Privacy & Cookies

Metaltecnica Srl in compliance with the requirements of EU Regulation no. 2016/679 – GDPR has adopted its own organisational model that continues to focus on the security of personal data and respect for the right to privacy.
The Regulation provides that, before proceeding with the processing of Personal Data [i.e.: any operation or set of operations performed with or without the aid of automated processes and applied to personal data or sets of personal data, such as collection, recording, organisation, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction “], it is necessary that the person to whom such data belongs is informed about the reasons for which such data are requested and how they will be used. In this regard, the purpose of this document is to provide you, in a simple and straightforward manner, with all the useful and necessary information for providing data in a conscious and informed manner.

Data controller and data processors

The company that processes the data for the purposes described below, plays the role of data controller according to the relative definition contained in article 4 point 7) of the Regulation: “the natural or legal person, public authority, service or other body which, individually or together with others, determines the purposes and means of processing personal data “. The Data Controller is:

Company name: Metaltecnica Srl
Registered office: via Arturo Maestri 6, 25011 Calcinato (BS) Italy
VAT number / Tax Code: 01705530986
Registro Imprese di Brescia: 01705530986
REA: BS – 343869
Share Capital: € 80.000,00 f.p.
Telephone: (+39) 030 9964521

The data may be communicated to specific subjects considered “recipients” in accordance with article 4 point 9) of the Regulation:

  • Third parties that carry out part of the processing activities and/or activities connected or instrumental to the processing or the provision of the services requested (e.g.: suppliers of the IT systems and of the website’s web provider service). These subjects have been appointed as data processors.
  • Individuals, employees and/or collaborators of the data controller or the data processors, who have been entrusted with specific and/or further data processing activities. Such individuals are authorised to process the data under the direct authority of the data controller or data processor.
  • If required by law or to prevent or suppress a crime, the data may be disclosed to public bodies or to the judicial authority without these being defined as “recipients”, in accordance with article 4 point 9) of the Regulation.

Place of data processing and data transfer

The data are processed and stored at the legal and operational headquarters of Metaltecnica Srl.
For administrative purposes, for the supply of the requested products and/or the activation and maintenance of the requested services, the data may be processed and stored at the offices of the data processors, appointed by the data controller.
All locations are in Italy.

Types of data processed

Data provided voluntarily:

  • searching for products or services
  • fulfilment of an order
  • data entry in the “Reserved area” or “Registration” section
  • sending a contact form or requesting information
  • contact by phone, email, chat or any other way
  • completing a questionnaire

According to the above, the following data may be provided: name; address and telephone number; payment information; age; position information; names of the recipients of the orders; content of reviews and emails sent to us; corporate and financial information; VAT number.

Data collected automatically:

  • information recorded by IT systems during the normal activity of supplying its services
  • Internet communication protocols
  • IP addresses
  • site access log

Data collection and processing methods

The collection and processing of data takes place through manual, paper, computer and data transmission tools, including the website [information request form, registration form for access to restricted areas of the website, product and/or service activation form, online purchase form].
Collection and processing are carried out strictly in line with the purposes specified in this notice and in any case in order to guarantee the security and confidentiality of the data.

Purposes of data processing

Subject to data processing consent, as required by article 6 of the Regulation, the data collected will be processed by the data controller and data processors for the following purposes:

  • administrative management of the contracts signed for the products and services requested by virtue of the execution of a contract, including the fulfilment of legal, accounting and tax obligations.
  • use of the service and technical management of sending information on products and services following requests voluntarily received via the contact form, email or chat on the website; supply, activation, maintenance of products and services requested; statistical surveys for internal use; communication activities for updates of benefit and interest; security and prevention of fraudulent conduct.

The provision of data is mandatory for the purposes indicated above. Failure to provide data could make it impossible to be contacted for sending the requested information.

Duration of data processing

The data are stored for the entire duration of the contractual relationship and, in the case of cancellation and/or other type of termination of the aforementioned relationship, under the terms established by law for the fulfilment, for example, of civil and tax obligations. For service usage purposes, the data will be stored for up to a maximum of 1 year. For marketing purposes, the data will be stored until consent is revoked or for the period established by the regulations or provisions by the Supervisory Authority (no more than 2 years).
With reference to the detection and combating of crimes, the personal data relating to traffic are kept for 10 years from their generation. The data are also processed for ordinary business processing linked to the provision of the service (e.g.: for documentation purposes in the event of a dispute with the invoice or a claim for payment, for the detection of fraud, to perform analysis on behalf of customers), in accordance with what is required by law. In this case, the data are stored, with stringent security measures applied in accordance with the law, and subsequently deleted.

Rights of the data subject

As required by article 15 of the Regulation, you may access your data, ask for rectification and updating, if incomplete or erroneous, request its cancellation if the collection occurred in violation of a law or regulation, as well as oppose the Processing for legitimate and specific reasons.
In particular, below you will find all your rights that you can exercise, at any time, against the Data Controller and/or Data Co-Controller:

  • right to access (Article 15);
  • right to rectification (Article 16);
  • right to cancellation (Article 17);
  • right to limitation (Article 18);
  • right to data portability (Article 20);
  • right to opposition (Article 21);
  • right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority (Article 77);
  • right to withdraw consent, in the cases provided for by art. 6, par. 1(a) or art. 9, paragraph 2 lett. a).


Cookies are text files that are placed on a computer’s hard disk only after authorisation is given. Cookies serve the purpose of simplifying web traffic analysis, or noting when a certain website is being visited, and allow the web applications to send information to individual users.

The following cookies are used on the site:

  • technical cookies: i.e. navigation or session cookies, which are strictly necessary to allow the website to function and to allow the user to make use of the content and services he or she requires (user consent is not required to issue this type of cookie);
  • functionality cookies that allow the user to browse according to a series of selected criteria (language, products selected for purchase) in order to improve the service provided (to release this type of cookies, the consent of the user);
  • statistical cookies: these create understanding of how the website is used by its visitors. With these cookies, no information regarding the user’s identity and no personal data is collected. Information is processed in collective, anonymous form. User consent is not required to issue this type of cookie, when it is used directly by the website manager to collect information in collective form regarding the number of visitors and how they use the website itself;

Specifically, the cookies present on the website are:

Name Expiry Purpose Type Privacy
moove_gdpr_popup 183 days It allows to memorize the user’s choices on the consent of cookies. Technical cookie
wc_cart_hash_* session It allows to save the products in the cart. Functionality cookies
wc_fragments_* session It guarantees the correct functioning of the cart. Functionality cookies
_ga 2 years It allows Google to distinguish users. Statistical cookie (Google Analytics) Privacy / Deactivation
_gat_gtag_UA_203451989_2 1 minutes Used to throttle request rate. Statistical cookie (Google Analytics) Privacy / Deactivation
_gid 24 hours It allows Google to distinguish users. Statistical cookie (Google Analytics) Privacy / Deactivation

Below is a series of resources that explain how to manage or disable cookies for the most popular browsers:

Amendments and updates

This information was updated on 27/12/2021.