Privacy Policy

System 1357® respects your right to privacy. We are bound by the Australian National Privacy Principles contained in the Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Act 2000. Those principles regulate how we collect, store, use and disclose personal and other information about you and other data supplied to us from clients and others.

IMPORTANT: If you do not wish System 1357® to obtain any of your information enabling System 1357® to use this information as it sees fit, do not submit your details to System 1357® or subscribe to any of our services in any way.

IMPORTANT: We only receive information if you (or someone else) voluntarily submit it into the System 1357® database.

System 1357® and others WILL use your information that is submitted for the purpose of internal Marketing. Your information WILL be used internally for emails, phone calls and other. Your information can be removed at any time.

This policy statement applies to ANY websites that System 1357® owns and sets out the policies of System 1357® relating to information provided to us, or collected by us, through our internet sites. Unless you give your express consent otherwise, the following policies govern how System 1357® handles your information and safeguards your privacy.

Note: Third-party (including System 1357® partners) internet sites accessible through our websites internet site, including internet sites created and operated by partners, have separate privacy and data collection practices that are not controlled by System 1357®. System 1357® takes no responsibility for these independent policies and will not be liable for any actions of third parties in implementing such policies. Please refer to those internet sites’ own privacy policies to learn how they collect and use personal information about you.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

A cookie is a small data file that certain websites write to your web browser (your computer’s hard drive) so it can later be read back from that browser. A cookie file is required on System 1357® and can contain information such as a user ID that the site uses to track the pages you have visited on that site. If you are interested, more information on cookies can be found by visiting the Cookie Central website at

System 1357® DOES use such cookies plus other storage session data to provide your services.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Collecting Information About You and Storage of Collected Information

Information is directly collected from you (or others) by System 1357® at locations for use by us.

The information collected from you in accordance with the above procedures when you use any of our facilities is stored on a computer database at a hosting site. The database storing information is usually only accessible by specifically authorised staff of System 1357® and System 1357® clients and is usually password protected. Similarly, the database storing information is usually accessed by authorised staff, clients, and others.

In addition to that information which you (or others) provide to System 1357® while using our services, System 1357® may maintain server logs regarding visits made to System 1357®. Most internet sites maintain such server logs, and System 1357® analyzes such logs in an effort to constantly improve the value of materials on the site. The server logs may contain personally identifiable information.

Who is Authorised to Access Collected Information?

The staff of System 1357®, clients and others will from time to time access the information collected from or about you for the purposes of using it as set out in this Privacy Policy, or otherwise for lawful purposes.

General Information Security

System 1357® has implemented technology and security features and some strict policy guidelines to safeguard the privacy of all personally identifiable information from unauthorised access or improper use, and we will continue to enhance our security procedures as new technology becomes available.

All information that is submitted to us is transmitted directly to our internal database server. We take measures to protect this information while it is stored, including :

(a) Utilising a “firewall” to protect our internal computer systems and your stored personal information. A “firewall” is a barrier to unauthorised users to prevent access to our systems. Our firewall consists of a password system.

(b) From time to time we monitor system activity logs to identify any unusual activity resulting from authorised and/or unauthorised individuals accessing our systems or making changes to stored information.

Use and Disclosure of Information

System 1357® will NOT usually disclose any personal information other than mentioned in this privacy policy without your consent unless:

(a) such information must be provided in order to answer any of your queries submitted to this site or otherwise to provide you with a service that you have requested from us; or

(b) such information is required by law to be disclosed.

In the event that it is necessary to provide you with a service that you have requested from us, we may need to provide your personal information to external entities. When doing so we may use reasonable commercial endeavours to ensure that your personal information is not misused by the recipient.


System 1357® CAN and WILL use your information for marketing purposes to you and others in an effort to keep you up-to-date with current information for you, our clients, and others.

If you are a registered user, a paying client, or other, if you are receiving information and do not wish to receive this information any longer, you can delete yourself at any time or email us at system @ System and ask to be removed from the marketing list. We will notify you of our receipt of your request and we will use commercially reasonable efforts to remove your name from the marketing list, as requested, within about five (5) working days from the date of receipt of your request.

Records of your Information

Please send us an email at system @ System if you wish to obtain a record of any information we may have collected during your usage of any of our websites.

Please note that a charge may apply to cover all reasonable costs that we may incur in providing you with access to your information.

We will take all reasonable steps to correct any information, which you show to be inaccurate, incomplete, or out-of-date and you can do this yourself via the login.

Correction and Updating of your Information

You will note that when you log into System 1357® you are provided with the opportunity to update any record of information stored on our database.

Deletion of your Information

If you wish to completely delete any information you submit to System 1357®, you may do so at anytime yourself or by contacting us at system @ System . We will notify you of our receipt of your request and we will use commercially reasonable efforts to functionally delete all such information from our database within about five (5) working days from the date of receipt of your request. Please note that it may be impossible to delete all of your information without some residual records remaining on our computer system because of automatically generated backups and records of deletions.

Problems or Complaints

If you have any further questions regarding this Privacy Policy, a problem with this site, or wish to make a complaint, please contact us at system @ System . If System 1357® becomes aware of any concerns or problems we will take those matters raised seriously and will work to address your concerns.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

System 1357® reserves the right to modify or amend this Privacy Policy at any time and for any reason without notice.