SITMA Machinery SpA Via Vignolese 1910, 41057 Spilamberto – Modena

SITMA Machinery SpA would like to thank you for taking the time to consult this section on our website. Your privacy is extremely important to us. In order to better protect your privacy, we provide you with this policy, which contains information on the type of data collected online and the various possibilities to intervene in the collection and use of data on the website.

This privacy policy is provided pursuant to the new EU Regulation 2016/679 (GDPR) and Italian current legislation to those who interact with the SITMA MACHINERY SPA website services, accessible from the web address: corresponding to the home page of the official SITMA Machinery SpA website.

Your data will be processed in compliance with both current European and Italian legislation on data protection and the specific local regulations applicable from time to time in case of processing carried out outside the Italian territory, as well as the principles and general rules of conduct within the Code of Ethics adopted by SITMA Machinery SpA.

  1. Type of data processed and their sources

1.1 Automatically acquired data

The software procedures used on the website acquire some personal data whose transmission is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols and store them on the log files. This information is not collected to be associated with identified parties, but by their very nature could, through processing and association with data held by third parties, allow users to be identified. This category includes IP addresses or computers’ domain names used by users connecting to the website, the URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier) of requested resources, the time of the request, the method used to submit the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the response from the server (e.g. successful, error, etc..) and other parameters relating to the operating system and computer environment of the user, home and leading pages; index of Navigation and identifying behavior while viewing the website pages. These data are used only to obtain anonymous statistical information on the website use and to check its proper functioning. The data could be used to ascertain responsibility in case of cyber-crimes to the website detriment, only if requested by the supervisory authorities in charge.

1.2 Data spontaneously provided by the user

The optional, explicit and spontaneously sending of emails to the addresses indicated within the website implicates the subsequent acquisition of the sender’s address, necessary to respond to requests, as well as any other personal data included in the message. SITMA Machinery SpA collects and processes the Personal Data that you directly and knowingly provide through the website when you subscribe to it and/or to the SITMA Machinery SpA newsletter service, and/or sending a request to our Customer Service, as well as any data provided by filling in the customer form. Such data include, but are not limited to: name and surname, postal address, email address and telephone number. Furthermore, the optional, explicit and spontaneously sending of emails through the website and/or to the addresses indicated on it implicates the subsequent acquisition of the sender’s address, which is necessary to respond to requests, as well as any other personal data included in the message sent.

  1. Cookies

The cookies used on the website are the following and are used to carry out navigation or to provide a service requested by the user.

  • technical and cms session cookies
  • analytics (google analytics) (third parties)
  • social networks (cookies used by the ShareThis service) (third parties)
  • social network 2 (Facebook) (third parties)

They cannot be used for further purposes and are installed directly by the owner of the website in accordance with Article 122, paragraph 1, of the Privacy Code (in the wording in force following the entry into force of Legislative Decree 69/2012). Technical cookies may be used even without the consent of the person involved.

The European body that includes the privacy authorities of the Member States (the Article 29 Data Protection Working Party) has clarified in Opinion 4/2012 (WP194) entitled “Exemption from consent for the cookies use” that it is not necessary to acquire the prior informed consent of the user for the following types of cookies:

  • cookies with user-filled data (session identifier), which last for a session, or persistent cookies limited to a few hours in some cases;
  • authentication cookies, used for the purposes of the authenticated services, for the duration of a session;
  • user-centered security cookies, used to find out authentication abuses, for a determined and persistent duration
  • session cookies for media players, such as flash cookies, for the duration of a session;
  • session cookies for load balancing, for the duration of a session;
  • persistent cookies to customize the user interface, for the duration of at least a session.
  1. Purpose of data processing

The Personal Data may be used to meet your requests and therefore to manage the relationship between you and SITMA Machinery SpA. The processing of data for the performance of these purposes is mandatory, and any failure to communicate, or incorrect communication of any of the information may limit and / or prevent the full use of the features and services on the website.


  1. Method and place of treatment

Personal Data shall be processed by suitable electronic or automated, and telematic tools, or by manual paper processing, with logic strictly related to the purposes for which the personal data have been collected and, in any case, in such a way as to guarantee the security and confidentiality of the data itself. Personal Data will be processed by internal staff of SITMA Machinery SpA, in their capacity as Data Processor in the performance of their duties, and possibly by external parties to the extent necessary and/or functional for the execution of the purposes indicated above (e.g. service providers, technicians who carry out the maintenance of IT services, companies of which SITMA Machinery SpA may use for the creation and/or management of promotional campaigns for its products or services, etc.). The data processing connected to the web services is carried out at the registered office of the Owner and at the provider Aitec S.r.l. in Vignola (MO).

  1. Nature of the conferment

The conferment of Personal Data is optional. However, if you wish to contact our Customer Service you must fill in all the fields indicated as mandatory in the relevant forms. The processing of your data for the purposes in point 3 is subject to your explicit consent. Refusal to grant your consent shall have no other effect than to be able to inform you of initiatives that may be of interest to you and/or to send you any other information of a commercial nature on SITMA Machinery SpA products, initiatives and events. You may revoke your consent at any time by writing to SITMA Machinery SpA, Via Vignolese 1910, 41057 Spilamberto – Modena, or by using the e-mail address

  1. Communication and dissemination of data

Your Personal Data, to the extent necessary and/or for the execution of the purposes above indicated, may be processed by external parties acting as data processors belonging to the following categories:

  • companies associated with SITMA Machinery SpA;
  • companies, consultants and professional firms that provide assistance and/or consultancy services, or that perform, on behalf of SITMA Machinery SpA, services connected to the purposes of data processing.

Your Data may be transferred abroad in accordance with the provisions of applicable law, even to countries outside the European Union where the Company pursues its interests. Personal Data will not be used for promotional purposes of third parties and will not in any case be disclosed to unspecified parties.

  1. Holder of the treatment

The Data Controller is SITMA Machinery SpA with registered office in Via Vignolese 1910, 41057 Spilamberto – Modena, which will process your data in accordance with GDPR UE 2016/679 and Italian current legislation.

  1. Rights of the interested party

At any time you are entitled to exercise your rights according to Articles. 15-22 of the above mentioned Regulation.

  1. Contacts

Any request concerning your Personal Data related to this policy, can be addressed to: SITMA Machinery SpA, Via Vignolese 1910, 41057 Spilamberto – Modena, email

SITMA Machinery SpA reserves the right to modify this privacy policy at any time. The version published on the Site is the one currently in force.

Last update: May 2018.