Privacy Policy

Mectron s.p.a. is sensitive to privacy issues on the Internet. We believe it is important you know how we treat the information about you we receive on the Internet.

In general, you can visit Mectron s.p.a. on the World Wide Web without telling us who you are or revealing any information about yourself. Our web servers collect the domain names, not the e-mail addresses, of visitors. This information is aggregated to measure the number of visits, average time spent on the Site, pages viewed, etc. Mectron s.p.a. uses this information to measure the use of our Site and to improve the content of our Site.

There are times, however, when we may need information from you, such as your name and address. When information is needed, we will try to let you know at the time of collection, how we will use the personal information. Usually, the personal information we collect is used only by us to respond to your inquiry, process an order or allow you to access specific account information. Occasionally, we may make the e-mail addresses, of those who provide information, available to other reputable organisations whose products or services we think you may find interesting. In these cases, you will be offered an opportunity to limit access to your information.

If you register with one of Mectron s.p.a. business units on-line, they may use this information to provide you with custom information about Mectron s.p.a. offering in support of your business needs. A technology called cookies may be used to provide you with tailored information. A cookie is a tiny element of data that a web Site can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your hard drive so we can recognise you when you return. You may set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie.

At times we conduct on-line surveys to better understand the needs and profile of our visitors. When we conduct a survey, we will try to let you know how we will use the information at the time we collect information from you on the Internet.

Mectron s.p.a. site may contain links to other Sites such as Mectron s.p.a. distributors and sales affiliates. While we try to link only to Sites that share our high standards and respect for privacy, we are not responsible for the content or the privacy practices employed by other Sites.

Type of data processed

Data voluntarily supplied by users

Optional, explicit, voluntary sending of email to the addresses identified on this website will result in acquisition of the sender's email address, necessary to respond to requests, and any other personal data the sender may include in the message.

Specific summary information will be reported or displayed on the pages on the website corresponding to particular services, available on request.

Optional nature of providing data

Users are free to spontaneously provide their personal data in request forms or provided in contact information in order to request sending of informative materials or other correspondence.

Failure to provide this data may make it impossible to respond to the request.

For the sake of completeness, note that in some cases (though not in ordinary operation of this website) the Authority may request news and information under section 157 of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003 for the purposes of control of personal data processes. In these cases, note that the site administrator is obliged to respond, and will be subjected to administrative sanctions in the event of failure to do so.

Processing methods

Personal data is processed using automated data processing tools only for time strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which the data was collected.

Specific security measures are observed to prevent data loss, unlawful or incorrect use and unauthorised access.


A data subject shall have the right to obtain confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning him exist and to know their content and origin, to check their accuracy and to request integration or updating, or rectification (section 7 of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003).

Under the same section, data subjects are entitled to request erasure, anonymization or blocking of data that have been processed unlawfully, and in all cases to object to their treatment on legitimate grounds.

Requests in this regard should be sent to the Data Controller, identified above.

Emails sent

The content of all e-mails and attachments shall be treated as confidential and intended only for the recipient(s) to whom the e-mail is addressed.

If you receive an e-mail by mistake, please notify us immediately and delete it from your computer. The content of e-mails may not be copied or disclosed. All abusive use of the information contained herein by third parties or parties not identified in the e-mail may be prosecuted under the law. This notice is provided under section 13 of Legislated Decree no. 196 of 30/06/2003 in relation to personal data processing. Data on the user's e-mail address shall be processed for the purposes of sending material providing commercial information; the data will not be disclosed to third parties and will be treated in compliance with the legal requirements of confidentiality and security.