Privacy Policy

Privacy policy

This notification is made in accordance to Art. 13 of Regulation EU 2016/679 of the European Parliament and Council of 27 April 2016, on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data (hereinafter the “Regulation”), we herewith inform you that the Personal Data Controller of the data provided by you is BLM S.P.A. (hereinafter BLM), head office in via Selvaregina 30, 22063 Cantù (CO), F. C. 08112950152 and VAT Nr. 01653120137.

Browsing data

IT systems and programs used to operate the website collect some personal data. The transmission of which is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols (e.g. IP addresses or domain names of computers used by users connecting to the website, URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) addresses of the requested resources, time of request, method used to submit the request to the server, dimension of the response file, numeric code concerning the status of the server response (successful, error, etc.) and other parameters concerning the operating system and IT environment of the user). Although this data is not collected with the purpose of being associated to identified interests, for its own nature, it could lead to the identification of the users following to processing and connection to data possessed by third parties. Such data is used only with the purpose of obtaining statistical information not combined to any user identification data about the use of the website and to check its correct operation and will be immediately deleted after processing. Data can be used to verify the responsibility in case of hypothetical cybercrimes affecting the Website.

Data voluntarily disclosed by the user

No personal data is requested to be provided by the user to browse the website. However, any contact with BLM - BLM GROUP or the optional, explicit and spontaneous transmission of messages, e-mail or post to BLM - BLM GROUP addresses indicated on the website imply the subsequent acquisition of the address, also e-mail address, of the sender and the relevant telephone number necessary to reply to the requests, as well as other personal data included in such communications. Such data will be used only to fulfil the user’s request and may be communicated to third parties only if it is necessary for the purpose. Data processing for these purposes does not require your consent as processing is necessary to fulfil the contract of which you are a party or in order to take steps at your request prior to entering into a contract (art. 6, paragraph 1, lett. b) of the Regulation), as well as, where applicable, to comply with a legal obligation (art. 6, paragraph 1, lett. a of the Regulation). Data processing will be carried out by personnel authorized by BLM using procedures, technical and IT tools suitable to protect the privacy and safety of your data and consists in data collection, recording, organization, storage, consultation, processing, editing, selection, extraction, comparison, use, interconnection, blocking, communication, disclosure, deletion, destruction including the combination of two or more of the above activities. Such data will be stored for the time strictly necessary to provide the user with the service requested and will be eliminated immediately after, except for any data retention obligations according to the law. Your data will not be disclosed. Within its activity and for the purposes indicated above, BLM may use services provided by third parties operating as data processors on behalf of BLM and as per its instructions. These are subjects providing processing or instrumental services (e.g. IT services for website operation) to BLM. You may ask for a complete and updated list of the subjects appointed as data processors by contacting one of the following. Data can be transferred within the European Union, where BLM or its suppliers are based or where their servers are located. Data will not be transferred outside the European Union. At your discretion, at any time, you may exercise the rights intended by the regulations in force, including the right to:

• obtain confirmation on the existence of your personal data and access to its content;
• update, edit and/or correct your personal data;
• ask to delete, modify to anonymous form, block data processed unlawfully or limit its processing;
• object to processing for legitimate reasons;
• receive a copy of the data provided and ask to transmit it to another data controller;

by sending specific request to ‘Ufficio Privacy’, at BLM S.P.A., via Selvaregina 30, 22063, Cantù (CO) email: privacy@blmgroup.it

Newsletter cancellation

At any time, the User may cancel subscription to BLM newsletter following the instructions indicated in the email received.

Disclaimer

1. Scope

Any use of this web site provided by BLM S.P.A. and/or its affiliates ("BLM GROUP "), " BLM GROUP Web Site", is subject to these Terms of Use.
These Terms of Use may be amended, modified or replaced by other terms and conditions, e.g. for the purchase of products and services. With log-in, or where a log-in is not required, in accessing or using the BLM GROUP Web Site these Terms of Use are accepted in their then current version.

2. Services

2.1. This BLM GROUP Web Site contains specific information and software, as well as - as the case may be - related documentation, for viewing or downloading.

2.2. BLM S.P.A. may stop the operation of the BLM GROUP Web Site in full or in part at any time. Due to the nature of the internet and computer systems, BLM S.P.A. cannot accept any liability for the continuous availability of the BLM GROUP Web Site.

3. Registration, Password

3.1. Some pages of the BLM GROUP Web Site may be password protected. In the interest of safety and security of the business transactions, only registered Users may access said pages. BLM S.P.A. reserves the right to deny registration to any User. BLM S.P.A. particularly reserves the right to determine certain sites, which were previously freely accessible, subject to registration. BLM S.P.A. is entitled, at any time and without obligation to give reasons, to deny the User the right to access the password-protected area by blocking its User Data (as defined below), in particular if the User
- uses false data for the purpose of registration;
- violates these Terms of Use or neglects its duty of care with regard to User Data;
- violates any applicable laws in the access to or use of the BLM GROUP Web Site; or
- did not use the BLM GROUP Web Site for a longer period.

3.2. For registration the User shall give accurate information and, where such information changes over time, update such information by sending an email to blm@blm.it. The User shall ensure, that its e-mail address, as supplied to BLM S.P.A., is current at all times and an address at which the User can be contacted.

3.3. Upon registration the User will be provided with an access code, comprising a User ID and a password ("User Data").

3.4. The User shall ensure that User Data is not accessible by third parties and is liable for all transactions and other activities carried out under its User Data. At the end of each online session, the User shall log-off from the password protected websites. If and to the extent the User becomes aware that third parties are misusing its User Data the User shall notify BLM S.P.A. thereof without undue delay in writing, or, as the case may be, by e-mail.

3.5. After receipt of the notice under paragraph 3.4, BLM S.P.A. will deny access to the password-protected area under such User Data. Access by the User will only be possible again upon the User's application to BLM S.P.A. or upon new registration.

3.6. The User may at any time request termination of its registration in writing, provided that the deletion will not violate the proper performance of contractual relationships. In such event BLM S.P.A. will remove all user data and other stored personally identifiable data of the User as soon as these data are no longer needed.

4. Rights of Use to Information, Software and Documentation

The use of any information, software and documentation made available on or via this BLM GROUP Web Site is subject to these Terms of Use or, in case of updating information, software or documentation, subject to the applicable license terms previously agreed to with BLM S.P.A.. Separately agreed to license terms, for example software downloads, shall prevail over these Terms of Use.

5. Intellectual Property

5.1. Notwithstanding the particular provisions in § 4 of these Terms of Use, information, brand names and other contents of the BLM GROUP Web Site may not be changed, copied, reproduced, sold, rented, used, supplemented or otherwise used in any other way without the prior written permission of BLM S.P.A..

5.2. Except for the rights of use and other rights expressly granted herein, no other rights are granted to the User nor shall any obligation be implied requiring the grant of further rights. Any and all patent rights and licenses are expressly excluded.

6. Duties of the User

6.1. In accessing or using the BLM GROUP Web Site the User shall not
- harm other persons, in particular minors, or infringe their personal rights;
- breach public morality in its manner of use;
- violate any intellectual property right or any other proprietary right;
- upload any contents containing a virus, so-called Trojan Horse, or any other program that could damage data;
- transmit, store or upload hyperlinks or contents to which the User is not entitled, in particular in cases where such hyperlinks or contents are in breach of confidentiality obligations or unlawful; or
- distribute advertising or unsolicited e-mails (so-called "spam") or inaccurate warnings of viruses, defects or similar material and the User shall not solicit or request the participation in any lottery, snowball system, chain letter, pyramid game or similar activity.

6.2. BLM S.P.A. may deny access to the BLM GROUP Web Site at any time, in particular if the User breaches any obligation arising from these Terms of Use.

7. Hyperlinks

The BLM GROUP Web Site may contain hyperlinks to the web pages of third parties. BLM S.P.A. shall have no liability for the contents of such web pages and does not make representations about or endorse such web pages or their contents as its own, as BLM S.P.A. does not control the information on such web pages and is not responsible for the contents and information given thereon. The use of such web pages shall be at the sole risk of the User.

8. Liability for defects of title or quality

8.1. Insofar as any information, software or documentation is made available at no cost, any liability for defects as to quality or title of the information, software and documentation especially in relation to the correctness or absence of defects or the absence of claims or third party rights or in relation to completeness and/or fitness for purpose are excluded except for cases involving willful misconduct or fraud.

8.2. The information on the BLM GROUP Web Site may contain specifications or general descriptions related to the technical possibilities of individual products which may not be available in certain cases (e.g. due to product changes). The required performance of the product shall therefore be mutually agreed in each case at the time of purchase.

9. Other Liability, Viruses 

Although BLM S.P.A. makes every endeavor to keep the BLM GROUP Web Site free from viruses, BLM S.P.A. cannot make any guarantee that it is virus-free.
The User shall, for its own protection, take the necessary steps to ensure appropriate security measures and shall utilize a virus scanner before downloading any information, software or documentation.

10. Data Privacy Protection

For collection, use and processing of personally identifiable data of the User of the BLM GROUP Web Site, BLM S.P.A. shall comply with applicable laws on data privacy protection
 
11. Supplementary Agreements, Place of Jurisdiction, Applicable Law

11.1. Any supplementary agreement requires the written form.

11.2. The individual pages of the BLM GROUP Web Site are operated and administered by BLM S.P.A. and/or its affiliates. The pages comply with the law applicable in the country where the responsible company has its business residence. BLM S.P.A. makes no representation that information, software and/or documentation on the BLM GROUP Web Site are appropriate or available for viewing or downloading at locations outside such country. If Users access BLM GROUP Web Site from outside such country, they are exclusively responsible for compliance with all applicable local laws. Access to BLM GROUP Web Site's information, software and/or documentation from countries where such content is unlawful is prohibited. In this case and where User seeks to do business with BLM S.P.A., the User should contact the BLM S.P.A. representative for the particular country for country specific business.

11.3. These Terms of Use shall be governed by - and all disputes relating to or in connection with these Terms of Use or their subject matter shall be resolved in accordance with - the laws of Italy, to the exclusion of its conflict of laws rules. The application of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sales of Goods (CISG) of 11 April 1980 is excluded. The place of jurisdiction shall be Como.