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General information about how Veneto Secrets processes Personal Data in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We care about your privacy.

Veneto Secrets aims to inform users of the website www.venetosecrets.com of the policy adopted for the processing of Personal Data through the site, and to highlight its commitment and attention to safeguarding their privacy. This statement is also provided pursuant to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU2016/679) and the Italian Privacy Code (DL 196/2003). In accordance with the provisions of the GDPR, the processing operations will comply with the principles of lawfulness, fairness, transparency, purpose and retention limitation, data minimization, accuracy, integrity and confidentiality.

Data Owner and Controller

The Owner of the processing of personal data is: The Reflections Studio, Piazza Santa Maria Maggiore 5, 31100 Treviso (Italy). Email: info@venetosecrets.com.

Types of data collected and purposes of processing

According to the GDPR, Personal Data means any information relating to users and that identifies them personally, either alone or in combination with other information. When you visit this website, Veneto Secrets only collects and stores personal data if you actively communicate it via multiple sources. Personal information is collected automatically by the site or received via multiple sources: email, social media and other means. Notwithstanding the above basic conditions, however, the web server of our host automatically registers information about accesses to the website (Browsing or Usage Data). Among the types of Personal Data that Veneto Secrets may collect, by itself or through third parties, there are: E-mail address, various types of data as Usage Data, and Cookies. Veneto Secrets does not require, or collect, any sensitive personal information, that is, according to the provisions of the GDPR (Art. 9), personal data revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, genetic data, data concerning health or sexual orientation.

Browsing Data: this site collects non-sensitive browsing data by automatic means in order to enable and improve user navigation (e.g., IP address, date/time of the visit and its length, any referring URL, the pages visited on the site, the device used and other information). The processing of such information allows you to access the site and fully enjoy its features and services. Furthermore, browsing data may be used to verify that the site is functioning properly. From time to time, browsing data are processed anonymously for statistical purposes. Browsing data are stored only temporarily in compliance with the applicable law. In particular your IP address will be processed during the connection process so that Veneto Secrets can make this website available to you. It is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest is in the stated purpose. Browsing Data could be also used to ascertain responsibility in case of hypothetical crimes against the site.

Data provided voluntarily: the optional, explicit and voluntary submission of personal data through this site involves the subsequent acquisition of your provided data, necessary for the provision of the requested service. In particular, when you contact Veneto Secrets at the email address provided on this website, at least provide us with your email address and any other information you may provide in your email. In order to be able to process your request, Veneto Secrets must process this data. The legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the purpose just mentioned.

Cookies: information relating to the cookies used on this website can be found at the following link: Cookies Policy.

Connection to third-party websites or platforms

The site may contain links to other third-party websites or platforms, such as social networks like Facebook, Instagram, Google+, Twitter, and Pinterest. Veneto Secrets cannot control the usage of cookies or other monitoring technologies of such websites to which this Policy does not apply, so we cannot be held responsible for their conduct with respect to privacy law. You are encouraged to read their privacy policies to verify how they collect and process personal information.

Retention of Personal Information

Personal information collected by this site will be kept – for each type of data processed – only as long as it is needed to provide you with the required services or to meet legal or tax obligations or for the minimum period prescribed by the law. In order to determine the appropriate retention period for personal information collected and stored by the site under your consent, Veneto Secrets will take into account multiple factors to ensure that personal information is not stored for longer than the necessary or appropriate period, including:
— the purpose for which we site holds personal information;
— legal, tax and regulatory obligations in relation to that personal information;
— any specific request in relation to the deletion of personal information;
— legitimate business interests;

Veneto Secrets will promptly delete or anonymize personal information that is no longer needed or retained according to the law.

Legal basis of processing

The legal basis of the processing of Personal Data is art. 6 of the GDPR, if one of the following applies:
— the consent has been given for one or more specific purposes;
— provision of data is necessary for the performance of an agreement and/or for any pre-contractual obligations thereof;
— processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation;
— processing is related to a task that is carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority;
— processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests.

Mandatory or optional nature of processing

You have no contractual or legal obligation to provide Veneto Secrets with personal information. So, apart from what is specified for browsing data, you are free to provide personal information optionally, explicitly and voluntarily, according to the above-mentioned purposes. However, failure to provide them may make it impossible to complete your request.

Processing methods and security measures

Personal information is processed with IT, automated and electronic tools and, in limited cases, by using documentary means, following organizational procedures and modes strictly related to the purposes indicated. In accordance with the GDPR, Veneto Secrets applies all industry standard security measures to protect your personal information as is available to us within the hosting services, software, plugins and addons we use. Specific security measures have been implemented to prevent data loss, unlawful or improper use, and unauthorized access, including data encryption (SSL/TLS) and encrypted transfer of sensitive data submitted by you, and plugins that enable firewall against common types of attacks, and protects the site from known security vulnerabilities, hacks and malware. While Veneto Secrets adopts primary security measures, at the same time it cannot exclude the safety risks that are naturally involved by online transmission of data. You accept the inherent risks of providing personal information over the internet and will not hold Veneto Secrets responsible for any breach of security, unless this breach is due to our negligence or willful default.

Place of processing

Personal Data are processed at Veneto Secrets’ operating offices in Italy and in any other places where the parties involved in the processing are located.

Communication and transfer of data

Personal Data are processed by Veneto Secrets’ internal staff duly authorized to do so under their respective job duties. Whenever necessary and/or instrumental to the above-mentioned purposes, they may also be processed by third parties, appointed, if necessary, as Data Processors: companies and consultants firms providing assistance and/or consulting or performing related services on behalf of Veneto Secrets, e.g. hosting, maintenance of IT systems, updating of the website. Veneto Secrets will not transfer any personal information outside the European Economic Area (EEA), unless you have explicitly authorized such transfer or the transfer of personal information outside the EEA is allowed by the GDPR on another legal basis.
Personal Data shall not under any circumstances be disseminated to unknown persons.

Additional information about Data collection and processing

Specific information not contained in this policy:  more details concerning the collection or processing of Personal Data may be requested at any time. Please see the contact information above.

System logs and maintenance: for operation and maintenance purposes, this website and any third-party services may collect files that record interaction with the website itself (System logs) and use other Personal Data (such as the IP Address) for this purpose.

“Do Not Track” requests: this site does not support “Do Not Track” requests. To determine whether any of the third-party services it uses honor the “Do Not Track” requests, please read their privacy policies and other specific sections in this statement.

Changes to this Privacy Policy: this statement has been effective since May the 25th 2018. You are encouraged to read this Privacy Policy frequently to check for any future updates or changes.

Affected rights

Under the GDPR you are entitled to receive confirmation as to whether Veneto Secrets holds any personal information about you. If you would like to request to review, correct, update, suppress, restrict or delete Personal Information that you have previously provided, or if you would like to request to receive an electronic copy of your Personal Information for purposes of transmitting it to another company (to the extent this right to data portability is provided to you by applicable law), you may contact us by writing us at info@venetosecrets.com. Veneto Secrets will respond to your request consistent with applicable law. In your request, please make clear what Personal Information you would like to have changed, whether you would like to have your Personal Information suppressed from our database or otherwise let us know what limitations you would like to put on Veneto Secrets’use of your Personal Information. In any case, you will always be entitled to file a complaint with the competent supervisory authority (the Italian Data Protection Authority, www.garanteprivacy.it), pursuant to art. 77 of the GDPR, if you believe that the processing of your data violates applicable law.