Privacy Policy

Your privacy while visiting our site is important to us. Because we gather certain types of information about the users of our site, we feel you should fully understand the terms and conditions surrounding the capture and use of that information. This privacy statement discloses what information we gather and how we use it.

Information Provided by Users

You do not have to give us personal information to visit our web site. If you choose to provide us with additional information about yourself through an e-mail message, form, survey, etc., we will only maintain the information as long as needed to respond to your question or to fulfill the stated purpose of the communication, such as notify you when your submission is posted, or send you information you have requested and opted in to receive. The information will not be disseminated to third parties for any personal and/or marketing purposes. However, all communications addressed to the Webmaster are maintained, as required by law, for historical purposes. These communications are archived on a monthly basis, but are also protected by the Privacy Act which restricts our use of them, yet permits certain disclosures.

Information Collected and Stored Automatically

We do not use cookies on this Web site.

As you browse through the Web site, read pages, or download information, we may gather and store certain information about your visit automatically. This information does not identify you personally. We may automatically collect and store only the following information about your visit:

  • The Internet domain (for example, “” if you use a private Internet access account, or “” if you connect from a university’s domain) and IP address (an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the Web) from which you access our Web site;
  • The type of browser and operating system used to access our site;
  • The date and time you access our site;
  • The pages you visit; and If you linked to the site from another Web site, the address of that Web site.

We use this information to help us make our site more useful to visitors — to learn about the number of visitors to our site and the types of technology our visitors use. We do not track or record information about individuals and their visits.


You should be aware that when you are on this Web site, you could be directed to other sites that are beyond our control due to links that lead you outside of this Web site. These other sites may collect data or solicit personal information. Make sure to review their privacy policy and practices.

Notification of Changes

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post the date that the changes were made at the top of this page so our users are always aware of what information we collect and how we use it.

Contact Information

If you have questions about our privacy policy, please contact

The Advertising Council, Inc.
261 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10016