This information describes how the personal data of users consulting the website is managed and processed.
This information, provided in compliance with art. 13 of Italian Legislative Decree no. 196 of 2003 (Personal data Protection Law), is only for this website owned by Bencom srl and not for any other websites consulted by the user through links over which the aforementioned company has no control whatsoever.

1 How data is collected and used

Computer systems and software used to operate the website, during normal operations, acquire certain personal data. In particular, this is:

  • Date supplied by the user:
    • Registration data. When a user registers he/she can be asked to enter personal data to create an account and access website services. This data makes navigation and the supply of services requested easier. The data received can be combined with data coming from third parties.
    • User communication. The user may supply personal data by email or other kinds of electronic communication. This data, including communication content, is kept and managed to process and satisfy the user's requests, and to improve services offered by the site Owner. Data supplied and the email address may be used to communicate with the user about services and products offered by the site Owner.
  • Navigation data:
    • Cookies. These are data files that websites can send to the address of the visiting user to track him/her through the site; this is to collect anonymous data and improve the website's offer and usability. If preferred, users can set their browsers so that they are warned of the presence of cookies or can automatically refuse to accept them by activating the specific browser option. However, not being able to use cookies could make it difficult to interact with the website.
    • Log information. This information is recorded automatically by the server. For example, it enters the IP address, its iteration with the website, browser requests, request time, web server answer status and other parameters concerning the user's operating system and computer environment. This information is collected anonymously but, due to its nature, can be associated with identified interested parties enabling user identification. Please note that this data can be used to ascertain responsibility if any crimes are committed against the website or others connected to it. Besides this possibility, said data is cancelled within just a few days.
  • Third party applications:
    • When the user activates a third party application, data collected is processed in accordance with this Privacy Policy. However, how said third parties process personal data is regulated by their privacy policies.

2 Where and how processing takes place

Personal data connected to web services is processed both automatically and otherwise and only for the time strictly needed to fulfil the purpose it was collected for. The Process Controller has drawn up specific security measures to prevent loss of data, it being used illegally or incorrectly and unauthorised access.
Personal data is processed on the Controller's premises. Personal data can be supplied to other Benetton Group companies or to other companies outside the group or to trusted people, even abroad; these are assigned to process said data on the Controller's behalf. In the latter case, parties processing data on the Controller's behalf are given suitable instructions, also on security measures and confidentiality, so that they process the data in compliance with this document and the personal data protection Law.
Personal data can also be communicated to the companies that support the projects of for promotional purposes referred to in paragraph 3 below.

3 Processing purpose

Personal data collected by the interested party directly, or c/o third parties, can be processed for the following purposes:

  • Fulfilment of obligations in laws, regulations or other provisions also issued by Authorities legally authorised to do so;
  • Promotion and sales of the Owner's products and services, made by ordinary correspondence, advertising materials, email, automatic communication systems;
  • Customer satisfaction surveys and public relations activities.

4 Providing data is optional

Except for navigation data and data processing required to fulfil legal obligations, the user is free to supply personal data or not when requested to do so in specific website sections.
However, not providing said data could make it impossible to obtain what was requested.

5 Controller of processing

The Controller of data processing is Bencom Srl, with registered office in Via Villa Minelli 1, 31050 Ponzano Veneto, Treviso, Italy.

6 Rights of interested parties

In compliance with art. 7 of the personal data protection Law, data subjects have the right to be informed of whether their data is being held or not at any time, to be informed of content and origin, check that it is correct or ask for it to be integrated, updated or rectified, request it be cancelled, made anonymous for blocked if processed violating laws in force. The data subject may also oppose processing of his/her data for legitimate reasons.
Any requests of this kind must be addressed to the Controller.