“Processing” means any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organisation, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction.
“Personal Data” means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.
This policy does not, however, refer to sites which are not owned by GEICO SPA and which may be eventually accessed through links placed on GEICO SPA sites. As a matter of fact, GEICO SPA has no control over these other sites and therefore disclaims any liability with regard to the processing of personal data of users that will be carried out through such sites. This policy may be subject to changes due to amendments to applicable laws and technological advances eventually occurred. In such case, updated versions will be given wide publicity on the Site.
The Data Controller is Geico S.p.A., P.IVA 00688580968, with registered office in Cinisello Balsamo, 20092, Via Pelizza da Volpedo 109/111.
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The IT systems of the Site collect certain Personal Data whose transmission is implicit in the communication protocols of the Internet. This information is not collected in order to be associated with you, but by their very nature, could be used to identify you through processing and association with data held by third parties. Among these there are IP addresses or domain names of the devices used to connect to the Site, the URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier) of the resources requested, the time of request, the method used to submit the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in reply, the numerical code indicating the status of the answer given by the server (successful, error, etc.) and other parameters relating to the operating system and computer environment.
These data are processed for the purpose of obtaining anonymous statistical information on the Site’s usage and to check its correct functioning; to allow – having systems architecture used – the proper delivery of various features you requested, for security reasons and to ascertain responsibility in case of hypothetical computer crimes against the Site or third parties and are deleted after 7 days.
Through the Site you have the opportunity to voluntarily provide Personal Data such as your name and email address in order to contact GEICO SPA through the section “contact us”. GEICO SPA will process these data in compliance with applicable law on data protection, assuming that these Data are related to you or to third parties who you have been authorized to provide the same on an appropriate legal basis that justifies the processing. In such case, you will act as an independent data controller, undertaking all the obligations and responsibilities provided by applicable law. Therefore, you undertake to hold us harmless from any dispute, claim, damages request from the processing activity, etc. that may be received by GEICO SPA from third parties whose Personal Data have been processed through your use of the Site in violation of applicable laws on data protection.
Specific information will be progressively reported or displayed on the Site’s web pages dedicated to particular services on request.
Personal Data you provide through the Site will be processed by GEICO SPA for the following purposes:
a) to answer to your requests;
b) to conduct researches/statistical analysis on aggregate or anonymized data, to avoid the identification of the user, in order to check the Site’s functioning, measure the traffic volume and evaluate usage and interest;
c) to comply with a legal obligation to which GEICO SPA is subject;
d) to assess, exercise or defend a legal right or whenever the judicial authorities should exercise their judicial offices;
The legal basis of the processing of Personal Data for the purposes at point a) above is the provision of a service or the answer to a request that does not require the consent in accordance with applicable laws on data protection.
The purposes of point b) does not involve the processing of Personal Data, while the purposes referred to in paragraph d) represents a lawful processing of Personal Data in accordance with applicable laws on data protection because, once having provided the Personal Data processing is indeed necessary to fulfil a legal obligation that GEICO SPA is subject to.
The provision of your Personal Data for the purposes listed above is optional, but the objection to provide the same Data could make it impossible to answer a request or to fulfill a legal obligation that GEICO SPA is subject to.
Your Personal Data may be disclosed for the purposes specified in paragraph 3 above to:
a)entities necessary to provide the services offered by the Site including but not limited to sending e-mails and analyzing the functionality of the Site, which typically act as data processors of GEICO SPA;
b)Individuals authorized from GEICO SPA to process Personal Data who are committed to confidentiality or have adopted an adequate legal obligation of confidentiality (i.e. employees and collaborators of GEICO SPA);
c)judicial authorities in compliance with applicable laws on data protection.
Some of your Personal Data may be transferred to third parties who may be outside the European Economic Area. GEICO SPA ensures that electronic and paper processing of your Personal Data by such parties takes place in compliance with applicable laws on data protection. More information on the possible transfer of your Data may be found by writing an e-mail to email@example.com
GEICO SPA retains your Personal Data only for the time strictly necessary to achieve the purposes set out in paragraph 3 above. Notwithstanding the foregoing, GEICO SPA will process your Personal Data until the time allowed by Italian applicable law to protect its own interests. Learn more about the period of retention of your Personal Data and the criteria used to determine this period by writing an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
In this section you may find the rights you shall exercise in any moment and free of charge by submitting a request to email@example.com. In any moment, the data subject shall have the right to:
Depending on the amount or complexity of the information requested, an appropriate fee may be asked by the Company to comply with such requests.
Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial appeal, you will also have the right to claim to authority (for Italy: the authority for the protection of personal data), if you believe that any processing is carried out in breach of the Regulation. More information are available on the website http://www.garanteprivacy.it.
Last update 25/05/2018