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If you obtain a copy of any part of this web site, or of any part of any document that has been downloaded from this web site, in a way that goes beyond the limitations and the restrictions included in the terms of use for this web site, Workplace Competence International may take steps to recover financial damages from you, or from any organization that you are employed by, or any organization that you are acting as an agent for, when you obtain such a copy.

Privacy Policy

Workplace Competence International Limited is committed to upholding fundamental principles of privacy in our relationship with visitors to our web site. To that end, Workplace Competence International has adopted rigorous standards of privacy and makes the following commitment to every visitor to our web site:

  1. When a visitor to any Workplace Competence International web site submits registration information as a prerequisite for accessing any content area or to use any of its interactive services, Workplace Competence International will not share or sell that personal information to any outside agency, advertiser or other third party.
  2. Although Workplace Competence International will use "cookies" to track user patterns on its web sites, Workplace Competence International will not use cookies to learn the identity of its users, nor will we attempt to track users after they leave the web site. Further, cookies will not be used by Workplace Competence International to gather specific personal information about individual users. The usage patterns tracked by individual cookies will remain confidential, and Workplace Competence International will not participate in any external site tracking programs, nor will we share any cookie-generated information about individual users or user patterns with outside agencies or advertisers.
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  4. Workplace Competence International may compile site-wide demographic information that it will share with advertisers, but it will not compile profiles of individual users, including the gathering of names, addresses, e-mail addresses and other personal information.
  5. Workplace Competence International may track user IP addresses for the purposes of systems administration, demographic profiling and traffic logging, but Workplace Competence International will not use IP addresses to try to identify individual users of the Workplace Competence International web site.
  6. Although Workplace Competence International commits to doing this, it will not be responsible for the use to which your personal information may be put should that personal information become available to individuals or organizations who are not part of Workplace Competence International, or an agent of Workplace Competence International, but gain access to that information as part of the insecure nature of the Internet.
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  8. Workplace Competence International will abide by all court orders, valid search warrants and subpoena.
  9. You may print a copy of this web page if you want a copy of our privacy policy.
  10. Questions about Workplace Competence International's Privacy Policy should be sent to Roelf Woldring, who is the privacy officer for Workplace Competence International and WCI Press.




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