Manufacturing & Logistics IT respects your right to the privacy of the personal information you provide us on our Web sites. To that end, unless you designate otherwise or we state otherwise in this policy, or at the time information is collected, any personal information you provide to Manufacturing & Logistics IT will be known only to two parties: you and Manufacturing & Logistics IT. The following policy is intended to explain how your personal information will be treated as you make use of our sites and their features. Personal information includes your name, company, street and e-mail addresses, billing information, click-through activity and any other personal information you may provide here. This policy may change from time to time, so please check back periodically.
Each time a visitor comes to the Manufacturing & Logistics IT Web site, our servers , like most on the Web , collect some basic technical information, including, for example, the visitor's domain name (e.g., whether the user is logged in from hotmail.com or bbc.co.uk), referral data (e.g., we record the address of the last URL a user visited prior to clicking through to the Manufacturing & Logistics IT Web site) and browser and platform type (e.g., a Netscape browser on a Macintosh platform).
We also count, track and aggregate the visitor's activity into our analysis of general traffic flows at our sites (e.g. tracking where traffic comes from, how traffic flows within the Manufacturing & Logistics IT sites, etc.). To these ends, we may merge information about visitors and visits into group data, which may then be shared on an aggregated basis with our advertisers; but we will not disclose your individual identity or personally identifiable data without your permission. When we do present aggregated information to outside companies, no one will be able to identify you or contact you.
Use of Manufacturing & Logistics IT cookies
The information about readership and site usage that Manufacturing & Logistics IT collects through cookies is aggregated into general reports about readership and not tied to individual identities.
Other companies which place advertising on our site also have the ability to assign their cookies to you in a process that Manufacturing & Logistics IT does not control. However, cookies cannot be used to identify individuals, only machines, so these advertisers will not know who you are.
Manufacturing & Logistics IT Newsletters
In order to receive Manufacturing & Logistics IT Newsletters subscribers provide Manufacturing & Logistics IT with personal information including name, company name and e-mail address. Manufacturing & Logistics IT collects this information so that we can effectively target advertisements. This information may be shared in aggregate form with our advertisers. When we present aggregated information to outside companies, no one will be able to identify or contact you.
"E-mail to a friend" feature
Manufacturing & Logistics IT offers an "e-mail a friend about this story" feature, allowing site visitors to send e-mail to friends to inform them about an article they might be interested in reading. In order for this feature to function, we ask for e-mail addresses for the recipient (so we know who to mail the message to) and from the sender (so we can tell the recipient who sent the e-mail). We do not store or save these addresses and you will not receive e-mail or other communications from Manufacturing & Logistics IT or its partners as a result of having used this feature.
"E-mail a friend about this story" is a mail service that individual visitors to Manufacturing & Logistics IT make use of to send individual e-mails. While this tool cannot be used to send mass "Spam" mailings, Manufacturing & Logistics IT has no control over how our visitors use it, and any e-mail sent through it originates with, and is the responsibility of, the sender, not Manufacturing & Logistics IT.
From time to time, Manufacturing & Logistics IT may sponsor sweepstakes, contests or other events which require the collection, processing and storage of individual contact and demographic information (e.g., your age and state of residence) to be used for the event. Manufacturing & Logistics IT may also co-sponsor these events along with other companies, in which case the user's individual contact and demographic information is likely to be shared with other participating sponsors, who may use this information as they wish. A registrant's personal contact and demographic information will not be released to any third-party organization other than named sponsors without the user's consent, and Manufacturing & Logistics IT will request that such named sponsors uphold the privacy of the registrants' information by not distributing or sharing such information with any other businesses or organizations.
Manufacturing & Logistics IT will from time to time conduct voluntary surveys of visitors to the site to obtain aggregate demographic information about them. Such information may be compiled and shared in the aggregate with advertisers and other third parties, but no personal details will be traceable or associated with specific individuals.
Our commitment to children's privacy
Protecting the privacy of the very young is important to us. For that reason, we do not collect or maintain information at our Web sites from those we actually know are under 13, and no part of our Web site is structured to attract anyone under 13.
Other disclosure of personal information
Unsubscribe and data removal policies
If you would like to remove your name and e-mail address from our newsletter registration database, you can Unsubscribe directly from the newsletter or our web site.
Manufacturing & Logistics IT contains many links to other sites on the Web. We cannot control and are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such other Web sites.
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