Legal Notices

The Delaware Small Business Development Center is a unit of the University of Delaware Office of Economic Innovation and Partnerships. The Delaware Small Business Development Center webpage is considered a webpage of the University of Delaware.


The University of Delaware does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, disability, religion, age, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law in its employment, educational programs and activities, admissions policies, and scholarship and loan programs as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies. The University of Delaware also prohibits unlawful harassment including sexual harassment and sexual violence.

For inquiries or complaints related to non-discrimination policies, please contact:

Susan L. Groff, Ed. D.,
Director, Institutional Equity & Title IX Coordinator
305 Hullihen Hall, Newark, DE 19716

For complaints related to Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and/or the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact:

Anne L. Jannarone, M.Ed., Ed.S.
Director, Office of Disability Support Services
Alison Hall, Suite 130
Newark, DE 19716

OR contact the U.S. Department of Education – Office for Civil Rights.


Confidentiality of clients of the SBDC Program is protected by federal law. See Section 21(a) of the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. 648(a)). It is the policy of the Delaware SBDC Network that all client information, including client names, files, and records, is to remain confidential and is not to be divulged beyond the staff of the Delaware’s SBDC Network unless written consent is provided by the individual/business.


The Delaware Small Business Development Center (DSBDC) web pages may occasionally link to third-party websites. The DSBDC does not monitor the privacy policies of external organizations, and its privacy policies do not apply to non-DSBDC websites. Although the DSBDC will make efforts to ensure that it provides links only to trustworthy third-party web pages, it does not guarantee the security of those pages. Users access these links at their own risk.

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