Internet and Cookie Policy (GDPR)

Following are the main elements of this web site Internet and Cookie Policy.
Borsa Merci Telematica Italiana S.c.p.A. (hereafter, “BMTI”) processes the data provided by users during web site navigation, pursuant the provisions of EU Regulation 2016/679 (hereafter, “GDPR”).
Following are the methods for the management of this web site relative to the personal data processing of those users connecting to it.
BMTI gives information to the user who connects to this web site with regard to the purposes and methods of personal data processing. In the event that the user makes a request for registration in the reserved areas of this web site, the user will receive an additional notice regarding the processing of sthe data given for the aforementioned purpose.

Data Controller
The controller of personal data processing is Borsa Merci Telematica Italiana S.C.p.A., with registered office in Via Sallustiana no. 26, 00187, Rome (Italy).
The Personal Data Protection Officer (DPO) can be contacted at the following e-mail address:

Types of data processed
Browsing data
The information systems and software procedures responsible for the functioning of this web site acquire, during their regular operations, some personal data which transmission is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols.
This information is not collected to be associated with identified interested parties but, due to its very nature, could allow to identify users through elaboration of and associations with data owned by third parties.
In this category of data fall the IP addresses or the domain names of the computers employed by users who connect to the web site, the addresses in URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) of the resources requested, the time of the query, the method used to send a request to the server, the size of the file sent in reply, the numeric code indicating the server reply status (success, error, etc.) and other parameters relative to the user operating system and computer environment.

Cookies are text strings in the browser of each user, which the sites visited by users transmit to the device used. Some operations may not be carried out without using cookies, which in some cases are, therefore, technically necessary.
BMTI uses technical cookies to improve the web site navigation of users, with the aim of:

  • Recognizing the user device during the log-in to its own web sites. In this way, it is possible to provide information on products, enable customised contents and make available other functions and services;
  • Studying web site navigation to make always easier to access BMTI services;
  • Carrying out researches and analyses to improve BMTI contents, products, and services;
  • Improving security.
The Italian Data Protection Authority Decision of May 8 2014 (Simplified Arrangements to Provide Information and Obtain Consent Regarding Cookies) establishes that technical cookies can be also used without prior consent. These technologies in no case allow to store data, user credentials or any other information on the device, so as to keep unchanged the web site security level. Each user, if preferred, can still edit the browser settings in order to receive an alert when a cookie is present, and decide to accept or reject it. It is also possible to automatically refuse the cookies receipt by turning on the dedicated option of the browser used by the user for web site navigation: failure to use cookies, however, could result in interaction difficulties with BMTI web site.

"Third-party " cookies
Cookies can be used to understand the habits and preferences shown by users during web site navigation: some types of cookies managed by Third Parties allow to obtain aggregated statistical information as well, which are relative to the visits made and the browsing habits, in order to improve our web sites usability and performance.
As “third-party” cookies, BMTI uses Google Analytics Cookies to study the usage of this web site. For further information, Google privacy notice can be found at
Furthermore, BMTI uses the “third parties” cookies of some social network (Facebook, Twitter, Youtube) for content sharing. For further information on single analytics cookies, it is possible to read the privacy notice of Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, which is available at the following web addresses:


In line with what the current regulation establishes, prior consent is demanded for the transmission of “third-party” cookies during the users first access to BMTI web site, whose prior consent can be expressed in the following modalities:
  • Clicking on any link within the web page;
  • Continuing the web site navigation.
To deny the consent for “third-party” cookies transmission it is necessary to proceed with their manual deactivation.

Processing purposes and legal basis
Excluding what specified for browsing data, the user is free to provide those personal data contained in the information forms. Failure to their provision can prevent, however, to obtain what requested.

Processing methods
Personal data are processed by automated means for the time strictly necessary to accomplish the purpose for which they have been collected. Specific security measures have been taken against loss of data, unlawful or incorrect uses and unauthorised access.

Data subjects
The usages linked to the web services of this site are handled by the technical staff of the service in charge of the treatment. No data originated by the web service is communicated nor diffused.
The personal data, provided by the users who forward a sending request of information materials, are used for the sole scope of executing the service or performance requested, and are communicated to third parties only if necessary for such purpose.

Rights of the interested parties
Lastly, we inform you that GDPR articles 15-22 grant the interested parties the possibility to exert specific rights; the concerned person can obtain from the Data Controller: the processing access, rectification, cancellation, and limitation, and the consent revocation as well as the portability of concerned data.
The concerned person has, additionally, the right of processing opposition. In the event that the processing opposition right is exerted, BMTI reserves the right not to follow up the request, so to continue the processing if legitimate univoche reasons for the processing exist and prevail the interests, rights and freedom of the concerned person.
It will be possible to exert the above rights through a request directly addressing the DPO, with no formalities, using the addresses given in point no. 1 of this notice.
The concerned person has, besides, the right to present a complaint to the Italian Data Protection Authority.