Website Notice and Disclosure
In general, you may visit our websites without identifying yourself or revealing any personal information. Abbe Labs. collects certain information, such as domain, browser type or other descriptive data from your visit to customize and improve your experience on our websites.
Our websites log IP addresses and browser types (primarily for system administration purposes), but do not match IP addresses to any personally identifiable information. Your session will be tracked, but anonymous in the public areas of our sites. You can browse those areas without entering any personal information and therefore remain anonymous during your visit. However, we hope that all users will register in order to fully utilize all available product and service offerings at our sites and so we can learn more about our valuable customers to keep them appropriately updated.
Collection of User Information
Abbe Labs. collects user information in two primary ways: a) personal information (e.g. name, e-mail address, mailing address, industry, occupation) that users supply when registering for, subscribing to, or purchasing services or products through our websites, including information provided regarding user interests and b) activity and preference tracking information from our use of ‘cookies’ and other aggregate activity logging. Abbe Labs. does not collect personally identifying information from users except what is supplied on a voluntary basis.
Use of Personal Information Collected
Abbe Labs. uses the personal information it collects to improve website, email newsletter and print magazine content and other products. Collected information may be added to our databases and used for future communications regarding subscription renewals, site updates, new online or print products and services, upcoming events and the status of orders placed online.
Data collected from cookies and browser identification provides demographic information in the aggregate about our audience that we use to improve services and tailor offerings. Personal data may also be used for: editorial marketing and/or promotional purposes; a statistical analysis of users’ behavior; product development; content improvement; to inform advertisers of visitor numbers or advertisements clicked or to enhance and/or customize the content and layout of our sites.