privacy & policy

ERMENEGILDO ZEGNA PRIVACY POLICY



At Ermenegildo Zegna we recognise the importance of protecting the personal data of the users of our website www.zegnart.com (“Website”), and we pay special attention to the confidentiality of this information. That is why Ermenegildo Zegna applies a rigorous code of conduct in collecting and processing personal data in compliance with Italian legislative decree n. 196 of 30 June 2003 – Personal Data Protection Code (“Privacy Code”).



This Privacy Policy is provided to users who interact with the services of the Website in accordance with article 13 of the Privacy Code and is based on Recommendation 2/2001, which the European Data Protection Working Party, established by article 29 of Directive 95/46/EC, adopted on 17 May 2001 in order to set minimum requirements for collecting personal data online.



In particular, this Privacy Policy identifies the data controller responsible for the collection and processing of personal data through the Website, which personal information is collected and for what purpose, the type of processing, the circumstances of communicating user personal data to third parties, the security measures adopted for protecting the data, and how users can verify the processing of their data and exercise their rights under the Privacy Code.



DATA CONTROLLER


Ermenegildo Zegna Holditalia S.p.A., Via Roma 99/100, 13835 Trivero (Italy), and EZI S.p.A., Via Trieste, 13, Biella, (hereafter both “Zegna”) are co-data controllers of the personal data processed and decide the purposes and means of the processing, including security measures.

THE INFORMATION COLLECTED BY ZEGNA 

The user may use the Website without providing any personal information. 


The processing of the personal data of users who visit or consult the Website is limited to “browsing data”, that is, personal data that is automatically collected by the computer systems responsible for the management and operation of the Website and the use of Internet communication protocols. This type of data includes IP addresses and the domain names of the computers used by users who connect to the Website in addition to other parameters regarding the user’s operating system and computer environment. These data are used solely for obtaining anonymous statistical information about the use of the Website, to make sure that it works properly and to improve the quality of the services offered. The data may also be used for identifying responsibility in the event of computer crimes against the Website.

Zegna collects and processes personal data provided voluntarily by users when interacting with the Website’s functionalities, after the user has requested a service such as, for example, receiving newsletters. The e-mail address requested during registration and any other personal information provided voluntarily or indirectly using the various services offered by our Website are processed in order to send the newsletter requested and to provide all the other services the user voluntarily consented to. The user’s personal data will be kept for the amount of time strictly necessary for the purpose for which they were collected and, in any case, within the limits under the law.

DO I HAVE TO PROVIDE MY INFORMATION?


Except for as stated about browsing data, providing some personal data is essential for carrying out the service requested by the user (e.g., e-mail address, personal data). Other data are not strictly necessary for providing services and can be omitted: whether information is required or optional is indicated in each section.



When necessary according to the Privacy Code, Zegna asks for the user’s consent before proceeding with processing personal data.



HOW DOES ZEGNA USE MY INFORMATION?


Users who choose to register on the Website will periodically receive the newsletter sent electronically. This newsletter contains information about new Website content and events. Users can choose at any given moment to cancel their registration, and Zegna will not send any further communications (to stop receiving advertising information and newsletters simply send an email (from the email address used for the registration) to zegnart@zegnart.com writing “UNSUBSCRIBE” on the subject.

Additionally, with the user’s free and voluntary consent, personal data may also be used to inform users of special events, promotions, advertising campaigns, market research and other marketing initiatives. To this end the user’s personal data may be communicated to our service providers and related organisations, which in some cases are located abroad.


DOES ZEGNA SHARE YOUR INFORMATION WITH OTHERS?

Zegna discloses user personal data within the limits and with the means set forth in this Privacy Policy and in the notice provided when the user is asked to give information, and in the full respect of the consent expressed by the user when collecting data, when required by the Privacy Code.



Personal data is processed with and without electronic means, in compliance with the security measures for reducing the risk of data destruction and loss, including accidental, of unauthorised access, of unauthorised processing or processing not in compliance with the purposes for which the data were collected.

The user is responsible for providing his or her personal data, and Zegna is not responsible for any illegal use of the data due to events outside of its direct control.

The user’s personal data will be processed only by the processors duly authorised and controlled by Zegna in order to prevent unauthorised access to data and illegal processing by third parties. The persons responsible for data processing are listed in the notice provided to the user. They may include data processing, call centre, sales and marketing personnel.

In addition, the user’s personal data may be disclosed to the police or judicial authorities when required by law, regulations or European legislation.
For purposes connected to the operation of the Website and its services and, with the prior consent of the user, for commercial purposes, the user’s personal data may be disclosed to other companies of the Zegna group inside and outside the European Community.



In order to ensure the proper maintenance and operation of the Website, the data may be processed by the company Contrappunto S.r.l. appointed as data processor.

The user may request at any moment an updated list of the data processors by writing to zegnart@zegnart.com.

ACCESSING AND CORRECTING YOUR PERSONAL DATA


Users may exercise their rights under article 7 of the Privacy Code, including obtaining confirmation of the existence of their personal data and the source, their completion, correction, update, deletion and anonymisation, interruption of processing in violation of the law, opposing their processing for legitimate reasons, and obtaining the list of the persons responsible for processing the data and third parties to whom the data have been disclosed, by sending an e-mail to zegnart@zegnart.com. The user may also request to correct or update the data provided upon registration by sending an e-mail to the e-mail addresses mentioned above.



HOW TO CANCEL THIS SERVICE


If a user would like to remove his or her information from our database and no longer wants to receive newsletters, he or she must send a specific request using sending an email (from the email address used for the registration) to zegnart@zegnart.com writing “UNSUBSCRIBE” on the subject.


WEBSITE TERMS OF USE


Zegna is the owner of this Website. Zegna operates this Website for informing users of the items produced and sold by Zegna and of the range of other services and activities offered by Zegna.



Documents, images, fonts, layouts, graphics, software and all other materials of this website, including the programming languages and codes used to implement it, are owned by Zegna, which has the exclusive right to use them.
All material contained within this Website is protected by copyright law. You may not copy, change, transfer, download, publish or forward to third parties for commercial purposes any part of or trademark contained within this Website.

The Website may contain links to other commercial websites: Zegna is not responsible for the availability, content, products, services, damage or loss caused by using such websites. Additionally Zegna is not responsible for the privacy policy of such websites.
Zegna is not liable for any damage caused by accessing this Website, the impossibility of accessing or using it and its content.



WEBSITE IMAGES


Zegna has made every effort to display images of the products and their features as accurately as possible. However, since the appearance of product colours and features varies from monitor to monitor Zegna cannot guarantee that the images displayed are identical to the physical items.



PRIVACY POLICY CHANGES


Our privacy policy is constantly subject to review in relation to the new developments of the Website and applicable law. For this reason, Zegna reserves the right to change its Privacy Policy at any moment. Any change to our Privacy Policy will be published on the Website. Please visit this section periodically for the most up-to-date information.



Each user must comply with this Privacy Policy when using the Website, registering and providing personal data.



CONTACT US


For additional information about our Privacy Policy, please contact us by e-mail at zegnart@zegnart.com.

For further information about your rights based on the Italian “Personal Data Protection Code”, visit www.garanteprivacy.it.