Personal Data which you send to us directly We are able to collect Personal Data directly from you:
via subscription forms;
at the time of any contact request;
when making a request for documentation; and
when you enter into a commercial or investment relationship with a company in the Group.
For further information as to the type of Personal Data collected, please read Part 2 of this Policy.
If you do not wish to disclose your Personal Data, some of the services and/or options available on the Website and/or linked to our offer of Products and Services may be unavailable to you.
Moreover, please note that, as with the majority of online services, we automatically collect certain data and information about you and/or your computer or electronic device using "cookies" each time you visit any of our Websites. This information includes:
the IP address automatically assigned to your computer when using the Internet;
the type of internet browser you use;
the type of operating system and device you use to access the Website;
your Internet service provider's domain name;
the web page from which you come;
the country where you live and your language;
the pages and options that you visit and access on our Website.
When you access, visit and/or use any of our Websites we can, therefore, follow your visit and collect certain data about your use of the Products and Services and your activities on the Website.
We process your Personal Data on the following legal bases: your consent (request for information or documents), a contract (a subscription form or registration to benefit from Products and Services), in order to comply with relevant legislation or in pursuit of a legitimate interest. We believe that the risk related to the Personal Data that it processes on the basis of its legitimate interest is not excessive or too intrusive. We have, notably, implemented measures to protect your rights by applying appropriate retention periods and ensuring appropriate security controls.
For further information as to the purpose of processing undertaken, please read Part 2 of this Policy.
We store this Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the purpose for which we process it and in any event for the period necessary to comply with a legal or regulatory requirement in applicable jurisdiction.
Personal data used to send you information Your Personal Data will be kept for as long as your subscription is live. You can bring this to an end at any time by unsubscribing, using the link in the email sending you necessary documentation. In any event, if you do not make contact for three years, your Personal Data will be erased.
Personal data used to send marketing offers Your Personal Data will be kept for as long as you agree to receive our marketing offers. You can refuse these at any time by unsubscribing, using the link in the email sending you a commercial offer. In any event, if you do not make contact for three years, your Personal Data will be erased.
Personal Data used in connection with a commercial, contractual or investment relationship We store this Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the purpose for which we process them, that is throughout our contractual relationship, and in any event for the period necessary to comply with a legal or regulatory requirement.
A cookie is a text file placed on the device you are using to access the internet (computer, mobile phone, tablet etc.) when you use a browser to visit a website.
We place a unique identifier in the cookie and use the cookie to connect your computer to the information that we store in our database.
It contains data which allow you to be identified:
The name of the server which placed it;
A unique numeric identifier;
Possibly, an expiry date.
Suggest offers in line with the Visitor's profile;
Make it easier to share information (especially on social networks);
Save login settings for a better website experience and, in general, to optimise the way the Website is displayed; propose adverts suited to your areas of interest;
Collect statistical information.
Cookies are not the only way that visitors to a website can be recognised or traced. We may from time to time use other, similar technologies, such as tags (sometimes known as "tracking pixels" or "clear gifs". These are tiny graphic files containing a unique identifier which enables us to recognise when someone has visited the Website. In many case these technologies depend on cookies to function correctly, so rejection of cookies will obstruct their operation. Also, for ease of understanding, we use the term "cookie" which includes all of this technology.
When your consent is required for their use, consent for placing of cookies is valid for 13 months. At the end of this period, we will again seek your consent. Cookies placed by the owner of a Website are known as "internal cookies". Cookies placed by parties other than the owner of a Website are known as "third-party cookies". Third-party cookies allow the provision of third party functions or functionalities on or via a Website (such as advertising or interactive or analytic content). People who install these third-party cookies may collect some of your personal data, recognise your computer both when it visits the Website in question and when it visits other websites.
We use different types of cookies, as outlined below.
Cookies which are strictly necessary for the provision of the service requested: this concerns essential cookies which allow you to browse websites and use functions, such as access to secure pages. Without them, registration of services and connection are not possible. These cookies do not collect any information about you that could be used for marketing purposes or for the purpose of remembering the websites you have visited.
Statistical cookies: these cookies enable the establishment of statistics and volumes of visits and use of various elements of our Website (sections and content visited, visit pathway, time spent), and allow us to improve the interest and ergonomics of our services.
Advertising cookies: These are used to show advertisements which are relevant to you or to send you information customized to your interests on the site or off the site while you browse the Internet. They are used to limit the number of times you see an ad and help measure the effectiveness of an ad campaign. These cookies mainly depend on advertising agencies and their use is often beyond our control.
Social networking cookies: these cookies allow us to know or share our content with other people, and in particular on social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc. Even if you have not used the share buttons or the apps, it is possible for social networks to follow your browsing if your account or session is active on your computer at the same time.
When you first visit our Website, an information banner will be displayed at the foot of the page. By continuing to browse the Website after clicking on "I accept", you consent to the Us placing cookies on your computer or device (cookies linked to targeted advertising operations, certain audience measurement cookies, and social media cookies, generated in particular by sharing buttons when they collect personal data).
The banner will be displayed until you continue you browsing, i.e. until you go to another page on the Website or click on another item.
Each internet browser offers different settings for the management of cookies. They are generally shown in the browser's help menu