Privacy policy

Last updated on June 30th, 2019.

Welcome to This Privacy Policy applies to, our paid content, and any other of our websites, digital services, mobile or other applications that include a link to this Privacy Policy. Website may change, suspend or discontinue any features at any time on sole discretion.  This Privacy Policy and the Website do not control and are not responsible for any third-party services to which the linked to or that links to any U.S. News Services.

You agree that your use of the is subject to this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with this Privacy Policy in its entirety, please do not use This Privacy Policy may be modified at any time; the date of the most recent changes or revisions will appear on this page. Your continued access to the will constitute your acceptance of any changes or revisions to this Privacy Policy.

Information Collected by

Website and third parties may collect personally identifiable information from you such as: your name, telephone number, postal address, e-mail address, and credit card information so that we (on our own behalf or on behalf of third parties) or other third parties can provide you with the products and services you request or have agreed to receive. For example, we may ask you for your name, e-mail address, and other information in connection with certain features of the Website.

Website may also collect information that does not verify you by your identity when you visit, such as your Internet protocol (“IP”) address, geo-location, domain name, browser configuration, device type, unique device identifier, the type of operating system you are using, information about your Internet service provider, the time of your visit, whether you are a returning visitor or not, and any other additional information.

Website  may also collect information about you from publicly and commercially available sources, as permitted by law, which we may combine with other information we receive from/or about you.

How We Use Collected Information from Users

We or our service providers may use the information you provide to fulfill your requests for products and services, to respond to your inquiries, and to offer other products and services from either us or third parties which may be of interest to you. If you choose to submit comments or other content for publication, we may publish your name, screen name or other information that you provide.

If you have indicated interest in receiving information directly from a third party, we may provide such third party with information that may include but not be limited to: your name, telephone number, postal address and email address. If you decide that you do not wish to receive further services from such third party, you will need to notify such third party accordingly.

Certain outside companies can offer promotions on the Website through which such outside companies directly collect personal information from you. In that case, you are providing your personal information directly to the outside company and not to Website, although those outside companies may share your personal information with Website. Website is not responsible for the privacy practices of those outside companies.

We may use information we collect from and about you to facilitate the delivery of targeted advertising to you on the Website and on third party websites on behalf of Website  or third party advertisers. See “Use of Cookies” below.

We can use information that we or our service providers collect through our use of cookies and other tracking technologies to manage and optimize the Website, to improve the design, content of the Website and to enable us to personalize your user experience. We may also use the information we collect in the aggregate to analyze how visitors use the or for other purposes, and we may share such aggregated data with third parties. See “Use of Cookies” below.

In addition, may disclose information we maintain (A) if we truly believe that such disclosure is necessary to (1) comply with the law or legal processes; (2) protect and defend our rights and property; (3) protect against misuse or unauthorized use of the; 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.

Data Security

We use commercially reasonable physical, technical and administrative controls to protect the information we collect online. Please note that since no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage, is completely secure, therefore we are unable to guarantee security of your information.

Links to Third-Party Sites

The Website may link to third-party websites and services that are outside of our control. The is not responsible for the privacy or security of any information collected by such third-party websites or services. You should review the privacy policies applicable to such third-party websites or services that you use.

Use of Cookies

Website, some advertisers, service providers and other third parties that help manage and optimize the may use cookies on your computer or mobile device in connection with your use of the

“Cookies” are pieces of information stored in a place on your computer or mobile device when you visit the Cookies recognize your web browser; they do not contain information that is, in itself, personally identifying unless you have specifically provided such information. While you can disable cookies (follow your web browser’s instructions to do so), it may interfere with the proper functioning of the Because an industry-standard ‘Do-Not-Track’ protocol has not yet been established, our information collection practices on the  will continue to operate as described in this Privacy Policy regardless of any ‘Do Not Track’ signals that may be sent by certain browsers. However, you may refuse to accept cookies in order to prevent tracking activities. Please note that your web browser may not permit you to block the use of non-cookie tracking technologies, and those browser settings that block cookies may have no effect on such techniques.

Cookies and other tracking technologies are placed on your computer or mobile device to improve the design, delivery and content of the and to enable us to personalize your user experience. Cookies help deliver and measure the effectiveness of advertisements, calculate unique site visitors, track usage throughout our site, and make the login process more convenient for the that use logins.

Advertisers and service providers may use cookies and other tracking technologies to recognize your computer or device and/or to collect and record information about your visits to the  and other websites, so that they can facilitate feature functionality, measure the effectiveness of ads, to track page usage and paths followed during visits, and to provide advertisements about goods and services they think will be of interest to you based on your usage. These companies may provide this data to us. We do not have access or control over these advertisers’ or service providers’ use of cookies or other tracking technologies or how they may be used.

Withdrawing Consent

If you wish to withdraw your consent to the use of technologies such as cookies to deliver relevant advertising on the  (and across the Internet), personalize content and perform site analytics, you should disable cookies on your browser by following your web browser’s instructions. Once you do so, you will not be able to access the unless you subsequently provide your consent for the use of such technologies.

Site Operations

These cookies enable features that are necessary for providing the to you, such as loading required scripts, serving video content, or providing email signup services.