Privacy Policy 1.0 - May 2018


We are committed to protecting your privacy. We will never sell or pass on your details to any other organisation without your permission.

All personal information collected by us is kept in the strictest confidence. We will not share, or sell any personal information to any third party unless required to do so by law.

Information Collection

From time to time, if we request more specific information in the form of surveys, this is voluntary, and is to help us improve our software products and customer services.

Data Protection

To protect customer privacy, access to information by employees is restricted. If any information with which you have provided us becomes inaccurate or out of date, or if you have any queries about this privacy statement, please contact us.

Application of Policy

This Policy shall be deemed effective as of 25/05/2018 and will apply only to matters occurring on or after this date and any matters occurring prior to that date will be covered by our previous privacy policies.

Data Protection Act registration

IST is registered with the Information Commissioners Office as a data controller under reference Z1822028.

Use of Cookies

We may use a “cookie” in order to track website usage. These cookies do not collect personal information, but records the time of visit, date, “referring” page, and the IP address. This anonymous information is used by us to create a better user experience.

We use:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website.
  • Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you and remember your preferences.
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the information displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

Please note that third parties (including, providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

Website Logs

Our webserver automatically collects some information that does not identify you personally. For example, IP address, type of browser and operating system, the date and time you access our Site, etc.

External Links

Some pages may contain external links to other websites. We cannot be held responsible for content or privacy policy of those sites.