January 2005 Archives


Hilary Burrage's website is committed to protecting your privacy by using technology that gives you the safest online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to Hilary Burrage's web site and governs data collection and usage. By using Hilary's website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

This website collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name and personal website address. It will not however make your email address available publicly.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by the website. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by Hilary Burrage for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the web site.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Hilary's public comment facility, this information may be collected and used by others.

Hilary would encourage you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from this website so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. Hilary Burrage is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of her own Website (www.hilaryburrage.com)

Use of your Personal Information

This website collects and uses your personal information to operate the website and deliver the services you have requested.

Hilary Burrage does not sell, rent or lease its visitor lists to third parties. This website may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis or provide technical support. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Hilary Burrage, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

This website does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

This website keeps track of the pages our visitors visit within the website in order to determine what articles are the most popular. This data is occasionally used to deliver customised content within the website to visitors whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

This website will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Hilary Burrage or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Hilary Burrage; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of thie website, or the public.

Use of Cookies

This website use "cookies" to help you personalise your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you ask the commenting system to remember your personal deails, a cookie helps the website to recall your specific information on subsequent visits.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of this or other websites you visit.

Contact Information

Hilary Burrage welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that this website or Hilary Burrage has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Hilary at HilaryBurrage.com. We will use reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.


Hilary recognises the importance of providing a website that is accessible to as many user groups as possible, including those with disabilities. The website accessibility standards are in place with the intention of making the content accessible to the widest range of visitors, regardless of disability or impairment. This has been achieved by adhering to best practices, such as compliance with W3C standards.

Accesibility for a website is a task never really finished. Currently this website is constructed in a way that separates content from presentation to make it easier for us to develop further accessibility features.

If you find you have problems accessing any part of this website, please contact Hilary; if we know where you are having particular problems, we can takes steps to improve things.

Terms and Conditions

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All material in this website is Copyright of Hilary Burrage.

You are welcome to syndicate or copy items on Hilary's website provided that
* the piece is quoted in its entirety (unless an edited version has been
agreed in writing with Hilary prior to publication)
* the piece is the most recent version of the item, if more than one version
exists (click Refresh to check this)
* Hilary's website is clearly identified and named as the source of the item
* no direct financial benefit will accrue to a third party (unless this has
been agreed by Hilary in writing prior to publication)
* Hilary is identified as the holder of all copyright and intellectual
property rights to the piece
* Hilary is informed in writing before any piece is published, and
publication may only go ahead once this notification has been acknowledged
and agreed by Hilary
* comments on a piece shown on Hilary's website may not be used unless the
permission of the person posting has been given, in addition to permission
from Hilary

Any variation of the above conditions will be considered on an individual
basis and may involve the payment of fee/s.
'Writing' in the above context includes electronic communication from a
fully identified source.

Contact Hilary

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You can contact Hilary by email at the e-address immediately below. Please also leave a phone number to get back to you if you are getting in touch on a professional matter.

If you wish to contact Nick Prior about website design, please select the Nick Prior icon at the bottom of the page.

Thank you. We look forward to hearing from you.

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You can read Hilary's weblog in your newsreader software. This will enable you to have Hilary's latest articles delivered to your computer without you having to visit her website. Of course, we hope you do visit to leave your comments, but here for your convenience are the links to use in your newsreader.



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