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SAIA refers to South African Institute of Auctioneers.

SAIA is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the SAIA site and governs data collection and usage. By using the SAIA site, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

SAIA does not collect personally identifiable information, unless you subscribe to our newletters which you must give us explicit permision to use name email at time of subscribing. If you unsubscribe all data is removed from our systems.

We do collect information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by SAIA. This information can include: your IP address (anonomous via cloudflare server), browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by SAIA for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the SAIA site.

If you request notifications on the SAIA app, we will collect your devide id, if you dont ant to recieve anymore remove permission or uninstall the App, both will remove your device id.

SAIA encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from SAIA so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. SAIA is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the SAIA and SAIA family of Web sites.

Some data , email, name and device id will be held on our servers in South Africa (to comply with POPIA), by subscribing to this platform you agree to this.

Use of Subscribers Personal Information

SAIA will use name email and auction preferences to send tailored newletters to based on your auction selections.

SAIA Web sites will not disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on SAIA or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of SAIA; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of SAIA, or the public

Some data , email, name and device id will be held on our servers South Africa (to comply with POPIA), by subscribing to this platform you agree to this..

Security of your Information

SAIA secures your information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. SAIA secures the information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When information is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.


Cookie Policy:

The SAIA Web site uses "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. Cookies are small text files which are stored on your computer, tablet or mobile device when you visit some websites.They enhance your browsing experience in various ways, which include remembering your preference settings, displaying relevant content and ensuring web pages function as intended.


The main types of cookies

Session cookies:

These only last for the duration of your visit and are deleted when you close your browser. Session cookies are typically used to track your movements between pages and to remember information entered within that session – often aiding website functionality or security.

Persistent cookies:
These are not deleted when you close your browser and will be stored after your visit. Persistent cookies are typically used to store your preferences for future visits and to provide targeted advertising based on your browsing activities and interests. We may hold our persistent cookies for up to 12 months.


We use the following cookies:

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, use a shopping cart or make use of the e-billing services.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them below.


First-party (SAIA) cookies


This website will set some cookies that are essential for the website to operate correctly. These cookies, none of which capture personally identifiable information, are as follows:



What to do if you want to control the use of Cookies?


We have a cookie script on the bottom left of the screen that will allow you to accept or decline any cookies which are not strictly necessary for the opertion of the website. Alternatively you have the ability to accept or decline cookies using your web browser, but please be aware that for some parts of our website to work you will need to accept cookies. Cookies can be removed or declined by changing your web browser settings. The following links may be helpful:

Cookie setting in Firefox

Cookie setting in Safari

Cookie setting in Internet Explorer

Cookie setting in Chrome

Cookie setting in Microsoft Edge


For more information about third party cookies generated by advertisers please visit and for general information about cookies and their use, please visit . You may also wish to review the guidance provided by the Information Commissioner's Office


Please be aware that these are 3rd party websites and as such SAIA accept no liability for the instructions given on these sites.


Your use of the website constitutes your consent to this website setting cookies on your device.

If you do not wish the website to set cookies on your device then you should either not use the site, or you should browse the site using your browser’s anonymous usage setting (called “Incognito” in Chrome, “InPrivate” in Internet Explorer, "Private Browsing" in Firefox and Safari)]. This will mean that the site will continue to drop cookies and your visit to the site will be as normal. Once you leave the site, all cookies dropped will be destroyed.


Changes to this Statement


SAIA will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. SAIA encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how SAIA is protecting your information.

SAIA welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy and Cookies Policy. This Privacy & Cookie policy was last reviewed in April 2018.

This cookie policy is published by South African Institute of Auctioneers.

If you need assistance, please contact us using [email protected]




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