Privacy Statement

By Plant Engineering Staff November 11, 2002

September 1, 1999

This Privacy Policy for Manufacturing.Net, will be continuously assessed against new technologies, business practices and our customers’ changing needs. We may change our privacy practices from time to time. If we make any changes, we’ll update this privacy statement accordingly (the date of the most recent change is displayed at the top of this statement).

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  1. We ask our users to register so we can ensure our advertisers reach an audience of qualified manufacturing professionals. You can register now and read our FAQs and our Terms and Conditions .

  2. We try to keep user information current and accurate to help us provide you with the most useful and personalized products, services, and industry information. If you wish to change your information at any time please click on the ‘Register Free’ button on our main page. To make changes now click here .

  3. We may use the information we collect from you individually or aggregated with other user’s information to improve our publications, to customize these publications, and to notify you about updates or new features. In addition, we may use information we collect to notify you of third-party products and services in which you may be interested.

  4. In addition to the options made available to you when we collect information (if any), you may elect to ‘opt out’ of having your individually identifiable information shared with third-parties that are not affiliated with Cahners (except for uses specifically requested by you, and legitimate business uses). You must submit in writing separate third-party opt-out requests for each medium (mail, fax, telephone, or e-mail) to our Privacy Manager in one of the following ways:


    1. We will update the specific records related to your request as promptly as practical. Note, however, that you may receive additional communications from third parties after you submit your request while we process the request. Additionally, your information may exist in multiple lists within the company and our technology limits the processing of opt-out requests to the specific list source. We will continuously assess our responsiveness to opt-out requests against new technologies, business practices and our customers’ needs.

      1. Outside Links

      1. Manufacturing.Net has many links to outside resources in an effort to help individuals gather business information. Cahners Business Information is not responsible for the content provided on these sites, their privacy policies, or how they treat information about their users.

      2. Some links, primarily to non-profit organizations, government sites, tradeshows, and associations are provided as a service to our users. Other links to suppliers are available as part of paid advertising packages.

        1. Data Gathering

        1. In addition to information gathered through the registration process, electronic ‘cookies,’ code placed on your hard drive to enable sites to recognize if you have been there before, are given to users who visit Manufacturing.Net.

        2. Manufacturing.Net keeps track of domains from which people visit. This information is used to look for trends and compile statistical information.