Privacy Policy


Your privacy is important to The MIT Press, and we are committed to respecting that privacy. This statement describes the personal information practices for The MIT Press Web site, including what type of information is gathered and tracked, how the information is used, and with whom the information is shared.

Personal Information

In using specific features of the site, such as the online commerce functionality, you will be asked to give us personal information, such as your name or e-mail address, that will be needed to (for example) correspond with you, process an order, or provide you with a subscription. Aside from aggregating data, with all personal information removed, to allow us to check on our own performance, it is our intent that your personal information will be used only to fulfill the request(s) you make of us, and to allow us to contact you if there are any problems with your request. We will not exchange or sell your email address to third parties.

Information Security and Quality

We intend to protect the integrity of your personal information. To do this, we have implemented appropriate technical and organizational measures, such as using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption for transmission of credit card numbers and passwords, to help us keep your information secure, accurate, current, and complete. We will make a sincere effort to respond in a timely manner to your requests to correct inaccuracies in your personal information, to remove personal information you do not want stored, or to answer any questions you may have about our use of your information.

Business Relationships

The MIT Press Web site may contain links to other Web sites. The Press is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these Web sites.

Questions Regarding this Statement

Any questions regarding this statement or our privacy policies should be directed to The MIT Press web master at:

Electronic Marketing Manager
The MIT Press
One Rogers Street
Cambridge, MA USA 02142-1209

By visiting and using The MIT Press Web site, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy.