Privacy Policy


According to article 13 of Legislative decree no. 196 of 30 May 2003: <<Personal data protection code>> (the Code), Aboca S.p.A. Società Agricola with address at Loc. Aboca 20, Sansepolcro 52037 (AR) - Arezzo Italy, as Owner, is required to provide users that connect to the domain (regardless of the reason for connecting) with information on the personal data processing carried out on the domain, including where purchasing products from the E-Shop.

This document forms the Privacy Policy of this site.

For the purposes of this mandatory information, the terms below shall have the following meanings:

Processing: any operation or complex of operations performed, including without the aid of electronic instruments, concerning the collection, recording, storage, consultation, processing, amendment, selection, extraction, comparison, use, interconnection, block, communication, dissemination, deletion and destruction of data, even if not recorded in a database;
Personal data: any information relating to a natural person, legal person, organisation or association, identified or that can be identified, including indirectly, by referring to any other information, including a personal identification number;
Identification details: identification information that allow direct identification of the interested party;
Quasi sensitive data: personal data other than sensitive or legal data whose processing may give rise to specific risks for the rights and fundamental liberties, and dignity of the interested party, in relation to the nature of the data or the methods of processing or the effects it can have;
Sensitive data: personal data capable of revealing race and ethnic origin, religious, philosophical or other type of beliefs, political opinions, membership of parties, unions, religious, philosophical, political or union associations or organisations, and personal information such as could disclose health status and sexuality;
Anonymous data: original data or data following processing that cannot be associated with an interested party, identified or that can be identified;
Owner: the natural, legal person, public authority and any other entity, association or body having the decisions regarding the purpose and methods of personal data processing, including its security;
Manager: the natural or legal person, public authority or any other entity, association or body appointed by the owner of the personal data processing;
Interested party: the natural or legal person, organisation or association to which the personal data refer;
Appointee: the natural person authorised to carry out processing operations by the owner or manager;
The Domain: the domain which can be reached via the world wide web service of the Internet, at the address comprising data, applications, technological resources, human resources, organisational rules and procedures for the acquisition, memorisation, processing, exchange, recovery and transmission of information.
Collection points: areas within the domain intended for the collection of personal data.
Newsletter: periodical promotional information communication sent digitally.


(I. A).
- The following personal data may form or be subject to processing, including information provided during purchases made on the domain: First name; Surname; Age; Gender; Profession; Study qualification; Address; cities; province; email address; Telephone number; Mobile number; Postal code; Fax; Banking details and purchasing habits and/or attitudes or retail choices. - Sending e-mail optionally, expressly and voluntarily to the addresses indicated on this site involves acquiring the sender's e-mail address, necessary for responding to requests, as well as any other personal data included in the communication. Specific information will be progressively indicated or displayed in the pages of the site relevant to specific services, on request. In each case - where envisaged by law - you will be requested from time to time for consent to processing of your personal data.

(I. B).
- Your IP number and type of browser for connecting to the domain (non-identifying data) may also be subject to processing, and are recorded automatically by virtual devices for protecting and controlling access to the domain (log files). Such personal data will be used solely for the purposes of controlling network traffic to the domain. It is information that is not collected through being associated with identified interested persons, but that through its nature could, via iterations and association with data held by third parties, enable identification of users. This data is used solely for the purposes of collecting anonymous statistical information on the use of the site and for checking its correct operation and is deleted immediately after processing. The data could be used for determining liability in the hypothetical case of computer crimes against the site; apart from this case, data on web contact forms does not currently endure for more than seven days.

(I. C).
- Aboca S.p.A. Società Agricola carries out processing in an anonymous form and analyses the data relating to the pages of the domain visited and observed by you, by means of cookies. Using these technologies (which enable understanding your browsing preferences, by checking the areas of the domain you have already visited in the past, Aboca S.p.A. Società Agricola, can personalise its services to your requirements, without making unnecessary records. (a cookie is a series of data which the website sends to the browser. The aforementioned data may also be saved on the computer via an anonymous tag which identifies the computer but not the user. Some pages of the domain use cookies sent by third parties and other technologies to offer improved navigation of the website. It is possible to set the browser to receive notification before receipt of a cookie, thereby offering the possibility of accepting them or otherwise. It is also possible to disable cookies completely. Disabling cookies may cause some websites not to function correctly).

(I. D).
- Where the domain has collected personal data according to Art. 4(d) of Legislative decree 196/2003 you will be previously informed and given the opportunity to express - in the legal methods - the associated written consent.


(II. A). - The personal data will be processed for the following, no longer than the time necessary: 1. - managing the relationship with Aboca S.p.A. Società Agricola; 2. - purposes strictly associated with and instrumental to managing the aforesaid relationship (for example for acquiring pre-contractual information and for executing the services and operations, as contractually agreed); 3. - purposes of analysing information obtained for the offer, sent by Aboca S.p.A. Società Agricola of the newsletter and/or promotional information or advertising, for services and/or products of Aboca S.p.A. Società Agricola, or of third parties, by Aboca S.p.A. deemed to be of interest to you, and fulfilment by Aboca S.p.A. Società Agricola of direct sales activities, prize competitions and opinion surveys; 4. - purposes relating to monitoring the progress of customer relations and monitoring credit and fraud risk associated with the services provided by Aboca S.p.A. Società Agricola; 5. - purposes associated with legal obligations and instructions to the Authorities or the Vigilance bodies; 6 - to comply with legal obligations. 7. - to fulfil specific requests of the interested party or to allow him/her to make purchases of the products on sale in the store area. 8. - for profiling, improving the quality of your browsing experience of the domain and for sending proposals based on your interests. 9. - for carrying out direct sales activities and opinion surveys.


(III. A). - In relation to the purposes indicated the data you have provided by digital means, by completing the forms provided at the collection points on the domain will be subject to computer and paper processing and processed by suitable computer procedures in order to personalise the services that Aboca S.p.A. Società Agricola is able to offer you.

(III. B). - The data will be processed in order to guarantee its virtual and physical security and confidentiality, and may be carried out via manual, computer and virtual instruments in order to memorise, send and share the data.

(III. C). - The processing logic will be strictly linked to the purposes illustrated, specifically your data, which can be subjected to all the processing envisaged in article 4(A) of the Code, will be saved and/or processed using suitable computer procedures, and taken: - by the company departments responsible for managing the activities referred to above (and associated obligations), or enabled to carry out those necessary for maintaining and/or executing and/or concluding the relationship established with you; - by natural or legal persons who, in force of agreement with Aboca S.p.A. Società Agricola, supply specific processing services or carry out associated, instrumental activities or in support of those of Aboca S.p.A. Società Agricola.

(III. D). - If the Purchaser decides to use a credit card, he/she must fill out a form with identification details, accompanied by a credit card number and expiry date, required for the order confirmation. Confidentiality of the personal banking details of the purchaser will be protected by Aboca SpA Società Agricola, which will not save credit card information. Transactions are fully secure, with the use of SSL (Secure Socket Layer - 128 Bit) technology of Banca Sella or SSB, by which data are entirely encrypted and illegible during all phases of the process.


(IV. A).
- Your data will or may be communicated - upon expression of your consent in the legal way - to 3rd parties, such as: 1. - Banks appointed for settlement of payments according to the agreed methods; 2. - Insurance companies for the definition of potential cases of damages compensation; 3. - Entities or bodies authorised to fulfil the associated obligations within the limits of the provisions of law; 4. - Companies forming part of Gruppo Aboca S.p.A. Società Agricola, for improving the quality of services that Aboca S.p.A. Società Agricola is able to offer you; 5. - Natural or legal persons who, by being under contract with Aboca S.p.A. Società Agricola, supply specific processing services or carry out associated, instrumental activities or in support of those of Aboca S.p.A. Società Agricola.

(IV. B). - The domain contains hypertext connections which do not form communication with other domains. Aboca SpA Società Agricola, is not responsible for any violations of privacy by such sites.


(V. A).
- The provision of the data - with the exception of that marked with an asterisk, provision of which is mandatory for completing the purchase of products offered for sale on the site - is not mandatory, but is essential for fulfilling the obligations correctly. The provision of the data is essential for correctly fulfilling the pre-contractual or contractual obligations, and in general for fulfilling all legal requirements. Any refusal to provide your personal data, or to consent to its processing or communication to the entities referred to in IV.A, implies difficulty in fulfilling any contractual relationship between you and our company, and benefiting from the services associated with it.


(VI. A).
- Lastly we inform you that articles 7, 8, 9 and 10 OF THE CODE - whose text is annexed in its entirety - grant interested parties specific rights. In particular you can obtain from Aboca S.p.A. Società Agricola confirmation of the existence or otherwise of your personal data, and its availability in an intelligible form. You can also request to learn the origin of the data, and the logic and purposes on which its processing is based; you can obtain - where the law permits - deletion, transformation into an anonymous form or block of data processed in violation of the law; and the updating, adjustment or, where it is of interest, supplementation of the data. Lastly you can oppose its processing for legitimate reasons.


(VII. A).
- The owner of data processing is Aboca S.p.A. Società Agricola with address at Loc. Aboca 20, Sansepolcro 52037 (AR) - Arezzo (Italy). The list of External Companies or natural persons responsible for particular processing aspects will be kept up-to-date and will be sent to you on request. It will also be available at the offices of Aboca S.p.A. Società Agricola.


(VIII. A).
- In relation to the information, which I state having read and understood, I give the consent envisaged in article 23 of the CODE for the processing of my personal data by Aboca S.p.A. Società Agricola for all the purposes described therein, including sending of newsletters and/or promotional or advertising information, including by digital means, of goods and services of Aboca S.p.A. Società Agricola deemed to be of interest to me; I also consent to communication and sending of the data to companies belonging to the categories of organisations referred to in IV.A, undertaking also to notify Aboca S.p.A. Società Agricola of the updating of data that may undergo changes or adjustments over time; I also state having supplied (or I will supply) the information referred to in article 13 of the CODE to the organisations of which communicate the associated personal data to Aboca S.p.A. Società Agricola before its communication; and having obtained - where necessary - their consent for the communication and associated processing.


(IX. A)
. - You may at any time revoke consent to the processing of your personal data by activating the REVOKING CONSENT procedure. X. MANAGER. (X. A). - This website is managed directly by Aboca S.p.A. Società Agricola, processing Owner, with address at Loc. Aboca 20, 52037 Sansepolcro (AR) - the processing Manager is Mr Valentino Mercati.


(XI. A).
- If you have questions or would like more information on the processing of your personal data or to exercise the rights referred to in VI you may send an email to the administrator of the website, at the address You may contact us at the same address for questions regarding management of information by Aboca S.p.A. Società Agricola. Before Aboca S.p.A. Società Agricola can give you or amend any information, it may be necessary to verify your identity and answer a few questions. We will respond as soon as possible. If you have questions regarding the information on the privacy of the sites you can contact Aboca S.p.A. Società Agricola directly.