Southern Research Institute Internet Privacy Policy

Southern Research Institute respects the privacy of every individual who visits our web site and sends us e-mail. This Privacy Policy states how Southern Research will collect information and use it appropriately.

Personal Information
There are several opportunities on our web site for you to provide us with personal information about you and your interests, such as name, mailing address and e-mail address. If you choose to share any personal information with us, we may store it and use it for marketing research and other marketing purposes. We will not sell your information to other companies.

Non-Personal Information
Sometimes, we may collect non-personal information about you that is anonymous data. The information we receive is for Southern Research's use only and is not disclosed to any other party except in aggregate form.

Examples of this information include the length and time of your visit, the pages you looked at on our site, the type of Internet Browser you have and the site you visited just before coming to ours. We use this information to develop ideas for improving our site and to measure site activity. This may include sharing it with departments and divisions within the Southern Research Institute family, our business partners, and/or business consultants.

Cookies
Our web site does not currently make use of "cookie" files to customize information to your personal tastes, but may add this feature in future enhancements to the site to make navigation easier for our visitors. A cookie is an element of data that a web site can send to your Browser, which may store some information on your computer. Then, when you come back to our site, we can tailor information to suit your individual preferences. The goal is to save you time and provide you with a more meaningful visit. Most Internet Browsers will allow you to erase cookies from your computer hard drive, block all cookies or receive a warning before a cookie is stored. Please refer to your Browser instructions to learn more about these functions.

Surveys
We request your input to evaluate potential features and services for Southern Research. The decision to be involved is completely yours. Also, we might e-mail a survey, but your involvement is completely voluntary. We do not employ special tools or try to find any e-mail addresses that are not provided to us by you.

Site Links
Southern Research may establish relationships with reputable business partners that allow visitors to our site to link directly to sites operated by these partners. We choose our business partners carefully. However, Southern Research is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of third party web sites that may be linked to this site. These links are meant for the user's convenience only and do not constitute sponsorship, endorsement or approval by Southern Research of the content, policies or practices of such sites nor any products or services which may be offered through that site. Once you have left the Southern Research site via such a link, you should check the applicable privacy policy of the third party site.

Children
Southern Research has no intention of collecting any personal information from individuals under 18 years of age. If a child has provided us with personal information without the consent of a parent or guardian, a parent or guardian should contact us at request@southernresearch.org if they would like us to use reasonable effort to delete this information from our files.

Client Labâ„¢
The Client Lab feature is intended only for our clients who have requested and received access from the proper authorities at Southern Research Institute. Any attempts to tamper with, access or misuse this feature without proper permission will be subject to legal action.

Contact Information
If you do not want your personal information collected or shared, please contact Southern Research at request@southernresearch.org and we will use reasonable efforts to delete your information from our files.