Privacy Policy FAQs

We have recently updated our Privacy Policy. Please find answers below to some questions you may have about our updated Privacy Policy. To review our Privacy Policy, click here.

What changes have you made to the Privacy Policy?
We update our Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our business practices and in the law:

  • The privacy policy has been updated to reflect current Consumer Reports product offerings. The policy language links to those new product offerings, as appropriate.
  • The privacy policy has been updated to describe your rights under our Privacy Policy and how you can exercise them.

What are the "core" privacy principles that Consumer Reports follows?
We are committed to 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. If you participate in one of our consumer advocacy campaigns by sending a message to a policy decision-maker through an online form, your contact information is shared along with your message. For more information, please click here.

Does Consumer Reports share contact information across CR Products?
We share information within the Consumer Reports family of publications, services and programs so we can better inform our users about 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 Consumer Reports. For more information, please click here.

For more information, please read our complete Privacy Policy.