Privacy Policy

About Kiplinger | Join Our Reader Panel is committed to protecting your privacy. Please read the information below to understand how we use the information we collect from you and your choices in how we manage your information.

We may make content or services from other Web sites, including our affiliated or cobranded Web sites, available to you from links located on These other Web sites are not subject to this Privacy Policy. We recommend that you review the privacy policy at each such Web site to determine how that site protects your privacy.

Following are the specifics of how we protect your privacy.

When You Visit

Our server automatically recognizes the IP address of visitors. This information helps us evaluate how our visitors and subscribers use and navigate our Web sites, including the number and frequency of visitors and subscribers to each Web page, and the length of their visits. Our goal in aggregating and analyzing user data is to improve the site experience for the user and target relevant advertising messaging and content to appropriate interests. All visitor information is collected in aggregate and is not personally identifiable.

When You Fill Out a Feedback Form on

When information is provided via feedback forms, we collect all of the information you provide, including your email address and the type of browser being used. This information is not compiled or used for any purpose other than to communicate with you.

When You Participate in an Online Survey

We may share survey information about our users with advertisers and business partners. We keep and share only aggregate numbers. For example, we will say x percent of our users are females and y percent males. We do not reveal any personally identifiable information about you.

When You Sign Up For Email Updates and Columns

Kiplinger promotions, as well as outside advertising, may appear on email alerts. From time to time, Kiplinger may send you email notifications about new or existing products and services, new web site features, special offers, or to otherwise contact you about your experience with our services.

If You Do Not Wish to Receive Emails From Us

All of our free email alert services and special offer emails include an unsubscribe link at or near the bottom of the email. To unsubscribe, simply follow the link and enter your preferences. For more information, please see the contact information at the bottom of this page.

Managing Your Communication Choices

We offer you the opportunity to choose whether to receive marketing information from Kiplinger if you sign up for an email alert. If you subscribe to an email alert, you may update your communication preferences by visiting our Email Alert Sign Up page

Our Policy on "Cookies" may place a "cookie" in a file on your computer. The cookie itself does not collect or reveal any personally identifying information about you. The company that serves ads on our Website uses cookies for various tracking purposes. You always have the option of disabling cookies via your browser preferences.

Third Party Use

We use third parties, called third-party ad servers or ad networks, to deliver ads to you on our behalf. They also may collect and use information that is not personally identifiable about your visits to the Services and other Web sites in order to present advertisements that may be of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice or to opt out of having this information used by third party ad servers to provide targeted ads, please visit:

When You Click a Link to Another Web Site

This Web site contains links to other sites, including advertiser sites, and content partners. These sites are not under our control and are not covered by our Privacy Policy statement. We recommend that you review the privacy policy at each such Web site to determine how that site protects your privacy.

If You Subscribe to a Kiplinger Publication

Kiplinger follows all industry best practices to protect your personal information. If you supply us with your postal address when signing up for any of Kiplinger's publications, you should be aware that from time to time we do make our subscriber list available for rent to carefully screened companies for a onetime use in direct mail solicitations. If you are a subscriber and would rather not receive such solicitations, send your mailing label or contact information to Kiplinger, PO Box 62300, Tampa, FL 33662 and instruct Kiplinger to exclude your name.

Policy Modifications

When we make any material change to this Privacy Policy, we will inform you by changing the date on this page noting when the policy was last updated.

Exceptional Circumstances

In addition to the above circumstance, we may disclose information about you (i) if we are required to do so by law, (ii) in response to legal process, (iii) to law enforcement authorities or other government officials, or (iv) when we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical harm or financial loss or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual illegal activity.

The Kiplinger Washington Editors, Inc.
1100 13th Street, NW Suite 750
Washington, D.C. 20005

December 2016