Notice compliant with Italian Legislative Decree no. 196/2003

1. Purpose of data collection and treatment
VALAGRO S.P.A informs the users of its website that collected data shall only be used for the following purposes:
a) to meet information requests made by users. Information may be automatically provided by allowing users to have access to website functions (reserved areas) or by getting in contact with VALAGRO managers or agents and distributors;
b) to keep users updated about promotional activities, competitions and activities performed by VALAGRO in general;
c) for direct marketing activities by sending newsletters;
d) for market research activities and other research activities aimed at improving products and services;
e) to put forward the purchase of products;
f) for staff recruitment activities.
Data related to  web site services are exclusively handled by staff entrusted with data treatment tasks at VALAGRO S.P.A. Collected data may be processed in electronic or paper format and shall always be protected by suitable safety systems and constantly preserved in a safe and controlled environment. When the tasks indicated under item 1 are carried out, data may be communicated to:
a) suppliers entrusted with electronic communication services as part of occasional update and maintenance operations of such services.
b) companies providing packaging, shipment and delivery services or that manage post and internal communication delivery services.

2. Rights of interested parties
The Company VALAGRO S.p.A, with registered office in Italy, city of Atessa (CH), zip code 66041, Via Cagliari, 1  Zona Industriale, is owner and manager of the treatment of data.
Persons who personal data refer to, under the  Personal Data Protection Code of Italy, have several rights in connection with the processing of  their personal data (see Section 7) such as:. the right to obtain confirmation that such data exist and communication of the data as well as to know the source of the data and what criteria and purposes apply to their processing; the right to obtain erasure or blocking of any data that is processed in breach of the law, for instance because no consent was asked for. This right may also be exercised if there is no valid reason any longer for retaining data that had been collected lawfully.

Interested parties may exert such right by sending their claims to the following address:
Personal data are provided on a voluntary basis: if interested parties do not agree to provide their data, VALAGRO may not meet users' requests.



(We inform visitors that personal data provided for the Website registration, as well as for the supply of services available through the Website will be treated according to the law by decree n.196 dated 30 June 2003 by VALAGRO SPA We inform also about the fact on this website was published the complete information according to art. 13 od the same law by decree N°196/03. The present Policy provides some explanations related to our cookies and methods for the Protection of Visitors Privacy during use of our Website.)

VALAGRO SPA is committed to respecting your “Privacy.” On this Website VALAGRO SPA collects the personal data you decide to provide and the information obtained with cookies, as better explained below. This Website can also contain links to other websites of VALAGRO SPA or to third party websites, such as those of our retailers, authorised applicators and other subsidiary companies, or to the websites of social media. When you click on the link to the other websites of VALAGRO SPA or of third parties, consider that said websites have their own privacy policies. It must be said that VALAGRO SPA shall not be liable for third party websites.

If you provide personal data to VALAGRO SPA, we shall store and process said information for the purposes specified in the privacy notice. Moreover, to enhance our Website accessibility to users in terms of system performance, usability and supply of useful information about our products and services, we shall automatically store the information on log files on your computer. These include your Internet Protocol (IP) address, type of browser and language setting, operating system, Internet Service Provider (ISP) and date/time of registration.
We shall use this information to ensure efficient Website management, improve knowledge of our Website user categories, analyse trends and collect demographic data on our overall users. The information collected can be used for our marketing and advertising services and communications (e.g., to enhance and improve the user experience by making more attractive offers and special services), in compliance with the laws in force on the subject. When we make use of non-personal data along with personal data, the information in question will be processed as personal data for the entire period during which it is combined.

This Website, e-mail messages, online services, advertising and interactive applications can make use of “cookies” to optimise our services.
What is a “cookie”?
A “cookie” is a small file that generally includes letters and numbers, which we send to the browser file that contains cookies on the hard disk of your computer through our Web server. For instance, it allows our Website to recognise the device of a user once the connection has been created between the Web server and the Web browser. The principal purpose of a cookie is to allow our Web server to present custom-made pages to the user, studied to make the experience of the visit to VALAGRO SPA's Website more personal and consistent with the needs of individual users.

What are the cookies used on this Website?
VALAGRO SPA can use two types of cookies on this Website:
• session cookies: they are temporary cookies that are stored in the cookie file of your browser until your browser session is ended. These cookies are mandatory for certain applications or functions that are necessary for the correct function of this Website.
• persistent cookies: we can use persistent cookies to improve the user experience (e.g. provide optimised navigation).
The cookies in question will remain in the cookie file of your browser for a longer period of time. The length of said period will depend on your choice in terms of your Web browser settings. Persistent cookies make it possible to transfer information to a Web server whenever you visit the website. Persistent cookies are also called tracking cookies.

There are several online publications on cookies where you can learn more about them. See, for example:

VALAGRO SPA can resort to third party advertisers for advertisements and to optimise the related marketing communications. Third party advertisers make use of cookies to estimate the efficacy of advertisements and to customise the advertising content. Information collected by third party advertisers can include geolocation data (obtained from the IP address), or the e-mail address when it is obtained from this Website.

To ensure ongoing optimisation of marketing-related communications, VALAGRO SPA uses the analytical software “Google Analytics” by Google Inc. It allows to monitor online behaviour in terms of time, geographical location and use of this website. The information in question is collected through tracking pixels and/or cookies. The information obtained through tracking pixels and/or cookies is anonymous and will not be associated with personal data. All information required for this analysis is stored on servers based in Italy. VALAGRO SPA will not share said information with third parties for independent use.

If you accept cookies, you can later refuse them by changing your Internet browser settings. For example, if you are using Internet Explorer 8.0, you must follow the instructions below:
1. select the item 'Tools' and, then, 'Internet Options'
2. click on the Privacy Sheet
3. use the cursor to choose the desired settings.
For other Web browsers, refer to your browser instructions for more information about how to change your browser settings or delete cookies.

Note that some features and complete function of this Website will not be available when you disable cookies.

Any future amendment to this Policy will be reported on this page. We suggest regularly checking our Policy to check for updates or changes, if any.

If you have any questions, comments and requests about this Policy, please contact us at the address given below. Moreover, to know more about our privacy policy and personal data processing methods, visit the Privacy page of the Website.

66051 ATESSA (CH)