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Our Cookies and Privacy Protection Policy
Visitors are informed that personal data provided for the purpose of registering with the Website, as well as for the provision of services made available through the Website, will be processed, in accordance with Regulation (EU) No. 679/2016, by ALMAVERDE BIO ITALIA – Consortium Company. Please note that the complete policy is published on this website as per Article 13 of the aforementioned Reg. (EU) No. 679/2016.
This Policy provides explanations on our cookies and on the way we protect visitors’ Privacy when they use our Website.

1. Type of data that is processed / links to other Websites

ALMAVERDE BIO ITALIA – Consortium Company is committed to respecting your Privacy. Through this Website, CANOVA S.r.l. collects the personal data that you choose to provide us with and the information obtained through cookies, as explained below in more detail.
This Website may also contain links to other ALMAVERDE BIO ITALIA – Consortium Company websites or to the websites of third parties, such as those of our vendors, authorised installers and other affiliated companies, or to social media websites. By clicking on the link to other ALMAVERDE BIO ITALIA – Consortium Company websites or third-party websites, please note that these websites have their own data privacy policies. Note that ALMAVERDE BIO ITALIA – Consortium Company will accept no responsibility for third party websites.

2. Collection and use of information

If you provide personal data to ALMAVERDE BIO ITALIA – Consortium Company, we will store and process this information for the purposes set out in the privacy policy.
Moreover, in order to make our Website more accessible for users in terms of the system’s performance, usability and providing useful information on our products and services, we will automatically store information on log files on your computer. This may include your Internet Protocol (IP) address, your browser type and language setting, operating system, internet service provider (ISP) and the date/time of registration.
We will use this information to manage the Website efficiently, better understand our users’ behaviour on the Website, analyse trends and collect demographic data about our users as a whole. The information collected may be used for our marketing and advertising services and for our communications (for example, to optimise and improve user experience, providing more appealing special offers and services), in compliance with current relevant laws.
Where we use non-personal information together with personal data, the information in question will be processed as personal data for as long as it remains associated.

3. Use of cookies

This Website, email messages, online services, advertisements and interactive applications may use “cookies” in order to optimise our services.
What is a “cookie”?
A “cookie” is a small file, usually made up of letters and numbers, which we send to your browser file from our web server. The browser stores these cookies on your computer’s hard disk. For example, it allows our Website to recognise a user’s device once a connection has been established between the web server and the web browser. The main purpose of a cookie is to allow our web server to present the user with customised web pages, making the experience of visiting the ALMAVERDE BIO ITALIA – Consortium Company website more personal and relevant to the user’s individual needs.

Which cookies does this Website use?
ALMAVERDE BIO ITALIA – Consortium Company may use two types of cookies on this Website:

  • session cookies:
    these are temporary cookies that are stored in your browser file, until you end your browser session. These cookies are mandatory for certain applications or features which enable our Website to work properly.
  • persistent cookies:
    we may use persistent cookies in order to improve the user experience (e.g. to optimise browsing). The cookies themselves remain in your browser for a longer period. The length of this period will depend on the internet browser settings you choose. Persistent cookies mean the information can be transferred to a web server every time you visit the website. Persistent cookies are also known as tracking cookies.

To find out more, there are several online publications about cookies. For example, see:

4. Cookies and third parties

ALMAVERDE BIO ITALIA – Consortium Company may use third party advertisers for advertising and in order to optimise its marketing communications. Third party advertisers use cookies to evaluate the effectiveness of advertisements and to personalise the advertising content. The information collected by third party advertisers may include geolocalisation data (obtained from the IP address), or addresses such as email addresses, when obtained through this Website.

5. Tracking and analysis

In order to continually optimise its marketing communications, ALMAVERDE BIO ITALIA – Consortium Company uses “Google Analytics” analytical software, provided by Google Inc. This allows us to track online behaviour with regards to time, geographical location and use of this website. The information itself is collected through tracking pixels and/or cookies. The information obtained through tracking pixels and/or cookies is anonymous and will not be linked with personal data. All the information necessary for this analysis is stored on servers located in Italy. ALMAVERDE BIO ITALIA – Consortium Company will not share this information with third parties for independent use.

6. Enabling and disabling cookies and similar technologies

If you accept cookies, you are still able to reject them later by changing your Internet browser settings. For example, if you use the 8.0 version of Internet Explorer, you have to do the following:

  1. select Tools and go to Internet Options
  2. click the Privacy tab
  3. use your cursor to choose your preferred settings.

For other Internet browsers, refer to your browser’s instructions for more information on how to change its settings or delete cookies.
Please note that some elements and the full functionality of this Website will not be available once you have disabled cookies.

7. Changes to this Policy

Any future changes to this Policy will be detailed on this page. We recommend you regularly check our Policy for any updates or changes.

Services used by the website

  • Statistics

Google Analytics (Google)
Google Anayltics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”) which uses “cookies” to collect the User’s Personal Data. This data is then transferred to and stored on Google’s servers in the United States. Google uses this information to track and evaluate your use of the website, compile reports on website activity for website operators and provide other services related to website activity and Internet use. Google does not associate the user’s IP address with any other data held by Google.
Any refusal to use cookies, by selecting the relevant browser settings, may prevent you from accessing all of this website’s features.

  • Advertising

Google Adsense (Google)
Google Adsense is an advertising service available to users that indexes and inputs into its cache memory all or part of the website data, using automated tools including Web spider or Crawler. The processing methods require the User to expressly accept Google Inc.’s privacy policies, in order to allow its partners to enter, read and use cookies on its users’ browsers, or to use web informers to collect information while the ads are viewed on the website.
The aim of collecting data is to carry out research on the use of the website and users’ behaviour regarding advertisements, products and available services.

  • Social Media Widgets/Buttons

Services that allow users to engage with social networks directly within other websites.

  • Facebook social media buttons/widgets (Facebook)

Service managed by Facebook Inc., a company which adheres to the Safe Harbor Privacy Policy Framework, ensuring Personal Data is processed in accordance with European security standards. The service allows the User to engage with social networks through this website. When the User clicks the button, Facebook acquires data about the User’s visit via the Website. Facebook does not share any information or data it holds with the Website or the Data Controller. For more information on Facebook Inc.’s use of Personal Data, click the link below:

  • Twitter social media buttons/widgets (Twitter)

Service managed by Twitter, a company which adheres to the Safe Harbor Privacy Policy Framework, ensuring Personal Data is processed in accordance with European security standards. The service allows the User to engage with social networks through this website. When the User clicks the button, Twitter acquires data about the User’s visit via the Website. Twitter does not share any information or data it holds with the Website or the Data Controller.
For more information on Twitter’s use of Personal Data, click the link below:

Optional personal data transfer

Apart from that which has been detailed regarding navigation data, the user may or may not enter their personal data in the relevant electronic request forms, in the parts of the website dedicated to specific services available upon request.
It should also be noted that failure to supply such data may make it impossible to receive the requested services.

Processing methods and security measures

Personal data is processed using automated and non-automated means, and only for the time that is strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which it was collected. We adhere to specific security measures to avoid the loss, unlawful or improper use and unauthorised access of data.

Rights of data subjects

Subjects whose personal data may be collected from certain aforementioned sections of the website have the right to obtain, at any time, information on the existence or lack thereof of their personal data, and to learn of its content and origin, verify its accuracy, or request that it is integrated, updated or rectified, as per Articles 15 – 22 of Regulation (EU) No.679/2016. The data subject has the right to request that their data be erased or made anonymous, as well as to oppose, in any event, its being processed, for legitimate reasons. Furthermore, Article 77 of the aforementioned Regulation recognises that the data subject is entitled to lodge a complaint with the Data Protection Authority, in the event that the data subject believes that the processing put in place by the Data Controller has violated data protection rules.

Requests of this nature are to be addressed to:

ALMAVERDE BIO ITALIA – Società Consortile
Viale della Cooperazione 400
47522 Cesena (FC)
Tel.: +39 0547 414111
Fax: +39 0547 414166
Email address:


ALMAVERDE BIO ITALIA – Consortium Company does not knowingly use its website to request information from minors under the age of 18.

Versions of the privacy policy

Given that automatic control mechanisms have not yet been perfected, they may be subject to errors and malfunctions, and it should therefore be noted that this document constitutes the Privacy Policy of the ALMAVERDE BIO ITALIA – Consortium Company website, and may updated (the various versions of the Privacy Policy will in any event be made available).

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