Kiplinger.com is committed to protecting your privacy. Please read the information below to understand how we use the information we collect from you and your choices in how we manage your information.
Following are the specifics of how we protect your privacy.
Our server automatically recognizes the IP address of visitors. This information helps us evaluate how our visitors and subscribers use and navigate our websites, including the number and frequency of visitors and subscribers to each Web page, and the length of their visits. Our goal in aggregating and analyzing user data is to improve the site experience for the user and target relevant advertising messaging and content to appropriate interests.
Cookies serve many functions. For example, they help us to remember your login data, authentication data, and other essential information. Cookies also help us to remember nonessential information such as your preferences, analyze how well our website is performing, or recommend content we believe will be most relevant to you.
Certain cookies contain personal data. For example, if you click to "remember me" when logging in, a cookie will store your username. Most cookies won’t collect information that identifies you, and will instead collect more general information such as how users arrive at and use our website, or a user’s general location.
Generally, our cookies and similar tracking technologies perform the following different functions:
Kiplinger understands and endorses the importance of protecting children’s privacy, especially in an online environment. In particular, Kiplinger’s website is not designed for or directed at children under the age of 18. It is our policy never to knowingly collect or retain personal data about anyone under the age of 18. If Kiplinger obtains any knowledge about personal information that relates to anyone under the age or 18, we will remove those from our systems.
When information is provided via feedback forms, we collect all of the information you provide, including your email address and the type of browser being used. This information is not compiled or used for any purpose other than to communicate with you.
We may share survey information about our users with advertisers and business partners. We keep and share only aggregate numbers. For example, we will say x percent of our users are females and y percent males. We do not reveal any personally identifiable information about you.
Kiplinger promotions, as well as outside advertising, may appear on email alerts. From time to time, Kiplinger may send you email notifications about new or existing products and services, new website features, special offers, or to otherwise contact you about your experience with our services.
All of our free email alert services and special offer emails include an unsubscribe link at or near the bottom of the email. To unsubscribe, simply follow the link and enter your preferences. You may update your communication preferences by logging in to Kiplinger.com and visiting your "My Profile" page. For more information, please see the contact information at the bottom of this page.
We use third parties, called third-party ad servers or ad networks, to deliver ads to you on our behalf. They also may collect and use information that is not personally identifiable about your visits to the Services and other websites in order to present advertisements that may be of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice or to opt out of having this information used by third party ad servers to provide targeted ads, please visit: http://www.networkadvertising.org/optout_nonppii.asp.
Kiplinger follows all industry best practices to protect your personal information. If you supply us with your postal address when signing up for any of Kiplinger's publications, you should be aware that from time to time we do make our subscriber list available for rent to carefully screened companies for a onetime use in direct mail solicitations. If you are a subscriber and would rather not receive such solicitations, send your mailing label or contact information to Kiplinger, PO Box 62300, Tampa, FL 33662 and instruct Kiplinger to exclude your name.
In addition to the above circumstance, we may disclose information about you (i) if we are required to do so by law, (ii) in response to legal process, (iii) to law enforcement authorities or other government officials, or (iv) when we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical harm or financial loss or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual illegal activity.
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