Cookies Privacy Policy

This website uses Cookies for navigation. Our Cookie Privacy Policy is described as follows.

The goal of our Cookie Privacy Policy is to describe the different types of Cookies and the technologies employed on this website to illustrate the methods and conditions of use of said Cookies.

Cookies are small text files that websites visited by a user send to the device (usually the browser). These files are stored in an apposite folder in the browser while the user is visiting a site and then retransmitted to the same site during following visits. Cookies are used to facilitate navigation (HTTP is a stateless protocol and can thus retain no information on the authenticated user who is visiting a page of a website), to save any preferences set by the user (username, password, etc.), to track the user’s tastes and preferences in order to determine targeted marketing initiatives or deliver services related to the user’s activity, like newsletters, DEM etc. Any limitation set on the use of Cookies shall affect the user’s status while browsing a site. Blocking or removing Cookies from the browser cache could limit the availability of the services offered by the web application. This website uses third-party Cookies for the service Google Analytics.

Google Analytics is a service offered by Google that generates detailed statistics on a website’s traffic and traffic sources. It is the most used statistics service. Google Analytics can track website visitors from all external links, including search engines, social networks, direct visits, and referring sites. It also tracks display ads, pay-per-click networks, e-mail marketing, and links contained in PDF documents.

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Privacy Policy GDPR

1 Introduction

For Metelli S.p.A. the protection of privacy is of primary importance, and we are aware of your interest in how your personal data is used.

This policy describes the methods for processing the personal data acquired directly or through third parties. The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to provide the maximum transparency with regard to the information that Metelli S.p.A. collects and how it is used.

2 General principles and commitment towards the protection of privacy

Metelli S.p.A. is committed to protect your right to privacy. Our objective is to protect all personal data that we hold in order to manage your personal data responsibly and in a transparent manner. We are committed therefore to abide by the following general principles:

  • all data are treated in a legitimate, correct and transparent manner in relation to the individuals concerned, in observance with the general principles provided for by the GDPR and by the Privacy Code;
  • we collect and treat your data only for the purposes included in this Policy or for specific purposes already shared with your and/or related to the ones your consent was received;
  • our objective is to collect, treat and use the minimum possible amount of personal data;
  • when we have to collect your personal data, we ensure that they are as precise and updated as possible;
  • if the data that we collect are no longer necessary for any purpose and we are not required to store them by law, we will do as much as possible to delete, destroy or anonymise them;
  • specific safety measures have been implemented to prevent loss of data, improper or incorrect uses and unauthorised access;
  • your personal data will not be shared, sold, made available or communicated to parties that are different from the ones included in the Policy.

3 Collected data and purposes

3.1 Navigation data

IT systems and software procedures implemented for the operation of the website acquire, during their regular operation, some personal data whose transmission is implicit when using Internet communication protocols.

This data category includes IP addresses or domain names of computers and terminals used by users, URI/URL (Uniform Resource Identifier/Locator) addresses of the requested resources, the time-stamp of the request, the method used to submit the request to the server, the size of the obtained response file, the numerical code showing the status of the response provided by the server (success, error, etc.) and other parameters related to the operating system and the user IT environment.

Such data, which are necessary for the use of the web services, are also treated for the following purposes:

  • obtain statistical information about the use of services (most visited pages, number of hourly or daily visitors, geographical location areas, etc.);
  • check the correct operation of the offered services.

Navigation data do not persist for a time that exceeds the operation need and are deleted immediately after their aggregation (except in case of ascertainment of offences by the judicial authority).

3.2 Cookies

A “cookie” is a small text file that is stored on a computer, tablet, mobile phone or any device used to navigate in Internet, which can memorise the navigation information for statistical or operational purposes. The purpose of cookies is to make the visitor's experience more efficient, by customising the access to the website, optimising navigation and the website operation, improving thus our services. For specific information about how we manage cookies, you can consult our Cookie Policy.

3.3 Data collected with the user consent

We can collect directly from you, by means of the special forms, some personal data that are supplied voluntarily by expressly accepting the Privacy Policy:

  1. Through the form Career we collect personal contact data and further data included in your CV, such as for example your professional experience, education, professional references, if you decide to apply for a position with us. If you send your CV to apply for a professional position, you are the only one responsible for the pertinence and correctness of the sent data. If the sent CV does not bear the authorisation to the treatment of the personal data, it will be immediately deleted.
  2. Through the Newsletter form, which allows the subscription to the newsletter that provides information about new products, initiatives and events of Metelli Group to subscribers. This forms requires the e-mail address. The subscription is subject to the provision of the specific, free and informed consent. Data are stored until the user freely unsubscribes from the newsletter service. This can be done at any time through the link embedded in each sent message. These data can be used to send communications to the user, also of commercial nature, related to Services and Products for which the user has expressed interest.

Data are stored for a period of time that is compatible with the purpose of their collection.

4 Legal basis for the processing

The processing of personal data is aimed at providing the requested products and services. and is therefore necessary for the fulfilment of legal and contractual obligations. Any refusal to supply them in whole or in part may give rise to the impossibility of providing the services requested.

The company may also process the data indicated above for direct marketing purposes aimed at its customers. who are still guaranteed the right to object to this treatment, at any time and free of charge. In the event of opposition, the personal data will no longer be processed for these purposes. The legal basis of the processing itself is constituted by the legitimate interest of the data controller in carrying out direct marketing initiatives towards its customers, in consideration of the relationship established with them and the protection of their fundamental rights and freedoms, also guaranteed. through the right of opposition mentioned above.

Only if the customer expressly consents, the same data indicated above can be treated. for purposes of information or commercial promotion of products by the Company and / or other subjects such as companies belonging to the same Group, to which personal data may be disclosed for processing, in compliance with applicable rules, as indicated also within the declaration of the specific consent that the interested customer can freely give.

5 Rights of the interested party

When we treat your personal data, you are entitled to a series of rights that you can exercise in any moment according to the methods and within the limits provided for by the regulation in force:

  • request the confirmation of the existence of your personal data (right to access);
  • request the origin;
  • receive intelligible communication;
  • receive information about the logic, methods and purpose of the treatment;
  • request the update, amendment, addition, deletion, transformation in anonymous format, block of data treated in violation of law, including those that are no longer necessary for pursuing the purposes for which they were collected;
  • in case of treatment based on consent, receive one's own data provided by the Owner, in a format that is structured and readable by a data processing application commonly used by an electronic device;
  • file a complaint with the Control Authority.

You can exercise your rights by writing an e-mail to,

6 Transfer of personal data outside of the EU

Personal Data will be processed and stored on servers located in the EU of the Owner and/or duly appointed third parties. Data will not be transferred outside of the European Union. It remains understood in any case that the Owner, should it become necessary, shall have the right to change the location of the servers to countries outside of the EU. In this case, the Owner ensures that the transfer of data shall take place in compliance with the applicable law provisions by stipulating, if need be, agreements that guarantee an adequate level of protection

7 Owner of the treatment and contacts

The Owner of the Treatment is Metelli S.p.A. with headquarters in Via Bonotto, 3/5 - 25033 Cologne (BS) - Italy (VAT IT01517740989), in the person of its legal representative, who can be contacted through the following contacts: +39 030 705 711 | Fax: +39 030 70 57 376, e-mail, who can be contacted for any query or comment related to this Privacy Policy or to the treatment of your personal data, and to exercise all rights according to the provisions of the GDPR and of the Privacy Code.

Policy Update

This Policy was last updated on 25 May 2018, and it can be subject to periodic review, also in relation to the reference regulation and law. In case of significant variations, an appropriate notice will be made available, for an adequate period of time, on the website homepage. Nevertheless, we invite you to consult regularly this Policy.