Vendors, contractors, or partners who have access to survey information in connection with providing services for Nichols Research are required at a minimum, to sign a Confidentiality Agreement.

The Confidentiality Agreement requires them to keep the information confidential; they are not permitted to use this information for any purpose other than to carry out the services they are performing for Nichols Research. Nichols Research employees are required to sign a Confidentiality Agreement in which they agree to keep all project and respondent personal information confidential. Employees who violate the Confidentiality Agreement are subject to disciplinary actions, including termination when appropriate.