Westlake Photonics Privacy Policy

Westlake Photonics has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices for this web page: www.westlakephotonics.com.

Information Automatically Logged

The server collects the IP address, date, time, page accessed, browser type, and the referring page if present. We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our Web page. The date and time are used to track the load on the server and peak usage times. We record the browser type to monitor market penetration of various web browsers so we can better determine what Internet technologies we may utilize in the design of our pages. We use page referrer data–that is, information about the web page that pointed you to our page–to determine to what extent our page is referenced by other resources on the web. These data may be used to preserve the integrity of our computing resources.

Logging of Link Traversal

The Westlake Photonics website logs all clicks on links within pages in order to assist us in determining the popularity of content and the various navigation methods used to find information. No personally identifiable information is recorded; only the time and date, and the links used.

Use of Cookies

The Westlake Photonics home page issues and reads cookies to track any customization options you may have selected. These include what links were activated during a user’s time on a website.

Google Analytics

Westlake Photonics uses Google Analytics to gain insights into the visitors to its website. It’s something like an advanced server log. Google Analytics logs What website you came from to get here, how long you stay, what kind of computer you’re using, whether or not you’re a new vs. returning user, and quite a bit more. The information obtained through Google Analytics allows Westlake Photonics to better understand the kind of people who come to my site and what content they’re reading. This allows Westlake Photonics to make better decisions about design and writing. Occasionally, Westlake Photonics may compile aggregate statistics about the number of visitors this site receives and browsers being used. No personally identifying data is included in this type of reporting, and all reporting is kept private and not shared with any outside or third-party entities. All Westlake Photnoics activity falls within the bounds of the Google Analytics Terms of Service.

Personal Information

This Web page does not request any personal information or collect any information that personally identifies you or allows you to be personally contacted.

Since we do not collect any personal information on this Web site, we do not share any personal information with any third parties nor do we use any personal information for any purposes.

External Links

This site contains links to other sites. Westlake Photonics is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites.


This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. Log file access is restricted to system administrators while stored on the server. Log files are rotated regularly and archived in a secure location. User and password information, if requested, is encrypted before it is transmitted across the network.

Contacting the Website

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, you can contact: jeinfer@westlakephotonics.com.