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Disclaimer
The Shark Alliance provides links from this site to the websites of other organisations for informational purposes only. The links do not imply an endorsement by the Shark Alliance of these other organisations or the content of their websites. The Shark Alliance also posts material prepared by other organisations and individuals not employed by the Shark Alliance for informational purposes. The Shark Alliance does not necessarily agree with the opinions expressed in such material.

Privacy Policy
The Shark Alliance collects personal information that is voluntarily submitted by visitors to this site in order to respond to requests for publications and other information, including requests for e-mail notification regarding issues of interest to visitors. The Shark Alliance also collects aggregate data on visitors to see which parts of the site are being used most frequently, and which information is of the most interest to them. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source. The Shark Alliance does not sell, rent, share or otherwise voluntarily disclose visitors' e-mail addresses or other identifying information shared on this site with any third party.

Our use of cookies
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. We collect this information in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting this website.
 
We use the cookies below as part of the operation of this website:
 
Session Cookies
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Google Analytics
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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where vistors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

By using this website we presume your agreement for the use of these cookies.

 

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Copyright Policy
Copyright in the text materials contained in this website is owned by the Shark Alliance, except where otherwise noted. Those text materials contained in this website that are owned by the Shark Alliance may be used, downloaded, reproduced or reprinted for non-commercial purposes, provided that the following copyright notice appears in all copies: "© [insert year of display or printout] Shark Alliance." Permission to reproduce these text materials for commercial use must be obtained from the Shark Alliance in writing prior to reproduction. All requests should be directed to the Web content and publications specialist at info@sharkalliance.org. Those text materials contained in this website that are owned by other copyright owners may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of those copyright owners, regardless of the intended use. The text materials contained in this website may not be modified in any way.
 
Copyright in photographs, illustrations, artwork, graphic images and other non-text based materials contained in this website is owned by the Shark Alliance, except where otherwise noted. These non-text based materials may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of the Shark Alliance and/or the other copyright owners, as applicable, regardless of the intended use. These non-text based materials may not be modified in any way. All requests to the Shark Alliance to reproduce non-text based materials should be directed to the Web content and publications specialist, at info@sharkalliance.org.

Any use of the Shark Alliance's name, or the text or non-text based materials contained in this website, to express or imply endorsement, sponsorship, affiliation or association of the user with or by the Shark Alliance is strictly prohibited.