Privacy Policy

Padtec Privacy Protection Commitment
Protecting security and privacy of information is important to Padtec; thus, we run our business according to the applicable laws on privacy, protection and data security. We hope that the policy described below helps you to understand which kind of data Padtec can collect, how it uses and protects such data and with whom we can share it.

Personal Data
By means of our websites, Padtec will not collect personal data about you (for example, your name, address, phone number or e-mail), except in the cases such information is voluntarily provided to us (for example, by means of a registration or survey) or otherwise, unless it is admitted by applicable local laws and regulations in order to protect your personal data.

Purpose of Use
When you provide us your personal data, we normally use it to solve your questions, process your orders or give you access to specific information. In addition, we use it to support our customer relations:
– we may store and process personal data and share it with our affiliate companies all over the world, so as to better understand your business needs or how to improve our products and services, or;
– we (or a third party on our behalf) may use personal data to contact you to talk about a Padtec proposal of support for your business needs or to make on-line surveys with the purpose of getting to know better our customers’ needs.
If you chose not to use your personal data to support our company-customer relationship (especially in direct marketing and market research), we will respect your wish. We do not intend to sell or otherwise trade your personal data to third parties, except for Padtec’s affiliated companies.

Reason for the Limitations
Padtec will collect, use or disclose the personal data that you provided online only for the indicated purposes, unless that such disclosure:
– is a way of using the personal data for any additional purpose directly related to the original purpose for which the data was collected,
– is necessary to prepare, deal and sign a contract with you,
– is required by law or by government or judicial competent authorities,
– is necessary to establish or to protect a legal claim or defense,
– is necessary to prevent fraud or other unlawful activities, such as deliberate attacks to Padtec information technology systems.

Communications or Usage Data
By means of your use of telecommunication services to access our website, your communication data (for example, internet protocol address) or information on usage (for example about the start, end and extension of each access and information about the telecommunications services accessed) are technically generated and can reasonably have a connection with your personal data. In the event of an indispensable need, the collection, processing and use of your communications or usage data will be done according to the applicable structure of data privacy protection.

Automatically Collected Non Personal Data
When accessing our websites, we can automatically (i.e. without registration) collect non personal data (for example, information relating to the Internet browser and the operational system used, domain name of the page from which you access our website, number of visits, average time spent using the site, pages accessed). We can use these data and share it with our affiliate companies all over the world so as to monitor the attractiveness of our websites and to improve their performances or contents.

Cookies – Information Stored in Your Computer When You Access One of Our Websites
It is possible that some information is stored in your computer in the form of a Cookie, so that your computer is automatically recognized the next time you access our website. Cookies may help us in many ways, for example, by making a website more suitable, so as to meet your interests or to save your password so that it is not necessary to type it every time you access the site.
If you do not want to get cookies, please set up your Internet browser to delete all Cookies from your computer’s hard disk, to block all cookies or to get a notice before a cookie is stored.

Intentionally, Padtec will not collect personal data from children without insisting that they ask for prior consent from their parents, should this is required by applicable laws. We will only use or disclose personal data about a child as permitted by law, with his/her parents consent, in accordance with the local laws and regulations or to protect the child. The definition of “child” or “children” shall be based on the applicable laws, as well as on the habits of the national and local culture.

In order to protect your personal data against accidental or illegal destruction, loss or alteration and against unauthorized disclosure and access, Padtec takes technical and organizational measures.

Links to other WebSites
Padtec websites have links to other websites. Padtec is not responsible for privacy practices or the contents of such other Web sites.

Questions and Comments
Padtec will handle all of the reasonable requests of reviewing your personal data and correcting, amending or excluding any mistakes. If you have any questions or comments about Padtec Data Privacy Protection Policy (for example, about revisions and updates of your personal data), please click on “Contact Us” at the upper right corner of this window and select “About Padtec”, “About Us – questions about Padtec”. Our Data Privacy Protection Policy develops to the extent that Internet develops. In this page, we will show the changes to our Data Privacy Protection Policy. Please check this page regularly for updates