Legal & Credits

Metaphor (“we”) is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This Privacy Policy has been formulated to assure you of our commitment to your privacy and that of all our clients. It has been prepared to comply with the Data Protection Commissioner’s Code of Conduct for Data Collectors.

This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. By visiting you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.

Whilst Metaphor has taken care in the preparation of the contents of this website, this website and the information contained in it are provided on an “as is” basis without any representation or endorsement being made and without any warranty of any kind, whether express or implied including but not limited to, any implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, all such terms and warranties are hereby excluded. In no event will Metaphor be liable (whether in contract or tort (including negligence or breach of statutory duty) or otherwise) for any losses sustained and arising out of or in connection with use of this website including, without limitation, loss of profits, loss of data or loss of goodwill (directly or indirectly) nor any indirect, economic, consequential or special loss.

Metaphor does not warrant that the functions or materials accessible from or contained in this website will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected or that this website or the server that makes it available are virus or bug free or represent the full functionality, accuracy, reliability of the material. Laura Hammett is not responsible if you are unable to access or use the site.

If any of these terms and conditions should be determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by reason of the laws of any state or country in which such terms and conditions are intended to be effective, then to the extent of such illegality, invalidity or unenforceability, and in relation to such state or country.

This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but it is not limited to, the design, layout, look appearance and graphics.

You may not create a link to this website from another website or document without metaphor’s prior written consent.

Reproduction is prohibited other than by the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.

Information you give us – this is information about you that you give us by filling in forms on our site (our site) or by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail or otherwise. The information you give us may include your name, address, e-mail address and phone number.

Information we collect about you –  With regard to each of your visits to our site we will automatically collect the following information:

Technical information, including but not limited to the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform.
Information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL), clickstream to, through and from our site (including date and time), page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs) and methods used to browse away from the page.

The information you give to us – we will use this information:

To provide you with the information and services that you request from us;

To ensure that content from our site is presented most effectively for you and your computer.

To provide you with information that you request from us.

Information we collect about you – we will use this information:

To administer our site and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes;

To improve our site to ensure that content is presented most effectively for you and your computer; as part of our efforts to keep our site safe and secure.

We will not disclose your personal information to third parties unless we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of use and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of ourselves or others.

Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers, suppliers and affiliates.  If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.  Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

We will retain your personal information for four years.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features guard against unauthorised access.

You may amend your details at any time or ask us to remove your details from our files by writing to Metaphor at the above address or emailing metaphor at

Any changes made to our Privacy Policy will be posted on this page to ensure you are kept informed of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it. It is subject to change without notice.

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