Mass spectrometers for vacuum, gas, plasma and surface science

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy


Hiden Analytical Ltd and its related companies (here collectively, "Hiden") recognize the importance of protecting the information collected from users in the operation of this website, and take reasonable steps to maintain the security, integrity and privacy of any information in accordance with this Privacy and Data Protection Policy. By submitting information to Hiden you consent to the practices described here.


Hiden strives to ensure that any identifiable personal information it collects during a registration and or purchasing process will be adequate, relevant and not excessive for purposes of operating this website or any of the services operated through it. Information provided will be deleted when no longer needed. Except where necessary in connection with services provided by appropriate approved intermediaries, who are required to comply with the confidentiality provisions of this policy, Hiden will not disclose any personal information identifying users to any third party, unless required by law or otherwise needed in connection with legal proceedings or unless we have received your consent.


If use of an electronic product, feature or service offered by Hiden through this website requires a user to provide a name and password or other personally identifiable information, the user will have the option to opt in or out of providing such information and using the product, feature or service. Any private communications or information supplied to Hiden by a user may be used by Hiden for internal business and research purposes and to help enhance and develop our websites but will not be shared with third parties.


Hiden may disclose to carefully chosen third parties navigational and transactional information in the form of anonymous, aggregate usage statistics and demographics but only in forms that do not reveal a user's identity or confidential information, except as required by law, as needed in connection with legal proceedings, or unless we have received your consent.


Links may be provided from this website to other third party websites. In using such links, users should be aware that each third party website will vary in terms of its privacy and data protection policies, and Hiden does not take responsibility for the privacy policies of, and usage of, personal information collected by others including, without limitation, those of any partner or affiliate.


You should be aware that identifiable personal information — such as your name or e-mail address — that you voluntarily disclose and which may be accessible to other users (e.g. on bulletin boards or in chat areas) could be collected and disclosed by others. Hiden cannot take any responsibility for such collection and disclosure.


Hiden's Privacy and Data Protection Policy is reviewed periodically. Hiden reserves the right to modify its Privacy and Data Protection Policy at any time without notice. Changes to the policy will be posted on this page in as timely a fashion as possible. Your continued use of this website will be deemed conclusive acceptance of such modification. Any comments or questions concerning this policy should be addressed by entering your comments through our Contact Us page.



Use of cookies


This website does not store any information that would, on its own, allow us to identify individual users of this service without their permission. Any cookies that may be used by this website are used either solely on a per session basis or to maintain user preferences. Cookies are not shared with any third parties.


Hiden uses the standard analytics cookies for tracking our web site use. 


We use the anonymous data  to improve our web site design , to study web site usage, and help with our on line marketing .


Your private or personal information is not recorded, analysed or saved by Hiden Analytical.


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Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics to monitor traffic levels, search queries and visits to this website.

Google Analytics stores IP address anonamously on its servers in the US, and neither Hiden Analytical or Google associate your IP address with any personally identifiable information.

These cookies enable Google to determine whether you are a return visitor to the site, and to track the pages that you visit during your session. These cookies are set only after the user has given consent to us to use cookies.

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