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Privacy Policy of cars-expert.com

This site collects some Personal Data from its Users.


Data Controller

cars-expert.com – via P. Gobetti, 3 – 20091 Bresso MI (Italy)

Owner’s email address: cars.expert.site@gmail.com


Types of Data collected

Among the Personal Data collected by cars-expert.com, independently or through third parties, there are: Cookies, Usage data, email, name, IP address and various types of Data.

Complete details on each type of data collected are provided in the dedicated sections of this privacy policy or through specific information texts displayed before the data is collected.
Personal Data may be freely provided by the User, or, in the case of Usage Data, collected automatically when using cars-expert.com.
Unless otherwise specified, all Data requested by cars-expert.com is mandatory. If the User refuses to communicate them, it may be impossible for cars-expert.com to provide the Service. In cases where cars-expert.com indicates some Data as optional, Users are free to refrain from communicating such Data, without this having any consequence on the availability of the Service or its operation.
Users who have doubts about which Data is mandatory are encouraged to contact the Owner.
Any use of Cookies – or other tracking tools – by cars-expert.com or the owners of third-party services used by cars-expert.com, unless otherwise specified, has the purpose of providing the Service requested by the ‘User, in addition to the additional purposes described in this document and in the Cookie Policy, if available.

The User assumes responsibility for the Personal Data of third parties obtained, published or shared through cars-expert.com and guarantees that he has the right to communicate or disseminate them, freeing the Owner from any liability towards third parties.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) can be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The privacy policy of the Gravatar service is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After your comment is approved, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


Method and place of processing of the collected data

Treatment methods

The Data Controller adopts appropriate security measures aimed at preventing unauthorized access, disclosure, modification or destruction of Personal Data.
The processing is carried out using IT and/or telematic tools, with organizational methods and with logic strictly related to the purposes indicated. In addition to the Owner, in some cases, other parties involved in the organization of cars-expert.com (administrative, commercial, marketing, legal, system administrators) or external parties (such as third-party technical service providers, postal couriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communication agencies) also appointed, if necessary, as Data Processors by the Data Controller. The updated list of Managers can always be requested from the Data Controller.

Legal basis of the processing

The Owner processes Personal Data relating to the User if one of the following conditions exists:

  • the User has given consent for one or more specific purposes; Note: in some jurisdictions the Owner may be authorized to process Personal Data without the User’s consent or another of the legal bases specified below, until the User objects (“opt-out”) to this treatment. However, this is not applicable if the processing of Personal Data is regulated by European legislation on the protection of Personal Data;
  • the processing is necessary for the execution of a contract with the User and/or the execution of pre-contractual measures;
  • the processing is necessary to fulfill a legal obligation to which the Data Controller is subject;
  • the processing is necessary for the execution of a task of public interest or for the exercise of public powers vested in the Data Controller;
  • the processing is necessary for the pursuit of the legitimate interest of the Data Controller or third parties.

However, it is always possible to request the Data Controller to clarify the concrete legal basis of each processing and in particular to specify whether the processing is based on the law, provided for by a contract or necessary to conclude a contract.

Place

The Data is processed at the Owner’s operational offices and in any other place where the parties involved in the processing are located. For further information, contact the Owner.
The User’s Personal Data may be transferred to a country other than the one in which the User is located. To obtain further information on the place of processing, the User can refer to the section relating to the details on the processing of Personal Data.

The User has the right to obtain information regarding the legal basis of the transfer of Data outside the European Union or to an international organization governed by public international law or constituted by two or more countries, such as for example the UN, as well as regarding the security measures adopted by the Data Controller to protect the Data.

If one of the transfers just described takes place, the User can refer to the respective sections of this document or request information from the Owner by contacting him at the details indicated at the beginning.

Retention period

The Data is processed and stored for the time required by the purposes for which it was collected.

Therefore:

  • Personal Data collected for purposes related to the execution of a contract between the Owner and the User will be retained until the execution of this contract is completed.
  • Personal Data collected for purposes attributable to the legitimate interest of the Owner will be retained until such interest is satisfied. The User can obtain further information regarding the legitimate interest pursued by the Owner in the relevant sections of this document or by contacting the Owner.

When the processing is based on the User’s consent, the Data Controller may retain the Personal Data for longer until such consent is revoked. Furthermore, the Data Controller may be obliged to retain Personal Data for a longer period in compliance with a legal obligation or by order of an authority.

At the end of the retention period, the Personal Data will be deleted. Therefore, upon expiry of this deadline the right of access, cancellation, rectification and the right to data portability can no longer be exercised.

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Purpose of the Processing of Collected Data

The User’s Data is collected to allow the Owner to provide its services, as well as for the following purposes: Statistics, Advertising, Management of addresses and sending of email messages, Protection from SPAM, Commercial affiliation and Contacting the User.

The types of Personal Data used for each purpose are indicated in the specific sections of this document.


Details on the processing of Personal Data

Personal Data is collected for the following purposes and using the following services:

Commercial affiliation

This type of service allows cars-expert.com to display advertisements for products or services offered by third parties. Ads can be displayed both in the form of advertising links and in the form of banners in various graphic forms.
The click on the icon or banner published on cars-expert.com are tracked by the third-party services listed below and are shared with cars-expert.com.
To find out what data is collected, please refer to the privacy information of each service.

Amazon Affiliation (Amazon)

Amazon Affiliation is a commercial affiliate service provided by Amazon.com Inc.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

Place of processing: USAPrivacy Policy

 

Advertising

This type of service allows the User’s Data to be used for commercial communication purposes in various forms of advertising, such as banners, also in relation to the User’s interests.
This does not mean that all Personal Data is used for this purpose. Data and conditions of use are indicated below.
Some of the services indicated below may use Cookies to identify the User or use the behavioral retargeting technique, i.e. display personalized advertisements based on the User’s interests and behavior, also detected outside of cars-expert.com. For more information on this matter, we suggest you check the privacy policies of the respective services.

Google AdSense (Google)

Google AdSense is an advertising service provided by Google Inc. This service uses the “Doubleclick” Cookie, which tracks the use of this Application and the User’s behavior in relation to the advertisements, products and services offered.
The User can decide at any time not to use the Doubleclick Cookie by deactivating it: google.com/settings/ads/onweb/optout.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

Place of treatment: USA – Privacy Policy – Opt Out

Contact the user

Mailing list or newsletter (This Application)

By registering on the mailing list or newsletter, the User’s email address is automatically added to a contact list to which email messages containing information, including commercial and promotional information, relating to cars-expert.com can be sent. The User’s email address may also be added to this list as a result of registering on cars-expert.com or after writing a comment.

Personal Data collected: email and name.

Statistics

The services contained in this section allow the Data Controller to monitor and analyze traffic data and serve to keep track of the User’s behavior.

Google Analytics (Google Inc.)

Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google uses the Personal Data collected for the purpose of tracking and examining the use of this Application, compiling reports and sharing them with other services developed by Google.
Google may use Personal Data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its advertising network.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

Place of treatment: USA – Privacy Policy – Opt Out


User Rights

Users can exercise certain rights with reference to the Data processed by the Owner.

In particular, the User has the right to:

  • revoke your consent at any time. The User may revoke the previously expressed consent to the processing of their Personal Data.
  • object to the processing of your Data. The User may object to the processing of their Data when it occurs on a legal basis other than consent. Further details on the right to object are set out in the section below.
  • access your Data. The User has the right to obtain information on the Data processed by the Owner, on certain aspects of the processing and to receive a copy of the Data processed.
  • verify and request rectification. The User can verify the correctness of their Data and request its updating or correction.
  • obtain the limitation of treatment. When certain conditions apply, the User can request the limitation of the processing of their Data. In this case the Owner will not process the Data for any other purpose other than their conservation.
  • obtain the cancellation or removal of your Personal Data. When certain conditions are met, the User can request the deletion of their Data by the Owner.
  • receive your Data or have it transferred to another owner. The User has the right to receive their Data in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and, where technically feasible, to obtain its transfer without obstacles to another owner. This provision is applicable when the Data is processed with automated tools and the processing is based on the User’s consent, on a contract of which the User is a party or on contractual measures connected to it.
  • lodge a complaint. The User can lodge a complaint with the competent personal data protection supervisory authority or take legal action.

Details on the right to object

When Personal Data is processed in the public interest, in the exercise of public powers vested in the Owner or to pursue a legitimate interest of the Owner, Users have the right to object to the processing for reasons related to their particular situation.

Users are reminded that, if their Data is processed for direct marketing purposes, they can object to the processing without providing any reason. To find out whether the Owner processes data for direct marketing purposes, Users can refer to the respective sections of this document.

How to exercise your rights

To exercise the User’s rights, Users can direct a request to the contact details of the Owner indicated in this document. Requests are filed free of charge and processed by the Data Controller as soon as possible, in any case within one month.


Learn more about the treatment

Defense in court

The User’s Personal Data may be used by the Owner in court or in the preparatory stages of its possible establishment for the defense against abuse in the use of cars-expert.com or related Services by the User.
The User declares to be aware that the Owner may be obliged to reveal the Data by order of public authorities.

Specific information

Upon request of the User, in addition to the information contained in this privacy policy, cars-expert.com may provide the User with additional and contextual information regarding specific Services, or the collection and processing of Personal Data.

System logs and maintenance

For needs related to operation and maintenance, cars-expert.com and any third-party services used by it may collect system logs, i.e. files that record interactions and which may also contain Personal Data, such as the User IP address.

Information not contained in this policy

Further information in relation to the processing of Personal Data may be requested at any time from the Data Controller using the contact details.

Responding to “Do Not Track” Requests

cars-expert.com does not support “Do Not Track” requests.
To find out whether any third-party services used support them, the User is invited to consult the respective privacy policies.

Changes to this privacy policy

The Data Controller reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time by informing Users on this page and, if possible, on cars-expert.com as well as, if technically and legally feasible, by sending a notification to Users through one of the contact details held by the Data Controller. Please therefore consult this page regularly, referring to the date of last modification indicated at the bottom.

If the changes affect processing whose legal basis is consent, the Owner will collect the User’s consent again, if necessary.


Definitions and legal references

Personal Data (or Data)

Any information which, directly or indirectly, also in connection with any other information, including a personal identification number, makes a natural person identified or identifiable constitutes personal data.

Usage Data

This is information collected automatically through cars-expert.com (also by third-party applications integrated into cars-expert.com), including: IP addresses or domain names of the computers used by the User who connects with cars-expert .com, the addresses in URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) notation, the time of the request, the method used to forward the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the response from the server ( successful, error, etc.) the country of origin, the characteristics of the browser and operating system used by the visitor, the various temporal connotations of the visit (for example the time spent on each page) and the details relating to the itinerary followed by the visitor. inside the Application, with particular reference to the sequence of pages consulted, the parameters relating to the operating system and the User’s IT environment.

User

The individual who uses cars-expert.com who, unless otherwise specified, coincides with the interested party.

Interested

The natural person to whom the Personal Data refers.

Data Controller (or Manager)

The natural person, legal person, public administration and any other body that processes personal data on behalf of the Data Controller, as set out in this privacy policy.

Data Controller

The natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data and the tools adopted, including security measures relating to the operation and use of cars-expert.com. The Data Controller, unless otherwise specified, is the owner of cars-expert.com.

CARS-EXPERT.com (or this Application)

The hardware or software tool through which the Personal Data of Users is collected and processed.

Service

The service provided by cars-expert.com as defined in the relevant terms (if available) on this site/application.

European Union (or EU)

Unless otherwise specified, any reference to the European Union contained in this document is intended to include all current member states of the European Union and the European Economic Area.

Cookie

Small portion of data stored within the User’s device.


Legal references

This privacy information is drawn up on the basis of multiple legislative systems, including articles. 13 and 14 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679.

Unless otherwise specified, this privacy policy applies exclusively to cars-expert.com.

 



Cookie Policy of cars-expert.com

This cookie policy has the specific purpose of illustrating the types and methods of use as well as providing information on actions to refuse or delete cookies on the website, if desired.

What are cookies ?

Cookies consist of portions of code installed within the browser that assist the Owner in providing the Service based on the purposes described. Some of the purposes of installing Cookies may also require the User’s consent.

When the installation of Cookies is based on consent, this consent can be freely revoked at any time by following the instructions contained in this document.


Technical and aggregate statistics cookies

Activities strictly necessary for operation

cars-expert.com uses Cookies to save the User’s session and to carry out other activities strictly necessary for its functioning, for example in relation to traffic distribution.

Preference saving, optimization and statistics activities

cars-expert.com uses Cookies to save browsing preferences and optimize the User’s browsing experience. These Cookies include, for example, those to set the language and currency or for the management of statistics by the site owner.


Other types of Cookies or third-party tools that may use them

Some of the services listed below collect statistics in aggregate form and may not require the User’s consent or may be managed directly by the Owner – depending on what is described – without the help of third parties.

If among the tools indicated below there are services managed by third parties, these could – in addition to what is specified and also without the knowledge of the Owner – carry out tracking activities on the User. For detailed information on this matter, we recommend consulting the privacy policies of the services listed.

Commercial affiliation

This type of service allows cars-expert.com to display advertisements for products or services offered by third parties. Ads can be displayed both in the form of advertising links and in the form of banners in various graphic forms.
The click on the icon or banner published on cars-expert.com are tracked by the third party services listed below and are shared with cars-expert.com.
To find out what data is collected, please refer to the privacy information of each service.

Amazon Affiliation (Amazon)

Amazon Affiliation is a commercial affiliate service provided by Amazon.com Inc.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

Place of treatmen: USA – Privacy Policy

 

Advertising

This type of service allows the User’s Data to be used for commercial communication purposes in various forms of advertising, such as banners, also in relation to the User’s interests.
This does not mean that all Personal Data is used for this purpose. Data and conditions of use are indicated below.
Some of the services indicated below may use Cookies to identify the User or use the behavioral retargeting technique, i.e. display personalized advertisements based on the User’s interests and behavior, also detected outside of cars-expert.com. For more information on this matter, we suggest you check the privacy policies of the respective services.

Google AdSense (Google)

Google AdSense is an advertising service provided by Google Inc. This service uses the “Doubleclick” Cookie, which tracks the use of this Application and the User’s behavior in relation to the advertisements, products and services offered.
The User can decide at any time not to use the Doubleclick Cookie by deactivating it: google.com/settings/ads/onweb/optout.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

Place of treatment: USA – Privacy Policy – Opt Out

 

Statistics

The services contained in this section allow the Data Controller to monitor and analyze traffic data and serve to keep track of the User’s behavior.

Google Analytics (Google Inc.)

Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google uses the Personal Data collected for the purpose of tracking and examining the use of cars-expert.com, compiling reports and sharing them with other services developed by Google.
Google may use Personal Data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its advertising network.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

Place of treatment: USA – Privacy Policy – Opt Out

 


How can I control the installation of Cookies?

In addition to what is indicated in this document, the User can manage preferences relating to Cookies directly within their browser and prevent – for example – third parties from installing them. Through the browser preferences it is also possible to delete Cookies installed in the past, including the Cookie in which the consent to the installation of Cookies by this site is possibly saved. The User can find information on how to manage Cookies with some of the most popular browsers, for example at the following addresses: Google ChromeMozilla FirefoxApple Safari e Microsoft Internet Explorer.

With reference to Cookies installed by third parties, the User can also manage their settings and revoke consent by visiting the relevant opt out link (if available), using the tools described in the third party’s privacy policy or by contacting the third party directly.

Without prejudice to the foregoing, the User may use the information provided by EDAA (UE), Network Advertising Initiative (USA) and Digital Advertising Alliance (USA), DAAC (Canada), DDAI(Giappone) or other similar services. With these services it is possible to manage the tracking preferences of most advertising tools. The Owner, therefore, advises Users to use these resources in addition to the information provided in this document.


Data Controller

cars-expert.com

Owner’s email address: cars.expert.site@gmail.com

Since the installation of Cookies and other tracking systems operated by third parties through the services used within cars-expert.com cannot be technically controlled by the Owner, any specific reference to Cookies and tracking systems installed by third parties is to be considered indicative. To obtain complete information, the User is invited to consult the privacy policy of any third party services listed in this document.

Given the objective complexity of identifying the technologies based on Cookies, the User is invited to contact the Owner should he wish to receive any further information relating to the use of the Cookies themselves via cars-expert.com.

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Definitions and legal references

PERSONAL DATA (OR DATA)

Any information which, directly or indirectly, also in connection with any other information, including a personal identification number, makes a natural person identified or identifiable constitutes personal data.

Usage Data

This is information collected automatically through cars-expert.com (also by third-party applications integrated into cars-expert.com), including: IP addresses or domain names of the computers used by the User who connects with cars-expert .com, the addresses in URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) notation, the time of the request, the method used to forward the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the response from the server ( successful, error, etc.) the country of origin, the characteristics of the browser and operating system used by the visitor, the various temporal connotations of the visit (for example the time spent on each page) and the details relating to the itinerary followed by the visitor. inside the Application, with particular reference to the sequence of pages consulted, the parameters relating to the operating system and the User’s IT environment.

User

The individual who uses cars-expert.com who, unless otherwise specified, coincides with the interested party.

Interested

The natural person to whom the Personal Data refers.

Data Controller (or Manager)

The natural person, legal person, public administration and any other body that processes personal data on behalf of the Data Controller, as set out in this privacy policy.

Data Controller

The natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data and the tools adopted, including security measures relating to the operation and use of cars-expert.com. The Data Controller, unless otherwise specified, is the owner of cars-expert.com.

CARS-EXPERT.com (or this Application)

The hardware or software tool through which the Personal Data of Users is collected and processed.

Service

The service provided by cars-expert.com as defined in the relevant terms (if available) on this site/application.

Unione Europea (o UE)

Salvo ove diversamente specificato, ogni riferimento all’Unione Europea contenuto in questo documento si intende esteso a tutti gli attuali stati membri dell’Unione Europea e dello Spazio Economico Europeo.

Cookie

Small portion of data stored within the User’s device.


Legal references

This privacy information is drawn up on the basis of multiple legislative systems, including articles. 13 and 14 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679.

Unless otherwise specified, this privacy policy applies exclusively to cars-expert.com.