Privacy & Cookies policy

The purpose of this policy is to describe the procedures followed to manage this website (the “Website”) owned by Recordati Industria Chimica e Farmaceutica S.p.A. (“Recordati”) with regard to the processing of the personal data of users who visit it.

This general information is furnished pursuant, amongst other things, to article 13 of Legislative Decree No. 196/2003 – the personal data protection code (the “Privacy Code”) – for personal data protection purposes to those who interact with the web services of the Website, accessible via the internet.

Information on the processing of specific data, provided pursuant to article 13 of the Privacy Code, is given, where necessary, on the relative pages of the individual services provided. This information is designed to define the data processing purposes and methods for each service on the basis of which website users may then freely express their consent and authorise the acquisition of the data and its subsequent use.

The “Data Controller”

The Data Controller of the personal data is Recordati Industria Chimica e Farmaceutica S.p.A. located at 1 Via Matteo Civitali, Milan 20148 (Italy).

Type of data processed

Navigation data

During the course of their normal functioning, the IT systems and software applications provided for the functioning of the Website acquire some personal data (e.g. IP addresses or the domain names of the computers used by the Website users, the pages visited and the date and time of the visit), the transmission of which is an intrinsic part of the use of internet communication protocols.

It is information that is not acquired to be associated with the persons identified, but which by its nature could, by means of processing and associations with data held by third parties, be used to identify users.

This data is used for the sole purpose of acquiring anonymous statistical information on the use of the Website and to monitor it for correct functioning. The data could be used to ascertain responsibility in the case of hypothetical computer crimes to the damage of the site. Apart from this particular circumstance, data on web contacts are not normally conserved for longer than 30 days.


In order to make navigation of this Website faster and more efficient, use is made of cookies when users visit this Website. Cookies are short strings of text which allow the connection with the Website to be maintained.

Cookies do not record any personal information on the Website users and any identifiable data will not be stored in memory. If you wish to disable the use of cookies, you must customise the settings in your browser either by setting it to delete all cookies or by configuring a warning message to appear when cookies are stored in memory.

Google Analytics

This Website uses the outside web analysis service provided by Google Analytics. This is a web traffic analysis service provided by Google Inc (“Google”). Information generated by cookies is transmitted to Google and stored in their servers and IT systems in the USA. Google uses this information to track visitors and examine the use of the Website, to compile reports on the activities of the Website for the site administrators and to provide other services relating to the activities of the Website and the use of the internet. Google can also pass this information on to third parties where this is required by law or where these third parties process the aforementioned information on behalf of Google. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data possessed by Google. By using this Website, you consent to the processing of your navigation data by Google for the above purposes and using the above methods.
Please see the Google privacy page for further information.
You can prevent Google from acquiring cookies that are generated by visitors to this Website (including your IP address) and from processing that data by downloading and installing this plug-in for your browser

Data furnished voluntarily by Website users

This is personal data given freely by a Website user in order to access specific services chosen freely. Specific summary information is reported or displayed on the pages of the Website used for particular on-request services. Failure to give this information may make it impossible to obtain the service that has been requested.

How data is processed

The data is processed using automated tools strictly for the time necessary to achieve the aims for which it has been acquired and in any case in compliance with the applicable provisions of the regulations and legislation in force. Your personal data may be passed on to other companies which belong to the RECORDATI Group or to associate companies of the Group and to third parties which Recordati uses to improve the service offered through its Website.

The rights of the Data Subjects

A Data Subject shall have the right to obtain at any moment confirmation of whether or not data is held on him/her, to know its content and origin, to check its accuracy or to ask for it to be added to, updated or rectified (article 7 of the Privacy Code). In accordance with that same article, you have the right to ask for a full and up-to-date list of all Data Processor of personal data , to ask for data processed in violation of the law to be deleted, transformed into anonymous form or frozen and in any event to object, for legitimate reasons, to its processing.
Requests must be sent to the Data Processor of Recordati:

  • by email, to the address:;
  • or by ordinary mail to Recordati Industria Chimica e Farmaceutica S.p.A. – Director of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications – 1 Via Civitali – 20148 Milan.

Access to the Reserved  Area

Information and Consent Pursuant to Art. 13 of Legislative Decree No. 196/2003

Dear Sir/Madam,

We wish to inform you that Legislative Decree No. 196 of 30th June 2003 (the “Privacy Code”), which implements the Directive 95/46/CE, sets certain rules and procedures with respect to the processing of personal data. According to this legislation, Recordati Industria Chimica e Farmaceutica S.p.A (“Recordati”) will be the “Data Controller” and will process your personal data in a proper, lawful and transparent manner in order to protect your privacy and your rights.

In particular, your personal data shall be processed strictly in relation with the purposes below and, in any case, to ensure the security and confidentiality of data. Therefore, in accordance with article 13 of Legislative Decree No. 196/2003, we provide you with the following information.

The data provided by you will be processed for the following purposes:

a) to allow Recordati to provide you with an User-id and password in order to have access to the website to b) allow Recordati to provide you with some commercial and marketing communications.

The provision of the data is optional, being it understood that, should you deny your consent for the providing of your data, Recordati shall be unable to process your personal data for the purposes under let. a) and let. b).

Furthermore, we inform you that your personal data may be communicated to the subsidiaries of Recordati Group which shall process your personal data for the purpose of scientific information, and that just in this area, will treat such data as data processor. The data processor is the Director Corporate Marketing and Commercial Effectiveness of Recordati.

Should you desire to get the entire list of the data processors mentioned above, please contact Director Corporate Marketing and Commercial Effectiveness of Recordati to the following email address: (email:

At any moment in time you may exercise your rights in relation to the data controller and/or the data processor above in accordance with Art. 7 of Legislative Decree No. 196/2003, which we have attached for your convenience.


Legislative Decree No. 196/2003, Art. 7 – Right of access to personal data and other rights

1. A data subject shall have the right to obtain confirmation of whether or not personal data concerning him exists, even if it has not yet been recorded, and the right to receive that data in intelligible form.

2. A data subject shall have the right to obtain the following information:

a) the source of the personal data;

b) the purposes and methods of processing;

c) the logic applied if the processing is performed with the assistance of electronic means;

d) details of the identity of the data controller, the data processors and the data processor designated in accordance with article 5, paragraph 2;

e) entities or categories of entities to whom or to which the personal data may be communicated and who or which may gain knowledge of it in their capacity as designated representative(s) within the territory of the State, as data processors or as person(s) responsible for data processing.

3. A data subject shall have the right to obtain the following:

a) an update of, correction of or, when the person has an interest in it, additions to the data;

b) the deletion, transformation into anonymous form or the freezing of the data processed in violation of the law, comprising data for which the conservation in relation to the purposes for which it was acquired or subsequently processed is not necessary;

c) a declaration that the operations specified under letters a) and b) have been reported, inclusive of the content of the operations, to those to whom the data has been communicated or disclosed, except in cases in which compliance is impossible or would involve the employment of means clearly out of proportion to the right that is protected.

4. A data subject shall have the right to object, in whole or in part:

a) for legitimate reasons to the processing of personal data that concern him/her, even if relevant to the purpose for which it is collected;

b) to the treatment of personal data that concern them for the purposes of sending advertising material or direct sales material or for performing market research or making commercial communications.