Information letter about data protection & cookies

Data protection

This communication is made in terms of Article 13 of the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (GDPR) implementing EU Directive 2002/58/CE.

It describes how this website handles the personal data of users – identified or identifiable – who access or interact with the website and with the country services accessible via the network. Specifically, this establishes the information that data controllers must provide to individuals who access a website, for whatever purpose, as well as how and when this communication must be made. This information applies exclusively to the website. It does not apply to other external websites that may be accessed via a link on this website.

Data controller

The legal owner of the data processing is Ektiv GmbH Freiberuflergesellschaft with registered office at Brennerstr. 5, 39055 Pineta di Laives (BZ).

Data Protection Officer

The contact details of the data protection officer are as follows: Gabriel Maurer at Brennerstr. 5, 39055 Pineta di Laives (BZ). E-mail:

Place of data processing

The data processing related to the web services of this website is carried out at the headquarters of the aforementioned processor and is only carried out by the technical staff of the entity in charge of the data processing or by persons who may be entrusted with occasional maintenance work. No data obtained from the web services will be communicated or disseminated to third parties, except in the cases provided for by law. The personal data provided by users will be used only for the performance of the service requested, in accordance with the express purpose of the data processing, and will be communicated to third parties only when this is necessary for the stated purpose.

Type of data processed

Navigation data

Navigation data – The software systems and procedures required for the functioning of this website collect, during normal operation, certain personal data whose transmission is necessary for the application of Internet communication protocols. Such information is not collected for the purpose of attributing it to identified individuals, but because of its nature, could allow users to be identified through processing and association with data held by third parties. This category of data includes the IP addresses or domain names of the computers used by visitors to connect to the website, the URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) addresses of the resources requested, the time of the request, the method used to submit the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in response, the numerical code identifying the status of the response given by the server (successful, error, etc.) and other parameters relating to the user’s operating system and computer configuration. These data are used only for the purposes of anonymous statistical data collection on the use of the website and for checking its correct functioning, and are kept only for the time necessary for this purpose. The data may be used to establish liability in the event of any IT offences to the detriment of our website.

Data supplied voluntarily by the user

The express and voluntary sending of electronic mail to the addresses indicated in this website implies the acquisition of the sender’s address, which is necessary to answer the requests, as well as any personal data contained in the message. Specific communications and consents are displayed on the web pages relating to the specific services requested.


In this regard, the website does not collect any personal data about users. No cookies are used for the transmission of information of a personal nature. The use of so-called session cookies (which are not permanently stored on the visitor’s computer and are deleted when the browser is closed) is strictly limited to the transmission of session identifiers (consisting of random numbers generated by the server) that allow safe and efficient navigation within the website. The so-called session cookies used on this website avoid the use of other IT techniques that could have adverse effects on the confidentiality of navigation for visitors. In any case, the collection of personal data with which the visitor can be identified is excluded.


With our newsletter we inform our clients about relevant changes in the law or innovations in the field of Italian tax legislation. In order for you to receive our newsletter, we need, among other things, a valid e-mail address from you. You can download the newsletters and circulars from our website. The content of the newsletters does not constitute an expert opinion in tax and/or legal matters and cannot be relied upon as such for any specific situation. The data we receive is processed on the legal basis of our legitimate interest and may be passed on to our dispatch service provider if necessary. You have the option to unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time and can thereby revoke your consent.


What are cookies?

Cookies are small text strings that send the locations the user visits to his terminal (usually the browser), where they are stored before being transferred back into the same locations on the next visit to the same user. For this purpose, the cookies are divided here as technical cookies and profiling cookies, depending on the type of use, as well as in own cookies or third party cookies, depending on the user use.

Cookies types:

  1. Technical cookies The technical cookies are used for the sole purpose of „carrying out the transmission of a message over an electronic communications network or as exclusively necessary for the provider of an information society service explicitly requested by the subscriber or user, such as service“(cf. art. 122 paragraph 1 of the Privacy Code). The technical cookies are distinguished from the navigational or usage cookies (which guarantee the normal navigation and use of the website); analytical cookies (similar to cookies, where technicians are used directly by the site operators to collect information, in general terms, the number of users, and how they visit the site) and functional cookies (allow the user to navigate based on a set of selected criteria, such as language, to improve the service for the same user.
  2. Profiling cookies Profiling cookies are used to send advertising messages in accordance with the user’s preferences on the network.
  3. Third-party cookies Due to the various users who install the cookies on the PC and depending on whether it is the same administrator of the website that the user is visiting or another website that installs the cookies for its own use, a distinction is always made between own cookies and third-party cookies.

In order to provide optimal web navigation, the visited website may make use of all or part of the following cookies, which are its own and/or those of third parties:

  • Session cookie (local) This is a technical cookie with a storage function of the user’s actions within a website. This is deleted when the user leaves the website. Should it be an e-commerce website, this cookie is also used to store the products placed in the shopping cart.
  • Google Analytics (third party) Monitoring cookies for the development of website usage statistics; Google Analytics uses cookies that do not store personal data and are placed on the user’s PC to allow the website provider to make analyses of how the same users use the website. To prevent the storage of the cookies previously mentioned here, the user must follow the procedure in this link: Link
  • Facebook (third party) These cookies are used to develop and improve advertising, i.e. with marketing strategies to send messages to the user in accordance with their interests. Additional information, also related to the modality to disable these above mentioned cookies, can be downloaded in the following link: Link To check/uncheck the cookies click here: Link
  • Adwords (third party) These cookies are used to develop and improve advertising, i.e. with marketing strategies to send messages to the user in accordance with their interests. Additional information, also related to the modality with which these aforementioned cookies can be disabled, can be downloaded in the following link: Link to check/uncheck the cookies click here: Link

How to disable, delete or block cookies.

This website you are visiting allows you to check/uncheck the individual cookies, with the modalities illustrated hereafter, but with the indication that in case of deactivation, the full use of the website can no longer be guaranteed.


  1. Open the Firefox browser.
  2. Press the „Alt“ key on your keyboard.
  3. Select „Menu“ and then „Options“ in your toolbar.
  4. Select the „Privacy“ tab.
  5. For „Firefox will create a history:“ select „according to user-defined settings“.
  6. Uncheck „Accept cookies“ and save your settings.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click on the „Tools“ button and then on „Internet Options“.
  3. Click on the „Privacy“ tab.
  4. In the „Cookies“ tab, you can uncheck the box and save your settings.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome.
  2. Select „Settings“.
  3. Click on „Show advanced settings“.
  4. Click on „Content settings“ in the „Privacy“ tab.
  5. In the „Cookies“ section, you can deactivate them and save your settings.


  1. Open Safari.
  2. Select „Settings“ in the function list (grey cogwheel in the upper right corner) and click on „Privacy“.
  3. Under „Accept Cookies“ you can specify whether and when Safari should accept cookies from websites. For more information, click on Help.
  4. If you would like to know more about the cookies that are stored on your computer, click on „Show cookies“.

Voluntariness of the provision of data

Apart from the information regarding navigation data, the user is free to provide the personal data requested in the registration form. However, if these are not provided, it may mean that the requested service cannot be provided.

Modalities of data processing

Personal data are processed by automated means, and only for the time strictly necessary for the purposes for which they were obtained. Specific security measures are followed to prevent data loss, unlawful or inappropriate use or unauthorised access.

Rights of the data subjects

The persons to whom the personal data refer have the right to obtain, at any time, confirmation of the existence or non-existence of such data, to verify their correspondence with the factual situation or to request their integration, rectification or correction (art. 15 and following of the GDPR). According to the same articles, they have the right to request the erasure, the limitation of the processing of the data processed unlawfully, as well as to oppose, in any case, for legitimate reasons, their processing.

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