Privacy Policy - BuyLeatherOnline

Information according to EU regulation 2016/679 ("GDPR")

Please read our Privacy policy, which applies in any case where you access the website and decides to navigate within it and use its services, regardless of the purchase of products. We also invite you to read the "terms and conditions" page of this site (BuyLeatherOnline), because it contains important information about privacy and the security systems adopted by this web site. For more information and details about our privacy policy, please visit the following link: Detailed Privacy Policy



When you use our services, you agree that our company collects some personal information. This page is intended to tell you what information we collect, why and how we use them.
We deal with two types of information:

  • data provided by the user
  • information we collect automatically

1.1 Data provided by the user

Whether you are an individual or a company, when you sign up, please contact us or fill out a registration form we ask you to provide some data that need to be able to use our services.
This is the data we ask from you:

  • email address and password
  • name and surname
  • date of birth (optional)
  • nature of your business or private accounts:
  • City or municipality of reference
  • phone number
  • company name, VAT number and tax code if you are a company

In the use of our site you can use the "contact us" features and "Chat" to communicate with other users or with our Customer Service

Third-party data

If you provide personal information to third parties, such as those of your family members or friends, you have to be sure that these subjects have been properly informed and have consented to its treatment in the manner described in this policy.

Data of minors under 16

If you are under 16 years old you cannot provide us with any personal data or you can sign up on BuyLeatherOnline, and in any case not accept liability for any misrepresentation that you provide. If we knew of the existence of false statements we will proceed with the speedy deletion of any personal information acquired.

1.2 Information we collect automatically

We collect the following information automatically if you accept our cookies, if you register or if you choose to navigate on our site:

  • technical data such as IP address, browser type, and information about your computer, current position data (approximate) of the tool that you are using;
  • data collected using cookies or similar technologies: for more information, please visit the "cookies" section.



We use the information collected to provide you with the opportunity to buy our products/services and all ensuing activities, such as messages about the status of advance, to inform you about our listings (subject to consent) or to offer personal advice in line with your interests.

2.1 Ensure access to our products/services and improve the delivery

We use your information to provide you with access to our products/services and their delivery, including:

  • registration and creation of the restricted area "customer account"
  • use "Favorites" and "saved searches"
  • communications related to the provision of the product/service
  • messaging between BuyleatherOnline and its clients
  • contact Customer Service via the Chat functionality
  • administrative, financial or accounting tasks, such as those relating to purchases, payment, invoicing and debt collection

We use your information to improve the user experience, including through the following treatments:

  • detecting your current location (approximate) to facilitate the use of certain features of the service, such as language and currency of the site
  • activity detection of the degree of satisfaction of users to improve the functionality of the site and the services offered: in particular Mapel & C Srl uses a collection service reviews, investigative purposes only and not for commercial purposes. Privacy policy

These treatments are based on the legitimate interests of the data controller and you can object at any time.

2.2 Inform you about our activities and promotions

We use the collected data, if you have provided your express consent (newsletter and opt-in), to inform you about promotional activities that may be of interest to you, in particular:

  • communicating promotional and commercial activities by email or SMS about products, trade shows or events.
  • do analysis and reporting relating to promotional communications, such as tracking the number of emails opened, clicks on links within the communication, the type of device used to read the communication and its operating system, or the list of subscribed to the newsletter.

2.3 Further details on how we collect data

Contact form
The user, by filling out the contact form with your data, you agree to use them to respond to requests for information, or any other kind of estimate, indicated by the form header.

Collected personal data: email, first name, last name, phone, company name, city. Other similar data collected in forms on the website will be treated according to the same logics mentioned above.

Mailing List or Newsletter
By registering to the mailing list or newsletter, your email address is automatically entered in a list of contacts that may be sent email messages that contain information, including commercial information and promotion, related to this site. Personal information: email and name.

Hosting and backend infrastructure: Serverplan 
This type of service has the function to host data and files that allow this website to work, help you deploy and provide a ready-to-use infrastructure to deliver specific functionality. Some of these services operate through geographically dispersed servers in different places, making it difficult to determine the exact location where Personal Data are stored. Serverplan is a service of hosting and backend provided by Serverplan srl. Personal data collected: various types of data as specified by the privacy policy of the service. Place of processing: Consult the privacy policy of Serverplan – Privacy Policy

2.5 interaction with external social networks and platforms:

These services allow you to make interactions with social networks, or other external platforms, straight from the pages of this application. The interactions and the information gained from this application are in any case subject to the user's privacy settings for each social network.

Like button and Facebook social widgets (Facebook, Inc.)
The like button and Facebook social widgets include interaction with the social network Facebook, provided by Facebook, Inc.
Personal data collected: cookies and usage data.
Processing location: USA- Privacy Policy

Google+ +1 button and social widgets (Google Inc.)
Google +1 and social widgets button + Google + social network interaction services, provided by Google Inc.
Personal data collected: cookies and usage data.
Processing location: USA- Privacy Policy

Twitter Tweet button and social widgets (Twitter)
The Twitter Tweet button and social widgets include interaction with the social network Twitter, provided by Twitter Inc.
Personal data collected: cookies and usage data.
Processing location: USA- Privacy Policy



The provision of personal data is obligatory only for the treatments necessary to the provision of the services offered by BuyLeatherOnline (refusal for purposes of service makes it impossible to use the service); It is optional for the marketing purposes of profiling and the refusal to give consent has negative consequences on the delivery of the service offered in connection with the web site and their applications.



4.1 Holder

The data controller of personal data is the company Mapel & C S.r.l. with registered office in via Nazario Sauro, n. 51, Ponte a Egola, Pisa Italy; Pisa R.E.A. registration n. 78289; P.IVA IT00691170500, no data processing PI002546. The personal data treatment responsible is: Ciardi Carlo.

4.2 Place of data processing and data processors

The processing operations connected to the web services of this website take place at the headquarters of Mapel & C Srl or on servers located in data centers in Italy or abroad, and is carried out by authorized personnel processing, or by persons in charge of occasional maintenance operations. No data deriving from the web service is communicated or disseminated, except in the cases expressly provided for by law.

4.3 persons to whom personal data can be communicated

The data collected in the framework of the provision of the service may be disclosed to:

  • companies which perform functions strictly linked and instrumental to – even technique, such as vendors that provide services for the shipment of products, direct marketing, customer service providers, collection reviews, company providing storage services, administrative, payment and billing information.
  • organizations and the administrative and judicial authorities in pursuance of legal obligations

In no case will we give or sell personal data to third parties.



5.1 Access to personal data from your reserved area and withdrawal of consent (newsletter and opt-out)

You can, at any time, view your personal information in your member area. Log in to your account and click the "reserved Area". Remember you can revoke at any time the consent you provided by logging in to your member area and by removing its flag.

5.2 Export and deletion of personal data

To export your personal (takeout) or ask for the deleting you can:

  • send a request to the email from the email address with which you registered on
  • go to personal area and use its functions of portability and account cancellation

Your personal data will be exported within 30 days or, in the case that the export is particularly complex, within three months. The deletion will be done in the time frame provided for and in accordance with the retention period specified in paragraph 6.

5.3 Exercise your rights

Any natural person using our service can:

  • obtain from the holder, at any time, information about the existence of personal data, the origin of such data, the purposes and methods of treatment and, if present, to obtain access to personal information and the information referred to in article 15 of GDPR
  • request updating, rectification, integration, cancellation, limitation of data if one of the conditions laid down in article 18 of GDPR, transformation into anonymous form or blocking of personal data processed unlawfully, including data whose retention is unnecessary for the purposes for which the data were collected and/or subsequently processed
  • oppose, totally or partially, for legitimate reasons, the processing of data, even if pertinent to the purpose of collection and processing of personal data for the purposes of commercial information or advertising or direct sales material or to carry out market research or commercial communication. Each user also has the right to withdraw consent at any time without affecting the lawfulness of the processing based on consent given before the revocation
  • receive your personal information, provided knowingly and actively or through the use of the service, in a structured format, commonly used and can be read by automated device, and to pass them on to another owner of the treatment without hindrance

Please note that any questions or requests concerning your personal information and respect your privacy, you can contact us at dedicated



The retention of personal information will be made in hard copy and/or electronic/computer science and for the time necessary to meet the purposes referred to in paragraph 2, respecting your privacy and the regulations. Generally speaking, this means that we will retain your personal data for so long as you have an active account. Personal data relating to the purchase of products are kept longer to fulfill legal obligations (such as those provided by the regulations on taxation and sales and for warranty purposes) and for safety reasons, prevention, communication, inquiries, disputes, and/or conduct contrary to the terms of service in order to ensure a better quality of the same. Invoices, accounting documents and transaction data are retained for 11 years under any law (including taxes).



The data are collected from the persons specified in paragraph 4, according to the relevant regulations, particularly with regard to security measures required by GDPR (article 32) for their treatment using computers, manual and automated tests and with logic strictly related to the purposes indicated in point 2 and in order to ensure the security and confidentiality of the data. Mapel & C Srl, for the site, adopts the most advanced security protocols for sending and receiving data, in particular SSL, so as to better protect the client.



8.1 Position

When using the site and associated services with active location detection, we may collect and process information about your current location (approximate). This data is processed anonymously, in a format that does not identify you personally and used only to facilitate the use of certain features of the location-based site. You can enable/disable location services at any time by going to the settings of your browser and/or your device.



This policy may be subject to change. If we make substantial changes to our use of information about you by the owner, the latter will notify you by posting them with the utmost emphasis on their pages or through alternative means or similar.



Cookie Policy - BuyLeatherOnline

Cookies and similar technologies
For more information and details about the various cookies that may be used on our site please go to: Detailed Cookie Policy



Cookies are small text files that websites visited by users send to their terminals or devices, which stores to be transmitted back to the same sites on subsequent visits. Cookies (and/or similar technologies such as SDK technologies for the mobile world) can be stored permanently (persistent cookies) on your device or have a different duration; they can be erased when you close your browser or have a duration limited to single session (session cookies). Cookies may be installed by (first party cookies) or from other websites (third party cookies).

Cookies are used for a variety of purposes as specified later. Below you will find all the information about cookies installed and/or applications and instructions on how to manage your preferences about them.

A cookie can be classified for its lifetime and the domain to which it belongs.
For durability, a cookie may be:

  • session cookie that is erased when the user closes the browser.
  • persistent cookie that remains on the computer/device for a preset period of time.

As for the domain to which it belongs, there are:

  • cookies that are set by the Web server of the visited page and share the same domain.
  • third party cookies stored by a different domain to the domain of the page you're visiting. This can happen when the web page references a JavaScript file, which is located outside his domain.

The main aims of third party cookies are:

  • analysis: to collect statistical information about your use of the service by users (such as number of visitors, pages viewed, etc.). These cookies are used to analyze the traffic on our website anonymously, without storing personal data. Third parties: Google Analytics, Google Adwords.
  • marketing: analyze your actions online so we can provide, through third-party partners, content and commercial offers in line with your interests based on your previous browsing experience. Third parties: Google Adwords.

Also, could be activated cookies specially designed for «social networks». They allow the user to interact through social networks (share feature, Facebook or Social Login). When a page contains this command establishes a direct connection to the social network you selected.

The use of these technologies is governed by the privacy policies of those companies and not by the privacy policy of For more information please review the Cookie Policy detailed version.

Some cookies are exempt from the requirement of consent. Consent is not required if the cookie is:

  • used for the sole purpose of making the transmission of a communication and strictly necessary to enable the provider of an information society service explicitly requested by the user to provide such a service.
  • cookies for user input (session id) as the first part cookie to track user input while filling online forms, shopping carts, etc., for the duration of a session or persistent cookies that are limited to a few hours in some cases
  • authentication cookies, to identify the user once logged in, for the duration of a session
  • user-centric security cookie, used to detect abuses of authentication, persistent limited duration
  • media readers, cookies are used to store engineering data for playback of video or audio, for the duration of a session
  • cookie content sharing social plug-ins from third parties, for registered members of a social network.

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. As each browser is different, see your browser's Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.



Are used for purposes related to the provision of the service and to enable or improve navigation. These cookies are essential to ensure our platform proper operation.

Analytics (Google Analytics)
Are used to collect statistics on the use of the service by users (such as number of visitors, pages viewed, etc.). We use these cookies to analyze the traffic on our website anonymously, without storing personal data and to improve the functionality of the site. This site does not use (and does not allow any third party to use) Google analytics tool to track or to collect personally identifiable information. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google nor seek to connect an IP address with the identity of a user. Google may also communicate this information to third parties where required to do so by law or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. For more information, please refer to the link below:
The user can selectively disable Google Analytics action by installing on your browser opt-out component provided by Google. To disable the action by Google Analytics, please refer to the link below:
Personal data collected: cookies and usage data.
Place of processing: USA – Privacy Policy – Opt Out

Google Tag Manager
For reasons of transparency, please be aware that we use Google Tag Manager. Google Tag Manager itself does not collect personal information. Facilitates the integration and management of our tags. Tags are small pieces of code that are used to measure traffic and visitor behavior, to detect the impact of online advertising or to test and optimize our web sites. For more information about Google Tag Manager visit:
Personal data collected: cookies and usage data.
Processing location: USA- Privacy Policy

Google AdWords conversion tracking
We use "Google AdWords online advertising program and conversion tracking within Google AdWords. Google conversion tracking is an analytical service. When you click on one ad placement by Google, on your device is inserted a conversion tracking cookie. These cookies expire after 30 days, do not contain any personal information and cannot be used to identify you personally.
Personal data collected: cookies and usage data.
Processing location: USA- Privacy Policy



The consent to the use of profiling cookie is provided by the user through the following ways: by closing the banner containing the short statement or by clicking on "accept", whatever its element and can be viewed and revoked at any time.All technical cookies do not require consent, therefore are installed automatically as a result of your access to the site or service.



Cookies can be completely disabled by the browser using the appropriate intended function in most browsers. It's good to know, however, that by disabling cookies, certain features of the site may not be usable.
Here are the links to our major browsers for more information on disabling cookies: ChromeFirefoxInternet Explorer SafariEdge
To disable individual profiling and performance of third party cookies click on the links to the third party information expressly stated in paragraph 2 of this policy on cookies.
With reference to the profiling cookie in order to deliver personalized advertising, please know that if I excercised the opt-out, you will continue in any case to receive advertising of generic type.
Disabling cookies "third parties" in no way affects the navigability.
The setting can be specifically defined for the different websites and web applications. The best browser allow you to define different settings for cookies "owners" and "third party".



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Last update to 24/05/2018.