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PRIVACY POLICY

The following updated Privacy Policy applies to all information provided or collected through the PassioneItaliana.com website.
Web Strategies S.r.l., Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, 282 Rome, Italy, is proprietor of the website and the PassioneItaliana.com brand (hereto referred to as “Passione Italiana” or “us”) and will process data in its capacity as data controller.
We understand that making online purchases requires trust. We take your trust seriously and aim to maintain it by guaranteeing the security and confidentiality of the personal information you provide us.
We ask that you read the following information in order to understand our privacy policy that is in line with current regulations and in particular those foreseen by legislation 30 June 2003, n. 196.

  • What information we collect
  • How we use information
  • With whom do we share information
  • The right to access your information and other rights
  • Choices regarding the collection and use of your information
  • Cookies and other technology
  • How information is protected
  • The privacy of minors
  • External links
  • Modification of the Privacy Policy
  • How to contact us

What information we collect

We receive and store information from you on our website (name, surname, telephone, address, and email) or which is provided by other means. We do not however collect or register data related to your credit card which is managed exclusively by VISA and Paypal networks with maximum protection of your data.

How we use information

We use the information listed above for the purpose of completing purchases that you have made on our website. We use other information provided by you, on condition that you have granted us permission to do so, for the following general purposes: to provide products and services you requested, to provide confirmation of your orders and related updates, to communicate with you in general, to respond to your questions and comments, to evaluate interest in our products, services and our website and with the scope of improving all the above, to inform you of special offers regarding our products which might interest you, to publish on our website and those of our commercial partners your voluntary feedback regarding purchases made through us, to post your voluntary comments on our blog and notify you by email of follow-up comments, if asked to do so at the time you joined the blog, to reward you in the case of participation in whatever program that provides prizes and which you chose to join.

Email communication:  We want to make it easy for you to get the most out of the offers available on our site. One way to do this is for us to send you emails containing information related to products that interest you, if you have consented to receive commercial communications by email. Where provided by law we will provide opt-out lists when sending you commercial communications.

With whom do we share information

  • Third-party vendors who provide services or perform activities on our behalf, including commercial analysis, customer service, marketing activities, distribution of surveys or prize programs and fraud prevention. We may also authorize third-party vendors to collect information on our behalf, including, if necessary, managing special services of our website or facilitating the sending of online advertising personalized according to your interests. All third-party vendors have access to and may collect information only as needed to perform their functions and are not permitted to share or use information for any other purposes. They are required to follow the same data security practices that we ourselves practice.
  • Business partners with whom we may jointly offer products or services, or whose products or services may be available on our website. You can tell when a third party is involved in a product or service you have requested because their name appears, either alone or with ours. If you choose these optional services, we may share information about you, including personal data, with these partners.
  • Related websites. If you were referred to the present website from another site (for example, through a link  on another site which directed you to this one), we may share some information about you with the referring website. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of any website that referred you to our website.

Moreover, you will be informed if your personal information will be shared with third parties, and will have the opportunity to choose not to allow us to share such information.

The right to access your information and other rights

In particular you are entitled to exercise all your rights as foreseen by the Italian Data Protection Code (legislation n. 196/2003) - Article 7
1. The data subject [i.e. you] has the right to obtain confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning themselves exists, even if not already recorded, and communication of such data in intelligible form.
2. A data subject shall have the right to be informed of:
a) the source of personal data;
b) the purposes and means of the processing;
c) the logic applied in case of processing, if the latter is carried out with the use of electronic instruments;
d) the identification of data concerning data controllers, data processors and representatives designated as per Section 5(2) [i.e. the representative must be designated where the Data Controller is an entity established in a territory of a state outside the European Union];
e) the entities or categories of an entity to whom or which the personal data may be communicated and who or which may get to know said data in their capacity as designated representative(s) in the State’s territory, data processor(s) or person(s) responsible for processing.
3. The data subject has the right to obtain:
a) updating, rectification or, where interested therein, completion/integration of the data;
b) cancellation, anonymization or blocking of data that has been processed unlawfully, including data whose retention is unnecessary for purposes for which they have been collected or subsequently processed;
c) certification that the operations as per letters a) and b) have been notified, as also related to their contents, to the entities to whom or which the data were communicated or disseminated, unless this requirement proves impossible or involves a manifestly disproportionate effort compared with the right that is to be protected.
4. The data subject has the right to object, in whole or in part:
a) on legitimate grounds, to the processing of personal data concerning themselves, even though they are relevant to the purpose of the collection;
b) to the processing of personal data concerning themselves, where it is carried out for the purpose of sending advertising materials or direct selling or for the performance of market or commercial communication.

Choices regarding the collection and use of your information

  • As discussed above, you can choose not to provide us with any information, although it may be needed for your purchase or to take advantage of certain services offered on the present site.
  • When you make a purchase through this site, you will have the possibility to choose if you want to receive email messages or not from us regarding special offers and newsletters.
  • You will have the opportunity to provide on our website a telephone number in order to receive details regarding the delivery of merchandise ordered.

Cookies and other technology

Our website uses a system that automatically collects data not directly submitted by the user, such as cookies. Cookies are transmitted to the user's hard disk; they do not contain any comprehensible information but associate the user with the personal information left on the site. Cookies are stored on our server and no one can access the information they contain.
Only PassioneItaliana.com processes the information collected by cookies, in an anonymous and aggregate form in order to improve our services on the site in relation to the specific needs and preferences of its users.
We use cookies, for example, regarding the functions of browsing our catalog, the online purchasing of products and the provision of services by PassioneItaliana.com
The Internet browser allows the deletion of cookies after each session. Your Internet browser contains instructions on how to perform the cancellation procedure .
The acceptance of automatic data collection and the use of cookies are necessary for using our site and its services, including the purchase of products. If you have cancelled cookies, PassioneItaliana.com cannot guarantee the full display of some web pages or the provision of certain services, for example the storage and display of web pages, on your behalf, of products you selected during the online purchasing procedure.

How information is protected

We want you to feel secure about using this website to make purchases, and we are committed to protecting the information we collect. While no website can guarantee total security, we have implemented appropriate administrative, technical, and physical security procedures to help protect the personal information you provide us. For example, only authorized employees are permitted to access personal information, and they may only do so for permitted business functions. In addition, we use encryption when transmitting your sensitive personal information and we employ firewalls to help prevent unauthorized persons from gaining access to your information.

The privacy of minors

This website is intended for the use by the greater public and does not offer services directly to minors, in particular for the purchase of alcoholic products. If we discover that a minor of less than 18 years of age has provided any personal data whatsoever we will cancel such information immediately.

External Links

If any part of the present website sends you directly to another site, such sites are not covered under this Privacy Policy. We recommend you examine the privacy policies posted on those other websites to understand their procedures for collecting, using, and disclosing personal information.

Modification of the Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy in the future. We will notify you about substantial changes to this Privacy Policy by sending a notice via email to the address you provided us or by placing a notice on our website.

How to contact us

If you have questions regarding our Privacy Policy (or your purchases) please contact us by email or write to the following address:

Email: clienti@PassioneItaliana.com
Phone number: +39 6 6810 1160

Web Strategies Srl
Palazzo Sforza Cesarini
Atten. Customer Care
Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, 282
00186 Rome
Italy