Privacy Policies

1. Introduction: The ABTEC Group has a strong commitment to providing excellent service to all of our customers, including respecting their concerns about privacy. We understand that visitors to our website may have questions about how this website collects and uses information. We have prepared this statement to inform you of the privacy principles that govern This statement contains numerous general and technical details about the steps we take to respect your privacy concerns. The bottom line is that meeting your needs and expectations form the foundation of everything we do including protecting your privacy.

2. Browsing: This website does not collect personally identifiable information from your computer when you browse the site. This means that, unless you voluntarily and knowingly provide us with personally identifiable information, we will not know your name, your e-mail address, or any other personally identifiable information.

3. Internet Protocol (IP) Address: An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you browse the Internet. When users request a page from our site, our servers log the user's current IP address. We use IP addresses to help diagnose problems. We do not link IP addresses to any personally identifiable information about you.

4. Cookies: Our website uses cookie technology. Cookies are strings of text that a website may store on a user's computer. Our website uses cookies to keep track of  your preferences and activities relating to the website. Our website creates session cookies for each visit in order to facilitate your visit. The session cookie expires at the end of the session.

5. Use Of Cookies And E-Mails: We use a third party service provider to send marketing       e-mails on behalf of ABTEC. There are no cookies in the e-mail. However, when an e-mail recipient clicks on a link to the ABTEC website included in the e-mail, a persistent cookie is placed on the user's computer. This cookie is used to measure the effectiveness of our           e-mail marketing efforts and better understand how our users navigate through the site. The cookie set by our service provider will remain on your hard drive 30 days after the last time you clicked on the coded link in the e-mail, or until you delete it.

6. Use Of Cookies For Advertising: We use third party service providers to serve and host our advertisements. These third party providers use persistent cookies to track the number of times our site is accessed and whether the site was accessed from the advertisement. The cookies generated from the advertisements do not contain personally identifiable information and may remain on your hard drive three or more years unless deleted by you. The third party service providers mentioned above are contractually bound not to use any information they gather for any purpose other than providing service to us. Cookies do not corrupt or damage your computer or computer files. In addition, we do not use cookies to gather information concerning your visits to non-ABTEC websites. If you do not wish to receive these cookies, you may set your browser to reject the cookies (consult the instructions for your particular browser on how to do this), although doing so may affect your ability to perform certain transactions on our website.

​7. Pixel Tags: The third party service providers mentioned above serve and host ABTEC advertisements on other sites. To track the effectiveness of ABTEC advertisements on other sites, uses pixel tags (also known as clear gifs, beacon gifs, 1-by-1 gifs, or web bugs). Pixel tags are not visible to the user of the site and consist of a few lines of computer coding. If you are visiting from an advertisement on another site, the pixel tag references the cookie you received when you clicked on the advertisement. The pixel tag then registers this activity with the third party advertising company to allow us to count the number of times an advertisement is accessed. At no time is personally identifiable information about you collected by the third party advertising company, nor is any tracking information generated from the pixel tag allowed to be used by them for any other purpose other than to report website activity to us or allow us to better target future interactive advertising. Our third party service providers may use tags in ABTEC marketing e-mails that help us send the e-mail in a format you can read, to allow us to know which e-mails you act upon and to better target the content of future e-mails. In addition, we track the aggregate number of e-mails read and whether any of the links in the e-mail were accessed. No other information is collected or used from pixel tags.

8. Information We Collect: When we need to collect personally indentifiable information from you, we will ask you to voluntarily supply us with the information we need.

9. E-Mail: It is our intention to only send you e-mail communications that will be useful to you and that you want to receive.

10. ABTEC Use Of Information: We treat the information you provide to us as confidential information. It is, accordingly, subject to our company's security procedures and strict corporate policies regarding protection and use of confidential information. Because laws applicable to personal information vary by country, our business operations may put in place additional measures that vary depending on the applicable legal requirements. Information collected on the sites covered by this privacy statement, which are listed in the first paragraph, is generally processed and stored in the United States. 

11. Disclosure Of Information To Third Parties: ABTEC prohibits the sale or transfer of personal information to unaffiliated third parties ouside of ABTEC for their use without your approval.

12. Links To Other Sites: If you choose to leave this ABTEC site via links to other non-ABTEC websites, including those of advertisers, ABTEC is not responsible for the privacy policies or content of those sites, nor is ABTEC responsible for the cookies those sites use.

13. Legal Issues: This is a United States website and is subject to United States law. ABTEC will disclose personally idenifiable information without your permission when required by law, or in good faith belief that such action is necessary to investigate or protect against harmful activities to ABTEC guests, visitors, associates, or property (including this site), or to others when entities performing business activities on ABTEC's behalf necessitate such information or in the event that ABTEC is merged, acquired by or acquires another company. As mentioned above, laws related to personal identifiable information vary by country. For example, personally identifiable information collected in the European Union is subject to the EU Data Protection Directive.

14. Privacy Policy Effective Date: The privacy poilcy is in effect at the time of each visit to our site. Please check our privacy policy each time you visit our website if you are concerned about how your information will be used.

15. Privacy Statement Changes: In the future, we may need to change the privacy statement for All changes will be made here so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information and whether we will disclose it to anyone.