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.

We do not give, sell or rent individual user information collected on our site to any third party. This includes all information captured when signing up for our e-mail newsletters.

Information Collected and Stored Automatically

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 our 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.


This site contains links to other sites for which the creators of this Web site, the American Council on Education and Lumina Foundation for Education, are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such sites. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of the sites you visit, especially before submitting your personal information.