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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy SSTG

The term “Sea Safety Training Group” or “SSTG” or “sstg.co.za” or “TRU4 (Pty) Ltd” or “TRU4” or “AYMS” or “us” or “we” refers to the owner of the website whose physical office is located at 21 Ocean View Avenue, Stompneus Bay, South Africa, 7382. SSTG is a product of TRU4 (Pty) Ltd and also trades as TRU4 or AYMS or SSTG on this website. Our company registration number is 2014/197779/07 in South Africa (Director: Leon Mouton). Our Registered address is; 21 Ocean View Drive, Stompneus Bay, Western Cape, 7382. The term “you” refers to the user or viewer of our website.

By using this site, you agree to the Privacy Policy of this website (“the website”), which is set out on this website page. The Privacy Policy relates to the collection and use of personal information you may supply to us through your conduct on the website.

We reserve the right, at our discretion, to modify or remove portions of this Privacy Policy at any time. This Privacy Policy is in addition to any other terms and conditions applicable to the website. We do not make any representations about third-party websites that may be linked to the website.

We recognise the importance of protecting the privacy of information collected about visitors to our website, in particular information that is capable of identifying an individual (“personal information”). This Privacy Policy governs how your personal information, obtained through the website, will be dealt with and stored. This Privacy Policy should be reviewed periodically so that you are updated on any changes. We welcome your comments and feedback.

Personal Information

Personal information about visitors to our site is collected only when knowingly and voluntarily submitted. For example, we may need to collect such information to provide you with further services or to answer or forward any requests, inquiries and/or quotations. We intend that this policy will protect your personal information from being dealt with in any way that is inconsistent with applicable privacy laws in South Africa.

Use of Information

Personal and business information that visitors submit to our site is used only for the purpose for which it is submitted or for such other secondary purposes that are related to the primary purpose unless we disclose other uses in this Privacy Policy or at the time of collection. Images and text submitted by the user may be used for marketing and promotion purposes through social media and newsletters. Copies of correspondence sent to/from the website, that may contain personal information, are stored as archives for record-keeping and backup purposes only.

Collecting information on registered members

As part of registering with us, we collect personal information about you for you to take full advantage of our services. To do this it may be necessary for you to provide additional information to us as detailed below. When purchasing products or services via our website, your personal information is also collected for us to provide the product(s) or service(s) purchased. This information is stored in our database for service delivery and communication related to the purchased products or services.


Apart from where you have consented or disclosure is necessary to achieve the purpose for which it was submitted, personal information may be disclosed in special situations where we have reason to believe that doing so is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against anyone damaging, injuring, or interfering (intentionally or unintentionally) with our rights or property, users, or anyone else who could be harmed by such activities. Also, we may disclose personal information when we believe in good faith that the law requires disclosure.

We may engage third parties to provide you with goods or services on our behalf. In that circumstance, we may disclose your personal information to those third parties to meet your request for goods and/or services.


We strive to ensure the security, integrity and privacy of personal information submitted to our sites, and we review and update our security measures in light of current technologies. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be secure. However, we will endeavour to take all reasonable steps to protect the personal information you may transmit to us.

Once we receive your transmission or personal information, we will also make our best efforts to ensure its security on our systems.

Personal information submitted via our Web Forms is transmitted and encrypted over SSL in an attempt to safeguard it. Captured information is then stored locally as received in our database and/or email system(s). In addition, our employees and the contractors who provide services related to our information systems are obliged to respect the confidentiality of any personal information held by us. However, we will not be held responsible for events arising from unauthorised access to your personal information.

Collecting Information for Users

IP Addresses: Our web servers gather your IP address to assist with the diagnosis of problems or support issues with our services. Again, information is gathered in aggregate only and cannot be traced to an individual user.

Cookies and Applets

We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. These cookies and Applets allow us to increase your security by storing your session ID and are a way of monitoring single user access. This aggregate, non-personal information is collated and provided to us to assist in analysing the usage of the site.

Google reCAPTCHA

Our Website makes use of Google reCAPTCHA which is subject to the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. reCAPTCHA is only used to fight spam and abuse on our site and is not used for any other purposes such as collecting private information or determining credit worthiness, employment eligibility, financial status, or insurability of our site visitors.

Access to Information

We will endeavour to take all reasonable steps to keep secure any information which we hold about you and to keep this information accurate and up to date. If at any time, you discover that information held about you is incorrect, you may contact us to have the information corrected. In addition, our employees and the contractors who provide services related to our information systems are obliged to respect the confidentiality of any personal information held by us. Furthermore, in compliance with European Union GDPR and local legislation you have the right to request the deletion of any personal information held on record. Please contact us should this be necessary.

Links to other sites

We provide links to Websites outside of our website(s), as well as to third-party Websites. These linked sites are not under our control, and we cannot accept responsibility for the conduct of companies linked to our website. Before disclosing your personal information on any other website, we advise you to examine the terms and conditions of using that Website and its privacy statement.

Problems or questions

If we become aware of any ongoing concerns or problems with our websites, we will take these issues seriously and work to address these concerns. If you have any further queries relating to our Privacy Policy, or you have a problem or complaint, please contact us.

Contact Details

TRU4 (Pty) Ltd
Email: info@sstg.co.za
Tel: 0861370206

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Last Updated: 09:03, 05 August 2022