Privacy Policy

Information Collection and Use:

Optex Europe is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others. Optex Europe collects information from our users at several different points on our website.


What is a cookie?

A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s hard drive containing information about the user. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our site. Once the user closes their browser, the cookie simply terminates. For instance, by setting a cookie on our site, the user would not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time while on our site. If a user rejects the cookie, they may still use our site.

Our use of cookies:

Cookies for measuring website usage

Google Analytics cookies: _utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmv, 

Purpose: to record how many people are using the website and how they move around the site once they’ve arrived. Google’s privacy policy

Data stored by cookies:

        _utma stores each user’s number of visits, time of the first visit, the previous visit and the current visit

        _utmb and _utmc checks how long a visitor stays on the site: when a visit starts and ends

        _utmz tracks where a visitor came from (search engine, search keyword, link)

        _utmv and _utmd track visitor journeys through the site and classifies them into groups   

Duration of cookies:

        _utma expires two years after your last visit to this site

        _utmb expires 30 minutes after your visit, or after 30 minutes of inactivity

        _utmc expires at the end of a session (when you close your browser)

        _utmz expires six months after it was last set.

For more information about Google Analytics visit Google Analytics website.

Session cookies

Data stored by cookies:

ASPXAuth - ASP.NET Authentication cookie for maintaining a users logged in state

ASP.NETSession - ASP.NET Session cookie for serving dynamic content to the user.

Duration of Cookies

ASPXAuth expires 30 minutes after your visit.

ASP.NETSession expires 30 minutes after your visit.

How to manage your cookies

The browsers of most computers, Smartphone’s and other web–enabled devices are typically set up to accept cookies. If you wish to change your cookie preferences for this website or any other websites, you can do so using your browser settings. Your browser's 'help' function will show you how to do this.

However, please remember that cookies are often used to enable and improve certain functions on our website. If you choose to switch certain cookies off, it could affect how our website works. For example, if your browser is set to disable 'session' cookies,

For information on how to control your cookies on various browsers please navigate to

Further information about cookies

If you'd like to learn more about cookies in general and how to manage them, visit - please note that we can't be responsible for the content of external websites.

Log Files:

We use IP addresses to analyse trends, administer the site, track user’s movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.


This website takes every precaution to protect our users’ information. When users submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and off-line.

We do not ask for sensitive information such as credit card numbers online.

We do everything in our power to protect user-information off-line. All of our users’ information, not just the sensitive information mentioned above, is restricted in our offices. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer services) are granted access to personally identifiable information.

If you have any questions about the security at our website, you can send an email to Optex Europe.

Supplementation of Information:

Optex Europe does not share any information we receive from this website with any 3rd party sources.

Site and Service Updates:

We may send the user site and service announcement updates. Customers are not able to un-subscribe from service announcements, which contain important information about the service. We communicate with the user to provide requested services and in regards to issues relating to their account via email or phone.

Notification of Changes:

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If at any point we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we will notify users by way of an email. Users will have a choice as to whether or not we use their information in this different manner. We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy under which the information was collected.