Privacy policy

Information and consent to the processing of personal data and use of cookies

This privacy policy is provided as information pursuant to article 13 of Legislative Decree 196/2003 and pursuant to art. 13 GDPR 679/2016 European Regulation on privacy, as well as pursuant to the provision concerning cookies n. 229 of 8 May 2014. The purpose is to inform visitors of the site about the use of the data entered and the cookies used by the site itself.

Information pursuant to art. 13-14 of the GDPR

The processing of personal data communicated by visitors to Zappalà S.p.a through this site will take place according to the procedures described below.
Zappalà S.p.a is the owner of the processing of personal data communicated to it by visitors to this site.
These data will be used by Zappalà S.p.a for the purposes for which the person to whom these data refer has given their consent.
Anyone who has provided their personal data to Zappalà Spa, authorizing their treatment for a specific purpose, will have the right, at any time, to exercise their rights under the Personal Data Protection Code (D.Lgs.196 / 2003) , art. 7 illustrated below.
Zappalà Spa, through this site, collects anonymous data and information (type of browser, geographical location, date and time) that processes to obtain the best management and optimization of the site, as well as for statistical purposes and to gather more information about its products and their consumption. This information may reside on the server but will not under any circumstances be communicated by the owner or its managers to third parties or used to contact visitors to the site unless they request or consent.
The communication of personal data relating to a minor must be carried out by a parent or by a person exercising parental responsibility over the minor.

Object of the treatment.
The owner processes personal and identification data

First name
Purpose of the treatment
Data processing will be carried out for:
1) allow the answers to the questions sent through the appropriate form on the page “Contacts” of the site.
2) The recorded data can be used, in a totally anonymous way, for statistical reports to be used internally or published on our blog or external blog

Processing methods: the data will be processed electronically and electronically and stored on computer media in compliance with security measures and in the protection of security guarantees suggested by the GDPR.
The processing of personal data is carried out by means of the operations indicated in art. 4 of the Privacy Code and art. 4 n. 2) GDPR and more precisely: collection, registration, organization, storage, consultation, processing, modification, selection, extraction, comparison, use, interconnection, blocking, communication, cancellation and destruction of data.

Access to data: The data may be made accessible for the purposes indicated in the “treatment purpose” point:
– to employees and collaborators of the Data Controller, in their capacity as persons in charge and / or internal managers of the processing and / or system administrators;
– to third parties (for example, providers for the management and maintenance of the website, suppliers, lenders, professional offices, etc) who carry out outsourced activities on behalf of the Owner, in their capacity as external processors.

Duration of treatment: The treatment will last no longer than necessary for the purposes for which the data were collected. The User can always, at any time, request the interruption of the treatment or the deletion and / or limitation of the Data.

Article 7. (Right to access personal data and other rights)

The interested party has the right to obtain confirmation of the existence or not of personal data concerning him, even if not yet registered, and their communication in intelligible form.
The interested party has the right to obtain an indication of the origin of personal data; of the purposes and methods of processing; of the logic applied in case of treatment carried out with the aid of electronic instruments; of the identifying details of the holder, of the responsible and of the designated representative according to article 5, paragraph 2; of the subjects or categories of subjects to whom the personal data may be communicated or who can learn about them as appointed representative in the territory of the State, managers or agents.
The interested party has the right to obtain: updating, rectification or, when interested, integration of data; the cancellation, transformation into anonymous form or blocking of data processed unlawfully, including data whose retention is unnecessary for the purposes for which the data were collected or subsequently processed; the attestation that the above operations have been brought to the attention, also with regard to their content, of those to whom the data have been communicated or disseminated, except in the case in which this fulfillment proves impossible or involves the use of means manifestly disproportionate to the protected right.
The interested party has the right to object, in whole or in part: for legitimate reasons, to the processing of personal data concerning him / her, even though they are relevant to the purpose of the collection; to the processing of personal data concerning him for the purpose of sending advertising or direct sales material or for carrying out market research or commercial communication.
How to exercise your rights: You can exercise your rights at any time by sending an e-mail to

Owner, manager and persons in charge: The Data Controller is Zappalà S.p.a. The updated list of data processors and data processors is kept at the headquarters of the Data Controller.

Changes to this Statement: This Statement may be subject to change. It is therefore advisable to regularly check this information and refer to the latest version.



Information on the use of “cookies”

In this Policy we use the term “cookies” in relation to cookies and other similar technologies covered by the EU directive on privacy in electronic communications. Cookies are used by the operator to ensure the proper functioning of procedures and improve the experience of using online applications. This document provides detailed information on the use of cookies and similar technologies, how they are used by the Owner and how to manage them.

What are cookies?
Cookies are small data files that the browser loads on the User’s computer or device. Cookies help the browser to browse websites, but can not collect any information stored on the computer or in the User’s files.
When the server uses a web browser to read cookies, these can cause the website to provide a more user-friendly service. To protect the User’s privacy, the browser allows the website to access only the cookies that it has already sent to it.

Why Zappalà uses cookies?
Zappalà Spa may use cookies to better understand how you interact with the contents of the User; Furthermore, cookies can help improve the experience of the service provided.

Types of cookies
Based on the characteristics and use of cookies we can distinguish different categories:
• strictly necessary cookies. These cookies are essential for the proper functioning of the sites of the owner and are used to manage the login and access to the reserved functions of the site. The duration of cookies is strictly limited to the work session (closed the browser are deleted). The public part of the Data Controller’s websites remains normally usable.

Analysis and performance cookies. These cookies are used to collect and analyze the traffic and use of the site anonymously. These cookies, even without identifying the user, allow, for example, to detect if the same user returns to connect at different times. They also allow you to monitor the system and improve its performance and usability. The deactivation of these cookies can be performed without any loss of functionality.
• Profiling cookies. These are permanent cookies used to identify (anonymously or not) user preferences and improve their browsing experience. The sites of the owner do not use cookies of this type.

Third-party cookies

For some of the features that are active on the Zappalà website, we use third-party providers who may use their own cookies.
A notable example is the presence of “social plugins” for Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. These are parts of the page visited generated directly by the aforementioned sites and integrated into the page of the host site. The most common use of social plugins is aimed at sharing content on social networks.
The presence of these plugins involves the transmission of cookies to and from all sites managed by third parties. The management of the information collected by “third parties” is governed by the relative information to which reference is made.

How to refuse and delete cookies?
Zappalà does not use cookies to collect information that allows us to identify you personally; however, if the User wishes, he may choose to reject or block cookies set by Zappalà or third-party providers’ websites by changing the browser settings.

Type of cookie

Monitoring conversions Facebook Ads (Facebook, Inc.)
Tracking conversions of Facebook Ads is a statistics service provided by Facebook, Inc. that connects data from the Facebook ad network with the actions performed within this Application. Personal data collected: cookies and usage data.
Facebook information:
Facebook (configuration): log in to your account. Privacy section.
Place of processing: USA.

Google Analytics (Google)
Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”) that uses “cookies” through which it collects User Data that is transmitted and stored at Google’s servers in the United States. Google uses this information for the purpose of tracking and examining the use of the Website, compiling reports and providing other services relating to the activities of the Website. Google may use the Data to profile the User and carry out promotional transactions in relation to products and / o services distributed by Google or by third parties.
For more information:
The user can selectively disable the action of Google Analytics by installing on his browser the opt-out component provided by Google. To disable the action of Google Analytics, please refer to the link below:
Place of Treatment: USA.

Tracking conversions of Google AdWords (Google Inc.)
Google AdWords Conversion Tracking is a statistics service provided by Google Inc. that links data from the Google AdWords ad network with actions taken within this Application.
Personal data collected: cookies and usage data.
Place of processing: USA

MailChimp (The Rocket Science Group, LLC.)
MailChimp is an address management and emailing service provided by The Rocket Science Group, LLC. Personal data collected: email.
Place of processing: USA

Hotjar Heat Maps & Recordings (Hotjar Ltd.) Hotjar is a heat mapping and session recording service provided by Hotjar Ltd. Personal Data collected: Cookies, Usage Data and various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.
Place of processing: Malta

Duration of cookies

Some cookies (session cookies) remain active only until the browser is closed or when the logout command is executed. Other cookies “survive” when the browser is closed and are also available in subsequent visits by the user. These cookies are called persistent and their duration is set by the server when they are created. In some cases a deadline is set, in other cases the duration is unlimited. The owner does not use persistent cookies.
However, browsing the pages of the website of the Owner, you can interact with sites operated by third parties who can create or modify persistent cookies and profiling.

Cookie management
You can also visit for details on how to delete or reject cookies and for more information on cookies in general. For information on the use of cookies in mobile browsers and for details on how to reject or delete these cookies, please consult the manual of your device.
Please note that even if you refuse the use of cookies, you can still visit our website and use our service, however it is possible that some features are not supported correctly. The user can decide whether or not to accept cookies using the settings of his browser. The disabling of “third-party” cookies does not affect the navigability in any way. The setting can be defined specifically for different websites and web applications. In addition, the best browsers allow you to define different settings for cookies “owners” and those of “third parties”.