OCC supports a 1-week lead time for all testing requests. This allows for confirming system and resource availability as well as to complete any pre-test verifications. External parties should plan for a longer lead time (2-3 weeks) when requesting testing that involves the following:
- New or changed test connectivity
- Custom data creation
- Test efforts longer than 5 business days
- Test efforts requesting less flexible test dates
- Test efforts involving additional external party participation
When completing the form, please identify the test purpose and requested dates, inputs to be sent to OCC, outputs to be returned to the external party, and the connectivity mechanisms. If the request is to extend a currently scheduled testing effort, only the Test Information section is required. Incomplete test requests may result in a delay in test scheduling.
Submitted testing requests will be responded to within 2-business days of receipt. Technical Certification Services will then initiate the process of confirming the scope, timeline, and needed inputs/outputs for the test, including connectivity.
PLEASE NOTE: By participating in this External Testing, you understand, acknowledge and accept on behalf of your organization that this External Testing involves the establishment of connectivity between an OCC external test environment and a production or test environment of your organization, and that any data produced within, or transmitted from OCC's test environment is test data and should not be relied upon in the course of operations.
You further understand that OCC makes no warranties with respect to the testing described herein or the results thereof, and DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, RELATED TO THE TESTING DESCRIBED HEREIN OR THE RESULTS THEREOF.
IN NO EVENT SHALL OCC BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES ARISING OUT THE TESTING DESCRIBED HEREIN OR THE RESULTS THEREOF, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY LOST PROFITS, TRADING LOSSES, LOSS OF DATA, BUSINESS INTERRUPTIONS AND DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE OR SPECIFIC DAMAGES, HOWEVER CAUSED (WHETHER ARISING UNDER BREACH OF CONTRACT OR NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER LEGAL THEORY), WHETHER OR NOT FORESEEABLE, AND WHETHER OR NOT OCC HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.