Terms and Conditions

The​ following covers the general terms and conditions for use of norc.org and its affiliated web properties.


While substantial effort has been dedicated to the review and corroboration of information and materials posted on NORC websites, we cannot guarantee the accuracy and/or timeliness of any and all contents generated by NORC or received from third parties.  Any and all warranties and representations are hereby expressly disclaimed; no person may rely upon the contents of NORC websites.  NORC would greatly appreciate any advice as to potential errors, website functionality issues, and other matters; such should be directed to:  commhelp@norc.org.

Copyright Notice

© 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 NORC.  Except as otherwise noted and/or attributed, all contents of NORC websites is under NORC copyright protection.  No part of the contents of NORC websites may be reproduced, stored, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, in whole or in any part, without the express written consent of NORC.  Requests for permissions should be directed to: commhelp@norc.org.  “NORC” and associated graphic images are service marks of NORC and subject to United States and international trademark and other intellectual property protections.

NORC's Legal Name

The legal name of NORC at the University of Chicago is National Opinion Research Center; we are also registered to do business as NORC. NORC is an affiliate of the University of Chicago and has offices located on the University campus, as well as downtown Chicago, the DC Metro area, Atlanta, Boston, and San Francisco. NORC is an independent 501 ( c ) 3 research corporation and is not a part of the University.

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Privacy Policy

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All imagery and digital assets on norc.org are owned by NORC or used by permission. Specific credits include:
  • A subway rider reads a newspaper featuring news of the death of South African leader Nelson Mandela, Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, in New York. South Africa's first black president died Thursday after a long illness. He was 95. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) 
  • NORC Library, 2011. (Tom Maday)

How To Contact Us

​Should you have other questions or concerns please contact NORC at commhelp@norc.org.