Privacy Policy

Your trust is of highest priority to us.
WAMGROUP is a multinational group headquartered in Italy with operations and subsidiaries in more than 40 countries.
In accordance with the international compliance with data protection laws as WAMGROUP we are committed to protecting your personal data collected through the use of our websites.

PRIVACY POLICY ex. Art 13 Reg. CE 679/2016 
Within the meaning of the legislation in force and pursuant to art.13 Reg. CE 679/2016 of the European Parliament on the protection of individuals, with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, we hereby inform you that your personal data are treated in accordance with the above regulations by WAMGROUP S.p.A – as the Holder of the treatment – and by the companies that WAMGROUP S.p.A. coordinates and holds (hereinafter the “Group”) according to the above-mentioned legislation. 
The information shall be processed through computing processes suitable to ensure their security and confidentiality. 
By treatment, we mean the collection, recording, organisation, storage, processing, modification, selection, extraction, comparison, use, interconnection, blocking, communication, dissemination, erasure, and destruction of personal data. These data are used in connection with our business. The data shall be stored for the time strictly necessary to achieve the purposes mentioned above and to provide the user with the required service. The period is detailed below in this document. In cases where not specified the storage period is of ten years starting from the last interaction between the parties (or starting from the date when data were collected). The information shall not be shared with third parties. However, WAMGROUP S.p.A. reserves the right to share and provide the information collected with the companies being part of the Group for the same purpose. In this regard we hereby inform you that your data can be transferred to the countries where WAMGROUP S.p.A. and its subsidiaries are located, meaning outside Europe too. 
If personal data collected are to be processed for purposes other than those previously specified, the Holder shall inform both on the purposes and on the nature of such information. Taking into account state of the art and implementation costs, as well as the nature, application, context and purpose of the treatment, the Holder has put into place, both in determining the means used on handling the information and during data treatment (the so-called risk analysis – accountability), suitable technical and organisational measures meant to effectively implement the principles of data protection and to integrate within the treatment the necessary security level so as to meet the requirements of the Reg. CE 679/2016 and to protect the rights of the person concerned.
The Holder of the treatment is WAMGROUP S.p.A., with registered office in Modena, Strada degli Schiocchi 12 (VAT REGISTRATION NO. and TIN 03017030366), phone: +39 0535 618 111, e-mail: 
The Holder of the treatment has not assigned a D.P.O. as this professional figure is not necessary within the organisation given that the treatment characteristics are not object of in the circumstances referred to in art. 37 of the Reg. CE 679/2016. We hereby inform you that the provision of data is optional, but at the same time we point out that we are unable to comply with the refusal of the provision of personal data. As regards the treatment of the information subject of this policy, the person concerned shall be granted at any time the right to:

  • Receive confirmation on his personal information and access to its content;
  • Update, modify and/or correct the personal information; 
  • Ask for cancellation, transformation into anonymous form, blocking of the data if processed in breach of the law or limitation of the treatment;
  • Oppose the process for legitimate reasons.

This policy applies to all WAMGROUP network websites but not for any other website that may be consulted through links published on this site; on these third-party sites, the Holder of the treatment is not to be considered liable in any manner. Our websites have been thoroughly and accurately examined. They contain no dangerous or unpleasant details. The products advertised cannot be purchased directly through our websites. 

Non-Personal Data Collected Automatically

When accessing our websites, we may automatically collect non-personal data (e.g. type of internet browser and operating system used, domain name of the website from which you came, number of visits, average time spent on the website, pages viewed). We may use these data and share them with our worldwide affiliates to monitor the attractiveness of our websites and improve their performance or content.

Type of data that which is not being collected

Sensitive and/or legal data (as defined by the National Data Protection Legislation in force) and/or special categories of personal data as personal data concerning health, as defined in the GDPR are expressly excluded from WAMGROUP processing activities under the scope of this Privacy Policy.


As previously mentioned, on visiting our websites, you may be asked to share some of your personal data related to our services and our company.
To make it easier to understand how your personal data are going to be used, we have herein drafted some specifications on the use and the preservation methods of your data, depending on the situation:

CONTACT by means of a Form
Data collected:
First Name and Last Name, Company, Place (State, Region, Zip code), e-mail address and telephone number

Reply to request for contact and any questions, Commercial Contacts

Shared by:
The employees of WAMGROUP S.p.A. as well as by all sales staff of companies that WAMGROUP holds and coordinates worldwide.

Data retention:
10 years after the last interaction between the parties.

REGISTRATION TO RESERVED AREA and possible subscription to the Newsletter
Data collected:
First Name and Last Name, Company, Place (State, Region, Zip code), e-mail address and telephone number, social media used, areas of interest, product families of interest.

Provision of confidential commercial information and reserved services (for instance, downloading technical manuals), Business Contacts, Newsletter in case one has subscribed to the service.

Shared by:
The employees of WAMGROUP S.p.A. as well as all sales staff of companies that WAMGROUP holds and coordinates worldwide.

Data retention:
10 years after the last access.

Data collected:
Name and Surname, Citizenship, Year of Birth, Gender, e-mail address and telephone number, educational qualifications, possible work position of interest and geographic area of interest, if member of groups protected by the equality legislation or special, as well as any other data considered useful in your curriculum including any annexes.

Work contacts in view of recruitment or collaboration.

Shared by:
The Human Resources department’s personnel within WAMGROUP S.p.A. as well as any of the staff involved in the selection of Human Resources within the subsidiaries’ offices controlled and coordinated worldwide by WAMGROUP S.p.A.

Data retention:
2 years starting from the date they have been sent.

Supplier application form available on the website
Data collected:
Name of the company, VAT no., telephone number and e-mail address, Self-evaluation questionnaire, Any information material supplied in view of the application.

Application evaluation and references meant to establish a business relationship.

Shared by:
The personnel of WAMGROUP S.p.A. as well as by part of the companies controlled and coordinated worldwide by WAMGROUP S.p.A.

Data retention:
10 years from the date of application.

Submitting to the events platform broadcasted in streaming mode through the “WAM STREAM” platform
“WAM STREAM” will be used for Exhibitions, Webinars and Products Presentation. In occasion of these events we process personal data such as name, contact details and participation, other data (i.e. date of birth) depending on the event. Wamgroup processes these information for the purpose of preparing events for its customers, but also to get in direct contact with the user. The participation to these events is voluntary, but not possible without the processing of personal data.
As regards the use of the “WAM STREAM” platform, Wamgroup specifies that, during the broadcasting of the events, an on-line chat service will be available for the users to submit technical and commercial questions. All answers will be given in an interactive manner.

Data collected
Name and Surname, Company, position, location (Country), e-mail, phone, fields of interest.

Providing confidential business-related information and services (e.g. one-to-one visa chat, watching multimedia content), business contacts and newsletters.

Shared by
The employees of Wamgroup S.p.A., as well as all the sales staff of companies that Wamgroup holds and coordinates worldwide.

Data storage
10 years after the last access.


We use cookies on our websites to collect and store pieces of information in small files on the hard drive of your computer in order to best tailor the navigation experience on your preferences. No personal information is stored in our cookies. We only use them to identify your computer and gather data from your navigation (e.g.: your previous browsing on our website, your IP address).

Use of Cookies

The aggregate information collected allows us to analyse traffic patterns on our websites and improve the navigation experience of our visitors. We use cookies while sending forms, to geo-locate your position, to store browsing preferences (e.g. preferred WAMGROUP website), to collect user data to ease log-in procedure, to suggest useful links based on pages last visited, to collect navigation statistics (Google Analytics) to improve our online services, to share information through social networks.
Most browsers accept cookies automatically, but the user can change the settings to disable this feature. It is possible to block all types of cookies or to accept only some and disable others. The “Options” or “Preferences” section of the browser menu allows the user to receive cookies and other tracking technologies and explains how to obtain browser notifications about the activation of such technologies. Alternatively, the user can also refer to the “Help” section present in most browsers. It is also possible to select the preferred browser from the list below; follow the instructions: – Internet Explorer; – Chrome; – Safari; – Firefox; – Opera. For mobile devices: – Android; – Safari; – Windows Phone; – Blackberry. To learn more about cookies and to manage preferences about (first and/or third party) cookies, users are invited to visit the platform However, note that disabling the navigation or functional cookies may cause malfunction of the site and/or may limit the services offered. 

Essential Cookies

There are some cookies that are essential because without them our websites cannot work properly. These essential cookies can not be disabled.


Our cookies contain a random ID, site preferences specified by the visitors, and short visitor browsing history on WAMGROUP websites. They expire in 30 days.

Other Cookies

We set a few cookies by ourselves but when we include services by other websites, they get the possibility to set cookies as well, to help them serve their content. Here below you will find a list of services we use and which cookies they set. Since they can change in time depending on their development, we cannot guarantee that we will always have precisely listed all the cookies you may get from a third party.

Google Analytics
We use Google Analytics to collect and analyse information on how visitors use our websites. The information includes your IP address and is transmitted and stored by Google on its servers.
Google creates reports on website activities and provides other services related to internet usage. Google may also pass this information on to third parties when required to do so by law, or when such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using this website, you allow to the processing of browsing data by Google as explained above. You can still opt out by turning off cookies preferences in your browser. For more information please visit

We use social plug-ins to share website contents on Facebook. If you have already been on Facebook, it will access some previously stored cookies. If not, no other cookies will be added. The Facebook support site on cookies can be visited at

We make use of Twitter social plug-ins to allow sharing content via Twitter. Twitter uses cookies to improve its services. If you want more information on twitter privacy policy please visit

We set up a Google+ plug-in on many of our pages to allow visitors to share links via that service. For more information about the Google+1 button, see their privacy policy at

Children’s Privacy

Our websites are not directed to children under the age of thirteen and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of thirteen on this site or any other WAMGROUP sites. Should we become aware that we have inadvertently received personal information from a visitor under the age of thirteen, we will delete the information from our records.

Changes to this Policy

Please note that this Privacy Policy will change from time to time. We expect most such changes to be minor, but there may be changes that are more significant.
Regardless, we will post those changes on this page and, if the changes are significant, we will also provide a more prominent notice. Each version will be noted at the bottom of the page. Prior versions of this Privacy Policy will be kept in for you to view.
This policy has been last updated in May 2018. Changes include better description of our usage of cookies and the addition of a section concerning user-generated content on the site.

Should you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact us any time. 

follow this link for Previous privacy policy 05.2018 – 10.2020 

follow this link for Previous privacy policy 08.2015 – 05.2018