Privacy Policy

This page will describe management of our website as regards processing the personal data of users that visit us. This information is provided – also in pursuance of Section 13 of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003 – to any entity having to do with the web-based services that are made available by General Abrasivi S.r.l. via electronic networks as from the following address:
The information provided only applies to our website and does not concern any websites that may be visited by an user via external links.

Data controller

Visiting this site may result into the processing of data concerning identified or identifiable persons.
The data controller is General Abrasivi S.r.l., with registered office in Carrara, Viale Galileo Galilei 36/B, 54033 MS, Italy.

Place where data is processed

The processing operations related to the web-based services that are made available via this website are carried out at the aforementioned office of the General Abrasivi S.r.l. exclusively by technical staff in charge of said processing, or else by persons tasked with such maintenance activities as may be necessary from time to time.
No data resulting from web-based services is either communicated or disseminated.
Any personal data that is provided by users is only used to provide the service and/or discharge the tasks requested and is disclosed to third parties only if this is necessary for the said purposes.

Categories of processed data

Navigation data

The information systems and software procedures relied upon to operate this website acquire personal data as part of their standard functioning; the transmission of such data is an inherent feature of Internet communication protocols.
Such information is not collected in order to relate it to identified data subjects, however it might allow user identification per se after being processed and matched with data held by third parties.
This data category includes IP addresses and/or the domain names of the computers used by any user connecting with this website, the URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) addresses of the requested resources, the time of such requests, the method used for submitting a given request to the server, returned file size, a numerical code relating to server response status (successfully performed, error, etc.), and other parameters related to the user’s operating system and computer environment.
These data are only used to extract anonymous statistical information on website use as well as to check its functioning; they are erased immediately after being processed.
The data might be used to establish liability in case computer crimes are committed against the website.

Data provided voluntarily by users

Sending e-mail messages to the addresses mentioned on this website, which is done on the basis of a freely chosen, explicit, and voluntary option, entails acquisition of the sender’s address, which is necessary in order to reply to any request, as well as of such additional personal data as is contained in the message(s).
Specific summary information notices will be shown and/or displayed on the pages that are used for providing services on demand.


What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file that is stored by a computer when a website is visited by a user. Thanks to cookies the website remembers user’s actions and preferences (such us login, language, font size and other display preferences) so he doesn’t have to re-entering them whenever he comes back to the site or browse from one page to another.

Cookies are divided into two main categories: “technical” cookies and “profiling” cookies.
Technical cookies (browsing and/or session cookies) allow users to navigate and use a website, making the user experience more efficient.
Profiling cookies track user’s navigation in order to outline a profile about his preferences, routines, choices, etc. just to send advertisements in accordance with those preferences.

Does this website install cookies?

This website ( install only the following technical cookies:

_icl_current_language it is part of WPML plugin for translations. This cookie saves information related to the selected language for navigate the website. It is a session cookie, so it expires after closing the browser window.
those cookies are part of Google Analytics. They are used to collect information about how users visit websites: it distinguishes users (by assigning them a random number), counts the number of visitors, which pages are visited, etc. In this website those information are collected anonymously.
Further information about those cookies are availabled here:
Check cookies

User can manage his own preferences about cookies directly from the browser settings page. From that page, user can delete existing cookies and avoid the installation.
Shown below the links to the online guides of the most common browsers:

It is important to highlight that disable cookies for this website it is possible that some features are not available.
For more information about cookies and behavioral advertising users are invited to visit the website

Optional data provision

Subject to the specifications made with regard to navigation data, users are free to provide the personal data to be entered in the application forms submitted to General Abrasivi S.r.l..
Failure to provide such data may entail the failure to be provided with the items requested.

Processing arrangements

Personal data is processed with automated means for no longer than is necessary to achieve the purposes for which it has been collected.
Specific security measures are implemented to prevent the data from being lost, used unlawfully and/or inappropriately, and accessed without authorisation.

Data subjects’ rights

Data subjects are entitled at any time to obtain confirmation of the existence of personal data concerning them and be informed of their contents and origin, verify their accuracy, or else request that such data be supplemented, updated or rectified (Section 7 of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003).
The above Section also provides for the right to request erasure, anonymisation or blocking of any data that is processed in breach of the law as well as to object in all cases, on legitimate grounds, to processing of the data.
All requests should be sent to the General Abrasivi’s office or emailed to