Privacy Policy

We hereby describe the conditions of use of this website with reference to the processing of the users’ personal data.

This Policy is provided in compliance with the duty to inform set forth under art. 13 of the Legislative Decree no. 196, dated 30 June 2003, of Italian Law, which regulates the processing of the personal data of those people connecting to this website and to those services of Piovan Group Companies which are available through electronic networks at the following address: PIOVAN -

This Policy is provided solely through the above mentioned website and does not concern any other website which may be browsed by the users via linking from this website.

Piovan Group grants the respect of the legislation regulating the protection of personal data. The users shall carefully read this Policy before submitting any personal information and/or fill in any electronic form (taken) from this website.

This Policy takes cues from the European guidelines contained in the Recommendation no.2/2001, adopted on May, 17th 2001 by the Group created following the directions of article no.29 of the EU Directive no. 95/46/EC, in order to identify some basic requirements for the online collection of personal data. In particular how, when and the nature of the information the data controllers need to provide to users when browsing the web pages regardless of the purpose.

Browsing this website may result into processing personal data relating to people identified or who may be identified.
The data controller is PIOVAN SPA, with registered office in Via delle Industrie n. 16 - 30036 Santa Maria di Sala (VE) – Italy.
The processing operations connected to this website services solely occur at the aforementioned data controller’s site and are managed by specific staff in charge of said processing, or else, by other people in case of occasional maintenance activities.
No data gathered through this website services shall be communicated or disseminated.
The personal data given by users answering to a job advertisement or sending an application and/or a CV, or sending requests for information material, shall be solely used for the service required and shall be disclosed to third parties solely in case of real necessity and if considered of essence to carry out the required task.

Browsing Data
While operating on this website, the information systems and software procedures acquire personal data, which transmission is implied in the Internet communication protocols.
These data are not acquired in order to connect them to others; however they could allow the identification of the users when being processed and connected to data held by third parties.
This category of data includes IP addresses or the domain names of the PCs of the users connecting to the website, the URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) addresses of the requested resources, the time of such request, the method used for submitting a request to the server, the size of the returned file, the numeric code indicating the server response status (“went through”, “error”, etc.) and other parameters concerning the operating system and the PC environment of the user.
These data are used solely to acquire anonymous statistic information on the use of the website and to verify its proper functioning. The data could be used to establish the liability in case of hypothetic computer crimes against this website. This exception aside, the data are retained for few months only.

Data Provided by Users under no specific Request
Should users/visitors, while connecting to this website, send any personal data in order to access to any services (sending applications, answering to job advertisements or requesting information/documentation), or send e-mail requests, they must be aware that these actions can lead to Piovan Group acquiring the sender’s e-mail address and/or other personal data, which shall be handled solely to meet the request and/or to supply services.

Cookies are small text files stored on PC’s hard disk and they are used to provide services and / or information on this website use.
This website uses session cookies, which are not permanently stored on the user's PC and disappear upon closing the browser or at the user’s log off.
This website uses also Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google") through the use of cookies. The information generated by the cookie about user’s visiting the website (including IP address) will be transmitted and stored on Google’s server in the United States. Google will use this information in order to track the access to the website and to generate and review the data in aggregate and anonymous format, in order to verify how the users browse on the website and to develop statistics. Google may also transfer this information to third parties when required by law, or when such third parties process the information on Google’s account. The user can refuse the cookies activation though means of selecting the appropriate settings in the browser, however this may stop some other website functions.
Therefore, while using this website, the user agree also to Google’s processing their personal data for the purposes set out above.

No matter what specified regarding the browsing data, the users are free to provide their personal data.
The users are required to agree to the processing of their personal data, in particular when answering to job advertisements and/or sending applications and their CVs.
Failing to give their consent may lead to inability of providing the service requested.

Personal data are processed through automated instruments and stored solely for the time strictly necessary to fulfil the purposes for which they were collected.
Specific security measures are respected in order to prevent the data from being lost, illegally and/or inappropriately used, and accessed without authorisation.

The subjects owners of the personal data are anytime entitled to require confirmation on the existence of such data and to be informed about their contents and origins, to verify their accuracy or to request their implementation or update or correction (as per art. 7 of the Legislative Decree no. 196/2003).
Pursuant to the above article the subject has right to request the cancellation, the modification into anonymous form, or the block of the data being processed in breach of law, as well as to fight against their processing in any case for any legitimate reason.
All rights set forth under art. 7 of the Legislative Decree no.196/2003 are executed through a non formal request to the Data Controller, also through the appointed Human Resources Department (, who shall answer properly without no further delay.

Considering that the automatic process control does not ensure protection against errors and malfunctioning, we hereby clarify that this document is the Privacy Policy of this website and shall be subject to periodic updating.