privacy statement

Privacy Statement

Huron Consulting Group Inc. and its subsidiaries (“Huron” or “we” or “our” or “us”) respect your privacy. Our Privacy Shield certification applies to all U.S. entities and subsidiaries covered in our Privacy Shield certification record, accessible here. It is important for you to understand what information we collect about you and what we do with that information. Your visit to this website is subject to this “Privacy Statement” and our Terms of Use. All personal information that we collect, other than information collected in the employment context, is subject to this Privacy Statement.

Types of Personal Information Collected

When you visit our publicly available website, we may collect the following types of personal information:

  • Contact information
  • Event registrations and preferences
  • Feedback and reviews or request for support
  • Log files, information collected by cookies and similar technologies about the pages viewed, links clicked and other actions taken when accessing our website, see our Cookie Policy for more information
  • Activities, interactions, preferences, transactional information and other computer and connection information (such as IP address) relating to use of our website and our services
  • Resume and applicant information for those applying to job openings

When you conduct business with Huron, we may collect the following types of personal information:

  • Contact information
  • Financial and billing information
  • Event registrations and preferences
  • Feedback and reviews or request for support
  • Activities, interactions, preferences, transactional information and other computer and connection information

If you apply for employment with Huron, we may collect and process personal information to administer and evaluate the application.

How We Use Personal Information

Huron collects and uses personal information in the following ways:

  • Personalizing information about our services
  • Personalizing your experience on our website
  • Providing services and support to our customers
  • Conducting business with our suppliers and other third parties
  • Considering resumes and applications received by applicants for job vacancies with Huron entities, including all elements of the procedure leading up to making a decision whether to offer, subject to any appropriate background checks, the applicant a position
  • Providing online education for teaching certificates and arranging temporary placements to enable students of such programs to obtain practical experience
  • Other purposes disclosed at the time of collection or otherwise compatible with the above and the Privacy Shield Principles

In instances where information is transferred to Huron through a client data controller and Huron is acting as the processor, Huron will assist the client data controller in complying with the Privacy Shield Principles where applicable.

With Whom We Share Personal Information

Huron may share personal information we collect with the following types of third parties and for the following purposes:

  • Subsidiaries who process personal information on behalf of Huron for the purposes of supporting and providing services to its customers
  • Third party service providers contracted to provide services on behalf of Huron for discrete business purposes such as provision of IT related services, event planning, talent recruiting, and travel services
  • Other corporate entities when a business transaction occurs such as a merger or acquisition
  • Third party entities with whom Huron works in providing a service, such as educational establishments with whom Huron collaborates to provide training and certification, and organizations at which Huron arranges for students to obtain practical experience

Huron may disclose personal information in special cases when we have a good faith belief that it is necessary: (a) to conform to legal requirements or to respond to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements; (b) to protect and defend our rights or property; (c) to enforce the website Terms and Conditions; or (d) to protect the interests of our users or others.

Choices You Have About How Huron Uses Your Information

We strive to provide you with as many choices and as much control as possible regarding the personal information you provide to us.

We will retain your personal information for as long as needed to provide you services, comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements.

If you have questions, complaints or concerns regarding this Privacy Statement or wish to access your personal information, or update, change or remove your personal information, please contact, or send mail addressed to:

Huron Consulting Group Inc.
Attn: Chief Compliance Officer
550 W Van Buren St, Chicago IL 60607

If you wish to opt out of receiving marketing or other communications, you can either respond using the opt out button in the relevant communication, or by contacting us by one of the methods listed above.

How Huron Protects Your Information

Huron takes reasonable and appropriate measures to protect personal information from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction, taking into due account the risks involved in the processing and the nature of the data.


This website may contain links to or from other websites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites. This Privacy Statement applies only to the information we collect on this Site or as otherwise described herein. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of other websites you link to from our Site or otherwise visit.

Notification of Changes

We may revise this Privacy Statement from time to time. We will do so by posting additions or modifications to this page.

What Huron Does About Children Visiting This Website

This website is not intended for children under the age of 13. We will not knowingly collect information from website visitors in this age group. We encourage parents to talk to their children about their use of the Internet and the information they disclose online.

Privacy Shield for Data Received from the EU or Switzerland

Huron complies with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework and the Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information transferred from the European Union and Switzerland to the United States. Huron has certified to the Department of Commerce that it adheres to the Privacy Shield Principles. If there is any conflict between the terms in this Privacy Statement and the Privacy Shield Principles, the Privacy Shield Principles shall govern. To learn more about the Privacy Shield program, and to view our certification, please visit

Huron and its controlled U.S. subsidiaries subject to the Privacy Shield Principles all personal information received from the EU or Switzerland in reliance on the Privacy Shield.

If you are in the EU or Switzerland, you have the right to access the personal information we possess and direct us to correct, amend or delete that information where it is inaccurate or has been processed in violation of the Privacy Shield Principles, as appropriate, in accordance with the Access Principle. Huron may limit or deny access consistent with the Privacy Shield Principles.

When we receive written complaints submitted as instructed above, we will follow up with the person who made the claim. If you have a complaint or concern, please contact us and we will attempt to resolve it. If we are unable to do so, we have designated the International Centre for Dispute Resolution, a division of the American Arbitration Association (“ICDR/AAA”), as our independent recourse mechanism to address complaints and provide appropriate recourse free of charge to individuals covered by the Privacy Shield. The website for submitting complaints which have not been resolved directly by Huron can be found here.

Huron is subject to the investigatory and enforcement powers of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.

Individuals covered by the Privacy Shield may seek binding arbitration for limited types of claims. For additional information about the Privacy Shield arbitration process, please visit the Privacy Shield website at Privacy Shield Arbitration.

If a third party service provider providing services to Huron processes personal information from the EU or Switzerland that is subject to the Privacy Shield in a manner inconsistent with the Privacy Shield Principles, Huron will be liable unless we can prove we are not responsible for the event giving rise to the damages.


We have taken great measures to ensure that your visit to our website and your interactions with Huron are satisfying and that your privacy is respected. If you have any questions, comments or concerns about our privacy practices, please contact us by e-mail at or telephone at 1-866-229-8700.

Copyright 2012-2017 Huron Consulting Group Inc. and its subsidiaries

All rights reserved.

Effective as of July 24, 2017

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