Privacy Policy for the Users Contacts

This privacy policy aims to provide all the information on the processing of personal data carried out by Lodes S.r.l. when the user contacts Lodes S.r.l. by navigating the Contacts section of this website or by e-mail (as better indicated below).

1. Introduction – Who we are?

Lodes S.r.l., having its registered office in Marcon (VE) – 30020, Via Pialoi n. 32 (Italy), VAT No. 02992370276 (hereinafter, “Controller”), manager of the internet website (hereinafter, the “Website”), in its capacity as data controller in relation to personal data pertaining to the users using the Website (hereinafter, the “Users”) hereby provides the privacy policy pursuant to art. 13 of the Regulation EU 2016/679 dated 27 April 2016 (hereinafter, “Regulation” or “Applicable Law”).

2. How to contact us?

The Controller takes the outmost account to the privacy rights and to the protection of its Users’ personal data.

For any information in relation to this privacy policy at any time whatsoever, the Users may contact the Controller using the following modalities:

· Sending a registered letter to the registered office of the Controller (Marcon (VE) – 30020, Via Pialoi n. 32 – Italy);

· Sending an email to [email protected].

The Controller did not appoint a Data Protection Officer (DPO), because the Controller is not subject to the mandatory obligation to appoint it pursuant to art. 37 of the Regulation.

3. What do we do? – Processing Purposes

Lodes S.r.l. is a company that, balancing technical know–how and the best Made in Italy design, has been designing and producing lighting solutions for interiors and exteriors.

The User might contact the Controller by surfing the Website and using the “Information Request” form on the Website or by e-mail.

This Website and the services eventually offered through the Website are reserved to subjects over the age of 18 years old. Hereby, the Controller does not collect personal data pertaining to subjects under the age of 18 years old. At request of the Users, the Controller will promptly delete all the personal data, involuntary collected, pertaining to subjects under the age of 18 years old.

The Users’ personal data will be processed by the Controller lawfully pursuant to art. 6 of the Regulation for the following processing purposes:

a) executing the User’s request: with the free and optional User’s consent, the personal data of the Users will be collected and processed by the Controller with the only purpose to reply to their queries. The Controller will collect the following personal data in order to be able to reply to the User’s request: name, surname, email address, address, country, city, postal code, phone number and any other information relating to the User voluntary given by the User to the Controller and inserted in the online form “Information Request” or in the e-mail. Without prejudice to what is stipulated elsewhere, under no circumstances the Controller will make the personal data accessible to other Users and/or third parties.

b) accounting-administrative purposes, or in order to carry out organisational, administrative, financial and accounting activities, as internal organisational activities and activities aimed at fulfilling contractual and precontractual obligations;

c) legal obligations, or in order to fulfil obligations provided by the law or the European laws and regulations.

Providing the personal data for the processing purposes specified above is optional but necessary, since failing to provide the same imply the impossibility for the User to make a request to the Controller.

A star in the form “Information Request” identifies the personal data, which are necessary for purporting the processing purposes described under this paragraph 3.

4. Legal basis

Executing the User’s reques (as described in paragraph 3, letter a)): the legal basis of processing is art. 6, letter a) of the GDPR (the consent of data subject to the processing of his or her personal data for one or more specific purposes). For this reason, the Controller asks the User to provide a specific, free and optional consent in order to pursue this processing purpose.

Administrative and accounting purposes (as described in paragraph 3, letter b)): the legal basis of processing is art. 6, letter b) of the GDPR (processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is party or in order to take steps at the request of the data subject prior to entering into a contract).

Legal obligations (as described in paragraph 3, letter c)): the legal basis of processing is art. 6, letter c) (processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which the controller is subject).

5. Processing methods and data retention

The Controller will carry out the processing of Users’ personal data by manual and IT instruments, applying logics strictly connected to the purposes and, in any case, so that the safety and confidentiality of the relevant data is guaranteed.

In the cases described in the previous paragraph 3, letter b) and letter c), Users’ personal data will be retained for the time strictly necessary to carry out the purposes, illustrated in the same paragraphs and, in any case, for the time necessary for the protection of the civil interests of the Users and of the Controller.

In the case described in the previous paragraph 3, letter a), Users’ personal data will be retained for the time strictly necessary to carry out the purposes illustrated in the same paragraph and, in any case, until the User withdraws his/her consent.

In any case, any retention periods provided for by law or regulations are not affected.

6. Data disclosure and dissemination

Controller’s employees and/or workers appointed to manage the Website and/or the Users’ requests may become aware of any Users’ personal data. Such subjects, who have been instructed by the Controller accordingly to art. 29 of the Regulation, will process the relevant User’s data exclusively for the purposes specified under this policy and in compliance with the provisions of the Applicable Law.

Furthermore, third parties which may process personal data for the account of the Controller may become aware of any Users’ personal data in their capacity as “Data processor” pursuant to art. 28 of the Regulation, such as, including, but not limited to, providers of logistics and IT services functional for the Website operational, outsourcing or cloud computing services providers, professionals and advisors.

Users have the right to obtain a list of the data processor (if any) appointed by the Controller upon a specific request to be made to the Controller following the modalities specified under the following paragraph 7.

7. Data subject’s right

Users may exercise the rights granted to them by the Applicable Law, contacting the Controller with the following modalities:

· Sending a registered letter to the registered office of the Controller (Marcon (VE) – 30020, Via Pialoi n. 32 – Italy);

· Sending an email to [email protected].

Pursuant to the Applicable Law, the Controller hereby informs that any Users has the right to obtain the indication of (i) the source of the personal data; (ii) the purposes and methods of the processing; (iii) the logic applied to the processing, if the latter is carried out with the help of electronic means; (iv) the identification data concerning data controller and data processors; (v) the entities or categories of entity to whom or which the personal data may be communicated and who or which may get to know said data in their capacity as designated data processor(s) or person(s) in charge of the processing.

Furthermore, data subjects have the right to obtain:

a) access, updating, rectification or, where interested therein, integration of the data;
b) erasure, anonymization or blocking of data that have been processed unlawfully, including data whose retention is unnecessary for the purposes for which they have been collected or subsequently processed;
c) certification to the effect that the operations as per letters a) and b) have been notified, as also related to their contents, to the entities to whom or which the data were communicated or disseminated, unless this requirement proves impossible or involves a manifestly disproportionate effort compared with the right that is to be protected.

Furthermore, Users have:

a) the right to withdraw the consent at any time, when the processing is based on consent;
b) the right to data portability (if applicable), that is the right to receive all the personal data concerning the User, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format; the right to restriction of processing of the personal data; the right to erasure (right to be forgotten).

c)the right to object:

i) in whole or in part, on legitimate grounds, to the processing of personal data concerning him/her, even though they are relevant to the purpose of the collection;
ii) in whole or in part, to the processing of personal data concerning him/her, where it is carried out for the purpose of sending advertising materials or direct selling or else for the performance of market or commercial communication surveys;
iii) if personal data are processed for direct marketing purposes, to object at any time to the processing for such marketing, which includes profiling to the extent that is related to such direct marketing.

d) the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority (in the Member State of his or her habitual residence, place of work or place of the alleged infringement) if the User considers that the processing of personal data relating to him/her infringes the Regulation. The Italian Data Protection Authority is the Garante per la protezione dei dati personali, with registered office in Piazza Venezia, n. 11, 00186 – Rome (RM) (


The Controller is not responsible for updating all links that can be viewed in this Privacy Policy, therefore whenever a link is not functional and/or updated, Users acknowledge and accept that they must always refer to the document and/or section of the websites referred to such link.