Mercury Shipbrokers

head office:
16121 Genoa (Italy)
Piazza della Vittoria, 10/1

ph. +39 010 56 06 400
fax +39 010 55 36 476

Sorrento office:
Via Casa Rota 33
80063 Piano di Sorrento (Na) Italy

ph. +39 081 42 88 119
fax +39 081 25 28 222
(General – S+P)
(Dry Cargo Chartering)


This page is aimed at describing the website administrative procedures concerning the processing of its users’ personal data, which will be processed lawfully, fairly, relevantly and not excessively.
This informative statement is produced pursuant to Section 13 of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003 - Personal Data Protection Code – for those users who interact with the web services of MERCURY SHIPBROKERS S.R.L., accessible by internet starting from the following address page:

corresponding to the homepage of the website of Mercury Shipbrokers S.r.l. and not other websites that the users may consult through the use of links.
This informative statement is prompted by Recommendation no. 2/2001 implemented on 17th May 2001 by the European Authorities for personal data protection, brought together in the Working Party established by Section 29 of Directive no. 95/46/EC to identify several minimum requisites for the collection of personal data online, and, in particular, the procedures, times and the nature of the information that data controllers must supply users when the latter connect to web pages, regardless of the purpose of the connection.

Data concerning identified or identifiable subjects can be processed following consultation of this website.
The Data Controller who processes these data is MERCURY SHIPBROKERS S.R.L., with office in Genoa (Italy), Piazza della Vittoria 10 – 16121.

The processing operations connected to the web services of this website take place at the above office and they are carried out only by the technical personnel of MERCURY SHIPBROKERS S.R.L. in charge of processing, or by persons in charge of occasional maintenance operations.
No data deriving from the web service shall be communicated or disseminated.
The personal data supplied by the users who request dispatch of informative material are used with the sole purpose of supplying or performing the service requested and are communicated to the third parties only if necessary for this purpose.

Navigation data
The computer system and software procedure in charge of the website operation acquire, during their normal operation, some personal data (so-called log files) the transmission of which is implicit in the use of internet communication protocols.
The information is not collected in order to be associated identified data subjects, but due to its same nature, by means of processing and integration with data held by third parties, can allow users to be identified.
This category includes IP addresses or domain names of the computers used by the users to connect to the website, URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) form addresses of the resources requested, the time of the request, the method used to submit the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in reply, the numerical code indicating the status of the reply given buy the server (done, error, etc.) and other parameters concerning the user’s operating system and computer environment.
These data are used with the sole purpose of obtaining anonymous statistical information concerning the use of the site and to check its correct operation. These data can be used to ascertain responsibility in the case of hypothetical computer crimes to the detriment of the website and can be communicated to the Judicial Authority, in the event that the latter explicitly requests such data.
Data supplied voluntarily by the user
The optional, explicit and voluntary dispatching of electronic mail to the addresses indicated in this website entails the subsequent acquisition of the sender’s address, necessary in order to reply to the requests, and also any other personal data contained in the message.
Specific concise information shall be cited or visualised in the web pages dedicated to particular services on request.

No personal data concerning users are acquired by the website through cookies.
Cookies are not used to transmit information of a personal nature, nor so-called tracing-cookies or identification systems are used.
The use of so-called cookies - which are not stored persistently on the user’s computer and fade with the closing of the browser - is strictly limited to the transmission of session identifiers (formed by random numbers generated by the server) necessary to allow the safe and efficient exploration of the website.
The so-called cookies used by this website avoid resorting to other information systems potentially prejudicial to users’ web surfing privacy and they prevent from acquiring users’ personal data.

Excepting for the above specified relevant to navigation data, the user is free to provide personal data to Mercury Shipbrokers S.r.l. to request the dispatching of informative material or other communications.
Failing to submit personal data may make it impossible to process the request.
It must be remembered that in some cases (not object of the ordinary administration of this website) the Supervisory Authority (Garante per la protezione dei dati personali) can request information pursuant to Section 157 of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003, for the purpose of checking personal data processing. In these cases reply is obligatory under penalty of a fine.

Personal data are processed by computerised means for the time necessary to realise the purpose for which they were collected.
Specific security measures are observed in order to prevent the loss of data, unlawful or incorrect use and unauthorised access.

The data subjects to whom the personal data refer have the right, at any time, to obtain confirmation as to whether or not such data exist and to know its content and source, to check its accuracy or to request its integration, updating or rectification (Section 7 of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003).
Pursuant to the same article the data subjects have the right to obtain the erasure, anonymisation or blocking of data that have been processed unlawfully, as well as, on legitimate grounds, to object in any case to its processing.
Such requests shall be addressed to Mercury Shipbrokers S.r.l. care of the data processor.

This e-mail and any file attached hereto may contain material that is confidential and for the sole use of the intended recipient. If you are not the intended recipient, please do not read it, notify us immediately by e-mail or by telephone and delete this message and any file attached from your system. Any use, disclosure, forward, printing or copying of this email and its attachments without express permission is strictly prohibited. Any personal data attached to or included in this email is being treated, pursuant to decree 196/2003 "Data Protection Code", in accordance with the above provisions.