Privacy Policy

HARC (Houston Advanced Research Center) is committed to protecting the privacy and accuracy of confidential information to the extent possible, subject to provisions of state and federal law. Other than as required by laws that guarantee public access to certain types of information, or in response to subpoenas or other legal instruments that authorize access, personal information is not actively shared. HARC never re-distributes or sells personal information collected on our web servers.
HARCresearch.org servers collect the following analytics:

• Internet Protocol (IP) Address of Computer Being Used
• Web Pages Requested
• Reports or Data Requested
• Referring Web Page
• Browser Used
• Date and Time

HARCresearch.org does not associate this data to individual user identities.
In addition to the IP address/browser information collected from anonymous visitors to the site, other information is collected and stored when users log in to view restricted content or submit forms. Specifically, the following information is collected from HARC (Houston Advanced Research Center) through a webform and mapped to a locally created account through our customer relationship platform, Network for Good:

• First and Last Name
• Email Address
• Phone Number
• Mailing Address
• Research Area of Interest

Contact information from the registration form is used only to send material relating to the purpose for which it was collected and will not be sold to another party.

HARCresearch.org site may use “cookies” in order to deliver web content specific to individual users’ interests. Sensitive personal information is not stored within cookies.

Use of Collected Information
HARCresearch.org will only use personal information collected from this site for the purpose of communication back to individuals who contact us via the site. HARCresearch.org uses browser-IP-address information and anonymous-browser history to report information about site accesses and for profiling purposes. This information is used to improve Web presentation and utilization. IP address information may also be used for troubleshooting purposes. The information collected by HARCresearch.org is used to identify users accessing secure content, and to pre-fill forms with information about the user submitting the form.

Distribution of Collected Information
HARCresearch.org will not disclose, without your consent, personal information collected about you, except for certain explicit circumstances in which disclosure is required by law. HARCresearch.org will not distribute or sell personal information to third-party organizations.

Privacy Statement Revisions
This Privacy Statement was last revised on July 15, 2020. HARC may change this Privacy Statement at any time and for any reason. HARC encourages you to review this Privacy Statement each time you visit the web site. If HARC makes a significant change to our Privacy Statement, HARC will post a notice on the homepage of the web site for a period after the change is made.

Responsibility for External Sites
This website may contain links to other web sites. Some of those web sites may be operated by third parties. HARC provides the links for added convenience, but HARC does not review, control, or monitor the privacy practices of web sites operated by others.

How to Contact Us
Please visit HARCresearch.org/contact to contact HARC.