Privacy Policy

This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) applies to your use of only and does not cover information collected by any third party sites to which links, or to any other promos or services offered by other than on the This Privacy Policy is part of, and is part of’ Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree with the Terms and Conditions, including the Privacy Policy, in their entirety, please do not use

What information do we collect about our visitors as they visit may collect personally identifiable information from you such as your name, telephone number, postal address, e-mail address, location, so that we or selected companies can provide you with the products and services you request. For example, we may ask you for your name, e-mail address, and certain other information in connection with certain features like surveys, promos, contacting us through the contact form. may also collect non-personally identifiable information when you visit, such as your browser configuration, the type of operating system you are using, and information about your Internet service provider.

How do we use the information supplied by our visitors?

We may use the information you supply to fulfill your requests for advice, to respond to your questions, and to offer other products and services from either us or selected companies which may be of interest to you. If you choose to submit content for publication (e.g., a letter to our editors, or information to be posted as a comment), we may publish your name, screen name or such other information you supply.

We sometimes use non-personally identifiable information we collect through our use of cookies to improve the design and content of and to enable us to personalize your user experience. We may also use the non-personally identifiable information we collect in the aggregate to analyze how visitors use, as well as to provide you with offers and information about products and services which you have agreed to receive.

In addition, U.S. News may disclose information we maintain (A) if in good faith we believe that such disclosure is necessary to (1) comply with the law or legal process; (2) protect and defend our rights and property; (3) protect against misuse or unauthorized use of the U.S. News Services; or (4) protect the personal safety, property, or rights of our users or the public, or (B) in connection with a corporate transaction, such as a divestiture, merger, consolidation, or asset sale.

What are “cookies” and how does use them?

“Cookies” are pieces of information that are placed by in a storage place on your computer or mobile device. Cookies do not contain information that is, in itself, personally identifying. Cookies and other tracking information are placed on your computer or mobile device in a limited way to help deliver advertisements, to calculate unique site visitors, and to track usage throughout our site.

In addition, some advertisers or featured services providers may place cookies on your computer or mobile device. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here or here.

Children Under Age 13

No one under the age of 13 should provide any personally identifiable information to In general, we do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. If you believe has collected any personally identifiable information about anyone under 13, please contact us here.