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Terms & Conditions

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


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Copyright Notice

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Trademark Notice

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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 on the University campus and in downtown Chicago, the DC Metro area, Albuquerque, Atlanta, Cambridge, Sacramento, Silicon Valley, and Wichita. NORC is an independent 501(c)3 research corporation and is not a part of the University. Questions should be directed to

Privacy Policy

Your use of NORC’s website is completely voluntary. NORC strives to conform its privacy practices to applicable laws, codes, and regulations, and the codes of standards of applicable market and opinion survey research associations. NORC's Privacy Statement outlines the information NORC collects on and how we will use that information.

Financial Conflict of Interest Policy

NORC has implemented a Financial Conflict of Interest (FCOI) Policy that governs the disclosure and management of financial conflicts of interest in research funded by the Public Health Service (PHS) and the National Science Foundation (NSF). If you have any questions about NORC’s FCOI Policy, send an e-mail to

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. NORC encourages employees to immediately report any suspected violations of this policy to a supervisor, other management employees, or the Human Resources Department directly. Reports may be made in person, in writing, or telephonically to the Human Resources Department Head, the Chief Financial Officer, or The Ethics Hotline. If you have any questions about NORC’s Combatting Trafficking in Persons Policy, e-mail  


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