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​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.

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NORC's Legal Name

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Privacy Policy

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NORC Financial Conflict of Interest Policy

NORC has implemented a Financial Conflict of Interest (FCOI) Policy that governs disclosure and management of financial conflicts of interest in research funded by the Public Health Service (PHS) and by the National Science Foundation (NSF). Learn more.

Policy on Combatting Trafficking in Persons

NORC, as a Federal Contractor, complies with Federal Acquisition Regulation Subpart 22.17 – Combatting Trafficking in Persons. NORC prohibits all forms of human trafficking, whether on or off NORC’s premises, at any time by employees, contractors, subcontractors, vendors or others engaged in business with or on behalf of NORC. Learn more.


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