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Legal notes and privacy

Legal notes

Data controller: ROFOS | R.S. di Scerbo Roberto

VAT number: IT03128700105

Address: Via Caorsi, 49/2 Sori (GE) Italia


Privacy disclosure

Rofos will keep your personal data in accordance with Art. 13 of Italian Legislative Decree no. 196/2003 the “Personal Data Protection Code”.

In order to establish and fulfil our contractual relations with yourselves, we are in possession of personal and tax data acquired both verbally and in writing, directly and through third parties, in relation to yourselves; such data is by law classified as “personal”.

With reference to this data, we would like to inform you that:

  • data is processed in relation to the contractual needs and consequent compliance with legal and contractual obligations;
  • data will be processed in written form and/or on magnetic, electronic or telematic supports;
  • the conferral of said data is compulsory for all that required by legal and contractual obligations and as such any refusal to provide said data, or subsequent refusal to allow for its processing may make it impossible for us to entertain and pursue contractual relations;
  • failure, on the other hand, to confer all data required by legal or contractual obligations shall be assessed as appropriate by ourselves and shall determine consequent decisions in relation to the importance of the data requested with respect to the management of the commercial relationship.

Optional supply of data

The user is free to voluntarily provide their personal data contained in the application forms or indicated in contacts in order to request information material or other communications.

Their missed conferment may make it impossible to fulfill the request.

For the sake of completeness, we remind that in some cases (not included in the ordinary management of this site) the Authority may request news and information pursuant to art. 157 of Italian Legislative Decree no. 196/2003, for the verification of the processing of personal data. In these cases, we point out that the answer by the site administrator is mandatory, under penalty of an administrative sanction.

Processing Method

The data will be processed for the entire duration of the contract and even thereafter for legal obligations and for future commercial purposes.

without prejudice to the communications and disclosures made in fulfilment of legal obligations, data may be disclosed in Italy and/or abroad to:

  • our network of agents;
  • professionals and consultants, employees or associates;
  • companies operating in the transport industry;

Rights of those concerned

The parties, whom the personal data refer to, have the right at any time to obtain the confirmation of the existence or not of such data and to know their contents and origin, to verify their correctness or to request their integration or update, or their amendment (art. 7 of the Italian Legislative Decree no. 196/2003).

Pursuant to such article, the user has the right to request the deletion, the transformation in anonymous format or the block of the data processed in violation of the law, as well as to oppose anyway, for legitimate reasons, processing.

Such requests shall be addressed to the Data Controller ROFOS as mentioned above.

Use of Cookies

Cookie Policy

Like many other websites, the Rofos uses cookies to make your browsing experience on the site easier and more intuitive.

Cookies are small strings of text utilized to store some information that may relate to the user, his/her preferences or the device used to access the Internet (computer, tablet or cell phone) and are utilized mainly to adapt the working of the site to the user’s expectations, by offering a more customized browsing experience and memorizing the choices made before.

Cookies do not record any personal data and any identifiable data shall not be stored.

If you desire it, it is possible to prevent the saving of some or all the cookies. In this latter case, however, the utilization of the site and of the services on offer could be compromised. In order to proceed without modifying the options relevant to the cookies it is sufficient to continue with the browsing.

Types and Categories of Cookies

The Sites utilize different types of cookies, each one of them has a specific function. An explanatory list follows:

Technical Cookies

“Technical” cookies are essential for the correct working of the Sites and allow the users to browse the Sites and to exploit their characteristics (for instance, they allow the memorization of previous actions or allow to save the user’s session and/or to perform other activities strictly necessary to the Sites working, such as allow the functioning of the contact forms and the dispatch of its messages).

Analytical cookies

They help to understand how the users interact with the Sites, by supplying information about the last page visited, the number of sections and pages visited, the time spent on the Sites and every event occurred in the course of the browsing, such as for instance an error message, and help to understand every problem that the user encounters in the use of the Sites. This information could be associated to details of the user such as the IP address, domain or browser; they are however analysed together with information about other users, so that no specific user can be identified from the others.

Functional cookies

They allow the Sites to remember the user’s choices (for instance the user name) to provide such user with a more customized and optimized browsing. The functional cookies are not necessary for the working of the Sites, but improve their quality and the browsing experience. If these cookies are not accepted, the performance and functions of the Sites could be less and the access to the contents of the Sites could be limited.

Profiling Cookies

The ‘targeting’ or ‘profiling’ cookies are utilized to show contents that are more appropriate to the user and his/her interests. They may be utilized to display targeted advertising, to publish ad messages customized based on the user’s interests or to limit the number of times the user views an advertisement. Besides, they help to measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaigns on the Sites; the Data Controller could use these cookies to keep track the Sites that the user has visited and share this information with third parties, including agencies and advertisers who could use their cookies to gather information on the activities performed by the users on the Sites.

Sharing cookies (or social network cookies)

They are necessary to allow the user to interact with the Sites through his/her social account and are utilized, for instance, to express an appreciation and to share it with his/her social contacts.

Session cookies

They are stored on the user’s computer for mere technical-functional needs, for the transmission of session IDs necessary to allow a safe and efficient exploration of the site; they are deleted at the end of the ‘session’ (hence the name) when the browser is closed.

Persistent cookies

They are stored on the hard disk of the computer until their expiration or their deletion by the users. Through the persistent cookies, the users who access the sites (or any other users who utilize the same computer) are automatically recognized at each visit.

Third Parties’ Cookies

Not all cookies refer to Rofos as data processor.

These cookies are not managed directly by Rofos, but respectively, by the service to which they are connected. By browsing this site you may also receive third-party cookies. For example, those used for Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google, Inc. (‘Google’). Google Analytics employs the cookies to analyse how the users utilize the site. The information generated by the cookies on the use of the website (including your anonymous IP address) shall be transmitted and deposited with the Google servers in the United States. Google shall utilize this information in order to examine your use of the web site, to prepare reports on the activities of the web site for the web site operators and to supply other services relevant to the activities of the web site and to the use of the Internet. Google may also transfer this information to Third Parties when this is required by the law or when such Third Parties process the above information for account of Google. Google shall not associate your IP address to any other information in Google’s possession. You may refuse to use the cookies by selecting the appropriate setting on your browser, but we remind you that in this case it is possible that not all the functions of this website might be utilized.

This site could also use some ‘social-plugins’ for the sharing and the communication of contents: their use is optional. When you use one of the plugins, the site shall get in touch, via your browser, with the servers which manage the recalled social sharing services, by communicating them the data you intend to publish and share via your social profile (of which you remain the only responsible) and informing them (the servers) about the pages you have visited. Remember that, in order to exclude this possibility, you can just avoid sharing contents with the use of the social share buttons. For further details about the use and the gathering of data via the following plugins and to know how the data so gathered and transmitted are processed (and for which purposes), we ask you to consult the privacy and legal statements issued by the Owners of the services in question.

Types and categories of cookies used

This site uses or may use, in combination with each other, cookies technical, analytical capabilities, session, persistent, profiling, sharing, third-party.

Cookies are used:

  • Google Analytics cookies to track and analyze the access and user behavior in the material;
  • Polylang cookie plugin to allow navigation Multilingual Site;
  • Facebook cookies to track and analyze the access and user behavior.

How do Cookies Work and How Can You Eliminate them?

The working modes and the options to limit or block the cookies may be adjusted by modifying the settings of one’s Internet browser. Most of the Internet browsers are initially set up to accept automatically the cookies; however, the user may modify these settings to block the cookies or to be alerted every time cookies are sent to his/her device. There are different manners to handle cookies; to this end, it is necessary to make reference to the user manual or to the help display of the browser to verify how to adjust or modify its settings. The user is enabled, in fact, to modify the default configuration and to disable the cookies (namely to block them definitively), by setting the highest protection level.

Find herein below the path to follow in order to manage the cookies from the following browsers:





How to disable the cookies from third party services:

Google Analytics services:

Interaction with social networks and external platforms:

+1 button and social widgets of Google+ (Google Inc.):

The +1 button and the social widgets of Google+ are services of interaction with the Google+ social network, provided by Google Inc.

‘Like’ button and social widgets of Facebook (Facebook, Inc.):

The ‘Like’ button and the social widgets of Facebook are services of interaction with the Facebook social network, provided by Facebook Inc.

Tweet button and social widgets of Twitter (Twitter, Inc.):

The Tweet button and the social widgets of Twitter are services of interaction with the Twitter social network, provided by Twitter, Inc.

Pin button and social widgets of Pinterest (Pinterest, Inc.):

The Pin button and the social widgets of Pinterest are services of interaction with the Pinterest social network, provided by Pinterest, Inc.

Button and social widgets of LinkedIn (LinkedIn):

The button and the social widgets of LinkedIn are services of interaction with the LinkedIn social network, provided by LinkedIn Inc.

Youtube and Third Party services of Google Inc.:

Youtube is a social network dedicated to the display of video contents and it is managed by Google Inc. with the possibility of integrating the contents inside its own pages.

Vimeo by Vimeo, LLC:

Vimeo is a social network dedicated to the display of video contents and it is managed by Vimeo, LLC with the possibility of integrating the contents inside its own pages.

The Third Party cookies are not controlled directly by the Data Controller; therefore, in order to revoke the consent, it is necessary to make reference to the Third Party Internet sites or to the site to obtain information on how you can eliminate or manage the cookies, depending on the browser utilized, and handle the preferences on the Third Party profiling cookies.

This page is visible through the link at the bottom of all the pages of the website in compliance with art. 122 paragraph 2 of the Italian Legislative Decree no. 196/2003 and according to the simplified procedures for the information and acquisition of consent for the use of cookies published in the Official Gazette of the Italian Republic no. 126 dd. 3 June 2014 and in the Register of Measures no. 229 dd. 8 May 2014. Visit the page of the Privacy Guarantor for further information concerning cookies.