Higher Education Publications, Inc. (HEP, Inc.) recognizes the importance of online privacy. When a user accesses a Webpage on the HEP, Inc. Web site to subscribe to one of our publications, register to gain access to specific areas of the Web site, purchase a directory or other product, or requests to be added to an electronic mailing list maintained by HEP, Inc., we may ask for contact information such as name, address and e-mail address. We may store this information and may use it to contact you.

Your participation and the provision of such information are entirely voluntary. HEP, Inc. will not share your contact information—such as name, email address, and telephone number—with third-parties. However, HEP, Inc. may share your personal data with its consultants or affiliates for internal business purposes and may also disclose personal data if such data is required by law.

Information Collected and Stored Automatically

We may record the following information automatically for Web site visitors:

  1. IP address from which you access the Internet;
  2. Date and time;
  3. Internet address of the Web site from which you linked directly to our site;
  4. Name of the file or the words you searched;
  5. Browser used to access our site.

We use this information to measure the number of visitors to the various sections of our site in order to make Web sites more useful.


A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s hard drive containing information useful for the user’s Web interactions. Some optional or customizable features of our Web site may require that the user’s browser accept a cookie. The cookie information does not include personal data. If you would prefer, you can set your browser to reject cookies, however, doing so may disable certain Web site content and/or services.


Our Web pages may contain links to other Websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other Web sites. Websites maintained by third parties may collect information and use it in a way inconsistent with this privacy statement. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our Web sites and to read carefully the privacy statements of each Web site they visit.

Financial Information

HEP, Inc. recognizes the importance of protecting the financial information of users of this Web site that may be collected in connection with the purchase of directories, subscriptions, or other products. On-line transactions may require credit card and personal contact information. We will use your credit card number only to process the payment and we will not use it for any other purpose. If you complete a financial transaction, the financial data is only stored and shared with the necessary third parties to complete the transaction.

Changes to this Statement

HEP, Inc. reserves the right to change this privacy statement at any time. Questions should be directed to info@hepinc.com.