Privacy and Cookie Policies


Privacy Policy

Users are informed — and, by using this site, they acknowledge — that the Privacy Policy of Bacheca Business is regulated by Italian Law D.lgs. n. 196, June 30th, 2003 ("Codice in materia di protezione dei dati personali") that addresses the protection of persons and other subjects regarding their personal data. Detailed information are given in Italian language at the relevant page, to which Users are referred. This section summarizes in English how this site manages Users' personal data according to the above mentioned law. In particular, Users are informed and acknowledge that:

  1. data voluntarily provided by Users, both when completing the registration procedure (e.g. name, email, data about affiliation, etc.) and when using the site (e.g. posts' or replies' texts) will be managed exclusively to provide Users with the services listed in the above sections and to support their activities on the Website. In particular, this includes the publication of User profile data in the "User profile page" that will be visibile to all Website vistors, excluding their email address, that will be visible only to the Website administrators. The User email address will be used to: (a) inform Users of activities directly regarding them: approval or disapproval of their User profile, approval or disapproval of their posts, reception of replies to their posts; (b) to inform users of other activities or opportunities offered by the Website. Messages of type (a) cannot be switched off, while messages of type (b) can be switched off by choosing the relevant option in the Settings page. Users that do not want to receive messages of type (a) can deregister from the Website, as described later. In any case, it is excluded the transfer of User email addresses to third parties, for commercial use. Data requested when buying services online (e.g. upgrade to Bacheca Business Plus) are collected in order to enable the accountancy registrations mandated by law (e.g. invoicing). Data concerning payments (e.g. credit card number) are not managed or recorded in any way by the Website; they are managed exclusively by the international payment service PayPal (see relevant information:
  2. data are treated both through information technology tools and paper based means or any other useful support, as needed to conduct the Website activites and to comply with relevant Italian regulations, in particular Annex B of the "Disciplinare Tecnico", attached to the law "Testo Unico della Privacy".
  3. obtaining the data is necessary in order to enable the Website to provide its services and disallowing access to them makes the provision of the services to the User impossible. For this reason, denying access to the data make the completion of the registration procedure impossible.
  4. data will be visible to the technical support personnel that ensure the technical functioning of the Website.
  5. the holder of the data is Know Net S.r.l. - Via G. Ferrari, 14 - 22100 Como - P.IVA 02932470137.
  6. the person responsible for data management is Pietro Bazzoni.
  7. at any time, the User can claim her/his rights with the data holder, according to the provisions of art.7 of Italian law D.lgs.196/2003 (see
  8. The User can at any time and at her/his will delete permanently from the Website and from any related technical equipment, all her/his personal data, through a relevant abandoning procedure accessible from the Settings page, by pressing the button Leave Bacheca Business, located at the bottom of the page.


Cookie Policy

In general, we use cookies to improve User experience on our site, by creating a more efficient interface and improving interaction with major social networks.

What’s a Cookie?

A cookie is a simple text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device by a website’s server and only that server will be able to retrieve or read the contents of that cookie. Each cookie is unique to your web browser. It will contain some anonymous information such as a unique identifier and the site name and some digits and numbers. It allows a website to remember things like your preferences or what’s in your shopping basket.

Origin of Cookies

According to their origin, cookies can be classified as follows:

  • First party cookies are set by the website you are visiting and they can only be read by that site.
  • Third party cookies are set by a different organisation to the owner of the website you are visiting.

Purpose of Cookies

According to their purpose, cookies can be classified as follows:

  1. Technical Cookies: they are used to support the technical operations of the site, as for instance cookies for anonymised collection of information on the number of users and how they visit the site, or browsing and function cookies that simplify the visit (for example, remembering authentication information or language selection)
  2. Profiling cookies: they are designed to create profiles related to the User. They are used in order to send advertising messages in line with the preferences shown by the Users themselves during web browsing.

Cookies duration

According to their duration, cookies are classified as follows:

  • Temporary cookies that expire (and are automatically erased) whenever you close your browser.
  • Persistent cookies that have an expiration date far into the future and thus stay in your browser until they expire, or until the User manually deletes them.

This site uses first party permanent cookies to remember authentication information and related choices (e.g. language selection), in order to avoid asking Users to repeat them again, at each browsing session. This site also uses permanent third party cookies in order to allow sharing information on major Social Networks, as illustrated below.

Cookie used by this site

This site uses the following cookies, in order to improve the User experience and allow sharing information on social networks:

This site does not use profiling cookies.

Cookie management

Cookies can be managed by the User through relevant functions, available in all major browser, as exemplified below: