SEATTLE, June 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Intelius, Inc. today announced that www.intelius.com has received Honor Roll status for the 2017 Online Trust Alliance (OTA) Audit & Honor Roll and placed in the Top 50 among OTA members. The Audit & Honor Roll is the de facto standard for recognizing excellence in consumer protection, data security and responsible privacy practices for the world's top companies.
"To be recognized by the OTA Honor Roll is a top accolade," said Abani Heller, President & CEO of PeopleConnect, Inc., which owns and operates Intelius. "We have a responsibility to embrace the highest level of consumer privacy and value the OTA's and ISOC's commitment to help make the internet more trustworthy and resilient."
"Each year our IT teams are constantly looking to ensure the highest level of security and privacy for our customers," said Paul Skillen, SVP, CTO of PeopleConnect, Inc. "Our IT teams are thrilled to have their hard work validated and recognized by the OTA."
As the only comprehensive, independent online trust benchmark study, the ninth annual OTA Online Trust Audit evaluates websites in three categories: consumer protection, responsible privacy practices and security. Based on a composite weighted analysis, sites that scored 80 percent or better overall, without failing in any one category, received Honor Roll status.
More details about the 2017 OTA Online Trust Audit & Honor Roll at https://otalliance.org/TrustAudit.
Since 2003, Intelius has been an industry leader for the information of people offering products and services including people and property search, background checks, and reverse phone lookup. As pioneers in the information commerce industry, Intelius delivers credible digital identities from a wide-range of sources. For more information, go to www.intelius.com. Intelius is owned and operated by PeopleConnect, Inc.
OTA is an initiative within the Internet Society (ISOC), a 501c3 charitable non-profit with the mission to promote the open development, evolution, and use of the Internet for the benefit of all people throughout the world. OTA's mission is to enhance online trust, user empowerment and innovation through convening multi-stakeholder initiatives, developing and promoting best practices, responsible privacy practices and data stewardship. To learn more about the OTA visit https://otalliance.org and Internet Society at https://www.internetsociety.org/.