Privacy Information Notice


Last updated: December 14th, 2020

In accordance with the provisions of Italian Legislative Decree 196/2003 (Privacy Code) and EU Regulation 2016/679
We have the pleasure and duty of providing information on the processing of personal data in accordance with the Privacy Code and EU Regulation 2016/679.

1. Processing purpose
a) The following personal data are collected and processed by Studio Catania srl and by the companies controlled by Studio Catania srl in Italy and throughout the world and by third parties which have with Studio Catania srl a cooperation relatonship linked to the content of the website , managing also contractual relations with customers and to fulfil relevant legal obligations: Name, family name, address, identification.

Subject to the prior express consent, personal data mentioned above and additional data described below are collected and processed by Studio Catania srl and Third Parties:
b) To carry out statistical and profiling analysis, also via services provided by third parties. Data is processed in compliance with the guarantees and measures set by the Italian Data Protection Authority on 24 April 2013 in response to the request of prior checking submitted by Cesare Catania ART.
c) To provide personalised sales services (by way of example but not limited to: personal shopping services, free assistance services and courtesy services), for the sending of (via mail, email, sms and mms, social networks, instant messaging) information relating to our creations, exclusive sales and events or similar initiatives organised or attended by Cesare Catania ART (including potential invitations to such events), and for the sending of questionnaires evaluating levels of satisfaction reached by services offered.

In relation to the purposes set out in points b) and c) above, Studio Catania srl and Third Parties may collect and process additional data in addition to those required for the management of contractual relations and to fulfill relevant legal obligations. This includes:
• Data collected when browsing or when using applications, including data related to behaviour recorded using cookies or similar technology, as described further within the cookie policy available via the website, or data contained within the so-called “Wish List”.

2. Provision of data
The provision of personal data with respect to the purposes outlined in paragraph 1, sub-section a) is obligatory and if it is not provided, Third Parties cannot proceed with contractual services requested.
For the purposes detailed in paragraph 1 sub-sections b) and c), provision of data is free and optional and the use of such data is subject to your prior informed consent. Denial thereof would not allow Third Parties to proceed with the indicated purposes.

3. Conditions applicable to consent of minors
Processing the personal data of minors is lawful provided they are at least 16 years of age. If a minor is younger than 16 years of age, data processing is only lawful if, and where, consent is provided or authorised by the holder of parental responsibility.

4. Processing method
Personal data will be processed with IT-based tools and/or processed manually for the length of time needed to achieve the purpose for which it was collected.
In particular, personal data collected for the purposes outlined in paragraph 1, sub-sections b) and c) will be also processed with the usage of automated mechanisms based on procedures and logics that are strictly related to the purposes specified above.

5. Entering of data in the CRM system
The entering of personal data in the CRM system is optional and occurs only if consent is given to one of the purposes detailed in paragraph 1 sub-sections b) and c) above; it automatically implies that Cesare Catania ART employees and collaborators across the world, tasked with data processing, will be able to view the data, as well as to change and to update it.

6. Scope of communication, transfer abroad and publication of data
Personal data is processed by personnel who are tasked with, or responsible for, data processing. This applies to: Studio Catania srl, parent companies, subsidiary companies, associate companies, companies under the same control, or companies that are part of the same Third Parties of companies that Studio Catania srl belongs to, in Italy and/or across the world (a complete list of these can be obtained by writing to press [at]; in this regard, it is specified that Model Clauses made available by the European Commission regarding the transfer of personal data outside of Europe are used.
Additionally, personal data may also be processed by:
– companies that carry out shipping/delivery services for catalogues and/or products;
– companies that deliver newsletters, marketing material and promotional communications;
– companies that carry out customer care services;
– companies that carry out analysis and market research;
– companies that maintain IT systems.
Data collected may also be processed by independent third-party data controllers, for example:
– persons, companies, associations or professionals that provide assistance or consultancy services (lawyers, accountants, auditors);
– companies that manage credit card payment service and tax free.

7. Data retention period
Data collected for the purposes outlined in paragraph 1, sub-section a) will be retained by Studio Catania srl and Third Parties for the time period necessary for the performance of a contract, with legal and conventional guarantees provided for, or in accordance with obligatory legal terms regarding the retention of data.
Data collected for the purposes outlined in paragraph 1, sub-sections b) and c) will be retained until the client revokes consent to process his/her personal data and in any event, with particular reference to data collected for the purposes outlined in paragraph 1, sub-section b), for no longer than ten years (in compliance with the measure issued by the Italian Data Protection Authority). When said consent is revoked or if earlier the time limit for the retention of data collected for the purposes outlined in paragraph 1, sub-section b) expires, the data will be automatically erased or made permanently anonymous.

8. Data subjects’ rights
The following may be requested at any time: information regarding the existence of personal-data processing and its characteristics, correction and deletion of data or limited processing. It is also possible to object to processing and/or to request that data be sent to another controller. Studio Catania srl must respond to requests within deadlines provided by applicable regulations; it must also correct incorrect data, ensure that incomplete data is completed, and update data that is no longer correct; and finally, when required, it must delete data and limit it and/or stop it from being processed, or ensure that it is, where technically possible, sent to another controller. When exercising rights, as listed above and provided for by law, or in order to obtain any related information and/or report potential misunderstandings and issues, the party concerned is invited to send an email to press [at] for prompt replies, or to send a written letter to the Data Protection Officer (‘DPO’) at Studio Catania srl. If the response is not considered satisfactory, the party concerned may contact the Italian Data Protection Authority. Any electronic communication sent shall contain an appropriate section outlining how data processing is objected to and how clients no longer receive material and promotional information.

9. Data controllers and processors
Data controllers are:
– Studio Catania srl and proper Third Parties. Data controllers may be contacted or a complete list of data processors designated by the former may be obtained by writing to
press [at]