References to "IOP" mean the Institute of Physics and/or IOP Publishing as appropriate.
IOP collects information from its users at several different points on this website. This is for customer-service purposes. IOP also collects data so that it can customize this website according to individual selections.
Save where otherwise stated, IOP is the controller of the personal data collected from this website. In accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998, IOP follows strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of personal data that users provide to it, to prevent unauthorized access. Save where it has a user's express consent, it will not sell, share or rent this information to others, except that it may make the information available to other companies within its group.
To request a quote, users have to submit a registration form. During registration, a user is required to give contact information (such as name and e-mail address). This information will be used to provider a user with the requested quote and also to inform them about other goods, services and features that IOP believes the user will find interesting. It is optional for the user to provide demographic information and unique identifiers, but it is encouraged so that IOP can provide a more personalized experience. If a user chooses not to provide such information then they may not be able to access parts of this website and/or will not be able to use all of the services offered by this website. A user may contact IOP about use of their personal information, edit it on this website and/or tell IOP not to use it in certain ways by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
IOP uses IP addresses to analyze trends, administer this website, track users' movements and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.
From time-to-time this website may request information from users via surveys or contests. Participation is completely voluntary and the user therefore has a choice whether or not to disclose any information requested. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and delivery address) and demographic information. Contact information will be used to notify winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for the purposes of monitoring or improving the functionality of this website.
If a user's personal data changes (such as their postcode), or if a user no longer desires IOP's service, IOP will correct, update or remove that user's personal data provided to it. This can usually be done by the user within any personalization options of this website or by sending an e-mail to email@example.com
IOP strives to do everything that it can to protect the privacy of its users. It will not sell or rent personally identifiable information obtained via this website to any third parties.
If a user would like to ensure that they are not contacted by IOP with any promotional marketing information as a result of having accessed this website, they should e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, stating the name of this website in the subject line of the e-mail. Please note that, if a user is a subscriber to an IOP product or service, sending such an e-mail will not affect any existing contract and IOP shall continue to send the information covered by such a contract until the contractual relationship between IOP and the user comes to an end.