Privacy Policy

Website Privacy Policy (ART. 13 of Italian Legislative Decree 196/2003)

This page describes the methods adopted to manage the website in relation to the processing of the personal data of those who consult it. This is the Privacy Code provided pursuant to Art. 13 of Italian Legislative Decree n. 196/2003 – Personal data privacy code for those who interact with the company’s web services, accessible electronically via the address: “https://www.bardiani” corresponding to the homepage of the official website. This Privacy Code refers to this website only and not to any other websites that may be consulted by the user via links. The Privacy Code is also based on Recommendation no. 2/2001 which the European authorities for the protection of personal data, brought together in the Working Party set up by Art. 29 of Directive 95/46/EC, adopted on 17 May 2001 to identify certain minimum requirements for the collection of personal data online, and, in particular, the methods, times and nature of the information that data controllers must provide to users when these visit web pages, regardless of the purpose of the visit..


Following the consultation of this website, information may be processed concerning identified or identifiable persons. The Data Controller is Bardiani Valvole S.p.A., with registered offices in Via G. di Vittorio 50/52, Fornovo di Taro (PR) – Italy.


The data processing linked to the web services on this website takes place at the aforementioned company headquarters and is carried out solely and exclusively by Office technical staff Path: Homepage» Legal Notes This website uses cookies, including third-party cookies. By continuing to use this website, you automatically consent to their use; to deactivate cookies, read the instructions in the Privacy Policy Ok, I understand Bardiani Valvole Privacy Policy – Legal Notes Page 1 of 2 11/16/2016 appointed to perform maintenance operations. No data from the web service is disclosed or notified. Personal data provided by users who forward requests to be sent informative literature (bulletins, CD-Rom, brochures, price lists, replies to queries, estimates, etc.) are used only to execute the requested service or performance.



During normal operation, the computer systems and software procedures for the operation of this website acquire some personal data which is implicitly transmitted in the use of Internet communication protocols. This information is not gathered in order to be associated to the identified Data Subjects, but which by its very nature could, if processed and associated to data held by third parties, lead to the identification of the users. This category of data includes the IP addresses or names of computer domains used by the users when connecting to the website, URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) addresses of requested resources, the time of the request, the method used in submitting the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in reply, the numerical code indicating the state of the reply given by the server (OK, error, etc.) and other parameters concerning the operating system and computer environment of the user. This data is used only for anonymous statistical information concerning the use of the website and to check its correct operation and is deleted approximately one month after processing. Data may be used to ascertain responsibility in the case of hypothetical data processing crimes to the detriment of the website: apart from this case, the web contact data is currently not kept for more than approximately one month.


The voluntary, explicit and optional sending by the user of e-mails to the addresses indicated in this website implies the subsequent acquisition of the sender’s address, required to reply to any requests, and any other personal data entered in the e-mail. Specific summary information will be given progressively or displayed in the pages of the website, referring to specific services available on request.


This Website uses cookies to ensure the correct functioning of procedures and to improve the user experience of the applications. See dedicated section in this document.


Apart from what has already been specified for browser data, the user is free to provide or withhold personal data. Failure to provide such information may make it impossible to receive what has been requested.


The personal data is processed using automated tools for the time strictly necessary to achieve the purpose for which it was gathered. Specific security measures are taken to prevent the loss of data, unlawful or improper use and unauthorised access.


The subjects to whom the personal data refers shall have the right to: obtain confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning them exists; be informed as to their content and origin; check their accuracy; request their addition, updating or correction (for complete information, see Article 7 of Legislative Decree 196/2003). In pursuance of the same article, the right also exists to request the erasure, anonymisation or blocking of data that have been processed unlawfully, as well the right to object, on legitimate grounds, to their processing. Requests must be addressed to the Data Controller or the manager at Bardiani Valvole S.p.A.. This is the “Privacy Policy” of this website which will be subject to updates (the various versions will remain available for consultation at the same address).


The following list of Bardiani Valvole S.p.A. Privacy Managers, is published pursuant to art. 13, paragraph 1, letter f, of the “Personal data privacy code” (Italian Legislative Decree No. 196/03), in order to inform all data subjects as to who is in charge of personal data processing in this company.


Responsible for communications with the data subject: Bardiani Valvole S.p.A. in the person of its legal representative; Chief Privacy Officer: Bardiani Valvole S.p.A. in the person of its legal representative.

11. update or amend of the policy

Bardiani Valvole S.p.A. reserves the right to update or amend this policy at any time and without prior notice, by publishing an updated version on the Website Users are therefore invited to read the site in order to be updated on the processing of their personal data.


No personal data of users is acquired by the site in this regard. Cookies are not used to transmit personal information, nor are so-called persistent cookies of any type used, i.e. systems for tracking users. The use of so-called session cookies (which are not stored permanently on the user’s computer and are deleted when the browser is closed) is strictly limited to the transmission of session identifiers (consisting of random numbers generated by the server) needed to allow safe and efficient use of the website. The so-called session cookies used on this site avoid the need to use other IT techniques that could compromise the users’ browsing privacy and do not allow the acquisition of personal identification data.

1.1 What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files sent from a server to a user’s device (usually the Internet browser) when they page on a website is visited. Cookies allow the web server to store information which can be reused during the user’s visit to the website (session cookies) or later (persistent cookies).
Cookies facilitate browsing through the website, saving the pages visited and other specific information, such as most frequently visited pages, connection errors etc..
Cookies are stored according to user preferences by the individual browser on the specific device used (computer, tablet, smartphone).
Browsers (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari etc.) are usually set to automatically accept cookies. Users may modify the predefined settings and disable or delete cookies, doing so can however impede optimum use of some areas of the website. Consequently, for optimum use of this website the user is advised to configure his/her browser to accept cookies.
Furthermore, when browsing users may receive cookies on their device sent by other websites (so-called third party cookies). These cookies are set directly by the managers of these websites and are used for the purposes and in the ways defined by the same.

1.2 Cookie management

Based on their characteristics and use, cookies can be divided into the following categories:

Technical cookies
These cookies are necessary for browsing through a website and for the use of its functions, for example they ensure pages are displayed correctly or allow access to restricted areas. Consequently, disabling these cookies will inhibit said activities.
They are not used for any other purposes and can be subdivided into:
– browser cookies or session cookies: these guarantee normal browsing and use of the website;
– functional cookies, which allow the user to browse through the website based on a series of selected functions (e.g. language selection) in order to enhance the user’s browsing experience.

Performance cookies
These collect information on the efficiency of the website’s response to user requests in an anonymous format and only for the purpose of improving website functions; for example, which pages are most frequently visited by the user and whether or not there have been any errors or slowing down in the delivery of the web pages.

Profile cookies
Profile cookies aim to create profiles relative to the user and are used for the purpose of sending advertising messages in line with the preferences shown by the user when browsing on-line.

1.3 Third-party cookies

When visiting , the user may receive cookies from websites managed by other organisations (so-called third-party cookies) on his/her device. This happens because there may be elements on this website, e.g. images, maps and/or specific links provided by other websites or services.
These cookies may be sent to the user’s browser by third party companies, directly by their website which can be accessed from the Bardiani website at
For the purpose of providing transparent information, please find below a list of third-party services present on this website, their purposes and links to the various privacy policies and information concerning the various services.

Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics (GA4 version), a web traffic analysis service provided by Google Inc.. (“Google”). This service is used to collect statistical data for the purpose of enhancing the user’s browsing experience. Google Analytics uses cookies to collect and analyse information on how users interact with the website, in aggregate form (e.g. most visited pages, geographical location of users etc.). Google stores the collected information in its servers located in the United States.
Data generated by Google Analytcs is stored as indicated in the information available at the following link.
Google is the autonomous Data Controller for the Google Analytics service. To read Google’s Privacy Policy, go to the following link
The user may deactivate Google Analytics by installing the opt-out add-on provided by Google:

Some pages may contain links to videos published on YouTube, which may install cookies to collect information and preferences relative to this service. For further information on how YouTube uses cookies, read the Privacy Policy

Mailchimp is an address management and email sending service provided by Mailchimp Inc. This website uses this service to send out newsletters to users who voluntarily sign up and request the newsletter. For further information, consult the service’s Privacy Policy:

Skype is an instant messaging and VOIP calling service provided by Microsoft Inc. To see the Skype Privacy Policy, go to the following page:

Recaptcha (Google)
A SPAM protection service provided by Google

Social Network
The website contains Social Network buttons and widgets to facilitate interaction with Social Media platforms and the sharing of contents directly from the website pages.
For the purpose of providing more information, the web addresses of the relative Privacy Policies and methods of handling cookies for the social networks concerned are given below:

– Facebook:
– Twitter:
– Google+:
– Pinterest:

1.4 Cookie management

The user may accept or refuse cookies using the browser settings on his/her device.
Links to the information pages of the main browsers are given below:
– Chrome:
– Firefox:
– Internet Explorer:
– Safari:

Please remember that if you choose to block the use of cookies correct operation of the website many be reduced or compromised.

1.5 Further information

For further information on the use of cookies and how to block them, please refer to the following websites:

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