Privacy Notice and Cookie Policy

ALPIN GEOLOGY, based at via Luis Zuegg 70/A, 39012 Merano (BZ), Italy (hereinafter ALPIN GEOLOGY) always strives to protect the online privacy of its users. This document has been drawn up in accordance with art. 13 of EU Regulation 2016/679 (hereinafter referred to as the “Regulation”) so that you can know our privacy policy and understand how your personal information is treated when you use our website and, where appropriate, to inform you To give explicit and conscious consent to the processing of your personal data (valid only for persons aged at least 16 years). The information and data provided by you or otherwise acquired by us when using our services on the website (hereinafter referred to as "Services") will be treated in accordance with the provisions of the Regulation and the confidentiality obligations affecting the activity of the Controller, processed.



1. The Responsible
2. The personal data that are the subject of the processing
        a. navigation data
        b. Special categories of personal data
        c. Data voluntarily provided by the data subject
        d. cookies
3. Purpose of Processing
4. Legal basis and mandatory or optional nature of the processing
5. Recipients of personal data
6. Disclosure of Personal Data
7. Storage of personal data
8. Data Protection Officer – Data Protection Officer
9. Rights of data subjects
10. Changes

1. The Responsible

The person responsible for the processing operations carried out on the website is ALPIN GEOLOGY, as defined above (hereinafter referred to as the "Data Controller" or "Data Controller").
For information on the processing of personal data by the Controller, including the list of processors in charge of processing the data, please write to the following address:

2. The personal data that are the subject of the processing

We inform you that, based on your navigation on the website, the person responsible will process personal data consisting of an identifier such as your name, an identification number, an online identifier, a postal address, an e-mail address, a telephone number (landline and/or mobile communications) or one or more elements of your physical, physiological, psychological, economic, cultural or social identity in order to identify the data subject or to make it identifiable (hereinafter referred to as "personal data").

The personal data processed through the website are the following:

a. navigation data

The computer systems and software procedures used for the operation of the website acquire, during their normal operation, some personal data, the transmission of which is implicit in the communication protocols of the Internet. This information is not collected in order to be associated with identified data subjects, but by its nature, through processing and association with data from third parties, may allow users to be identified. This category of data includes IP addresses or domain names of computers used by users who connect to the site, URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) ​​addresses of the requested resources, the time of the request, the method used to send the request to sent by the server, the size of the file received in response, the numeric code indicating the status of the server's response (successful, error, etc.) and other parameters related to the operating system and computer environment. These data are used exclusively to obtain anonymous statistical information on the use of the website and to verify its correct functioning, to detect anomalies and/or abuse and are deleted immediately after processing. The data may be used to determine liability in the event of hypothetical computer crimes against the site or third parties. Apart from this possibility, the data collected on the website will be deleted after a short time.

b. Special categories of personal data

If you use our website to submit an application from you (or send it to us via email), there could be a transfer of your personal data falling under the special categories of personal data referred to in Article 9 of the Regulation, literally the “ [...] personal data revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, or trade union membership, as well as genetic data, biometric data for the purpose of uniquely identifying a natural person, data concerning health or data concerning sex life or a natural person's sexual orientation.” Please do not publish this information unless absolutely necessary. We expressly inform you that the person responsible cannot be held responsible in relation to the transmission of special categories of personal data, but in the absence of express consent to the processing of these data (you are of course allowed to send a CV). , for whatever reason, can still receive reproaches of any kind, since in that case the processing is lawful as it relates to data that has manifestly been made public by the data subject, in accordance with Art. 9(1)e of the Regulation . However, we would like to point out that, as mentioned above, it is important to give explicit consent to the processing of special categories of personal data if you decide to submit this information
We also inform you that for the purpose of selecting applicants, the person responsible can analyze social profiles freely accessible on the Internet for professional purposes (e.g. LinkedIn).

c. Data voluntarily provided by the data subject

If you use certain services on the website (e.g. the inquiry, contact or reservation form), we may process personal data of third parties that you send to the data controller. In these cases, you are the data controller who assumes all legal obligations and liabilities. In this sense, you indemnify us to the maximum extent possible in relation to any reproach, claim, claim for damages arising from the processing, etc., which the Controller may receive from third parties whose personal data have been processed by using the functions of the website in violation of the applicable regulations on the protection of personal data data has been processed. If, in the course of using the website, you make personal data of third parties available or otherwise process them, you guarantee in any case that this specific case of processing is based on an appropriate legal basis in accordance with Art. 6 of the Regulation, which legitimizes the processing of the information in question.

d. Cookies​​​

General information about cookies

Cookies are small text files placed on a client computer's hard drive by a website and browser to store small amounts of website information for a period of time. In general, there are many different types of cookies. Some are essential for the functioning of the website, e.g. B. Navigation or shopping cart cookies. There are also so-called analytics cookies, which store information – e.g. B. on the number of website visitors and the route taken by visitors to the website. Functionality cookies enable the website to remember choices you have made (e.g. selected filter settings or automatic language presetting of a website).

In addition, there are cookies, so-called profiling cookies, which record the preferences and actions of the user. A user profile is created based on this information. This serves to combine advertising messages with the interests of the user and thus enables more target group-related advertising. It is often third-party cookies that the website operator uses to broadcast personalized advertising.

Mandatory consent for cookies

The website must actively consent to the setting of cookies that are not essential for the functionality of the website and also have the right to withdraw their consent at any time.

This website uses a technology called CMP (Consent Management Platform) to manage this right. When the website is called up, a banner appears that informs the website user about the use of cookies, offers them various options for consent (accept all cookies, individual categories of cookies or each individual cookie separately) and provides detailed information about the various cookies. The CMP remembers the settings made by the website user and applies them again to the next website visitor. Here the website visitor can exercise the right of withdrawal or adjust the settings.

Block cookies via browser settings


  1. Click the menu and click Settings.
  2. Go to the Privacy tab.
  3. In the "History" area, select "Create according to user-defined settings" for "Firefox will create a history:".
  4. In the selection options that now appear, remove the tick from “Accept cookies”
  5. Click the OK button".

You can find detailed information on this at:

Google Chrome:

  1. Click the menu and click Settings.
  2.  At the very bottom, click on "Show advanced settings".
  3. In the "Privacy" section, click "Content Settings...".
  4. In the Cookies section, select "Block all websites from saving data".
  5. Click the Done button.

For detailed information, see:

Internet explorer:

  1. Open the “Internet options” under the “Extras” menu item or, if the menu bar is not displayed, click the menu symbol and “Internet options”.
  2. Click on the “Privacy” tab
  3. You can use the slider to choose between several levels of cookie processing. When the slider is all the way up, all cookies are blocked, when it's all the way down, all are allowed.
  4. Click the OK button".

You can find detailed information on this at:


  1. In the settings, click on "Privacy"
  2. In the "Accept cookies" area, you can specify whether and when Safari should save the cookies from the websites. For more information, click the Help button (indicated by a question mark)

For details, see:

3. Purpose of Processing

The processing that we intend to carry out (where necessary) with your explicit consent has the following purposes:

  • To enable the provision of the services you have requested
  • Respond to customer service requests, information requests or reservations
  • Analyzing the CVs and contacting the applicants who submitted their application
  • Comply with all legal, accounting and tax obligations
  • Marketing purposes: the data provided may be used, with prior express and specific consent, for the sending of promotional and marketing communications, including the sending of newsletters and market research surveys, with automated (SMS, MMS, email, push notifications) and non-automated (postal, Call center) systems are processed. The legal basis for the processing of your data for these purposes is Art. 6 paragraph 1 letter a) of the Regulation. Consent to processing for direct marketing is optional and subject to your free will, so failure to provide your consent for this purpose will not affect your use of the Services.

4. Legal basis and mandatory or optional nature of the processing

The legal basis for the processing of personal data for the purposes set out in Section 3 (a-b-c) is Art. 6(1)(b) of the Regulation (performance of a contract), as the data processing is necessary for the provision of the Services or for responding to requests from the affected person is necessary. The provision of personal data for these purposes is optional, but failure to do so would make it impossible to activate the services provided by the website, process requests or evaluate CVs. With specific reference to purpose 3.c and the related analysis of social media profiles of a professional nature made freely available on the internet pursuant to Section 2.b, Art. 6(1)(f) of the Regulation constitutes the legal basis for the treatment of the data, d. H. the legitimate interest of the person responsible in examining possible risks for the suitability of the applicant to fill the specific vacancy.

The purpose mentioned in Section 3.d constitutes lawful processing of personal data within the meaning of Art. 6(1)(c) of the Regulation (compliance with a legal obligation). Once the personal data have been provided, the processing is in the Act necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which the controller is subject.

The legal basis for processing for the purposes set out in Section 3.e is Art. 6(1)(a) of the Regulation (user consent).
The Controller may, without your consent, carry out processing for the same purposes as the direct sending of advertising material or direct sales, or conducting market research or commercial communications related to the Controller's products or services (excluding soft spam) that are similar with the purchased, e-mail addresses and postal addresses in accordance with and within the limits permitted by art. 130 paragraph 4 of the Privacy Code and the Decree of the Guarantor for the Protection of Personal Data of June 19, 2008. The legal basis for processing your data for this purpose is Article 6(1)(f) of the Regulation (legitimate interest). This processing also includes messages containing text, voice, video, sound or images that are sent over an electronic communications network and that may be stored on the network, on a computer or on the recipient's terminal device. This also includes SMS, MMS and functionally equivalent applications and technologies.

5. Recipients of personal data

For the purposes set out in section 3, your personal data may be disclosed to:

  • Subjects who typically act as processors, d. That is to say: i) persons, companies or joint offices providing assistance and advice to the Controller in accounting, administrative, legal, tax, financial, collection, marketing and communication matters relating to the provision of the Services; ii) subjects with whom cooperation is necessary for the provision of services (e.g. hosting providers); iii) subjects in charge of performing technical maintenance work (including the maintenance of network equipment and electronic communications networks) (collectively referred to as “Recipients”);
  • Subjects, corporations or authorities to whom your personal data must be communicated due to legal provisions or official orders;
  • Persons authorized by the Controller to process personal data necessary for the performance of activities related to the provision of the Services or for the other purposes referred to in Section 3 and who have committed themselves to confidentiality or have an appropriate legal obligation of confidentiality (e.g. employees of the person responsible).

6. Disclosure of Personal Data

Some of your personal data will be shared with recipients who may be located outside the European Economic Area. The Data Controller ensures that the processing of your personal data by these recipients is carried out in accordance with the Regulation. Indeed, transfers may be based on an adequacy decision, on contractual clauses approved by the European Commission or on any other appropriate legal basis. For more information, contact the person responsible at the following address:

7. Storage of personal data

Personal data processed for the purposes set out in Section 3(a-b) will be retained for as long as is strictly necessary to achieve those purposes. In any case, since the data processing is carried out for the provision of services, the person responsible will process the personal data until the time provided for by Italian legislation to safeguard interests (art. 2946 et seq. Civil Code). With regard to the CVs transmitted via the website or by email as referred to in Section 3.c, the personal data will be kept for a period of time deemed reasonable in relation to the purpose for which the data was collected. This is notwithstanding the possibility for the controller to contact the applicant again shortly before the specified deadline to request an extension of this retention period.

The personal data processed for the purposes referred to in paragraph 3.d will be kept until the time provided for by the specific obligation or applicable law.

Personal data processed for the purposes referred to in paragraphs 3.e, on the other hand, will be kept until the data subject withdraws consent or, failing that, for a maximum period of time deemed reasonable.

For more information on the retention period of the data and the criteria for determining this period, you can contact the Data Controller at the following address:

8. Data Protection Officer – Data Protection Officer

In view of the legislation in force and in accordance with the "principle of accountability", the Data Controller has decided to appoint a Data Protection Officer. This can be contacted by email at to receive information about the processing of personal data by ALPIN GEOLOGY.

9. Rights of the data subject

Pursuant to articles 15 et seq. of the Regulation, you have the right to ask the person responsible for access to your personal data at any time, to request them to rectify or delete them or to oppose the processing. You have the right to request the restriction of processing in the cases provided for in Article 18 of the Regulation and, in the cases provided for in Article 20 of the Regulation, to receive the data concerning you in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format.

Any request must be sent in writing to the person in charge at the following address

You have the right at any time to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority (guarantor of personal data protection) pursuant to Art. 77 of the Regulation if you consider that the processing of your personal data violates applicable law.

10. Changes

This privacy policy has been in effect since March 11, 2021 and was last updated on April 23, 2021. The person responsible reserves the right to modify or update all or part of the content, including as a result of changes in current legislation. Therefore, the person responsible encourages you to visit this section regularly to find out about the latest and most up-to-date version of this data protection declaration.