BioTekna is the owner of the website (the “Website”).

This page informs the User of the policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information when using the website.

BioTekna will not use or share the User’s information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy.

BioTekna uses the User’s information for providing and improving the Website. By using the Website, the User agrees to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

Log Data

BioTekna collects information that the browser sends whenever the User visits the Website (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as the User’s computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of the Website that the User visits, the time and date of the User’s visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.

BioTekna can’t personally identify the User, while using the data.

Use of collected Data

The Data is processed at BioTekna’s operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved with the processing are located. For further information, please contact BioTekna. By submitting the User’s personal data, the User agrees to this policy. Transmitting information over the internet is generally not completely secure, and BioTekna can’t guarantee the security of the User’s data. Any transmitted data is at the User’s own risk.

BioTekna has procedures and security features in place to try and keep the User’s data secure once BioTekna receives it. BioTekna won’t share the User’s information with any other organizations for marketing, market research or commercial purposes, and doesn’t pass on the User’s details to other websites.
The Data is kept for the time necessary to provide the service requested by the User, or stated by the purposes outlined in this document, and the User can always request that BioTekna suspends or removes the data.

The Data concerning the User is collected to allow BioTekna to provide its services, as well as for the following purposes: Analytics, Displaying content from external platforms and Contacting the User.

The User’s rights

The User can find out what information BioTekna holds and ask not to use any of the information it collects.

Links to other websites contains links to and from other websites.

This privacy policy only applies to this Website. By clicking on a third party link, the User will be directed to that third party’s website. BioTekna strongly advise the User to review the Privacy Policy of every site the he/she visit.


This Website uses cookies to improve the users experience while visiting the Website. Where applicable this Website uses a cookie control system allowing the User on his/her first visit to the Website to allow or disallow the use of cookies on his/her computer / device. This complies with recent legislation requirements for websites to obtain explicit consent from users before using cookies on a user’s computer / device.

Cookies are small files saved to the User’s computer’s hard drive that track, save and store information about interactions and usage of the Website. This allows the Website, through its server, to provide the User with a tailored experience within this Website.
Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this Website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings.

How to change your cookie settings in Firefox

How to change your cookie settings in Internet Explorer 9

How to change your cookie settings in Internet Explorer 7 and 8

How to change your cookie settings in Google Chrome

How to change your cookie settings in Safari (OS X)

How to change your cookie settings in Safari (iOS)

This Website uses tracking softwares to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use it.

Personal Data is collected for the following purposes and using the following services:

  • Analytics

The services contained in this section enable the Biotekna to monitor and analyse web traffic and can be used to keep track of User behaviour.

Google Analytics (Google Inc.)

BioTekna uses Google Analytics software to collect information about how the User use in order to help make sure the Website is meeting the needs of its users and to help make improvements. Google Analytics stores information about:

  • the pages the User visits
  • how long the User spends on each page
  • how the User got to the Website
  • what the User clicks on while visiting the WebsiteBioTekna doesn’t collect or store personal information (eg the User’s name or address) so this information can’t be used to identify the User. BioTekna doesn’t allow Google to use or share our analytics data.Google Analytics sets the following cookies:

Universal Analytics

Name and Purpose

_ga       This helps count how many people visit by tracking if the User has visited it before   (expires 2 years)

_gat     Used to manage the rate at which page view requests are made (expires 10 minutes)

Google Analytics

Name and Purpose

_utma Like _ga, this allows to know if the User has lvisited before, in order to count how many visitors are new to  or to a certain page (expires 2 years)

_utmb This works with _utmc to calculate the average length of time the User spends on     (expires 30 minutes)

_utmc This works with _utmb to calculate when the User closes his/her browser (expires when the User closes his/her browser )

_utmz This tells us how the User reached (eg from another website or a search engine) (expires 6 months)

Displaying content from external platforms

These services allow the User to view content hosted on external platforms directly from the pages of this Website and interact with them.

If a service of this kind is installed, it may still collect web traffic data for the pages where the service is installed, even when users do not use it.

Google Maps is a maps visualization service provided by Google Inc. that allows this Website to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.

External Links

Although this Website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised to adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this Website. (External links are clickable text / banner / image links to other websites)

BioTekna cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite their best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and this Website and its owner cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Social Media Platforms

This Website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question.
Users are advised, before using such social sharing buttons, that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save the User’s request to share a web page respectively through the User’s social media platform account.

Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details.

This Website nor its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact BioTekna through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.

Communication, engagement and actions taken through social media platforms are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.

Legal action

The User’s Personal Data may be used for legal purposes by BioTekna, in Court or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising from improper use of this Website.

The User declares to be aware that the Data Controller may be required to reveal personal data upon request of public authorities.

This Website does not support “Do Not Track” requests.

To determine whether any of the third parties honor the “Do Not Track” requests, the User is invited to read their privacy policies.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

The owner may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. Any changes will be notified by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

BioTekna recommends the User to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.


Legal information

This privacy statement has been prepared in fulfillment of the obligations under Art. 10 of EC Directive n. 95/46/EC, and under the provisions of Directive 2002/58/EC, as revised by Directive 2009/136/EC, on the subject of Cookies.