PRIVACY & COOKIE POLICY

According to the current standards referring to the law 675/96 and to the Legislative Decree 196/2003 regarding privacy and D.lgs no. 69/2012, which transposed into Italian law Directive on c.d. “Cookies”, THINGS S.r.l. informs its clients of the following.
Your privacy matters to us. This privacy policy sets out the basis on which we may use and process the information that you freely provide to us and consent for us to use. By using this website, you agree to this privacy policy. If you do not agree to this privacy policy, please do not use our website. We may change or modify this privacy policy at any time and without notice. Please check this page periodically to access our most up to date privacy policy.
THINGS S.r.l. is the owner of the processing of personal data of users for www.things.is

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
Our website may, from time to time, contain links to other websites. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that we do not log visitors’ clicks from our website to them. Also, these websites have their own privacy policies and terms and conditions and we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these websites or the information you provide to them.

INFORMATION GATHERING
We only collect information where you make it available to us, you may do this by allowing us to place cookies on your browser or hard drive, by accessing server logs or when you contact us through the information available on our website.

COOKIES
Our website uses cookies to understand how you use our website so that we can enhance your experience. A cookie is a small text file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer, if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. We do not receive any personally identifiable information about you from the cookies that we use.
THINGS uses cookies to make sure that you provide the best navigation on our site. If you continue to use this website, we will assume that you agree to receive cookies from the site of THINGS. In any case if they wanted to, you can change your settings regarding cookies at any time.
Cookies are used to make more efficient the operation of web sites: We use cookies to improve your browsing (eg by ensuring that the site uses the language you selected) and to help us make sure the content is relevant.Below you will find an explanation of the cookies we use and how they support the functionality of our website. These cookies are known as First-Party Cookies as they are set in relation to the domain of our site.
This site is built on WordPress, which uses the following cookies: wp-settings-1, wp-settings-time-1, wordpress_test_cookies. These cookies have no impact on your browsing and do not collect any personal information. These cookies are automatically added by WordPress and are not used by us. For more information read here.

GOOGLE ANALYTICS
We use these cookies to monitor and measure the performance of our websites and the visitor experience through the analysis software provided by Google Analytics. For more information about cookies used by Google Analytics read here.

SERVER LOGS
When you visit our website we use server logs to capture certain non-personally identifying data for statistical purposes, such as the time and date of a visit, the browser and operating system being used, the IP address or domain name of the user’s ISP, and the web URL a user linked from. This information is used in the aggregate to help us plan system enhancements when necessary and to provide content which is compatible with our visitors’ web browsing systems.

EMAILS FROM YOU TO US
When you email us through the Contact Us page on our website we may keep a record of that correspondence, your e-mail address, and/or any other data submitted by means of such a message.

CONTACT
Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to sayhello@things.is

TERMS OF USE

The internet site www.thing.is (hereinafter “Site”) is the exclusive property of THINGS S.r.l. (hereinafter “THINGS”), whose registered office is in Viale Papiniano 44, 20123 Milan, Italy.

This Site is offered to you, the User, on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions and notices published on this Site.
Your use of this Site constitutes acceptance of the aforementioned terms, conditions and notices.
Use of the Website for any purpose other than that for which the Website has been created is strictly prohibited and may result in civil and criminal liability.
Violators will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law.
The User acknowledges that the information, software, products and services provided through this Site may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors.

Intellectual property rights
You acknowledge that any User Content submitted and/or discussed on the Web Site may be the subject of copyrights or other intellectual property rights of THINGS, its partners or third parties. If you consider exploiting any ideas, proposals, suggestions, or solutions or other Content submitted to the Web Site, you are responsible to undertake appropriate intellectual property clearance before engaging in any exploitative conduct.
Therefore, any permanent or temporary reproduction, by any means and in any form, in whole or in part, of this Site and its contents as well as the translation, adaptation, disclosure, dissemination, distribution and presentation by any means or in any form of contents published on this Site or, in general, any unauthorized use and exploitation of this Site will constitute a breach of the exclusive rights described in this clause and will be prosecuted by THINGS.
The User undertakes to fully comply with all applicable statutes and laws which regulate the protection of literary and artistic works and any other rights therewith connected, so as not to prejudice THINGS and/or the holders of copyright in the creative works contained in this Site. And He/She undertakes not to copy, edit, modify or otherwise exploit the contents of the Website for commercial purposes without the express prior consent of THINGS or and without the express permission of the rightful owners of the protected works published on this Site.
THINGS is the exclusive owner of the brand and logo THINGS reproduced on this Site as well as of any other distinguishing marks and/or communication item (including the domain name “www.things.is”), used as trademarks to identify this Site, its contents and services.
The trademarks and logos of third parties appearing on this Site are the exclusive property of their respective owners, therefore any use of these distinctive signs – for whatever reason – is prohibited.

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
This Site may contain hypertext links (hereinafter “links”) to other external websites which are independent of this Site.
Certain links in this Site will lead to websites which are outside the control of THINGS. THINGS does not control these other sites nor does it monitor their contents and rules. THINGS is not responsible for the content of these external websites incl. any other links therein contained or any updates therein operated nor will it be responsible for any publication posted on these external sites as well as for any other transmission in any form received from them.
THINGS provides these links as a convenience only. Therefore, the inclusion of any such link to an external website does not imply endorsement or approval by THINGS.
Any link to other websites should not be understood as a promotional activity by THINGS of any such website and/or the content published on them.

COOKIES
This Site may contain “session cookies” (which are not permanently stored on your computer and are automatically deleted when you close your browser) with the sole purpose to enable all users to make the best use of this Site. This Website does not use cookies to transmit personal information, nor are “persistent cookies” or tracking systems of any kind used on this Site. If you, the user, choose to automatically reject all cookies, you may not be able to access the full content of this Site.

BLOG
The owner of the blog is THINGS S.r.l. and the use of the aforementioned Blog constitutes acceptance of the terms, conditions and notices contained in this document.
Access to the Blog for commenting is subject to the submission of the following personal information: full name and email.
THINGS assumes no responsibility regarding the content and/or the accuracy of the data entered into the aforementioned Blog, since THINGS is unable to exercise any control over them (Articles 14 and 15 of Directive 2000/31/EC).
The User expressly undertakes not to submit any material, of whatever nature or kind, which might be considered defamatory, abusive, obscene, offensive to others (incl. to associations, institutions or religions), invasive of others’ privacy, racist or otherwise unlawful and/or self-propagating messages and/or e-mail addresses,
phone numbers, postal addresses or other private contact details and, in general, anything that is classified or classifiable as “spam.”.
It is also prohibited for users to publish on the Blog and website, unless entitled to do so, files obtained from third party sites, third party personal data, protected works or other copyrighted materials and/or information or data the use of which might be restricted or prohibited by rights of third parties.
Providing that copyright regulations are not violated, the inclusion of extracts or quotations from official information websites, newspapers, journals and/or magazines requires mention or citation of the original source.
The User assumes full legal responsibility for the contents of any material uploaded onto the Blog as well as for any damage caused to a third party as a result thereof and He/She agrees to indemnify and hold harmless THINGS from any claim for compensation made ​​by third parties for the alleged damage caused by the content of the material uploaded on the Blog.
THINGS will in no way be held liable for the content of any comments posted and reserves the right to delete any content that does not comply with the general purpose of the Blog, without assuming any obligation in this respect.
THINGS reserves the right to temporarily suspend or permanently disable the User’s credentials for access to or use of the Blog incl. the right to eventually cancel the User’s account, if He/She violates the requirements set forth in these General Terms and Conditions.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
The User acknowledges and agrees that his/her access to and navigation through this Site are entirely at the User’s own risk and under his/her sole responsibility.
He/She further acknowledges and agrees that this Site is provided “as is” and “as available” and it may be occasionally unavailable and/or defective or be subject to suspensions or update delays.
THINGS shall not be liable for any loss or damage arising out of or in any way related to the use of this Site, including – without limitation – damages for loss of business, loss of profits, business interruption, loss of business information and/or any other pecuniary loss.
No responsibility is assumed by THINGS for the content published on this Site incl. the use made of such content by Users and/or third parties, and no liability is herein accepted for contaminations arising from the access to, the connection to or the download of information from this Site.
Therefore, under no circumstance will THINGS be held responsible or liable for any loss, damage or harm of any kind eventually suffered by users and third parties or eventually suffered by the computer software of users and third parties, as a result of the user’s access to this Site or as a result of his/her use of this Site’s contents.

ABUSE REPORTING
Any users who believe that a posted message is illegal, objectionable or inappropriate are encouraged to promptly report any such circumstance to THINGS, by email at sayhello@things.is

APPLICABLE LAW
These terms and conditions of use are governed by the substantive and procedural laws of Italy.