THIS WEBSITE’S POLICY
This page describes how the website www.arcdog.com is managed also with reference to the processing of personal data of the users who consult it. This policy is also provided pursuant to art. 13 of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003 – Privacy Code to those who interact with web services of the site www.arcdog.com. for the protection of personal data, accessible via the Internet from the address:
This policy is provided only for sites operated by ArcDog.com and not for other websites which may be consulted via backlinks. The policy is also based on Recommendation no. 2/2001 that the European authorities for the protection of personal data, belonging to the Group established by art. 29 of directive no. 95/46/CE, adopted on 17th May 2001 to determine some minimum requirements for collecting personal data on-line and, in particular, the manner, timing and nature of the information that data controllers must provide to users when they connect to web pages, regardless of the purposes of the link.
THE DATA CONTROLLER
By consulting this website, data regarding persons identified or identifiable may be processed. The “data controller” is ArcDog.com , based in Switzerland – Zürich, in the person of its pro-tempore legal representative, email: [email protected]
DATA PROCESSING PLACE
The processing operations connected to the web services of this website take place at the offices of ArcDog.com. and are only handled by technical personnel of the Company appointed as a data processor. No sensitive data from the web service is processed, communicated or disseminated.
The personal data provided by users who send requests to receive information material, catalogues, CD-ROMs, newsletters, quotes, etc.) are used only to provide the service or provision requested by the user and are communicated to third parties only if this is required to comply with the request received.
TYPES OF DATA PROCESSED
The computer systems and software procedures used to operate this website acquire, during their normal operation, some personal data whose transmission is implicit in the use of Internet Communication Protocols. This information is not collected to be associated with identified interests, but by their very nature could, through processing and association with data held by third parties, allow users to be identified. This category of data includes IP addresses or domain names of computers used by users who connect to the website, the URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) 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 reply given by the server (successful, error, etc.) and other parameters regarding the operating system and the user’s operating environment. These data are used by ArcDog.com for the sole purpose of obtaining anonymous statistical information on the use of the website and to check its correct operation and are deleted immediately after processing. The data could be used to ascertain responsibility in the event of computer crimes damaging the website: apart from this possibility, the data on web contacts do not persist for more than 120 days, which is time enough in order to make the data available for the purposes of justice.
Data provided voluntarily by the user
The request of the user who sends their own data in order to receive our newsletter, browse the website using the enhanced services, request information from the advertising companies is optional, explicit and voluntary therefore entails the subsequent acquisition of the sender’s address, necessary to respond to requests, as well as any other personal data included in the forms filled in. Specific summaries of the policy will be progressively reported or displayed in the pages of the website designated for special services on request.
OPTIONAL NATURE OF PROVIDING DATA
Apart from what has been specified for browsing data, the user is free to provide the personal data requested in the forms accepting the services offered by ArcDog.com and on the special forms envisaged to request the sending of information or other communications from third parties. Failure to provide this consent may make it impossible to fulfil the request. It must be remembered that in some cases (not object of the ordinary management of this site) ArcDog.com may require user verification information, in these cases a reply is obligatory, otherwise the service will not be provided.
Personal data is processed by automated tools for the time strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which they were collected. Specific security measures are observed to prevent the loss of data, unlawful or incorrect use and unauthorized access.
The personal data subjects have the right at any time to obtain confirmation of the existence or otherwise of such data and to know its content and origin, verify its accuracy or request its integration or updating, or correction (art. 7 of Legislative Decree no. n . 196/2003) . Pursuant to this Article, the user shall have the right to request cancellation, anonymization or blocking of data processed in violation of the law, and to oppose its processing in any case, for legitimate reasons. Requests should be addressed to the Data controller ArcDog.com via Loiacono no. 20 – 70126 Bari, Italy or email: [email protected]
PERMITTED USE OF THE SITE
SPECIFIC PROHIBITED USES
The user undertakes to:
– not introduce, integrate or transmit any content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory and/or libellous, vulgar, obscene, damaging to other’s privacy, racist, classist or otherwise objectionable onto the website;
– not upload, post, transmit or distribute content onto the website that may infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other industrial and/or intellectual property rights of third parties (hereinafter, “third party rights”);
– not reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit for commercial purposes the content of the website or any part thereof;
– not access, alter or delete any information contained on the website that has not been authorized to access.
LINK TO THE WEBSITE
The creation of a hyperlink (hereinafter, “Link”) between the website and other websites is permitted under the following conditions:
– the Link must only and exclusively permit access to the website, without changing the content of the same;- the page in which the Link is incorporated must not contain hyperlinks made with techniques designed to prevent the recognition of the page, or mask the authorship of the content of the website (so-called framing);
– the page in which the Link is incorporated must not contain imprecise, incorrect or false information on the content and services of the website. In particular, it is not permitted to state or lead to believe that ArcDog.com has authorized the links or the content and services offered or available on landing page incorporated by the Link;
– the page in which the Link is incorporated must not contain any trademark, logo, designation, slogan or feature belonging to ArcDog.com, with the exception of those which form part of the link itself;
– the page in which the Link is incorporated must not contain unlawful information or content, information contrary to morality, public decency, public order or the rights of third parties.
The integration of the Link on a web page does not imply in any case the existence of relations between ArcDog.com and the owner or controller of the web page in question, nor the acceptance or approval by ArcDog.com of its content or services..
LINK TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES (IN-OUT)
The Website may contain advertising or Links to websites belonging to third parties (hereinafter “third party sites”). ArcDog.com hereby informs that it has no control over these third party sites and therefore accepts no responsibility for their availability, their content, advertising and products and/or services available on, or deriving from, these third party websites. The inclusion of advertising or Links to third party sites does not and can not be interpreted in any way as an endorsement, support or approval by ArcDog.com of their content. The user acknowledges that the use of third party websites is at his or her own risk and responsibility and that ArcDog.com will not be in any way responsible for any direct or indirect damages that may be caused by access of the user to third party websites and by use of the contents and services of such third party websites. The existence of advertising or links to third party sites does not imply the existence of any authorization by ArcDog.com to use of its trademarks, copyrighted material, trade name or logos. If the user should become aware of the existence of unlawful content in third party websites they are obliged to inform the competent authorities and ArcDog.com so that it can proceed with the immediate removal of the Link with the third party website in question.
The user acknowledges that the website and all the software used in connection with the website or in support of the website (hereinafter the “Software”) is protected by the laws applicable to intellectual and/or industrial property. The user also acknowledges and agrees that the content reported in advertisements or the information presented to the user by the website or by the advertisers are protected by the rules of copyright, trademarks, patents or other intellectual and/or industrial property rights. Unless expressly authorized by ArcDog.com , the user undertakes to not modify or arrange in any way (either free of charge or for payment) and to not distribute, disseminate or create works based entirely or partially on the website or on the Software. To avoid any doubts, the use of technologies that facilitate the copying of the content of the Software, including, amongst others, spider, spyware or bots is forbidden. All trademarks, logos, trade names and other features of any kind used in the website (hereinafter the “Features”), are owned by ArcDog.com , without prejudice to any presence of other signs, logos and trademarks belonging to third parties (including, but not limited to, partners, suppliers and customers of goods or services) and used by ArcDog.com with their permission. The use of the Features by the user, in any manner and for any purpose, including reproduction on other websites, is expressly forbidden, without the prior written permission of ArcDog.com
PRIVACY – REFERENCE
THE USER’S EXCLUSIVE LIABILITY
The use of the information and functions on the website is under the total and complete responsibility of the user and, in the event of underage users, of the parent or guardian.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
ArcDog.com is not in any way responsible for the accuracy of the information provided by the users of the website. Use of the website is at the user’s own risk. The services of the website are provided without any express or implied warranty. ArcDog.com shall not be liable for any damage, loss or loss of earning not due to its own negligence and/or indirect damage suffered by the user or any third party in connection with use of the website or of the information contained therein, including, but not limited to, loss of profits, loss or corruption of data, loss of benefits or of interest. The responsibility of ArcDog.com for the losses and/or damage suffered by the user as a result of the content of the website, or in any case in relation with the website, shall be limited to eliminating the content or material that caused them from the website within a reasonable time frame. There is a possibility that attackers or hackers may enter the website, changing its content and incorporating material that is harmful for it, like viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, corrupted files, unlawful content or any other kind of destructive software that may damage the computer equipment or property of others. In this case, ArcDog.com shall not under any circumstances be liable for any damage, loss or modifications caused by these to the user or third parties. If circumstances should so permit, ArcDog.com will inform users in advance of any interruption to the normal operation of the website and its services. ArcDog.com cannot, under any circumstances, be held liable if a user attempts to connect to the website and use the software with an obsolete computer or with outdated programs compared to those normally used for an Internet connection. ArcDog.com will not under any circumstances be held liable for damages and harm of any kind caused by the lack of continuity, availability, reliability or usability of the website and/or software and, in particular, including but not limited to, access errors to the same. ArcDog.com will not be liable for the speed and reliability of the user’s access to the Internet or to any type of communication network. ArcDog.com shall not be liable for losses or any other circumstances resulting from removal, theft or use of any user identification data (username and password) regarding the website and access to the program and databases contained in the restricted section of the website. The user is responsible for keeping the identification data relating to the website and access to the restricted part confidential.
APPLICABLE LAW AND COMBATING CRIME
The legal advertising on www.arcdog.com is provided exclusively under the heading “Pubblicità Legale” visible on the homepage just below the news column called “Imprese & Mercato”. This column is only visible if it contains at least one legal advertisement that appears in the location specified above only where appropriate. The legal advertisement under this heading is performed by publishing the title and date of ruling with a backlink to a web page where the entire content of the ruling is published. The cost of this advertising is 400 euros per week.