This information integrates the information provided through the “Privacy policy”, to which reference is made.

What is a cookie and what is it used for?

A cookie is a small file that is sent to the browser and saved on the user’s device when they access and use the website and the connected hereinafter, briefly (“Site”).

Cookies allow the Site to function efficiently and improve its performance, including through the collection and analysis of aggregate information, which allow SWASCAN SRL, as Data Controller (hereinafter, Owner or SWASCAN) to understand how to improve the structure. of the Site and its sections.

Furthermore, using cookies it is possible to collect information for statistical purposes, mainly to personalize the user’s browsing experience, remembering his preferences.

What cookies do we use?

Technical cookies

This website uses technical navigation and functional and analytical cookies exclusively to ensure and monitor the functionality of the site itself, optimize navigation, guarantee the use of content and services requested by the user as well as for collection directly from the owner and with the exclusion of any reliance  on or involvement of third parties, for statistical information in aggregate form on the number of users and how they visit the site.

These cookies, for example, allow you to recognize the selected language and the country from which the user connects to the website. These cookies recognize the user when he reconnects to the website and make it possible not to re-enter credentials or data at each connection. The use of these cookies is strictly necessary to allow the Website to function properly.

With the exception of tools falling within the category of technical cookies, whose installation does not require your prior authorization, to ensure maximum transparency and freedom of choice, Swascan will ask for your consent before installing any other type of cookie. You can decide whether or not to activate analytical and profiling cookies whose installation requires the expression of specific consent through the management dashboard of your preferences accessible from the information banner that will appear when you first access the Website. Your preferences in this regard the installation or not of these types of cookies can subsequently be managed at any time thanks to the appropriate link at the bottom of each page of the Website.

Through this site some services provided by third parties are made available to users, for example the connection to social network services. In particular, the site features social plugins (i.e LinkedIn). These plugins do not set a cookie, but if it is already present on the visitor’s computer or mobile device, it is able to read it and use it according to its settings. Apart from these cases, in which the user spontaneously wishes to share their browsing data with the selected social networks, Swascan S.p.A. does not share any navigation information or user data acquired through the site with social networks. The collection and use of information by these third parties are governed by the respective privacy policies to which it is suggested to refer.

How long do we keep personal data?

Swascan retains any personal data collected through tracking tools on the Website for the time strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which they are collected and, in any case, no later than the times indicated in the detailed information table below. about the permanence of cookies on your terminal.

  • any personal data collected through technical cookies are deleted after 36 months from the last navigation;
  • any personal data collected through performance and functionality cookies are deleted after 24 months from the last session;
  • any personal data collected through profiling cookies are processed until your consent is revoked. In any case, the profiling activities will take into consideration only the data relating to the last 12 months.

How can I modify or disable cookies?

When the user accesses a page of the website, he finds a banner that contains a brief information. By closing the banner or continuing to browse the website, accessing another area or selecting an element (for example, an image or a link), the user consents to the use of functional cookies only.

The approval of the use of cookies is recorded in a special “technical cookie”.

Users can also express their cookie preferences through browser parameters.

By default, almost all web browsers are automatically configured to accept cookies.

However, the user has the ability to change the preset configuration through the browser parameters, which allow you to delete / remove all or some cookies or block the sending of cookies or even limit it to certain websites. Uninstalling / blocking cookies or deleting them could compromise the usability of some areas of the website or alter some features, as well as affect the provision of third-party services.

The configuration of cookie management depends on the browser used.

Most browsers are configured to accept, control or possibly disable cookies through the settings. However, please note that disabling technical cookies, even partially, could compromise the functioning of the Site and / or limit its functionality.

Below are the links to the instructions provided by the main browsers for managing the settings on the installation of cookies:



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Communication and dissemination of personal data

The data collected using cookies may be processed by employees and collaborators of the company functions responsible for pursuing the aforementioned purposes, who have been expressly authorized to process them and who have received adequate operating instructions.

These data may also be processed by trusted companies that perform tasks of a technical and organizational nature on behalf of the Data Controller, appointed for this purpose as Data Processors pursuant to art. 28 GDPR.

As part of the data processing carried out through the Site, they may be processed by external parties operating as independent owners such as, by way of example, supervisory and control authorities and bodies.

The Data Controller does not transfer the data collected and processed to a country that is not part of the European Economic Area or to an international organization.

In any case, should this prove necessary, the Data Controller guarantees that the transfer of personal data will take place on the basis of adequate guarantees and / or on the basis of pro tempore adequacy decisions issued by the European Commission to those countries that guarantee an adequate level of protection. , in compliance with the provisions of Chapter V of the GDPR.

Rights of interested parties

By sending an e-mail to [email protected], you can ask the Data Controller for access to your data, their cancellation, the limitation of processing in the cases provided for by art. 18 of the GDPR, as well as the opposition to the processing in the hypothesis of legitimate interest of SWASCAN. He also has the right to withdraw consent for unnecessary cookies without affecting the functioning and functionality of the Site. Finally, he has the right to lodge a complaint with the Guarantor for the protection of personal data.

Data Controller and Responsible for the protection of personal data

Data controller, pursuant to art. 4 of the GDPR, is SWASCAN S.R.L., with registered office in Via Fabio Filzi, 2b, 20063 Cernusco sul Naviglio, Milan, Email: [email protected], Tel: + 39 0278620700

SWASCAN’s Data Protection Officer (DPO) can be contacted at the following PEC address [email protected], or by writing to: Data Protection Officer – Tinexta S.p.A., Piazza Sallustio n. 9, 00187 – Rome (RM).

Changes to this Cookie Policy

We may make substantial changes to this Cookie Policy.

All changes made will come into force as soon as the updated version of this Cookie Policy is published on the Website.


Cookie policy updated in February 2022


Detailed information on cookies

In the following tables we report more detailed information (i.e., name, type, duration and purpose) regarding the cookies that Swascan uses on the Website

Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are necessary for the site to function properly and cannot be disabled in our systems. Their installation therefore does not require your consent. They are usually set only in response to the actions you have made that constitute a request for services, such as setting privacy preferences, accessing or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or have warnings about these cookies, but as a result some parts of the site will not work.

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Functionality cookies

These cookies are necessary for the proper functioning of some specific functions of the site. They can be set by us or by third party providers whose services have been added to our pages. Their installation requires your consent; if you do not authorize these cookies, some or all of these services may not work properly. You can freely choose not to authorize these cookies from the start, or to disable them later.

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