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The Carnegie Council seeks to protect your privacy, and does not use "cookies" or track visitors. We collect personally identifying information about visitors only to the extent provided voluntarily, and we will not share your personal information with any company or organization except as required by law. On occasion, we may send you information on new resources or upcoming events, but if you do not wish to receive such information, please let us know by sending an e-mail or writing us using the contact information at the bottom of this page. Please note that information sent via the Internet cannot be guaranteed to be completely secure, so any information provided by you is done at your own risk. Please note too that our Website contains links to other websites over which we have no control and which are governed by their own privacy and other policies.
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THE CARNEGIE COUNCIL IS NOT RESPONSIBLE IN ANY WAY WHATSOEVER FOR ANY LOSS, DAMAGES (WHETHER ACTUAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR OTHERWISE), INJURY, CLAIM OR LIABILITY OF ANY KIND OR CHARACTER WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING THOSE RESULTING FROM VIRUSES) BASED UPON OR RESULTING FROM THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE.
Employees of Carnegie Council have the responsibility to report any circumstance that they have actual knowledge of or a reasonable good faith belief that the Council's internal controls, auditing function, accounting systems, or governance policies are compromised or threatened. If an employee becomes aware of or has a reasonable good faith belief that the Council's internal controls, auditing function, accounting systems, or governance policies are compromised or threatened, the employee should report his or her concern immediately to the vice president or the president. Examples of such improprieties include the following, which is not an all-inclusive list:
- supplying false or misleading information on the Council's financial documents, including its tax return,
- providing false information to or withholding material information from the Council's auditors,
- violations of the conflict of interest policy,
- self-dealing, private inurement and private benefit (i.e. Council assets being used for personal gain or benefit),
- payment for services or goods that are not rendered or delivered,
- embezzlement, or
- planning, facilitating, or concealing any of the above.