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Privacy policy

I. Introduction

CurTec is committed to protecting your privacy. We want both our customers and visitors of to be aware of any information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it. You can visit most pages on without giving us any protected personal information about yourself. But sometimes we do need to request that you provide us with protected personal information to enable us to supply you with the information, products, and services that you request. By registering your details and/ or using this website, you confirm that you accept the terms of this policy and consent to the use of your data as is detailed in this policy.

This privacy policy explains:

  • Which types of protected personal information we collect
  • How the personal information is used
  • How you can control the personal information that we receive
  • Use of “cookies”
  • Security of personal information that we collect
  • Enforcement
  • How to contact us


II. Collection of your personal information

We will ask you when we need information that personally identifies you (personal information) or allows us to contact you. Some personal information is requested when you choose to download PDF files or product information. We may request additional personal information depending upon those features and functions of that you use. Personal information collected by CurTec is limited to information needed to provide information or a service you requested.


III. Use of your personal information

When we ask you to provide us with your email address and personal information on, we do so:

  • To ensure our site is relevant to your needs
  • To deliver services, such as application notes, newsletters, events, training or manuals that you request
  • To help us create and publish content most relevant to you
  • To alert you to product upgrades, special offers, updated information and other new services from CurTec
  • To allow you access to those areas of that are designated as limited-entry areas, as appropriate
  • To contact you by e-mail with details of our products, schedule of events, or technical service issues, if you so request

In addition, CurTec may disclose your personal information, if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on CurTec or the website; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of CurTec; or (c) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of CurTec employees, users of CurTec products or services, or members of the public.


IV. Control of your personal information preferences

When you identify yourself on our website, CurTec will not share that information with third parties without your permission, other than for the limited exceptions already listed. It will only be used for the purposes stated above. CurTec may send out periodic emails informing you of (new) products, business cases and technical service issues related to a product. In each email, we will give you the opportunity to "opt out" of receiving future direct emails containing marketing information. This means if we send you emails, you will have the opportunity to confirm that you no longer wish to receive emails. For matters not involving e-marketing, by using the website you give us your consent to collect and use your information in accordance with this privacy statement, unless you take affirmative action to indicate that you do not consent, for instance by un-ticking the appropriate box at the point of collection of the information.


V. Use of cookies

When you visit, a cookie is placed on your computer (if your computer’s settings permit accepting cookies) or is read if you have visited the site previously and registered at that time.  A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s hard drive containing information about the user. Usage of a cookie is not linked to any personal information on our site and once you close the user browser, it simply terminates.  One use of cookies is to assist in the collection of the site visitation statistics described above. This is a tool we use to compile aggregated statistics about web site usage. The web browsers of most computers are initially set up to accept cookies.  If you prefer, you can set your browser to disable cookies or to inform you when a website is attempting to add a cookie. You can also delete cookies that have been added previously to your computer’s cookie file. If you choose to not have your browser accept cookies from the website, you will have to sign in every time you want to access protected information and service offerings on the site.


VI. Links to other websites

Please note that our website may contain, from time to time, links to other websites. CurTec is not responsible for the privacy practices, privacy statements, or content regarding these other sites.


VII. Security of your personal information

CurTec takes your security seriously and takes reasonable steps to protect your information. No data transmission over the internet or information storage technology can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. CurTec continues to evaluate and implement enhancements in security technology and practices. However we can only take steps to help reduce the risks of unauthorized access. CurTec maintains reasonable physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect personal information about you.


VIII. Changes to this policy

CurTec will occasionally update this privacy statement. When we do, we will also revise the "last updated" date at the bottom of this document. For changes to this statement that alter the protections that the current version of the Privacy Statement gives you, CurTec will notify you by placing prominent notice on the website.


IX. Additional Information

CurTec also collects certain information about your computer hardware and software. This information may include: your IP address, browser type, operating system, domain name, access times and referring Web site 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 CurTec also collects information about which pages our customers visit within Site visitation data is identified only by a unique ID number, and it is never linked with personal information unless a user consents as described in this privacy statement.


X. Enforcement

CurTec is committed to making individual or systemic changes, as may be required, to correct complaints from anyone who has registered at our website about the manner in which we use his or her information. If you have such a complaint, please contact us using the contact details below.


XI. Your rights

If your personal information changes or you no longer desire the services offered by our website, you can correct, update or remove your personal information that you previously provided to us, by contacting us using the contact details below.


XII. Contact information

UK & Ireland: +44 20 3514 4624
North America: +1 908 450 9816
All other countries: +31 161 221 91

Last update: 1 October 2010