Terms of Use

Russell Sage Foundation Web Site

Welcome to the Russell Sage Foundation web site. The Russell Sage Foundation (henceforth, “the Foundation”) provides services to you subject to the following conditions. If you visit or shop at this site, you accept these conditions. Please read them carefully.


Please review our Privacy Policy, which also governs your visit to the Russell Sage Foundation web site, to understand our practices.

Electronic Communications

When you visit this site and send e-mails to us, you are communicating with us electronically and thus consent to receive communications from us electronically. We will communicate with you by e-mail or by posting notices on this site. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.


All content included on this site, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations, and software, is the property of the Russell Sage Foundation or its content suppliers and protected by United States and international copyright laws. The compilation of all content on this site is the exclusive property of the Foundation unless otherwise noted and protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. All software used on this site is the property of the Foundation or its software suppliers and protected by United States and international copyright laws.

License and Site Access

The Russell Sage Foundation grants you a limited license to access and make personal use of this site and not to download (other than page caching) or modify it, or any portion of it, except with express written consent of the Foundation. This license does not include any resale or commercial use of this site or its contents; any collection and use of any product listings, descriptions, or prices; any derivative use of this site or its contents; any downloading or copying of account information for the benefit of a third-party; or any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools.

This site or any portion of this site may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without express written consent of the Russell Sage Foundation. You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of the Foundation without express written consent. You may not use any meta tags or any other "hidden text" utilizing the Foundation’s name without express written consent. Any unauthorized use terminates the permission or license granted by the Foundation. You are granted a limited, revocable, and nonexclusive right to create hyperlinks to the home page or other pages of this web site so long as any links do not portray the Foundation or its products or services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive manner.

Links to Third Party Sites

Some links posted on this site will let you leave the Russell Sage Foundation’s site. These linked sites are not under the control of the Russell Sage Foundation and the Foundation is not responsible for the contents of any linked site. The Foundation is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any linked site. The Foundation provides these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by the Foundation of the site.

Unsolicited E-mail Policy

The presence of e-mail addresses on this site is not an invitation for unsolicited commercial e-mail. The use of spiders, robots, and other technologies to collect e-mail addresses from this site is prohibited. Senders of e-mail are expected to abide by all applicable state and federal laws.

Copyright Complaints

The Russell Sage Foundation respects the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement please contact us at the address given below.

Applicable Law

By visiting the Russell Sage Foundation web site, you agree that the laws of the State of New York, U.S.A., without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern these Conditions of Use and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and the Foundation.

Site Policies

Please review our other policies, such as our Privacy Policy, posted on this site. These policies also govern your visit to the Russell Sage Foundation web site. We reserve the right to make changes to our site, policies, and these Terms of Use at any time.

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