Privacy Policy


Labcardine, based in Via Francesco de Sanctis, 30 – 80134 – Napoli, Italia, which created and operates all the activities related to the websites, reserves the right to use any data, voluntarily provided by users, in compliance with and for the purposes of the Article 13 of the Legislative Decree 196/2003, the Personal Data Protection Code as well as the General Data Protection Regulation of the EU 2016/679 on the protection of data provided by natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and the free flow of such data, for individuals using www.

This regulation solely concerns www. and is not related to any other websites that a user can visit by clicking on links provided on them. The aim of this document is to explain the type, the timing and the nature of information that those who manage and process users’ data have to provide to the users of www. as soon as they open these webpages, in full compliance with the related Italian and European legislation.  

This document is subject to possible modifications, caused by changes to existing legislation. Thus, website users are welcome to consult the document periodically in order to familiarise themselves with the changes that may occur.

In case a user is below 16 years, in compliance with the Article 8, section 1 of the EU Regulation 2016/679, they will have to demonstrate that they are authorised by their parents or the holder of parental responsibility over the child to access the websites in question.


Labcardine manages and processes all the data of the above mentioned websites. Should you have any questions regarding the processing of your data, please, contact the company at the following e-mail address:

The processing of data generated by the use of www. takes place in Via Francesco de Sanctis, 30, Napoli, Italia.

Labcardine guarantees to all users that the processing of their personal data will be used exclusively for the purposes related to the services provided by the company and in order to facilitate the use of the websites and fulfil its customers’ orders.

All personal data, independently on whether it is kept on paper or electronically, will be handled by Labcardine in compliance with the current security regulations and used for purposes that the company will clarify every single time.

Labcardine would like to inform you that all users can exercise their rights specified in the Article 7 of the Legislative Decree 196/2003 and the Article 13, c.2 of the EU Regulation 2016/679.

Data, collected and stored during the process of registration in order to create a new account, will only be used to process an online purchase.

Messages that can be sent to customers include service notifications and newsletters. Notifications are sent to customers after the registration and after every purchase.

It is important to emphasize that both newsletters and commercial information can only be sent to a user after they have expressed a clear consent, authorising the company to do so.  

When a user subscribes to a newsletter, they authorise www. to use their data for sending them information about products they have chosen via e-mail.

Users can withdraw their consent at any moment by sending an e-mail to or by clicking on the related link at the bottom of every newsletter.

Data regarding the use of the websites can sometimes be collected to create pseudonymized profiles that can then be utilized for advertising purposes, market research and to provide a customised newsletter message.  Users can forbid the use of their personal data at any time by contacting the company via mail, fax or sending an e-mail at

We also collect, analyse and use data related to addresses and orders placed by customers for marketing purposes. Any user can forbid the use, processing and transmission of their personal data at any given time, communicating this to the company by post, fax or sending an e-mail at

The company uses the data provided by each customer in their contact details form to complete the orders they place.  

Customers’ personal data can be transmitted to our suppliers exclusively for the purposes of administration and hosting.

III. Users’ rights

Labcardine (www. would like to inform you of the existence of the following rights:

  • the right to ask the controller of data to access their personal data (art.15 of the EU GDPR), to update it (art.7, c.3 a) of the Legislative Decree 196/2003), rectify it (art.16 of the EU GDPR), complete it (art.7, c.3 a) of the Legislative Decree 196/2003) or to restrict processing of the data (art.18 of the EU GDPR), the right to object to its use on legitimate grounds (art.21 of the EU GDPR), in addition to the right to data portability (art.20 of the EU GDPR);
  • the right to erasure of the data (art.17 of the EU GDPR), make the data anonymous or block its use in case it has been used illegally, including the data, whose collection and storage is not necessary for the purposes announced initially or those that the data was used for (art.7, 3, b) of the Legislative Decree 196/2003);
  • those who transmitted and provided their personal data have the right to be informed of the fact that the above mentioned procedures have been fulfilled together with the right to receive all the information regarding what they involved, with the exception of cases when the fulfilment of this task turns out to be impossible or involves the use of means clearly disproportionate in relation to the protected right (art.7, c.3. c) of the Legislative Decree 196/2003).

Requests can be sent to the controller of the data processing in any form, using a special personal data protection form provided by the Italian Data Protection Authority or sending an e-mail to

  • To learn more on users’ rights, see Art. 15 and below of the EU Regulation 2016/679 and the Article 7 of the Personal Data Protection Code.

Labcardine would like to also inform you of the following:

All personal data provided directly or obtained in any other verbal, written or digital form, will be processed for two basic purposes:

  • to facilitate the execution of orders the company receives;
  • to send out commercial information only after having obtained an explicit consent of the user.

In some cases, processing of your data is indispensable for the fulfilment of the requested services, in others it is purely optional. Still, in case you decide not to communicate your personal data during the process of registration, it might be impossible for us to provide you with our services.

However, the data we collect can be communicated to others in case Labcardine has authorised them to carry out specific functions (consultancy service companies, couriers, banks, logistics companies and financial institutions) to fulfil our customers’ orders.

The entity managing and controlling all data is Labcardine, based in Napoli, Via Francesco de Sanctis, 30. You can contact the company any time in order to update your personal data or withdraw it. The company is responsible for processing of the data as well.

IV. The use of cookies

  1. use cookies to improve the navigability of the website making it more intuitive and to offer you a better experience. Cookies are small text strings that are used to keep some information about the user and their preferences or about the electronic device used to access the Internet (computer, tablet or smartphone) that are mainly used to meet the user’s needs in terms of the services offered by the website, memorising customers’ preferences to adapt and personalise the navigation experience. Cookies hold a modest amount of data that can be transferred to the user’s browser from a web server and that can only be accessed by the server that transmitted the data. They do not contain commands or carry viruses. Cookies do not record any personal data and any data that can be identified is not stored. Depending on the customer’s preferences, it is possible to disable the storage of some or all cookies. However, in this case some functions of the website could be unavailable to the user. In order to keep using the website without changing the cookie functions, the user should simply continue navigating.

2 – Technical cookies

There are numerous technologies used to store data on the user’s computer. This data is then collected by websites. One of the most common technologies is HTML cookies. These help the user to navigate on a website and facilitate access to it. They are needed to communicate information electronically and are used by the provider of the service to fulfil customers’ orders.

Settings used to manage and disable cookies can vary depending on the Internet browser you use. Anyway, the user can manage, disable or delete cookies by changing these Internet browser settings. However, this can make site navigation slower o block access to some of its parts.

Technical cookies are critical to the safe and efficient site navigation.

Cookies that are stored in the browser and transferred via Google Analytics, a blogger statistics service or a similar service, are considered as technical only in case they are used to improve navigability directly by the site manager who could collect general information regarding the number of hits and the way users use the website. Thus, analytics cookies are managed in the same way as technical ones, regarding both privacy policy and obtaining of the user’s consent.

Regarding the length of storage, cookies can be divided into various categories. Session cookies are automatically deleted as soon as the navigation session is over and are used to identify the user to avoid logging in on every page they open. Persistent cookies remain on the hard disk of the user until they expire or until they are disabled by the user themselves.

Session cookies can be installed in order to allow the user to access and use a specific protected area of the website as a logged in user.

These are not stored in the computer’s memory for a long period of time and get deleted when the navigation session is over. They are solely used to transmit session data and contain random numbers generated by the server that enable the user to navigate the website safely and efficiently.

3 – Third party cookies

Depending on the origin, cookies are divided into those that are transmitted directly by the site that the user is on to their browser and those that are transmitted by the sites of third parties.

Persistent cookies tend to belong to third parties’ sites.

The main part of these are used to track users’ online navigation, distinguish their behavioural pattern and understand their interests in order to tailor future offerings and advertising to their specific needs.

Analytics cookies can also be installed. These are transmitted by the above mentioned third parties that do not belong to the website.

Analytics cookies belonging to third parties are used to collect information about users’ behaviour on Data is collected in an anonymous way with a view to improving the services and navigability of the websites. Profiling cookies of third parties are used to create users’ profiles so that users could receive customised advertising messages in accordance with their interests.

The use of such cookies is managed by third parties themselves and thus is subject to their respective privacy policies. In order to get more information on their use and on how to manage and disable them, users should refer to these websites.

4 – Profiling cookies

These are cookies used to create users’ profiles in order to enable them to receive customised advertising messages in line with preferences that have been revealed through tracking their Internet navigation.

The use of these cookies requires an explicit consent of the user.

These issues are subject to the Article 22 of the EU Regulation 2016/679 as well as the Article 122 of the Personal Data Protection Code.

Other types of cookies or external tools that might use them

Some of the services specified here collect general data and might not require the user’s consent or could be managed by the site owner directly without involving a third party, which is described specifically.

In case services specified below are managed by third parties, these could, in addition to what is specified here, track the navigation of the user without communicating this to the manager of the website. Please, read privacy policies of the services listed here in order to get more information on this topic.

Interaction with social networking sites and external platforms

This website could share some information it collects with services located outside the EU, in particular, some data can be communicated to Google, Facebook Instagram, etc. through social plugins and Google Analytics services. The transmission of data is authorised and regulated by the Article 45, c.1 of the EU Regulation 2016/679. Thus, there is no need for a specific user’s consent. The above mentioned companies guarantee their commitment to the Privacy Shield.

These services help to interact with social networking sites or other external platforms directly from the web page of the site.  

These interactions and the information that is collected depend on the privacy settings chosen by the user on each site.

In case a function of interaction with social networking sites is enabled, data related to the navigation can be collected even if the user does not use this function.

Like button and Facebook social widgets (Facebook Inc.)

The Like button together with social widgets of Facebook are services used for interaction with this social networking site provided by Facebook Inc.

Personal data that is collected: cookies and data related to the use of the site.

Data processing centre: USA – Privacy Policy


Instragram button and Instagram social widgets (Instagram Inc.)

The Instagram button together with social widgets of Instagram are services used for interaction with this social networking site provided by Instagram Inc.

Personal data that is collected: cookies and data related to the use of the site.

Data processing centre: USA – Privacy Policy

Payment processing service enables this website to process card payments and bank tranfers together with other payment methods. Data used to process payments is communicated directly to the entity managing the payment without being anyhow processed by the site itself.

Some of these services might generate automatic messages such as e-mails containing invoices or notifications related to the payment.

PayPal (Paypal)

PayPal is a payment processing service provided by PayPal Inc. that enables users to process payments online.

Personal data that is collected: various types of data specified in the privacy policy of the company.

Data processing centre: see PayPal Privacy Policy.

Traffic optimization and distribution

These services enable the site to distribute its content through various servers and improve the functions of the site itself.

Data processing depends on the characteristics and functions of specific services, which distribute information between the site and the user’s browser themselves.

Given the nature of this process, it is quite hard to determine the exact place where information, which may contain users’ personal data, is collected and processed.


These services enable the data processing manager to monitor and analyse data related to the site traffic and track the navigation of the user.

Google Analytics (Google)

Google Analytics is web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google uses prsonal data it collects in order to track and analyse the use of this website, generate reports and share them with other Google services.

Google might use this data to tailor and customise its advertising messages.

This Google Analytics service does not reveal your IP address. Anonymity is achieved through abbreviating IP addresses of users from the EU member states or from other countries that have signed the Agreement on the European Economic Area. In exceptional cases, IP addresses can be communicated to the Google servers in full and abbreviated on the territory of the USA.   

Personal data that is collected: cookies and data related to the use of the site.

Data processing centre: USA – Privacy Policy – Opt Out.

Management of cookies by the user

It is important to emphasize in addition to the information provided in this document that the user can manage cookies directly in their browser and prevent third parties from installing their cookies. It is also possible to delete the cookies that were installed in the past from the memory of your computer using specific settings of your browser, including those that enable this particular site to install cookies. It is important to mention that in case you disable all the cookies related to this site, the navigability of the site can be limited. The following links can provide more information on how users can find the related information on cookie management of their browser: 

In case services are provided by third parties, users can forbid the tracking of their online navigation by getting information on how to do that in the privacy policies of third parties using the opt out link provided or by contacting the companies directly.

Memorizing, modifying, withdrawing and blocking of personal data

The user can look through, modify and withdraw their data provided for registration at any given moment. The user cannot delete their data in case it is critical to the fulfilment of an existing order. Personal data is automatically blocked and deleted when the order is fulfilled.

This document was updated on 10/11/2018 in accordance with the related laws and regulations, in particular with the EU Regulation 2016/679.

If you need more information or want to modify or delete your data, please, contact us at or send us a letter at the following address: Labcardine, Via Francesco de Sanctis, 30 – 80134 – Napoli, Italia, specifying our name, surname and your e-mail address.