Exploring the technical side




Document dated 20 May 2018 rev.00

Thank you for visiting the MECCANICA GN website.
We inform you that MECCANICA GN is committed to protecting and safeguarding your privacy.
We recommend that you read this document concerning the privacy policies of personal data adopted by MECCANICA GN.
The privacy policy has been established by MECCANICA GN based on national and international laws and regulations. This document highlights our strong commitment to the protection of your privacy.
Holder of the personal data treatments
The data controller is MECCANICA GN S.p.A., with registered office in Viale J.A. Fleming, 15 41012 Carpi (Mo), e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., website www.meccanicagn.com.
Place of data treatment
The treatments related to the web services of this site take place at the aforementioned headquarter and are only managed by personnel in charge of processing. Occasionally, data may be treated by persons in charge of support and maintenance, who may be appointed as responsible or in charge of processing, if required by law.
No data deriving from the web service is communicated
Legal basis and purpose for which we process your data, Your personal data will be the subject of processing operations for the following purposes:

(1) to recognize your computer when you visit our website;
(2) to track the acceptance or not acceptance of the cookie policy by the user;
(3) to improve the usability of the website;
(4) to analyze the use of our website;
(5) to manage the website;
(6) to avoid scams and improve the security of the website;
(7) to customize the website according to user needs. Your personal data will be processed exclusively for the purposes listed above, whose legal basis can be found, as explained in detail, in your consent.

  1. Mandatory or optional nature of data provision and consequences of non-disclosure

The provision of your data is optional. Disabling cookies does not affect access to the site. However, by deactivating cookies, the website may not function optimally

  1. Types of cookies and retention period.


We can save certain information (so-called cookies) on your computer, laptop, tablet or other mobile device when you browse our sites, mobile sites or mobile applications.

It is possible that, while browsing this website, certain user information (ie information that the user does not actively provide) is collected through various technologies. The Company and third-party service providers collectively collect and use information in various ways, such as:

- IP address: The IP address consists of a number automatically assigned to the computer, used by the user's Internet service provider (ISP). An IP address is identified and automatically recorded in the Company's server log files each time users access the Site, next to the date of the visit and the page (s) visited (e). The collection of IP addresses is a normal practice on the Internet and is done automatically by many websites. IP addresses are used for various purposes, for example to calculate levels of use of the site, to provide useful elements to diagnose server problems and manage site administration.

- Through the user's browser: from most browsers, some information is collected including the MAC address (Media Access Control), the type of computer (Windows or Macintosh), the resolution of the screen, the version of the operating system and the type and version of the Internet browser.

- Device Information: The Company may collect information on the user's mobile device, such as the unique identifier.


Cookies are short fragments of text (letters and / or numbers) that allow the web server to store information on the client (the browser, eg Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox, Opera ...) that can be reused during the same visit to the site (session cookies) or later, even after days (persistent cookies). Cookies are stored, according to user preferences, by the single browser on the specific device used (computer, tablet, smartphone). Similar technologies, such as web beacons, transparent GIFs and all forms of local storage introduced with HTML5, can be used to gather information and use services. A cookie can not retrieve any other data from the user's hard disk nor transmit computer viruses or acquire e-mail addresses. Each cookie is unique to the user's web browser. Some of the functions of cookies can be delegated to other technologies. Next, the term 'cookie' refers to cookies and all similar technologies.

Based on the characteristics and their use, we can distinguish various types of cookies:

Technical cookies

These cookies are essential for the proper functioning of a website, used to manage various services related to websites (such as a login or access to the functions reserved in the sites). The duration of cookies can be strictly limited to the work session or they may stay longer, in order to remember the choices of the visitor. The deactivation of technical cookies can compromise the user experience and navigation of the website.

Analytical cookies (analytics).

These cookies are used to collect information on the use of the site. This information is used for anonymous statistical analysis in order to improve the use of the site and to make the content more interesting and relevant to the user's choices. This type of cookie collects anonymous data on the user's activity and how the user arrived on the site. Analytical cookies are sent from the site itself, or from third-party domains. They also allow you to monitor the system and improve its performance and usability. The deactivation of these cookies can be performed without any loss of functionality and will be discussed in detail later.

Analysis cookies for third-party services

These cookies are used for collecting information on the use of the site by users anonymously such as: pages visited, time spent, origins of incoming traffic, geographic origin, age, gender and interests for the purpose of marketing campaigns . These cookies are sent from third-party domains external to the site.

Cookies products and functions integration of third-party software
This type of cookie integrates features developed by third parties within the pages of the site such as icons and preferences expressed in social networks in order to share site content or for the use of third-party software services (such as software for generate maps and additional software that offer additional services). These cookies are sent from third-party domains and from partner sites that offer their functionality between the pages of the Site.

Profiling cookies.

These cookies are necessary for creating user profiles in order to send advertising messages in line with the preferences expressed by the user within the pages of the site. These types of cookies are not used

We use cookies to collect information from visitors to our site.
Our servers use the following types of cookies:
Technical session cookies: used for navigation and to facilitate access and use of the site. They are essential for accessing protected resources without having to re-enter credentials at each page change. These cookies are automatically deleted when you close the browser.

Below are the cookies used by MECCANICA GN





The analytics.js library uses a single cookie called _ga to keep a unique client identifier (Client ID), which is a randomly generated number.


2 years


The global object _gat is used to create and obtain tracking objects, from which all other methods are invoked.


1 minute

Deleting this cookie will not save the banner acknowledgement for any access in the 20 days following the first connection to the site.

-   Persistent technical cookies: they are useful cookies to favor the correct use of the site by the user. They are used, for example, to preserve user preferences such as layout, language, etc. These preferences remain valid even after the browser is closed and reopened.

-  Statistical cookies or "analytics": they are used directly by the owner of the site to statistically analyze accesses / visits to the site and collect information in aggregate form. For more information, visit: http://www.google.it/intl/it/analytics/

-  Third-party cookies: visiting a website you can receive cookies from sites managed by other organizations ("third parties") that may reside in Italy or abroad. An example of this on most websites is the presence of YouTube videos, Google APIs, use of Google Maps, and the use of "social plugins" for Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and LinkedIn. These are parts of the page visited generated directly by the aforementioned sites and integrated into the page of the host site. The most common use of social plugins is aimed at sharing content on social networks in order to increase the visitor's user experience. The presence of these plugins involves the transmission of cookies to and from all sites managed by third parties. The management of information collected by "third parties" is governed by the relevant information to which reference is made.

To guarantee greater transparency and convenience, the web addresses for the various information offered are given below, specifying again that the Data Controller is not responsible for the operation of the third-party cookie on this Website.


Information Link

















You can still refuse consent and block third-party cookies via browser plugins, by searching on Google "block and delete third-party cookies"; after the research you get multiple guides that differ, depending on the operating system and the browser used.
Remember that you can change your preferences by accessing the "manage cookies" page.
Our website www.meccanicagn.com does not use profiling cookies.

You have the option to accept or decline cookies. Most browsers allow you to manage user preferences on the use of cookies at any time.

Users can withdraw their consent to the use of cookies in their browser, using the options present on the browser.

Your statutory rights

In relation to the processing of your personal data you have the right to ask MECCANICA GN for confirmation of the existence of personal data concerning you, to obtain access to personal data, rectification, deletion, limitation of processing, data portability at other holder, if permitted. You also have the right to oppose the processing for legitimate reasons, and to revoke the consent given without prejudice to the lawfulness of the treatment conducted up to that time. We inform you that you are always entitled to lodge a complaint with the Guarantor for the protection of personal data for the exercise of your rights or for any other matter concerning the processing of your personal data. The aforementioned rights may be exercised by means of a request sent to the holder, also by e-mail or registered letter to the addresses indicated above.