This privacy statement discloses the privacy practices for, and Svend Holst Associates Ltd trading as Holst.  Because Holst wants to demonstrate its commitment to your privacy, it has agreed to disclose its information practices for your review. If you feel that Holst is not abiding by its posted privacy policy, you should contact

Holst has adopted a set of information management guidelines that have been developed with recognition that Internet technologies are rapidly evolving and that underlying business models are still not established. Accordingly, these guidelines are subject to change. Any such changes will be posted on this page.


Holst is not responsible for the content or the privacy policies of Web sites to which it may link or which may link to it.

Data Collection and Use

Any data collected may be used to analyse demographic information about the entire and audience.

McQuaig On-Line®

If you have been asked to complete a Survey, when you access the site through your own, private ID and Password, “Protecting You” will explain in full what steps we have taken to protect your information a


The site uses cookies for programming flow only and not to gather information from the user’s computer or send information to any other servers. Some of the sites that we link to may use cookies. We have no access to or control over these cookies.


For McQuaig On-Line®, this website takes every precaution to protect our users’ information through the use of SSL encryption and internal company policies regarding the disclosure of user information. All information sent over the Internet is in an encrypted format. Holst is not responsible for any delays, data lost, or personal information acquired. Please note that we have taken every means possible to make such events very unlikely.

Further Information

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site or your dealing with this Web site, you can contact our Web Site Coordinator at


The entire contents of this site are protected by international copyright and trademark laws.  The owner of the copyright is Holst.  Details of trademark ownership are shown below.

You may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit or distribute, in any manner, the material on the site, including text, graphics, code and/or software without written permission from Holst.

Any requests concerning material that does not originate from Holst will be forwarded to the appropriate copyright owner.


The McQuaig Institute of Executive Development Limited, Toronto, Canada (MIED) is the owner of a number of trademarks including McQuaig On-Line®, The McQuaig System™, The McQuaig Mental Agility Test® (formerly McQuaig Occupational Test®), The McQuaig Word Survey®, The McQuaig Job Survey® and The McQuaig Self-Development Survey®.

For simplicity’s sake, these last three may be referred to on the site as Word Survey, Job Survey or Self-Development Survey, respectively. However, in all cases where used, these abbreviated names carry the full weight of copyright/trademark protection as if they were written in full.

Any names of MIED or its publications, products, content or services referenced on the site are the exclusive trademarks or service marks of MIED. Materials and content relating to McQuaig publications, products, content or services are reproduced with permission by Holst as European licensees for The McQuaig Institute®.

Other product and company names mentioned in the site may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

For further details of copyright relating to MIED material, please click here to visit The McQuaig Institute®’s website.