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Privacy Policy

Italy Vacation Villas, as Controller of Data Elaboration, informs users consulting and/or interacting with the website, about the information concerning the treatment of personal data relative to identified or identifiable subjects, according to article 13 of Italian Legislative Decree n.196/2003 concerning personal data protection, and illustrates site management policies.

PLACE AT WHICH DATA WILL BE PROCESSED
Treatment connected to the web services of this site take place at the company headquarters and are catered to by the technical staff of the office in charge of data processing, or by any persons entrusted with occasional maintenance operations. Elaboration can take place at external companies that collect data relative to access and navigation within the website in order to allow operation of the systems and sections that require user identification and uses the information collected for the technical administration of the website and for any statistical analyses of the website itself. Personal data supplied by users who send requests for informative material (catalogues, answers to questions, contact requests) are used for the sole purpose of performing the service or the requested task and are communicated to third parties only if necessary for that purpose (for example, shipment of the above-mentioned material).

TYPES OF DATA PROCESSED
Web surfing data
The information systems and software procedures implemented for the operation of this website may acquire, during the course of their normal execution, personal data, the transmission of which is implied in the use of the Internet communication protocols. Such information is not collected in order to be associated with identified data subjects; however, due to its nature, such information could permit the identification of users, through processing operations and associations with data held by third parties. This category of data includes IP addresses or domain names of the computers used by users who access the website, URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) notation addresses of the resources requested, the time at which the request is submitted, the method used to submit the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in response, the numerical code indicating the state of the reply given by the server (sent, error, etc.), and other parameters relating to the user’s operating system and information environment. This data is only used to retrieve anonymous statistical information on the use of the website and to control that it works properly. Such data will therefore be deleted immediately after being processed. Such data may be used to ascertain any liability in the case of any alleged computer crimes to the detriment of the website. Except in the case of an alleged computer crime, for the time being data concerning the access to the website shall be kept for no more than seven days.

Data voluntarily supplied by the user
The optional, express, and voluntary sending of electronic mail to the email addresses specified on this website shall imply the subsequent acquisition of the sender’s email address, which is necessary for a reply to any request, as well as the acquisition of other personal data, if any, contained in the email. Specific concise information concerning personal data shall be cited or visualized in the web pages dedicated to particular services on request and, where necessary, express consensus requests are also present.

COOKIES
This site uses for statistical purposes the Analytics of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics use cookies, which are text files that are saved on your computer, to allow analyzing the use of the site by all visitors. The information generated by the cookie upon use of this site (including your IP address) is stored on a Google server in the USA. Google use this information from your visit to this site, in order to evaluate use of the website and compile reports on the Web site activity for Web site operators and to collect information on the use of Internet related services. Google may also transfer these details to third parties where this is required by law or where such third parties handle the above information on Google’s behalf. You can refuse the use of cookies by using the settings in your browser software; However, in this case not all the features of this website may be used to the full advantage. By using this site, you consent to the processing of data by Google in the previously described manner and to the purposes set out above.

For more information and a detailed disclosure you can consult the Cookie Policy.

OPTIONAL SUPPLY OF DATA
Apart from that which has been specified above with regard to the Web surfing data, the user shall be free to supply his/her personal data supplied in the request forms or indicated in contacts with the office in order to solicit the sending of information material. If the user does not supply his/her personal data, it may be impossible for him/her to obtain the requested information.

DATA PROCESSING PROCEDURES
Personal data is processed either in paper format, IT format or by automated means for as long as is strictly necessary to achieve the objectives for which such data has been collected. Specific security ensures are observed in order to prevent loss of data, illicit or incorrect use and unauthorized access.

SITE SECURITY MEASURES
Specific security measures have been adopted for the management of this website, aimed to guarantee a safe access and protect the information held in the website from accidental risks of loss and destruction. The software antivirus utilized in the management of the website is updated periodically in order to avoid data loss due to the action of computer viruses. We also remind you that, although the website guarantees the adoption of special antivirus systems for its site, and points out that by law, users should also provide their work stations with special antivirus systems to prevent and scan virus attacks. To access the reserved areas of the website, identification codes and passwords are assigned to the interested companies; in order to avoid possible abuse, the passwords do not contain any references that could lead to the user. The user should keep the password strictly confidential.

RIGHTS OF THE DATA SUBJECT
We herewith report the extract of art.7 of Leg. Decree n.196/2003, to remind you that you can exercise the following rights in our regards:
– obtain confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning him or her exist, regardless of their being already recorded, and communication of such data in intelligible form, communication of their source as well as of the purposes and methods of the processing and of the logic applied to the processing, if the latter is carried out with the help of electronic means;
– obtain erasure, anonymization or blocking of data that have been processed unlawfully, including data whose retention is unnecessary for the purposes for which they have been collected or subsequently processed;
– obtain updating, rectification or, where interested therein, integration of the data; object, in whole or in part, on legitimate grounds, to the processing of your personal data, even though they are relevant to the purpose of the collection. Please refer to the Controller of Data Elaboration below.

CONTROLLER RESPONSIBLE FOR DATA PROCESSING
The list of the designated persons responsible for particular processing may be consulted following request made to our offices. The Controller of your personal data processing is Italy Vacation Villas in Via dei Gianni, 302 Ss. Annunziata – 55100 Lucca, Italy


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