Personal information means any information about an identifiable individual. It includes, without limitation, information relating to identity, nationality, age, gender, address, telephone number, e-mail address, date of birth, marital status, and other information relating to our transactions with you as well as certain personal opinions or views of an Individual. Only information which is required to make a determination of an individual's eligibility will be collected. You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information by indicating that you do not want the information to be used by anybody and/ or revoke previously agreed use of your personal information for direct marketing purposes. We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
SSMI will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to other parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure information usage, we have put into place appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure these information we collected online. We will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or make corrections.
A cookie is a small file, which often includes a unique identifier that is sent to your computer browser from a website and is stored on your computer's hard drive. Each website can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser's preferences allow it. Your browser only permits a website to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other websites. Many websites do this whenever a user visits their website in order to track online traffic flows. Our Site may send cookies to your computer's hard drive to enhance your experience when visiting our Site, nonetheless, we do not use so-called "surveillance" cookies that track your activity elsewhere on the web.
If you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by a website, you can do this through your browser settings. The Help function within your browser should help you how. Alternatively, you may wish to visit AboutCookies.org which contains a guide to deleting and controlling cookies.
Active-X programs and Java applets are executable programs transferred to your computer's hard drive that cause your computer to perform functions in connection with your visit to a Web site. Our Site does not transfer any Active-X programs or Java applets to your computer’s hard drive.
Our Site does not run non-affiliated third-party advertisements, nor do we use third-party media and research companies to place advertisements on our behalf, on other parties’ Web sites.
Our website may contain links to 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 that other website. Therefore, SSMI cannot be held responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites, and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement.
We strongly suggest that you should exercise caution and be keen at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.