Privacy Policy


Institute of Organization Development Website


Welcome to the Institute of Organization Development (IOD) website. At IOD, we are committed to protecting the privacy and confidentiality of individuals’ personal information. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, disclose, and protect the personal information provided to us by users of our website. By using our website, you agree to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy.


  1. “IOD” refers to the Institute of Organization Development
  2. “Personal Information” includes any information that identifies, relates to, or could reasonably be linked to an individual, whether directly or indirectly.

Information Collection and Use

We collect personal information from our website visitors when it is voluntarily provided, such as when you fill out a contact form, subscribe to our newsletter, or register for our events. The types of personal information we may collect include, but are not limited to:

  • Name
  • Contact information (email address, phone number, address)
  • Company name
  • Job title
  • Information related to your inquiry or feedback

We use the collected personal information to:

  • Respond to your inquiries and provide the information or services requested.
  • Send newsletters, updates, and promotional materials related to IOD’s services and events, provided you have given your consent to receive such communications.
  • Facilitate your participation in IOD’s events, webinars, or other programs.
  • Improve and personalize your experience on our website.

Data Security

IOD implements reasonable security measures to protect personal information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. We use industry-standard security protocols to safeguard the data provided to us. However, please note that no method of transmission over the internet or electronic storage is entirely secure, and we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your personal information.

Data Sharing and Third-Party Processors

IOD may share personal information with third-party service providers to help us operate our website, provide services, and respond to your inquiries. These service providers are contractually obligated to keep the personal information confidential and are not permitted to use it for any other purpose.

In certain cases, we may also share personal information as required by law, legal processes, or to protect our rights, privacy, safety, or property, or that of others.

Data Retention

IOD retains personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected or as required by applicable law. Personal information that is no longer needed will be securely deleted or anonymized.

Your Rights and Choices

You have the right to:

  • Access the personal information we hold about you.
  • Correct any inaccurate or incomplete personal information we have about you.
  • Request the deletion of your personal information under certain circumstances.
  • Opt-out of receiving marketing communications from us at any time.

If you wish to exercise any of these rights or have any questions or concerns regarding your personal information, please contact us using the details provided in the “Contact Information” section below.


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Google Ads

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Changes to this Privacy Policy

IOD reserves the right to update or amend this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or for legal or regulatory reasons. Any updates will be posted on this page, and the effective date at the top of this policy will be revised accordingly.

Contact Information

If you have any questions, concerns, or requests related to this Privacy Policy or the handling of personal information by IOD, please contact us at:

updated 07/20/2023