Privacy Policy

Effective Date: November 1 2014

This website is administered by Outside Intelligence Inc (“OIQ”). OIQ recognizes the importance of protecting your privacy. The following Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) provides important information about your privacy in connection with your use of the OIQ website. Please review it carefully. It describes what information OIQ collects how OIQ collects that information and how OIQ stores uses transfers and discloses (collectively “Uses”) the collected information. Your continued use of this website constitutes your agreement with this Privacy Policy and any subsequent updates. This Privacy Policy is subject to the OIQ Website Terms of Use (“TOU”) located at


Purpose Of Collection Of Personal Information

On certain areas of its websites OIQ allows you to provide personal information so that we may fulfill your requests for information or otherwise allow you to interact with us. For instance personal information may be used to fulfill your requests for OIQ publications to allow you to publish comments on our website content or to facilitate our receipt and processing of your career-related inquiries.


What Types Of Personal Information Is Collected?

The personally identifiable information or “PII” that may be collected might include your name address e-mail address and telephone number. Additional background information might be collected in connection with career-related inquiries.

In addition OIQ may collect certain types of information that you do not visibly enter such as your IP address browsing patterns on our websites click stream data and HTP protocol elements. This tracking information is stored in anonymous aggregated and non-personal format and is used to understand and analyze trends to administer the websites and to learn about user behavior on the websites. However OIQ may use IP addresses to help identify you when OIQ feels in its sole discretion that it is necessary to enforce compliance with this Privacy Policy to protect its services websites systems information employees business partners subsidiaries affiliates users customers or others or when required by law or for law enforcement purposes.


Information Collected From Cookies And Other Technologies

OIQ’s website online services applications email messages and advertisements if any may use “cookies” and other technologies such as pixel tags and web beacons to collect information about you (pixel tags and web beacons are also known as clear GIFs action tags or web tags). Please see our Cookie Policy for further information.


Disclosure Of Personal Information To Third Parties

OIQ will not share personal information collected from you with third parties for purposes other than those in support of OIQ’s operations and as necessary to facilitate the purpose for which you provided it. In some cases OIQ may share the information with its affiliated companies or with third party service providers retained by OIQ to provide services on its behalf. These affiliated companies or third party service providers will use your information only to accomplish the purposes for which the information was collected.

Your Personal Information may also be shared under the following circumstances: (i) if OIQ is required to do so by law enforcement authorities or government agencies; and (ii) in connection with investigations or other efforts to prevent illegal activities or pertaining to public safety.

OIQ may disclose and transfer your personal information during a merger or during the divestiture of company assets. However we will require the acquiring organization to agree to protect the privacy of your personal information consistent with this Privacy Notice.


Information Security

While OIQ endeavors to protect your personal information we cannot warrant the security of any personal information and ultimately you provide your personal information to us at your own risk. OIQ uses industry standard efforts and security practices to safeguard your personal information and uses commercially reasonable efforts to employ security measures designed to protect your personal information from access by unauthorized persons. OIQ retains your personal information for the period necessary to fulfill the purpose for which it was collected as outlined previously in this Privacy Notice unless a longer retention period is mandated or permitted by law.



In the event you decide that you want to opt out from OIQ’s use of your personal information that you previously provided to OIQ you may opt out of our use of your personal information by notifying OIQ by email at:

If you have submitted personal information to OIQ under most circumstances you have the right to reasonable access to that data to correct any inaccuracies. You can also make a request to update or remove information about you by contacting and we will make all reasonable and practical efforts to comply with your request so long as it is consistent with applicable law and professional standards.



OIQ does not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13 and does not target its websites to children under 13.


Links To Other Websites

This Privacy Policy applies to this website only. To the extent that this website permits you to link to or otherwise access the websites of OIQ’s subsidiaries, affiliates, partners or other third-parties, separate privacy policies may apply to those linked websites. Those separate privacy policies may contain terms different than those contained in this Privacy Notice and your access to and use of such linked websites are not governed by this Privacy Notice. OIQ expressly disclaims any and all responsibility for your access to and use of such linked websites as well as for any use of the information that you may provide or any information that may be collected about you at such linked websites.


Changes To This Policy

OIQ reserves the right in its sole discretion to make changes to this Privacy Notice. When changes are made to the Privacy Notice the “Last Revision Date” field at the top of the Privacy Notice will be updated accordingly. Changes to the Privacy Notice become effective upon posting and updating the “Last Revision Date”. OIQ encourages you to periodically review the Privacy Notice to be informed of any changes.