Privacy and Terms of use of the website

This Privacy Policy and these Terms of Use apply to all users accessing (or, simply, the “Website”) and anyone who interacts with the Website managers, for any purpose, for example by subscribing to the newsletter or purchasing a service.

By using this Website, you agree to abide by these Terms of Use.

Privacy policy

Data Controller is a website managed by Studio Brevetti Turini S.r.l., a company headquartered in Florence, at Viale Giacomo Matteotti 25, Tax Code, VAT number and registration number in the Florence Company Register 05806260484, certified email, share capital €10,000.00 fully paid up (“the Firm”). The Data Controller is therefore the Firm, which you can contact at 

What data we process

You are not required to provide your personal data on the Website. 

However, if you decide to browse the website, the computer systems and software procedures used to operate the website acquire, in the course of their normal operation, certain personal data whose transmission is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols. This category of data includes the IP addresses or domain names of the computers and terminals used by the persons using the Website, the URI/URL (Uniform Resource Identifier/Locator) addresses of the resources requested, the time of the request, the method used to submit the request to the server and other parameters relating to the user’s operating system and IT environment. 

This data, which is needed to use the web services, is not kept for more than seven days. 

If you decide to register on the Website, you will need to provide us with at least your first and last names and your email address. This information is necessary for us to be able to contact you and provide the requested information or services.

If you decide to make use of a service offered through the Website, you will need to provide us with all the data necessary to complete the procedure (name, surname, tax code, date and place of birth, residence, billing information). This data is essential for us to be able to offer you the requested service and to carry out the assignment received. As regards the data processed through the use of cookies and other tracking tools, we suggest you read our cookie policy.

Why we process your data

Your data is required only for the following purposes:

  1. to register you on the website or for the full, proper performance of the assignment received (legal basis: contract);
  2. for the fulfillment of tax and accounting obligations, legal obligations or to respond to requests from the authorities (legal basis: legal obligations);
  3. for sending messages containing information relating to the services rendered or updates and news in relation to the matters dealt with by the Data Controller (legal basis: legitimate interest of the Data Controller).

The processing of personal data for the purposes referred to in points a) and b) is necessary to fulfill contractual obligations deriving from the requested service or from the granting of the assignment and/or to carry out pre-contractual measures adopted upon your request and/or to fulfill legal obligations. It is therefore mandatory to provide your personal data and, if you refuse, we will not be able fulfill and/or accept the assignment. In any case, if it becomes necessary to process sensitive or judicial data, or data that is special in any way, for the above purposes, you will be asked to give your consent. 

The data provided will be processed only for the time necessary to render the requested service or to carry out the assignment and will be kept for a period of 10 years from the conclusion of the service or assignment (for tax purposes, for any professional liability disputes and to meet legal obligations) or from the last contact, in the event that the contract is not concluded or the assignment is revoked or discontinued.

The data requested for the purposes referred to in point c) is processed to exercise the legitimate interest of the Data Controller in informing clients or potential clients – for the benefit of the interested parties – of any news or initiatives that can be taken in the matters covered by the website and by the Data Controller. The data will be processed until a request is made not to receive the information material, which can be exercised at any time.

How we process your data and to whom we disclose it

Your data is mainly processed in electronic form and minimally on paper. We take care of your data and have adopted the best precautions in order to do so, obtaining ISO27001 and ISO9001 certification.

Your data will not be disclosed, but may only be communicated, for needs related to the purposes indicated above, to persons authorized for processing by the Data Controller and/or to external professionals working with the Data Controller, who have signed undertakings of confidentiality or who are bound by confidentiality due to their profession, and who act as data processors (including hosting service providers or other service providers). Within the scope of the aforementioned purposes, your data may also be communicated to persons who operate independently, such as independent data controllers, to carry out the activities necessary for the performance of the requested service (public offices for the filing of patents, trademarks, designs, SIAE, lawyers). You can ask the Data Controller at any time for an updated list of data processors and their contact details.

Your data is processed within the European Union, except in the following cases.

The data sent via the website, to make payments by credit card is managed by Stripe Inc., a company based in San Francisco, California (USA). For credit card transactions made by users located in the European Economic Area (EEA), the payment will be managed by Stripe Payments Europe Limited (Stripe) and the payment order will be sent directly to the portal of the bank or financial company you indicated. All data entered during the payment procedure will be kept exclusively by Stripe and the Data Controller will not be able to find out information relating to your credit card or your financial and asset information at any time during the payment procedure. To find out more about the payments managed by STRIPE, we suggest you view the privacy policy published on the website.  Although the payment data is managed by Stripe Payments Europe Limited, this company may export the data outside the EEA and communicate it to other companies belonging to the same group and located outside the European Union (such as the USA). In such cases, the data will only be transferred to countries that have obtained an adequacy decision from the European Commission (pursuant to Article 45 of Reg. EU 2016/679) or, in the absence of an adequacy decision, the data is transferred to third countries in compliance with the SCC (Standard Contractual Clauses) which Stripe Inc. has adopted and which comply with those approved by the European Commission (, pursuant to Article 46 of Reg. EU 2016/679. 

In any case, whenever personal data is transferred to countries outside the European Union, within the scope of the purposes referred to herein, the Data Controller will make sure to select suppliers that can guarantee an adequate level of personal data protection by evaluating, among other things, whether the standard contractual clauses (SCC) approved by the European Commission have been adopted. More specifically, the data may be communicated to foreign industrial property offices or to professional firms based in non-European countries that work with the Firm for the purposes of filing trademark, design or patent applications, or other actions with foreign offices, and for the continuation of such actions or the execution of other procedures you may have assigned to the Firm. This is also the case should said foreign states not offer adequate guarantees for the protection of personal data pursuant to Regulation 2016/679 when the transfer is nevertheless necessary for the execution of the task entrusted to us and therefore for the contract and the pre-contractual negotiations (Article 49(1)(b)).

Your rights

With regard to the data you provide, you may at any time exercise the following rights for all or part of the data and/or processing:

  • Right of access (Article 15): you may ask the data controller to confirm whether your data is being processed, access the data and/or obtain a copy of the data concerning you that we process.
  • Right to rectification (Article 16): you may ask for your personal data to be updated, corrected or supplemented.
  • Right to be forgotten (Article 17): if any of the reasons set out in this provision apply, you may request the erasure of your personal data which will be permanently erased by us.
  • Right of restriction (Article 18): if any of the conditions set out in this provision apply, you may request the restriction of the processing of your data. In this case, we will keep your data but it will no longer be processed for other purposes.
  • Right to portability (Article 20): under the conditions set out in this regulation, you may request to receive your personal data in an interoperable format and/or transfer it to another data controller.
  • Right to object (Article 21): you may object to all or part of the processing, specifying the reason, provided there are sufficient grounds for doing so. You may also object to processing for marketing purposes at any time and without needing to provide any justification. In this case, the processing for marketing purposes will cease immediately.

You may revoke your consent to data processing at any time. In this case, processing will cease for all data for which you have revoked your consent, unless there is a different legal basis for the processing, in particular a legal obligation or the contract as referred to above (Right to withdraw consent: Article 7(3)).

These rights may be exercised with a request made informally to the Data Controller at the above addresses, to which a suitable response will be given without undue delay, and in any case no later than one month from the request.  

If you believe that your rights have been violated, you may also lodge a complaint with the Guarantor for the protection of personal data pursuant to Article 77 of Reg. EU 2016/679.

Terms of use of the website

Browsing conditions

Browsing the Website is completely free of charge.
You browse the Website at your own risk. The Website manager and other individuals who have contributed to creating or producing it, or placing it on the internet cannot be held liable for any damage arising from browsing, including downloading operations, the use of downloaded materials, transmission problems, errors, omissions, inaccuracies of any kind, interruptions or delays, viruses or any other issue.

Content and information

The aim of the materials and information on the Website is to provide information and/or to present the Firm’s Services only. Although the Website is managed with the utmost care, the Firm does not guarantee that the information is all up to date.

The answers that are provided automatically (such as the FAQs or the outcome of our preliminary questionnaires or free of charge by other means) are not consultations and should not be construed as such. You are therefore urged not to make decisions on the basis of the information provided by the Website but to contact a Professional to obtain a precise assessment of your specific case.

You acknowledge that the Firm is not obligated to answer your questions. Interactions with the Website do not represent a client/professional or Client/Firm relationship. You will only become a Client of the Firm after concluding a contract for the purchase of a service or after signing up for a professional assignment with the Firm.

Intellectual property law

The Firm is the sole and exclusive holder of all industrial and intellectual property rights relating to the Website and the contents available on the Website such as, by way of example, domain names, trademarks, graphic motifs, texts, wording, slogans, logos, layouts, images and, in any case, the distinctive signs and design rights of any kind that appear on or pertain to the Website. Acceptance of these Terms of Use does not entail the allocation of any right in favor of the user, who is therefore not authorized to reproduce, modify, copy, disseminate or otherwise use the materials and contents listed above.

The user is authorized to view and use the material available on the Website exclusively for personal, non-commercial use and exclusively for purposes connected to the application or performance of the Services provided through the Website.

In the event of a breach, the Firm reserves the right to take the most appropriate legal action to protect its rights.

Limitations of liability

The Website may contain links to websites operated by third parties. Since the Firm has no control over the content and information on these websites, it cannot in any way be held liable for such content.

To the maximum extent permitted by law and subject to the application of mandatory rules, the Firm assumes no liability and gives no warranty for any direct or indirect loss, cost or damage, in terms of both the loss sustained and lost profits, or for any other damage due to malfunctions, faulty service (temporary and/or partial), suspensions, bug outages or any other limitation of the functionality of the Website that is not attributable to the Firm. In this regard, the user acknowledges and accepts that the usability of the Website could be temporarily suspended, without notice, in the event of maintenance operations, updates, error corrections and for any other intervention that may become necessary to guarantee the operation and security of the Website.The contents and information on the Website are for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice in a technical sense or the advice given by a professional on the specific case, therefore the Firm cannot be held liable for any use that the user decides to make of the information provided on the Website.

Account registration and purchase of services

To purchase a service, you need to create an account by filling in the appropriate registration form. Registration, as with the purchase of our Services, is reserved exclusively for adult Users.

During registration you will be asked to give your email address, choose a password and accept our Privacy Policy and these Terms of Use. At the end of the registration procedure you will be able to purchase the services and access your reserved area using the login credentials chosen during registration. Please store your credentials for access to the reserved area carefully and keep them secret. The Firm cannot, under any circumstances, be held liable for the loss, theft or improper use, even by third parties, in any capacity whatsoever, of your access credentials.

The purchase and performance of the services offered on the Website is governed by the General Conditions of Sale which can be viewed during the purchase process.


For any dispute that may arise between the user and the Firm regarding access to or use of the Website, the user accepts the jurisdiction of the Italian state and the application of the Italian law in force at the time of the dispute, regardless of where the user is based or domiciled.

All activities implemented through the website are understood to have taken place in Italy, without prejudice to the mandatory rules and regulations for the protection of consumers. 

Changes and updates

We may change these Terms of Use and this Privacy Policy at any time, at our sole discretion or due to changes in our internal procedures. Any changes will take effect as from their publication.  However, we suggest that you periodically consult the text of these Terms of Use.

In the event of a change, the “Date of last change” at the end of the text will be updated. Accessing and using the Website after the changes to these Terms of Use implies the user’s acceptance of the changes.

[last update: 3/30/2023]

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