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Privacy Policy

Data protection is of a particularly high priority for the management of the Micro-Tech (U.K.) Ltd. The use of the internet pages of the Micro-Tech (U.K.) Ltd is possible without any indication of personal data. However, if you contact us via our website or wish to make use of special services from us, processing of personal data (e.g. name, hospital or e-mail address) may be required. We treat your personal data confidentially and always in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations.

We collect information about you when you register with us or fill out our forms for products or services. We also collect information when you voluntarily complete customer surveys and/or direct mail for training and product information requests or provide feedback. Website usage information is collected using cookies.

Personal Data

You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all your personal information, please email or write to us at the following address: The Guild Hall, St Martins Courtyard, Coney Street, York, England, YO1 9QL. We shall respond to your written request within 30 days of receiving the notification and don’t charge for this service.

If you are not satisfied with the information provided on your personal data, you have the right to appeal. This will require you to put your grievance in writing and send to our address: The Guild Hall, St Martins Courtyard, Coney Street, York, England, YO1 9QL F.O.A Data Protection Officer or email [email protected].

We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate.


Micro-Tech (U.K.) Ltd website uses cookies. Cookies are text files stored on a computer system via an Internet browser.

Many Internet sites and servers use cookies, and this information is used to track visitors use of the website to compile statistical reports on webpage activity. This allows visited Internet sites and servers to differentiate the individual browser of the data subject from other Internet browsers that contain other cookies. A specific Internet browser can be recognized and identified using the unique cookie ID.

Through the use of cookies, the Micro-Tech (U.K.) Ltd can provide the users of this website with more user-friendly services that would not be possible without the cookie setting.

By means of a cookie, the information and offers on our website can be optimised with the user in mind.

The data subject may, at any time, set your browser not to accept cookies. However, in a few cases some of our website features may not function as a result.

If you leave a comment on our site, you may opt in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select "Remember Me", your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Collection of General Data and Information

The website of the Micro-Tech (U.K.) Ltd collects a series of general data and information when a data subject or automated system calls up the website. This general data and information are stored in the server log files. Collected information may be (1) the browser types and versions used, (2) the operating system used by the accessing system, (3) the website from which an accessing system reaches our website, (4) the sub-websites, (5) the date and time of access to the internet site, (6) an internet protocol address (IP address), (7) the internet service provider of the accessing system, and (8) any other similar data and information that may be used in the event of attacks on our information technology systems.

When using the general data and information, Micro-Tech (U.K.) Ltd does not draw any conclusions about the data subject. Rather, this information is needed to (1) deliver the content of our website correctly, (2) optimise the content of our website as well as its advertisement, (3) ensure the long-term viability of our information technology systems and website technology, and (4) provide law enforcement authorities with the information necessary for criminal prosecution in case of a cyber-attack. Therefore, the Micro-Tech (U.K.) Ltd analyses anonymously collected data and information statistically, with the aim of increasing the data protection and data security of our site, and to ensure an optimal level of protection for the personal data we process. The anonymous data of the server log files are stored separately from all personal data provided by a data subject.

Contact Form

Personal information received via our enquiry forms, including your contact details, will be stored for the purpose of processing your enquiry and for follow-up questions thereof. This data shall not be shared with third parties.

Any processing of your data depends solely on your consent. You can revoke this consent at any time by notifying us through e-mail.

The data entered by you in the contact form will remain with us for 60 days. At which point the form data will be deleted.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

  • Who we share your data with.
  • How long we retain your data.

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Purpose of data processing

We use Analytics for the purpose of analysis, optimisation, and economic operation of our website.

On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on the website activities and to provide further services to the website operator in connection with the use of the website and the internet. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics is not combined with other data from Google.

Possibility of objection and removal / Opt-Out

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link tools.google.com


When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service Privacy Policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behave in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

We keep our privacy under regular review, and we will place any updates on this web page.