Privacy policy

Website management with reference to the processing of personal data of visiting users is described in this page.

This information notice is given pursuant to Art. 13 of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003 – Code on the Protection of Personal Data to those who interact with the company web services, and can be seen at: which corresponds to the home page of our official site.

This information notice is provided only for this website and not also for other websites that may be visited by the user by means of links.

The information notice also makes reference to Recommendation no. 2/2001 that the European authorities for the protection of personal data, gathered together in the Group set up by Art. 29 of Directive no. 95/46/EC, adopted on 17 May 2001 to define the minimum requirements for the online collecting of personal data and, in particular, the ways, times and nature of the information that Data controllers must provide to users when they connect to web pages, whatever the purpose of their connection.

Data controller

Data regarding identified or identifiable persons can be processed after visiting this site. The data “controller” is SIMAI S.p.A. – Sole Shareholder Company, represented by its legal representative pro tempore.

Place of data processing

Data processing connected to the web services of this website takes place at the company’s registered office and is done only by the technical staff in the Department in charge of processing, or by persons potentially tasked with occasional maintenance operations. No data resulting from the web service is communicated or divulged. Personal data provided by users who send requests to receive information material (newsletters, CD-ROMs, catalogues, price lists, answers to questions, various deeds, etc.) are used solely for the purpose of providing the service requested.

Type of data processed

Browsing data

When operating routinely, the IT systems and software procedures for this website’s functioning acquire some personal data whose transmission is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols.

These items of information are not collected to be associated to the identified persons concerned, but by for their nature they might, through processing activities and by association with data held by third parties, lead to user identification.

IP addresses or domain names of the computers used by the users connecting to the website fall under this category, as well as URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) notation addresses of the resources requested, the time of the request, the method used to submit the request to the server, the size of the answer file, the numeric code showing the status of the answer given by the server (successful, error, etc.) and other parameters regarding the operating system and the IT environment of the user.

These data are used purely for obtaining anonymous statistical information on the use of the website and to check that it is operating correctly, and are immediately cancelled after being processed. Data may be used to ascertain responsibilities in case of any IT crimes against the website: except for this situation, data about web contacts are currently held for no more than seven days.

Data voluntarily submitted by the user

Optionally, explicitly and voluntarily sending electronic mail to the addresses listed in this website implies the subsequent acquisition of the sender address, necessary to answer his/her requests, and any other personal data included in the message.

Specific summary information notices will be progressively included or displayed in the website pages prepared for specific services upon request.

Use of cookies

With respect to the use of cookies, please refer to the specific “Extended Information Notice” published in this website and drafted according to the provisions set out in Resolution dated 8 May 2014 issued by the Authority for the protection of personal data, which supplements and complements this document.

Optional character of data submission

Except for that specified about browsing data, a user can freely decide whether or not to provide personal data. Not providing such data may result in the impossibility to obtain what was requested.


Personal data are processed with automated tools for the time strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which they were collected.

Specific safety measures are complied with to prevent data loss, their illegal or inappropriate use and unauthorized accesses.

Rights of the person concerned

The subjects to whom personal data refer are entitled in any moment to obtain confirmation of whether such data exist and to know their content and origin, check their accuracy or request that they be supplemented or updated or edited (see Art. 7 of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003 for full information).

Pursuant to the same article, you are entitled to request that data unlawfully processed are cancelled, anonymized or blocked, and you can in any case refuse their processing for legitimate reasons.

Requests should be addressed to the Data Controller or to the Date Processor Mr. Juri Torreggiani (see below). This document is the “Privacy Policy” of this website and will be subject to updates.

List of People in charge of Privacy (Art. 13 of Legislative Decree 196/2003)

The following list of people in charge of Privacy at SIMAI S.p.A. – Sole Shareholder Company, is published pursuant to Art. 13, clause 1, letter f, of the “Code on the Protection of Personal Data” (Legislative Decree no. 196/03), so that all persons concerned are aware of those in charge of the processing of personal data carried out by the company.

List of the People in Charge

  • 1. Person in charge of providing feedback: Mr. Juri Torreggiani, with office in Reggio Emilia, Via Piccard 16/g, phone +39/0522/30.11.69 – fax +39/0522/38.79.96;
  • 2. Person in charge of “Privacy”: Mr. Juri Torreggiani, with office in Reggio Emilia, Via Piccard 16/g, phone +39/0522/30.11.69 – fax +39/0522/38.79.96.