Location, Inc. is a SaaS company. We build and deliver Big Data about locations. Our SaaS products, analytics and mapping tools power the business intelligence behind risk assessment and management, site selection, market analysis, and real estate investments for the Fortune 500 and beyond. Our Goal: Build the best location-based technologies possible to empower businesses to make informed decisions that translate to increased revenue and reduced costs.
We are inventors. Many of our location-based SaaS technologies are patented, patent-pending, exclusive or proprietary, and have been refined over a decade of research and real-world validation. We pride ourselves in methodologies of the highest caliber utilizing a rigorous, quality-testing regime to ensure precision at every step.
Our data are hand-crafted works of art. We obsess over quality. That’s why companies rely on Location, Inc. SaaS products and analytics for the most critical of decisions. Products you can trust. Our data don’t redline – ever; we deliver precision without compromise, while never using data on protected classes to deliver on that precision. All of our data and products are 100% made by expert analysts right here in the U.S. We are the real deal.
Since 2000, more than 65 million people and businesses have leveraged Location, Inc. SaaS products and data to fuel major investments, mitigate risk, protect company assets and budget resources. While we can’t list the companies we work with due to confidentiality agreements, their industries are wide-ranging and include Government, Insurance, Retail, Security, Commercial Real Estate, Healthcare and more. Our SaaS products and location-based data are deliverable via the web, API, formatted reports, or by flat file. Learn how we can help your business increase revenue, save money, mitigate risk and invest intelligently. Contact Us.
With more than 100 years collective experience in SaaS, location-based data and mapping, “geek” is our middle name. We’ve applied our backgrounds in geographic research, statistics, computer science and innovative technologies to build great applications and revolutionize the predictive risk analytics space. When these brains collide, anything’s possible.
Andrew is the Founder, CEO and Chief Scientist of Location, Inc. He is responsible for inventing the search, data synthesization, and neighborhood matching algorithms that power Location, Inc.’s site selection search engine and NeighborhoodScout.com, and is also responsible for designing reports for various media outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, CNN, Money Magazine, Parade Magazine, The New York Times, AOL, and others. Prior to founding Location, Inc., Andrew received his Ph.D. in Geography from Clark University's Graduate School of Geography, America's oldest and largest geography Ph.D. program. Previously he was a scientist at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Atomic Energy Complex. He was also a Director of Science for the Nature Conservancy's Tennessee Chapter. He has conducted research and published with Harvard's Kennedy School of Government and Stanford University. He is an expert in statistics, demographic analysis and interpreting the relationships among environmental, social and economic conditions.
Barry is the co-founder, former Chairman, and CEO of MapQuest.com Inc. where he successfully raised two major rounds of venture capital funding and oversaw the launch of MapQuest.com, the first and most successful consumer and business-to-business mapping and routing website, growing the business to $35 million in revenue and 350 employees. Since his departure from the company, Glick has been an active investor in the location-based information business Capital. He also currently serves as the Chairman of Webraska, Inc., a leading location-based services company, which powers the services and telematics offerings in four continents from companies such as Shell Mobile, E-Plus, Pacific Access, Orange, Telecom Italia Mobile, and Viag Interkom.
Owen is an experienced entrepreneur and technologist with a strong background in real estate. He is a founder and managing partner of Betaspring, a Providence-based startup accelerator; the founder and co-organizer of Connect Providence; and the founder and principal broker of Reagent, a real estate brokerage and property management firm. Owen sits on the board of the Providence Community Library and is a micro-trustee of the Providence Awesome Foundation. Past ventures include Investment Instruments, provider of online residential real estate service Rentometer.com; Interdimensions, a high-growth interactive agency; and The Webmasters' Guild, a 501(c)6 non-profit professional organization. Owen recently served on the board of directors of The Genesis Center, an adult education center in Providence. He holds an S.B. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT.
Peter is currently President of The Business Development Company of Rhode Island. Peter has more than two decades experience financing emerging and smaller established companies. At the Business Development Company since 1995, he has been responsible for underwriting and managing the company’s loan portfolio, which averages 40 companies across a broad spectrum of industries. Peter also serves as the Executive Director of the Cherrystone Angel Group, Rhode Island’s first angel investment group. He earned a B.A. degree in economics from Bucknell University and an MBA from the University of Rhode Island.
In February of 2014, Andy rejoined the Location, Inc. team as Vice President of Sales. Andy is responsible for sales strategy and B2B revenue growth for Location, Inc. For five years prior to returning to Location, Inc., Andy worked his way up to Director of Commercial Sales for the Network Management Division of Ipswitch, Inc. Prior to joining Ipswitch, Inc., Andy was the Vice President of Business Development for Location, Inc. where he was responsible for developing key relationships with companies such as ZipRealty, RealtyTrac and AOL Real Estate. Andy also has over 20 years’ experience selling strategic software solutions to Fortune 500 companies throughout the United States. As a sales executive for BMC Software, he was responsible for managing major accounts such as Fidelity Investments, State Street Bank, and Liberty Mutual. Before originally joining Location, Inc., Andy was the Regional Sales Manager for AgentSpring, a software company headquartered in Winchester, MA. Andy was responsible for the sales and account development that eventually led to the acquisition of AgentSpring by BMC Software. Andy earned his B.A. from Northeastern University in Boston, MA.
Chris joined Location, Inc. in March of 2017 as Vice President of Product Development. Chris is responsible for the execution of the strategic company roadmaps, the timely delivery of competitive, differentiating products to market, and growing the engineering organization. Prior to joining Location, Inc., Chris had an extensive career at PTC Inc., spanning more than two decades of executive, technical and management experience. He brings a successful record delivering big data management solutions to market, and managing and scaling engineering organizations through the startup, hyper-growth and maturity periods. Chris earned a B.S. and a Master of Engineering degree in Electrical/ Computer Engineering and a B.A. in Music, all from Cornell University. He is also an accomplished pianist and has won various prizes at International Piano Competitions.
Paul is responsible for overseeing all marketing activities for Location, Inc. Paul brings 24 years of experience in the areas of marketing, product development, operations, and M&A both in high tech growth and consumer products to the Location, Inc. team. Prior to joining the company, Paul served as VP of Product & Marketing at Maponics, Chief Operating Officer at 9Lenses, Vice President of Marketing and Corporate Development for Everest Software, Vice President of Customer Advocacy for PCCW Global, Director of Professional Services at Sigaba, and Director of Global Network Engineering at PSINet, where he also had gained extensive international M&A experience. Additionally, Paul started and ran his own business manufacturing consumer products and marketing in several retail verticals. Paul Holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Consent for processing your personal data
You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. Your withdrawal of your consent shall not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before withdrawal.
We use the information we collect to process orders and to provide a more useful and personalized experience on our NeighborhoodScout® site, LocationInc.com site , SecurityGauge® site, our other sites, products, and services (the “Location, Inc. Sites”), and the sites, products, and services (the “Associate Sites”) of our partners, affiliates, associates, and/or other contracting parties (“Associates”). Please note that this policy applies to the Location, Inc. Sites, but the Associate Sites may have additional and/or different terms and conditions.
No access by children under 16
We do not knowingly solicit data online from or market online to children under the age of 16.
What information do we collect? How do we use it?
When you enroll in a paid membership with, purchase a report from, or otherwise transact business on, the Location, Inc. Sites (“Subscribe”), we may require your full name, billing address, electronic mail address, credit card number, credit card expiration date, and/or potentially additional information. Distinct from Subscribing to the Location, Inc. Sites, if you request, enroll in, register for, or otherwise express interest in information, services, and/or products offered on the Location, Inc. Sites or Associate Sites (“Register”), you may be required to supply certain identifying and other information (e.g., name, password, email address, home address, locations of interest). Information provided to us allows us and our Associates to offer and deliver personalized information, products, and services to you and others, including, without limitation, new features, products, or information available on the Location, Inc. Sites or Associate Sites, or other sources based upon the information you provide.
You may be asked to complete surveys and other information requests while on the Location, Inc. Sites. These surveys and information requests help us to better understand how you and other users are using the Location, Inc. Sites, and help us to develop better products and services for you and others. These surveys and information requests may be administered by Location, Inc. or by a third party.
If you Subscribe or Register, you may receive periodic communications (including electronic mail) from the Location, Inc. Sites, Location, Inc., and/or our Associates that include special offers, promotions, information, and/or services related to the Location, Inc. Sites, your Subscription and/or Registration, features of the Location, Inc. Sites and how to use them, property buying, property ownership, property rental, real estate investment, moving, and/or other issues, articles of interest related to the Location, Inc. Sites, information, and processes. Should you choose to “opt-out” of receiving particular electronic mail or other communications, you will no longer receive such communications. To unsubscribe from any of our communications or if you have any questions about our products or services, please request to be removed here (contact us).
We also track user traffic patterns, subscriber information, subscription terms, and other information to identify ways in which we can improve the Location, Inc. Sites and make it easier and better to use. We do not track what individual users read.
How do we protect customer information?
When you Subscribe or Register for, or place an order with, the Location, Inc. Sites, we offer the use of a secure server. All information you enter is encrypted via a secure sockets layer (SSL) before it is sent over the internet to secure servers. Furthermore, we use commercially reasonable practices to protect the customer data we collect from unauthorized access. However, no information that is transmitted over, or accessible through, the internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. While Location, Inc. utilizes systems to protect personal information, Location, Inc. cannot guaranty that personal information will be completely secure from misappropriation due to inappropriate or unlawful activities, or due to the failure of computer hardware, computer software, or other equipment or systems. If you have questions about security on our Location, Inc. Sites, please contact us.
What about Cookies?
Location, Inc. uses a reputable third party(ies), such as Google Analytics, to collect and accumulate other anonymous data that helps us understand and analyze our visitors’ internet experience. For example, we may accumulate visitor data relating to referring domains, the type of browsers used, operating system software (e.g., Windows XP vs. 7), screen resolutions, color capabilities, plug-ins, etc. We may also record the number of visits, paths taken and time spent on our Location, Inc. Sites, their pages, and other sites and pages, mouse clicks, mouse movements, scrolling activity, as well as text you type in the Location, Inc. Sites. This information may be stored in a cookie on your computer’s hard drive. However, this information may not be personally identifiable and we only share this information in the aggregate, reflecting overall website or internet usage trends.
Use of automated decision-making
Location, Inc. uses the tools referenced above to track your online activities. These tools make automated decisions based on such information to provide you with tailored advertising. Location, Inc. does not use any automated decision-making based on any of the following special categories:
You have the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which produces legal effects concerning you. If you do not want to be subject to such automated-decision making, please contact us.
Will we disclose information we collect to outside parties?
When you Subscribe or Register, you consent to Location, Inc. customizing and enhancing your experience by sharing your contact information with third parties in which Location, Inc. reasonably anticipates you would be interested based upon an analysis of the information you provide to Location, Inc.
When you Subscribe or Register, you consent to Location, Inc. using your name(s), insignia(s), d/b/a or fictitious name(s) by which you are known or do business, and/or the name(s) or insignia(s) of your business(es), development(s), project(s), or venture(s) for Location, Inc.’s advertisement, marketing, promotional, and/or endorsement purposes, including, without limitation, the fact that you use Location, Inc.’s services and/or the Location, Inc. Sites (collectively, “Customer References”). If you have any questions about Location, Inc.’s Customer References policy, please contact us.
Location, Inc. uses an outside credit card processing company to bill you for services. We do not authorize this credit card processing company to retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any secondary purposes.
The Location, Inc. Sites may contain links to other websites, including the Associate Sites. Location, Inc. is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these websites and Location, Inc. makes no representation or warranty as to the security or privacy practices of third parties and service providers. For more information regarding the privacy policies of third parties and service providers, please refer to their respective websites. In addition, Location, Inc. may contract with other businesses and organizations across the internet. In many cases, you may access the Location, Inc. Sites through a link at one of the Associate Sites. By entering the Location, Inc. Sites through and/or to other parties’ websites, you signify your understanding that Location, Inc. is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of websites other than the Location, Inc. Sites. Further, it is also possible that by entering through and/or to another party’s website and using the Location, Inc. Sites, you may be allowing other parties to view and retain information you provide. If you are concerned about entering through and/or to another party’s website, you can enter the Location, Inc. Sites directly (including at www.locationinc.com) and not connect to other websites while using the Location, Inc. Sites.
Location, Inc. may process your personal data without your consent if the further processing is compatible with the purposes for which the personal data was initially collected. Some factors that Location, Inc. may consider in determining whether a further processing is “compatible” with the initial purpose are:
Further processing for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes is considered not incompatible with the initial purpose for which the personal data was processed.
How do we allow customers to update or change their personal information?
You may update or change your personal information pertaining to you or your account by contacting Location, Inc. and/or the Location, Inc. Sites (contact us). To request to be removed from our emailing list or any of our communications, please contact us here (contact us).
Time period for retention of personal data
Location, Inc. may store and retain personal data only as long as necessary. If you Subscribe or Register for Location, Inc. Sites or Associate Sites, Location, Inc. will maintain your personal data for as long as you remain subscribed or registered to any of the Location, Inc. Sites or Associate Sites. Subject to certain exclusions, we will erase your personal data upon your request (see below for further discussion).
Right of erasure
You have the right to obtain from Location, Inc. the erasure of your personal data where one of the following grounds applies:
(a) the personal data is no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed;
(b) you withdrew your consent on which the processing is based, and there is no other legal ground for the processing;
(c) you object to the processing on the below bases, and there are no overriding legitimate grounds for the processing:
(1) processing for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in Location, Inc.; or processing for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by Location, Inc. or by a third party; or
(2) processing for direct marketing purposes
(d) the personal data have been unlawfully processed; or
(e) the personal data have to be erased for compliance with a legal obligation in Union or Member State law to which Location, Inc. is subject.
Notwithstanding the above, Location, Inc. has the right to refuse your request based on the following circumstances:
(a) for exercising the right of freedom of expression and information;
(b) for compliance with a legal obligation;
(c) for reasons of public interest in the area of public health;
(d) for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes; or
(e) for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.
Right to lodge a complaint
If you believe that Location, Inc. has infringed your rights under the GDPR, without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your habitual residence, place of work or place of the alleged infringement.
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Worcester, MA 01604
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