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DESE Website Privacy Policy/ Terms & Conditions

Website Terms and Conditions of Use

1. Terms

By accessing this website (, you are agreeing to be bound by these website Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this website are protected by applicable copyright and trade mark law.

2. Use License

Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials on DESE Research’s website for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not:

  • modify or copy the materials;

  • use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial);

  • remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or

  • transfer the materials to another person or “mirror” the materials on any other server.


This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by DESE Research at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.

3. Disclaimer

The materials on DESE Research’s website are provided “as is”. DESE Research makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, DESE Research does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its website or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.


4. Limitations

In no event shall DESE Research or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption,) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on DESE Research’s website, even if DESE Research or an DESE Research authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.


5. Revisions and Errata

The materials appearing on DESE Research website could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. DESE Research does not warrant that any of the materials on its website are accurate, complete, or current. DESE Research may make changes to the materials contained on its website at any time without notice. DESE Research does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.


6. Links

DESE Research has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its website and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by DESE Research of the site. Use of any such linked website is at the user’s own risk.


7. Site Terms of Use Modifications

DESE Research may revise these terms of use for its website at any time without notice. By using this website you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these Terms and Conditions of Use.


8. Governing Law

Any claim relating to DESE Research’s website shall be governed by the laws of the State of Alabama without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is very important to us. Accordingly, we have developed this Policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate and disclose and make use of personal information. The following outlines our privacy policy.


1. Collecting personal information

We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:

(a) information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (including your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation path]);

(b) information that you provide to us when applying for a position through our web site

(c) any other personal information that you choose to send to us;

2. Using personal information

2.1 Personal information submitted to us through our website will be used to support your application for a position with DESE Research.

2.2 Except as provided in this policy, we will not provide your personal information to third parties.

2.3 We may disclose personal information required for the employment application to any of our employees, officers, insurers, professional advisers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy. This includes, but may not be not limited to, your name, email, phone number, and resume.

2.4 Voluntarily disclosed personal information from the employment application (as clearly marked in the application such as: ethnicity, sex, veteran status, disability information, and other voluntarily disclosed information) is recorded and maintained in a confidential file, separate from all other records, is not used in consideration for your employment, and is not shared with any party besides the DESE Human Resources department (to the extent that we are required to do so by law).

2.5 In summary, we may disclose personal information you provided:

(a) to the extent that we are required to do so by law;

(b) in connection with any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings;

(c) in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights;

(d) to support employment decisions;

We are committed to conducting our business in accordance with these principles in order to ensure that the confidentiality of personal information is protected and maintained.

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