Your privacy is important to us. We want your experience on the Internet to be enjoyable and to foster trust in us. Therefore, we are providing this privacy statement where you will find indications on the type of information collected online and the various options open to you to intervene in the collection and use of such information in our site.
The information here is provided according to Article 13 of Legislative Decree. No. 196/2003 of the Italian Code on the Protection of Personal Data and is based on Recommendation no.2/2001 that the European authorities have set for the protection of personal data gathered by various organizations. This law was established by Article 29 of the European Directive No.95/46/EC, adopted on 17 May 2001, to set the minimum requirements for data collection personal online, and, in particular, the manner, timing and nature of the information that data controllers must provide users when they connect to web pages, regardless of the purpose.
This disclosure is directed to all those who interact with EKS through the pages of http://www.eks-ecaitalia.com site, which is the home page of the official site EKS, or those who send information through the various domain addresses ending with @eks-ecaitalia.com such as, but not limiting to: email@example.com, etc.
This disclosure only covers the use of the site http://www.eks-ecaitalia.com owned by EKS and not others accessed through external links.
The act of communicating information on this site indicates your acceptance of the procedures described in this privacy statement.
For any clarifications or inquiries about the privacy, you can send a request to the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org or via mail to EKS – Via Massimo d’Azeglio 33 Roma – 00184.
The data controller
The site can process data of persons that are identified or are identifiable after accessing the site. The owner of the data processing is EKS with headquarters in Via Massimo d’Azeglio 33 Roma – 00184 – Tax and VAT code: 04724111002. The data controller is the legal representative of EKS.
Place of data processing
Processing related to web services of this website takes place at the offices of EKS and is only handled by technical personnel of the processor, or others charged with occasional maintenance operations. No data from the web service is communicated or disseminated. The personal information provided by users who request dispatch of informative material (such as newsletters, etc.) are used only to perform the service or provision requested.
The collection and processing of personal data is exclusively made to fulfill the obligations of EKS and businesses connected to it; in particular:
Pre-contractual briefing and inquiry with respect to the signing of the contract
Execution of the contract and its administrative management
Market analysis, statistics, and related services such as sending advertising, promotional or informational activities of EKS
Verification of customer satisfaction
fulfillment of legal obligations, including, by way of simplification and without limitation, those arising from the legislation on public procurement.
Participation in private events, groups and/or temporary joint ventures
Within business relationships where not only the provided or gathered information is required, but also the optional information [3, 4, 5, 6] are necessary and useful for the maintenance and development of reports, as well as the continuous improvement of EKS’s services.
In any case, during the signing of the Contract, the Customer is required to give their consent to such data processing.
Categories of persons to whom the data can be communicated or to those who can access them
Apart from communications made in fulfillment of an obligation by law, regulation or legislation, and within the organization, for which you do not need your consent, according to the Article 24 of the Italian Legislative Decree. No.196/2003, communication, including through simple consultation or making the data available to you or about you, you can take action regarding the following items:
Natural or legal persons that provide specific services: data processing, logistics services, surveys of the degree of customer satisfaction, legal, administrative, tax and/or accounting, organization of trade fairs and promotional events;
Trade Intermediaries, banks and credit institutions, brokerage firms, natural or legal persons responsible for credit recovery, audit and/or certification of financial statements and quality systems;
Physical and/or legal persons that require references/data for the purposes of participation in public procurement, or in the execution of supply contracts with its customers by EKS
In any case, the items aforementioned are transferred only if the data collected is anonymous, if the data is necessary and relevant for the processing that they were meant for.
We’d like to also point out that heads of the company’s various departments and other companies related to EKS can be made aware of the data, as well as those in charge of the business areas to which they apply, to allow them to perform activities related to the management of orders and for the other purposes as above.
The site’s content
Any information present in the EKS website (texts, sounds, images and video, materials, downloadable documents, icons, etc.) is offered for informational purposes only and should not be seen or interpreted as a commercial offer, attempted sale of licenses or advice or other services and products.
All trademarks, product names and companies mentioned are used only for informational purposes and for identification and belong to their respective owners.
Guaranties and liability
The information and materials contained in EKS’s website are published and used in the state in which they are located, without guarantee of any kind, whether express or implied.
Although we put a focus on precision and accuracy of the information provided, EKS does not guarantee that the website is free of inaccuracies, errors and/or omissions or any defect, which is updated and free from viruses.
EKS reserves the right to modify the website and the materials contained therein at any time in its discretion.
The materials in this site do not supplement or amend any type of guarantee as these must be derived exclusively from the signing of a contract between the customer (not a visitor) and EKS.
EKS cannot be held liable for any indirect, consequential or incidental damages, including, without limitation, any loss of profit or gain, interruption of business, loss of data arising from the use, inability to using or having considered reliable materials in this site or any linked site.
Privacy protection and exceptions
We care about the privacy of our users, and we strive in every possible way (actively), through software strategies and systems, to protect personal information offline. All information about our users and customers are accessible only to employees of EKS when they are performing certain tasks (for example, our billing clerk or a customer service representative).
Furthermore, all our employees are aware of our security strategies and protection of privacy. Our employees are informed of any new clause and shall be reminded about the importance we attach to the protection of privacy. Finally, the servers that store personal data are kept in a high degree of security and accessible only through strict access procedures.
Please note that we may be forced by law to disclose the information you provided directly (via forms) or indirectly (cookies and log) while accessing the site. We may also disclose information against someone who poses a threat to our interests or those of the community (by way of example as in the case of possible cyber-attacks, terrorism or other) at the request of the supervisory bodies and public security officers.
Type of data processed and their collection and processing
EKS collects customer information in various ways, such as:
Within the site you may be asked to fill out the online forms, providing some information if you are interested in receiving material related to products, various documents, offers and marketing material, etc., or simply to be contacted.
The online forms require information in order to identify for purposes of identification (of the visitor, if they make a request) and to collect other information that will give us a better understanding of from where the request originates (company and its web site, industry, job title, etc.). All of this is aimed at providing the most relevant answer possible to fulfill the request that the visitor made.
As for the nominations to our jobs, EKS processes the information it receives (through letters, CVs) in accordance with Legislative Decree. No. 196/2003 of the Italian Code on the Protection of Personal Data and uses this information solely for recruitment purposes, without any discrimination of gender, religion and belief, race and ethnicity, disability, age, sexual or political orientation.
Cookies are a mechanism for storing, within the hard drive of your computer, some information generated through your browser and allows EKS to provide features such as remembering aspects of some research carried out to facilitate subsequent searches or release of documents and material EKS supplied to those who request it.
Like most servers, we use log files. These includes the IP addresses, the type of server, your ISP, the referring pages and exit, platform type, the time stamp (date / time) and the number of clicks.
These files are used to analyze trends, administer the site, track navigation paths, diagnose server problems, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. Such information is not linked to identifying persons.
Optional provision of personal data
Apart from those specified for navigation data, users are free to provide personal data contained in the electronic request forms in website sections for specific requested services.
Please also note that refusing to provide requested personal data can make it impossible to fulfill requests.
Data are kept for a certain time necessary to perform the service requested by the user, or in accordance with the purposes described in this document, and the user can always ask the interruption of the process or deletion of data.
EKS does not knowingly use its website to request data from children under 18.
Rights of interested parties and modification/deletion of personal data
Those whose personal data we have referred to, have the right at any time to obtain confirmation of the data’s existence and to know the content and origin, verify its accuracy or request its integration or updating, or correction (Article 7 of Italian Legislative Decree no. No.196/2003). Pursuant to this Article, the user shall have the right to request cancellation, transformation into anonymous form or blocking of data processed unlawfully, and to oppose in any case, for legitimate reasons, to their processing.
By doing so, users can apply by sending an e-mail to email@example.com or via postal mail to EKS – Via Massimo d’Azeglio 33 Roma – 00184.
If we decide to change our policy of guaranteeing privacy, such changes will be posted in this privacy statement along with the actual date of its activation, so that you will always be aware of the information we collect, what we use it for and, some cases, on their possible dissemination.
Additionally, if any changes are made to our privacy statement, a warning will be put online on our website which will inform the users of the said modifications. We recommend you to periodically review this privacy statement in order to be informed about ways in which we manage personal data.