Privacy Policy


This statement discloses the privacy practices for Accreditation Partners, LLC on the World Wide Web. We recognize the importance of protecting the privacy of personally identifiable information collected about You. In adopting our privacy policy, our purpose is to balance our business interests in collecting and using information and Your reasonable expectations of privacy. The contents of this web site are offered to You conditioned on your acceptance without modifications of the Terms and Conditions of Use agreement, and notices contained herein. Your use of this web site constitutes your agreement to all such, terms, conditions and notices.


Accreditation Partners, LLC is committed to protecting the privacy of the visitors to our Pestle® web site. We do not collect personally identifiable information unless the information is willingly provided to Accreditation Partners, LLC by our web site visitors.


Accreditation Partners, LLC will not sell or rent any of this information to a third party. We will only use this information internally or to notify users of Pestle® web site regarding content updates or for marketing purposes. If You do not want to be contacted via e-mail by Accreditation Partners, LLC write to us at and provide us with Your full name and e-mail address and we will not send You e-mails in the future.


Accreditation Partners, LLC is not responsible for the content or the privacy policies of web sites to which it may link.


Subscribing to Pestle®

During the registration process to establish an account for Pestle®, Pestle® requires that You supply an e-mail address, and some demographic information (name; company/ organization; address; telephone and facsimile numbers and other information as necessary; if applicable we ask you for information regarding Your organization and information regarding how You heard about Pestle®, although submission of this information is not required). On occasion, Pestle® may also decide, with Your permission, to collect additional personal information from subscribers in connection with surveys or special offers.



Accreditation Partners, LLC does not employ cookies on our web site to recognize visitors to


IP Addresses

Accreditation Partners, LLC logs IP addresses, or the location of Your computer on the Internet. We do not use IP address logs to track Your session or your behavior on our site. The hosting service we use, provides us with certain statistics on visitors to our site. This information is aggregated and does not reflect specific information about You.


Use of Information

Accreditation Partners, LLC primary goal in collecting personal information is to provide You, the user, with an experience that best meets Your information needs. This includes articles, links, online shopping and other types of services that we believe will assist You in your business endeavors. In order to provide these services at no charge to the user, Accreditation Partners, LLC may display advertisements on its web site. It is our belief that by knowing something about You, that Accreditation Partners, LLC and its partners will be able to deliver more relevant content, services and advertisements and therefore provide better service to You.

Only Accreditation Partners, LLC has access to an individual’s information. Our advertisers do not have access to an individual’s information but Accreditation Partners, LLC may share aggregated research data, such as a user’s domain name and the web site page visited, with advertisers or business partners.


Accreditation Partners, LLC as a general rule, will not disclose any of Your personally-identifiable information other than as set forth above except (1) when You specifically grant us permission or (2) if we are required, such as when we have a good faith belief that the law requires it. The Google Analytics product which we use helps analyze traffic to the web site and Pestle®. Review the Google Privacy Policy for details. The stated Google Privacy Policy is “When you use Google services, You trust us with Your information”.


Links on website

Advertisers or websites that have links on website may collect personally identifiable information about You. The information practices of the websites linked are not covered by our privacy policy.



If You make a purchase from a merchant or service provider listed on our web site, the information obtained during Your visit to the merchant or service provider’s website – including tracking information, cookies and credit card number and contact information – is provided so that the purchase transaction may occur. Each merchant or service provider has a separate privacy and information collection practice. Accreditation Partners, LLC has no responsibility or liability for these independent policies. For information regarding the merchant or service provider and their privacy policy, return to their home page.


Information Security

The hosting service we use has put into place appropriate procedures to protect the information we collect online, prevent unauthorized access and maintain accuracy of the data.


Opting-Out, Corrections and Cancellations

Accreditation Partners, LLC upon Your request, will (1) remove Your personal information from our database, thereby canceling Your subscription to Pestle® ; (2) correct any personal information that You let us know is incorrect; or (3) permit You to “opt out” of further e-mail contact (excepting notification of major changes to the service) while still allowing access to the site. To request a correction of information or cancellation of subscription send an e-mail to


Ownership of Website Information

All information contained on the website remains the property of Accreditation Partners, LLC and may not be reproduced in whole or in part by any person or entity without the written permission of Accreditation Partners, LLC. Furthermore, the use of the website to reproduce or store personally identifiable information in a retrieval system by any means, electronic or mechanical, or the use of addresses or other information contained in the website for any public, private, commercial or political purposes is strictly prohibited.