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Data Protection Policy Statement (Privacy Policy)

RCS Sport SpA, with registered office in Milan, Via A. Rizzoli 8 and RCS Mediagroup SpA, with registered office in Milan, Via A. Rizzoli 8 are Co-Data Processors responsible for processing the personal data collected on this website in accordance with and for the purposes of the Privacy Code.

In compliance with Articles 4 and 28 of Legislative Decree 196/2003, the Co-Data Processors process the personal data in various ways (collection, registration, organization, storage, processing, selection, extraction, utilization). In particular, RCS Mediagroup Spa acts as Co-Data Processor for the purpose of profiling and marketing, in addition to registration, organization, storage, processing, selection and extraction for the purposes of Customer Relationship Management (CRM). Furthermore, RCS MediaGroup SpA has also been appointed Data Processor by RCS Sport SpA for the management and maintenance of the CRM (Customer Relationship Management) database.

In accordance with our commitment and the care devoted by the Co-Data Processors to the protection of personal data, we hereby inform you of the procedures, purposes and scope of the communication and transmission of your personal data, and your rights, in accordance with Article 13 of Legislative Decree 196/2003.

In order to offer you the personalized services provided by our company websites, RCS Sport SpA and RCS MediaGroup SpA, as Co-Data Processors, must process some identification data necessary for the delivery of these services.
a) Navigation dataThe computer systems and technical procedures and software supporting the proper functioning of this website acquire some personal data during their normal operation, whose transmission is implicit in the operational mechanisms and the protocols in use on the Internet.

Each time a user logs on to this site and whenever he/she calls or requests content, the related access data is stored in our systems and, potentially, also by the Data Processor and by the persons in charge of processing, in the form of tabular or linear structured and/or unstructured data files (within specific log files).

Each line of data storage is composed of information such as:

  • The website from which our webpage has been called (so-called “referral”);
  • Your IP address;
  • The date and time of the request or access;
  • The same request made by your browser or other client in the form of a URI (Uniform Resource Identifier);
  • The technical code of the http response obtained from the server (error, success, etc.);
  • The amount of data transmitted;
  • The browser, its technical and functional characteristics and the operating system used.

This data will be used by the Co-Data Processors for the sole purpose of obtaining anonymous statistical information about use of the site in order to identify the pages most visited by users and to provide improved content, as well as check that the site is functioning properly. At the request of the Authorities, the data could be used to ascertain responsibility in the case of computer crimes against the site or its users.
b) Data supplied voluntarily by the user

In several areas of this site you have the opportunity to send us personal data (e.g. your e-mail address, name, zip code and other data that may relate to your identity). The sending of these data takes place on an explicitly voluntary basis and entails the subsequent acquisition of the email address of the sender (necessary to respond to requests) and any other personal data sent for the purposes of service and any other purposes you agree to.

The personal information that you provide will be recorded and stored on electronic media that are protected and treated with appropriate security measures, which may associate and integrate the data with other databases.

The information you provide will be processed by the Co-Data Processors exclusively with methods and procedures necessary to provide the services you have requested.

The data will not be disclosed but may be transmitted, as necessary for the provision of the service, to companies that on behalf of the Co-Data Processors perform technical or organizational tasks necessary to the provision of the services requested.

Only with your express consent may the data be used to perform statistical analysis, market research and the sending of commercial information on products and promotional initiatives of the Co-Data Processors and/or third party companies.

Only with your consent may the data be used for profiling, which can be carried out by a) the automated processing of the personal data of authenticated users to send and receive email messages related to the use of the service; b) cross-comparing personal data collected in connection with the provision and the related use of multiple services made available to the user; c) the use of other identifiers necessary to link specific actions or recurring behaviour patterns, in the use of the features offered, to individual identified or identifiable subjects .

Finally, with your express consent, your data may be provided to other companies operating in the fields of publishing, finance, automotive insurance, consumer goods, humanitarian organizations and charities, which may contact you as Managers of autonomous initiatives – the updated list is at your disposal and can be obtained from the Data Processor by using the address below – for statistical analysis, market research and delivery of commercial information on products and promotions.

In compliance with current regulations, we will ask you to consent to the processing of your data by ticking the “I agree” box in the registration form. It is understood that your consent refers to the processing of data other than those strictly necessary for the operations and services requested by you, at the time of your acceptance, given that for these activities your consent is not required.

After completing the necessary registration for the service requested, if you intend to request/utilize other services provided by the same company or different companies as indicated above (the Co-Data Processors or their subsidiaries or affiliates) you may use the credentials (user name/email/password) already used for the initial registration.

If necessary, you may be requested to provide additional data required for the provision of the additional services requested.

You may, at any time, re-read the policy statement and edit the consent you previously provided, verify and/or change the status of active services, and, if you wish, request additional services.

The provision of data is optional, except for data indicated as mandatory in order to enable you to access the services offered. You have the right, at any time, to know what your data are and how they are used. You also have the right to update, supplement, correct or delete this data, request their blocking and oppose their processing. We remind you that these rights are provided by Article 7 of Legislative Decree 196/2003.

The updated list of those responsible for the processing of data (Data Processors) referred to in this Policy Statement may be consulted at the registered office of RCS Sport SpA and RCS MediaGroup SpA in via A. Rizzoli, 8 – 20132 Milan; the rights under Article 7 of Legislative Decree 196/03 can be exercised in a specific message to that purpose, sent by mail and addressed to the same companies, or through the email address designated for that purpose: