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Our mailing address is:


Box 1109-2150

Moravia, Costa Rica, 11401.

Our email address is

Trademarks and endorsements

On this website, we may refer and review third-party products not directly related to Information Specialists. Any mention of this kind should not be taken as an endorsement or recommendation unless otherwise stated. On occasion, we may post about products or services by request of the manufacturer, who may or may not have provided samples or compensation for said posts. Any posts for which compensation was provided will contain a notice stating this.

This site is not affiliated with Microsoft or any other software vendor who may be mentioned, and is not endorsed by Microsoft or any other software vendor. The use of Microsoft product names on this website does not imply an endorsement of this website by Microsoft.

All trademarks used on this website belong to their respective owners.

Our Privacy Policy

If you should be interested in knowing how your information may be handled and used on this site, please read on.

This Privacy Policy describes the collection and use of information on our website and blog. Please read this policy before using, or submitting information to, these sites. By using this site, you signify that you agree to this Privacy Policy. Although this site contains links to other websites, please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of those, or any other, sites. If you have questions about how those websites collect and use data, you should carefully read those sites’ privacy policies.

Information Specialists does not handle credit card, payment or member’s personal information. We will not ask you for any personal information unless you have specifically contacted us regarding an issue which may require this information. We will not ask you to disclose credit card, bank account or other financial information unless you have specifically made a request which necessitates that you provide this information. If you are contacted and this type of personal or financial information is requested from you, do not provide it before verifying with us through the official address stated above.

Our official emails only come from the domain. We will not request that you provide information to us from addresses that don’t end in Beware of phising scams, which are abundant on the internet, and may try to fool you into providing information by using addresses that don’t belong to the domain. Our website only uses the domain, never click on links that may direct you to other websites that say they’re Information Specialists, but don’t have an address ending in “”

No personal information is collected on this website from people who browse its content.

We only collect personal information when you contact us via the online forms, or via email. Forms may be provided so that you can submit questions or comments, and may require your contact information including name, email address, and phone number. You may also be invited to join mailing lists and provide your email address for this purpose. We collect this personal information so that we can respond to your requests. We may share information submitted by you with member companies or other third parties to help resolve your requests. We also may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law, including by search warrant, subpoena, or court order.

We also collect non-personally identifiable information (NPII) on this website.

Non-Personally Identifiable Data Collected on this Website

We collect and store non-personally identifiable information, which may include (but is not limited to) browser type, IP address, operating system, the date and time of visits, the pages visited on the site, time spent viewing the site, and return visits to the site. We use Google Analytics, a service that records non-personally identifiable data such as browser type, operating system, the date and time of a visit, where visitors came from, the pages visited on this website, the time spent viewing site, where visitors went when they left the site, and return visits to the site.

We aggregate this non-personally identifiable data to better understand how visitors use our site, and to help manage, maintain, and report on use of our website.

Our website uses third party applications, such as Google Analytics and Google Adsense, to help us analyze the way people use our website. Both Google Analytics and Google Adsense collect NPII, and may serve cookies to your browser. Your NPII will be shared with Google and its partner companies, in order to generate the stated traffic analysis. Google and its partners may, in turn, aggregate this NPII with data they have gathered from your activity on other sites, which is stored in their databases.

NPII does not identify you, and does not allow people to determine your name, ID, email address, phone number, address, or similar data.

We also may share this data with our service providers. We do not rent, sell or share any non-personally identifiable data collected on this website with third parties for marketing purposes.


We use cookies on this website. Cookies are small text files created by a web server, delivered through a web browser, and stored on your computer. They provide a means for websites that you visit to keep track of online patterns and preferences, as well as to identify return visitors. Cookies make the personalization of your web experiences possible, so that you do not need to re-enter your information each time you visit a website.

We also serve cookies to help us anonymously track web traffic, as described above.

We use tools from Google on this website, including Google Analytics and Google Adsense. We may also incorporate at any time, tools from third-party vendors, third-party ads or third-party ad networks.

Third party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on a user’s prior visits to a website. Google’s use of advertising cookies enables it and its partners to serve you ads based on your online activity, visits to this site and/or other sites on the Internet.

You may opt out of personalized advertising by visiting Ads Settings on your Google Account. For third-party vendor tools, you may opt out of advertising by using

You have the ability to manage the use of cookies on your computer using controls in your browser. To learn more about how to manage cookies, visit

Third Party Content, Links, and Plug-ins

This site contains links to other websites not owned by Information Specialists. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of those, or any other, sites. If you have questions about how those websites collect and use data, you should carefully read those sites’ privacy policies.

This site may also offer you the ability to interact with social plugins from social media sites, such as Facebook (, Linkedin ( and Twitter ( The social media sites may receive data when you visit a website that has plugins. In some cases, we may know that you clicked on a social plugin such as a Facebook Like button, or receive other information from the social media sites. Similarly, if you have previously provided personally identifiable information to a third-party operating a plug-in on this website, then this third-party may recognize you on this website. Your use of social network plugins is subject to each social media site’s privacy policy, which may be different from ours, so please read these policies carefully to understand their policies and your options. As with linked sites, we have no control over the information that is collected, stored, or used by social network plugins.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy may be revised to reflect changes that happen over time. We reserve the right to amend this Privacy Policy at any time, for any reason. Please check our privacy policy frequently, to make sure you have understood and read the latest version.

This privacy policy was last updated on October 1, 2017.