Privacy Policy

In compliance with the obligations arising from national legislation (Legislative Decree no. 196, 30 June 2003, Personal Data Protection Code) and European Community legislation (European Data Protection Regulation no. 679/2016, GDPR) and subsequent amendments, this site respects and protects the privacy of visitors and users, making every possible and proportionate effort not to infringe the rights of users.

This privacy policy applies exclusively to the online activities of this site and is valid for visitors/users of the site. It does not apply to information collected through channels other than this website. The purpose of the privacy policy is to provide maximum transparency regarding the information the site collects and how it uses it.

Legal basis for processing

This site processes data on the basis of consent. By using or browsing this site, visitors and users explicitly approve this privacy policy and consent to the processing of their personal data in the manner and for the purposes described below, including possible disclosure to third parties if this is necessary for the provision of a service.

The provision of data and, thus, consent to the collection and processing of data is optional. The User may withhold consent and may revoke a consent already provided at any time (by sending an e-mail to with the subject: Cancellation).

As of 25 May 2018 (the date when the GDPR came into force), this site will process some of the data based on the data controller’s legitimate interests.

Collected data and purposes

Like all websites, this site also uses log files where the information collected automatically during user visits is stored. The information collected may be as follows:

  • Internet Protocol (IP) address;
  • browser type and parameters of the device used to connect to the site;
  • name of the internet service provider (ISP);
  • date and time of the visit;
  • the visitor’s source (referral) and exit web pages;
  • possibly the number of clicks.

This information is processed automatically and collected in aggregate form only to verify the site’s proper functioning and for security reasons (as of 25 May 2018, this information is processed based on the owner’s legitimate interests).

For security purposes (spam filters, firewalls, virus detection), the automatically recorded data may also include personal data such as the IP address, which could be used, in accordance with the relevant laws in force, to block attempts to damage the site itself or to cause damage to other users, or in any case harmful or criminal activities. This data is never used for user identification or profiling but only for the purpose of protecting the site and its users (as of 25 May 2018, this information is processed according to the owner’s legitimate interests).

Sending electronic mail (optional, explicit and voluntary) to any addresses indicated on this site entails the subsequent acquisition of the sender’s address, which is necessary to reply to requests, and any other personal data included in the message. Specific summary information will be progressively reported or displayed on the pages of the site set up for particular services on request.

The data collected by the site during its operation are used exclusively for the purposes mentioned above and kept for the time strictly necessary to carry out the specified activities. In any case, the data collected by the site will never be provided to third parties, for any reason whatsoever, unless it is a legitimate request by a judicial authority and only in the cases provided for by law.

Data used for security purposes (blocking attempts to damage the site) are stored for seven days.

Processing location

The data collected by the site are processed at KAIWA’s head office in via dell’Unione 1, 20123 Milan (Italy), and at the web hosting data centre. The web hosting ( S.p.A. with a registered office in Viale della Giovine Italia 17, Florence, postcode 50122), which is responsible for processing the data on behalf of the data controller, is located in the European Economic Area and acts in accordance with European standards.

Social Network Plugins

This site may also include plugins and/or buttons for social networks to enable easy sharing of content on your favourite social networks. These plug-ins are programmed in such a way as not to set any cookies when accessing the page to safeguard users’ privacy. Cookies are only set if so provided by social networks when the user makes actual and voluntary use of the plugin.

The collection and use of the information obtained through the plugin are governed by the respective privacy policies of the social networks, to which please refer.


Data transfer to countries outside the EU

This site may share some of the data collected with services outside the European Union. In particular with Google, Facebook and Microsoft (LinkedIn) via social plugins and the Google Analytics service. The transfer is authorised based on specific decisions of the European Union and the Data Protection Authority, in particular, decision 1250/2016 (Privacy Shield – here is the information page of the Italian Data Protection Authority, so no further consent is required. The companies mentioned above guarantee their adherence to the Privacy Shield.

Security Measures

This site processes user data lawfully and fairly, taking appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorised access, disclosure, modification or destruction of data. Processing is carried out using computer and/or telematic tools, with organisational methods and logic strictly related to the purposes indicated. In addition to the owner, in some cases, categories of persons involved in the organisation of the site (administrative, sales, marketing, legal, system administrators) or external parties (such as third-party technical service providers, postal couriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communication agencies) may have access to the data.

User rights

Pursuant to European Regulation 679/2016 (GDPR) and national legislation, the User may, in the manner and within the limits provided for by current legislation, exercise the following rights:

  • request confirmation of the existence of personal data concerning them (right of access);
  • know their origin;
  • receive intelligible communication;
  • Obtain information on the logic, methods and purposes of the processing;
  • Request their updating, rectification, integration, deletion, transformation into anonymous form, and blocking of data processed in breach of the law, including data no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected;
  • In cases of consent-based processing, receive, at the sole cost of support, the data you provided to the data controller in a structured, machine-readable form and a format commonly used by an electronic device;
  • the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority (Data Authority);
  • As well as, more generally, to exercise all the rights recognised to them by the applicable legal provisions.

Requests should be addressed to Kaiwa.

Where data are processed on the basis of legitimate interests the rights of the data subject to the processing are guaranteed (except the right to portability, which is not provided for by the rules), in particular, the right to object to the processing, which may be exercised by sending a request to the data controller.

Data controller

The data controller, in accordance with the applicable laws, is Kaiwa, which can be contacted via email at

Data Processor

The web hosting company ( S.p.A. with a registered office at Viale della Giovine Italia 17, Florence, postcode 50122) is appointed as the data processor, processing the data on behalf of the owner. is located in the European Economic Area and acts in accordance with European standards ( of privacy policy).

Google is appointed as the controller, processing data on behalf of the owner (Google Analytics).


This privacy policy is updated as of July 2021.


As is customary on all websites, this site also makes use of cookies, small text files that store information about visitors’ preferences to improve the site’s functionality, simplify navigation by automating procedures (e.g. login, site language) and for the site usage analysis.

Session cookies are essential to distinguish between logged-in users. They are helpful to prevent a requested functionality from being provided to the wrong user, as well as for security purposes to prevent cyber attacks on the site. Session cookies contain no personal data and last only for the current session, i.e. until the browser is closed. Consent is not required for them.

The functionality cookies used by the site are strictly necessary for the use of the site; in particular, they are linked to an express request for functionality by the user (such as Login), for which no consent is required.

By using the site, the visitor expressly consents to the use of these cookies.

Disabling cookies

Cookies are linked to the browser in use and CAN BE DISABLED DIRECTLY FROM THE BROWSER, thus refusing/revoking consent to the use of cookies. Please remember that disabling cookies may prevent the proper use of certain site functions.

You can find instructions for disabling cookies on the following web pages:


Third-party cookies

This site also acts as a go-between for third-party cookies, which are used to provide additional services and functionalities to visitors and improve the site’s use, such as social buttons or videos. This site has no control over third-party cookies, which are entirely managed by third parties. As a result, the third parties provide information on the use of these cookies and their purposes, as well as on how to disable them, on the pages indicated below.

In particular, this site uses cookies from the following third parties:

Google Analytics: a Google analysis tool which, through the use of cookies (performance cookies), collects anonymous browsing data (IP truncated to the last octet), exclusively aggregated for the purpose of evaluating the use of the website by users, compiling reports on website activities and providing other information, including the number of visitors and pages viewed. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required by law or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate the IP address with any other data held by Google. The data transmitted to Google are stored on Google’s servers in the United States.

Based on a specific agreement with Google, designated as the data controller, the latter undertakes to process the data in accordance with the data controller’s requests (see at the end of the cookie policy), which are made via software settings. According to these settings, the advertising and data-sharing options are disabled.

You can find further information on Google Analytics cookies on the Google Analytics Cookie Usage on Websites page.

Users can selectively disable the collection of data by Google Analytics by installing the appropriate component provided by Google (opt-out) on their browser.

For further information on the use of data and their processing by Google, we recommend that you read the information on the appropriate page provided by Google and the page on how Google uses data when using partner sites or apps.