A. Introduction

1. The privacy of visitors to our website is very important for us and we are dedicated to its protection. Our policy explains how we handle your personal

2. Your consent to our use of cookies in line with the terms of our policy, on first visiting the website, allows us to use cookies each time you
subsequently visit our website.

B. Collection of personal data

The following types of personal data may be collected, stored and used:

Data connected to your computer such as your IP address, your geographical location, your browser and browser version, and your operating system.

Data connected to your visits to and use of the website, including the external source and duration of your visit, page views and your navigation path on the

Data such as your name and e-mail which you input for receiving e-mail and / or newsletters.

Data which arises from your use of the website, such as when, how frequently and under what circumstances you use it.

Data which is contained in any communication made with us by e-mail or through the website, including the content and metadata of such communication.

Any other personal data you send to us.

Before divulging any personal information belonging to third parties, you need have to have the consent of this third party for communicating and processing
of their personal information, in line with the present privacy policy.

C. Use of your personal data

Personal data submitted to us are used for the purposes outlined in the present policy on the relevant pages of the website. We may use your personal data in
order to achieve the following:

  • administration of our website and business
  • personalisation of the website
  • allowing you access to services on the website which are specific to you
  • informing you of your balance, invoices and payment reminders, as well as receiving payment from you
  • sending of non-advertising communications
  • sending e-mail responses to your requests
  • sending you our e-mail newsletter, if you have requested it (you can unsubscribe at any time, if you no longer wish to receive it)
  • sending advertising material connected to your business or to third parties which we believe may interest you, by contacting you, or if you have agreed,
    by e-mailing you or through similar technology (you can inform us at any time should you no longer wish to receive such communication)
  • provision of statistical information about our users to third parties (the information shared will be anonymised)
  • management of requests and complaints which you have submitted or which are connected to your website
  • maintenance of website security and prevention of any potential fraud
  • confirmation of your compliance with the terms and conditions of the provision of our website (including the moderation of personal messages that are
    transmitted through our private messaging service) and
  • other uses.

If you submit personal information for publication on our website, such information will be published or used in accordance with the permissions you have

Your privacy settings can be used to restrict the publication of your personal information on our website and may be modified using the privacy controls on
the website.

We will not release your personal information without your consent to any third party or any commercial unit of any third party.

D. Sharing of personal data

We may share your personal data with whichever of our employees, staff, insurers, professional consultants, representatives, our suppliers or contractors as
necessary for the purposes mentioned in the present policy.

We may share your personal data to whichever member of our group of companies (meaning our subsidiaries, the company holding our portfolio and its
subsidiaries) as necessary for the purposes mentioned in the present policy.

We may share your personal data:

  • to the extent necessary as defined by law
  • in connection with whatever current or future legal process
  • with an aim to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including the provision of information to third parties with an aim to prevent fraud and
    reduce credit risk)
  • to the purchaser (or potential purchaser) of any goods that may be sold by the company (or that may be intended to be sold) and
  • to whomsoever we reasonably believe may be a judicial or other competent authority regarding the disclosure of information, in the event that we believe
    that the authority concerned will require the disclosure of such personal information.

In addition, as mentioned elsewhere in the present policy, we will not provide your personal data to third parties.

D. International transfer of data

The data we collect may be stored, processed and transferred between any countries in which we operate so as to make use of it in line with the present

The data we collect may be transferred to the following countries, which do not have data protection legislation equivalent to that applicable in the
European Economic Area: the USA, Russia, Japan, China and India.

The personal information which you publish on our website may be accessible through the internet worldwide. We cannot prevent the use or wrongful use of such
information by third parties.

You expressly agree to the transfer of your personal data as described in section D.

E. Security of your personal data

We will take the necessary precautions at a technical and organisation level to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal data.

All personal data which you provide to us will be stored on secure (password‑protected and firewall‑protected) servers.

All electronic monetary transactions that are carried out on our website are protected by our encryption technology.

You accept that the transfer of information on the internet is inherently unsafe and that we cannot guarantee the security of data that is transmitted over
the internet.

F. Amendments

We may update our policy from time to time, by publishing a new version on our website. You will need to occasionally check the website to be sure that you
understand whatever change is made to our policy. We may inform you of changes to our policy by e-mail or through the private messaging system on our

G. Your rights

You may request to receive any of your data we maintain. The provision of such data is subject to the following:

We may maintain the personal data that you have requested for the duration foreseen in the law.

H. Third party websites

Our website contains hyperlinks to and information from third party websites. We cannot check nor can we be responsible for the data protection policies and
practices of third parties.