Amtech UK (Amtech) is committed to protecting the privacy of amtechuk.co.uk users and the overall integrity of the Internet. To that end, we are disclosing here any issues related to privacy in the collection by Amtech of personally identifiable information from users of amtechuk.co.uk.
Amtech agrees to comply with the Direct Marketing Authority's Code of Practice and in case of a complaint be bound by the decision of the Direct Marketing Authority. A full copy of the DMA's Code of Practice is available on the DMA's website, www.dma.org.uk.
For information on the Data Protection Act 1998, the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 and the Information Commissioner please follow this link www.dataprotection.gov.uk
A summary of the measures taken by Amtech to protect our users' privacy is as follows:
- We do not provide or sell users' details to third parties. In order that our partners can offer users information, goods and services that may be of interest to them, such offers will only come to a user from Job Lot.
- Amtech may contact users by email, SMS, post or telephone with details of our and our partners' products, services and promotions. In the case of email and SMS this correspondence will only be sent to those users who have opted in to receive communications via these methods.
- All our email and SMS correspondence includes an unsubscribe option.
- We reserve the right to disclose information about users and demographics to partners, but in anonymous aggregate form only. Amtech will not reveal a user's personal identity in connection with the disclosure of such information.
What personally identifiable information do we collect about you?
We collect information on our users through registration during the purchasing process.
We require users to provide us with a name, telephone number, email address, postal address and postcode. This information is stored by us and our data processors (see below).
We may also collect personal information from our users through the use of enquiry and feedback forms.
We also log IP addresses, or the location of your computer on the Internet, for systems administration and troubleshooting purposes. We occasionally use IP addresses to track a user's session, but do not link IP addresses to personally identifiable information.
What do we do with the information collected?
We may perform statistical analyses of user behaviour in order to measure relative consumer interest in the various areas of our site (for product development purposes) and to inform partners as to how many consumers have seen or 'clicked' their products/field locations. In performing these statistical analyses, we will disclose information to third parties only in aggregate form. Personal information on individual users will not be provided to any third party.
We may periodically send users email updates on amtechuk.co.uk. Only those users who have opted in to receive these communications via email or SMS will receive this information via these methods. If a user wishes to opt out of receiving such information from us, the unsubscribe option included in all our email correspondence must be used or an email should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org stating that no such mailings are wanted.
With whom do we share the information we collect?
We will not sell, trade or rent your personal information to others.
We are not responsible for the content or the privacy policies of Web sites to which amtechuk.co.uk may link.
Will a website or organisations outside of Amtech be able to steal my details?
No. Only Amtech can read your information that you submit when registering.
Some websites store information in a small text file called a 'cookie' on your hard disk. Cookies contain information about you and your preferences. For example, it might contain a record of which pages of the website you visited, to help the site customise the view the next time you visit.
Only the information that you provide, or the choices you make while visiting a website, can be stored in a cookie. For example, the site cannot determine your email address unless you choose to enter it. Allowing a website to create a cookie does not give that site, or any other site, access to the rest of your computer. Only the site which created the cookie can read it.
Amtech UK will only use the cookies created to personalise and secure your experience. What this means is, when you use the Amtech UK website, it will be able to store certain settings for you for when you return. It also means you do not need to enter security details on every screen, as we store them for you during the time you spend browsing our site.