Privacy Policy

Scope

This page explains our privacy policy and how we use and protect the personal information of people who use this site.

The information provided complies with the requirements of art. 13 of Legislative Decree 196/2003 - the Data Protection Code, and is provided for users of the web services supplied via the www.octotelematics.com site.

The information applies solely to Octo Telematics S.p.A. web site and does not cover any other websites visited by users via links.

The information on this page is also based on Recommendation 2/2001, which the European Data Protection Authorities, meeting as the Group set up by art. 29 of EU Directive 95/46/CE, adopted on 17 May 2001. The Recommendation identifies certain minimum requirements for collecting personal information online, including the methods, timing and the nature of the information that data owners must provide to users when they connect to a webpage, regardless of the purpose of the connection.

Data owner

Following consultation of this site may result in the processing of data related to identified or identifiable people.  The owner of the data is:

Octo Telematics S.p.A. Via Lamaro, 51 00173 Roma - Italy
Tel.: +39 (06) 726 53 41 - Fax: +39 (06) 729 01 45

Place of processing
Data relating to the web services provided by this site are held on Octo Telematics S.p.A.'s servers and is processed solely by the Company's technical staff.

No information deriving from the web service is passed on or disclosed to third parties.

Browsing data
In the normal course of operation, the information systems and software procedures involved in the operation of this website acquire certain items of personal information, the transmission of which is implicit in the use of internet communication protocols.

The information in question is not collected in order to be associated with specific users, but could by its very nature allow the identification of these users as a result of processing and association with information held by third parties.

This category of information includes IP addresses or domain names of computers used by users who connect to the site, addresses of the required resources in URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) notation, 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 server's response (successful, error, etc.) and other parameters pertaining to the user's operating system and information technology environment.

This information is used solely for the purpose of obtaining anonymous statistical information on the use of the site and to check that it is functioning correctly, and is immediately cancelled after processing. The information could be used to ascertain responsibility in the case of information technology offences committed against the site.

Information volunteered by users
The optional, explicit or voluntary sending of e-mails to the addresses indicated on this website entails the subsequent acquisition of the sender's e-mail address, required to respond to requests, and any other personal information included in the message. Specific information summaries will be progressively reported or displayed on certain pages of this site that may be set up to provide specific services on request.

Cookie Policy

 

Information regarding the use of cookies / Cookie Policy and Disclosure

In accordance with article 13 of Legislative Decree 196/2003 (Code for the protection of personal data)

Octo Telematics S.p.a.  has provided the following information regarding the cookies installed on the site:

ww.octotelematics.com

This disclosure applies to sites specifically owned by Octo Telematics S.p.a. and excludes websites accessed through links.

 The following information is provided to ensure transparency with regards to the privacy of users on websites owned by Octo Telematics S.p.a.

 

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that websites place on users’ devices  when  they visit a certain page online. The saved cookies will then be read by the same page when the website is accessed during future visits.

Users are free to refuse the use cookies, and will still be able to navigate the website and use it for research purposes. Cookies are enabled in most browsers. Information is provided at the end of this notice detailing how to change a browser’s cookie settings.

Technical Cookies and Profiling Cookies

Technical cookies are used to efficiently navigate websites or provide a service requested by the user. They are not used for ulterior motives and are usually directly installed by the owner of the website. There are three different types  of technical cookies:

  • Navigation cookies, which allow users to save browser preferences creating an optimized browsing experience
  • Analytical cookies, which acquire statistical data regarding user’s navigation behavior. Such information is aggregated anonymously.
  • Functionality cookies including those from third parties, are used to activate specific functions of a website and are necessary to provide services and improve them .

 

Profiling cookies are used to track a user’s navigation online and create a profile based on personal tastes, habits and choices, etc.  With these cookies, advertisements that appear in a user’s portal  cater to the user’s personal preferences and habits previously expressed through their online behavior.

The use of technical cookies does not require user consent, however in accordance with article 13 of the Code it is necessary to provide users with a privacy disclosure regarding the use of technical cookies.  Profiling cookies can be stored on a user’s computer only after consent has been given through simple procedures.

What are cookies used for?

Cookies are used for different purposes. Cookies do not store personal identity information such as credit card data, but instead collect information on how users navigate online in order to improve website performance and user experience. For example, cookies help to identify and resolve possible errors with a website, as well as determine the relevant products for a visitor navigating the website.

 

How does Octo Telematics S.p.a. use cookies?

Our website uses technical cookies and does not use profiling or advertisement cookies. Therefore  we are not required to ask consent when providing the requested services.

 

How can you change the cookie settings?

It is possible to refuse the placement of cookies on your computer by configuring your browser settings. Follow the indications provided by your web browser to disable cookie use.

The following information provides the steps to access cookie settings on major browsers:

Internet Explorer: Internet Options—Privacy--- Advanced Privacy Setting

Chrome: Setting--- Advanced settings—Privacy—Content Settings

Firefox: Options—Privacy

Opera:Preferences---Advanced---Cookie

Safari: Preferences—security ( padlock icon)

 

After altering the browser’s cookie settings, some of the website  functions may not work correctly.

To disable cookies placed by Google Analytics,  download a plug-in specific for your browser from the following website: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

 

Option to submit personal data

Apart from that specified in browsing data, the user is free to provide personal data contained in the application forms to Octo Telematics SPA or indicated in contact our office to request information material or other type of communications. Their absence may make it impossible to fulfill the request.

It must be remembered that in some cases (not the ordinary management of this site) the Authority may request information under Article 157 of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003, in order to control the processing of personal data. In these cases reply is obligatory under penalty of a fine.

Methods of processing information
Personal information is processed using automated tools for the amount of time strictly required to achieve the aims for which it is collected.

Specific security measures are applied to prevent the loss of data, illicit or incorrect use and unauthorized access.

Users' rights
Parties who provide personal information have the right, at any time, to obtain confirmation of the possession or otherwise of such information and to obtain information on the content and origin of the information, to check its accuracy and to request that it be added to, updated or corrected (art. 7 of Legislative Decree 196/2003).

Pursuant to the same article, users have the right to request deletion, conversion into anonymous form or the blocking of data processed in violation of the law, or to object to the processing of the information under any circumstances on legitimate grounds.

Requests for information should be sent to the following e-mail address: privacy@octotelematics.com