Privacy Policy


Pursuant to art 13 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (hereinafter, the “GDPR”), you are hereby informed that your data will be processed by the following means and for the following purposes:


RINA S.p.A., with registered office in Genoa (GE), via Corsica 12, CF and VAT no. 03794120109, and the other RINA Group Companies are the Joint Data Controllers pursuant to art. 26 GDPR, who can be reached through the contacts indicated on the website The Data Protection Officer may be contacted at the e-mail address


The Controller processes personal data of a common type (name, employing company, town/city, telephone number, and e-mail address), provided by you by sending an e-mail to the contacts available in the “Contacts” section of the website.


Your personal data are processed for the following purposes:

  • to receive and respond to any request for a contact, by sending the information you requested;
  • to collect information necessary for the obligations connected with the pre-contractual phase.


The Controller will process personal data in accordance with the principles of lawfulness, fairness and transparency.

Your personal data are processed by means of the following operations: collection, recording, organisation, structuring, storage, consultation, adaptation or alteration, use, dissemination, disclosure by transmission, retrieval, alignment, combination, restriction, erasure and destruction of the data. Your personal data are subjected to both hard-copy and electronic processing.

The Controller will process the personal data for the time necessary to carry out the purposes indicated above and, in any case, for not more than 3 years from collecting the data.

However, the Controller may store the data for longer than 3 years if erasure of the same may compromise its legitimate right to defence or, in general, to safeguard its company assets. Such storage will take place, limiting access to the same to heads of departments only, in order to guarantee the legitimate exercising of the right of defence of the Controller.


Your data may be made accessible for the purposes indicated in art 3.a and 3.b to the following recipients:

  • affiliate companies or subsidiaries of RINA Group, in Italy and abroad, to the extent to which this is necessary for processing;
  • - companies or other third parties (professional firms, consultants, insurance companies for providing insurance services, suppliers, entities that provide services for managing the computer system and the telecommunications network for the services, etc.), who act on an outsourcing basis for the Controller, and who have been formally nominated as the data processor;
  • public entities, for fulfilling legal obligations.

Without requiring your explicit consent, the Controller may communicate your data for the purposes indicated in art 3.a to supervisory bodies, judicial authorities, insurance companies for providing insurance services, as well as to entities to which communication is mandatory in terms of the law, for carrying out said purposes.


Personal data are stored on servers located within the European Union. In any case, it is understood that, should this be necessary, the Controller will have the right to move the servers even outside the EU. In such a case, the Controller hereby guarantees that transfers of data outside the EU will be done in accordance with the applicable laws, also by means of including standard contractual clauses provided for by the European Commission, and adopting binding corporate rules for intra-group transfers.


The provision of data and related processing for the purposes indicated in point 3.a is necessary in order to guarantee the Controller's services you have requested, and for executing the requests made. If refused, you cannot successfully submit requests and cannot receive a response from the Controller.


In your capacity as the data subject in processing of the data in question, you have the rights provided for in the GDPR, including the right to ask the Data Controller, by contacting the Data Protection Officer for: access to the personal data, indication of the means, purposes and logics involved in the processing, the right to object, to request restriction of processing, data portability, rectification and erasure of the same, within the limits and in the ways provided for in the GDPR. Where processing of data is based on consent, you have the right to withdraw the same at any time. In addition, you always have the right to object to the sending of newsletters and processing of all or several data for marketing or commercial purposes. Therefore, in your capacity as the data subject, you have the rights pursuant to Arts. 15 - 21 of GDPR, as well as the right to lodge a complaint with the competent Authority pursuant to art. 77 of GDPR.


The Controller has appointed a Data Protection Officer, who can be contacted for all matters related to processing of your personal data and the exercising of related rights.

Therefore, you may contact the Data Protection Officer at any time, using the following procedures:

  • by sending a registered letter with notification of receipt to RINA S.p.A., via Corsica 12, 16128 Genova, for the attention of the Data Protection Officer, or by
  • sending an e-mail message to

We wish to state that you have the right to withdraw the consent given at any time by writing to

Yours sincerely

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