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This notice informs you about the nature, scope and purpose of the collection, processing and use of personal data which applies to our website. Should you be redirected via links on our website to other websites, please educate yourself about the respective handling of your data at these sites. We collect and process your personal data based on your explicit consent which you can revoke at any time.

In section “Contact” of this notice you will find name and address of the legal entity responsible for operation and content of this website and how the site collects, processes and uses personal data.

On our website we collect, process and use personal data or relevant derivatives (anonymized or pseudonymized data) for the following purposes:

Optimising our website

QFor this purpose, we collect and use anonymized data by means of web analytics tools. By visiting our website, we assume your consent with using your anonymized data for this purpose. Please refer to section “Web analytics” for more information, including how to prevent any web analytics in your case.

Receiving an email request

When you send a request through our site, we collect and use your email address. This data will be retained for subsequent Marketing purposes (e.g. sending you similar information of interest). Please refer to section “Know you rights” for more information including instructions on how to get your personal data in your case deleted or to exercise any other of other your rights as a data subject.

Submitting an application

When you submit an application through our site we collect and use personal data by means of a data form and upload feature. Before accepting or storing your data, we are asking for your explicit consent to the collection, processing and use of this data. Please refer to section “Know you rights” for more information including instructions on how to get your personal data in your case deleted or to exercise any other of other your rights as a data subject.

Please be aware that to protect hereof website against spam bot activity, “invisible reCAPTCHA” service was implemented.

To understand its usage and consequences please visit the relative section.

Third party websites

The website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies of third party websites or such site operators’ actions including the collection or use of your personal data.

Cookies

Cookies are usually categorized as “transient” Cookies or "persistent" cookies. Transient Cookies are typically used for the sole purpose of carrying out the transmission of communication over an electronic communications network or is strictly necessary for a service explicitly requested by the subscriber or user.

Session cookies are the most common type of transient cookies help you navigate through the Web site efficiently, keeping track of your progression from page to page so that you are not asked for information you have already provided during the current session. Transient cookies are stored in the browser’s temporary storage and erased when the web browser is closed. The use of Session cookies does not require explicit consent.

Persistent cookies, on the other hand, store user preferences for current and successive visits. They are written on your device's non-volatile memory (typically the hard disk), and are still valid when you restart your browser. Persistent cookies are often used to track user behavior and to promote targeted advertising. The use of persistent cookies requires explicit consent.

First Party cookies are set by the website owner responsible for notifying the website user about the purpose of data processing and for obtaining user consent. Third Party Cookies are set by some Third Party Plug-Ins, and both the website owner and the Third Party are jointly responsible for notifying the user of the purpose of data processing and for obtaining user consent.

How the Meduse website makes use of cookies

The Meduse website takes advantage of web analytics tools which may use Third Party Cookies to enable collection of anonymized data for website statistics and to support us in analysing how website visitors are using it. By visiting our website, we assume your consent to use these tools (please refer to section “Web analytics” for more details, including infos about disabling web analytics collected during your visits).

In addition, the Meduse website makes use of Google “invisible reCAPTCHA” cookies that are needed to verify if the User who submits website form is not a spam bot.

Delete cookie and do-not-track

Browsers usually automatically permit cookies, but also give you the ability to control the majority of cookies, including whether or not to accept and how to remove them. You can also set your browser to turn off cookies altogether. However, this setting will affect persistent cookies as well as transient and as a consequence you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Here you can find information about disabling cookie storage on the most popular browsers:

Google Analytics

Compilation and storage of data can be revoked at any time with effect to the future by installation of the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on which can be downloaded from here.

Web Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.

This data collection is subject to the data protection regulations of Google. For more information about Google’s privacy policy, please visit: https://policies.google.com/privacy

In view of discussions concerning use of analysis tools with complete IP addresses we would like to point out that this website uses Google Analytics with the "anonymizeip()" function so that IP addresses are only forwarded in a truncated version to preclude any direct relation to persons.

Learn more about Google Analytics and privacy here: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245

GOOGLE Invisible reCaptcha

Hereof website uses reCAPTCHA service provided by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (Google) to protect your submissions via provided electronic forms on this site. Plugin in question verifies if you are a person in order to prevent certain website functions from being used by spam bots. This plugins query includes the sending of your IP address and possibly other data such as:

  • All cookies placed by Google over the last 6 months
  • How many mouse clicks you’ve made on that screen (or touches if on a touch device)
  • The CSS information of hereof page
  • The date
  • The language your browser is set to
  • Any plug-ins you have installed on the browser
  • All Javascript objects

required by Google for the use of Invisible reCaPTCHA service. For this purpose your input will be communicated to and used by Google. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of this service. The IP address provided by reCaptcha from your browser shall not be merged with any other data from Google.

This data collection is subject to the data protection regulations of Google. For more information about Google’s privacy policy, please visit: https://policies.google.com/privacy.

By using the reCAPTCHA service, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Know your rights

Please remember that as a data subject, you have a number of rights:

  • The right of access
    The right to request a copy of your personal data which GFT holds about you
  • The right to be informed
    You have the right to be provided with clear, transparent and easily understandable information about how we use your information and your rights.
  • The right to erasure
    This is also known as ‘the right to be forgotten’. The right to request your personal data to be erased where it is no longer necessary for GFT to retain such data
  • The right to data portability
    You have rights to obtain and reuse your personal data for your own purposes across different services.
  • The right to restrict processing
    You have the right to suppress further processing of your information. When processing is restricted, we can still store your information, but may not use it further.
  • The right to object to processing
    You have the right to object to certain types of processing (i.e. if you no longer want to be contacted with job opportunities).
  • The right to lodge a complaint
    You have the right to submit a complaint about the way we process your personal data with your national data protection regulator.
  • The right to withdraw consent
    If you have given your consent to anything we do with your personal data, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time (although if you do so, it does not mean that anything we have done with your personal data with your consent up to that point is unlawful). This includes your right to withdraw consent to us using your personal data for marketing purposes.
  • The right to rectification
    You have the possibility to have your information corrected if it’s inaccurate or incomplete.

If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us through channel described in “Contact” section.

Data sharing

Meduse is part of GFT, an international organization with business processes, management structures and technical systems many countries and jurisdictions. As such, we may share personal data or relevant derivatives within GFT Group and transfer it to countries in the world where we do business in connection with the purposes identified and in accordance with this notice. This includes countries outside the European Economic Area (further as “EEA”). Please refer to the list of the members of the GFT Group.

This notice and our practices are designed to ensure an adequate level of protection for personal data in every country where we operate. This means that even in countries whose laws would provide for less protection for your information, GFT will still handle your information in the manner described here. Even contractors and agents from third countries helping us to deliver our services are bound by legal instruments to adhere to an EU level of adequacy and GFT's policies in data protection and information security.

In case we would need to disclose information that identifies you at an individual level and which we collected on our Web sites to other non-GFT entities that are not acting as our suppliers, such as our business partners, we will ask you for your explicit consent. We do not sell or lease such information however.

Circumstances may arise where, whether for strategic or other business reasons, GFT decides to sell, buy, merge or otherwise reorganize businesses in some countries. Such transaction may involve the disclosure of personal information to prospective or actual purchasers, or the receipt of such information from sellers. It is GFT’s practice to seek appropriate protection for information in these cases.

Finally, please be aware that in certain circumstances, personal information may be subject to disclosure to government agencies pursuant to judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process.

Data retention

We keep your personal data for no longer than reasonably necessary and we only retain your data for purposes described in this Privacy Notice. All data is being processed based on your consent and we use purpose of the processing as criteria to determine how long to retain your personal data. For details regarding retention periods please contact GFT through channel described in “Contact” section.

Contact

Your Data Controller is:
GFT Italia S.r.l.
Via Sile, 18
20139 Milano
T: +39 02 581581
F: +39 02 58158-621
Email: info.italy@gft.com
Internet: www.gft.com/it

Contact for exercising rights regarding personal data gathered for recruitment (HR) purposes: hrdata@gft.com

Contact for exercising rights regarding personal data gathered for marketing & sales purposes: marketing.italy@gft.com

Contact for filing complaints regarding our privacy practices and asking questions from area of data sharing matters: dataprotection.italy@gft.com

Contact for obtaining information to any other kind of subject: info@gft.com

Change notification

When this notice is updated or modified in a material way we will post a notice for 30 days at the top of this page notifying users of the change or changes. We will notify you if we are going to use your personal information in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection, and you will have a choice as to whether or not we may use your personal information in such a way.