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Privacy Statement

The Elementary Standards does not collect any personal identifying information before, during or after a user’s visit other than what is supplied voluntarily by the user.

Information Collection and Use

We will not sell or rent information to others. We will not share information in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement.

Personal Identifying Information consists of your e-mail address, name, street addresses, company name and telephone numbers. All personal information remains confidential within The Elementary Standards.

Demographic information consists of business type, title in the company and other descriptive information. We may publish this information in the aggregate on this site or we may share it with other companies contracted by us.


Cookie are pieces of data stored on the user’s hard drive tied to aggregate information about the user. Occasionally, we may use session cookies in tracking analysis on this site or for quantitative assessment research in marketing campaigns. Session cookies note page entry to the site, length of a visitor’s stay on the site, length of a visitor’s stay on pages and, exit page.


All advertisements placed on this site have been selected by us. Or, you guessed that already.

It is standard industry practice for businesses to set cookies in advertisements. And, whereas, we have no access to or control over these cookies, we do select business partners or advertisers who have similar philosophies as our own.


We will share aggregated demographic information with our partners and advertisers. We do not share personal information that can identify any individual person (unless previously authorized by that individual person).

Links To External Sources

Please be aware that The Elementary Standards is not responsible for the privacy practices of sites external to this site. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this web site.


We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect all personal information submitted to us during transmission and on receipt.

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