SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE OF PRINTING

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SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE OF PRINTING (SAIP) WEBSITE PRIVACY POLICY

This privacy policy sets out how SAIP uses and protects any information that you may give SAIP when you use this website.

SAIP is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

SAIP may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 01 February 2017.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • your name and job title
  • your contact information including mailing, home and work addresses, email address and telephone numbers
  • certain demographic information such as affiliations, qualifications, levels of education, preferences and interests when you apply to join as a member or supporter
  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or membership offers

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs, evaluate any application you may make for membership and to provide you with a better service and, in particular, for the following reasons:

  • internal record keeping
  • from time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail
  • we may use the information to customize the website according to your interests
  • as explained below, we will never sell or distribute your information unless with your permission or as required by law

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to enable you to more easily visit other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over those other websites. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you may provide whilst visiting such sites and that they are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution when visting such websites and look at the privacy statement applicable to each individual website in question.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

We will not give access to, sell, distribute or lease your personal information to any third parties unless we have your permission or are required to do so by law. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible at the above address. We will promptly correct or remove any information that is found to be incorrect.