Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Information and consent on the processing of personal data

Interested subjects: Customers and visitors of this company website

GRUPPO BIOKIMICA, a group of national companies of which Biokimica S.p.a., Bio-Finleather S.p.a. and Colortex Spa - with headquarters in Via dei Conciatori, 44, 56029 Santa Croce sull'Arno PISA Italy, +39 0571 36 31, Fax: +39 0571 363250, - in the quality of Data controller of your personal data, pursuant to and for the purposes of Legislative Decree 30 June 2003 no. 196 ('Code regarding the protection of personal data'), Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (also GDPR) and Legislative Decree 101/2008, hereby informs you that the aforementioned legislation provides for the protection of persons and of other subjects regarding the processing of personal data and that this treatment will be based on principles of correctness, lawfulness, transparency and protection of your privacy and your rights.

Your personal data will be processed in accordance with the legislative provisions of the aforementioned law and the confidentiality obligations set forth therein. The sites referred to are as follows:

Site security measures: Specific security measures have been taken to manage the site, aimed at ensuring the user's secure access and protecting the information contained on the site from risks of loss or destruction, even accidental.

For access to the reserved part of the site, an identification code and a password are assigned to the companies that request it. these passwords are generated in such a way as not to contain references that are easily traceable to the associate, in order to avoid possible abuses. The user is required to keep his password confidential.

Changes to this Privacy Policy: The owner reserves the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy at any time by giving notice to Users on this page and ensuring in any case a similar protection of Personal Data . Please therefore consult this page often, referring to the date of last modification indicated at the bottom.

Legal references: this privacy statement has been prepared in fulfillment of the obligations established by Regulation (EU) 2016/679, by Art. 10 of the Directive n. 95/46 /EC, as well as the provisions of Directive 2002/58 /EC, as updated by Directive 2009/136 /EC, regarding Cookies.

Purpose of processing: in particular your data will be processed for the purposes described in the following paragraphs; if related to legislative or contractual obligations it will be sufficient to read this policy, if related to other purposes, the provision of data will be optional for you, and your refusal to treatment does not compromise the continuation of the relationship or the adequacy of the treatment itself . In general, the User's data are collected to allow the Owner to provide its services, as well as for the following purposes: contacting the user, sending email messages, interaction with social networks, purposes Statistics and displaying content from external platforms .

The types of Personal Data used for each purpose are indicated in the specific sections of this document. Personal data collected through this site refer to:
1. Browsing and usage data, cookies
2. Data provided voluntarily by the user

Personal Data collected may refer both to the User and to third parties to whom the User provides the data.

The User assumes the responsibility of the personal data of third parties published or shared through the site and guarantees to have the right to communicate or disseminate them freeing the Data Controller from any liability to third parties.

For the purposes of the following processing, the Data Controller may become aware of specific data defined as sensitive or judicial pursuant to the Privacy Code, when necessary for the purposes specified below, and in particular:

  • Email address and phone number,
  • Personal and /or invoicing data,
  • Data useful for organizing courses and events (including food preferences),
  • Other data voluntarily disclosed by you (for example through CV delivery).

Your sensitive data being processed are only those that are strictly relevant to the obligations, tasks or purposes described above and will be processed in compliance with the indications contained in the relevant General Authorizations of the Guarantor.

1. Browsing 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 is information that is not collected to be associated with identified interested parties, but which by their very nature could, through processing and association with data held by third parties, allow users to be identified. This category of data includes IP addresses or domain names of the computers used by users connecting to the site, the addresses in the Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) notation of the requested resources, the time of the request, the method used to submit the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the response given by the server (success, error, etc.) and other parameters related to the operating system and the user's computer environment. p>

These data are used for the sole purpose of obtaining anonymous statistical information on the use of the site and to check its correct functioning. The data could be used to ascertain responsibility in case of hypothetical computer crimes against the site.


Like virtually all websites, our website also uses some cookies. Cookies are small text files that the sites visited by the user (but also other sites or webserver) send and record on his computer (or mobile device), to be then retransmitted to the same sites (or webserver), the next visit of those, thus sending information. Cookies are now essential tools as they allow modern sites to work best, allowing maximum customization, interaction and fluency in navigation. But they can also be used to monitor user browsing and then send advertising messages in line with those.

Cookies can be:
  • session (if they expire when the browser is closed) or permanent (they remain until the expiration of a term, even years);
  • first-party or third-party (in this second case are set by a site or a webserver different from the one that the user is visiting at that time);
  • technical (necessary, sometimes indispensable, for a complete - or better - use of the site) or profiling (designed to create a user profile, and then send advertising messages in line with the preferences expressed by the same during the previous navigation).

The Privacy Guarantor considers technical cookies to be session cookies, functional cookies and - only under certain conditions - those of analytics; in particular the Guarantor, in the provision of 8 May 2014, specified that the latter can be assimilated to technical cookies only if used for the purpose of optimizing the site directly from the owner of the site, which will collect information in aggregate form on the number users and how they visit the site. For more information on the types of cookies, features and how they work you can consult the websites,, and the specific Provision of the aforementioned Guarantor. On our site are the cookies indicated and analyzed in the page Cookie Policy .

2. Data provided voluntarily by the user.

Sending e-mails to the addresses indicated on the site

The optional, explicit and voluntary sending of e-mails to the addresses indicated on this website entails the subsequent acquisition of the sender's address, necessary to respond to requests and any other personal data included in the message.

Compilation of the data collection form (for information request)

The website on the 'CONTACTS' page allows interested parties to request information through the insertion of some personal data (such as name and surname, company name of the reference company, e-mail address, etc. ). These data will be processed, manually and also through the use of IT tools by the staff of the BIOKIMICA GROUP specially appointed, exclusively to respond to the user's request. The personal data introduced in the Form are divided into two categories: mandatory and optional, as shown in the procedure for requesting information. The provision of mandatory data and the related processing for the purposes indicated above are strictly functional to the execution of the request. The other data collected are used to help the company to offer a better service and will be kept for the time strictly necessary. Please note that at any time you can exercise, directly addressing the Data Controller, the rights specified in the appropriate section called 'RIGHTS OF THE INTERESTED'.

Posting photos and videos

The website and /or social pages linked to it, allow interested parties to view their photos and videos, collected during events, projects or company visits. These data will be processed, by the owner for purposes related to the activities of presentation of products or projects and organization of events. The treatment will be carried out with IT and telematic tools with methods strictly connected to the purposes indicated above. The data will be processed until the revocation of the explicit consent and will subsequently be deleted, unless otherwise indicated by the interested party. The provision of data is optional, you can request removal from this site and from company archives. The data are to be disseminated only on this site and associated social pages and will be processed exclusively for the aforementioned purposes by specially appointed personnel. The interested party is requested, upon evaluation of the above, to give us your consent to the processing (through explicit request during the recording of photos and videos, in case of events not considered public). The interested party at any time can exercise, by contacting the Data Controller, the rights recognized by the current legislation regarding the protection of personal data.

Processing methods: Processing is carried out by adopting the appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification or destruction of Personal Data. In particular, the treatment is carried out by:

  • IT tools, with organizational methods strictly related to the purposes indicated above;
  • Assignment to third parties of processing operations;
  • Analysis and profiling for internal use of user behavior for statistical purposes;
  • Interface and processing of information relating to the status of the shipment of goods.

All processing takes place in compliance with the procedures set forth in Chapter II of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 and Articles. 11, 31 and following of the Legislative Decree 196/03.

Communication: your data will be stored at our office and will be communicated exclusively to the competent subjects for the performance of the services necessary for a proper management of the relationship, with guarantee of protection of the rights of the concerned.

Your data will be processed only by personnel expressly authorized by the Owner and, in particular, by the following categories of persons in charge:

  • Administrators and administrative staff;
  • Sales and marketing managers and employees;
  • IT managers and employees.

In addition to the owner and internal staff, in some cases, they may have access to external data subjects (such as third party technical service providers, postal carriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communication agencies). Your data may be disclosed to third parties, in particular to:

  • Freight Forwarders, Forwarders, Post Offices, Logistics Companies;
  • Consultants and freelancers, also in associated form;
  • External lecturers or partner companies for the management of courses;
  • Entities /organizations to which common data of participants are communicated;
  • Banks and credit institutions;
  • Entities that manage the delivery service of ordinary and commercial correspondence;
  • to other parties (companies and consultants appointed to the task) who provide services for purposes that are ancillary to the relationship between you and BIOKIMICA GROUP within the limits strictly necessary to carry out the tasks such as: tax compliance, accounting, information systems management, financial services, debt collection.

Some of the above mentioned persons may not be in Italy because of the multinational nature of our company, so your personal data may be transferred abroad, even outside the European Union in countries that do not guarantee an adequate level of protection of personal data according to the standards established by Italian and European legislation on the protection of personal data. Personal Data may be transferred abroad only in relation to professional information and only for purposes that are instrumental to your work at the Company or related to company activity. The Data Controller is responsible for verifying the compliance of the aforementioned subjects with national and European legislation regarding the processing of personal data.

Dissemination: the data, without prejudice to the absolute prohibition of disseminating the data suitable for revealing the state of health, may be disseminated, according to the methods described above, at:

  • This website and /or social pages linked to it, limited to photos or videos collected with explicit expression of consent by the interested party.

Conservation: The treatments connected to the web services of this site take place at the company headquarters and are handled by technical staff in charge of processing. Your personal data will be stored in the manner indicated above, for the minimum time required by the legislative and contractual nature or until the request for cancellation by the interested party. At the time of collection, the data will be stored in the reference folders on company management and /or in paper archives. At the time of cancellation it is possible that the data will still be stored but anonymized.

Rights of the interested parties: The subjects to whom the personal data refer have the right at any time to obtain confirmation of the existence of the same data and to know its content and origin, verify its accuracy or request its integration or updating, or correction.

You also have the right to obtain from the holder the cancellation, communication, updating, correction, integration of personal data concerning you, as well as in general can exercise all the rights provided by the art .7 of the Privacy Code and by Chapter III of the GDPR, Articles 12 to 23, including the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority.

Further information on treatment:

Defense in judgment

The User's Personal Data may be used for the defense by the Owner of the website in court or in the stages leading to its possible establishment, from abuse in the use of the same or related services by the User.

Specific information

Specific information could be presented on the pages of the Website in relation to particular services or processing of the Data provided by the User or the Interested party.


The User's Personal Data may be processed with additional methods and purposes related to site maintenance.

System Log

For needs related to operation and maintenance, this site and any third party services used by it may collect system logs, which are files that record the interactions - including navigation - and that may also contain Personal Data, such as IP address.

Information not contained in this policy

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

Link to third party sites

The Data Controller is not responsible for the processing of personal data that may be carried out by and through the sites to which this site refers via a link.