Privacy Policy

Below is the Metamorfeo Privacy policy. It describes the methods of processing the Personal Data of users who consult the Site, through a specific information that is provided, pursuant to art. 13 of the GDPR to all those who interact with the web services provided by our site.

The information is provided only for the Site and not for other websites that may be consulted by the user through links accessible from the site.

The information may undergo changes due to the introduction of new rules in this regard. The user is therefore invited to periodically check this page.


Metamorfeo uses Tracking Tools. To learn more, see our Cookie Policy.


Data Controller

Metamorfeo
Owner contact email: info@metamorfeo.com


Types of Data collected

Among the Personal Data collected by Metamorfeo, independently or through third parties, there are: Tracking Tool, Usage Data, Cookie, email, name , various types of Data.

Complete details on each type of data collected are provided in the dedicated sections of this privacy policy or through specific information texts displayed before the data is collected.
Personal Data may be freely provided by the User or, in the case of Usage Data, collected automatically when using Metamorfeo.
Unless otherwise specified, all Data requested by Metamorfeo are mandatory. If the User refuses to communicate them, it may be impossible for Metamorfeo to provide the Service. In cases where Metamorfeo indicates some Data as optional, Users are free to refrain from communicating such Data, without this having any consequence on the availability of the Service or on its operation. required, they are encouraged to contact the Owner.
Any use of Cookies, or other tracking tools, by Metamorfeo or by the owners of third-party services used by Metamorfeo, unless otherwise specified, has the purpose of providing the Service requested by the User, in addition to the additional purposes described in this document and in the Cookie Policy.

The User assumes responsibility for the Personal Data of third parties obtained, published or shared through Metamorfeo and guarantees to have the right to communicate or disseminate them, freeing the Owner from any liability to third parties.


Method and place of processing of the data collected
Processing methods

The Owner adopts the appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification or destruction of Personal Data.
The processing is carried out using IT and / or telematic tools, with organizational methods and with logic strictly related to the purposes indicated. In addition to the Data Controller, in some cases, other subjects involved in the organization of Metamorfeo (administrative, commercial, marketing, legal, system administrators) or external subjects (such as third party technical service providers, postal couriers, hosting) may have access to the Data. providers, IT companies, communication agencies) also appointed, if necessary, as Data Processors by the Data Controller. The updated list of Managers can always be requested from the Data Controller.

Legal basis of the processing

The Owner processes Personal Data relating to the User if one of the following conditions exists:

  • the User has given consent for one or more specific purposes; Note: in some jurisdictions the Data Controller may be authorized to process Personal Data without the User’s consent or another of the legal bases specified below, as long as the User does not object (“opt-out”) to such treatment. However, this is not applicable if the processing of Personal Data is governed by European legislation on the protection of Personal Data;
  • the processing is necessary for the execution of a contract with the User and / or for the execution of pre-contractual measures;
  • the processing is necessary to fulfill a legal obligation to which the Data Controller is subject;
  • the processing is necessary for the performance of a task in the public interest or for the exercise of public authority vested in the Data Controller;
  • the processing is necessary for the pursuit of the legitimate interest of the Data Controller or third parties.

It is always possible to ask the Data Controller to clarify the concrete legal basis of each treatment and in particular to specify whether the treatment is based on the law, provided for by a contract or necessary to conclude a contract.

​​Place

The Data are processed at the operational headquarters of the Data Controller and in any other place where the parties involved in the processing are located. For more information, contact the Owner.
The User’s Personal Data may be transferred to a country other than that in which the User is located. To obtain further information on the place of processing, the User can refer to the section relating to the details on the processing of Personal Data.

The User has the right to obtain information regarding the legal basis for the transfer of Data outside the European Union or to an international organization of law international public or consisting of two or more countries, such as the UN, as well as regarding the security measures adopted by the Data Controller to protect the Data.

The User can check if one of the transfers takes place as soon as described by examining the section of this document relating to details on the processing of Personal Data or requesting information from the Data Controller by contacting him at the details indicated at the beginning.

Retention period

The Data are processed and stored for the time required by the purposes for which they were collected.

Therefore:

  • The Personal Data collected for purposes related to the execution of a contract between the Owner and the User will be retained until the execution of this contract.
  • The Personal Data collected for purposes attributable to the legitimate interest of the Data Controller will be retained until this interest is satisfied. The User can obtain further information regarding the legitimate interest pursued by the Owner in the relevant sections of this document or by contacting the Owner.

When the processing is based on the consent of the User, the Owner can keep the Personal Data longer until such consent is revoked. Furthermore, the Data Controller may be obliged to keep Personal Data for a longer period in compliance with a legal obligation or by order of an authority.

At the end of the retention period, the Personal Data will be deleted. Therefore, at the end of this term the right of access, cancellation, rectification and the right to data portability can no longer be exercised.


Purpose of processing the collected data

The User Data is collected to allow the Owner to provide the Service, comply with legal obligations, respond to requests or executive actions, protect their rights and interests (or those of Users or third parties), identify any malicious or fraudulent activity, as well as for the following purposes: Statistics, Management of comments, addresses and sending of email messages, Interaction with external social networks and platforms, Contacting the User, SPAM protection, Commercial affiliation, Content performance tests and functionality (A / B testing), Tag management, Display of content from external platforms, Hosting and backend infrastructure, Embedded content from other websites

To obtain detailed information on the purposes of the processing and on the Personal Data processed for each purpose, the User can refer to the “Details on the processing of Personal Data” section.

Commercial affiliation
This type of service allows Metamorfeo to display advertisements for products or services offered by third parties. Ads can be displayed both in the form of advertising links and in the form of banners in various graphic forms.
Clicks on the icon or banner published on Metamorfeo are tracked by the third party services listed below and are shared with Metamorfeo.
To find out which data is collected, please refer to the privacy policies of each service.

Google AdSense (Google)

Google AdSense is an advertising service provided by Google Inc. This service uses the “Doubleclick” Cookie, which tracks the use of this Application and the User’s behavior in relation to advertisements, products and services offered.
As a website, we respect contractual obligations and Google’s EU user consent rules.
The User can decide at any time not to use the Doubleclick Cookie   by providing his deactivation.
Personal data collected: Advertising cookies and Usage data.
Place of processing: USA – Privacy Policy

DoubleClick for Publishers (Google Inc.)

DoubleClick for Publishers   is an advertising service provided by Google Inc. with which the Owner can conduct advertising campaigns jointly with external advertising networks with which the Owner, unless otherwise specified in this document, has no relationship direct.
Users who do not wish to be tracked by the different advertising networks can use Youronlinechoices. For an understanding of Google’s use of data, please consult the Google partner policy.
This service uses the “Doubleclick” Cookie, which tracks the use of this application and the User’s behavior in relation to advertisements, products and services offered.
The User can decide at any time not to use the Doubleclick Cookie by providing his deactivation.
Personal data collected: Cookies and Usage data.
Place of processing: USA – Privacy Policy

Adsense and Doubleclick advertising technology providers

Ad technology providers (including Google, other ad networks and other vendors) use data about your users, for example, to show personalized ads or provide conversion information.
Regarding the Adsense and Doubleclick programs, we point out the list of advertising technology suppliers with whom data may be shared.
This site uses commonly used advertising technology suppliers. The complete list of advertising technology providers, with relative links to their respective privacy policies is accessible here.
Those used by this site (common use) are marked with an asterisk (*)

Management of comments, addresses and sending of email messages. Contact the user
Contact form (Metamorfeo | Contact Form 7).
By filling in the contact form with their data, the User consents to their use to respond to requests for information, quotes, or any other nature indicated by the form header. These data will not be disclosed to third party services and will be kept for the time strictly necessary for the realization of the purpose for which it was collected.
Personal Data processed: email; first name.

Privacy policy | Contact Form 7

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect the data shown in the comments form as well as the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to facilitate spam detection.
A service called Antispam Bee analyzes the comments made on the site to avoid spam comments. No personal data will be stored or used by the service.
An anonymized string created from your email address (otherwise called a hash) can be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here.
After your comment is approved, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Interaction with social networks and external platforms
This type of service allows you to interact with social networks, or with other external platforms, directly from the pages of Metamorfeo.
The interactions and information acquired by Metamorfeo are in any case subject to the User’s privacy settings relating to each social network.
This type of service may still collect traffic data for the pages where the service is installed, even when Users do not use it.
It is recommended to log out from the respective services in order to make sure that the processed data on Metamorfeo isn’t being connected back to the User’s profile.
SPAM Protection
This type of service analyzes the traffic of Metamorfeo, potentially containing Users’ Personal Data, in order to filter it from parts of traffic, messages and content that are recognized as SPAM.

Wordfence

This plugin may collect IP addresses for security purposes such as mitigating brute force login threats and malicious activity.
No information is passed on to third parties or remote server locations. This data is periodically deleted.

Google reCAPTCHA

The Google reCAPTCHA service is used on Metamorfeo. This type of service analyzes Metamorfeo traffic, potentially containing Users’ personal data, in order to filter it from parts of traffic, messages and content recognized as SPAM.
Google reCAPTCHA is a SPAM protection service provided by Google Inc. Cookies and usage data are collected by google, place of treatment: United States. The complete information is available here and here .

Statistics and tag management
The services contained in this section allow the Data Controller to monitor and analyze traffic data and are used to keep track of User behavior.

Google Analytics (Google Inc.)

Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google uses the Personal Data collected for the purpose of tracing and examining the use of Metamorfeo, compiling reports and sharing them with other services developed by Google. Google may use the Personal Data to contextualize and personalize the advertisements of its own advertising network.

Personal Data processed: Cookies; Usage data.

Place of processing: USA – Privacy Policy – Opt Out.

Google Tag Manager (Google Inc.)

Google Tag Manager is a statistics service provided by Google Inc.

Personal Data processed: Cookies; Usage data.

Place of processing: USA – Privacy Policy.

Google Analytics with anonymized IP (Google Inc.)

Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google uses the Personal Data collected for the purpose of tracing and examining the use of Metamorfeo, compiling reports and sharing them with other services developed by Google. Google may use the Personal Data to contextualize and personalize the advertisements of its own advertising network.
This Google Analytics integration makes your IP address anonymous. Anonymization works by shortening the IP address of the Users within the borders of the member states of the European Union or in other countries adhering to the agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the IP address will be sent to Google’s servers and shortened within the United States.

Personal Data processed: Cookies; Usage data.

Place of processing: USA – Privacy Policy – Opt Out.

Content and functionality performance testing (A / B testing)
The services contained in this section allow the Data Controller to track and analyze the response from the User, in terms of traffic or behavior, in relation to changes to the structure, text or any other component of Metamorfeo.

Google Optimize

Google Optimize is an A / B testing service provided by Google LLC or by Google Ireland Limited, depending on the location Metamorfeo is accessed from, (“Google”).

Google may use the Personal Data to contextualize and personalize the advertisements of its advertising network.

Personal Data processed: Usage data; Tracking Tool.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy; Ireland – Privacy Policy.

Viewing content from external platforms
This type of service allows you to view content hosted on external platforms directly from the pages of Metamorfeo and interact with them.
This type of service may still collect data on web traffic relating to the pages where the service is installed, even when users do not use it.

Google Fonts

Google Fonts is a font style visualization service managed by Google LLC or by Google Ireland Limited, depending on the location in which Metamorfeo is used, which allows Metamorfeo to integrate such content within its pages.
Personal Data processed: Usage data; various types of data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy; Ireland – Privacy Policy.

Google Maps Widget

Google Maps is a map viewing service managed by Google LLC or by Google Ireland Limited, depending on the location in which Metamorfeo is used, which allows Metamorfeo to integrate such content within its pages.
Personal Data processed: Cookies; Usage data.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy; Ireland – Privacy Policy.

Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, links, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in exactly the same way as if the visitor had visited the other website.
These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, integrate further third-party tracking and monitor your interaction with them, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to those websites.

Hosting and backend infrastructure
This type of service has the function of hosting data and files that allow Metamorfeo to function, allow its distribution and make available a ready-to-use infrastructure to provide specific Metamorfeo functions.

Some of the services listed below, if any, may work on geographically distributed servers, making it difficult to determine the actual location where Personal Data is stored.

SupportHost (WebServiceStudio LLC)

Luogo del trattamento: EU – Privacy Policy.


User rights

Users can exercise certain rights with reference to the Data processed by the Data Controller.

In particular, the User has the right to:

  • withdraw consent at any time. The User can withdraw consent to the processing of their Personal Data previously expressed.
  • oppose the processing of their data. The User may object to the processing of their data when it occurs on a legal basis other than consent. Further details on the right to object are indicated in the section below.
  • access your data. The User has the right to obtain information on the Data processed by the Data Controller, on certain aspects of the processing and to receive a copy of the processed data.
  • verify and request rectification. The User can verify the correctness of his / her Data and request its updating or correction.
  • obtain the limitation of the processing. When certain conditions are met, the User can request the limitation of the processing of their Data. In this case the Data Controller will not process the Data for any other purpose other than their conservation.
  • obtain the cancellation or removal of their Personal Data. When certain conditions are met, the User can request the cancellation of own Data by the Owner.
  • receive the pro pri Data or have them transferred to another owner. The User has the right to receive his / her Data in a structured format, commonly used and readable by an automatic device and, where technically feasible, to obtain the transfer without obstacles to another owner. This provision is applicable when the Data is processed with automated tools and the processing is based on the User’s consent, on a contract to which the User is a party or on contractual measures connected to it.
  • propose a complaint. The User can lodge a complaint with the competent personal data protection supervisory authority or take legal action.
Details on the right of opposition

When Personal Data are processed in the public interest, in the exercise of public authority vested in the Data Controller or to pursue a legitimate interest of the Data Controller, Users have the right to oppose the processing for reasons connected to their particular situation .

Users are reminded that, should their Data be processed for direct marketing purposes, they can oppose the processing without providing any reasons. To find out if the Data Controller processes data for direct marketing purposes, Users can refer to the respective sections of this document.

How to exercise your rights

To exercise the User’s rights, Users can direct a request to the contact details of the Owner indicated in this document. Requests are filed free of charge and processed by the Data Controller as soon as possible, in any case within one month.


Further information on the treatment
Defense in court

The User’s Personal Data may be used by the Owner in court or in the preparatory stages for its eventual establishment for the defense against abuse in the use of Metamorfeo or related Services by the User.
The user declares to be aware that the Data Controller may be obliged to disclose the Data by order of the public authorities.

Specific information

At the request of the User, in addition to the information contained in this privacy policy, Metamorfeo may provide the User with additional and contextual information regarding specific Services, or the collection and processing of Personal Data.

System-log and maintenance

For needs related to operation and maintenance, Metamorfeo and any third party services used by it may collect system logs, which are files that record the interactions and which may also contain Personal Data, such as the User IP address.

Information not-contained in this-policy

Further information in relation to the processing of Personal Data may be requested at any time from the Data Controller using the contact details.

Response to “Do Not Track” requests

Metamorfeo does not support “Do Not Track” requests.
To find out if any third-party services used support them, the User is invited to consult the respective privacy policies.

Changes to this privacy policy

The Data Controller reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time by notifying Users on this page and, if possible, on Metamorfeo as well as, if technically and legally feasible, by sending a notification to Users through one of the contact details of which it is in possession. Therefore, please consult this page frequently, referring to the date of the last modification indicated at the bottom.

If the changes concern treatments whose legal basis is consent, the Data Controller will collect the consent of the User if needed.


Definitions and legal references
Personal Data (or Data)

Any information that, directly or indirectly, also in connection with any other information, including a personal identification number, makes a natural person identified or identifiable constitutes personal data.

Usage Data

This is the information collected automatically through Metamorfeo (also from third-party applications integrated into Metamorfeo), including: the IP addresses or domain names of the computers used by the User who connects with Metamorfeo, the addresses in URI (Uniform Resource Identifier ), the time of the request, the method used to forward the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the response from the server (successful, error, etc.) the country of origin , the characteristics of the browser and the operating system used by the visitor, the various temporal connotations of the visit (for example the time spent on each page) and the details relating to the itinerary followed within the Application, with particular reference to the sequence of pages consulted, the parameters relating to the operating system and the IT environment of the User.

User

The individual using Metamorfeo who, unless otherwise specified, coincides with the Data Subject.

Interested

The natural person to whom the Personal Data refers.

Data Processor (or Manager)

The natural person, legal person, public administration and any other body that processes personal data on behalf of the Data Controller, as set out in this privacy policy.

Data Controller (or Owner)

The natural or legal person, public authority, service or other body which, individually or together with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data and the tools adopted, including the security measures relating to the operation and use of Metamorfeo. The Data Controller, unless otherwise specified, is the owner of Metamorfeo.

Metamorfeo (or this website)

The hardware or software tool through which the Personal Data of Users are collected and processed.

Service

The service provided by Metamorfeo as defined in the relative terms (if available) and on this site / application.

European Union (or EU)

Unless otherwise specified, any reference to the European Union contained in this document is intended to be extended to all current member states of the European Union and the European Economic Area.

Cookies

Cookies are Tracking Tools which consist of small pieces of data stored in the User’s browser.

Tracking Tool

By Tracking Tool we mean any technology – eg. Cookies, unique identifiers, web beacons, integrated scripts, e-tags and fingerprinting – which allow users to be tracked, for example by collecting or saving information on the User’s device.

Legal references

This privacy statement is drawn up on the basis of multiple legislative systems, including articles. 13 and 14 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679.
Unless otherwise specified, this privacy statement only concerns Metamorfeo.


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Last modified: 15 February 2022