Privacy Policy

This privacy policy notice is for the website; focusmarketingresearch.it is served by Focus srl, located in Viale delle Milizie 9, 00192 Rome, Italy, and governs the privacy of those who use it. The purpose of this policy is to explain to you how we control, process, handle, and protect your personal information while browsing or using this website, including your rights under current laws and regulations. If you do not agree to the following policy you may wish to cease viewing / using this website.

Policy key definitions:

  • “I”, “our”, “us”, or “we” refer to the business, Focus srl
  • “you”, “the user” refer to the person(s) using this website.
  • GDPR means General Data Protection Act.
  • Cookies mean small files stored on a users computer or device.

Information: Website cookies, IP addresses, tracked actions

Lawful basis: Consent

The reason we use this basis: Users of our website view it by their own choice

We process your information in the following ways:

Data retention period: We will continue to process your information under this basis until you withdraw consent or it is determined your consent no longer exists.

Sharing your information: We use a number of third-party services to enhance our website and track usage for analytical or marketing purposes. Information is always stored and processed in accordance with the GDPR.

If, as determined by us, the lawful basis upon which we process your personal information changes, we will notify you about the change and any new lawful basis to be used if required. We shall stop processing your personal information if the lawful basis used is no longer relevant.

Your individual rights

Under the GDPR your rights are as follows. You can read more about your rights in details here;

  • the right to be informed;
  • the right of access;
  • the right to rectification;
  • the right to erasure;
  • the right to restrict processing;
  • the right to data portability;
  • the right to object; and
  • the right not to be subject to automated decision-making including profiling.

We handle subject access requests in accordance with the GDPR.

Processing of your personal data

Under the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) we control and / or process any personal information about you electronically using the following lawful bases.

We process personal information for certain legitimate business purposes which include, some or all, of the following:

  • Where the processing enables us to enhance, modify, personalise or otherwise improve our services/communications for the benefit of the customer.
  • To identify and prevent fraud.
  • To enhance the security of our networks and information systems.
  • To better understand how people, interact with our social media and web sites.
  • To provide postal communications which we think will be of benefit and interest to you.
  • To determine the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns and our advertising.

Whenever we process data for these purposes we will ensure that we always keep your Personal Data rights in the highest regard and take into account all of your data protection right under any and all current Italy legislation.

Important Information 
Changes to this Privacy Policy 
We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time by posting a new version online. You should check this page occasionally to review any changes. If we make any material changes we will notify you by posting the revised Privacy Policy on our Website. This helps you to always be aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances, if any, it is disclosed. Your continued use of the Websites and/or continued provision of Personal Information to us will be subject to the terms of the then-current Privacy Policy. 

Information We Collect 
When You Visit our website 
When you visit the website, we may request that you provide Personal Information about yourself, and we collect Navigational Information. You are free to explore the website without providing any information about yourself however we do use certain Cookies that may track how you use our website. The purpose of this is to understand how we can improve our website. 

“Personal Information”
This refers to any information that you voluntarily submit to us and that identifies you personally, including contact information, such as your name, e-mail address, company name, address, phone number, and other information about yourself or your business. 

“Navigational Information” 
This refers to information about your computer and your visits to this website such as your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and pages viewed. Please see the “Navigation Information” section below. 

How We Use Information We Collect 
Compliance with Our Privacy Policy 
We use the information we collect only in compliance with this Privacy Policy. Customers who subscribe to our email communications are obligated through our agreements with them to comply with this Privacy Policy. 

We Never Sell Personal Information 
We will never sell your Personal Information to any third party. 

Use of Personal Information 
In addition to the uses identified elsewhere in this Privacy Policy, we may use your Personal Information to: (a) improve your browsing experience by personalizing the Website; (b) send information to you which we think may be of interest to you by post, email, or other means; (c) send you marketing communications relating to our business. When providing personal information you will be given the option to select your communication preferences. This will establish how we (a) use your information and (b) if/how we contact you. We will not contact you for any reason other than that specified upon your request.

Use of Navigational Information

We use Navigational Information to operate and improve the Website. We may also use Navigational Information alone or in combination with Personal Information to provide you with personalised information about Focus.

Customer Testimonials and Comments

We post customer testimonials and comments on our Website, which may contain Personal Information. We obtain each customer’s consent via email prior to posting the customer’s name and testimonial.

Security of your Personal Information

We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your Personal Information from unauthorised access, use or disclosure. We secure the Personal Information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.

Social Media Features

Our Website include Social Media Features, such as Linkedin button. These features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our sites, and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. Social Media Features are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Website. This Privacy Policy does not apply to these features. Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy policy and other policies of the companies providing them.

When you sign up to our social media feeds e.g. LinkedIn page, we do not collect any personal details and your activity is subject to the provider’s policies.

External Websites

Our Websites can provide links to other websites. We do not control, and are not responsible for, the content or practices of these other websites. Our provision of such links does not constitute our endorsement of these other websites, their content, their owners, or their practices. This Privacy Policy does not apply to these other websites, which are subject to any privacy and other policies they may have.

Retention of Personal Information

We retain Personal Information that you provide us with, as long as the reason meets one of the legitimate business purposes outlined elsewhere in this policy, in line with our current Retention Policy. We can delete this information at an earlier date if you so request, as described in “Opting Out and Unsubscribing” below. If you would like to receive more information about our Retention Policy please email focus@uni.net.

Data security and protection

We ensure the security of any personal information we hold by using secure data storage technologies and precise procedures in how we store, access, and manage that information. Our methods meet the GDPR compliance requirement.

Sharing your personal data

We do not share personal data that could identify individuals with third parties except for images used in reports or for marketing purposes. And before we do that, we’ll first obtain specific, informed consent.

How long do we keep personal data?

We record when personal records are added to our database and annually review all records to ensure data is accurate and not retained indefinitely. 

Subject Access Requests

You have the right to know what personal information Focus srl has about you and can do so by placing a Subject Access Request (SAR) via email to focus@uni.net. After notification of the SAR, we may ask you to complete a short questionnaire so that we can respond to your request as quickly and efficiently as possible.

Opting Out and Unsubscribing

Reviewing, Correcting and Removing Your Personal Information

If you provide us with your Personal Information, you have the following rights with respect to that information:

  • To review the user information that you have supplied to us
  • To request that we correct any errors, outdated information, or omissions in user information that you have supplied to us
  • To request that your user information not be used to contact you
  • To request that your user information be removed from any solicitation list that we use
  • To request that your user information be deleted from our records
  • To exercise any of these rights, please contact us at focus@uni.net. We will promptly change, correct, or delete your information and notify you of the action we have taken.

Transparent Privacy Explanations

We have provided some further explanations about user privacy and the way we use this website to help promote a transparent and honest user privacy methodology.

Further processing

If we wish to use your personal data for a new purpose, not covered by this Data Protection Notice, then we will publish a new notice explaining this new use prior to commencing the processing and setting out the relevant purposes and processing conditions.

Before using or processing personal data differently to how you have already consented to it being used, we will seek your consent.

Changes to our privacy policy

We review our privacy policy annually or sooner as required.

Contact Us 
If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or our treatment of the information you provide us, please email at focus@uni.net or call us at (+39) 063723842.

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