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National Geographic Privacy Policy Highlights

Updated May 2011

What This Statement Covers
This statement applies to www.nationalgeographic.com, the Web site of the National Geographic Society and online applications that contain a link to this policy. For more information, please read our complete Privacy Policy. To review additional measures we take in relation to children's privacy, please view our Kids Privacy Policy.
Information Collected
  • If you are interested in obtaining information, products or services from National Geographic, we may ask you to provide us with information about yourself.
  • We may supplement this information with information obtained from other National Geographic services and other organizations.
  • We keep track of your interactions with our sites and our services to offer a more personalized experience.
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Third-Party Online Advertising
  • Third parties that deliver some of the advertisements you see on this site and other websites collect information through technology about your online activities, which may be supplemented with information about you that we provide such as your age, gender or interactions with our site, in an effort to understand your interests and deliver to you advertisements tailored to your interests. These companies may offer you a way to choose not to have your information used for advertising purposes.
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Uses of Information
  • We use the information we collect to provide the services you request. Our services may include the display of personalized content and advertising.
  • We use your information to inform you of other products or services offered by National Geographic, our affiliates, and our licensees.
  • We may share information about you with selected other organizations for offers of their products and services.
  • We do not share your e-mail address with other organizations for offers of their products and services unless you allow us to do so.
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Your Privacy Choices
  • You may direct us not to send you promotional materials from National Geographic, our affiliates, and our licensees.
  • You may direct us not to share your information with selected other organizations for offers of their products and services.
  • You may subscribe or unsubscribe to e-mail newsletters by going to www.nationalgeographic.com/community/register.html
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How to Contact Us
Questions about this statement or National Geographic's privacy policy may be sent to:
National Geographic Society
Attn: Marketing Services - Privacy
1145 17th Street NW
Washington, DC 20036-4688
You may also contact us by telephone at Toll-Free--US and Canada only: 800 NGS LINE (800 647 5463) or 800 548 9797(TDD)
Outside the U.S. and Canada: +1 813 979 6845