Cookie Policy


Knoll International S.p.A. (“Knoll”) is aware of the importance of protecting the personal data and, in its quality of Data Controller, informs that website uses cookies to make navigation easier and that personal data acquired through these tools will be processed in compliance with European and Italian legislation. When using the services offered by the site (filling out contact forms, etc.) the user will receive specific information regarding the further processing of personal data made by Knoll.

Pursuant to Article 13 of Regulation (EU) no. 2016/679 (“Regulation”), Knoll provides the following information.

1.    Types of data collected: cookies.

Deactivating cookies.

All modern browsers allow users to decide whether to block the installation of cookies on their terminal and to delete those already installed. This also applies to cookies installed as a result of browsing this site. In this case browsing the site may be difficult or even impossible.

The ways to disable the installation of cookies on the most modern browsers are listed below:

Google Chrome


- Select the Chrome menu icon.

- Select “Settings”. At the bottom of the page, select “Show Advanced Settings”.

- In the “Privacy” section, select “Content settings”.

- Select Prevent sites from setting data.

- Select “Finish”.

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Internet Explorer

- Click on the “Tools” button and then on “Internet Options”.

- Click on the Privacy tab and in the Settings section, move the slider up to block all cookies or down to allow them and click OK.

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Apple Safari


- Visit the Preferences page.

- From the Privacy panel choose the option to block cookies.

- To delete already stored cookies, press the “Remove all website data” button.

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Apple Safari for mobile devices


- Touch the Settings> Safari> Block cookies button.

- Choose the option “Always allow”, “Allow only from websites I visit”, “Allow only from current website” or “Always block”. In IOS 7 or older versions, choose “Never”, “Third party and advertisers” or “Always”.

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Mozilla Firefox

- Click on the menu button and select Preferences.

- Select the Privacy panel.

- Under History settings: select use custom settings.

- To activate cookies, mark Accept cookies from sites; to turn them off, remove the mark from the item. If you are having problems with cookies, also make sure that the option Accept third-party cookies is not set to Never.

-Choose how long cookies can remain stored: (i) keep them until they expire: cookies will be removed when they reach the expiry date (date set by the site that sends cookies); (ii) keep them until Firefox closes: cookies stored on your computer will be removed when Firefox is closed; (iii) keep them until ask each time: displays a warning every time a website tries to set a cookie and asks the user if he wants this cookie to be saved.

- Close the page. Any changes made will be automatically saved.

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- Go to Preferences area.

- Select the “Advanced” area and enter the “Cookies” section.

- To disable cookie storage by the browser, select the “Never accept cookies” setting.

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Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Controller informs that the User can use Your Online Choices. Through this service it is possible to manage the tracking preferences of most advertising tools. The Data Controller, therefore, recommends using this resource in addition to the information provided in this document.

2. Data retention period.

Personal data collected and processed following the navigation of the site will be retained for the entire period of service delivery and then immediately canceled. The cookies installed through the site are temporary and are automatically deleted at the deadline indicated in this policy. The data collected through services related to Google will be retained for a period of 14 months.

3. Modalities for data processing.

The collected data will be stored and processed with electronic tools and will be saved both electronically and on paper, organised in a database, and on any other type of appropriate support. Specific security measures are followed to prevent data loss, illicit or incorrect use and unauthorised access. The processing of personal data carried out by Knoll does not involve automated decision-making processes.

4. Reporting and providing data.

The provision of navigation data is a necessary requirement for the provision of the requested service (navigation on the site) and therefore mandatory for this purpose: the failure to communicate or provide personal data by the data subject, will result in the impossibility for Knoll to allow navigation on the site The provision of data for further purposes is optional: failure to communicate or provide data, in such cases, will not affect the data subject. The installation of technical, analytical and third-party cookies from the website is optional (it can be prevented through the browser settings), but could result in the uselessness of the site or some of its services.

5. Entities to whom personal data may be disclosed.

Personal data may be disclosed to: subjects who are entitled and have the interest to access personal data by law or secondary and / or community legislation; Controller’s internal staff; companies, associations or professional offices that provide services and activities on behalf of the Controller as Data Processor for the fulfilment of legal obligations, as well as for every organisational and administrative need necessary to provide the services requested. The details of the Data Processors are listed in an updated list available at Knoll (to be requested at the addresses indicated in point 9). Personal data will not be disseminated.

6. Data transfer abroad or to international organisations.

Personal data gathered as a result of web-surfing and usage of the services in the website could be stored in the United States.

7. Link to sites or services of third parties.

This policy is provided only for the processing of personal data made through this site or the tools provided by the same, and not for other websites that may be consulted by the user through connection, whose managers operate as independent data controllers. Users are therefore invited to read their privacy policies carefully, before accessing the services of third parties.

8. Data subject’s rights.

In relation to the above-mentioned personal data processing, the data subject has the right to exercise at any time the rights provided by the Regulation, including, for example, to obtain the indication of: (i) data source; (ii) purposes and methods of processing; (iii) logic applied in case of processing carried out with the aid of electronic instruments; (iv) identifying details of the controller, of the processor, of the managers and the appointed representative.
Data subjects have the right to obtain: (i) access, updating, correction or integration of data; (ii) deletion, transformation into anonymous form or blocking of data processed in violation of the law; (iii) the limitation of data processing; (iv) copy of their data in standard format.
Data subjects are also entitled to object, in whole or in part:
- for legitimate reasons to the processing of data concerning them, even if pertinent to the purpose of the collection;
- to the processing of personal data concerning them carried out pursuant to art. 6 par. 1 of the Regulation, let. e) (“processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller”) or f) (“processing is necessary for the pursuit of the legitimate interest of the data controller or third parties”) including profiling on the basis of these provisions;
- to the processing of personal data concerning them for the dispatch of advertising or direct sales material or for the conduction of market research or commercial communication (direct marketing), including profiling in so far as it is connected to it.

Data subjects have, finally, the right to revoke their consent to processing, when this is based on the hypothesis by art. 6, par. 1, lett. a) ("the data subject has given consent to the processing of his or her personal data for one or more specific purposes"), or by art. 9, par. 2, lett. a) (“the data subject has explicitly consented to the processing of those personal data for one or more specified purposes”) of the Regulation, at any time without prejudice to the lawfulness of the treatment based on consent given prior to the revocation.
If the processing is in violation of the legislation in force, Data subjects have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, particularly in the Member State in which they normally reside, work or where the alleged violation has occurred. The Italian Supervisory Authority can be reached at the addresses on its website.


9. Data controller - Contact details.

The Data Controller is Knoll International S.p.A., Piazza Bertarelli 2, 20122 – Milano, Italy, in the person of the legal representative pro tempore. To exercise the rights listed above, the data subject may make a request using the e-mail account [email protected].
Knoll retains the right to update this personal data processing policy.