Privacy Policy

Pursuant to Article 13 of the European Regulation 679/2016/EU

With this note, OVS S.p.A. intends to inform users visiting the website "www.ovs.it" (hereinafter the "Website") of the Policy adopted regarding Personal Data Protection, emphasising its commitment and focus on protecting the privacy of visitors to the Website.

Visitors may browse the website freely and are not obligated to register, except in certain areas of the same, in which the user can freely and expressly provide a series of personal data in order to access services for which their specific consent is required. Where visitors intend to provide personal data to access these services, they will be expressly informed, pursuant to 13 of the European Regulation 679/2016/EU, European Regulation on the protection of personal data (hereinafter the “Regulation”), with specification (by way of example) of the purposes and methods of use of the data by OVS, as well as of the rights established pursuant to articles from 15 to 22 of the Regulation.

Information on personal data protection 

Pursuant to and by effect of the Regulation, OVS S.p.A. provides the following information.

1. Data Controller and Supervisor 

The Data Controller is OVS S.p.A., with headquarters in Mestre (Venice), at via Terraglio, 17, post code 30174, (hereinafter “OVS”). 

The Data Supervisor, with regard to the management of the Website, is the head of the Oviesse General Brand Management Division. You may request to be notified of the name of the Data Supervisor, and receive a full list of the Data Supervisors by writing to the addresses indicated at point 7.

2. Types of personal data processed 

You do not need to be registered to access the website. However, some sections in the Website do require you to register, or use a username and password or there are also certain services for which you must provide your data should you wish to use them (e.g. your data may be required if you wish to access the Newsletter services, contact us, share your “Wish List” with a friend, etc.). 

Should OVS acquire information and personal data about users, it will notify the same in advance, pursuant to Art.13 of the Regulation concerning the purposes for which said data are required and of the methods applied for their use. If necessary, OVS will arrange to acquire the user’s specific consent for the use of said data. For example, personal data such as the user’s name and surname, telephone number, email address and other information that the user consents to provide may be requested to enable the user to access the services of the Website, and these must be provided by filling in a specific registration form. OVS will only use the personal data collected on-line for the purposes indicated during registration. 

The data relative to the user’s connection to and browsing on the Website (such as the URI-Uniform Resource Identifier addresses of the resources requested, the time of the request, the method used to submit the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the response given by the server (successful, error, etc.) and other parameters relative to the user’s operating system and IT environment) are only collected for the purpose of gathering anonymous statistical information about the use of the Website and to check that it works correctly, and these are erased immediately after processing. The Data may be used to ascertain responsibility in cases of potential cyber crimes against the website, with the exclusion of these possibilities, these data will be deleted after the useful time for the provision of the services specified on the website. 

With reference to the data relative to the user’s browsing within the website, please also see point 6 below regarding the Profiling tools used by the website. 

3. Optional nature of the user’s decision to provide personal data 

Whether the user provides the personal data is generally an optional decision. Only in certain cases, failure to disclose the data may prevent the user from accessing specific services and obtaining the object of the request (e.g. filling out of specific fields such as name and surname is required to purchase products online). 

4. Data processing procedures and field of communication 

The data can be processed both electronically and in paper form. OVS guarantees that the personal data provided via the Website will be processed lawfully and correctly, in full compliance with the legislation in force, and will maintain the strictest confidentiality regarding the data provided during registration. All the information collected is sent via a protected connection to prevent it being intercepted by third parties. The safety of the Website is guaranteed and certified by a leading company in the provision of services regarding Internet security. 

The data will not be communicated or disseminated to third parties except within the limits and under the conditions expressly indicated in the note provided to the user from time to time, and only upon receipt of authorisation from the same.

5. Links to other sites 

This note is only applicable to the OVS Website and is not valid for any other websites that may be browsed by the user via links on the same. OVS cannot be held responsible for the personal data provided by the users to external parties or to any other websites that may be linked to this site. 

6. “Profiling” and/or customisation tools

OVS does not carry out any promotional communication and/or advertising activities without the user’s prior explicit consent. 

The Website makes use of “Cookies”: these are text files which are sent from a web server (which is the computer on which the Website visited is running) to the user’s browser (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, etc.) and memorised in the hard disk of the user’s computer when they visit the Website. The cookie allows the Website to identify the user’s PC by way of the information memorised therein each time that the user reconnects to the Website using the same PC. 

By using cookies we can make it easier for the user to browse the Website. 

The cookies do not collect information that directly identify the user. Indeed, OVS cannot track any personal information that directly identifies the user using the cookies (e.g. name, surname) unless this is directly provided by the user. Moreover, another Website cannot use a cookie sent by the OVS Website to access other information contained in the user’s computer. Once saved in the computer, the cookie can only be read by the Website that created it.