Website privacy policy

Privacy policy Defensive Times website –

Information on the processing of personal data in accordance with EU Regulation no. 2016/679 (GDPR)

The information is not to be considered valid for other websites that may be consulted through links on this website in the domain of the data controller, which is not to be considered in any way responsible for the websites of third parties.

Defensive Times LTD 13084340 – Registered ofice address: 7 Bell Yard, London, United Kingdom, WC2A 2JR , (hereinafter, “Data Controller”), in its capacity as data processor, hereby informs you pursuant to Article 13 of Legislative Decree no. 196 of 30.06.2003 (hereinafter, “Privacy Code”) and Article 13 of EU Regulation no. 2016/679 (hereinafter, “GDPR”) that your data will be processed in the following ways and for the following purposes:

  1. Object of treatment

The Data Controller processes personal, identification and non-sensitive data (by way of example but not limited to: name, surname, company name, address, telephone, e-mail – hereinafter, “personal data” or also “data”) communicated by you when you register on this website (hereinafter, “Site”), participate in opinion and/or approval surveys, fill in registration forms through the Site and from online requests.

  1. Purpose of the treatment

Your personal data are processed for the following Service Purposes:

  • operate and maintain the Site or allow you access to dedicated areas;
  • allow you to use the Services you may have requested;
  • respond to online contact chats;
  • grant you access to programs and services;
  • offer assistance and consultancy also remotely;
  • process a contact request;
  • for administrative-accounting activities in general;
  • to fulfil the obligations provided for by the Law, by a regulation, by the Community legislation or by an order of the Authority or upon request of the Italian or foreign government or of the Italian Chamber of Commerce;
  • prevent or detect fraudulent activity or abuse detrimental to the Site;
  • Exercise the rights of the Owner, for example the right to exercise a right in court.
  1. Modalities of data processing and storage period

The processing of your personal data is carried out by means of the operations indicated in art. 4 Privacy Code and art. 4 n. 2) GDPR and precisely: collection, recording, organization, storage, consultation, processing, modification, selection, extraction, comparison, use, interconnection, blocking, communication, cancellation and destruction of data. Your personal data is processed both on paper and electronically and/or automatically, through the use of websites hosted on the data controller’s server or on websites of external companies that allow the data controller to offer its services (such as, for example, to offer online chat assistance or to deposit files for the customer by providing his email and name for downloading). The Data Controller will process personal data for the time necessary to fulfil the above purposes and in any case for no longer than 10 years from the termination of the relationship for service purposes and for no longer than 2 years from the collection of data for other purposes. In compliance with the provisions of art. 5 paragraph 1 letter e) of EU Reg. 2016/679, the personal data collected will in any case be stored in a form that allows the identification of the data subjects for a period of time not exceeding the achievement of the purposes for which the personal data are processed.

  1. Security

The Data Controller has adopted a wide variety of security measures to protect your data against the risk of loss, misuse or alteration. In particular: it has adopted the measures referred to in articles 32-34 Privacy Code and art. 32 GDPR. It uses, when necessary for more secure communications, the data encryption technology established by the AES Standards (BCrypt) and the protected data transmission protocols known as HL7 and HTTPS, as well as tools for website protection and auditing.

  1. Data access

Your data may be made accessible for the purposes of art. 2.A) and 2.B):

  • employees and collaborators of the Data Controller, in their capacity as persons in charge and/or internal data processors and/or system administrators;
  • third party companies or other subjects (website providers, cloud providers, e-payment service providers, suppliers, hardware and software support technicians, forwarding agents and carriers, credit institutions, professional firms, etc.) that perform outsourcing activities on behalf of the Data Controller, in their capacity as data processors.
  1. Data communication

Without your express consent (ex art. 24 lett. a), b), d) Privacy Code and art. 6 lett. b) and c) GDPR), the Owner may disclose your data for the purposes of art. 2.A) to Supervisory Bodies and Judicial Authorities, as well as to all other entities to whom disclosure is mandatory by law. We assure you, however, that your personal data will never be made public on the Owner’s website.

  1. Data transfer

The management and storage of personal data will take place in Europe, on servers located in Italy of the Owner and/or third party companies, also abroad, appointed and duly nominated as Data Processors for the use of the services requested. The data of a personal nature provided may be transferred abroad within and outside the European Union, within the limits and under the conditions set out in Articles 44 et seq. of EU Regulation 2016/679, in order to comply with purposes related to the transfer itself.

  1. Nature of the data provision and consequences of refusal to answer

The provision of data for the purposes of art. 2.A) is mandatory. Without them, we will not be able to guarantee neither the registration to the Site nor the Services of art. 2.A). You may therefore decide not to provide any data or subsequently deny the possibility of processing data already provided. In any case, you will continue to be entitled to the Services as per art. 2.A).

  1. Rights of the interested party

In your capacity as interested parties, you have the rights referred to in art. 7 of the Privacy Code and art. 15 GDPR and precisely the rights to:

  • I) obtain confirmation of the existence or not of personal data concerning you, even if not yet recorded, and their communication in intelligible form;
  • II) obtain the indication (a) the origin of the personal data; b) the purposes and methods of processing c) the logic applied in case of treatment with the aid of electronic instruments; d) the identity of the owner, manager and the representative appointed under Art. 5, paragraph 2 Privacy Code and Art. 3, paragraph 1, GDPR; e) the subjects or categories of persons to whom the personal data may be communicated or who can learn about them as appointed representative in the State, managers or agents;
  • III) obtain (a) the updating, rectification or, when you are interested, the integration of the data; 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) certification to the effect that the operations as per letters a) and b) have been notified, as also related to their contents, to the entities to whom or which the data were communicated or disseminated, unless this requirement proves impossible or involves a manifestly disproportionate effort compared with the right that is to be protected;
  • IV) oppose, in whole or in part: a) for legitimate reasons to the processing of personal data concerning you, even if pertinent to the purpose of 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 calling systems without the intervention of an operator by e-mail and/or through traditional marketing methods by telephone and/or paper mail. Please note that the right of the interested party to object, as set out in point b) above, for the purposes of direct marketing using automated methods is extended to traditional methods and that, in any case, the interested party may exercise the right to object even only in part. Therefore, the interested party may decide to receive only communications by traditional means or only automated communications, or neither of the two types of communication.

Where applicable, you also have the rights under Articles 16-21 GDPR (Right to rectification, right to be forgotten, right to restriction of processing, right to data portability, right to object), as well as the right to complain to the Supervisory Authority.

  1. How to exercise your rights

You can exercise your rights at any time by sending:

  • a registered letter with return receipt to the place of business, with the address stated in the incipit;
  • an e-mail to the address:

This Site and the Owner’s Services are not intended for children under the age of 16, and the Owner does not knowingly collect personal information from children. In the event that information about minors is unintentionally recorded, the Owner will delete it in a timely manner upon request of the users.

  1. Owner, manager and appointees

The Data Controller / Data Processor (pursuant to Articles 4, 24, 28 of EU Reg. 2016/679) is Defensive Times LTD 13084340 – Registered ofice address: 7 Bell Yard, London, United Kingdom, WC2A 2JR The updated list of data processors and persons in charge of processing is kept at the headquarters of the Data Controller.

  1. Amendments to this Policy

This Policy may be subject to change. We therefore recommend that you check this Policy regularly and refer to the We therefore recommend that you check this Policy regularly and refer to the most up-to-date version.


Confidentiality agreement for all information provided by our customers and site users

The owner of the treatment hereby declares to be aware that as a result of the working relationship with customers and / or consultancy also free with users of the site that are addressed to the owner by email or chat or other channels of communication, may become aware of data, information and news in general, having a confidential nature and undertakes to maintain strict confidentiality about what is received, as well as any other news, confidence and / or information, in the broadest meaning of the term, learned on and / or by the customer or user of the site.


Graphics, layout, texts, videos and code of this site may not be replicated, even partially, on other websites, mailing lists, newsletters, paper magazines and cd roms, without the prior permission of the owner of the treatment, regardless of profit-making purposes.


The authorization, also to make links to our site, must be requested in writing by e-mail and is considered accepted only with a specific consent of the owner of the treatment, always in writing. Silence does not give rise to any authorization. The trademarks cited and the programs on the site are the exclusive property of their respective owners in accordance with the stated licenses.


What are cookies

Cookies are small text files that sites visited by users send to their terminals, where they are stored to be retransmitted to the same sites on subsequent visits. Cookies are used for different purposes, have different characteristics, and can be used both by the owner of the site you are visiting and by third parties. Below you will find all the information about the cookies installed through this site, and the necessary indications on how to manage your preferences regarding them.

The cookies used by this site are of three types: technical ones that do not require consent, non-technical ones that require the surfer’s consent and those managed by third parties.

Technical cookies that do not require consent

This website uses technical cookies that are strictly necessary for the operation of the site and the provision of the service, as well as technical cookies relating to preference-saving and site optimisation activities. Specifically, technical cookies are used that are necessary for the functioning of javascript, technical session cookies that allow the site to link the user’s actions during a browser session (e.g. switching from one page to another) allowing faster navigation, as well as technical cookies that store the user’s preference (cookie consent) and prevent the banner from being repeated on subsequent visits. All technical cookies do not require consent, so they are installed automatically after access to the site.

Cookies for which consent is required

All the cookies other than the technical ones indicated above are installed or activated only following the consent expressed by the user the first time he/she visits the site. Consent can be expressed in a general manner, by interacting with the short information banner on the landing page of the site, according to the procedures indicated in that banner (by clicking on the OK button or the X button); or it can be given or withheld selectively, according to the procedures indicated below. A record of this consent is kept on subsequent visits. However, the user always has the possibility of revoking all or part of the consent already expressed. If the automated system does not work, the user is required to notify the data controller.

Third-party managed cookies

Through this site are also installed cookies managed by third parties. You will find below some indications, and a link to the privacy policy and the consent form of each of them. For all of them you can also express your consent by continuing navigation or closing this window. You will find below the name of the third parties who manage them, and for each of them the link to the page where you can receive information on the treatment and express your consent.

– Social network cookies are used for sharing content on social networks






– Statistical cookies: Third-party statistical cookies (Google Analytics) are used for the management of statistics in an anonymous form, without tracing the User’s IP (user data not profiled at IP level), with data sharing with the Third Party.

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Other technologies (e.g. plugins, widgets, local storage, etc)

Interaction with social networks and external platforms

Widget: is a graphical user interface component of a program, which aims to facilitate user interaction with the program itself. The most commonly used widgets are those of social networks, which allow users to easily open social networks in a separate window of the browser.

These services allow you to interact with social networks or other external platforms, directly from the pages of a site. Any interactions and information acquired by the site are subject to the privacy settings of the third party that created the above technologies. To receive detailed information on the use of personal data processed when you use these technologies, please visit the websites of the third party operators of these technologies. You will find below the references of these third parties, and next to each of them you will find the link to the page where you can receive information on the treatment and, where required by law, express or deny your consent:

-Facebook Social Widget

-Twitter social widget

-Youtube (Google) social widget

-Linkedin social widget (Linkedin)

-Istagram social widget

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In the service you will find listed companies/providers that work with website operators to collect and use information useful for the use of behavioral advertising. Use this tool to control your preferences for online behavioural advertising. You can disable or enable all companies or alternatively adjust your preferences individually for each company. You can also view more information about both the company and its enabled behavioural advertising status on the browser you are using. If you experience any problems activating or deactivating your choices, please visit the service’s help page