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Please note that the data you provide to when completing the "contact form" (or email form) available at the site, will be treated in compliance with the provisions of Italian Legislative Decree 196/2003, the Code for the protection of personal data.
The contact form available at the website is only meant to allow visitors to contact for the purposes strictly related to the service.
This statement concerns the personal data sent by visitors when completing the contact form.
Please note that the data conferred voluntarily through the form will be turned into an email that will be kept by the email system used by the owner of the site.
Data are not recorded on other media or devices, neither will your navigation of our site be recorded.

The data sent by you via the contact form on the site will be used solely to contact you and to respond to requests about the Product/Application.

The personal data in question will only pertain to common data strictly necessary and relevant to the purposes of paragraph 1 or for subsequent communications regarding changes/modifications to and/or for commercial/marketing objectives as we see fit to start.
The processing of personal data is done through the operations or transactions listed in Art. 4 paragraph 1 letter. a) Italian Legislative Decree196/2003.
The processing is done directly by the owner company.

Remember that you are not obliged to give the site manager the personal data requested in the contact form.
However, the refusal to grant access for the purposes of art. 1 will result in the inability to contact through the contact form made available on site.

The personal data collected through the contact form will be emailed to the person responsible for data handling/storage AFC s.r.l.– Handling Equipment, Via Bari, 12 - 41012 CARPI (MO) Italy.

Please note that at any time you can exercise your rights under Art. 7 of Italian Legislative Decree 196/2003 (which we quote below), writing to the website operator via the contact form.

ART. 7. ITALIAN LEGISLATIVE DECREE. 196/2003 - Right to Access Personal Data and Other Rights
You have the right to obtain confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning you exist, regardless of their being already recorded, and communication of such data in intelligible form.

You have the right to be informed:
a) of the source of the personal data;
b) of the purposes and methods of the processing;
c) of the logic applied to the processing, if the latter is carried out with the help of electronic means;
d) of the identification data concerning data controller, data processors and the representative designated as per  article 5, paragraph 2;
e) of 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 representative(s) in the State’s territory, data processor(s) or person(s) in charge of the processing.
You have the right to obtain:
a) updating, rectification or, where interested therein, integration of the data;
b) erasure, anonymisation 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.
You have the right to object, in whole or in part:
a) on legitimate grounds, to the processing of personal data concerning him/her, even though they are relevant to the purpose of the collection;
b) 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.

The data you provide will be kept on file until your eventual cancellation request.

Privacy Policy will be updated and/or modified in order to implement and/or conform to national, European, international regulations or to adapt to technological innovations. Updates and/or changes made to this Privacy Policy will be published on this website, so that interested parties can be fully informed about the use that is made of their personal data collected through the website.


Cookie policy

The web site belonging to the company AFC Handling Equipment – here below only named “Site” – uses “cookies” to offer his very simple and efficient services to the customers during the consultation of its pages.
The following charts summarize the different kind of cookies that could be used on the web site, along with their respective function and duration ( in other words how long every cookie remain on your device).
This information is only for this Site and its linked domain of second and third level and not for other sites that can be consulted by link.
Using this Site you allow our use of the cookie according to this Cookie Policy.
If you don’t accept our use of cookie, you must set your browser in the correct way or not use this Site or its domains of second and third levels. If you decide to disable the cookie that are used on the Site this might affect your web surfing on it.

General information about cookies

What are cookies?
Cookies are files or partial data that can be saved on your computer (or other devices turned on the web surfing, for example smartphone or tablet) when you take a look at a website. Usually a cookie contains the name of the website from which it originates, its “lifetime” (in other words how long it will remain on your device), and a value that normally is an unique number casually produced.

Why do we use cookies?
Cookies are used to give a simple web surfing and for better adapt them to your interests and desires. Cookies can also be used to help you to accelerate your future experiences and activities on websites. Furthermore we use cookies to fill out aggregates anonymous statistics that allow to understand how people use websites to improve subjects and the structure of these websites.

Codification of cookies

These cookies are essential to the correct use of our websites, they allow people to surf on our sites and to take advantage of its characteristics as the memorization of previous actions (inserted texts) when you come back on a page during the same session.
These cookies don’t identify you as a person. If these cookies are not accepted the web surfing may be difficult.

These cookies are functional to understand how users interact with our websites giving us information about the visited sections, the time spent on the website and possible error messages that can occur during the web surfing. These cookies can help us to give you the best possible experience. These cookies don’t identify you as a person. All data are picked up and unified anonymously.

These cookies allow our websites to remember the user’s choices (for example, your user name, the select language, or the region you are in, and possible products insert in your shopping cart) to give you a personalized and greeting experience. They can also allow users to visualize videos or to interact with  social instruments like blog and forum.
The information picked up by these cookies can include identifiable personal information, for example your user name or profile pic. We will be always clear with you regarding the picked information, its use and any third parties who can be shared.
If you don’t accept these cookies, the website performance and feature could be less efficient and the access to the website’s subjects could be limited.

Targeting / advertisement
These cookies are used to show more appropriate subjects for you and your affairs. It can be used to show targeted advertisement or to limit the number of times you show an advertisement. They also help us to analyze the effectiveness of the advertisement on our websites.
We could also use these cookies to remember the websites that you have visited and we could share these information with any third parties.
Most of these cookies marks the users through their IP address and for this reason they could pick up some personally identifiable information. For any further information about these cookies, included the collected information and their use, please consult the relative chart.

What kind of cookies are used?
On websites can be used two kind of cookies: “session cookies” and “persistent cookies”.

  • Session cookies: are temporary cookies that are still on your device until you leave the website.
  • Persistent cookies: are cookies that are still on your device for a long time or until you manually delete it (how long the cookie will stay on your device depends on the “lifetime” of the cookie and on the setting of the browser).

Some of pages that you visited can also collect information through “pixel tags” (named also “clear gifs”) that could be shared with third parts that directly participate to promotional activities and the website development. For example, information on the use of website related to people who visited sites with advertising agencies can be shared to submit target or appeal offers.

Another subdivision of cookies  - recommended by the Warrantor for the protection of personal data – is between “Technical Cookies” and “Profiling Cookies”.

  • Technical Cookies:  cookies useful just for target and interest offers or to supply a service required by the user. They are not used for other purposes  and are normally directly installed from the website holder. Without these cookies, some procedures could not be made or would be more complex and/or less safe, for example home banking activities (bank statement visualization, bank transfer, invoice payment, etc.) for which cookies, that allow to undertake and maintain the identification of the user during the session, are essential.

  • Profiling Cookies: cookies used to mark the user’s web surfing and to create profiles on his tastes, habits, choices, etc. With these cookies the advertising messages can be sent to user’s terminal using the preference mentioned by the same consumer during the web surfing.

Who can I control or delete cookies?
Most of web browsers initially set to accept cookies automatically. You can modify these planning  to block cookies or to inform you that some cookies are sent to your device. There are many ways to manage cookies: reference can be made to the handbook  or to the browser help screen to find out how to set or modify yours browser planning. If you disable cookies, your web surfing could be influenced, for example you would not be able to visit some sections of the Site or not receive personalized information during when you visit a site.

If you use different devices to display and enter to web sites (for example computer, smartphone, tablet, etc.) please make you sure that every browser on every device is set to indicate your preferences related to cookies.


Third-party cookies that may be used

Name Description Data Collected Processing location
+1 switch and Google+ social widget         (Google Inc.) +1 switch and Google + social widget are interaction services with Google + social network, supplied by Google Inc. Cookie
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“Like” switch and Facebook social widget (Facebook, Inc.) “Like” switch and Facebook social widget  are interaction services with Facebook social network, supplied by Facebook, Inc. Cookie
Usage Data

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Tweet switch and Twitter social widget        (Twitter, Inc.) Tweet switch and Twitter social widget are interaction services with Twitter social network, supplied by Twitter, Inc. Cookie
Usage Data

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Google Analytics     (Google Inc.) Google Analytics is a web analysis service supplied by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google uses Personal Data collected in order to mark and examine the use of this app, to complete a report and to share it with other services developed by Google. Google could use Personal Data to contextualize and personalize messages of its advertisement network (script sets up to the anonymous mark) Cookie
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YouTube Video       (Google Inc.) Youtube è un servizio di visualizzazione di contenuti video gestito da Google Inc. che permette a questa Applicazione di integrare tali contenuti all'interno delle proprie pagine Cookie
Usage Data

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Vimeo Video
(Vimeo, LLC)
YouTube is a viewing service of videos supplied by Google Inc. that allow to this app to complete these subjects in its own pages. Cookie
Usage Data

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Google Fonts
(Google Inc.)
Google Fonts is a viewing service of font styles supplied by Google Inc. that allow to this app to complete these subjects in its own pages. Cookie
Usage Data

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Google Maps
(Google Inc.)
Google Maps is a viewing maps service supplied by Google Inc. that allow to this app to complete these subjects in its own pages. Cookie
Usage Data

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This web site can use Adobe Flash Player to offer some multimedia content. Most computers have items installed as per factory setting. In the case you use some of these contains, Google Analytics memorizes some additional data on the computer, named also Flash Cookie (or Local Share Object) through which the holder can know how many times you opened an audio/video file, how many people use it till the end and how many close it until after. The Adobe web site (Privacy Policy) gives information on how to remove or disable Flash’s cookie.

How to disable cookie through browser set up

How to delete cookie through browser set up

How to disable third parties cookie

Cookie Flash delete

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