Privacy e Cookie

Privacy policy pursuant to  Art.13 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council (“GDPR”)

Dear User,

the following explains how personal data collected automatically or provided by you through the navigation or use of the website (hereinafter, the “Website”) is processed.


The Data Controller is Valvitalia S.p.A., in the person of its legal representative, with its registered office in Via Del Lauro 7, 20121, Milano – Italia (hereinafter “Company” or “Data Controller”).


In order to allow you to use our Website and its services, including the possibility of submitting your application and contacting us (hereinafter, the “Services”), the Data Controller needs to collect and process some of your personal data.

Data voluntarily shared by the user

To allow you to contact the Company for assistance or to request spare parts, the Data Controller will collect your name, surname, the company you work for and your email address.

Furthermore, in order to allow you to get in touch with the Company and in particular to contact the offices, plants, agents and distributors, as well as the headquarter, the Data Controller needs to process your name, your surname, your country of origin, the company for which you work, the position you hold in the company, your telephone number, your email address and any other personal data contained in the message you send.

The submission of your spontaneous application requires the processing of your biographical data (name and surname), your email address, as well as personal data included in your curriculum vitae, where attached.

The optional, explicit, and voluntary sending of mail involves the collection of your name, your surname, your email address, as well as other personal data included in the requests you submit.

Particularly, users who intend to submit their application and curriculum vitae through the Website have to pay from now on the utmost attention to its content, not including for any reason any type of personal data belonging to special categories, as personal data revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, or trade union membership, as well as data concerning health or sex life or sexual orientation.

Browsing data

The computer systems and software procedures used for the Website operations acquire, during their normal functioning, some personal data whose transmission is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols.

This category of data includes IP addresses or domain names of computers used by users who connect to the site, URI (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 reply, the numerical code indicating the status of the response from the server (successful, error, etc..) and other parameters regarding the operating system and computer environment.

This data, necessary for the use of the Website, is processed for the sole purpose of obtaining statistical information on the use of the Services (most visited pages, number of visitors per hour or day, geographical areas of origin, etc.) and to check the correct functioning of the Services offered.

The navigation data does not persist for more than thirty days and is deleted immediately after their aggregation, except for the possible need to ascertain crimes by the judicial authorities.

Cookie Policy

The Website uses the following types of cookies. 

Technical cookies

Technical and session cookies are used. They are small text files containing a certain amount of information exchanged between your terminal or browser and the Website, which allow it to function correctly and to be used.

Analytics cookies

No first or third-party analytics cookies are used.

Profiling cookies

No first or third-party user profiling cookies are used.

Options regarding the use of cookies by the Website via browser settings

The provision of all cookies can however be disabled by changing the settings of your browser. It should be noted, however, that intervening on these settings could make the site unable if you block the cookies that are essential for the provision of our Services. In any case, each browser has different settings for disabling cookies. Below you will find links to instructions for the most common browsers: Apple Safari, Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Opera.




legal basis



Use of the Website Content and Services(i,ii,iii) and ensuring network and information security(iv).

This purpose includes the possibility of submitting your application, requests and communications through the Website.

In addition, this purpose includes the processing of traffic personal data to the extent strictly necessary and proportionate to ensure network and information security.  

(i) Performance of a contract to which you are party

(ii) Compliance with legal obligations

(iii) Take steps at the request of the data subject prior to entering into a contract, in case you send your application

(iv) Legittimate interest

The provision of your personal data is mandatory.

Failure to authorize its processing would make it impossible to use the contents and services of the Website.

Furthermore, failure to authorize its processing would make it impossible to guarantee network and information security.



The navigation data and that is acquired through the use of the Website will not be kept for more than thirty days.

Your personal data contained in your curriculum vitae will be kept for no more than 12 months from the moment of their collection.

Regarding the other personal data processed, not being able to predetermine with precision their period of retention, the Data Controller commits as of now to inspire its processing to the principles of adequacy, accuracy, and minimization of data, as required by the GDPR, checking annually the need for its retention. This, except in the case where it is necessary to maintain such data to fulfill regulatory obligations, or to ascertain, exercise or defend a right in court.


The personal data processed will not be disclosed to third parties, but may, however, be shared in relation to the purposes of processing set out above to the following subjects:

  • those who can access the personal data according to legal provisions provided by the law of the European Union or the law of the Member State to which the Data Controller is subject;
  • data controllers belonging to our business group or entities linked to a central body exclusively for internal administrative purposes;
  • subjects that perform ancillary purposes to the activities and services referred to in paragraph 3, i.e. companies that offer advertising, marketing and communication services, companies that offer IT infrastructures and IT assistance and consultancy services as well as design and implementation of software and websites, companies that offer services useful to customize and optimize our services, companies that offer data analysis and development services (including those related to user interactions with our services), service centers, companies or consultants responsible for providing further services to the Data Controller, within the limits of the purposes for which they were collected.

In addition, your personal data may also be disclosed to our employees, provided that they are previously appointed as acting under the authority of the Data Controller pursuant to Article 29 of the GDPR. 


The Data Controller may transfer your personal data to third countries outside the European Union, including the United States of America, for the purpose of handling your requests and communications sent via the Website. Such transfer is always subject to adequate safeguards using Standard Contractual Clauses. For more information about the rules for transferring data to countries outside the European Union, including the mechanisms on which we rely, you can visit the European Commission’s website here. To request a copy of those signed by Valvitalia you can send an email to  


The Data Controller does not use automated decision-making processes without your consent, including profiling as referred to in Article 22 paras. 1 and 4 of the GDPR.


Regarding the processing of your personal data, you, as a data subject, have the right to withdraw your consent at any time and to obtain from the Company access to your personal data. You may also request the Company to rectify or erasure your personal data. Furthermore, you have the right to obtain the restriction of the processing of personal data concerning you, as well as the right to data portability.

In addition to the above, you have the right to object at any time, on grounds relating to your situation, to the processing of your personal data carried out pursuant to Article 6 para. 1, letter e) or f), including profiling on the basis of these provisions, as stated in Article 21 of the GDPR. In addition, where your personal data is processed for direct marketing purposes, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of personal data relating to you carried out for such purposes, including profiling insofar as it is related to such direct marketing.

Finally, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority or take legal action if you believe that the processing of your data is in breach of the GDPR.

To exercise any of your rights, you may contact the Data Controller, in the person of the legal representative, by addressing a communication to the registered office at Via Del Lauro 7, 20121, Milan - Italy, or by sending an email to