Privacy policy


This Privacy Policy aims at providing details of the processing, and related methods of use, of personal data referred to users/visitors of this website that can be reached at the address "".

Web users and visitors are recommended to read carefully this Privacy Policy before sending any personal information and/or filling in any electronic form posted on this website.

This information is given in accordance with European Union ePrivacy law and the Italian Privacy Code (article 13 of Legislative Decree n.196/03).

Data controller

The Data controller is Prysmian S.p.A. - a company duly incorporated under Italian law, with head office at Via Chiese 6 - 20126 Milan (Italy) (hereinafter "Prysmian").

The updated list of data processors, affiliates and associated companies is available by sending a request at [email protected].

Scope of this policy

This Privacy Policy covers this web site only and no other websites that are not owned by Prysmian and accessed via the link navigation.

Policy and information notice

This site has been designed with the main function of providing information on the activities of the companies of Prysmian's group. Therefore, in most cases, the collection of the user's personal data is not required.

In certain instances, such as the "newsletter" section and in order to allow the transmission of our newsletter, the interested user is required to fill out a data collection form. In these cases, the user is always free to provide his/her own data and an information privacy notice specifying the use of data and other information required by law is provided. We recommend to read these notices before providing the data.

In addition, should it be necessary in limited cases to collect personal information for other purposes, this will be clearly shown in the information privacy notices required by law, in order to enable transparency and user awareness.

These information notices aim to define limits and methods of personal data processing of each service, according to which the visitor can freely express his consent (if necessary) and eventually allow the collection of data and its subsequent use.

Traffic data

The computer systems and software procedures used to operate this website acquire, during their normal operation, some personal data whose transmission is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols.

This category of data includes: IP addresses, browser type, operating system, the domain name and website addresses from which you are logged in or out, the information on pages visited by users within the site, the time of access, time period of user's staying on a single page, the internal path analysis and other parameters regarding the user's operating system and computer environment.

This technical / IT data is collected and used only in an aggregated and not immediately identifiable manner; they could be used to ascertain responsibility in case of hypothetical crimes against the site or upon public authorities request.

Cookies (cross-reference)

With regard to the installation of cookies by this website, please refer to the Cookie Policy.

Redirect to other web sites

From this website, you can connect through special links to other websites of both companies within the Prysmian Group and of third parties. Prysmian assumes no responsibility regarding the possible processing of personal data by third-party sites and in respect of the management of authentication credentials provided by third parties.

Methods of processing and data retention

The processing of personal data is carried out mainly by using electronic procedures and media for the time strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which the data were collected. The user, however, has the right to obtain the cancellation of his data for legitimate reasons.

Optional supply of data

The supply of personal data required from the data subject - unless otherwise noted - is optional, but in case of refusal it could be impossible to fulfill the request or the related activity mentioned.

Place of data processing

Data processing related to web services of this website take place at Softec S.p.A. - Piazzale Lugano, 19 20158 Milan (Italy), which provides for the corresponding server management. Personal data are only handled by technical personnel of the company, specifically in charge of processing, or others charged with occasional maintenance operations. These persons have received specific instructions on the confidentiality of this data.

Scope of data flow and dissemination

The data may be used by Prysmian employees, as persons in charge of processing, to whom appropriate operating instructions have been given, as well as by third parties who perform operating activities on behalf of Prysmian and who act as data processors, under the direction and control of Prysmian, in order to fulfill contractual obligations on behalf of Prysmian.

Personal data are not disseminated to unspecified recipients.

Detailed information on the names of the data processors can be requested by writing to [email protected].

Transfer of data abroad

Given the international nature of Prysmian’s activities, the data may be sent abroad and processed, still for the sole purposes described above, by companies of Prysmian group – established on the territory of the European Union and of non-EU countries.

In such cases, the data transmission abroad is subject to specific personal data protection guarantees through the adoption of data protection standard contractual clauses approved by the European Commission or other equivalent safeguards.

Data protection rights

With regard to the processing of personal data, data subject has the right, at any time, to obtain confirmation of whether or not the data exists and to have it communicated to him/her in an intelligible format. Data subjects also have the right to know the content and the origin of the data, to check its accuracy or to ask that it be integrated, updated or adjusted. Finally, data subjects have the right to ask that the data be deleted or made anonymous or to request the blocking of data processed in violation of the law; moreover, they may oppose the processing of the data for legitimate reasons.

Requests should be addressed to [email protected].

Policy updating

The possible entry into force of new laws, as well as the evolution and updating of User services, could make it necessary to vary the method of processing of personal data. It is therefore possible that our policy may be modified over time and therefore we invite the visitor to periodically visit this page. To this end, the policy document highlights the date of last version.

Date of Creation: 20/03/2017

Last Update: 20/03/2017