This website (the “Site”) is operated by aerogel Pty Ltd (“aerogel”), the data controller responsible for the Site. The terms “we” and “us” mean aerogel.
The information aerogel may collect and how It will be used
aerogel does not require personal data from a visitor to obtain access to the general public areas of the Site but such data may be required to request or download product information or take advantage of other features on the Site. aerogel will not collect sensitive personal data about a user of the Site without his/her explicit consent.
aerogel will use a visitors’ personal data where it is necessary to do so for such purposes as verifying the identity of visitors to the Site, creating user credentials such as user names and passwords, processing and responding to requests, improving its operations, maintaining details of its business contacts, facilitating business transactions and developing new business. We may also process your personal data to market products and services which we think may be of interest to you, or to communicate with you for other purposes.
aerogel may also use IP addresses. An IP address is a set of numbers that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you log on to your Internet Service Provider or through your organization’s local area network (LAN) or wide area network (WAN). When you log on to a website, your computer is automatically identified by the IP address assigned to it. aerogel, or third party companies acting on behalf of aerogel, may collect IP addresses for the purposes of maintaining communications with visitors as they move about the Site and enhancing their user experience. We do not ordinarily use this information to develop a personal profile of our visitors and the log files are regularly purged. Therefore, each visit to this Site will be logged, but the visitor normally remains anonymous to us.
aerogel also collects non-personal data and uses it in aggregate form to track data such as the total number of visits to our Site, the number of visitors to each page of our Site, and the domain names of our visitors’ Internet Service Providers. We use this information to understand how our visitors use our Site so that we may improve it and the services we offer. This Site is not directed at collecting personal data from minors.
Cookies are small pieces of information, stored in simple text files, placed on your computer or device by a website. Cookies are used by the website on subsequent visits. The information stored in a cookie may relate to your browsing habits on the web page, or a unique identification number so that the website can “remember” you on a return visit.
The following are categories of cookies used by aerogel:
- Session cookies. These are temporary and are deleted as soon as you close your Internet browser.
- Persistent cookies. These are stored on your computer or device until they expire or you remove them. They store personal preferences such as your language preferences on multi-lingual sites to make subsequent visits easier.
- Third party cookies. We work with third parties who, on our behalf, research the use of our website and activities on it. In doing so they may place a cookie on your computer or device. However, it would not contain any personal data that others could read and understand.
If you do not wish to receive cookies from the Site, you can set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies and refuse the cookie when alerted by the browser to its presence. Cookies can also be refused by turning them off in the browser. Please refer to your web browser’s instructions or help screen to learn more about these functions.
How aerogel Protects Your Personal Data
aerogel is committed to protecting the security of your personal data. aerogel takes commercially reasonable steps in compliance with security provisions set forth in applicable laws and regulations to protect your personal data against accidental or unlawful destruction, accidental loss, unauthorised alteration, unauthorised disclosure or access, misuse, and all other unlawful forms of processing. Some areas of the Site may require pre-qualification or registration for access and, if access is granted, may require a username, password or other technique to control access. Registered visitors should carefully safeguard their username and password and only make it available to authorised agents. If registered visitors become aware of any unauthorised use of a password, they should notify aerogel.
Despite the security measures that we have put in place to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee that loss, misuse, or alteration of data will not occur.