Statement about personal data processing

UE regulations No 2016/679 (hereinafter, “GDPR”)

This website (hereinafter “Portal”) offers the possibility to book packages of tastings and hospitality in the Sicilian wine cellars.

The personal data that the user provides (“User”) in the booking and contact form, for the use of the services offered by the Portal are processed only with his explicit consent and are managed by Winery Tasting Sicily of Dario Costanzo with registered office in via Santa Caterina 10, 95030, Pedara (CT).

By accessing the Portal and using the services available, the User declares to have read and understood this Privacy Policy and the provisions regarding the collection and processing of the information included therein.

Winery Tasting Sicily reserves the right to periodically change the Privacy Policy, so we recommend that you regularly review it in order to be updated.


This Privacy Policy describes in detail the practices and policies applicable to the collection, use and disclosure of information relating to Users by Winery Tasting Sicily.

Winery Tasting Sicily is aware that providing their information online implies a high level of trust on the part of the Users. To this trust Winery Tasting Sicily reserves the utmost seriousness and gives top priority to the guarantee of security and confidentiality of personal data provided by Users through the use of the Portal or services.

Collected data

General information

Winery Tasting Sicily receives and stores the information entered by Users through the Portal or other means such as social channels. This information includes data that allows you to personally identify users or contact them directly (“Personal Information”).

When the User makes a reservation request on it is necessary that he provide the Personal Data otherwise he will not be able to use the services provided by the Portal.

Personal Data includes information provided by Users, for example name and surname, telephone number and e-mail. Winery Tasting Sicily may also request information on programs, style and travel preferences, including: specific requests regarding the consumption of meals and information on partner wineries.

Other information that may be requested includes data such as the IP address, the identification data of the device used and the browsing history online, provided that such information is exclusively relevant to the User in question.

Automatic collection of information

Winery Tasting Sicily automatically collects certain information from the computer or device used to visit the Portal. For example, session data is collected, including the IP address, the web browser software and the website from which the User has been redirected. They may also, with the consent of the User, be collected information on the User’s online activity, such as the content displayed, the pages visited, searches and / or facilitated or made reservations. The collection of such information by Winery Tasting Sicily, is aimed, among other purposes, to better understand the interests and preferences of Users to customize their experience with the Portal.

Cookies and other web technologies

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Data processing

General purposes

Winery Tasting Sicily uses the information collected by Users for the following general purposes:

  • the management of bookings from forwarded to the partner cellars of the Portal for the purchase or booking of the tasting and hospitality packages;
  • communicate with the User in general, for example to send information about Winery Tasting Sicily with newsletters;
  • allow the publication of Winery Tasting Sicily reviews;
  • facilitate the booking of tours and other services;
  • answer questions and comments from users.

Communication via e-mail

Winery Tasting Sicily works to simplify the use of the Portal and to allow all Users to take advantage of the opportunities offered regarding tasting events.

Note: the User always has the option of not receiving such information in the email messages, unsubscribing or communicating via email to his / her wish not to receive such emails anymore. In this regard, consult the section “Rights and preferences of Users with regard to the collection and processing of data”.

Data sharing

Winery Tasting Sicily reserves the right to share user data with the following subjects:

  • Suppliers, which include, by way of example, wineries and transfer services, which process requests made by users. On the Portal and on affiliated sites, all products and services offered by third-party suppliers are described as such. Information shared with suppliers to facilitate bookings is handled in accordance with the privacy regulations of these suppliers. Winery Tasting Sicily encourages Users to read the privacy laws, terms of use and other policies of the suppliers of products or services that are purchased through Winery Tasting Sicily. Note: these suppliers may also contact Users, if necessary, to request additional information or to provide information related to travel plans, in order to facilitate the booking or for other purposes in accordance with the practices described in the respective terms of use and protection some data.
  • In connection with any business transactions, for example corporate transfer, merger, consolidation, sale of assets or in the event of bankruptcy.
  • In cases other than those specified above, you will be notified when your Personal Data is shared with third parties and will have the opportunity not to allow such sharing.
  • Winery Tasting Sicily also reserves the right to share aggregate or anonymous information with third parties, including partner wineries. For example, Winery Tasting Sicily could communicate to advertisers the number of visits received from the Portal or the most visited cellars. This information does not contain any personal data and is used to develop content and services of interest to Users.

Data storage times

Winery Tasting Sicily reserves the right to retain certain information associated with the reservations and requests of Users in its archives, for analytical purposes and to ensure the integrity of the archives themselves. The storage times of Users information vary depending on the purpose for which such information is collected and used:

Information requested and / or relevant in relation to our services 3 years
Sending of advertising messages newsletter 3 years
Definition and management of an offer for services to which the user is interested 3 years
Information needed to handle any other type of request 3 years

Users’ rights and preferences with regard to the collection and processing of data

The User has the right to ask what personal information has been archived by contacting Winery Tasting Sicily at

Winery Tasting Sicily undertakes to ensure that the data collected is pertinent to the intended use, precise and complete. The User may request to review, add or update the information provided to Winery Tasting Sicily by sending an email to

Both the members of Winery Tasting Sicily and all the other Users, can choose to unsubscribe from receiving promotional messages in the emails sent by Winery Tasting Sicily.

Note: For most browsers, the help section, available in the toolbar, contains instructions to prevent the browser from accepting new cookies, to receive notification of the setting of each new cookie or to disable all cookies.

Note: if the User chooses not to accept cookies from Winery Tasting Sicily, he will not be able to access certain sections of the Portal.

Data protection

Winery Tasting Sicily wishes to guarantee Users the utmost serenity in the use of the Portal and undertakes to protect the collected data. Although no website can guarantee absolute security, Winery Tasting Sicily implements and implements physical, administrative, technical and organizational measures to protect the Personal Data provided by Users against illegal or unauthorized access, disclosure not allowed and accidental loss , damage, alteration or disclosure of data. For example, only authorized employees can access Personal Data and only for the performance of the company functions allowed.

Privacy of minors

Winery Tasting Sicily is a site dedicated to a general public and does not offer services for children. If Winery Tasting Sicily detects the transmission of Personal Data by children under 13, this information will be destroyed or deleted as soon as possible.

External links

The Portal may include links to third-party websites. If the User accesses other websites from the links provided on the Portal, the operators of such websites may collect and use the User’s information in accordance with their respective privacy regulations which may differ from the Winery Tasting Sicily Privacy Policy. It is therefore advisable to read the privacy regulations published on these third-party websites in order to understand the procedures for collecting, processing and disclosing personal information.

Changes to this Privacy Statement

Winery Tasting Sicily reserves the right to change or modify this Privacy Policy in the future. The date of the revisions will be indicated at the bottom of this page and any changes will take effect from the date of publication. Winery Tasting Sicily will notify members of the substantial changes in this Privacy Policy through notices sent to the specified email address or by posting an announcement on the Portal.

How to contact Winery Tasting Sicily

For questions about this Privacy Policy, send an email to


To exercise your rights or any complaints in relation to how your personal data were processed, please contact:

Last update: September 1st, 2018

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