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Privacy Policy

What Information Do We Collect and How Do We Use It?

As a user of, we ask you to provide us with some personal information such as your name and email address only when using the contact us form. We need these details to effectively respond to your enquiries.

We log domain names and IP addresses, and browser types for our internal site traffic statistics. IP addresses, etc. are not tied to personally identifiable information. We use cookies to monitor which parts of the site are more interesting to you.

This site contains links to other sites; however, is not responsible for their privacy practices or contents.

Sharing The Information Our Site Gathers / Tracks

We do not sell names or other private profile information to third parties and have no intention of doing so in the future. Occasionally, will hire a third party to act on our behalf for projects such as market research and will provide information to these third parties specifically for use in connection with these projects. The information we provide to such third parties is protected by a confidentiality agreement and is used solely for completing specific projects.

What Are Cookies?

Cookies are tiny text files stored on your computer when you visit certain web pages. At we use cookies to monitor which parts of the site are more interesting to you. If you do not wish to enable cookies, you can still browse the site, although most web browsers have cookies enabled. See managing cookies for help to turn them on and off.

Please note that cookies cannot harm your computer. We do not store personally identifiable information, and we do not have relationships with any suppliers who might also set cookies during your visit for advertising and promotional activities. We are giving you this information as part of our initiative to comply with recent legislation and to make sure that we are honest and clear about your privacy when using our website.

Cookies Policy

Our cookies do not store sensitive information such as your name and address. However, if you would prefer to restrict, block or delete cookies from, or any other website, you can use your browser to do this. Each browser is different, so check the 'Help' menu of your particular browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.

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Third Party Cookies

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Managing Cookies

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