Information We Collect from You
We will collect and process the following data about you:
Information you give us. This is information about you that you give us by filling in forms on our site at amatisnetworks.com (the Site) or by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail or otherwise. It includes information you provide when you register to use our Site, subscribe to our service or search for a product or service, participate in discussion boards or other social media functions on our Site and when you report a problem with our Site. The information you give us may include your name, job title, company name, address, e-mail address and phone number.
Information we collect about you. With regard to each of your visits to our Site we will automatically collect the following information:
- Technical information, including the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, your login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform;
- Information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL), clickstream to, through and from our site (including date and time), products you viewed or searched for, page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs) and methods used to browse away from the page.
- Information we receive from other sources. This is information we receive about you if you use any of the other websites we operate or the other services we provide. We will notify you when we receive information about you from them and the purposes for which we intend to use that information.
Uses Made of the Information
We use information held about you in the following ways:
Information you give to us. We will use this information:
- To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us and to provide you with the information, products and services that you request from us;
- To provide you with information about other goods and services we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about;
- To provide you with information about goods or services we feel may interest you;
- To notify you about changes to our products and services;
- To ensure that content from our Site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
Information we collect about you. We will use this information:
- To administer our Site and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes;
- To improve our Site to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
- To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so; and
- As part of our efforts to keep our site safe and secure.
- Third Party Processors. Our carefully selected partners and service providers may process personal information about you on our behalf as described below:
Digital Marketing Service Providers. We periodically appoint digital marketing agents to conduct marketing activity on our behalf, such activity may result in the compliant processing of personal information. Our appointed data processors include:
Disclosure of Your Information
You agree that we have the right to share your personal information with:
- Any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006;
- analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of our Site.
We will disclose your personal information to third parties:
- In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we will disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
- If amatis Networks or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.
- For the purposes of targeted digital marketing campaigns based on legitimate interest.
Where We Store Your Personal Data
All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers in the UK. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our Site and any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to help prevent unauthorised access.
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. You can opt out of marketing communications at any time by contacting us via email or in writing or editing your preference via the Preference Centre (linked from the bottom of all of our marketing emails
Our Site may, from time to time, contain links to external websites. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
Access to Information
The GDPR gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Regulations. The first access request will be free of charge, subsequent access requests will be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.
Like the vast majority of other websites, we use ‘cookies’ in order to provide you with the best possible experience when you visit it. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer when you visit a web page. They can have many purposes, and among other things may be used to store your preferences, keep you logged into a website, or to collect visitor statistics – e.g. finding out how many users viewed the site and the pages they accessed.
Cookies may be set by the website you are visiting, or by third parties who provide content that is embedded upon the site – such as YouTube videos. Some cookies are deleted automatically when you close your browser, others remain for longer periods – e.g. to retain any website preferences you have set on previous occasions.
By visiting the amatis Networks website and blog you consent to cookies being stored on your computer or device.
What Cookies are Used on the amatis Networks website and blog?
Below are more details about the cookies that are stored when you visit the amatis Networks site or the associated blog. These are broken down into the 4 separate categories suggested by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).
Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies services you have asked for, like shopping baskets or e-billing, cannot be provided.
‘Strictly Necessary’ cookies stored when a user visits this website or the blog:
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|SKSession||amatis Networks||These cookies may be used to keep track of the current user’s session – for example to provide specific functionality to certain visitors, such as logged in users. Some parts of the website may not function correctly if these cookies are not stored.|
These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works.
‘Performance’ cookies stored when a user visits this website or the blog:
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|Google Analytics||We use Google Analytics to collect general statistics about website users – such as the number of visitors, most popular pages accessed, typical time spent on the site, broad geographic location of users, details of any errors experienced etc. In turn, this data is used by us to improve the website – e.g. to improve the site navigation or to create new content that is likely to be popular with visitors.||More Info »|
These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. For instance, a website may be able to provide you with local weather reports or traffic news by storing in a cookie the region in which you are currently located. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog.
‘Functionality’ cookies stored when a user visits this website or the blog:
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|YouTube||These cookies are set by youtube.com when you visit a page containing an embedded YouTube video and/or start playing it.||More Info »|
|Google Maps||This cookie is stored when you visit the ‘Contact Us’ page, which includes an embedded Google Map.||More Info »|
|These cookies are stored when you visit pages that contain Facebook ‘Like’, ‘Share’ or ‘Send’ buttons, and/or when you decide to Like, Share or Send a page by clicking one of these buttons. Buttons like these are displayed in a number of places on our blog. In addition, the blog uses the Facebook Social Commenting plugin, which may also set these cookies if you view a blog post and/or decide to comment on a post using the Facebook comment box.||More Info »|
|These cookies are stored when you visit pages that contain ‘Tweet’ or ‘Follow’ buttons from Twitter, and/or if you decide to click on one of these buttons. Buttons like these are displayed in a number of places on our blog. Cookies may also be stored if you visit a page containing a ‘Recent Tweets’ feed, such as the homepage of our website, and on the right of our blog.||More Info »|
|Tweetmeme||These cookies are stored when you visit pages that contain ‘Retweet’ buttons provided by Tweetmeme, and/or if you decide to click on one of these buttons. These buttons are embedded within each post on our blog.||More Info »|
|Twylah||These cookies are stored when you visit our blog, which includes a box on the right that displays a list of Trending Tweets associated with our Twitter account. The functionality of this box is powered by a service from Twylah.||More Info »|
|Google+||These cookies are stored when you visit pages that contain Google ‘+1’ buttons, and/or if you decide to click on one of these buttons. These buttons are displayed in a number of places, both on our website and our blog.||More Info »|
|Disqus||Our blog uses the commenting system powered by Disqus, which may set these cookies if you view a blog post and/or decide to comment on a post using the Disqus commenting functionality. Please note that Disqus also provides the ability to log in via your account with 3rd party services (such as Google, Twitter, Facebook, Yahoo!, and OpenId). These services may store additional cookies if you choose to use them to log in.||More Info »|
|AddThis||AddThis provides some social media buttons that are included upon pages on this site. By default our main website automatically prevents any cookies from being set by AddThis (and associated services) when you visit pages that contain these buttons. However, cookies may be set by AddThis and/or other services if you click on one of the AddThis buttons.||More Info »|
|hide_cookies_message||amatis Networks||This cookie is stored to prevent the bottom left message about cookies from appearing again, once it has been viewed initially. The cookie is deleted automatically if you close your web browser, so the message will display again if the site is subsequently visited.|
Targeting or Advertising Cookies
These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the website operator’s permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers.
‘Targeting or advertising’ cookies stored when a user visits this website or the blog:
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|Quantcast||This cookie is stored if you visit and/or comment on one of our blog posts, which contains embedded commenting functionality provided by Disqus. amatis Networks does not use this cookie in any way, however it could be used by Quantcast to collect statistics about the browser histories of users and provide targeted advertising based on this.||More Info »|
How can I prevent cookies from being stored?
If you wish, you can set up your web browser (e.g. Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome etc) to prevent cookies from being stored when you visit a website. Depending on the browser you are using, you can choose just to prevent specific websites from setting cookies (e.g. amatisnetworks.com/), or alternatively prevent all websites from storing cookies. You may also be able to control the types of cookies that can be stored, and delete any existing cookies that have been stored already. Please be aware that if you choose to do this, some functionality on this website and on the blog may not work as expected.
Below are some links to pages containing information about how to manage cookies using your web browser:
In addition, if you wish to opt out of statistics being collected by Google Analytics, you can download a plugin provided by Google. To opt out of cookies being set by third parties for online behavioural advertising, please visit: Your Online Choices (UK)
Please note that we do not have control over any cookies set by third party services. Therefore the cookies stored by these services may vary from those shown above, and may change over time. In addition, we may reference 3rd party imagary or other content on areas of our site; these 3rd parties might choose to store cookies when such content is loaded – again, this is something we have no control over. If you would like to find out more about cookies set by 3rd party services and how to manage them, you are encouraged to view the privacy policies for those services.