19 January 2009
site is not meant to replace your Doctor's advice. The advice on this
site is from other wls patients and may not be relevent in your case or
We collect no personal information about you when you visit our website
unless you choose to provide this information to us. However, we collect
and store certain information automatically. Here is how we handle information
about your visit to our website.
What We Collect and Store Automatically
If you do nothing during your visit but browse through the website, read pages, or download information, we will gather and store certain information about your visit automatically. This information does not identify you personally. We automatically collect and store only the following information about your visit:
The Internet domain (for example, "xcompany.com" if you use a private Internet access account, or "yourschool.edu" if you connect from a university's domain) and IP address (an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the Web) from which you access our website;
The type of browser and operating system used to access our site;
The date and time you access our site;
The pages you visit;
and If you linked to our website from another website, the address of that website. We use the information we collect to count the number and type of visitors to the different pages on our site, and to help us make our site more useful to visitors like you.
If You Send Us E-mail
You may choose to provide us with personal information, as in e-mail with a comment or question. We use the information to improve our service to you or to respond to your request. Except for authorised law enforcement investigations, we do not share our e-mail with any other outside organizations.
Links to Other Sites
Forums, Notifications and Mailing lists
Users voluntarily can provide personal information to sign up for the forums, notifications and the mailing list. If you do so, we will use the information you provide only to send you a periodic e-mail.
No personal information will be shared with any third party unless explicit permission is given by you in response to a request from us or an authorised law enforcement investigation. You do not need to provide any personal information other then an email address to use these services.
This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control.
This site gives users the following options for contacting us at any time regarding privacy concerns. This is also the means to change or update any information you wish to supply us with or ask that your personal information be removed from any of our services.
1. E-mail us with the details.
2. Or, write to us at the address below.
Contacting the Web Site
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, please contact:
GPO Box 3177