Privacy Policy


Address: Metropolitan Hotel - Traversa XVII Pineta, 7 - 48015 Milano Marittima RA


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Legal Notes
This website (hereinafter the “Website”) is developed by BRG Communication ( and its content managed by GEPO S.R.L.S. - Metropolitan Hotel - Traversa XVII Pineta, 7 - 48015 Milano Marittima RA. The present Conditions apply to any user that uses the Website’s services.
1. Registration and use of Services /> 1.1. Registration on the Website enables users, who must authenticate themselves using the access credentials provided (“nickname” and “password”), to use the services available on the Website including, but not limited to, the addition of text and/or an image, as well as to add their own recipe (hereinafter “Services”).
By registering on the Website the dell’user accepts these Conditions for using the Services.
Users may only use the Services for personal reasons and not for commercial purposes.
1.2. Users that register on the Website grant Hotel Metropolitan:
- the right to publish and use, without any limitation and free of charge, comments/photos made available by the user via the Website;
- the right to reproduce, alter, adapt or develop the photos without any limitation and therefore with no compensation due to the user;
1.3. Without prejudice to the provisions of the Privacy policy, user content will be treated by Hotel Metropolitan as non-confidential and may therefore be potentially subject to publication, dissemination or use by Hotel Metropolitan in any way.
1.4. Hotel Metropolitan does not assume any obligation towards the user in terms of the publication of content on the Website .
2. Responsibility and guarantees
2.1. The user guarantees that any comment made by same is valid, does not contrast with binding regulations and does not violate any copyright, trademark, distinctive symbol, patent or any other third-party right.
In any case, using the Services to directly or indirectly contravene the laws in force in Italy or any other State is strictly prohibited.
The user shall be solely liable for any claim made by third parties with regard to the photos and texts proposed and for the violation of any industrial property or intellectual property right, as well as for the violation of any other applicable regulation in force and in any case any harm to the rights of third parties.
2.2. Hotel Metropolitan shall not be held responsible in any way for any damage or prejudice suffered by users as a result of accessing, connecting or downloading material or programmes from the Website. As such, Hotel Metropolitan shall not be required to answer for any damage, loss or prejudice of any kind that users may suffer as a result of their contact with the Website, or following the use of materials published therein or software used.
3. Copyright
The content (texts, images, sounds, films, graphics, trademarks, logos, audiovisuals, etc.) f this Website is the exclusive property of Hotel Metropolitan and/or third parties and is protected by copyright law, Law no. 633/1941 as amended (hereinafter, “LdA”). All rights are reserved, also with regard to the processing and the methods used to publish each text and image. The rights pursuant to art. 102 of the LdA are also reserved. Both the extraction and the reuse of all or part of the content of this Website, using any means or in any form, is prohibited.
Content may not be reproduced, communicated to the public, shared with the public, hired or loaned, publicly displayed, also in part, or disseminated without the authorisation of the copyright owner. The penalties established by the laws in force and, in particular, by articles 171, 171-bis, 171-ter, 174-bis and 174-ter of the aforementioned LdA, shall be applied to violations. Hypertext links to other websites may be added to individual texts with reference to the source. No links to inappropriate content or irrelevant content to this Website are permitted.


Processing of personal data
GEPO S.R.L.S. pays the utmost attention to the protection of personal data, having adopted suitable and necessary measures for the protection of data and the storage of same in application of the Italian and European law of reference and having examined all risks connected with the aforementioned activities.
Access to some sections of the Website and/or any eventual requests for information or services by users of the Website may be conditional on the entry of personal data whose processing by Hotel Metropolitan, as Data Controller, will take place in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (EU Regulation 2016/679) and national regulations in force with which Hotel Metropolitan has always complied.
This policy aims to inform users, also before they access the various sections of the Website and communicate their data, of the ways in which Hotel Metropolitan processes the personal data of users, and users must in any case read the policy before communicating their personal data by filling in the dedicated fields in the various sections of the Website, consenting to the processing of their data.
Purposes of processing
According to the requirements expressed by users as they access the various sections of the Website, the purposes of the processing of the personal data directly supplied by users by filling out the online forms may be the following:
a) to provide the requested service, with all kinds of connected and associated services;
b) following the consent of the user and until the revocation of same, to perform marketing activities (including, but not limited to, the sending of promotional and advertising material, the performance of connected analyses on registered users, which enable Hotel Metropolitan to improve the services and products it offers its clientele); and this also via e-mail, fax, mms and sms, following specific authorisation and until revocation of same;
c) to send newsletters providing the latest updates on the Website and lots of other news on Hotel Metropolitan and current promotions (Website section “Subscribe to the newsletter”);
d) to meet the needs of users as regards Hotel Metropolitan products/services and advertising, i.e. the Website
Some services offered by Hotel Metropolitan do not require users to be registered on the Website. Nevertheless, in order to process user requests for these services, users will be invited to disclose their personal data, which will be processed solely for the aforementioned purposes and for the period of time strictly necessary.
Method and duration of processing 
Personal data will mainly be processed automatically and in strict accordance with the above purposes by staff or workers of Hotel Metropolitan or of companies specifically appointed as data processors. With the exception of these scenarios, data will not be communicated to third parties or disclosed unless specifically established by national or European law. Data will be processed for the entire duration of the contractual relationship established and also subsequently, for the time period for which the Data Controller is subject to data storage obligations for legal fiscal purposes or other reasons.
Nature of the personal data communicated by users
The communication of personal data is optional but is partly necessary (i.e. for the data marked with an asterisk) for Hotel Metropolitan to be able to satisfy the needs of the user in terms of the Website’s functionalities. The complete or partial failure to provide the personal data marked with an asterisk, or the inaccuracy of same, will make it impossible to perform the requested service as such data is required for said service to be provided; meanwhile, the complete or partial failure to provide optional personal data, or the inaccuracy of same, carries no consequences.
Categories of personal data subject to processing
As well as the personal data provided directly by users (name, surname, postal address, email address, etc.) when registering on the Website, the computer systems and software procedures responsible for the functioning of the Website indirectly acquire some personal data whose transmission is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols.
Such data is only processed to perform anonymous statistical surveys.
Categories of subjects that may be party to the personal data of users
Personal data may come to the knowledge of employees or workers in the Data Controller’s Marketing Office who, working under the direct authority of the latter, are appointed as processors pursuant to articles 28 and 29 of the European Regulation and receive suitable operating instructions to this end; the same will happen – as overseen by the Processors appointed by the Data Controller - with employees or workers of the Processors.
Sphere of communication or disclosure of the personal data of users
The personal data supplied directly by users when filling out the online forms will not be communicated to third parties or disseminated, except in the case that the names of winners of competitions or prize contests promoted by Hotel Metropolitan via the Website are mentioned on the Website.
Data Controller and Processors
GEPO S.R.L.S. - Hotel Metropolitan, with head office at Metropolitan Hotel - Traversa XVII Pineta, 7 - 48015 Milano Marittima RA;


According to the European Regulation, the data subject (the person providing their data) may ask the Data Controller (Hotel Metropolitan) for access to their personal data and a copy thereof.
In particular, pursuant to art. 15 of the Regulation, each data subject has the right to obtain from the Data Controller (Hotel Metropolitan) confirmation of whether their personal data is being processed and, in such cases, to access their personal data and other information, such as:
a) the purposes of the processing;
b) the categories of personal data in question;
c) the recipients or categories of recipient to whom the personal data have been or will be disclosed, in particular recipients in third countries or international organisations;
d) where possible, the envisaged period for which the personal data will be stored, or, if not possible, the criteria used to determine that period;
The data subject may also request from the Data Controller the rectification or erasure of their personal data, pursuant to articles 16 and 17 of the Regulation, or the restriction of the processing of personal data concerning them, or object to such processing pursuant to articles 18 and 21.
Article 20 of the Regulation also establishes the right to the portability of personal data.
All of the rights guaranteed by national regulations are also expressly recognised.
Data subjects may withdraw their consent to the processing of their personal data and file a complaint with the Data Protection Authority, in accordance with the regulations in force.

Ways of exercising the rights in articles 15 to 22 of the Regulation and viewing the list of Data Processors 
Users may exercise the rights established in articles 15 to 22 of the Regulation at any time and view the complete list of Data Processors by sending an email to the Data Controller at or by sending a letter to: Metropolitan Hotel - Traversa XVII Pineta, 7 - 48015 Milano Marittima RA

In addition, if they have consented users may oppose the processing for the purposes outlined in letter b) (marketing activities) via their own email address by clicking on a specific link present in every email message.
Ways of editing the user “profile”
Users can edit the data they have provided or delete their profile at any time by using the “Edit data" function on the website or by sending an email to the Data Controller at or a letter to the postal address: Metropolitan Hotel - Traversa XVII Pineta, 7 - 48015 Milano Marittima RACOOKIE POLICY

Policy issued on the basis of directives of the Data Protection Authority “Identification of simplified methods for the notice and the acquisition of consent for the use of cookies" - 8 May 2014 and in accordance with art. 13 of the Privacy Law (Legislative Decree no. 196/2003)

What are cookies?
Cookies are small strings of text that a website may send to the devices of visitors (whether a PC  smartphone, notebook or tablet; they are usually stored directly in the browser). The website that sent the cookies may then read and store the cookies on the device to obtain various types of information.
Cookies cannot damage your computer. Furthermore, we are very careful when selecting all third-party suppliers that may set cookies for marketing purposes.

Types of cookies:
There are two main macro categories which have different characteristics and functions depending on the goals pursued by their users:
• TECHNICAL cookies
• TARGETING cookies

TECHNICAL COOKIES can be divided into:
• browsing cookies;
• analytics cookies;
• functionality cookies;.

In detail:

These cookies allow you to browse a website and use its functions: making a purchase, for example, or authenticating yourself in order to access reserved areas.

ANALYTICS COOKIES/> These cookies collect information on the ways users use the website, for example which pages they visit most often, as well as on any error messages that users may receive from the web pages when browsing.
Google Analytics Cookies
Our website uses Google Analytics by Google, Inc., a service that offers measurement statistics and website performance analysis through the use of cookies. To see the Google Analytics privacy notice visit For the Google privacy policy go to 
Google Adwords & Google Remarketing Cookies
The website may use Google Adwords and Google Remarketing technology. Both are managed by Google Inc.. The AdWords conversion tracking function also uses cookies. To help us keep track of sales and other conversions a cookie is stored on the computer of users when they click on an advert. This cookie lasts for 30 days and does not collect or monitor information that is able to personally identify the user. Users can disable Google conversion tracking cookies in their browser settings. In some cases cookies can cause problems when accessing or browsing your AdWords account. When this happens, the best way to correct the problem is to empty your cache and delete the cookies saved in your browser. To learn more about click here Finally, users can disable Google Analytics cookies by downloading a specific browser plug-in available at the following url
Facebook Cookies
The website may use Facebook Inc. cookies to monitor Facebook Ads campaigns and eventual remarketing activities. Click here for more information on the use of cookies by Facebook:

These cookies enable the website to “remember” your choices (your user name, language, any products you have chosen to purchase, etc.) and therefore improve the service it provides you.

TARGETING COOKIES are designed to create user profiles and are usually used to send advertising messages in line with the preferences displayed by the user when browsing the internet.

Cookies can also be classified as:
session cookies, which are immediately deleted when the user closes their browser (Internet Explorer, Safari, Google Chrome, etc.);
persistent cookies which - unlike session cookies- remain in the browser for a set amount of time. These are used, for example, to recognise the device connecting to a website, facilitating the user’s authentication operations;
first-party cookies, i.e. cookies generated and managed directly by the domain the user is browsing;
third-party cookies, which are generated and managed directly by parties other than the domain the user is browsing (usually on the basis of a contract between the website owner and the third party )

Which cookies does this website use?
This website uses technical and targeting cookies, which aim to guarantee the correct access of the website’s content and permit its browsing. In particular, the website uses the cookies of the following:
Google Inc. (Analytics, ADWORDS, Remarketing, YouTube), Facebook Inc., as well as proprietary SESSION cookies called CFID, CFTOKEN, PHPSESSID. Cookies are used in accordance with applicable regulations and, in particular, EU Regulation 2016/679, without prejudice to the responsibilities of the cookie owners.

Cookie settings
You can decide to accept or turn off cookies on your computer but for the optimum functioning of this website it is preferable to enable all types of cookies. Cookie settings can be checked and changed in your browser “Preferences" menu.
Select the browser you are using for information on how to change cookie settings.

If you turn off cookies this could disable some of the website’s functionalities.
Even with all cookies disabled your browser will continue to memorise a small amount of information. This information is not necessary for the basic functions of the website.