Privacy Policy of

This Application collects some Personal Data from its Users.

Personal Data collected for the following purposes and using the following services:

    • Analytics

      • Google Analytics

        Personal Data: Cookies and Usage data

    • Registration and authentication

      • Direct registration

        Personal Data: address, city, company name, country, email address, fax number, first name, last name, phone number, profession, province, username, Various types of Data, workplace and ZIP/Postal code

Further information about Personal Data


      By using the services, Users agree to the following:
      - Catalyst Management & Trading S.r.l., with registered office at Via Boccaccio 14, Milan, Italy, is the personal data processing controller;
      - Catalyst Management & Trading S.r.l., with registered office at Via Boccaccio 14, Milan, Italy, processes the personal data in order to supply the services according to the Regulations, the General Conditions of Contract and these Privacy Rules and the principles set out therein.


      During normal operation, the IT systems and software procedures that operate this website collect items of personal data, the transmission of which is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols.
      This information is not collected for the purpose of associating it with identified individuals but, by its nature, through processing and association with data held by third parties, it might allow the users to be identified.
      This category of data includes:
      - IP addresses or domain names of the computers used by the users connecting to the site,
      - URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) addresses of the resources requested, the time of the request, the method to submit the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in reply, the numerical code indicating the status of the response from the server (success, error, etc.) and other parameters relating to the operating system and the user’s IT environment.

      These data are used in order to obtain anonymous statistical information on the use of the site and to verify correct operation. They are deleted immediately after processing.

      The data may be used to ascertain liability in the case of hypothetical computer crime committed to the detriment of the site. Subject to this, data regarding web contacts are not currently held for more than 15 days.


      Apart from the browsing data, users are free to supply the data specified in the forms on the
      website in order to use the e-marketplace services. Failure to provide some of the data requested (Required Data) may make it impossible to use the services offered by the website.
      After having supplied the personal data, the User agrees to the data being collected and used as described in these Privacy Rules. may collect and store the following personal data:
      - name / company / company name; VAT number / tax code; email address, address of the registered office, telephone number
      - information on transactions based on the activities performed on the website (such as offers, purchases, sales, content associated with the account);

      - information relating to the transacted products that the User may include in the sales ads

      - correspondence via the website and correspondence sent directly to;
      - information obtained from the User’s interaction with the website, services, content and advertising, including information regarding computers and connections, statistics on the number of contacts, traffic to and from the website, advertising data, IP address and standard information regarding Internet access;
      - further information that may request in order to verify the identity supplied or prevent any violations of the website rules; alternatively may use other legal means to gather information for the purpose of verifying the identity of Users;
      - further information supplied directly by the User.


      The processing connected with this website’s web services takes place at the aforesaid registered office at Via Boccaccio 14, 20123 Milan, Italy, and is carried out only by the technical staff assigned to the processing, or by any individuals assigned to perform occasional maintenance operations.
      The website and any data collected are hosted/housed in the electronic data communication infrastructure of Dataweb Service S.n.c. and are handled only by technical personnel assigned to the processing, or by any individuals assigned to perform occasional maintenance operations.
      The data collected by are processed using automated tools for the time strictly required to achieve the purpose for which they are collected. Specific security measures are taken to prevent the loss of data, illegal use incorrect use and unauthorised access.
      SECURITY treats data as an asset to be protected and uses numerous tools (encryption, passwords, physical protection, etc.) to protect personal data against unauthorised access and disclosure.
      However, warns its Users that third parties might intercept or illegally access private transmissions or communications and that other Users might use the personal data collected by the website illegally or improperly. is fully committed to protecting privacy, but it cannot and does not guarantee that personal data or private communication will always remain confidential.


      The individuals to whom the personal data refer are entitled at any time to obtain from a confirmation of the existence of the data and to know its content and origin, check its accuracy or ask for it to be supplemented, updated or corrected (article 7 of Legislative Decree No. 196/2003). These requests may be sent, without formality, by email communication directly to [email protected]
      This same article entitles the individual to ask for data processed in violation of the law to be cancelled, made anonymous or blocked, or to object to the processing, in all cases, for legitimate reasons.
      Any such request must be sent by registered letter with advice of return to Catalyst Management & Trading S.r.l. at the following address:
      Via Boccaccio 14 - 20100 Milano
      USE collects personal data primarily in order to offer a secure, smooth, efficient and personalised service. The User authorises to use the personal data for the following purposes:

    • USE collects personal data primarily in order to offer a secure, smooth, efficient and personalised service. The User authorises to use the personal data for the following purposes:

      - to provide services and customer support at the User’s request;
      - to settle disputes, collect fees and resolve problems;
      - to prevent potentially forbidden or illegal activities and ensure compliance with the Regulations and General Conditions;
      - to personalise, measure and improve the services offered, content and advertising;
      - to compare the accuracy of the data and check it withthird parties.

    • SCOPE OF DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL DATA is entitled to disclose personal information in order to comply with legal requirements, enforce the website rules, respond to complaints about ads or other content violating the rights of others or protect the rights, property
      and security of everyone. may share personal the data of Registered Users with:

      - suppliers of services with whom it has a contractual relationship and who participate in business activities (e.g. fraud investigations, collection of invoices, etc.);
      - other third parties to whom Users may expressly ask to send their personal data (or about which it has otherwise received an express communication and to which it agrees when using a specific service);

      - police forces and other public authority officials, in order to respond to a request regarding criminal investigations or suspected illegal activities. In these cases, will disclose the information and details required for the investigation, such as name / company / company name, town, postcode, telephone number, email address, user ID chronology, IP address, fraud complaints and chronology of bids and ads;

      - parties participating in the Verified Rights Owner (VeRO) Programme bound by a confidentiality agreement, under the terms of which, at its discretion, deems it necessary or appropriate for the purpose of investigations or checks relating to the commission of fraud, computer fraud, breach of intellectual property rights, computer hacking or other illegal activities. In these cases, will divulge the company name, address, town, postcode, country, telephone number, email address;

      - for the sake of completeness, it is important to note that in some cases (that are not part of the ordinary management of this website) the Authority may request information pursuant to article 157 of Legislative Decree 196/2003, for the purpose of performing checks on the processing of personal data. In these cases, the request must be answered on pain of an administrative penalty.


      If the website is accessed from a public computer (e.g. an Internet Point), some of the information may be visible to third parties subsequently using the computer. After having used a public computer, Users are therefore urged to log out of the website and delete the cookies.


      No information relating to the website users is visible on the virtual platform.

      Only at the end of the negotiation stage, and only if the outcome of the negotiation is positive,
      will allow Users (Buyer and Supplier) to exchange personal details, contact information and financial information for the purpose of completing the transactions. is not able to guarantee and does not guarantee the privacy or security of the data that Users decide to share following the completion of a transaction.
      Users are therefore advised to assess the privacy and security rules of the individuals with whom they intend to complete a sale.
      Users are urged to communicate their privacy procedures and to respect the privacy of other Users.

    • COOKIES may use "cookies" (small files saved to the hard disk) on some pages of the website in order to analyse access to the website pages, customise its services, content and advertising messages, measure the effectiveness of promotions and guarantee confidence and security.
      Here is some important information regarding cookies:

      - may offer functions that are only available through cookies;
      - the use of cookies allows to identify registered Users and avoids them having to enter their password repeatedly;
      - mainly uses cookies that are automatically deleted at the end of each access session;
      - registered Users will always be free to refuse cookies, but by doing so they might be precluded from using some of the services.


      Users are in no way authorised to include the addresses of other Users (not even of Users with whom they may have completed a successful transaction) in address lists (email or postal) without their express consent. Users are urged to inform of any cases of spamming or email forgery by sending an email to [email protected]
      The sending of commercial and/or advertising emails or of content that otherwise violates the Regulations is forbidden. automatically checks messages and may use manual filters to check the presence of spamming, viruses, attempts to acquire personal data, to perform illegal activities or to transmit illegal or forbidden content, but does not permanently store messages sent by using these tools.


      The Password is the only “key” that allows registered Users to access their account on
      In the event of any disclosure of their password or personal information to third parties, Users will be responsible for all actions performed by using the account.
      As a result of losing control of their password, registered Users may no longer be able to control the use of their personal data and be the subject of legally binding action taken on their behalf.
      Therefore, if for any reason their password is compromised, Users are urged to inform
      and to change it immediately.


      Registered Users are able to view, check and amend the great majority of the details saved on their personal page at any time. Registered Users are urged to update their details promptly in the event of any changes or inaccuracies.
      When a cancellation request is sent by a registered User, will close the respective account and delete the data it contains as soon as is reasonable possible and in accordance with current legal requirements. stores the personal data associated with closed accounts in order to comply with current legal requirements, prevent fraud, collect any outstanding fees, resolve disputes and problems, offer assistance in the event of investigations, ensure compliance with the Regulations of and take any other action in accordance with the law.
      For further clarification, please contact the catalyst-management.comCustomer Services department.


      Unless otherwise stated in these Privacy Rules, this document refers exclusively to the use and disclosure of data supplied directly by the User.
      The communication of personal data by the User to others on the website or on other websites, and the use and disclosure of communicated data, may be subject to other rules. has no control over the privacy rules of third parties and Users are subject to the privacy rules of these third parties where applicable. Users are therefore urged to obtain information in this respect before disclosing their personal data to others.

    • MISCELLANEOUS may amend the content of these Privacy Rules at any time by publishing the new
      version on its website. The new terms and conditions will be effective 30 (thirty) days after
      the date of publication. will also notify Users of the changes that have taken place by sending an email
      to the address supplied at the time of registration on the website.
      For any questions/clarifications regarding the Privacy Rules, the data processing controller may be contacted at the following address: Catalyst Management & Trading S.r.l. Via Boccaccio 14 – 20110 Milano, Italy

Contact information

    • Data owner

      Catalyst Management & Trading S.r.l. - Via Boccaccio 14 – 20100 Milan, Italy, [email protected]