Privacy Policy


Cote srl  (the “Website owner”) is an Italian company with registered office at via Camillo Hajech 10 20129 MIlan, Italy.


The Website owner owns and operates (the “Website”).  Access to and use of this Website and the products and services available through this Website may result in the collection and processing of personal data of the Website visitors.


At Cote srl, we are committed to safeguarding and preserving the privacy of our Website visitors. Thus, this Privacy Policy is subject to and compliant with the provisions of the Italian Legislative Decree 196/2003 (Italian Personal Data Protection Code). The Privacy Policy also takes into account Recommendation 2/2001 on certain minimum requirements for collecting personal data on-line in the European Union, adopted on 17 May 2001.


This Privacy Policy is applicable every time you visit the Website whether browsing or using its services. By visiting and using this Website you accept and consent to the collection and processing of your data as described in this Privacy Policy.


This Privacy Policy is updated and amended from time to time. The version published on the Website is the version currently in force. You are kindly asked to read the Privacy Policy regularly. 


The effective date of this Privacy Policy is 1 November 2017


Data Controller

The Data Controller is the Website owner. 


Data Subjects

The Data Subjects whose personal data may be processed and stored are the Website visitors. 


Data Processor and Storage

Your personal data will be processed via an electronic system owned and managed by Squearespace, Inc.


The updated list of Data Processors shall be provided to you by the Website owner, free of charge, upon your request.


Data Collection and Processing Purposes

Personal data is collected and processed for the following purposes:


    1. Managing subscriptions to the Website, newsletters and mailing lists;


    1. Managing the purchase of the products through the Website (i.e. activities related to the sale and after-sale activities, including, but not limited to, delivery of the products, managing return items, customer support and crime prevention/investigation);


    1. Managing initiatives organised through the Website;


    1. Managing information requests, questions and any form of communication. 


 Your personal data will be accessible only on a need to know basis.  


Type of Collected and Processed Personal Data


The following personal data may be collected and processed:

  1. Surfing Data:

The proper functioning of the Website requires the use of IT systems and software that automatically collect and process certain data. This data is implicit and inevitable for the use of the Internet communication protocols and for the proper functioning of this Website. Some of this data, in combination with other information, may allow for your identification.

For example, surfing data may include, but it is not limited to: traffic data, location data, IP address, requested resources, time/date of request to the server, certain cookies and other communication data. 


This information would be used solely for statistical purposes and for ensuring the proper functioning of the Website. 


  1. Personal Data:
  1. Information provided directly and voluntarily by you. For example, when you subscribe for information or make a purchase from this Website. 


  1. Information that you provide when you communicate with us by any means.


For example, personal data under “a” and/or “b” may include, but it is not limited to: your name, place and date of birth, nationality, contact details, such as:  billing and delivery address, email address, telephone number.  


Additional information may be requested in order to verify your identity and/or your purchase payment. 


No payment data will be collected or processed by the Website owner. When a payment is done through a bank transfer, the personal data related to the bank transfer is collected, stored and processed by the bank of data subject and the bank of the Website owner. The Website owner would have access only to the information related to the bank transfer, enabling the verification of payment. For example data related to the verification of payment may include, but it is not limited to, the purchase invoice number (specified as purpose of payment). In addition, the Website owner would have access to the information that you wish to share, such as the name of the account holder. 



Please contact your own bank for further information on its data collection, processing and storage policies. 




If requested, the aforementioned data (both Surfing and Personal Data) may be used by the relevant public authorities to determine responsibility in the case of crimes against the Website and/or realised through the Website, in compliance with the relevant procedures of the appropriate authorities.

Submission of Personal Data

Submission of your personal data is necessary to comply with the applicable legislation and to perform the services offered by the Website. Denying the provision of personal data required will render it impossible for the Website owner to provide you with the requested services, products or information.


Your denial to submit personal data for optional activities, for example newsletter submission, would not affect your right to request services, products or information. However, this may prevent you from further participation in initiatives related to or being part of the optional activities. 

Personal Data Security

The Website owner is committed to safeguarding the security of your personal data and to prevent it to from being altered, corrupted, destroyed or accessed by unauthorised third parties.

The Website owner does the upmost to ensure that all reasonable steps are taken to make sure that your data is stored in compliance with the security provisions of the applicable laws and regulations, most notably, but not limited to, Annex B of Italian Personal Data Protection Code.

Please note that although the Website owner maintains appropriate safeguards, it does not control each and every risk associated with the use of Internet.  Thus, please be advised that there are potential risks involved in the functioning and use of the Internet.

Transfer of Personal Data 

Your personal data may be disclosed to third parties in accordance with this Privacy Policy and in the circumstances detailed below:

  1. In the event of a merger, acquisition, transfer of assets or extraordinary operations;


  1. Where the Website owner is legally required by law to disclose your personal data and/or where necessary to comply with applicable contracts and regulations;


  1. To further fraud protection and reduce the risk of fraud;


  1. To third parties duly appointed as Data Processors.

Except for the cases described under point “i.”, these third parties will be provided only with the information necessary to perform the specific activity for which the processing of your personal data was required. 


Some of the aforementioned third parties may be located outside the EU. This does not guarantee an adequate level of data protection as defined by Italian Personal Data Protection Code. In this event your personal data will be transferred by the Website owner with the adoption of adequate and appropriate measures, as required by the Italian Personal Data Protection Code.




Links to Third Party Webpages
From time to time, this Website may include links to third parties webpages. The provision of links to these webpages does not mean that this Website and/or the Website owner endorse or approve their privacy policies. The Website and/or the Website owner are neither responsible for these third party webpages nor for their activities, practices and policies.  You should review their privacy policy before sending them any personal data.


This Privacy Policy is provided solely for this Website and the activities carried out by the Website owner and does not extend to other webpages.

Your Rights as Data Subject

You may amend your personal data at any time by logging into the Website and accessing the “My Account” section. This does not apply to information attached to or related to purchases and orders already made.


Furthermore, you may exercise the rights provided for in Section 7 of the Italian Personal Data Protection Code including, but not limited to, the right to obtain a copy of processed personal data, the updates, modifications, rectification, integration and, in certain cases, erasure, blocking and anonymization of your personal data. 


For any such requests please contact Cote srl at