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Disclaimer

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Whilst we hope you find the contents of this website interesting and informative, the contents are for general information only. We believe the contents to be true and accurate as at the date of writing but can give no assurances or warranty regarding the accuracy, currency or applicability of any of the contents in relation to specific situations and particular circumstances. As such, the contents should not be relied upon and professional advice should be taken in specific cases. In addition, none of the content of this website will form any part of any contract between us or constitutes an offer by us. Specific disclaimers may apply in addition to certain content or parts of the site.

SE and HIE do not want to receive confidential or proprietary information from you through this website. Any material, information or other communication you may transmit or post to the website other than your personal information will be considered non-confidential and non proprietary. SE, HIE and its designees will be free to copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate or otherwise use the communications in all data, images, sounds, text and other things embodied therein for any and all commercial or non-commercial purposes. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from the site any unlawful, threatening, libellous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, or other material that would violate any law.

Information may be changed or updated without notice. SE and HIE, may also make improvements and/or changes in the products and/or services and programmes described in this information at any time without notice.

Links made to other sites are made at your own risk and neither SE or HIE accept liability for any linked sites. When you access a non-SE or HIE Website, even one that might contain the SE or HIE logo, please understand that it is independent from SE & HIE and neither SE or HIE has any control over the content of that website. Further, a link to a non-SE or HIE website does not mean that SE or HIE endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content or the use of such website. Users must take their own precautions to ensure what is selected for use is free of such items as viruses, worms, Trojan horses and other items of a destructive nature.

As our websites often provide links to third party websites, such as those of our business partners and on-line advisers, users should review their respective privacy policies to learn more about, what, why and how they collect and use personally identifiable information.

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