This privacy statement explains our methods of data gathering,
the use of that data and how we protect data that we collect about
Recording of IP addresses and statistical
Internet Protocol (IP) addresses are used to connect your computer
to the Internet, and are recorded by every site on the Internet.
MINECA uses web statistics software to gather and
analyse anonymous activity information for statistical purposes
and for administration of our web site and servers. The general
information we collect is used to improve the content of our web
pages and your navigation through our site. This software does not
collect any personal information, and we do not record or store
individual visitor profiles.
Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that are transferred to hard
drives through web browsers to enable recognition of individual
visitors. Cookies are not used on the MINECA web site.
Registration and Order Forms
Visitors need not register to visit our home page and access information
about the company. Some specific pages may require registration
and the provision of personal contact data (such as name and email
address). User-specific data volunteered by you when requesting
trials, samples and product demonstrations is used to check your
eligibility for a trial or to receive a sample and/or to bill you
for products and services. The data is archived for marketing and
sales internal use only and is not shared with other organisations
unless you give your consent.
Our web site is not protected by the industry-standard Secure Sockets
Layer (SSL) software, so we only accept financial information (such
as credit card numbers) via fax or email directly from the authorised
card holder. This data is not shared with other organisations, except
when transmitting the credit card number to the appropriate credit
card company during order processing. The data is archived electronically
and in paper format, for internal accounting use only.
In accordance with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998,
we provide the opportunity for you to opt out of certain types of
usage of your personal data when supplied to us via registration
and order forms. Should you wish your personal data to be removed
from our records or updated at a later date, you can request this
by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org,
or using our contact form.
Use of Data
Any data gathered through the MINECA web site is usually
used for internal purposes only. This data is not usually shared
with other organisations, unless this is necessary for the formation
and/or completion of a contract. In the unlikely event that MINECA or substantially all of its assets are acquired by
a third party, customer data will of course be one of the transferred
Web site surveys are used to schedule improvements, corrections
or additions to the site. Responses to product-related surveys are
used to improve our products and services. Should you provide us
with contact data in response to survey questions, or as part of
a competition entry, you will receive mailings or telephone calls
only if you request this, or, if applicable, in the event that you
have been selected to receive a prize.
On each occasion that you receive an e-mail you will be given the
opportunity to opt out of receiving future e-mail communications.
We maintain a strict "No-Spam" policy that means that
we do not intend to sell, rent, or otherwise give your e-mail address
to a third-party, without your consent.
Data Quality and Access
MINECA takes reasonable steps to ensure that the data
we maintain are accurate, complete and timely for the purposes for
which they are used. We also take reasonable precautions to protect
it from loss, misuse or alteration.
Your Consent to this Policy
By using our web site, you consent to the collection and use of
your data by MINECA as specified above. Your visit and any dispute
over privacy is subject to this Policy and our disclaimer. Should
on this page so that you are always kept aware of how we use any
data you provide to us.