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Welcome to Human Synergistics’ Privacy Policy for Survey Respondents and Simulation Participants

Thank you for visiting this Human Synergistics International (HSI) Web site. HSI creates and offers, via the Internet, systems, surveys, and exercises for individual, group, and organizational development. You have been invited to participate in one or more of our surveys and exercises online; in doing so, you may provide information that is of a private and confidential nature. We therefore encourage you to review the following questions and answers about our practices regarding online information, privacy, and related issues.

Privacy Policy

  • Why are we collecting your data?

  • What data are we collecting and storing?

  • Will we use your data for research?

  • Will we use or share your data for other purposes (e.g., Marketing, Technology Development)?

  • How do we protect your personal information?

  • Where and how long do we store your data?

  • Do we transfer data between countries?

  • How can you contact us?

How will we use your data?

  • ACUMEN® Leadership Workstyles™

  • Customer ServiceStyles™ (CSS)

  • Group Styles Inventory™ (GSI)

  • Life Styles Inventory™ (LSI)

  • Leadership/Impact® (L/I)

  • Management/Impact® (M/I)

  • Management Effectiveness Profile System™ (MEPS)

  • Organizational Culture Inventory® (OCI® and OCI®-Ideal)

  • Organizational Culture Inventory® (OCI® and OCI®-Ideal) Real-Time Feedback

  • Organizational Effectiveness Inventory® (OEI)

  • Perceptive Communications® (PC)/Communication Styles Survey

  • Simulations

Our Commitment to Quality

Human Synergistics surveys and experiential exercises for individual, group, and organizational development were developed by Robert A. Cooke, Ph.D., CEO of HSI, J. Clayton Lafferty, Ph.D., founder of HSI, and their colleagues. The survey and exercise sites are designed and developed by Human Synergistics’ Internet Data Assessment Team, with members affiliated with our offices in the United States, Australia, and New Zealand.

Human Synergistics develops and offers, through its Internet and paper-based systems, the best in extensively researched and widely-respected training and development materials. Our surveys, diagnostic inventories, and experiential exercises have been used for 50 years by organizations throughout the world for leadership development, team building, and organizational change. HSI strives to provide clients with tools that are practical and relevant to the realities of organizational development yet scientifically based, valid, and reliable. In working toward the latter, we extensively test our products and publish the results in research reports and journal articles that are available for your review. Visit to learn more.