Who we are

Fingerpools, founded in July 2016, is the first Pool Sharing platform and it puts in contact Privates, Hotels, Clubs and other structures that have free seats in their swimming pools with people looking for a relaxing dive in a place less crowded than public structures. Fingerpools is the easiest and most reliable way to earn with your swimming pool and it's the only global point of reference for people who look for a refreshing experience in places that were inaccessible or unknown before.

Founders

PAOLA CAROBBIO

Ceo e Cofounder

Born on the day of the explorer (February, 19th)
Eclectic, curious, traveller.
Key words: ideas, action, sensibility.

After starting up the idea in 2016, Paola continues her project to improve the collective well-being by making grow the global net of Hosts and Guests on Fingerpools, with the goal of making it as diffused as possible.

She leads the brand general communication and she manages corporate aspects.
She loves animals, freedom, technology, honesty, nature, meritocracy and peace.
Former reporter, sales agent, writer and idealist, Paola strongly believes in a better future, in sharing economy as the new model of global development, in the descending social evolution and in the building of mutual trust between people online.
Before founding Fingerpools, Paola graduated in Philosophy at the University of Milan, she's been a free lance for 16 years (Radio Popolare, Repubblica, Corriere della Sera) and a sales agent for 8 years.
Paola is also a passionate cook, she plays the guitar (not so well), she loves being in good company in front of a fire and many other simple things of life. Like a nice dive in a beautiful private pool!

BEATRICE ADORNI

Coo e Cofounder

Born on the day of the breach (September, 23rd)
Legal professional, communicator, sporty.
Key words: precision, diplomacy and tenacity.

Beatrice is Fingerpools' co-founder and takes part in administration and execution.
She graduated in law but, pushed by uncertainty of the legal profession, she decided to make available to Fingerpools her personal, professional and economic resources because she immediately believed in Fingerpools with great enthusiasm.
She actively participates in the company's growth, with particular attention to contractual aspects and foreign communication.

She loves pizza, manners, loyalty, sport, respect, her dog, music, green, justice and the MotoGP world championship.

Before founding Fingerpools, Beatrice worked for a company that works with Unmanned Air Vehicles and, after graduation, she went through forensic practice.
She has a true passion for animals (she would adopt all of them) and she's a kickboxing black belt, but she wouldn't hurt a fly!

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Privacy

By using Fingerpools the User agrees to the processing of his personal data as it follows and according to the Reg. UE 2016/679 of the European Parliament and Council (GDPR).

The data collected through the procedures of registration to Fingerpools are stored on electronic databases owned by Fingerpools s.r.l. (Via A. Nini da Fano 5, Bergamo - 24129, Italy, VAT 04161360161 - E-Mail: [email protected]), which is the holder and responsible of the processing of the personal data. Any instance about the processing of the personal data has to be sent to Fingerpools s.r.l..

This information is about the data the User communicates at the moment of the registration to Fingerpools and during the use of the site.

Fingerpools subjects the User's personal data to the operations of collection, registration, organization, storage and use necessary to provide the services whereof Fingerpools' Terms and Conditions, including communication to other Users or third parties (where necessary) either manually or using automated and computerized methods.

The data can be organised in databases or archives.

The purposes of processing personal data are the following:

- provide the services whereof the site's Terms and Conditions;
- allow access and use of the platform;
- allow communication with other Users;
- manage, protect and improve the platform;
- provide assistance to the customers;
- provide information and/or send communications;
- handle any legal, accounting and tax obligations of Fingerpools;
- detect and prevent frauds, spam, abuses and other damaging activities;

  • fulfill legal obligations;
  • resolve disputes among Users and/or assert the rights of Fingerpools;
- guarantee the application of Fingerpools' Terms and Conditions and of the other policies;
- trace back to the authors of any illicit or violations of the Terms and Conditions;
  • fulfill requests from the competent authorities;
  • check the quality of the services;
- market surveys, statistics and internal marketing aimed at improving Fingerpools and the advertising;
  • allow the use of Mangopay (whose privacy policy is available at www.mangopay.com.

Mangopay processes personal data for the following purposes:

  • opening and managing the wallet;
  • receiving and executing payment transactions;
  • managing claims;
  • combatting money laundering and the financing of terrorism.

Any communication to Mangopay shall be made to Fingerpools, which is the communication channel between the Users and Mangopay's API.

Fingerpools and Mangopay jointly take the responsibility for the data processing, in accordance with article 26 of the GDPR.)

Fingerpools can scan or analyze the communications made by the User with other Users through the platform for fraud prevention purposes, risk assessment, compliance with applicable rules, product development, customer assistance, to correct, improve and expand the site, to ensure compliance with the terms and conditions for the use of the site, as well as for purposes of research and development of the product in order to help make research, booking and users communications more efficient and effective.

We will not investigate, scan or analyze communications in order to send promotional messages.

Processed data:

  • Pictures
  • Name
  • Surname
  • Gender
  • Nationality
  • Birthdate
  • ID/Passport
  • Description
  • Email
  • Phone
  • Address
  • Tax code / Vat number
  • Bank account details
  • Swimming pool's name
  • Swimming pool's description
  • Kind of swimming pool
  • Maximum number of guests
  • Kind of allowed guests
  • Swimming pool's address
  • Swimming pool's position on the map
  • Swimming pool's pictures
  • Swimming pool's characteristics;
  • Extra services
  • Swimming pool's rules
  • Additional information
  • Prices
  • Days and times of access
  • Feedbacks
  • Payments
  • Reservations
  • Favorites

Data visible only by Fingerpools and by the User who provides them:

  • Surname
  • Gender
  • Nationality
  • Birthdate
  • ID/Passport
  • Email
  • Phone
  • Address
  • Tax code / Vat number
  • Bank account details
  • Payments
  • Reservations
  • Favorites

Data visible by all the Users:

  • Pictures
  • Name
  • Description
  • Swimming pool's name
  • Swimming pool's description
  • Kind of swimming pool
  • Maximum number of guests
  • Kind of allowed guests
  • Swimming pool's position on the map
  • Swimming pool's pictures
  • Swimming pool's characteristics;
  • Extra services
  • Swimming pool's rules
  • Additional information
  • Prices
  • Days and times of access
  • Feedbacks

Data visible by Users only in case of reservation:

  • Swimming pool's address
  • Phone

Credit cards:

Fingerpools does not process or store credit card information as it uses the payment platform Mangopay, whose terms and conditions are an integral part of those of Fingerpools.

Search engines not managed by Fingerpools can index data publicly shared on the platform.

Fingerpools undertakes to take all the necessary precautions relating to the type of personal data and the risks deriving from their processing, in order to preserve their security and to prevent them from being altered or damaged or that unauthorized third parties have access to them, taking into account the state of the art and implementation costs, as well as the nature, scope, context, risks and purposes of the processing.

The data are kept for the duration of the User's subscription to Fingerpools (up to the cancellation of the personal account).

However, Fingerpools may retain some data for the time necessary to satisfy interests such as the promotion of security, the prevention and detection of violations or frauds.

Fingerpools may retain some data to the extent necessary to fulfill legal or tax obligations.

Information shared with others (such as feedbacks) continues to be visible to the public on the platform even after the Fingerpools account has been canceled.

The User acknowledges and agrees that Fingerpools may access, store and disclose his account information and contents to courts, public authorities, governmental authorities or third parties when required by law or when it believes in good faith that such access, storage or communication are reasonably necessary to:

- respond to complaints or claims raised against Fingerpools;

- perform Fingerpools legal duties or protect its rights;

- comply with orders of a procedural nature;

- enforce and administer the terms and conditions of use of Fingerpools;

- fraud prevention, risk assessment, investigation, customer assistance, product development and debugging activities;

- protect the rights, property or safety of Fingerpools, its Users, or the general public.

If Fingerpools undertakes or is involved in any merger, acquisition, reorganization, transfer of business, bankruptcy or insolvency proceedings, then it may sell, transfer or share some or all of its assets, including the personal data of the User. In such cases, the User will be informed before his personal data is subjected to a different privacy policy.

USER'S RIGHTS

The User can access his data at any time and exercise the rights referred to in Chapter III of Regulation (EU) 679/2016.

The provision of data and the related processing for the purposes identified above are strictly functional to the performance of the services indicated.

Any refusal by the User to provide such data or to consent to their processing may result in the inability to use Fingerpools or to obtain fulfillment for which the data are necessary (eg: refusal to provide bank details or the ID document makes it impossible to obtain payment).

Fingerpools informs the Users that they are entitled to:

  • know about the existence of data processing that concerns them;

- propose a complaint with a supervisory authority;

- obtain indication:

a) of the origin of personal data;

b) of the purposes and methods of the processing;

c) of the logic applied in case of treatment carried out with the aid of electronic instruments;

d) of the identification details of the data holder and responsible;

e) the subjects or the categories of subjects to whom the personal data may be communicated or who may become aware of it in their capacity as designated representative in the territory of the State, managers or agents;

- obtain the updating, rectification or cancellation of data.

- The interested party has the right to object, in whole or in part:

a) for legitimate reasons, to the processing of personal data concerning him, even though they are relevant to the purpose of the collection;

b) to the processing of personal data concerning him for the purpose of sending advertising material, direct sales or of carrying out market research or commercial communication.

At any time the User can access his data to update, modify, integrate or delete them by accessing his private area or deactivating his account.

The interested party has the right to withdraw his consent to the processing at any time by deactivating his personal account.

The opposition to the collection and processing of data or their cancellation will make it impossible to use Fingerpools.

THIRD PARTIES

Except for what stated in its terms and conditions, Fingerpools agrees to never transfer the data of its Users to third parties. Fingerpools could use social plugins provided and managed by third parties (for example: the "like" button of Facebook). As a result, the User may send the third company the information he is displaying on a certain part of Fingerpools.

If the User has not logged in from his account at the third company, the third company might not become aware of his identity.
If the User has logged in with his account at the third company, then the third company might be able to link information about his visit to Fingerpools. The external company may record user's interactions with the social plugin. The User undertakes to consult the privacy policies of such third-party companies to get more information on their practices in the field of personal data. Fingerpools is not responsible for the data processing carried out by third parties.

The platform will contain links to other sites that are not owned by or under the control of Fingerpools. Fingerpools exercises no control over the sites that belong to third parties and disclaims all liability in this regard. Such sites could charge their own cookies, web beacons or other files on the user's device, or collect his personal data. These sites have their own rules regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal data. We therefore invite the User to read the terms of use and privacy policies of the other sites he visits.

The User can connect his Fingerpools account with his account of a social networking site. When the User creates such a link:
- some of the information he provides through the connection of his accounts may be published on the profile of his Fingerpools account;
- some of the information he provides through the connection of his accounts may be published on the profile of his Fingerpools account;
- Fingerpools' other Users may be able to view contacts in common that the User has with them;
- Fingerpools' other Users may be able to see the schools, the city of origin, or other groups that the User has in common with them, as reflected in its social networking sites connected;
- the information coming from the connection of those accounts can be stored, processed and communicated for the purposes of fraud prevention and risk assessment.

Fingerpools has the right to distribute parts of the platform (including Users ads) so that they are displayed on sites operated by business partners and affiliated to Fingerpools, using technologies such as HTML widget. If and when the User's ads appear on the site of a partner, his public information may be viewed.

Fingerpools can allow subsidiaries and / or affiliates and its employees to use and process the User's personal information in the same manner and within the same limits laid down in this privacy statement. These companies respect the same obligations applicable under this policy. Fingerpools may also use third parties to provide services in information and technology and services that help verify identity, check government databases (if permitted by law), or that otherwise provide help in fraud prevention and risk assessment, customer service and facilitations related to payments or refunds.
Fingerpools may provide the User's personal information to such subjects for the sole purpose of enabling them to provide the services requested by Fingerpools. Fingerpools will ensure that those people will be obliged by contract to protect the User's personal data and not to use them for purposes unrelated to the services they provide under Fingerpools.

CHANGES TO THE PRIVACY POLICY

Fingerpools can change the mode of collection and processing of personal data at any time, without notice and at its sole discretion. Privacy Policy changes will be posted on the platform or sent to the User via email to the email address provided during registration. The User who does not agree with the changes made to the privacy policy will have to disable his account. If within 7 days from the date of the communication the User has not deleted his account, the modifications will be considered as accepted.

DISPUTES RESOLUTION

This privacy policy will be interpreted in accordance with Italian law, regardless of any provision relating to conflict of laws. Fingerpools and Users also agree to devolve the resolution of any dispute to the Court of Bergamo (Italy).

Cookies Policy

GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT COOKIES

Cookies are small text strings that the websites visited by the User send to the browser, in which they are stored before being re-transmitted to the same sites at the next visit by the same User. A website may contain some elements (such as, for example, images, maps, sounds, specific links to pages of other domains) of other websites (so-called "third parties"). In these cases, the User may also receive cookies on his terminal that are sent by the latter. We believe it is essential to provide Users with information about the cookies used on our website and the purposes for which they are used. The goal is threefold: to guarantee your privacy, to ensure ease of use and to optimize the development of our website. Below there are the main types of cookies and the related purposes for which they are used.

TECHNICAL COOKIES

Technical cookies are those used for the sole purpose of transmitting a communication over an electronic communications network, or to the extent strictly necessary for the provider of an information society service explicitly requested by the subscriber or by the User to provide such service. They are not used for other purposes and are normally installed directly by the owner or operator of the website. They can be divided into navigation or session cookies, which guarantee the normal navigation and use of the website. Session cookies are stored temporarily in the device memory while navigating a site, for example, to keep track of the chosen language or to authenticate to access reserved areas. Session cookies remain stored in the device for a short period of time. They are in fact deleted as soon as the user closes the browser.

Persistent cookies save a file on the device for a long period of time. This type of cookie has an expiration date. Persistent cookies allow websites to remember information and settings on subsequent visits of Users, thus making the exploration more practical and quick, since, for example, it is no longer necessary to log in. At the expiration date, the cookie is automatically deleted when you first log in to the website that created it.

PROFILING COOKIES

This website does not use profiling cookies.

THIRD PARTY COOKIES

These cookies are set by domains other than those indicated in the browser's address bar, i.e. by organizations that do not correspond to the owners of the website. This website uses services of the following third parties: Facebook, AddThis, Google and Hotjar.

Third parties may perform User tracking activities.

For detailed information about this, it is advisable to review the privacy and cookie policy of the third parties.

Facebook (Facebook Inc.)

The "Like" button and Facebook social widgets are services of interaction with the social network Facebook, provided by Facebook Inc.

Personal Data collected: cookies and usage data.
Place of processing: USA - Privacy Policy.

Facebook Authentication (Facebook, Inc.)

Facebook Authentication is a registration and authentication service provided by Facebook Inc. and connected to the social network.

By registering or authenticating the User allows the Application to identify him and give him access to dedicated services.

Personal data collected: various types of data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.
Place of processing: USA – Privacy Policy.

AddThis (Addthis Inc.)

AddThis is a service provided by Clearspring Technologies Inc. that allows interaction with social networks and external platforms and the sharing of Fingerpools content through a widget.

Depending on the configuration, this service can show widgets belonging to third parties (such as social network managers). In this case, even the third party that corresponds to the widget will be aware of the action taken and of the usage of data for the pages where the service is installed.

Personal data collected: cookies and usage data.
Place of processing: USA – Privacy Policy.

Widget Google Maps (Google)

Google Maps is a map visualization service managed by Google Inc. that allows Fingerpools to integrate such content within its pages.

Personal data collected: cookies and usage data.
Place of processing: USA – Privacy Policy.

Google Analytics (Google Inc.)

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google to collect information on the number of Users and how they visit the site.

The information generated by cookies on the use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

Google may use personal data to contextualize and personalize the advertisements of its advertising network.

Google may also transfer information to third parties where required by law or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf.

Personal data collected: cookies and usage data.
Place of processing: USA – Privacy Policy – Opt Out

Hotjar (Hotjar Ltd.)

Hotjar is a session recording service provided by Hotjar Ltd used to identify which areas of a page are the object of the passage of the cursor or click of the mouse in order to detect which contents are the most attractive.

Personal data collected: cookies, usage data and various types of data as specified by the privacy policy of the service.
Place of processing: Malta – Privacy Policy – Opt Out.

METHOD OF NOTICE TO THE USER AND MANAGEMENT OF CONSENT FOR THE USE OF COOKIES

When you visit our website for the first time, a banner is displayed to inform that the company Fingerpools s.r.l. uses the cookies described in this document. The banner asks the User if he wants more information and contains a link that opens the corresponding page. If the User does not accept the cookies we can no longer guarantee the proper functioning of the website. Some features of the site may not be available.

DEACTIVATION, ACTIVATION OR ELIMINATION OF COOKIES

At any time, the User can restrict or block cookies using the browser settings (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Safari, etc.). If you prefer that the website does not store any cookies on your device, set your browser to be notified before archiving each cookie. Alternatively, you can set your browser to refuse all cookies or only third-party cookies. You can also delete all cookies already in the system. It is important to underline that the settings must be changed separately in every browser and device used (PC, notebook, smartphone, tablet, etc.). If you set the blocking of the storage of cookies, we can no longer guarantee the proper functioning of the website. Some features of the site may not be available. In each browser, the settings are changed following a different procedure. If necessary, use the browser's help function to define the correct settings.

CHANGES TO COOKIE POLICY

Fingerpools can change the cookie policy at any time. If Fingerpools makes changes to the Cookie Policy, it will inform Users of such changes by publishing the updated Cookie Policy on the Platform or by sending an email. If the User does not intend to accept the modified cookie policy, he must cease using the platform and deactivate his Fingerpools account. After 7 days from the date of communication without the User having deleted his account, the changes will be deemed as accepted.

Contacts

Welcome to the contact section for customer support

You don't know Fingerpools yet, or you need support? See the F.A.Q. section!
Do you want to contact Fingerpools? Fill the form below or send an email at [email protected].

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