1. THIS NOTE
This information note is aimed at making users aware of the way in which the Consorzio del Prosciutto di Parma will use their personal data before they access the various sections of the website www.festivaldelprosciuttodiparma.com and before they enter their data.
This information only applies to the website www.festivaldelprosciuttodiparma.com and not to other external websites, which can be accessed via links on the pages of the site.
2. DATA CONTROLLER
Visiting this site may result into the processing of data concerning identified or identifiable persons.
The data controller is Consorzio del Prosciutto di Parma, with headquarters in Largo Calamandrei, 1/A – 43121, Parma, Italy.
3. PLACE WHERE DATA IS PROCESSED
The processing operations related to the web-based services that are made available via this website are carried out at the headquarters of the Consorzio del Prosciutto di Parma, exclusively by technical staff in charge of said processing or else by persons tasked with such maintenance activities as may be necessary from time to time. No data resulting from web-based services is either communicated or disseminated.
4. CATEGORIES OF PROCESSED DATA
4.1 Navigation Data
Information systems and software procedures dedicated to the operation of this website collects personal data during their normal operation as part of their standard functioning; the transmission of such data is an inherent feature of Internet communication protocols. These data are only used to extract anonymous statistical information on website use as well as to check its functioning.
This data category includes IP addresses and the domain names of computers used by users connecting with this web site, URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) of the requested resources, time of such requests, method used for submitting a given request to the server, returned file size, numerical code relating to server response status (successful, error, etc.), and other parameters related to the user’s operating system and computer environment.
These data are only used to extract anonymous statistical information on website use as well as to check its functioning.
4.2 Data Provided Voluntarily by Users
The optional, explicit and voluntary sending of data to the e-mail addresses listed on the website or by filling the contact form provided, entails acquisition of the sender’s address, which is necessary in order to reply to any request, as well as any additional personal data contained in the message or in the form. Specific summary information notices will be displayed on the pages that are used for providing services on demand.
5.1 What are cookies
Cookies are small text files sent from a server to a user’s device (usually to the Internet browser) when they access a website page. Cookies enable the web server to save information that will be used during the same visit (session cookies) or during subsequent visits (persistent cookies).
Cookies facilitate website navigation, enable storage of pages visited and other specific information, such as the most frequently visited pages, connection errors, etc.
Cookies are stored, based on the user’s preferences, by the individual browser on the specific device used (computer, tablet, smartphone).
Browsers (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari etc.) are often set to automatically accept cookies. However users can change the default setting in order to disable or delete cookies,
with the result, however, that the optimal use of some areas of the website may be precluded.
Therefore for optimal use of this website, users should set their browser to accept cookies. During navigation, users may also receive on their terminal cookies from other websites (so called “third party” cookies) directly set up by the controllers of such websites and used for the purposes and in the manner defined by them.
5.2 Cookie types
a) Technical cookies:
these cookies are required for navigation on a website and use of its functions, such as to enable correct display of pages or access to restricted areas. Therefore disabling this type of cookies does not allow such activities. These cookies are not used for other purposes and can be divided into:
navigation or session cookies, which ensure normal navigation and use of the website
function cookies, which enable user navigation according to a set of selected criteria (e.g. language) to improve the service provided to users
b) Performance cookies:
these cookies collect information on the efficiency of a website’s response to users’ requests in an anonymous form, with the only aim of improving the functionality of the website; for example, which pages are most frequently visited by users, whether there were errors or delays in the provision of web pages.
c) Profiling cookies:
these cookies are designed to create user profiles and are used to send advertising messages in line with the preferences shown by users during web navigation. This website does not use profiling cookies.
5.3 Third-party cookies
When visiting the website www.festivaldelprosciuttodiparma.com users could receive on their device cookies managed by other organizations (third-party cookies): this occurs because the site may contain elements such links to third-party web pages or web services.
These cookies can be sent to the users’ browser by third companies directly from their websites, which can be accessed by navigating the www.festivaldelprosciuttodiparma.com website.
For information transparency, we are listing below the third party services present on our website, the purpose and links to the information pages of the various services:
- Google Analytics
The website uses Google Analytics, a web traffic analysis service supplied by Google, Inc. (“Google”). This service is used to gather statistical data that allow us to improve the users’ experience of our website. Google Analytics users “cookie” to gather and analyse information relating to the users’ method of interaction with the website in an aggregated form (for example most visited pages, visitors’ geographic origin, etc.). Google stores the information gathered on their servers in the United States.
The data generated by Google Analytics are stored by Google as indicated in their Privacy Information through the following link:
To read the Privacy Information of Google Inc., independent controller of data related to the Google Analytics service, see the website
Users can opt out of Google Analytics by installing on their browser an additional opt-out tool supplied by Google:
- Google Maps
- Social Networks
On the pages of the website there are buttons and widgets of Social Networks to facilitate interaction with Social platforms and direct sharing of contents. For your information, we list the web addresses for the privacy information and the cookie management methods of the various social networks:
5.4 Cookie Management
Users can decide whether to accept or reject cookies using their browser settings. The following links take you to the information pages of the main browsers
Do bear in mind that if you choose to block cookies, this could affect or prevent website functions.
6. PURPOSE OF DATA COLLECTION
Personal data voluntary provided by users will be used for the only purpose of:
a) reply to information requests
b) reply to contact requests
Specific summary information notices will be displayed on the pages that are used for providing services on demand.
7. PROCESSING ARRANGEMENTS
Personal data will be processed mainly electronically for the time strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which it is collected. Specific security measures are implemented to prevent the data from being lost, used unlawfully and/or inappropriately, and accessed without authorization.
8. OPTIONAL DATA PROVISION
Users are free to provide the personal data for requests for information or filling the contact form provided on the website. Failure to provide such data may entail the failure to be provided with the items requested (reply to information or contact requests).
9. COMMUNICATION AND/OR DISSEMINATION OF DATA
Personal data collected through this website will be processed for the only purpose of answering user’s requests. No data collected through the website is either communicated or disseminated. The processing operations related to the services of this website are carried out exclusively by technical staff in charge of said processing.
10. USERS RIGHTS
The users are entitled at any time to obtain confirmation of the existence of personal data concerning them and be informed of their contents and origin, verify their accuracy, or else request that such data be supplemented, updated or rectified ( Art. 7 of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003).
The above Article also provides for the right to request erasure, anonymization or blocking of any data that is processed in violation of the law as well as to oppose in all cases, on legitimate grounds, to data processing.
To exercise these rights users can address their requests to:
Consorzio del Prosciutto di Parma
Largo Calamandrei, 1/A – 43121, Parma, Italy.
Phone +39 0521.246211; Fax +39 0521 243983