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Privacy Policy - StorTera

Privacy Policy


Brief: This website collects some Personal Data from its Users. We use Google Analytics and a Contact Us form .

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   Policy Manager
  StorTera, Unit 7, Castlebrae Business Centre,
  40 Peffer Place, Edinburgh, EH16 4BB

contact email : paul@stortera.com

Types of Data collected

Among the types of Personal Data that this Application collects, by itself or through third parties, there are:
Cookies; Usage Data; first name; phone number; company name; email address; various types of Data.

Complete details on each type of Personal Data collected are
provided in the dedicated sections of this privacy policy or by specific
explanation texts displayed prior to the Data collection.
Data may be freely provided by the User, or, in case of Usage Data,
collected automatically when using this Application.
Unless specified
otherwise, all Data requested by this Application is mandatory and
failure to provide this Data may make it impossible for this Application
to provide its services. In cases where this Application specifically
states that some Data is not mandatory, Users are free not to
communicate this Data without consequences to the availability or the
functioning of the Service.
Users who are uncertain about which Personal Data is mandatory are welcome to contact the Owner.
use of Cookies – or of other tracking tools – by this Application or by
the owners of third-party services used by this Application serves the
purpose of providing the Service required by the User, in addition to
any other purposes described in the present document and in the Cookie
Policy, if available.

Users are responsible for any third-party Personal Data obtained,
published or shared through this Application and confirm that they have
the third party's consent to provide the Data to the Owner.

Mode and place of processing the Data


The Owner takes appropriate security measures to prevent
unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, or unauthorized
destruction of the Data.
The Data processing is carried out using
computers and/or IT enabled tools, following organizational procedures
and modes strictly related to the purposes indicated. In addition to the
Owner, in some cases, the Data may be accessible to certain types of
persons in charge, involved with the operation of this Application
(administration, sales, marketing, legal, system administration) or
external parties (such as third-party technical service providers, mail
carriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communications agencies)
appointed, if necessary, as Data Processors by the Owner. The updated
list of these parties may be requested from the Owner at any time.

Legitimacy of Processing

The Owner may process Personal Data relating to Users if one of the following applies:

  • Users have given their consent for one or more specific
    purposes. Note: Under some legislations the Owner may be allowed to
    process Personal Data until the User objects to such processing
    (“opt-out”), without having to rely on consent or any other of the
    following legal bases. This, however, does not apply, whenever the
    processing of Personal Data is subject to European data protection law;
  • provision of Data is necessary for the performance of an
    agreement with the User and/or for any pre-contractual obligations
  • processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which the Owner is subject;
  • processing is related to a task that is carried out in the
    public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the
  • processing is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the Owner or by a third party.

In any case, the Owner will gladly help to clarify the specific
legal basis that applies to the processing, and in particular whether
the provision of Personal Data is a statutory or contractual
requirement, or a requirement necessary to enter into a contract.


The Data is processed at the Owner's operating offices and in any
other places where the parties involved in the processing are located.

Depending on the User's location, data transfers may involve
transferring the User's Data to a country other than their own. To find
out more about the place of processing of such transferred Data, Users
can check the section containing details about the processing of
Personal Data.

Users are also entitled to learn about the legal basis of Data
transfers to a country outside the European Union or to any
international organization governed by public international law or set
up by two or more countries, such as the UN, and about the security
measures taken by the Owner to safeguard their Data.

If any such transfer takes place, Users can find out more by checking
the relevant sections of this document or inquire with the Owner using
the information provided in the contact section.

Retention time

Personal Data shall be processed and stored for as long as required by the purpose they have been collected for.


  • Personal Data collected for purposes related to the performance
    of a contract between the Owner and the User shall be retained until
    such contract has been fully performed.
  • Personal Data collected for the purposes of the Owner’s
    legitimate interests shall be retained as long as needed to fulfill such
    purposes. Users may find specific information regarding the legitimate
    interests pursued by the Owner within the relevant sections of this
    document or by contacting the Owner.

The Owner may be allowed to retain Personal Data for a longer
period whenever the User has given consent to such processing, as long
as such consent is not withdrawn. Furthermore, the Owner may be obliged
to retain Personal Data for a longer period whenever required to do so
for the performance of a legal obligation or upon order of an authority.

Once the retention period expires, Personal Data shall be deleted.
Therefore, the right to access, the right to erasure, the right to
rectification and the right to data portability cannot be enforced after
expiration of the retention period.

The purposes of processing

The Data concerning the User is collected to allow the Owner to
provide its Service, comply with its legal obligations, respond to
enforcement requests, protect its rights and interests (or those of its
Users or third parties), detect any malicious or fraudulent activity, as
well as the following:
Analytics, Contacting the User and Data transfer outside the EU.

For specific information about the Personal Data used for each
purpose, the User may refer to the section “Detailed information on the
processing of Personal Data”.


Detailed information on the processing of Personal Data

  • Analytics

    The services contained in this section enable the
    Owner to monitor and analyze web traffic and can be used to keep track
    of User behavior.

    Google Analytics (Google Ireland Limited)

    Google Analytics is a web analysis service
    provided by Google Ireland Limited (“Google”). Google utilizes the Data
    collected to track and examine the use of this Application, to prepare
    reports on its activities and share them with other Google services.
    Google may use the Data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

    Personal Data processed:
    Cookies; Usage Data.

    Place of processing:

    Privacy PolicyOpt Out.
    Privacy Shield participant.

    WordPress Stats (Automattic Inc.)

    WordPress Stats is an analytics service provided by Automattic Inc.

    Personal Data processed:
    Cookies; Usage Data.

    Place of processing:
    United States

    Privacy Policy.


Contact form (this website)

By filling in the contact form with their Data,
the User authorizes this Application to use these details to reply to
requests for information, quotes or any other kind of request as
indicated by the form’s header.

Personal Data processed:
company name; email address; first name; phone number.

  • Data transfer outside the EU

    The Owner is allowed to transfer Personal Data
    collected within the EU to third countries (i.e. any country not part of
    the EU) only pursuant to a specific legal basis. Any such Data transfer
    is based on one of the legal bases described below.
    Users can inquire with the Owner to learn which legal basis applies to which specific service.

    Data transfer abroad based on consent (this Application)

  • You may want us to introduce you to an overseas associate.

    If this is the legal basis, Personal Data of
    Users shall be transferred from the EU to third countries only if the
    User has explicitly consented to such transfer, after having been
    informed of the possible risks due to the absence of an adequacy
    decision and appropriate safeguards.
    In such cases, the Owner shall inform Users appropriately and collect their explicit consent via this Application.

    Personal Data processed:
    various types of Data, with your consent.

The rights of Users

Users may exercise certain rights regarding their Data processed by the Owner.

In particular, Users have the right to do the following:

  • Withdraw their consent at any time. Users have the right
    to withdraw consent where they have previously given their consent to
    the processing of their Personal Data.
  • Object to processing of their Data. Users have the right
    to object to the processing of their Data if the processing is carried
    out on a legal basis other than consent. Further details are provided in
    the dedicated section below.
  • Access their Data. Users have the right to learn if Data
    is being processed by the Owner, obtain disclosure regarding certain
    aspects of the processing and obtain a copy of the Data undergoing
  • Verify and seek rectification. Users have the right to verify the accuracy of their Data and ask for it to be updated or corrected.
  • Restrict the processing of their Data. Users have the
    right, under certain circumstances, to restrict the processing of their
    Data. In this case, the Owner will not process their Data for any
    purpose other than storing it.
  • Have their Personal Data deleted or otherwise removed.
  • Users have the right, under certain circumstances, to obtain the erasure of their Data from the Owner.
  • Receive their Data and have it transferred to another controller.
    Users have the right to receive their Data in a structured, commonly
    used and machine readable format and, if technically feasible, to have
    it transmitted to another controller without any hindrance. This
    provision is applicable provided that the Data is processed by automated
    means and that the processing is based on the User's consent, on a
    contract which the User is part of or on pre-contractual obligations
  • Lodge a complaint.
  • Users have the right to bring a claim before their competent data protection authority.

Details about the right to object to processing

Where Personal Data is processed for a public interest, in the
exercise of an official authority vested in the Owner or for the
purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the Owner, Users may
object to such processing by providing a ground related to their
particular situation to justify the objection.

Users must know that, however, should their Personal Data be
processed for direct marketing purposes, they can object to that
processing at any time without providing any justification. To learn,
whether the Owner is processing Personal Data for direct marketing
purposes, Users may refer to the relevant sections of this document.

How to exercise these rights

Any requests to exercise User rights can be directed to the Owner
through the contact details provided in this document. These requests
can be exercised free of charge and will be addressed by the Owner as
early as possible and always within one month.

Additional information about Data collection and processing

Legal action

The User's Personal Data may be used for legal purposes by the
Owner in Court or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising
from improper use of this Application or the related Services.
The User declares to be aware that the Owner may be required to reveal personal data upon request of public authorities.

Additional information about User's Personal Data

In addition to the information contained in this privacy policy,
this Application may provide the User with additional and contextual
information concerning particular Services or the collection and
processing of Personal Data upon request.

System logs and maintenance

For operation and maintenance purposes, this Application and any
third-party services may collect files that record interaction with this
Application (System logs) use other Personal Data (such as the IP
Address) for this purpose.

Information not contained in this policy

More details concerning the collection or processing of Personal
Data may be requested from the Owner at any time. Please see the contact
information at the beginning of this document.

How “Do Not Track” requests are handled

This Application does not support “Do Not Track” requests.
To determine whether any of the third-party services it uses honor the “Do
Not Track” requests, please read their privacy policies.

Changes to this privacy policy

The Owner reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy
at any time by notifying its Users on this page and possibly within
this Application and/or – as far as technically and legally feasible –
sending a notice to Users via any contact information available to the
Owner. It is strongly recommended to check this page often, referring to
the date of the last modification listed at the bottom.

Should the changes affect processing activities performed on the basis
of the User’s consent, the Owner shall collect new consent from the
User, where required.

Personal Data (or Data)

Any information that directly, indirectly, or in connection
with other information — including a personal identification number —
allows for the identification or identifiability of a natural person.

Usage Data

Information collected automatically through this Application
(or third-party services employed in this Application), which can
include: the IP addresses or domain names of the computers utilized by
the Users who use this Application, the URI addresses (Uniform Resource
Identifier), the time of the request, the method utilized to submit the
request to the server, the size of the file received in response, the
numerical code indicating the status of the server's answer (successful
outcome, error, etc.), the country of origin, the features of the
browser and the operating system utilized by the User, the various time
details per visit (e.g., the time spent on each page within the
Application) and the details about the path followed within the
Application with special reference to the sequence of pages visited, and
other parameters about the device operating system and/or the User's IT


The individual using this Application who, unless otherwise specified, coincides with the Data Subject.

Data Subject

The natural person to whom the Personal Data refers.

Data Processor (or Data Supervisor)

The natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other
body which processes Personal Data on behalf of the Controller, as
described in this privacy policy.

Data Controller (or Owner)

The natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other
body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and
means of the processing of Personal Data, including the security
measures concerning the operation and use of this Application. The Data
Controller, unless otherwise specified, is the Owner of this

This Application

The means by which the Personal Data of the User is collected and processed.


The service provided by this Application as described in the relative terms (if available) and on this site/application.

European Union (or EU)

Unless otherwise specified, all references made within this
document to the European Union include all current member states to the
European Union and the European Economic Area.


Small sets of data stored in the User's device.

Legal information

This privacy statement has been prepared based on provisions of
multiple legislations, including Art. 13/14 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679
(General Data Protection Regulation).

This privacy policy relates solely to this Application, if not stated otherwise within this document.