Privacy Policy

This privacy policy is referred to the website (hereinafter, the "Site") and describes the data processing activities performed by Harmont & Blaine S.p.A. (hereinafter, "Harmont & Blaine") through the Site, which is owned by Harmont & Blaine. The Site is managed by Harmont & Blaine and the company Drop S.r.l., in its role of Data Processor nominated by the Data Controller, as defined below. Harmont & Blaine recognizes the importance of the privacy of its users and is committed to protect it, in accordance with European Legislation on data protection and the the Italian “Privacy Code” (Legislative Decree June 30, 2003 n. 196 and further amendments and integrations).

1. Types of data collected

If user visits the Site usually no personal data will be collected or processed, expect for the so named "surfing data", which are data whose transmission to the Site is necessary to allow the functioning of the information systems that manage the Site and more generally the use of Internet communications protocols. Surfing data are for example the computer’s IP addresses or domain names used to visit the Site together with other parameters on the relevant operating system. Harmont & Blaine does not collect surfing data to associate them with other user’s information or to identify users. However, by their nature, surfing data may allow the identification of user by association with other information. Harmont & Blaine may use said data to assess possible responsibilities for information crimes against the Site or realized through the Site. With this exception, Harmont & Blaine keeps surfing data only temporarily and according to applicable legislation. As regards to the use of Cookies, please refer to the below section 6.

Harmont & Blaine collects and processes personal data voluntarily provided by user upon interaction with the Site functionalities and request of the services offered by the Site, for example when user subscribes to the Site, to the newsletter and purchases Harmont & Blaine products.

Harmont & Blaine may collect include name, e-mail and phone number. When personal data are collected on the Site a specific informative statement will be displayed according to Art. 13 of the Privacy Code. If user provides Harmont & Blaine with personal data of third parties (for example the telephone number or e-amil address of a third party) user shall provide that said communication to Harmont & Blaine and its processing for the purposes specified in the relevant privacy statement are in compliance with the Privacy Code and applicable legislation, so for example user may provide third parties’ data only after having duly informed them and having obtained their consent if necessary.

2. Purposes and means of personal data processing; consequences in case of refusal

In addition to the so-called surfing data (please refer to section 2 above and the paragraph on Cookies, below) Harmont & Blaine may process the personal data in order to provide the services requested, such as elaborating and operating the purchase requests and perform the necessary fulfillments connected to them, including administrative, accounting tax and legal obligations.

User’s personal data will also be processed by Harmont & Blaine to comply with obligations imposed by laws, regulations and Community legislation (including money laundering legislation) and to establish or defend a legal claim of Harmont & Blaine.

Furthermore, personal data may be processed for marketing purposes (namely to send newsletter, information, promotional material regarding products, services, promotions and initiatives of t Harmont &Blaine, as well as to invite to events and activities) or for profiling activities (creation of profiles based on habits and choices of consumers), where the appropriate consents are provided by the user.

For the purposes described above, the conferment of personal data of the user is necessary, and any refusal would prevent Harmont & Blaine from performing its contractual obligations and providing services and goods to the user.

Harmont & Blaine processes personal data mostly through electronic and automated means whose procedures and logics are defined according to the purposes herein specified. Data may also be processed in paper form. Harmont & Blaine keeps data only for the time that is necessary to fulfill specific purposes that are sought from time to time.

3. Extent of personal data communication and transfer abroad

User personal data will be accessible within the Harmont & Blaine organization on a need-to-know basis by its personnel as persons charged with data processing operations. User personal data may be communicated to institutions, authorities, public entities, professionals, independent consultants, business partners of Harmont & Blaine, notably third parties to which it may revert to in relation to performance of business, professional and technical services functional to the managing of the Site and the processing purposes herein specified. User’s personal data may also be communicated to third parties in case of mergers, acquisitions, transfer of assets, products or other extraordinary operations and Harmont & Blaine companies. These third parties will be provided only with the information necessary to perform their respective functions; they agree to use the information received only for the processing purposes above specified, to keep it confidential and secure and to comply with applicable law. User’s personal data may further be communicated to whoever is the legitimate addressee under applicable laws, thus for example in case of judicial processes, request by competent courts and authorities or other legal obligation, and if Harmont & Blaine in good faith holds the data communication as necessary to comply with obligations deriving from applicable legislation, to protect and defend the rights and property of Harmont & Blaine and the Site. The third parties receiving data will process them as Controllers, Processors or persons in charge of processing, as the case may be, for the same purposes specified in this Privacy Policy and according to applicable privacy laws.

Harmont &Blaine, where requested by privacy law, will obtain the necessary consents in order to process the data provided. The data provided will under no circumstance be processed by third parties for their own promotional and profiling purposes.

4. The data Controller and the data Processor

A) A The data Controller is Harmont & Blaine S.p.a., Zona Industriale, S.S. 87 km. 16.460 - 80023 CAIVANO (NA), Ph.: +39.081.8881111. E-mail:

B) B The data processor is Drop S.r.l. - Via Sandro Pertini 1 - 63812 Montegranaro (FM), Tel.: +39.0733.779539. E-mail:

5. Cookies

Cookies are small text files sent to the device of the user by the visited website. Cookies are stored in the computer hard disk, thus allowing the website to recognize user and store certain information concerning them, in order to permit or improve the service offered.

There are different types of cookies. Some are necessary to navigate on the site, others have a different purpose such as ensuring internal security, performing system administration tasks and statistical analysis, understanding which sections of the website are more relevant to users, or offering a personalized experience on the website.

The Site uses cookies that do not run programs on the device of the user nor upload viruses on it, and that do not allow any kind of control over the device. Harmont & Blaine does not use cookies to access information on the device, to store data on it or to monitor the activities. The foregoing refers to both the device of the user or any other device used to access the Site.

Disabling cookies may limit the ability to use the Site and prevent from benefitting in full of the features and services offered on the Site.

Harmont & Blaine has no access or control over cookies, web bacon and other tracking technologies used on third-party sites which the user may access from the Site, the availability of any content, and material that is published or obtained through such sites and related methods of treatment of the personal data; Harmont & Blaine expressly disclaims any responsibility accordingly. The user should check the privacy policy of third party websites accessed from the Site to learn about the conditions applicable to the processing of personal data since this Privacy Policy applies only to the Site as defined above.

5.1 Existing types of cookies

Technical and statistical cookies

Technical cookies: These cookies ensure the service works. Technical cookies save user preferences, access, lists of products and wish lists.
These cookies do not contain personal data or data that can be traced back to the user and are required for the application to work.

tatistical aggregate cookies: These cookies are used by the owner of the application to analyse the use, access and way in which users interact with the application.
Information collected anonymously can be analysed only in aggregate form so it is not possible to trace a user's information.

To this end, the site uses the Google Analytics application provided by Google Inc.
The data collected is used by Google to study and analyse the use of the application and may be used to customise advertising on its network.
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Profiling and third party cookies that may make use of it

Some services allow the anonymous identification of some user information in order to provide customised and personalised advertising.
An example of these cookies is the publication of an advertisement based on the recent visits to web pages or interests of users.

This site does not use of this type of cookie directly, but uses specific third party services for this purpose.


Facebook Remarketing
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Remarketing using Google Analytics
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Sharing with social networks

Some of the content of this website can be shared on social networks using parts of the site’s code.

Facebook social tools are provided by Facebook, Inc.
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Twitter social tools are provided by Twitter, Inc.
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"Pin it" button (Pinterest)
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Google+ +1 button and social widgets (Google Inc.)
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AddThis (Addthis Inc.)
AddThis is a service which displays a widget that allows interaction with social networks provided by Clearspring Technologies Inc.
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Embed Youtube

This application uses the Youtube service provided by Google, Inc. to publish and share its videos.
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Through this service and for adhering networks you can choose not to be profiled, which does not mean you will no longer receive advertising, only that it will no longer be selected according to your preferences.

5.2. How to change the settings for cookies

In addition to that stated on this page, preferences related to cookies can be managed directly from within your browser.
Through your browser preferences you can, for example, delete cookies previously installed, prevent the installation of new ones, delete or block certain cookies.

Below are the links with instructions to block cookies provided by the main browsers.

In addition, through the Your Online Choices service the user can manage the tracking preferences of most advertising networks.

5.3 Accuracy of the information

The installation of cookies by third parties through the services used by this application cannot be controlled by the owner of the application, therefore any reference to their use, despite the efforts of the owner to ensure correct information, should be considered indicative and the user is advised to consult the Privacy Policies of any services shown on this page for more detailed information.
Since the installation of cookies and other tracking systems by third parties through the services used within this application cannot be technically controlled by the owner of the application, all specific references to cookies and tracking systems installed by third parties should be considered indicative. For more information, see the Privacy Policies of the third party services listed in this document.

6. Place where personal data are stored

Personal data will be stored and processed through an electronic system owned by Harmont & Blaine and managed by Harmont & Blaine or by third parties providing technical services to Harmont & Blaine; Data will be processed only by specifically authorized staff, including staff in charge of performing non-routine maintenance operations.

7. User’s rights

User is entitled at any moment to enforce the rights acknowledged under Art. 7 of the Privacy Code, including for example to obtain confirmation that user’s personal data exist or not, verify their content, origin, accuracy, ask for their integration, updating, amendment, deletion, transformation in anonymous form, block for breach of laws, oppose for legitimate reason the data processing. The user may oppose to the processing for legitimate resons. For any request on the personal data processing by Harmont & Blaine and to enforce privacy rights user may contact Harmont & Blaine or its Processor, at the address indicated at point 4 above.

This Privacy Policy is subject to updating and amendment. The version published on the Site is the version currently in force. Changes to this Privacy Policy will be communicated by publication of the new policy on the Site. Harmont & Blaine invites users to periodically review the Privacy Policy to be informed of any relevant change.

8. Security and quality of personal data

Harmont & Blaine is committed to protect the security of user’s personal data and complies with security provisions set forth by applicable laws and regulations to prevent loss of data, unlawful or unfair use of data and unauthorized access to data, with specific but not limited reference to Annex B of the Privacy Code (Technical Specifications Concerning Minimum Security Measures). Moreover, information systems and software programs are configured by reducing to a minimum the use of personal and identification data, which are used only if necessary for specific purposes that are sought from time to time. Harmont & Blaine uses a variety of advanced security technologies and procedures to help protect user’s personal data. For example, personal data are stored on secured servers placed in controlled locations.

The Effective Date of this Privacy Policy is: 15 April, 2014