This page describes site management methods in relation to the processing of personal data of site users. This information is given pursuant to  art. 13 of legislative decree no. 196/2003 – code for the protection of data  of those who make use of the web services of FontanaArte S.p.A. accessible electronically from the address:

This information is provided only for the FontanaArte S.p.A. website and not for any other websites accessed by the user through the link. The information is based on recommendation No. 2/2001on personal data protection that the European authorities, grouped by article 29 of directive no. 95/46/EC, adopted on 17 May 2001 in order to identify some minimum requirements for the online collection of personal data and, in particular, the methods, times and the nature of the information that data controllers must provide users when they connect to web pages, regardless of the purposes of the connection. The recommendation and a summary of its purposes can be found on other pages of this site.



Data referring to identified or identifiable persons may be processed following access this site. The data controller is FontanaArte S.p.A Via Alzaia Trieste, 49-20094 – Corsico (MI), Italy.


Processing related to the web services of this website takes place at the above-mentioned offices of FontanaArte S.p.A. , and is handled only by technical personnel of the department in charge of processing, or by persons in charge of occasional maintenance operations. No data deriving from the web service is communicated or disclosed. Personal data provided by users requesting the sending of informative material (bulletins, CD-ROMs, newsletters, annual reports, answers to queries, etc.) is used solely to perform the service or performance requested and is disclosed to third parties only if necessary for that purpose.



Browsing data

During their normal operation, the computer systems and software procedures used for the functioning of this website acquire personal data whose transmission is implicit in the use of internet communication protocols. This information is not collected to be associated with identified persons, but by its very nature could, through processing and association with data held by third parties, allow users to be identified. This category of data includes IP addresses or domain names of computers utilised by users who connect to the site, the URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) of requested resources, the time of request, the method used to submit the request to the server, the size of the file received in reply, the numerical code indicating the status of the reply given by the server (successful, error, etc.) and other parameters regarding the operating system and computer environment of the user. This data is used only to obtain anonymous statistics on site usage and to check its correct functioning and is deleted immediately after processing. The data could be used to ascertain responsibility in the case of possible computer crimes against the site: excepting this eventuality, data concerning web contacts is currently not kept for more than seven days.


Data provided voluntarily by the user

The optional, explicit and voluntary sending of electronic mail to the addresses indicated on this website entails the subsequent acquisition of the sender's address, which is necessary to respond to requests, as well as any other personal data included in the message. Specific summary information shall be progressively shown or displayed on web pages dedicated to particular services given upon request.


We use anonymous browsing cookies, which are necessary to allow users to navigate properly on, use all functionalities and access secure areas. We use analytical cookies to better understand how our users use the web site, to optimise and improve the site and make it more interesting and relevant to users.

This information is anonymous and is used only for statistical purposes.

We use profile cookies to monitor use of our website in order to improve the website and its use. These cookies are usually entered by trusted third parties (such as Google through the Analytics platform), but FontanaArte S.p.A. nonetheless does not allow said companies to collect personal information on its users. This means that anonymity is guaranteed and personal data will not be used by other websites or marketing databases.

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How to change or disable cookie preferences


Specific browser parameters can also be selected which prevent cookies from being enabled, as follows:

Mozilla Firefox:

1. Select the “Tools” menu, then “Options”

2. Click on “Privacy”


Microsoft Internet Explorer:

1. Select “Tools”, then “Internet Options”

2. Click on “Privacy” (or "Confidentiality")

3. Use the cursor to select the privacy level desired.



1. Select “Tools” , then “Settings”

2. Click on “Show advanced settings”

3. In the “Privacy” section, click on “Content settings”.



1. Select “File”, then “Preferences”

2. Click on “Privacy”


Visitors can disable Google Analytics for the display advertising and personalise the adverts of the Google Display Network using Manage advert preferences.

If you want to disable third-party cookies which allow online behavioural advertising, visit and to identify the NAI ( (Network Advertising Initiative) members who have inserted advertising cookies on your computer.
To use the opt-out function from the behavioural advertising program of an NAI or IAB member, flag the box corresponding with the company you wish to exclude.






Excepting that specified for browsing data, the user is free to choose whether to supply personal data contained in request forms sent to FontanaArte S.p.A. or shown in contacts with the Office requesting the dispatch of informative material or other communications. Failure to provide data may make it impossible to obtain the requested service. For completeness it should be noted that in some cases (not subject to the ordinary management of this website) the Authority may request news and information pursuant to art. 157 of legislative decree no. 196/2003, for the purposes of control over personal data. In these cases failure to reply will be subject to administrative sanctions.




Personal data is processed by automated instruments only for the time strictly required to achieve the purpose for which it was collected. Specific security measures are observed to prevent the loss of data, its unlawful or incorrect use and access by unauthorised persons.




The persons to whom the personal data refers have the right at any time to obtain confirmation of the existence or otherwise of such data and to be informed of its content and origin, verify its accuracy or request its extension, updating, or correction (art. 7 of legislative decree no. 196/2003). Pursuant to the same article, the data subjects have the right to request the deletion, transformation into anonymous form or the blocking of data processed in breach of the law, and in any case to object to the processing for legitimate reasons.



Requests should be addressed to the data controller: FontanaArte S.p.A. Via Alzaia Trieste, 49 -20094- Corsico (MI), Italy.