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Azienda Catene




Privacy Statement

Dear User, pursuant to art. 13, paragraph 1 of Italian Legislative Decree 196/2003 governing the protection of personal data (for brevity, hereinafter the “Code”), we inform you that the personal data you provide may be processed by Special Catene Srl pursuant to and in accordance with the aforementioned legislation. This privacy statement relates to all the services that can be accessed from

1. Types of data processed and purposes of processing

Your personal data will be processed in compliance with your fundamental rights and freedoms and in respect of your dignity, with particular reference to confidentiality, personal identity and your right to the protection of your personal data, for the purpose of offering you effective use of

a) Browsing data
In the course of normal operation, the ICT systems and procedures involved in the running of this site automatically acquire certain items of personal data relating to the user’s browsing. These data are collected exclusively for the purpose of obtaining anonymous statistical information about the use of the site and to check that it is working properly.
This category of data includes, by way of example:
IP addresses of computers used by site-users for accessing the service;

b) Data provided voluntarily by the user
The data provided freely and voluntarily by the user through the transmission of email to the addresses specified on this site will be acquired by Special Catene Srl.
In particular, in addition to the sender's email address, which is needed for the purpose of replying, Special Catene Srl will acquire any other personal data to which transmitted email refers or contains.
Data collected in this way will not be distributed or used for direct commercial or advertising purposes, and will be stored solely for the purposes of retaining correspondence.

c) Cookies
Cookies are small text files installed by web sites on users’ PCs, by means of the browser, which record certain information regarding browsing; unless the cookies are disabled, these data are communicated to the site that installed them each time the user returns to it.
Session cookies, which are not saved permanently to the user’s computer, but deleted when the browser is closed, may thus be present. The reason for their presence is the need to transmit the necessary session identifiers to allow secure and efficient browsing of the site.
Use may also be made of persistent cookies, i.e. cookies that are saved on the computer’s hard disk until they expire or are deleted by the user.
Persistent cookies automatically recognise users each time they access the site.
Cookies can thus be used for the purpose of authentication, session tracking and saving specific information regarding users who access the servers.
In either case, you can configure your browser to prevent it from processing cookies, as follows:

d) Web Beacons
The site does not use Web Beacons. A Web Beacon is an electronic image (e.g. a transparent GIF image consisting of a single pixel) located on a web page and used to monitor whether a certain page has been visited or not, and to compile statistics an cumulative data about the use of the web site. Web Beacons are normally used for the purpose of optimising the flow of web traffic.
You can disable the use of Web Beacons by blocking the cookies associated with them.

e) Referrers
Special Catene Srl may collect information by means of referrers and a range of environmental variables. A referrer consists of the data relating to the URL by means of which a user reached a given site, and which the user’s browser can automatically provide to Special Catene Srl.
The environmental variables may include the domain name from which the user accessed, the time of access to the site, the type of browser and operating system used, the address of the last site visited before accessing the Special Catene Srl site, the names of pages visited on and the address of the next site visited. All of the above information may be collected for the purpose of determining general trends and improving the quality of the service offered to site users. These data are totally anonymous, and if collected, are never associated with any personal data.

f) Data provided by telephone
Should you decide to contact our customer service, the latter will process the data you choose to give solely for the purpose of providing you with support regarding Special Catene Srl products.
Data thus collected will not be distributed or used for direct commercial or advertising purposes, and will be retained exclusively for the aforementioned purposes.

2. Communication of data

Your data may come to the attention of our employees, partners and dealers, who, in their capacity as appointees and/or processors, are authorised to process the data in pursuance of the purposes specified in this statement
Your data may also come to the attention of third-party companies that provide Special Catene Srl with ICT/information services. These parties may assume the role of data processors.
Your data may not be disseminated without your express consent.
Should you decide to contact our telephone support service, the data you choose to disclose will be processed by our customer service operators.

3. Transfer of data abroad

Personal data may be transferred abroad, both inside and outside the European Union.

4. Voluntary nature of data provision
With the exception of the provisions specified above regarding browsing data, the provision of all other personal data by users of this site is optional and left entirely to the discretion of the user.
Failure to provide personal data shall have no prejudicial consequences for the user.

5. Rights of the data subject

Pursuant to art. 7 of the Code, we inform you that, as data subject, you are entitled to obtain confirmation of the existence or otherwise of personal data relating to you, even if they has not yet been recorded, and their disclosure in intelligible form.

The data subject is entitled to be informed of:
a) the origin of the personal data;
b) the purposes of and procedures for its processing;
c) the logic applied in the event of processing with the aid of electronic devices;
d) the identification details of the data controller, data processors and designated representative in accordance with article 5, paragraph 2;
e) the parties or categories of party to which the personal data may be communicated or who may apprise themselves of it in their capacity as designated representative in the territory of the State, data processors or appointees.

The data subject shall be entitled to obtain:
a) the updating or correction of his/her data, or the addition thereto should it be in his/her interest;
b) the deletion, conversion into anonymous form or freezing of data processed in breach of the law, including data whose retention is not necessary in relation to the purposes for which the data were collected or subsequently processed;
c) a declaration that the operations defined in a) and b) have been brought to the attention, including in relation to their content, of those parties to which the data were communicated or disclosed, unless fulfilment of this condition proves impossible or requires the use of resources manifestly disproportionate to the right protected.

The data subject shall be entitled to object, either partially or as a whole:
a) for legitimate reasons, to the processing of personal data relating to him/her, even if pertinent to the purpose for which they were collected;
b) to the processing of personal data relating to him/her for the purposes of sending advertising or direct sales material or commercial communications or conducting market research.

The above rights may be exercised by simple request involving no formal procedures, including through an agent, to be sent directly to the data controller at

6. Data controller and processors

The data controller is Special Catene Srl, with registered office in Caprino Bergamasco (BG), Via Celana 18, CAP 24030,
The data processor for the ICT services connected with the site to which this statement pertains is Special Catene Srl, with registered office in Caprino Bergamasco (BG), Via Celana 18, CAP 24030, email: