Privacy e Cookie Policy


This privacy notice has been drawn up pursuant to article 13 of the General Data Protection Regulation No 2016/679 (hereinafter the “GPDR”), and provides details regarding the processing of your information collected from the website (the “Site”). Please read it carefully.



The Data Controller for the Site shall be Pirola Pennuto Zei & Associati, with registered office at via Vittor Pisani, 20, Milan.

Data protection officer

The Controller has appointed a data protection officer, who may be contacted at

Other persons to whom your data may be disclosed

Your data may be shared with:

  1. Pirola Pennuto Zei & Associati’s designated staff and, if necessary, consultants who have agreed to maintain confidentiality or are subject to adequate confidentiality obligations;
  2. persons delegated and/or appointed by the Controller to carry out activities strictly related to the above purposes (including system maintenance services), appointed as data processors;
  3. persons, companies or firms who provide advice and assistance to the Controller, appointed as data processors;
  4. companies, entities or authorities to whom your personal data must be provided pursuant to the law or by order of the competent authorities;

Your personal data shall not be transferred outside the European Economic Area.


Data volunteered by the user

The Site offers users the possibility to volunteer personal information, for instance by sending emails to request information and/or enter into relationships with the Firm’s consultants, or to be hired by the Firm on an employment or self-employed basis (see the Job Applicant Privacy Notice when completing the form in the “Recruitment” area).

Third party data

If you decide to provide third party data to us, we would please ask you to ensure that such third parties have been previously and adequately informed of the manner and purposes of the processing hereunder. In these cases, you will be deemed to be the controller, with the relevant legal obligations and responsibilities.

Surfing data

We collect the following information from the services used by you:

  • technical data: these include IP addresses or domain names of your computers, the URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) addresses of the resources requested, the time of the request, the manner in which the request has been submitted to the server, the size of the response file, the numerical code identifying the status of the server’s response (successful, error etc.) and other parameters regarding your Operating system and IT environment. These data are used for statistical information purposes only (and therefore are anonymous), in order to check proper operation of the site, and are deleted immediately after processing. Data may be used to ascertain responsibility in the event of purported IT crimes against the site: except in the latter case, surfing information is deleted within 7 days;
  • data collected using cookies or similar technologies: see our Cookies section for more information.


Personal data are processed:

For the purposes of providing the services requested: we use your data to ensure an efficient response to your requests. You are not compelled to provide your personal data for these purposes but if you don’t, we may not be able to provide the services requested. Furthermore, we will process your data to ensure compliance with the law, regulations and EU rules.

For purposes of recruitment, if you have expressly provided your consent – for the purposes of being hired by our Firm on an employment or a self-employed basis (see the Job Applicant Privacy Notice when completing the form in the “Recruitment” section).


We shall keep your personal data in hard copy and/or electronic format for the time strictly necessary to achieve the purposes stated at point 3 above.

We will process your data for the time strictly necessary to provide the service requested.

The data and documents sent for purposes of recruitment shall be kept for the time stated in the Job Applicant Privacy Notice.

Finally, in order to comply with the terrorist prevention regulations introduced by article 24 of law 167/2017, transposing Directive EU 2017/541, we shall keep Internet traffic data, not including the content of any communications, for a period not exceeding 72 months.


Pursuant to the GPDR, you are entitled at all times to request access to your personal data, to object to their processing, and ask the Controller to amend or delete them; you shall also be entitled to ask for restriction of processing in the cases set out in article 18 of the GDPR, or receive the personal data concerning you in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format in the cases set out in article 20 of the GDPR.

Please send your requests to the following address:

Finally, if you believe that processing of your data infringes the applicable law, you may file a complaint with the Italian Personal Data Protection Authority (Garante per la Protezione dei Dati Personali) pursuant to article 77 of the GDPR.


Your personal data shall be processed by the persons stated under point 1. above in accordance with the applicable legislation. Taking into account the state of the art, the costs of implementation and the nature, scope, context and purposes of processing as well as the risk of varying likelihood and severity for the rights and freedoms of natural persons, we have implemented appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure a level of security appropriate to the risk.


This privacy notice was published in May 2018 and may be amended in connection with the entry into force of new industry legislation, with updates in the services or the provision of new services or technological innovation. In this case, the controllers will inform you accordingly.


Definition of cookies

Cookies are small text files sent to your computer. The Site uses the following cookies:

  1. Session cookies

The use of session cookies is strictly circumscribed to the transmission of session identifiers (web server generated random numbers), which are required for a secure and efficient surfing of the site. The session cookies used in this site do not rely on potentially harmful IT techniques and do not allow the gathering of the user’s personal details.

There are other technical cookies which are necessary for the proper operation of the website. Purpose of these cookies is to provide the services required by users and to grant them the best possible surfing experience. This type of cookies may not be disabled.

  1. Google Analytics Cookies

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. («Google»). Google Analytics uses cookies (text files placed on your computer) to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookies about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google (data controller) will use this information for the purpose of examining your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and Internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties, if required by the law or if such third parties process the information on behalf of Google. Google will not associate your IP-address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

How do you disable cookies?

Most browsers allow you to refuse/accept cookies. We set out below some practical information on how to disable cookies on the main browsers. 


Click on “Settings”

Click on “Clear on Browsing data”

Click on “Select Cookies”

Click on “Clear Data”

Mozilla Firefox

Click on “Options”

Click on “Privacy & Security”

Click on “Clear History…”

Click on “Expand Details”

Select “Cookies”

Click on “Clear now”

Internet Explorer

Click on “Internet options”

Click on “Delete”

Select “Cookies”

Click on “Delete”

Apple Safari

Click on “Preferences”

Click on “Privacy”

Click on “Cookies and website data” and confirm