How we collect information
You may browse our website anonymously, without having to provide your personal data. By signing up to our website and/or providing personal data you lose your anonymity and agree to the collection and use of your personal data, in accordance with the procedures set forth in this Policy. We may collect and record the following personal data: name, email address, address and telephone number, on occasion — depending on the service that has been used — financial information, i.e. credit card number or account number; information regarding transactions based on your website activity (i.e. offers, purchases, content related to your account); information regarding shipping, invoicing and other information you provide in order to buy or send; email correspondence sent through or to our website and to its administrators; information obtained from your interaction with our website, services, content and publicity, such as information about computers and connections, statistical surveys regarding the number of contacts, website traffic, advertisement data, IP address and standard information regarding access to Internet; further information that you may be asked to provide in order for us to verify authenticity of your identity or prevent, regulate, contrast and remove violations of our website’s policy, abuse, violation of law, fraud attempts. In order to verify your identity we may also resort to other legitimate methods; information acquired from other companies, i.e. demographic data and browsing data; further information you provide of your own free will.
Use of personal data
We collect personal data in order to provide a safe, user-friendly, efficient and customized service. By accepting this Policy you authorize us to use your personal data for the following purposes: provide services and assist clients at their request; solve controversies, collect fees and define issues; prevent potentially forbidden or illicit activities and ensure our Terms and Conditions are respected. customize, evaluate and improve our services, content and website publicity; inform you about our website’s services and activities and of those of related companies and third parties, send commercial communications, service updates and promotional offers, in accordance with the preferences you express and your website activity; verify, also with third parties, that data you provide is correct.
We place cookies (simple text files stored on users’ hard drives) on certain web pages in order to analyze website traffic, customize our services, content and advertisements, test the effectiveness of promotions and guarantee reliability and safety. These cookies can remain stored in your computer after browsing has ended or, in some cases, be automatically deleted after log out. Cookies allow websites to remember choices made by users. Therefore, in some cases, you may avoid entering information, passwords and data previously inserted. Cookies can be refused and deleted. If you do not allow cookies to be used, access to our website or to some of its pages and/or use of some of our services could be limited or precluded. You may also receive cookies inserted by third parties into some of the web pages over which we do not have direct control (i.e. personal pages that could be created by advertisers or galleries etc.)
Protection of personal accounts
Passwords provided by us or chosen by you will allow access to accounts and use of some of our services and web pages. If you choose to give your password to others we will not be considered responsible for possible violations or illicit activities concerning your account or carried out through it. As the owner of your account, you will be considered responsible for any activity carried out through it. Therefore, if your password has been compromised you should inform us, modify it and take the necessary measures in order to avoid illicit use of your account and of our website.
Your data is preserved on servers which we use in order to maintain and make sure the website functions properly. We take every possible measure to protect your data, prevent illicit access to databases and servers and every other illicit activity that may compromise data, though we are aware that security systems can be broken and security measures nullified.