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Survey Template Copyright Information

National Research Center, Inc. (NRC) reserves all rights to copyrighted, survey product templates including The National Citizen SurveyTM (The NCSTM), The National Employee SurveyTM (The NESTM), The National Business SurveyTM (The NBSTM), and the Community Assessment Survey for Older AdultsTM (CASOATM).

Survey enrollment and payment includes a one-time use license, lasting 1 year.  You may re-enroll and submit payment for future use of these survey templates.  Once license to use has expired, no part of these survey templates may be reproduced, distributed, or transmitted in any form or by any means, including photocopying, recording, or other electronic or mechanical methods, without the prior written permission of National Research Center, Inc., except in cases permitted by Copyright Law Fair Use.  Usage and reporting of your own individual survey data reports do not expire.

For more information on survey licensing, see Terms of Use.

The terms of use are in place to protect NRC’s rights to its intellectual property. Our terms also protect NRC’s rights as creators of The NCS, The NES, The NBS and CASOA questionnaires. These terms permit your jurisdiction to use all of its reports and data in perpetuity; clients must adhere to our request to direct other interested parties to NRC for permission to use our data. This is to avoid use of NRC data or materials for others’ financial gain.

NRC Original Media Copyright Information

National Research Center, Inc. (NRC) owns all copyrights to original content created by NRC staff.  NRC observes copyright laws for all distributed media and has obtained permission to use, purchased the licenses, attributed Creative Commons and/or selected Public Domain options for all media not created by NRC staff.  Email to request permission to publish NRC original articles and images, with attribution.

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