ABS – Acciaierie Bertoli Safau S.p.A. – via Buttrio 28, 33050 Pozzuolo del Friuli (UD), Italy, in its capacity as Data Controller, reference is made to the legislation referred to in Article 13 of Legislative Decree 196/2003 (Personal Data Protection Code), the provision of the Privacy Authority for the protection of personal data “Identification of simplified methods for the information and acquisition of consent for the use of cookies” of 8 May 2014 and art. 13 of European Regulation no. 2016/679 (hereinafter “GDPR”), provides you with the following information regarding the cookies installed on the domain https://www.absacciai.com (hereinafter the “Site”).


Cookies are data created by a server and stored in text files on your computer’s hard disk or on any device you use to access the Internet (smartphone, tablet) and allow us to collect information about your navigation on the website. Some of the purposes for installing Cookies may also require your consent.

Cookies can be stored permanently on your computer and have a variable duration (so-called persistent cookies), but can also disappear when you close your browser or have a limited duration (so-called session cookies).

Cookies may be installed by the site you are visiting (so-called first-party cookies) or may be installed by other websites (so-called third-party cookies).


  • Activities strictly necessary for operation

This site uses Cookies to save the user’s session and to perform other activities that are strictly necessary for its operation, for example in relation to traffic distribution.

  • Preference saving, optimisation and statistics activity

This site uses Cookies to save your browsing preferences and optimize your browsing experience. These cookies include, for example, those used to set the language and currency or for the management of statistics by the site owner.

  • Other types of cookies or third party tools that may use them.

Some of the services listed below collect statistics in aggregated form and may not require your consent or may be managed directly by the owner, as described, without the help of third parties.

  • Statistics

The services contained in this section allow the Data Controller to monitor and analyse traffic data and to keep track of the User’s behaviour.

  • Third party services

The site contains, within its pages, third party services that may set and use their own cookies and/or similar technologies. The use of these cookies and similar technologies by these companies is regulated by their privacy policies and not by this notice, as the Data Controller is totally unrelated to the management of these tools and the processing of data deriving from them.

The following table lists the cookies most frequently used by absacciai.com on its website, with a description of their use.

Google Analytics Cookies

They are used to generate information about the use of the site absacciai.com by visitors. The information collected is used to prepare reports on site activities and thus improve the site. The information, collected anonymously, concerns the number of visitors, the page of origin and the pages visited.

Google stores the information collected on its servers in the United States, and may transfer it to third parties authorised to process it or at the request of the authorities. Your IP address will not be associated with any other data held by Google. By accessing the website absacciai.com you consent to the processing of your data by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Google Privacy:


To disable Google cookies: https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated

Session Cookies

Temporary cookies used for the proper functioning of the site, which are deleted from your computer when you close your browser. Their use reduces the need for absacciai.com to transmit user information over the Internet.

Session cookies also remember your language preference and maintain a user session if you have logged in to the site using your login and password.

Cloudflare Cookie

It is a technical, anonymous cookie, which guarantees security in the use of the CloudFlare caching system. __cfuid

Doubleclick Cookie

It is a cookie installed by Google Analytics for the advertising and remarketing service. For more information: id

Functional cookies

These are short-term cookies, used to store preferences or choices made anonymously by the visitor, in particular the complianceCookie_* cookie is used to store the visitor’s acceptance of cookies. This cookie lasts 14 days.


In addition to what is stated in this document, you may manage your Cookie preferences directly within your browser and prevent – for example – third parties from installing cookies. You can also use your browser preferences to delete cookies that have been installed in the past, including the Cookie that saves your consent to the installation of Cookies by this site. It is important to note that by disabling all cookies, the operation of this site may be compromised. You can find information on how to manage Cookies in your browser at the following addresses: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari and Microsoft Windows Explorer.HOW CAN I MANAGE COOKIES IN MY BROWSER?

In any case, we provide below some instructions on how to customise cookies for the most common browsers:

Microsoft Internet Explorer

  1. Click on “Tools” at the top of the browser window;
  2. select “Internet Options”;
  3. click on the “Privacy” tab;
  4. To enable cookies, the Privacy level must be set to “Medium” or below; setting the Privacy level above “Medium” will disable the use of cookies.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Click on “Tools” at the top of the browser window;
  2. select “Internet Options”;
  3. select the “Privacy” icon;
  4. click on “Cookies”;
  5. select or not “Accept Cookies from Sites” and “Accept Third Party Cookies”;

Google Chrome

  1. click the menu icon;
  2. select “Settings”;
  3. at the bottom of the page, select “Show advanced settings”;
  4. in the “Privacy” section, select “Content settings”;
  5. select or not “Prevent sites from setting data”.

Apple Safari

  1. click on the “Safari” label at the top of the browser window;
  2. select the “Preferences” option;
  3. click on “Privacy”;
  4. set your choice under “Cookies and website data”.

For more information on the use of cookies and how to block them, you can visit the following sites: www.youronlinechoices.eu.



The data collected using Google’s cookies may be transferred outside the European Union and specifically to the United States of America, a country whose level of data protection has been deemed adequate by the European Commission in accordance with Article 45 of the GDPR.

The European Commission’s adequacy decision can be found at the following link: http://eur- lex.europa.eu/legal-content/IT/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32016D1250&from=IT.


The data may be processed by external parties acting as autonomous data controllers as, for example, supervisory and control authorities and bodies.

The data may also be processed, on behalf of the Company, by external parties designated as data processors, who are provided with appropriate operating instructions. These subjects are essentially included in the following categories:

  1. companies offering e-mail services;
  2. companies offering services instrumental to the purposes indicated in this notice (IT suppliers, companies dealing with the management and maintenance of the site…).


The personal data processed through the installation of technical cookies and first party analytical cookies are necessary to ensure the correct navigation of the User within the site.

It is optional to consent to the installation of third party analytical cookies and profiling cookies. Your personal data will be processed through the installation of these cookies only with your express consent, as indicated above.


By contacting the Data Protection Office, by post to the Company’s address and by email to [email protected], the User may ask the Data Controller for access to data concerning them, its cancellation, correction of rectification of inaccurate data, the integration of incomplete data, the limitation of processing in the cases provided for by art. 18 GDPR, as well as oppose processing in cases of legitimate interest of the data subject.

Furthermore, the User, in the event that the processing is based on consent or contract and is carried out by automated means, has the right to receive the data in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and, if technically feasible, to transmit it to another data controller without impediments.

Also as of 25 May 2018, in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR, the User may exercise, in addition to the above mentioned rights, the right to data portability. The data subject has also the right to receive his/her personal data in a structured format, commonly used and automatically readable, and has the right to transmit such data to another data controller.

Users have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority in the Member State in which they habitually reside or work or in the State where the alleged infringement has occurred.


Since the installation of Cookies and other tracking systems operated by third parties through the services used within this Application cannot be technically controlled by the Controller, any specific reference to Cookies and tracking systems installed by third parties is to be considered indicative only. For more complete information, please see the privacy policy of any third party services listed in this document.

Given the objective complexity linked to the identification of Cookie-based technologies and their very close integration with the functioning of the web, the User is invited to contact the Controller at the following email address: [email protected] if he/she would like to receive any further information regarding the purpose of Cookies and any use of the same – for example by third parties – made through this site.

Updated on 21/07/2020