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WFTO Privacy Policy
06 June 2009
What information do we collect?

We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors;
this policy sets out how we will treat your personal information.

We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal data:

   1. Information about your visits to and use of this website;

   2. Information that you provide to us for the purpose of registering
       to our website services and/or email notifications.


Information about website visits

We may collect information about you computer and your visits to this
website such as your IP address, geographical location, browser type,
referral source, length of visit and number of page views. We may use
this information in the administration of this website, to improve the
website's usability, and for marketing purposes.

We use cookies on this website. A cookie is a text file sent by a web
server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The text file is
then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from
the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web
browser.

We may send a cookie which may be stored on by your browser on your
computer's hard drive. We may use the information we obtain from the
cookie in the administration of this website, to improve the website's
usability and for marketing purposes. We may also use that information
to recognise your computer when you visit our website, and to
personalise our website for you.

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies. This will, however,
have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites, including
this one.


Using your personal data

Personal data submitted on this website will be used for the purposes
specified in this privacy policy or in relevant parts of the website.

In addition to the uses identified elsewhere in this privacy policy, we
may use your personal information to:

   1. Improve your browsing experience by personalising the website;

   2. Send information (other than marketing communications) to you
       which we think may be of interest to you by post or by email or
       similar technology;

   3. Provide other companies with statistical information about our
       users - but this information will not be used to identify any
       individual user.

We will not without your express consent provide your personal
information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.


Other disclosures


In addition to the disclosures reasonably necessary for the purposes
identified elsewhere in this privacy policy, we may disclose information
about you:

   1. To the extent that we are required to do so by law;

   2. In connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal
       proceedings;

   3. 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); and

Except as provided in this privacy policy, we will not provide your
information to third parties.


International data transfers

Information that we collect may be stored and processed in and
transferred between any of the countries in which we operate in order to
enable us to use the information in accordance with this privacy policy.

If you are in the European Union, information which you provide may be
transferred to countries which do not have data protection laws
equivalent to those in force in the European Union. You expressly agree
to such transfers.


Security of your personal data

We will take reasonable precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or
alteration of your personal information. Of course, data transmission
over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the
security of data sent over the internet.

We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure
servers. All electronic transactions you make to or receive from us will
be encrypted.

You are responsible for keeping your password confidential. We will not
ask you for your password.


Policy amendments

We may update this privacy policy from time-to-time by posting a new
version on our website. We may also notify you of changes to our privacy policy be email.


Your rights

You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold
about you. Provision of such information may be subject to the payment
of a fee (currently fixed at EU15.00).

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Third party websites

The website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for
the privacy policies of third party websites.


Contact

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or our treatment of
your personal data, please write to us at:


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4101 CR Culemborg
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