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Data protection and confidentiality

Some services on this website require us to collect personal information from you. To comply with the Data Protection Act, we have a duty to tell you how we store the information we collect and how it is used.

Any information you do submit will be stored securely and will never be passed on or sold to any third party.

Personal information and anonymity of our users

Log files are maintained and analysed of all requests for files on this website's web servers. Log files do not capture personal information but do capture the user's IP address, which is automatically recognised by our web servers.

Aggregated analysis of these log files is used to monitor website usage. These analyses may be made to available to Timberkits staff to allow them to measure, for example, overall popularity of the site and typical user paths through the site.

Except as stated already, Timberkits will make no attempt to identify individual users. You should be aware, however, that access to web pages will generally create log entries in the systems of your ISP or network service provider. These entities may be in a position to identify the client computer equipment used to access a page. Such monitoring would be done by the provider of network services and is beyond the responsibility or control of Timberkits.

Timberkits will make no attempt to track or identify individual users, except where there is a reasonable suspicion that unauthorised access to systems is being attempted. In the case of all users, Timberkits reserves the right to attempt to identify and track any individual who is reasonably suspected of trying to gain unauthorised access to computer systems or resources operating as part of Timberkits web services.

As a condition of use of this site, all users must give permission for Timberkits to use its access logs to attempt to track users who are reasonably suspected of gaining, or attempting to gain, unauthorised access.

All log file information collected by Timberkits is kept secure and no access to raw log files is given to any third party.

Use of cookies

This website does not store any information that would, on its own, allow us to identify individual users of this service without their permission. Any cookies that may be used by this website are used either solely on a per session basis or to maintain user preferences. Cookies are not shared with any third parties.

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We use Google Analytics to monitor traffic levels, search queries and visits to this website.

Google Analytics stores IP addresses anonymously on its servers in the US, and neither Timberkits or Google associate your IP address with any personally identifiable information.

These cookies enable Google to determine whether you are a return visitor to the site, and to track the pages that you visit during your session. These cookies are set only after the user has given consent to us to use cookies.

Facebook Data Use Policy

We use the Facebook Social Plugins (Like & Send Buttons) to encourage users to share our content.

Facebook stores IP addresses anonamously on its servers in the US. Timberkits do not associate your IP address with any personal information. Facebook will track data related to your visit associated to your Facebook account. It is highly recommended that you read Facebook's Data Use Policy for further information. At present, these cookies are set when you visit our website. This will be changed to require consent in the near future.

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