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At Malvern Instruments, we recognize that our customers are concerned about the manner in which we collect information; the security and privacy of the information that we collect; and our plans for using this information. Our goal is to ensure that we only gather information about you that you want us to have.
The following frequently asked questions provides details about how and why Malvern collects personal information, what we do with personal information, and how you can control the information that you provide to Malvern.
Why does Malvern collect customer information?
One of the ways we ensure that we are developing products or services, including online services, that meet the needs of our customers is to gather information directly or indirectly from them. We like to know who our customers are, what types of products and services they use and what their product and services expectations are. This information is gathered solely for the purpose of providing our customers with more interesting and relevant information as to how our products and services can add value and assist them in their material characterization applications.
What does Malvern do with the information it collects?
It is always our objective to collect only that information necessary for us to send you information relevant to your interests and applications. Information we collect will be used by us to better understand our customer needs and to keep them informed of the latest developments in the field of material characterization.
Is it mandatory that I provide Malvern with my personal information?
No. Malvern offers a large proportion of the information within its web site freely to all customers. However, certain premium information and services can only be accessed after you have registered and provided us with a minimal amount of personal information. As a responsible business partner to thousands of global companies, we strive to treat customers with respect and in the manner in which we prefer to be dealt with when we are customers.
Will Malvern provide my information to third-parties?
No, Malvern will not sell, transfer, assign or rent your customer information to and third party without your permission.
How can I have my name deleted from Malvern's customer list?
We make it simple for customers to choose not to receive e-information from Malvern by emailing us using the email address that you registered with, using the subject title "remove me from your customer list".
We also have an ‘unsubscribe’ link in every email that we send.
Who can I contact if I've asked to be deleted from Malvern's customer list but still receive unwanted e-mails?In the unlikely event that you receive e-mail marketing material from Malvern after you have asked to be removed from the Malvern customer list, please e-mail our Marketing Division with details. We will ensure that the situation is resolved as soon as is practical. However, please be aware that there may be a slight delay between requesting deletion from the Malvern's customer list and the request being actioned whereby marketing material may be sent.
Is Malvern responsible for other sites I link to from the Malvern Web site?
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