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This website ("International Journal of Palliative Nursing") is owned and maintained by the Mark Allen Group, which includes the following companies: The Mark Allen Group Limited, MA Education Limited, MA Business & Leisure Limited and Master Travel Limited (the "Mark Allen Group"). The Mark Allen Group Limited, MA Education Limited and Master Travel Limited are registered at St. Jude's Church, Dulwich Road, London SE24 0PB, UK. MA Business & Leisure Limited is registered at Jesses Farm, Snow Hill, Dinton, Nr Salisbury SP3 5HN, UK.

The Mark Allen Group is committed to safeguarding the privacy of visitors to its websites. Please read the following policy to understand how we will treat your personal information when you use the Site. This policy may vary from time to time so please check it regularly.

What happens to the information collected on the Site

Whenever you visit a page of the Site, certain information is automatically stored in a log file. This includes demographic data and browsing patterns, but does not include data which may identify an individual user. This information is only used for statistical purposes to help improve this site and provide accurate statistics to advertisers in the form of aggregated data.

We may use "cookies" to identify you when you visit the Site. A cookie is a small file that can be placed on your computer's hard disk or on a website server. Such cookies do not retrieve information about you stored on your hard drive and do not corrupt or damage your computer or computer files. You are not obliged to accept a cookie that we send you, and you can in fact modify a browser so that it will not accept cookies. For more information about cookies including how to set your internet browser to reject cookies please go to www.allaboutcookies.org.

How personal information is used

We may also collect personal information from you through enquiry, newsletters and registration forms and every time you e-mail us your details or log on using your user name and password. We may use this information to personalise aspects of our services, to carry out market research surveys, to run competitions and to provide you with updates about developments on the Site and information about the products and services we offer. If you do not wish to receive information about our products or services, please email us.

We will not disclose any information we hold about you to any third party without your permission. However, please note that in order to process your data we may on occasion be required to share your information with other group companies or any suppliers we engage to provide services which involve processing data on our behalf.

In the event that any companies or business of the Mark Allen Group is acquired by or merges with another company, your personal information may be passed to the purchasing/merging company amongst the transferred business assets. This will enable your relationship to continue with the relevant Mark Allen Group business despite the change of ownership. Your personal information may also be passed (on a confidential basis) to companies with whom the Mark Allen Group is negotiating such a sale/merger as part of the verification exercise carried out on the Mark Allen Group by the third party.

Please be aware that we cannot guarantee that third party services accessible through the Site operate the same Privacy Policy.

Access and changes to your registration information and preferences

Registered users may access their identified contact information and other registration information and correct any discrepancies or update information by logging in and clicking on the "My Account" link at any time. The accuracy of such information is solely the responsibility of the user.

If you wish to receive alerts, newsletters, special offers or promotions from us, please tick the appropriate check box when you register for personalized services or access or amend your preferences by logging in and clicking on the "My Account" link at any time. If you wish to cease receiving any of this information, amend your preferences by logging on and clicking on the "My Account" link at any time.

Site security

We use up-to-date storage and security techniques to protect your personal information from unauthorised access, improper use or disclosure, unauthorised modification or unlawful destruction or accidental loss. All our employees and any suppliers we engage to process your data are obliged to respect the confidentiality of your information.

If you have any questions concerning this Privacy Policy or would like us to amend or destroy your details, please contact email us.