Privacy Policy

Information concerning the processing of personal data, in accordance with article 13 of Legislative Decree no. 196/20003

In accordance with D.Lgs June 30, 2003, No. 196 and subsequent changes, we hereby supply you all due information concerning the purposes and methods of the processing of the personal data you supply using this website. This information is not valid for other web sites which might be visited through links contained in all the web sites of data controller’s domain name. The data controller shall not be considered responsible for third parties’ web sites. This privacy policy is given pursuant to art. 13 d. lgs. 196/2003 and it’s inspired also to Recommendation n. 2/2001 adopted by Data Protection European Authorities on the 17th of May 2001, in order to identify minimum requirements for on line personal data collection, and in particular, methods of data processing, terms and nature of underwriting, and also in reference to European Directive 2002/58/CE, updated with Directive 2009/136/CE related to Cookies and in accordance with Italian D.P.A. Main Decision of the 08.05.2014 about cookies.


pursuant to Article 28 of the Italian Data Protection Code is N.G.C. Medical S.r.l, subject to management and coordination of MEDTRONIC, PLC., in person of its legal representative, with legal headquarters in Novedrate (Como) - Strada Provinciale Novedratese 35.


pursuant to Article 29 of the Italian Data Protection Code is, among the others, the responsible of the management and update of the website. The list of appointed Data processors is constantly updated and it is available at N.G.C. Medical S.r.l with legal headquarters in Novedrate (Como) - Strada Provinciale Novedratese 35, by calling 031794111 or by sending a Fax 031792130 or a email to


Personal data and identification data

Personal data shall mean any information related to natural person that is or can be identified, even indirectly, by reference to any other information, including a personal identification number. Identification data shall mean personal data allowing a subject to be identified directly (for example, name, surname, place and date of birth, address, email address, telephone number, etc.).

Navigation data

The computer systems and software procedures used to operate this website acquire, during their normal operation, some personal data whose transmission is implicit in the use of internet communication protocols. These pieces of information are not collected to be associated with identified interested parties, but, through elaborations and associations with data held by third parties, due to their own nature, may allow the user’s identification. This data category shall including IP addresses or computers’ domain names used by users who surf the present website, the URI-mapped addresses (URI stands for Uniform Resource Identifier) of the requested resources, the time of the request, the method used in submitting the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in reply, the numerical code indicating the status of the reply given by the server (successful, error, and so on) and other parameters related to the operating system and to the computing environment of the user. These data are exclusively used in order to obtain anonymous statistics related to website’s use and to control the correct functioning. These data are immediately delete after processing.

Judgment defence

The User's Personal Data may be used by the Data Processor for legal defence in judgment or in the preparatory phases of the judgment, in order to defence Data Processor’s rights in case of improper use of this website or to solve matters related to an improper use of services provided by the Data Processor. The data could be used to determine the responsibility in case of computer crimes against the website.


The User's Personal Data may be treated with additional methods and objectives related to system maintenance.

Data provided voluntarily by the user

Sending explicit voluntary and optional emails to the addresses listed on the present website and/or the fill the form inside the "Contact" area entails the subsequent acquisition of the sender email address, necessary to reply to the user’s request, and also of any other personal data.

Specific policies

Specific policies related to specific matters may be presented in the different pages of the present website, in connection with particular services or processing of data provided by the user.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text strings that the websites visited send to the devices, where they are stored and relayed once the user visits the website again. Cookies may perform different functions and have got different features. Cookies can be used by Data Controller either by Third Parties. Here below you’ll find all the information related to cookies used by the present website, together with the instructions which will help you to manage your cookies preferences.

Cookies used by the present website: Technical cookies that don’t require user consent

This website uses technical cookies in order to perform activities strictly necessary for the functioning of the present website and for the provision of the service. In particular, are installed technical cookies of session that allow the site to connect the actions of the user during a session of the browser, such as the passage from one page to another, allowing a more rapid navigation.

The website uses Third Parties Cookies (Google Analytics) to manage anonymized statistics, without tracking user IP and without Data shared with Third Parties (Google).

Access to Third Part’s information:

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All technical cookies do not require user’s consent, this is why they are install automatically following the user access to the website.

This website doesn’t use cookies for monitoring and/or profiling to whose installation is required the prior consent of the user.


Voluntarily provided personal data shall be processed for the following purposes:

  • to visit the present website;
  • to send information request to the e-mail addresses available on the website, or by filling the form in “Contacts” area, and to get Data Controller feed-back;
  • for administrative and accounting activities. Data processing for administrative and accounting purposes are those related to organizational, administrative, financial and accounting activities regardless of the nature of data processed. In particular, internal organizational activities, those following contractual obligations’ fulfilment and information activities are related to these purposes.


The personal data processing will be carried out by electronic, automated and / or manual instruments, with methods and tools to ensure maximum security and confidentiality, by persons authorized to do so in compliance with the requirements of Art. 31 and following of D. Lgs 196/03. The personal data will be kept for a period not exceeding the purposes for which the data were collected and subsequently processed.


The personal data to be processed will be treated confidentially and will not be diffused. Your data may be shared with Third Parties contractually involved with N.G.C. Medical S.r.l within the European Community, pursuant to Legislative Decree No. 196/2003, article 42. Your data may be transferred outside the European Union pursuant Article 43 and 44 lett b) of D. Lgs. 196/2003 in order to comply with contractual obligations or related purposes. Furthermore, these data may also be disclosed to following third parties:

  • MEDTRONIC Group Companies: the possible transfer of personal data to Group Companies MEDTRONIC outside the European Union is carried out in compliance with the applicable laws;
  • entities that provide services for the management of the information system used by N.G.C. Medical S.r.l and the telecommunications networks, including e-mail service;
  • firms or companies which provide assistance and advice;
  • competent authorities who enforce the law and/or regulations promulgated by public bodies, on request.

The above mentioned entities shall act as Data Processor or may perform their tasks fully independently, as if they were the Data Controller. The list of appointed Data processors is constantly updated and it is available at N.G.C. Medical S.r.l legal headquarters in Novedrate (Como) - Strada Provinciale Novedratese 35, by calling 031794111 or by sending a Fax 031792130 or a email to


With exception of what above specified concerning navigation data, the user is free to provide personal data. The provision of your personal data for the indicated purposes is necessary to perfect the sending of request information and to get Data Controller feed-back;

The non submittal of personal data will involve the impossibility of sending information and getting feedback from N.G.C. Medical S.r.l.


You can exercise your rights according to articles 7, 8, 9 and 10 of Legislative Decree no. 196 of 30th June 2003, by contacting the Data Controller - N.G.C. Medical S.r.l - legal headquarters in Novedrate (Como) - Strada Provinciale Novedratese 35, by calling 031794111 or by sending a Fax 031792130 or a email to You have the right, at any time, to obtain confirmation of the existence of your data and ask for their content and origin, verify their accuracy or request their integration or updating , or correction (Article 7 of the Italian Data Protection Code). For the purposes of this Article you can ask the cancellation, the transformation into anonymous form or the arrest of the personal data processed in contravention of the law, and you can oppose for legitimate reasons to their treatment. In case you’ll contact the Data Controller you are required to provide your email address, name, address or phone number, in order to allow the Data Controller to manage your request.


The Data Controller reserves the right to modify, update, add or remove portions of the current Privacy Policy at his discretion and at any time. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices. To make this review easier for you, our privacy statement will contain the date of the publication on the website and updating. Using the website, after the changes post, will mean silent acceptation of the privacy policy.

Upgrade date: 15.03.2017