Privacy policy


  • Directive 2002/58/EC - concerning the “processing of personal data and the protection of privacy in the electronic communications sector"
  • Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of the 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Regulation on Data Protection).


Data may be processed in relation to identified or identifiable persons who visit this site.  The "Data Controller" responsible for their processing within the meaning of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General regulation on data protection, hereinafter referred to as GDPR) is Franchini Acciai S.p.A with their legal head office at


Data processing connected to the web services of this site takes place at the aforementioned offices of the Data Controller and is carried out only by personnel expressly authorised by the Data Controller, or by any third party suppliers appointed to carry out occasional data processing 

maintenance operations, appointed as data controllers in accordance with Article 28 of the GDPR The data collected will be kept - for each type of data processed - only for the time necessary to fulfil the specific purposes indicated in the specific summary information displayed on the pages of the site and prepared for particular services.


Navigation data

The computer systems and software procedures used to operate this website acquire, during their normal operation, some personal data the transmission of which is implicit in the communication protocols of the Internet.

This information is not collected to be associated with identified interested parties, but 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 computers used by users connecting to the site, URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) of requested resources, the time of the request, the method used to submit the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in reply, the numerical code indicating the status of the response from the server (successful, error, etc..) and other parameters regarding the operating system and computer environment.

This data is used only to obtain anonymous statistical information on the usage of the site and to check its proper functioning and is deleted immediately after processing. The data could be used to ascertain responsibility in the event of hypothetical computer crimes against the site: with the exception of this possibility, at present, the data on web contacts are not held for more than seven days.

Data provided voluntarily by the user

The optional, explicit and voluntary submission of personal data by the user in the registration forms on this site involves the subsequent acquisition of data provided by the sender, necessary for the provision of the requested service. Specific summary information will be progressively reported or displayed in the pages of the site prepared for particular services on request.


Apart from that specified for navigation data, the user is free to provide personal data. However, failure to provide this information may make it impossible to obtain the information requested.