This website (Website) is operated by Made In Italy (the Company or we or us).
Links to other websites
Please note, this Website may contain links to other websites that are not controlled by us. These links are provided for your convenience. We are only responsible for our privacy practices and our security. We recommend that you check the privacy and security policies and procedures of each and every other website that you visit and each organisation that holds your personal data.
Unless stated otherwise, the Company is the data controller in respect of all personal data collected by us on this Website or otherwise. This means that we are responsible for ensuring that we do so in full compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998 (to be replaced by the General Data Protection Regulation when it comes into effect in May 2018), all other related privacy laws and any codes of practice issued by the Information Commissioner.
We typically collect the following information:
We obtain personal data:
IP addresses and other device information
In order to understand how users use this Website and our services, we may collect information such as details of the browser you used, your operating system, the website you visited immediately before visiting our website and your Internet Protocol addresses (also known as IP addresses). Your IP address is a unique address that computer devices (such as PCs, tablets and smartphones) use to identify themselves and in order to communicate with other devices in the network.
We use this information to analyse how our site is accessed and used so that we improve our service and make it relevant to you.
In common with many other website operators, we may use standard technology called ‘cookies’ on this Website. Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive and they are used to record how you navigate this Website on each visit.
The cookies we use on this Website are shown below:
|Type of Cookie||Purpose|
|Analytical/performance cookies||They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.|
|Targeting cookies||These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.|
You may also get cookies (including Flash cookies) from our suppliers and advertisers if you click on their links or adverts. In addition, some of our pages may contain embedded content such as YouTube videos or a Google Plus share and you may receive cookies from these sites. These cookies are not within our control and you should check their privacy and security policies to understand how they use these.
Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually change your browser to prevent cookies being stored. With experience, you can usually choose to switch off all cookies or to allow only certain ‘trusted’ sites to place cookies.
PLEASE NOTE, IF YOU DO TURN COOKIES OFF, THIS WILL LIMIT THE SERVICE THAT WE ARE ABLE TO PROVIDE TO YOU AND MAY AFFECT YOUR USER EXPERIENCE
Consent and lawful processing of personal data
The legal basis for the collection and use of your personal data is that you have given your consent and/or that it is in our legitimate interests to do so in order to [specify what these interests are] and your rights and freedoms are not prejudiced by this.
Disclosing your personal data
We do not sell personal data but we will, however, if you request information, products or services that is from one of our suppliers (see our Supplier Directory) or partners (see our Partner List), we will share your data with them in order for them to deal with your request. We update the Supplier Directory and Patner List regularly and you can see the most up-to-date version on our websites.
Sale or other disposal of our business
If, for any reason, we dispose of any part of our business, we may transfer any records (which may include your personal data) to the new owner.
The Company, our Suppliers and our Partners would each like to contact you about products, services and a range of other initiatives. You can choose how you receive these on the Website form you complete. Details of how to opt-in to or opt-out of receiving information are on relevant pages of this Website and/or in the message you receive.
We will usually try to tailor the communications we send to you so that they are relevant and in line with the preference options you have chosen which form part of the personal profile we will create for you.
Preferences / Subscribe / Unsubscribe
You can change your mind about whether you wish to receive information at any time and can tell us of your preferences by emailing us at [specify email address] or by following the instructions with each communication you receive.
Please note it may take up to one month for your changes to be implemented and for communications to cease.
We take the security of personal data seriously. We employ security technology, including firewalls, and encryption to safeguard personal data and have procedures in place to ensure that our systems and databases are protected against unauthorised disclosure, use, loss and damage.
We only use third party service providers where we are satisfied that the security they provide for your personal data is at least as stringent as we use ourselves.
We will normally keep your personal data for [specify how long] years after your last interaction with us, or our Website. If we consider that you are no longer an active user of our Website or our services we may delete your personal data sooner than this.
We expect to contact you at least every two years to ensure you are still happy to hear from us according to the preferences you have provided to us.
[Some of our Suppliers and Partners are located in regions outside of Europe (our Supplier Directory and Partner List show the world region for each of them). If you agree to us providing your details to our Suppliers or Partners, your data may be transferred to the relevant one to satisfy your requirements.
Privacy laws and practice are constantly developing and we aim to meet high standards. Our policies and procedures are, therefore, under continual review. We may, from time to time, update our security and privacy policies. If we want to make any significant changes in how we will use your personal data we will contact you directly and, if required, seek your consent.
We will ensure our Website has our most up to date policy and suggest that you check this page periodically to review our latest version.
You may update or correct your personal data yourself online at [l], or can contact us and ask us to do it for you (see the section ‘How to contact us’ below). Please include your name and/or email address when you contact us as this helps us to ensure that we accept amendments only from the correct person.
We encourage you to promptly update your personal data if it changes. If you are providing updates or corrections about another person, we may require you to provide us with proof that you are authorised to provide that information to us.
You have a number of legal rights in respect of your personal data. These include: