Welcome to threedifferent.com (hereinafter called the "website").
This document outlines how the website user's personal details are processed.
This information is also taken from Article 13 D.Lgs n. 196/2003 on the protection of personal data.
It is based on the criteria set out in Recommendation No. 2 / 2001 adopted by the European Authority for the Protection of Personal Data on May 17, 2001.
Please read this document carefully: it applies irrespective of whether you access the website without buying any product, or if you access the website and decide to navigate and use its services and buy its products.
Please also read, if you have not had already done so, the legal notice on threedifferent.com because it contains important information with regard to privacy and security systems adopted by the website.
GEMA Srl is responsible for the treatment of your personal data, having its headquarters in S.S. Goitese n.39 - 46045 Marmirolo (MN), registered by the Company Registry, Mantova - CF - VAT 01759530205 (hereinafter called "GEMA"), and by whom the website is managed and maintained.
The processes related to the services of this website are made by the aforementioned GEMA and are handled only by its technical staff. No data deriving from the web service is communicated to third parties.
GEMA respects your right to privacy and understands that visitors to the website need to be in control of their personal information.
While the processing of data may, directly or indirectly, identify you personally, we try to adhere to a strict needs principle.
The computer systems, responsible for the operation of the website, gather personal data as their normal activity, which involves transmissions and the use of communication protocols by the Internet.
This information is not collected in order to be linked to interested parties, but which by their very nature could, through automatic data processing, be associated to the users (eg. IP addresses, the computer user's domain name).
The website is configured in such a way so that the use of your personal data is kept to a minimum.
The final decision as to how and to what end the user's personal data is handled and the tools used, including the security, is the responsibility of GEMA.
1. Who is responsible for collecting personal data?
GEMA is responsible for the processing of the website user's personal data, deciding independently on the purposes and methods of treatment, including the safety profile.
For organizational and operational purposes only, we have appointed some managers for the processing of personal data by users of the site for the strict purposes of the performance of website's services, including the sale of its products.
GEMA's Sales Department is responsible for the treatment of your personal details.
You may obtain, at any time, an updated list of the parties responsible for data processing by writing to firstname.lastname@example.org.
2. How we use the personal data and for what purposes.
Your personal data is collected and processed by GEMA for the sole purposes of the use of the website. Your personal data may also be used in other processing operations, however, in terms consistent for those purposes.
In particular, your personal data may be used for the following purposes:
in the website's registration area, where we collect your personal data (such as name, address, user ID and password and email address) by means of a registration form, which is necessary for carrying out sale operations and shipment of the products purchased.
To provide service assistance we collect your personal data (such as your user ID and password) for the purposes of giving all information about the services on threedifferent.com and the purchase of products on same.
in the purchasing area we collect your personal data (such as personal details, email address, mailing address, credit card number or bank account number) using the order form for the sale of products on the website.
in the technical assistance area, we collect personal information to provide you with information on navigation, compatible browsers or information on viewing and downloading web pages on the website.
Your personal data is processed by a computerized manual mode.
Your personal data will be stored in a way that permits GEMA to identify you for the strict time necessary for the purposes by which the data was collected and subsequently processed and, in any case, within the limits of law.
To ensure that your personal data is always accurate and up-to-date, relevant and complete, please report any changes to email@example.com.
Your personal information will not be disclosed to third parties for purposes not permitted by law nor without your express consent.
Your personal information may be disclosed to third parties only when if is necessary in order to complete the contract for the execution of electronic distance payment services, by credit or debit card, if you decide to buy a product on the website. In addition, your data may be shared with police or all judicial authorities, in accordance with the law and after formal request on the part of these individuals.
The acquired data may be communicated to shippers and couriers for the specific purposes of carrying out the contract. In all these cases your consent is not necessary.
The law provides that your consent is not necessary and that GEMA can treat your personal information when necessary to comply with a legal requirements, or if it is necessary to implement contractual obligations against their users (for example, if you have purchased products on threedifferent.com or if you have asked to use specific services through our website).
Your personal information will be forwarded to the public only with your permission and only by the services department provided on the website.
Please be assured that GEMA treats its users' personal data only for purposes strictly related to the provision of services on the website, the conclusion of contracts for the sale of products, after receiving your consent and to let you know about new commercial initiatives which are closely related to the activities and services of the website.
GEMA uses your personal data for direct marketing purposes, also by e-mail only with your consent. GEMA uses your personal data only with your freely expressed consent, in order to send advertising material and direct marketing or other commercial communications, including e-mails, which do not fall into the services that the website provides to its users at their request.
Whenever your consent is needed, we will let you know in advance and give you the possibility to give or refuse to give your consent for your the use of your personal data, for which purposes, it is necessary to include your e-mail address.
It could happen that GEMA has to handle personal data of third parties communicated directly by its users to GEMA, for example where one user has purchased a product to be delivered to a friend that is when the person who is paying for the purchase of the product is different from the person to whom the product and intended, or when the user recommends the services of threedifferent.com or a special offer of a particular product to a friend.
3. What happens if you do not communicate to GEMA, your personal data
The disclosure of personal information to GEMA and, in particular, details of your postal address, your credit or debit card and bank account details and telephone number are necessary with regard to the winding-up of a contract to purchase products on www.threedifferent.com or the provision of other services rendered on the website at your request, or if your information is needed for the fulfilment of obligations under rules of law or regulations.
The eventual refusal to communicate certain necessary data to GEMA, could result in the impossibility to conclude the contract for the purchase of products on the website, or provide other services available on the website itself or to correctly discharge legal obligations and settlements. The failure to communicate the data will be, as appropriate, legitimate and justified reason for GEMA not to perform the contract for the purchase of products on threedifferent.com or the provision of services through the same site.
The communication of additional data to GEMA, other than what is essential, for the purpose of carrying out their legal contractual obligations or for the provision of certain services on request is, instead, voluntary and does not result in any consequences to the user of the website and its services or for the purchase of products on threedifferent.com (for example, indicating your favourite designers).
From time to time, where necessary and depending on the circumstances, GEMA will inform you when it is necessary or optional to send information with regard to your personal information to GEMA. We will highlight whether it is optional or necessary to communicate your data by adding a special character (*) to all the obligatory information or only data which is necessary for the service provisions on the website and for the purchase of same products. Please note that the non-disclosure of personal data will not involve any obligations or disadvantages to the user..
4. To whom do you have to communicate your personal data
Personal data may be made available to third party companies seeking, on behalf of GEMA additional services, acting as data controllers or communicated to other recipients of the data collected by GEMA, covering data independently only to implement the contract to purchase products on threedifferent.com and only when that purpose is not incompatible with the purposes for which your data has been collected and further processed and, in accordance with the law.
The data will not be disclosed, sold or otherwise transferred to other third parties without the users being informed in advance and, with their consent, as this is required by law.
5. How do we collect your data on threedifferent.com
In the user access and internal navigation area of the website, it may happen that certain personal data are collected automatically (via "Cookies"), such as in the case of the collection of the user's IP address and additional information, for example, preferences or choices or products purchased by the user while browsing the website.
This information and data are collected directly and automatically from the website as part of its normal operation. This information and data are then processed anonymously and accumulated for commercial purposes and for the maximization of services on threedifferent.com to accomodate the needs and preferences of the website's users.
On occasion, GEMA collects data and other information directly from their personal user for on-line registration purposes or may send an order form for the purchase of products in order to complete electronic commercial transactions.
Finally GEMA collects personal data regarding third parties who are interested in starting business relationships with GEMA.
6. Safety measures
However GEMA cannot guarantee its users that the measures taken for the safety of the website and transmission of data and information on the website restrict or exclude any risk of unauthorised access or dispersion of data. It is advisable that your computer is equipped with software devices for the protection of network data transmission, both inbound and outbound (for example updated antivirus systems) and that your Internet service provider takes appropriate measures to secure data transmission over the network (including firewalls and anti-spam filters).
threedifferent.com uses automated systems of data collection, such as cookies. A cookie is a device which is transmitted to the user's hard disk, it does not contain understandable information, but permits the user to link information that has been previously left by the user on the website. These cookies are placed on GEMA's server and nobody else can access the information contained in same. Only GEMA is authorised to handle the information on these cookies in an anonymous way and aggregated to improve services on the website to the specific needs and preferences of its users.
As you may know each Internet browser lets you delete cookies after each session. The Internet browser contains instructions on how to carry out these cancellation procedures. GEMA would advise you to examine it.
8. Your right of access to data and other rights (Article 7 D.Lgs.n. 196/2003)
You are entitled to obtain from GEMA confirmation of the existence of personal data that concern you, even if they are not yet registered, and their communication in an intelligible form.
You are entitled to obtain from GEMA;
a. the modification, correction or, if interested, the integration of your personal data;
b. the cancellation, transformation in an anonymous form or blocking of your personal data processed in violation of the law, including those that do not need to be kept for the purposes for which the data was collected or subsequently processed;
c. the declaration that the operations in a) and b) were made known, even in terms of their content, to those to whom the data were communicated or disseminated, except where this requirement proves impossible or is manifestly disproportionate to the protected right.
You will, however, have the right to oppose in whole or in part:
a. To the handling of personal data that relate to you for collection purposes:
b. To the processing of personal data which relate to you, for the purposes of advertising or direct marketing or for carrying out market research for commercial purposes.
You can freely and at any time exercise your rights, within the limits of the law, by elettronic request to GEMA on firstname.lastname@example.org which will give an appropriate feedback.
9. Links to other websites.
threedifferent.com contains links to other websites that may not have any connection with threedifferent.com or with GEMA.
Threedifferent.com provides links to these websites to facilitate the user's research and its navigation and to facilitate the hyperlink to other Internet websites. The activation of these links does not imply any recommendation or any signal report from GEMA in order to access and navigate these websites, nor any guarantee regarding their content, services or goods provided by said and to Internet users.
If you wish to receive more information on how GEMA uses your personal information, please send an e-mail to the following e-mail address
To know your rights and always be updated about legislation on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data, we suggest you visit www.garanteprivacy.it which explains what you need to know about the protection of personal data.
11. Applicable law
The Code ensures that the processing of personal data will have respect for human rights and fundamental freedom and the dignity of the interested party, with particular reference to confidentiality, to the personal identity and the right to the protection of personal data.