Information on the processing of personal data collected through the Site
This section provides information on the processing of personal data of users who consult the pages of the website (hereinafter: "Site") or who use the services made available.
The information is provided exclusively for the ANIMA Confindustria Meccanica Varia Site and not for any other websites that may be consulted by the user through the links on the Site.

Data Controller and Privacy Manager
The data controller is ANIMA Federation of the National Associations of the Mechanical Industry Varia and Affine (hereafter ANIMA Confindustria Meccanica Varia), with registered office in Via Scarsellini 13 - 20161 Milano, with email:

Types of data processed and purposes of processing

Consultation of the Site may entail the processing of data suitable for identifying directly or indirectly a physical person (eg name, surname, e-mail address, telephone number, IP address).

Navigation data
The navigation data are those acquired automatically by the systems and programs used to operate the Website and are necessary for the use of web services (eg IP addresses or domain names of the terminals used by users).
These data may also be used to process anonymous statistics on the consultation of the Site and to check its correct functioning. In these cases, the navigation data do not identify the affected users and are deleted immediately after being processed anonymously.
The navigation data can also be used to ascertain responsibility in the case of offenses against the Site or realized through the Site.

Data provided by the user
• The personal data provided by the user to take advantage of the services offered on the Site, such as, for example: i) access to restricted areas and to teamwork; ii) participation in online surveys; iii) the preparation of studies and statistical and market research. These data are processed in order to allow the correct provision of the services subscribed and to follow up the requests submitted by users.
• Personal data provided by the user for participation in the initiatives promoted by ANIMA Confindustria Meccanica Varia. These data are processed in order to allow the correct implementation of these activities. In the sections of the Site where the data are collected, a specific information is published from time to time, containing the indications regarding the treatments connected to the specific initiative. When necessary, ANIMA Confindustria Meccanica Varia requires the user's consent before proceeding with the processing of personal data.
• The information sent by users voluntarily and voluntarily to the addresses indicated on the Site. These data (eg e-mail address, subject of e-mail) are processed by the recipient of the communication in order to process the requests received.

Cookies are information (small text files) that websites transmit to the device used by the user (PC, smartphone, tablet). This information makes it possible to browse, to perform IT authentication, to gather information on the number of visitors and on how to use the site, and to monitor and profile users.

The Website uses the following cookies:
Session cookies. The use of session cookies, which are not stored permanently on the user's device and disappear when the browser is closed, is strictly limited to the transmission of session identifiers (consisting of random numbers generated by the server) necessary to allow safe and efficient exploration of the Site. These cookies do not identify the users concerned and their use does not require consent.
Analytical cookies. It is important to underline that the cookies used by the Site do not allow the acquisition of personal data of the user and can not recall any other data from the user's device, transmit computer viruses or take possession of the user's e-mail address.
The cookies used by the Site will not for any reason be associated with user identification data and will not be used to transmit information of a personal nature or to send personalized advertising.
Cookies do not allow ANIMA Confindustria Meccanica Varia any kind of control on the user's device.
The "Help" section on most browsers indicates how to prevent the browser from receiving cookies and other interactive technologies, such as obtaining from the browser the communication of reception of these technologies or how to disable them altogether.
Disabling cookies may limit the use of the Website and prevent the user from fully benefiting from the Website's features and services.

Nature of data transfer
Except for navigation data, which are collected independently by the system, the provision of personal data by the user is optional. Any refusal to grant them prevents the possibility of using the services rendered through the Website or to follow up on the requests presented by the user.
ANIMA Confindustria Meccanica Varia reserves the right to discontinue the provision of services in the event that the data obtained prove to be untrue.

Method and duration of treatment
Personal data collected through the Site are processed in accordance with the EU Regulation no. 679 / 2016 and to the D.Lgs n. 196 / 2003.
The server where the Site is located is located in Italy.
The processing is carried out for the time strictly necessary to pursue the purposes for which the personal data are collected.
Personal data are processed by the personnel of ANIMA Confindustria Meccanica Varia, which acts on the basis of specific instructions provided for the purposes and methods of treatment.
Personal data may be communicated to: i) external structures, which carry out on behalf of ANIMA Confindustria Meccanica various support tasks (eg legal services, IT services), in their capacity as data controllers; ii) public entities for the fulfillment of the obligations established by law, which carry out their respective processing activities as independent owners.

Rights of interested parties
The subjects to whom the personal data collected through the Site refer have the right to access their personal data, to request their correction, updating and their cancellation. It is also possible to request treatment limitation and data portability. These requests may be addressed to ANIMA Federation of the National Associations of the Mechanical Industry Varia and Affine, Via Scarsellini 13 - 20161, Milan, e-mail:
In addition, those who believe that the processing of personal data referred to them through the Website in violation of the personal data protection legislation have the right to complain to the Data Protection Authority.

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