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This page describes the management of the website with reference to the processing of the personal data of users who consult it.

This disclosure is provided in accordance with artt. 13-14 EU Regulation 2016/679 (GDPR). It is provided for the people who interact with the web services of S.I.A.T. S.p.A. – Società Italiana Acciai Trafilati – (hereinafter referred to as “S.I.A.T.”, or the “Official in Charge of Data Processing”) which are accessible from the address:

This disclosure only relates to this website, and not to other websites that the customer may visit after following links present on the pages of this website.
The disclosure also conforms with recommendation no. 2/2001 for the protection of personal data, for which European authorities formed a Group (instituted from art. 29 of the directive no. 95/46/CE, adopted on the 17th May 2001) in order to determine some minimum requirement for the collection of personal data and, in particular, the procedures, times and nature of the information that the officials in charge of data processing must provide to users when they connect to web pages irrespective of the purposes of the connection.

1. The “Official” in charge of data processing
As a result of using this website, data relating to identified or identifiable persons may be processed.
The “Official” in charge of the processing is S.I.A.T. S.p.A. – Società Italiana Acciai Trafilati -, with headquarters in Rivoli Z.I. (Industrial Zone) – 33010 Osoppo (UD) – Italy.

2. “Organisation Responsible” for the processing
FERRIERE NORD S.p.A. has been designated as being in charge of the processing in accordance with article 28 of EU Regulation 2016/679, in as much as it is in charge of the maintenance of the technical side of the website.

3. Place of data processing
Data processing connected to the web services of this website takes place at the above mentioned headquarters of the Company and is carried out by personnel in charge of data processing. Such data, including those related to the newsletter service, may also be processed by FERRIERE NORD S.p.A. personnel, which has been designated as being in charge of the processing ex art. 28 of EU Regulation 2016/679, in as much as it is in charge of the maintenance of the technical side of the website, at the Company’s headquarters.
No data deriving from the web service is either communicated or shared.
Personal data supplied by users who request the shipment of informative material (mailing lists, newsletters, answers to questions, etc.) is only used in order to carry out the service or services requested, and is not communicated to third parties.

4. Type of data processed

4.1 Navigation data
During the normal course of operation, the IT systems and software employed for the operation of this website acquire some personal data, the transmission of which is implicit during the use of Internet communication protocols.
The data is not collected in order to identify users, but due to its nature, it could allow users to be identified through processing and interrelation with data held by third parties.
This type of data includes: IP addresses or the domain names of the computers used by the users who connect to the website, the URI addresses (Uniform Resource Identifier) of the requested resources, the time of the request, the method employed to submit the request to the server, the dimension of the file obtained in reply, the numerical code indicating the state of the reply given by the server (successful, error, etc.), and other parameters of the operating system and IT system of the user.
This data is used for the sole purpose of obtaining anonymous statistical information on the use of the website and in order to verify that it is working correctly. It is immediately deleted after processing. This data could be used for the assessment of responsibility in the case of a hypothetical cyber crime being committed against the website, but it does not however persist for longer than seven days.

4.2 Data supplied voluntarily by the customer

The voluntary, optional and explicit sending of an email to the addresses listed on this site, also the filling out of specific forms, reveals the address of the sender (which is necessary in order to answer any requests) as well as any other personal data contained within the email.

The data will essentially be processed for the following specific purposes:

  1. sending information regarding the services and products/branded solution supplied by S.I.A.T. and/or by the other companies of the Group, as well as notifications of any kind, including if sent through contact forms;
  2. allow the establishment of a professional collaboration;
  3. sending informative newsletters, if subscribed to the service (please note that this newsletter does not contain commercial and/or promotional materials);
  4. fulfill any regulatory obligations.

Specific summary information will be reported or displayed on the pages of the website for particular on request services.

4.2.1 Cookies
Cookies are small files sent by the websites that you visit which are saved on your computer. The cookies are saved in the file directory of your browser. The next time you visit the website, your browser will read the cookie and will re-transmit the information to the website or the entity that originally created the cookie. In order to learn more about these technologies and about how they work, visit, for example, the website

The session cookies used on this website do not involve IT technologies that could potentially prejudice the confidentiality of the user’s navigation. They do not allow for acquiring personal identifying data of the user.

The storage time of the data acquired depends on the type of cookie. Session cookies expire when the browser is closed. Persistent cookies, including Local Shared Objects ﴾”Flash cookies”﴿, have typical expiry times ranging from two months to a couple of years.

How to disable cookies (opt-out)

The majority of internet browsers are initially set up to automatically accept cookies. That means that you are able to, at any time, set up your browser so as to accept all cookies, only some of them, or to refuse them altogether, disabling their use from part of the website. Furthermore, you can normally set up your browser’s preferences in such a way as to be informed each time a cookie is saved on your computer. Finally, at the end of every session, you can delete any cookies collected from the hard disk of your device. If you want to delete the cookies installed in the cookie folder of the browser, it is important to remember that each browser manages its settings differently.

You can find information on how to manage Cookies in your browser at the following addresses:

Google Chrome
Mozilla Firefox
Apple Safari
Apple Safari for mobile devices
Microsoft Windows Explorer
Microsoft Windows Edge

Furthermore, in order not to receive cookies from Google Analytics, you can visit the page:

Alternatively, it is possible to disable only Google Analytics cookies by using the additional opt-out extension provided by Google for the main browsers.

If you want to know more about cookies in general, visit or www.garanteprivacy/cookie.

Technical Cookies that do not request consent

The so-called “Technical” cookies, for which no processing consent is requested, are the following:

a) Cookies relating to processes which are strictly necessary for the operation of the website and the services provided: these are cookies which are used to guarantee normal navigation of the website. In most cases, they are session cookies.

b) Functional cookies relating to optimisation: these allow the user to navigate the site according to the criteria selected (such as, for example, the language, currency, content of the basket during online purchases) in order to enjoy the services provided and/or to improve them. In most cases, these cookies have a maximum duration of 365 days.

Technical cookies do not require consent, therefore they are installed automatically when the site is accessed and are not used for other purposes.

Services and cookies issued by Third Parties

In the case of services provided by third parties, you can furthermore exercise your right to oppose tracking by searching for information on how to do so through the privacy policy of the third party, through the opt out link if provided, or by contacting the third party directly.

Without prejudice to what has just been stated, the Official in Charge of Data Processing informs you that you can take advantage of Your Online Choices ( Through this service, you can manage the tracking preferences of most of the advertising tools. The Official in Charge of Data Processing therefore advises you to use this resource in addition to the information supplied by this document.

Since the setting of cookies and other tracking technologies operated by third parties through the services used within this website cannot be technically controlled by the Official in Charge of Data Processing, every specific reference to Cookies and tracking technologies installed by third parties is to be considered indicative. For further information, consult the privacy policy of third parties’ services.

Given the objective complexity tied to the identification of technologies based on cookies and to their very tight integration with the operation of the web, you are can contact the Official in Charge of Data Processing if you wish to further investigate the use of cookies and their uses (for example by third parties) through this site.

5. Monitoring, statistics and plug-ins

5.1 The use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service supplied by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, California, 94043 USA (hereinafter referred to as “Google”). Google Analytics uses so called “cookies”, text files that are saved on your computer in order to allow the analysis of how you use the web site. Information on the use of the website (including your IP address) obtained through the cookies is sent and saved in a Google server in the United States. Google uses this information in order to analyse your use of the website, to draw up a report on website traffic for the owner of the website, and to offer further services relating to the website and the Internet. Google may also transmit this information to third parties when it is required by law or when such third parties process the aforementioned information on behalf of Google. Under no circumstances will Google associate your IP address with other data possessed by Google. You can avoid the installation of the cookies by changing the settings of your browser, however you should note that this could prevent you from using all of the features of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of your data by Google with the above mentioned procedures and for the above mentioned purposes. You can revoke your consent to future collection and storage of personal data at any time. To such an aim, our contact details are quoted in the colophon. Alternatively, you can deactivate Google Analytics add-ons (, if available for your browser.

Please note that this website employs Google Analytics with the anonymizelp extension in the Javascript ga.js library (and, more recently ga (`set’, `anonymizeIp’, true) in the analytics.js library) and therefore abbreviated versions of IP addresses are used so as to avoid direct personal identification.

In order to consult the privacy disclosure of Google relevant to the Google Analytics service, please visit

In order to find out about Google’s privacy regulations, we invite you to visit

By using our website, you consent to the processing of your data by Google with the above mentioned procedures and for the above mentioned purposes.

6. Interaction with social networks and external platforms

These services allow this website to monitor the use and behaviour of some of its own components in order to allow the improvement of performance and features, and for maintenance or problem solving.

The Personal Data processed depends on the characteristics and on the mode of implementation of these services, which by their very nature filter the activity of this website.

Embedded content and social plug-ins (third parties’ cookies).

This website uses Social plug-ins for sharing and for embedded content from Youtube, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, Instagram and generally when appropriate embeddeable contents from other platforms. This website cannot control the cookies that these third party sites distribute and, for this reason, it is advisable that you inform yourself directly at every third party’s site in order to have greater control over these cookies.

The following are some useful links regarding the cookies policies of the third parties mentioned:


Button and social widget of Linkedin (LinkedIn Corporation)

The Linkedin button and social widget are services for interacting with the Linkedin social network and are supplied by the LinkedIn Corporation.

Privacy Policy of Linkedin:

Like button and social widget of Facebook (Facebook, Inc.)

The “Like” button and social widget of Facebook are services for interacting with the Facebook social network and are supplied by Facebook, Inc.

Privacy Policy of Facebook:

Tweet button and social widget of Twitter (Twitter, Inc.)

The Tweet button and the social widget of Twitter are services for interacting with the Twitter social network and are supplied by Twitter, Inc.

Privacy Policy of Twitter

Google Fonts (third party Cookies)

Parts of this site use fonts from the Google Fonts service.

Privacy policy of Google:

7. Options for the conferral of data

Besides what was specified for the browsing data, the customer is free to supply personal data in application forms or in any other manner in order to speed up the shipment of newsletters, informative material or other communications.

Not conferring this data may render it impossible to obtain what was requested.

8. Processing methods

Personal data is processed with automated tools for the period strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which they were collected.
Specific security measures are observed in order to prevent the loss of data, illicit or incorrect use, and unauthorised access.

9. Transfer of your information abroad

The conferred data may be transferred abroad, in accordance with the legislation on the protection of Personal Data and within the limits of the purposes set out above.

10. Rights of the interested parties

The Interested Party, as set out by art. 15-22 GDPR, can exercise their right to access their personal data and its transferability. They can demand its updating, rectification or integration as well as, in the cases described by the current provisions, cancellation or limitation – that is, to oppose the processing.

Requests must be directed as follows:

– by paper mail to S.I.A.T. S.p.A. postal address
– by email to the address:

For more information, you can contact the Official in Charge of Data Processing:

S.I.A.T. S.p.A. – Società Italiana Trafilati –
Via Facini, 54 – 33013 Gemona del Friuli (UD)
Tel: +39 0432 062811 – Fax: +39 0432 062960