Privacy Policy

Our Commitment to Privacy

The Information We Collect and How it is Used

During your visit, we collect basic information that does not identify you personally. This includes pages visited, types of magazines accessed, and any other details about your visit. We then aggregate this data with thousands of other pieces of information to help us continually improve our site.

We use cookies to keep track of how people navigate the site, keep track of items in your shopping cart, and to remember information users give us so they don't have to reenter it each time they visit. By showing us how and when people use the site, cookies help us to learn which areas of are visited and which are not. Many of our improvements and revisions are based on analysis of this type of data. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies, but you can disable this feature. In so doing, however, may not function as well for you.

When you place an order with us or enter contests or giveaways, you provide such personal information as:

  • First and last name
  • Billing and/or shipping address
  • Email Address
  • Phone number(s)
  • Credit card account information
  • Titles of magazines to which you are subscribing

We collect all or some of this information upon creating your account or subscribing to a magazine, and in other places where you sign up for contests, giveaways, and so forth. This information is used in the following manner:

  • To process your magazine subscription
  • To provide you with information about whether your order has been received and processed
  • To mail billing statements and account summary information
  • To send you periodic emails, mailings, or telephone calls from with information regarding the renewal of your magazine subscriptions, or special promotions, contests, and other announcements specific to
  • Credit card information is used for billing purposes only
  • Some data may out of necessity be provided to attorneys or auditors who are evaluating StudentMags' finances and adherence to state and federal laws and regulations

Using your information in such a manner ensures you do not experience a frustrating lapse in service or otherwise encounter any account difficulties. If you would like to discuss our customer contact programs or specify a preference for how you are contacted, please call our customer service department at (800) 968-7323 or email us using the form on this page: contact us

With Whom Do We Share Information?

When you place an order, your name and address, and the name and address of any gift recipients, is sent to each of the publishers of the magazines you ordered so that they can fulfill your subscriptions. If you order a digital subscription your email address is also forwarded to that publisher.

We never sell or rent your email address to anyone. From time to time we may make our customer phone and postal mailing list available to other reputable organizations whose products or services we think you might find interesting. All customers are given the opportunity to opt-out of receiving these offers by calling our Customer Service department at (800) 968-7323 and requesting to opt-out of third party solicitations.

Our Commitment to Children's Privacy

Protecting the privacy of the very young is especially important to us. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our Web site from those we actually know are under 13.

Opting Out

We do not rent or sell your email address.  If you no longer wish to receive email updates from about your subscriptions and special savings opportunities, you may opt out in any of the following manners so you do not receive these communications.

  1. Log in to your account, and then choose Change Email/Options
  2. Click the email preferences link in an email you receive from us
  3. Email us using the form on this page: contact us
  4. Call us Toll-Free at (800) 968-7323
  5. Write us at:


P.O. Box 30404

Lansing, MI 48909-7904

Other visitors consent to the collection and use of their information as described in this policy. fully cooperates with law enforcement agencies in identifying those who use our services for illegal activities. We reserve the right to report to law enforcement agencies any activities that we reasonably believe to be unlawful.

We also want you to be aware that when you click on links and/or ad banners that take you to third party sites, you will be subject to the third parties' privacy policies. While we believe in protecting one's privacy on the Internet, cannot be held accountable for the actions of other entities.

Please visit this page from time to time for policy updates.

Our Security Pledge

Purchasing subscriptions through is very safe. To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Safe Shopping

Our systems employ the latest encryption technology (Secure Socket Layers) to protect and safeguard your personal information. All of your ordering information, including name, address, and credit card number, is encrypted using a secure server for maximum security. Your credit card and personal information cannot be read as it travels to our ordering system. To ensure that your information is even more secure we store it on a server that is not connected to the Internet.

Credit Card Processing

Federal laws ensure that you will not be liable for more than $50 of fraudulent charges to your credit card. It is very unlikely that you would encounter fraud as a result of buying subscriptions through, but if you do, make sure to notify your card provider in accordance with their rules and policies. If for some reason you are held responsible for this amount, will cover the entire liability, up to $50, provided the fraudulent use of your credit card resulted through no fault of your own and occurred while purchasing through's secure server.

Prefer to Order Via Phone?

Of course, it is no problem if you prefer to place your subscription order by phone, mail, or fax. To order by phone simply call our toll-free sales number: (800) 968-7323. Someone will be there to answer your call 8am - midnight, seven days a week.

Who We Are

The above policies apply to American Collegiate Marketing, Inc. and the following brands:  MagazineLine, StudentMags, NEA Magazine Service, MTA Magazine Service, and AAUW MagazineLine


If you are ever unhappy with our service, we will do whatever it takes to make it right - even a 100% cash refund if you choose!

If you find a lower publisher-authorized price for a magazine you've purchased from us, we'll cheerfully refund the difference.

We are proud to be one of the few online magazine agencies that offers a three-payment billing option.

  • The Economist Magazine
  • Sport Illustrated Magazine
  • New Yorker Magazine
  • People Magazine
  • Cosmopolitan Magazine


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