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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

The site ("Site") is owned and operated by Human Resources Research Organization (“HumRRO”), 66 Canal Center Plaza, Suite 700, Alexandria, Virginia 22314. HumRRO is committed to maintaining your confidence and trust with respect to the information we collect from you. This Privacy Policy sets forth the information we collect about you, how we use this information, and the choices you have about how we use such information.


Like most web sites, this Site collects information regarding your use of the Site through the use of cookies. Cookies are anonymous, unique alphanumeric identifiers sent to your browser from a website’s computers and stored on your computer. The type of information we collect as a result of a cookie being stored on your computer includes the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; computer and connection information such as browser type and version, operating system, and platform; click stream data, including date and time, cookie number and content you viewed or searched for on the Site.

We collect and use, and may from time to time supply third parties with, non-personally identifiable information as anonymous, aggregated user data for the purposes of Site usage analysis, quality control and improving the Site.  We use temporary "session" cookies to maintain information we need to have in order for you to view articles and browse from page to page. We use “persistent” cookies to give you a more personalized browsing experience and to help you navigate the Site more efficiently. In all cases in which cookies are used, the cookie will not collect personally identifiable information except with your explicit permission. You can prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or disable cookies altogether by accessing your browser’s preferences menu. If you choose to disable cookies altogether, you can use the Site but may not be able to login to the Site with a personal email address and password or make use of the advanced personalization features of the Site.

Collection and Use of Information

We sometimes request users of the Site to provide personally identifiable information. The information collected from a user is strictly voluntary.  In order to access certain content and to make use of the advanced personalization features of the Site, you may be required to register with your email address and a password of your choice.  If you register, you may be asked for your contact information, such as your name, e-mail address, and postal address ("Personal Information"). The Personal Information is linked directly to your registered email address and password chosen by the user and can only be retrieved by supplying the correct email address and password that is linked to that profile.

How Personal Information Is Used

We use the Personal Information that you provide for such purposes as: completion and support of the activity for which the information was provided, such as allowing access to or delivery of our products or services or responding to your requests or inquiries.  We also may use the Personal Information for Site and system administration, such as for the technical support of the Site and its computer system, including processing computer account information, information used in the course of securing and maintaining the Site, and verification of Site activity by the Site or its agents; tailoring or customizing content or design of the Site during a single visit to the Site and individualized personalization of the Site on repeat visits; research and development to enhance, evaluate and improve the Site and our services; analysis to create a profile used to determine the habits, interests or other characteristics of users for purposes of research, analysis and anonymous reporting, and communicating with you about changes or updates to the Site or, with your consent, special offers or promotions.

Disclosure of Personal Information to Third Parties 

Access to your Personal Information is restricted to use by HumRRO and entities acting as our agents, representatives, or partners. We will not otherwise disclose any Personal Information without your consent except as stated herein and in response to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish or exercise our rights to defend against legal claims; and if we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, safety of person or property, violation of our policies, or as otherwise required by law.

Retention of Personal Information 

We retain the Personal Information we collect from you for as long as the information is relevant to our business purposes or until you request that we remove the data by contacting HumRRO at the mailing address or email address detailed below.

Our Commitment to Data Security 

We recognize that your privacy is important to you, and therefore, we endeavor to keep your Personal Information confidential. The Personal Information about each user is stored on servers that are behind a firewall and physically housed within a secure data center. Furthermore, our internal practices help protect your privacy by limiting employee access to and use of Personal Information. However, we do not represent, warrant, or guarantee that your personal information will be protected against unauthorized access, loss, misuse, or alterations, and do not accept any liability for the security of the Personal Information submitted to us nor for your or third parties' use or misuse of Personal Information.

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.

About This Privacy Policy

The foregoing is the current Privacy Policy of the Site. We reserve the right to change this policy at any time without notice. Any changes to this policy will be posted on this webpage. Our policy does not create a contract or any legal rights.

This Privacy Policy applies solely to the information you provide while visiting this Site. The terms of this Privacy Policy do not govern Personal Information furnished through any means other than this Site (such as via telephone or postal mail).

This Site may contain links to other websites that are beyond our control. Other websites to which you link may contain privacy policies that are different from this Privacy Policy. We encourage you to check the Privacy Policy of each website you visit before submitting any information to them.

Questions, Complaints, and Dispute Resolution

If you have any questions or comments regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact HumRRO at:

66 Canal Road, Suite 700
Alexandria, VA 22314
Email: Virginia Corporate HQ

If at any time you believe that we have not adhered to this Privacy Policy or you have a complaint regarding the way your Personal Information is being handled, please contact HumRRO. Disputes under this Privacy Policy will be resolved by HumRRO, which will use reasonable efforts to promptly investigate and, if necessary, to correct any problem.

This policy was last updated on January 29, 2014.

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