Privacy & cookie policy

Privacy & cookie policy

Information to users on the processing of their personal data pursuant to and for the purposes of art. 13 of EU Regulation 2016/679. In compliance with the provisions of the EU Regulation relating to the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data, information is provided to users who consult this website, in particular to those who interact with web services electronically accessible starting from the address corresponding to the home page.
The information relates to the purposes and methods of processing of personal data, the scope of communication and dissemination, the nature and the provision, as well as the rights recognized by current legislation. The information is provided only for this website and not for other websites that may be consulted by the user clicking links.
The website manager is SO.CO.EL S.P.A, Via del Capanno, 16, 26900 (LO).

1. Data controller and contact data

The Data Controller is SO.CO.EL S.P.A, Via del Capanno, 16, 26900 (LO).
To exercise their rights, users can contact the privacy manager by writing to the e-mail address or by sending a written communication to the company's registered office.

2. Type of collected data and nature of provision

Navigation data

The computer systems and applications used for the operation of this website detect, during their normal operation, some data (the transmission of which is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols) not associated with directly identifiable users. The collected data includes the IP addresses and domain names of the computers of the users who connect to the site, and other parameters regarding the operating system and the IT environment of the users.
These data are always necessary and are processed for the sole purpose of obtaining anonymous statistical information on the use of the site and to check its regular functioning.

Data voluntarily provided by the user

The voluntary and explicit sending of e-mails to the addresses indicated in the different access channels of this website and the filling in of the specifically prepared "forms" (netmasks) entail the acquisition of the e-mail address and the name of the sender. These data are necessary to respond to the request sent.


This site does not use cookies to transmit personal information. Cookies are exclusively technical or functional. With reference to the retention period of the information, this is defined by the technical characteristics of the cookies as described in the Cookie Policy.

3. Purposes of the processing and legal basis

The data processing is aimed exclusively at achieving the following purposes:

  • Website management and ascertain responsibility in case of hypothetical computer crimes against the website. The processing is necessary for the pursuit of the legitimate interest of the data controller (Article 6.1. par. F);
  • Fulfillment of national or European law or regulatory obligations. Processing is necessary to fulfill a legal obligation (Article 6.1. par. C);
  • Execution of a contract of which the data subject is a party or execution of pre-contractual measures adopted at the request of the data subject (Article 6.1. par.b)

4. Processing methods

The data processing is carried out mainly with IT and telematic tools, with logic strictly related to the purposes and in order to guarantee the security and confidentiality of the data, by subjects who are specifically appointed as Authorized Subjects and / or data processors by the data controller.

5. Retention

The user's personal data are kept for the purposes above indicated and for the time necessary to carry out the operations for which they are acquired. The retention period will be determined on the basis of the assessment of the individual transaction and will take place, in any case, in compliance with the principles of necessity, purpose, relevance and proportionality sanctioned pursuant to the Regulation. All information collected is stored and kept in secure facilities that limit access to authorized personnel only. The services are constantly maintained to check for any security breaches and ensure that all information collected is protected from any intrusions by third parties who intend to take possession of it without authorization. The Data Controller complies with all the security measures described by the applicable laws and regulations in the European Union and adopts all the appropriate measures according to the currently most advanced criteria to ensure and guarantee the confidentiality of the personal data of users and minimize, as far as possible, the threats s of unauthorized access, removal, loss or damage of the users' personal data.

6. Recipients

The processing connected to the web services of this site are handled exclusively by the Company's staff. In compliance with the purposes indicated above, the Data Controller may make use of external subjects (such as technical service providers, hosting providers, cloud services, IT companies) who may be appointed as data processors. The data processed by the Data Controller will not be disclosed or communicated to third parties, except for the fulfillment of legal obligations.

7. Data transfer to third countries

The European General Data Protection Regulation provides for the obligation to inform data subjects in the event of the transfer of data concerning them to third countries (not belonging to the EU or to the European Economic Area: Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein) or international organizations. The company, as Data Controller, informs data subjects that it does not transfer data to third countries and that the data is collected on servers located in Italy.

8. Rights of the data subject

Pursuant to the Applicable Privacy Law, Users will have the right to:

  • a) be informed of the purposes and methods of the processing of their personal data;
  • b) access to their personal data;
  • c) obtain a copy of their personal data, where these are stored in countries outside the European Union, as well as obtain an indication of the place where such personal data are stored or transferred;
  • d) request the rectification, updating or integration of their personal data;
  • e) request the erasure, anonymization or blocking of the processing of their personal data;
  • f) object, in whole or in part, to any processing carried out through automated decision-making processes, including profiling;
  • g) withdraw their consent to the processing. The withdrawal of consent does not affect the lawfulness of the processing based on the consent given prior to the withdrawal;
  • h) lodge a complaint with the Italian Data Protection Authority if they believe they have suffered a violation.

Pursuant to the Applicable Privacy Law, starting from May 2018, Users will also have the right to exercise the following rights:

  • a) the right to data portability, i.e. the right to receive personal data in a structured format, commonly used and readable by an automatic device, and, where applicable, the possibility of being able to freely transmit data to another data controller;
  • b) the right to request the limitation of the processing of their personal data, where applicable.
To exercise these rights, users can contact our Company by writing to the contact details indicated in the first paragraph of this information.

9. Changes

The Data Controller reserves the right to periodically update this information without notice, ensuring in any case adequate and similar protection of personal data. In this case, any changes will immediately take effect upon their publication on the website.

Extended information on the use of cookies


Cookies are small text strings that the sites visited by the users send to their terminal (usually the browser), where they are stored before being re-transmitted to the same sites at the next visit by the same user. Cookies are stored, according to user preferences, by the single browser on the specific device used (computer, tablet, smartphone).

Types of cookies

Below are specified the types of cookies used by this website and the correct methods so that you can easily choose if and how your personal data will be processed through this type of technology.

Strictly necessary cookies

This site uses so-called "technical cookies", i.e. small text files containing a certain amount of information exchanged between the Website and your browser, which allow the correct functioning and use of the website.

Cookie Description Duration Type
These cookies are used to check whether the user has accepted the use of analytical cookies or not. 1 year Technicals

Analytical cookies

This Website does not use so-called "analytical cookies" useful for mere internal statistical analysis of access, to improve the Website and simplify its use, as well as to monitor its correct functioning.

Profiling cookies

These are permanent cookies used to identify (anonymously or not) user preferences and improve their browsing experience. The site does not use this type of cookies.

Cookies management

Users can decide whether or not to accept cookies using the settings on their browser. The total or partial disabling of technical cookies does not compromise the use of the features of this site. The setting can be defined specifically for the different websites and web applications. The following web resources illustrate how to proceed for each of the main browsers:
Internet Explorer:
To disable "analytical cookies" created by Google Analytics, users can selectively disable the action of Google Analytics by installing the opt-out component provided by Google on their browser. To disable the action of Google Analytics, please refer to the link below: