Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

The Yale Daily News, and its advertisers and associates, are deeply committed to protecting the privacy of Internet users. Below is information outlining our support for the responsible management of personal information.

Personal Information

During the process of delivering web pages and advertisements to you, the Yale Daily News does not collect any personally identifiable information about you such as name, address, phone number, or e-mail address. However, the Yale Daily News does obtain some types of non-personally identifiable information such as the Internet Service Provider you use to connect to the Internet, your browser type, or the type of computer operating system you use (Macintosh or Windows, for example). The information collected by the Yale Daily News is used for the purpose of targeting ads, measuring ad effectiveness, and learning how we can better serve the needs of our users.

If you would like additional information about the types of non-personally identifiable information that is collected by the Yale Daily News Online please contact us at

In some cases, you may voluntarily provide personal information in response to a feature (it may ask you to fill out a survey or provide your zip code). If this does occur, the Yale Daily News may store this information in aggregate form to better understand the type of individuals who view our website. If the information that you volunteer will be used in any non-aggregate form, this will be clearly indicated on the page requesting information.

Registration Information

When you register at, we ask you to provide your name and email address, a user id and password as well as other personal preferences. After you have registered and sign into you are no longer anonymous to us. The Yale Daily News will collect data in aggregate form to provide information to advertisers and other partners. We will not sell or rent personal information to any third party. Yale Daily News will only release personal information about you to third parties under the following conditions: With your consent to share the information; when we respond to subpoenas, court order or legal process; if we find that your actions on our site violate the terms and conditions of use of myYaleDailyNews.
Third Party Ad Serving

Some ads which may appear on the Yale Daily News Online website are served and processed by third-party associates. The Yale Daily News has attempted to ensure that only reputable advertising brokers with strong privacy policies may place advertisements on this website. Some advertisers may collect personal information for the purpose of responding to inquiries, others may collect information in aggregate form in order to better understand the needs of the users of this website. Once you have left, we cannot ensure your privacy protection and we strongly urge you to investigate the privacy policies of all other websites you visit.

Protecting Your Privacy Online

The Yale Daily News Online is committed to protecting your privacy. If you are concerned about your privacy at other sites, we recommend that you investigate their privacy policies. You may also wish to investigate your browser’s security and privacy settings, especially relating to “cookie files” and “proxy servers”. If you have any additional questions about the Yale Daily News Online’s dedication to protecting your privacy, please contact us at