Privacy Policy

Questions? Call us at (718) 961-8833 or email info@micro-optics.biz

Protecting your private information is our priority. This Statement of Privacy applies to www.micro-optics.biz, www.micro-opticsmicroscopes.com, www.microscopestorenyc.com, and Micro-Optics Precision Instruments, Inc. and governs data collection and usage. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to Micro-Optics Precision Instruments, Inc., include all the aforementioned websites and Micro-Optics.

The Micro-Optics website is an e-commerce site. By using the Micro-Optics website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

 

Collection of Your Personal Information

In order to better provide you with products and services offered on our Site, Micro-Optics may collect personally identifiable information such as, but not limited to, your:

  • First and Last Name
  • Mailing Address
  • E-mail Address
  • Phone Number

If you purchase Micro-Optics’ products and services, we collect billing and credit card information. This information is used to complete the purchase transaction.

We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services available on the site. These may include: (a) registering for an account on our site; (b) entering a sweepstakes or contest sponsored by us or one of our partners; (c) signing up for special offers from selected third parties; (d) sending us an email message; (e) submitting your credit card or other payment information when ordering and purchasing products and services on our site. To wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communication with you in relation to services and/or products you have requested from us. We also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.

Use of Your Personal Information

Micro-Optics collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and delivery of the services you have requested.

Micro-Optics may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Micro-Optics and its affiliates.

Sharing Information with Third Parties

Micro-Optics does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.

Micro-Optics may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Micro-Optics, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Micro-Optics may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Micro-Optics or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Micro-Optics; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Micro-Optics or the public.

Tracking User Behavior

Micro-Optics may keep track of the websites and pages users visit within Micro-Optics in order to determine what Micro-Optics services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Micro-Optics to customers whose behaviors indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Automatically Collected Information

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by Micro-Optics. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Micro-Optics website.

Use of Cookies

The Micro-Optics website may use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Micro-Optics pages or register with Micro-Optics site or services, a cookie helps Micro-Optics to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Micro-Optics website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved so you can easily use the Micro-Optics features you customized.

You have the ability 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. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Micro-Optics services or websites you visit.

Security of Your Personal Information

Micro-Optics secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Micro-Optics uses SSL Protocol for this purpose.

When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.

We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this site cannot be guaranteed.

Children Under Thirteen

Micro-Optics does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.

E-mail Communications

From time to time, Micro-Optics may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication.

If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from Micro-Optics, you may opt out of such communications by clicking on the “unsubscribe” button found at the bottom of the email.

Changes to this Statement

Micro-Optics reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your account, by placing a prominent notice on our site, and/or by updating any privacy information on this page. Your continued use of the site and/or services available through this site after such modification will constitute your: (a) acknowledgement of the modified Privacy Policy; and (b) agreement to abide and be bound by that policy.

Contact Information

Micro-Optics welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Micro-Optics has not adhered to this statement, please contact Micro-Optics at:

Micro-Optics Precision Instruments, Inc.
68-23 Fresh Meadow Lane
Fresh Meadows, NY 11365

Email Address:
info@micro-optics.biz

Telephone Number:
718-961-8833