Privacy Policy

In These Times is committed to preserving your privacy and safeguarding your information online. The following statement describes the general information-gathering and usage practices of our Web site and magazine.

Membership and Comments

To combat spam and block offensive language, we require that readers wishing to comment on stories log in through Disqus. We collect some personal information during the sign-up process, including your e-mail address and name. This information is kept strictly confidential and is used for communication about your account. We occasionally publish comments from web discussions in our print edition.


In These Times publishes e-mail newsletters and invites all readers to opt-in to receive them. We allow all e-newsletter recipients to opt-out at any time through a link included in each e-newsletter.

E-mail addresses

In These Times does not rent, exchange or sell the e-mail addresses provided to us by any of our print or e-newsletter subscribers.


In accordance with standard industry practice, In These Times may rent or exchange data provided to us by subscribers to our print magazine. We also use this information to make occasional contact with our readers. If you do not want your name and address to be shared with others, please let us know using subscriber/customer care section of our website.

Traffic Analysis

In These Times analyzes traffic patterns of all our visitors based on the IP address, web browser information, and what you read when you're at our site. This information gives us insight into what types of articles our readers prefer. Information about individuals is never shared with others.


We work hard to ensure that your experience on our site is a positive one. If you have any questions about this privacy policy or your dealings with our site, please contact:

Jessica Stites, Web Editor/Associate Edtior
In These Times
2040 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL 60647
jessica [at] inthesetimes [dot] com
(773) 772-0100 x242

Updated August 25, 2012