Information to data subject as per Section 13 and 14 of EU Regulation No. 679/2016.

According to EU Regulation No. 679/2016 concerning to the protection of personal data, we inform you that WIN (The Worldwide Independent Network of Market Research) owns and will process personal data belonging to you, referring to the relationship between you and WIN (The Worldwide Independent Network of Market Research).

These personal data are and will be processed – with the use of electronic means and/or also manually – according to the law, following the principles established in Article 5 of the aforementioned Regulation in lawfulness, correctness and transparency, in order to fully protect your own privacy and rights.

Your personal data will not be used for other purposes except for those listed below and will be stored exclusively for those purposes and not beyond time requested by law terms aimed to fulfil the relationship between you and WIN (The Worldwide Independent Network of Market Research).

In particular your data are used for the following purposes: (a) fulfilment of duties provided by law, accounting and tax ones included; (b) fulfilment of WIN (The Worldwide Independent Network of Market Research) of any obligations arising from the contract undersigned with you; (c) advertising and/or promotional purposes, and/or for market surveys; (d) providing our company references by including your name in the clients’ (or suppliers’) directory and WIN’s credentials, eventually together with the type of service we are offering to you (or provided by you).

Your data might be known and processed by following category of Persons in Charge of the Processing: professionals, support services staff, administrative services staff.

We inform you that providing necessary data for fulfilment of laws and regulations is mandatory and, in lack of that, we will not be able to supply our services. All other data are optional; however, in case of data necessary to the establishment and improvement of the relationship with our society, your denial to provide us with your data may affect the supplying or continuing of our services.

However, our services will carried on in any case even if you shall not consent to the processing of data for purposes indicated in the previous letters (c) and (d) of paragraph 3 of this information.

Your data can be communicated for the indicated purposes, moreover, to: (1) whoever is a legitimate addressee of communications stated by law terms and regulations (for example, Offices and Public Authorities); (2) whoever is addressee of necessary communications in execution of obligations deriving from the contract with you (for example: Banks, Credit Institutions, Insurance Agencies); (3) administrative management service companies together with WIN (The Worldwide Independent Network of Market Research) works for the implementation of its own legal and contractual obligations; (4) our company consultants; (5) companies belonging to the WIN’s network and other companies that cooperate with WIN referring to the relationship between you and WIN, duly assigned as processors, when provided for by law.

We inform you that your data may be communicated with your prior consent to (6) potential customers for the purposes indicated above sub. Lett. (d) and spread out with client (supplier) list and WIN’s credentials in commercial documents, both in our offers and in participating to bids and tenders.

Due to the existence of IT and traditional connections with above indicated subjects, your data might be transferred to foreign countries, also over UE’s borders, after assessing the compliances with the legal provisions of the aforementioned Regulation.

Please contact WIN (The Worldwide Independent Network of Market Research) at the email address:, the holder and controller of the data for your own right according to art. 15 (Access), art. 16 (Rectification), art. 17 (Erasure), art. 18 (Restriction of processing), art. 19 (Notification regarding completed rectification or erasure), art. 20 (Data portability), art. 21 (Object), art. 22 (Object to automated decision-making) and art. 34 (Communication of a personal data breach). We inform you also that you can bring action to the Data Protection Authority.

“Cookies” management on the Website

In compliance with the Privacy Law, under the terms of the Law Decree 69/2012 and the Resolution n° 229/2014 issued by the Information Commissioner about the use of “cookies”, i.e. text files a Website sends to the browser of the user’s computer, we inform you that on the Website by WIN. There are some “permanent cookies” by Google Analytics. This is a free web analysis tool by Google that allows the Website owner to understand the ways how visitors interact with their websites and to process the data collected with aggregate analyses.

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Moreover, on the website there are also some “session cookies”. They are not permanently stored on the user’s computer, being instead deleted at the end of each browser session and help the user self to best use the website.

Most of the browsers automatically accept the cookies from the websites. Yet, selecting some options in the browser’s settings, the user can decide to block all “cookies” or some of them. It is to note that, if the user decided to set the specific browser’s function that allows to block automatically all “cookies”, it might be impossible to access some services available on the website.

By using the website the user accepts this informative report about the use of “cookies” with the above described purposes.