Privacy Policy

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Law references:

Casa Gordigiani of Berti Anna  – Via Luigi Gordigiani 44 – 50127 Firenze , Vat N° 06425510481 (hereinafter  “Data Controller”)  pursuant to art. 13 D.Lgs. 30.6.2003 n. 196 (later, Privacy Code) and art. 13 EU Regulation n. 2016/679 (hereinafter “GDPR”),  informs you that your data will be processed in the manner and for the following purposes:

1. Object of the treatment

The Data Controller processes personal, identifying and non-sensitive data (in particular, name, surname, tax code, VAT number, email address, telephone number – below mentioned: personal data or simply data) communicated by you by filling out the contact form and / or by contacting us by e-mail or telephone and / or communicated upon acceptance of a booking  price.

2. Purpose of the processing

Your personal data are processed:

A.  without your express consent (article 24 letter a), b), c) Privacy Code and article 6 letter b), e) GDPR), for the following purposes:

B.  with your specific and distinct consent only  (articles 23 and 130 of the Privacy Code and article 7 of the GDPR), for the following marketing purposes:

Please note that if you’ve already been one of our guests, we can send you commercial information relating to our services similar to those you already used, subject to your disagreement (Article 130 paragraph 4 of the Privacy Code).

The data collected will NOT be used for marketing purposes.

3. Methods of processing

The processing of your personal data is carried out by means of the operations indicated in article 4 of the Privacy Code and article 4 n. 2) of GDPR and more precisely: collection, registration, organization, storage, consultation, processing, modification, selection, extraction, comparison, use, interconnection, blocking, communication, dissemination, deletion and destruction of data. Your personal data are subjected to both paper and electronic and/or automated processing. The Data Controller will process the personal data for the time necessary to fulfill the aforementioned purposes and in any case for no more than 10 years from the end of the service offered and no later than 2 years from the collection of data for  Marketing Purposes.

4. Access to data

Your data may be made accessible for the purposes referred to in article 2.A) and 2.B):

5. Communication of data

Without your express consent (pursuant to article 24 letter a), b), d) of Privacy Code and article 6 letter b) and c) of GDPR), the Data Controller may communicate your data for the purposes referred to article 2.A) to supervisory bodies, judicial authorities, insurance companies for the provision of insurance services, as well as to all other parties to whom the communication is mandatory by law for the accomplishment of said purposes.

For other purposes your data will not be disclosed.

6. Data transfer

The storage of your personal data will take place on the server of the owner hosted within the European Union. 

In any case, it is understood that the owner, if necessary, will have the right to move the server location to Italy and / or the European Union and / or non-EU countries. In this case, the holder ensures from now on that the transfer of non-EU data will take place in accordance with the applicable legal provisions, stipulating, if necessary, agreements that guarantee an adequate level of protection and / or adopting the standard contractual clauses provided for European Commission.

7. Nature of data and consequences of a refusal to respond

The consent is mandatory, in their absence, we cannnot guarantee the services described in the article 2.A).

The provision of data for the purposes referred to article 2.B) is optional. You can therefore decide not to give any data or to  deny the possibility of processing data already provided: in this last case, you will not receive newsletters, commercial communications and advertising material concerning the services offered by the owner. In any case you will continue to be entitled to the services referred to article 2.A).

8. Rights of the interested party

In your quality as an interested party, you have the rights set forth in article 7 of the Privacy Code and in the article 15 of the GDPR and precisely the right of:

  1. obtaining confirmation of the existence or not of your personal data, even if not yet registered, and their communication in an intelligible form;
  2. getting  information about :

a) the origin of personal data;

b) the purposes and methods of processing;

c) the logic applied in case of treatment carried out with the aid of electronic instruments;

d)  the  details of the owner, of the managers and of the designated representative pursuant to art. 5, paragraph 2 of the Privacy Code and art. 3, paragraph 1, GDPR;

e) the subjects or the categories of subjects to whom the personal data may be communicated or who can learn about them as appointed representative in the territory

of the State, managers or agents;

       3)   getting:

a) the updating, the rectification or the integration of data (when required) ;

b) the cancellation, transformation into anonymous form or blocking of data processed

unlawfully, including data whose retention is unnecessary for the purposes for which the data were collected or subsequently processed;

c) the guarantee that the operations referred to in letters a) and b) have been brought to the attention, also with regard to their content, of those to whom the data have been

communicated or disseminated, except in the case in which this fulfillment is  impossible

or involves an use of means clearly disproportionate to the protected right;

        4)  opposing, in whole or in part:

a) to the processing of personal data concerning you, even if pertinent to the purpose of the collection;

b) to the processing of personal data concerning you for the purpose of sending advertising or direct sales material or for carrying out market research or commercial communication, through the use of automated call systems without the intervention of an operator by e-mail and / or through traditional marketing methods, by telephone and / or paper mail. It should be noted that the right of opposition of the interested party, set out in the above point b), for direct marketing purposes through automated methods extends to traditional ones and that in any case the possibility remains for the data subject to exercise the right to object even only partially. Therefore, the interested party can decide to receive only communications using traditional methods or only automated communications or none of the two types of communication.

Where applicable, you also have the rights referred to in Articles 16-21 GDPR (Right of rectification, right of cancellation or right to be forgotten, right of limitation of treatment, right to data portability, right of opposition), as well as the right of complaint to the Guarantor Authority.

9. Rights of interested parties

You can exercise your rights at any time by sending:

10. Minors

We do not intend to collect personal information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are under 18, you should not make an online reservation or enter information on this website and should ask a parent to do so for you. 

11. External links

Some pages of this website contain links to other sites: they are not bound by this privacy statement which concerns only this website.

We advise you to read carefully the privacy policy (for links see the table of cookies used by our site) and to examine the procedures for the collection, use and disclosure of personal information used by them .

12. Owner, manager and agents

13. Changes to this privacy policy

This information may change. It would be therefore advisable to regularly check this information and refer to the most up-to-date version.


1. What are cookies and what are they used for?

Cookies  are small text files that are saved on your computer (or mobile devices) when you browse websites.

Our website, like the majority of websites, uses them to give you the best possible experience in terms of navigation, allowing you to facilitate the  use of the services offered  since they analyze the way you use the site and take advantage of its contents.

Cookies can be of various types:

a) Technical cookies

These cookies are necessary for the proper functioning of the site and therefore will always be used and sent.

They can identify a session (and therefore destroyed each time the browser will be closed) or be persistent (they’re not destroyed each time the browser is closed, but remain stored  up to a specific lenght of time).

If you want to know how to disable them, see point 3), but in this case you may not display the website properly.

b) Analytical cookies

These cookies are used to obtain information on the use of the site in the form of anonymous statistical analysis in order to improve the use of the site and to meet your needs;  basically these cookies collect data on the activity of users anonymously. Analytical cookies are sent from the site itself or from third-party domains.

c) Cookies for the analysis of third-party services

These cookies are used to collect information (always in an anonymous modality) on the use of the site:  pages visited, time spent, origins of the incoming traffic, geographic origin, age, gender and interests for the purpose of marketing campaigns.

These cookies are sent from third-party domains external to the site, in our case from Google Analytics.

d) Cookies to integrate products and functions of third-party software

These cookies integrate features developed by third parties within the pages of the site such as icons and preferences expressed in social networks in order to share site content or for the use of third-party software services (such as softwares generating maps or additional softwares that offer additional services).

These cookies are sent from third-party domains that offer their functionality between the pages of the site (for more details see the table of cookies used by our site).

In our case

e) Profiling cookies

These cookies are used to create user profiles in order to send advertising messages in line with the preferences expressed by the user within the pages of the site.

We do not use them.

2. We DO NOT use cookies for:

As already mentioned, profiling cookies are not used on this site.

3. Do you want to allow us to use cookies?

Entering our website or after 30 days from your last visit, at the bottom of the homepage will appear a message informing you that our website uses cookies and you can decide whether  agree or not. If you do not give us your express consent, the site may not work properly: for this reason, using a special button, if you change your mind, you can provide it later.

In general you can configure the browser used (see point 5) or change the settings in the use of third-party services (in this regard we recommend you to visit the “Your Online Choices” website,  a useful guide on behavioral advertising and online privacy).

We remind you that these solutions could also prevent you from using or viewing parts of the Website.

As far as the websites and third-party services are concerned  (which the site could connect to  – e.g- if you share a content on Facebook, the site connects to Facebook, in fact!) they have got their own privacy policy (see also the table of cookies used by our site) which  may be different from the one used here:  our website is not responsible for it.

4. Cookies used by our website

Type of cookieDescription of useData collected  Data handling locationand Policy link
Form or Contact Form on the Contact page The user agrees to the use of the data entered in the contact form in order to respond to requests for quotation, information, or any other reason (indicated in the title of the form).  Name, email and phone number,Data not stored
Analysis of access to Google Analytics and third-party services of Google IncThe access and interactions of users on this site are analyzed through the Google Analytics service managed by Google, Inc. Cookies and use of dataData collected this way are aggregated and anonymousUS – Privacy Policy – More information – Opt In
Google Fonts service of Google, IncGoogle Fonts is a service that allows you to incorporate and display custom font styles and is managed by Google, Inc.Cookies and use of dataUS – Privacy Policy – More information – Opt In

Note well: we use this data to complete visitor statistics, for instance:

This  helps us to identify, and  solve problems of visualization of our site on the various devices.

… in short, we prefer to use these free analysis tools, investing money in the development of our services for you rather than in marketing studies! 😉

Additional information

ServiceDescription of useData handling locationand Policy link
“Like” button for linking to our Facebook page and third party services of Facebook, Inc.The “Like” button and Facebook services are required to interact with the Facebook social network and are provided by Facebook, Inc.USA – Privacy Policy – Cookies Policy
“Link button” to our Instagram  page and third-party services of Instagram, Inc. The link button and services related to Instagram are required to interact with the Instagram social network and are provided by Instagram, Inc.(which is part of Facebook, Inc. .)USA – Privacy Notice – Cookies Policy
“Google+” button for linking to our Google+ profile and third-party services from Google, Inc.The “G +” button and services related to Google+ are required to interact with the Google Plus social network and are provided by Google, Inc. USA – Privacy Policy  – More information – Opt In
  1. How to disable cookies 


  1. Open  “Chrome” browser
  2. Go to the Chrome Menu Icon  “:” at the top right of the browser toolbar next to the url entry window for navigation
  3. Select “Settings”
  4. Scroll and click on “Advanced”
  5. Go to the “Privacy and security” section

A. Click on the “Content Settings section”

For more information visit the dedicated page.


  1. Open “Mozilla Firefox” browser
  2. Click on the Firefox Menu Icon “ —- “   in the upper right corner of the browser toolbar next to the url entry window for navigation
  3. Select “Options”
  4. Select the “Privacy panel” (the one with the lock icon)
  5. In the Cookies and data section of the websites you can change the following cookie settings:

    6.   From the History section at the top you can, by clicking on the “Clear Internet Search history” button you can delete the Cookies in the interval of time that you have selected at the top.

For more information visit the dedicated page.


  1. Open “Microsoft Edge”browser
  2. Click on the Edge Menu Icon “….”  in the upper right corner of the browser toolbar next to the url entry window for navigation
  3. Click on “Settings”
  4. Scroll and click on  “View Advanced Settings”
  5. Scroll to the “Privacy and Services” section, “Cookie” subsection
  6. From the “drop-down menu” you can decide:

See also the information page how to delete the internet search history.


  1. Open “Internet Explorer” browser
  2. Click on the “Tools” button and choose “Internet Options”
  3. Click on the “Privacy tab” and in the “Settings” section edit the slider depending on the desired action for cookies:

For more information visit the dedicated page.


  1. Open “Safari” browser
  2. Click on the Safari Menu Icon in the upper right corner of the browser toolbar next to the url entry window for navigation.
  3. Select “Preferences” and press “Privacy”
  4. By clicking on the button “Remove all data on the website” you can delete all of them
  5. By clicking on the “Details£ button you can visualize which sites have stored cookies and remove them if necessary
  6. In the “Block Cookies” section you can decide how Safari must accept cookies from websites.

For more information visit the dedicated page.


  1. Open “Safari” browser
  2. Click on “Settings” and then “Safari”
  3. Click on “Block Cookies” and choose from the various options: “Never”, “Third party and advertisers” or “Always”
  4. To delete all cookies stored by Safari, click on “Settings” then “Safari” and then “Delete” Cookies and data

For more information visit the dedicated page.


  1. Open “Opera” browser
  2. Click on the Opera Menu Icon … at the top left
  3. Click on “Settings” then on “Confidentiality and Security”
  4. Scroll to the “Cookies section”.  From here you can choose:

For more information visit the dedicated page.

Note well:  some of the above settings may change as a result of updates to various browsers over time. If necessary, consult the pages indicated in the various guides.

Probably your fears about cookies,  refer actually to the so-called “spyware”: rather than inhibit the use of cookies in your browser, you should look for an “anti-spyware” software that eliminates the harmful ones. On the Internet you can easily find these anti-spyware programs, often the various producers of Antivirus also provide them.

This page is visible, through the link at the top right (item of the main horizontal menu) in all the pages of the Site in accordance with art. 122 second paragraph of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003 and following the simplified procedures for the information and the acquisition of consent for the use of cookies published in the Official Journal No. 126 of June 3, 2014 and the related register of measures No. 299 of May 8, 2014.

Special thanks to Attacat Internet Marketing of Edinburgh, Francesco Reitano, the lawyer Camilla Mantelli and Positioning Seo of Turin for the ideas and models used to draft this page.