Like almost all web sites, we collect a limited amount of data about our
visitors for the purposes of statistical tracking, keyword analysis, referrer
analysis, pages visited and IP address of visitor. This enables us to understand
our visitors better and find which pages are popular and why. Logs are also
maintained for security reasons.
We operate a low-volume mailing list through Topica
for product annoucements and details of special offers.
Topica has a strict opt-in procedure to ensure that
email addresses are valid. We will not circulate email
addresses collected by Topica and will not use them
for any purpose other than our mailing list.
We do not collect any kind of personal information that can identify a living
person. There is no information we store that is subject to the United Kingdom's
Data Protection Act.
When you follow an advertiser link on the site, that information is tracked
by that advertiser who will collect personal information about you when you make
a transaction. In some cases we will receive a commission for any products sold
through this type of referral, but under no circumstances is any personal
information passed back from the advertiser to us.
Referrer links: if you create a link to our site, we reserve the right to
publish a spiderable link to your referring page to ensure that the inbound link
is correctly counted. This means that your page will also by spidered and
indexed and visible in web directories. If you do not want this to happen, then
please do not create a link to our site. Link exchanges are negotiable by
Any personal information collected by us is private and for our own use only
and not revealed to third parties except in cases of violation of law,
harassement, or violation of hosts or service providers acceptable use policies.
General exceptions: we treat attempted fraud very
seriously and will publish attempted fraudulent purchase.
Please be aware that we treat
email from Nigeria, Indonesia, South Korea, China, Argentina,
Uganda, Ivory Coast and Brazil as spam and will report it to your Internet
Service Provider, and we will also publish it on our
spam page so that other vendors
can be alerted. Also, we will take action against anybody
violating our intellectual property in whichever manner
we see fit, including publishing details of information
copied, their site, company and personally identifiable
details. For example, Nikolai
Zhoukov and Leon Perlman.