Privacy and Cookie Policy

BFT Drives S.r.l.

This page will describe management of our web site www.bft-drives.it as regards processing the personal data of users that visit us.

This information is provided – also in pursuance of Section 13 of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003 –

The information provided only applies to our web site and does not concern any web sites that may be visited by an user via external links.

Data Controller

Visiting this site may result into the processing of data concerning identified or identifiable persons.

The data controller is BFT Drives S.r.l. Strada Provinciale Alle Valli, 20, 24048 Treviolo, Bergamo, Italy

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 BFT Drives 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 disseminated.

Any personal data that is provided by users requesting to be sent information materials such as bulletins, 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 is necessary for the said purposes.

Categories of Processed Data

Navigation Data

The information systems and software procedures relied upon to operate this web site 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 web site, 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 six months.

Data Provided Voluntarily by Users

Sending 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).

Cookies policy

This site uses cookies and in some cases third-party cookies to provide a better experience and service for users. When navigating or using our services you agree to our use of cookies. However, the user has the option to prevent the generation of cookies and disposal of the same by selecting the appropriate option in your browser. If you block the use of cookies on your browser it may disrupt some services and some functions of the website may not be available.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small piece of text that websites send to the browser and is stored on the user’s terminal, which may be a personal computer, a mobile phone, a tablet, etc. These files allow the website to remember information about your visit, and preferred options, which can make your next visit easier and make the site more useful for you. Cookies play a very important role in improving user experiences on the web.

How are cookies used?

  • Statistical information on the user’s use of the web.
  • The preferred format of web access from mobile devices.
  • Latest searches over web services

Types of cookies used

  • This website uses both temporary session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies store information only while the user accesses the Web and persistent cookies stored in the terminal data to be accessed and used in more than one session.
  • Technical cookies: these allow the user to navigate through the website and use the various options or services there. For example, with traffic control and data communication, to identify the session, etc.
  • Cookies customization: these allow users to access the service with some predefined general features in your terminal, or user defined settings. For example, the type of browser through which you access the service, the design of selected content, etc.
  • Statistical analysis cookies: these allow the monitoring and analysis of user behavior on websites. The information gathered through such cookies is used in measuring the activity of web, application or platform sites and the profiling of user navigation of these sites, in order to make improvements to the service and functionality for users.
  • Third Party Cookies: On some web pages you can install third-party cookies allow you to manage and improve the services offered. For example, the statistical services of Google Analytics.

How to manage cookies in the browser?

The user has the option to allow, block or delete cookies installed on your computer by setting your browser options installed on your terminal:

To set the permissions associated with cookies on Google Chrome Browser:

  • Click the menu in the toolbar.
  • Select Configuration.
  • Click Show advanced options.
  • In the “Privacy” section click the Content Settings button.
  • In the section “Cookies” there are configurable options.
  • To set the permissions related to cookies in Mozilla Firefox Browser:
  • At the top of the Firefox window click the Tools menu.
  • Select Options.
  • Select the Privacy panel.
  • You can choose ‘use custom settings’ to configure.

To set the permissions related to browser cookies in Internet Explorer 9:

  • At the top of the Internet Explorer window click on the Tools menu.
  • Select the Security tab and use the Delete Browsing History to delete cookies. Enable Cookies check box, and then click Delete.
  • Select the Security tab, and use the settings to move the slider to the top to block all cookies or totally down to allow all cookies. After that, click OK.
  • If you block the use of cookies on your browser it may disrupt some services or functionality of the website may be reduced.

Some browsers can be configured to manage specific cookie rules for different websites, which provides more precise control over privacy. This means you can disable cookies for all sites except those in which you trust.

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 Contact form submitted 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 emailed to BFT Drives S.r.l

Bearing in mind that the current development status of automatic verification mechanisms is such as not to allow ruling out errors and malfunctioning, it is hereby specified that this document as posted at www.bft-drives.it