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We, however, assume no responsibility for the security of this information. The Web is not secure and any information entered in a Web form can be stolen from unscrupulous spammers who will “harvest” these records. We in no way aid these spammers or provide them with users’ e-mails. We do not participate in marketing campaigns.
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