 – Personal Data Protection Code

 

Introduction

 

Your privacy matters to VisualFood Srl (“VisualFood”) and we are committed to following the rules of conduct, according to the legislative decree of 30 June 2003, no. 196 (Personal Data Protection Code), to provide a confidential and controlled Internet experience.

 

Our Privacy Policy may change from time to time, taking into account any amendments or changes to legislation and regulations. You are encouraged to check this Privacy Policy periodically to review any changes.

 

Dear user,

 

The following information applies to the website www.visualfood.org (the “Site”), which is owned and operated by VisualFood S.r.l., based in Modena at Via Anarcarsi Nardi, 12 (VAT n. 03546380365). VisualFood is the Data Controller for this site only, and not for any other websites that you may visit via links on this site.

 

This information is directed towards anyone who interacts with the Site, in particular: i) those who use the Site without registering; ii) those who register by following the appropriate registration procedures and benefit from and/or purchase products and/or services offered online by the Site.

 

  1. It is possible to access the Site without inserting your personal information. However, the computer systems and software we use to operate the Site collect some personal information in the course of their normal operations. The transmission of this information is implicit in the use of Internet communications protocols (technical cookies).

 

We do not collect this information to be associated with the individuals identified; however, by virtue of their nature, they may lead to the identification of the user through data processing and association. The information collected includes IP addresses or domain names of the computer used to access the Site, URL addresses of the requested resources, the time of the request, the method used to send a request to the server, the size of the file obtained in reply, etc. This data shall be used solely for obtaining anonymous, statistical information relative to the use of the Site (such as the number of visits to the Site) and to check that the site is operating correctly. The data will be deleted immediately after processing. For this process, we do not expect to use personally identifiable information.

 

We do not use cookies to transmit personal information, nor do we use any kind of persistent cookies that track users. Session cookies (which are not stored on your computer and disappear when you close the browser) are limited solely to transmitting session identifiers (consisting of random numbers generated by the server), which are necessary for a secure and effective exploration of the Site.

 

The required data and information you provide during the free registration will be used to access the area of the site reserved for registered users as well as enjoy the products and services available online by VisualFood. Our registered users' personal data is used for the purposes and according to the procedures stated in this policy.

 

When you make an order, some personal information will be recorded, such as the IP address from which the transaction originates, the time of the request, the type of browser used, etc. This data may be used to determine responsibility in the event of a hypothetical computer crime against the Site and/or third parties, at the instigation of the competent investigating authorities in accordance with the law.

 

In accordance with Article 13, Legislative Decree 196/2003 (hereafter referred to as the “Data Protection Code”) and regarding the personal information that comes into our possession, we inform you of the following:

 

1. How we use your information

 

Information is used for the sole and exclusive purpose of the following activities:

 

a) visiting the website and accessing the products, services and offers published therein;

 

b) concluding purchase agreements with VisualFood, managing and executing contractual relationships and fulfilling related activities (for example, accounting obligations such as billing and bookkeeping);

 

c) keeping you informed via email (according to your personal preferences) about VisualFood updates via the newsletter or personalized messages, including offers, promotions, collections, creations, products, and any other commercial and/or promotional initiatives.

 

2. How we use and store information

 

Data is processed by operations or a series of operations listed in Article 4, paragraph 1 of the Data Protection Code, which includes collection, registration, organization, storage, consultation, processing, modification, selection, extraction, comparison, use, interconnection, blocking, communication, deletion and destruction of data.

 

The operations can be performed with or without the help of electronic or automated devices.

 

The data controller and/or appointees process the information.

 

The information will be stored for the time necessary to complete the activities referred to under section 1.

 

3. Information we collect

 

The information you provide and that VisualFood collects is limited exclusively to common information, such as personal data, telephone numbers, addresses, emails, payment methods, etc.

 

4. Agreeing to provide information

 

Providing information to be collected is voluntary, even though practical and used only for the reasons referred to in section 1.

 

Refusing to provide the required personal information or opposing the collection of your information makes it impossible for VisualFood to guarantee the conclusion, management and execution of the purchase agreement.

 

Refusing to provide the personal information necessary for the above mentioned purposes or opposing the collection of your information makes it impossible for the Seller to keep you informed by email of our offers, promotions, collections, creations, products or any of our other commercial and/or promotional initiatives, even if you have requested to be notified of such information.

 

5. Disclosure of information

 

Your personal information may be disclosed to the individuals in charge of data processing. They will never be shared with third parties.

 

6. Information we share

 

Your personal information will not be shared.

 

7. Transferring information abroad

 

Personal information may be transferred within the European Union in accordance with current regulations.

 

8. Your rights

 

Under Article 7 of the Data Protection Code you are entitled certain rights, among which are:

 

-the right to receive confirmation, by the site owner, of the existence of your personal information and request to visualize such information in an intelligible way;

 

- the right to know the origin of the data, why and how data is processed, the logic applied to processing, and the identity of the owner and of those to whom your information may be disclosed;

 

- the right to receive data updates, rectification and integration; delete or transform data into an anonymous form; block data that violates the law;

 

- the right to oppose data processing for legitimate reasons.

 

To exercise the rights listed above, you may contact us directly at the addresses listed.

 

9. Contacts

 

For any further information and/or queries about the treatment of your personal information, such as exercising the rights set forth in Article 7 of the Data Protection Code, you may contact the Data Controller under “Contact Us” on the Site.