The users’ personal data processing and how it is utilized in the management of this web site, are described in this page.
This information document is published in accordance to the art. 13 of the d.lgs. n. 196/2003 – Code on the protection of privacy, for those who interact with the Athena S.p.A. web services accessible from the web address www.athena.eu
This information document also reflects the Recommendation n. 2/2001 that was adopted on the 17th of May 2001 by the European Authorities for the privacy protection – members of the Group established by the art.29 of the Directive n.95/46/CA – in order to pinpoint some of the guidelines for the on-line personal data processing and, in particular, the ways, the times and nature of the information that the data controller must give to the users when they connect to a web page, whatever their aim is.
THE DATA CONTROLLER
Upon visiting this web site some certain or identifiable subjects’ personal data could be treated.
The data controller is Athena S.p.A., legal address Via delle Albere, 13 – 36045 – Alonte (VI) – Italia.
PLACE OF DATA PROCESSING
The processes connected to this web site services happen in the above named address of the company and are managed only by authorized personnel, or by other occasional subjects during maintenance. No data coming from the web site is made public.
The personal data of people requesting information (mailing list, newsletter, etc.) are utilized only with the aim of providing the requested service and are not given to any third party.

TYPE OF PROCESSED PERSONAL DATA
WEB SURFING DATA
The IT systems and the software procedures used in this web site save, during their normal use, some personal data which are typical of the internet communication protocols. This information is not collected in order to connect it to any identified person, but might allow, upon connection with other data managed by other third parties – for example the IP address, the dominium names of the personal computers used by the users while connecting to the web site, the URI address (Uniform Resource Identifier) of the requested resources, the time of the request, the way the request was sent to the server, the size of the answer file, the code of the type of answer given by the server (success, error, etc.) and other parameters connected to the operating system of the user (such as the browser and the monitor resolution) – the identification of the users.
This data is only utilized in order to gain anonymous statistic information on the use of the web site and to monitor its performance.
The data could be utilized for the verification of any responsibility during hypothetical computer violations against the web site.
DATA GIVEN BY THE USER
The non obligatory, explicit and voluntary transmission of any email to the addresses stated in this web site involves the automatic data capture of the sender’s address, which is obviously necessary in order to answer to his/her requests, as well as any other personal data included in the email.
COOKIES
No personal data of the users is collected with this purpose by the web site.
The session cookies used in this web site avoid the use of other IT techniques which are potentially dangerous for the privacy of the web users and block the capture of any of their personal data.
GOOGLE ANALYTICS
This web site uses Google Analytics – a web analysis service offered by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies” – which are text files saved in your pc in order to allow the web site to analyze the way the users utilize the web site.
The information generated by the cookie concerning the way you use the web site (including your IP address), will be transmitted and saved in one of Google’s servers in the USA.
Google will use this information with the purpose of tracking and examine the way you use the web site, fill up reports concerning the activities of the web site – useful for the web site administrators – and give other services concerning the web site activity and the Internet use. Google can also transfer this information to third parties in accordance to eventual law or in the event of these third parties managing the above stated information on its behalf.
Google will not link your IP address with any other data owned by Google. You can choose not to use the cookies by clicking on the appropriate setting option on your Internet browser, but this could stop you from using all the functions of this web site.
By using this web site you accept the processing of your personal information by Google for the above stated aims and purposes.
FREE PERSONAL INFORMATION UPLOAD
Apart from the web surfing information, the user is free to decide whether to give or not the personal information stated in the request forms of the company. Not giving them could probably invalidate the above-named request.
DATA PROCESSING METHODS
The personal information is treated – with the use of computerised and non computerised tools – with the purposes they were collected for. Specific security measures are followed in order to prevent the loss of information, its illegal or incorrect use and any unauthorized access. The collected data could be utilized – on behalf of the controller – by the administrators providing data processing services and in charge of the correct performance of the web site activities.
THE CONCERNED PERSONS’ RIGHTS
The subjects whose personal information refer to, have – in any moment – the right to obtain confirmation of their existence and their origin, to verify them or ask for an integration, update or rectification (art. 7 d.lgs. n. 196/2003)
In accordance to the above named article, the users have the right to ask for the cancellation, the switch to an anonymous form or to block their personal information in violation of law, as well as to legitimately question their use.
These requests must be sent to Athena S.p.A. in writing or by e-mail to the Athena address [at] athena-spa.com .