PRIVACY POLICY AND INFORMATION ON US OF COOKIES
(PURSUANT ALSO TO THE LEGISLATIVE DECREE 196/2003, ITALY)

Information on the processing of personal data of AMICOMED site users is herewith provided pursuant to the Italian Legislative Decree 196/2003, Italy Personal data protection directive – to whomever access to or interacts with www.amicomed.com website (and all its mirrors www.amicomed.ch, www.amicomed.it, www.amicomed.ch, www.quasarmed.com, www.quasarmed.it). The information provided only applies to our website, and its mirrors as described above, and does not concern any web sites that may be visited by a user via external links.

DATA CONTROLLER

Visiting this site may result into the processing of data concerning identified or identifiable persons.

Data controllers are AMICOMED INC, 1275 Mission Street, San Francisco, 94103 California, United States acting through their respective pro tempore legal representatives.

PLACE OF DATA PROCESSING AND DATA PROCESSORS

The processing operations related to the web-based services that are made available via this website, and the other processing listed below, are carried out at the aforementioned office of AMICOMED or its nominated third parties and are carried out by AMICOMED’s employees, consultants, shareholders or partners tasked with data processing or else by persons tasked with such maintenance activities as may be necessary from time to time.

TYPE OF DATA PROCESSED

Navigation Data

The information systems and software procedures relied upon to operate this web site acquire personal data as part of their standard functioning; the transmission of such data is an inherent feature of Internet communication protocols.

Such information is not collected in order to relate it to identified data subjects, however it might allow user identification per se after being processed and matched with data held by third parties.

This data category includes IP addresses and/or the domain names of the computers used by any user connecting with this web site, the URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) addresses of the requested resources, the time of such requests, the method used for submitting a given request to the server, returned file size, a numerical code relating to server response status (successfully performed, error, etc.), and other parameters related to the user’s operating system and computer environment. These data are only used to extract anonymous statistical information on website use as well as to check its functioning; they are erased immediately after being processed. The data might be used to establish liability in case computer crimes are committed against the website; except for this circumstance, any data on web contacts is currently retained for no longer than seven days.

Data Provided Voluntarily by Users

Sending e-mail messages to the addresses mentioned on this website, which is done on the basis of a freely chosen, explicit, and voluntary option, entails acquisition of the sender’s address, which is necessary in order to reply to any request, as well as of such additional personal data as is contained in the message(s).

INFORMATION ON COOKIES

What is a cookie?

Cookies are small text files which a website may put on your computer or mobile device when you first visit a site or page. The cookie will help the website, or another website, to recognize your device the next time you visit. Web beacons or other similar files can also do the same thing. We use the term “cookies” in this policy to refer to all files that collect information in this way. There are many functions cookies serve. For example, they can help us to remember your username and preferences, analyze how well our website is performing, or even allow us to recommend content we believe will be most relevant to you.

Certain cookies contain personal information – for example, if you click to “remember me” when logging in, a cookie will store your username. Most cookies won’t collect information that identifies you, and will instead collect more general information such as how users arrive at and use our websites, or a user’s general location.
During browsing the user could also receive on its device cookies sent by different websites or webservers (so called third parties), on which there could be elements (e.g. images, maps, sounds, specific links to other website domains) present on the website visited by the user.

In general, certain cookies (defined as session cookies) are saved on the user device only as long as the user is visiting the website and are automatically erased closing the browser. Others (defined as persistent cookies) remain on the device for a longer period.

The specific objectives of the type of cookies in this website are described below.

Type and objectives of cookies installed by website

Technical (or functional) cookies
Technical cookies are cookies specifically used to enable the operation and usage of our website, for example for the feature of user login. These are served mainly from AMICOMED own servers, or, in the case of integration of external services such as social networks, from third parties.

Analytical cookies
Analytical cookies are cookies used for statistical analyses, to improve the website and simplify its usage, in addition to just monitor its operations. This type of cookies collect anonymous information on user activity on the website and is provided exclusively by third parties.

In particular, this website uses for statistical analyses Shinystat e Google Analytics, an important analytical tools provided by Google Inc., both with the sole purpose to better understand how users interact with the website. Shinystat e Google Analytics collect user information anonymously and record website usage without identifying individual users. For specific information related to such tools, go to http://www.shinystat.com/it/informativa_privacy_generale.html for Shinystat and http://www.google.com/intl/it/policies/privacy/ for Google Analytics.

AMICOMED does not use profiling cookies nor sends advertising to users of its website.

Pursuant to the decision of Italian Garante della Privacy n. 299 of 8 May 2014, consent to use of cookies is provided by clicking on the “Accept” (or “OK”) button within the initial short information/banner and can be revoked any time as described below.

Continuing to use this website, the user consent in any event to the use of cookies as described above, without prejudice for the possibility of personalizing the usage and provision changing the browser settings.

Options on website cookie usage through browser settings

The provision of any cookie, own and third parties can be deactivated changing the settings if the browser used; it’s important to remember though that this action could prevent from using websites should cookies critical for the provision of specific features be blocked. Each browser has different settings to deactivate cookies, described in the specific user instructions to which we recommend you to refer to; for your convenience, as examples and not exhaustively, we provide below the links to the instructions for the most common browsers.

Microsoft Internet Explorer – http://windows.microsoft.com/it-it/windows7/block-enable-or-allow-cookies
Google Chrome – https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?hl=it
Apple Safari – https://support.apple.com/kb/PH19214?locale=it_IT
Mozilla Firefox – https://support.mozilla.org/it/kb/Attivare%20e%20disattivare%20i%20cookie

THIRD PARTY WEBSITES

Third party websites accessible through this website are not covered by this information. AMICOMED accepts neither responsibility nor liability related to those websites. Types of cookies used and type of personal data processing carried out by those companies are pursuant to the information provided by such companies.

RIGHT TO ACCESS PERSONAL DATA AND OTHER RIGHTS

Customer has the right to get confirmation of the existence or not of personal data related to him/her, even if not yet recorded, and its communication in intelligible form. The interested party has the right to know: a) the origin of personal data; b) purposes and approach for data processing; c) the logic applied in the event of electronic data processing; d) the names of the data controller and data processors; e) the subjects or categories of subjects that personal data could be shared with or that could get to know personal data as designated representatives in the Country, of controller or processes. The interested party also has the right to obtain: a) the update, the correction or, when interested, the integration of such data; b) the cancellation, anonymization or blocking of data processed under violation of the law, including those for which conservation is not needed in connection to the purposes for which data has been collected or subsequently processes; c) the declaration that operations under letters a) and b) have been communicated, including its own content, to whomever data have been shared to, except in the event when compliance is impossible or involves usage of means clearly not proportional to the protected right.

The interested party has the right to oppose, completely or in part: a) for legitimate reasons to his/her own personal data processing even when pertinent to collection purposes; b) to personal data processing for the purpose to send advertising material or direct sales or for market research or commercial communication. In the latter case, it’s clarified that the right of opposition to the processing of his/her own personal data for such purposes, realized through automated contact methods (email), is also extended to the other contact methods (operator calls or paper mail). Any such requests should be sent to the data controller address, or, by email, to the following email address: privacy@amicomed.com