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Privacy policy

The National Plant Biosecurity Diagnostic Network (NPBDN) records and collects information about visitors to this website. This information is only used for statistical analysis or systems administration purposes to improve our online services. No attempt will be made to identify you or your browsing activities individually, except in the unlikely event of an investigation, where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect the Internet Service Provider’s logs.

The following statistics are recorded by the NPBDN, including the number of:

  • entire successful site hits
  • home page hits
  • document views
  • visitors who visit once, and
  • visitors who visit more than once.

The NPBDN also records:

  • hits per day
  • visited pages
  • activity (day/week/time/date)
  • length of visit
  • referring sites
  • referring URLs
  • search engines
  • search phrases
  • search keywords
  • browsers and versions, and
  • operating systems.

The NPBDN will only record your e-mail address if you send us a message or register as a user. Your e-mail address will only be used for the purpose you have provided it and will not be added to any other mailing list without your permission. We will not use your e-mail address for any other purpose and will not disclose it to any third party without your consent.

This site uses cookies to record visitors’ viewing preferences (e.g. if they wish to view pages in text only format or change the font size) or other input submitted by users. Cookies are not used by this site for identifying or tracking site visitors or for passing details to third parties. Some areas of the site may use cookies to record personal details. Users are made aware of areas where this is the case. Cookies are small text files saved and accessible by web browsers.

This site provides links to other related sites. The NPBDN is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites. The NPBDN also accepts no responsibility for material contained in any site that is linked to this internet site.

The NPBDN does not warrant the security of any information supplied to the network through its website. Further, the NPBDN does not warrant that any information supplied cannot be accessed by third parties outside of the NPBDN.