Maxell Europe is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. You can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
Maxell Europe may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 1st July 2012
The information we collect
- Name and job title
- Contact information including email address
- Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
- Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers
How we use your information?
We use this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
- For Internal record keeping.
- To improve our products and services.
- To periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
- To use the information to customise the website according to your interests.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial measures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
What is a cookie?
Cookies are small text files that are sent to and stored on your computer, smart phone or other device for accessing the internet, whenever you visit our website. Each cookie is unique to your web browser. It will contain some anonymous information such as a unique identifier and the site name and some digits and numbers. Cookies are specific to the server that created them and cannot be accessed by other servers, which means that they cannot be used to track your movements elsewhere around the web. Please note that passwords and credit card numbers are not stored in cookies.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Cookies may be set by the website you are visiting ('first party cookies') or they may be set by other websites who run content on the page you are viewing ('third party cookies').
Maxell Europe do not sell the information collected by cookies, nor do we disclose the information to third parties, except where required by law (for example to government bodies and law enforcement agencies).
N.B. Persistent cookies remain after your browser is closed.
You can find more information about cookies at http://www.allaboutcookies.org/
Different forms of cookies
Necessary Cookies let you move around the website and use essential features like secure areas. These cookies don't gather any information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you've been on the internet. You cannot opt out of necessary cookies and therefore should not continue to use this site or else setup your browser to block cookies from this site (See 'Managing your cookies' below).
N.B. It is assumed that by using this site you have agreed to accept necessary cookies. If you use the browser to block Necessary Cookies it will prevent the site from functioning as intended.
Examples of such cookies are for:
Remembering information you've entered on forms when you navigate to different pages in a single web browser session which identify you as being logged in (if the site has a login area).
The table below explains the cookies we use and why.
|Website site cookie acceptance
|Prefered site format
||This cookie is used to record which site format they prefer to view the website in. Full / Tablet / Mobile.
|Auto login status
||This cookie is used to record if a user has choosen to auto login on their return to this site. It contains a random login code for this user. It DOES NOT contain any user info or passwords.
||This cookie is essential for the Login protected areas of this site. It is set only for those people using the site. This cookie is deleted when you close your browser.
||Visit the Microsoft website
||Various (Depending on controls used on this site)
||These cookies are used by telerik page controls to record their state. eg. grid configs and editor menu bar selections.
||For more information about a particular telerik cookie please search for it in the Telerik support pages
'Performance' cookies collect information about how you use our website e.g. which pages you visit, and if you experience any errors. These cookies don't collect any information that could identify you - all the information collected is anonymous and is only used to help us improve our website, service to you, understand what interests our users and measure how effective our advertising is.
N.B. Performance cookies can be blocked.
We use 'Performance' cookies to:
Provide statistics on how our website is used.
See how effective our adverts are (we don't use this information to target adverts to you when you visit other websites).
Help us improve the website by measuring any errors that occur.
'Performance' cookies will NOT be used to:
Gather information that could be used to advertise products or services to you on other websites.Target adverts to you on any other website.
||These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
||Click here for an overview of privacy at Google
||These cookies are used to identify your company and not you as an individual so that we may then understand what you have shown interest in should you then choose to contact us.
Managing your cookies
The browsers of most computers, smart phones and other web-enabled devices are typically set up to accept cookies. If you wish to amend your cookie preferences for our website or any other websites, you can do this through your browser settings. Your browser's 'help' function will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie and how to disable cookies altogether. You can also disable or delete similar data used by browser add-ons, such as Flash cookies, by changing the add-on's settings or visiting the website of its manufacturer.
Cookies are often used to enable and improve certain functions on our website. If you choose to switch certain cookies off, it is possible that this will affect how our website works.
We have provided the following websites for further information on cookies:
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
- whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
- if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to Maxell Europe Limited, European Headquarters, Whitebrook Park, Lower Cookham Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 8YA.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.