While the IT systems and software procedures adopted to run this website are performing their routine tasks and functions, they acquire certain personal information which is implicitly transmitted while using internet communications protocols.
The information that falls under this category is: IP addresses, the type of browser used, the operating system, the domain and website addresses used to access or exit the website, information on the pages within the website visited by the user, the time the user accessed the website, how long the user remains on each page, an internal route analysis and other parameters about the user’s operating system and IT environment.
This technical/IT information is collected, consolidated and used completely anonymously.
INFORMATION SUPPLIED VOLUNTARILY BY THE USER
In order to access certain services offered by the website, such as registering for courses, conventions or seminars, downloading of software, saving projects and product calculations or to receive newsletters, the visitor will be asked to register to the website and, therefore, create a personal account.
When registering to the website, the visitor will be asked to voluntary supply certain personal information by completing a registration form such as first name, surname, home address, email address, mobile and/or landline phone number, sector of work and job title.
Lastly, the optional, explicit and voluntary sending of emails to the addresses indicated on this website will lead to the sender’s personal information being acquired (example: first name, surname and email address).
Any personal information supplied voluntarily is processed for the following purposes:
- To create a user account and for other purposes strictly necessary for, and/or connected to, the supply and correct administration of the services requested, as well as to answer questions formulated by the user, on a casual basis, through the website, by email or by any other communications system available.
- To send emails with our newsletter or other informative materials and for promotional and/or marketing purposes. This category also includes promotional activities carried out by Mapei S.p.A., or any company connected to Mape Group, regarding services connected or correlated to their particular type of goods.
- For profiling purposes correlated to market research and statistical analysis. This category also includes activities connected or correlated to the profiling of users in order to identify their tastes, preferences, habits, needs and choices to improve the quality of the services provided by Mapei Group.
For the purpose of the services offered according to item 1, the supply of personal information is necessary. The refusal to supply said information will render Mapei S.p.A. unable to provide the service required.
For the purpose of the services offered according to items 2 and 3, the supply of personal information is optional and dependant on the user’s acceptance for said information to be processed for the purposes and conditions mentioned above, which is expressed using the dedicated form. Also, the methods used to contact the user for promotional purposes as per item 2, in the case of the user accepting to be contacted, may be automatic (email, sms, mms, fax, recorded phone messages) or conventional (phone call from an operator or by letter). At any time the user may withdraw from the acceptance previously acknowledged, including partially, for example by only accepting to be contacted using traditional means.