Privacy and Cookies Policy

SviluppoMania Privacy Policy

SviluppoMania Privacy Policy


Privacy e Cookies Policy


This information (or “privacy policy”) is made in compliance with current legislation on the protection of personal data and, in particular, pursuant to EU Regulation 2016/679 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data , as well as the free circulation of such data (so-called “GDPR”) and of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003 (Code regarding the protection of personal data, so-called “Privacy Code”) with reference to the processing of personal data of users who access the site

This Privacy Policy aims to describe in a simple and transparent way to users which personal data are processed, for what purpose, by whom and how and inform them about the measures that are applied to protect their rights and their freedoms. This Privacy Policy, therefore, concerns only this site and is not also made for other websites that may be consulted by the user through links.


1. Data controller

2. Purpose of the treatment

3. Provision of personal data

4. What data are processed

5. Methods of data processing

6. To whom can the data be communicated?

7. What are the rights of the interested parties?

8. Right of revocation and opposition

9. Sviluppo Mania Official App

10. Deletion and / or export of personal data


1. Data controller

1.1 The holder of the personal data processing of the user is Francesco Candurro, with registered office in Formia at Via Palazzo n. 17, e-mail: [email protected].

2. Purpose of the treatment

2.1 By accessing and consulting this site, as well as taking advantage of the services offered to users through the site, information relating to users as identified or identifiable natural persons can be collected and processed. In the event that personal data are acquired, the same, in compliance with the current legislation on the protection of personal data, will be processed solely to pursue the following purposes:

a) purposes strictly connected and instrumental to allow access and use of the site, its features and services required;

b) to fulfill any obligations provided for by law and European legislation;

c) for operational and management needs internal to the Owner and related to the services offered through the site;

d) in a completely anonymous and aggregate form, for statistical purposes;

e) to execute the newsletter service (for details see section 4.3);


2.2 The data collected by users who use the site for the purposes indicated in the previous point could also be used for other purposes, but for each further processing will be required to users an express and explicit consensus. In this way, the data collected by users can only be used if the user freely and clearly agrees to each further processing.


3. Provision of personal data

3.1 The provision of personal data is mandatory for the purposes referred to in art. 2, paragraph 1, as the legal basis of the processing is the implementation of the services requested by the user, or the use of the site and any additional service required specifically (as in the case of the newsletter) made available through the site. An eventual refusal to the relative treatment can therefore prevent the execution of the requested services; however, it will be possible to consult the Website without providing any personal data, even if some features may not be available and some services not provided.

3.2 In particular, the consequences of any refusal to provide personal data will always be explicitly and specifically related to each service: for purposes of example, a refusal to the related processing may prevent the consultation of the Site and its functionality (in the case of cookies) or the receipt of the newsletter (in the case of the newsletter service offer). Therefore, the user will be adequately informed in the manner provided for each specific case, but in any case may consult the website also denying consent to the processing of personal data, where required; in this case, some features or features of the site could be disabled.


4. What data are processed?

Depending on the service provided, personal data of different types may be processed, as specified in this article.

4.1 Navigation data

The computer systems and software procedures used to operate this site acquire, during their normal operation, some personal data whose transmission is implicit in the navigation of websites. This information is not collected to be associated with identified individuals; however, by their very nature they could, through processing and association with data held by third parties, allow users to be identified. These include the IP addresses or domain names of the computers used by users connecting to the site, the URL addresses of the requested resources, the time of the request, the method used in submitting the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the response given by the server and other parameters related to the operating system and to the platform used by the user.

The above data are used for the sole purpose of obtaining anonymous statistical information on the use of the site and to check its correct functioning; they are deleted immediately after processing. The data could be used to ascertain responsibility in case of hypothetical IT crimes to the detriment of the site: apart from this possibility, the data on web contacts do not persist for more than seven days. Regarding cookies, please refer to par. 4.4 that follows.

4.2.1 Data provided voluntarily by the user (communications)

The optional, explicit and voluntary sending of communications by means of contact forms on the site or by e-mail to the addresses indicated on this site, entails the subsequent acquisition of the data communicated by the user, including his e-mail address, and consent to receive any reply messages to their requests.

The personal data supplied in this way are used only to satisfy or give feedback to the requests transmitted and are communicated to third parties only if this is necessary for this purpose.

4.2.2 Data provided voluntarily by the user (to receive communications for marketing and / or commercial promotion purposes)

In the sole case in which personal data (in particular, e-mail address and telephone number) are provided by the interested party in the context of a service requested by the same, the data thus provided may be used to send communications via e-mail relating to to services similar to those previously requested by the user, pursuant to art. 130, paragraph 4 of Legislative Decree 196/2003, without the need for express and prior consent (so-called soft spam). In any communication, in any case, the user is reminded that he can revoke the consent at any time and without formalities. The data are deleted at the request of the interested party.

4.3 Newsletter

The newsletter is sent by e-mail to those who explicitly request it, by filling out the appropriate form on the Website and authorizing the processing of personal data for the aforementioned purpose.

Consent: The provision of data is required only for the purpose of receiving the newsletter and any refusal will make it impossible to use the service, without further consequences.

Purpose: The personal data provided by users will be used only to send the newsletter and will not be disclosed to third parties.

Mode: The collected data will be processed with IT tools; In order to prevent loss, illegal or incorrect use or to prevent unauthorized access to the site, specific security measures are adopted.

Service delivery platform: the service is provided through the “MailPoet” platform made available and managed by the company Wysija SARL, located in 6 rue Dieudé
13006, Marseille(privacy policy:

Cancellation from the service: in order to stop receiving the newsletter, simply select the link for the cancellation, present at the end of each e-mail, or send a specific request to the e-mail address [email protected].

The cancellation is handled in an automated manner, so that further newsletters may be received for a period subsequent to such request, in any case no later than 72 hours from the request for cancellation, and the sending of which had been planned before the cancellation request was received.

4.4.1 Cookie

What are? Cookies are information stored by the browser when a website is visited with any suitable device (such as a PC, a tablet or a smartphone). Each cookie contains different data (for example, the name of the server it comes from, a numerical identifier, etc.), it can remain in the system for the duration of a session (until the browser is closed) or for long periods and can contain a unique identification code.

What are they for? Cookies are used for different purposes depending on their type: some are strictly necessary for the correct functionality of a website (technical cookies), while others optimize the performance to offer a better user experience or allow you to acquire statistics on ‘use of the site, such as cookies analytics or allow you to display personalized advertising, such as profiling cookies.

Consent: any provision of the user’s consent is memorized by SviluppoMania through a technical cookie, with a duration of 12 months. The user is informed both by means of the short notice (banner displayed until consent is given or denied, as explained in paragraph 4.4.4. “How to disable cookies?”) And through this extended information; furthermore, in paragraph 4.4.3 the links to the privacy policies of the third parties are indicated, also for the purposes of their disabling (where directly available through the same).

How to disable them? It is possible to disable cookies either through the browser settings (section 4.4.4 “How to disable cookies?”) Or through the mechanisms made available by some third parties (section 4.4.3 “Cookies used on the site”).


4.4.2 General types of cookies used on the site

Technical cookies (first part): they are essential for the proper functioning and visualization of the site and to store the user’s consent to the use of cookies.

Analytical cookies (first part): they are used for the purposes of aggregated analysis of site visits.

Analytical cookies (third part): they are used for the purposes of aggregated analysis of site visits, through the use of a third-party service.

Profiling cookies (third part): they are used to create user profiles and are used in order to send advertising messages in line with the preferences expressed by the same in the context of surfing the net, through recourse to a third-party service, including the advertising concessionaire for the most of them. The names of third parties and links to relevant information are available in the next paragraph. In any case, these cookies, and the information acquired through them, are not combined with the registered user account to access specific features of Tom’s Hardware (eg, to access the forum).

4.4.3 Cookies used on the site

First-party cookies: technical cookies are used for the following purposes: to store the user’s preference regarding cookies, the indication of the possibility of scrolling through a touch of the screen on mobile devices, authentication in the session (for the area reserved for staff and registered users).

Third-party cookies: several third-party cookies are used. Below are the links to the privacy policies of the relevant third parties, also for the relative and specific disabling (without prejudice to the provisions of paragraph 4.4.3, “How to disable cookies?”):


For cookies resulting from sharing via social networks, refer to each social network (because the cookies are related to the same):


4.4.4 How to disable cookies?

Browser control: The commonly used browsers (eg, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari) accept cookies by default, but this setting can be changed by the user at any time. This applies to both PCs and mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones: it is generally and widely supported.

Therefore, cookies can easily be deactivated or disabled by accessing the options or preferences of the browser used and generally only third-party cookies can be blocked; in general, these options will only take effect for that browser and on that device, unless there are no options to unify preferences on different devices. Specific instructions can be found in the options or help page of the browser. The disabling of technical cookies, however, may affect the full and / or proper functioning of different sites, including this site.

As a rule, the browsers used today:

  • They offer the “Do not track” option, which is supported by some websites (but not all). In this way, some websites may no longer collect certain browsing data;
  • They offer the option of anonymous or incognito browsing: in this way no data will be collected in the browser and the browsing history will not be saved, but navigation data will still be available to the operator of the website visited;
  • They allow you to delete cookies stored in whole or in part, but the new visit to a website are usually installed where this possibility is not blocked.

The links to the support pages of the most popular browsers are indicated (with instructions on how to disable cookies on these browsers):


Third-party cookies: third-party cookies can be disabled both in the manner described above and referring to each third party (following the links indicated in the previous paragraph).

Online tools: it should be noted that from the website it is possible not only to acquire further information on cookies, but also to verify the installation of numerous cookies on your browser / device and, where supported, also to disable them.


4.4.5 Use of personal data

The collected data are not used for automatic decision-making processes, neither for profiling nor for scoring. SviluppoMania does not process data from children under the age of 16 for which parental consent is required, which if collected will be immediately canceled.


5. Methods of data processing

5.1 Personal data are processed in a lawful and correct manner and used only for the purposes indicated in art. 2. Processing will be carried out using instruments that guarantee the security and confidentiality of personal data and with automated tools for storing, managing and transmitting the data. Specific security measures are adopted to prevent data loss and contain the risks of illicit or incorrect use and unauthorized access and personal data will be kept for the time prescribed by law and, in any case, for the time strictly necessary to follow up on the activities for which they were collected (for example, to find the request sent via the contact form on the site) and / or until the revocation of the consent given for the purposes referred to in art. 2, paragraph 1, lett. e) and f).


6. To whom can the collected data be communicated?

6.1 The processing operations connected to the web services of this site take place at the SviluppoMania headquarters and are only handled by technical staff specifically appointed for processing, internal and / or external to the same. In particular, where necessary only with prior consent, the data may be disclosed to third parties whose collaboration SviluppoMania may and / or must use for the performance of the services offered. The data acquired via the web, or in any case deriving from the web services, may be communicated to the technological and instrumental partners of which the Data Controller makes use of the services requested by the users, always respecting the purposes indicated in art. 2. To this end, the subjects who will have access to personal data will be specifically authorized for processing by the Data Controller and, if due, appointed as Data Processors, pursuant to Arts. 28 and 29 of the GDPR.

6.2 The data collected for the purposes set out above may also be disclosed to companies connected to the Data Controller and to persons authorized for this purpose by provisions of law and European legislation.

6.3 A list of the subjects to whom the Data Controller communicates the personal data collected for the aforementioned purposes is available and can be consulted at the Data Controller’s office and can be requested at the addresses indicated.


7. What are the rights of the interested parties?

7.1 The interested party is the natural person, identified or identifiable, to whom the personal data object of treatment refer and, therefore, the user who accesses the site and who requests the provision of services by SviluppoMania.

7.2 Each interested party is entitled to access at any time the data concerning him / her processed by the Data Controller (access right) in order to verify its correctness and to verify the lawfulness of the processing performed. The interested party may also exercise all the rights recognized by the current national and European legislation on the protection of personal data (from Legislative Decree 196/2003 and from EU Regulation No. 2016/679 and subsequent amendments and additions): in particular, it may request at any time the correction and updating of incorrect or inaccurate data, the limitation of the processing performed and the cancellation of the same (right to be forgotten), as well as proposing a complaint to the Authority for the protection of personal data (

Privacy Guarantor, Piazza di Monte Citorio, 121 – Rome (RM) – Italy, Tel. +39 06696771, E-mail: [email protected], PEC: [email protected]

7.3 With reference to personal data processed by automated means, the data subject may also receive the data concerning him in a structured and commonly used format and transmit them, if necessary, to another data controller (right to data portability).


8. Right of revocation and opposition

8.1 Each party is also entitled to revoke the consent granted at any time, without prejudice to the lawfulness of the processing performed by the Data Controller before such revocation.

8.2 The interested party is also always entitled to oppose the processing of data concerning him if it was carried out for direct marketing purposes by the Data Controller; in this case, your data will no longer be processed for these purposes, depending on the specific consent previously issued, by the Data Controller or any third party (right of opposition).


9. Sviluppo Mania Official App

9.1  Privacy Policy Official App: 


10. Deletion and / or export of personal data

10.1 What rights do you have on your data?
If you have an account on this site, or you have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of personal data that we hold about you, including the data you have provided. You can also request that we delete all personal data that we hold about you. This does not include data that we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal or security purposes.

10.2 Request for personal data
Use this form: to request the export / cancellation of personal data.



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