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SIST (referred to as "we", "us", "our", and "site") recognises and values the importance of privacy, as well as the importance of maintaining confidentiality of personal information. This Privacy Policy applies to all services provided by SIST, and informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of SIST.

1. Collection Of Information

While browsing our website, we automatically collect information including, but not limited to, your IP address, browser, language preference, operating system, the pages of our Site that you visit, time and date of your visit, time spent on those pages, and other statistics. Information including, but not limited to, user name, address, phone number, fax number, email address, gender, date and/or year of birth and user preferences ("Registration Information") may be collected at the time of user registration on the Site. At the time of online application, you are required to provide us with personal information including, but not limited to, first and last name, email address, address, phone number and country/state, zip/postal code.

2. Consent

When you provide us with personal information to complete your online registration, we imply that you are aware of, and have given your consent for SIST to collect and use your personal information for that specific purpose. If you wish to withdraw your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information, you may do so anytime by contacting us here.

3. Use Of Personal Data

After providing us with any Personal Information, it is implied that you permit the use of this information for the following purposes:

Personalizing your website experience

Improving our website (based on the information and the feedback we receive from you

Improving our customer service

Processing your registration as a user of the Site, providing you with a login ID for the Sites and maintaining and managing your registration;

Processing transactions

Your information, whether private or public, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given access to any outside party for whatever reason, without your consent, other than the purpose of delivering the purchased product.

4. Disclosure Of Personal Data

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personal identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, and providing your with our services and/or products, so long as they agree to keep the information confidential.

4a. WordPress

SIST website is hosted on WordPress Inc. They provide us with the platform which enables us to provide you with our services. Your personal data is stored through WordPress's data storage, databases, and the general WordPress application. All your data is stored on a secure server, behind a firewall. For more information, please consult the WordPress Privacy Policy.

5. Payment

In the event that you choose a direct payment gateway to complete your registration, your credit card data will be stored on WordPress. It is encrypted through the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS). Your purchase transaction data is stored only as long as is necessary to complete the transaction. After the purchase transaction is complete, your credit card information is deleted from the WordPress server. All direct payment gateways adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.

PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.

6. Security

To protect your Personal Information, we employ reasonable security measures and follow the industry best standards, to prevent unauthorized access to the Site, maintain data accuracy, and ensure it isn't lost, misused, disclosed, altered, or destroyed. For registered users of the Site, your Registration Information and Account Information can be viewed and changed at any time from your account, and only from your account, which is protected by a password. We recommend that you do not share your password with anyone. We will never ask you for your password, and you are not, under any circumstances, obliged to provide your password to our personnel. Please keep in mind that no method of data transmission over the internet is 100% secure. Although we follow all PCI-DSS industry standards, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you submit to us, and you are doing so at your own risk.

7. Cookies

We use "cookies" to store specific information about you and track your visits to the SIST website.

"Cookies" refer to the small amount of data that is sent to your browser and stored on your computer's hard drive. You can choose whether you want to allow cookies by configuring your browser. However, if you choose to reject the cookies by choosing the "disable cookies" function in your browser, we may not be able to provide certain features of the website. We use cookies to identify the users visiting our Site, and enable us to:

  • Save your Account Information, so you don't have to re-enter it each time you visit SIST website
  • Gather statistical information about our users and their visits
  • Research Site behavior patterns to enable target advertisements based on your preferences.

8. Changes To This Privacy Policy

We will post any and all changes to this Privacy Policy on the Site. Any changes will take effect immediately upon their posting. If we make any changes to this Policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use, and/or disclose it. This policy was last updated on Tuesday, June 26, 2018

9. Feedback

We appreciate your feedback regarding this Privacy Policy or the products and services we provide. Apart from product reviews on the Site, if you wish to send us your feedback, you can do so by sending us an email from our Contact page.