For each HTTP (which is what your Web browser generates when you request a page or part of a page
from a Web site) request received, we collect and store only the following information:
[(d) send you goods purchased via the website, and supply to you services purchased via the website;]
[(h) send you [our newsletter and other] marketing communications relating to our business [or the businesses of carefully-selected third parties] which we think may be of interest to you, by post or, where you have specifically agreed to this, by email or similar technology (and you can inform us at any time if you no longer require marketing communications);]
[(i) provide third parties with statistical information about our users – but this information will not be used to identify any individual user;]
[(j) deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website;]
[(l) verify compliance with the terms and conditions governing the use of the website [(including monitoring private messages sent through our website private messaging service)]; and]
We use the information that we collect to measure the number of visitors to the different areas of
our sites, and to help us make our sites more useful to visitors. This includes analyzing these logs
periodically to determine the traffic through our servers, the number of pages served, and the level
of demand for pages and topics of interest. The logs may be preserved indefinitely and used at
any time and in any way necessary to prevent security breaches and to ensure the integrity of the
data on our servers.
To better serve our visitors, we use technology to track new and returning visitors actions while
on the website. These small files are commonly referred to as ?cookies.? Our cookies
don?t not contain any personally-identifiable information.
Cookies are small files that Web servers place on a user?s hard drive. They can serve several
We will retain data the technology makes available only as long as required by law, or specific
If you are concerned about the potential use of the information gathered from your computer by
cookies, you can set your browser to prompt you before it accepts a cookie. You can remove or block
the use of web measurement and customization technologies by changing the setting of your browser to
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Consent to Voluntary Information Collection and Sharing
All the information users submit to this site is done on a voluntary basis. When a user clicks the
?Submit? button on any of the Web forms found on this site they are indicating
voluntarily consent to the conditions outlined in this policy. We do not collect personally
identifiable information (e.g., name, address, phone number, e-mail address) unless you provide it.
In all cases, the information collected is used to respond to user inquiries or to provide services
requested by our users.
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How e-mail is handled
We use information you send us by e-mail only for the purpose for which it is submitted (e.g., to
answer a question, to send information). In addition, if you do choose to provide information, it is
only used to respond to your request (e.g., addressing a package to send you pamphlets or booklets)
or to provide a service you are requesting (e.g., email notifications). Information we receive by
e-mail is disclosed to the public only pursuant to the laws and policies governing the dissemination
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How information is used:
The information this site collects is used for a variety of purposes (e.g. user
survey forms). We make every effort to clearly disclose at the point of collection how information
is used and allow our Web site visitor to determine whether they wish to provide the
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How long information is retained
We destroy the information we collect when the purpose for which it was provided has been fulfilled
unless we are required to keep it longer by statute, policy or both.
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Interaction with Children
This site might offer educational content to children under 13. No personally identifiable information is
collected from these visitors unless voluntarily submitted as a request for information or services.
The information collected is used to respond to user inquiries or to provide services requested by
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Privacy Act System of Records
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For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, this
computer system employs software programs to monitor network traffic to identify
unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage to the information
on our Web sites. Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this service
are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under applicable laws.
Except for authorized law enforcement investigations, no other attempts are made to identify
individual users or their usage habits.
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Conditions under which the information may be shared
In addition, we may disclose your personal information:
(a) to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
(b) in connection with any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings;
(c) in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk);
[(d) to the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset that we are (or are contemplating) selling; and]
[(e) to any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in our reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal information.]
This site may share information received from its Web sites with appropriate law enforcement and homeland security officials.
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If for some reason you believe this site has not adhered to these principles, please notify the
us by e-mail at email@example.com. If our web pages are not fully in compliance with our stated
policies, they will be corrected.
(Addition 1) Security of your personal information
Website Terms and Conditions of Use
We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.
We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure (password- and firewall-protected) servers.
You acknowledge that the transmission of information over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.
(Addition 2) Policy amendments
(Addition 3) Your rights
You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you. Provision of such information will be subject to:
(a) the payment of a fee (currently fixed at US $20); and
(b) the supply of appropriate evidence of your identity [(for this purpose, we will usually accept a photocopy of your passport certified by a solicitor or bank plus an original copy of a utility bill showing your current address)].
We may withhold such personal information to the extent permitted by law.
You may instruct us not to process your personal information for marketing purposes[, by sending an email to us]. In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in advance to our use of your personal information for marketing purposes, or we will provide you with an opportunity to opt out of the use of your personal information for marketing purposes.
(Addition 4) Third party websites
The website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites.
(Addition 5) Updating information
Please let us know if the personal information which we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.
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