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Privacy Policy FAQ

We have updated our Privacy Policy to provide visitors of the CR Products with a single, uniform policy consistent with our core Privacy Principles.  Please find answers below to some questions you may have about our new Privacy Policy. To review our Privacy Policy, click here.

Why are you updating your Privacy Policy?

We updated our policy to simplify the language and make it easier to understand. Our goal is to deliver a simplified privacy statement consistent with our core Privacy Principles across all of the CR Products.

Have you made any substantively material changes to the Privacy Policy?

No, we have not made any material changes to the manner in which we handle information about you. But we have simplified our privacy policy and made it easier to understand.

What are the benefits of the new Privacy Policy to me?

We hope you will find our Privacy Policy easier to read and understand. If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, please contact us.

What are the "core" privacy principles that Consumer Reports follows?

We are committed to abiding by our core privacy principles of transparency, consumer control and choice, notice and disclosure, security and access. For more information, please click here.

Will you share my contact information with third parties?

We share contact information with third parties such as service providers who perform services on our behalf and as otherwise disclosed in our Privacy Policy, for example, we share the names and mailing addresses of our print publication subscribers with third parties for their promotional purposes. For more information, please click here.

Does Consumer Reports share contact information across CR Products?

We share information within the Consumer Reports family of products and services so we can better inform our users about products, services and offerings in which they may be interested and to otherwise help support our mission. For more information, please click here.

Do you use my data for advertising purposes?

Consumer Reports does not accept third party advertising. However, we may use some data about you to tailor advertisements for products and services from the Consumer Reports family of companies. For more information, please click here.

For more information, please read our complete Privacy Policy.