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This Workbook is not necessarily compatible with all versions of Microsoft Excel.
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California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.
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This policy was last modified on 3/30/13