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Privacy policy


The purpose of this page is to describe the procedures for managing the site with reference to the processing of the personal data of users that visit it. The processing of said data is carried out according to the principles of lawfulness, fairness, relevance, and is never excessive.

It is a privacy policy issued pursuant to arts. 13 and 14 of the New European Regulation – EU no. 679/16 on the protection of personal data (the GDPR) to those who interact with Padana Tubi e Profilati Acciaio S.p.A.’s  web services accessible via the internet starting from the address: : www.padanatubi.it, corresponding to the initial page of Padana Tubi e Profilati Acciaio S.p.A.’s official website.

The privacy policy is issued solely for Padana Tubi e Profilati Acciaio S.p.A.’s website and not also for other websites that may be visited by the user through links.

The privacy policy is provided according to recital (58) of EU Regulation no. 679/16 and recital (67) and according to a risk assessment as per the – Guidelines on the assessment of impact on the protection of data and determination of the possibility that the processing “may present a high risk” for the purposes of EU Regulation 2016/67– WP 248 of the working group, article 29, for the protection of data in order to clarify the methods, times and nature of the information that data controllers must provide to users when they connect to web pages, regardless of the purpose of connection (the Transparency principle of the GDPR).
The processing operations connected with the web services of this site take place at the registered office of  Padana Tubi e Profilati Acciaio S.p.A. or of the supplier responsible for the Internet services and for hosting/housing our site and are carried out only by technical staff of the Office appointed for processing, or by staff assigned with occasional maintenance operations.

The processing of data occurs on the basis of their storage in computerized files, access to which is limited to maintenance procedures in compliance with attachment B (as per Leg. Dec. 196/03).

No datum deriving from the web service is communicated or disseminated.

The personal data provided by users that forward requests for the sending of informative material (newsletters, requests for information, catalogues, CD-ROMs, etc.) are used solely to perform the service or assistance requested and are communicated to third parties only in the event that this is necessary for the purpose (Padana Tubi e Profilati Acciaio S.p.A.  shipment services). Any other purpose shall be subject to a specific privacy policy issued to the data subject pursuant to arts. 13 and 14 of the GDPR.
Browsing data
The information systems and software procedures relied upon to operate this web site acquire personal data (e.g. log files) as part of their standard functioning; the transmission of such data is an inherent feature of Internet communication protocols.

It is information which is not collected to be associated with identified data subjects, but by its nature could, through processes and associations with data held by third parties, permit the users’ identification.

This data category includes the IP addresses and/or the domain names of the computers and terminal equipment used by any user, the URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) addresses of the requested resources, the time of such requests, the method used for submitting a given request to the server, returned file size, the numerical code relating to server response status (successfully performed, error, etc.), and other parameters related to the user’s operating system and computer environment.

These data are used solely for the purpose of obtaining statistical information on use of the site and to check its correct functioning. The data could be used for ascertaining liability in the event of alleged cybercrime to the detriment of the site and may be submitted to the Judicial Authorities in the event they make an explicit request.
Data provided voluntarily by the user
The optional, explicit and voluntary forwarding of electronic mail to the addresses indicated on the site implies the subsequent acquisition of the address of the sender, necessary for responding to requests, as well as any other personal data included in the message.
Specific privacy policies as per art. 13 will be progressively reported or visualized in the pages of the site, drawn up for particular requested services.

No personal datum of users is acquired by the site through Cookies.
Cookies are not used for the transmission of information of a personal nature, nor are systems used for the tracking and identification of users.
The use of cookies is strictly limited to the transmission of session identifiers (composed of random numbers generated by the server) necessary to permit secure and efficient browsing of the site and used for statistical purposes to obtain figures of unique monthly visitors.

Cookies can be eliminated by the browser by using the functions of their browser program.
No use is made of cookies other than for technical purposes; in other words, no use is made of user profiling cookies that access the site, nor cookies for commercial and marketing activities. This specification is disclosed in compliance with the Provision issued by the Italian Data Protection Agency “Identification of the simplified procedures for the privacy policy and the acquisition of consent for the use of cookies” – 8 May 2014 (Published by the Official Gazette no. 126 of 3 June 2014).
Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files that are deposited on your computer to permit the website to analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie on your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted and deposited with the Google server in the United States.

Google will use this information for the purpose of tracking and examining your use of the website, compiling reports on the website’s activities for the website operators and providing other services relating to the website’s activities and to use of the Internet.

Google may also transfer this information to third parties in the event this is obligatory by law and where said third parties process the aforementioned information on behalf of Google. Google will not associate your IP address with any other datum possessed by Google.

You can refuse to use the cookies, selecting the appropriate set-up on your browser, but this may prevent you from using all the functions of this website. Using this site, you consent to the processing of your data on the part of Google for the procedures and purposes indicated.
Apart from what is specified for browsing data, the user is free to provide the personal data shown in any Padana Tubi e Profilati Acciaio S.p.A. request forms (web forms) or, in any case, indicated in contacts with the Office to request the sending of informative material or other communications.

Their failed provision may imply the impossibility of obtaining what has been requested.

For completeness, it should be noted that in certain cases (not subject to the ordinary management of this site) the Italian Data Protection Agency may request information pursuant to art. 157 of the former Leg. Dec. no. 196/2003 and according to the GDPR, in order to carry out checks on the processing of personal data. In such cases, response is compulsory on penalty of administrative sanctions.
The data collected by means of the web forms of this site are subject to processing on the part “Persons tasked with processing” in Padana Tubi e Profilati Acciaio S.p.A. in the ways and with the procedures established by our “Data Processor” according to the rules laid down by our “Data Controller” and in compliance with the regulations in force (GDPR – EU Regulation no. 679/16), guaranteeing the rights of lawfulness, fairness and confidentiality.

Authorizations of processing are monitored by the ““Data Processor” (DP)” of the company Padana Tubi e Profilati Acciaio S.p.A.

Your data may be subject to communication (also abroad) to subsidiaries, parent and affiliated companies in any legal form of  Padana Tubi e Profilati Acciaio S.p.A.; the protection of your data shall, in all events, be guaranteed by means of regulation of the processing (formalization of outsourcing responsibilities and appointments).

Non è previsto alcun trasferimento dei dati personali raccolti in paesi Extra-Ue.
The personal data collected for the above purposes shall be kept by our company for as long as required for the relevant activities and for the periods provided for by law, after which they shall be destroyed (the right to be forgotten) or made available in anonymous form (pseudonymization) if necessary for statistical historicization purposes.

With relation to the aforementioned processing operations, the rights as per arts. 15, 16, 17, 18 e 19 of the GDPR – EU Regulation no. 679/16 (right of Access, Modification, Cancellation, Limitation of the processing and Notification in cases of Modification/Cancellation/Limitation on the part of the Data Controller) may be exercised. Requests for the exercise of the rights should be forwarded to Padana Tubi e Profilati Acciaio S.p.A. to the company address.
Anna Alfieri
in his capacity as Legal Representative of Padana Tubi e Profilati Acciaio S.p.A., autonomous “Data Controller” (DC),
Paride Bottajoli
in his capacity as “Data Processor” (DP) of Padana Tubi e Profilati Acciaio S.p.A.