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This page provides information about how personal information about users who consult the site is collected, managed, and processed.
This information is provided as required by Arts. 13 and 14 of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003 and refers only to this website and not to any other sites the user may consult via links from this site. Personal data referring to identified or identifiable persons may be processed after a user has visited this website.
Users are not required to provide any such data.
With the user’s permission, Foto Locchi S.r.l. reserves the faculty to collect and to process personal data pertaining to the website user, in paper-based format and/or by electronic or otherwise automated means. The data so collected and processed will be used solely for Foto Locchi S.r.l. company purposes and, in particular, for stipulating licensing agreements for use of photographic material from the Foto Locchi Databank and for providing services of interest to the user in connection with and complementary to said agreements (for example, invoicing, newsletters, pricing).
Users may decline to provide personal data. Failure to provide the information requested may make it impossible to stipulate licensing agreements and/or benefit from the above-mentioned services. The data supplied by users are held only for the time strictly necessary for stipulating and executing the aforesaid agreements and/or providing the services mentioned above.


The data controller is Foto Locchi S.r.l., headquartered in Via del Corso 21/R, Florence, Italy.
Please address all questions and requests to Foto Locchi S.r.l. at:
phone: +39 055 213743
fax: +39 055 211473

Processing of the data collected in connection with the services offered by this website is carried on at the address given above and is conducted solely by Foto Locchi S.r.l.’s own technical personnel. The personal data thus processed is in no way released or communicated to third parties.


The personal data processed by Foto Locchi S.r.l. are:
a) processed in accordance with the law and the Foto Locchi S.r.l. code of conduct and professional practice;
b) collected and recorded solely for explicit and legitimate Foto Locchi S.r.l. company uses (in detail: for registering at the website, for stipulating licensing agreements, for invoicing) but may be used, if necessary, for completing other complementary operations in terms compatible with the above-stated purposes;
c) exact and, if necessary, updated;
d) pertinent, complete, and not in excess of the minimum information required for the purposes for which the data is collected and/or subsequently processed;
e) stored in a form which permits identifying the data subject for a period of time not exceeding the time strictly necessary for use for the purposes for which the data is gathered and/or subsequently processed.
Specific data safety measures are implemented to prevent loss of users’ personal data, illegal or incorrect use of said data, and unauthorized access.


Foto Locchi S.r.l. reminds the users of its website that, in accordance with Art. 7 of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003, the data subject has the right, at any time, to obtain confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning him/her exist, whether or not they have been recorded, and to communication of said data in intelligible form.
In detail, the data subject has the right to be informed:
a) of the source of the personal data;
b) of the purposes for and the methods by which his/her personal data is processed;
c) of the logic applied to the processing, if processing is carried out with the help of electronic means;
d) of identification data concerning the data controller, the data processors, and the representative designated as per Section 5 § 2;
e) of the subjects or categories of subjects to whom or which the personal data may be communicated and to whom or which the content of said data may be revealed, in their capacities as designated representative(s) within the national territory, data processor(s), or subjects(s) in charge of data processing.
Data subjects also have the right to obtain:
a) updating, rectification, and/or, when interested therein, integration of the data;
b) erasure, anonymization, or blocking of data which have been processed unlawfully, including data retention of which is unnecessary for the purposes for which they have been collected or subsequently processed;
c) certification to the effect that the operations specified under letters a) and b) above and the contents that are the object of said operations have been notified to the subjects to whom or which the data had been communicated or divulged, unless this requirement proves impossible or involves a manifestly disproportionate effort compared with the right that is to be protected.Finally, a data subject has the right to object, in whole or in part:
a) on legitimate grounds, to processing of personal data concerning him/her, even though said data may be relevant to the purpose for which it was collected;
b) to processing of personal data concerning him/her when such processing is carried out for the purpose of sending advertising materials or direct retailing or for conducting market or commercial communication surveys.
All communications asserting any of the data subject’s rights as set forth above should be sent to Foto Locchi S.r.l. at the contact addresses listed above.


The computer systems and software routines necessary for and involved in operation of this website may, during the course of normal operation, acquire some personal data pertaining to users, transmission of which is implicit in use of Internet communication protocols.
This information is anonymous and is not collected for the purpose of association with identified interested parties, nor is it intentionally processed for any such purpose; however, due to its very nature said information could, via processing protocols and crosslinking with data held by third parties, permit identification of users.
Sending email to the addresses listed on this website (an operation that is facultative, non-compulsory, and constitutes explicit and voluntary submission) results in the sender’s address being collected, since it is needed for responding to the original message; any other personal information included in the message itself is also collected.
In compliance with Art. 3 of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003, the information systems and software that permit Foto Locchi S.r.l. to operate this website and conduct its business activities online via said website are so configured as to minimize the need to use personal and/or identification data, in such a manner as to exclude processing of the respective classes of data when the purposes in the single cases for which processing is conducted may be achieved by use of anonymous data or of appropriate methods which nevertheless permit identifying the data subject (only) in case of necessity.


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In order to best protect our users and at the same time permit cookies to be stored on our users’ computers during navigation in Internet, Foto Locchi S.r.l. requests, in a simplified form, that users read the relevant information provided and express valid consent to receiving cookies.
Subject to user consent, Foto Locchi S.r.l. will use cookies for the sole purpose of guaranteeing better service for site users and, in particular, for its company activities; i.e., marketing the Foto Locchi Databank images. In detail, and again subject to provision of relevant information and receipt of valid user consent, Foto Locchi S.r.l. will use cookies only for the purposes of facilitating navigation at, access to, and, in general, customized use of this website (for example, for authentication, for automatic selection of language settings, for permitting users to retrieve images viewed during previous visits to the website or to directly view images pertaining to previous searches), for providing better and faster service to users of this website (for example, for placing items in the shopping cart and keeping a record of items placed in the cart during previous visits to the website), and for purposes of statistical analysis of accesses/visits to the website.
The so-called “technical” cookies (that is, cookies used for the sole purpose of transmitting a communication over an electronic communications network or used only insofar as strictly necessary for the supplier of a company service explicitly requested by a subscriber or user to provide that service – may be freely stored by Foto Locchi S.r.l., which may access the information thus stored, in compliance with Art. 122 of Legislative Decree 196/2003.
This website does not permit transmission of third-party cookies, such as, for example, by effect of links to other websites provided by this website; this information notice applies only to cookies on this website and not on other websites.
In any case, finally, a user may refuse to accept cookies; in this case, he/she may be unable to correctly access/make use of certain site functions and/or benefit from certain of the services offered. In general, refusing to accept cookies will negatively affect the quality of the user’s experience at our website.

This English-language translation of the Italian website page is provided as a courtesy to our users. The original Italian text is the only authentic version. Download the full text of the Italian Personal Data Protection Code (Legislative Decree no. 196 of 30 June 2003) (in English).