Your Privacy and Us

Animation Research Limited (ARL), and our sports division Virtual Eye, are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This privacy policy ('Your Privacy and Us') sets out the basis upon which any data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us.


We may collect and process the following data about you:
- Information that you provide by filling in forms on and/or ('our sites').
- If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
- Details of your visits to our sites including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and the resources that you access.


We may collect information about your computer, including your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information within ARL only. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.


Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer when you visit our sites. They are used in order to make our sites work more efficiently (such as remembering you entered a password to access protected content), as well as to provide information to us (such as webpages visited and any error messages). The use of cookies is now standard for most websites.
If you are uncomfortable with the use of cookies, you can manage and control them through your browser, including removing cookies by deleting them from your 'browser history' (cache) when you leave our sites.
By using our sites you consent to the deployment of cookies. Most browsers allow you to view, manage, delete and block cookies for a website. Guidance on how to control cookies for common browsers is linked below.


You can opt-out of having your anonymised browsing history within our sites recorded by analytics cookies. We use the following service provider, and you can learn more about their privacy policies and how to opt-out of their analytics cookies by clicking on the following link:


Our sites initially deploy 7 cookies, a session cookie that assigns you an ID during your visit and expires after 15 minutes of inactivity, and 6 Google Analytics cookies:
  • __utma tracks the number of times you have been to our sites, and is permanent
  • __utmb & __utmc work together to calculate the length of your visit, and expire 30 minutes after you leave
  • __utmz tracks where your visit came from (eg: search engine, clicking a link) and expires after 6 months
  • __utmv classifies the kind of visitor you are (eg: member or public), and is permanent
  • __utmt limits requests to google servers, and expires after 10 minutes

Other cookies may also be deployed during your visit - for instance, watching a video may deploy youtube cookies.

Your Privacy and Us - Animation Research Ltd, PO Box 5580, Dunedin 9016, NZ - ph +64 3 477 2995 - email
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