Privacy Policy


Information about the treatment of data gathered on the website www.wineandsiena.com and ist subdomains.
On this page, you will be informed about how personal information of users of www.wineandsiena.com is gathered and treated in compliance with the relevant data protection Regulation and law (GDPR May 2018).


All responsibilities of your data treatment lie with Gourmet’s International S.r.l. (email: info@meranowinefestival.com, PEC: gourmets@pec.it, T. +390473210011). Gourmet´s Internationals registered office is at via B. Johannes 9, Merano, 39012 (BZ), Italy


We exclusively acquire, process and save your personal data to the extent that it is necessary for the functional provision of this Internet site and our content and services as well as for the processing of requests and possibly orders/contracts, but only to the extent that legitimate interest exists within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) Sentence 1 lit.f of the GDPR or another legal permission justification. Your data will also be used for further purposes precisely determined in the consent, e.g. for sending advertising material via newsletters, but only if you submitted a separate consent beforehand.

Website Logs and Cookies: Whenever you visit or interact with our website, we automatically collect certain information about your browser and your interaction with our website, including (a) IP address, (b) browser and device type, (c) operating system, (d) referring web page, (e) the date and time of page visits, and (f) the pages accessed on our websites. We also use cookies and similar technologies to recognize and improve your use of our websites, and you will not be able to access certain parts of our websites, including those that require a login, unless your device accepts cookies from us.

Information from Our Vendors: We may receive information related to your use of our Vendor websites and services, including your username, name, email address, shipping address and your interaction with our Vendor. Common examples include signing up for a masterclass or ordering tickets for the event.

We process this data on the basis of GDPR Article 6 (1) point f, as they are required for us to provide the service, to ensure technical operation and to investigate and remove malfunctions. It is in our interest to ensure the use and technical operability of our website. This data is automatically processed when our website is accessed. Unless they are provided, you cannot use our services. We usually erase these data after seven days unless, under exceptional circumstances, we need them for a longer period for the above-mentioned purposes. In such a case we erase the data as soon as they are no longer required for the relevant purpose.


Our Websites are not intended for children under 13 years of age. No one under age 13 may provide any personal information to or on the Websites. In accordance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (commonly referred to as “COPPA”), we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you are under 13, do not use or provide any personal information on the Websites. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at privacy@meranowinefestival.com


We do not share or disclose any of your personal information without your consent, other than for the purposes specified in this notice or to facilitate the processing of orders, requesting quotations and arranging deliveries or where there is a legal or contractual requirement. Gourmet´s International third-parties to provide the below services and business functions, however all processors acting on our behalf only process your data in accordance with instructions from us and comply fully with this privacy notice, the data protection laws and any other appropriate confidentiality and security measures.

The types of third parties may include but is not limited to:
SendinBlue, for the newsletter service, if you subscribed
Ufficio Stampa David Taddei e Susanna Salvadori, in case if you applied for press accreditation


As a data subject you are entitled to the following rights:

Right to information: You have a right to access the data we have stored about you as a person.

Right to rectification and erasure: You can require us to correct inaccurate data or – provided that the legal grounds are in place – to erase your data.

Restriction of processing: Provided that the legal grounds are in place, you can require us to restrict the processing of your data.

Data portability: If you have provided us with data on the basis of a contract or your consent, and as long as there are legal grounds, you can require us to send you the data you gave us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format, or you can require us to send your data to a different controller.

Objection to data processing on the legal basis of “legitimate interest” under GDPR Article 6 (1) point f:
If there are reasons arising from your specific situation, you are entitled to object to our processing of your data at any time, provided that such an objection has its legal basis in a “legitimate interest”. If you make use of your right to object, we shall discontinue the processing of your data, unless we can – within the parameters of the law – demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for further processing, outweighing your own rights.

To make use of your right to object, please use privacy@meranowinefestival.com as contact details

Revocation of consent: If you have given us your consent to the processing of your data, you can revoke the same at any time with future effect. This, however, does not affect the legitimacy of processing your data until the date of revocation.

Right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority: You can also lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority if you believe that the processing of your data has breached the latest applicable law. To do so, you can contact the data protection authority responsible for your place of residence or country or the data protection authority responsible for ourselves.

Your contact with us: In addition, if you have any questions about the processing of your personal data, your rights as a data subject or any consent you may have given, please feel free to contact us without incurring any charge. To exercise any of the aforementioned rights, please contact privacy@meranowinefestival.com or write to the postal address specified in clause 1. When you do so, please make sure that we can clearly identify you.