Privacy Policy

Harris Publications Inc. (“Harris Publications,” “we,” “us”), is committed to respecting the privacy rights of the users, customers and visitors of the web site located at (the “Site”), the related services and products and the mobile applications (if any) provided by Harris Publications (collectively, the “Service”). This document will outline how Harris Publications gathers and utilizes various sources of information obtained during your visit to and use of the Service. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected from your use of the Service. BY USING THE SERVICE, YOU AGREE TO THE PRACTICES AND POLICIES OUTLINED IN THIS PRIVACY POLICY AND YOU HEREBY CONSENT TO OUR TRACKING, COLLECTION, USE, AND SHARING OF YOUR INFORMATION AS DESCRIBED IN THIS PRIVACY POLICY. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THIS PRIVACY POLICY, YOU CANNOT USE THE SERVICE. IF YOU USE THE SERVICE ON BEHALF OF SOMEONE ELSE OR AN ENTITY, YOU REPRESENT THAT YOU ARE AUTHORIZED BY SUCH INDIVIDUAL OR ENTITY TO ACCEPT THIS PRIVACY POLICY ON SUCH INDIVIDUAL’S OR ENTITY’S BEHALF.

Personally Identifiable and Non-Personally Identifiable Information

When using the Service, you may be required to voluntarily provide certain information that personally identifies you (“Personally Identifiable Information”) either on the Site or to our representatives over the phone. Personally Identifiable Information required to access some of our services such as to subscribe to our newsletter include your email address. Personally Identifiable Information required to complete a purchase or sign up for a subscription includes your full name, email address, billing address, shipping address telephone number, credit/debit card information or bank account information.

Harris Publications may also collect your Personally Identifiable Information when you choose to provide it to us. For example, you may send Personally Identifiable Information in an email, or through a contact request form or submission form on the Service or when you participate in a sweepstakes, contest or promotion sponsored by the Service and/or one of our advertisers, partners or sponsors.

During certain promotions, Harris Publications may allow you to submit information about other people. For example, you may submit a person’s name, mailing and/or e-mail address to send a gift or electronic greeting. The types of Personally Identifiable Information that may be collected about other people at these pages include: recipient’s name, address, e-mail address and telephone number.

Harris Publications may also collect information about your personal or professional interests and use of or opinions about various products, programs and services.


We also may automatically collect certain data when you use the Service, such as (1) IP address; (2) domain server; (3) type of device(s) used to access the Service; (4) web browser(s) used to access the Service; (5) referring webpage or other source through which you accessed the Service; (6) geolocation information; and (7) other statistics and information associated with the interaction between your browser or device and the Service. We may also aggregate any information collected, including demographic information collected from our users in a manner which does not identify any individual (“Aggregate Information”). Information obtained in connection with the Service may be intermingled with and used by us in conjunction with information obtained through sources other than the Service, including both offline and online sources.


Information Usage

We may use your information, including Personally Identifiable Information for the following purposes:

  • Provide you with the products, services and information you request or have expressed interest in;
  • Contact you with information, offers and promotions about our products and services;
  • Communicate with you, such as to notify you when you have won one of our contests or sweepstakes, or to contact you about your account, order or subscription;
  • Disclose and/or sell such Personally Identifiable Information that we receive from you and from third party sources to third parties whose practices are not covered by this privacy statement (e.g., other marketers, magazine publishers, retailers, participatory databases, non-profit organizations and other partners) that want to market products or services to you. You can opt out of such disclosure by following the directions provided in the Sharing of Personally Identifiable Information with Marketing Partners section below;
  • Send you our newsletter;
  • Provide, maintain, administer or expand the Service or for other internal purposes to support, improve or enhance our business, the Service and the products and services we offer;
  • Customize and tailor your experience of the Service;
  • Obtain your feedback regarding the Service;
  • Prevent, detect and investigate security breaches and potentially illegal or prohibited activities;
  • To match it with other public and private data sources in order to enhance our records or the records of our business partners.  We also may work with other providers who also possess your information in connection with their services, such as sharing your Personally Identifiable Information with a third party who also has your Personally Identifiable Information in order to enhance one or both of our services provided to you.

Unless you consent to the disclosure of your Personally Identifiable Information as provided above, only we and our affiliates, our technical consultants, third party auditors and other third parties who make our Service available, enhance its functionality, or provide associated services (such as coordinating orders and delivery of our products and services) have access to this information, and we do not authorize them to use it for their own commercial purposes.

Please note that Harris Publications reserves the right to and may disclose Personally Identifiable Information about you in connection with (a) requests from local, state or federal law enforcement officials; (b) any judicial, administrative or similar proceeding or order, such as subpoena; (c) if required by law; or (d) to investigate suspected fraud, harassment, physical threats, or other violations of any law, rule or regulation, the Service rules or policies, or the rights of third parties or to investigate any suspected conduct which we deem improper. Please also note that we do reserve the right to transfer your Personally Identifiable Information and other information to our successors in business and purchasers of site assets in connection with a sale, merger, consolidation, reorganization, sale of all or any part of its business or assets or in connection with bankruptcy.

We may use Aggregate Information for any and all purposes as we deem fit, including to improve your experience on the Service and for our research activities. For example, we may use Aggregate Information we collect to develop certain summary reports for our partners and/or advertisers. We provide this information to assist our partners and/or advertisers in determining how to promote their products and services.

Sharing of Personally Identifiable Information with Marketing Partners

We may share, license or sell your information to third parties whose practices are not covered by this privacy statement (e.g., other marketers, magazine publishers, retailers, participatory databases, non-profit organizations and other partners). These third parties may want to market products or services to you through various means including their online (e.g., e-mail marketing) and offline (e.g., telemarketing, cell phone text messaging, and direct mail) marketing programs. To opt out of such sharing of your Personally Identifiable Information, please contact

Your California Privacy Rights: Notice to California Customers


Pursuant to California’s “Shine the Light” law, Civil Code section 1798.83, we do not share your personal information with third parties for their direct marketing use unless you elect that we do so. Additionally this law requires certain businesses to respond to requests from California customers asking about the businesses’ practices related to disclosing personal information to third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes. Alternately, such businesses may have in place a policy not to disclose personal information of customers to third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes if the customer has exercised an option to opt-out of such information-sharing. As discussed above, if you wish to opt-out of our sharing of your information with third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes offline please email us at To find out more about your opt-out rights, please read the “Opt Out” section of this Privacy Policy and/or contact us as described in the “Contact Us” section below.


Protection for Children

The Service is not intended for use by children under the age of 13 and such children are prohibited from using the Service. We do not knowingly collect any information from children under the age of 13, nor is the Service directed to children under the age of 13. If a child under the age of 13 has provided us with Personally Identifiable Information, we will use all reasonable efforts to delete such information from our database.

Links to Third Party Sites

Our Service may contain links (or other information) to other web sites and services. We may also offer contests, sweepstakes and other promotions in association with third parties. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our Service to read the privacy policies of each and every web site that collects Personally Identifiable Information. We do not endorse, screen or approve, and are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such other web sites. Visiting these other web sites is at your own risk.

Cookies, Web Beacons

“Cookies” are pieces of information that may be placed on your computer by a web site for the purpose of facilitating and enhancing your communication and interaction with that web site. Many web sites use cookies for these purposes. We use Cookies, clear gifs, web beacons or similar devices (including session Cookies, i.e., Cookies that will persist only until you end your session on the Service) to help us improve the Service by tracking your navigation habits, collect Aggregate Information customizing your experience with the Service and for analytics and fraud prevention. Some of our business partners, including but not limited to Google Analytics and other similar services, use Cookies (or clear gifs, web beacons or similar devices) to enhance or improve the user experience and Service and/or show Harris Publications ads on other websites and services based on information collected about your use of the Service and based on your particular interests (as inferred from your online activity). This type of advertising is commonly known as interest-based or online behavioral advertising.

Behavioral Advertising

We use your browsing history and Personally Identifiable Information to display interest-based advertising that is relevant to you in accordance with the Digital Advertising Alliance’s Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising. We place interest-based advertisements on our Site as well as other third-party sites. The browsing history we use is collected by us and by third parties on our website, as well as other sites. We may also share your anonymous browsing history from our website with third parties to provide relevant ads. They may combine this information with assumptions based on the other websites you have visited in order to tailor ads to you.

You can opt out of interest-based advertising from third party providers who follow the Digital Advertising Alliance’s Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising at

Cookies may collect information when you use the Service, such as the computer’s IP address, mobile device ID, type of operating system, type of internet browsing software, web pages viewed and when, the geographic location of your internet service provider, the website address, if any, from which you linked to the Site, and the website address to which, if any, you travel from the Site, your home page customization preferences, and demographic information, such as gender and age range. Third party Cookies generally do not collect Personally Identifiable Information unless you voluntarily provide it and generally do not track your browsing habits across websites which do not use their services. These third-party Cookies help us learn more about our users’ demographics and internet behaviors. You may stop or restrict the placement of cookies on your computer or remove them from your browser by adjusting your web browser preferences. If you do so, you may still use our Service, but it may interfere with some of its functionality.


Harris Publications will not be liable for disclosures of your Personally Identifiable Information due to errors in transmission or unauthorized acts of third parties. We have undertaken commercially reasonable efforts to prevent unauthorized Internet access to visitor data retained in our internal servers. We also store Personally Identifiable Information in certain third party external databases (such as Progress Openedge) that we reasonably believe comply with generally accepted industry standards to protect Personally Identifiable Information. When we request that you enter sensitive information (such as your credit card information), we encrypt such information using a Secure Sockets Layer (“SSL”) standard. Additionally, we use the Symantec SSL Certificate standard to verify the secure nature of our Site to users’ browsers.

Despite the measures we take to protect your Personally Identifiable Information, due to the inherent open nature of the Internet, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or any information provided online, and you do so at your own risk. You must accept all risks associated with any data transmission, including the risk that your Personally Identifiable Information may be intercepted in transit.

We retain non-personally identifiable information collected via our Service for as long as we have a business reason to do so. After that time, we aggregate the data and retain it for analytical purposes. We retain your Personally Identifiable Information for as long as your Service participation is active (as determined by us), including when your magazine subscription is active, and for a reasonable time thereafter (in the event that you choose to engage with us again). We also may retain your Personally Identifiable Information for a longer period of time as needed to provide you services or as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, to resolve disputes, and to enforce our agreements. Even if we delete some or all of your Personally Identifiable Information, we may continue to retain and use aggregate, anonymous data previously collected and/or anonymize and aggregate your Personally Identifiable Information.

Policy Review and Modifications

We review this Privacy Policy at reasonable intervals to ensure we remain consistent with the terms set forth herein. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to modify, add, or remove portions from this Privacy Policy at any time. However, if at any time in the future we modify this Policy, we will post such changes here. If we plan to use you Personally Identifiable Information in a way that materially differs from the practices outlined here, we will post such changes here and will also provide you with the ability to opt out of such differing uses. Your continued use of the Service following the posting of any changes to this Policy constitutes your acceptance of any such changes.


We give you the option to access (through an email sent by us), update or remove your Personally Identifiable Information from any lists that we maintain of users. All unsubscribe or opt-out requests should be sent to us at, and we will process your request within a reasonable time after receipt. To opt out of sharing of your Personally Identifiable Information with any third party who may use such information for direct marketing purposes please send an email to However, we are not responsible for removing your Personally Identifiable Information from the lists of any third party who has previously been provided with your information in accordance with this privacy policy or your separate consent.

You can opt out of interest-based advertising from third party providers who follow the Digital Advertising Alliance’s Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising at

Service Terms of Service

Use of this Service is governed by, and subject to, the legal notices contained at .Your use, or access, of the Service constitutes your agreement to be bound by these provisions. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS OF SERVICE YOU MAY NOT ACCESS OR OTHERWISE USE THE SERVICE.

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Comments and Questions

If you have any questions, comments or concerns about our Privacy Policy, you may contact us at

United States of America

Our Service is maintained in the United States of America. By using the Service, you authorize the export of Personally Identifiable Information to the U.S.A. and its storage and use as specified in this Privacy Policy.


Effective Date: This Privacy Policy is effective and was last updated on October 13, 2015.