Privacy Policy Statement

Duklas Cornerstone Consulting is committed to safeguarding your personal information when participating in research projects we lead or when visiting our site. This statement is intended to identify why we collect Personal Information and how your personal privacy is protected. We reserve the right to change this policy at any time and will post such changes here.

Surveys and Interviews. Personal Information includes any information that is identifiable with you. Our clients contract with Duklas Cornerstone Consulting to develop and deliver surveys and conduct interviews. Duklas Cornerstone Consulting develops and delivers surveys and interviews to support its own research. Personal Information collected includes but is not limited to your name, your title, your email address, and, in certain circumstances, your opinions and recommendations.

This Personal Information will always be collected by fair and lawful means. We may receive your email address from a third party, like a membership organization or educational institution. Contractual agreements between us and our clients and partners ensure that your Personal Information will not be shared with anyone and will not be used for any other purpose without your consent.

When collecting Personal Information from you, we identify the purposes for which it is being collected and obtain your consent. In doing so, you authorize us to use and retain this Personal Information for as long as is required for these purposes. One of the primary purposes for which we collect your Personal Information is to conduct research on current practices and recommendations to improve service and capacities within higher education.

We will use, disclose or retain your Personal Information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected and as permitted or required by law. Duklas Cornerstone Consulting does not sell or disclose your Personal information to third parties for marketing purposes.

Duklas Cornerstone Consulting deploys surveys and interviews for our clients and our own research for which participation is voluntary. Any Personal Information and response data you share with Duklas Cornerstone Consulting are provided to us voluntarily.

We may disclose your Personal Information in special cases if required to do so by law, court order or other government or law enforcement authority; or when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order or other applicable law.

Acknowledgement and Agreement. By using or navigating around our site or utilizing any of the services we provide here or through Duklas Cornerstone Consulting, you acknowledge that you have read and understand and agree to be bound by this Privacy Policy Statement. If you do not agree to be so bound, do not remain on the Site.

Internet Protocol Address. We collect an IP address from all visitors to our Site. We use your IP address for purposes of traffic analysis.

Cookies. The Site uses “cookie” technology to enhance your online experience by making it easier for you to navigate through our Site or to make a feature work better. Duklas Cornerstone Consulting does not extract information about individual users or their computers during this process.

Consumer Research. We may monitor your use of this service (such as your session time and click stream data) and use or disclose any such information gathered as part of our evaluation and operation of the Site and the services we make available. We may develop and use, in our sole discretion, consumer research, which may be based on your use of such services. All marketing information shall be subject, in all cases, to compliance with the applicable rules and regulations of the Federal Communications Commission, and other relevant laws and regulations, as the same may be amended from time to time. No personally identifiable information will be shared or is linked to consumer research.

Third Party Links. The Site contains links to other Internet sites and resources. Selection of a link will redirect you off of the Site to a third party Internet site. Duklas Cornerstone Consulting is not responsible for the privacy practices of such sites. You should make sure that you read and understand the privacy policies of these sites and direct any concerns regarding any external link to the site administrator or Webmaster of that third party Web site.

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Last update: May 2021