Athena s.a.s. - Design and manufacturing of molds for aluminium casting (FSP)

Privacy policy

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In accordance with rule 13 to Art. 13 of D.Lgs. N. 196/2003 (Personal Data Protection Act), the privacy policy of this web site is disclosed to those that consult and avail of the web services of Athena s.a.s. as available at the following address::
The above Internet address is the official web site of Athena s.a.s.

The privacy policy applies to Athena s.a.s.’s web site only. It does not apply to other web sites linked to Athena s.a.s.’s web site.

This privacy policy is also in accordance with EU directive 95/46/CE, rule 29, on personal data protection. This directive, adopted on 17th May 2001, defines minimum data protection requirements for the online collection of personal data. In particular, this directive defines ways, timing and nature of treatment of personal data by companies; companies have to disclose their privacy policy to online visitors of their web sites.

Who will be using your personal data

Athena s.a.s., based in Sumirago (Va) via Pirovano n. 20, is responsible for processing your data.

Where your personal data will be used

Your data will not be communicated externally and they will only be used internally by Athena s.a.s.’s employees who are specifically designated to process them.

No data obtained from consulting and availing of Athena s.a.s.’s web services will be communicated to third parties. The personal information provided by users through the e-mail this site are used solely for the purpose of performing the service or provision requested and will be disclosed to third parties only if this is necessary.

Types of personal data

Navigation data

Navigation data are data that, by their nature, could allow the identification of the users of our web site.

This type of data includes the IP address of the computer used by the user that connect to the site, the timing of the request, the method used to send the request to the server, the numerical code indicating the feedback from the server (ok, error, etc.) and other parameters of the operating system of the user.

These data are only used to compile anonymous statistics on the use of the web site and to check the correct functioning of the site: these data are therefore cancelled immediately after their processing.

Data voluntarily given by web site users

The optional, explicit and voluntary e-mail addresses listed on this website entails the subsequent acquisition of the sender, necessary to respond to requests, and any other data included in the notification.

information on the use of cookies site uses cookies and similar technologies to ensure the proper functioning of procedures and improve the experience of use of online applications. This document provides detailed information on the use of cookies and similar technologies, how they are used by Athena s.a.s. and how to manage them.


Cookies are short pieces of text (letters and / or numbers) that allow the web server to store on the client (browser) information to be reused during the same visit to the site (session cookies) or later, even after days (persistent cookies). Cookies are stored, according to user preferences from a single browser on the specific device being used (computer, tablet, smartphone).

Similar technologies, such as, for example, web beacons, clear GIFs and all forms of local storage introduced with HTML5, can be used to gather information on user behavior and use of services.

Later in this document will refer to cookies and similar technologies all by simply using the word “cookie”.

Types of cookies

Based on the characteristics and use of cookies, we can distinguish several categories:

  • Cookie strictly necessary - These cookies are essential for the proper functioning of and are used to manage the login and access to reserved functions of the site (if any). The duration of cookies is strictly limited to the working session (closed the browser are deleted). Their deactivation compromise the use of services accessible by login (if any). The public part of is normally used
  • Cookie analysis and performance - are cookies used to collect and analyze traffic and use the site anonymously. These cookies, even without identifying the user, allow, for example, to detect if the same user returns to connect at different times. They also allow you to monitor the system and improve its performance and usability. The deactivation of these cookies can be executed without any loss of functionality
  • Cookie profiling - These are persistent cookies used to identify (anonymously or not) user preferences and improve your browsing experience. The site does not use cookies of this type
  • Third party cookies - Visiting a website you may receive cookies from the site to be visited ("owners"), both from websites maintained by other organizations (“third parties”). A notable example is the presence of “social plugin” for Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn and YouTube. It is part of the page visited directly generated by these sites and integrated into site page host. The most common use of social plugin is aimed at sharing content on social networks.
    The presence of these plugins involves the transmission of cookies to and from all sites operated by third parties. The management of the information collected by “third parties” shall be governed by the relevant information which please refer. To ensure greater transparency and convenience, are shown below the web addresses of different information and how to manage cookies, today made available. If they were to change such addresses, Athena s.a.s. assumes no liability and will make every effort to update these addresses as soon as possible.

Statistics: ShinyStat™ ISP - Business

It is crucial to point out that the first-party cookies provided by ShinyStat™ only under our domain are cookie "analytics" and are considered as technical cookies used to collect statistical information in an aggregated and anonymous.

Cookies technical
  • [...] cookie analytics, similar to cookies where engineers used directly by the site operator to collect information, in aggregate, the number of users and how they visit the site;
  • [...] For the installation of these cookies it does not require the prior consent of the user, while it remains subject to the obligation to provide the information pursuant to art. 13 of the Code, the operator of the site, if you use only such devices may provide the manner that it considers most appropriate
  • SOURCE: Data Protection Authority

For these cookie remains subject to the obligation to give the information, pursuant to art. 13 of the Code. In particular:

  • Description: it’s cookie called “analytics”, used to collect information in an aggregated and anonymous on the number of users and how they visit the Web sites; it comes to cookies purposes only statistics for site optimization (and not profiling or marketing) that do not allow in any way to trace the identity of the individual visitor
  • Information: Visitors to the site can see the required Privacy Information provided by us at the following address:
  • Opt-Out: if they so wish, may make the opt-out by clicking the following link: For those who will carry out the opt-out, ShinyStat™ will not collect any statistical data on navigation.

Duration of cookies

Some cookies (session cookies) remain active only until you close your browser or log out of the execution of the command (if any). Other cookies “survive” the closure of the browser and are also available in future visits.

These cookies are known as persistent and their duration is set by the server at the time of their creation. In some cases there is fixed a deadline, in other cases the duration is unlimited. Athena s.a.s. does not use persistent cookies.

However, browsing the pages of the site, you can interact with sites operated by third parties that can create or modify persistent cookies and profiling.

Management of cookies

The user can decide whether to accept cookies using the settings on your browser. Warning: Disabling all or part of the technical cookies can compromise the use of the functionality of the site for registered users (if any). On the contrary, the usability of public content is also possible to completely disabling cookies. Disabling cookies "third party" does not prejudge in any way the navigability.

The setting can be defined specifically for different websites and web applications. Furthermore the best browsers allow you to define different settings for cookies “owners” and those of “third parties”.

For example, in Firefox through the menu Tools-> Options -> Privacy, you can access a control panel where it is allowed to define whether or not to accept the different types of cookies and remove them.

Freedom on disclosure of personal data

Except for navigation data, the user is free to provide the personal details requested in our online questionnaire. The user will be requested to give his permission to the processing of personal data. The lack of permission may result in Athena s.a.s. being unable to respond to online requests.

Rights of the users of Athena s.a.s.’s web site

Rule 7 of D.LGS. n. 196/2003 gives online users the right to ask the cancellation of their personal data from Athena s.a.s.’s database, the termination of their use or the transformation of these data into anonymous form when data have been used against the law. Individuals can also oppose the use of their personal data for any use, if they have good reasons to do so.

The individuals retain the right to verify the existence of such data, to know their content and their origin, to verify their correctness and to update them (rule 7 of D.LGS. n. 196/2003).

Requests should be sent via e-mail to the attention of Ms. Tia Baldessari at