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TLC has created this privacy statement to demonstrate our firm commitment to protecting your privacy in all aspects of our business, from websites and print publications to trade shows, events and conferences. This privacy statement discloses what information we collect and how we use it.

Information Collection and Dissemination

In general, you may visit this website without identifying yourself or revealing any personal information. As you browse our website, the site collects log file, IP address of your computer, and other standard tracking data we use to evaluate site traffic and usage patterns. Such information is aggregated with tracking data from all site visitors. We will use the information to personalize the site according to your individual visitor's preferences based on the aggregated information. We also use the aggregate information to evaluate products and services we may offer to you.

Some portions of this website may require you to give us personally identifiable information such as your name, job title, company, physical mailing address, e-mail address, telephone and fax numbers (Personal Information). If you opt to provide us Personal Information, we use it primarily to deliver the service you requested. If you submit Financial Information, we use that information primarily to verify your credit and collect payments for your purchases, orders, registrations etc.

Information on Children

As a business-to-business company, we do not collect information from children. On-line registration and website usage is restricted to adults who are professionally engaged in the businesses we serve.

Third Party and Affiliated Links
Our websites contain external links to other websites including suppliers, advertisers and affiliates. We have no control over, and are not responsible for, the content of, or information gathered by, these other websites. We do not claim to endorse any of these websites merely because they are linked to our websites.


A "cookie" is a bit of data sent by a website through the browser to the computer of the user visiting the site, and enables the site to return the results the browser expects. TLC uses temporary, session-specific cookies to ensure visits to its websites are smooth and customized for the visitor. Such cookies allow us to provide a visitor's browser with information tailored to the visitor's preferences and needs. We use permanent or persistent cookies that remain on a visitor's computer after the visitor leaves an TLC website. However, our cookies neither reveal nor contain any identifying or personal data. Cookies also cannot read any information on a visitor's computer or interact with other cookies on the visitor's hard drive.

If you do not want your browser to accept cookies, you can turn off the cookie acceptance option in the browser's settings. However, disabling the cookie support function of the browser will prevent our website from functioning properly and you may not be able to utilize fully all of the site's features and information.

We use advertising companies to develop banner ads for our websites. These ads may contain cookies. These companies collect cookies sent to your browser through the banner ads and we do not have control or access to this data.

Opt-out Option

Visitors to our websites can decide whether or not they want to receive targeted promotional information. On the visitor registration pages, prospective visitors can choose to allow TLC to email them with advertising and promotional information. Should visitors accept promotional email from TLC, any email they receive will include instructions on how to be removed from TLC's promotional email list.

Notification of Changes
If we decide to change its privacy policy, those changes will be posted so that you are always aware of what information is collected, how it is used, and under what circumstances, if any, it is disclosed. If at any point we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, you will be notified by way of a change in this privacy policy.

Your Acceptance of these Terms

By using our website, products or services, you signify your acceptance of the terms of the TLC Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the terms of the TLC Privacy Policy, please do not use the website, products and/or services and exit the Site immediately.

This policy was last updated 10/02/04.

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