Privacy Policy (English)

Dear User, dear Customer,

This website Alground (hereinafter also the “Website” or “Alground”) gives special importance to the privacy of people who would consult it, use our services (collectively “Services”), including those to request information and purchase products (hereafter collectively “Products”) offered by ExpoItalyADV di Trizio Consulting (hereinafter also “Seller”), in some cases, prior registration to the Website.

The scope of this Policy is to describe how this Website operates in terms of processing the personal data of users/visitors who consult it.

In line with applicable privacy protection legislation, ExpoItalyADV di Trizio Consulting (hereinafter “ExpoItalyADV”) intends to guarantee the privacy and personal data security of each visitor, also in relation to accesses made from abroad, in accordance with the terms of this policy.

Unless otherwise specified, this Policy is also intended as an information notice for those interacting with the Services offered by the Website.

These information notices are aimed at defining limits on and the methods of data processing for each service, on the basis of which the users/visitors may freely give their consent and, possibly, authorise the gathering of data and its subsequent utilisation.

We invite you to read this Privacy Policy so that your navigation in the Website and/or your use of the Services and/or purchase of Products will be safe and you can make informed and free decisions.

You can navigate in the Website and view the Products offered without revealing your identity or other personal data about you. If you choose to provide your personal data, you give your consent to the collection, use and processing of the same in the terms described in this Privacy Policy.

We wish to inform you that the personal data voluntarily provided by you for the activation of the Services offered and/or the purchase of the Products will be processed with appropriate measures to ensure their safety.

We note that this Privacy Policy does not cover other web sites that may be consulted by the User through Internet links.

Information to Data Subjects

ExpoItalyADV, as Data Controller, provides here below information to Users and Customers on the following:

a) the purposes and modalities of the processing for which the data are intended;

b) the obligatory or voluntary nature of providing the requested data;

c) the consequences if the User or Customer fails to reply;

d) the entities or categories of entity to whom or which the data may be communicated, or who/which may get to know the data in their capacity as data processors or persons in charge of the processing, and the scope of dissemination of said data;

e) the rights of the User/Customer as Data Subject;

f) the identification data concerning the Data Controller and, where designated, the data controller’s representative in the State’s territory.

ExpoItalyADV may provide detailed information notices on personal data processing, where necessary, on the pages of the Website relating to the individual Services available and may also request, where necessary, the User/Customer’s specific consent to the processing of his/her personal data.

1. Type of data processed

This Website offers informative and interactive content, also for the purchase of Products. During navigation in the Website, information about the User/visitor may be acquired, as follows:

Navigation data

In the course of their normal operations, the information systems and software procedures used to make this Website functional acquire certain personal data whose transmission is implicit when using Internet communication protocols. Such data includes: IP addresses, the type of browser used, the operating system, the domain name and the address of web sites from/to which access/exit was made, information about the pages visited by users within the Website, the time of access, how long was spent on each page, an analysis of the internal path and other parameters relating to the operating system and IT environment of the User. Such technical/IT data is gathered and utilised exclusively on an aggregate and anonymous basis and may be utilised to determine responsibility in case of alleged IT/electronic offences causing damage to the Website.

Data provided voluntarily by the User/Customer

ExpoItalyADV could collect certain personal data of the User or Customer, included but not limited to name and surname, the address of residence and/or destination of the Product purchased, the e-mail address, the phone number, the details of the method of payment etc., and will process them as Data Controller.

Data will be provided voluntarily and freely by the User/visitor or Customer on the Website in order to access and/or request a certain Service or Product. In all cases, before proceeding to activate a Service, an appropriate information notice will be provided and, where necessary, consent to personal data processing acquired using the opt-in and/or opt out techniques provided for by applicable privacy legislation in the following cases:

a) in the case of a purchase order for Product(s) or request for information on certain Services;

b) in the case of registration to the Website or to receive Newletter, promotions, commercial offers, advertising etc.

2. Purpose and methods of data processing

Personal data processing takes place mainly utilising procedures and electronic support for the time strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which the data was collected and, in any case, in compliance with applicable regulatory/legislative requirements.

The data collected are used by ExpoItalyADV for the following purposes:

a) in the cases referred to in subparagraph a) of Section 1 above:

– Conclusion and execution of the purchase order placed by the Customer,

– Management of the sale agreement and related legal obligations for administrative and accounting purposes etc.,

– Management of complaints and / or reports and / or withdrawal and any related reimbursement,

– Management of requests for information on Products and / or Services offered.

b) in the cases referred to in subparagraph b) of Section 1 above:

– Sending a periodic newsletter on Alground and/or e-mail messages containing advertising, promotional and commercial information concerning new offers or promotions,

– Performing statistical analysis and market researches related to the Products and Services offered by ExpoItalyADV through the Website Alground, in order to improve the supply of an e-commerce of great quality in line with the expectations and needs of Users and Customers.

2.2 The personal data of Users and Customers are processed using electronic means, and/or manual, for the time necessary to achieve the purposes for which they were collected and, subsequently, for the completion of all legal obligations and for the defense, even in court, the interests of ExpoItalyADV.

In any case, the processing of personal data of Users and Customers by ExpoItalyADV is done to ensure the security and confidentiality of the same, in accordance with applicable provisions. Specific security measures are adopted in order to prevent the loss of personal data of Users and Customers, as well as any illegal or incorrect use of the same and/or unauthorized access.

3. Nature of providing data and consequences if the User or Customer fails to reply

3.1 The provision of personal data is optional. However, failure to enter even a part of the data required in the fields of the different modules marked with an asterisk will make it impossible for ExpoItalyADV to proceed to the Services or the conclusion and execution of the sale online. In the other cases in which the provision of data is not compulsory for the execution of the Service or the sale of a Product, there are no consequences in case of refusal to provide the requested data and consent to their process, except for the inability to provide greater information on the developments of our Services and, in general terms, a better alignment of the same to the needs and expectations of Users and Customers.

3.2 ExpoItalyADV will request the prior consent to the processing of personal data where required by law.

3.3 Freely given consent may be withdrawn at any time though it will no longer be possible to utilise the Service in question.

4. Technology utilised


Cookies are information packages sent by a web server (e.g. the Website) to the User’s Internet browser, automatically saved by the browser on the computer and automatically sent back to the server on every subsequent visit to the Website. The default settings of almost all web browsers will automatically accept cookies. The Website does not use cookies to send personal information. The use of session cookies (that are not memorized on a lasting basis on the user’s computer and disappear when the browser is closed) is strictly limited to the transmission of session identification data needed to enable the Website to be explored securely and efficiently. The session cookies used on this Website avoid using other information techniques that could potentially put at risk the confidentiality of user browsing. Also, they do not permit the acquisition of the user’s personal identification data. This Website also uses persistent cookies i.e. cookies that are memorized on the hard disk of the computer until they expire or are deleted by the user/visitor. Deletion of these cookies does not preclude use of the sites and/or applications indicated above.

Persistent cookies make it possible automatically to recognize Users/visitors and Customers to the Website (or other users making use of the same computer) every time they visit the Website. Users/Visitors can set the browser on their computer to accept/refuse all cookies or to show a warning every time a cookie attempts to download, in order to decide whether to accept it or not. The user can adjust the pre-set configuration and cookies can be disabled (i.e. blocked once and for all) by selecting the highest level of protection.

For all other information about the characteristics, type, methods of use and possibility of removal, deletion and disabling of cookies/JavaScript present on the Website, reference should be made to the specific section 5. “Cookie Policy” below.

5. Cookie Policy

The specific aim of this Cookie Policy is to illustrate the types of cookie on the Website and the ways in which they are used and to provide information on how to refuse and delete them, if so desired.

Further information on our policy on the use of cookies can be found in Section 4 above.

Regulation and elimination of cookies

ExpoItalyADV does not use cookies to gather the personal information of Users/visitors to its Website. If you wish to limit or block cookies, this can be done by altering the settings on your Internet browser. You can visit the website for information about how to manage/delete cookies depending on the type of browser used. In order to delete cookies from the Internet browser of your smartphone, you must refer to the user manual for the device.

ExpoItalyADV also uses some cookies supplied by third parties. Further information on cookies is provided in Section 4.

The cookies present on this website

Session Cookies

The sole function of this type of cookie is to enable navigation on the Website, also in the language chosen by the User/Customer. When the page is closed, it is deleted automatically.

Persistent cookie

The function of the cookie is to recognise the IP address of the User/Customer who wishes to purchase one or more Products added in the shopping cart and to keep such Product(s) in memory. It is a persistent cookie and is deleted automatically about 30 days after access.

Third party cookie – Google Analytics

ExpoItalyADV uses this type of web analysis service, as supplied by Google Inc., to obtain aggregated statistical information of use in evaluating Website utilisation and the activities carried out by the User/visitor.

Google memorises the information gathered by the cookie on servers that may even by situated in the United States.

Google reserves the right to transfer the information gathered by its cookies to third parties where this is required by law or where the third party entity processes information on its account.

Google declares not to associate the User’s IP address with any other data possessed by it in order to obtain a more detailed User profile.

Further information on privacy management and/or on how to refuse or delete this type of cookie is available at the following URL:

Third party cookie – Flash Cookie

ExpoItalyADV uses Adobe Flash Player to provide certain multimedia content. On most computers, the program is installed as a default setting.

In case the User/Customer uses some of this content, Google Analytics stores additional data on the computer, also known as Flash cookie (or Local Share Object) by means of which it is possible to know the total number of times an audio/video file has been opened, the number of people using it to the end and how many people, however, close it before the end.

The Adobe website provides information on how to remove or disable Flash cookies for a specific domain like Alground. See URL:

Limiting and/or deleting the use of this type of flash cookie, the User can affect the functions available for applications based on Flash technology.

6. Redirect to external sites

The Website may utilise the so-called social plug-ins. Social Plug-ins are special tools that make it possible to incorporate Social Network functions directly within the Website (e.g. the “Like” function on Facebook).

All the social plug-ins on the Website are indicated by the respective social network logo.

When a User visits a page on the Website and interacts with a plug-in (e.g. by clicking the “Like” button) or decides to leave a comment, the corresponding information is sent by the browser directly to the social network platform (in this case, Facebook) and memorised by it.

For information on the purpose, type and method of personal data collection, processing, utilisation and storage by the social network platform and for details of how to exercise your rights, please consult the privacy policy of the relevant social network.

7. Links to/from third party sites

From the Website Alground, links can be used to go to other web sites. You may also be directed to our Website by third parties. This second option is possible, in particular, with reference to advertisements on other web sites dedicated to the provision of news, advertising and services.

Given the above, ExpoItalyADV invites Users and Customers to pay the utmost attention when communicating personal data because those web sites are neither owned by the Data Controller nor do operate under the responsibility of the Data Controller. Rather they are wholly managed by other companies and/or organisations. The User must, therefore, read and, possibly, accept the relevant policies on privacy protection.

The Data Controller ExpoItalyADV declines all responsibility for any requests for and/or granting of personal data to third party web sites and in relation to management of the authentication credentials issued by third party entities.

8. Communication and dissemination of personal data

8.1 Personal data collected will not be released to third parties by ExpoItalyADV except where it is necessary to execute the sale (e.g.: communication of data necessary to the courier, for the delivery of the Product purchased by the Customer, or to the bank, for the reimbursement in case of withdrawal by a “Consumer” as defined in the Website). Users’ data (including, but not limited to, the IP address) may, however, be communicated to competent Authorities, administrative or other public entity entitled to require them, in the cases provided by law.

8.2 ExpoItalyADV does not sell nor provide the personal data of Users to third parties for marketing purposes.

9. Rights of data subjects

Data subjects”, i.e. the persons/subjects to whom the personal data processed via this Website relates, have the right to exercise their rights in the manner and subject to the limits laid down by the applicable privacy legislation.

In order to exercise those rights, obtain an up-to-date list of Data Processors (where designated), report any problems or request clarification about the processing of your personal data, please send your requests to the Data Controller, specifying the nature of the request, to the address published on the Website, under the item “Legal Notice”.

10. Data controller and data processors

The Data Controller is ExpoItalyADV di Trizio Consulting having its registered offices at the address published on the Website under the item “Legal Notice”.

11. Changes of the Privacy Policy

This Policy regulates the methods of processing personal data supplied by Users and Customer when navigating the Website and purchasing the Products. The introduction of any new regulations in the field of data protection, like the constant review and updating of Services for the Users, may result in the need to change these methods. It is, therefore, possible that our Policy will be amended over time and, therefore, we invite Users and Customers to consult this page periodically.

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