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Privacy Policy


This information is provided, pursuant to art. 13 EU Regulation 2016/679 (GDPR) to users who interact with the Bottecchia Cicli srl website accessible electronically from the address: corresponding to the home page of the site.

This information describes the management methods only of the company's official website but not of other external websites that may be consulted by the user via links.

Additional information may be provided within the different access channels, divided based on the topics covered. Other information may be provided within the Site in relation to specific services.

Data controller:
Bottecchia Cicli srl Via E. Ferrari 15/17 – 30014 Cavarzere (VE)
Contact details:

Purpose of the Processing
The processing of personal data voluntarily provided will be processed for the following purposes:

  • navigation on this website;
  • interaction with social networks;
  • any contact request, with the sending of information requested by you;
  • sending email messages via newsletter;
  • administrative-accounting activities in general and for the fulfillment of legal obligations.

Your personal data may also, subject to your consent, be used for marketing and advertising purposes, registration for prize competitions and bike tests.

Registering for the newsletter allows you to register on a mailing list through which messages of a commercial and promotional nature will also be sent.

Type of Data Processed and Collection Method

Browsing data – log files
It is possible to access the Site without the user being asked to provide any personal data. The computer systems and applications dedicated to the operation of this website detect, during their normal operation, some data (the transmission of which is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols) not associated with directly identifiable users. The data collected includes the IP addresses of users who connect to the site, the addresses in URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) ​​notation of the requested resources, the time of the request and the numerical code indicating the status of the response given by the server (good end, error, etc.).

This is information that does not provide the user's personal data and which is not collected to be associated with identified interested parties, but is technical/IT data collected and used in an aggregate and anonymous manner for the purpose of verifying the correct functioning and monitor the security of the Site; improve the quality of the service and provide statistics regarding the use of the Site; proceed to ascertain responsibility in case of hypothetical computer crimes against the site.

Data provided voluntarily by the user
The voluntary and explicit sending of electronic mail to the addresses indicated in the different access channels of this site entails the subsequent acquisition of the address and data of the sender/user, necessary to respond to the requests produced and/or provide the requested service. It is ensured, however, that this processing will be based on the principles of correctness, lawfulness and transparency and protection of confidentiality as indicated in the GDPR. In any case, before proceeding with the activation of a specific service, appropriate information will be provided and, where necessary, the relevant consent to the processing of personal data will be obtained. This consent may subsequently be revoked at any time, causing the possibility of using the service in question to lapse


Legal basis of the processing
The personal data of visitors and users of the Site will be processed on the basis of the consent given by them in relation to the methods and purposes described above for the data provided voluntarily, through access and navigation of the Site and/or the use of the services provided by the Owner through the same Site. Apart from what is specified for navigation data, which are collected automatically by the system, and for the operation of cookies, to which please refer, the granting of consent is optional, and the User may deny consent or revoke consent already given at any time.

Failure to provide consent or its revocation does not entail any consequences, except for the impossibility of using the Site and/or providing the requested service or obtaining more detailed information on the Company's activities.

In any case, the processing of personal data may be carried out, if necessary, for the pursuit of a legitimate interest of the Data Controller or based on a legal obligation. In particular, obtaining consent to the processing referred to in the previous point relating to navigation and log data is not necessary as the data is processed as responding to a legitimate interest (Recital 47 of the GDPR)

Optional nature of providing data
Apart from what is specified for navigation data, the provision of personal data by the interested party for the purposes described in the previous paragraph is to be considered optional. Failure to provide them may make it impossible to use certain services provided by the site.

Methods of Data Processing
Personal data are processed with automated tools for the time strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which they are collected in compliance with the principles of lawfulness, purpose limitation and data minimization, pursuant to art. 5 of the GDPR and in compliance with the mandatory times prescribed by law. Specific security measures are observed to prevent data loss, illicit or incorrect use and unauthorized access.

Communication and/or Dissemination of Data
Your data, which is the subject of the processing, will not be disclosed but may be communicated to companies contractually linked to the company, in compliance and within the limits of the GDPR. The data collected will not be transferred abroad. The data may be communicated to third parties belonging to the following categories:

– subjects who provide services for the management of the information system used by the company and telecommunications networks (including e-mail);

– studios or companies in the context of assistance and consultancy relationships;

– competent authorities for the fulfillment of legal obligations and/or provisions of public bodies, upon request.

The subjects belonging to the aforementioned categories perform the function of Data Processor, or operate in total autonomy as separate Data Controllers. The list of managers is constantly updated and available at the company headquarters. Any further communication or dissemination will take place only with your explicit consent.

Data Retention Period
At the end of the performance or provision of the service, personal data will be stored exclusively for historical or statistical purposes, in compliance with the law, regulations, community legislation and codes of ethics and good conduct signed pursuant to Article 40 of EU Reg. 2016/679, for a period as per current legislation (usually 10 years), or, if they are not subject to any law, for a period not exceeding five years. Beyond this period, personal data will be stored anonymously or destroyed.

Possible Existence of an Automated Decision-Making Process
The owner informs the interested party that on this site there is no automated decision-making process, therefore in particular there is no profiling system.

This Site and the Owner's Services are not intended for children under 16 years of age and the Owner does not intentionally collect personal information relating to minors. In the event that information on minors is involuntarily recorded, the Owner will delete it promptly, upon request of the users.

Rights of the interested party
Interested parties have the right to receive information from the Company regarding the processing of personal information by email to:

  • Right of access: we are transparent about the data we collect and how we use it. You can contact us at any time by sending an email to access the information we hold.
  • Right of rectification: you have the right to obtain rectification of any inaccurate or incomplete information and to request its updating and/or modification.
  • Right to erasure (oblivion): send a request to delete all data concerning you and we will process your request within 30 days.
  • Right of limitation: you have the right to request that the data controller restricts the processing of your data.
  • Right to portability: if you ask us, we will export your data so that it can be transferred to third parties in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format.
  • Right of opposition: you can unsubscribe at any time from all specific uses we make of your data (newsletters, automatic emails, etc.).

Right to lodge a complaint: if you believe that your rights have not been respected, you can lodge a complaint with the competent authority according to the instructions published on the site or by email to

Cookie Policy

This website uses cookies. We use cookies to personalize content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyze our traffic. We also share information about how you use our site with our analytics, advertising and social media partners, who may combine it with other information that you have provided to them or that they have collected from your use of their services. . You consent to our cookies if you continue to use our website.

Cookies are small text files that can be used by websites to make the user experience more efficient.

The law states that we can store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary for the operation of this site. For all other types of cookies we need your permission.

This site uses different types of cookies. Some cookies are placed by third-party services that appear on our pages.

At any time you can change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Declaration on our website.

Your consent applies to the following websites:

Bottecchia srl ​​protects the privacy of users of this site according to the EU GDPR 2016/679. We ask the user of the site to read, before browsing the site, this page and any subsequent additions, regarding the protection of personal data. What is stated here refers to the site, for any external resources accessible by the navigator via links, responsibility is referred to the sites offered to the user.


Software is used on the site for the collection of statistical analyzes aimed at making us understand how users use the site, in order to allow us to improve site-user interaction in subsequent site updates: data is therefore collected for statistical purposes, in aggregate and anonymous form. “Passive” browsing involves the use of cookies (session or permanent), which the user can also disable from their browser.


The collection of information concerns the request for information, the subscription to the newsletter, the use of the comments form in the blog.

Information request

The email and personal data provided during the request for information are used solely to facilitate contact between the company and the navigator, or to respond to his requests.


Our site uses cookies to help us understand how to offer visitors a better browsing experience. The cookie is a small text file containing alphanumeric characters and which is saved in the browser's memory unless the visitor agrees. Cookies contain information that is transferred, but it is NOT information that allows us to identify the user, their privacy is guaranteed!

We use (see the next point “Google Analytics”) analytical/performance cookies that allow us to count the number of visitors and note how they navigate the site. The data is aggregated and anonymized, not individual. With these cookies we can understand how to improve the site or how to help future users find the information they are looking for even more quickly.

Google Analytics

For the purposes of compliance with the contractual obligations assumed towards Google and with the exclusion of any liability on the part of Google regarding the contents provided therein, the user is informed that “Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files that are stored on the user's computer to allow the site to analyze, anonymously, how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the site will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of tracking and examining the use of the site by visitors, compiling reports on site activity for its operators and providing other services relating to site activity and Internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where this is required by law or where such third parties process the aforementioned information on behalf of Google. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. The user can refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate setting on their browser, but this may prevent the use of all the site's features. By using the site, without changing the settings to refuse cookies, the user consents to the processing of his data by Google in the manner and for the purposes indicated above" .

Privacy Policy of some of the third parties that use cookies on our site

Google Privacy Policy

A  complementary module allows you to disable Google Analytics


We may include third-party computer applications on our site, which allow you to share the contents of our website with other people or to let these other people know about your consultation or your opinion regarding the contents of our site. This is in particular the case of buttons such as “Share”, “Like”, provided by social networks such as “Facebook” “Twitter” “LinkedIn” “Google+”, etc.

The social network that features one of the aforementioned buttons may identify you through this button, even if this button is not used when you visit our website.

In fact, this type of button can allow the social network in question to follow your browsing on our site, simply because your account of the social network in question was activated on your terminal (open session) during your visit to our site.

We have no control over the process used by the social network to collect information about your browsing on our site and linked to the personal data they have. We invite you to consult the privacy policies of these social networks to find out their purpose of use, including advertising, and the browsing information they may collect with these application buttons. These policies should in particular allow you to exercise your choices on these social networks, through the settings of your accounts for the use of each of these.

How to disable cookies from third-party services


You have several options available to manage cookies. All the parameters that can be set by you could determine changes to your Internet browsing methods and to your conditions of access to some services that require the use of cookies.

You can choose at any time to express and modify your choices regarding cookies according to the methods described below.

Choices offered by your browser

It is possible to configure the browser in such a way that cookies are stored on the device or, on the contrary, are rejected, either systematically or depending on the issuer. You can also set your browser so that the acceptance or rejection of cookies is requested promptly, before a cookie is likely to be stored on your device. For more information, see “How do you exercise your choice, depending on the browser you use?”

 Consent to cookies

The registration of a cookie on a device is essentially subject to the user's will, which can be expressed and modified at any time and free of charge through the options offered by the browser. If you have accepted the recording of cookies in your terminal through your browser, the cookies integrated into the pages and contents you have consulted may be stored temporarily in a dedicated area of ​​your device. These will only be readable by the issuer.

 Refusing cookies

If you reject cookies on your terminal, or remove those that are registered, you may not be able to use all of our interactive features. This will be the case if you are attempting to access our content or services that require identification. The same applies if we or our suppliers cannot recognise, for the purposes of technical compatibility, the type of browser your device uses, the language and display settings or the country from which the terminal is connected to the Internet. In such cases, we decline any responsibility for the consequences related to the poor functioning of our services caused by the impossibility for us to record or read the cookies necessary to operate and which you have refused or deleted.

 How to exercise your choice, depending on the browser you use?

For the management of cookies and your choices, the configuration of each browser is different. It is described in the help menu of your browser, which will allow you to know how to change your choices regarding cookies.

Internet Explorer™:






If you do not intend to consent to the registration of cookies in your terminal (including those for advertising purposes), you can configure the same via the appropriate browser functionality.