Protecting Your Privacy

The Career Sherpa assessment process involves sharing personal information. It is important to know that the information you provide is used strictly for the purpose of generating your personalized results for your private use. We NEVER share your personal information with third parties or use it for purposes other than providing your assessment results as detailed here.

Career Sherpa is operated by Strategic Testing Consultants International Ltd., a company Self Management Group (SMG). As a world leader in the psychometric testing industry for 30+ years, SMG employs the highest levels of integrity and diligence in protecting our clients' private information, meeting or exceeding standards set out in privacy legislation.

Please see below for our full privacy policy.

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Career Sherpa's Privacy Policy

Information Collection and Use

The personal information gathered during the assessment process is used strictly to generate your profile and results for your own personal use. The data gathered are hosted by a third party application provider and will not be shared with with any person or organization for any other purpose than stated here.

Periodically, we collect data on an aggregate basis for the purposes of validating the profiling process in the form of a professional report. You will not be personally identified in the professional validation report and the data are managed by trained research professionals who act in accordance with current privacy legislation.

The directors and managers of Career Sherpa (operated by Selection Testing Consultants International Ltd., a Self Management Group Company) have taken measures to ensure privacy compliance including appropriate training, evaluation of the system and audits. A privacy officer has been designated to deal with complaints.

The data will be maintained in the third party system for a period of not more than five (5) years after which time it will be removed from the active database, de-identified and stored in an offline archival database.


The Career Sherpa website contains links to other websites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites. When leaving our website, be sure to read the privacy statements of each website that collects personally identifiable information. Our privacy statement applies solely to information collected on the Career Sherpa website.


Career Sherpa has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, or alteration of information. We use industry standard procedures and processes to safeguard the confidentiality of your personal information, such as firewalls, encryption, token authentication, application proxies, monitoring technology, and adaptive analysis of network traffic to track abuse of our network and its data.

Unfortunately, when you submit information about yourself to Career Sherpa over the Internet the information may travel over many systems that are not under the control of Career Sherpa. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate and typical physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

All employees, contractors and other companies engaged by Career Sherpa for work that involves access to personal information are contractually required to keep the information confidential and not to use it in any way other than what is necessary to perform their work for Career Sherpa.


A cookie is information that a website transfers to your computer for record-keeping purposes. Cookies are typically used to save a user's password so that the user does not have to re-enter their password each time they visit the same website. In addition, cookies can make the Internet more useful by storing information about your preferences on a particular website. The use of cookies is an industry standard, and most websites use them to provide useful features for their members. Most Internet browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. You can set your Internet browser to refuse cookies. However, you may not be able to take full advantage of a website if you do.

Career Sherpa may use cookies. In the future, cookies may be used to save your password so you don't have to re-enter it each time you visit our websites. Some of our other partners may use cookies on our website, also but we do not have access to or control over their cookies.

IP Address

An IP address is a number automatically assigned to your computer whenever you access the Internet. All computer identification on the Internet is conducted with IP addresses, which allow computers and servers to recognize and communicate with each other. Your IP address does not contain your name but does provide additional demographic information.

Career Sherpa does not release IP addresses to advertisers or third parties. We use your IP address to help diagnose or detect problems with our server, for security reasons, to conduct system administration and site analysis, and to administer our website. Any demographic information collected from your IP address is separated from your name and email address to protect your privacy.

Notification of Changes to the Privacy Policy

The Career Sherpa Privacy Policy may be updated to increase our users' privacy protection or to improve our information practices. If there are changes made in the future, the changes will not affect information already collected. Any changes to the Career Sherpa Privacy Policy will be available on this page for members to review.

If you have any questions about the Career Sherpa Privacy Policy, the information practices of this website, send your request to:

Privacy Officer
Career Sherpa
c/o Selection Testing Consultants International Ltd.
a Self Management Group Company
155 Rexdale Blvd., Suite #304
Toronto, ON, Canada
M9W 5Z8

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