Barilla Pavilion International Competition

Privacy Policy

Personal data processing

Access to this website (“Site”) and/or any request for information or services by this Site will be subject to this policy and personal data will be collected from users, or that users provide to us, and will be processed by Barilla G. e R. Fratelli S.p.A. (the “Controller”). Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding users' personal data ("Personal Data") and how we will treat it. The purpose of this information is to allow users to be aware of how Barilla processes their Personal Data even before they access the various sections of the Site and provide their Personal Data. Users will be required, in any case, to read this information before providing Personal Data by compiling the specific forms in the various sections of the Site.

Purposes of the data processing

Personal Data gathered directly from users through compilation of online forms or those acquired automatically will be collected and processed for the following purposes:

  1. to provide and manage the variety of services offered through the Site and to fulfil any users’ requests relating to these services;
  2. to answer the questions from the users about Barilla products, services or about the Site (section "Contact us" on the Site);
  3. to administer the Site and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes;
How personal data will be processed

Personal Data will be processed mainly in an automated way, with procedures strictly related to the aforesaid purposes. The Controller has adopted a wide variety of security measures to protect you against the risk of loss, abuse or alteration of your Personal Data.

Categories of Personal Data subject to processing

We will collect and process the following information:

Information about users that users give to us by filling in forms on the Site or by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail or otherwise. The information users give us may include users name, address, e-mail address and phone number.

With regard to each of users visits to the Site we will automatically collect the following information:

  • technical information, including the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect users computer to the Internet, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform;
  • information about users visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL), clickstream to, through and from the Site (including date and time), page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), methods used to browse away from the page;
Nature of Personal Data processed

The provision of Personal Data is necessary for the data whose boxes are marked with an asterisk for Barilla to be able to meet the needs of the user with regards to the Site functions. Failure to supply the mandatory Personal Data required for the services requested – or the supply of partial or incorrect data – will make it impossible for these activities to be fulfilled, while the failure to supply optional Personal Data (whether in-full, partially or incorrectly) will not impede services being fulfilled.

Data Retention time

The Controller will process Personal Data for a period not exceeding the time necessary to achieve the purposes for which personal data are processed, or for a longer period, for the purposes permitted by law or to comply with statutory retention periods, and in any case canceled without unjustified delay.


The Site uses cookies to distinguish users from other users of the Site. This helps us to provide users with a good experience when users browse the Site and also allows us to improve the Site. For detailed information on the cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them see our Cookie policy.

Subjects who may process the Personal Data

Personal Data may be accessed by the employees or co-operators of the divisions of the Controller who, operating under the direct authority of the latter, are appointed as Processor or persons in charge of the processing of Personal Data, and they will receive, in this regard, proper operating instructions. The same will happen – with the persons in charge appointed by the Processor – among its employees or co-operators. Personal Data may also be disclosed to third parties (for example, to third parties who carry out outsourcing activities on behalf of Barilla) appointed as Processors by the Controller

Communication or diffusion of the user personal data

User Personal Data will not be divulged or communicated to third parties, made exception for the Processors appointed by the Controller.


The Site does not contain information intended directly for minors. Minors should not disclose personal information or data to Barilla in the absence of the consent of the parents. Therefore, Barilla invites all those who exercise parental responsibility on minors to inform them about the safe and responsible use of the Internet and the Web and to put in place any procedures that may be referred to in relation to the initiatives Barilla intends to deal with the personal data of the users underage.

Controller and Processors of the personal data processing

The Controller is Barilla G. e R. Fratelli S.p.A, with corporate seat in Parma, Via Mantova 166. The Processor is ……., with headquarters in ….. for the management and configuration of the servers on which the Site is hosted. The user may obtain the complete list of Processors by sending a message to the Controller of the Personal Data concerned through the section "Contact us" on the Site.

Your Rights

In their quality of interested parties, the users have the rights referred to in Art. 15 of European Reg. 2016/679, in particular, the right to obtain from the Controller confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning him or her are being processed, and where that is the case, access to the Personal Data. As part of this right of access, users may also ask to know the origin of Personal Data and the purposes and methods of processing. 
 They can also obtain the update, rectification or integration of Personal Data. They may at any time request the termination of processing, deletion, transformation into anonymous form or the blocking of the Personal Data. They may oppose, in whole or in part, to the processing of Personal Data for legitimate reasons. Users also have the rights under Art. 16-21 European Reg. 2016/679 (right to rectification, right to be forgotten, right to objection, right to restriction of processing, right to data portability, right to object). Users will also be able to advocate a claim to the Supervisory Authority where necessary, or contact the same to obtain information regarding the exercise of their personal rights deriving from European Reg. 2016/679. The user may at any time, exercise the rights referred above by sending a message to the Controller of the Personal Data concerned through the section "Contact us" on the Site.


Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to the section "Contact us" on the Site.

Changes to our privacy policy

Any changes we make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy policy.