Privacy Policy

Notice Required by the Privacy Law.
Article 13 of Legislative Decree 196 of May 30, 2003.

In conformity with article 13 of Legislative Decree 196 of May 30, 2003, the Privacy Law (hereinafter the "Law"), ABOCA SpA Società Agricola (hereinafter ABOCA) with headquarters at Loc. Aboca 20, Sansepolcro 52037 (AR) - Arezzo, Italy, as the Data controller, is required to provide users who connect to the domain www.aboca.com (regardless of the purposes of the connection) information about the processing of the personal data carried out there.
This document is the Privacy Policy of this site (subject to future updates).
For the purposes of this notice, we define the following terms:

Processing: any operation, or group of operations, carried out, even without computers, that involve collection, recording, organisation, preservation, consultation, processing, editing, selection, extraction, comparison, use, interconnection, blocking, communication, dissemination, deletion and destruction of data, even if not recorded in a database;

Personal data: any information about natural or legal persons, organisations or associations, identified or identifiable, even indirectly, through reference to any other information, including a personal identification number;

Identifying data: the personal data that directly identifies the data subject;

Quasi-sensitive data: personal data other than sensitive and judicial whose processing can involve specific risks to rights and fundamental liberties, as well as to the dignity of the data subject, in relation to the nature of the data, the processing methods or the effects that it could determine;

Sensitive data: personal data that reveals racial and ethnic origin, religious, philosophical or other beliefs, political opinions, memberships in parties, trade unions, associations or other organizations of a religious, philosophical, political or trade union character as well as personal information suitable to revealing one's state of health and sexual life;

Anonymous data: data that, at its origin or following processing, cannot be associated to an identified or identifiable data subject;

Data controller: the natural or legal person, government agency or any other organisation, association or body who determines the purposes for which, and the manner in which, personal data is to be processed, including the aspect of security;

Data processor: the natural or legal person, government agency or any other organisation, association or body appointed by the data controller to process personal data;

Data subject: the natural or legal person, organisation or association to whom the personal data refer;

Appointee: the natural person authorised to carry out processing by the data controller and data processor;

ABOCA.COM domain: the domain, reachable via the Internet World Wide Web service at the address https://www.aboca.com, consisting of the data, applications, technological and human resources, and organisational rules and procedures used to acquire, store, process, exchange, retrieve and transmit the information.

Collection Points: areas within the aboca.com domain used for the collection of personal data.

I. NATURE OF THE PERSONAL DATA.
I. A) The following items of personal data are being processed:
Name
Surname
Age
Sex
Profession
Education
Address
City
Province
E-mail address
Telephone number
Cellular telephone
Postal Code
Fax
The optional, express and voluntary sending of an e-mail to the addresses provided on this site will lead to the acquisition of the sender's address, which is necessary for providing a reply, and of any other personal data contained in the message. Website pages that offer access to special services will provide and display specific policy information.
In any case, you will be asked on a case-by-case basis to consent to the processing of your personal data, where required by law.

I. B) Similarly, your IP address and the type of browser you use to connect to the ABOCA.us domain (non-identifying data), automatically recorded by the logical devices that protect and control access to the domain (LOG FILES), are also being processed. This personal data will exclusively be used to control network traffic to the ABOCA.us domain.
This is information that is not collected to be associated to the identified data subject but, due to its nature, it could be used to identify users through processing it and associating it with information held by third parties. This data is only used to prepare anonymous statistical information about the use of the site and to check on its correct operation and are deleted immediately after processing. The data could be used to determine responsibility in the event that the site was damaged by a hypothetical computer crime: except for this possibility, at present, data about Web contacts is not kept on the site for more than seven days.
I. C) In addition, ABOCA processes and analyses data about the pages of the ABOCA.us domain that you visit, detected through files. By means of these technologies (used to understand your navigation preferences by tracking the areas of the ABOCA.us domain that you have visited before) ABOCA can customise its services to your needs without recording information unnecessarily.
(A cookie consists of a string of data that a Web site sends to the browser. The data can also be stored in the computer using an anonymous tag that identifies the computer but not the user.
Some ABOCA pages use cookies, sent by ABOCA or third parties, and other technologies in order to offer better navigation of the Web site.
It is possible to set the browser to receive notice before receiving a cookie, thus offering the possibility to accept it or not. It is also possible to disable cookies completely. Some Web sites may not work correctly with cookies disabled).
I. D) In the case where sensitive personal data is collected through the ABOCA domain, in conformity with article 4, letter "d" of DL 196/2003, you will be informed in advance and allowed to express your consent in written form, as prescribed by law.

II. PURPOSES OF THE PROCESSING
II. A) The personal data will be the object of processing no longer than the time necessary for:

  • managing the relationship with ABOCA;
  • purposes strictly connected and instrumental to the management of the above-mentioned relationship (such as the acquisition of pre-contractual information and to provides services as contractually agreed);
  • the analysis of the information obtained in order to offer goods and services considered to be of interest to you by sending promotional messages;
  • purposes related to checking on the progress of relations with customers and controlling credit and fraud risks connected to the services provided by ABOCA;
  • purposes connected to legal obligations and orders from the authorities and oversight bodies;
  • fulfilment of legal obligations.
  • fulfilment of specific requests from the data subject.

III. METHODS OF PROCESSING THE DATA
III. A) The data you provide remotely by filling out the forms prepared at the collection points of the www.aboca.us domain will be processed by computer and on paper for the purpose of customising the ABOCA's services.
III. B) The data will be processed in such a way as to ensure its physical and logical security and confidentiality and may be carried out using manual, computerised and remote tools suitable for storing, transmitting and sharing the data itself.
III. C) The processing logic will be closely correlated to the purposes explained above and, in particular, your data, which could be subject to all the processing in article 4, letter "a", of the Law, will be stored and/or processed using computer procedures and used by:
- company departments assigned to manage the above-referenced activities (and related obligations), or enabled to perform those necessary for the maintenance, execution and/or conclusion of the relationship established with you;
- by natural or legal persons that, on the basis of a contract with ABOCA, provide specific processing services or perform connected activities that are instrumental to, or that support, those of ABOCA.

IV. COMMUNICATION OF THE DATA
IV. A) Your data will, or can be communicated - after you express your consent as required by law - to third-party subjects such as:

  • Banks assigned to regulate payments by the agreed-upon methods;
  • Insurance companies for the handling of any claims for compensation for damages;
  • Agencies or bodies authorised for the fulfilment of the relative obligations within the limits of the law;
  • Companies that are part of the ABOCA Group to improve the quality of the services that ABOCA is able to offer you;
  • Natural or legal persons that, on the basis of a contract with ABOCA, provide specific processing services or perform connected activities that are instrumental to, or that support, those of ABOCA.

IV. B) The ABOCA.COM domain contains hypertext links that do not constitute communication to other domains.
ABOCA is not responsible for any violations of privacy committed against you by such sites.

V. WHETHER PROVIDING THE DATA IS REQUIRED OR OPTIONAL
V. A) Providing the data - with the exception of that marked by an asterisk, which is required for the purchase of the products offered for sale through the site WWW.ABOCA.COM - is not a requirement but is essential for the correct fulfilment of the obligations.
Providing the data is not a requirement but is essential for the correct fulfilment of pre-contractual or contractual obligations and, in general, for carrying out obligations required by law.
Any refusal to provide your personal data, or to consent to their processing and communication to the subjects in point IV-A, will create difficulties in carrying out any contractual relationship that may arise between you and our company, as well as in using the services connected to them.

VI. THE DATA SUBJECT'S RIGHTS
Finally, we wish to inform you that articles 7, 8, 9 and 10 of the Law - whose text is reproduced below in its entirety - give data subjects specific rights.
In particular, you may ask ABOCA to confirm whether or not it has personal data about you and to receive it in intelligible form.
You may, likewise, know the origin of the data, as well as the logic and purposes of its processing; you may also request - where allowed by law - the deletion, transformation in anonymous form or blockage of data processed in violation of the law; you may also request that the data be updated, corrected or if you have an interest, supplemented. Finally, you may object to the processing for legitimate reasons.

VII. THE DATA CONTROLLER
The data controller for processing purposes is ABOCA SpA Società Agricola with headquarters at Loc. Aboca 20, Sansepolcro 52037 (AR) - Arezzo (Italy).
The list of outside companies responsible for performing particular processing will be kept updated and sent to you upon request. It will also be made available at ABOCA's offices.

VIII. CONSENT FORM
In relation to this notice, which I declare to have read and understood,

  • I express the consent required by article 23 of the Law to the processing of my personal data by ABOCA for all the purposes described, including the sending of promotional or advertising information, even by remote communications, for goods and services that ABOCA thinks may be of interest to the customer;
  • as well as consent to the communication and sending of the data to subjects belonging to the category of subjects in point IV-A, likewise obligating myself to inform ABOCA of the updating of data that may be changed or corrected over time;
  • I likewise declare that I have provided (or: that it will be my responsibility to provide) the notice required by article 13 of the Law, to those subjects whose personal data I am communicating to ABOCA before communicating them; and - if necessary - to have obtained their consent to the communication and processing.

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  • (in a private area, after authenticating the user): I give the consent required by article 23 of the Law to the processing of my sensitive data.

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IX. REVOCATION OF CONSENT
You have the right to revoke your consent to the processing of your personal data, at any time, by activating the REVOCATION procedure.

X. DATA PROCESSOR
This Web site is managed by ABOCA, the data controller, with headquarters at Loc. Aboca 20, 52037 Sansepolcro (AR).

XI. QUESTIONS ABOUT PRIVACY, ACCESS AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
If you have questions, would like more information about the processing of your personal data or would like to exercise the rights in preceding paragraph VI, e-mail the web site administrator at estero@aboca.it. You can also contact us at the same address for answers about the management of the information by ABOCA.
Before ABOCA can provide you any information, or modify it, it may have to verify your identity and answer several questions.
We will respond as soon as possible. If you have questions about the sites' privacy information, feel free to contact ABOCA directly.

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