Privacy Policy and GDPR Compliance

We take your privacy very seriously.


This page describes how the personal data of users who are consulting the site are handled and treated.

This is official information we are legally obliged to make public in compliance with Section 13 of Italian Decree Law No. 196/2003 (Italian code governing the protection of personal data) to all those interacting with the web services of Terroir Amarone are accessible at the internet URL

This is found on the homepage of Terroir Amarone´s website.
The information contained herein is pertinent to this site alone and does not pertain to other websites possibly visited by the user by means of links.

This information is based on Official Recommendation No. 2/2001 adopted on 17 May 2001 by the European Union Authorities belonging to the Body officially constituted in accordance with Section 29 of Regulation No. 95/46/EC.

The recommendation identifies specific requirements to be adopted when gathering online data and in particular outlines the procedures, times and nature of information that title-holders of handled nature must supply every user when the latter logs on to their websites whatever the purposes of the user’s visit.

The holding and use of your personal information comply with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) when this comes into force on 25 May 2018. Regular reviews will ensure ongoing compliance.

About the GDPR

The GDPR applies throughout the European Union (EU). It strengthens, harmonises, and modernises EU data protection law and enhances individual rights and freedoms. It is consistent with the European understanding that privacy is a fundamental human right. The GDPR regulates how individuals and organisations may obtain, use, store, and destroy your personal data.

The GDPR covers all institutions established in the EU. It also includes all systems outside the EU that process the personal data of EU citizens.


In the context of consulting of this web site, personal data may be handled belonging to identified or identifiable persons. The “title-holder” of their handling is
Giampiero Nadali, Via Giosuè Carducci 12, 37015 S.Ambrogio di Valpolicella (VR), Italy
email: info @ fermentidigitali . com.

Personal Information collected

When you visit the Terroir Amarone website, you may provide personal information. This information is the minimum required to operate our services and requires your positive consent. It includes your name and email address and is collected by:

  • Completing a Contact form on the site;
  • Subscribing to a Newsletter/Update to receive news, information or updates;
  • Commenting on published Posts;
  • Email, where we may retain your email messages, your email address and our responses;
  • Digital Information is also sent to the website from your access device. This is on the device used, location and IP address.

Terroir Amarone does not and will never collect Sensitive personal data. Examples include health or financial information or information that reveals a person’s racial or ethnic origin. Terroir Amarone does not conduct personal data Profiling.


All handling and treatment of private data connected to this sites web services are deemed to take place at the aforementioned head office of Terroir Amarone and are handled solely by authorized personnel.
No data deriving from the web service will be communicated or diffused.


Surfing data: During their normal functioning the ITC systems and software procedures built into this web site gather personal data whose transmission is essential for the proper working of internet communication protocols.
They consist of information that are not gathered to be associated with identified interested parties but which due to their very nature could through data processing and associations in the hands of third-parties lead to the identification of users.
These types of data include IP address and the dominion names of computers used by the users logging onto the site, the URLs or URIs (Uniform Resource Locators and Identifiers) pertaining to requested resources, the timestamp of requests, the method used in formulating requests to the server, the size of files obtained in reply, the numerical code that shows the server’s given reply (successful completion, error and so on) and other parameters relating to the operating system and to the user’s ITC environment. These data are used solely for the purpose of gleaning anonymous statistical information on the site’s use and for checking and controlling their proper functioning; in any case they are immediately deleted after processing. These data could be used to define responsibility in the hypothetical event of ITC-related crimes committed that damage the site: except for this possibility, web contact data do not currently persist longer than seven days.

Data supplied by the user voluntarily: The explicit and voluntary choice of the user to send emails to the address published on this site leads to the success acquisition of the sender’s address. This is necessary to responding to requests as well as the inclusion of possible further data in the electronic message.

Specific information in the concise form will be published and made viewable on the pages of the site relating to particular on-demand services.


Please, see the notice below.


Notwithstanding all that has been outlined above to facilitate the user’s use and surfing of the internet, the user is free to supply or decline the personal data requested in the electronic forms or in any case through contacts with the URLs on this website.
In any case, the refusal to provide personal data may make it impossible for specific requests and services to be provided to the user.


All personal data are handled with automatic tools for as long as is necessary to reach the objectives for which they were gathered. Specific security measures are observed to prevent the loss of data and the illicit or incorrect use and to prevent access to non-authorized parties.


All subjects to which the handled data pertain have at any time the right to obtain confirmation of the data’s existence or otherwise and to know their contents and origin; they also have the right to verify their accuracy and to demand their completion or updating and their rectification (Section 7 of Italian Decree Law No. 196/2003).

In compliance with the same section the user has the right to ask for his data to be cancelled, transformed into an anonymous form or blocked should the law be violated; in any event for legitimate reasons he also has the right to oppose and block their handling and treatment.

Requests are to be addressed to the person or persons official responsible for data handling who may be contacted at the following email address:

info @

Personal information and third parties

We do not sell personal information collected by the website to any third party. Transfer of personal data for data processing is only made to Google Analytics, Squarespace or MailChimp. These third-party data processors are outside the EU as described above. Notwithstanding this, we are under a duty to disclose or share your information to comply with any legal obligations.

Your Consent

Consent is the legal basis for processing your personal data according to the GDPR.
The Terroir Amarone Newsletter/Update subscription, Contact form and Article Comment are optional. They require your positive consent to collect and use your personal data.  You may sign up for the Newsletter/Update, use the Contact form or leave Comments on published Articles. You must positively give your consent to each of these by ticking a blank box.
The Newsletter/Update is an optional free subscription service which requires your positive consent when first signing up. You may unsubscribe from this subscribed Newsletter/Update service at any time. All Newsletter/Updates sent contain automatic unsubscribe links. Terroir Amarone deems a subscriber as inactive when they do not open a Newsletter/Update for two years. Hence in such cases, the person will be unsubscribed.
The Contact/Article Comment facilities require your positive consent for each usage.
You can refuse consent without detriment.
The Newsletter/Update is constructed, sent and analysed by MailChimp. MailChimp is a data processor in the USA. It gathers statistics on email opening, location and clicks using their technologies. MailChimp participates in and has certified its compliance with the Privacy Shield framework. They treat all personal data received from EU member countries under the Privacy Shield framework. Further details on MailChimp’s compliance can be seen here.

Your rights

You may request access to your personal data that we collect online and maintain by contacting us at any time without charge. Exceptionally, if the application is unfounded, excessive, or repetitive, we may charge a fee based on our administrative costs. We will respond within one calendar month of the request date.
You have the right to ask us not to process information for marketing purposes. Any marketing will cease immediately upon receipt.
You have the right to have any your personal data held by us securely erased, restricted or rectified. We will respond without undue delay, and in any case within one calendar month.
You may unsubscribe from a subscribed Newsletter/Update at any time.

This site is adherent to the EU e-Privacy Directive, a.k.a. "Cookie Law".

For further details, please refer to this video explaining the EU Cookie Law. Here is a link to the CompariTech website detailing the law.

Children (under 18s) are not eligible to use our services and should not submit any personal information to does not actively track you as an individual.

Should you send us an email via the contact form below, your name, email address and message will be emailed to us (as you would expect). This information is kept private. We will store this information within our own email system so that we are able to respond to you.

Should you comment on a blog post or web page on this site, then your name, email address, IP address and message will be stored in our website database (as you would expect). This makes your name, website address and comment (but not your email address) viewable by the general public on the website.

The website does use some cookies when you browse this website. These are used to ensure proper running of this website, and also to help us improve your experience when browsing.

We do not use 3rd Party / Tracking / Advertising cookies.

If you don’t know what cookies are or if you would like to find out more, please read this Wikipedia page.


The cookies we use are installed and managed by our hosting platform provider, See here their privacy policy about cookies.

To delete the cookie used to remember if you have viewed this policy or not, click here: Delete Cookies.

To find out how to delete cookies, please read this guide “How to delete cookies”.
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WHICH ORGANIZATION IS COLLECTING THIS INFORMATION is a website owned by Giampiero Nadali and Elisabetta Tosi, in Sant'Ambrogio di Valpolicella, Verona, Italy.


If you have chosen to share it with us, we use your email address to contact you in reply to your message, or to send you our newsletter. If you have entered your email address to leave a comment on the blog, it is used to identify your comment, however it is not displayed on the website or shared with any third party.

We may also use your email to help resolve issues or disputes, for example if you tell us that you cannot see any of your posts on the website, we would probably search our database using your email address to help diagnose the problem.


We do not share your personal information or email address with third parties.


Just like you, we hate spam. We do not send you spam emails.
You may opt-out of our emails at any time. An ‘unsubscribe’ link is included in all of our email newsletters.

PROTECTION OF YOUR INFORMATION uses best endeavour to safeguard the confidentiality of your personally identifiable information but we do not use encryption (such as SSL) or firewalls to further protect the information as it travels across the Internet. We do not believe that the personal information we collect warrants this level of security. It is important to be aware that there is no such thing as “perfect internet security”.


Once posted, you cannot change or remove any comments you have submitted on our website pages and/or posts. However, if you would like to have this information removed please contact us and we will do this for you.

You should know that because of technical constraints, all information is never completely removed from our databases. Therefore, you should not expect that all of your personally identifiable information will be completely removed from our databases in response to your requests that it be removed. We will aim to remove all publicly-facing information.


Please use the contact form on this site to contact us.


From time to time we may update this Privacy Policy in line with website changes that may affect the personal information we gather about you. It is assumed that you accept such changes if you continue to use the site and services. If you do not accept such changes then you should stop using Terroir Amarone website and services, and contact us (details above) if you would like any information removed.

Last updated 14 May 2018