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The IP address of the visitor's web server
The top-level domain name used (for example: .com, .org, .net)
Click stream data which shows the traffic of visitors around this web site (for example pages accessed and documents downloaded)
The type of web browser used by the website visitor.
SCAR will make no attempt to identify individual visitors from the technical details listed above, or to associate the technical details listed above with any individual. It is the policy of SCAR never to disclose such technical information in respect of individual website visitors to any third party unless obliged to disclose such information by a rule of law. The technical information will be used only by SCAR, and only for statistical and other administrative purposes. You should note that technical details, which we cannot associate with any identifiable individual, do not constitute "personal data" for the purposes of the Data Protection Act, 1998.
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