General information on cookies
Cookies have different purposes, depending on their type (see paragraph 2 below).
Cookies used by this Website are anonymous, that is they may not be linked to any personal data of the user and do not store any special categories of data (so-called sensitive data). Our cookies do not identify the identity of the user, who cannot be recognised.
Each time a user accesses the Website, the following information is recorded:
- type of browser used by the user;
- operating system on the user’s device;
- information on the page requested.
The above data can be used in an aggregate and anonymous form to conduct statistical analyses on use of the Website.
1. Types of cookies used by the Website
Cookies can be divided into technical cookies, analytical cookies and targeting cookies.
2.1 Technical cookies
Technical cookies are strictly necessary for proper functioning of the Website, in particular, to enable browsing and to ensure correct operation of certain areas of the Website. They also allow to distinguish between the various users connected to the Website, so as to provide each user with the specific service requested, and are needed for website security reasons. For these cookies, prior user consent is not required.
This Website uses the following types of technical cookies:
- Session cookies: they are used for normal browsing and use of the Website. They are not used for any other purposes and expire when the browser session is closed.
- Persistent cookies: they are stored on the user’s device until expiration or deletion by the user. Persistent cookies allow the Website to automatically recognise devices that have previously visited the Website. Such cookies are used to facilitate browsingand/or for statistical purposes, such as automatic use of the language set during a previous visit and tracking of user browsing on the Website for mere statistical purposes. Users can set their browser so as to accept/reject cookies or to be notified when a cookie is issued, for the user to choose whether to accept it or reject it. Users can modify browser configuration and disable cookies by setting the highest protection level.
The above types of cookies (session and persistent) can, in turn, be classed as:
- “first-party” (or “own”) cookies, when they are managed directly by the website owner and/or manager;
- “third-party” cookies, when they are arranged and managed by external parties.
This Website uses the following technical cookies to ensure efficient and secure user navigation and improve the service provided:
2.2 Analytical cookies
Analytical cookies are used to optimise website performance, improve user browsing experience and acquire statistical data on use of a website. The so-called third-party analytical cookies are cookies that are provided by parties other than Studio Macor. Such cookies fall under the direct and exclusive responsibility of such third parties. Information on
said cookies and their purposes, as well as information on how to disable them, are provided directly by such third parties. Users are invited to view information on privacy and usage of analytical cookies directly on the relevant websites. Generally, tracking of users through the cookies issued by this Website does not involve the identification of users.
This Website uses the following third-party analytical cookies:
- “Google Analytics”: these cookies are used to collect and analyse statistical data on website accesses/visits. These cookies collect information in an anonymous form (which does not allow to personally identify users) on user activity on the Website, the path followed to reach the Website and pages visited. Studio Macor uses such data for statistical purposes, to improve the Website and simplify its use, as well as to monitor correct operation of the Website.
The data collected do not allow to personally identify users and are not combined with other information concerning the same person. Such data are processed in an aggregate and anonymous form.
Information on privacy and usage of Google Analytics cookies can be found directly on the Google Analytics website at the following link: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage?hl=it
Users can selectively opt-out from the collection of data by Google Analytics by installing on their browser the specific opt-out tool provided by Google:
2.3 Targeting cookies
Targeting cookies allow to create profiles about users and are used, for example, for the purpose of sending advertising messages that are in line with the preferences shown by the user when browsing the Internet. These cookies require consent by the user, which can be revoked at any time (opt-out).
This Website does not use targeting cookies.
2. Access to the data collected by cookies
Technical cookies issued by this Website are used to enable and facilitate browsing, as well as to allow users to make use of the services available on the Website. They are used, for example, to remember language preferences at subsequent accesses so that users do not have to set them each time.
Analytical cookies issued by this Website are used to anonymously analyse and monitor the manner in which users use the Website (e.g.: number of accesses, page views, etc.) for statistical purposes, as well as to improve the Website in terms of operation and navigation.
Third-party cookies are used for statistical purposes and to simplify website use.
4. Cookie consent
Cookie preferences may be changed at any time, following the instructions below. Cookies may also be disabled at any time directly on the browser.
5. Controlling cookies
Cookies can be controlled by changing the related preferences on the user’s browser. Users can choose whether to accept all cookies, accept certain cookies or reject all cookies. Should a user choose to block all cookies (including technical cookies), it may become impossible to access specific areas of the Website.
6. Disabling cookies
Each browser allows to disable and/or limit cookies usage through specific procedures. Users are invited to set their browser to suit their specific cookie preferences.
7. Data Controller and Processors
The Data Controller for the processing of data collected by cookies is Studio Fotografico Macor, represented by Mr. Giuseppe Macor (VAT No. IT03365590961), with registered office at Via Vespri Siciliani 12, 20146 Milan (Italy), e-mail: email@example.com.
Google acts as a Data Processor for and on behalf of the Data Controller for its Google Analytics service.
1. Data Controller
The Data Controller for the processing of your personal data for the purposes under article 2 below is Studio Fotografico Macor, represented by Mr. Giuseppe Macor (VAT No. IT03365590961), with registered office at Via Vespri Siciliani 12, 20146 – Milan (Italy) (hereinafter respectively referred to as “Studio Macor” and the “Controller”).
2. Purposes and means of processing
2.1 Studio Macor collects and processes your data for the purpose of responding to your requests/queries as submitted through the contact means (e-mail, telephone, etc.) provided on our website https://www.studiomacor.com/ (hereinafter referred to as the “Website”), to complete the assignment for which you have hired us and to provide the services agreed (hereinafter referred to as the “Contractual Purposes”). Any connected activities (payments, shipping, etc.), plus any and all processing activities as may be required to comply with legal obligations (accounting, tax, etc.) shall also be included. Collection and processing of your personal data for the Contractual Purposes may take place without your express consent.
2.2 The following processing activities involving your personal data, for purposes other than the Contractual Purposes, require your prior express consent:
a) to publish photographs and/or videos of you in the “GALLERY” section of our Website or on other electronic (e.g.: Facebook, LinkedIn, Youtube) and/or traditional channels for promotional reasons;
b) to show and/or send photos of you to third parties for promotional reasons;
c) to send you information regarding the services offered by Studio Macor, plus any additional initiatives, including of a commercial nature, undertaken by the same, through electronic and/or traditional communication means (the processing activities listed under items a), b) and c) above are hereinafter collectively referred to as “Marketing Purposes”).
Studio Macor will ask you if you wish to give your consent to the processing of your personal data for the above Marketing Purposes at the time of hiring or at a later time. Your legitimate right to refuse consent in relation to one or more Marketing Purposes shall have no effect on the processing of your personal data for Contractual Purposes.
2.3 Processing can take place by electronic means, albeit not automatic, or traditional means (paper). Specific security measures will be adopted in order to prevent any unauthorised access, illegal or incorrect use and/or loss of personal data.
4. Legal basis for processing
The legal basis for the processing of your personal data for Contractual Purposes is the performance of the Contract and of any conducive and/or subsequent obligations, as well as compliance with the legal obligations arising out of the contract and/or the applicable law.
The legal basis for the processing of your personal data for Marketing Purposes is consent freely given by you.
5. Data storage period
The data collected for Contractual Purposes are stored for the period of time required by the applicable law for legal and tax purposes.
The data collected for Marketing Purposes are stored for the period of time required for the specific purposes and in any case for no longer than 5 years.
6. Voluntary or mandatory provision of data
Provision of personal data for Contractual Purposes is mandatory. In particular, failure to supply some data could make it impossible for Studio Macor to complete the assignment and/or services.
Provision of personal data for Marketing Purposes is not mandatory. Failure to supply such data does not affect the completion of the assignment and/or services, but prevents Studio Macor from carrying out the specific activities under items 2.1. a), b) and c) above, for which consent is rejected.
7. Categories of recipients of personal data
Studio Macor may communicate your personal data to the following recipients:
· employees and/or contractors working for Studio Macor for the purpose of completing the assignment (e.g.: photographers, video operators, printing labs, etc.);
- advisors (e.g.: legal, financial, tax, etc.);
- service providers (e.g.: website administrators, IT consultants, shippers, post offices, WeTransfer, etc.);
- banks, payment processing companies, insurance companies, public authorities.
Some of the above-mentioned recipients will process your personal data in their capacity as processors appointed by Studio Macor, within the limits of the instructions received from the Controller; others will act in their capacity as independent data controllers.
8. Special categories of personal data
Personal data qualifying as “special categories of personal data”, that is those data which reveal racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, genetic data, biometric data for the purpose of uniquely identifying a natural person, data concerning health or data concerning a natural person’s sex life or sexual orientation, as under articles 9 and 10 of GDPR, may only be processed with your prior express consent in writing.
9. Circulation of data – Transfer of personal data outside the EU
Your photographs may be circulated exclusively with your express consent for Marketing Purposes as under items 2.2.a) and 2.2.b) above, in the specified manner. No personal data other than said photographs will be circulated, unless otherwise specifically authorised by you from time to time.
Transfers outside the EU will only take place with the adequate levels of protection and safeguarding of your personal data, in accordance with the applicable law.
10. Rights of the data subject
In accordance with articles 15 to 22 of GDPR, you may, at any time, exercise the right to:
(a) obtain confirmation as to whether or not personal data about you are being processed (right of access);
(b) obtain access to the following information: purposes of processing, categories of personal data, recipients or categories of recipient to whom your personal data have been or will be disclosed and, where possible, the period for which your personal data will be stored;
(c) obtain rectification of any inaccurate personal data and to have any incomplete personal data completed;
(d) obtain restriction of processing in the cases listed under sub article 18 GDPR;
(f) obtain portability of the data, that is to receive a copy of your personal data, in a structured, commonly-used and machine-readable format in order to transmit those data to another controller;
(g) object at any time to the processing, except where there are compelling legitimate grounds for the continuation of processing by Studio Macor;
(h) object to automated individual decision-making, including profiling;
(i) withdraw your consent for Marketing Purposes at any time, without affecting the lawfulness of processing based on consent before withdrawal; withdrawal of consent may be exercised for specific means of processing;
(j) lodge a complaint with the Personal Data Protection Authority or with any other competent supervisory authority.
11. Contact details for exercising your rights
You may exercise your rights by written request to the Controller, Mr. Giuseppe Macor, with registered office at Via Vespri Siciliani, 12, 20146 Milan – (Italy), including by e-mail to the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org.