Privacy & Cookie Policy


Quality Area s.r.l. – Information and request for consent for the processing of personal data

1. Introduction
Area Qualità s.r.l. (“the Controller”) is Provider and site manager (for brevity “Quality Area”).
Area Qualità in line with in compliance with Legislative Decree 196/2003 (hereinafter the “Privacy Code”) and the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (hereafter “GDPR”), intends to guarantee the privacy and security of the personal data of each visitor in accordance with the provisions of this Information. The present Notice is therefore to be intended as information pursuant to the Privacy Code and the art. 13 and 14 of the GDPR.

2. Type of data processed
Websites and Area Qualità applications offer informative content. During the navigation on the sites and during the use of the applications, Area Qualità can then acquire information on the visitor:
Standard navigation data
The servers and computer systems that allow the operation of our sites acquire anonymous information about the user during their normal operation. This information must necessarily be acquired by law and for the functioning of the system itself. This category includes: IP address, operating system, type of browser used, address to which access was made, which pages were visited, access time.
Registered user data
Users who want to access some personalized services such as Newsletter and Alert News, must register. In this case the user will voluntarily release some additional personal data subject to a specific authorization upon registration.

3. Purpose of data processing


Legal Grounds

Provide the service requested by the user

This treatment is necessary for the fulfillment of the contractual obligations and therefore does not need a specific consent from the interested party

Ensure the functioning of the web pages and the correct use of the news, detecting the experience of uses and respecting the rules of public safety.

Treatments put in place for these purposes are based on a legitimate interest of the Controller.

Send offers and commercial communications by e-mail

The treatments put in place for this purpose are carried out with the express and explicit consent of the user

Anonymous user profiling aimed at offering the user more commercial content

See cookie policy in article 13

The treatments put in place for this purpose are carried out with the express and explicit consent of the user


4. Possible transfer of data to third parties
Personal data deriving from registration are not communicated or transferred in any way to third parties.

5. Roles and responsibilities
The data Controller is Area Qualità s.r.l .; Piazza Insubira 16 – Milan (MI) – VAT number 09201410967 in the person of its legal representative.
Any information can be requested by sending an email to

6. Data processing methods
The processing of personal data pursuant to art. 3 is carried out by computer support for a time necessary to achieve the purpose for which the collection is finalized.

7. Plugins and redirection to external sites / services
Area Qualità websites can use some “social plugins” which are special tools that allow you to incorporate the social network features directly into the website. The use of these buttons (eg the “like” of Facebook) recalls external services not managed by the Quality Area and the user is asked to verify the purposes and methods of data collection with these subjects. More information on the buttons: Facebook and Twitter.

8. Connection to third party sites
From the Area Qualità websites it is possible to link to other third party sites. The Controller declines any responsibility regarding the possible request and / or release of personal data to third party sites and in order to manage the authentication credentials provided by third parties.

9. Rights of interested parties
The subjects to which the aforementioned personal data refer (c.d. “interested parties”) have the right to exercise their rights – Right of access by the data subject; Right to rectification Right to erasure (‘right to be forgotten’); Right to restriction of processing; Right to object; right to data portability; right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory Authority- in the manner and within the limits provided for by the current privacy legislation.
To exercise this right, you can at any time write to to Quality Area – Via Roma 151, Borghetto di Borbera (AL) – 15060.

10. Right to erasure (‘right to be forgotten’)
Any requests for the right to erasure related to personal data in journalistic articles can be sent to the email
It is recalled in advance that (remove) The right to be forgotten can be granted when the article has been published for more than 24 months and there is no public interest.

11. Changes to the Information
Any change to the law may result in a variation of this document. We invite you to consult this page periodically, and we will inform you directly where there are significant changes

12. Cookie Policy
What are cookies?

A cookie is a small information file stored on a computer or device and may contain a device identifier in order to recognize your browser when you interact with websites. Cookies are used both to facilitate user browsing and avoiding for example that at each session it is necessary to “log in”, or to memorize some user preferences. They can also be used in advertising, for example avoiding that the user can always see the same advertisement: in this case the cookie memorises that the user has seen some advertising and does not propose it again. Cookies do not have any personal information of the user such as name, surname, e-mail or any other information and therefore allow a safe and anonymous browsing. Cookies can be installed directly by the Controller responsible for the website (c.d. direct cookies) or by managers outside the website (partner) visited by the user (c.d. third-party cookies).

This website may use, also in combination with each other, the following types of cookies classified according to the indications of the Privacy Guarantor:

Session – cookies needed only to manage the browsing session in a secure manner. These cookies are automatically deleted when the browser is closed.

Persistent – cookies that remain stored on the computer’s hard drive until they expire or are canceled by users. Thanks to these cookies the user is recognized without having to enter login credentials every time. However, the user can change the settings and refuse these cookies through the browser.

Technicians – cookies used to statistically analyze accesses / visits to the site only if used exclusively for statistical purposes and by collecting information in aggregate form.

Non-technical, they are all cookies used for profiling and marketing purposes. Their use on the users’ terminals is forbidden if they have not been properly informed before and have not given a valid consent in this respect according to the opt-in technique.

Cookies on the Area Qualità sites

Technical cookies for which consent is not required

a) Technical cookies automatically installed
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b) Cookies relating to the following statistical analysis services
Area Qualità will install on your device and, in particular, in your browser or allow third parties to install some cookies that are necessary for us to acquire or have our partners acquire anonymous and aggregate statistical information regarding your browsing on the pages of the Quality Area sites.

Google Analytics
Through the components currently available it is possible to deactivate Google Analytics for the Web:

Cookies for which consent is required
Furthermore, if you give your consent through one of the simplified procedures described in the information presented at the time of your first access to a Area Qualità website or by following the instructions below, Area Qualità may install and / or let third-party companies install here indicated below, additional cookies, cd of profiling, for which you can choose to modify or revoke the consent given in whole or in part through the following links:



How to disable cookies through browser configuration
If you wish, you can also manage cookies directly through your browser settings. For more information and support, you can also visit the help page specific to the web browser you are using:
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