Privacy Policy

Data Privacy at The Semantics Group

The Semantics Group, LLC. (TSG) has established a comprehensive privacy program designed to help us respect and protect your data privacy rights. This statement includes TSG’s EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework Statement, TSG's Siwss - U.S. Safe Harbor Privacy Statement, and the Website Privacy Statement.

Our Commitment to Privacy

The Semantics Group, LLC (TSG) complies with the principles set forth in the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework and the Swiss - U.S. Privacy Shield Framework regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information transferred from the European Union and Switzerland to the United States, respectively.

In compliance with these principles, TSG commits to resolve complaints about our collection or use of your personal information. EU and Swiss individuals with inquiries or complaints regarding our Private Shield policy should first contact The Semantics Group at:

Managing Principal
11720 Amber Park Dr, Suite 160
Alpharetta, GA 30009, USA

When TSG receives personal information under and then transfers it to a third-party service provider acting as an agent on TSG's behalf, TSG has certain liability under the Privacy Shield if both (i) the agent processes the information in a manner inconsistent with the Privacy Shield and (ii) TSG is responsible for the event giving rise to the damage. With respect to personal data received or transferred pursuant to the Privacy Shield Framework, TSG is subject to the investigatory and enforcement powers of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. In certain situations, TSG may be required to disclose personal data in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.

TSG is committed to cooperate with you and any data protection authorities having appropriate jurisdiction with regard to unresolved privacy complaints.

What information do we collect?

The Semantics Group, LLC (TSG) collects information from you when you subscribe to our newsletter, fill out a form, or complete an online assessment.

When using the services on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number, and/or responses to assessment questions. You may, however, visit the informational areas of our site anonymously. Assessment services may not be used anonymously.

What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

  • To personalize your experience (your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs)
  • To improve our website (we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you)
  • To improve the quality and types of service we provide to our customers (your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs)
  • To process transactions (your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested.)
  • To administer a contest, promotion, survey, assessment or other site feature to send periodic emails (the email address you provide may be used to send you information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions).

How do we protect your information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order or enter, submit, or access your personal information.

All supplied sensitive information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our record keeping systems, to be only accessed by those authorized with special access rights to our systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.

Do we use cookies?

Yes (Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.

We use cookies to understand and save your preferences for future visits and compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in better understanding our site visitors. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Third party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.

Assessment Data

All data submitted via our online assessments will be shared with the organization who purchased our services (Client). The Client may have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the activities of Clients. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of your personal information and welcome any feedback about the use of your information.

During the course of providing assessment services via our website, we collect information including:

  • Contact information, including name. This is used by our Clients to identify your responses.
  • Information about your experience in a specific company, type of job, or industry.
  • Device data, including your IP address, operating system, device type, and web browser type. This is used for technical support and traceability
  • Your email address. This is used to contact you about the status of your assessment, and shared with Clients to identify your responses or contact you.

Your personally-identifiable information will not be shared with any 3rd parties except for the Client and Reseller, and where required by law.

The data from your assessment, stripped of personally-identifiable data and aggregated with other such information, may be used by The Semantics Group for research purposes.

The questions and options that make up our online assessment questionnaires are either the intellectual property owned by The Semantics Group or the intellectual property of third parties with whom we contract to process the assessment. In each case, these questions and options cannot be copied, saved, or reproduced without the express written permission of the intellectual property owner.

Your assessment questionnaire responses are owned by the Client who has contracted TSG's services to provide assessment services. Please contact the Client directly for any concerns about your assessment results. TSG cannot provide you with Client contact information; please reach out to whatever source provided you with the link to complete your assessment.

Please contact the Client who has contracted TSG's services to access or correct any of the personal information you provide while using our assessment services.

Marketing Data

When you request information from our website by downloading a white paper / report, using one of our online tools, or completing an information request form, we will share the contact information you provide within our organization in order to contact you to discuss your request. We take the integrity of your contact information extremely seriously, and it is our intent that it only be used to contact you about our services.

Please contact TSG to access or correct the marketing data you provide to use, or to request the removal of this data from our systems.

Data Storage

All data is stored on servers located in the United States, and processing of data occurs within the United States.

Security Statement

Dozens of clients and thousands of individuals have trusted TSG to deliver the highest quality professional consulting and training services. Your privacy is important to us and TSG strives to maintain the highest security measures to insure the integrity and privacy of your personal information.

Access to assessment data is restricted to key personnel only for the purpose of providing our services.

Online Privacy Policy Only

This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our website's privacy policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page, and/or update the Privacy Policy modification date below.

This policy was last modified on February 20, 2018

Dispute Resolution

We invite you to contact us with any questions or concerns regarding the use or disclosure of personal information.

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below.
11720 Amber Park Dr
Suite 160
Alpharetta, GA 30009 USA