We wish to inform you that the Legislative Decree no. 196 dated 30th June 2003 includes the protection of people and other subjects with respect to the treatment of personal details. This statement is prompted by Recommendation no. 2/2001 that the European authorities for the protection of personal data, joined by the Group established from the article 29 of Directive no. 95/46/EC, adopted on 17 May 2001 to establish minimum requirements for collecting personal data on-line, and, in particular, the manner, timing and nature of the information that data controllers must supply to users when they connect to web pages, regardless of the purpose of the link, and under the provisions of Directive 2002/58/EC, as revised by Directive 2009/136/EC, with regard to Cookies.

HERON REAL ESTATE, as Controller of data processing, shall carry out the processing of your personal data in compliance with Italian Legislative Decree no. 196 of 30 June 2003 (Personal Data Protection Act, known as “Privacy Act”) entered into force on 1 January 2004. We inform you that by the establishment and/or the carrying out of the existing relations with you, our Company has acquired your data, even orally, either directly or from a third party, qualified as “personal data” in compliance with Legislative Decree no. 196/03. The aforesaid law provides for the obligation of the Controller of data processing to inform data subjects about which data are being handled and the type of processing, which shall in any case be carried out in an honest, lawful and transparent way, by protecting the confidentiality and rights of data subjects.

Pursuant to art. 13 of Legislative Decree no. 196/03, please find below the information regarding the processing of your personal data:

Type of processed data
We process your personal data, any information concerning a natural person, identified or identifiable, even indirectly, by reference to any other information including a personal identification number, identification data, personal data that allow direct identification (for example name, surname, date of birth, address, e-mail address, phone number, etc ...). Furthermore we process fiscal and economic data needed in the carrying out of the contractual relations with yout. We do not possess any of your data qualified as sensitive or judicial in compliance with paragraph 1, article 4 of Legislative Decree no.196/03.

Purposes of data processing
Conferring of your personal data is optional, but is absolutely essential for the execution of any commercial activity between you, the client, and HERON REAL ESTATE. The personal data you have provided shall be processed for the purpose of meeting our contractual requirements. The information furnished can be dealt with by a third party, but only for the execution of the law, for administrative or bookkeeping aims. Your data shall be processed for the entire contract term and even after it to fulfil legal obligations and for administrative and commercial purposes. If, after the pre-contractual negotiations, no agreement is entered into between our Company and you, your data shall be kept and stored for any future communications and/or offers.

Processing methods
The personal data will be carried out by electronic, automated and / or manual, with methods and tools to ensure maximum security and confidentiality, by persons authorized to do so in compliance with the requirements of Art. 31 and following D. Lgs 196/03.

Compulsory or optional supply of data and consequences of the refusal to supply them.
As regards the data we are obliged to know to fulfil the obligations required by law, regulations and Community legislation bodies, as well as arrangements given by authorities legitimated by law and supervisory and inspection bodies, the refusal to provide them will cause the impossibility to establish or carry on our relations, as far as these data are necessary to perform them.

Communication and disclosure
Your data shall not be disclosed by us, in the meaning that we shall not reveal them to any undefined person whatsoever even by making the data available for consultation. On the contrary, your data may be “communicated” by us, in the meaning that we may reveal them to one or more defined subjects under the following terms:
            to persons duly appointed to carry out data processing within our organization in compliance with the law;
            to subjects authorized by the law, regulations and Community legislations to gain access to such data, up to the extent allowed by such legislation;
            to firms or companies that have the need to gain access to your data for purposes connected to the existing relations between us and you, and only to the extent to which such data are necessary to carry out their tasks (for instance Credit Institutions and/or Banks, Legal Advisors, Notaries, etc.);
            to our consultants and agents to the extent needed by them to perform their tasks within our organization.
            to our Partners among Real Estate Agencies with whom we collaborate.

Your rights
Data subjects have the right to receive, at any time, confirmation as to whether or not the data exist, request information on the contents and origin of such data, and verify whether they are accurate or request that it be supplemented, updated, or rectified (pursuant to art. 7 of Legislative Decree no. 196/03). Pursuant to the same article, data subjects have the right to request the Controller to erase or block personal data. To exercise your rights, contact the Controller of data processing.

Controller of data processing
The Controller is HERON REAL ESTATE, with headquarters in Via Statale Regina, 2 – 22010 Colonno (Co), Italy.

For complete information regarding Legislative Decree no. 196 of 30 June 2003, we refer to the following site:

Updated May 2016

Cookies – Terms of use

In order to guarantee more efficient and simple services, this website makes use of cookies. Cookies are a small script (letters and/or numbers) which enable the web server to memorise, on the client (browser), information to be reused during the visit itself (session cookies) or later, even after a few days (persistent cookies). Based on user preferences, cookies are memorized by the single browser on the device used (computer, tablet, smartphones). Based on cookie characteristics and use we can distinguish different categories:

a) Technical Cookies
These cookies are necessary for the proper functioning of some areas of the site. This category comprises persistent cookies and session cookies, and in their absence, the site or parts of it, may not operate correctly. Therefore, these cookies will always be used and sent by our domain, regardless of the user’s preferences.

b) Analytics Cookies
These cookies allow to collect and statistically analyse traffic and use of the website, in order to improve and simplify it. Though anonymously, they permit monitoring the system and improving performance and usability. These cookies are sent by the website or by domains of third parties.  

c) Third Party Cookies
While surfing, cookies can be sent by the visited website and by domains of third parties extraneous to the site, like “social plug-ins” on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and LinkedIn. These types of cookies are mostly used to share contents on social networks. The management of the information gathered by the third parties is governed by their own policies which we ask you to refer to.

Third Parties Websites
Our website may contain links to other sites having their own privacy policy. Since these policies may differ from ours, we are not liable for third parties’ sites. Pursuant to art. 122, paragraph 2 of Legislative Decree 196/2003, the consent to use these cookies is expressed by the user through the individual browser settings he chose, without prejudice to his right to advise at any moment of his position on the data managed by the cookies he accepted.

Google Analytics
This site also comprises some components transmitted by Google Analytics, a web traffic analysis service offered by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Here too we are dealing with third party cookies collected and managed anonymously so as to monitor and improve host sites’ performance (performance cookies). Google Analytics uses "cookies" to collect and analyse anonymously the website use behavioural information (including user IPs). This information is collected by Google Analytics, which uses it to create reports relative to the activity on websites. This site does not use Google Analytics (nor does it allow third parties to do so) to monitor the site and to collect personal identification information. Google does not link the IP address to any other data possessed by Google nor does it seek to link an IP address to a user identity. Google may pass this information to third parties when this is required by law or when such third parties handle the information on behalf of Google.

Cookies Management
Users can decide to accept cookies or not by adjusting their browser’s settings.
Watch out: disabling either totally or partially technical cookies may compromise site functions for registered users. On the contrary, a site’s public content may be fully exploited when cookies are disabled. Disabling third party cookies has no effect on one’s navigation of a site. Cookie settings can be adjusted specifically for various sites and applications. Furthermore, the best browsers allow you to adjust various settings for both first party and third party cookies.

Updated May 2016