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Since May, 25th of 2018 the GDPR 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation) has full operational effectiveness.
The Regulation is directly applicable and binding in all Member States and does not require a national transposition law, except for some areas to which it refers, derogates or requires the regulatory integration of individual States.
With the Legislative Decree of 10 October 2018 n. 101 the Italian legislator has adapted to the GDPR 2016/679 the discipline contained in the legislative decree of 30 June 2003 n. 196 (Code regarding the protection of personal data).

Privacy and Cookie Policy
Pursuant to Legislative Decree no. 196/2003 (Privacy Code) for the part still in force and the changes made by the GDPR 679/2016 (articles 13 par. 1 and 14 par. 1) and by Legislative Decree 101/2018, in relation to the data that will be subject to entry and subsequent processing on the website, the following information is provided:

1. Data Controller
Grotte di Castellana s.r.l., with registered office in Piazzale Anelli, 70013 Castellana Grotte (Ba).

2. Purpose of the treatment
Access to the Website does not involve the processing of personal data except for access to online services (e.g. reservations and participation in special events and promotional campaigns).
The processing of the personal data provided is aimed solely at the provision of the requested services and the correct and complete functioning of the website.

3. Processing methods
The processing of the personal data you provide will be based on principles of correctness, lawfulness and transparency and the protection of your privacy and your rights, and will take place in full compliance with current legislation on the protection of personal data (Legislative Decree No. 196/2003 and subsequent amendments and additions made by Legislative Decree no. 101/2018 and by the GDPR 2016/679).
The processing will therefore be carried out by means of the following operations: collection, registration, organization, storage, consultation, processing, modification, selection, extraction, comparison, use, interconnection, blocking, communication, cancellation and destruction of data.
The processing may be done manually and / or with the aid of electronic or automated tools, in any case, the data will be processed through the use of suitable tools and procedures to ensure the confidentiality and security of personal data. The processing will be carried out by the Data Controller, the Managers and the Person in charge of the processing of personal data, formally appointed by the company Grotte di Castellana s.r.l.

4. Provision of data
The provision of personal data is strictly necessary for the purposes of carrying out the activities referred to in point n. 2 (“purpose of the treatment”).
Access to online services is subject to the correct and complete provision of the following data, all to be understood as mandatory:
– name and surname; – email address; – phone number;
Failure, partial and / or incorrect provision of mandatory personal data will automatically make it impossible to proceed with the provision of the specific service requested.

5. Refusal to provide data
Any refusal by the interested party to provide personal data makes it impossible to carry out the activities referred to in point no. 2 (“purpose of the treatment”).

6. Introduction to Cookies
Cookies are small text strings that the sites visited by the user send to their terminal, where they are stored before being re-transmitted to the same sites at the next visit by the same user.
For the purposes of interest here, cookies are divided into technical and profiling, depending on the function for which they are used, and into first-party and third-party cookies, depending on the person who installs them.

7. Technical cookies
Technical cookies are used for the sole purpose of “carrying out the transmission of a communication over an electronic communications network, or as strictly necessary for the provider of an information society service explicitly requested by the subscriber or user to provide such service.
Technical cookies are divided into navigation or session cookies (guarantee the normal navigation and use of the website), analytic cookies (similar to technical cookies when used directly by the site manager to collect information, in aggregate form, on the number of users and how they visit the site) and functionality cookies (allow the user to navigate according to a series of selected criteria, such as language, in order to improve the service provided).
The prior consent of the interested party is not required for the installation and use of technical cookies.

8. Profiling cookies
Profiling cookies are used to send advertising messages in line with the preferences expressed by the user when surfing the net.
The consent of the interested party is required for the use of profiling cookies.

9. Third party cookies
Taking into account the different subject that installs cookies on the user’s terminal, depending on whether it is the same operator of the site that the user is visiting, or a different site that installs cookies through the first, a distinction is made between first-party cookies and third-party cookies.

The cookies installed by this site
This site installs the following cookies (own and third-party):

Technical cookies
Google Analytics *
Monitoring cookies for generating statistics on the use of the website; Google Analytics uses cookies that do not store personal data and that are stored on the user’s computer to allow the website manager to analyze how users use the site.
To prevent the storage of the aforementioned cookies, the user can follow the procedure available at the following link:
* Similar to technical cookies according to the provision of the Guarantor of 08.05.2014 and subsequent FAQs.

Third party cookies
These cookies are used by Grotte di Castellana srl to study and improve advertising, with re-marketing actions, in order to send the user messages in line with their interests.
More information, also in relation to how to disable these cookies, can be found at the following link:
To select / deselect the cookie click here
These cookies are used by Grotte di Castellana srl ​​to study and improve advertising, with re-marketing actions, in order to send the user messages in line with their interests.
More information, also in relation to how to disable these cookies, can be found at the following link:
To select / deselect the cookie click here
How to select / deselect or disable, remove or block cookies.
This website allows you to select / deselect individual cookies, in the manner described below, but please note that, in the event of deactivation, the full usability of the same may not be guaranteed.

To disable, remove or block cookies, you can use the browser settings, as follows:

– Firefox:
1.Open Firefox;
2. Press the “Alt” button on the keyboard;
3. In the toolbar located at the top of the browser, select “Tools” and then “Options”;
4. Then select the “Privacy” tab;
5.Go to “History Settings” and then to “Use custom settings”;
6. Deselect “Accept cookies from sites” and save your preferences.
– Internet Explorer:
1.Open Internet Explorer;
2.Click on the “Tools” button and then on “Internet Options”;
3.Select the “Privacy” tab and move the slider to the level of privacy you want to set (up to block all cookies or down to allow them all);
4.Then click on “OK”.
– Google Chrome:
1.Open Google Chrome;
2.Click on the “Tools” icon;
3.Select “Settings” and then “Advanced settings”;
4.Select “Content settings” under “Privacy”;
5.In the “Cookies” tab you can deselect the cookies and save your preferences.
– Safari:
1.Open Safari;
2.Choose “Preferences” in the toolbar, then select the “Security” panel in the dialog box that follows;
3. In the “Accept cookies” section you can specify if and when Safari should save cookies from websites. For more information click on the Help button (marked with a question mark);
4. For more information on the cookies that are stored on your computer, click on “Show cookies”.

Useful information about cookies and how to manage or disable them are available at these addresses:

Who to contact for information
For more information on the use of cookies, each interested party can contact the owner directly, by e-mail, at the following address:  also in order to request the complete list of data processing managers as required by Legislative Decree no. lgs. 196/03, modified and integrated by the d.lgs. n. 101/2018 and by the GDPR 2016/679.

The person in charge of the processing of personal data is Dr. Marina Bevilacqua.

Changes to this Privacy Policy
The Data Controller reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time by giving notice to Users on this page. Therefore, please consult this page often, referring to the date of the last modification indicated at the bottom.
European legal references

Notice to European Users:
This privacy statement has been prepared in fulfillment of the obligations established by the GDPR 2016/679 and by the Directive 2002/58 / EC as updated by Directive 2009/136 / EC, on the subject of cookies.
Last updated 20.5.2019

Data Protection Manager
Michele Lacatena, lawyer
Mobile: +39 328.9157957




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