Privacy Policy

(Information on the processing of personal data pursuant to Article 13 of EU Regulation 679/2016)

The Meatball Agency S.r.l., with registered office in Via Luigi Canonica 77, 20154 – Milan, Italy, as the data controller (hereinafter: “The Meatball Agency” or “Data Controller”) pursuant to EU Regulation 679/2016 (hereinafter: “Regulation or GDPR”) – considers privacy and the protection of personal data one of the main objectives of its activity.

Before disclosing any personal data to the Data Controller, we encourage all Users of The Meatball Agency website to carefully read this Notice (Privacy Policy), which contains important information about the protection of their personal data.

This Policy describes how the official website of The Meatball Agency (www.themeatball.it, henceforth: “Site”) is operated and not also other external websites that can be accessed by the user through links. Additional information may be provided within the different access channels, divided on the basis of the topics covered (Subject Areas).

This Information Notice:

  • constitutes an integral part of the Site;
  • is made pursuant to Article 13 of the Regulations to those who interact with the web services of the Site;
  • in some sections of the site, where necessary, is supplemented by detailed provisions in relation to the specific processing of personal data.

The processing of personal data will be governed by the principles of fairness, lawfulness, transparency, purpose limitation and storage, minimization and accuracy, integrity and confidentiality, as well as the principle of accountability under Article 5 of the GDPR. Personal data of Users will therefore be processed in accordance with the legal provisions of the Regulations and the confidentiality obligations provided therein.

Processing of personal data means any operation or set of operations, performed with or without the aid of automated processes and applied to personal data or sets of personal data, such as collection, recording, organization, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or any other form of making available, comparison or interconnection, restriction, erasure or destruction.

The personal data being processed may consist of textual information, photographic or video images, and any other information capable of making the data subject identified or identifiable.

Data controller

The data controller is The Meatball Agency, based at Via Luigi Canonica 77, 20154 – Milan, P. IVA 10656890968.

1. Personal data subject to processing

1Navigation data – log files

The computer systems and applications dedicated to the operation of this website detect, in the course of their normal operation, certain data (the transmission of which is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols) not associated with directly identifiable Users.

The data collected include the IP addresses and domain names of the computers used by Users who connect to the site, the addresses in URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) notation of the resources requested, the time of the request, the method used in submitting the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the response given by the server (successful, error, etc.) and other parameters regarding the operating system and the computer environment used by the User. These data are processed, for the time strictly necessary, for the sole purpose of obtaining anonymous statistical information on the use of the site and to check its regular operation.

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 and the filling in of the “formats” (masks) specifically prepared entails the subsequent acquisition of the address and data of the sender/user, necessary to respond to the instances produced and/or provide the requested service. Specific summary information will be reported or displayed on the pages of the site prepared for particular services on request.

1. Third party data voluntarily provided by Users

In the use of particular services there may be a processing of personal data of third parties, communicated to The Meatball Agency by the User. With respect to these hypotheses, the User acts as an autonomous data controller, assuming all the obligations and responsibilities of the law. In this sense, the User confers on the point the widest indemnity with respect to any dispute, claim, request for compensation for damages from processing that may be received by the Data Controller from third parties, whose personal data have been processed through His use of the services of the Site in violation of the applicable data protection regulations. In any case, if the User provides or otherwise processes personal data of third parties in the use of the Site, he guarantees as of now – assuming all related responsibility – that this particular hypothesis of processing is based on the prior acquisition – by the User – of the third party’s consent to the processing of the information concerning him.


Cookies are small text files that sites visited by users send to their terminals, where they are stored and then transmitted back to the same sites on the next visit. They are used for different purposes: performing computer authentication, session tracking, storing information about specific configurations regarding users accessing the server, storing preferences, etc.

Among the categories of “cookies” are distinguished the so-called “technical cookies” that serve to enable secure navigation on the site or to provide a service requested by the user. They are not used for any further purposes and are normally installed directly by the website owner.

The Meatball Agency website uses only session cookies (which are therefore not stored persistently on the user’s computer and vanish when the browser is closed) and are classifiable among the technical cookies as defined above.

Their use is strictly limited to certain pages for the transmission of session identifiers (consisting of random numbers generated by the server) necessary to enable the safe and efficient exploration of the site.

The website of The Meatball Agency does not acquire any personal data of users. No cookies are used to transmit personally identifiable information, nor are so-called “persistent cookies” of any kind, i.e. systems for tracking users.

For a detailed information on Cookies click here.

1.Purposes of processing

The Site The Meatball Agency carries out processing of personal data to the extent that this is strictly necessary for the performance of institutional functions, excluding processing when the purposes pursued can be achieved by means of anonymous data or methods that allow identification of the data subject only when necessary. Specific purposes, related to individual processing, may be reported in detail within the various access channels. Within these, the User may find supplementary information on the processing of personal data.

Personal data collected through the website of The Meatball Agency may be used, with the consent of the data subject, for:

  1. inclusion in the database of candidates for job positions;
  2. request for mailing of informational materials.

1.Methods of processing

Personal data are processed by automated means for the time strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which they are collected. Specific security measures are observed to prevent data loss, illicit or incorrect use and unauthorized access.

Optional provision of data

The user is free to provide personal data contained in the request forms of the various services offered in the portal; failure to provide the data requested obligatorily, will result in the impossibility of obtaining the service.

Transfer, communication and dissemination of personal data

No data is shared outside the European Economic Area.

The personal data of Users who request the sending of informative material (mailing-list, answers to questions, notices and newsletters, acts and measures, etc.) are used solely for the purpose of performing the service or provision requested and are communicated to third parties only in those cases where:

  • This is necessary for the fulfillment of requests (e.g., Service of dispatch of requested documentation);

  • Disclosure is required by legal or regulatory obligations;
    During legal proceedings.

  • Processing related to the web services of this site is handled exclusively by technical staff of The Meatball Agency, in charge of processing.

Storage of personal data


Personal data processed for the simple navigation of the Site, will be kept for the time strictly necessary for such functionality.

For the purposes of point 2.a. (inclusion in the database of job applicants), personal data will be kept for a period of three years.

For the purposes under 2.b. (request for sending information material), personal data will be retained for a period of two years.

More information regarding the data retention period and the criteria used to determine this period can be requested by sending a written request to the Data Controller at info@themeatball.it

In any case, it is without prejudice to the possibility for The Meatball Agency to retain the personal data of Users for the period of time provided for and permitted by Italian law to protect its interests pursuant to Article 2947 of the Italian Civil Code.

1.Rights of the data subject

Pursuant to Articles 15 et seq. of the GDPR, Users have the right to request from The Meatball Agency, at any time, access to their personal data, rectification or deletion thereof, or to object to their processing pursuant to Article 21 of the Regulations. The Users have, also, the right to request the limitation of the processing in the cases provided for by art. 18 of the Regulations, as well as to obtain in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format the data concerning them, in the cases provided for by art. 20 of the Regulations.

Requests should be addressed in writing to the Data Controller at info@themeatball.it.

In any case, Users always have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority (Guarantor for the protection of personal data), pursuant to art. 77 of the Regulation, if they believe that the processing of their data is contrary to the legislation in force.


The Meatball Agency reserves the right to modify or simply update the content of this Privacy Policy, in part or in full, including due to changes in applicable legislation.
The Meatball Agency will inform Users as soon as they are introduced and they will be binding as soon as they are posted on the Site.
The Meatball Agency invites Users to regularly visit this section to take cognizance of the most recent and updated version of the Privacy Policy so that they are always up-to-date on the data collected and the use made of it by The Meatball Agency.


To exercise the above rights or for any other request you may write to the Data Controller:
The Meatball Agency, based at Via Luigi Canonica 77, 20154 – Milan, or to the email address info@themeatball.it



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