The personal data acquired by PATA S.p.A. is processed in order to supply the information required, send quotes, schedule meetings, perform contracts and associated legal requirements, and to send any information by e-mail or manned telephone calls on the professional service supplied. Personal data is processed by means of paper and electronic documents at the headquarters of Via Maestri del Lavoro, 48 - Castiglione delle Stiviere (MN) - Italy by staff authorised by the company. To supply its service, PATA S.p.A. may communicate the data acquired to the following entities: tax advisors for legal requirements, printers for printing packaging, producers, entities providing support to PATA S.p.A. as needed, and the food safety certification institute. We will not disclose your data to third parties. When you provide us with data, you may at any time request to be informed of the purpose and manner in which is it processed and the parties to whom your data may be disclosed; you may also ask us to update, integrate or delete your data, as well as, on legitimate grounds, object to the processing of data concerning you. The data we request is necessary for us to be able to provide you with the service you require and to fulfil our contractual and legal obligations; therefore, if you refuse to provide the data we require we may be unable to provide you with the service you requested. Data Controller: PATA S.p.A. - Via Maestri del Lavoro, 48 - Castiglione delle Stiviere (MN) - Italy


This page describes the way in which we handle the personal information of users of this website. Data will be processed in a lawful and fair manner, for relevant purposes, and only to the extent necessary. This information is provided in accordance with Art. 13 of Legislative Decree 196/2003 - Personal Data Protection Code for users of the PATA S.p.A. website who obtain electronic access to web-based services through the address:, leading to the home page of the official website of PATA S.p.A.. This information is valid exclusively for PATA S.p.A. website and not for other websites that the user may consult via links on this site. The information is based on Recommendation 2/2001 adopted on the 17/05/2001 by the European authorities, grouped together in the Working Party on the Protection of Personal Data, set up by Article 29 of Directive 95/46/CE. The aim is to identify minimum standards necessary for the online processing of personal data, and, in particular, the methods, timescale and nature of the information that the data controller must provide to users when they connect to web pages, independently of the purpose of the connection.


Consulting this site may lead to the processing of data related to identified and identifiable persons. The data processing “controller” is PATA S.p.A., with registered office in Via Via Maestri del Lavoro, 48 - Castiglione delle Stiviere (MN) - Italy


The processing operations related to this website’s services are carried out at the headquarters of PATA S.p.A., as listed above, and are managed only by technical staff specially selected to carry out these processing operations, or by other contractors in charge of maintenance operations. Data processing occurs by means of data storage in electronic archives at the company, whose access to the data is limited to maintenance procedures in compliance with the provisions in annex B No data collected from the web service will be communicated or disclosed. Personal data supplied by users requesting the sending of information materials (newsletter, information requests, catalogues, CD-ROMs, etc.) shall be used exclusively for the purposes of providing the requested service and shall be notified to third parties only when necessary (PATA S.p.A. dispatching services)


Browsing data. During the ordinary course of operations, the IT systems and software procedures for running this website acquire some personal data (c.d. log files); the transmission of such data is an inherent feature of Internet communication protocols. This information is not collected for the purpose of being associated with identified interested parties, but due to its very nature could allow users to be identified through the processing and association with data held by third parties. This category of data includes IP addresses or domain names of computers used by users who connect to the site, URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) addresses 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 user’s computer. This data is used only to obtain anonymous statistical information on the use of the site and to check its correct functioning. The data could be used to ascertain responsibility in the case of hypothetical computer crimes against the site and may be forwarded to the Judicial Authorities at the specific request of the latter. Data provided voluntarily by the user. The optional, explicit and voluntary sending of electronic mail to addresses indicated on this site entails the subsequent acquisition of the sender’s address, necessary in order to reply to the requests, as well as any other personal data entered on the page. Specific summary information regarding other services available on request will be progressively provided or displayed on the website’s pages.


Cookies are text files that internet sites visited by users send to the user's devices (usually the browser) where they are stored to be later retransmitted to the same sites upon a subsequent visit by the user. Cookies can be: - technical cookies: session cookies (that allow for navigation and usability of the website), functionality cookies (that allow the user to select navigation parameters, for example selecting a product to purchase or the language of the site), cookies that allow for user login; - profiling cookies: used to send promotional messages based on preferences demonstrated by users when browsing or on specific sites visited; - third party cookies: cookies that are not placed by the websites that the user visits but rather by third party websites that place cookies via the first websites. This website does not use cookies to send personal information, nor does it use any kind of session cookies or persistent cookies. In essence, this site does not use technical cookies or profiling cookies as described above. Users can select what types of cookies they want to allow via the browser settings which can usually be found under the tab Options/Privacy: in Microsoft Internet Explorer: under Tools, select Internet Options and then Privacy. In Firefox: Macs – under Preferences select Privacy then click on “Show Cookies”; Windows – open Tools, select Options, then Privacy and then configure a personalised option for data history. In Safari: from the Preferences menu select Privacy. In Google Chrome: from the menu, select Tools, then Options (Preferences for Macs), click on Advanced and then select the option Privacy – Content Settings. If users block technical cookies, they risk not being able to use some sections of the site they intend to visit. Google cookies needed to display Google Maps are placed on this website. Cookie name: NID, PREF. Users can a) check how Google uses these cookies by clicking on the following link b) block Google cookies through the browser options as described above, but will then be unable to see the maps. Google Analytics cookies are also placed on this website and provide aggregated reports on the frequency with which users visit the website’s pages and how long they stay on the pages. Cookie name: _utmz, _utmt, _utmc, _utmb, _utma, displayCookieConsent. Google, as an independent data controller, is solely responsible for the processing of data with the aforementioned systems. Users: 1) can consult Google Inc.’s privacy policy regarding the Google Analytics service by clicking on the following link: 2) wanting to refuse the use of Google Analytics cookies as indicated on Google’s website under:, should modify their browser configurations by downloading the additional element needed to deactivate Google Analytics’ JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, dc.js) by clicking on the following link: Blocking Google Analytics’ cookies will not prevent users from browsing the website but will prevent PATA S.p.A. from collecting the aforementioned statistics. Pursuant to Art. 7 of Legislative Decree 196/03, users who provide us with data may at any time request to be informed of the purpose and manner in which is it processed and the parties to whom their data may be disclosed; users may also ask to have their data updated, integrated or deleted, as well as, on legitimate grounds, object to the processing of their data. Data controller: PATA S.p.A. - Via Maestri del Lavoro, 48 - Castiglione delle Stiviere (MN) - Italy


Apart from what has been specified for browsing data, the user is free to provide his/her personal data as required in the forms requesting services from PATA S.p.A., or as indicated in contact with our offices to request sending of information or other communication material. Failure to provide this information may make it impossible to carry out the request. Finally, it should be noted that in some cases (in addition to the ordinary maintenance of this site) the authorities may request information pursuant to Article 157 Legislative Decree 196/2003, for the purposes of checking personal data processing. In these cases, we must comply with the request or suffer administrative sanctions.


Personal data is processed by automated tools for the time strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which it was collected. Specific safety measures are in place to prevent the loss of data, its illegal or improper use and unauthorised access


Data subjects have the right at all times to obtain confirmation of the existence or lack thereof of personal information concerning them, and to know its origin and content, to verify the accuracy of the data, to request its integration, updating or correction (Article 7 of Legislative Decree 196/2003). Pursuant to the same article, parties can also request the cancellation, transformation into anonymous form or blocking of data treated in violation of the law, as well as oppose, in all cases, processing of their personal data. Requests should be made to PATA S.p.A..