This privacy policy applies to owned and operated by the Community for Responsible Research in Business & Management (“cRRBM”, “We”, “Us”, “”). This privacy policy describes how cRRBM collects and uses the personally identifiable information you provide on our website: It also describes the choices available to you regarding our use of your personally identifiable information and how you can access and update this information.


cRRBM has created this Privacy Policy to demonstrate our firm commitment to keeping personally identifiable information private. Our data collection policies allow you to choose how much information you provide us and how we use the information you have shared. It is our intent to use this information to transform business and management research for a better world through the use of our website.


  1. Anonymous Information. You can always browse the Public Site without providing any personally identifiable information to the CRRBM. We gather general information about the number of users browsing the website, and how users navigate through our website. This information is collected anonymously and only in the aggregate. We use this information to aggregate statistical feedback to further develop our website.
  2. Personally Identifiable Information. collects personally identifiable information when you endorse the Position Paper or comment on one of the website sections and when you elect to receive information from us through Insider Update or other similar “opt-in” services we may provide. “Opt-in” services are only offered when the user purposefully checks a box or another method of indicating their specific intention of being included for the service so provided. When you create a user ID and password, we collect your name, e-mail address, title and affiliation. If you choose to publicly endorse our Position Paper, your information (with the exception of your email address) will be visible on your created profile on the website. If you choose to receive communications at the time of registration or by opting in our newsletter, you may later decide you no longer want to receive them, simply follow the opt-out procedures. WE DO NOT SELL OR OTHERWISE SHARE ANY OF YOUR PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION WITH ANY THIRD.

We may post users testimonials or announcement on our website which may contain personally identifiable information such as the user’s name. We do obtain the user’s consent prior to posting the testimonial or announcement to post their name along with their testimonial. If you wish to update or delete your testimonial or announcement, you can contact us at privacy[at]

  1. Tracking Technologies. We use technologies such as cookies or similar technologies to analyze trends, administer the website, track users’ movements around the website, and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. Users can control the use of cookies at the individual browser level.

As is true of most websites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information may include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and/or clickstream data. We do not link this automatically collected data to other information we collect about you.


In certain situations, Internet Employment Linkage may be required to disclose personal data in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.

Except as described in this Privacy Policy, we do not disclose information about your individual visits to our site, or personally identifiable information that you provide, such as your name, e-mail address, faculty area, or professional associations to any outside parties. (We may disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena, bankruptcy proceedings, or similar legal process; when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request).


Our Site includes links to other websites whose privacy practices may differ from those of cRRBM. If you submit personally identifiable information to any of those sites, your information is governed by their privacy policies. We encourage you to carefully read the privacy policy of any website you visit.


Our website includes Social Media Widgets, such as the Share this button or interactive mini-programs that run on our site. These Features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our site, and may set a cookie to enable the Feature to function properly. Social Media Features and Widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Site. Your interactions with these Features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it.


Upon request cRRBM will provide you with information about whether we hold any of your personal information. allows you to change, correct or remove your personally identifiable information from the website at any time. To do so, simply log into your account, go to your account profile, and you will find options for editing the information you have submitted. Alternatively, you may contact us by email us at privacy[at]  We will respond to your request to access within a reasonable timeframe.

You may also opt-out of any communication by following the instructions included in each newsletter or communication or by emailing us at privacy[at]


This website has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information contained on our website. During the subscription or registration process, you will have the option to provide a password for your account. We authenticate your access to our website through your use of your user ID and password, and protect your information with firewall protections. Our security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary. Please be advised that you are ultimately responsible for the security of your user ID and password. Please take care to store your user ID separately from your account password, or better yet, choose a password that you do not need to write down at all.

We follow generally accepted standards to protect the personally identifiable information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. If you have any questions about security on our website, you can contact us at privacy[at]


We do not specifically collect information about children, nor do we authorize use of this website by children.


If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement, the homepage, and other places we deem appropriate so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy under which the information was collected.

If, however, we are going to use users’ personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection we will notify users via email prior to the change becoming effective. Users will have a choice as to whether or not we use their information in this different manner. However, if users have opted out of all communication with the site, or deleted/deactivated their account, then they will not be contacted, nor will their personally identifiable information be used in this new manner. In addition, if we make any material changes in our privacy practices that do not affect user information already stored in our database, we will post a prominent notice on our website notifying users of the change. In some cases where we post a notice we will also email users, who have opted to receive communications from us, notifying them of the changes in our privacy practices.

If, at any time, you have questions or concerns about RRBM’s Privacy Policy, please feel free to email us at privacy[at]


Last Updated: October 31, 2017