PRIVACY-COOKIE POLICY

General information
 
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Company Information

Ekos S.r.l.
Via Repubblica 25 13900 Biella Italy- PIVA 02225560024-REA-BI 183710

Contact email: info@ekosweb.eu

Complete Privacy Policy of www.ekostechne.com

El sitio se actualiza con discontinuidad. Está alojado por el proveedor Wix.com, Ltd. 49 Nemal Tel-Aviv-6350671 (Ciudad de Tel Aviv).

See a copy of Italian law concerning privacy (Legislative Decree no. 196/2003)

(Regulation UE n. 2016/679 (GDPR)

This Application collects some Personal Data from its Users.

Latest update: July 22, 2022

Owner and data controller

Ekos Srl

Via Repubblica 25- 13900 Biella (Italy)- PIVA 02225560024

Owner contact email: info@ekosweb.eu

The updated list of managers and persons in charge of the treatment is kept and is available at the headquarters of the data controller.

Data Controller and Owner
Types of Data collected

Among the types of Personal Data that this Application collects, by itself or through third parties, there are: email address, various types of Data, first name, last name, company name, Cookies and Usage Data.

Complete details on each type of Personal Data collected are provided in the dedicated sections of this privacy policy or by specific explanation texts displayed prior to the Data collection.
Personal Data may be freely provided by the User, or, in case of Usage Data, collected automatically when using this Application.
Unless specified otherwise, all Data requested by this Application is mandatory and failure to provide this Data may make it impossible for this Application to provide its services. In cases where this Application specifically states that some Data is not mandatory, Users are free not to communicate this Data without consequences to the availability or the functioning of the Service.
Users who are uncertain about which Personal Data is mandatory are welcome to contact the Owner.
Any use of Cookies – or of other tracking tools – by this Application or by the owners of third-party services used by this Application serves the purpose of providing the Service required by the User, in addition to any other purposes described in the present document and in the Cookie Policy, if available.

Users are responsible for any third-party Personal Data obtained, published or shared through this Application and confirm that they have the third party's consent to provide the Data to the Owner.

Mode and place of processing the Data

Methods of processing

The Data Controller processes the Data of Users in a proper manner and shall take appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, or unauthorized destruction of the Data.
The Data processing is carried out using computers and/or IT enabled tools, following organizational procedures and modes strictly related to the purposes indicated. In addition to the Data Controller, in some cases, the Data may be accessible to certain types of persons in charge, involved with the operation of the site (administration, sales, marketing, legal, system administration) or external parties (such as third party technical service providers, mail carriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communications agencies) appointed, if necessary, as Data Processors by the Owner. The updated list of these parties may be requested from the Data Controller at any time.

Legal basis of processing

The Owner may process Personal Data relating to Users if one of the following applies:

  • Users have given their consent for one or more specific purposes. Note: Under some legislations the Owner may be allowed to process Personal Data until the User objects to such processing (“opt-out”), without having to rely on consent or any other of the following legal bases. This, however, does not apply, whenever the processing of Personal Data is subject to European data protection law;

  • provision of Data is necessary for the performance of an agreement with the User and/or for any pre-contractual obligations thereof;

  • processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which the Owner is subject;

  • processing is related to a task that is carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the Owner;

  • processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the Owner or by a third party.

In any case, the Owner will gladly help to clarify the specific legal basis that applies to the processing, and in particular whether the provision of Personal Data is a statutory or contractual requirement, or a requirement necessary to enter into a contract.

Place

The Data is processed at the Owner's operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved in the processing are located.
Depending on the User's location, data transfers may involve transferring the User's Data to a country other than their own. To find out more about the place of processing of such transferred Data, Users can check the section containing details about the processing of Personal Data.

Users are also entitled to learn about the legal basis of Data transfers to a country outside the European Union or to any international organization governed by public international law or set up by two or more countries, such as the UN, and about the security measures taken by the Owner to safeguard their Data.
If any such transfer takes place, Users can find out more by checking the relevant sections of this document or inquire with the Owner using the information provided in the contact section.

Retention time

Personal Data shall be processed and stored for as long as required by the purpose they have been collected for.

Therefore:

  • Personal Data collected for purposes related to the performance of a contract between the Owner and the User shall be retained until such contract has been fully performed.

  • Personal Data collected for the purposes of the Owner’s legitimate interests shall be retained as long as needed to fulfill such purposes. Users may find specific information regarding the legitimate interests pursued by the Owner within the relevant sections of this document or by contacting the Owner.

The Owner may be allowed to retain Personal Data for a longer period whenever the User has given consent to such processing, as long as such consent is not withdrawn. Furthermore, the Owner may be obliged to retain Personal Data for a longer period whenever required to do so for the performance of a legal obligation or upon order of an authority.
Once the retention period expires, Personal Data shall be deleted. Therefore, the right to access, the right to erasure, the right to rectification and the right to data portability cannot be enforced after expiration of the retention period.

The purposes of processing

The Data concerning the User is collected to allow the Owner to provide its Services, as well as for the following purposes: Contacting the User, Platform services and hosting and Analytics.

Users can find further detailed information about such purposes of processing and about the specific Personal Data used for each purpose in the respective sections of this document.

Detailed information on the processing of Personal Data

This service doesn't regard minor under the age of 13 years old

The Users declare to be adult referring to the applyable legislation.

Minors can use thins Application only under a parent or tutor supervising. In no way children under 13 years old can use this Application.

Personal Data is collected for the following purposes and using the following services:

Analytics

The services contained in this section enable the Owner to monitor and analyze web traffic and can be used to keep track of User behavior.

Google Analytics (Google Inc.)

Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google utilizes the Data collected to track and examine the use of this Application, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services.
Google may use the Data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

Place of processing: US – Privacy PolicyOpt Out

Google Analytics with anonymized IP (Google Ireland Limited)

Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google Ireland Limited ("Google"). Google uses the Personal Data collected for the purpose of tracking and examining the use of this Application, compiling reports and sharing them with other services developed by Google. Google may use the Personal Data to contextualize and personalize the advertisements of its own advertising network. This Google Analytics integration makes your IP address anonymous. Anonymization works by shortening the IP address of the Users within the borders of the member states of the European Union or in other countries adhering to the agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the IP address will be sent to Google's servers and shortened within the United States. Personal Data processed: Usage data; Tracking Tool. Place of processing: Ireland - Privacy Policy - Opt Out. Category of personal information collected under the CCPA: Internet information. This type of processing constitutes a "sale of data" ("sale") within the meaning of the CCPA. In addition to the information contained in this clause, the User can consult the section describing the rights of Californian consumers, for information on how to opt out of the sale.

Content and functionality performance tests (A / B testing)

The services contained in this section allow the Data Controller to track and analyze the response from the User, in terms of traffic or behavior, in relation to changes to the structure, text or any other component of this Application.

Google Optimize (Google LLC)

Google Optimize è un servizio di A/B testing fornito da Google LLC ("Google").

Google potrebbe utilizzare i Dati Personali per contestualizzare e personalizzare gli annunci del suo network pubblicitario.

Dati Personali trattati: Cookie; Dati di utilizzo.

Luogo del trattamento: Stati Uniti – Privacy Policy.

Categoria di informazioni personali raccolte ai sensi del CCPA: informazioni su Internet.

Questo tipo di trattamento costituisce una “vendita di dati” (“sale”) ai sensi del CCPA. Oltre alle informazioni contenute in questa clausola, l’Utente può consultare la sezione che descrive i diritti dei consumatori californiani, per avere informazioni relative alle modalità di opt-out dalla vendita.

Google Optimize 360 ​​(Google Ireland Limited)

Google Optimize 360 ​​is an A / B testing service provided by Google Ireland Limited ("Google"). This service allows the Owner to target groups of Users based on their past use of this Application. Users who disable tracking by Google Analytics will not be included in experiments created within Google Optimize 360. Google may use the Personal Data to contextualize and personalize the advertisements of its advertising network. Personal Data processed: Usage data; Tracking Tool. Place of processing: Ireland - Privacy Policy. Category of personal information collected under the CCPA: Internet information. This type of processing constitutes a "sale of data" ("sale") within the meaning of the CCPA. In addition to the information contained in this clause, the User can consult the section describing the rights of Californian consumers, for information on how to opt out of the sale.

Transfer of data outside the EU

The Data Controller may transfer Personal Data collected within the EU to third countries (that is, all countries outside the EU) only in accordance with a specific legal basis. Therefore, such data transfers are performed according to one of the legal bases described below. The User can request information from the Owner regarding the applicable legal basis concretely applicable to each individual service. Data transfer from the EU and / or Switzerland to the United States based on the Privacy Shield (this Application) When this is the legal basis, the transfer of Personal Data from the EU or Switzerland to the United States takes place under the EU - US or Switzerland - US Privacy Shield agreement. In particular, the Personal Data are transferred to subjects who have self-certified under the Privacy Shield and therefore guarantee an adequate level of protection of the transferred Data. The services involved in the transfer of data are listed in the respective sections of this document. Among them, those who adhere to the Privacy Shield can be identified by consulting the relative privacy policy or by checking the status of their registration in the official Privacy Shield list. The rights of Users under the Privacy Shield are described in an updated form on the website of the United States Department of Commerce. The transfer of Personal Data from the EU or Switzerland to the United States to subjects who are no longer registered in the Privacy Shield is admissible only according to another valid legal basis. Users can request information from the Data Controller regarding these legal bases. Personal Data processed: various types of Data. Category of personal information collected under the CCPA: Internet information.

Contacting the User

By filling in the contact form with their Data, the User authorizes this Application to use these details to reply to requests for information, quotes or any other kind of request as indicated by the form’s header.

Personal Data collected: company name, email address, first name, last name and various types of Data.

Contact by phone (This Application)

Users who have provided their telephone number may be contacted for commercial or promotional purposes related to this Application, as well as to satisfy requests for support. Personal Data processed: telephone number. Category of personal information collected under the CCPA: identifiers.

Mailing list or newsletter (Free website tools-wix component)

By registering on the mailing list or for the newsletter, the User’s email address will be added to the contact list of those who may receive email messages containing information of commercial or promotional nature concerning this Application. Your email address might also be added to this list as a result of signing up to this Application or after making a purchase.

Personal Data collected: email address and first name.

Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: Israel – Privacy Policy

Google Tag Manager (Google Ireland Limited)

Google Tag Manager is a tag management service provided by Google Ireland Limited. Personal Data processed: Usage data. Place of processing: Ireland - Privacy Policy. Category of personal information collected under the CCPA: Internet information. This type of processing constitutes a "sale of data" ("sale") within the meaning of the CCPA. In addition to the information contained in this clause, the User can consult the section describing the rights of Californian consumers, for information on how to opt out of the sale.

Infrastructure monitoring

This type of service allows this Application to monitor the use and behavior of its components, to allow for the improvement of performance and functionality, maintenance or troubleshooting. The Personal Data processed depend on the characteristics and methods of implementation of these services, which by their nature filter the activity of this Application.

Monitis (Monitis US LLC.)

Monitis is a monitoring service provided by Monitis US LLC. Personal Data processed: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service. Place of processing: United States - Privacy Policy. Category of personal information collected under the CCPA: Internet information.

SPAM protection

This type of service analyzes the traffic of this Application, potentially containing Users' Personal Data, in order to filter it from parts of traffic, messages and contents recognized as SPAM.

Akismet (Automattic Inc.)

Akismet is a SPAM protection service provided by Automattic Inc. Personal Data processed: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service. Place of processing: USA - Privacy Policy.Category of personal information collected under the CCPA: Internet information.

Google reCAPTCHA (Google Inc.)

Google reCAPTCHA is a SPAM protection service provided by Google Inc. Use of the reCAPTCHA system is subject to Google's privacy policy and terms of use. Personal Data processed: Cookies; Usage data. Place of processing: United States - Privacy Policy. Category of personal information collected under the CCPA: Internet information.

Remarketing e behavioral targeting

This type of service allows this Application and its partners to communicate, optimize and serve advertisements based on the past use of this Application by the User. This activity is facilitated by the tracking of Usage Data and the use of Tracking Tools to collect information which is then transferred to the partners who manage the remarketing and behavioral targeting activities. Some services offer a remarketing option based on email address lists. In addition to the opt-out features offered by the services listed below, the User can opt-out by visiting the opt-out page of the Network Advertising Initiative. Users can also choose not to participate in certain advertising features through the corresponding device configuration options, such as the mobile device advertising configuration options or the generic advertising configuration.

Google Ads Remarketing (Google LLC)

Google Ads Remarketing is a remarketing and behavioral targeting service provided by Google LLC that connects the activity of this Application with the Google Ads advertising network and the DoubleClick Cookie. Users can choose not to use Google cookies for ad personalization by visiting the Google ad settings. Personal Data processed: Cookies; Usage data. Place of processing: United States - Privacy Policy - Opt Out. Category of personal information collected under the CCPA: Internet information. This type of processing constitutes a "sale of data" ("sale") within the meaning of the CCPA. In addition to the information contained in this clause, the User can consult the section describing the rights of Californian consumers, for information on how to opt out of the sale.

Backup saving and management

This type of service allows the saving and management of backups of this Application on external servers managed by the service provider itself. These backups may include both the source code and its contents and the data provided to this Application by the User.

Backup to Dropbox (Dropbox, Inc.)

Dropbox is a backup save and management service provided by Dropbox Inc. Personal Data processed: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service. Place of processing: USA - Privacy Policy.Category of personal information collected under the CCPA: Internet information.

Platform services and hosting

These services have the purpose of hosting and running key components of this Application, therefore allowing the provision of this Application from within a unified platform. Such platforms provide a wide range of tools to the Owner – e.g. analytics, user registration, commenting, database management, e-commerce, payment processing – that imply the collection and handling of Personal Data. Some of these services work through geographically distributed servers, making it difficult to determine the actual location where the Personal Data are stored.

Wix (Wix.com, Ltd.)

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Personal Data collected: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: Israel – Privacy Policy

The rights of Users

Users may exercise certain rights regarding their Data processed by the Owner.

In particular, Users have the right to do the following:

Withdraw their consent at any time.

Users have the right to withdraw consent where they have previously given their consent to the processing of their Personal Data.

Object to processing of their Data.

Users have the right to object to the processing of their Data if the processing is carried out on a legal basis other than consent. Further details are provided in the dedicated section below.

Access their Data.

Users have the right to learn if Data is being processed by the Owner, obtain disclosure regarding certain aspects of the processing and obtain a copy of the Data undergoing processing.

Verify and seek rectification.

Users have the right to verify the accuracy of their Data and ask for it to be updated or corrected.

Restrict the processing of their Data.

Users have the right, under certain circumstances, to restrict the processing of their Data. In this case, the Owner will not process their Data for any purpose other than storing it.

Have their Personal Data deleted or otherwise removed.

Users have the right, under certain circumstances, to obtain the erasure of their Data from the Owner.

Receive their Data and have it transferred to another controller.

Users have the right to receive their Data in a structured, commonly used and machine readable format and, if technically feasible, to have it transmitted to another controller without any hindrance. This provision is applicable provided that the Data is processed by automated means and that the processing is based on the User's consent, on a contract which the User is part of or on pre-contractual obligations thereof.

Lodge a complaint.

Users have the right to bring a claim before their competent data protection authority.

Details about the right to object to processing

Where Personal Data is processed for a public interest, in the exercise of an official authority vested in the Owner or for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the Owner, Users may object to such processing by providing a ground related to their particular situation to justify the objection.

Users must know that, however, should their Personal Data be processed for direct marketing purposes, they can object to that processing at any time without providing any justification. To learn, whether the Owner is processing Personal Data for direct marketing purposes, Users may refer to the relevant sections of this document.

How to exercise these rights

Any requests to exercise User rights can be directed to the Owner through the contact details provided in this document. These requests can be exercised free of charge and will be addressed by the Owner as early as possible and always within one month.

 

Additional information about Data collection and processing

Legal action

The User's Personal Data may be used for legal purposes by the Data Controller, in Court or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising from improper use of this Application or the related services.
The User declares to be aware that the Data Controller may be required to reveal personal data upon request of public authorities.

Additional information about User's Personal Data

In addition to the information contained in this privacy policy, this Application may provide the User with additional and contextual information concerning particular services or the collection and processing of Personal Data upon request.

System logs and maintenance

For operation and maintenance purposes, this Application and any third party services may collect files that record interaction with this Application (System logs) or use for this purpose other Personal Data (such as IP Address).

Information not contained in this policy

More details concerning the collection or processing of Personal Data may be requested from the Data Controller at any time. Please see the contact information at the beginning of this document.

How “Do Not Track” requests are handled

This Application does not support “Do Not Track” requests.
To determine whether any of the third-party services it uses honor the “Do Not Track” requests, please read their privacy policies.

Changes to this privacy policy

The Data Controller reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time by giving notice to its Users on this page. It is strongly recommended to check this page often, referring to the date of the last modification listed at the bottom. If a User objects to any of the changes to the Policy, the User must cease using this Application and can request that the Data Controller remove the Personal Data. Unless stated otherwise, the then-current privacy policy applies to all Personal Data the Data Controller has about Users.

Information about this privacy policy

The Data Controller is responsible for this privacy policy, prepared starting from the modules provided by Iubenda and originally hosted on Iubenda's servers.

Definitions and legal references

Personal Data (or Data)

Any information regarding a natural person, a legal person, an institution or an association, which is, or can be, identified, even indirectly, by reference to any other information, including a personal identification number.

Usage Data

Information collected automatically from this Application (or third party services employed in this Application), which can include: the IP addresses or domain names of the computers utilized by the Users who use this Application, the URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier), the time of the request, the method utilized to submit the request to the server, the size of the file received in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the server's answer (successful outcome, error, etc.), the country of origin, the features of the browser and the operating system utilized by the User, the various time details per visit (e.g., the time spent on each page within the Application) and the details about the path followed within the Application with special reference to the sequence of pages visited, and other parameters about the device operating system and/or the User's IT environment.

User

The individual using this Application, which must coincide with or be authorized by the Data Subject, to whom the Personal Data refers.

Data Subject

The legal or natural person to whom the Personal Data refers.

Data Processor (or Data Supervisor)

The natural person, legal person, public administration or any other body, association or organization authorized by the Data Controller to process the Personal Data in compliance with this privacy policy.

Data Controller (or Owner)

The natural person, legal person, public administration or any other body, association or organization with the right, also jointly with another Data Controller, to make decisions regarding the purposes, and the methods of processing of Personal Data and the means used, including the security measures concerning the operation and use of this Application. The Data Controller, unless otherwise specified, is the Owner of this Application.

This Application

The hardware or software tool by which the Personal Data of the User is collected.

Cookies

Small piece of data stored in the User's device.

Legal information

This privacy statement has been prepared based on provisions of multiple legislations, including Art. 13/14 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation).

This privacy policy relates solely to this Application, if not stated otherwise within this document.

Please fill this form to give us your authorization. A .pdf version of our privacy policy meant for customer/supplier status is available here.

Information for Californian consumers

This part of the document integrates and completes the information contained in the rest of the privacy policy and is provided by the company that manages this Application and, where applicable, by its parent company and its subsidiaries and affiliates (for the purposes of this section collectively referred to as "we" , "our" or "our"). The provisions contained in this section apply to all Users who are considered consumers resident in the state of California, United States of America, pursuant to the "California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018" (such Users are referred to below simply as "you "," Your "," you "or" your "), and, for them, these provisions prevail over any other divergent or conflicting provision contained in this privacy policy. This part of the document uses the term "personal information" as defined by the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). Categories of personal information collected, disclosed or sold This section summarizes the categories of personal information that we have collected, communicated or "sold" pursuant to the CCPA and the related purposes of the processing. You can find detailed information on these activities in the section entitled "Details on the processing of Personal Data" in this document.

Information We Collect:

The categories of personal information we collect We have collected the following categories of personal information about you: identifiers, business information and information on the Internet. We will not collect additional categories of personal information without first communicating a new policy to you.

How we collect information: What are the sources of the personal information we collect?

We collect the above categories of personal information, directly or indirectly, from you when you use this Application. For example, you provide us with your personal information directly when you submit requests through any form on this Application. Furthermore, you indirectly provide us with personal information when you browse this Application, as the personal information concerning you is automatically observed and collected. Finally, we may collect your personal information from third parties who work with us in connection with the provision of the Service or the operation of this Application and its features.

How we use the information collected: sharing and communicating your personal information with third parties for operational purposes.

We may disclose your personal information to third parties for operational and service purposes. In this case, we enter into a written contract with that third party which obliges the recipient of your personal information to keep such information confidential and not to use it for purposes other than those necessary for the performance of the contract. We may also disclose your personal information to third parties when you ask us or authorize us to do so in order to provide you with our Service. For more information on the purposes of the processing, please consult the relevant section of this document.

Sale of your personal information

For the purposes of this document, the term "sale" means "sell, transfer, release, make public, disclose, disseminate, make available, transfer or otherwise communicate orally, in writing or by electronic means, personal information of a consumer by a company to another company or to third parties, for consideration or for another type of profit ". This means that, for example, a sale can take place whenever an application publishes advertisements, performs statistical analysis on its traffic or views or, simply, uses tools such as social network plug-ins and similar tools.

Your right to opt out of the sale of your personal information

You have the right to opt out of the sale of your personal information. This means that whenever you ask us not to sell your data, we will execute your request. Such requests can be made freely, at any time, and without submitting any request subject to verification, simply by following the instructions below. Instructions for opting out from the sale of personal information If you wish to have further information or to exercise your right to opt-out in relation to all sales made by this Application, both online and offline, you can contact us using the contact details provided in this document.

What are the purposes for which we use your personal information?

We may use your personal information to allow the proper functioning of this Application and its functions ("operational purposes"). In such cases, your personal information will be processed in an appropriate and proportionate manner to the purposes for which it was originally collected and strictly within the limits of compatible purposes. We may also use your personal information for other reasons, such as for commercial purposes (as indicated in the "Details on the processing of Personal Data" section of this document), as well as to comply with the law and defend our rights. before the competent authorities when our rights or interests are threatened or when we suffer damage. We will not use your personal information for any other, unrelated or incompatible purpose without first communicating a new policy to you.

Your California Privacy Rights and How to Exercise Them Right to knowledge and portability You have the right to know the following:

• the categories of personal information we collect about you and the sources of that information, the purposes for which we use your personal information and who we share it with; • in the event of the sale or disclosure of personal information to third parties for operational purposes, we will provide you with two separate lists in which we will notify you: • for the sale, the categories of personal information communicated to each category of recipients; And • for communication to third parties for operational purposes, the categories of personal information obtained from each category of recipients; The above information will be limited to personal information collected or used in the past 12 months. In the event that our response is provided electronically, the information contained therein will be "portable", ie delivered in a compatible format so that you can transmit the information to other entities without hindrance - provided this is technically feasible.

Right to request the deletion of your personal information

You have the right to request the deletion of any of your personal information, subject to the exceptions provided by law (such as, by way of example and not limited to, in the event that the information is used to identify and repair errors on this Application, to detect incidents security, for the purpose of protection from fraudulent or illegal activities, to exercise certain rights, etc.). If no exception provided by law applies, following the exercise of your right, we will delete your personal information and ask our suppliers to do the same. How to exercise your rights To exercise the rights described above, you must submit a verifiable request by contacting us using the contact details provided in this document. In order to respond to your request, it is necessary for us to be able to identify you.

For this you can exercise the above rights only by submitting a verifiable request which must:

• provide sufficient information to allow us to reasonably verify that you are the person to whom the personal information we have collected relates or an authorized representative; • describe your request with a degree of detail that is sufficient to make us understand, evaluate and respond correctly to what you ask us. We will not respond to any requests if we are unable to verify your identity and, therefore, to confirm that the information in our possession actually refers to you. If you cannot personally submit a verifiable request, you can delegate a person registered with the California Secretary of State to do so on your behalf. If you are an adult, you can make a verifiable request on behalf of whoever falls under your parental responsibility. A maximum of 2 requests can be submitted within 12 months. How and in how long will we handle your request Within 10 days we will confirm that we have received your request and provide you with information on how we will process it. We will respond on the merits of the request within 45 days of receiving it. If we need more time, we will explain why and let you know how much time we need. In this regard, please note that it may take up to 90 days to fulfill your request. Our communications will cover the period of the previous 12 months. Should we deny your request, we will explain the reason for the denial. We will not charge any fees to process or respond to your verifiable request unless it is manifestly unfounded or excessive. In such cases, we may apply a reasonable fee, or deny the request. In both cases, we will notify you of our decisions and explain the reasons.

Information for Users residing in Brazil

This part of the document integrates and completes the information contained in the rest of the privacy policy and is provided by the entity that manages this Application and, if applicable, by its parent company and its subsidiaries and affiliates (for the purposes of this section collectively referred to as "we "," our "or" our "). The provisions contained in this section apply to all Users who are resident in Brazil, pursuant to "Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados" (such Users are referred to below simply as "you", "your", "you" or "your"). For such Users, these provisions prevail over any other divergent or conflicting provision contained in this privacy policy. In this part of the document, the term “personal information” is used as defined by Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados (LGPD). Legal basis under which we process your personal information We only process your personal information if one of the legal bases for such processing exists. The legal bases are as follows: • your consent to the processing activities in question; • compliance with legal obligations that we are required to meet; • the execution of rules dictated by laws or regulations or by contracts, agreements or other similar legal instruments; • studies conducted by research bodies, preferably carried out on anonymised personal information; • the execution of a contract and related pre-contractual obligations, if you are a party to that contract; • the exercise of our rights in court, in administrative procedures or in arbitration; • the defense or physical safety of you or a third party; • health protection - in the context of procedures implemented by entities or professionals in the health sector; • our legitimate interest, provided that your fundamental rights and freedoms do not override those interests; And • credit protection. To find out more about the legal bases, you can contact us at any time using the contact details provided in this document.

Categories of personal information processed

To find out which categories of personal information are processed, you can refer to the section "Details on the processing of Personal Data" in this document.

Why we process your personal information To find out why we process your personal information, please refer to the sections "Details on the processing of Personal Data" and "Purpose of the Processing of Collected Data" in this document.

Your privacy rights in Brazil, how to submit a request and how it will be handled by us Your privacy rights in Brazil

You have the right to:

• obtain confirmation of the existence of processing activities regarding your personal information; • access your personal information; • obtain the rectification of your incomplete, inaccurate or outdated personal information; • obtain anonymization, blocking or deletion of unnecessary or excessive personal information, or information that is processed contrary to the provisions of the LGPD; • obtain information regarding the possibility of giving or refusing your consent and the relative consequences; • obtain information about the third parties with whom we share your personal information; • obtain, upon your explicit request, the portability of your personal information (with the exception of anonymised information) to other suppliers of products or services, provided that our trade and industrial secrets are safeguarded; • obtain the deletion of personal information processed if the processing was carried out on the basis of your consent, unless one or more of the exceptions provided for in Article 16 LGPD are applicable;

• withdraw your consent at any time; • file a complaint regarding your personal information to the ANPD (National Data Protection Authority) or to a consumer protection body; • oppose processing activities in cases where such processing is not carried out in compliance with the provisions of the law; • request clear and adequate information regarding the criteria and procedures used in the context of automated decision-making processes; And • request the review of decisions that harm your interests, made exclusively on the basis of automated decision-making processes of your personal information. These include decisions to outline your personal, professional, consumer or creditor profile, or other aspects of your personality.

You will never be discriminated against, nor will you suffer in any way any treatment that is unfavorable to you, following the exercise of your rights.

How to submit a request

You can make an explicit request to exercise your rights free of charge, at any time, using the contact details in this document or through your legal representative.

How and in how long will we handle your request

We will do our best to respond to your request as soon as possible. In any case, if it is impossible for us to do so, we will make sure to inform you of the factual or legal reasons that prevent us from immediately satisfying or following up on your request. If your personal information is not processed by us, if we are able to do so, we will indicate the natural or legal person to whom to address your requests. In the event that you decide to submit an access request or a request for confirmation of the existence of the processing of personal information, please make sure to specify whether you prefer to receive your personal information in electronic or paper format. You will also need to let us know if you would like an immediate response, in which case you will receive a simplified response, or if you need complete information instead. In the latter case, we will respond within 15 days from the moment of your request, providing you with all the information regarding the origin of your personal information, the confirmation or not of the existence of personal information concerning you, all the criteria used for the processing. and the purposes of such processing, while safeguarding our trade and industrial secrets. In the event that you decide to submit a request for rectification, deletion, anonymization or blocking of personal information, we will make sure to immediately inform the other parties with whom we have shared your personal information of your request so that they can in turn fulfill your request - except in cases where such communication is impossible or excessively burdensome for us.

Transfer of personal information outside of Brazil in cases permitted by law

We may transfer your personal information outside of Brazilian territory in the following cases: • when the transfer is necessary for international legal cooperation between intelligence services, investigative and criminal procedure bodies, as required by the tools made available by international law; • when the transfer is necessary to defend your life or physical safety or that of third parties; • when the transfer is authorized by the ANPD; • when the transfer derives from an obligation assumed in the context of an international cooperation agreement; • when the transfer is necessary for the exercise of public order or for the performance of a public service; • when the transfer is necessary for the fulfillment of a legal obligation, the execution of a contract and related pre-contractual obligations, or the normal exercise of rights in management, administration or arbitration.

How cookies are used on our website

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. They have the function of monitoring the use of our website, letting you navigate between pages safely and efficiently.

Our website www.ekostechne.com  only uses analytical cookies (Google Analytics).

Analytical Cookies

Data from Analytical Cookies are used by us to monitor and improve the functioning of our website. Analytical Cookies can be disabled without any consequence on the navigation: to disable them see the section “Cookies opt-out”.

www.ekostechne.com makes use of Google Analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (here following “Google”) for the generation of statistics on the activity of our website; Google Analytics uses cookies (not by third parties) that do not store any personal data. The information derived from cookies (including IP addresses) will be transmitted by users browser to Google, headquartered at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States, and stored on the company servers.

According to the terms of the above service, Google will use this information, as autonomous owner of the treatment, to track and analyze the website functioning, compiling reports on website activity to be used by site operators and to provide other services related to it, a well as to the connection mode (mobile, PC, used browser, etc) and to the methods of research and achievement of the portal pages. Google may also transfer this information to third parties when required by law or where such third parties will process the information on Google’s behalf. Google does not associate IP addresses with any other data held by Google.

To consult Google privacy policy related to Google Analytics service, please visit the website http://www.google.com/intl/it/privacy/privacy-policy.htmlHttps://policies.google.com/privacy/update

To learn about Google privacy policy, please visit the website http://www.google.com/intl/it/privacy/privacy-policy.html

By approving the use of cookies on our website, you are consenting to the processing of your personal data by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Website cookies

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How to disable cookies (opt-out)

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You can refuse to give consent to the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser: unauthenticated navigation on www.ekostechne.com will still be available with all its features.

Please find below the links explaining how to disable cookies with reference to the most popular browsers (for other browsers which may be used we suggest  to search this option through the software help normally available via the F1 key):

Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/it-IT/windows7/Block-enable-or-allow-cookies

Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=it-IT&answer=95647&p=cpn_cookies

Mozilla Firefox: http://support.mozilla.org/it/kb/Bloccare%20i%20cookie?redirectlocale=en-US&redirectslug=Blocking+cookies

Apple Safari: http://www.apple.com/it/privacy/use-of-cookies/

Alternatively, you can disable only Google Analytics cookies using the opt-out add provided by Google for major browsers. This way you can still use the online features of www.ekostechne.com.