Privacy Policy

At SVI, privacy is our policy.

This privacy policy describes our current policies and practices with regard to personal data collected by The term “personal data” refers to personally identifiable information about you, such as your name, birth date, e-mail address or mailing address, and any other information that is identified with you personally.

Notification of Changes to This Policy is continually improving and adding new functionality and features to its websites and improving and adding to our existing products, services and programs. Because of these ongoing changes, changes in the law and the changing nature of technology,’s data practices will change from time to time. If and when our data practices change, SVI will post the changes on this website to notify you of the changes. We encourage you to check this page frequently. This policy was last updated on November 11th, 2008.

Personal Data Collected Through

Other than cookies, as described below, the only personal data SVI currently collects through its websites is the information you voluntarily give us when you use our sites. For example, you may use this site to contact SVI with questions and comments. When you fill out a form on our website, you may provide your name and other contact information including your company’s name, your e-mail address and your mailing address or the mailing address of your company or other personal information. If you do not wish to fill out all of the information on the form you are not required to do so. Furthermore, SVI does not collect or retain any identifying information about you when you use the search features.

Use of Personal Data Collected Through

SVI uses the personal data information to obtain relevant personal and/or professional development solutions. SVI also uses this information to help improve the content and functionality of this website, to better understand our customers and markets, and to improve our products and services.

Anonymous Data Collected Through

In addition to the information you provide when you use our website, SVI uses technology to collect anonymous information about the use of our site. For example, we use technology to track how many visitors access our site, the date and time of their visit, the length of their stay and which pages they view. We also use technology to determine which web browsers our visitors use and the address from which they accessed our sites (for example, if they connected to SVI by clicking a link from one of our partner’s websites). This technology does not identify you personally. It simply enables us to compile statistics about our visitors and their use of our sites. SVI uses this anonymous data to improve the content and functionality of our websites, to better understand our customers and markets and to improve our products and services.


A cookie is a small piece of information that is sent to your browser and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies do not damage your computer and they cannot be used to discover the identity of a user. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie. This enables you to decide if you want to accept it or not and whether you are required to accept the cookie to view certain content. Cookies are required to be enabled on’s website since SVI uses cookies to “persist” a user session — that is, to maintain connection with a user as he or she moves through an application or series of web pages. The purpose of cookies in this context is to remember user inputs.

Disclosure of Your Personal Data

SVI will not share your personal data collected through this website with any other entities. There may be some limited circumstances in which SVI or our affiliates may share or transfer the personal data in our databases, for example, to comply with a legal requirement, for the administration of justice, to protect your vital interests or in the event of a corporate sale, merger, reorganization, dissolution or similar event. While no method of data transmission is guaranteed against unlawful third party interception or other misuse, SVI uses commercially reasonable efforts to ensure protection of your data including industry-standard encryption and offline security methods in our physical facilities.

Link to Other Sites

This privacy policy applies only to’s website.’s website may contain hyperlinks to websites that are not operated by SVI or one of our affiliates. These hyperlinks are provided for your reference and convenience only and do not imply any endorsement of the activities of these third-party websites or any association with their operators. SVI does not control these websites and is not responsible for their data practices.

We urge you to review the privacy policy posted on any site you visit before using the site or providing any personal data about yourself. If you have any questions regarding the privacy policy please don’t hesitate to contact us.