Policies – Developing Nurse Scientist

Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) Developing Nurse Scientist Course. NINR uses best efforts to protect security of personal information collected through this Web Site.

Privacy Act Notification Statement

Collection of this information is authorized under 42 U.S.C. 241. NINR values the individual's privacy and will adhere to all federal law and agency policy/procedures to protect their privacy at all times. The primary use of this information is to enroll you in the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) course to develop nurse scientists. The course is designed to assist you in obtaining grant funding for research science conducted in the field of nursing and to provide continuing education credit. The information will be provided to accreditation bodies to verify completion of required training and may be provided to grants administration staff and researchers for funding and research purposes. Submission of this information is voluntary, however, in order for us to enroll you in the NINR Developing Nurse Scientist Course, you should complete all fields.

Information Automatically Collected and Stored

While logged into the NINR Developing Nurse Scientist Course no browser information (i.e. IP Address, type of Browser or recently visited sites) pertaining to your visit is automatically collected and stored. Information concerning time and date of course completion by registered users is retained for site management.

Personally Provided Information

Personal Information submitted on this site is done so voluntarily. Some Personal Information will be forwarded to the Maryland State Nurses Association upon the successful completion of the course in order to receive Continuing Education Units (CEU). This information will be limited to first name, last name and email address.


NINR does not share Personal Information with third parties (other than the one listed above) unless required by law.

Copyright Policy

Text on this site is not copyrighted and is in the public domain. Do not use this information in a way that suggests we endorse any commercial product or service. Most photos and graphics on our site were purchased and are protected by copyright.

Questions about NINR privacy policies should be sent to the NINR webmaster at: NINRNurseScientist@mail.nih.gov