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 Anatech Confidentiality Policy

Anatech sincerely believes in the protection of any information that you share with us, which may be described as personal. We believe that it is important for us to inform you about how we will use your personal information and to provide options as to the manner of use for such information. Therefore, we recommend you to read this Confidentiality Policy carefully.
The Scope of this Confidentiality Policy
In general, this Confidentiality Policy applies for all the consumer information gathered and used by ANATECH or ANATECH's subsidiaries (Anatech). Such information includes personal information gathered in websites proprietary to ANATECH and used for commercial purposes and personal information gathered by ANATECH or subsidiaries as offline for commercial purposes. However, some of our websites or data collections operate with special data types (for example medical data), which require a different confidentiality policy. In such cases, Anatech shall expressly state that such confidentiality policy is different from this general Confidentiality Policy of Anatech.
 
Reasons to share your personal information with Anatech
Your sharing information that can be described as personal with us enables us to offer you a series of opportunities. Thus, you can easily and comfortably:
• save your shopping and benefit from all the opportunities that such shopping entitles you to.
• demand specific information for your own areas of interest.
• join online communities.
• receive messages specific to you and become aware of opportunities specific to your own areas of interest.
• save your preferences and save time.
• purchase Anatech products online.
Sharing information will also enable us to make market surveys in order to develop better products, to more sensitively serve our customers and to improve our websites.
You can choose to share your information with us through various online means such as filling out a sign up form to subscribe to Anatech Bulletin, to order a product, to participate in a competition, to save a shopping you have done, to participate in a promotion or to subscribe to a news bulletin.
You can also share your information that can be described as personal with us by filling in the response card that is sent to you with the product that you purchase and sending it back to us or by contacting one of our customer services representatives through e-mail, phone or mail.
Sometimes Anatech may receive your personal information from third parties other than Anatech as well. This may happen through acquisition of a company that you are a customer of or through the disclosure of your personal information one of our partner companies. If you do not want us to use the personal information that you have not actually provided to us, you can contact us from the following address to notify us so.
 
Sharing information
In order to serve you better, we would like to get to know you better. Still, it is up to you to decide whether you would like such a service or not.
You should know that your information that can be described as personal may be disclosed to the other Anatech companies in the world from your country and such companies may also contact you about our products that you can benefit from or special opportunities.
If you do not want opportunities or information specific to person to be sent to you, you can inform us so by checking the relevant box in the sign up form or response card.
Anatech shall share your information with third parties other than Anatech only in the following cases:
• Sometimes Anatech may sell you a product or offer you a service during joint marketing efforts with other companies.
• In such cases, your personal information is shared with partner companies.
• In these cases, you will be informed in advance about the existence of such a partnership and as you who our partner is before you sign up.
• Please remember that these partner companies usually have their own confidentiality policies arranging their own manner of using your personal information.
• Such confidentiality policies are sometimes different from the Confidentiality Policy of Anatech.
• Anatech sometimes uses other companies in your purchases or purchase demands or in processing your information.
• Anatech makes it obligatory for such companies to protect your personal information sufficiently and not to use the said information for purposes not permitted by Anatech.
• Anatech sometimes sells a business to another company.
• Such a transfer of ownership may also involve transfer of your personal information that is directly related to such business to the purchaser.
• Anatech shall publish your information that can be described as personal only in cases made obligatory by the law.
• Anatech shall not sell and provide your personal information to other third parties in a manner to enable them to use the same for their own purposes.
• Anatech shall not share the financial information that you provide (such as credit card information) with others, except when necessary for the purposes of order transactions, invoice transactions or preventing fraud.
• Sometimes, links to other websites may be provided on this website. You need to examine the confidentiality policies of such websites carefully as they may be different from the Confidentiality Policy of Anatech.
 
“Cookies” and signing in on the website
Some of our websites send a “cookie” to your computer. Thus, during your next visit, your computer is recognized and there is no need to register again. And if you use an online “shopping cart”, the cookies will enable us to keep track of the products you have purchased. If you do not want cookies to be sent to your computer, please refer to the “Help” file of your Web Browser in order to block all the cookies or in order to make sure that an alert is provided before saving a cookie.
When you visit our websites to scan, read or download information, certain “visitor information” such as the domain and service provider's name for your access to the web, the Internet Protocol (IP) address of the computer that you use, the date and time of your access to our website and the web address of the website, from which you directly connected to our website. Such information is used to measure the traffic intensity in our websites and to make our websites more useful. Such information is deleted after a while.
 
Protection of the information you share with us
We are aware of our responsibility to protect the information that you entrust to us. Anatech uses various techniques to protect your information, including safe servers, firewalls (security software) and encoding financial information.
You can also use the chat rooms, forums, message boards and/or news groups on Anatech websites. Please remember that the information you provide in such zones, which can be described as personal, is available to the other users as well and that you should think carefully before deciding to disclose such information.
 
Your Rights
After providing us the information that can be described as personal, you will have reasonable access to change or delete such information. You can do this by accessing your online profile or by demanding a copy of your profile from the address below.
As Anatech sells thousands of products in hundreds of countries, you may have provided us your information that can be described as personal before through our response cards, call centers or by another means. Any decision that you will make at present for not signing up will not affect the status of the information that you provided to Anatech before. Of course, you will always have the option to cancel any online Anatech subscription or change the information in your personal profile.
 
Special information for parents
Although Anatech websites do not generally address children under 13, it is the policy of Anatech to observe the laws in cases when it is considered necessary to receive the permission of a parent or guardian before deliberately gathering personal information from children under 13, using the same and disclosing the same.
We strongly recommend the parents to undertake an active role in supervising the online activities of their children.

 



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