In these pages describes how to manage the site in relation to the processing of personal data of users and visitors. The information is based on Recommendation n. 2/2001 that the European authorities for the protection of personal data gathered by the Group established. 29 of the Directive n. 95/46 / EC, adopted on 17 May 2001 to establish minimum requirements for collecting personal data online and, in particular, the manner, timing and nature of the information that data controllers must provide users when they connect to web pages, regardless of the purpose of the link.

The owner of the data

Following consultation of this site and sending messages to e-mail indicated therein may be processed data on persons identified or identifiable: the Data Controller is the company Orthofix SRL with registered offices in Via Vittor Pisani no.16, 20124 Milan, Italy and secondary office in Via delle Nazioni no.9, 37012 Bussolengo (Verona).

Place of data processing and purpose of the processing of the same

Treatment related to the services on this web site is handled only by authorized personnel or by persons assigned to perform occasional maintenance. No data acquired through this web service shall be circulated. The personal information provided by users who request and / or communications by e-mail are used in order to perform the service or provision requested. The data are communicated to third parties only when necessary in relation to those purposes.

Types of data processed

A) 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 communication protocols of the Internet.
This information is not collected to be associated with identified, but by their very nature could, through processing and association with data held by third parties, to identify users.
This category of data includes IP addresses or domain names of computers used by users connecting to the site, URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) ​​of requested resources, time of request, the method used to submit the request to the server, the file size obtained in response, the numerical code indicating the status of response from the server (successful, error, etc.) and other parameters regarding the operating system and computer environment.
This data is, at most, only used to obtain anonymous statistical information about the site and to check its correct functioning. The data could be used to ascertain responsibility in case of computer crimes against the site.

B) Data provided voluntarily
The optional, explicit and voluntary e-mail addresses listed on this site involves the acquisition of the sender, necessary to respond to requests, and any other data included in the message. Their absence, even partial, may make it impossible to fulfill the request.

Methods of processing data

Personal data are processed by automated tools for the time strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which they were collected. Specific security measures are taken to prevent data loss, illicit or incorrect and unauthorized access.

Use of Cookies

Cookies are small text strings that the sites visited by the user to send its terminal, where they are stored before being re-transmitted to the same sites at the next visit to the same user. For the purposes of interest here cookies are distinguished in technical and profiling, depending on the function for which they are used, and in cookies of first parts and third party, depending on the subject which installs them.

Technical cookies

Technical cookies are used only in order to "make the transmission of a communication over an electronic communications network, or as strictly necessary for the provider of an information society service explicitly requested by the subscriber or user to provide this service".
Cookies are distinguished in technical cookies or navigation session (guarantee normal navigation and use of the website), cookie analytics (similar to cookies technicians when used directly by the site operator to collect information, in aggregate, the number of users and on how they visit the site itself) and cookie functionality (allow the user browsing function of a number of selected criteria, such as the language, in order to improve the service rendered to the same).
For installation and use of technical cookie it is not required prior consent.

Cookie profiling

Cookies profiling are used to send advertising messages in line with the preferences expressed by the user in the field of web browsing. For the use of cookies profiling is required consent.

Third Party Cookies

Taking into account the different subject that installs cookies on the user's terminal, depending on whether it is the same site manager that the user is visiting, or to a different site that installs cookies through the first, it distinguishes between first party cookies and third-party cookies.

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Cookies installed by this site.

This site, Orthofix SRL with registered offices in Via Vittor Pisani no.16, 20124 Milan, Italy and secondary office in Via delle Nazioni no.9, 37012 Bussolengo (Verona),  that assumes, therefore, the quality of the data controller, uses the following cookies.

Technical cookies.

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Those cookies serve to store the user’s feedback related to the confirmation if he/she is or not an Healthcare Professional.

The user may at any time disable the use of cookies technical, but in doing so may no longer be guaranteed the full usability of the site. If you still intend to use that option, you can select / deselect individual cookies, in the manner described below this statement.

Third-party cookies.

Google Analytics Cookies "analytics" used to collect information, in aggregate, the number of users and how they visit the site. These cookies, anonymous, gather information about how you use a website and allow its owner to have a better knowledge of its members and to improve the functioning of the site.
More information can be found at the following link:

How to select / deselect or disable, remove or block cookies.
This website allows you to select / deselect individual cookies, in the manner described below, but it is felt that, in the case of deactivation, could not be guaranteed the full enjoyment of the same.
To disable, remove or block cookies you can use to your browser settings, as indicated below:

- Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox;
  2. Press the "Alt" key;
  3. In the toolbar at the top of the browser, select "Tools" and then "Options";
  4. Then select the "Privacy" tab;
  5. Go to "Timeline Settings" and then "Use custom settings";
  6. Uncheck "Accept cookies from sites" and save preferences.

- Internet Explorer:

  1. Open Internet Explorer;
  2. Click on "Tools" and then "Internet Options";
  3. Select the "Privacy" tab and move the slider to the privacy level you want to set (up to block all cookies or to the bottom to allow it all);
  4. Then click on "Ok".

- Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome;
  2. Click on the "Tools";
  3. Select "Settings" and then "Advanced Settings";
  4. Select "Content settings" under "Privacy";
  5. In the "Cookies" you can clear the cookies and save your preferences.

- Safari:

  1. Open Safari;
  2. Choose "Preferences" in the toolbar, then select the panel "Security" in the dialog box that follows;
  3. In the "Accept Cookies" you can specify if and when Safari should save the cookies from websites. For more information click on the Help button (labeled with a question mark);
  4. For more information about cookies that are stored on your computer, click "Show Cookies".

Information about cookies and the ways in which to manage them or disable them, are available at these locations:;

To learn more

For more information on the use of each cookie you can contact directly to the holder, by e-mail at the following address:

Rights of interested parties

The interested parties may obtain, from the confirmation of the existence or otherwise of their personal data and that such data be communicated to him in an intelligible form.
The individual also has the right to obtain an indication of personal data, the purposes and methods of treatment, the logic applied in case of treatment with electronic instruments, the identity of the owner and managers and the persons or classes of persons to whom the data may be communicated or who may become aware.
The person concerned also has the right to obtain updating, rectification or, if there is interest, integration of data, deletion, transformation into anonymous form or block of data in violation of the discipline as well as the 'certification that said operations have been made known to those to whom the data were communicated or disseminated.
The party finally has the right to oppose, for legitimate reasons, the processing of data concerning him and to the processing of personal data concerning him for the purpose of sending advertising materials or direct sales or for carrying out market research or commercial communication.
It may apply, for all that, to our company, the data controller, by simple letter, fax or email.