Privacy Statement

An important part of our relationship with you is trust. With Aqastra, you can trust that we are committed to protecting your privacy and your right to privacy. We aim to provide a safe, secure user experience and we will use our best efforts to ensure that the information you submit to us remains private, and is used only for the purposes described on our site.

We do not share any data collected via on our web site with any person outside our organisation. Only authorised staff are allowed to see or use the data collected. Only the owner of personal information may alter that information.

If you feel that we are not abiding by the terms of this statement, please contact us through our feedback page in the first instance.

Aqastra Bulletin

The Bulletin is a periodic electronic email message sent out by us to inform you of news, changes to the web site, links to new software testing papers, information on our web site and new Aqastra service and product offerings. When you register, we capture your email address and optionally, your first and last names.

Online Training

The Online Training is an on-line resource comprising on-line training, methodologies, standards, procedures and guidelines. When you or your company purchases access rights to this, and at your request, we register your personal details as an online training user. We record the following fields manually:

  • First Name
  • Last Name
  • Email Address
  • a unique User ID
  • Password
  • Valid From
  • Expiry date.

When you access the online training using this secure account, we automatically record the following data:

  • Date of Last Visit
  • Last Training Slide accessed
  • cumulative Number of Logins.

Aqastra forums

The Aqastra Forums are a collection of on-line discussion groups that cover various topics to do with software testing. To post a message to a group, you must register. When you register, we collect the following information:

  • Username
  • password
  • email address
  • your homepage
  • your home country
  • a text signature to add to your postings, if you so desire.

The Forums software is a package and has it's own privacy statement which can be viewed at: TBA!


Our web site uses Microsoft Active Server Page (ASP) technology and this depends on the use of cookies. Cookies are small files that your Web browser places on your computer's hard drive. 

We use cookies in only one way. When you register on the site, we store your email address, first name and date of last logon in a cookie. When you revisit the site, we use the cookie information to welcome you back.

If you click through to other sites via a banner or link you may receive a cookie from a linked site or one of our business partners. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of those other sites. 

When you leave our site we encourage you to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information.

Logging user traffic

In order to analyse trends, administer the site, track user's movement, and gather broad demographic information and other information for aggregate use, we use Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. Each computer on the Net has an IP address which is a unique numerical address denoting its official location on the Net. These are not linked to personally identifiable information.

We do not share aggregate information with anyone outside our organisation.


Our web-site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of those other sites. When you leave our site we encourage you to read the privacy statements of each and every web-site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this web-site.

Correcting/Updating personal profile details

If your personal details details change or if you no longer desire our service, we normally provide a way to correct, update or remove these details. To do so, follow the instructions on the relevant page, or use the feedback page describing what you want done. A blank message to this address is all we need to remove your details from the registration database.

Privacy commitment changes

If we decide to change our privacy commitment for the website, we will post those changes here so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information, and whether we will disclose it to anyone. If, at any time, you have questions or concerns about Aqastra's privacy commitment, please use the feedback page.

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