Privacy Policy - Ceramica Colli di Sassuolo S.p.A.
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Privacy Policy

information pursuant to and for the purposes of article 13 of legislative decree no.196 of 30 june 2003 (personal data protection code).

We inform you that in order to carry out business with their customers and registered users, Ceramica Colli di Sassuolo S.p.A. collects information regarding them, also acquired verbally, directly or through third parties that may be considered “personal data” according to legislative decree. no. 196/2003 (known as the “Privacy code”).

The legislation referred to requires anyone who processes personal data to inform the data subject about which data is processed and to provide certain details regarding the processing thereof, which, in any case should be done with fairness and transparency in order to safeguard your confidentiality and rights. Therefore, as provided for by article 13 of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003, we provide the following information:

nature of the processed data

We process personal data and e-mail addresses that are required for us to conduct our business with those who voluntarily request information and/or to register to our newsletter and update services regarding the content of the website. Generally, we do not process any data deemed to be of a sensitive or judicial nature pursuant to article 4, paragraph 1 of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003. Should it be necessary to process this type of data, we will ask for your consent before doing so.

Furthermore, when you visit our website, our web servers automatically record the technical access data such as the IP address of the connected computer, the items you have requested and viewed, as well as the date and time of the request. This data cannot be attributed to a specific person. We use this technical access data exclusively to improve the appeal and user experience of our website and if necessary, to identify any technical difficulties there may be with our website as quickly as possible.

google analytics data

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”).

Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files that are placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie regarding your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transferred to and stored on Google servers in the United States. Google will use this information to examine and evaluate your use of the website in order to produce a report regarding the website activities for the website operators and to provide other services in relation to website activity and Internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties, where required by law or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. However, please note that if you do this, it may prevent you from using all the features of this website. In addition, you can also prevent Google from recording and using the data via cookies (including your IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plugin that can be found at ( .


Further information can be found at and (Google Analytics security and privacy principles).

purpose of processing

The data collected (name, surname, mobile phone number, province of residence, topics of interest, etc.) and e-mail address, are processed for the purpose of providing the service i.e. the periodic sending of technical and commercial information related to our business sector, updates regarding offers or new content of the website and social media channels on which we are present. The data will be processed for the entire duration of the relationship, until revoked.


methods of processing

Data processing is performed using tools and procedures that guarantee security and confidentiality and can be performed either with or without the use of electronic means.

Personal data, e-mail, and other information that is provided voluntarily, will be stored on digital media. It will be used exclusively to meet specific user requests and, in the case of a newsletter subscription, to periodically forward, automatically, information and news regarding our activities and our sector, together with advertising and promotional communications regarding the services we provide

Personal information will never be disclosed to third parties. It will only be used by us, or our suppliers of services in relation to external communications, and anyway under the supervision of Ceramica Colli di Sassuolo S.p.A. .

requirement or option to provide data and the consequences of refusing to do so.

Providing data is optional and refusal to supply data has no consequences. However, it may prevent us from being able to provide the service or allow us only to provide only a partial service.

communication and disclosure

The data we collect from our registered users is not “disclosed”. This term is intended as meaning ‘to make the data known to unspecified parties in any manner, including making it available for consultation.

The personal details of the data subject may, on the other hand, be “communicated” by us. This is intended as meaning ‘to make the data known to one or more specific third parties’, as follows:

  • to persons within our organisation in charge of processing data and in particular, employees in the sales and marketing department.
  • to entities that are entitled to access the data under the provisions of law or European Community legislation, within the limitations set out by law
  • to individuals who need to access data for purposes related to the current relationship, to the extent that is strictly necessary for them to accomplish the tasks assigned to them (e.g. maintenance technicians)
  • to our consultants, to the extent necessary for them to carry out their duties, subject to our letter of assignment that enforces a data processing confidentiality and security requirement.

rights of the data subject

Below is an excerpt from article 7 of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003 to remind the data subject that he/she is entitled to: receive confirmation of the existence of personal data concerning him/her, even if this data has not yet been recorded, and the communication of such data in an intelligible form as well as its source, together with an explanation as to the purposes and methods of data processing and of the logic applied in case of processing with the aid of electronic means.

  • obtain the cancellation, the transformation into an anonymous form, or the blocking of data it is unnecessary to hold with regards to the purpose for which it was collected or processed.
  • obtain the updating, rectification, or integration of his/her data
  • oppose, in whole or in part, on legitimate grounds, the processing of personal data concerning him/her, even if pertinent to the purpose for which it was collected.

data controller and data processor

The Data Controller of your personal data isCeramica Colli di Sassuolo S.p.A. , the registered office of which is in Via Monte Mongigatto, 24 int. 4 41042 Fiorano Modenese (MO) Italy.

To exercise those rights please contact the data controller at the following e-mail address or by telephone +39 0536 839311.



Last updated 16/04/2015

Legislative Decree No. 196/2003,

Article 7 – Right to access personal data and other rights


  1. The data subject has the right to obtain confirmation of the existence or not of personal data concerning him/her, even if this data has not yet been recorded and the communication of such data in an intelligible form.
  2. The data subject has the right to obtain information regarding:
    a) the source of the personal data;
    b) the purposes and methods of the data processing;
    c) the logic applied to the processing if it is carried out with the aid of electronic means;
    d) the identity of the data controller, data processors and the designated representative as indicated in  article 5, comma 2;
    e) entities or categories of entity to whom or which the data may be communicated to or who or which may get to know said data in their capacity as designated representative within the country, data processors or persons in charge of data processing.
  3. The data subject is entitled to obtain:
    a) the updating, rectification, or, where of interest, integration of the data;
    b) the deletion, the transformation into an anonymous form, or the blocking of data that has been processed unlawfully, including the data it is unnecessary to retain for purposes for which it was collected or subsequently processed;
    c) a certification that the operations referred to in a) and b) have been notified, including their contents, to the entities to whom or which the data was communicated or disclosed, unless when the fulfilment of this requirement proves impossible or involves the use of means which are manifestly disproportionate to the rights of protection.
  4. The data subject has the right to oppose, in whole or in part:
    a) on legitimate grounds, to the processing of personal data concerning him/her, even if this is pertinent to the purpose for which it was collected;
    b) the processing of personal data concerning him for the purpose of sending advertising materials, direct sales or for the purpose of carrying out market research or commercial communications.