Privacy Policy

The Website is owned by Blackwell Publishing, Ltd (Company no. 00180277), whose registered office and principal place of business is at The Atrium, Southern Gate, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 8SQ, UK. Wiley-Blackwell is a trading name of John Wiley & Sons, Ltd (“we” or “the Publisher”). Any comments or questions concerning this policy should be sent for the attention of Leann Fowler.

Any information collected about you via this Website will be subject to the following terms. As the Publisher of this Website we will take all reasonable steps to maintain the security, integrity and privacy of your information in accordance with our Privacy Policy. By submitting your information to this Website you consent to the practices described.

Personal Information

You may provide information, such as your name and email address, by registering in order to provide letters and comments to the Website or by participating in some of the features of the Website such as the discussion forum.

You may choose to reveal personal information in your comments on the discussion board. We strongly advise against this as comments on the discussion forum are available to all Users of the Website. Please be aware that identifiable personal information, including your name and e-mail address, which are voluntarily disclosed on bulletin boards or in chat areas accessible to other Users, may be collected or disclosed by other Users and we the Publisher take no responsibility for such collection and disclosure. You acknowledge that any such information submitted by you to open discussion forums is entirely at your own risk.

This Website also collects personal data automatically through the use of 'cookies' and collection of IP addresses.

A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes a unique identifier that is sent to your computer or mobile phone (referred to here as a "device") browser from a website's computer and is stored on your device's hard drive. Each website can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser's preferences allow it, but (to protect your privacy) your browser only permits a website to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other sites. Many sites do this whenever a user visits their website in order to track online traffic flows. Cookies record information about your online preferences and allow us to tailor the websites to your interests. Users have the opportunity to set their devices to accept all cookies, to notify them when a cookie is issued, or not to receive cookies at any time.

An IP address is a number that can uniquely identify a specific computer or other network device on the internet). We use analysis software to look at IP addresses and cookies for the purpose of enhancing your user experience. This information is not used to develop a personal profile of you and the log files are regularly purged.

You may take advantage of an optional 'Remember Me' facility which recognises you and so avoids the necessity to log on at each visit to areas of the Website requiring registration. If you take advantage of 'Remember Me', cookies will be used.

The information we learn about you, our Users, enables us to administer the Website and helps us to enhance and develop the Website to make it a truly valuable Website in its subject field.

Use of Personal Information

We will not disclose your personal information to any third party without your express consent except in the following circumstances:

  • If required by law;
  • to enforce the Website Terms of Use;
  • where necessary in connection with services provided by appropriate intermediaries, who will be required to comply with the confidentiality provisions of this policy;
  • to provide navigational and transactional information to our carefully chosen website partners in the form of anonymous, aggregate usage statistics that do not reveal a User's personal identity;
  • to other companies in the Wiley-Blackwell group.

The Website may offer some additional services, including an e-mail alerting service, and from time to time we may wish to contact you with regard to offers or products that may be of interest to you. We will not use your personal information in this way unless you opt in, which you may do at registration or may request at any time thereafter. By choosing to take advantage of these services, you consent to the use of your information for the purposes of providing these services.

Security of User Information

We will only collect information on the Website that is adequate, relevant and not excessive for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy.

You warrant that all information provided by you is accurate and that you will notify us if there are any changes. We will keep all records accurate and up-to-date, based on information provided by you, and will delete the information from our records when it is no longer needed.

The information will be kept in a secure database and will be used solely for Website communications, except where your express consent is granted. Users will be able to update their registration details as required.

Third Party Websites

Users should be aware that the privacy and data protection policies of other websites and companies vary and that, in using any links to other websites, or entering into correspondence or agreements with third parties including without limitation, partners, advertisers and affiliates of this Website we take no responsibility for the privacy policies of and usage of personal information collected by others.

Alterations to Privacy Policy

The Publisher of this Website reserves the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time without notice. Any changes to the Privacy Policy will be posted on this page. Your continued use of this Website will be deemed to be conclusive of acceptance of such modification.

We will only collect information on the Website that is adequate, relevant and not excessive for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy.

You warrant that all information provided by you is accurate and that you will notify us if there are any changes. We will keep all records accurate and up-to-date, based on information provided by you, and will delete the information from our records when it is no longer needed.

The information will be kept in a secure database and will be used solely for Website communications, except where your express consent is granted. Users will be able to update their registration details as required.

Third Party Websites

Users should be aware that the privacy and data protection policies of other websites and companies vary and that, in using any links to other websites, or entering into correspondence or agreements with third parties including without limitation, partners, advertisers and affiliates of this Website we take no responsibility for the privacy policies of and usage of personal information collected by others.

Alterations to Privacy Policy

The Publisher of this Website reserves the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time without notice. Any changes to the Privacy Policy will be posted on this page. Your continued use of this Website will be deemed to be conclusive of acceptance of such modification.

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