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topVendors privacy policy on use of personal data

Blast21 Srl is the publisher of the topVendors Guide.

In this privacy policy you can find out what information we may collect about the Visitor in relation to your use of our website and related service, i.e. personal data, and the way we way use and share that personal data. You can also find out how we and our service providers may monitor your online behavious to deliver customised ads, marketing materials or other services. This privacy statement also tells you how you can verify the accuracy of your personal data and how you can request that we delete or update it.

This privacy policy applies to the topVendors website ( This website may contain links to external websites and advertisement for other parties. This privacy policy does not cover the activities of such third parties. Please refer to those third parties sites’ privacy policities for more information about how your data is used.

By accessing and using the topVendors site you are agreeing to the terms of this privacy statement.

Information about us

Blast21 Srl is a B2B publishing company. We are based in Milan, Italy, our address is Via Matteo Bandello, 15, 20123 Milano. The Data Controller is Blast 21 Srl.

Collection of personal data

We collect personal data from you to customise your experience and provide services. We collect certain personal data from you which you give to us when you are registering or subscribing for product or services. Or when you are filling in a contact from. You can access our site without any registrations or any disclosure of personal data.

Types of personal data held and its use


topVendors collects personal data: you name, job title, address, company, job function, telephone number and email address, in order to register you for access to certain content or subscription.

Contact a Vendor

When you fill in a form to contact one of the Vendors featured on our website, topVendors collects personal data such as your name, company, address, job title, website, telephone number and email address. This personal data will be shared with the Vendors you want to contact. Please note that no personal data will be shared if you don’t fill in a contact form. Your personal data will not be sold.

By using the topVendors website and submitting personal information you are agreeing that we may collect, hold, process and use your information (including personal information) for the purpose of providing you with the Site services and developing our business.

Monitoring use of our Sites

Where, as part of our Site services, we enable you to post information or materials on our Site, we may access and monitor any information which you upload or input, including in any password-protected sections.

When you visit the topVendors website, this places a cookie on your machine. This enables your access to content and services that are not publicly available. Once you are logged on, the actions you take - for example, viewing an article - will be recorded (subject to any necessary consents). We may use technology or a service provider to do this for us.


Some of your personal data collected may be used by us and/or our other group companies and third party service providers to contact you by email, fax, telephone and/or post for sending information or promotional material on our products and/or services and/or those of our other group companies. This will only happen if you decide to fill in a “contact the company” form.

Cookies and similar technologies

topVendors uses cookies and similar technical tools to collect information about your access to the site and the services we provide.

Cookies are pieces of information which include a unique reference code that a website transfers to your device to store and sometimes track information about you. A number of cookies we use last only for the duration of your web session and expire when you close your browser. Other cookies are used to remember you when you return to the topVendors website and will last for longerThey are uniquely assigned to you and can only be read by a Web server in the domain that issued the cookie.

We may use cookies to:

• remember that you have used the topVendors website before; this means we can identify the number of unique visitors we receive to different parts of the topVendors website. This allows us to make sure we have enough capacity for the number of users that we get and make sure that the topVendors website runs fast enough;
• remember your login session so you can move from one page to another within the topVendors website;
• store your preferences or your user name and password so that you do not need to input these every time you visit the topVendors website;
• customise elements of the layout and/or content of the pages of the topVendors website for you;
• record activity on the topVendors website so that we understand how you use it enabling us to better tailor our content, services and marketing to your needs;
• collect statistical information about how you use the topVendors website so that we can improve it;
• gather information about the pages on the topVendors website that you visit, and also other information about other websites that you visit, so as to place you in a “market segment”.

Some of the cookies used by the topVendors website are set by us, and some are set by third parties who are delivering services (such as interest based advertising directed at your market segment) on our behalf. This third parties include Google Analytics to analyze and optimize traffic statistics on this website.

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but, if you prefer, you can change your browser to prevent that or to notify you each time a cookie is set.


Information collected at the topVendors website may be shared with a third party if and only if you fill in a contact form asking to get in touch with them. Your personal data will not be sold to other companies.

We may also disclose your personal data to other third parties, including, without limitation, professional advisers, or governmental or State institutions or regulatory authorities, where necessary in order to exercise or defend legal rights or where required by law.

We may transfer, sell or assign any of the information described in this policy to third parties as a result of a sale, merger, consolidation, change of control, transfer of assets or reorganisation of our business.

Confidentiality and security of your personal data

We are committed to keeping the data you provide us secure and will take reasonable precautions to protect your personal data from loss, misuse or alteration.

How to access, update and erase your personal information

If you wish to know whether we are keeping personal data about you, or if you have an enquiry about our privacy policy or your personal data held by us, just contact us:

Blast21 Srl
Via M. Bandello 15
20123 Milano

By email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

This policy was last updated on May 2017

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