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Privacy and Other Policies

The Effective Date of this Privacy and Other Policies is October 6, 2009.

Privacy Policy

McCrone Research Institute is committed to protecting and safeguarding the individual privacy of applicants by restricting the use of all collected information. The information on the application may be used by McCrone Research Institute officials only for appropriate administrative (enrollment processing, for example) and research purposes.

The only personally identifiable information McCrone Research Institute collects via electronic mail, or through our online application, is that which is voluntarily provided by our prospective applicants. This information is kept confidential to McCrone Research Institute.

McCrone Research Institute will not share personally identifiable information about you unless one or more of the following conditions apply:

• We have your consent to share the information.
• We respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Never make non-refundable travel plans before receiving written (email) notification that the class or event has met minimum registration and will run.

A minimum of 21 days notice of cancellation prior to the first day of a course or event is required for a full refund. If cancellation or postponement takes place within 21 days of the first day of a course or event, a cancellation charge of 50% of the total fee is payable. If cancellation takes place within 14 days of the first day of a course or event, no refund is payable and any additional expenses incurred will also be chargeable.

McCrone Research Institute reserves the right to cancel within 10 working days of the first day of a course or event due to insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances. Registrants in courses will be given the option to reschedule or receive a full refund.

Accessibility Policy

McCrone Research Institute provides individuals with disabilities reasonable accommodations to participate in institute activities, programs and services. Individuals with disabilities requiring an accommodation to participate in an activity, program or service should call the director.

For further information on McCrone Research Institute’s resources for students, staff and faculty with disabilities contact:

McCrone Research Institute, Inc.
2820 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60616

Non-Discrimination Policy

It is the intention of McCrone Research Institute to act in accordance with all regulations of the federal, state, and local governments with respect to providing equality of opportunity in employment and in education, insofar as those regulations may pertain to McCrone Research Institute. McCrone Research Institute practices equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, or national origin in the hiring, retention, or promotion of employees; nor in determining their rank, or the compensation or fringe benefits paid them.

McCrone Research Institute practices equal treatment of clients and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, disability, age, or national origin in services or accomodations offered or provided to our employees, clients, or guests.

Any employee, client, or guest of McCrone Research Institute who believes that he or she has received inequitable treatment because of discrimination violating McCrone Research Institute’s stated policies of equal employment opportunity or equal treatment of clients should communicate, either in writing or in person, with the Director. Please report violations of this policy to: Administrator, Small Business Administration, Washington, D.C., 20416.

Online Course Policy

McCrone Research Institute online and virtual courses and presentations are available to registered students and for live viewing only and will not be recorded. They are copyrighted by McCrone Research Institute, Inc. Please respect this copyright and do not forward any meeting information or Zoom links to others or record any of the lectures, demonstrations, or courses.

Security Policy

The importance of security for all personal information associated with our prospective applicants is an important concern to McCrone Research Institute. You must have a secure browser – one that supports secure transmission of data across the Internet – to apply online to McCrone Research Institute. For more information, use your browser’s help feature.

McCrone Research Institute seeks to exercise great care in providing secure transmission of your information from your computer to our servers. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Once we receive your transmission, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems.

McCrone Research Institute, Inc. is identity and domain control verified. The web site is secured with a Web Server Certificate. Transactions on the site are protected with up to 256-bit Secure Sockets Layer encryption and Extended Validation SSL. The following information has been obtained/verified:

• McCrone Research Institute, Inc. legally exists as a valid organization or entity in its Jurisdiction of Incorporation.
• The name McCrone Research Institute, Inc. matches the name on the official government records of the Incorporating Agency.
• The Registration Number assigned to McCrone Research Institute, Inc. by the Incorporating Agency.
• The identity and address of McCrone Research Institute, Inc.‘s Registered Agent and Registered Office.
• McCrone Research Institute, Inc. owns or has the exclusive right to use the domain name
• McCrone Research Institute, Inc. has authorized the issuance of this Premium EV SSL certificate.

In addition, is a verified (active) Authorize.Net merchant. Authorize.Net is committed to providing its merchant customers with the highest level of transaction processing security, safeguarding customer information, and combating fraud.