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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Information we collect and use

As a members organisation parts of our site invite you to subscribe to The IoN to obtain more information on nanotechnology and our activities. For our membership , we ask for your name, contact information (such as your telephone number and address), email address and company name. We use this "personal information" offline to evaluate your application or to supply you with the information you requested.

Besides this personal information, we also collect information relating to the way you use our site, such as what pages you visit or what information you search for, and information such as your IP address or browser type. However, this data is not associated with your personal information. Instead, we use this "anonymous data" to operate our site and statistically to improve our site, for example by identifying which parts of our site especially interest users as a group.

You may change your email address on file with us as necessary, or cancel your request for membership. Other information we collect for your application or to send you information is used offline after you submit it. With your permission, we may also use contact information to send you information about our products and services. We will not pass your personal information on to third parties. However, we may pass on information of interest to you.


We keep personal information concerning you on a secure server. It is protected by a firewall and other electronic security from unauthorized access through the Internet or our network. It is also physically secured against intruders. Our staff is provided access on a "need to know" basis only.

Other Sites and Business Partners

We provide links that take you to other web sites. We encourage you to review privacy and other policies at third party sites you visit, since those sites are not bound to follow our policies.


The Institute of Nanotechnology may in the future alter or add to this Privacy Policy, especially as we add new services to our site. Accordingly, please check this part of our site from time to time to see if there has been a change.