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Privacy

Information pursuant to EU Regulation 2016/679 ("GDPR")

WHAT TYPES OF DATA DO WE COLLECT?

When you use our services, you agree that our company collects some of your personal data. This page aims to inform you about the data we collect, why we collect it, and how we use it. We process two types of data:

Data provided by the user
Data we collect automatically

Data provided by the user

If you are an individual:
If you are an individual, when you register or make a purchase, we ask you to provide us with some data that is necessary to use our service. These may include, for example, the following data we ask for: address, email, password, and other purchase-related data (such as name, surname, shipping and billing address, phone number).

If you are a professional:

If you are a professional, when you create a professional account, we ask you to provide us with certain data:
company name, VAT number, contact person's name, email address, phone number, and complete address.

Data we collect automatically

We collect the following data through the services you use:

Technical data: such as IP address, browser type, information about your computer, data related to the approximate current location of the device you are using; data collected using cookies or similar technologies: for more information, please visit the "Cookie" section at the bottom of the page.

1. HOW DO WE USE THE COLLECTED DATA?

We use the collected data to provide you with our service every day, to inform you about our business activities, or to offer you a more personalized service in line with your interests.

1.1. To guarantee access to our services and improve their provision

We use your data to guarantee access to our services and their provision, including: registration and creation of the reserved area, use of the "favorites" and "saved carts" features.
These processing activities are necessary to correctly provide SparesGarden.com services to users who join them. We also use your data to improve and enhance the service through the following processing activities: detection of your approximate current location to facilitate the use of certain functions, such as market research, optional surveys, and user satisfaction assessment activities.
These processing activities are based on the legitimate interest of the Data Controller (see point 3.1), and you can object to them at any time.

1.2. To inform you about our business activities

If you have expressly given us consent, we use the collected data to inform you about promotional activities that may be of interest to you. In particular, we use them to: communicate promotional, commercial, and advertising activities regarding events, initiatives, or partnerships of SparesGarden.com through email, SMS, or push notifications; only if you are a professional, make phone calls through operators, provide dedicated customer care services during sales and after-sales activities, conduct analysis and reporting activities related to promotional communications, such as tracking the number of opened emails, clicks on links within the communication, the type of device used to read the communication, and the operating system, or the list of unsubscribed newsletter recipients.

1.3. To offer you a personalized service

If you have expressly given us consent, we process the collected data to analyze your habits or consumer choices in order to offer you a more personalized service in line with your interests and improve our commercial offer. These analyses are not in any case related to automated decision-making processes.

2. IS THE PROVISION OF DATA MANDATORY?

The provision of personal data is mandatory only to complete the purchase on our website SparesGarden.com (any refusal for service delivery purposes makes it impossible to use the service); it is optional for promotional and profiling purposes (newsletter subscription), and any refusal to give consent has no negative consequences on the provision of the service offered on the website www.SparesGarden.com and related applications.

3. WHO ARE THE DATA SUBJECTS?

We use the collected data to provide you with our service every day, to inform you about our business activities, or to offer you a more personalized service in line with your interests.

3.1. Data Controller

The Data Controller is Agromeccanica S.r.l., represented by its temporary legal representative, with registered office in Trieste (IT), Via Flavia di Aquilinia, 16, VAT and tax code 00663880326. The Data Controller relies on data processors to achieve the purposes specified in point 1 and a Data Protection Officer (DPO) to ensure the protection of personal data. For any request regarding your personal data, please refer to the following point 3.2.

3.2. Data Protection Officer (DPO) and contact information

The designated Data Protection Officer pursuant to Article 37 of the GDPR is Dr. Lorenzo Eller.

Please note that you can contact the DPO at any time and send any questions or requests regarding your personal data and the respect of your privacy by writing to the address commerciale@agromeccanica.it.

3.3. Recipients to whom personal data may be disclosed

The data collected as part of the service may be disclosed to:

companies that perform functions strictly connected and instrumental to the operation, including technical operation, of SparesGarden services, such as suppliers providing services for reviewing and verifying ads, providers of direct marketing and customer care services, companies providing storage, administrative, payment, and billing services, related companies providing technical components for the provision of certain service functionalities, public authorities and administrative and judicial authorities in compliance with legal obligations.

Your personal data may be transferred outside the European Union for processing by some of our service providers. In this case, we ensure that this transfer complies with applicable laws and that an adequate level of data protection is guaranteed based on an adequacy decision, standard clauses defined by the European Commission, or binding corporate rules.

Under no circumstances do we transfer or sell personal data to third parties.

4. HOW CAN YOU OBTAIN INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR DATA, MODIFY, DELETE, OR REQUEST A COPY?

4.1. Access to personal data from your reserved area and withdrawal of consent (opt-out)

You can access your personal data in your reserved area at any time. Log into your account and click on the "My Profile" section.

Please note that you can revoke your consent for promotions you have provided at any time by accessing your reserved area and removing the "Receive the Newsletter" flag.

4.2. Export and deletion of personal data processing

To export your personal data (takeout) or request its deletion, you can send a request to the email address commerciale@agromeccanica.it from the email address you used to register with SparesGarden.

Your personal data will be exported within 30 days or, if the export is particularly complex, within three months.

Deletion will be carried out within the technical timeframes provided and in accordance with the retention period specified in the following point 5.

4.3. Exercise of your rights
Any individual using our service can:

- Obtain from the data controller, at any time, information about the existence of their personal data, the origin of the data, the purposes and methods of processing, and, if applicable, access to personal data and the information referred to in Article 15 of the GDPR.
- Request the updating, rectification, integration, erasure, or restriction of personal data in case one of the conditions provided for in Article 18 of the GDPR applies, as well as the transformation into anonymous form or blocking of personal data processed in violation of the law, including data that does not need to be retained for the purposes for which it was collected or subsequently processed.
- Object, in whole or in part, for legitimate reasons, to the processing of personal data, even if it is relevant to the purpose of collection and processing of personal data for commercial information or sending advertising or direct sales material, or for conducting market research or commercial communication. Each user also has the right to withdraw consent at any time without affecting the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.
- Receive their personal data, knowingly and actively provided or through the use of the service, in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format, and have the right to transmit those data to another data controller without hindrance.
- Lodge a complaint with the Italian Data Protection Authority.

Please note that for any questions or requests regarding your personal data and privacy compliance, you can write to the dedicated address: commerciale@agromeccanica.it.

5. HOW LONG WILL YOUR DATA BE RETAINED?

Personal data will be stored in paper and/or electronic/information technology form for the time strictly necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in point 1, in compliance with your privacy and applicable regulations.

For analysis purposes aimed at the development and improvement of the service, the user's personal data may be subject to the same retention period.

For direct marketing and profiling purposes, we retain your data for a maximum period as prescribed by applicable regulations (respectively, 24 and 12 months).

Invoices, accounting documents, and transaction data are retained for 11 years in accordance with the law, including tax obligations.

In the event of exercising the right to be forgotten through an explicit request for the erasure of personal data processed by the data controller, please note that such data will be stored, in a protected form with limited access, solely for the purposes of investigation and prosecution of crimes, for a period not exceeding 12 months from the date of the request, and subsequently securely erased or irreversibly anonymized.

Please note that, for the same purposes, traffic data, excluding the content of communications, will be retained for a period not exceeding 6 years from the date of communication, in accordance with Article 24 of Law No. 167/2017, which implements EU Directive 2017/541 on counter-terrorism.

If you do not perform any active actions (e.g., browsing, searches, or any other form of service usage) on SparesGarden.com for a period of 27 months, you will be classified as an inactive user, and your personal data will be automatically deleted.

6. HOW DO WE ENSURE THE PROTECTION OF YOUR DATA?

Data is collected by the entities specified in point 3, following the provisions of the relevant regulations, with particular regard to the security measures provided for in Article 32 of the GDPR for their processing using computer, manual, and automated tools and with logic strictly related to the purposes indicated in point 1, ensuring the security and confidentiality of the data.

In compliance with applicable regulations, an anti-spam verification system is active for communications between users. The data entered therein may be verified solely for the purpose of identifying illicit activities or content that does not comply with the General Terms of Service, but they will not be processed or communicated for commercial or promotional purposes.

7. CAN THE PRIVACY POLICY BE CHANGED OVER TIME?

This privacy policy may be subject to changes. In the event of substantial changes to the use of user data by the Data Controller, the user will be notified by publishing such changes prominently on their pages or through alternative or similar means.

Cookies
Cookies and Similar Technologies

1. WHAT ARE COOKIES?

Cookies are small text files that websites visited by users send to their terminals or devices, where they are stored and transmitted back to the same sites on subsequent visits. Cookies (and/or similar technologies such as mobile SDK technologies) can be stored permanently (persistent cookies) on your device or have a variable duration; they can be deleted when the browser is closed or have a limited duration to the single session (session cookies). Cookies can be installed by sparesgarden (first-party cookies) or by other websites (third-party cookies).

Cookies are used for various purposes as specified in the following point 2 of this page.

For profiling activities, personal data collected through cookies are processed for a maximum period of 12 months from the moment consent is given. Below you will find all the information about the cookies installed through the sparesgarden website and/or related applications and the necessary instructions on how to manage your preferences regarding them.

Please note that our platform supports the following browsers and/or applications for proper service delivery. For optimal results, we recommend downloading the latest version of your browser and/or app.

Please note that sparesgarden cannot guarantee the correct functioning of the service and the effectiveness of the instructions contained in this statement for previous versions of unsupported browsers and/or apps.

1.1. Desktop site browsers:
- Chrome version 49.0 or later
- Firefox version 52.0 or later
- Internet Explorer version 11 or later
- Edge
- Safari version 8 or later

1.2. Mobile site browsers:
- iOS 7.1 or later (iPhone 4 or later): Safari
- Android 4.1 or later: Chrome 28.0 or later, Samsung Browser 3.3 or later, Android browser
- Windows Phone 8.1 or later: IEMobile

1.3. Tablet device browsers:
- iPad: Safari
- Android: Android Browser

1.4. Apps:
- iOS 6.1.0 or later
- Android 3.2.0 or later

2. WHAT COOKIES ARE USED ON sparesgarden?

2.1. First-party cookies and their purposes:
The main purposes of cookies installed by sparesgarden are:

- Technical: used for purposes related to the service delivery and to enable or enhance navigation on sparesgarden or store searches. These cookies are essential for ensuring the proper functioning of our platform.
- Analytical: used to collect statistical information about the use of the service by users (e.g., number of visitors, pages visited, etc.). We use these cookies to analyze traffic on our pages anonymously, without storing personal data.

2.2. Third-party cookies and their purposes:
The main purposes of cookies installed by third parties are:

- Analytical: used to collect statistical information about the use of the service by users (e.g., number of visitors, pages visited, etc.). These cookies are used to analyze traffic on our pages anonymously, without storing personal data.
Third parties: Google Analytics, Storakle, Facebook

- Performance: through these cookies, it is possible to develop and implement the service, improving your browsing experience and the use of the service.
Third parties: Google Analytics, Storakle

- Profiling:
   - Marketing: we analyze your online actions to provide you with content and commercial offers in line with your interests, based on your previous browsing experience, through third-party partners. This information is managed separately from the identifying data held by sparesgarden.
   Third parties: Google AdWords
   - Personalized advertising: through these cookies, we show you advertisements based on your preferences, habits, or consumer choices.
   Third parties: Google AdWords

In addition, cookies specifically designed for "social networks" may be activated. They allow users to interact via social networks (e.g., sharing function on Facebook). When a page contains this command, a direct connection is established with the selected social network.

Apart from cookies, sparesgarden may allow the use of similar technologies on your mobile devices, such as Google Firebase and Facebook tools, to improve the service, navigation, or profiling activities.

The use of these technologies is governed by the privacy policies of these companies and not by the sparesgarden privacy policy.

3. HOW IS CONSENT (OPT-IN) GIVEN FOR THE USE OF COOKIES?

Consent for the use of profiling cookies is given by users through the following methods: closing the banner containing the brief information, scrolling the page hosting the banner, or clicking any of its elements. Consent can be revoked at any time.

All technical cookies do not require consent; therefore, they are installed automatically upon access to the website or service.

4. HOW TO WITHDRAW CONSENT (OPT-OUT) FOR THE USE OF COOKIES?

Cookies can be completely disabled through the browser's specific function available in most browsing programs.

However, please note that by disabling cookies, some of sparesgarden's features may not be usable.

Here are the links to the information provided by the main browsers for further information on disabling cookies: Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari, Edge.

Regarding profiling cookies aimed at providing personalized advertising, please note that if you opt-out, you will still receive generic advertising.

To opt-out and disable personalized advertising by modifying the settings on your mobile devices, follow the instructions below:

4.1. Android:
- Open the "Google Settings" app on your device
- Scroll down and select "Google"
- Select "Ads"
- Select "Opt out of interest-based ads" or "Turn off ad personalization"

4.2. iOS:
iOS devices use Apple's Advertising Identifier. For more information on how to limit ad tracking using this identifier, visit the "Settings" app on your device or go to the following page: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT205223

5. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT COOKIES AND HOW TO OPT-OUT

The platforms Youonlinechoice and Networkadvertising.org provide the possibility to refuse or accept cookies from many digital advertising professionals.

We recommend using these platforms to manage the withdrawal of consent for the use of cookies.

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