About Us
Cookie Policy
Cookies and Privacy Policy
Persico S.p.A. (hereinafter, for the sake of brevity, “Persico” or the “Company”), owner of the website www.persico.com, recognizes the importance of protecting the right to privacy when processing the personal information of its users. In compliance with the applicable EU and Italian data protection laws, Persico states that this site uses cookies to facilitate browsing and that the personal data collected by using these instruments will be processed in compliance with the laws on personal data protection.
With regard to how the personal data of the users visiting this site is managed and processed, pursuant to Article 13 of EU Regulation 679/2016, Persico provides the following information:
 
1. Types of personal data collected, purposes, legal basis of processing and period of data retention.
1.    Cookies
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text strings that the sites visited by the user send to the user's terminal (usually to the browser), where they are stored before being retransmitted to the same sites on the next visit by the same user.
 
To revoke consent to the installation of all cookies and disable them, click Opt-Out
To confirm your consent to the installation of all cookies and enable them, click Opt-In
 
Types of cookies used by www.persico.com. 
 
1.    Technical and analytical cookies with limited identifying features
Technical cookies

Technical cookies are cookies employed either for the sole purpose of transmitting a communication over an electronic communication network, or, to the extent strictly needed, for the information service provider to supply the service explicitly requested by the subscriber or user.
On the other hand, analytical cookies are used to analyse and measure website use by users. Analytical cookies are similar to technical cookies if they are used directly by the website operator to collect information, in aggregate form, on the number of users and how they visit the site. The legal basis for the processing of personal information for this purpose is provided by Article 6, par. 1, letter (b), of EU Regulation 679/2016, i.e., when processing is necessary for the performance of the service requested by the user. 

Technical and analytical cookies used by the site are as follows:

- Cookie name: _RequestVerificationToken
Technical cookie: used to guarantee the normal navigation and use of the website by the user; this  cookie is needed to prevent data entered into forms from being sent to other sites.
Type of data processed: session data.
Cookie expiry time: end of session.

- Cookie name: ckp
Technical cookie: used to save the user’s consent to accept the installation of cookies.
Type of data processed: site usage data – common personal information.
Cookie expiry time: end of session.
 
Google Analytics cookies with limited identifying features. To revoke consent to their installation and to disable them, click Opt-Out (Enabled) To give consent to their installation and to enable them, click Opt-In (Disabled)
 
- Cookie name: _ga
Google Analytics cookies: used to distinguish users, in addition to collect information and generate statistics on website usage.
Type of personal data processed: anonymous data on service usage with partially obscured IP addresses. 
Cookie expiry time:  2 years.
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- Cookie name: _gat
Google Analytics cookie: used to limit the data request rate on websites with high user traffic. 
Type of personal data processed: anonymous data on service usage with partially obscured IP addresses.
Cookie expiry time: 1 minute.
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- Cookie name: _gid
Google Analytics cookie: used to store a unique user ID in order to generate statistics on Internet site usage by the user.
Type of personal data processed: anonymous data on service usage with partially obscured IP addresses.
Cookie expiry time: 24 hours.
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Disabling cookies
All modern browsers allow users to decide whether to block the installation of cookies on their terminals or to clear those already installed. The same applies to the cookies installed on this site. In this case, the navigation of the site may become difficult if not impossible.
Given below are instructions for disabling the installation of cookies on the most recent browsers.
 
Google Chrome
- Open Chrome.
- At the top-right, click More > Settings.  
- At the bottom, click Advanced.
- Under  “Privacy and security”, click Content settings.
- Click Cookies
- Turn Allow sites to save and read cookie data to OFF.
For further information, please go to this page.

Internet Explorer 11 for Windows
- In Internet Explorer, select the Tools button, and then select Internet options.
- Select the Privacy tab and under Settings, select Advanced and choose if you want to allow, block or be prompted for first and third-party cookies.
For further information, please go to this page.

Internet Explorer 8
- In Internet Explorer, select the Safety button, and then select Delete Browsing History.
- Select the check box next to Cookies.
- Select the Preserve Favourites website data check box, if you do not want to delete the cookies associated with websites in your Favourites list.
- Select Delete.
For further information, please go to this page.

Apple Safari
- Choose Safari > Preferences
- Click the Privacy panel.
- Select Block all cookies to always block cookies.
- To remove stored cookies and data: click Manage Website Data, select one or more websites, then click Remove or Remove All.
For further information, please go to this page.

Apple Safari for mobile devices 
- Open the Settings app.
- Scroll and tap on Safari item. 
- Scroll down and tap on Block cookies.
- Choose one of the options: “Always allow”, “Allow from websites I visit”, “Allow from current website only” or “Always block”.
In iOS 7 or older versions of the operating system, the options are: “Never”, “from third parties or advertisers” or “Always”.
For further information, please go to this page.

Mozilla Firefox
- Click the menu button and choose Options.
- Select the Privacy panel.
- Under History, choose Use custom settings for history
- To activate cookies, check-mark Accept cookies from sites. To deactivate cookies, uncheck-mark Accept cookies from sites.
- If you are troubleshooting problems with cookies, make sure that Accept third-party cookies is NOT set to Never.
- Choose how long cookies are allowed to be stored.
- Keep until: they expire: Each cookie will be removed when it reaches its expiration date, which is set by the site that sent the cookie.
- Keep until: I close Firefox: The cookies that are stored on your computer will be removed when Firefox is closed.
- Keep until: Ask me every time. Displays an alert every time a website tries to send a cookie, and asks you whether or not you want to store it. [This option is  no longer available in Firefox 55.0.]
- Close the page. Any changes will be automatically saved. 
For further information, please go to this page.

Opera
- Select Settings.
- Select Preferences > Advanced > Cookies.
- To disable the storage of all cookies by the browser, select Never accept cookies.
For further information, please go to page.
 
Notwithstanding the above, the website Owner informs users that they may utilize Your Online Choices, which allows users to manage the tracking options of most advertising tools. Thus, the Owner advises users to use this resource in addition to the information provided in this document.

2. Period of data retention 
Personal data collected and processed as a result of navigating the website www.persico.com will be stored for the time needed to provide the service and then immediately deleted. The cookies installed by the site are temporary and are automatically deleted at the expiry time indicated in this document. The data collected by Google Analytics services will be stored for a period of 14 months.

3. Data processing procedures
The personal data collected will be handled, stored and processed by electronic means and will be stored on electronic media, as well as on paper, in a database format and on any other type of media that suits the purpose.
Special safety measures are implemented to prevent loss of data, unlawful or improper use, and unauthorized access.
The processing of personal data carried out by Persico does not involve automated decision making processes.

4. Communication and/or provision of personal data
The communication and/or provision of navigation data is a necessary requirement for the provision of the requested service (website navigation) and, as such, is obligatory for the purpose. Failure on the part of the data subject to communicate or provide his/her personal data will make it impossible for Persico to allow navigation on the site www.persico.com. 
The communication and/or provision of the data for other purposes is optional. Failure on the part of the data subject to communicate and/or provide the data will not, in such case, have any consequences for the interested party. 
The installation of technical and analytical cookies by the site www.persico.com is optional (it can be blocked through browser settings), but the non-installation of cookies could make the website services totally or partially unusable.

5. Subjects to whom personal data may be disclosed
The personal data acquired will not be disseminated, but may be disclosed, not only to individuals or entities that have the right and interest to access such personal information according to the law or European secondary and/or community legislation, but also to the staff of the Owner, as well as to companies, associations or professional firms that provide data controller services to carry out data controller activities on behalf of the Owner for the fulfilment of legal obligations, and for any organizational and administrative requirements necessary to carry out the required services.   
An updated list with the names of other parties who may gain access to user personal data, acting in their capacity as data controllers, is available at Persico (requests can be addressed to the contacts shown in paragraph 9).

6. Data transfer abroad or to international organizations
Persico does not transfer abroad or to international organizations the personal information collected through the website www.persico.com and the required tools on the site.

7. Links to third party sites or services
This privacy statement applies only to the data processing services performed by this website and the tools provided by said site and does not extend to other websites the user may navigate to through the use of links to those sites, whose operators act in the capacity of autonomous data processors. Before accessing third-party services, users are thus advised to carefully read their privacy statements.

8. Rights of the data subject 
With reference to the abovementioned data processing, the data subject has the power to exercise the rights pursuant to EU Regulation 679/2016, such as, by way of example, the right to obtain information about:
-    The source of the personal data; 
-    The data processing purposes and procedures; 
-    The logic involved in data processing using electronic means; 
-    The data identifying the site Owner, the data controllers and designated representative. 
The data subject has the following rights:
-    The right to access, obtain, update and/or rectify and, if he/she deems it in his/her interest, to supplement the personal data;
-    The right to obtain the erasure, transformation into anonymous form or blockage of personal data that has been unlawfully processed;
-    The right to restrict the processing of his/her personal data. 
Furthermore, the interested party shall have the right to receive a copy of his/her personal data in a standard format (the so-called “Right to data portability”).

Furthermore, the data subject has the right to object, in whole or in part:
-    For legitimate reasons, to the processing of the personal data concerning him/her, even if the data is relevant to the purpose for which it was collected;
-    To the processing of the personal data concerning him/her carried out pursuant to Article 6, paragraph 1, of the GDPR, letter (c) (“processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which the controller is subject”); or letter (f) (“processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the controller or by a third party”) including the profiling based on these provisions.
-    To the processing of the personal data concerning him/her for the purpose of delivery of advertising material or direct sale or conducting market research or commercial communication (direct marketing), including profiling to the extent it is related to such direct marketing
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The data subject shall have the right to withdraw his/ her consent to the processing, when it is based on the provisions of EU Regulation 679/2016, Article 6, paragraph 1, letter (a) (when “the data subject has given consent to the processing of his or her personal data for one or more specific purposes”), or Article 9, paragraph 2, letter (a) (when “the data subject has given explicit consent to the processing of those personal data for one or more specified purposes”), at any time, without affecting the lawfulness of processing based on the consent given before its withdrawal.
The data subject, in the case where he/she is of the opinion that the processing of the personal data concerning him/her is unlawful, has the right to lodge a complaint with the supervising authority in the Member State of his/her habitual residence, place of work or the place of the alleged infringement. The control authority in Italy can be contacted at the addresses shown on the authority’s website Italian Privacy Controller.

9. Data Controller – Contact data
The Data Controller is Persico S.p.A., with registered office at via Marconi, 7/9, 24027 Nembro (BG), taxpayer and VAT number 01508540166, represented by its legal representative pro tem. The company can also be contacted at its e-mail address info@persico.com or certified e-mail address persicospa@pec.it.  
 In order to exercise the rights listed above, the data subject may send a request to the e-mail address info@persico.com.
Persico reserves the right to update this privacy statement on personal data processing.