SIMEL SPA pays the utmost attention to privacy, protection and safety of the personal data of the subjects it gets in contact with.
Therefore, we recommend the person who browses this site to check all the sections of this document, which describes all the site managing methods as far as the processing of the users’ personal data is concerned. This regulation on the processing of personal data, in accordance with art. 13 of Legislative Decree no.196 of 30 June 2003 (Personal Data Protection Code), is disclosed to anyone who uses the Web service provided by SIMEL SPA at this website.
This regulation is disclosed to the public and valid only for this site and not for other sites the user may visit through links reported on this site. SIMEL SPA has no control on these sites, nor on the procedures they employ to preserve the privacy of the data. We suggest you to check the privacy conditions of all the companies you get in contact with before providing personal data.
The regulation draws inspiration from Recommendation no. 2/2001 adopted on May 17, 2001 by the European Authorities for the protection of personal data (Group set up by art. 29 of Directive no. 95/46/EC). The aim of the Group was to detect some minimum requirements for the collection of personal data on-line and especially the methods, times and type of information that the data controllers must provide to the users when they browse web pages, whatever the aim of their visit.


Navigation data
During the ordinary course of operations, the IT systems and software procedures for running this website acquire some personal data whose forwarding is implied in the use of the communication protocols of the Internet. It concerns information that is not collected to be associated with specific individuals, but by their own very nature could, through the 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 used by users who connect to the site, URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier) of requested resources, the time of the request, the method used to submit the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in reply, the numerical code indicating the status of the response from the server (successful, error, etc.) and other parameters related to the operating system and the users. This data is used only to obtain anonymous statistical information on the site and to check its correct functioning. This data are never disclosed to any third parties and are not disseminated.

Discretionary nature of the provision of data
The user is free to provide personal data to SIMEL SPA through the optional, explicit and voluntary sending of the forms on this site or of e-mails to the addresses indicated on the site. If you do not submit the data, it may be impossible for us to provide the service you are requesting.

Methods of data processing
Personal data are processed using manual and computerized methods in order to achieve the purposes for which they were collected. Specific safety measures are adopted to prevent data loss, illegal or incorrect data use or unauthorised access.

Data Controller
The Data Controller is SIMEL SPA – Via Cento, 6/b 44049 Vigarano Mainarda Ferrara – Italy, email

Rights of the data subjects
Under art.7 of Legislative Decree 196/2003 (right of access to personal data and other rights), the data subjects have the right to: Obtain confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning him/her exist (even though they are not registered jet) and communication of such data in intelligible form. Data subjects shall also have the right to be informed about: a) The source of the personal data; b) The purposes and methods of processing; c) The logic applied when the data is processed with the use of electronic instruments; d) The identity of the data controller, data supervisors and the representative designated; e) The parties or categories of parties to which the personal data can be transferred or which can gain knowledge of them as designated representatives of the State, processing officers, or processors.

Data subjects shall have the right to obtain: a) The updating, correction or, when they are interested, additions to the data; b) The cancellation, transformation into anonymous form, or blocking of data processed in violation of law, including those that need not be retained for the purposes for which the data were collected or subsequently processed; c) Certification that the parties to which the data have been transferred or disseminated have been notified of the operations specified in points a) and b), also regarding their content, except for the case where notification proves impossible or requires the use of means clearly disproportionate to the right being protected. The subjects have the right to contest in part or fully: a) For legitimate reasons, the handling of the personal information regarding them even if it is pertinent to the purpose of its collection; b) The handling of personal data which pertains to them for the purpose of sending advertising materials or direct sales materials, for the completion of market research or for commercial communication. To stop the delivery of the newsletter, follow the instructions reported in the last newsletter you received reporting: “Trn”, name, surname and e-mail address. We will cancel you as soon as we receive your e-mail. Any possible request shall be addressed to the head of privacy policy and information safety at SIMEL SPA – Via Cento, 6/b 44049 Vigarano Mainarda Ferrara – Italy, email

Regulation on the protection of personal data – Legislative Decree 196/03 Consolidated Law on the Security of Personal Data. By filling out and sending this form, you authorise the processing of the personal data submitted, for the purpose and limited to what is laid out in the Regulation herein, in compliance with and by effect of art. 13 of Legislative Decree 196/03.

What is a cookie, and what is it for?
A cookie is a small file that is sent to the browser and downloaded on to your computer when you access a website. Cookies allow a website to function correctly and enhance its performance. Cookies also provide the website owner with statistics and data with the main purpose of making your navigation experience more personal, by keeping track of your preferences (e.g., remembering your language and currency settings, recognizing you on your next visit, etc.).

Why we use cookies
This site uses cookies to make its services easier to browse and for a more user-friendly experience of SIMEL SPA web pages. The cookies we use also help us provide users with better and more efficient services and/or enable certain functions.

What cookies we use
This site uses navigation cookies that are essential for providing certain basic functions, session cookies and tracking (Google Analytics) cookies. Links to third party services are also present. WE DO NOT USE OR SEND USERS PROFILING COOKIES FOR ADVERTISING PURPOSES ON THIS SITE.

Navigation cookies
Enabled from your first access, these cookies are essential for the correct functioning of the site and allow you to view its contents on your device recognizing the language and market of the country that you have selected as your place of connection. Navigation cookies are technical cookies and are necessary for the website to function correctly.

Cookie Name: displaycookieconsent
Duration: 1 year
Use: Checks for cookie policy acceptance

Analytic Cookies/ Third party tracking cookies
This site uses the Google Analytics free service. Analytic cookies are considered technical cookies if they are used only for optimization purposes and if the data they collect are processed as anonymous. We inform users that the data collected are used only to track most frequently visited pages, visitor numbers, aggregate data of visits per operation system, per browser, etc. Cookie-derived website navigation statistics will be sent by the user’s browser to Google, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States, and stored in Google’s servers. The following is a list of Google Analytics cookies:

__utma 2 years
__utmb 30 minutes
__utmc Session
__utmz 6 months
__utmt 10 minutes
_ga 2 years
_gat 10 minutes
By using this site you consent to your data being processed by Google in the manner and for the purposes stated above.

Under the current terms of service, Google will use the information collected on our site, as its sole owner, with the purposes of tracking and investigating website use, reporting on website activity, and providing other services related to website activity, connection modes (mobile device or pc, browser being used, etc.), and the way in which users search and access the pages of the portal. Google may transfer such information to third parties whenever this is required by the law or if such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate IP addresses to any other data owned by Google. To read Google’s privacy policy and disclaimer for Google Analytics services, please refer to

Tracking cookies can be disabled without any consequence on website browsing. For opting out, please see the section ‘Browser cookie opt-out settings’ below.

Websites and third party services
This website may contain links to other sites that have their own privacy policy. SIMEL SPA cannot be held accountable for the way data are processed by such sites. Please note that Google Maps and Youtube items are included in ‘no cookie’ mode.

Third party site: YOU TUBE
Use: YouTube videos included in the web pages of this site

Third party site: GOOGLE MAPS
Use: Google maps included in the contact pages and store locator tool
(Please note that with the script ‘ – plugin version> = 3.3′ the only cookie that may be set by Google Maps is PREF, which is used to remember your preferred zoom level, language, geographical area, etc. Currently, the PREF cookie does not store any identity checks or data profiles.)

To know more about Google’s privacy policy, please refer to

To know more about cookies and to change your settings about third parties’ profiling cookies, please refer to

Browser cookie opt-out settings
You can withdraw consent to cookies by setting your browser accordingly. The following is a list of links that explain how to opt out of cookies in the most widely used browsers. (If your browser does not appear in the list, please look for specific instructions in your browser’s ‘Help’ menu.)

Internet Explorer:
Google Chrome:
Mozilla Firefox:
Apple Safari:

You may also choose to disable Google Analytics cookies only, by using Google’s opt out add on that runs on most widely used browsers.
Even if you have withdrawn your consent to third party cookies, such cookies may have already been downloaded on to your device. For technical reasons, it is impossible to delete such cookies automatically. However, you can do so manually, by choosing the option ‘Delete browsing history’ in your browser’s privacy settings. This will delete all cookies, website data and plug-ins.


‘+1’ button and Google+ social widgets (Google Inc.)
The ‘+1’ button and Google+ social widgets (including comments) are services that allow the user to interact with the Google+ social network, provided by Google Inc.
Personal data collected: Cookies and Website use data.
Data are processed in the USA – Privacy Policy

‘Like’ button and Facebook social widgets (Facebook, Inc.)
The ‘Like’ button and Facebook social widgets are services that allow the user to interact with the Facebook social network, provided by Facebook, Inc.
Personal data collected: Cookies and Website use data.
Data are processed in the USA – Privacy Policy