Privacy Policy

The Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing Institute (“ARM Institute”) respects your privacy and understands its importance to you. The policy outlined below applies to all interactions with the ARM Institute from this website.

Information That is Gathered From Visitors

As with other websites, log files are stored on the web server saving details such as the visitor’s IP address, browser type, referring page and time of visit. Cookies may be used to remember visitor preferences when interacting with the website. Where registration is required, the visitor’s email and/or a username will be stored on the server.

How the Information is Used

The information is used to enhance the visitor’s experience when using the website to display personalized content and possibly advertising. E-mail addresses will not be sold, rented or leased to 3rd parties. Email may be sent to inform you of news or to provide membership information, but only if you have chosen to subscribe to our newsletter, request membership information, or contribute content to the website.

Visitor Options

If you have subscribed to our newsletter, you may unsubscribe by following the instructions which are included in e-mail that you receive. You may be able to block cookies via your browser settings, but this may prevent access to certain features of the website. Cookies are small digital signature files that are stored by your web browser that allow your preferences to be recorded when visiting the website. Also, they may be used to track your return visits to the website. 3rd party advertising companies may also use cookies for tracking purposes.

The Information is not directed to children under 13. We do not knowingly collect personal identifiable information or Personal Data from anyone under 13 years of age. If we determine upon collection that a user is under this age, we will not use or maintain his/her personal identifiable information or Personal Data without a parent/guardian’s consent. If we become aware that we have unknowingly collected personal identifiable information or Personal Data from a child under the age of 13, we will delete such personal identifiable information or Personal Data from our records.


Cookies are small digital signature files that are stored by your web browser that allow your preferences to be recorded when visiting the website. Also, they may be used to track your return visits to the website. 3rd party advertising companies may also use cookies for tracking purposes.

Making a Purchase

To apply for endorsement review and/or other related services through our site, you must provide us with certain personal information such as your name, telephone number, and e-mail address. We require this information so that we can process and confirm your purchase and keep you informed of status.


From time to time we may add or enhance services available on the site. To the extent these services are provided and used by you, we will use the information you provide to facilitate the service requested. For example, if you email us with a question, we will use your email address, name, nature of the question, etc. to respond to your question. We may also store such information to assist us in making the site the better and easier to use.

Additional Information on Privacy

This website contains links to other web sites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are entering another web site for which the ARM Institute has no responsibility. We encourage you to read the privacy statements of all such sites as their policies may be materially different from this Privacy Policy. You are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your passwords and your ARM Institute account information.

In addition to the circumstances described above, the ARM Institute may disclose account information if required to do so by law, court order, as requested by other government or law enforcement authority, or in the good faith belief that disclosure is otherwise necessary or advisable including, without limitation, to protect the rights or properties of the ARM Institute when we have reason to believe that disclosing the information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing interference with our rights or properties, whether intentionally or otherwise, or when anyone else could be harmed by such activities.

Additional Information on Privacy

This section applies to California Residents.

The personal information we collect might, depending on the situation, include identifiers, characteristics of protected classifications under California Federal Law, commercial information, internet or other network activity information, geolocation information, audio, electronic, visual or similar information, professional or employment-related information and inferences drawn from any of the information identified above to create a profile about a consumer reflecting the consumer’s preferences, characteristics, psychological trends, predispositions, behavior, attitudes, intelligence, abilities and aptitudes. For detailed information on what we collect please review the ‘Information That is Gathered from Visitors’ section of this Policy.

As described in this Policy personal information we collect from consumers might be shared for business or commercial purposes with third parties.

We might have disclosed all of the categories of personal information listed above, based on the use case, for a business purpose in the past 12 months.

As a California resident you have certain rights, subject to legal limitations and applicable exceptions, regarding the collection, use, and sharing of your personal information. Those right are in particular:

  • The right to know
  • The right to delete
  • The right to opt-out

This updated Privacy Policy is effective as of February 4, 2021. We may change or supplement this Privacy Policy from time to time. Any material changes in the way the ARM Institute uses personal information will be described in future versions of this Privacy Policy. Privacy Policy changes will apply to the information collected from the date we post the revised Privacy Policy, as well as to existing information held by us. If you have any questions or comments about this Policy, concerns about our processing of the data or any other question related to data protection and privacy please contact us by emailing at is processing and loading the page