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Privacy Policy & Disclaimer


I have created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate my firm and continuing commitment to the privacy of personal information provided by those visiting and interacting with this web site. I hold the privacy of your personal information in the highest regard. The following discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices for this website.

I recognize the importance of protecting your privacy and this policy is designed to assist you in understanding that I collect, use and safeguard the personal information you provide. This policy will be continuously assessed against new technologies, business practices.

What Information Do I Collect?
When you visit this web site you may provide us with two types of information: personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis and Web site use information collected on an aggregate basis as you and others browse our Web site.

  • Email Information 
    If you choose to correspond with me via email, I may retain the content of your email messages together with your email address and our responses.
  • Web Site Use Information
    Similar to other commercial Web sites, my Web site utilizes a standard technology called "cookies" (see explanation below, "What Are Cookies?") and web server log files to collect information about how our Web site is used. Information gathered through cookies and Web server logs may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent at our Web site, and the Web sites visited just before and just after our Web site.

What Are Cookies?
A cookie is a very small text document, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier. When you visit a Web site, that site's computer asks your computer for permission to store this file in a part of your hard drive specifically designated for cookies. Each Web site can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser's preferences allow it, but (to protect your privacy) your browser only permits a Web site to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other sites. Browsers are usually set to accept cookies. However, if you would prefer not to receive cookies, you may alter the configuration of your browser to refuse cookies. If you choose to have your browser refuse cookies, it is possible that some areas of our site will not function as effectively when viewed by the users.
  A cookie cannot retrieve any other data from your hard drive or pass on computer viruses.

How Do I Use Information Collected from Cookies?
As you visit and browse my Web site, the site uses cookies to differentiate you from other users. Cookies, in conjunction with my Web server's log files, allow me to calculate the aggregate number of people visiting my Web site and which parts of the site are most popular. This helps me gather feedback to constantly improve my Web site. Cookies do not allow me to gather any personal information about you.

IP Addresses
IP addresses are used by your computer every time you are connected to the Internet. Your IP address is a number that is used by computers on the network to identify your computer. IP addresses are automatically collected by our web server as part of demographic and profile data known as traffic data so that data (such as the Web pages you request) can be sent to you.

Sharing and Selling Information 
I do not share, sell, lend or lease any of the information that uniquely identify a subscriber (such as email addresses or personal details) with anyone.

What About Legally Compelled Disclosure of Information?
I may disclose information when legally compelled to do so, in other words, when in good faith, believe that the law requires it or for the protection of our legal rights. I may also disclose information when I have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone to protect the safety of our users and the Public.

What About Other Web Sites Linked to my Web Site?
I am not to be held responsible for the practices employed by Web sites linked to or from my Web site or the information or content contained therein. Often links to other Web sites are provided solely as pointers to information on topics that may be useful to the users of my Web site.
Please remember that when you use a link to go from my Website to another web site, the Privacy Policy is no longer in effect. Your browsing and interaction on any other web site, including web sites, which have a link on my Website, is subject to that Web site's own rules and policies.

Standard Disclaimer
Whilst every effort has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information on the website. In no event will I be held liable for any direct, indirect, special incidental or consequential damages arising out of the use of the information. Every effort is made to ensure downloadable content is free from viruses. I can accept no liability for damages resulting from virus infection.
All opinions, thoughts and views expressed within my website is my own and have no relation to official views held by my place of employment, hence why I try to refrain from mentioning my place of work by name. Other company and product names herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners. All titles, versions, trademarks, claims of compatibility, etc., of hardware and software products mentioned herein are the sole property and responsibility of the respective vendors. I make no endorsement of any particular product for any purpose, nor claims responsibility for its operation and accuracy.

Policy Modifications
I may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. I  reserve the right to amend this privacy policy at any time with or without notice.

Date: 22 November 2008

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