Privacy Policy


At the Centre for Advanced Photonics & Process Analysis (CAPPA), we understand that privacy is an important issue for visitors to the CAPPA Internet website and its related domains. The following information is designed to help visitors understand what information we collect from our site, and how we handle and use the information after that.

Information collection and use

The Centre for Advanced Photonics & Process Analysis is the sole owner of any information collected on this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement. CAPPA may collect information from our users at several different points on our website.

General enquiries

If a user contacts CAPPA with a general enquiry, the user may need to provide CAPPA with personal information (for example contact details). CAPPA will use this personal information to respond to the enquiry and track further correspondence. Personal information collected is not used for any other purpose.


Cookies are small text files that a site transfers to a visitor’s hard disk or browser for added functionality or for tracking site usage. In order to measure the effectiveness of our online presence, CAPPA may use cookies to determine the path users take on our site and to identify repeat visitors of our site. We do not use cookies to gather personal information such as a person’s name or e-mail address.

Google Analytics

CAPPA makes use of Google Analytics ( to track site usage. Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google. It uses cookies and usage data to prepare reports on website activity; the data gathered does not include personal information such as a person’s name or e-mail address which could be used to identify an individual. CAPPA does not use the Advertising Features of Google Analytics. However, Google may share the data gathered with other Google services, and/or to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network. See Google’s privacy policy here.

To opt out of Google Analytics tracking (for all your browsing, not just on this website), you should install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.

External links

The Centre for Advanced Photonics & Process Analysis website may contain links to other sites. Please take note that CAPPA is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this site.

Changes to the CAPPA Internet privacy policy

CAPPA may, from time to time, make changes to this policy. We recommend that users of this site re-visit this privacy policy on occasion to learn of new privacy practices or changes to our policy.