Inside Higher Ed values your privacy and promises to protect your personally identifiable information. The privacy policy below applies to all Inside Higher Ed sites and services, including those hosted by other parties. Please note that some third-party service providers may also have their own privacy policy and Inside Higher Ed is not responsible for the privacy policies or any other practices of these sites.

By continuing to utilize Inside Higher Ed, you acknowledge that your information will be handled in the following ways.


Information We Collect About You

When you visit Inside Higher Ed, our systems collect basic information about your computer, including IP address, operating system, browser software, or Internet service provider. We also collect information about what our readers view on the site. This information is designed to help us understand the needs and preferences of the Inside Higher Ed audience as a whole. Inside Higher Ed may also use publicly available information from third party services to improve the data we have about our users.


Information We Collect From You

When registering on our site or making a purchase transaction, you will be asked to provide information, which may include but is not limited to: your name, email address, job title, organization, mailing address, phone number, credit card information or other information to help facilitate your experience or purchase. The only time we will ask for credit card information is when you are making a purchase on our site.


When We Collect Information From You

We collect information from you when you subscribe to a newsletter, register on our site, make a purchase, or otherwise enter information on our site (including to apply to a job or access specific content such as a booklet/survey or webinar).


How We Use Your Information

We may use your information in one or more of the following ways: statistical analysis of our website(s); customizing your experience by providing resources or advertising (both on site and via email) that are relevant to your interests; sending you emails, including newsletters and other messages. Those other messages may include marketing messages from Inside Higher Ed partners. You have the right to opt out of getting those messages while still getting content from Inside Higher Ed. To opt out of marketing messages from our partners, click the “Manage Subscription Preferences” link in your email. You may also email us at for assistance.


When We May Share Your Data With Third Parties

Data may be shared with third-party services acting on Inside Higher Ed’s behalf, including, but not limited to, third-party authentication, email or newsletter distribution, or data service providers. In some cases, when you enter information on our site (including to apply to a job or access specific content such as a booklet/survey or webinar), your information may be shared with specific third parties as follows:

  • Applying to a job: If you are applying for a job through our site, your name and email, as well as the resume and cover letter that you provide with the application, will be shared with the employer.
  • Creating a searchable jobseeker profile: If you choose to create and share a searchable jobseeker profile, it may be viewed by employers who are searching for candidates. You can opt-out of the jobseeker profile search database or you can block specific employers from viewing your profile.
  • Accessing specific content and/or registering for an event: In some cases, we may ask for your information to facilitate the access of site content or to register for an event. This content and/or event is made possible in part by the support of advertiser(s) and the information you provide will be shared with the advertiser(s) stated on the download or registration form. The download or registration form will also clearly state that your information will be shared.


Use of Cookies

This site uses cookies. We use them to understand and save user logins or preferences and we also use them to analyze traffic and behavior on our site. You can modify your cookie preferences via your browser if you wish to change how your computer accepts cookies.


Contact Us

If you have questions regarding this privacy policy or if you would like to opt-out of receiving communications from us, you may reach us at

Last Updated: 11-22-2016


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