Privacy Policy

Purdue Research Foundation Commitment to Privacy

Purdue Research Foundation is committed to maintaining your confidence and trust, and accordingly maintains the following Privacy Policy to protect the personal information you provide online. To make this notice easy to find, we make it available on our homepage.  Questions regarding this policy should be directed to 765-588-3470.

Collection and Use of Information

Purdue Research Foundation will only collect your personal information (such as your name, address, or telephone number) if you provide it voluntarily. If you do not want this information to be collected by us, please do not submit it. Purdue Research Foundation will not retain your personal information longer than is necessary for the purpose for which it is collected. 

In addition, in the course of using our site we automatically track certain information about you. This information includes the URL that you just came from (whether this URL is on our site or not), which URL you go to next (whether this URL is on our site or not), what browser you are using, and your IP address. Many sites automatically collect this information. 

We also employ the use of cookies to assist us in this process. A cookie is a small piece of computer code that enables web servers to identify users. Cookies do not store any information that you have provided to our site. They are simply identifiers. You have the ability to delete cookie files from your hard drive at any time or avoid cookies by configuring your browser to reject them or to notify you when a cookie is being placed on your hard drive.

We only use the information which is provided through our site to help us improve our services to you, to provide you with the products you have requested, to inform you about additional products or services that may be of interest to you, for marketing purposes and for other internal purposes. Other than what is described, Purdue Research Foundation does not sell, trade or rent your personal information to others outside of Purdue Research Foundation companies and our advertising and promotional agencies and consultants. If you do not wish to receive this information, please contact us at 765-588-3470.

At any time, while accessing our site, any user, while online, may decline participation in any activity that asks for information (i.e. survey e-mail, or e-commerce). Your choice not to participate will in no way affect your ability to use any other feature on our site.

PRF retains data you provide us for as long as your account is in existence. You may ask us to stop keeping and using the personally identifiable data we have about you. If you ask us to delete your account, PRF will do so. However, we may retain data if necessary to comply with legal obligations, resolve disputes or enforce PRF’s agreements.

You may request rectification or erasure of your personal data, data access and portability, restriction of processing of your personal data, the right to object to processing of your personal data, and the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. To initiate any of those steps, contact us at the following link:


Purdue Research Foundation has implemented a number of industry standard security features throughout the Purdue Research Foundation site to prevent the unauthorized release of or access to personal information.  Please be advised, however, that although Purdue Research Foundation has endeavored to create a secure and reliable site for you, the confidentiality of any communication or material transmitted to or from Purdue Research Foundation via the Purdue Research Foundation site or e-mail cannot be guaranteed. When disclosing any personal information, you should remain mindful of the fact that it is potentially accessible to the public, and consequently, can be collected and used by others without your consent. Purdue Research Foundation has no responsibility or liability for the security of information transmitted via the Internet. 

External Web Sites

To the extent hyperlinks or banner advertisements incorporating hyperlinks are utilized to access third party sites, you should be aware that these third party web sites are not controlled by Purdue Research Foundation and, therefore, are not subject to this Privacy Policy. You should check the privacy policies of these individual sites to see how your personal information will be utilized by the operators of those third party web sites. 

Your Consent

By using our Web site, you consent to the collection and use of this information by Purdue Research Foundation. Purdue Research Foundation may modify this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post those changes on this page. Your continued use of this site following the posting of changes to these terms will mean you accept these changes. Please contact us for more details.

How to Contact Us

Should you have other questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy, please call us on 765-588-3470.

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