Privacy Policy

This website provides information on the methods adopted in managing the personal data of visitors to the website. This informative letter is provided also in compliance with Art. 13 of EU Regulation 2016/679 (GDPR) regulating the protection of natural persons, the processing of their personal data, and the free circulation of such data. This informative letter is provided only for the website and not for any other websites consulted by the user through links contained in the website. The purpose of this document is to provide indications on the methods, times, and nature of the information that Data Processing Controller must provide to users when they visit pages regardless of the purpose of their visit in compliance with the Italian and European laws in force. This informative letter may be modified whenever new regulations regarding it come into force. For such reason, users are invited to check this page regularly. 

The Data Processing Controller is the natural or legal person who determines the purposes and means of personal data processing individually or by working with others. For this website, the Data Processing Controller is: FGF Industry S.p.a, with registered office in Vicolo Vincenzo Bellini, n. 12, CAP 35131, Padova (PD), taxpayer number and VAT number 03315890289 operative headquarters in Via Zocco 99, CAP 36047, Montegalda (VI) email address: For any request regarding the processing of personal data, please contact the Data Protection Officer (see Paragraph 33).  

As per Art. 37 of Reg. 679/2016, the Data Processing Officer (DPO) appointed by FGF can be contacted for any question regarding the processing of personal data of all Data Subjects at the following e-mail address:  

Your navigation on our website and/or your entry of certain data in the same may lead to our collection and subsequent further processing of your Personal Data. The computer systems and software procedures in operation automatically and indirectly administer and/or acquire certain information (merely for purposes of example, so-called cookies – as specified below – or the data expressly specified in the respective collection formats such as first name, last name, e-mail address, nationality, residence address, telephone number,  information on the market sector in which you operate, and information on the products that you use or those in which you are interested). In addition to the above, we are also empowered to collect any other element of personal data provided by the Data Subject when attempting to contact us by freely filling out the forms on the website.  

We process your personal data for different purposes, and we undertake to respect the data conservation period and the conditions of lawfulness of each one. Personal Data will be conserved for the period allowed or prescribed by law. In order to ensure respect of the principles of necessity and proportionality of processing, the Data Processing Controller has identified the following Personal Data conservation periods for the single purposes envisioned.  

Purpose of processing

Legal basis of processing

Data conservation period

Management of and reply to your specific requests made by contacting us directly

Consent by Data Subject

24 months

sending newsletters for promotional and commercial purposes

Consent by Data Subject

Until revocation of consent, which can be accomplished in any moment by using the link provided at the bottom of every promotional e-mail (as regards marketing and newsletter activities) or by sending us an e-mail to the contact addresses above

make the website usable (necessary cookie)

legitimate interest of the Data Subject

Indicated in the banner for managing cookies

Improvement of browsing experience (over the experience obtained when user refuses to accept cookies)

Consent by Data Subject, as signaled on website access banner.

Indicated in the banner for managing cookies

Statistical purposes (statistical cookies help to understand how visitors interact with the sites by collecting and transmitting information anonymously

Consent by Data Subject, as signaled on website access banner.

Indicated in the banner for managing cookies

Marketing managed by third parties (or marketing cookies are used to track visitors to the site and customize third-party advertising banners

Consent by Data Subject, as signaled on website access banner.

Indicated in the banner for managing cookies

The processing of your Personal Data may include any of the following types of operation: collection, recording, organization, structuring, conservation, adaptation or modification, extraction, consultation, use, disclosure by means of transmission, dissemination or any other form made available, comparison or interconnection, restriction, cancellation, or destruction. Such operations can be conducted with or without the use of electronic or automated instruments. Processing is conducted by the Data Controller and/or the parties appointed to processing operating under the Data Controller’s direct authority in respect of the instructions provided by such latter or the third parties assigned responsibility for external processing.  

Your Personal Data is processed primarily at the offices of the Data Controllers, and for such reason, the geographical location may vary on the basis of the purposes of processing indicated in Paragraph 1. Your personal data may also be processed at the offices of the third parties assigned to external processing This website may share some of the data collected with localized services outside the European Union area, such as with Google Analytics, for example. We inform you that we will transfer your Personal Data only to parties based in nations expressly approved by the EU Commission on the basis of the guarantees they provide for compliance with the provisions of Reg. 679/2016 (GDPR) or following checks that ensure that the respective external Data Processing Controller is registered in the “Privacy Shield” system.  

Your Personal Data may be disclosed to and processed by: the legal or natural persons designated in outsourcing as responsible for external processing by the Data Controller or the third parties assigned to such activity by the former (which may include those entrusted with hosting activities of the website. employees and/or associates of the Data Controller (including system administrators) operating under the direct authority of the latter and as such authorized to process your Personal Data; and employees and/or associates of the legal or natural persons designated as responsible for external processing (including system administrators) operating under the direct authority of these latter processers designed by the Data Controller and as such authorized to process your Personal Data. Your Personal Data will not be disclosed to third parties, except whenever your Personal Data must be communicated by the Data Controller to consultants in defense of rights  

The conferment of data must be deemed obligatory for the processing that the organization must perform in fulfillment of its obligations to the Data Subject on the basis of the relationship (or contract) in force or in fulfillment of its legal, normative, and regulatory obligations. Consent to conferment is not obligatory for any other purposes, and even after it has been granted may be revoked in any moment by the Data Subject.  

Refusal to confer the own data that the Data Subject is obliged to confer may lead to the impossibility of satisfying your requests and initiating a business relationship and the contracts intended to be fulfilled with the Data Controller. In the event of refusal to confer data that the Data Subject is not obliged to confer, the consequences will be evaluated specifically case by case and presumably, the service linked to such data will be impossible to provide.  

Privacy Policy grants you, the Data Subject, numerous rights, among which, in particular, the following:  



Right of revocation of the consent provided (GDPR Art. 13, Paragraph II, letter A and Art. 9, Paragraph II, letter A)

In any moment whatsoever you have the right to revoke your consent to any of the types of processing whose legitimacy is based on your consent, as indicated in the table of purposes above.

Revocation of consent does not compromise the legitimacy of previous processing.

Right of access to data (Art. 15)

You have the right to request a) the purposes of processing; b) the categories of Personal Data in question; c) the receivers or categories of receiver to which your Personal Data has been or will be disclosed, and in particular whether such receivers are located abroad or whether international organizations are involved; d) whenever possible, the period of conservation envisioned for the Personal Data, or whenever this is impossible, the criteria used to determine such period; e) the Data Processing Controller to rectify or erase your Personal Data or the restriction of the processing of your Personal Data or your opposition to their processing; f) a protest to be lodged with a control authority; g) whenever the data has not been collected from you, all the information possible on its origin; h) the existence of an automated decision-making process, including the profiling specified in Article 22, Paragraphs 1 and 4, and at least in some cases, significant information on the type of processing logic adopted, and the importance and consequences envisioned for such processing for you. You also have the right to request a copy of your Personal Data that has been processed.

Right of rectification (Art. 16)

You have the right to request the rectification of inexact Personal Data that regards you and to obtain the integration of incomplete Personal Data.

Right of erasure (Art. 17)

You have the right to obtain from the Data Processing Controller the erasure of Personal Data that regards you whenever such Personal Data is no longer necessary to the purpose for which it was originally collected or otherwise processed, whenever you revoke your consent, whenever any legitimate and prevailing reason to proceed to profiling processing no longer exists, whenever the data has been processed unlawfully, whenever there is a legal obligation for its erasure; and whenever the data regards web services provided to minors without consent. Erasure may be performed except when the right to freedom of expression and information prevails or whenever it is conserved for the fulfilment of a legal obligation or for the execution of an operation performed in public interest or in the exercise of the powers of public authorities for public health reasons, for the purposes of the filing of scientific or historical research or statistical purposes or for purposes of ascertainment or the exercise or defense of a right during legal proceedings.

Right of restriction of processing (Art. 18)

You have the right to obtain from the Data Processing Controller the restriction of the processing of your Personal Data whenever you have protested the exactitude of such Personal Data (for the period required by the Data Processing Controller to verify the correctness of your Personal Data) or whenever the processing is unlawful and you oppose the erasure of Personal Data and ask instead that its use be restricted or if it is necessary to you for the ascertainment, exercise or defense of a right during legal proceedings and for the Data Controller it is no longer necessary.

Right of portability (Art. 20)

You have the right to receive in commonly used structured format legible by an automatic device the Personal Data that regards you and that you conferred to us, with the right to transmit it to others if the processing is based on consent, on contact, and if the processing has been performed with the use of automated systems except whenever the processing is necessary for the execution of an operation of public interest or regards the exercise of the power of public authorities and whenever such transmission does not infringe on the rights of others.

Right to lodge a protest with the Data Protection Authority (Personal Data Protection Authority) (Art. 77)

With all rights reserved to further of administrative or judicial claims, whenever you have reason to believe that the processing of your Personal Data violates Personal Data Protection regulations, you have the right to lodge a protest with a Protection Authority in the member state in which you regularly reside, work, or in which the presumed violation took place.

You may in any moment exercise these rights by contacting the Data Controller (see the contacts in Paragraph 3). For such purpose, you may use the forms provided by the Data Protection Authority (click on the following link). You may lodge a protest with the Data Protection Authority by following the instructions provided at the latter’s website in the section entitled “Forms” under the heading “Protest” (or by clicking on the following link).  

13.1     What cookies are
Cookies are small text files that the websites visited by users send to their terminals, where they are memorized prior to being retransmitted to the websites the next time that the user visits the website. So-called “third-party” cookies are instead set up by a different website from the one that the user is visiting. This is because every website may contain elements (images, maps, sounds, specific links to web pages of other domains, etc.) residing in different servers than the one of the website the visitor is visiting.  
13.2     The purpose that cookies serve
Cookies are used for different purposes: executing information technology authentication, monitoring sessions, memorizing information on specific configurations regarding users accessing the server, memorizing preferences, etc. For such reason, for a facilitated and complete use of a website, the user should configure his or her browser in such way as to accept these cookies.  
13.3     Characteristics and purposes of cookies for our web pages
Our website uses:  
-        technical cookies, in other words, in other words, the cookies required for the correct function of the website and browsing without which the visitor might not be able to see the pages correctly or use certain services.
-        cookies with statistical purposes: they help website owners to understand how visitors interact with the site by collecting and transmitting information anonymously;
-        marketing cookies: they are used to track visitors on websites. The purpose is to present advertisements that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and therefore of greater value for third-party publishers and advertisers;
-        third-party cookies: cookies managed by parties other than FGF.  
The cookies we use may be session cookies (those that are automatically deleted when the browser closes) or persistent cookies (those that remain inside the device and continue working even after the browser has closed for a determined period of time).  
13.4     How to enable or disable cookies on your browser
You can block your navigation browser’s acceptance of all cookies or only third-party cookies. This operation might completely obstruct or compromise your access to certain website pages or services. We provide the ways to block the acceptance of cookies offered by the leading browsers: Internet Explorer: Firefox: Chrome: Safari    


  This document may be subjected to modifications or updates. All relevant modifications or updates will be expressly communicated to website users.  

Last updated 9.06.2022