Privacy Policy – General Data Protection – GDPR Copy

Your privacy is important. Here at Fine Tuscany we respect your privacy and are fully committed to protecting your personal data.

Personal data” means any information about an individual, held by a data controller, from which the controller can identify a specific, living person. It does not include data about a living person that the controller can’t identify. Some personal data falls into “Special Categories” under the General Data Protection Regulation (aka GDPR) and are given greater protection. These include any personal data revealing your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, and information about your health, as well as genetic and biometric data. Information about criminal convictions and offences is also treated differently from ordinary personal data under the GDPR.

This privacy policy is intended to provide you with information about how we gather and use your personal data, and about your legal rights under the General Data Protection Regulation.

1. Information about us

Our website address is: https://finetuscany.com

finetuscany.com is owned and operated by Alessandro Trenti.

Full name of Legal Entity: Fine Tuscany di Alessandro Trenti, registered in Italy with registered number REA: PI-186423, and VAT number: 02169360506

Name or title of Data Privacy Manager: Alessandro Trenti
Email address: info@finetuscany.com
Postal Address: Piazza Martiri della Libertà, 5 – 56127 Pisa – Italy

If you do have a problem, question, or concern about our use of your personal data, please feel free to contact us in the first instance using the data privacy manager’s contact details above. We will be glad to help you.

2. What does this policy cover

This policy applies to your use of finetuscany.com only.
Our website may in fact contain links to other websites (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Please understand that we have absolutely no control over how your data will be collected, stored and shared by other websites. Always make sure you read their privacy policies before providing any data to them.

3. Your Legal Rights

Please see below to find out more about your legal rights under the GDPR in relation to your personal data:

  • The right to be informed about our collection and use of personal data
  • The right of access to the personal data we hold about you
  • The right to rectification if any personal data we hold about you is inaccurate or incomplete
  • The right to be forgotten – Request erasure of your personal data
  • Object to processing of your personal data
  • The right to restrict the processing your personal data
  • The right to data portability
  • Right to withdraw consent

If you wish to exercise any of the rights set out above, please contact the Data Privacy Manager (Please see section 1).

No fee usually required

You will not have to pay a fee to access to exercise any of the rights set out above.

What we may need from you

We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and ensure your right to access your personal data (or to exercise any of your other rights). This is a security measure to ensure that personal data is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it. We may also contact you to ask you for further information in relation to your request to speed up our response.

Time limit to respond

We try to respond to all legitimate requests within 30 days. Occasionally it may take us longer than 30 days if your request is particularly complex or you have made a number of requests. In this case, we will notify you and keep you updated.

4. What data do we collect?

Depending on the relationship you have with us, we may collect different kinds of personal data.

If you are someone who applies for an employment or work with us, we may collect some or all of the following types of data on you:

  • Identity Data (first name, last name, title, job title, role or similar identifier, gender, as well as proof of identity and your right to work in Italy)
  • Contact Data (postal address, email address, telephone numbers)
  • Financial Data (in order to provide pay we may need to ask you for your bank account details)

If you are a business contact, including persons who supply services and any contacts at a company or other organisation which does so, and customers (including contacts at companies or other organisations) to whom we supply services, we may collect some or all of the following types of data on you:

  • Identity Data (first name, last name, title, job title, role or similar identifier, gender, as well as proof of identity, Codice Fiscale and Partita Iva)
  • Contact Data (postal address, email address, telephone numbers)
  • Financial Data (if we purchase goods and/or services from you as an individual, we may need to ask you for your bank account details. We may also record and retain details of those transactions)

If you are someone who submits an enquiry about a property or about a service offered by Fine Tuscany or by one of our partner organisations:

  • Identity Data (first name, last name, title, job title, role or similar identifier, gender, as well as proof of identity and your right to live/work in Italy)
  • Contact Data (postal address, email address, telephone numbers)
  • Technical and Usage Data (internet protocol (IP) address. Occasionally your web browser type, version and operating system may be collected by third party portals and provided to us)
  • Marketing and Communications Data (property preferences and budget, including your preferences in receiving marketing from us)

We may also collect, store and share Aggregated Data which does not directly or indirectly reveal your identity. For example, we may need to calculate the percentage of users accessing a specific website page or evaluate the level of interest in a service, property or feature of our website.

5. How is your personal data collected?

Direct interactions –  You are the one providing us with your personal data by filling in a form on our website, or  corresponding with us by post, email, phone etc.

Third parties or publicly available sources – Included and not limited to advertising website/portals, social Media services, Estate Agents, Surveyors, Architects, Currency Conversion firms, Notarial or legal firms, tax advisers, mortgage, banking and financial service brokers and providers.

5. How do we use your personal data?

We will only use your personal data when the law allows us. Most commonly, in these circumstances:

  • Answering enquiries, emails, text messages, calls
  • Sending you details of properties that may be of interest to you
  • Arranging viewings, in conjunction with third party agents, surveyors, technicians
  • Providing advice, feedbacks and updates in your best interest and when requested
  • Where we need to perform a contract
  • Where we need to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation
  • Where we need to open your Italian Bank Account
  • Where we need to issue a Codice Fiscale
  • Where we need to carry out property surveys and due diligences

Remember, it is your right to withdraw consent to marketing at any time by emailing the data protection manager at info@finetuscany.com

6. How and where do we store your data?

We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, and/or for as long as we have your permission to keep it.

Your data will only be stored in Italy.

Steps we take to secure and protect your data include:

  • Password-protected computers and devices
  • Password-protected email
  • Password-protected website
  • All passwords are changed regularly
  • All material (printed material and external hard disks) which contain data will be stored in a locked cupboard within a secure property
7. Do we share your personal data?

We may have to share your data with external third parties who are subject to a duty of confidentiality. These external third parties are:

  • Service providers acting as data processors who provide IT and system administration services
  • Professional advisers including lawyers, notaries, bankers, auditors, surveyors and insurers who provide consultancy, banking, legal, technical, insurance and accounting services
  • Italian Revenue & Customs, regulators and other authorities based in Italy, who require reporting of processing activities in certain circumstances

We expect all third parties to respect the security of your personal data and to treat it in accordance with the law.

Cookies

This website uses cookies to better the users experience while visiting the website. Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computers hard drive that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.

Where applicable this website uses a cookie control system allowing the user on their first visit to the website to allow or disallow the use of cookies on their computer / device. This complies with recent legislation requirements for websites to obtain explicit consent from users before leaving behind or reading files such as cookies on a user’s computer / device.

This website uses session and technical cookies just to improve the users experience while visiting the website, and doesn’t use cookies that save or collect personal information.

Some pages on our website use third party services or software, such as maps, online videos or social networking features to enhance the use of our website. Many of these services may set cookies in your browser. These Cookies are not integral to the functioning of our website and your use and experience of our website will not be impaired by refusing consent to them.

Google Analytics. We use google analytics to gain an insight into how visitors to our site find it and use it, in order to develop our website and improve our business. Google analytics provides us with some data about visitors including browser, operating system, service provider, location, language, demographics and interests. More information about how Google uses cookies can be found here –   https://google.com/policies/technologies/cookies/. Google provides an opt-out plug-in for most website browsers, here https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website.

How to block Cookies
Internet Explorer 9.0+
To prevent new cookies from being installed

  • Go to Tools in the menu bar
  • Click on Internet Options
  • Click on the Privacy tab on top
  • Move the slider up to the “Block all Cookies” button

To delete existing cookies

  • Go to Tools in the menu bar
  • Click on Internet Options
  • Click on the General tab which should be under “Browsing History” and click “Delete”

Internet Explorer 8.0+
To prevent new cookies from being installed

  • Go to Tools in the menu bar
  • Click on Internet Options
  • Click on the Privacy tab on top
  • Click on “Sites”
  • A new window should open called “Per Site Privacy Actions”
  • Type in the URL of the site in the “Address of website” box and click on Block

To delete existing cookies

  • Go to Tools in the menu bar
  • Click on ‘Internet Options’
  • Click on the Privacy tab on top
  • Click on “Sites”
  • A new window should open called “Per Site Privacy Actions”
  • Under the “Managed websites” box should be a list of all the websites you have visited
  • To remove all cookies click on the “Remove all” button

Internet Explorer 7.0+
To prevent new cookies from being installed

  • Go to Tools in the menu bar
  • Click on Options
  • Click on the Privacy tab on top
  • Click on the Advanced button
  • Select “Prompt” for both “First party cookies” and “Third Party Cookies”

To delete existing cookies

  • Go to Tools in the menu bar
  • Click on Options
  • Click on the General tab on top
  • In the “Browsing History” section, click on “Delete”
  • Click on “Delete Cookies”

Firefox 20+, 30+, 40+
To prevent new cookies from being installed

  • Go to Tools in the menu bar
  • Click on Options
  • Click on the Privacy tab
  • Disable the box that says “Accept Cookies From sites”

To delete existing cookies

  • Go to Tools in the menu bar
  • Click on Options
  • Click on the Privacy tab
  • Click on “Clear Now”
  • Select “Cookies”
  • Click on “Clear Private Data Now”

Google Chrome
To prevent new cookies from being installed

  • Click on the spanner icon in the top right of the browser
  • Click on “Options”
  • Click on “Under the Bonnet” (UK) / “Under the Hood” (US)
  • Click on the “Content settings” button in the Privacy section
  • Ensure that “Allow local data to be set” is selected
  • Select “Block sites from setting any data”

To delete existing cookies

  • Click on the spanner icon in the top right of the browser
  • Click on “Options”
  • Click on “Under the Bonnet” (UK) / “Under the Hood” (US)
  • Click on the “Content settings” button in the Privacy section
  • Click on the “Clear browsing data” button

Safari
To prevent new cookies from being installed and delete existing cookies

  • Go to the Safari menu (icon in top right of browser) and select Preferences
  • In the popup window that appears, select the Security icon (a padlock)
  • Under “Accept Cookies”, select the “Never” button