Privacy Policy

Information on the Processing of Personal Data


On this page, we describe the methods of managing this website concerning the processing of personal data of users who consult it. This information is provided in accordance with current legislation on personal data for users who interact with the services of this website, as part of EU Regulation 2016/679. This information is provided only for this website and not for any other websites that may be consulted by the user through our links.

Data Controller

Following the consultation of the website, data related to identified or identifiable individuals may be processed. The data controller is "A.T.I. MERCITALIA SHUNTING & TERMINAL S.r.l. – LA SPEZIA SHUNTING RAILWAYS S.p.A." with its registered office at Viale San Bartolomeo 22/G, 19126 La Spezia (SP).

Location of Data Processing

The processing related to the web services of this site is carried out by technical staff of the office responsible for processing, or by any persons in charge of occasional maintenance operations. No data from the web service is communicated or disclosed.

Purpose of Processing and Legal Basis for Processing

Personal data provided by users who submit requests or intend to use services or products offered through the website, as well as to receive specific content, are used solely for the purpose of responding to requests or performing the requested service or task and are communicated to third parties only if necessary for this purpose. The legal basis for these processing activities is the need to respond to the requests of the data subjects or to perform activities as defined in agreements with the data subjects.
With the express consent of the user, the data may be used for commercial communication activities related to offers of additional products or services from the data controller. The legal basis for this processing is the freely given consent of the data subject.
Outside of these cases, user navigation data is stored for the time strictly necessary to manage the processing activities within the limits provided by law.

Types of Data Processed

Browsing Data

The computer systems and software procedures used to operate the website acquire, during their normal operation, some personal data, the transmission of which is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols. This information is not collected to be associated with identified individuals, but by its very nature could, through processing and association with data held by third parties, allow users to be identified. This category of data includes IP addresses or domain names of the computers used by users connecting to the site, the URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) addresses of the requested resources, the time of the request, the method used to submit the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the response given by the server (successful, error, etc.) and other parameters related to the user's operating system and computer environment. This data is used only to obtain anonymous statistical information about the use of the site and to check its correct functioning and is deleted after processing. The data may be used to ascertain responsibility in case of hypothetical computer crimes against the site.

Data Provided Voluntarily by the User

The optional, explicit, and voluntary sending of emails to the addresses indicated on the website entails the subsequent acquisition of the sender's address, which is necessary to respond to requests, as well as any other personal data included in the message. Specific summary information will be progressively reported or displayed on the pages of the site prepared for specific on-demand services.


For cookies, a text element is intended to be inserted into the hard disk of a computer only with authorization. Cookies have the function of streamlining web traffic analysis or indicating when a specific site is visited, allowing web applications to send information to individual users. No personal user data is acquired by the site. No use is made of cookies for the transmission of personal information, nor are persistent cookies of any kind used, or systems for tracking users. The use of session cookies is strictly limited to transmitting session identifiers (consisting of random numbers generated by the server) necessary to allow safe and efficient browsing of the site. The session cookies used on the site prevent the use of other potentially prejudicial computer techniques for the confidentiality of user navigation and do not allow the acquisition of the user's personal identification data.

Optional Provision of Data

Apart from what is specified for navigation data, the user is free to provide personal data to request the services offered by the data controller. Failure to provide such data may make it impossible to obtain what has been requested.

Data Processing Methods and Data Retention Times

Personal data is processed using automated tools for the time strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which it was collected. Specific security measures are observed to prevent data loss, unlawful or incorrect use, and unauthorized access. Data is stored for the time strictly necessary to pursue the purposes stated in this policy and will be deleted at the end of this period, unless the data must be retained for legal obligations or to assert a right in court.

Rights of Data Subjects

Within the limits and under the conditions provided by law, the data controller is obliged to respond to the requests of the data subject regarding their personal data. In particular, according to current legislation:

  1. The data subject has the right to obtain from the data controller confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning them is being processed, and if so, to obtain access to the personal data and the following information:
    • the purposes of the processing;
    • the categories of personal data in question;
    • the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data has been or will be disclosed, in particular recipients in third countries or international organizations;
    • where possible, the envisaged period for which the personal data will be stored, or, if not possible, the criteria used to determine that period;
    • the existence of the right to request from the data controller rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing concerning the data subject or to object to such processing;
    • the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority;
    • where the personal data is not collected from the data subject, any available information as to their source;
    • the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling.
  2. The data subject has the right to obtain from the data controller without undue delay the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning them. Taking into account the purposes of the processing, the data subject has the right to have incomplete personal data completed, including by means of providing a supplementary statement.
  3. The data subject has the right to obtain from the data controller the erasure of personal data concerning them without undue delay, and the data controller has the obligation to erase personal data without undue delay in certain cases provided by current legislation. The data controller communicates to each of the recipients to whom the personal data has been transmitted any rectifications or erasures or restrictions of processing, as required by current legislation.
  4. The data subject has the right to obtain from the data controller the restriction of processing.
  5. The data subject has the right to receive the personal data concerning them in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format and has the right to transmit those data to another data controller without hindrance from the data controller to whom the personal data has been provided.

The Data Controller for data processing is A.T.I. MERCITALIA SHUNTING & TERMINAL S.r.l. – LA SPEZIA SHUNTING RAILWAYS S.p.A. with registered office at Viale San Bartolomeo 22/G, 19126 La Spezia (SP). You can exercise the rights described in the European Regulation on the protection of personal data (EU 2016/679) in articles 12 to 22 by contacting the Data Controller at the email address