NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARSHIP CORPORATION
Collection of Personal Information from Site Users
Compliance with the Federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
NMSC is committed to helping participating schools to comply with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974. In accordance with FERPA, before a school may release student records to NMSC, it is required that a parent or legal guardian consent to such release.
Collection of Personal Information from Children
The Sites and NMSC's programs are not directed at individuals under thirteen years of age ("Child") and NMSC will not knowingly (1) collect information from a Child or (2) disclose any information relating to a Child, for any purpose whatsoever.
NMSC has implemented numerous security features to prevent the unauthorized release of or access to personal information, including use of a secure server to encrypt personal information provided to NMSC. Please note that, while NMSC has endeavored to create secure and reliable Sites, the security and confidentiality of any communication transmitted to or from NMSC via the Sites or the Internet cannot be 100% guaranteed. Accordingly, NMSC is not responsible for the security and confidentiality of information transmitted via the Internet.
Use and Disclosure of Personal Information Collected
Inquiries and Concerns
Telephone: (847) 866-5100
National Merit Scholarship Corporation
560 Sherman Avenue
Evanston, Illinois 60201-4897