Privacy Policy

In accordance with art. 13 of Italian Decree N. 196 dated 30 June 2003, the Italian data protection code (“Code”), Apache di S. with headquarters in Vigonza (PD), at via Capriccio, 3/A (“Apache”), is the data controller, as per art. 4 of the said Code, and as such provides users of the website (the “Site”) with the following information regarding the use of personal data.

a) Type and source of data processed

The personal data processed by Apache  is gathered directly from the Site users when they sign up for the services offered (for example subscription to the newsletter or online shopping services). Simply browsing the Site, without signing up for any online services, may imply the acquisition of completely anonymous data. The Site does in fact use tracking systems and cookies to gather information about the way its web pages are used by the visitors. The tracking systems collect information (such as the type of browser used, whether visitors click on the Kosamui banner, the pages viewed, the nationality of the server used by the computer) in order to make browsing more efficient.

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b) Data controller

The Data controller is Apache di S. with headquarters in Vigonza (PD), at via Capriccio, 3/A

c) Purpose of processing

The personal data collected in the registration forms for services on the Site and/or any data collected while browsing the website, including any sensitive data of which APACHE may come into possession through the client’s own initiative, related to specific operations or services requested by the client (for example to subscribe to the Newsletter), will be processed for the following purposes:

(i) fulfilling obligations required by laws, regulations, European standards, and the provision of the authorities and monitoring organizations;

(ii) managing and fulfilling pre-contractual and/or contractual relations with customers/users in Italy, in the European Union and beyond, by entering the data supplied into APACHE’s electronic systems

(iii) sending information and commercial promotions, also on the basis of the consumer choices and preferences expressed, by telephone, SMS, MMS and e-mail, regarding APACHE’s range of products and services, as well as for market research, surveys and customized or statistical analyses. To this end, the information obtained from browsing on the Kosamui website and from the other services offered may be used and processed electronically.

In accordance with articles 24.1.b) and 43.1.b), of the Code, no specific consent is required for processing related to points (i) – (ii). Other than this, the interested party should mark the specific box on the registration form to express their consent to data processing (with the exception of sensitive data) for the purposes stated in point (iii).

d) Processing methods

With reference to the purposes stated in point c), the data processing, including the operations stated in the definition of “processing” laid down in article 4 of the Code (such as collection, recording, processing, extraction, comparison, communication and deletion), will take place using manual and automated instruments, for which APACHE has taken suitable security measures in order to ensure the integrity and confidentiality of the data.

e) Compulsory/optional nature of data entry

Data is provided at the user’s discretion. However, failure to provide the data indicated in the registration form, or other personal data that may be required in order to initiate any contractual relations and provide the service requested, may make it impossible for APACHE to initiate and/or continue the contractual relations, fully or in part, i.e., fulfil the request for the provision of the services.

f) Categories of parties to whom the data may be disclosed, or who may have access to it

Personal data may be disclosed to:

external companies that APACHE may appoint for the management of contractual relations with clients, i.e., for its own organizational and business requirements, including those specializing in: (a) banking, financial and insurance services, including parties operating in the management of payment systems; (b) services for the acquisition, recording and processing of data; (c) activities of printing, conveyance, enveloping, transport and sorting of communications; (d) archiving services for documentation regarding contractual relations; (e) debt collection services; (f) IT services and management services for the Apache IT system and for the telecommunications networks (including e-mail); (g) firms or companies providing assistance and consultancy; (h) parties performing control, auditing and certification of APACHE’s activities; (i) call centre services and agencies and/or agents appointed to promote the goods and services offered by Apache; (l) market analyses and communication services for the proposal of standard and personalized commercial offers. These parties will process the clients’ personal data as autonomous data controllers, i.e., they can have access to the data as external data processors where specifically nominated, in line with article 29 of the Code. Your personal data will also be accessible to employees and collaborators, including external collaborators, specifically appointed to process it (with selected access according to their function), belonging to services and central offices and/or to the sales network of APACHE, who perform technical, support and control roles for the company.

g) Rights in accordance with Art. 7 of the Code

Pursuant to the EU Directive on electronic communications and Provision 229 of 8 May 2014 issued by the Guarantor for the Protection of Personal Data, the use of cookies to obtain your data is subject to your consent.

Therefore, APACHE is providing you with the following information about the use of cookies on our websites.

What are cookies and why are they used?

A cookie is a short text string that is sent to your browser and is then saved on your computer or mobile device whenever you visit a website. We use cookies for various purposes: for example, to offer you a fast and secure digital experience, to allow you to keep your connection open to the protected area while you are navigating the website pages, to safely save your user ID and password, and to identify the site pages you have visited to avoid proposing them again.

The cookies saved on your computer cannot be used to obtain any data from your hard disk, transmit computer viruses or identify and use your email address. Every cookie is unique in relation to the browser and device you use to access the .  Some of the functions performed by cookies can also be handled by other technologies. In this document the term “cookie” refers to cookies and similar technologies.

What types of cookies are used?

Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies are essential to navigate the Kosamui website; they permit functions such as authentication, validation, management of the navigation session and fraud prevention.

Functionality cookies
These cookies provide additional functions and allow us to keep track of your choices, such as the language you have selected and the font size you prefer.

Performance cookies
These cookies keep track of the pages you visit most often and your activities on the Kosamui website. They also allow us to immediately identify and solve any technical problems you might experience while navigating our website. The information saved by these cookies is aggregated and anonymous, and is never used to collect your personal data for advertising purposes.

Advertising cookies
Kosamui uses these cookies to ensure that the marketing messages you receive through our website cater to your preferences.

Third-party advertising and retargeting cookies
Apache works with partners that may use cookies to narrow down the target of our advertising messages on our site but also on other websites that Apache uses to channel its advertising messages. The aim of our advertising policy is to offer you pertinent messages based on your previous visits to our site, the pages you have viewed most often and other data such as how you use our products and/or services.

Managing your cookie preferences

You can set up and manage your cookie preferences through the Kosamui site and/or through your browser settings.

a) Through the Kosamui site

You can decide to accept or reject our site’s marketing cookies through your subscription to the Kosamui newsletter. Nevertheless, if you decide to reject these cookies, the strictly necessary, functionality and performance cookies will not be blocked.

b) Through your browser settings

If you would like to block or delete cookies received from the Kosamui website or any other website, you can do this by changing the settings on your browser through the “Help” or “Guide” function. Remember that if you choose to disable all cookies, the strictly necessary, functionality and performance cookies will also be blocked, which could hinder you navigation on the Kosamui website. For example, you will be able to visit the site’s advertising pages, but you may not be able to access your shopping cart and make online purchases.

Please remember that cookie preferences on the Kosamui site will not be active on non- Kosamui websites.