Legal Notice


Sothys National Distributor: ALTEA ITALIA SRL, Via Carignano n.105 - 10040 Rivalta di Torino (TO) – Italy Tel.  0039 0119040881 r.a. –  Fax 0039 0119040492, -   c.c.i.a.a. Torino 747719 - Tribunale Torino 2706/90  Cod. fiscale e Partita IVA 05941020017 -  Pec :

Director of Publication: M. Franco Oneglio, Ceo of ALTEA ITALIA SRL

Hoster: Amazon Web Service, 410 Terry Avenue North Seattle, P.O. Box 81226 Seattle, WA 98109-510, USA, tel : (206) 266-4064,

Data Protection Act: Italian and European data protection law

ALTEA ITALIA Protection Service: M. Franco Oneglio, ALTEA ITALIA SRL, Via Carignano n.105 - 10040 Rivalta di Torino (TO) Tel.  0119040881 r.a.,

Legal information

This website is operated by ALTEA ITALIA SRL

The Director of Publication for this website is referred hereabove.

The Hoster for this website is referred hereabove

Copyrights, Trademarks and other Intellectual Property Rights

SOTHYS PARIS company (RCS PARIS 451 170 807) is the owner of the intellectual property rights and personality rights relating directly or indirectly to this website or to any of its component elements, including but not limited to trademarks, copyrights and image rights, held directly by the company or included with the permission of their owner or holder.

ALTEA ITALIA SRL may also own the intellectual property rights and personality rights relating to some of the component elements of this website, including but not limited to trademarks, copyrights and image rights, held directly by the company or included with the permission of their owner or holder

Any use by whatever method (notably: downloading, reproduction, transmission or representation), whether this be of all or part of this website, or any of its component elements (notably: photos, images, texts, brands, logos and domain names), for any purpose other than personal and private use for non-commercial purposes, and without prior written permission from SOTHYS PARIS or ALTEA ITALIA SRL, is strictly forbidden.

Any unauthorised use of any of these elements constitutes an infringement punishable by law.

All authorised use must be carried out in compliance with the laws of copyright, in particular referencing the author of the reproduced work.

Use of information provided

When contacting ALTEA ITALIA SRL, participating in a competition or responding to questionnaires, you have the option of leaving to ALTEA ITALIA SRL your contact details as well as your personal details. ALTEA ITALIA SRL can then use this data to keep you better informed about Sothys® products, launch offers, and to communicate any information related to competitions, etc.  

You may, however, choose not to give any information, which may prevent you from accessing certain features of the website and/or benefitting from special offers. 

The information collected will be held in the strictest confidence by ALTEA ITALIA SRL, which will use it solely for its own purposes. However, by participating in a competition, you authorise ALTEA ITALIA SRL, in the event that you win, to publish certain personal information about you on the website.

In accordance with the Data Protection Act, you have the right to access, rectify, modify and delete all data that we hold concerning you, which you may exercise by writing or emailing to ALTEA ITALIA SRL Protection Service

You must also, in regard to any personal information to which you may access through this website, (notably by consulting pages relating to competitions), refrain from collecting or misusing any information and in general from acting in any way that may harm the privacy or reputation of individuals.

Use of cookies

A cookie may automatically be installed on your browser software when you visit this website. A cookie is a set of data that helps ALTEA ITALIA SRL, to record information relating to your use of the website. ALTEA ITALIA SRL uses this data to improve the ease of use and functionality of this website and to help it provide you with better quality information and services. If you do not want this data to be collected you can set your browser to reject all cookies, but this may mean you are not able to access certain parts of features of the website.


This website may contain links to other websites. ALTEA ITALIA SRL cannot be held responsible for the layout or content appearing on or obtained by means of these websites.

The creation of hyperlinks to this website is forbidden unless previously authorised in writing by ALTEA ITALIA SRL


ALTEA ITALIA SRL uses all means necessary to provide you with available and verified information and/or tools, but shall not be held responsible for any errors or omissions regarding the information provided on its website, and/or the presence of any virus or of any malware on its website.

ALTEA ITALIA SRL does not provide and/or offer any express or tacit guarantee concerning all or part of its website. Under no circumstances will ALTEA ITALIA SRL be held responsible for any direct or indirect damage, regardless of the causes, origins, nature and consequences, resulting from access to its website or failure to access it, or use of its website.


Application and modification to these terms and conditions

These terms and conditions governing the access to this website and its use are deemed to have been accepted unreservedly by any visitor to the website.

ALTEA ITALIA SRL may amend these terms and conditions at any time, and such amendments will be published online and deemed accepted under the same conditions as mentioned above.

Applicable law

These terms and conditions are governed by Italy national law.   Italy national courts shall have sole jurisdiction over any dispute relating directly or indirectly to access to this website or its use.

Contact us

If you have any questions or comments concerning this legal/privacy notice, please write or email to ALTEA ITALIA SRL at the addresses mentioned in the index here above.


This information is provided to individuals who access and consult the ALTEA ITALIA SRL site, pursuant to art. 13 d. lgs. June 30, 2003 N°. 196 - "Code regarding the protection of personal data" and art. 13 GDPR 679/16 - “European regulation on the protection of personal data”.

Identity of the Holder

The WEB site, as part of the data request, is managed by RAVIOLA MADDALENA, Data Controller of ALTEA ITALIA SRL - via Carignano 105, 10040 - Rivalta di Torino (TO). The Data Controller guarantees the security, confidentiality and protection of the personal data in their possession, at any stage of their processing. The personal data collected are used in compliance with Legislative d.lgs. 196/2003 and GDPR 679/16.  

The DPO has not been designated.


This information is provided to individuals who fill out the online registration form proposed by the ALTEA ITALIA SRL website.

Purpose of the processing

The personal data of individuals who have filled in the online registration form are processed for the following purposes: CUSTOMER CONTACT.

Legal basis of the processing

The personal data of individuals who complete the online registration form are lawfully processed based on the following conditions:

• execution of a contract of which the interested party is a party or execution of pre-contractual measures adopted at the

  request of the same (the free registration request)

• pursuit of the legitimate interest of the Data Controller (promotion of commercial activity and pursuit of statutory


• acquisition of consent

Data recipients

The personal data processed by the Data Controller will not be disclosed, or will not be disclosed to undetermined subjects, in any possible form, including that of making them available or simple consultation. They may be communicated, to the extent strictly necessary, to subjects who for the purpose of fulfilling your request must provide goods and / or perform services or services on our behalf. Finally, they can be communicated to the subjects entitled to access it under the provisions of the law, regulations, community regulations. In particular, based on the roles and duties performed, some workers of ALTEA ITALIA SRL have been entitled to process personal data, within the limits of their competences and in accordance with the instructions given to them by the Owner.

Data transfer

The data controller does not transfer personal data to third countries or international organizations. However, it reserves the right to use cloud services; in which case, the service providers will be selected from those who provide adequate guarantees, as required by art. 46 GDPR 679/16.

Data retention

The Data Controller maintains and processes personal data for the time necessary to fulfill the indicated purposes.

Subsequently, they will only be kept for the time established by the applicable provisions in force.

Rights of the interested party

With reference to art. 7 of Legislative d.lgs 196/2003 and Articles 15 - right of access, 16 - right of rectification, 17 - right to cancellation, 18 - right to limitation of treatment, 20 - right to portability, 21 - right of opposition, 22 - right to object to the automated decision-making process of GDPR 679 / 16, the interested party exercises his rights by writing to the Data Controller at the address above, or by sending an email to:, specifying the subject of his request, the right he intends to exercise and attaching a photocopy of a identity document certifying the legitimacy of the request.

Withdrawal of consent: With reference to art. 23 of Legislative d.lgs. 196/2003 and art. 6 of the GDPR 679/16, the interested party can revoke the consent at any time.

Claim: The interested party has the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority of the state of residence.

Refusal to provide data

The interested party may refuse to provide the owner with his personal data since the provision is optional.

However, filling in the fields marked as mandatory is essential to register and have access to the reserved area. Any refusal to provide data will therefore block the registration.

Automated decision making processes

The Data Controller does not carry out processing consisting of automated decision-making processes