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Privacy Policy

Information we Collect:

The information we gather falls into two categories:

  1. personal information you voluntarily supply when you subscribe, order, complete a survey, or provide your email address and
  2. tracking information collected as you navigate through our site.
  3. Press releases are shared by communication agencies wich are published as news.

Paid Products and Services

While our website is free, we do sell products such as subscriptions and back issues. To enable the purchase of these and other products, we collect and store billing information. This information will only be shared with third parties who perform tasks required to complete the transaction. Examples of this include fulfilling orders and processing credit card payments.

Reader Surveys, Reader Panels and Market Research

HIGHER EDUCATION PLUS may collect personal information from readers in connection with voluntary surveys. Data may be collected on our website, on the phone or via email. Readers are primarily contacted via email, which link to online surveys, but may occasionally be contacted by telephone or mail. All survey data is reported and/or used in aggregate form only, and no personally identifiable information is released.

Aggregate Information Collected Through Technology

  • Cookies and Other Technologies

As is standard practice on many websites, HIGHER EDUCATION PLUS uses “cookies” and other technologies to recognize you to help us understand which parts of our website are the most popular, where our visitors are going and how much time they spend there. We use Google analytics to do some of this collection. We reserve the right to change the vendors who provide us with usage data.

  • IP Addresses

We use the IP address log in an aggregate fashion to track access to our site. Log data is used in aggregate to analyze usage of our website.

What do we do with the information we gather about you?

Statistical Analysis

HIGHER EDUCATION PLUS may perform statistical, demographic and marketing analyses of subscribers, and their subscribing and purchasing patterns, for marketing and customer service purposes.

Products and Services from HIGHER EDUCATION PLUS

From time to time, we may provide customers with information and offers about other products offered by HIGHER EDUCATION PLUS, including subscriptions, back issues and renewals. This information will only be shared internally. If you do not wish to receive such information and offers, you may opt-out.

Email Promotions

If you provide your email address as a customer or newsletter subscriber, HIGHER EDUCATION PLUS reserves the right to send you promotional emails about products, services and events offered by HIGHER EDUCATION PLUS, fundraising campaigns, and occasional events that HIGHER EDUCATION PLUS participates in. You may opt out of these emails at any time.

Account and Service-Related Email

HIGHER EDUCATION PLUS reserves the right to send you email relating to your account status. This includes order confirmations, renewal/expiration notices, notices of account problems, other transactional emails and notifications about major changes to our website and/or to our Privacy Policy. If you have registered for online discussions or other services, you may receive email specific to your participation in those activities.

Survey Email

We may send you an email inviting you to participate in user surveys. User surveys greatly help us to improve our Web site and magazine and any information we obtain in such surveys will not be shared with third parties.

Email This Article Feature

HIGHER EDUCATION PLUS readers may use this feature to send links to articles to others through email. The email address(es) that you supply to this service will only be used to send the requested article
With whom do we share the information we gathered?

HIGHER EDUCATION PLUS will not sell, rent, swap or authorize any third party to use your email address without your permission.

If you are a print subscriber to HIGHER EDUCATION PLUS magazine and subscribed either by mail, phone or online, we may exchange or rent your name and mailing address (but not your email address) with other like-minded organizations through direct mail.

Service Providers

We contract with other companies to provide services on our behalf, including credit-card and billing processing, shipping, website analytics, and for remarketing or to advertise HIGHER EDUCATION PLUS products across the internet. We provide these companies only with the information they need to perform their services. These service providers are restricted from using this data in any way other than to provide services for HIGHER EDUCATION PLUS, and they may not share or resell this data.

How to opt-out from receiving newsletters and promotional offers

Email Newsletters

HIGHER EDUCATION PLUS offers several email newsletters. If you no longer wish to receive a specific newsletter, follow the “unsubscribe” instructions located near the bottom of each newsletter. To manage your HIGHER EDUCATION PLUS email preferences, use the manage/change link on the email we sent you.

Email Promotions

If, at any time, you prefer not to receive email marketing information from us, simply follow the unsubscribe options at the bottom of each email. To manage your HIGHER EDUCATION PLUS email preferences, please go to the manage/change link in the email newsletter.

If you experience difficulty with the unsubscribe process, feel free to contact us at and provide your email address along with the name of the newsletter from which you would like to unsubscribe.

Is your information protected?

Data Security

We use reasonable precautions to protect our users’ personal information and to store it securely. Incase of any conflict, please email us on

Changes to This Policy

This Privacy Policy may be amended from time to time. Any such changes will be posted on this page so you should check here from time to time.