Information on the processing of data

In compliance with the provisions laid down in Regulation (EU) No. 2016/679 (hereinafter referred to a ‘GDPR’), this page describes the methods to process the personal data of users who surf our website or make use of our services. Therefore, before you submit any personal data, you are invited to carefully read the information below because it contains important details on the protection of your personal data. This Privacy & Cookies Policy:
  • refers and is intended to the company’s website:, including the dedicated areas in which users can freely and expressly provide a series of data concerning them in order to contact Advanced Microwave Engineering S.r.l. or send any requests;
  • sets out the methods to use, share, access, amend or delete personal data provided by users.
  This Privacy & Cookies Policy applies only to this website and does not apply to any other websites that may be consulted by users via the links present in the pages of the website. Should other websites be consulted, we advise consulting their relevant Privacy & Cookies Policies. The security measures that apply to this website have been defined and developed to ensure that the users’ personal data are processed following the principles of lawfulness, fairness and transparency, purpose and storage limitation, data minimisation, accuracy, and integrity and confidentiality in accordance with the national and international regulations in force.   Advanced Microwave Engineering S.r.l. reserves the right to amend, or simply update, the content of this Privacy & Cookies Policy, in whole or in part, also as the result of any variation in the applicable regulations or following instructions by the Italian Data Protection Authority. Therefore, all users of the website are invited to visit this section on a regular basis in order to be up to date with which data are collected and how the Data Controller uses them.


Advanced Microwave Engineering S.r.l. (or A.M.E. S.r.l.), with registered office at Via Lucca 50/54 – 50142 – Florence, Tax/VAT ID No. 05016620485, is the Data Controller, and can be contacted by sending an e-mail to this address: to enquire about any issues concerning the processing of personal data.


  • Browsing data
During their normal operation, the IT systems and software procedures that enable this website to function acquire some personal data the transmission of which is implicit when Internet communication protocols are used. This information is not gathered in order to be associated with a particular person but rather, due to the nature of data so obtained, visitors could be identified if such data is processed and combined with data held by third parties. This category of data includes IP addresses or domain names of computers used by visitors who log in the website, addresses of requested resources in URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) format, time of request, method used to submit the request to the server, size of the file obtained in reply, number code indicating the status of the reply given by the server (successful, error, and so on) and other parameters related to the visitor’s operating system and IT environment. Such data, necessary for using the website, are used also to obtain anonymous statistics on how the website is used and to control if the website is operating properly. They are deleted immediately after processing. These data could be used to establish liabilities in case of any hypothetical cybercrime against the site; except for this possibility, the data on website contacts are not kept longer than the time strictly necessary to achieve the purpose for which data are processed.  
The optional, explicit and voluntary sending of electronic mails to the addresses indicated on this website, as well as the optional, explicit and voluntary filling in of the contact forms found on the website, entails the subsequent acquisition of the sender’s address, necessary to respond to requests, and of any other personal data voluntarily included in the e-mail and the contact forms. The purposes for which these data are or can be used, as well as any specific processing methods, are described in the pages of the website where the contact forms are found. For processing based on consent, A.M.E. S.r.l. shall obtain the specific prior consent from the user. All data sent via electronic messages, including the addresses from which these messages are sent, are processed solely to respond to users’ requests and kept only for the time strictly necessary to execute the request.  
A cookie is a text file containing small amounts of information that is sent to the device of users when they visit a website.   When you browse through, cookies necessary to such action are automatically downloaded, as follows:
  • Technical Cookies necessary so that users have an excellent browsing of the site and monitoring cookies with anonymised data.
Other types of cookies not necessary for browsing can be downloaded, provided that the user expressly and voluntarily accepts them by means of the cookie detection and management banner tool. These cookies may be for statistical, profiling, or marketing purposes. The full and updated list of the types of cookies is available in the cookie detection and management banner tool of each type.


The personal data of all users and visitors to the website can be used to:
  • permit browsing through the public pages of the website;
  • respond to the requests received via the e-mail addresses published on the site;
  • collect anonymous statistical information on how the website is used (analysis of the most visited pages, and so on);
  • collect anonymous statistical information on the geographical area of origin;
  • check that the website functions properly;
  • establish any liabilities in case of a cybercrime against the site;
  • allow registering to the Newsletter.
The legal basis for the processing are the legitimate interest pursued by the controller, and compliance with legal obligations. The personal data of the users that register to the site shall be processed not only for the purposes described above but also for the purposes associated to the services requested, and in particular:
  • to request information of the products and services offered by M.E. S.r.l., also via the contact forms found on the site;
  • to view information material on the products and services offered by M.E. S.r.l.;
  • to permit browsing through the reserved web pages of the site;
  • to comply with the contractual obligations of the service requested, if applicable;
  • to send technical messages and/or messages related to the management and provision of the services requested;
  • for marketing purposes;
  • to send promotional and advertising information via e-mail.
  • to register to the Newsletter.
  The legal basis for the processing is that the consent is freely given by the data subject.  


Besides the specifications for browsing data, users are free to provide personal data or not. If they do not provide their data via the contact form or the electronic mail, it may be impossible to obtain the information requested.


Your data are kept for as long as it is necessary to fulfil the purposes for which they are collected. If an account is created, your data are kept as long as your account is active. Even after the account is closed, your data will be kept in so far as that is necessary to comply with obligations imposed by law and/or regulations, to safeguard our rights, to prevent any fraud, or to apply the provisions of this Privacy Policy. Specifically referring to protecting our rights in a Court of law, we inform that the period for which the personal data will be stored is ten years as from the date the account is closed, based on the ten-year limitation period under art. 2946 of Italian Civil Code.


A.M.E. S.r.l. shall not transfer any personal data to any third country or body. However, the company reserves itself the possibility of using cloud services. In such a situation, the service providers will be selected among those who furnish appropriate safeguards, as provided for in Art. 46 of the GDPR. Therefore, data will be processes following one of the methods allowed by the legislation in force. Besides, the company reserves itself the possibility of transferring data to its subsidiary company called A.M.E. DEUTSCHLAND GmbH.


Subjects who, as data processors, provide support and consultancy services for the management and maintenance of the site and, more generally, professional services of various kinds, may have access to the personal data of those who use the site. The list of processors can be requested from the Data Controller by sending an e-mail to the address specified in section 1. Users’ personal data can be also disclosed to:
  • individuals authorised by M.E. S.r.l. to process personal data for the activities strictly related to providing products/services or information, that are under an appropriate statutory obligation of confidentiality;
the police, the armed forces, and other public authorities in order to comply with the obligations laid down by laws, regulations and by national or European legislation as well as agencies or professionals to collect debts (that is, outstanding debts towards us) or to defend A.M.E. S.r.l.‘s claims in court, for instance, if the network is breached by users


The data deriving from having filled in the contact forms found on the site may be subject to profiling, in particular to analyse or predict personal aspects of users related to personal preferences, interest, behaviour or location. Such data, which by their nature are exclusively not ‘special’, shall be processed in accordance with the provisions laid down in Art. 9 of the GDPR, solely and exclusively if previous consent is given, and such consent can be withdrawn at any time.


Right to request access to data. Users shall have the right at any time to obtain confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning them exist, to know content and source, and to verify that such data are accurate. Right to rectification of data. Users shall have the right to obtain the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning them, as well as to have incomplete personal data completed, including by means of providing a supplementary statement. Right to erase data. Users shall have the right to obtain from the controller the erasure of personal data concerning them, and the controller shall have the obligation to erase them. Requests for the exercise of the above-mentioned rights can be sent via e-mail to this address:   Should data subjects consider that personal data concerning them are processed by this site in violation of what is laid down in the GDPR, they shall have the right to lodge a complaint with the Italian Data Protection Authority (

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