Privacy statement

The protection of your personal data is an important concern to us. We try to minimize the data we collect, process and use during your visit to our website. Below we explain what information we collect during your visit to our website and how we use it:

 

Collection and processing of personal data

Each access to our website and each download of files is logged. This only serves internal system-related and statistical purposes. Recorded are: name of the file, date and time of access, data volume transferred, notification of successful download, web browser, and requesting domain. Additionally, the IP addresses of the computers requesting the data are logged. Additional personal data is only collected if you give it to us voluntarily.

 

Use and disclosure of personal data

Your personal data that you supply to us will be used only to respond to your requests and for technical administration. We share this information with third parties only for statistical monitoring of visitor numbers, or with your consent. You have the right to revoke this consent at any time. Stored personal data is deleted when you retract your consent for storage, when the data are no longer required for the purpose they were collected for, or if the storage should prove to be illegal.

 

Right to information

Upon written request, we will inform you about your personal data stored with us. Your contact address for issues of data protection legislation is: info[at]vanguard-photonics.com

 

Google Analytics

This website is using Google Analytics, a web service of Google, Inc. Google Analytics uses cookies, i.e. text files that are stored on your computer, to analyze your use of this web site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is transferred to a Google server in the U.S. and stored there. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports on website activity for us and provide other website- and internet-related services. Also, Google will transmit this information to third parties if required by law or if third parties process this data on Google’s behalf.

Other personal information is not transmitted to Google, either. You can prevent the data collection completely by using a certain setting in your browser. If you want to block Google Analytics in general, we recommend the use of the browser add-on “Ghostery”, or a Google Analytics-specific plug-in that is available for your browser.