Privacy policy


Welcome to our website Please read our Privacy Policy carefully. It is applicable in the event of you visiting our website and simply deciding to browse the content as well as if you use the enhanced services. If you have not already done so, we also invite you to read the “Term of use” page ( because it contains important information on safe browsing, on the Privacy Policy and on the control systems adopted. This website is operated and maintained by ArcDog, e-mail: [email protected].
1. Our policy

Everyone has the right to protect the personal data belonging to them. ArcDog respects the right of its users to be informed regarding the collection and other processing operations of their personal data. In processing data that can directly or indirectly identify you personally, we try to respect the principle of strict necessity. For this reason, we have set up the website so that use of your personal information is kept to a minimum and to exclude the processing of your data when the purpose of the specific activity can be achieved by using anonymous data (like, for instance, in market research aimed at the improvement of services ) or by other means, which allow the person concerned to be identified only if needed or requested by the authorities and police forces (such as, for example, but not limited to data on traffic and on the time you spend on the website or your IP address). Decisions about the purposes and methods of processing your personal data and the tools used, including the security profile, are made by ArcDog, as personal data controller of the users. This Privacy Policy provides you with all the information necessary to understand how we collect and use the information to identify the users of our websites. For any further information on our Privacy Policy you can contact us at the following email address: [email protected].

2. Who processes your personal data

ArcDog is the data controller of the personal data of the users registered through The company decides independently on the processing purposes and methods while respecting the law, including the security profile. For organisational and functional requirements alone, we have appointed some data processing chiefs and/or data processors of user data, for the purposes strictly related to and inherent to performing services linked or connected to These subjects were chosen because they have demonstrated experience, expertise and reliability to provide sufficient guarantees of complete compliance with the applicable rules on data processing, including the data security profile. The data processing chiefs process the personal data of users of our websites according to the instructions given by the Company. We periodically verify that the data processing chiefs have correctly fulfilled their tasks and that they continue to offer suitable guarantees of compliance with the provisions on the protection of personal data. The data processors are employees of the Company ArcDog.

3. How we use your personal data and for what purposes

Your personal data is collected and processed by ArcDog for purposes strictly related to using the website and its information services with information also provided by third-party advertisers. Your personal information may also be used in other processing operations, however, in a manner in line with these purposes. In particular, your personal data may be processed for the following purposes:

– within the website registration process we collect your data (for example, your personal data, an address or phone number, your user ID and password, e-mail address) through the relevant registration form in order to send you our free newsletters and to provide access to the restricted areas and functions of our websites;
– to provide you with support services;
– we process your data (e.g., personal data, email address, postal address, telephone number) to respond to your requirements including, but not limited to, insertion and management of professional profiles, requesting and obtaining catalogues, brochures, information also provided by third parties like our advertisers.

Your personal data is processed mainly electronically and in some cases also in printed matter. Your personal data will be stored in a way that allows you to be identified for the time strictly necessary for the purpose for which the data was collected and subsequently processed and, in any case, within the limits of the law. To ensure that your personal information is always correct and up-to-date, relevant and complete, please inform us of any changes at: [email protected]. Your personal information will not be disclosed to third parties for purposes not permitted by law or without your explicit consent. Moreover, your personal data may be disclosed to law enforcement or judicial authorities, in accordance with law and prior to formal request by these authorities, for instance within anti-fraud services. Your data will also be accessible to data processing chiefs as indicated in par. 2 and for the specific purposes indicated in the same paragraph. In all these cases, your consent is not required. Your personal information may be disclosed to the public only with your consent and only while providing the services rendered by our websites. Your personal information will not be transferred abroad. Please note that ArcDog processes personal data of its users only for purposes strictly related to the provision of the services rendered through its websites and to inform you about new commercial initiatives closely related to the activities and services of the website. ArcDog processes your personal data for direct marketing purposes, also by email, with your consent alone.
4. What happens if you do not communicate your personal data to ArcDog

The communication of your data to ArcDog and, in particular, personal information, your email address, your postal address and phone number are required for receiving the newsletter and for accessing the free services provided by its network or for providing other services on the website requested by you or when your data is necessary for fulfilling legal obligations or procedures. Any refusal to communicate the data necessary for such purposes to ArcDog may make it impossible for ArcDog to provide the services through its websites, like sending you newsletters, providing information or printed materials, sending you news about conferences, seminars and courses, providing assistance services and correctly fulfilling legal obligations and procedures. Failure to communicate the data may, as appropriate, provide a legitimate and justified reason for ArcDog to not execute or terminate the services requested by you. Communication of additional data to ArcDog, other than that required for fulfilling its services is, however, optional and has no consequence on the use of the website. Depending on the circumstances and, if necessary at the time, we will duly inform you of the compulsory or optional requirement of communicating your personal data to ArcDog. We will inform you of the compulsory or optional requirement of your personal data, by placing an asterisk (*) before compulsory information necessary to provide the services on our websites. Please note that the failure to disclose optional personal data does not entail any obligations or any disadvantages.

5. Who do we communicate your personal data to

Your personal data may be made available to third party companies who process the data independently only to carry out the operations described on our websites as indicated in paragraph 3 above and only when such a purpose is not incompatible with the purposes for which your data was collected and subsequently processed and, in any case, in accordance with the law. The data will not be communicated, sold or otherwise transferred to third parties, without the users having been informed beforehand and, with their consent, when it is required by law.

6. How we collect your information on our sites

While using and browsing on our websites, some personal information may be collected automatically (by means of so-called “Cookies “), like, for example, the collection of the user’s IP address and other information relating to browsing the website or the user’s preferences expressed when choosing the services offered by the site. This information and data is collected directly and automatically by the web site and as part of its operational functions.

7. Security measures

We have adopted security measures so as to minimize the risks of destruction or loss, even accidental, of the data itself, of unauthorized access or data processing not permitted by or not compliant with the purposes of collection set out in our Privacy Policy. However ArcDog cannot guarantee its users that the measures adopted for the security of the website and of the transmission of the data and information limit or totally exclude any risk of unauthorized access or data loss. We recommend that you ensure that your computer has suitable software installed for protecting data transmission on the web, both incoming and outgoing (like updated antivirus systems) and that your Internet service provider has taken appropriate measures for the security of data transmitted over the web

8. Your right to access the data and other rights – Legislative Decree No. 196/2003, Article 7 – Right to access personal data and other rights

You are always entitled to obtain confirmation from ArcDog of the existence or not of personal data concerning you, you are also entitled to obtain information from ArcDog about the origin of your personal data, the purpose and methods of processing your personal data, the logic applied if the latter is carried out with the help of electronic means and the identity of the data controller and of the data processing chief; the names of subjects or categories of subjects to whom the personal data may be communicated or who can learn about them like, for example, the data processing chiefs. You are always entitled to obtain from ArcDog:

a) the updating, correction or integration of your personal data;
b) erasure, anonymization or blocking of data that have been processed unlawfully, including data whose retention is unnecessary for the purposes for which they have been collected or subsequently processed;
c) certification to the effect that the operations as per letters a) and b) have been notified, as also related to their contents, to the entities to whom or which the data were communicated or disseminated, unless this requirement proves impossible or involves a manifestly disproportionate effort compared with the right that is to be protected.
You will, however, have the right to oppose totally or partially:
a) on legitimate grounds, to the processing of personal data concerning you, even though they are relevant to the purpose of the collection;
b) to the processing of personal data concerning you, where it is carried out for the purpose of sending advertising materials or direct selling or else for the performance of market research or commercial communication surveys. You may freely and at any time exercise your rights within the limits of the law, by making a request to ArcDog to the email address [email protected] to which we will give appropriate feedback.

9. Contacts

We hereby inform you that you may exercise your rights against the data controller under Article 7, of Legislative decree 196/2003, which is reproduced below in full for your convenience;

10. Applicable Law

This Privacy Policy is governed by Italian law and in particular the Personal Data Protection Code (Legislative Decree no. 196 dated 30th June 2003) which governs personal data processing – also held overseas – carried out by anyone who is resident or based in Swizerland. The Code guarantees that the processing of personal data is performed in respect of the rights and fundamental freedom as well as dignity of the data subject, with particular reference to the confidentiality, the personal identity and the right to protect personal data.

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