Privacy Policy

Recognized for our commitment to safeguarding consumer privacy on our Web site, we operate under a strict set of privacy principles:

  • The only information Tom (hereinafter “TPC”) and/or its owner, CDT Training, Inc. (hereinafter “CDT”), or Tom Patire (hereinafter “TP”) obtain for active use in order to increase visitor and subscriber benefits to individual visitors to its Website is information supplied voluntarily by visitors.
  • In cases when TPC/CDT/TP may need personal information to provide visitors with services tailored especially for them, or to inform them about new features or services, visitors are asked explicitly for that information.
  • All identifiable information provided by members (name, e-mail or home address) will not be disclosed to anyone outside of the TPC/CDT/TP family.
  • TPC/CDT/TP employ strict security measures to safeguard online transactions; personal information is stored in a secured database and always sent via an encrypted channel.
  • Users may unsubscribe to any of our electronic email and information services at any time by following the instructions contained within the e-mail.
  • TPC/CDT/TP maintain a strict “no-spam” policy. Your information, including your e-mail address, will not be sold to any third party. If you sign up for email and information delivery services, you will receive only what you have requested.
  • Occasionally, TPC/CDT/TP conduct user surveys to better target the needs of its visitors and members. We never share any information about specific individuals with any third party.
  • We may use technology, such as cookies, to keep track of your information and to make sure you don’t see the same information repeatedly or to make sure we serve your needs in the most accurate and relevant way possible. Our web site may contain links to other sites. TPC/CDT/TP is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites.
  • We may, at times, use an outside ad company to display ads on our web site and our results page (which may be in the form of an email). These ads may contain cookies. While we may use cookies in other parts of our web site in order to maximize your benefit from TPC/CDT/TP, cookies received with banner ads may be collected by our ad company, and we do not have access to this information.
  • By using our Web site, you consent to the collection and use of information by TPC/CDT/TP only as specified above. If we change our privacy policy or terms of use, we will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of all changes.
  • TPC/CDT/TP may discontinue or make changes in the information, products or services described herein at any time. Any dated information is published as of its date only, and TPC/CDT/TP do not undertake any obligation or responsibility to update or amend any such information.
  • By offering information, products and services via this website, no solicitation is made by TPC/CDT/TP to any person to use such information, products or services in jurisdictions where the provision of such information, products or services is prohibited by law.
  • Links to non-TPC/CDT/TP websites are provided solely as pointers to information on topics that may be useful to users of the TPC/CDT/TP website(s), and TPC/CDT/TP have no control over the content on such external websites.
  • If you choose to link to websites not controlled by TPC/CDT/TP, TPC/CDT/TP make no warranties, either express or implied, concerning the content of such sites, including the accuracy, completeness, reliability or suitability thereof for any particular purpose, nor does TPC/CDT/TP warrant that such sites or content are free from any claims of copyright, trademark or other infringement of the rights of third parties or that such sites or content is devoid of viruses or other contamination.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • name
  • contact information including email address
  • demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

For the exhaustive list of cookies we collect see the List of cookies we collect section.

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
  • if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at {{config path=”trans_email/ident_general/email”}}

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to {{config path=”general/store_information/address”}}.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

List of cookies we collect

The table below lists the cookies we collect and what information they store.

COOKIE name COOKIE Description
CART The association with your shopping cart.
CATEGORY_INFO Stores the category info on the page, that allows to display pages more quickly.
COMPARE The items that you have in the Compare Products list.
CURRENCY Your preferred currency
CUSTOMER An encrypted version of your customer id with the store.
CUSTOMER_AUTH An indicator if you are currently logged into the store.
CUSTOMER_INFO An encrypted version of the customer group you belong to.
CUSTOMER_SEGMENT_IDS Stores the Customer Segment ID
EXTERNAL_NO_CACHE A flag, which indicates whether caching is disabled or not.
FRONTEND You sesssion ID on the server.
GUEST-VIEW Allows guests to edit their orders.
LAST_CATEGORY The last category you visited.
LAST_PRODUCT The most recent product you have viewed.
NEWMESSAGE Indicates whether a new message has been received.
NO_CACHE Indicates whether it is allowed to use cache.
PERSISTENT_SHOPPING_CART A link to information about your cart and viewing history if you have asked the site.
POLL The ID of any polls you have recently voted in.
POLLN Information on what polls you have voted on.
RECENTLYCOMPARED The items that you have recently compared.
STF Information on products you have emailed to friends.
STORE The store view or language you have selected.
USER_ALLOWED_SAVE_COOKIE Indicates whether a customer allowed to use cookies.
VIEWED_PRODUCT_IDS The products that you have recently viewed.
WISHLIST An encrypted list of products added to your Wishlist.
WISHLIST_CNT The number of items in your Wishlist.