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Privacy policy

INFORMATION FOR THE PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA

Information pursuant to articles 13 and 14 of Regulation (EU) no. 679/2016 (“GDPR” or “Privacy Policy”), relating to the processing of personal data of users who consult the website and who interact with the web services of Vecchia Cantina di Montepulciano Vendita Soc. Coop. Agr. (hereinafter also the “Company”), within the scope of the IT platform accessible at www.vecchiacantinashop.it and www.vecchiacantinashop.com, is provided below. The information is related only to the websites mentioned and is not valid for other pages or websites outside the Company that may be accessed and consulted via our links.
This policy, along with the cookie policy, constitutes the “Privacy Policy” of the Company's website and may be subject to updates.
By subscribing to this site, the user accepts the general conditions of the service, specifically when confirming his/her registration. By accepting the terms of the Privacy Policy, the user consents to receiving the newsletter containing information produced by Vecchia Cantina di Montepulciano relating to news and curiosities from the world of wine. The user also asks to be sent invitations to participate in the sales and commercial proposals of the Website. Said sales and commercial proposals have a set duration, for a limited time only, of which the user will be notified in one or more newsletters. In this sense, and solely for the purposes strictly related to the provision of the service requested, the user therefore gives his/her consent to the use of his/her personal data by Vecchia Cantina di Montepulciano.

Data Controller

The Data Controller is Vecchia Cantina di Montepulciano Società Cooperativa Società Agricola Via Provinciale, 7 53045 Montepulciano (SI) – VAT no. 00108760521 - Phone +39 0578/716092 e-mail: info@vecchiacantinadimontepulciano.com – Certified e-mail: pec@pec.vecchiacantinadimontepulciano.com -
The personal data protection Officer to contact in relation to matters regarding the processing of your personal data can be contacted at the references above.
Processing operations related to the web services of this website are carried out by persons who have been specifically chosen and/or appointed as Data Processors.
No personal data resulting from the web service are disclosed.

Purpose of the process

The user's data are collected and used exclusively for purposes directly connected and instrumental to the activation and operation of the services provided by the Data Controller, for the fulfilment of legal obligations and for the exercise of their rights in court. In particular:
a) for purposes strictly related to the management of the contractual relationship and the provision of the Service. The data may be processed with the collaboration of third parties expressly appointed by Vecchia Cantina di Montepulciano, Data processors or Persons in charge of processing. It may also be communicated to third parties who contribute to the supply of the Service;
b) e-commerce, through the Vecchia Cantina di Montepulciano platform and shop;
c) with explicit prior consent, for purposes functional to commercial/promotional activities, such as:
market research and statistical analysis, interactions with social networks and other platforms, commercial communications, sales, sending advertising material and e-mail messages.
Promotional activities are those aimed at improving customer satisfaction, as well as the opportunity to receive exclusive discounts and promotions, some of which are not available on the market, that Vecchia Cantina di Montepulciano reserves to customers who have consented to the processing of their data for promotional purposes.
Other types of promotional activities may concern products and services of our business partners. For this purpose, and also for direct marketing purposes, your consent will be used for communications made both through traditional channels (telephone calls, traditional mail) and electronic communication channels without operator intervention (e.g. SMS, MMS, e-mail....).
Profiling activities may be carried out for purposes functional to commercial/promotional activities, based on aggregate data, socio-demographic data, and the electronic, multimedia and content communication services used. No consent is required for this processing.
The data may also be communicated to external companies which Vecchia Cantina di Montepulciano works with, who will process the data in their capacity as expressly appointed Data Processors.
For details on the processing of data by social networks (Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, etc.), please see the pertinent websites. In this case, the third parties act as independent Data Controllers.

Changes in purpose

Any changes to the above purposes will be communicated to the data subject who has subscribed to the service, through appropriate electronic communication channels (e.g. SMS, MMS, e-mail) based on the choices made by the data subject. The latter will have time to agree to the new purposes or to request cancellation from all the services provided.

Data processing methods


The data collected are processed by computer. Appropriate security measures are implemented to prevent the loss of data, illicit or improper use and unauthorised access.
The data will be processed in the following ways:
1) collection through the website form and addition to a special database;
2) recording and processing in hardcopy or magnetic form;
3) organisation of the archives in a mainly automated form.


Types of data processed

Personal Data may be added voluntarily by the User or collected automatically during browsing.
Apart from that specified for browsing data, the user is free to provide the personal data contained in the special electronic forms in the various sections of the website, which concern particular services on request.
Failure to provide this data may make it impossible to obtain the service requested.
Browsing data: During their normal operation, the IT systems and software procedures used to operate this website acquire some personal data which is transmitted automatically when using Internet communication protocols. This information is not collected to be associated with identified data subjects, but could, by its very nature, allow the identification of users as a result of processing and association with data held by third parties. This category of data includes IP addresses or domain names of computers used by users connecting to the site, 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 response, the numerical code indicating the status of the response from the server (successful, error, etc..) and other parameters relating to the operating system and IT environment of the user. These data items are used only to obtain anonymous statistic information about the use of the website and to check its correct operation. The data could be used to ascertain responsibility in the event of hypothetical computer crimes against the website only when requested by the authorities in charge.

Data provided voluntarily by the user: the optional, specific and voluntary submission of the registration form on this site implicates the subsequent acquisition of the data identifying the data subject and any choices they have made. The following data are collected: e-mail, name and surname, address, telephone number.

Cookies: No personal data of users is acquired by the website through cookies. Please see the cookie policy, for further information.


Nature of data provision and consequences of refusal


The provision of personal data for the purposes of the execution of the contract (sale) is compulsory. Consequently, the data subject’s refusal to supply such data will prevent the fulfilment or continuation of the contractual relationship.
We also request your consent to the communications referred to in the paragraph on Purposes and to the relative processing. Your refusal will make it impossible to carry out the communications and relative processing.


Part reserved for minors

No person under the age of 18, without the prior consent of their parents or legal guardian, may send information to this website, nor may they make purchases or perform legal acts on this website without such consent, unless permitted by the laws currently in force.


Subjects to whom personal data may be communicated

In order to achieve the purposes specified below, some processing of your personal data may also be carried out by third parties based in Italy or abroad. These may be third party technical service providers, postal couriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communications agencies, organisations which monitor, audit and certify the activities carried out by Vecchia Cantina di Montepulciano, also in the interest of its customers and users, parties who carry out technical and organisational tasks on behalf of Vecchia Cantina di Montepulciano, sales agents, as well as assistance and consultancy studios and companies.
Should it become necessary to transfer the data acquired abroad, the Company shall be responsible for taking all the necessary measures to ensure that this complies with the privacy laws currently in force.

Those who belong to the above categories shall act as Data Processors, expressly appointed by Vecchia Cantina di Montepulciano, or as independent Data Controllers.

List of Data Processors


The list of the Data Processors responsible for the various processes identified can be consulted at the Company’s premises.

Methods of processing and disclosure of data


The data will be processed using tools that can guarantee security and confidentiality and may be carried out with the aid of manual tools, computers and telecommunications instruments to memorise, manage and transmit it.
Personal data may be communicated to those indicated in the paragraph on “Subjects to whom personal data may be communicated”. Personal data will not be disclosed.

Duration of data processing

The COMPANY will use your personal data only for the time necessary for the management of the relationship and the execution of orders, as well as for the fulfilment of the legal obligations envisaged. Subsequently, your personal data will be stored for a maximum of two years from your last order, always in compliance with the term envisaged by the applicable laws.
After this time, the data will be deleted or made anonymous, to prevent the identification of the data subjects, even indirectly or via connection with other databases.


Rights of the data subject

Pursuant to Articles 15 to 22 of the GDPR, the data subject has the right to obtain from the data controller the amendment, integration or deletion of their personal data; the right to obtain the limitation of processing and the right to data portability, the right to object to the processing of personal data and the right to lodge a complaint with the Guarantor, Piazza di Montecitorio no. 121, 00186, Rome (RM), or in compliance with the methods indicated on the latter's website.

These rights may be exercised at any time:
- by e-mail to info@vecchiacantinadimontepulciano.com
- by fax: +39 0578/716051
- or by post, to the Data Controller’s address.

Consent may be withdrawn in the same way at any time. Amendments to previous consent and preferences can be made through the website.
Any communications and action taken by the Company following the exercise of rights are free of charge. If the requests are manifestly unfounded or excessive, the Company reserves the right to charge a contribution to expenses, taking into account the administrative costs incurred, or refuse to meet the requests.
The Company may amend personal data at the request of the data subject, if they are inaccurate, or, taking into account the purposes of the processing, may add further details if they are incomplete.
The Company may, when specifically requested to do so, delete data that are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or processed, or if consent has been withdrawn. The Company may not proceed with the deletion of your personal data if the processing is necessary, for example, to fulfil a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest, to ascertain, exercise or defend a right in court.


Cancellation of the Service

If you no longer wish to receive the services in question, you can cancel them through the website or click on the link at the bottom of each newsletter ("If you no longer wish to receive our newsletter, click here").

Policy update

The Company reserves the right to amend, update, add or remove parts of this Privacy Policy at its sole discretion at any time. The updated text will always be available in the "Privacy Policy" section of the vecchia cantina.com website and shop.