SIGMA SCIENCE ONLINE PRIVACY STATEMENT
1. SITES COVERED BY THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT
This Privacy Statement applies to the Sigma Science.com-owned website and domain (“Sigma Science website.”)
Links to non-Sigma Science websites
2. TYPES OF INFORMATION WE COLLECT
This Privacy Statement covers personal information, non-personal data collection and aggregate reporting.
2.1 Personal information is any information that can be associated with your name or
personal identity. If you provide us with personal information, it will be used solely for
the purpose of supporting your customer relationship with Sigma Science. We take
seriously the trust you place in us. Sigma Science will not at any time sell, rent or lease
your personal information to others. The types of personal information you provide to us may include name, address, phone number, e-mail address, user IDs and passwords, billing and transaction information, credit card information and contact preferences.
2.2 Non-personal information is data about usage and service operation that is not
associated with a specific personal identity. We collect non-personal information to
analyse and evaluate how our visitors use the Sigma Science websites.
Non-personal data we collect may include the pages visited on the Sigma Science
websites, unique URLs1 visited within Sigma Science.co.uk, browser type and IP2 address.
Most non-personal data is collected via cookies or other analysis technologies.
3. CHILDREN’S PRIVACY
Sigma Science encourage parents and guardians to take an active role in their children’s online activities and interests.
4. HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION
4.1 Sigma Science uses your personal information so that we can provide you with products
and to help us better understand our customers’ needs and interests. Specifically, we
will use your information to help you complete a transaction or order, to communicate
with you, to provide service and support, to update you on services and benefits. We
may on occasion also use your information to contact you for market research of our
products. Credit card information is used only for payment processing and fraud prevention.
4.2 Non-personal data is aggregated for reporting about Sigma Science website usability,
performance and effectiveness.
4.3 Personal data provided by you and collected online may also be used in conjunction
with information you provide Sigma Science through other sources such as product
registration, call centres and public events such as trade shows.
5. WHO WE SHARE YOUR INFORMATION WITH
5.1 We will not disclose your personal information to others. Sigma Science will not share your personal information with third parties except in responding to your requests for our products.
5.2 Suppliers and service providers engaged by Sigma Science are under an obligation to keep confidential the information received on behalf of Sigma Science and are not allowed to utilise it for any purpose other than to carry out the services they are performing for Sigma Science. Sigma Science will not share personal information with any other third parties without your permission, unless required by law.
5.3 Sigma Science will make every reasonable effort to notify you in the event we share with a merging or acquiring entity some or all of your personal information to continue serving you.
6. YOUR PRIVACY PREFERENCES
Sigma Science will not use your personal information for a different purpose than the one stated when you provided your data.
7. ACCESS TO AND ACCURACY OF YOUR INFORMATION
We aim to keep your personal information as accurate as possible. We will provide you with access to your information, and the opportunity to change your information.
8. KEEPING YOUR INFORMATION SECURE
Sigma Science is committed to protecting the information you provide us. Sigma Science has in place appropriate physical and managerial procedures to safeguard the information we collect from our customers.
Credit card numbers are used only for processing payment via PayPal and are not used for other purposes.
9. CONTACTING US
1 URL (Uniform Resource Locator) is the global address of documents and other resources on the World Wide Web.
2 An IP address is an identifier for a computer or device on a Transmission Control
Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) network, such as the World Wide Web. Networks use the TCP/IP protocol to route information based on the IP address of the destination. In other words, an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the Web, allowing Web servers to locate and identify your computer. Computers require IP addresses in order for users to communicate on the Internet, browse and shop.