Privacy Policy / Cookie Law

PRIVACY POLICY

Information regarding on-line data collection.

We wish to inform all visitors to the “www.strongeurope.com” website that Legislative Decree no. 196 dated 30th June 2003, called “Personal Data Protection Code” (hereinafter referred to as “code”), provides for protection of individuals and other subjects with regards to the processing of personal data.

As data controller (hereinafter referred to as “data controller”), Strong Europe uses the website as a means for providing information about its services and as an instrument for collecting personal data.

In compliance with the above mentioned provisions, processing of such data will be carried out according to the principles of honesty, lawfulness and clarity and protection of the confidentiality and rights of website users.

During the time that visitors spend on the website, the data controller’s computer system will collect a series of technical data such as the IP address, browser type, operating system, host and source URL. The data controller may use this data, in aggregate and anonymous form, for statistical purposes regarding website access. Such data will not however be communicated or disclosed to third parties.

With regards to e-mail messages the data controller will, in full respect of the code, collect personal data (including the e-mail address) spontaneously transmitted, handling its subsequent filing for purposes that comply with the interactions manifested by the user and for the period of time necessary for checking and assessing the indications provided, in order to exchange information or contacts.

Processing will concern only ordinary data. The presence of any data that qualifies as “sensitive” (as per art. 4 of the code) will imply the immediate destruction of the relevant message, announcement or communication provided by users.

The data collected in the special website sections may be communicated to other subjects in order to fulfil any requests made. In such cases, authorisation will always be requested beforehand and can be provided on line by ticking a box.

Website users should be aware of the fact that the transmission of data via Internet cannot be considered bound to perform anything other than the correct application of the security standards imposed by current provisions.

Information on data processing in compliance with and by effect of art. 13 of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003

In compliance with art. 13 of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003, we would therefore like to make users aware of the following information:

  1. The data provided by users will be processed for the purposes of handling client/supplier personal data, administrative management, providing information on the services offered and fulfilling legal obligations. It is the user’s responsibility to check that his or her personal data is correct and if necessary, request for any incorrect data or data that is no longer applicable to be changed, updated or modified.
  2. Data will be processed both manually and using telematic systems. In fact, the data can be stored in either paper or electronic files in order to permit, when necessary, the individualization and selection of aggregate data for a period of time not exceeding the duration and purposes of processing.
  3. Providing data is optional however, a refusal would imply the impossibility of continuing any kind of relationship, as data processing is fundamental in fulfilling legal obligations.
  4. The data can be disclosed, for the purpose of fulfilling the above mentioned aims, to the following categories of subjects:

– Legal, commercial, data elaboration or consultancy firms.

– State organisations, public authorities and other institutes for legal obligations or contractual commitments.

– Credit institutes or factoring companies.

– Clients, suppliers, couriers and freight forwarders.

– Subsidiary, associated and partner companies.

  1. The data controller is “Strong Europe”, C/Valéncia, 348 – 08009 – BARCELONA (SPAIN).
  2. Data processors have not been nominated.
  3. Users who send their personal data via the special sections present on the data controller’s website and/or e-mail can at any time exercise their rights against the data controller, in compliance with art. 7 of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003 that for clarity is hereby reproduced in full.

Legislative Decree no. 196/2003, Article 7

Right to access personal data and other rights.

  1. The data subject has the right to obtain confirmation as to the existence or otherwise of personal data concerning him or her, even if this has yet to be registered, and communication of such data in intelligible form.
  2. The data subject has the right to information regarding:
  3. a) the source of personal data.
  4. b) the purposes and methods of processing.
  5. c) the logic applied if processing is carried out using electronic instruments.
  6. d) identification data concerning the data controller, data processors and the representative designated in compliance with article 5, comma 2.
  7. e) the subjects or categories of subjects to whom the personal data may be communicated or who could learn about it in their capacity as designated representative on the State territory, data processor or other person(s) in charge of data processing.
  8. The data subject has the right to obtain:
  9. a) the updating, modification or, when there is a vested interest, integration of data.
  10. b) the cancellation, anonymization or blocking of any data processed in breach of the law, including data that does not necessarily have to be kept for the purposes for which it was collected and subsequently processed.
  11. c) demonstration that the operations provided for by letters a) and b) have been notified, including regarding their content, of those to whom the data was communicated or disclosed except where this proves impossible or entails the use of means that are manifestly disproportionate to the right being protected.
  12. The data subject has the right to object, either in whole or in part:
  13. a) on legitimate grounds, to the processing of personal data concerning him or her even if pertinent to the purposes of data collection.
  14. b) to the processing of personal data concerning him or her carried out for the purpose of sending advertising, publicity or direct sales information or for carrying out market research or commercial information surveys.

To exercise the rights provided for by art. 7 of the above mentioned law, the data subject concerned should address his or her request to the data controller:

“Strong Europe”

C/Valéncia, 348

08009 – BARCELONA (SPAIN)

  1. +34.934.574504
  2. +34.934.582514

info@strongeurope.com

 

COOKIE POLICY

What are cookies?

Most websites record small amounts of information about your activity on the site. This information is in the form of a small text file and is known as a cookie. This is stored on your personal computer.

As we are always looking to give you the best possible experience, our site runs optimally with cookies enabled. They allow us to remember you when you return to our site as well as identify and resolve errors – giving you a faster, more personal experience. Additional data is only stored if volunteered by you, such as when you provide information through a test drive request.

Cookies can’t harm your computer and we take the selection of all the third-party suppliers who may set cookies for marketing purposes very seriously.

 

Types of cookies used on this website:

The cookies used on this website are based on the International Chamber of Commerce guide for cookie categories. See below for more detailed information:

Category 1: ‘Strictly Necessary’ cookies

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies, services you have asked for cannot be provided.

This website uses ‘Strictly Necessary’ cookies which affect pages such as contact page. This information is automatically deleted at the end of each session.

Category 2: ‘Performance’ Cookies

These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works.

Category 3: ‘Functionality’ cookies

These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. For instance, a website may be able to provide you with local weather reports or traffic news by storing in a cookie the region in which you are currently located.

These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

Category 4: ‘Targeting’ cookies or ‘Advertising’ cookies

These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the website operator’s permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers. Quite often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organisation.

 

Disabling cookies

You can decide whether you want cookies set on your computer, but the site works optimially with all cookies enabled. Your cookie settings can be controlled and changed within your web browser preferences.

Select the web browser you’re using below for information on amending your cookie settings.

 

 

If you do deactivate cookies it may mean some of the website features become disabled. Even with all cookies disabled, a tiny amount of information will continue to be retrieved from your web browser. This information is necessary for the basic functioning of our website.