1. GENERAL INTRODUCTION
Bracco S.p.A. operates in more than 100 different countries, both directly and indirectly, through subsidiaries/branches, joint ventures, licensing agreements and distribution agreements. This web site – property of Bracco S.p.A.. – contains information directly relating to Bracco S.p.A and additional information about the other Bracco Group companies.
The scope of this Policy is to describe how this web site operates in terms of processing the personal data of users/visitors that consult it.
In line with applicable privacy protection legislation, Bracco S.p.A.. intends to guarantee the privacy and personal data security of each visitor, also in relation to accesses made from abroad, in accordance with the terms of this policy and the Data Protection Policy adopted by the Group.
Unless otherwise specified, this Policy is also intended as an information notice for those interacting with the services offered by the web site.
Detailed information notices on personal data processing is provided, where necessary, on the pages relating to the individual services available. These information notices are aimed at defining limits on and the methods of data processing for each service, on the basis of which the visitor may freely give their consent and, possibly, authorise the gathering of data and its subsequent utilisation.
2. DATA CONTROLLER, DATA PROCESSORS AND PERSONS IN CHARGE OF PROCESSING
The Data Controller is Bracco S.p.A, a company with its registered office in Via Egidio Folli, 50 - 20134 Milan (Italy).
The Data Processor for the web services offered is the temporary Data Processor of the Image&Communication Direction.
Personal data may be processed by internal and external persons appointed as Data Processors and by Persons in charge of processing for the service requested.
More detailed information on the names of internal and external Data Processors may be obtained by writing to the Data Controller at the following address: Bracco S.p.A. – Councillor with power of attorney for personal data protection - Via Egidio Folli, 50 - 20134 Milan (IT).
3. TYPE OF DATA PROCESSED AND PURPOSE OF PROCESSING
This web site offers informative and interactive content. During navigation of the site, information about the visitor may be acquired, as follows:
• Navigation data
In the course of their normal operations, the information systems and software procedures used to make this site function acquire certain personal data whose transmission is implicit when using Internet communication protocols.
Such data includes: IP addresses, the type of browser used, the operating system, the domain name and the address of web sites from/to which access/exit was made, information about the pages visited by users within the site, the time of access, how long was spent on each page, an analysis of the internal path and other parameters relating to the operating system and IT environment of the user.
Such technical/IT data is gathered and utilised exclusively on an aggregate and anonymous basis and may be utilised to determine responsibility in case of alleged IT/electronic offences causing damage to the site.
• Data provided voluntarily by the visitor
Data provided voluntarily and freely by the visitor on the site in order to access and/or request a determinate service.
In all cases, before proceeding to activate a service, an appropriate information notice will be provided and, where necessary, consent to personal data processing acquired using the opt-in and/or opt out techniques provided for by applicable privacy legislation.
Freely given consent may be withdrawn at any time though it will no longer be possible to utilise the service in question.
4. METHODS OF DATA PROCESSING
Personal data processing takes place mainly utilising procedures and electronic support for the time strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which the data was collected and, in any case, in compliance with applicable regulatory/legislative requirements.
5. TECHNOLOGY UTILISED
Cookies are information packages sent by a web server (e.g. the site) to the user's Internet browser, automatically saved by the browser on the computer and automatically sent back to the server on every subsequent visit to the site.
The default settings of almost all web browsers will automatically accept cookies.
The use of session cookies (that are not memorized on a lasting basis on the user's computer and disappear when the browser is closed) is strictly limited to the transmission of session identification data needed to enable the site to be explored securely and efficiently.
7. LINKS TO/FROM THIRD PARTY SITES
From our web site, links can be used to go to other web sites. You may also be directed to our web site by third parties.
The Data Controller Bracco S.p.A.. declines all responsibility for any requests for and/or granting of personal data to third party web sites and in relation to management of the authentication credentials issued by third party entities.
8. CHANGES OF POLICY