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Privacy Statement

Privacy Statement

NC State University is a non-profit, state government institution of higher education. The functions of the university may at times involve the collection and dissemination of scientific, technical, economic, scholarly, and, in some cases, personal information.

Some personal information, such as students’ educational records and employees’ personnel records, is largely protected from disclosure by statute. Certain information collected in the course of research on human subjects is also protected from disclosure. Other information may be protected by more general laws, regulations, or policies. With respect to the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information, the intent of NC State is to comply with applicable federal law, state law, UNC system policies, and NC State policies.

Please note that state public records law requires the university to disclose, to anyone who asks, any records that the university has made or received in the course of conducting state business unless there is a specific legal basis for maintaining the privacy of the requested records.

We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If we learn that we have collected any personal information from a child under the age of 13 without verifiable parental consent, we will delete that information from our database as quickly as possible. If you believe that we may have collected information from a child under 13, please contact us at .

The Emerging Issues Commons uses the AddThis functionality to allow our users to share content from our site with others through popular social networking sites. AddThis collect Non-Personally Identifiable Information via the AddThis Button for use on the AddThis Platform. For example, when a user visits a web page that contains an AddThis Button, the server logs collect the Internet Protocol address, browser type, browser language, and the date and time. AddThis also collects information regarding how often users share content with others using the AddThis platform. For more details please view the AddThis Privacy Policy

-NCSU Office of Legal Affairs