Your privacy is important to us.
S.I.Tex S.p.A. intends to inform you about how we will safeguard your right to privacy and personal data protection, how and why we process your personal data, your rights and how you can exercise them.
The web site
The web site is owned by S.I.Tex S.p.A. (also the “Data Controller”) with registered offices in Milan, Via Alberto Riva Villasanta 3, 20145 Milan, Italy.
Navigation data - IT systems and software procedures designed for the operation of this web site acquire over time user personal data, whose transfer is embedded in the use of Internet communication protocols. This information, by its very own nature, enables User identification through data processing and cross-linking with data held by third parties. This category of data includes IP addresses and domain names of the computers used by the users connecting to the web site, URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) addresses to locate and access resources on a network, the time and the query method used, the size of the file received, the numerical code indicating the status of the response provided by the server (e.g.: OK, error, etc.) and other parameters concerning the user’s operating system and computer environment.
This data is processed for the time strictly necessary only for the purpose of obtaining anonymous statistics on the use of the web site and tracking proper operation.
Data could be used to assess liability in the event of hypothetical cyber crimes against the web site.
(Article 13 of EU Regulation 2016/679 – GDPR – General Data Protection Regulation)
S.I.Tex S.p.A., with registered offices in Milan, Via Alberto Riva Villasanta 3, in its capacity as Data Controller, hereby informs the Data Subject that personal data processing by S.I.Tex S.p.A. is based on the principles of minimization, correctness, legality, transparency, integrity and confidentiality and, in any case, in compliance with the applicable regulations concerning the safeguarding of the personal data protection right.
1. Purpose of data processing.
Your data, acquired through this web site or on other occasions, shall be processed for the following purposes:
1.1. Manage access to events
We will process your personal data to issue cards, badges and invitations to enable access to the trade show (both as visitor and exhibitor) and possible printouts of duplicates at the reception desk of the trade show; to e-mail information about the trade show (e.g.: shuttle bus services and alternative means of transportation), parallel events and any other services organized during the trade show; and, last but not least, to process anonymous statistics for internal use only.
1.2 Manage organizational and logistics needs
We will process your personal data also for organizational and logistics needs in correlation with the trade show or any event through the e-contact service, the use of which requires your explicit consent.
1.2. Forward our Newsletter
If you have subscribed to our newsletter, or if you have left your e-mail address during one of our events, or if your e-mail address was provided to us by one of your colleagues (or by an exhibitor or other subjects), we will process your personal data to send you our Newsletters during the year in order to keep you updated in relation to our initiatives and upcoming events. You will always have the right to erase your address from our mailing list by simply notifying us about your decision to do so.
1.3. Transfer your data to the exhibitors
Many of our exhibitors are interested in contacting visitors who have participated in our events. If you are a visitor, we may ask you for your consent to transfer your personal and corporate data to exhibitors, also via the e-contact service, with concurrent uploading of your data on a specific digital platform and subsequent transfer of the same data to the exhibitors. In this way, exhibitors may contact you as client/buyer who attended the trade show.
1.4. Promotional and advertising purposes
On the occasion of the event organized by S.I.Tex S.p.A., pictures may be taken and audio and video recordings may be shot for promotional and advertising purposes. These may subsequently be published in printed media (dailies, magazines, catalogues and similar media) or broadcast via radio, television, social media or, in general, in the web. Also in this case, your personal data shall be protected and these circumstances shall be notified by means of specific signs and indications in order to allow you to easily avoid these situations, should you not wish to be photographed or filmed.
2. Legislation governing data processing
a) The processing of personal data pursuant to § 1.1 (access to events) and § 1.2 (forwarding of newsletters) is legal in that it is required for the execution of contract obligations to which you are a party or to fulfill your specific requests (access to the events and forwarding of the newsletters). Therefore, in this case your explicit consent is not required.
b) The processing of personal data as per § 1.2 (e-contact service for organizational and logistics purposes) and § 1.4. (communication of personal data to exhibitors) and § 1.5 (audio, video shootings, pictures for promotional and advertising purposes) shall occur only if the Data Subject provides his/her explicit consent for each individual purpose.
c) Your personal data may also be processed legally for the purpose of fulfilling obligations envisaged by national and Community laws, regulations and standards or in response to requests by authorized public and private authorities. In this respect, the applicable regulation does not require the Data Subject’s consent.
3. Type of data processed
Data processing essentially refers to personal data and contact data and also includes data regarding your professional title and qualification, the enterprise you work in and the specific interests of your company. In some cases, - only subject to your prior consent, - we may also process pictures (see above, § 1.4).
4. Processing methods
Data processing is mainly performed by collection, registration and organization in our database, storage, selection, extraction, use, comparison, communication, deletion and, under specific conditions (§ 1.5.), transfer of data. Data processing is mainly performed by using electronic devices relying on suitable IT software programs and, also, on paper. The afore said electronic devices, the database and the relevant operating systems are suitable to save, manage and transfer data based on criteria and methods that ensure adequate and preventive data security and protection. Specific technical and organizational data security measures are implemented to prevent data loss, unlawful or incorrect data processing and unauthorized access to personal data.
5. Storage duration
Your personal data (personal details, contact data, and data regarding participation in our events), shall be filed in our database and used for the purposes above indicated for a maximum period of 4 years from your last attendance in one of our events. This without prejudice to the rights recognized to the Data Controller and/or Data Subject, the fulfilment of obligations vis-à-vis public authorities or legal purposes which may result in the extension of the afore mentioned storage term.
6. Data provision and its effects
The provision of the data for the purposes mentioned above is necessary for the execution of the described processes, but it remains based on the free will of the Data Subject.
The failed provision of the data for the purposes indicated under § 1.1 (access to events) or the subsequent entire and/or partial opposition to data processing makes it impossible for S.I.Tex S.p.A. to fulfill your requests and you may not access the events promoted.
The failed provision of the data for the purposes indicated under § 1.2 (e-contact service for organizational and logistics purposes), § 1.3 (Forwarding of newsletters), 1.4 (Communications of personal data to exhibitors) and 1.5 (Use of pictures and videos for promotional and advertising purposes) will prevent S.I.Tex S.p.A. from processing your personal data. This, however, does not have any impact on you accessing our events.
7. Data recipients
With the exception of the pictures as per § 1.4, your personal data shall in no event be released to undetermined subjects.
Your personal data may be communicated to the following subjects:
Finally, subject to explicit consent, your personal data may be communicated to the exhibitors requesting them, as explained in § 1.3 above, which shall process them as independent Data Controllers.
8. Your rights
You have the right to:
You shall always have the right to submit a complaint to the Data Protection Authority and, in particular, in the Member State in which you reside or habitually work or in the place where the alleged violation occurred.
9. Contact data of the Data Controller
Any communication concerning personal data processing shall be addressed to the Data Controller: S.I.Tex S.p.A., with registered offices in Milan, Via Alberto Riva Villasanta 3, 20145, Milan, Italy.
phone +39 02 66103820;
This Policy replaces any previous paper or digital versions.
Date, May 30, 2018