Privacy Policy

Effective February, 2013


This privacy policy applies to Sigma and all of its related business entities (“Sigma”).

This privacy policy sets out how Sigma uses and protects any information that you give Sigma when you use this website.  Sigma is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. If you as a visitor choose to register or submit information to Sigma via this website (the “Sigma website”), you agree to the use of such data in accordance with this privacy statement.

The Sigma website may contain links to enable you to easily visit other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave the Sigma website, you should note that we do not have any control over those external websites. Therefore, we cannot be 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. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Information Collection

As a visitor, you do not have to submit any personally identifiable information in order to use the Sigma website. Personally identifiable information is not collected via the Sigma website unless it is specifically and voluntarily provided by visitors. Such information may consist of, but is not limited to, your name, current job title, contact information including email address, demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests, and other information relevant to surveys and/or offers.

Information Use

Personally identifiable information submitted via the Sigma website is used only for limited purposes. For example, when you register to gain access to content, respond to a survey or request future communications about specific areas of interest, the information you submit may be used to respond to you.  Additional use of personally identifiable information include: providing you with information Sigma feels would be of interest to you or to personalize your website experience. If we have trouble processing a request for materials, the information could be used to contact the visitor in an effort to clarify the contact information provided.

Where necessary, the webmasters may use your information for various site related tasks.   You may at any time request to be removed from emails or other communications generated in response to your registration on the Sigma website.

Disclosure of Information to Third Parties

Personally identifiable information may be provided to third party service providers for processing purposes or in connection with a third party service provider’s hosting or maintaining the Sigma website, but such information will not otherwise be shared with third parties unless so disclosed at the point of collection. By providing information to the Sigma website, you are consenting to such transfers. We will never sell your information.

We make every effort to preserve visitor privacy, but it is understood that we may need to disclose personal information when required by law or when we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on our website.


There are no opt-out options offered to our visitors since their information is used only for the purpose of responding directly to requests for information that have been submitted to us.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have in place reasonable commercial standards of technology and operational security designed to protect all personally identifiable information provided by visitors via the Sigma website from unauthorized third party access.

Log Files and Cookies

The Sigma website (through its Internet Service Provider) logs internet protocol (IP) addresses and browser types for systems administration purposes. This includes IP addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks in order to analyze trends, administer the site, track visitors’ movements in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses, etc. are not linked to personally identifiable information. A visitor’s session will be tracked, but the visitor will be anonymous.

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 analyze 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 information is used to analyze the number of visitors to different areas of the Sigma website to make sure that it is serving as a useful, effective information source.

These cookies are not used to collect any personally identifiable information such as your name or e-mail address. 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. However, this may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

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.

User Profiles

Visitors who would like to review the personally identifiable information they have submitted via the Sigma website and correct any inaccuracies or who would like to request a copy of their personal information, should contact the webmaster of the Sigma website via email at . In all cases, we will treat requests to access information or change information in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

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

Changes to our Privacy Policy

Sigma reserves the right to modify or amend this privacy statement at any time and for any reason. Nothing contained herein creates or is intended to create a contract or agreement between Sigma and any user visiting the Sigma website or providing identifying information of any kind.

Contact Information

If you have any questions regarding this privacy statement, or do not feel that your concerns have been addressed, please direct your questions to the webmaster of the Sigma website at .