PRIVACY POLICY

Milano Home Concept commits to protect the privacy of users. This information on protection of privacy describes the methods of data collection and of data processing which have been adopted by mhc.it website. The following information can not be applied to other Milano Home Concept websites, products or services, online or offline. The access to the website assumes the consent to data collection and data processing, according to the procedures described in this information on protection of privacy.

PERSONAL DATA COLLECTION

Your personal information will be required in cases where such information is necessary to identify or contact you during the service delivery or the execution of the required transactions. Usually it takes place in order to receive a service, for example to receive information about products or services, to subscribe to newsletters, to visit a website with limited access or to purchase, to download or to record softwares. Personal information, as name, title, name of the company or of the firm, mail address and office telephone number, home or office address, information related to the profession, to the company, or information related to the credit card, can be required. On our website can be collected information relating to viewed pages, for example the name of your internet service provider and IP address (Internet Protocol) through which you log on the internet; date and time of access to the site; pages viewed by the users on the site and the web address of the website from which the user accessed to the site. This information is collected to analyze trends or to manage and improve the website. Milano Home Concept technical communities offer the opportunity to interact with other users and with employees and experts of Milano Home Concept, to promote the sharing of information and news concerning the products and the associated technologies. To avoid that mail address or other personal information can be collected or employed by other users for undesired or damaging purposes, Milano Home Concept recommends the utmost prudence and advises against communicating the real mail address or other personal information to newsgroups, chats or other forums of public access.

USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

Personal information collected on the site will be used for the operation of the website and to deliver services or to carry out transaction which have been requested or authorized by the user. For this purpose, Milano Home Concept can use the personal information to make the Customer service more efficient, so as to improve the website and the associated products and services and to simplify the use of the site, eliminating the need to repeatedly enter the same information or customizing the site according to the user‘s interests or preferences. Personal data are used to provide the user with important information relating to products and services in use, including critical updates and notifications. Furthermore, with the user’s permission, Milano Home Concept can send information relating to other products and services and/or communicate the collected data to Milano Home Concept’s partners, who can send information relating to their products and services. Data relating to the visited pages will be combined with anonymous demographic data for research purposes and to satisfy the users’ interests. In some areas of limited access of mhc.it, with the user’s authorization, data relating to the visited pages are combined to personal information to provide personalised contents. If the user does not give the authorization, the personalised service will not be provided to the user and personal data will not be combined to data relating to the visited pages. When you register to a newsletter or you ask for receiving promotional e-mails, mhc.it can use personalised links or similar technologies to track e-mail links on which the user clicks. Milano Home Concept can combine these data with the collected personal information, to provide e-mail communications and more interesting buying tips. Each e-mail includes a link to unsubscribe and stop sending this kind of communications. Some services of mhc.it offer the possibility to the people to publicly display certain personal information, as it happens for the partners of Milano Home Concept who want to publish the contact’s information to provide commercial services. Subscription to this type of services is always facultative. Milano Home Concept occasionally hires other companies to provide limited services on its behalf, as websites’ hosting, packaging, shipping and delivery of prizes, responding to customers’ questions about products and services or sending information about products, special offers and other new services. These companies will only be provided with the necessary information to deliver the service and it will be required to maintain the confidentiality prohibiting the use of the information for any purpose that is different from the agreed one. Milano Home Concept can divulge personal information only if it is required by law or in case there is the certainty that it is necessary to (a) comply with legal regulations or comply with the provisions of a legal trial with the involvement of Milano Home Concept or of the website; (b) to protect and defend rights and property of Milano Home Concept, to act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of employees of Milano Home Concept, of users, products or services of Milano Home Concept or of public. Personal data collected on the site can be saved and processed in Italy or in any other country in which Milano Home Concept or affiliated, auxiliary or representative companies are present. The use of this site constitues consent to this transfer of information outside of your country.

CONTROL OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

With the exception of the various provisions contained in this information, without the user’s authorization, personal information collected on the site will not be publicized outside of Milano Home Concept and of the affiliated and subsidiary companies. As described in the next section, the user can access his personal information and express preferences on the mode in which he wants to be contacted. Please note that this privacy policy and the options communicated by the user on the website do not necessarily apply to the personal information provided for other products or services, separately managed. mhc.it can periodically send e-mails containing information about the technical service or the protection of a product or a service required by the user or the confirmation of the request of a product or service. Some services offered by mhc.it provide, as integral part of the service, the contact with the Customer who, being this an essential service, will not get the opportunity to unsubscribe from these distribution lists.

ACCESS TO PERSONAL INFORMATION

Milano Home Concept’s Profile Center allows you to edit and update your personal information and preferences which are expressed on the website concerning the methods in which you want to be contacted. It is necessary to enter your username and password to display your personal information. In the Profile Center you can: -Display and edit personal information already provided on mhc.it. -Indicate mhc.it if you want to receive marketing information. -Indicate if you want to be contacted by third parties. -Subscribe or unsubscribe to newsletters about services and products. Some of the services offered on mhc.it can gather information not accessible through the Profile Center. In this case it is possible to access personal information by contacting mhc.it as described below or through other access modes to data described in the service.

PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

Milano Home Concept unconditionally protects the privacy of personal information. The various security technologies and procedures are aimed at protecting your personal information from unauthorized access, use or divulgation. Furthermore, when highly confidential personal data (such as your credit card number) are transmitted on internet, they are protected by encryption, for example the protocol SSl (secure sockets layer).

PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION OF CHILDREN

mhc.it is a website that is aimed at a general audience and does not intentionally collect personal information relating to children.

COOKIES

mhc.it uses cookies on this website to ensure the integrity of the registration process and to personalise the site. A cookie is a small text file saved on the hard disk by the server of a web page. Cookies can not be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are univocally assigned to the user and they can only be read from the domain web server that sent them. One of the primary purposes of cookies is to allow the user to save time. For example, if you personalise a web page or visit a website, the cookie will allow the site to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. The use of cookies is to provide you with personalised content and to facilitate the visit of sites. During the next visit to the website, information provided previously can be retrieved in order to simplify the use of personalised functions. Web technology employed for the use of cookies on the site is based on beaconing and it is also known as “clear gif” technology or tag attribute. This technology allows Milano Home Concept to compile aggregated statistics relating to the use of mhc.it website, which can determine the number of visitors who clicked on the key elements of a web page of mhc.it, such as links or images. Milano Home Concept can provide aggregated statistical data to its partners and it does not allow other companies to place clear gifs or cookies on Milano Home Concept websites, unless it occurs a temporary overriding of the Customer’s data (as in the case of the union on mhc.it of a site that refers to cookies or clear gifs of third parties). Users can accept or reject cookies. Most web browsers accepts cookies automatically. Anyway the user can change the setting of the browser in order to reject cookies. If you decide to reject cookies, it is possible that the interactive functions offered by the site can not be used anymore.

APPLICATION OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY

For further details about this privacy policy please contact mhc.it

CHANGES TO THE PRESENT PRIVACY POLICY

Milano Home Concept can occasionally update this privacy policy. In this cases, the date at the beginning of the information will be changed, under the heading “last update”. In case of substantial changes to the content of the information, Milano Home Concept will inform the Customers by publishing notices relating to the homepage of the website of Milano Home Concept or, as an alternative, by sending notices to the users directly. Milano Home Concept suggests its Customers to periodically review the present privacy policy, to be always aware of the initiatives of Milano Home Concept to protect the confidentiality of the personal information. The continued use of the service constitutes the agreement by the user to the present privacy policy and to each next update.