Finder | Privacy Policy

This page contains a description of the procedures for managing the website, Apps and the other web services of Finder S.p.A. in relation to the processing of the users’ personal data. This information note is provided also, pursuant to Article 13 of Italian Legislative Decree No 196/2003 - Privacy Code, to anyone interacting with the web services of Finder S.p.A., which are accessible online starting from the following address: http://www.findernet.com or https://switchtothefuture.com corresponding to the initial page of Finder S.p.A.'s official website or via the App Finder Toolbox and Finder Clima.

The information note is provided solely for the web services of Finder S.p.A. and not also for other websites, which may have been consulted by the user through links contained in the web services of Finder S.p.A.. This information note is also inspired by Recommendation No 2/2001, which the European data protection authorities, reunited in the Group established by Article 29 of Directive No 95/46/CE, adopted on 17 May 2001 in order to identify certain minimum requisites for the online collection of personal data and, in particular, the procedures, timing and nature of the information that the data controllers must provide to users when the latter connect to web pages, regardless of the purpose of the connection.

DATA "CONTROLLER"

After consultation of this website, any data concerning persons who have been or can be identified may be processed. The data "controller" is Finder S.p.A., which has its registered office at via Drubiaglio 14, 10040 Almese (TO).

DATA SUPERVISOR

The IT and the Marketing departments have been designated as data supervisors within the meaning of Article 29 of the Italian Privacy Code.

PLACE WHERE THE DATA IS PROCESSED

The processing related to the web services shall take place at the registered office of Finder S.p.A. referred to above, and will be managed strictly by the staff of Finder S.p.A.'s data processing department.

TYPE OF DATA PROCESSED

Navigation data

The IT systems and the software procedures responsible for operating this website shall acquire certain personal data, during normal operation, whose transmission is implicit in the use of the Internet communication protocols.
This information is not collected for it to be associated with the identified parties concerned, although, by its very nature, after having been processed and associated with data held by third parties, it could permit to identify the users.
These data are used strictly for the purpose of obtaining anonymous statistics on the use of the website and checking that it works properly and are then automatically deleted. The data could be used for establishing liability in the event of computer crimes: in all other cases, the data on web contacts are currently retained for up to seven days.

Data provided voluntarily by the user

These are the personal data provided explicitly and voluntarily via the tools made available by the web services. The acquisition of these data is necessary to provide specific services based on the user’s identity and on the user’s specific requests.

Cookies

The web services use different types of cookies, each of which has a specific function. More specifically, below are the types of cookies used:

  • Navigation cookies: these cookies allow the website to work properly and are used for collecting information on how visitors use the website. This information is used for filling in reports and help us to improve the website. Cookies collect information in an anonymous way, including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors come from and the pages that they have visited. They make it possible to provide personalised navigation experience.

  • Analytical cookies: these cookies are used for example by Google Analytics for processing statistical analysis on the navigation methods adopted by users through computers or mobile applications, on the number of pages visited or the number of clicks on a page during navigation.

  • Cookies for integrating functionalities of third parties: this cookie is used for integrating functionalities of third parties into the web services (for example, comment forms or social network icons enabling visitors to share the contents of the website). Cookies belonging to this category can be sent from the domains of partner websites or from those domains that, in any case, offer the functionalities used in the website. The Data Controller is responsible for requesting the user’s consent for the technical cookies, as these are strictly required for providing the service. For other types of cookies, the related consent can be given by the user, consistently with the legislation in force, through specific configurations of user-friendly browsers, IT programmes or devices. The Data Controller reminds the user that it is possible to modify the cookie preferences at any time. It is also possible to disable the cookies from the browser at any time, although this operation could prevent the user from making full use of Finder S.p.A.'s web services.

  • Session cookies: The session cookies used in the website avoid the need to use other IT techniques which are potentially prejudicial to the confidentiality of the visitors'/users' navigation data and are used also for improving the services provided.

OPTION TO PROVIDE PERSONAL DATA

Other than what is specified above regarding the navigation data, the users are free to provide their personal data as indicated in the application forms to Finder S.p.A. or in any case to the Offices set out in the contacts for requesting the dispatch of the newsletter, information material or other communications.
Failure to provide personal data may prevent Finder S.p.A. from providing specific features of its web services.

PROCESSING PROCEDURES

The personal data will be processed using automated tools for the time period strictly necessary to pursue the objectives for which they were collected. Finder S.p.A. shall adopt specific security measures in order to prevent the loss of data and the unlawful or incorrect use of and access thereto.

RIGHTS OF THE INTERESTED PARTIES

The entities concerned by the personal data are entitled to obtain at any time confirmation of whether or not the said data exist, to know the related contents and origin, to check that they are correct, to request that they be supplemented or updated, or to correct them (Article 7 of the Italian Privacy Code).
Pursuant to the same article, the parties are entitled to request that the data be deleted, transformed into anonymous data or block any unlawful processing thereof, and in any case, to challenge the processing thereof for due cause.
Applications must be submitted, preferably, to the following addresses:
- via email, to privacy@findernet.com;
- via ordinary mail, to Finder S.p.A., with registered office at via Drubiaglio 14, 10040 Almese (TO).

P3P

This privacy policy can be consulted automatically via the latest browsers using the P3P standard ("Platform for Privacy Preferences Project") proposed by the World Wide Web Consortium (www.w3c.org).
We will make our best effort to make the functionalities of this website as interoperable as possible with the automatic privacy control mechanisms available in some products used by the users.
In consideration of the fact that the state of finalisation of the automatic control mechanisms does not currently make them free and clear of any errors or failures, it is noted that this document constitutes the "Privacy Policy" of Finder S.p.A.'s web services, which is subject to update.