Privacy Policy


By accessing this site, visitors can obtain information on the company's activities and products. Akerone applies the principles of the Privacy Code (Italian Legislative Decree 196/2003) regarding personal data to this access and to all commercial relations.


1. Information gathered through the Akeron website or in other contexts

There are five ways in which information may be gathered by Akeron:

  • When you visit Akeron websites, the web server identifies the IP address of the visiting computer and saves it in a domain (a domain is an address with which one computer communicates with another).

  • Using the scripts, information is gathered regarding the type of browser, the operating system and the configuration system used by the visitor.

  • When you access certain pages of our websites, you may be asked to complete a registration form to download documents or view demo videos, request information, request demos, request consultancy days, become a partner, request support, request a recorded event or register for a live event. These forms identify your personal information and may ask for your comments.

  • In the context of commercial relations

  • As a result of the purchase of commercial databases or public documents


1.1 Data processing purposes and methods
The data gathered is processed strictly for the purpose of setting up/managing the contractual relationship between you and Akeron (e.g. gathering pre-contractual details, fulfilling contractual requirements and performing actions arising from the contract, administrative and operational formalities connected with the contract, etc.) or to fulfill your specific requests.

  1. The personal data may be processed, with your express consent, for communication purposes, including by e-mail, or for promotional or marketing purposes (e.g. for invitations and events, webinars or other specific marketing or news reporting activities regarding Akeron).

Personal data is processed, both manually and with computerized and electronic systems, by our duly authorized staff, in accordance with the confidentiality and security rules established by current regulations. The data gathered will be stored and processed for no longer than is required to achieve the aforesaid purposes or in compliance with specific legal obligations.


1.2 Purposes for which the data is supplied and consequences of a refusal
The personal data referred to in point 1 in paragraph 1.1 is required for us to perform the operations described in point 1 in paragraph 1.1.

The data processing referred to in point 2 in paragraph 1.1 is however optional, as expressly required by current regulations.


1.3 Communication and dissemination
The personal data processes may be communicated, also for the purpose of pursuing the objectives stated above, to our commercial partners and/or external parties, expressly authorized by us, who perform specific functions on behalf of Akeron (e.g. accounting and financial reporting, tax and insurance formalities, sending correspondence, managing collections and payments, etc.), to government bodies for institutional functions and, anonymously, for statistical research purposes.


2. Use of cookies, Javascript codes and external services

Akeron uses Javascript cookies and codes to ensure the integrity of the registration process and to customize the Site. A cookie is a small text file saved to your hard disk by a website server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or send viruses to the user's computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to the user and can only be read by the web server of the domain that sent them. One of the main purposes of cookies is to allow the user to save time. For example, if users customize a Web page or visit a website, the cookie will allow the visited site to recall specific information regarding the user on his/her next visit. The use of cookies allows users to be provided with customized content and makes it easier for them to visit sites. On their next visit to the Website, the information previously supplied can be recovered in order to simplify the use of user-customized functions. If you do not intend to accept cookies, they can be disabled following the instructions given by your browser producer. For further information regarding these functions, please follow the instructions given in your browser or the online guide. In Internet Explorer, for example, you can go to the Tools/Options/Internet/Privacy section to adapt the browser to your requirements. If you decide to refuse cookies or delete them from the cache, the interactive functions offered by the Website may no longer be usable.


2.1 Types of cookies
Cookies can be divided into three types based on their features and on how they are used:

  • Technical cookies: these can be subdivided into browsing cookies, which allow you to browse and use websites as normal, analytical cookies, used by the website operator in aggregate form to determine the number of users and how they are visiting the website, functionality cookies, which allow the user to browse based on a series of criteria selected to improve the service provided.
  • Profiling cookies: these cookies are intended to create user profiles and are used to send advertising messages according to the preferences shown by the user when browsing. Our website does not use this type of cookie.

2.2 Third party cookies

  • 2.2.1 Google Analytics

    This website uses Google Analytics, a Web analysis service supplied by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files stored on your computer to allow the website to analyze how users use the website. The information generated by cookies regarding your use of the website (including your IP address) is sent to and stored on Google servers in the United States. Google will use this information to track and examine your use of the website, compile reports on website activity for the website operators and supply other services relating to website activity and Internet use. Google may also transfer this information to third parties, if required by law or if these third parties process the aforesaid information on behalf of Google. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data owned by Google. You may refuse to use cookies by selecting the appropriate setting on your browser, but this may prevent you from using all the functions of this website. By using this website, you agree to your data being processed by Google by the aforesaid means for the aforesaid purposes.
    For information regarding Google's privacy policy, please go to

2.3 Cookie duration
Some cookies (session cookies) only remain active until the browser is closed or the logout command is executed. Some cookies "survive" after the browser is closed and are available for subsequent visits by the user.

These are known as persistent cookies and their duration is fixed by the server when they are created. In some cases, a deadline is fixed, in other cases the duration is limited.
Akeron does not use persistent cookies.


2.4 Cookie management

Users can decide whether to accept cookies or not by using the settings in their browser.
Caution: by partially or completely disabling technical cookies you may compromise the use of website functions reserved for registered users. However, public content can still be used after disabling cookies completely.
Disabling "third party" cookies does not negatively affect browsing in any way.
Specific settings can be made for different websites and web apps. Furthermore, the best browsers allow you to make different settings for "proprietary" cookies and "third party" cookies.
In Internet Explorer, for example, by using the Tools ->Options ->Privacy menu, you can access the control panel where you can determine whether to accept the various types of cookies and remove them.

Internet Explorer:


3. Deletion and correction of Personal Data

You are reminded that article 7 of Legislative Decree 196/2003 grants the person concerned the following rights:

  • to obtain confirmation of the existence of his/her personal data, even if they have not yet been recorded, and to have the data communicated in intelligible form; information regarding their origin and processing method; information regarding the logic applied, the identity of the data owner, data manager and entities or categories of entities to which the data may be communicated or which may become aware of them as data managers or processors; to update, rectify and supplement the data, as well as to delete, anonymize or block data processes in violation of the law; to receive a statement that these operations have been brought to the attention of any entities to which the data were communicated.
  • to object to the processing of their personal data for legitimate reasons or, in any case, if they are used for the purpose of sending advertising, direct marketing or commercial communication material or to carry out market research surveys.

You will be able to exercise all the rights granted by article 7 of Legislative Decree 196/2003, in particular:

  • Request details of your personal data stored by us
  • Correct or update the Personal Information
  • Request the deletion of the personal data
  • Ask to be removed from our mailing lists in order to stop receiving commercial information

By sending an e-mail to


4. Links to other websites 

Access to other sites via a link on our website does not guarantee control of its content. 


5. Data Processing Manager

The Data Processing Manager is Andrea Petretti at Akeron S.r.l. con sede in Via Farnesi, 141 - 55100 Lucca. Tel. +39 0583 96811 - Fax +39 0583 91199.