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Information concerning the processing of personal data, in accordance with article 13 of Legislative Decree no. 196/20003

In accordance with D.Lgs. June 30, 2003, No. 196 and subsequent changes, we hereby supply you all due informations concerning the purposes and methods for your personal and sensitive data processing in our possession.
This information is not valid for other web sites which might be visited through links contained in all the web sites of data controller’s domain name. The data controller shall not be considered responsible for third parties’ web sites.
This privacy policy is given pursuant to art. 13 d. lgs. 196/2003 and it’s inspired also to Recommendation n. 2/2001 adopted by Data Protection European Authorities on the 17th of May 2001, in order to identify minimum requirements for on line personal data collection, and in particular, methods of data processing, terms and nature of underwriting, and also in deference to European Directive 2002/58/CE, updated with Directive 2009/136/CE related to Cookies.

1. DATA CONTROLLER, pursuant to Article 28 of Italian Data Protection Code is Mezzuola Srl with Headquarter in Via San Cresci 31/32, Loc. Mezzuola - I-50022 Greve in Chianti (FI) in person of its legal representative.

DATA PROCESSOR, pursuant to Article 29 of the Italian Data Protection Code is, Mezzuola Srl

The personal data treatments are carried out at Data Controller’s Headquarter and at identified Third parties’ headquarters.


Personal data and identification data.
Personal data shall mean any information related to natural person that is or can be identified, even indirectly, by reference to any other information, including a personal identification number . Identification data shall mean personal data allowing a subject to be identified directly (for  example, name, surname, place and date of birth, address, email address, telephone number, etc.).

Navigation data
The computer systems and software procedures used to operate this website acquire, during their normal operation, some personal data whose transmission is implicit in the use of internet communication protocols. These pieces of information are not collected to be associated with identified interested parties, but, through elaborations and associations with data held by third parties, due to their own nature, may allow the user’s identification.
This data category shall including IP addresses or computers’ domain names used by users who surf the present website, the URI-mapped addresses (URI stands for Uniform Resource Identifier) of the requested resources, the time of the request, the method used in submitting the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in reply, the numerical code indicating the status of the reply given by the server (successful, error, and so on) and other parameters related to the operating system and to the computing environment of the user.
These data are exclusively used in order to obtain anonymous statistics related to website’s use and to control the correct functioning.  These data are immediately delete after processing.

Judgment defence

The User's Personal Data may be used  by the Data Processor for legal defense in judgment or in the preparatory phases of the judgment, in order to defense Data Processor’s rights in case of  improper use of this website or to solve matters related to an improper use of services provided by the Data Processor.
The data could be used to determine the responsibility in case of computer crimes against the website.

Maintenance - The User's Personal Data may be treated with additional methods and objectives related to system maintenance.

Data provided voluntarily by the user
Sending explicit voluntary and optional emails to the addresses listed on the present website entails the subsequent acquisition of the sender email address , necessary to reply to the user’s request, and also of any other personal data.

Specific policies – Specific policies related to specific matter may be present in the different pages of the present website, in connection with particular services or processing of data provided by the user.

The specific policy regarding cookies is available to the following link: cookies policy.


A) Voluntarily-provided personal and sensible data shall be processed for following purposes, unless otherwise notified:
- to surf the current internet website;  
- to fill in the forms available in the present website in order to submit quotation request, contact request or to send your CV application;
- to fill in the forms in order to perform on line booking procedure;
- for administrative and accounting activities in general. Data processing for administrative and accounting purposes are those related to organizational, administrative, financial and accounting activities regardless of the nature of data processed. In particular, internal organizational activities, those following contractual obligations’ fulfilment and information activities are related to these purposes.

B) Personal data provided by filling in the forms in Data Controller websites or others contact forms (e.g. name, surname, e-mail address) will be processed, with your prior consent, by Data Controller and/or Data Processor for promotional, commercial purposes, also through mailing list subscription for newsletter service.

The personal data processing will be carried out by electronic, automated and / or manual instruments, with methods and tools to ensure maximum security and confidentiality, by persons authorized to do so in compliance with the requirements of Art. 31 and following of D. Lgs 196/03. The personal data will be kept for a period not exceeding the purposes for which the data were collected and subsequently processed.

The personal data to be processed will be treated confidentially and will not be diffused. Your data may be shared with companies contractually involved with Mezzuola Srl, within the European Community, pursuant to Legislative Decree No. 196/2003, article 42, in order to comply with contractual obligations or related purposes. Furthermore, these data may also be disclosed to following third parties:
- entities that provide services for the management of the information system used by Mezzuola Srl and the telecommunications networks, including e-mail service, newsletter service and website service management;
- firms or companies which provide assistance and advice;
- competent authorities who enforce the law and/or regulations promulgated by public bodies, on request.
The above mentioned entities shall act as Data Processor or may perform their tasks fully independently, as if they were the Data Controller. The list of potential Data processor list  is constantly updated and it is available at Mezzuola Srl headquarters - Via San Cresci 31/32, Loc. Mezzuola - I-50022 Greve in Chianti (FI). Any further communication or data diffusion shall be possible only with your explicit prior consent.

With exception of what above specified concerning navigation data, the user is free to provide personal data. The provision of personal data for the above mentioned A) purpose is necessary and the eventual non-submittal of  personal  data for this purpose may results the impossibility to get the required service.
The prior consent for data processing related to B) purpose is optional and the refuse and/or non submittal of personal data for this purpose won’t affect data processing for A) purpose.

You can exercise your rights according to articles 7, 8, 9 and 10 of Legislative Decree no. 196 of 30th June 2003, by contacting the Data Controller, or the Data Processor at the following telephone number +39 055 8546230 or by sending an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
You have the right, at any time, to obtain confirmation of the existence of your data and ask for their content and origin, verify their accuracy or request their integration or updating , or correction (Article 7 of the Italian Data Protection Code). For the purposes of this Article you can ask the cancellation, the transformation into anonymous form or the arrest of the personal data processed in contravention of the law, and you can oppose for legitimate reasons to their treatment.
In case you’ll contact the Data Controller you are required to provide your email address, name, address or phone number, in order to allow the Data Controller to manage your request.

The Data Controller reserves the right to modify, update, add or remove portions of the current Privacy Policy at his discretion and at any time. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest informations on our privacy practices. To make this review easier for you, our privacy statement will contain the date of the publication on the website and updating. Using the website, after the changes post, will mean silent acceptation of the privacy policy.

Our webpages may contain Social Networks (i.e. , managed by Facebook Inc. , 1601 S. California Ave , Palo Alto, CA 94304 , U.S.A. ( "Facebook ").
In case you visit one of our webpages in witch this kind of plug-in is included, your internet browser directly connects with the Social Network and plug-in will be displayed on the screen thanks to the connection with the browser . Before using these plug - in please we invite you to check for Social Network privacy policies, available on their official pages.


The software applications used may contain “cookie” technology. Cookies are primarily used to facilitate the user navigation. Cookies may provide pieces of information regarding the navigation within the Site as well as enable the functioning of some services which require the identification of the user’s path through different pages of the Site.

For any access to the portal the system records the type of browser and operating system  (for example Microsoft, Apple, Linux..), the host and visitor’s URL , and data on the requested page.
The user may set his own browser in order to be informed when he’s receiving a cookie and take decision to delete it. Further informations about cookies can be found on the browser suppliers’ websites.

What are cookies? Cookies are small text strings stored in the user’s computer, whenever some webpages are visited.

Cookies are not dangerous for device. In the cookies we generate we do not store personal identification data, but we use informations just to allow you a better navigation in the present website. For example cookies are useful to identifying and solving mistakes. Further informations about cookies are available on the following websites:;
Cookies may perform different functions, for example they let the navigation more efficient.
The Data Controller reserves the right to use cookies, with user’s consent when needed, to personalize the different functions and provide to the user a better navigation on the present website. The Data Controller reserves also the right to use similar systems to collect informations regarding website’s users, for example browser and operation system used, for security needs or for statistical purposes.

Different types of cookies

“Cookies are divided into “session cookies” and “persistent cookies”. Session cookies are temporarily stored in the computer memory only during a user’s browsing session and are automatically deleted from the user’s computer when the browser is closed.  On the contrary, persistent cookies are stored on the computer hard drive of the visiting user until they expire.

Session cookies are used to expedite the analysis of internet traffic and facilitate user access to services offered by the site.
Session cookies are mainly used in the process of authentication, authorization and navigation services which are accessed via registration.

The most part of browsers are initially set to accept cookies. If you don’t want to accept cookies it’s possible to set your personal computer to refuse them or show notices when cookies are stored.

If you refuse the use of cookies some site’s features may not work properly and some services not being available. The use of so called session cookies is strictly limited to the transmission of session identifiers needed to enable a safe and efficient site . Those data have technical nature, temporary validity and they are not collected to identify users but, because of their operation and in combination with other data held by third parties (such as the Internet connection provider), they may allow the identification. First part cookies are only associated with the domain that created them.

Third-part Cookies: third-party cookies are created by another domain respect the one you are visiting, such as, for example, Google Analytics. The software used create a cookie for statistical purposes. These data are then stored in Google Inc.

For more information about Google Analytics cookies please refer to Google’s official documentation by visiting following url:

Technical and profiling cookies

Technical cookies are used in order to provide a required service (cfr. art. 122, comma 1, del Codice Privacy). These kind of cookies are not used for further purposes and they are normally installed by Data Controller or webmaster, e.g. languages tracking cookies

Analytics Cookies are supposed to be technical cookies whenever they are used for anonymous purposes.

Profiling cookies are deputed to create users profiles and they are used to send to the user focused advertising messages. In this case users have to be informed about and give the consent.

How can I disable cookies?
Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you ,may choose to don’t accept them . If you do not want your computer to receive and store cookies, you can modify the security settings of your browser (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox , Safari etc ...). There are several ways to manage cookies and other tracking technologies . By changing your browser settings, you can accept or reject cookies or choose to receive a notice before accepting a cookie from the visited websites. You can delete all cookies installed in your browser’s cookies folder. Each browser has different procedures for managing settings.

To get specific instructions please click on the following links:

Microsoft Internet Explorer
You can menage cookies setting  just going in “Instruments” – “Internet settings” and then by choosing “Privacy”. Or you can manage the cookies setting by clicking this link:

Google Chrome
You can menage cookies setting  just going in “Settings” – “Internet settings” – “Advances setting” and modify Privacy setting.  Or you can manage the cookies setting by clicking this link:

Mozilla Firefox
You can menage cookies setting  just going in “Options” – “Privacy”.  Or you can manage the cookies setting by clicking this link:

Apple Safari
You can set cookies by choosing “Preferences” in the browser menu and then “Security” or by clicking this link 

If you don’t use one of the mentioned browsers, you can choose “Cookies” in the browser guide, in order to discover how to set the functions.

How disable Flash cookies
Please click on the following link:

Cookie Google Analytics
In order to disable Google Analytics Cookies and inhibit Google Analytics to collect navigation data, please download browser add :

Please have a look to our Privacy Policy to be informed pursuant to Article 13 of Italian Data Protection Code.


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