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Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting ADDitude Magazine online. We respect our readers' right to privacy. To that end, we do not share the names of visitors to our website nor do we sell our subscriber or e-mail lists to any individual or organization.

We do, on rare occasions, send out special offers for attention deficit disorder products and services that we think may be of interest to our E-Newsletter readers. If, for any reason, you do not wish to receive such offers from ADDitude, click the "Manage Subscriptions" link at the bottom of any E-Newsletter you receive from us to indicate your preference.

Online registration is required to join our online community at so as to post comments and to participate fully in the ADDitude community. This registration process is free and requires the submission of your full name, a password and a valid email address, however no other personal information is required. Users may change their log in information at any time via the live web site.

We will not make new use of this or any other personally identifiable information that has gathered from individual members or visitors prior to any such significant change in our Privacy Policy without first obtaining the member's or visitor's consent for any new uses.

Subscription Information

When customers use our online services to order or renew subscriptions to ADDitude Magazine we use information submitted only to deliver the magazine, provide periodic renewal reminders, and to renew subscriptions.

Information provided from our users through online subscription, renewal services, and from special features of our site such as the "Share your Story" area is used only for its intended purpose.

Certain offerings on our site, such as gift subscription opportunities and “send to a friend” tools on article pages, allow users to submit personal information about other people to our site. We use this information to fulfill gifts our users have ordered for others or to send the recommended article via email, and not for additional marketing purposes.

User Information web servers automatically collect information about which pages each user visits and the domain name of visitors. This is used for internal review, to tailor information to individual visitors and for traffic audits. We also provide this information (as well as information from third-party market researchers) about our users on an aggregated, anonymous basis to our advertisers and partners.

ADDitude may place a “cookie” on the browser of an user's computer. Information gathered through the use of cookies is not related to any personally identifiable details. A cookie can be used to tell when your computer has contacted a Web site; we use the information for editorial purposes and for other purposes such as delivery of ads, so we can customize delivery of information without compromising privacy. For example, cookies are used to ensure that you don't see the same ad too many times in a single session. In some instances, advertisers will set cookies on our site. These cookies are not related to any personally identifiable information that we have collected but are for monitoring and tracking ad impressions.

Many browsers are set to accept cookies. You may prefer to set your browser to refuse cookies. It is possible, however, that some areas of the site will not function properly if you do so. This is especially likely when trying to order a product or play an online game.

Newsletters offers free electronic newsletters on a variety of topics. If you choose to subscribe to any of these newsletters, currently the only information you will be required to provide is a valid email address. These newsletters are all opt-in and sent via a third-party email provider that is bound by the privacy policy. will not share mailing lists from its electronic newsletters with any additional third parties without first obtaining permission from all subscribers.

Partner Policies

We do not control the privacy policies of our business partners, advertisers, sponsors or other sites to which we provide hyperlinks. users should also be aware that, when you voluntarily disclose personal information in chat areas or bulletin boards, that information may be collected by others and may result in unsolicited messages from others.


We may disclose personally identifiable information in response to a court order or law enforcement agency’s request, or where we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of our terms of use, or as otherwise required by law. In addition, we may transfer information about you if we are acquired by or merged with another company.

Technology on the Internet is developing at a rapid pace, and we need to maintain our flexibility in the online arena. If we need to change our policy in the future, we will post these changes as soon as they go into effect.

Contacting Us Regarding Privacy

If you have questions or concerns regarding our privacy policy please contact us via e-mail at

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