Privacy Principles

Consumer Reports is committed to these privacy principles:


  • We provide clear notice of our privacy practices through a Privacy Policy that is readily accessible across all Consumer Reports Publications, Services and Programs.
  • We will provide consumers with clear disclosure about the information we collect, how and why we collect it, and what we do with it.

  • Consumer Control and Choice
  • If you choose to share personal information with us, we will identify any options you have to control the use of the information.
  • You are given the opportunity to opt out of receiving promotional emails or text messages by following the instructions contained in any such communication.
  • You have choices about the collection and use of your data by third parties to deliver relevant advertising.
  • Where we provide subscriber information to third-party entities for direct marketing purposes or fundraising communications, we will always provide a clear opt-out option.
  • We provide opt-out options for our fundraising, policy and mobilization, and survey communications.
  • Notice and Disclosure
    We will provide notice and disclosure about material changes we make in our privacy policies.

    We have adopted commercially reasonable information security policies and practices to help protect your information (but recognize that no method of transmitting or storing electronic data is ever completely secure).

    Consumer Reports allows you to update contact information you have provided through the Consumer Reports website located at

    For more information, please read our complete Privacy Policy.