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What is collected and stored: ET collects data volunteered by users by signing up to receive newsletters or creating a message board profile. Certain data is also created automatically when you interact with the site.
What is done with the information: ET uses the information you provide to send information and services that you have requested.
Security: We will take all reasonable steps to protect data. All personal data is held in secure parts of the site although some (e.g. message board profiles) are publically accessible. If you are a message board member you can restrict access to your e-mail address by setting your profile to hide the address. You should never remove the address as it is needed for administrative purposes and if you wish to receive messages in your in-box. We will never sell or rent your email address or personal data to any third party and would only disclose personal information if requred to by UK law.
Server Logs: ET may analyze visitors' use of the site by tracking information
such as pageviews, traffic flow, search terms, and click through. We use this
information to improve the site. We reserve the right to make this anonymous
traffic and demographic information available in aggregate form but do not share
any information can identify an individual user.
ET may use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track user movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.
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We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services that may be of interest to you. The information collected does not include your name, address, email address, or telephone number it may include age, gender, and interests data. We refer you to Google Ads preferences for further information.
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Revision Date 26 May 2012