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The information on this page applies to (“the website”). See License Agreement for disclaimer regarding the Random Data Generator AddIn.


The VBA code and webpage text on the website are provided “as is.” All data and information provided on this site is for informational purposes only and is not intended to provide specific programming advice. Since its use is out of my direct control, I cannot accept responsibility for the manner in which it is used or the conclusions drawn from the use of it. I cannot accept responsibility for any damage caused by the code or the advice given in the webpage text, or any errors or omissions that might be present therein, regardless of whether they are used as intended or not.

There is no guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, reliability or completeness of any of the information contained on, downloaded or accessed from the website. I reserve the right to modify, disable access to or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, any part or all of the website or any information contained thereon without liability or notice.

The transmission of data or information (including communications by e-mail) over the Internet or other publicly accessible networks is not secure, and is subject to possible loss, interception or alteration while in transit. Accordingly, I do not assume any liability for any damage you may experience or costs you may incur as a result of any transmissions over the Internet or other publicly accessible networks, such as transmissions involving the exchange of e-mail with me (including those which may contain your personal information). I do not assume any liability for your inability to connect with any part of the website for any reason whatsoever. For example, if a page is removed and you are unable to access it, preventing you from downloading information you need, or if failure of your Internet connection (or any intermediate connection between you and the website) prevents you from accessing the website.

There are links on this page that will let you leave the website. Those sites are not under my control and I am not responsible for any content found there. They are provided for reference only, as a courtesy, and the inclusion of an external link does not imply endorsement. (Please note that I don’t intentionally link to malicious or irrelevant sites.)

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Terms Of Use

By visiting or accessing the website by any means, you agree to act as a responsible user who understands the consequences of violating any of the Terms and agrees to act in accordance with each of the Terms provided below. You also understand that your continued use of the website constitutes an agreement to the terms and conditions herein.

The website uses cookies and scripting to enhance the end user experience, and to track affiliate commissions. No personally identifying information is collected or stored, other than your email address when leaving a comment, subscribing to a comments thread, or posting on the forum. This information is never sold, traded, or given away. See Privacy Policy for more information about cookies.

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The website is Copyright © 2019 Jimmy Peña. All Rights Reserved.

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The website provides this privacy statement as a demonstration of our firm commitment to honoring your privacy.

This privacy policy sets out how the website uses and protects any information that you give out when you use the website. Effective September 21, 2011.

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At various times during your visit, the following information may be recorded:

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This information is used for various purposes including, but not limited to,

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The website does not share, sell or rent any information it collects from site visitors.

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