|1. THE DATA CONTROLLER||4. COOKIES||7. EXTENT OF PERSONAL DATA|
|2. DATA PROCESSING||5. CONDITIONS||8. PROVIDING OF PERSONAL DATA|
|3. DATA STORAGE||6. SECURITY OF DATA||9.USER’s PRIVACY RIGHTS|
Personal data collected by VF are mainly processed through electronic and automated means but also without the same (paper processing), under procedures and logics that comply with the data processing purposes as herein specified. Personal data of user are processed according to applicable privacy laws, including security and confidentiality issues, and are kept only for the time strictly functional to achieve the specific data processing purpose from time to time pursued and according to applicable laws.
VF is committed to protect security of the user’s personal data. Personal data are processed by VF in compliance with the security provisions as set forth by applicable laws in order to prevent loss and destruction, even accidental, of data, unauthorized access to data, unlawful or unfair use of data. Moreover, information systems and software programs are configured so that personal and identification data are used only when necessary to achieve the specific processing purpose from time to time sought. VF deploys a variety of advanced security technologies and procedures to help protection of user’s personal data against the risks above outlined. For example, personal data provided by user are stored on secured servers placed in controlled locations. Moreover, for the transmission of some data through the Internet are deployed encryption techniques such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol. User may help VF to update and maintain accuracy of the personal data provided by user to VF by notifying VF of any amendment relating to user’s address, title, telephone number or electronic mail (e-mail) address. Registered user may perform the foregoing on-line following the instructions reported on relevant user’s profile pages of the Website.
Except for the foregoing description in relation to the surfing data (please refer to the above section ‘The nature and kind of data processed’, providing of personal data by user is necessary for performance of the services and functionalities offered by the Website and required by user, such as the user subscription to the Website, to newsletters or mailing lists, the managing of the user purchase of products through the Website and related activities, the managing of user participation to promotions and other initiatives realized through the Website such as for example contests and sweepstakes, replying to and managing of user’s request of information, questions, communication or feedback to VF, the managing for personnel selection purposes of the curriculum vitae (CV) and other information sent by the user. Providing of user’s personal data for the activities necessary to comply with applicable legislation is mandatory. In the above referenced circumstances, denial of providing personal data by user would make it impossible for VF to comply with contractual obligations or to provide user with the requested services, products or information as above specified. Providing of data by user for the survey purposes, the marketing purposes, and the profiling purposes as above specified is optional; denial of providing personal data by user in said circumstances will have no consequences on compliance by VF with its contractual obligations and on the providing user with the services, products or information requested as above specified.