Privacy Policy

Dear User,

Your privacy is very important to Valfer S.p.A. and we guarantee that the treatment of personal data on the site, which corresponds to the home page of Valfer S.p.A.’s website, is carried out in respect of your rights, especially with regard to confidentiality, personal identity and the right to protection of personal data.

This page describes how our website is managed with regard to the processing of the personal data of users who visit it.

This information is provided also in pursuance of Section 13 of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003 –“Personal Data Protection Code” – and on the basis of the Italian Data Protection Authority’s Decision of 8 May 2014 – “Simplified Arrangements to Provide Information and Obtain Consent Regarding Cookies”.

The information provided only applies to Valfer S.p.A.’s website and does not concern any websites that may be visited by users via external links.

The information provided is also based on the guidelines contained in Recommendation no. 2/2001, which was adopted on 17 May 2001 by the European data protection authorities within the Working Party set up under Article 29 of European Directive 95/46/EC in order to lay down minimum requirements for the collection of personal data online – especially with regard to arrangements, timing and contents of the information to be provided by data controllers to users visiting web pages for whatever purpose.


Data Controller

Visiting this site may result into the processing of data concerning identified or identifiable persons. The data controller is Valfer S.p.A. with registered office in Via Tezze di Cereda, 26, 36073 Cornedo Vicentino (VI). The data controller is the owner of this website.


Place Where Data Is Processed

The processing operations related to the web-based services that are made available via this website are carried out at the aforementioned office of Valfer S.p.A. exclusively by technical staff in charge of said processing, or else by persons tasked with such maintenance activities as may be necessary from time to time.

No data resulting from web-based services is either communicated or diffused.

Any personal data that is provided by users requesting to be sent information materials, such as contact forms, requests for quotation, newsletters, answers to questions, etc., is only used to provide the service and/or discharge the tasks requested and is disclosed to third parties only if this necessary for the said purpose.


Categories of Processed Data

Navigation Data

The information systems and software procedures relied upon to operate this website acquire personal data as part of their standard functioning; the transmission of such data is an inherent feature of Internet communication protocols.

Such information is not collected in order to relate it to identified data subjects, however it might allow user identification per se after being processed and matched with data held by third parties.

This data category includes IP addresses and/or the domain names of the computers used by any user connecting with this website, the URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) addresses of the requested resources, the time of such requests, the method used for submitting a given request to the server, returned file size, a numerical code relating to server response status (successfully performed, error, etc.), and other parameters related to the user’s operating system and computer environment.

These data are only used to extract anonymous statistical information on website use as well as to check its functioning; they are erased immediately after being processed. The data might be used to establish liability in case computer crimes are committed against the website. Except for this circumstance, any data on web contacts is currently retained for no longer than seven days.

Data Provided Voluntarily by Users

Sending e-mail messages to the addresses mentioned on this website, which is done on the basis of a freely chosen, explicit, and voluntary option, entails acquisition of the sender’s address, which is necessary in order to reply to any request, as well as of such additional personal data as is contained in the message(s).

Specific summary information notices will be shown and/or displayed on the pages that are used for providing services on demand.



Specific information about how we use cookies and similar tools is given in the section “Cookie Policy” below.

Optional Data Provision

Subject to the specifications made with regard to navigation data, users are free to provide the personal data either to be entered in the application forms submitted to the Office or referred to in contacting the Office to request delivery of information materials and other communications.

Failure to provide such data may entail the failure to be provided with the items requested.

Processing Arrangements

Personal data is processed with automated means for no longer than is necessary to achieve the purposes for which it has been collected.

Specific security measures are implemented to prevent the data from being lost, used unlawfully and/or inappropriately, and accessed without authorisation.

Data Subjects’ Rights

Data subjects are entitled at any time to obtain confirmation of the existence of personal data concerning them and be informed of their contents and origin, verify their accuracy, or else request that such data be supplemented, updated or rectified (Section 7 of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003).

The above Section also provides for the right to request erasure, anonymisation or blocking of any data that is processed in breach of the law as well as to object in all cases, on legitimate grounds, to processing of the data.

All requests should be sent to the data controller, Valfer S.p.A., by e-mail at

Use of our Site by Minors

Your use of the website will be deemed to be a representation that you are 18 years of age or older or using the site with the permission of your parent or guardian. We require that all purchases be made either by individuals 18 years of age or older or by minors given verifiable permission by their parent or legal guardian to purchase items on the site.

Changes to this policy

Valfer S.p.A. may change this Privacy Notice in order to reflect changes in national and/or community legislation or to adapt to technological innovations. Any changes will be posted on this page always available through the link located on the home page of the site. We encourage you to read this Privacy Notice carefully and advise that you periodically check for any modifications.