Privacy Policy

This privacy policy governs the manner in which the Consumer Law & Policy Blog (CLP Blog) collects, uses, maintains, and discloses information collected from readers of the CLP Blog. This privacy policy applies only to (the Site).

Personal identification information

We may collect personal identification information from readers in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when readers visit our site or subscribe to our emails. We will collect personal identification information only if readers voluntarily submit such information to us. Submission of such information is not required to read the CLP Blog.

Nonpersonal identification information

We may collect non-personal identification information about readers when they interact with the Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about the means of connection to our Site and other similar information.

Use of information

The Blog collects and uses the information, as described above, to use, in the aggregate, to understand how our readers as a group use the services and resources provided on our Site and to improve the Site based on the information and feedback we receive.

Web browser cookies

Our Site may use cookies to enhance our readers’ experience. A reader’s web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. Readers may choose to set their web browsers to refuse cookies or to alert them when cookies are being sent.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g., videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor had visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Similarly, this Site contains link to pages on Public Citizen’s website, That website has its own privacy policy, which applies if you access a page on that website.

How we protect your information

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices, and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, and disclosure of personal information and data stored on our Site.

Sharing your personal information

We do not sell, trade, or rent readers’ personal identification information to others. We may use third-party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes.

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Third-party websites

Readers may find content on our Site that links to the sites and services of third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may change. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer-service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites that have a link to our Site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.

Changes to this privacy policy

CLP Blog may update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage readers to check this page periodically for any changes, to stay informed about the use and protection of the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your acceptance of these terms

Use of this Site signifies your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of the changes.

Contacting us

If you have any questions about this privacy policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us at

This document was last updated on January 2, 2023.