Privacy policy


Paolo Castelli S.p.A., with registered office at Via I° Maggio n.93, Ozzano, Bologna, Italy, VAT Reg. No. 00512981200 – Tax ID Code 00526840376, (hereinafter, “Data Controller“), in its capacity as Data Controller, herewith informs you that, pursuant to art. 13 of Legislative Decree no. 196 of 30 June 2003 (hereinafter, ‘Privacy Code’) and art. 13 of EU Regulation no. 2016/679 (hereinafter,”GDPR“) the collected data will be processed as follows.

Scope, methods and duration of processing

Processing may include collecting, recording, organizing, storing, retrieving, processing, disclosing, deleting and destroying the data.

Processing will be limited to personal data strictly relevant and expedient to the purposes pursued.

Data may processed manually and/or with the aid of electronic and telematic means.

We will store your data only for as long as required to fulfil the purposes of the processing, in any case no longer than 10 years from the termination of the contractual relationship, and no longer than 8 years from the collection when data is collected for marketing purposes.

Nature and purpose of processing

The Data Controller will process personal data when executing or performing a contract and/or for purposes of sales promotion, information updates and/or advertising on products and services offered, or events promoted or organised by the Data Controller.

Personal data may be processed without express consent to: enter into contracts with the Data Controller, fulfil pre-contractual, contractual and tax obligations arising from any existing relationships; fulfil legal obligations set forth by national or EU law, as well as comply with orders issued by public authorities; exercise a right of the Data Controller. In such cases, the data may be disclosed to such parties as may be required by law in order to fulfil the purposes mentioned above; these parties will process the data in their capacity as independent data controllers.

By virtue of a specific and separate consent of the data subject, the Data Controller data may also use the data for marketing purposes, by sending e-mails, text messages, telephone calls, newsletters, marketing communications, and/or advertising material.

The data subject has the right to notify the Data Controller that they have changed their mind as to their consent or its denial for the individual marketing purposes.

A user who does not intend to register with the web site of the Data Controller must still be able to browse it freely, without any interference with and / or consequence for any business or contractual or other relationships.

Access to data

In order to fulfil the purposes described above, the data may be made accessible to employees and/or associates of the Data Controller in their capacity as in-house staff tasked with processing and/or system administrators.

Data transfer

Personal data is stored on a cloud server located at the headquarters of the Data Controller, in the European Union.

Rights of the Data Subject

In accordance with Art. 7 of the Privacy Code and art. 15 of the GDPR, you, as the data subject, have the right to:

  • obtain a confirmation as to whether or not your personal data exist;
  • know the source of the personal data, the methods and purposes of processing, how electronic means are used, the identification data of Data Controller, Data Processors and appointed Representative, parties or categories of parties to whom the personal data may be communicated or who may obtain knowledge of such data in their capacity as appointed representative, data processors or persons tasked with processing;
  • have the data updated, rectified, supplemented, deleted, anonymised or blocked, including the data whose retention is not necessary for the purposes for which the data was collected or processed;
  • object for legitimate reasons to the processing of personal data, as well as to receiving advertising or direct sales or direct marketing material through the use of automated systems and/or traditional marketing methods.

If applicable, the data subject also has the rights provided for by Articles 16-21 of the GDPR (Right to be forgotten, right to the restriction of processing, right to data portability), as well as the right to lodge a complaint with the Data Protection Authority.

How to exercise your rights

You, as the data subject, may exercise the above rights by sending a registered letter to Paolo Castelli s.p.a., with registered office in Ozzano, Bologna, Italy, Via I° Maggio n.93, or an e-mail to the following address:

Data Processor and persons tasked with processing

An up-to-date list of Data Processors and persons tasked with processing is kept at the headquarters of the Data Controller. You may request a copy by contacting the addresses given above.


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Cookies are used to improve the User’s global navigation. In particular:

  • They allow you to navigate efficiently from one page to another of the website.
  • They store the username and preferences entered.
  • They allow you to avoid entering the same information (such as username and password) several times during the visit.
  • They measure the use of services by Users, to optimize the browsing experience and the services themselves.
  • They present targeted advertising information according to the interests and behavior expressed by the User during navigation.

There are various types of cookies. Below are the types of cookies that can be used on the Site with a description of the purpose related to use.

Technical Cookies

Cookies of this type are necessary for the proper functioning of certain areas of the site. Cookies in this category include both persistent cookies and session cookies. In the absence of these cookies, the site or some portions of it may not work properly. Therefore, they are always used, regardless of user preferences. Cookies in this category are always sent from our domain.

Analytical cookies

Cookies of this type are used to collect information on the use of the site. The Data Controller uses this information for statistical analysis, to improve the site and simplify its use, as well as to monitor its correct functioning. This type of cookie collects anonymous information about the activity of users on the site and how they arrived at the site and the pages visited. Cookies in this category are sent from the site itself or from third-party domains.

Detection cookies of third parties

Cookies of this type are used to collect information on the use of the website by visitors, the keywords used to reach the site, the websites visited and the origins of the traffic from which visitors come for marketing campaigns. The owner may use this information to compile reports and improve the site. Cookies collect information anonymously. Cookies of this type are sent from the site itself or from third-party domains.

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Cookies of this type are used to integrate third-party features in the Site (for example, forms for comments or icons of social networks that allow visitors to share the content of the site). Cookies in this category can be sent from the domains of partner sites or that however offer the features on the site.

The Owner is not required to request the consent of the user for technical cookies, as these are strictly necessary for the provision of the service.

For other types of cookies, consent can be expressed by the User, in accordance with current legislation, through specific configurations of the browser and computer programs or devices that are easy and clear usability for the User. The Owner reminds the User that it is possible to change preferences related to cookies at any time. You can also disable cookies from your browser at any time, but this may prevent you from using certain parts of the website.

Third-Party Websites.

The website contains links to other websites that have their own privacy policy. These privacy policies may be different from the one adopted by the Owner, who is therefore not liable for third-party sites.

Pursuant to art. 122 second paragraph of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003 consent to the use of these cookies is expressed by the interested party through the individual setting that has freely chosen for the browser used for navigation on the site, without prejudice to the right of the user to communicate at any time to the Data Controller their will regarding data managed through cookies that the browser itself has accepted.

Enabling/disabling cookies through the browser

There are several ways to manage cookies and other tracking technologies. By changing your browser settings, you can accept or reject cookies or decide to receive a warning message before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit. We remind you that by completely disabling cookies in your browser you may not be able to use all of our interactive features.

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Activation and deactivation of cookies

In addition to being able to use the tools provided by the browser to activate or disable individual cookies, we inform you that the website lists the main providers that work with the managers of the websites to collect and use useful information the use of behavioural advertising.

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