Riso Scotti S.p.A., as Data Controller, informs the Users – pursuant to the EU Regulation 679/2016 (hereinafter also called “GDPR”) and in compliance with the current national regulation on personal data protection (hereinafter also called “Data Protection Regulation”) – that the personal data of the Users (hereinafter also called “Data Subjects”) of the Web Site (hereinafter also called “Site”) and collected through the cookies, will be processed with the methods and for the purposes specified in this Information Notice.


Cookies are text lines that serve as information markers sent by a server (in this case, the one of this Web Site) to the computer or any other device employed by a User (generally, to the Internet browser) when the User accesses a specific page of a Web Site; cookies are automatically stored by the User’s browser and transmitted again to the server that generated them whenever the User accesses the same Internet page. In that way, for example, the cookies allow and/or make easier the access to some pages in order to improve the User’s surfing, or allow the storing of the visited pages and of other specific information, such as for example the pages which are consulted more often, connection errors, etc. Therefore, for a facilitated and complete employment of this Web Site, it would be suitable for you to configure your browser so that it accepts the reception of such cookies.
Cookies can be stored in a permanent way on the User’s computer and have a variable length (the so-called “persistent cookies”), but they can also disappear at the closure of the browser or have a limited length (the so-called “session cookies”). Cookies can be installed by the Web Site the User is surfing (the so-called “first party cookies”) or can be installed by other Web Sites (the so-called “third party cookies”) and are used to execute actions such as the IT authentication, the sessions monitoring and the storing of information concerning the activities of the Users accessing the Web Site.


  1. Technical cookies or strictly necessary cookies.

They are the cookies strictly necessary used to improve the surfing of a Web Site and for the employment of its feature and of the services offered by the Web Site. In particular, they enable functions without which it would be impossible to use the Web Site completely, since their presence enables the basic functions, such as the surfing of the page and the access to the reserved areas of the Web Site. The technical cookies operate by default and there’s no need for the User to accept them, since they are necessary for the operation of the Web Site. If these cookies are disabled, such activities cannot be carried out.


Set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin, this cookie is used to record the user consent for the cookies in the “Advertisement” category .


This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category “Analytics”.


The cookie is set by GDPR cookie consent to record the user consent for the cookies in the category “Functional”


This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category “Necessary”.


This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category “Other.


This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category “Performance”.


The cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin and is used to store whether or not user has consented to the use of cookies. It does not store any personal data.

  1. Performance cookies.

They collect information on the efficacy of the answers of a Web Site to the Users’ requests in anonymous form, with the only purpose of improving the Web Site features; for example, what pages are visited more often by the Users, and whether there have been errors or slowing down in the provision of the web pages.


This cookie is set by Google Analytics and is used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the JavaScript library executes and there are no existing __utma cookies. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.


Google Analytics sets this cookie, to determine new sessions/visits. __utmb cookie is created when the JavaScript library executes and there are no existing __utma cookies. It is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.


The cookie is set by Google Analytics and is deleted when the user closes the browser. It is used to enable interoperability with urchin.js, which is an older version of Google Analytics and is used in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine new sessions/visits.


Google Analytics sets this cookie to inhibit request rate.


Google Analytics sets this cookie to store the traffic source or campaign by which the visitor reached the site.

  1. Functionality cookies.

They allow the Web Site to remember the User’s choices and propose them again at the following accesses, in order to provide better and customized services: for example, they can be used to propose contents which are similar to the ones already requested by the User before.


The pll _language cookie is used by Polylang to remember the language selected by the user when returning to the website, and also to get the language information when not available in another way.

  1. Profiling cookies.

They allow to analyse the way in which the Web Site is surfed, the habits, purchases and behaviours of the User and are used to offer to the Users advertisement potentially connected with their interests, which have been detected during the surfing. Users can decide whether to accept such cookies or not, by expressing their consent (“opt in”) before they are provided, keeping on surfing after having displayed and closed the alert on the employment of cookies.

  1. Social media cookies.

These cookies are set by a series of social media services present on the Web Site to allow to share our contents. They can monitor the User’s browser in other Web Sites and create a profile of his/her interests. This could affect the content and the messages displayed in the other Web Sites surfed by the User. If these cookies are not accepted, it’s impossible to use or display these sharing tools.


For technical and performance cookies, therefore, an explicit consent is not required since they are necessary cookies.
The functional and profiling cookies operate only upon consent.

At the first access, or after having cancelled the browser cache, the cookie banner will appear and grant the User the possibility of:

  • Accepting all cookies by clicking on the button “Accept”,
  • Refusing the employment of the cookies by clicking on the button “Refuse all”,
  • Managing the preferences for each cookie category specified in this Cookie Policy by clicking on “Personalize Cookie”.

Then, the User can revoke and/or modify the consents whenever he/she wants, by cancelling the cache or simply accessing the “Setting” panel.


This Web Site makes use of Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google, Inc. through cookies (“Google”). The information generated by cookies on the use of the Web Site by the Users will be transmitted to a Google server for the storage. Google will use such information to analyse the employment of the Web Site by Users, to issue reports on the activities of the Web Site and to provide further services to the Web Site manager, connected with the employment of the Web Site and of the Internet. Google won’t associate the IP address transmitted by the Users’ browser within Google Analytics to other data owned by Google. Users can prevent the storing of the cookies modifying the software setting of their browser, by downloading and installing the browser’s plug-in available at the following link: but this could make the functions of the Web Site less personalized based on the Users’ preferences. Users can obtain information on the data processing activities implemented by Google Analytics at the following link: Using the Web Site, Users agree to the processing of their personal data by Google as autonomous Data Controller with the methods and for the purposes specified in Google’s Data Protection Policy concerning the employment of Google Analytics, accessible at the following link: For any further information on Google’s anonymized cookies please follow the following link:


The provision of data through the cookies, except for the ones collected through the technical and performance cookies, is carried out based on the Users’ consent and it’s optional. In case of non-acceptance, refusal or following disabling of the functional or profiling cookies, Users can surf the Web Site, but the Data Controller cannot install cookies for the analysis or to send advertisement, even personalized.


The processing of data is carried out by Riso Scotti S.p.a.’s inner staff, that has been specifically appointed as Data Processor or person in charge of the processing. The data collected for the execution of the specified purposes will be processed even by third parties, that are appointed as Data Processor or, depending on the cases, communicated to them as autonomous Data Controllers and in particular to: i) companies belonging to our group of companies for the above specified purposes; ii) companies, bodies, associations carrying out services connected and instrumental to allow the surfing of the Web Site by the Users; iii) public administrations for the execution of institutional functions within the limits provided by the law and regulations.

Besides, the Data can be made accessible, communicated, and transferred to public bodies, judicial authorities, and police, that will process them as autonomous Data Controllers in order to execute assessment requests or where it’s expressly provided by a legal obligation.

The complete and updated list of the subjects who process the data as Data Processors and autonomous Data Controllers is available on request by writing to the e-mail of the Data Protection Officer appointed by the Data Controller as the following contact details:


Riso Scotti S.p.a.’s Web Site employs special tools allowing to incorporate the Social Network features directly into the Web Site (for example, the function “Insight” by Facebook.) Page Insights are aggregated statistics created by specific events registered by Facebook servers when people interact with the Web Site and the contents associated to its Web Pages. When a page of our Web Site is visited and the Facebook Products (inclusive of “Pages”) are used, the corresponding information – for example IP address, operating system, type of browser, language setting, data on cookies – are transmitted by the browser directly to the social network platform (in this case Facebook) and stored by it.

For information on purposes, type and methods of collection, processing, employment, and storing of personal data by the social network platform, as well as the methods through which you can exercise your rights, please consult the Data Protection Policy of the social network at the following link:


The Data Controller can transfer the data outside the European Union. For such purpose, pursuant to the Data Protection Regulation, the Data Controller evaluates the impact of the data transfer and adopts, where applicable, the most proper guarantees (for example, decisions on adequacy or standard contractual provisions). For information on the transfer of the personal data collected through third parties’ cookies, please refer to the Data Protection Policy of each third party, available in the relevant Web Site whose links are specified in the tables “Third parties’ performance and functional cookies” and “Third parties’ profiling cookies”.


The User can disable the cookies at any moment, modifying the browser setting even manually, as follows:



Internet Explorer:



We invite the Users employing a Web browser which is not present in the above list to refer to the online documents or guide of the browser in hand, in order to obtain further information. We’d like to specify that the Data Controller is only a technical intermediary for the links present in this document and cannot take any responsibility in case of possible modifications.

In order to obtain more information, the Data Subjects can send an e-mail to the Data Protection Officer appointed by the Data Controller at the following contact details:


With reference to the processing of the data collected through cookies, Users can assert the rights provided by the GDPR (articles 15-22), among which:

  • receiving a confirmation of the existence of the data and access their content (right of access),
  • updating, modifying and/or rectifying the Data (right to rectification),
  • asking the cancellation or limitation of the processing of the data processed infringing laws, inclusive of the ones whose storage is not needed with reference to the purposes for which they have been collected or otherwise processed (right to be forgotten and right to restriction of processing),
  • objecting the processing (right to object),
  • revoking the consent – in case it has been provided – without prejudice for the lawfulness of the processing based on the consent provided before the revocation,
  • lodging a complain to the Control Authority in case the Data Protection Regulation has been violated,
  • receiving a copy in electronic format of his/her data provided within the processing and asking that such data are transmitted to another Data Controller (right to data portability).

In order to assert such rights, Users can contact the Data Controller, through the section “Contact Us” of the Web Site or sending an e-mail to the Data Protection Officer appointed by the Data Controller at the following contact details: