The purpose of this official notice
This page describes how the personal data of users who are consulting the site are handled and treated.
This is official information we are legally obliged to make public in compliance with Section 13 of Italian Decree Law No. 196/2003 (Italian code governing the protection of personal data) to all those interacting with the web services of OVS S.p.A., and which are accessible at the internet URL:
This is found on the homepage of OVS S.p.A.’s official website
The information contained herein is pertinent to this site alone and does not pertain to other websites possibly visited by the user by means of links.
This information is based on Official Recommendation No. 2/2001 adopted on 17 May 2001 by the European Union Authorities belonging to the Body officially constituted in accordance with Section 29 of Regulation No. 95/46/EC. The recommendation identifies specific requirements to be adopted when gathering online data and in particular outlines the procedures, times and nature of information that title-holders of handled nature must supply every user when the latter logs on to their websites whatever the purposes of the user’s visit.
The “title-holder” of handled data
In the context of consulting of this website, personal data may be handled belonging to identified or identifiable persons.
The title-holder of their handling is OVS S.p.A., with head office in Vertova (BG) – Italy – Via 5 Martiri, 33.
Place where data are handled
All handling and treatment of private data connected to this sites web services are deemed to take place at the aforementioned head office of OVS S.p.A.and are handled solely by authorized personnel. No data deriving from the web service will be communicated or diffused.
Types of handled data
During their normal functioning the ITC systems and software procedures built into this website gather personal data whose transmission is essential for the proper working of internet communication protocols.
Si tratta di informazioni che non sono raccolte per essere associate a interessati identificati, ma che per loro stessa natura potrebbero, attraverso elaborazioni ed associazioni con dati detenuti da terzi, permettere di identificare gli utenti. They consist of information that are not gathered to be associated with identified interested parties but which due to their very nature could through data processing and associations in the hands of third-parties lead to the identification of users.
These types of data include IP address and the dominion names of computers used by the users logging onto the site, the URLs or URIs (Uniform Resource Locators and Identifiers) pertaining to requested resources, the timestamp of requests, the method used in formulating requests to the server, the size of files obtained in reply, the numerical code that shows the server’s given reply (successful completion, error and so on) and other parameters relating to the operating system and to the user’s ITC environment.
These data are used solely for the purpose of gleaning anonymous statistical information on the site’s use and for checking and controlling their proper functioning; in any case they are immediately deleted after processing. These data could be used to define responsibility in the hypothetical event of ITC-related crimes committed that damage the site: except for this possibility, web contact data do not currently persist longer than seven days.
Data supplied by the user voluntarily:
The explicit and voluntary choice of the user to send emails to the address published on this site leads to the success acquisition of the sender’s address.
This is necessary to responding to requests as well as the inclusion of possible further data in the electronic message. Specific information in concise form will be published and made viewable on the pages of the site relating to particular on-demand services.
No personal data referring to the users is acquired by the site.
No use is made of cookies to transmit information of a private or personal nature; no persistent cookies of any type used nor are any systems to trace the online behaviour of users.
All session cookies used in this website forego the need for other web-based and computer-based technologies that might potentially compromise the privacy of the user’s surfing of the internet; they do not allow the user’s personal identifying data to be gathered and acquired.
Choice of user to hand over data
Notwithstanding all that has been outlined above to facilitate the user’s use and surfing of the internet, the user is free to supply or decline the personal data requested in the electronic forms or in any case through contacts with the URLs on this website.
In any case the refusal to provide personal data may make it impossible for specific requests and services to be provided to the user.
All personal data are handled with automatic tools for as long as is necessary to reach the objectives for which they were gathered. Specific security measures are observed to prevent the loss of data and the illicit or incorrect use and to prevent access to non-authorized parties.
Rights pertaining to interested parties
All subjects to which the handled data pertain have at any time the right to obtain confirmation of the data’s existence or otherwise and to know their contents and origin; they also have the right to verify their accuracy and to demand their completion or updating and their rectification (Section 7 of Italian Decree Law No. 196/2003). In compliance with the same section the user has the right to ask for his data to be cancelled, transformed into an anonymous form or blocked should the law be violated; in any event for legitimate reasons he also has the right to oppose and block their handling and treatment. Requests are to be addressed to the person or persons official responsible for data handling who may be contacted at the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org