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Privacy Policy

Associates for International Research, Inc. (AIRINC), knows that you care how information about you is used and shared, and we appreciate your trust that we will deal with your information carefully and sensibly. This notice describes our privacy policy. By visiting, browsing, or utilizing this AIRINC Web site, you acknowledge that you have read, understand, and are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Notice. Please read this policy carefully.

What Personal Information About Customers Does AIRINC Gather?
The information we learn from customers helps us personalize and continually improve our services and your user experience at AIRINC. Here are the types of information we gather.

What About Cookies?

Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser to enable our systems to recognize your browser and to provide features such as automatic login.

The Help portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. However, cookies allow you to take full advantage of some of AIRINC’s time-saving features, and we recommend that you leave them turned on.

Does AIRINC Share the Information It Receives?
Information about our customers is an important part of our business, and we are not in the business of selling it to others. We share customer information only as described below and with affiliated entities that AIRINC controls that either are subject to this Privacy Notice or follow practices at least as protective as those described in this Privacy Notice.

How Secure Is Information About Me?

Which Information Can I Access?
AIRINC gives you access to some information about your account and your interactions with AIRINC for the limited purpose of viewing and, in certain cases, updating that information.

What Choices Do I Have?

Safe Harbor Policy

AIRINC adheres to the principles of the US Department of Commerce Safe Harbor Program (the “Safe Harbor Principles”) with respect to all personal information transferred from the European Union within the scope of AIRINC’s Safe Harbor certification. Further information about the Safe Harbor Program can be found at www.export.gov/safeharbor  You may obtain further information about AIRINC’s Safe Harbor certification of compliance by visiting the following site:


Among other elements of AIRINC’s participation in the Safe Harbor Program is our agreement to cooperate with European Data Protection Authorities to satisfy the verification, dispute resolution, and remedy requirements of the Safe Harbor Program.

Safe Harbor Compliance
As indicated, AIRINC has agreed to the jurisdiction of the European Data Protection Authorities to hear any claims against AIRINC regarding possible unfair or deceptive practices or possible violations of laws or regulations governing privacy. Verification of AIRINC’s adherence to its privacy policies is performed in-house by the AIRINC Privacy Policy Compliance Officer. AIRINC will address any complaints presented to its Privacy Office. In addition, an independent recourse mechanism is available to investigate unresolved complaints.

If you have any questions about AIRINC’s privacy practices, please contact us at:

Associates for International Research, Inc.
Attention: Privacy
1100 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138
Telephone (617)/250-6700 | Fax: (617)/876-2651
e-mail: privacy@air-inc.com

Terms of Use, Notices, and Revisions

If you choose to visit AIRINC, your visit and any dispute over privacy is subject to this Notice and our Terms of Use , including limitations on damages, arbitration of disputes, and application of the law of the state of Massachusetts. If you have any concern about privacy at AIRINC, please contact us with a thorough description, and we will try to resolve it.

Our business changes constantly, and our Privacy Notice and the Terms of Use  will change also. We may e-mail periodic reminders of our notices and conditions, unless you have instructed us not to, but you should check our website frequently to see recent changes. Unless stated otherwise, our current Privacy Notice applies to all information that we have about you and your account. We stand behind the promises we make, however, and will never materially change our policies and practices to make them less protective of customer information collected in the past without the consent of affected customers.

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